Mass communication is the course related to
how individuals and entities relay information
through mass media to large segments of the
population at the same time. It usually relates
to newspaper, magazine, book publishing, as
well as radio, television and film, as these
mediums are used for disseminating
information, news and advertising. Mass communication course in a collective term
has a series of streams like- news-reading, reporting, columnist, Anchoring, radio jockey,
public-relations, advertising, production, acting, web journalism, social media etc.
B.A. (Mass Communication)
B.B.A (Mass Media Management)
PG Diploma.(Mass Communication & Journalism)
M.A. (Communication and Journalism)
M.A.(Mass Communication & Journalism)
M. B.A. (Mass Media Management)
Ph. D in Mass
The selection process conducted by various colleges includes interviews, group discussion, and written tests for a particular media or mass communication course at a university,
10 +2 for undergraduate course
Anna Malai University, Chennai
Madurai Kamraj University, Chennai
Symbiosis Institute of Journalism & MassCommunication, Pune
Department of Communication & Journalism,University of Poona
Film & Television Institute of India (FTII), Chennai& Kolkata
Assam University, Silchar, Assam.
University of Kolkata
Aligarh Muslim University, U.P.
Banaras Hindu University, U.P.
Guru Nanak Dev University
Kurukshetra University, Haryana
Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi
Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi (http://www.ignou.ac.in/)
Sardar Patel University, Gujarat
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR MASS COMMUNICATION
Candidates need to have certain skills if they want to achieve great heights in Mass Communication. Some important skills that are required for the profession of Mass Communication are given below.
The most basic skill required in the field of mass communication is good communication and writing ability.
Candidates must have a flair for the language in which they wish to pursue mass communication programmes.
Graduates in this field must have the ability to network and create media contacts in order to get the latest insights.
Ability to work in rough conditions and under pressure is another necessary requirement.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR MASS COMMUNICATION
Following are the various job profiles offered to graduates in mass communication:
Radio Jockey/ RJ
Sound Mixer and Sound Recordist
Public Relations Officer