About the Course

Mass Communication is the study of mass media including all types of medium used to convey information to the audience. Examples of mass media include newspapers, magazines, films, radio, television, etc. The Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) course of GGS IPU comprehensively introduces the students to various aspects of Journalism. The three year programme helps equip students with the relevant skills and knowledge set to excel in media and communication sectors. The field of communication requires a skilled and professional approach. This field is a fast growing industry looking for enterprising professionals. The objectives of the course are; to produce scholar graduates with strong academic knowledge and professional skills so they are prepared to join a media related profession and to produce graduates who will contribute positively to society. A professional course in mass communication opens doors for a career in films &TV, publishing, public relations, journalism, editing, direction, film making, script writing, production, etc. In nutshell, Mass Communication widens up the horizon of career options for a person. Attractive careers as journalist, actor, director, editor, screenwriter, RJ, producer, VJ are available to the talented and trained individuals. At Delhi Metropolitan Education, the students of Journalism and Mass Communication are given the freedom needed for propagating innovation and creativity. Over the three years, the students not only gain working knowledge of the media industry, but also begin to excel in particular fields. This is achieved through a strong emphasis on generous guidance from proficient faculty and regular interaction with industry experts. In addition to the academics, students gain many life skills at DME and are presented with a range of opportunities to develop and exhibit these skills. Life at DME is full of activities and BJMC students often lead in organizing and reporting of these activities, such as blood donation camps, University’s annual cultural programme Anugoonj etc. DME also boasts excellent academic infrastructure and various facilities exclusively for BJMC students including modern audio, video, and photo studios.

FIRST YEAR

Semester I

  • Communication: Concepts & Processes
  • Contemporary India: An Overview
  • Basics of Design and Graphics
  • Communication Skills Lab
  • Contemporary India: Issues and Debates
  • Design & Graphics Lab – I

Elective Subjects

  • Personality Development
  • Writing Skills
  • Indian Culture (For Foreign Students Only)
  • Personality Development Lab
  • Writing Skills Lab

Semester II

  • Print Journalism
  • Media Laws and Ethics
  • Still Photography
  • Print Journalism Lab
  • Still Photography Lab
  • Design and Graphics Lab – II

Elective Subjects

  • Health Communication
  • Sports Journalism
  • Health Communication Lab
  • Sports Journalism Lab

SECOND YEAR

Semester III

  • Development Communication
  • Basics of Radio Programming and Production
  • Basics of Video Camera, Lights and Sound
  • Radio Production Lab
  • Video Production Lab
  • Summer Training Report

Elective Subjects

  • Radio Jockeying and News Reading
  • Video Editing
  • Radio Jockeying and News Reading Lab
  • Video Editing Lab

Semester IV

  • Basics of Advertising
  • Basics of Public Relations
  • Television Programming and Production
  • Advertising Lab
  • Public Relations Lab
  • TV Production Lab

Elective Subjects

  • Television News: Reporting and Anchoring
  • Corporate Communication
  • Television News: Reporting and Anchoring Lab
  • Corporate Communication Lab

THIRD YEAR

Semester V

  • Basics of New Media
  • Media Research
  • Event Management
  • New Media Lab
  • Media Research Lab
  • Event Management Lab
  • Functional Exposure Report
  • Elective Subjects
  • Digital Media Marketing
  • Digital Media Marketing Lab
  • Film Appreciation Lab
  • Film Appreciation

Semester VI

  • Media Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Global Media: An Overview
  • Environment Communication
  • Final Project and Comprehensive Viva

Prof. Ambrish Saxena

Prof. (Dr.) Ambrish Saxena is an accomplished media professional. He is an educator, trainer, researcher, author, anchor, and political analyst. Currently, Dr. Saxena is working as Academic Head of Zee Institute of Media Arts (ZIMA) and Zee Institute of Creative Arts (ZICA),

Prof. Ashok Ogra

Director Apeejay Institute of Communication and Former Vice President (South Asia) Discovery Channel

Mr. Shammi Narang

Renowned Broadcaster and ‘Voice of Indian Metro’

Sumit Awasthi

(Deputy Managing Editor, NEWS 18)

Mr. K.G. Suresh

(Director General, IIMC)

Ms. Reema Gautam

(Senior Journalist)

Mr. N.K. Singh

(Senior Journalist)

Mr. Amitabh Srivastava

(Head PR, Pravas NGO)

Mr. Prashant Tandon

(Senior Journalist)

Prof. (Dr.) Susmita Bala

Head of Department M.A., MJ, B.Ed., BJ Ph.D. – IGNOU

Dr. Atul Arora

M.Phil (Mass Comm) MMC, BJMC, Ph.D. Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur

Divya Rastogi Kapoor

BJMC, MJMC, Ph.D. (Pursuing), Galgotias University, Gr.Noida

Pramod Pandey

BMC, MMC, Ph.D. (Pursuing), Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar

Sanchita Chakraborty

BMMMC, MA (Media Governance) Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi

Kritika Sati

BJMC, PGD (ADMC), MMC, Guru Jambeshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar

Mohd. Kamil

BJMC, MMC, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar

Tulika Arora

MAMC, MA (Mass Comm.), BHU, Varanasi

Dr. Parul Mehra

Head (IInd Shi) Associate Professor BJMC, MJMC, M.Phil, Ph.D., Punjabi University Patiala, Punjab

Manmeet Kaur

BJMC, MJMC Ph.D. (Pursuing), Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar

Rahul Joshi

BJMC, MJMC Ph.D. (Pursuing), Manav Rachna University, Haryana

Neelam Nanda

BJMC, M.A. Mass Comm., Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar

Harjeet Singh Kukreja

BJMC, PGD (Still Photography), MA(Mass Comm) Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar

Deepika Dhawan

PGD (ADMC) PGD (MRDA) BMMMC, Delhi University, Delhi

Sumantra Sarathi Das

BMC, MMC , PGDPR, Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan