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Best BA Journalism Colleges in Bangalore


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Top BA Journalism Colleges in Bangalore

Last updated: Dec 17, 2020

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BA Journalism (Bachelor of Arts in Journalism)
This course provides a unique blend of subjects that help to enhance and develop a candidate’s communication skills. The curriculum emphasizes on concepts and skills that enrich the candidate’s knowledge, creates a highly adaptive environment and provides opportunities to grow successfully in print media like newspapers, journals, magazines, digests and news agencies; and electronic media like television, radio and internet. Techniques of reporting, writing, editing, news presentation and news compilation are also emphasized. Topics included in the curriculum are history of media, law and ethics, web design, photo journalism, reporting and feature writing and editing. Candidates are guided to conduct research and review useful information and create thought-provoking concepts and ideas. Journalism creates awareness among candidates about social causes and issues. Skills like research, analytical thinking and decision-making are enhanced through this course.

class Major Courses

NOTE: This is a triple combination degree and cannot be pursued individually. 

If candidates want to specialize in any one of the three subjects offered, we recommend that they take up an Honors degree in the subject of their choice.  

Course: All Courses

Course 1: BA - Journalism Honours

Course 2: BA - Journalism, History, English

Course 3: BA - Journalism, Sociology, English

Course 4: BA - Jouralism, Psychology, English

Course 5: BA - Journalism and Mass Communication

Course 6: BA - Political Science, Economics, Journalism

Course 7: BA - Psychology, English Literature, Journalism

Course 8: BA - Journalism, English, Public Administration

Course 9: BA - Journalism, Economics, Optional English

Course 10: BA - Political Science, Optional English, Journalism

Course 11: BA - Journalism, Communicative English, Psychology

Course 12: BA - Journalism, International relations & Peace studies, Public policy

BA Journalism course details

Duration 3 years 
Level Bachelor Programme
Mode of Admission Merit /Management
Fee Detail Merit Quota Seats :- Rs.20,000 to Rs.40,000 per annum.
Management Quota Seats :- Rs.40,000 to Rs.75,000 per annum.
Admission Process

Merit- College will be inviting the Application, Interested candidates can apply once the applications are open.
Management- Students looking for Management seats can go for Direct Admission.

List of Top BA Journalism Colleges in Bangalore

    List of BA Journalism colleges

  • Christ University
    Christ University

    Course 1: BA - Journalism Honours

    Course 2: BA - Journalism, Psychology, English

    Affiliations:

    Christ University (Deemed)

    Eligibility: Basic eligibility for the programme is a pass with minimum 55% at the +2 level (Karnataka PUC / ISC / CBSE / NIOS / State Boards) in any stream (Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce & Management, Sciences) from any recognised Board in India.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Christ University, Hosur Road, Bangalore - 560029, Karnataka, India

    Distance:

    The University is well connected with Airport, Railways & Bus
    Distance From Bangalore Airport : 41 km
    Distance From City Bus Stand :10.4 km


  • St.Joseph's College(AUTONOMOUS)
    St.Joseph's College(AUTONOMOUS)

    Course 1: BA - English, Journalism, Psychology

    Course 2: BA - Kannada/Optional English, Journalism and Psychology

    Course 3: BA - History, Economics, Political Science

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in PUC/10+2 or Equivalent Examination from a recognized board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: St. Joseph's College 36, Langford Rd, Bheemanna Garden, Langford Gardens, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560027

    Distance:

    The college is well connected with Airport, Railways & Bus
    Distance from Railway Station : 7 kms 
    Distance from Airport : 39.2 kms


  • Mount Carmel College (MCC)
    Mount Carmel College (MCC)

    Course 1: BA - Psychology, English, Journalism

    Course 2: BA - History, Journalism, Travel & Tourism

    Course 3: BA - Political Science, Economics, Journalism

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in PUC/10+2 or Equivalent Examination from a recognized board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Mount Carmel College No 58, Palace Rd, Abshot Layout, Vasanth Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560052.

    Distance:

    Mount Carmel College is located on Palace Road, Bangalore. Bangalore, the Silicon Valley or the Garden City as it is rightly known, has been the hub for students seeking to pursue academics. The city's connectivity via a well developed road, air and rail transport system makes it convenient for students to travel.

