FAQ's

We offer a pre-professional hands-on course of study, where we focus on the traditional skills of journalism as well as newer forms of journalism, including social media. We are also a liberal arts discipline that weds traditions from communications, sociology, political science, and journalism to assess the role and impact of media in contemporary society.

Like their counterparts around the world, journalists in India are being buffeted by a special mixture of dramatic, disturbing and exciting forces of transformation. We as a faculty would not be spending our careers diligently educating the next generation of journalists if we did not think it had a bright future.

You may have read about cuts in jobs in the traditional print and television fields. To be sure, journalism is an occupation in evolution, and those job cuts are due in significant part to technological advances. These advances have also opened exciting new opportunities beyond traditional jobs.

Absolutely, the school helps to arrange internships at leading NGOs and media operations during both the winter break and the summer break. Our faculty use their many contacts to help arrange these internships.

We try to blend the rigorous with the informal. Our faculty work very long hours preparing for class and doing their own research. But they are generally available to address student concerns on very short notice. We share a common goal: To make Jindal the best place in India to study journalism and communication.

While we have great respect for the fields of public relations and film-making, that just do not fit into our tightly focused curriculum at present. We are developing a sequence in photography and visual communication. We plan to roll that out soon.

 

No. But we strongly encourage students to take a foreign language—and Jindal offers courses in French, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin and German. We are a Global University, after all! We are developing liaisons with universities around the globe, and we hope our students can study abroad, if only for a short period.

We want to be known as the place where students learn to write well and to read well. All else follows from that.

Actually, it depends on the number of seats available or vacant. Right now we can say, 1 July 2019 is the final due date for application submission.

The personal statement is a short reflective piece where you get a chance to tell us a bit more about yourself and what you think the Admissions and Faculty teams need to know about you. While there is no preferred format, the personal statement should give the reader a good sense of your personality and who you are. It should not be specific to a programme.

JSAT takes place every day. You can chose date/day and venue as per availability and convenience. You can make this choice while registering for the exam on https://home.pearsonvue.com/jsat.aspx . For booking an appointment for JSAT you need to pay 950Rs. to Pearsonvue with your credit card.

The competitive exam is indeed a mandatory part of the admission process. This however, is second step in the admission process and comes only after a student has successfully completed and submitted the application form. Thereafter a student needs to log on to vue.com/jsat to register for the JSAT exam.

You need to carry the printout of your appointment email and a valid Photo-ID card.

Your score will automatically come to us, so relax.

10 July is the last day to give the JSAT. Post registering for the exam, a student can take the exam only after 24 hours, So a student has to register by 8th July in order to be able to take the exam on 10th July, 2020.

JSAT has three sections- Logical Reasoning, Verbal Aptitude and Quantitative Skiils. In B.A(Hons.) Journalism and Media studies programme we give 10% weightage to quantitaive skills and 90% to English verbal aptitude and Logical Reasoning. You can practice the sample papers available on JSAT page of our website under admissions tab and you can consider aptitude book issued by pearsonvue.

Being a UGC approved University we follows UGC guidelines , Please visit the Refund policy page on our website jsjc.edu.in for full details .

No, you can simply tick mark the course choices you have in your application form when prompted.

Passed or student of class 12th can apply for the programme, to secure the seat , student must secured 60% and clerance of an entrance exam- JSAT/SAT/ACT.

You could take the exam after completing up the application on our websiite. JSAT takes place every day at centres across the country. You can chose the one that suits you best.

You may visit our campus on Tuesdays and Fridays, from 11 am to 4 pm with an appointment.

JGU has established tie-ups with HDFC Bank, IDBI Bank, PNB, AVANSE and SBI to facilitate educational loans for students who are admitted to the B.A. (Hons.) (Journalism and Media Studies) programme. Please visit our website for more information: https://www.credenc.com/financial-aid-opjindal.

JGU has established tie-ups with HDFC Bank, IDBI Bank, PNB, AVANSE and SBI to facilitate educational loans for students who are admitted to the B.A. (Hons.) (Journalism and Media Studies) programme. Please visit our website for more information: https://www.credenc.com/financial-aid-opjindal.

JSJC has collaborations with universities in Turkey, Israel, Vietnam and Malaysia for student semester exchange programme. JSJC works closely with faculty of University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and conducts a summer school in Berkeley.

Small, tightly focused classes which let teachers provide individual attention  to students.Excellent faculty, both full-time professors along with part-timers who are skilled practitioners at leading media outlets. Journalism in the digital age;  Experiential learning;  Foundational courses in the tradition of liberal arts;  Radio, Television and New Media; Multimedia storytelling; Religion and Politics; Environment and Climate Change.

JSJC offers a major in Journalism and Media Studies in the tradition of   liberal arts with foundational courses in humanities and social science and signature courses like Climate Change and Understanding Religion and Caste. It equips students with knowledge that drives the digital age of information technology and prepares them to make sense of the world around them. Communication is at the heart of every government and non-government enterprise and this course provides a robust and holistic learning experience mentored by a curated faculty that offers a 360-degree view of the world.

JSJC has faculty members from some of the most reputed higher education institutions around the world. The expertise, research, and experiences of our faculty members make the B.A. (Hons.) (Journalism and Media Studies) programme one of its kind in Asia.

Absolutely, the school helps to arrange internships at leading NGOs and media operations during both the winter break and the summer break. Our faculty use their many contacts to help arrange these internships.

We try to blend the rigorous with the informal. Our faculty work very long hours preparing for class and doing their own research. But they are generally available to address student concerns on very short notice. We share a common goal: To make Jindal the best place in India to study journalism and communication.

Sorry, but application fee is not refundable.

No, Tuition Fee and Residential Fee can be paid two equal installments, semester-wise.

INR 3,50,000/- per annum is the Tuition fees, and Boarding, food and Laundry will cost you INR 2,40,000 per annum. So total cost for a year for B.A (Hons.) Journalism and Media Studies programme is 5,90,000/- per annum.

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