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With the spread of media into our lives through newspaper, television, & internet, explore new opportunities & get acquainted with the core ethics & practices of journalism.

In recent years, the field of mass media and communication has developed into a partially interactive concept that touches almost every aspect of human life. In addition, with the sheer proliferation of media into our lives through newspaper, television, and the internet. The field of journalism and mass communication is gaining tremendous popularity. The program involves the study of different forms of mass media including newspapers, radio, television, online journalism, business of media to convey information to a large audience. The course helps students provide advance theoretical as well as practical knowledge in various media professions such as journalism, advertising, public relations etc.

  • Bachelor's degree holder / Graduate in any discipline from a recognised University.
  • International / SAARC  Graduate from a recognised / accredited University / Institution.
  • Students who have appeared for final year of examination of their bachelor's degree program and are awaiting results can also apply, subject to successfully completing their bachelor's degree program / graduation within the time period specified by SCDL.

  • The duration of the program is one year.
  • The registration period is valid for two academic years.

Total Credit Points : 40

Introduction to Journalism and Mass Communication
Basics of Journalistic Writing
Media and Contemporary Issues
Development Communication
Integrated Marketing and Corporate Communication
Print Media and Television Journalism
Online Journalism
Media Laws and Ethics
Business of Media


News Reporter/Correspondent, Public Relations Officer, News and TV Anchor, Journalist, Content Developer, Blogger

Application Form Fee
The application form fee for applicants applying under:
  • General & Defence Category is: ₹1200
  • International & SAARC Category is: US$100
Note: Application fee is non-refundable.
Program Fee Payment
Students have two options to pay the program fees as per below specified timelines.
Option 1: One Time Payment: Pay full fee in one instalment immediately after grant of admission & avail timely benefits of the program.
Option 2: Two-Instalments: Pay full program fee in two-instalments:
Pay first instalment immediately after grant of admission.
Pay second instalment within 45 days of payment of first instalment payment or
  on or before the last date to pay full fee, whichever is earlier, as per policy.
Note: Both instalment payments made at the earliest, will make all benefits of the program immediately available. Installment option closes 15 days before the last specified date of admission.
Category One time full payment 1st installment 2nd installment
General ₹ 40,000/- ₹ 25,000/- ₹ 20,000/-
Defence ₹ 32,000/- ₹ 21,000/- ₹ 16,000/-
International $1151 $825 $495
SAARC $850 $700 $300
Note: Exam fees and project fee is not included in program fee. Pay Exam fees and project fee separately. Pay exam fee per paper per attempt. Exam fees or project fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. SCDL does not accept any type of fee in cash.
Mode of Payments
Online: Students can pay application form fee, program fee and all exam fees online. OR
Demand Draft: Students can pay program and all exam fees via Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of 
“The Director SCDL, Pune” payable at Pune.

1 Year

  • Blogger


  • Content Developer

    Content Developer

  • Journalist


  • News and TV Anchor

    News and TV Anchor

  • News Reporter / Correspondent

    News Reporter / Correspondent

  • Public Relations Officer

    Public Relations Officer