New Delhi: Jamia Hamdard announced the launch of its first ever integrated undergraduate programme in Mass Communication and Journalism that would focus on print, TV and broadcast media, on Saturday.
The college administration took to Twitter on August 22 to drop the news. It also invited application for the course from interested students.
Jamia Hamdard invites application for their first-ever integrated undergraduate programme in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Being an integrated undergraduate programme with a focus on Print, TV and Broadcast media.#journalism #media
— Jamia Hamdard (@jamia_hamdard) August 22, 2020
In an official release, the varsity said the three-year long full time undergraduate course will churn out fully trained journalists, media and content professionals for leading media organisations. The programme will also give special attention to online journalism and mobile Journalism (MoJo).
The programme will offer 50 seats. Interested candidates can apply through the college website, jamiahamdard.edu, jamiahamdard.nopaperforms.com till August 31, reported The Indian express.
“This three-year Journalism and Mass Communication course launched by Jamia Hamdard is a benchmark in journalism education in India. Individuals who want to make their career in journalism have got a good opportunity to learn all the skills and techniques of the new age Journalism,” said the dean SN Khan.
Candidates with a minimum 50 per cent marks in plus 2 can apply for the programme. The admission will be done on the basis of performance in plus 2, followed by a counselling process.
Like any other undergraduate course, the programme will have six semesters, however, students will have to undergo a mandatory internship programme. The selected students will be trained to become multi-lingual, multi-format journalists and media professionals skilled in the latest tools and techniques, the varsity release mentioned.