Chandigarh University - [CU], Chandigarh - Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [BJMC]

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Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication [BJMC]

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    Course Details

    Latest Update: Chandigarh University will start the registration process for CUCET(Phase-I) for session 2021 from 16 December 2020. The registration can be done in the online mode by visiting the official website of Chandigarh University. Candidates must appear for CUCET for taking admission into various programs in the University.

    Chandigarh University BJMC Important Dates 2021

    Registration process start Date 16 December 2020
    Registration Process End Date To be notified
    Date of CUCET Exam To be notified
    Result Date To be notified

    Chandigarh University is situated in Gharuan, Punjab, and is established as an act of Punjab State Legislature and is granted by UGC. It has become the first private university of the state to be accredited with NAAC A+ certification. Since its establishment in the year 2012, it has emerged as a powerful university in terms of placements, learning experiences, and outcomes and has been awarded many state and National Awards. 

    The university offers Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication programs for the candidates who have completed their class 12. CUCET entrance examination is conducted for admission purposes as well as for providing scholarships to the students.

    For admission into the BJMC course, candidates need to pass the class 12 board examination from a recognized board.

    Along with it, candidates need to appear for the CUCET entrance examination for admission into the course.

    Chandigarh University BJMC Eligibility Criteria

    • Candidates need to get 50% marks (General Category) in class 12 examination in any stream and 45% marks in case of the reserved category with 55% marks in English from a recognized board.
    • Candidates need to have a valid score in the CUCET examination being conducted by the University Authorities.

    Chandigarh University Application Guidelines 

    The selection is done based on marks scored in the CUCET Examination. Along with it, candidates need to get the marks in class 12 as per the eligibility criteria.

    How to Apply?

    • Visit the official website of the CUCET to begin the registration process.
    • Fill in the Application form with all the details required and make the payment for downloading the e-prospectus.
    • Fill in the admission form for the entrance test. The admission form is available in the e-prospectus downloaded after the registration process.
    • Candidates can pay the fees online mode via Debit card/Credit card and Netbanking.

    Read More:  Chandigarh University Admissions 2021 

    Chandigarh University BJMC Course Details

    Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication is a three-year undergraduate program and consists of six semesters. 

    Syllabus

    The detailed syllabus of the BJMC course offered by Chandigarh University is mentioned below: 

    Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication:

    • Introduction to Journalism, 
    • Writing to Media, 
    • Social-Economic and Political Scenario
    • Designs and Graphics
    • Communication Skills
    • Print Journalism
    • Still Photography
    • Folk and CyberMedia
    • Radio Journalism
    • National, and International Affair
    • Event Management
    • Media and Advertising Lab Research. 

    Chandigarh University offers inclusive teaching practices for the described course curriculum with innovative teaching approaches. The course ensures research work and methodologies for the students to learn practically. Regular assessments help in keeping track of the Student’s performance. Various methods used by the Chandigarh University for Assessments are Projects, Quiz, Assignments, Case Studies, International Faculty Inputs, etc. 

    The evaluation system is described in two ways by Theory Examination and Practical Papers. Both methods include methodologies of Internal as well as External Assessments. Candidates need to score at least 3.5 CGPA or 40% credit requirement is essential for passing the terminal papers in each semester. Students must attain a 75% attendance in each subject to appear for the terminal examination.

    Read More:  Chandigarh University Courses & Fee

    Chandigarh University BJMC Placements

    Chandigarh University has a dedicated placement cell working to provide placements and internships to students in reputed companies. CU has emerged as the University providing the highest number of placements to the students. 

    Candidates need to register themselves for the Joint Placement Programme(JPP) for getting into the evaluation process. Regular placements are provided by the Chandigarh University for the BJMC course students in many leading journalism companies as well as Mass Communication companies. 

    The regular recruits include ETV Bharat, Google, Amazon Microsoft, etc. The average salary package offered to the students under the BJMC course is INR. 4-6 lakhs per annum. 

    Read More:  Chandigarh University Placements 

    Chandigarh University BJMC Scholarships 

    Candidates need to mandatorily register themselves for the CUCET entrance exam to avail themselves of the scholarships in the BJMC course at Chandigarh University. The scholarship is provided in terms of concession of fees as per the marks obtained by the students in the CUCET test. 

    The detailed information about fee concession is mentioned in the table below:

    CUCET Marks Percentage of Scholarship offered(Fees)
    95% or above 100%
    80-94.99 50%
    70-79.99 16%

    After availing of scholarships, candidates are required to pay the security deposit and the examination fees. These charges are not included under the Scholarship program.

    Read More:  Chandigarh University Scholarships 

    Chandigarh University BJMC FAQs

    Ques. Can the Chandigarh University Registration Process be done in offline mode?

    Ans. Chandigarh University’s Registration process is done in the offline as well as online mode. For the offline process, candidates need to visit the Registrar Office of the Chandigarh University and Fill the Admission form along with the payment made in the form of Demand Draft.

    Ques. How many times does CUCET take place in a year?

    Ans. The CUCET examination is conducted in three different phases in a year. Each phase follows its own norms and the registration process and admission schedule may differ. The scholarship offered also differs as per phases.

    Ques. Can candidates appear for Multiple phases of the CUCET Examination?

