Master of Arts in Journalism [MA(J)]

Level – Postgraduate

Duration – 2 years (4 semesters)

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. Sanjeev Gupta
Head of Department
Qualification: PhD (Broadcast Journalism), Master in Communication & Public Relations, MA (English), MA (Hindi), MA (Sociology), Hons. Dip. in Film & T.V. production technology.
Experience: 28 years (24 Years Teaching and 4 years Professional).
Area of Specialization: Electronic Media, Media Research, Broadcast Journalism, T.V. Production.
PhD Supervision: 10 Candidates.
Dr. Satendra Dehariya
Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.J., PhD (Mass Communication), UGC NET.
Experience: 20 years (10 Years Teaching and 10 years Professional)
Area of Specialization: Print Journalism.
Lokendra Singh Rajput
Senior Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.J.M.C. and UGC NET.
Experience: 16 years (10 Years Teaching and 6 years Professional).
Area of Specialization: News Writing, Editing and Print Production.
Dr. Ranjan Singh
Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.J., PhD (Journalism).
Experience: 23 years (18 Years Teaching and 05 Years Professional).
Area of Specialization: Print Journalism.
PhD Supervision: 02 Candidates.