Here’s all that you need to know about the B.A. (Honours) Journalism Course in DU!
What does the course structure look like?
The B.A. (Honours) Journalism Course in DU ranges over 3 years (exception in the case of Delhi School of Journalism, which offers a 5-year integrated course). The course comprises 6 semesters and 14 core papers. The core subjects are as follows:
- Semester 1:
- Introduction to Journalism
- Introduction to Media and Communication
- Semester 2:
- Reporting and Editing for Print
- Media and Cultural Studies
- Semester 3:
- Introduction to Broadcast Media
- History of the Media
- Advertising and Public Relations
- Semester 4:
- Introduction to New Media
- Development Communication
- Media Ethics and the Law
- Semester 5:
- Global Media and Politics
- Advanced Broadcast Media
- Semester 6:
- Advanced New Media
- Communication Research and Methods
What were the previous year cut-offs?
- General- 89%-99.5%
- OBC- 76%-98%
- SC- 77%-97.5%
- ST- 67%-98%
- EWS- 82%-97%
- PWd- 60%-98%
- Kashmiri Migrants-68%-97%
What are the career options available after pursuing this course?
- News Reading
- Feature Writing
- Creative Writing
- Film critic and others.
Are there any notable alumni from this course?
- Sanjana Sanghi : Actor (Lady Shri Ram College for Women)
- Nidhi Razdan : Journalist (Lady Shri Ram College for Women)
- Rituparna Biswas : Filmmaker and screenwriter (Kamala Nehru College)
What colleges offer this course?
This course is offered by only a few colleges of DU. This includes:
- Delhi College of Arts and Commerce
- Kamala Nehru College
- Bharati College
- Delhi School of Journalism (offers 5 year integrated course in Journalism)
- Lady Shri Ram College for Women
- Maharaja Agrasen College
- Kalindi College
- Institute of Home Economics
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