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What courses would be helpful if I want to make career in Journalism?

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RE: What courses would be helpful if I want to make career in Journalism?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
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Professional courses and training in journalism is available at many universities in the country and also at many autonomous institutes specializing in media studies. Some of the media houses have set up their own schools of journalism.



Most of the courses in journalism are post graduate diploma courses or degree courses of one to two years duration for which graduates are eligible. Admission is usually on the basis of an entrance test which evaluates power of expression, proficiency in language, general awareness , analytical and verbal reasoning skills and overall communication skills.





Universities like the university of Delhi and University of Mumbai , Symbiosis international University etc are among those who are offering undergraduate degree course devoted to mass media or journalism and mass communication which focus on journalism. It is always strongly recommended to back up such undergraduate degree courses with a post graduate level course for better long term prospects. Some of the institutes offering post graduate courses in journalism are :-




Indian institute of mass communication new Delhi


symbiosis institute of mass communication pune


times school of journalism new Delhi


Xavier institute of mass communication


Asian school of journalism, Chennai


University of Pune


AJK Mass Communication Research Centre , Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi


Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan, New Delhi


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