Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC)


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OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate elements of media industry and to familiarise them with recent development in mass media to expose them to application of new technology and practices in Journalism in various mass media i.e.. print media, electronic media. Internet etc. This will enhance opportunities of absorption in this emerging field.

ELIGIBILITY: 10+2 or its equivalent examination passed candidates from a recogniszed Board including Madrasa Education Board Bihar. in Arts/ Science/ Commerce secunng 45% marks in the aggregate.

DURATION: Duration is Three years. Annual examination will be conducted at the end of each academic year.

COURSE STRUCTURE: The course is divided into three years. 1st and 2nd years consists of four Hons. papers and two Subsidiary papers. In the final year there shall be five Hons papers and one Project.

Curriculum shall be as follows:-

1st Year
Course Code Course Title I. A. U .E. Full Marks
Paper - I Introduction to Journalism & Mass Communication 80 20 100
Paper - II Reporting and Editing I 80 20 100
Paper - III Writing for Mass Media. 80 20 100
Paper - IV Indian Government and politics and International Relations. 80 20 100
Subsidiary - I Economics 80 20 100
Subsidiary - II Computer Application (Course in Computer may be required as per course need) 80 20 100


2nd Year
Course Code Course Title U. E. I. A. Full Marks
Paper - V Introduction to Audio – Visual Media. 80 20 100
Paper - VI Reporting and Editing II. 80 20 100
Paper - VII Advertising. 80 20 100
Paper - VIII Public Relations/ Corporate Communications. 80 20 100
Subsidiary - I Economics Development and Planning in India. 80 20 100
Subsidiary - II Entrepreneurship Development Programme. 80 20 100

After the 2nd year Annual Examination, each student shall undergo a practical training for 8 weeks duration in an approved Newspaper / Magazine/ Publishing House / Business/ Industrial/ Service Organisation and submit at least two copies of the Summer Training Report to the Head of the Department at least 15 days before the date of commencement of the Final year Examinations. The Summer Training Report shall carry 100 marks and it shall be evaluated for 60 marks, and 40 marks shall awarded on the basis of their internal assessment.

3rd Year
Course Code Course Title U. E. I. A. Full Marks
Paper - IX Reporting and Editing- III 80 20 100
Paper - X Photo Journalism 80 20 100
Paper - XI Design and Graphics. 80 20 100
Paper - XII Indian Constitution and Media Law 80 20 100
Paper - XIII Development Communication. 80 20 100
Paper - XIV Project Report     100

The Syllabus may be revised if so required.


Fee Structure: Pls Click Here to see Fee Structure

  • The course will be conducted on self-finance basis.
  • The fee for the course shall be charged at the beginning of each academic year.
  • SC/ST candidates will be allowed 20% concession in tuition fee.
  • Besides the above noted fees and charges, each candidate appearing in the University examination will be required to pay the prescribed examination fee to the University for each examination.
  • The fee may be revised by the University in changing circumstances.
  • Preference in admission will be given to those passing out from Madrasa System of Education.


Relevant Information:-

       • Reservation:- The University shall follow the Reservation norms as per Bihar State Govt. Rules

       • Seat Limit : Sixty (60) seats in each batch.

       • Training: Training facility to be provided as per the requirement of the course.

       • Dress Code & Discipline :The students must observe dress code and must follow rules as prescribed by the University.

* The University reserves the right to make changes (if necessary) in the course curriculum regulation for examination and eligibility for admission and other details.