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Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC)

Dr. V. P. Sharan Co-ordinator

From the Desk of Prof. Dr. V. P. Sharan, PhD.-Co-ordinator

The fourth pillar of democracy, as the mass media has been christened, seems to have become, of late, one of the most popular career options for the youth today. However, on account of changing technology and new dimensions of the media industry , it calls for a well earned higher degree in the field of journalism and mass communication before one distinguishes himself or herself in a diversity of media related fields and makes his or her career as TV producer, film producer, reporter, editor, camera person, teacher and scholar. It is with this vision that St Xavier’s College, declared as College with Potential for Excellence by the UGC and accredited with Grade A+ by NAAC, has launched two year/ four semester course in Master in Journalism & Mass Communication (MJMC).

Aim & Objective

  • To familiarize the students with working of media both Print, Electronics & New Media.
  • To develop working skills needed for newspapers, Magazines, Radio, TV & Web Journalism.
  • To develop research attitude and research skills to understand media and to make use of them.
  • To develop writing skills for different formats used in media.
  • To sensitize students about human values, culture, legal aspects, environment etc. in relation to media.
  • To develop aptitude and competence to analyze and interpret the events.

Exclusive Features:

Department have also state-of-art facilities with the following infrastructure:

  • Fully equipped studio
  • Audio recording studio
  • Video editing studio
  • Preview studio
  • PMW-200 XDCAM HD Camcorder Camera
  • Canon 5D mak III with leans
  • SBS-32G1A 32GB SxS Memory Card
  • Datavideo DN-600 DV/HDV Hard Drive Recorder
  • MCS-8MHD-SD Video Switcher
  • Naphon PM825 Powered Audio Mixer
  • Fostex DC-R302-Channel Audio Mixer and Stereo Recorder
  • Telekou Image TF-Studio Teleprompter
  • Manfrotto 519 Tripod
  • Dynacore ELD/T-1x1S LED light
  • Li160s-hw-r-Litium ion Battery
  • FCP Editing suite

Eligibility Requirement

Graduate in any discipline form any University with at least 50% marks in Hons/Aggregate.

Selection Procedure

The selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of Entrance Test & Interview.

Career option available with this Programme

  • 1. Print Media Journalist
  • 2. Media Reporter
  • 3. Electronic Media Journalist
  • 4. Script Writer
  • 5. Video Editing
  • 6. Studio Executive
  • 7. Video/Electronic Film Producer
  • 8. Advertising Executive
  • 9. Public Relation Executive
  • 10. Professional Photographer
  • 11. Freelance Journalist
  • 12. Media Critics
  • 13. Columnist