This allows one to join University for Bachelor Degree in other programmes related to Journalism. Such programs are Journalism itself, Mass Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Human Resources, Social Work, Community Develepoment, Political Science, International Relations, Advertising, etc.
The Diploma Course in Journalism includes supervisory studies, editing and writing techniques, and investigative skills for exploring some complex journalistic subjects. The purpose of including these studies in the level is two-fold. First, to equip the learners with skills that will help them take up middle level managerial tasks in the media industry. Second, to provide learners with skills that enable them to undertake analysis, writing and editing of multifarious media issues.
The aim of the Diploma Course is to equip the candidates with requisite knowledge and skills that will enable them to perform semi-managerial and non-routine tasks in the media industry.
The main objective of Diploma Course in Journalism is to develop capability for the learners to apply generic competencies in assisting in managing news rooms and studios, write and analyse issues, and edit media material for both print and electronic media.
Minimum entry requirement / Eligibility
All learners with NTA 5 in Journalism qualification that is obtained after having completed form VI and pursued a one year journalism course or having completed form IV and pursued NTA 4 and 5 in journalism are eligible for admission into level 6 training program.