Journalism and Mass Communication

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THE REALM OF MASS COMMUNICATION

Mass Communication is arguably one of the most interesting and challenging fields today. The recent surge in communication has opened up a plethora of possibilities for those seeking a career in Mass Communication. Though Journalism is the mainstay of Mass Communication, there are numerous allied fields like Photography, Advertising, Public Relations, New Media, Development Communication, Radio Production and many more in which there are a variety of possible jobs that can be pursued. Communication has become an important tool to disseminate information and influence public opinion which is why it has emerged as a promising area to enter.


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Journalism and Mass Communication as a Career

A professional course in mass communication opens doors for a career in films & TV, publishing etc.

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University Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication

The world has witnessed a phenomenal and unprecedented explosion in communication technology and media.

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Chandigarh University the leading university in Punjab and North India, is endowed with a faculty panel prominent for its business experience and academic credentials.

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Journalism and Mass Communication Program at Chandigarh University

At the University Institute of Media studies in Chandigarh University the primary objective is to create talented individuals who are industry ready as soon as they pass out from the University. In order to achieve this, the curriculum has been designed in a manner which provides maximum ‘hands on’ training to students. Our emphasis is to create an ambience in which the student enjoys the learning experience thereby enabling the student to discover his or her true calling. Our state of the art infrastructure and dedicated faculty ensure quality education for all our students. In addition to academics, ample opportunities are provided to the students to develop their overall capabilities as potential future communicators. This is accomplished by exposing students to numerous experienced industry professionals from whom they are able to acquire valuable inside knowledge about the nuances and functioning of the Media Industry. This is supplemented with industry visits where students get a ringside view of the day to day functioning of that specific organization. Creative and sports talent is encouraged amongst students which is channelized in a positive direction by hosting annual cultural and sports competitions in a spirit of healthy competition. The University Institute of Media Studies also offers students international exposure through collaborations with a number of Universities across the world in which students can avail of exchange programs thereby widening their horizon of experience. All of these ensure that students have an engaging and memorable experience studying at the University Institute of Media Studies.

Journalism and Mass Communication as a Career

There is no doubt that Journalism and Mass Communication is an exciting career with a vast multitude of opportunities. This largely due the fact that the diversity of disciplines in this realm offer a wide range of job opportunities both in creative and technical areas, ranging from Art Director to Video Editor, Public Relations Executive to Photographer and Print reporter to Television anchor to name but a few. It is this singular feature which makes a career in Journalism and Mass Communication one which offers the maximum options to the students in choosing a career that is best suited to their capabilities and individual preferences. Each era has seen growth. From its origin in Print Mass Communication has over the years expanded into Radio, Television and very recently, Social Media. In terms of career options one area is not competing with the other. Rather, collectively they offer an ever increasing number of job opportunities with the new entrant, Social Media is the most promising in terms of available jobs. With a view to helping students secure premium employment the Institute of Media studies offers students both internships and placement with the best organizations in the country and abroad.



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  • I kept searching number of institutes to take admission in computer science engineering and I found Chandigarh University which is in vicinity of Chandigarh, an amazing city to live in. I am happy that I chose to do engineering st CU as it has all the facilities, infrastructure, quality faculty and best placements.

    Asmin Bhujel
    • Asmin Bhujel, Nepal
    • Computer Science & Engineering
  • My experience is good. I must say. People are really friendly and faculty is really supportive. What made me choose to do engineering at CU is the flexible academics and emphasis on research and project work. As a student I get to choose which direction I want my career to go.

    Deki Lhazom
    • Deki Lhazom, Bhutan
    • Civil Engineering
  • Life at CU is amazing, what I admire the most is the industry interface provided to us from 1st semester onwards. It’s been almost a year and I already have had expert sessions with IBM, Microsoft, Volvo Eicher, SAP Labs, Tech Mahindra and international guests from leading universities of USA, UK and Germany.

    Amit Rana
    • Amit Rana, Bihar
    • Mechanical Engineering
  • I chose Chandigarh University because of its placements, my seniors have got multiple offers and some of them have offer letters from up to 7 companies. It is amazing to see how Chandigarh University management brings Top MNCs to the campus for placements is offering packages of 22.5 lacs and 24 lacs per annum.

    Divya
    • Divya, Himachal Pradesh
    • Computer Science & Engineering
  • What I like the most is the faculty at the university, they understand the difficulties I face being a non-Indian student and give support at any time I need it. Also I have made lot of friend’s from various countries and it really is helping me expand my horizons.

    Nirvan Gurunh
    • Nirvan Gurunh, Kathmandu
    • Computer Science and Engineering
  • It’s been my dream to become a Civil engineer, I chose India because it has lot of opportunities and Chandigarh is a beautiful city to live in. Chandigarh University is the best university in the vicinity of the city and offers right mix of personal and professional growth. In the time I have spent here, I found management puts lots of efforts in bringing the best of the opportunities for its students.

    Grant Njavwa
    • Grant Njavwa, Zambia
    • Civil Engineering
  • Chandigarh University offers both personal & professional growth, regular technical and professional growth, regular technical and cultural events has kept us on our toes. I am exploiting my hidden potential as a theatre artist and it amazes me that I have missed on it for years. Grooming at CU is amazing, I am improving my communication & presentation skills and learning something new every day.

    Pibon Gogoi
    • Pibon Gogoi, Assam
    • CSE- IBM
  • You know how they say "Successful journey begins with single step, my big and evidently right step was taking admission in Chandigarh University. I got an excellent learning platform. The course work here is made to suit the needs of emerging industries and global market. This unique learning experience makes me stand out from the crowd".

    Aman Singh, Haryana
    • Aman Singh, Haryana
    • Computer Science & Engineering
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