Master of Arts (Journalism)  [MA(J)]

Level – Postgraduate

Duration – 2 years (4 semesters)

Seats – 30

Eligibility Criteria

Passed graduation in any discipline from recognized university

About the Programme

Print media has a very important role in our lives. The print media is very effective to know about national and international happenings, to analyse them and to be aware of public issues and problems. The programme focuses on various aspects of print journalism such as news writing, reporting, editing and modern media.

Course objective

  • To develop competent professionals with technical skills and knowledge of journalism and principles of communication.
  • To promote original research work in the fields of journalism and inculcate an understanding in relevant subjects.
  • To develop analytical thinking and deliberation on human values, culture, environment, science, sports and contemporary issues related to the society so that they acquire proficiency in oral and written communication.

If you have a nose for news, have good writing skills and wish to make a career in this challenging field of news writing and move on, this programme is for you.

Career path you can choose after the course

  • Editor, news anchor, producer.
  • Assistant Editor, copy writer / feature writer, commentator.
  • Deputy Editor, Sports Journalist, Media Advisor.
  • Reporters and correspondents, Indian Information Service officers.
  • Photo Journalist, Political Analyst, free lancers, media educators.


Dr. Rakhi Tiwari
Associate Professor & Head
Qualification: PhD (Broadcast Journalism),M.J.M.C., M.A. (Psychology), M.A. (History), P.G. Diploma in Guidance and Counselling.
Experience: 20 years
Area of Specialisation: Media Content, Communication Theories, Development Communication, Journalism Research.
Dr. Ramdin Tyagi
Qualification: PhD, M.J.M.C., MA, LLB
Experience: 20 years
Area of Specialisation: News Writing, Editing and Printing Production
Lokendra Singh Rajput
Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.J.M.C. and Net.
Experience: 7 years (Teaching), 6 years (Professional Experience)
Area of Specialisation: News Writing, Editing and Printing Production
Satendra Dehariya
Assistant Professor
Qualification: P.G. (Mass Communication)
Experience: 4 years
Area of Specialisation: Print Journalism
Dr. K. Mani Kandhan Nair
Assistant Professor
Qualification: PhD (Computer Science)
Experience: 14 years
Area of Specialisation: IT & ICT, Print Media, Multimedia and Graphic Application
Dr. Ranjan Singh
Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.J., PhD (Journalism)
Experience: 14 years
Area of Specialisation: Dainik Bhskar, Dainik Jagran, Patrika