IIMC Entrance Exam Notification: Journalism, an Excellent Career Choice after Law
Mass communication is a great and vast medium to express oneself and to remain connected to the world and its surroundings.
A legal education already equips one with comprehensive writing and researching skills, besides teaching you to be thorough with facts and figures. You have the option of reporting on legal issues for which you need no additional training, or on a host of other issues for which on the job learning is the best bet. The most attractive aspect of a career in journalism is that a liberal arts education is more than sufficient for this profession.
India’s journalism sector is booming. This means that there is no dearth of career avenues for those interested to take up journalism as a profession.
About Indian Institute of Mass Communication
IIMC considers communication as an imperative for development and is committed to serving society by providing world-class teaching, training and research, thus preparing students to take on the challenges of a highly competitive world. IIMC training programmes have been tailored to meet the needs of developing countries and this is what makes IIMC different from other centres of mass communication training in this country and elsewhere. This also gives a different identity and character to our alumni.
IIMC enjoys pride of place in mass communication education, training and research. This is also reflected in various evaluation studies undertaken by media and professional bodies year after year.
About Mass Communication
Mass Communication has emerged as a major area of interest and has immensely contributed to the development & empowerment of society. As an academic discipline, it has rapidly acquired importance and become a major attraction for students. The information technology revolution has significantly contributed to the expansion of mass media. The rapidly evolving technology scenario is changing the very complexion of the discipline in a manner unknown to any other area of academic activity.
Courses provided are
Post-Graduate Diploma courses in
- Radio & TV Journalism
- Advertising & Public Relations
- Hindi Journalism
- English Journalism
- Odia Journalism
- Urdu Journalism
Objectives of the course
- To provide a wider perspective on communication in India.
- To emphasize the role of journalists in promoting involvement and participation through effective communication.
- To familiarize and equip them with a range of communication skills.
- To develop proper communication strategies in priority areas for the country.
- To define opportunities for journalists/ communicators in view of emerging technologies.
- To give exposure to new/evolving techniques of reporting/editing/production/ distribution.
- To spell out the role of government media organizations and of private initiatives.
Students who are already a graduate from a recognized institution can apply for the course. It is a Post-Graduation course.
Last date to register: 23rd September 2020
Date of Examination: 18th October 2020
Some notable Alumni of IIMC, Delhi
- Nidhi Razdan
- Sudhir Chaudhary
- Ravish Kumar
- Deepak Chaurasia
- Neelesh Misra
- Vivek Agnihotri; etc.
Official Notification Available here