BACHELOR OF JOURNALISM(B.J)

Course Objectives:

The B.J programme is designed to meet following objectives :

* To impart students an understanding of the mass communication process, its impact on human and social factors and the socio cultural environment within which it operates .

* To familiarize the students with the working of both print and electronic media.

* To develop working skills needed for Newspapers, Magazines, Radio. T.V. and Web Journalism.

* To develop in students a sense of purpose, mission and ethical values in their chosen field.

*To cultivating the students ability to think critically and creatively in a professional At context and to cope with the fast moving changes in the world of media.

* Focus of the course will be on print journalism along with electronic media.

Eligibility for Admission:

            Candidates applying for admission to the B.J. (Bachelor of Journalism) must posses a higher secondary examination in any discipline.

Scheme of Study for B.J. Course for one-year:

1) B.J. course is divided into six semesters (three year programme).

2) In this course I, II, III and IV semester carries six papers and one practical exam in the semester end and in V and VI semester there are only four papers and one practical is included.

3) There will be a written examination at the semester end in which each paper will carry 75 marks.

4) Syllabus of each paper is divided into five units there will be questions from each unit to be solved.

5) Normally, five questions will be asked to answer with internal choice in each question but this could be changed also.

6) The theory paper will test the level of knowledge and aptitude, whereas internal assignments will evaluate the learning level, skills, developments, ability to present views, perception in class, creative inputs, ideas,reading habits, both verbal and written abilities and the level of knowledge.

7) There will be internal assessment of 25 marks in each paper (theory & practical both) during the semester which will evaluate theoretical as well as practical aspects of the paper.

8) Internal assessment will be in the form of class test, presentation, seminar, field work, field research, study your, attendance, class performance and participation in class, creative inputs, ideas, reading habits, both verbal and written abilities and the level of knowledge.

9) 40% total marks in each paper and each section (Theory, Practical and Internal Assessment) will be  necessary to be declared pass.

 

Strict standards would be maintained, to ensure quality.