Registrations Open for CUET | CLAT | IPMAT 2024 and 2025

University Of Delhi

Course(s) offered

BA (H) Journalism, B.A (Hons) Multimedia and Mass Communication (BMMMC)

Following is the list of a few colleges of Delhi University which offer these courses:

BA(H) Journalism BMMMC
Lady Shri Ram College (W) IP College for Women (W)
Kamala Nehru College (W)
Delhi College of Arts and Commerce
Kalindi College(W)

Eligibility criteria

NTA will make the CUET 2024 eligibility requirements available at the same time as the admission announcement. Following are the eligibility requirements from past years.
• For the general category, candidates must receive at least 50% of the possible points, and for SC/ST candidates, 45%.
• The candidates must have the same subjects in Class 12 to pursue it professionally in Delhi University.
• The candidate needs to be of Indian descent.
• Candidates should submit three applications to Participating Universities with three options for the CUET-selected curriculum.
• While taking the university's qualifying exam, candidates can apply for CUET. At the time of counselling, they would need to present the passing certificate, nevertheless.

Important Dates

• Online Application starts from: 21.01.2023
• Last date for submitting online application: 24.05.2023
• Exam Date : 21.05.2023 to 23.06.2023

Selection/Admission Process

Candidates must appear in CUET in any of the following subject combinations:
• Combination I: English from List A + Any two subjects from List B1 + Any one subject from either List B1 or List B2.
OR
• Combination II: English from List A + SECTION III of CUET (General Test)
• Merit will be based on the best CUET score obtained from any of the above-mentioned combinations of subjects.

Exam Pattern

Section I: Language Test
a) Language to be tested through Reading Comprehension [based on different types of passages – Factual, literary and narrative, (Literary aptitude and vocabulary)].
b) Number of Questions: 40 out of 50 questions to be attempted
c) Exam Duration: 45 minutes for each language

Section II: Domain Specific Test
a) Maximum 6 out of a total of 27 Domain-specific tests to be chosen.
b) Number of Questions: 40 out of 50 questions to be attempted
c) Exam Duration: 45 minutes for each Domain-specific subjects

Section III: General Test

S. No Section No. Of Questions Marks
1 Verbal Ability 25 50
2 Reasoning Ability 25 40
3 Quantitative Ability 20 30
4 Data Interpretation 5 20
Total 75 140

Fee Structure

Total Fees for the course: ₹540 - 1.28 L (for 3-5 years)

Link for College’s website

https://dsj.du.ac.in/

Frequently Asked Question

Is it necessary to have a background in mass communication or journalism to pursue this course?

No, it is not mandatory to have a background in mass communication or journalism. Students from various academic backgrounds are eligible to apply for the course. However, some prior knowledge or experience in the field can be beneficial.

What are the career prospects after completing a mass communication course from Delhi University?

The field of mass communication offers a wide range of career opportunities. Graduates can work as journalists, news reporters, editors, content writers, public relations professionals, advertising executives, media researchers, filmmakers, television producers, radio jockeys, and more. They can find employment in media organizations, advertising agencies, broadcasting companies, publishing houses, public relations firms, and digital media platforms.

Does Delhi University provide internships or practical training during the course?

Yes, Delhi University often collaborates with various media organizations and institutes to provide internships and practical training opportunities to students. These internships allow students to gain hands-on experience in the industry, enhance their skills, and develop a professional network.

Are there any extracurricular activities or student societies related to mass communication in Delhi University?

Yes, Delhi University has several extracurricular activities and student societies related to mass communication. These societies organize workshops, seminars, guest lectures, film screenings, and other events to provide additional learning experiences to students. Some popular societies include the Mass Communication Research Center (MCRC), Delhi University Photography Club (DUPC), and Delhi University Debating Society (DUDS).

Are there any scholarships or financial aid options available for mass communication students?

Delhi University offers various scholarships and financial aid options to eligible students. These scholarships are based on merit, financial need, or specific criteria set by individual departments or colleges. Students can inquire with the university or the respective college's administration for more information on available scholarships and financial assistance programs.

Can I pursue higher studies after completing a mass communication course from Delhi University?

Yes, after completing a mass communication course, you can pursue higher studies. You can opt for postgraduate courses in mass communication, journalism, media studies, public relations, advertising, or related fields. Many universities in India and abroad offer specialized master's and doctoral programs in these areas, which can further enhance your knowledge and career prospects.

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