Mass Communication is the study of relation of information to entities and individual and the same to be communicated or transferred to the public simultaneously. Dissemination of the information is generally by newspapers, books, magazines, websites, blogs, radio, film and television. Mass communication is actually, communicating that information which is not known to people around the world, and hence making it available to all.
If a candidate is looking for a career in mass media & communication, then they must pass class 12th with any discipline, and have excellent communication skills. The top ranking colleges in India offer undergraduate and post graduate programs in Mass communication.
Masters in Mass Communication teaches the students about media innovations, production techniques, managerial responsibilities, research methods and cultural issues.
The minimum requirement for admission 2016 in the post graduate course in Mass Communication is Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication or any other related field. However it is not compulsory to have completed a graduation degree to pursue a post graduate degree in Mass communication. The requirement for admission in most of the universities and institute is the completion of 12+ 3 years of graduation in any field with a minimum aggregate of 50% in graduation. The students in the final semester of graduation can also apply for the course. The aspiring candidate has to clear the entrance exams conducted by the institutes and universities. The entrance exam consists of questions in English, general Knowledge and current affairs to judge the candidates knowledge and presence of mind. Once the entrance exam is cleared, the candidate has to appear for the group discussion and personal interview.
A post graduate degree in Mass communication offers a wide scope of career options to the candidates like becoming a news channel reporter, Advertising manager, Market research analyst, broadcast news analyst, public relations manager and many others.
Enthusiastic candidates willing to take up Mass communication as a post graduate degree should have an alert mind, investigative skills, good English and communications skills, confident personality, enthusiasm and an in depth knowledge of current affairs and culture and tolerance towards the various situations.
The candidates can log onto the official websites of the colleges, universities and institutes for any information relating to course details, the faculty and other necessary information relating to admission in Mass Communication for post graduation.