SMS Lucknow

Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communication

Affiliated to Lucknow University
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Course Details

Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) is an undergraduate program affiliated to University of Lucknow that provides aspirants with knowledge about various journalistic skills in mass media such as newspapers, television, radio, internet etc. It also informs students about various technology, equipment and software involved in mass media. The duration of the course is three years and is divided into six equal semesters. BJMC is a right career choice for the aspirants who have always been curious and inquisitive about the issues and events happening around the world. They should have a good flair for writing and reporting the events to the vast audience through the mass media mediums. Such candidates ideally possess the ability to write well including editing and web writing along with good communication and analytical skills.

Career Options and Job Prospects

The career path in the sector of journalism and mass communications has exciting jobs available for students with a BJMC degree both in government and the private sector. Candidates who want to pursue a higher degree in the respective field can go opt for master’s and other research programs to broaden their perspective that can provide them with better employment opportunities. Listed below are job roles suitable for BJMC graduate:
• Columnists
• Photo Journalist
• News Analyst
• Feature Writer
• Freelance Writer/ Reporter
• Special Correspondent
• Radio Jockey (RJ)
• Video Jockey (VJ)
• TV Correspondent

The job responsibilities vary from role to role. However, the main aim is to cover newsworthy stories in an efficient manner for the general audience.

BJMC Eligibility

BJMC course is a practical course to build the skills of students as journalists or reporters to make public aware with current affairs or mass communication and advertising in the corporate. The admission seeker has to qualify class XII from any stream with an aggregate of 50% marks for Gen. & OBC category and aggregate 45% marks for SC/ST candidates.

Intake: 60

Admission Procedure

The admission to BJMC will be based on Entrance test conducted by SMS and merit list drawn from the same.

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