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MJMC (Master of Journalism and Mass Communication) is a postgraduate mass communication program which is of 2-year duration. This program involves the study of Newspapers, Magazines, Cinema, Radio, etc to convey information to the audience. 

To be considered eligible for MJMC, candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline from a recognized university with an aggregate of at least 50% marks. 

What is the Eligibility Criteria for MJMC?

Students who aspire to seek admission to MJMC postgraduate course are required to follow the minimum eligibility criteria given below: 

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree in relevant stream from a recognized university with an aggregate of at least 50% marks. 
  • The proficiency of students in English Communication is also a plus point for getting admission in this program. 
  • The students should be fluent in writing.


MJMC: What is it About?

Read the points given below to know what MJMC program is all about:-

  • Master of Journalism and Mass Communication involves a detailed study of every aspect of media including Print media, electronic media, radio and television. 
  • MJMC involves subjects like Principles of Communication, Media Laws and Ethics, Professional Writing, etc. 
  • It also covers the management portion with subjects like Media Management, Media Production, etc. 
  • It prepares the candidates for a career at top positions in any form of media including print, digital and electronics media. 
  • This course involves Practical based learning with live projects and compulsory internships. 


MJMC Course Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the course are provided in the table given below: 

Course Level Post Graduation 
Duration of the Course 2 years
Examination Type Semester System
Eligibility Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline from a recognized university with an aggregate of at least 50% marks. 
Admission Process Merit/ Entrance-Based
Average Course Fee INR 50,000 to INR 3,00,000
Average Starting Salary INR 2,45,000 to INR 9,00,000
Top Job Areas Advertising Agencies, Books and Novels, All India Radio, TV Channels, Websites, Journals etc. 
Top Job Positions Art Director, Public Relations Officer, Journalist, Proof Reader, News Analyst, Film Director, Radio Jockey etc.


Why Should You Study MJMC?

There are a large number of benefits of pursuing a Master of Journalism and Mass Communication program. Some of the prominent ones are:

  • On completion of this course, students easily get jobs as a Journalist, Editor, News Reporter etc. in any of the Advertising Agencies, News Channels, News Papers etc. 
  • This course will provide students advance theoretical as well as practical knowledge in numerous media professions including Journalism, Advertising, Event Management, Public Relations etc. 
  • This course proves to be a foundation course for students who wish to build their career in the research field. 
  • Students can opt for jobs in numerous sectors such as Advertising Agencies, News Papers, News Channels etc. after completing this course. 
  • Handsome salary packages are offered to MJMC postgraduates with the average salary of INR 2,40,000 - 9,00,000 Per Annum.


Which Subjects are Taught in MJMC Course?

The detailed semester-wise syllabus of MJMC program is provided in the table given below: 

Semester I Semester II
Basic Principles of Communication Communication Development
History and Development of Mass Media Media Management
Media Laws and Ethics Media and Society
Computer Applications for Media Advertising and Public Relation
Reporting and Editing Electronic Media (Radio and TV)
Professional Writing Advertising (Practical)
Communication Theory Photography
Print Journalism Practice PR and Corporate Communication
Semester III Semester IV
International Communication Rural Communication New Media
Reporting and Editing for Electronic Media Media and Human Rights
Internship Environment Communication 
Intercultural Communication Study Tour and Reporting
Radio and TV Production Communication Research
Media Management Media Laws and Ethics

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