All You'd Know about the Journalism Courses in DU 2017

Nitin Rao updated on : 12 Jun 2017
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Find out all about Delhi University Journalism Cut-offs, Admission, Syllabus and Fee Structure here!

Journalism Courses in DU 2017

Introduction to Journalism Courses in DU 2017

Delhi University provides many opportunities for students interested in pursuing the Bachelor degree in Journalism from the prestigious Indian University. Delhi University Journalism Courses are catered by Maharaja Agrasen College. The institution is accredited with grade ‘A’ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council a.k.a. NAAC. The Department of Journalism & Mass Communication at the Maharaja Agrasen College is responsible for prescribing and revising the B.A. (H) Journalism syllabus and conducting regular examinations.

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Previous Year Delhi University Journalism Cut-offs

Delhi University releases category wise journalism cut-off in various rounds. Starting from last year, the university has decided to provide 1% relaxation for girl candidates in all categories.

Delhi University Journalism Courses cut-offs for the last 3 years, category wise, are summed up in the following table:

Delhi University Cut-offs 2014

Cut-off Round

Cut-off (in %)

Cut-off Round

Cut-off (in %)

1st

Gen – 95

6th

Gen – Closed

OBC – 90

OBC – 84.75

SC – 90

SC – 84.75

ST – 90

ST – 78

PWD – 90

PwD –78

2nd

Gen – 94

7th

Gen – Closed

OBC – 89

OBC – 84.5

SC – 89

SC – 84.5

ST – 88

ST – 75

PWD – 89

PwD –75

3rd

Gen – 92.5

8th

Gen – 91

OBC – 87

OBC – 84.25

SC – 87

SC – 84.25

ST – 85

ST – 73

PWD –85

PwD –73

4th

Gen – 91.5

9th

Gen – Closed

OBC – 85.5

OBC – Closed

SC – 85.5

SC – Closed

ST – 83

ST – 71

PWD –83

PwD – Closed

5th

Gen – 91.25

10th

Gen – Closed

OBC – 85

OBC – Closed

SC – 85

SC – Closed

ST – 80

ST – 69

PWD –80

PwD – Closed


Delhi University Cut-offs 2015

Cut-off Round

Cut-off (in %)

Cut-off Round

Cut-off (in %)

1st

Gen – 95

7th

Gen – Closed

OBC – 92

OBC – Closed

SC – 90

SC – 76

ST – 90

ST – 70

PWD –90

PwD – Closed

2nd

N/A

8th

Gen – Closed

3rd

Gen – 93

OBC – Closed

OBC – 90

SC – Closed

SC – 86

ST – 69

ST – 86

PwD – Closed

PWD – Closed

9th

Gen – Closed

4th

Gen – 92

OBC – Closed

OBC – 88

SC – Closed

SC – 84

ST – 68

ST – 84

PwD – Closed

PWD – Closed

10th

Gen – Closed

5th

Gen – Closed

OBC – 84.5

OBC – 86.5

SC – Closed

SC – 82

ST – 67

ST – 80

PwD – Closed

PWD – Closed

11th

Gen – Closed

6th

Gen – Closed

OBC – 84

OBC – 85

SC – Closed

SC – 80

ST – 66

ST – 75

PwD – Closed

PWD – Closed

12th

Gen – Closed

 

OBC – Closed

SC – Closed

ST – 66

PWD – Closed

 

Delhi University Cut-offs 2016

Cut-off Round

Cut-off (in %)

Cut-off Round

Cut-off (in %)

1st

Gen – 96

5th

Gen – 92

OBC – 93

OBC – 88.5

SC – 91

SC – 82

ST – 90

ST – 78

PWD – 90

PwD – 80

Kashmiri Migrants – 93

Kashmiri Migrants – 84

2nd

Gen – 95

6th

Gen – 91.75

OBC – 92

OBC – 86.5

SC – 89

SC – Closed

ST – 87

ST – 70

PWD – 87

PwD – Closed

Kashmiri Migrants – 89

Kashmiri Migrants – 60

3rd

Gen – 94

7th

Gen – 91

OBC – 91

OBC – 84

SC – 87

SC – Closed

ST – 84

ST – 65

PWD – 85

PwD – Closed

Kashmiri Migrants – 88

Kashmiri Migrants – 58

4th

Gen – 93

 

