M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication in Dehradun | Jigyasa University (Formerly known as Himgiri Zee University)

M.A. (Journalism & Mass Communication) 2 Years (4 Sem) | 20 Intake

Program Highlights

Master of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication is a postgraduate course. The course includes a comprehensive and innovative study in the wide-ranging field of Mass Media and Journalism. While polishing the skills of students this course takes them up in the ladder of the noble profession of Journalism. It also provides students with training in: various types of video and radio production techniques, writing skills for different media, camera handling, software skills, advertising and public relations tactics.

In other words, M.A. (Mass Communication & Journalism) degree course is the academic study of various means of communication by which individuals and entities convey information to large segments of the population through mass media. It also generally involves teaching and training regarding reporting, writing, editing, photographing, film making etc. Specifically, the degree course includesunderstanding: basics of news, reporting and writing skills, communication research aspects, theoretical knowledge of media concepts and philosophies, digital and new media advancements etc.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Academic Qualifications For MA (Journalism & Mass Communication)

  • Graduation

Fee Structure

The fee structure of MA (Journalism & Mass Communication) is 35,000 in INR per semester.

Admission procedure

  • Application forms and Prospectus can be obtained from the University Office on payment of Rs. 1000/-. All payments must be made by Demand Draft drawn in favor of 'Himgiri Zee University' and payable at 'Dehradun'.
  • Incomplete application forms/registration forms, received after the due date will be summarily rejected without any intimation to the students.
  • The students are advised to fill the relevant columns carefully and enclose the copies of all the required certificates duly attested.
  • The application form should be submitted or sent to "Director, Admissions Himgiri ZEE University, P.O. Sherpur, chakrata road, Dehradun – 248 197 (Uttarakhand), India" on or before the due date.
  • The University will not be responsible for any missed or misplaced letters for any postal delay.
Documents Required
The following documents should be attached with the application form:
  • 1. Proof of passing minimum required qualification for the course (Marksheets).
  • 2. Proof of entitlement for a particular reservation category (SC/ST/OBC Certificate).
The following documents are required at the time of admission:
  • 1. High School/Secondary School Certificate for age proof.
  • 2. Transfer Certificate/Migration Certificate,
  • 3. Character Certificate.
  • 4. Two passport size Photographs for Identify Card.
  • 5. Proof of entitlement for a particular reservation category (SC/ST/OBC Certificate).
  • 6. Medical Fitness Certificate.
  • 7. Anti Ragging Affidavit by students & parent both on stamp paper of Rs. 10/- duly attested by the oath commissioner/notary (Formates – Annexure I & II).
Pre-admission Enquiry on Academic Programmes:

In case of any queries on academic aspects of the programmes, the Registrar/Deputy Registrar, Himgiri Zee University, Dehradun may be contacted.

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