Journalism after 12th


ournalism course educates students with effective methods in collection and communication of information among masses. The course study is much beneficial to students who have completed XII class studies. The students can opt for degree or diploma in journalism as the basic qualification to become a journalist. After completion of the bachelor’s degree one can opt for post graduate degree in the same. Searching prosperous jobs is another option available for journalism degree holders. The course study in journalism brings up the caliber of the students to obtain a challenging job in the sector.

Eligibility for Journalism after 12th

The students who have passed HSC are eligible to apply for the bachelor’s degree in Journalism. The qualification should be obtained from any of the recognized institutions with English as one of the subjects. A minimum of 55% marks is required to obtain admission in the same. Certain Universities conducts entrance exams for the selection process where as some other considers the marks of XII class for the same. Delhi University carries out Common Entrance Test for Journalism (CETJ) to select eligible candidate for the degree course in journalism.

Apply for the Journalism after 12th

The plus two passed ones can apply for B.A degree in Journalism. The candidate has to attend entrance test in Colleges or Universities that carry out the same. The application forms can be gathered through the office counters of Colleges or Universities. It is also obtainable through the Company website. Another way to obtain the same is through Post. In all the cases the applicant has to pay a certain amount as application fee.

Preparing for Journalism after 12th

The candidate should have good communication and interpersonal skills to get in to the challenging job profile of Journalist. The aspirant should try to develop the necessary qualities required to become an efficient journalist.  To get aware on the basic ideas of journalism one can surf internet or refer books on the same. There exist certain training centers that offer proper guidance to make students prepared with the general aspects of journalism.

Reference books for 12th students for Journalism

  • Fundamentals of journalism by R.Thomas
  • Inside reporting by Tim Harrower
  • Encyclopedia of Journalism Christopher Sterling

The text books give an overall idea regarding diverse aspects of journalism. The same helps the aspirant to develop knowledge and skills in news collection and dissemination. Anyway the course is a right choice for those who want to obtain a challenging and rewarding job in future.



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27 Responses to “Journalism after 12th”

  1. 27

    that entrance exam
    which date you decided

  2. 26

    Sir, i have passed 12th in science group, sir when the admission started in 2014 batch??? and i want to know about the entrance exam applying date, sir please introduce the colleges of kerala and the fee structure and the mark eligibility for the mass communication journalism course please answer me sir

  3. 25

    hi I am deepa .now I am in class xi with pcm .I want to become a journalism. what to do?

  4. 24

    Aspiring journalism and mass comm students should read these two excellent book and the guide written for them: “Nuances of Journalistic Writings” (by Raza Elahi, a sr journalist; Rs 126; free home delivery) and “Media Hive’s Journalism & Mass Communication Entrance Exam e-Guide” (Rs 100; PDF format).Both the book and guide, order at [email protected]

  5. 23
    Ravi Anand:

    Sir i want to know, the best book for B.A journalism entrance exams of all universities in hindi or english language. Please tell me soon…..

  6. 22

    bi.p.c stream students are eligible to journalisam course are not

  7. 21

    I complete inter and diploma i want to do journalism which type of course for me in journalism so please answer me .

  8. 20
    kajal potdar:

    can i do bba in journalism ???? but i m a student of 12th science…

  9. 19

    wt may be the fee structure to do ba in journalism @ banglore??????????????????

  10. 18

    I want to do journalism…from pune….wil u just guide me thru it nd its every process…do v nid to give entrace exams for it from pune also nd if yes wen r d entrance exams?

  11. 17

    sir my mane is zoya nd i am min 12th right nw i jus wanna do journalism after 12th cn plz tell me the procedure to do so

  12. 16
    Shruti sharma:

    Respected sir, This year i have given my 12 exams from nios i wanna make my carrier in journalism but i dnt hve that much of idea of this stream so help me sir i want you to please guide me for ths. Its my request sir tel me what should i do for admission and for entrance exam also.I hope you will advise me . I beg u sir plz help me

  13. 15
    Shruti sharma:

    Respected sir, This year i have given my 12 exams i wanna make my carrier in journalism but i dnt hve that much of idea of this stream so help me sir i want you to please guide me for ths. Its my request sir tel me what should i do for admission and for entrance exam also.I hope you will advise me . I beg u sir plz help me

  14. 14

    main media se journalism krna chahta hoon

  15. 13

    Hi i have cmpltd my inter with MPC nd i m intrstd in journalsm so can u plzzz tell me the sub 2 stream in degree nd names of colleges in hyderabad andhrapradesh regarding journalism plz do reply

  16. 12

    sir,i have passed 12 nd i want to be a journalist what should i do

  17. 11

    is it any possible to get journalism in one year courses?
    and what the process of journalism after completed Intermediate?

  18. 10

    Students seeking admission in PG/Graduation in mass media and journalism/ mass communication in 2013-14, must read Media Hive’s Journalism & Mass Communication Entrance Exam e-Guide” (available at RS 100).E-MAIL at mediahive1(AT)gmail(Dot)com Anothe good book of a senior journalist, Raza Elahi. “Nuances of Journalistic Writings” (available at RS 126) Both the books are excellent for aspiring journalism/masscomm students and will help them during the course as well as in the career. E-MAIL at mediahive1(AT)gmail(Dot)com

  19. 9
    Kartikey Bhardwaj:

    I wanted to do journalism in hindi bachelor degree,can you please tell me how can i crack entrance exam?

  20. 8
    Aditi Konthya:

    Ii have given my hsc exam through science stream..Is there any scope for my profile to be a journalist?

  21. 7
    Rishabh naudiyal:

    Im a student of 12th class.
    I want to be in a newspaper agency or a news agency.
    As,i want to do creative job,and want a happening job.
    I want to know that what is the difference between journalism and mass comm.
    And the best universities for both of them.
    Also,please give me the eligibility criteria,and the dates of forms and exam.
    Please please clear out my all these queries..please..!!

  22. 6
    Akshita Jaiswal:

    i want to know about d entrance exam of journalism. plz tell me in detail dt hw n when it is conducted after 12th exams. n also tell me dt how to prepare for the entrance. thats all. plz reply soon.

  23. 5
    jyothi menon:

    how many years will be needed after 12th standard to become a journalist and in which course we have to join in degree?

  24. 4

    can u tell me as how 2 answer entrance exam of mass communication…
    actually i m dne wit my 12thcommerce.. n dis yr i hav ans my tybcom through distance education… result is still pending…
    so plzzz let me know about some information abt dis mass communication..
    thnk uuu,,,,,,

  25. 3
    R K pundir:

    Plz confirm about the procedure to become a journalist after 10+2 and also list out good colleges in Mumbai for the course.

  26. 2
    Atmaja Swain:

    I have given my +2 exam of science. i want to build up my career in journalism and mass communication .so my question is what are the best colleges for it? what is the entrance for it? What are the syllabi for it?

  27. 1

    after 12, what exam i write.pls tell