    Distance from Airport is 32.3km
    Distance from Majestic(Central Railway Station(SBC)) is 4.4 km


  • Kristu Jayanti College
    Kristu Jayanti College

    Course 1: BA - Tourism, History, Journalism

    Course 2: BA (Journalism, Economics, Optional English)

    Course 3: BA - Journalism, Political Science, English Literature

    Course 4: BA - Journalism, Psychology, English Literature

    Course 5: BA - Journalism, Psychology, Computer Science

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in PUC/10+2 or Equivalent Examination from a recognized board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous) K. Narayanapura, Kothanur (PO) Bengaluru 560077

    Distance:

    • Distance from Bangalore Airport to College: 26.6 km
    • Distance from City Railway station to College: 18.8 km
    • Distance from City Bus stand to College: 19.5 km


  • Jyoti Nivas College (JNC)
    Jyoti Nivas College (JNC)

    Course 1: BA - History, Tourism, Journalism

    Course 2: BA - Journalism, Economics, Optional English

    Course 3: BA - Psychology, Journalism, Communicative English

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in PUC/10+2 or Equivalent Examination from a recognized board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous Hosur Road, Bangalore - 560 095

    Distance:

    The college is well connected to Air, Bus and Railways 
    The distance from Kempegowda international Airport is 40.2 km
    The distance from Bangalore Central Railway Station(SBC/Majestic) is 9.9 km


  • Jain University
    Jain University

    Course name: BA - Journalism & Mass Communication

    Affiliations: Jain University

    Eligibility: The minimum qualification required to apply is a pass in the 10+2 examination in Science / Commerce / Arts from PUC / ISC / CBSE or equivalent board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Jain (Deemed-to-be University) #133, Lalbagh Road Bangalore – 560027

    Distance:

    Distance From Bangalore Airport to College : 16.4 km
    Distance From Bangalore Railway Station to College : 18 km


  • MS Ramaiah College of Arts Science And Commerce
    MS Ramaiah College of Arts Science And Commerce

    Course 1: BA - Optional English, Journalism, Political Science

    Course 2: BA - Optional English, Journalism and Psychology

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in PUC/10+2 or Equivalent Examination from a recognized board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: MS Ramaiah College Of Arts Science & Commerce. MSR Nagar, MSRIT Post, Bangalore-54.

    Distance:

    • The College is well connected with Airport, Railways station and Bus station
    • Distance from Kempegowda International Airport: 30.4 kms
    • Distance from City Bus stand: 9.5 kms


  • Christ Academy Institute for Advanced Studies (CAIAS)
    Christ Academy Institute for Advanced Studies (CAIAS)

    Course name: BA - Journalism, Psychology and Optional English

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in PUC/10+2 or Equivalent Examination from a recognized board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Christ Academy Institute for Advanced Studies Christ Nagar, Hullahalli, Begur - Koppa Road, Sakkalwara Post, Bangalore - 560 083, Karnataka.

    Distance:

    The college is well conneceted to Bus Stations Railway Stations & airport 
    Distance from Airport is 73.8km
    Distance from Majestic(Central Railway Station(SBC)) is 36.4 km


  • Jain College
    Jain College

    Course name: BA- Journalism, Communicative English, Psychology

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in PUC/10+2 or Equivalent Examination from a recognized board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: # 463 / 64 / 65, 18th Main, 80 Feet Road Rajarajeshwari Nagar Bangalore-560098 Karnataka, India

    Distance:

    The college is well connected to Air, Bus and Railways 

    VV Puram Campus-

    • The distance from Kempegowda international Airport is 37.6 km
    • The distance from Bangalore Central Railway Station(SBC/Majestic) is 5 km

    Jaya Nagar Campus

    • The distance from Kempegowda international Airport is 42 km
    • The distance from Bangalore Central Railway Station(SBC/Majestic) is 9.4 km

    R R Nagar Campus

    • The distance from Kempegowda international Airport is 43 km
    • The distance from Bangalore Central Railway Station(SBC/Majestic) is 9.5 km


  • IFIM College
    IFIM College

    Course name: BA - Journalism, Psychology and Optional English

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Candidates should have passed XII standard/PUC or equivalent there to as prescribed by Bangalore University