    Ans. Candidates can appear for multiple phases of CUCET by paying the registration fees. However, candidates can appear only once in a particular phase.

    Ques. What is the mode and examination pattern of the CUCET exam?

    Ans. The CUCET exam is conducted in online mode. There are a total of 100 questions in the question papers and the total time duration for the examination is 120 minutes total.

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    Anonymous
    I want to do Msc.forencic science is there any intrance exam for that?
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    Apurva Tamhane

    Hello Anshika

    The Chandigarh University conducts an entrance exam for M.Sc. Forensic Science admissions. To know more details about the admissions, Check this page and search for “Chandigarh University PG Admission 2020”.

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    Anonymous

    BCA placement offer percentage?

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    Apurva Tamhane

    Hey Sujit

    BCA placements are near to 100%. 

    Read more Chandigarh University Placement

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    Anonymous
    i want to do b.sc. animation,vfx,gaming , is there any enterance exam for that ?
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    Manika Gupta

    Hi Anmol, Admissions in B.Sc. in Animation, VFX and Gaming are made on the basis of the entrance exam CUCET conducted by the University and the the performance in the last qualifying examination.

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    Anonymous
    I want to know that in your University B.P.ed course available or not..and what is the fee structure
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    Apurva Tamhane

    Hi Anshul,

    B.P.Ed course is available at Chandigarh University. Admission to the course is administered through the CUCET exam. The course is for 2 years. The tuition fees for each year is INR 50,000. While this is the tuition fee, there could be other incidental expenses occurring during the duration of the course.

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    Anonymous
    I need a course fee structure for Distance MBA in Operational Management. Some please
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    Anonymous
    Hi Rajendra, annual fees for this course is INR 26,900 (approx).
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    Anonymous
    What is the procedure for taking admission in Ph.D. in computer applications?
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    Anonymous

    Hi Prasanjeet, admission to this course will be based on marks scored in CU-Ph.D entrance exam or GPAT/UGC-NET/CSIR score. You can check the Admission Procedure in detail from here.

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    Anonymous
    Now the fee for petroleum engineering at Chandigarh University is 30,000 per semester (60,000 per annum) and I do not think so that any other university of collage offers this much economical fee structure. By keeping low fees with a high quality of education and research facilities Chandigarh University believes that nation can be grown by the encouragement of the youngest in higher
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    Anonymous
    Hi Omprakash, thank you for the feedback!
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    Anonymous
    I want to take admition in B.A (Punjabi). Any possibility ?
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    Anonymous
    Hi Satnam, the university does not provides this discipline under BA course.
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    Anonymous
    I have competed B.Tech EEE so can I apply for the M.Sc. Data science
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    Anonymous
    Hi Vignesh, yes, you are eligible to apply for admission in this course. Final selection will rely on your performance in CUCET.
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    Anonymous
    Do i have to give any exam for gettting in MA clinical psychology?
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    Anonymous
    Hi Sanjana, yes, admission to all the PG courses will be done on the basis of score in CUCET.
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    Anonymous
    admission criteria for llm. n last date also for admission in llm
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    Anonymous
    Hi Prakriti, admission to this course will be done on the basis of candidate's score in CUCET. Last date to apply for the same is April 23, 2020 (tentatively).
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    Anonymous
    Is b.tech. CIVIL engineer eligible for m.sc. physics?
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    Anonymous
    Hi Ramesh, yes, you can apply for this course if you had Physics as one of the compulsory subjects in graduation along with 50% aggregate.
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    Anonymous
    I want to do nutrition and dietetics.is there any entrance exam for that
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    Anonymous
    Hi Varun, yes, admission to this course is done on the basis of marks obtained in CUCET.
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    Anonymous
    I have done Bsc Home Science will I be eligible for Ma psychology?
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    Anonymous
    Hi Harbin, if you have studied Psychology as a subject in graduation, then only you can apply for this course.
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    Anonymous
    Can foreign students can apply online directly.
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    Anonymous

    Hi Tshering, yes, foreign students can apply online for admission in this university from here: CU International Students Admission Form

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    Anonymous
    Is there Msc Microbiology course?
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    Anonymous
    Hi Sujita, no, this course is not available in the university.
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    Anonymous
    Do i have to give entrance exam for getting admission in mtech or it is marit based
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    Anonymous
    Hi Amit, admission to this course is done on the basis of marks obtained in GATE/CUCET (Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test).
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    Anonymous
    Is the BE with computers and engineering course mentioned in ur list in same as btech with comp science??? And what is the procedure for admission i i i am a 10 2 student with pcm and computer
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    Anonymous
    Hi Divyansh, admission to this course will be done either on the basis of score in CUCET conducted by the university or in JEE Main. Moreover, you can apply for this course provided you have scored at least 55% in intermediate from a recognized board.
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    Anonymous
    Do I have to give any entrance exam for getting admission in BA LLB program Or it is Merit based?
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    Anonymous
    Hi Sneha, admission to this course is done on the basis of marks scored in qualifying degree i.e. intermediate. No entrance exam is conducted for the same.
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    Anonymous
    is it biotechnology course available ...
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    Anonymous

    Hi Dheeraj, yes, this course is available under BE, B.Sc and M.Sc. You can check the Admission Procedure of the concerned course in the university from here.

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