Riya Srivastava

Im +2 science student but want to pursue my career in journalism

Im a +2 science student with pcm and english as my subject. I want to pursue my career in journalism as a newsreader. Can u please tell me will it will be a good career for me I am a good orator and have good english communication skill ..how should I proceed if I pursue this career ..like which course and college

by Riya Srivastava
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: Im +2 science student but want to pursue my career in journalism

Aparna M Venkatesan
Aparna M Venkatesan
Verified Career Expert
PhD Management And Organizational Psychologist
  • Hosur

Hello


Unorganised Sector

I should definitely appreciate you for you have identified your strengths and interests at this early stage where in most students still struggle to locate their area of interest. Journalism is definitely an exciting career and it requires a lot of self confidence and very good personality in being successful in this role.

To be successful in journalism career, you should have excellent communication skills, presentation skills, listening skills, body language, eye contact and a pleasing appearance and most importantly you should always wear a smile on your face. Journalism can be studied from any subject background and having said that you are definitely eligible to study this subject with your HSC science background. Before we proceed further, I would also like you to question yourself on why do you want to study journalism. If you could raionale that you have the skills to study this subject, well and good. Also spend a few minutes on a psychometric career assessment from this website. This test will assure you if you are apt to study journalism by assessing your personality type. This way you can be confident of your next step regarding your career.

To work in a career related to journalism, it is required for a candidate to have studied either of these degrees, BA English, mass communication, journalism, and mass and media studies. Though ideally studying BA Journalism is of a great help compared to other degrees mentioned above. Apart from studying a related degree, you may also need to be efficient with your oral skills. Glad to hear that you are already good with it, but you need to be trained even further in order to be efficient on screen while reading your news script. You can watch plenty of Youtube videos on how to improve your presentation skills especially when you are a news presenter. The top colleges for journalism in India include

Asian college of journalism
Lady Shri Ram college for women Delhi - University of Delhi
Mudra institute of communications Ahmedabad
The Indian institute of journalism and new media (IIJNM)
Symbiosis institute of mass communication Pune
The Indian institute of mass communication IIMC
The Xavier institute of communications XIC
AJK Mass communication and research centre
Manorama school of communication
The Times school of communication
International media institute of India Noida

Hope this helps. Let me know if you require any thing further. My best wishes to you. Good luck.

In order to post replies to the question: "Im +2 science student but want to pursue my career in journalism"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

What if I am interested in science but the Stream Selector Test shows I am best at commerce?How do I interpret and analyze stream selector report for myself?

Hello Priya  Excellent question asked.  Please note the stream selector test or the Aptitude test is a test that judges you on your innate p .. read more

Bonjour sir/madam.Myself riddhi ,i am in the first year doing graduation in french..bt i am pretty confused weather to take it as a career or not.I like intellectual talks,communicationskills,psychology,creative,bold,different outlook of life.help.Riddhi

Hello Riddhi,  Before I answer your querry, would like to know 2 things from you. 1. If you are not sure of a career with French as a subject why .. read more

sr.bsc(hons) ki entrance exam preparation ke liye konsi books acchi rahengi (in subjects ke sath english,maths,physics,chemistry.)

Hello Udit,  Good question and good to see your eagerness in preparing for the entrance exam. Please note, pay attention to your 11th and 12th sy .. read more

I am persuing in BE 6th sem nd next sem companies will come to my colleage but my communication or i can say my english so poor so please help me how to improve my communication skill as well as english?

Hello Anisha,  Good that you have planned to work on your communication skills. At this juncture asking you to join english speaking classes will .. read more
Most Popular

What are the books that every Mechanical Engineer must read?

Probably it would be difficult to prepare down a complete and comprehensive list of books to follow by every mechanical engineer,as the different spec .. read more

What to do after finishing Diploma in EEE.

Dear V Aravindan,  The EEE branches of engineering both at Diploma and Undergraduate (B.E./B.Tech.) level offers unlimited career opportunities i .. read more

I want to be a career guide. What should I study for become a career counselor

Hi Uttam, Thank you for writing and sharing your concerns. to become a career counselor first you need to identify your target audience who do you wan .. read more

Sir I have my options between SRM NCR campus and Lovely Professional University(LPU) ! so which one I should go for?

Dear Student, I would recommend Lovely Professional university for pursuing your further studied. If you check their accreditation, industrial tie ups .. read more