Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC)

School of Journalism & New Media Studies (SOJNMS)

PGJMC is a programme for those who want to learn and upgrade their skills in communication, journalism and allied fields. It is also an opportunity for working professionals to enhance and update their knowledge and get   a formal degree for it. This programme is also aimed at general learners who want to have an understanding of the society and media‘s role in it, especially in a fast paced, technologically oriented world.

Eligibility: Bachelor‘s Degree in any subject

The learners should possess working knowledge of computers- MS Office and other simple software and should have internet access.

Medium of Instruction: English,Hindi & Tamil

This is a 36 credit programme. After the completion of this programme, a learner can seek admission in the second year of the MA programme in Journalism and Mass Communication which is also for 36 credits and get a Masters‘ degree (72 credits).

This programme has eight courses six of which are four credits and the two practical courses are of six credits. The following is the programme structure of PGJMC:

Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredits
MJM 20Introduction to Journalism and Mass Communication4
MJM 21Reporting Techniques4
MJM 22Writing and Editing for Print Media4
MJM 23Broadcast and Online Journalism4
MJM 24Media and Society4
MJM 25Media Ethics and Laws4
MJML 120Practical: Print and Online6
MJML 121Practical: Audiovisual6
Total Credits36