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    Which stream should I opt after 10th to become a Journalist?

    sir/madam ,
    i am Ankita gon and want to become a journalist can you please suggest me the stream that i should take after 10 in order to become a journalist .

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    Re: Which stream should I opt after 10th to become a Journalist?

    Hi aspirant,

    For being a journalist you have to complete graduation and post graduation in the Mass Communication Stream.

    Mass communication is the field which is very attracted by the young generations of India. In the mass communication course you will come to learn about various fields of media - newspapers, magazines, radio, television, advertisements, public relations etc. Mass communication is a very broad field. There are various institutes in India which offers courses related to Mass communication.

    The courses of mass communication are:-

    -Bachelor's Degrees in Mass Communication
    -Post Graduation Degrees in Mass Communication
    -PG Diploma in Mass Communication
    -Master's Degrees in Mass Communication

    Subjects of Mass Communication:

    -Managerial Economics
    -Human Resource Development
    -Cultural Studies
    -Accounting and Finance
    -Basic Computers
    -Operations Research (OR)
    -Mass Communication and Human Communication
    -Business Communication
    -Advertising and Sales Promotion
    -Market Research
    -Statistical Analysis
    -Public Relations Publicity
    -Entertainment Marketing
    -Media Marketing


    *For bachelor's degree you need 12th with 55% to sit in entrance examination.

    *For master's degree you need graduation with 50% to sit in the entrance examination.

    *To do this Students from Multimedia/fine arts/visual art/creative writing/eng literature/management etc are given preferences.

    *The Eligibility Criteria are not same for all the colleges,it will be different for different University.

    *Admission in Mass Communication is based upon written test and interview conducted by individual universities.

    The top colleges for MA Mass Communication:

    IIMC, New Delhi
    Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication, Pune
    Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad
    AJ Kidwai Mass Comm Research Centre, Jamia, New Delhi
    Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bangalore
    Xavier Institute of Communication, Mumbai
    Asian College of Journalism, Chennai
    Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
    Manorama School of Communication, Kottayam
    Times School of Journalism, New Delhi
    Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi


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