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Journalism in Delhi University

Udisha Srivastav | March 22nd, 2020 . 10:15 pm






Established in 1922, the University of Delhi is a premier institution in India that offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Out of the various courses that are offered in the varsity, a few of them are the most sought after. The Journalism course has also become one of the most aspired courses considering the overwhelming response of students from various academics.

Below is the list of the colleges that offer English Journalism course at Delhi University.

Lady Shri Ram College

With innumerable reputed and notable alumni, the all-girls Lady Shri Ram College has an edge over other colleges located in South Campus. Naming a few, we have the NDTV anchor named Nidhi Razdan, producer Gauri Khan, actress Sayani Gupta, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi, Celebrity Judge Archana Puran Singh, actress Aditi Rao Hydari, Filmmaker Deepa Mehta, activist Gurmehar Kaur, Supreme Court Judge Indu Malhotra, India\’s first woman investigative Journalist Chitra Subramaniam, and many more. The campus is located in the 5-acre area in Lajpat Nagar. With the well-furnished infrastructure, user-friendly computerized libraries, and amazing faculty and staff, the college is one of the best ones to go for Journalism. The college was ranked at the second position by India Today in the field of Mass Communication.

Delhi College of Arts and Commerce

Delhi College of Arts and Commerce or DCAC established its Journalism department in 1989. It is located in the prime location of Netaji Nagar in Delhi. The college aims at prioritizing the role of Journalism and Mass Communication in society. With its highly professional, experienced, and qualified faculty, the college ensures the effective delivery of the 3-year course. The Journalism department of the college brings out various tabloids and newsletters throughout the year. A few can be named as DCAC Herald, DCAC Express, and DCAC Times.

Kamala Nehru College 

Located in the South Campus area, Kamala Nehru College is quite famous for its Journalism course. Like Lady Shri Ram College, Kamala Nehru College is also a girls\’ college. It uses various innovative methods and techniques to equip the students in almost all possible fields related to Journalism. The college also brings out a yearly newsletter Communique which is solely written, edited, and designed by the students of the Journalism department. The teaching methodology includes various seminars, workshops, guest lectures, and in-house competitions.

Maharaja Agresan College

Maharaja Agresan College has a spacious campus of 10 acres. It is located in Vasundhara Enclave in the National Capital Region. Along with the undergraduate Journalism course, it also offers an advanced diploma in Television programs and News Production. The college is a co-ed college and has a vibrant and active environment.

Kalindi College

An off-campus college, Kalindi College was established in the year 1995. It offers the English Journalism course for the students to venture in the exciting career of Journalism. The college has collaborated with DUCR (Delhi University Community Radio) to give hands-on experience to the students in terms of exposure and technology. According to the college, its alumni are working in various news organizations from Print to Electronic media.

Delhi School of Journalism

Delhi School of Journalism, DSJ is the newly set up Journalism college in the varsity. The college offers a five-year integrated program for the students. Along with this, it also gives an option for the students to leave the college after 3 years with a bachelor\’s degree in Journalism. The students also have the opportunity to master their skills in a foreign language enhancing their career prospects. Unlike other colleges of Delhi University that offers the course in one medium, Delhi School of Journalism delivers the program in both Hindi and English languages.

Institute of Home Economics

The Journalism course at IHE aims to expose the students to several events throughout the year that provide them an opportunity to interact with stalwarts in the media industry, attend workshops and seminars on contemporary issues. The Department also conducts various short-term courses to impart technical skills to the students. On a recent note, various courses on Radio Jockeying, Anchoring and Production and Campus to Corporate were organized by the Journalism Department.

Below is the list of the colleges that offer the Hindi Journalism course at Delhi University.

Aditi Mahavidyalaya

Aditi Mahavidyalaya College is located at Delhi Auchandi Road in Bawana Delhi. It\’s a women\’s college and is one of the premier colleges in Delhi University for Bachelors course in Hindi Journalism. The course comprises of four-year full-time duration. The college organizes various events, fests, and annual competitions that help the students to showcase their talent.

Bhim Rao Ambedkar College

Bhim Rao Ambedkar College offers a 3-year degree program in Hindi Journalism. It is located in Kardam Puri Extension, Yamuna Vihar. The course provides students with new information about mass communication and journalism that would help them to make completely professional.

Ram Lal Anand College

The college is located in the Benito Juarez Marg, South Campus in South Moti Bagh. The Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours in Journalism is a full-time three-year undergraduate degree course offered by the University of Delhi. The eligibility for this course is based on the merit of the student as per his/her class 12th result.

Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College

Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College is located at Dev Nagar, Karol Bagh. The B.A (Hons) Hindi Journalism course offers a total of 40 seats. Out of these, 24 seats are available for the General category and rest are available for the reserved section.

Bharati College

The college is located in Dada Satram Mamtani Marg, Janakpuri. It offers a 3-year course in Hindi Journalism.

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