About Diploma In Journalism & Media (Community College)

The world of journalism and media has been attracting many people. However, like many types of creative work, journalism is not based simply on initiative and enthusiasm but on fundamental skills and knowledge. Newcomers to the profession must be able to produce work worthy of being published or broadcast. They need skills such as the written word and verbal presentation of news, knowledge of the media and media law and the technical aspects of broadcasting.

Diploma in Journalism and Media is a skill-oriented course. The eligibility for admission is +2 or equivalent education in any stream. The course is of 1-year duration, which provides value-based education in the area of Journalism and Media at affordable fee structure. In the course the students not only get chance to learn through various workshops and seminars, but also get upgraded knowledge from the skilled industry professionals.

The aim of the Diploma in Journalism & Media is to provide these skills so that students can demonstrate their creative abilities. As part of this process, students will be provided with a thorough grounding in the role of the journalist; skills to write stories; skills needed in TV and broadcasting industry; and an awareness of the legal environment in which the media operate. The Diploma aims to reflect this diversity by providing students with a set of key journalistic and media skills enhanced by a wide-ranging knowledge base.

Eligibility Criteria: +2 or equivalent

Age: No Bar

Duration: 1 year

CourseCoordinator: Mrs. Rama Sharma, HOD, Mass Communication and Video Production Department


Media being the fourth pillar of democracy, there is an increasing need for good and effective journalists that would help in the development of the country. There are heaps of opportunities in the media and journalism industry. A journalism and media student can have career in newspaper, magazines, radio or television. Also one can work in advertising agencies with creative built or one with a good management skills can try with public relations. With emergence of new media, there has been opportunity of working with online web portals and websites. The student can also try photojournalism. The course is designed to enable them to have basic knowledge about all these career options.