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BA (Hons.) JEP - Journalism, English & Political Science

The BAin Journalism is an honours graduate program with specialization in English and Political Science. Journalism concerns itself with acquiring news, information, facts and knowledge which has a relevance to society. Journalism is traditionally seen as interplay of reporting and conveying it via print media, and television. Journalism has been a venerated and valued profession. The reason for this is the fact that it is essential for different voices and opinions to be conveyed in an effective manner. Hence journalism is a pillar of democracy and free society.

The honors program has been instituted to assimilate these challenges. This program offers much more than an ordinary course in Journalism. It lays specific emphasis on the study of the English language and Political Science. Consequently it is much extensive and requires focused study and dedicated work on the part of the student.

The student aspiring to earn this degree must have a few inherent traits and orientations. An eye for accuracy is the foremost quality of a journalist. This ensures objectivity and validity of information. The candidate should have an ability to do independent and in depth research. The aspiring journalist should show a commitment to professional and journalistic ethics. Add to this a flair for good storytelling and communication skills.

SCOPE AND HIGHLIGHTS

The course foster intellectual outlook with critical thinking, in-depth analysis, study research techniques evidence evaluation and constructive argumentation. The English curriculum inculcates the effective use of language in debate and report writing. Students acquire competence in oral, written, reporting editing and visual communication. The exposure to political science provides the student a vibrant skill set in socio-political perspective, environmental issues, ethics, communication, team work, time management and independent research.

The age of digital news creates new challenges in the field of journalism. This course has been created as a dynamic mix of English language and political science to serve the emerging challenges of the journalistic domain. This enables compelling knowhow to tackle both traditional media and its emerging variant platforms.

A number of production techniques will be emphasized to develop creativity and versatility. It allows the students to engage in a multi-platform study – print media, radio and TV, digital photos, blogs and podcasts, audio/video stories and websites content. Alongside reporting skills, ideas and creative communication will be emphasized to seek the human story behind a headline and gain insight of audience theory.

CAREER
OPPORTUNITIES

Journalistic careers are diverse, fast-paced and critically demanding and are essential to a healthy democracy. The Journalism program with Political Science and English prepares the student for diverse careers in a range of fields. The prominent fields are editing, news reading and directing, speech writing, and public information control. One of the best opportunities this course provides is to work as a freelancer. Freelancing hones skills for entrepreneurial foray and independent work.

A number of level jobs that this course facilitates are digital media executive, content author, social media adviser, editorial intern, research intern, reporter, policy intern, PR executive/assistant, teaching assistant, campaign executive and project manager.

Having moved above the entry level jobs the students can progress to leadership positions which include production journalist, magazine editor, senior press officer, film producer and digital campaigner and community manager.

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In a very prestigious IMRB Ranking, Quantum has been ranked at the 2nd spot among the Engineering colleges of Uttarakhand.
Career360 magazine has recognized Quantum amongst the top Engineering colleges in India.
Quantum has been awarded the No. 1 Engineering College in North India promoting Innovation, by the Education Minister of Gujarat.

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