BJMC - Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication
Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) is a three years full time degree course affiliated to Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut. With the world of Media & Journalism gaining importance, there is a need for a very strong foundation for young students who aspire to take it as a profession. At IMS Ghaziabad, special emphasis is laid on creating an environment where the students pursuing BJMC course can have healthy interaction. The students are sent to various talk shows with leading TV Channels for interface with eminent media personalities. Realizing the potentiality of the field IMS Ghaziabad was the pioneer Institute to offer Mass Media education. The course offered at this level has been designed to include each & every aspect of journalism and mass media.
Careers in Journalism
- Script Writing
- Camera Handeling
- Sound Recording
- Graphic designing
- Production Cell
- Program Presenter
- Radio Jockey
- Program Production
- Sound Recording
- Copy Writer
- Music Composer
- Content Writer
- Content Strategist
- Content Editor
- Social Media Manager
- Media Blogger
- Media Sales
- Media Buying
- Corporate Communication
- Advertising & Brand Management
Marketing and Sales
Marketing and Sales
- Radio Sales
- Media Sales
- Buisness Development
- Advertising and Brand Management
Magazines and Newspaper
- Photo Journalism
- Content Writting
- Graphic Designer
- Marketing and Media Sales
- Brand Management
- Event Operations
- Event Creations
- Ooh-Out Of Home
- Visual Communicatior Cell
- Brand Activation
- Image and Identity Management
- Brand Communication
- Media Realtions
- Financial PR
- Digital PR
- Graphics and Animation
- Art and Creative Visuallization
S-1:News Reading and Anchoring
The course aims to expose its students to the techniques employed in radio jockeying as well as anchoring for live events & television shows with an added advantage of learning news reading complexities. In today’s competitive environment, an individual looking for a break in media industry is required to have an all-round knowledge, though; the students studying this course will also have an option of creating a specialization in any of the mediums, i.e., radio or TV & News Anchoring.
S-2: Web Journalism / New Media
Digital journalism represents a revolution of how news is consumed by society. Online sources are able to provide quick, efficient, and accurate reporting of breaking news in a matter of seconds, providing society with a synopsis of events as they occur. Students wish to become journalists now need to be familiar with digital journalism in order to be able to contribute and develop journalism skills. Not only must a journalist analyze their audience and focus on effective communication with them, they have to be quick; news websites are able to update their stories within minutes of the news event.
S-3:Graphic Designing and Photography
Graphic design training and classroom experience can help the students to begin a highly creative career. Creative departments usually work with other artists, writers and other imaginative minds. Graphic design programs are designed to teach you the foundations of design and help grow your artistic talent to its maximum. Graphic design training will not only help you assimilate to a design job faster, but it can also help you be considered for design positions after graduation.
Photography is a medium of creative art and a photograph is a picture created with mechanical,chemical or electronic want to means. Newspapers and news magazines need news events covered with supporting photos. Stock agencies always want pictures; you may sell your work for calendars or greeting cards. There are many advertising agencies who want photos to create ads for their clients.
S-4: Event Management and Advertising
Event Management is a glamorous and exciting profession which demands a lot of hard work and dynamism. As the name suggests, it means conceptualizing, planning, organizing and finally executing an event. The event could be of any type- musical show, Concert, exhibition, product launching etc.
Advertising is an interesting course with lot of potential for growth and prospectus. It enlightens the person in the areas of copywriting, copyediting, graphic design and production, art direction, television commercials and radio commercials. A career in advertisement is highly challenging requiring a lot of creativity.
Stepping into the future to Shape the NEXT
From now onward the School of Journalism & Mass Communication is ready to meet the future requirements of the learners. IMS Ghaziabad is ready to shift its focus from theoretical aspects of the course curriculum to practical education which in tune with the needs of media industry. This transformation is set at various levels to help the students for achieving the next level.
NEW CERTIFICATE COURSES will be introduced such as: New Media, 3D Animation-Multimedia & Graphics, Film Appreciation, Media Management, Defense Journalism and International Journalism BOOKS & MANUALS will add wings to your learning, which will brought to you through our in-house publications. The course content will be bilingual to facilitate you in the classroom as well as at home also
LIVE CLASSROOMS will be equipped with LED TV’s having online archive connectivity to show the audio-visual shows, news programs, clippings, power presentation lectures, diagrams and graphics.
ULTRA MODERN LABORATORIES are the upcoming initiative to make the institute alive to match the industry training. The labs will enable a complete PCR & MCR of a News Channel, Multi-Light, Multi-Camera Studio Set-up, existing Radio Station will be extended with hi-tech Production equipments and Sound Recording Machines, Print Media Labs will have a virtual feature and International training will be enabled through Video Conferencing.
