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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.

The program in journalism and mass communication responds to the evolving landscape of media and communication, which now permeates almost every facet of human existence in interactive ways. With the exponential growth of media outlets spanning newspapers, television, and the internet, the field of journalism and mass communication has surged in popularity.

This program delves into the diverse forms of mass media, encompassing newspapers, radio, television, and online journalism, along with the intricacies of the business of media. It equips students with advanced theoretical and practical insights into various media professions, including journalism, advertising, and public relations. Through comprehensive study, students gain a deep understanding of how media functions to disseminate information to vast audiences, preparing them for dynamic careers in the ever-evolving realm of media and communication.


  • 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


Journalist, Reporter, News Anchor, Editor, Multimedia Journalist, Copywriter, Public Relations Specialist, Social Media Manager, Media Research Analyst, Advertising Account Executive.


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

Total Program Fee: ₹46,000/-
1st Installment
2nd Installment

Note: Easy EMI option available for 9 & 12 months. Monthly EMI from ₹6,000/- to ₹8,000/-.

Special Discount on Program Fee – Limited Period Offer

Pay full fee in one instalment immediately, and get ₹5000/- off.
One-time Full Payment
Payment Timelines
1. Pay first instalment or one-time full fee immediately after grant of admission.
2. Pay second instalment within 45 days of payment of first instalment or on or before the last date to pay full fee, whichever is earlier, as per policy.
• Paying complete course fee immediately, will make all benefits of the program immediately available.
• Installment option closes 15 days before the last specified date of admission.
• Exam fee & project fee is not included in program fee and has to be paid separately.
• Pay exam fee per paper per attempt. Exam fees or project fee is non-refundable & non-transferable.
Mode of Payments
♦ Online: Pay application form fee, program fee & all exam fees online. OR
♦ Demand Draft: Pay program & all exam fees via Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of “The Director SCDL, Pune” payable at Pune.
NoteSCDL does not accept any fee in cash.



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