Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Journalism (PGDRJ)

Level: Post Graduate Diploma

Duration:1 Year (2 Semester)

Seats: 20

Eligibility: Applicant must be graduate in any discipline from recognized University

About the Programme:

Pedagogy of the programme will be entirely field based  on practicals and applications based learning and teaching . Programme will enable students to produce and present News reports , articles, videos , community radio programmes, audio clips, and reports for a creative intervention in the society.

Programme Objectives:

  • To develop student’s understanding, sensitivity and perspective on rural society so that they could report, analyze and engage in meaningful intervention to contribute towards the integral development of the rural society.
  • To acquaint the student with the working of different media like Print, Electronic & New Media.
  • To develop Research aptitude, attitude and research skills to understand Media and to make use of them.
  • To develop writing skills needed for News papers, Magazines, Radio, T.V. and web Journalism in different formats.
  • To develop understanding perspective on the role, function and impact of Media in society.
  • Specific Focus on  hands on learning.
  • Specific Focus on works produced by students.
  • Focus on Assessment that evaluates students on the basis of assignments , projects, different kind of writings  and productions.

Career path you can choose after the programme:

  • Reporters and Feature Writer, Columnists
  • Political Analyst, Media Advisor and Media Educators
  • Development Journalist, Development Communication Professional, Manager of Development Programme, Rural Health Professional, Rural Environment Protection Professional, Rural Capacity Development Professional 
  • Copy Writer, Feature Writer and Freelancers
  • Film Maker, Blogger Web Professional,
  • Community Radio Professional,
  • Woman and Child Health Professional