Department of Journalism & Mass Communication

About Journalism & Mass Communication

Harichand Guruchand University is one of the newly evolving state-aided universities in West Bengal. Though the university started  its legislative journey from 2019, but operationally it begins with the opening of nine postgraduate subjects in 2021. Journalism and Mass Communication is the only professional subject out   of  these four post graduate subjects which aims   for  achieving  diverse perspectives. The course is unique for various reasons. It is a multidimensional course that encompasses a wide range of subjects. Anyone, belonging to any stream (B.A / B.Sc./ B.Com/ B.Engg./ B.Voc.) in the undergraduate level and  opting for a job-oriented curriculum  may enrol in this course. General graduates who find themselves at cross-roads can choose this subject for a bright career. After undergoing this two-year post-graduate   M.A. program or even one year of the said course (P.G. Diploma), the student may get  the  job of a reporter or a sub-editor in a  regional / national newspaper/ television channel / radio broadcasting organization. S/he may also opt for a post of public relations officer in the private or public sector organizations. Adequate hands-on training will be provided so that the student can work as a professional  immediately after passing out. This course opens up the possibility of working as an advertising executive in any advertising firm. NGOs working in the areas of  development and communication will opt for a pass out of this course since s/he has been adequately groomed in the nitty-gritty of communication for development. Those having interest in short-film making will also find this course helpful and relevant. And this is an ideal course for becoming a film journalist. If the student is serious and studious, this course gives her/him ample opportunity to shine in life. Sky is the limit.