OBC – 90

SC – 85

ST – 82

PWD – 83

Kashmiri Migrants – 86

 

Delhi University Journalism Admission 2017

Candidates interested in enrolling for Delhi University Journalism Courses 2017 need to outfit the following original certificates as well as one self-attested copy of each document:

  1. ID Proof (self and parent/guardian), Aadhaar Card (photocopy only) is preferred
  2. Class X passing certificate
  3. Class XII passing certificate
  4. Character certificate
  5. Original application form generated via the University Admission Portal
  6. Migration certificate for students outside CBSE Board
  7. Caste Certificate/ PWD Certificate (2 Copies)
  8. Income Certificate (For BPL candidates)

Only those candidates who’ve met all the eligibility criteria for the B.A. (H) Journalism course as well as cleared the Delhi University Journalism Courses entrance examination cut-off will be considered for admission. Candidates will be provided admissions on the basis of the merit list, based on the eligibility criteria and cut-off scores prepared by the college.

Delhi University Journalism Syllabus 2017

Delhi University Journalism Courses offered by the Maharaja Agrasen College, University of Delhi require students to undergo four types of courses through the duration of the study. These course categories are core course, discipline elective course, generic elective course and ability enhancement courses/ competency improvement courses/ skill development courses/ foundation course.

Delhi University B.A. (H) Journalism is a 3-year course, which is divided evenly into 6 semesters. Syllabus for the Delhi University Journalism Courses, semester wise, is slated in the following table:

S. No.

Semester

Course Category

Courses

1

I

Core Course

(1)   C1 Introduction to Journalism

(2)   C2 Introduction to Media and Communication

Discipline Elective Course (DSE)

N/A

Generic Elective Course (GE)

(1)   GE 1 Basics of Journalism

Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)/Competency Improvement Courses/Skill Development Courses/Foundation Course

N/A

2

II

Core Course

(1)   C3 Reporting and Editing for Print

(2)   C4 Media and Cultural Studies

Discipline Elective Course (DSE)

N/A

Generic Elective Course (GE)

(1)   GE 2 Photography

Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)/Competency Improvement Courses/Skill Development Courses/Foundation Course

N/A

3

III

Core Course

(1)   C5 Introduction to Broadcast Media

(2)   C6 History of the Media

(3)   C7 Advertising and Public Relations

Discipline Elective Course (DSE)

N/A

Generic Elective Course (GE)

(1)   GE 3 Film Appreciation

Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)/Competency Improvement Courses/Skill Development Courses/Foundation Course

(1)   SEC 1 Radio Production

4

IV

Core Course

(1)   C8 Introduction to New Media

(2)   C9 Development Communication

(3)   Media Ethics and the Law

Discipline Elective Course (DSE)

N/A

Generic Elective Course (GE)

(1)   Documentary Production

Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)/Competency Improvement Courses/Skill Development Courses/Foundation Course

(1)   SEC 2 Documentary Production

5

V

Core Course

(1)   C11 Global Media and Politics

(2)   C12 Advanced Broadcast Media

Discipline Elective Course (DSE)

(1)   DSE 1 Media Industry and Management 1

(2)   DSE 2 Print Journalism and Production

(3)   DSE 3 Photography

(4)   DSE 4 Media, Gender and Human Rights

Generic Elective Course (GE)

N/A

Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)/Competency Improvement Courses/Skill Development Courses/Foundation Course

N/A

6

VI

Core Course

(1)   C13 Advanced New Media

(2)   C14 Communication Research and Methods

Discipline Elective Course (DSE)

(1)   DSE 5 Multi-Media Journalism

(2)   DSE 6 Introduction to Film Studies

(3)   DSE 7 Development Journalism

Generic Elective Course (GE)

N/A

Ability Enhancement Courses (AEC)/Competency Improvement Courses/Skill Development Courses/Foundation Course

N/A


Delhi University Journalism Courses students are also assigned regular projects during some selective semesters.

Delhi University Journalism Fee 2017

The university accepts a yearly fee for the 3-year Delhi University Journalism Courses. The total fee for the B.A. (H) Journalism course at DU is around INR 60,000. The examination fee isn’t included in the course fee and needs to be submitted separately. The fee for extra-curricular activities is also required to be paid separately. 

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