Why Journalism and How to Apply for it?

Journalism is one of the fastest emerging career fields among the today’s young generation. With the growing importance of media today, the opportunities in the field are numerous. Journalism is not just a job it’s an art, An art of showing the reality to the world. It’s rather a very challenging course that makes you snap out of your comfort zone and take risks at every step. Journalism is an interdisciplinary course and is made for those who don’t want to get themselves stuck in one single subject for the next three years of their life. Journalism helps you focus on alot of subjects, right from politics to fashion to sports. It’s a very wide area of study and work. If you love learning new things, journalism may be the perfect field for you.

Some of the Career options students can go for is as follows:
Broadcast Journalism, Investigative Journalism, Photo journalism, Sports Journalism, Ad and Public Relations, Print Journalism.

How to Apply-

The process for applying for the Undergraduate Course is the same as for other courses. Applicants have to fill the centralised  registration form and opt for the course. Admissions will be based on Cut-offs B.A.(Hons) Journalism.
Six Colleges in Delhi University currently offer B.A.(Hons) Journalism at the undergraduate level:
Lady Shree Ram college
Kalindi College
Kamla Nehru College
Delhi College of Arts and Commerce 
Maharaja Agrasen College
The Institute of Home Economics

The Delhi University has initiated the process to start the Delhi School Of Journalism last year and offered an integrated course in journalism. Admissions for the Delhi School Of Journalism started from the previous year and proceeded on the basis of cut-offs like the other course. Thirty students were admitted. The five-year integrated degree will have the option to exit after three years with an undergraduate degree in journalism.

If you are bold, hard-working and are willing to take the risk the career of journalism will suit you and you may have good future ahead. Alertness, Inquisitiveness, Language proficiency, good communication skill, confidence, patience, view on fact and in-depth knowledge in culture and current affairs one should excel in.

Choose your Course and College wisely. Stay Tuned! All the Best!
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She's in 1st year, pursuing Journalism honors from Kalindi college. She was an active union volunteer in 1st year, in discipline and media coverage. She loves reading and writing and have written a few articles for college's newsletter.


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