The Journalism Course is a 10 months full-time, Post-Graduate Advanced Diploma Programme intended as instruction in the role and function of mass media. It examines the principles, practice and responsibility of communication and the convergence of print, broadcast and on-line journalism in the era of the New Media.
Journalism Course is a study programme of proven excellence. It combines creation as well as dissemination of knowledge and imparting of the requisite skills and context with practical applications. The course equips and enables the students for diverse skills and tasks in mass communication and social interactions.
The course comprises 18 Modules, Electives (one Group to be chosen from 3 Groups offered), Workshops and Seminars. The total of 365 Sessions (73 Credits) makes the student eligible for the Diploma. The Workshops are evaluated for Credit by attendance or assignments or both.
Minimum 75% attendance is mandatory for every Module. The attendance is taken into consideration for grading.
Two to three sessions on every working day (10/11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.; 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.; 4.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.).
The Workshops and Seminars are usually scheduled for Saturdays.
The print, broadcast, and digital media are experiencing a rapid expansion. Mass media, new media and internet communication offer promising and remunerative work opportunities. For the Diploma holders from XIC, the prospective employers include newspapers, magazines, TV/Radio, media services, corporate world, NGOs, etc.
Am I eligible to apply?
You are eligible to register for the OET if you meet the requirements mentioned below:
- Age limit : 35 years or below in age.
- You have completed 3 years of Graduation (12+3 years) in an University approved stream:
(Arts, Commerce, Science, Computers, BMM, BMS, BE, Catering, etc….)
- You are appearing for your Last Semester or Third year Graduation this year.
In this last case, should you be selected for the XIC Course of your choice, and successfully complete it in keeping with the Academic and other standards laid down by XIC, the Diploma will be awarded only on completion of your graduation and on production of the relevant attested Final mark-sheet.
IF YOU FULFILL THE ABOVE MENTIONED CRITERIA, then you can proceed to the NEXT STEP, which is, to REGISTER for the XIC ONLINE ENTRANCE TEST. (O E T)
However, before you begin the REGISTRATION PROCESS, you need to know about the introduction of the 'SKYPE' technology at the PERSONAL INTERVIEW (P.I.) stage of the XIC testing and selection process.
The selection is to be made in the first fortnight of the Course. The choice will be finalised at the end of the First Term depending upon the overall performance of the student.