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B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication

Enroll in an industry-oriented program inspired by UNESCO Model Curricula that focuses on various aspects of Journalism including Print, Electronic and Online Media, complimented with skill-centric, immersive and interactive workshops.

Course Duration

Course Duration

3 Years

Internship Opportunity

Internship Opportunity

The career prospects for media professionals graduating from Chitkara University are bright.

Campus Recruitment

Campus Recruitment

The program aims at transforming and nurturing individuals into seasoned professionals. Interaction with Media Industry giants and ample Industry Exposure coupled with our state-of-the-art infrastructure will enable the students with practical hands-on training



  • XII passed (Any Stream)
  • Personal Interview

B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication

B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication

The Indian Media and Entertainment industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. Its various segments Film, Television, Advertising, Print and Digital have witnessed a tremendous growth in the last few years. The industry is highly driven by strong consumption in non-metro and small cities, intense emergence of regional media and burgeoning new media businesses and formats.

The program is built on strong theoretical foundation supported by applied research into the dynamics of communication and the creative industries, together, with professional expertise. The School has built close links with national and regional media companies and boasts of an excellent employment and research record. Our Bachelors programs in Mass Communication focus on all aspects of Journalism such as:

  • Newspaper & Magazine Print Journalism: The means of delivering news is evolving but the skills required to publish news remain the same. Here, at Chitkara University, the print stream focuses on sound, solid, hard news reporting for newsprint and magazine.
  • Television & Radio Broadcast Journalism: Through the Broadcast Journalism program, you will master the best techniques of reporting, writing and editing news stories. You will learn television and radio skills, and to shoot and record interviews.
  • Online & Convergence Multimedia Journalism: More media houses are adding online/web to their print and/or broadcast offerings, and updating them regularly. The ‘Convergence’ program of Multimedia combines print and broadcast into online.

Program Highlights

The program delivery is tailored to meet the needs of different fields of Media. It comprises a good mix of formal lectures, seminars, computer-based learning, individual and group project work, guest lectures and industry training. The focus of the program is to nurture socially responsible media professionals, backed with the latest inputs from industry, well-trained faculty along with state-of-the-art infrastructure.

  • UNESCO Mass Communication - Chitkara
    UNESCO Mass Communication - Chitkara

    Unesco Model Curricula

    The curriculum structure for all our academic programs in Journalism have been inspired and adapted from the UNESCO Model Curricula for Journalism Education. The foundation of the curriculum is designed to promote:

    • An ability to think critically, incorporating skill in comprehension, analysis, synthesis and evaluation of unfamiliar material, and a basic understanding of evidence and research methods.
    • A knowledge of national and international political, economic, cultural, religious and social institutions.
    • A knowledge of current affairs and issues and a general knowledge of history and geography.

  • campus recruiters mass communication Chitkara
    campus recruiters mass communication Chitkara

    State-of-the-art Equipment

    • A television studio with four-digital video cameras, teleprompters and professional lights besides other equipment.
    • A Production Control Room that allows the students to do news bulletins and live interviews with audio/digital console.
    • An Editing lab armed with iMac Machines loaded with Final Cut Pro and an assemblage of software to match the process.
    • The radio broadcasting branch with facility of live broadcast armed with radio studio and relevant editing software.
    • Layout designing (Quark Xpress on both Microsoft Windows and Apple iMac), Adobe Photoshop and Coral Draw.

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    radio Chitkara

    Radio Chitkara 107.8 Fm

    The community radio of Chitkara University can be heard on 107.8 MHz FM and is completely managed by our Media students. We have our own independent recording and broadcasting facilities which provide an excellent learning platform for all students who actually run the radio station. All these facilities make us the first choice of students among Mass Communication colleges in Punjab and Chandigarh.

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You can explore career opportunities as:

  • Brand Manager
  • Corporate Relations Officer
  • Announcer, Art Director
  • Publicity Manager
  • Newscaster
  • Activities Director

Be a part of India’s top rated university

Top Campus Recruiters

We have strong links with organisations to give valuable real-world experience that will boost your employment prospects.

  • 94.3 myfm
  • Amazon
  • Big FM
  • Dainik Bhaskar
  • Hindustan times
  • India Today Group
  • Jagran
  • NDTV
  • Network 18
  • Ogilvy
  • Outlook
  • PTC Network
  • PVR Cinemas
  • Radio Mirchi
  • RED FM
  • Reliance Entertainment
  • Sony
  • Tata Group
  • The Tribune
  • Times of India Group
  • Z-News

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