Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication

About BJMC

Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) is an undergraduate program that provides aspirants with knowledge about various journalistic skills in mass media such as newspapers, television, radio, internet, etc. It also informs students about various technology, equipment, and software involved in mass media.

The duration of the course is three years and is divided into six equal semesters. BJMC is the right career choice for the aspirants who have always been curious and inquisitive about the issues and events happening around the world. They should have a good flair for writing and reporting the events to a vast audience through mass media mediums. Such candidates ideally possess the ability to write well including editing and web writing along with good communication and analytical skills.

Course Highlights of BJMC

Check out the major course highlights of BJMC.

Course Name

Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication

Short Name





3 Years

Course Type

Degree Programme



Annual Course Fee

?30,000 – ?2,75,000

Average Initial Salary

?1,50,000 – ?6,00,000 LPA

Exam Type


Minimum Academic Requirement


Minimum Aggregate Score Requirement

50% or More

Selection Process

University-Level Entrance Exam or Merit-based

Employment Areas

Government and Private Sectors, TV Channels, Radio, Newspapers, etc

Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) Eligibility Criteria

Mentioned below are the eligibility requirements to get admission in BJMC course in India. 

  • Minimum Qualification Required:10+2 in any stream/ field or equivalent examination
  • Minimum Marks Required:50% to 60%, varies from college to college.
  • Age Requirement:The minimum age requirement for BJMC is 17 years.

BJMC Admission Process

  • The admission process to the BJMC courses varies from college to college. 
  • Some colleges conduct their won entrance exams and the selection is done based on the performance in the exam.
  • These colleges often include PI (personal interview) and GD (group discussion) rounds in the selection process.
  • Some colleges conduct merit-based or direct admissions. 
  • In these types of admissions, candidate’s performance in Class 12 examinations is taken into account at the time of the selection process. 
  • Some colleges also select students solely based on their performance in Personal Interviews/ Group Discussions/ Work Experiences.  

Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) Syllabus

Some of the major subjects covered in the syllabus of Bachelor of Hotel Management are provided in the table below.

Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication (BJMC) Career Options and Job Prospects

A plethora of job options are available for students with a BJMC degree both in government and the private sector. Candidates who want to pursue a higher degree in the respective field can go opt for master’s and other research programs to broaden their perspective that can provide them with better employment opportunities. As aspirants with a master’s degree are offered better job roles and salary packages. Listed below are job roles and employment areas suitable for a BJMC graduate:

Employment Areas

·         Circulation & Public Relations ,Advertising Agencies ,News Agencies ,Broadcasting Corporations ,Legal Affairs Department ,Photography Companies ,Journals ,Radio Telecasting Companies ,TV Channels ,Newspapers ,All India Radio

Job Profiles

Columnists ,PhotoJournalist ,News Analyst ,Feature Writer ,Freelance Writer/ Reporter ,Special Correspondent ,Radio Jockey ,Video Jockey ,TV Correspondent ,Fashion Photographer ,Journalist

The job responsibilities vary from role to role. However, the main aim is to cover newsworthy stories in an efficient manner for the general audience. 

Job Profile

Average Salary Package



Media Consultant


Social Media Manager




Public Relations Specialist


News Analyst


 Salary After BJMC

The annual salary package for a fresher is between Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 6 lakh. It varies depending on the organization one is working in, job profile, and professional skills. The different average salary packages for different job roles are mentioned below.