INTENSIVE RESEARCH PROGRAMS are likely to bring out in collaboration with reputed media industries, government organizations and international brands. Apart from the independent research Ph-D programs will be introduced.
|SEMESTER I||SEMESTER II|
|202||Introduction to Mass Communication||202||Introduction to Journalism|
|202||Computer Basics||202||Constitution and Indian Political System|
|203||Value Education||203||Indian Social System|
|204||General Hindi||204||General English|
|205||Course Related Practicals - Viva||205||Course Related Practicals - Viva|
|SEMESTER III||SEMESTER IV|
|302||Print Media-I (Reporting)||402||Print Media-II (Editing)|
|302||Indian Economic System||402||Social Media|
|303||Electronic Media-I (Radio)||403||Public Relation and Corporate Communication|
|304||Media Laws||404||Electronic Media-II (Television)|
|305||Course Related Practicals-Viva||405||Course Related Practicals-Viva|
|SEMESTER V||SEMESTER VI|
|502||Advertising||602||Print Media Practical-Viva|
|502||Development Communication||602||Radio Practical-Viva|
|503||Mass Media Writing Skills||603||TV Practical-Viva|
|504||Digital Journalism||604||New Media Practical-Viva|
|505||Course Related Practicals-Viva||605||Project-Viva|
|3rd Semester||4th Semester||5th Semester||6th Semester|
|S-1: News Reading and Anchoring||2-Techniques of News Reading and Anchoring||2-Language Usage||2-News Report Writing and Verbal & Non-Verbal Cues||2. Project|
|2-Pronunciation and Diction||2-Voice Modulation||2-Anchor and News Reading Styling|
|S-2:Web Journalism / New Media||2-News Gathering||2- Digital Publishing||2- Editing||2. Project|
|2-Report Writing||2- Evaluation of Current Issues||2-Production and Publication|
|S-3: Graphic Designing & Photography||2- Contemporary Visual Media||2-Typography and Layout||2- Web Design and Motion Graphics||2. Project|
|2-Art of Photography and Visual Aesthetic||2-Cameras and Sensors||2-Metering Modes in DSLR Camera|
|S-4:Event Management and Advertising||2-Corporate Communication||2- Event Management Planning and Production||2-Media Management||2. Project|
|2- Copy Writing for Advertisement||2- Creativity and Advertising||2- Use of Graphics for Advertising|
|2st Semester||2nd Semester|
|PDP 2.2||Self Discovery||PDP 2.2||Grooming & Communication Etiquette|
|VA 2||News Reading & Anchoring|
|3rd Semester||4th Semester|
|PDP 2.2||Attitude Building||PDP 2.2||Professional Communication|
|VA 2||Photography and Event Management||VA 3||Graphic Designing & Journalism|
|PDP 3.2||Employability Preparation Module||VA 4||Advanced Courses in Photography, News Reading, A-V Editing and Mass Media Writing|
The dedicated team of qualified faculty mentors and delivers the subjects, having a rich academic and corporate experience. The faculty is developed and trained on latest innovative pedagogies to create differential learning experiece for classrooms. A core faculty team is topped up with Guest speakers and Visiting Faculty. View Faculty Profile
Corporate Connect and Placements
After completion of the BJMC course, students are fully equipped for any kind of communication tasks. They have a plethora of options available for journalist and communication position in India and abroad and can also apply for higher studies. After BJMC the students can have a career in sectors like Radio, TV, Print Journalism, Digital Media, Public Relation Officer in various corporate and Media field, Event Management and Corporate Branding.
• Live Projects & Internships:
Students have done live projects and internship in Media Organizations like-Times of India, Dainik Jagran, Indian Express,Amar Ujala, India TV, Aaj Tak, Zee News, Sudarshan TV, IBN7,Focus News, Radio and Production Houses, Advertising agencies, etc..The performances of students has been accoladed and have also earned them a pre-placement offers.
• Final Placements:
BJMC is a program that is complete in itself and equips the students to work in the corporate world. Students have been placed at attractive packages in leading Media Organizations like-Times of India, Dainik Jagran, Indian Express,Amar Ujala, India TV, Aaj Tak, Zee News, Sudarshan TV, IBN7,Focus News, Radio and Production Houses, Advertising agencies, etc.
BJMC is the flagship course of IMS Ghaziabad since last 20 years. The students who once learned skills in the classrooms are now practisioners and experts in the industry. The large alumni base is studded with eminent alumni heading leading media organisations like- Times of India, Dainik Jagran, Indian Express,Amar Ujala, India TV, Aaj Tak, Zee News, Sudarshan TV, IBN7,Focus News, Radio and Production Houses, Advertising agencies, etc. at the senior positions.
Student Driven Clubs
Learning by doing is the philosophy that IMS believes in. There are more than 20 student driven clubs, divided into two categories- Life skill based clubs and Employability skill or Domain Clubs. The clubs are owned and managed by a student council and have monthly agenda, meetimgs and a event calendar that prudently followed for maximum opportunity and skill based learning outside classrooms. For details click here
Eligibility for Admission
- Candidates seeking admission to the BJMC Programme must have passed 20+2 (or its equivalent) examination in any stream with a minimum of 45% marks for General and OBC candidates and pass marks for SC and ST candidates from a recognized Board/ University. Or
- Candidates appearing for +2 examination or awaiting their results are also eligible to apply. Their candidature, however, shall be considered, subject to their clearing the qualifying examination.
- Interested Candidates can obtain Application forms from Admission Office at IMS, Ghaziabad. Candidates can also fill the Online inquiry form by clicking on the following link:- http://www.imsuc.ac.in/apply-online-query.php.
- Registration Process starts from April 2027
- Candidates seeking admission in BJMC are required to meet the Admission Counselor in the Institute Premises.
- Admission is confirmed on the basis of merit & interaction
- Candidate having 2 or 2 Years gap after XII need to submit a Gap Year Certificate.
Documents required for Admission:
- Photocopy of X & XII mark sheets (With Originals)
- Photocopy of of Passing Certificates (With Original)
- Photocopy of Migration Certificate (With Original)
- 4 recent Passport size photographs
- Gap Year Certificate (In case Gap of 2 or 2 years after XII)
Scholarships & Awards:
Scholarships & Awards under various categories are provided to the students. For details click here