How to get admission to Master’s degree in Journalism?


Master’s courses in Journalism are available in areas of Print Journalism, Broadcast Journalism and Multimedia Journalism. There are many institutes like Asian School of Journalism, that offer Master’s degree in Journalism. To initiate the admission process, the candidate should forward their application to the institute, which offers master’s degree in journalism. Application form for admission can be obtained from the official website or sales counter of the concerned institute. The selection criteria may vary according to the university or college. Selection process in Indian Institute of Journalism and News Media is through written exam and personal interview.

Master level journalism courses in India

  • Master of Arts in Journalism
  • Master of Arts in Mass Communication and Journalism
  • Master of Arts in Broadcast Journalism
  • Master of Arts in Convergent Journalism
  • Master of Science in Mass Communication and Journalism
  • Master of Science in Mass Communication, Advertising, and Journalism
  • Master of Journalism and Mass Communication

Eligibility for applying to Master degree courses in journalism

Graduates in any discipline are eligible for the postgraduate degrees in journalism provided they have prescribed pass percentage. Students appearing for the final year exam of graduation can also apply for the course, provided they submit their mark list before the specified date.

Asian College of Journalism conducts written exam and interview for the selection process. The written exam is meant to test the language skills and the general awareness of the candidate. Interview session is basically meant to evaluate the attitude and interest of the candidate towards journalism. Popular institutes like Indian Institute of Journalism and News Media offer admission through online written exam. Those who pass this level will be considered for personal interview, which determines the selection of the candidate in to the course.

Application Procedure for master-level journalism courses

The application form can be downloaded from the authorized portal of the college that offers the course. It can also be collected through the sales counters or administrative office of the concerned institute. In Asian College of Journalism, the application form can be downloaded or can be submitted online through the official website. The application fee of Rs. 1000/- must be paid in the form of DD favouring of “Media Development Foundation”, payable at Chennai. The application forms must reach the address mentioned in the website before closing date. In some cases, the receipt of the application will be informed with an acknowledgement mail either through mail or via post.



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One Response to “How to get admission to Master’s degree in Journalism?”

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    kavita khatri:

    Before ba passed how done journilism&mass communication course fees duration time in rohtak mdu