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BA Journalism and Mass Communication offered by the Faculty of Management Sciences and Liberal Arts is a three-year undergraduate course which provides students skills required to pursue a career in reporting, journalism, advertising, news analysis, and public relations.

The focus is on developing practical know-how of the underlying principles of the media industry. The illustrious faculty at Shoolini University holds extensive industry experience and emphasises on establishing a strong foundation to understand news media practices across different media. Also, practical training is imparted by media experts.

Our budding mediapersons gain hands-on skills as well as a critical awareness of the social, political, and economic circumstances of a career in the media. They intern with leading media houses such as Indian Express, Times of India, The Tribune, Red FM and more. 

Key areas of research

Social Sciences | Genuine News | Multimedia

Career Opportunities

  • Electronic Media (TV and Radio)
  • Advertising Industry
  • Digital Media
  • Public Relations  
  • Print Media
  • Research

  Sr. No. COURSE NAME CREDITS  COURSE TYPE
Semester I 1 Functional English 3 Foundation 
2 Current Affairs & General Knowledge-I 2 Foundation 
3 Introduction to Reporting 3 Core
4 Great Books 3 Foundation 
5 Fundamentals of Journalism 3 Core
6 Industrial Visit-I 1 Skill
7 Social Project-I 1 Skill
8 SPRINT-I 1 Life Skill
9 Living in Digital Age 3 Foundation 
Total 20  
 
Semester II 1 Current Affairs and General Knowledge-II 2 Foundation 
2 Introduction to IT Tools 2 Foundation 
3 Introduction to Communication 3 Core
4 Practical aspects of Electronic media 4 Core
5 Social Project-IV 1 Skill
6 Functional English II- Gift of the Gab 3 Foundation 
7 Industrial Visits-II 1 Skill
8 SPRINT-II 1 Life Skill
9 Say it with Presentations 3 Foundation 
10 Academic Writing 3 Cluster Foundation
11 Aptitude (New) 2 Foundation 
12 English Writing & Speaking - II 2 Foundation 
13 Foundations of Data Science  2 Foundation 
Total 29  
 
Semester III 1 Current Affairs & General knowledge-III 2 Foundation 
2 News and Script Drafting 3 Core
3 Introduction to New Media 3 Core
4 Radio Journalism & Production 3 Core
5 Becoming RJ 3 Core
6 TV Journalism 3 Core
7 Industrial Visits-III 1 Skill
8 Social Project-III 1 Skill
9 SPRINT-III 1 Life Skill
Total  20  
 
Semester IV 1 Basics of Advertising Approaches  4 Core
2 Media Ethics and Laws 4 Core
3 Development Communication 4 Core
4 Anchoring (Minor) 3 Minor
5 Photography (Minor) 3 Minor
6 Current Affairs & General Knowledge-IV 2 Foundation 
7 Industrial Visits-IV 1 Skill
8 Aptitude - IV 2 Foundation 
9 SPRINT-IV 1 Life Skill
10 Minor Project 2 Skill
11 English Writing & Speaking - IV 2 Foundation 
Total 28  
Semester V 1 TV Journalism & Production 3 Core
2 Corporate Communication 3 Core
3 Media Research 3 Core
4 Current Affairs & General Knowledge V 2 Foundation 
5 SPRINT-V 1 Life Skill
6 Summer Internship 4 Skill
Total 16  
Semester VI 1 Research Project 4 Skill
2 Film Studies 4 Core
3 Practical aspects of photo/video journalism 4 Core
4 Event Management of Public Relations 4 Core
5 SPRINT-VI 1 Life Skill
6 Current affairs and General Knowledge- VI 2 Foundation 
7 Aptitude - VI 2 Foundation 
8 English Writing & Speaking - VI 2 Foundation 
Total 23  
Total Credits (20+29+20+28+16+23) 136  

Course Instructors
Manju JaidkaProfessor
Vipin PubbyProfessor
Deepshikha ThakurAssistant Professor
Subodh Saurabh SinghAssociate Professor
Supriya SrivastavaAssistant Professor
Mala TripathiAssistant Professor
Anupama ChandelAssistant Professor
Apar KaushikAssistant Professor
Indu NegiAssistant Professor
Sakshi SundaramAssistant Professor
BhawnaAssistant Professor
Tej Nath DharProfessor
Isha JaswalAssistant Professor
Navreet SahiAssociate Professor
Rajesh WilliamsAssistant Professor
Hemant Kumar SharmaAssistant Professor
Vishakha Thakur (BAJMC)
Vishakha Thakur (BAJMC)

The experienced faculty guided and supported me every step of the way, bringing out the best in me. I applied my newfound skills during my paid internship and got rave reviews. Thanks to the networking and professional development at Shoolini, I got placed at 3.0 TV in Mumbai.

Aarushi Mishra (BJMC)
Aarushi Mishra (BJMC)

I take pride in telling the world that I am a student of Shoolini and have been mentored by veteran journalist Vipin Pubby. I am grateful to him for making a confident journalist out of me. Thanks to the practical training, I was placed at WebBila as Senior Marketing Executive.

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  • Eligibility: 10+2 (in any stream) with minimum 55% marks
  • Admission Criteria: CUET/ SAT/ Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test (SU-SAT), and faculty interaction
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Semester Fee
    Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 36875
    Non-Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 43500

* One-time refundable security fee of Rs. 10,000

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