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: IFIM College 8 P & 9 P, KIADB Industrial Area, Electronics City Phase 1, Electronic City, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560100

    Distance:

    Distance from Bangalore Airport to College: 53 km
    Distance from City Railway station to College: 21.8 km
    Distance from City Bus stand to College: 22.65 km


  • Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies (AIGS)
    Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies (AIGS)

    Course name: BA - Psychology, Journalism, English

    Affiliations:

    Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in Pre-University / Higher Secondary / 10+2 / ‘A’ Level or equivalent of any recognized board or council in any discipline with English as one of the languages.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Road, Acharya PO, Soladevanahalli Bangalore-560 107, India

    Distance:

    The College is well connected to Bus stations, airport and railway station 
    Distance from airport is 35.6 km
    Distance from Central bangalore Railway Station(SBC) is 21.8 km
    Distance from Yeswanthpur Railway Station is 14.5 km


  • Dayananda Sagar University (DSU)
    Dayananda Sagar University (DSU)

    Course name: BA - Journalism & Mass Communication

    Affiliations: Dayananda Sagar University, Private University

    Eligibility: Pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent and a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. Arts group subjects are preferred.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: Shavige Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bengaluru - 560 111, Karnataka, India.

    Distance:

    The College is located in the residentioal area of Bangalore, well connected to Railways, Airways and Bus Connectivity. 
    Distance from Central Railways is Aprox. of 10 km. 
    Distance from Kempegowda International Airport is Approx. of 45 Km.


  • Krupanidhi College
    Krupanidhi College

    Course name: BA - English, Journalism & Physcology

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Pass in PUC/10+2 or Equivalent Examination from a recognized board.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: 12/1, Chikka Bellandur, Carmelaram Post, Varthur Hobli, off Sarjapur Road, Bangalore – 560 035

    Distance:

    The college is well connected to Air, Bus and Railways 
    The distance from Kempegowda international Airport is 45.5 km
    The distance from Bangalore Central Railway Station(SBC/Majestic) is 22 km


  • T John College
    T John College

    Course name: BA Journalism

    Affiliations: Bangalore University

    Eligibility: Candidates who have completed Two years Pre – University course of Karnataka State or its equivalent are eligible for admission into this course.

    Duration: 3 Years, Full time, Graduation Programme


    Campus Location: 88/1, Bannerghatta Main Road, Gottigere, Bangalore, Karnataka, India - 560 083.

    Distance:

    • Distance from Bangalore Airport to College: 67.6 km
    • Distance from City Railway station to College:29.6 km
    • Distance from City Bus stand to College: 30.3 km


Syllabus of BA Journalism

Year Semester

Subject

Year I Semester I
  • Introduction to Communication and Media
    • Communication
    • Kinds of Communication
    • Basic Models of Communication:
    • Media Mass communication
    • Media for Communication
Semester II
  • Print Media
    • Introduction to Printing
    • Brief History of Indian Journalism
    • Kannada journalism
    • Review of Newspapers and periodical contents
Year II Semester III
  • Audio Visual Media
    • Brief History of Radio
    • Types of Radio programs
    • A Brief History of Television
    • Types of Television programs
    • History & Development of Cinema
Semester IV
  • Media Laws
    • Concept of Freedom of Press
    • Freedom of Speech and expression
    • Media Laws
    • Press Council of India
Year III Semester V
  • Reporting
    • News
    • Qualifications of Reporte
    • Interviews
    • Reporting
  • Editing
    • Functions of Newsrooms 
    • Principles of Editing
    • Qualifications and responsibilities of Editor
    • Headlines
Semester VI
  • Media Management
    • Starting Of A Newspaper
    • News Papers Ownership
    • Problems And Prospects Of Newspaper
    • Starting Of a TV Channel And Radio Station
  • Advertising and Public Relation
    • Nature, Scope And Meaning Of Advertising
    • Advertising Agencies
    • Brand positioning
    • Nature and scope of public relation
    • PR Tools
  • Media Issues and Development
    • Media and Society
    • Mass Media and Democracy
    • Ideology Of The Media
    • Mass Media and The Public Interest
    • Mass Media A Changing Global Culture
  • News Writing and Reporting
    • News Perspectives
    • Routine Reporting
    • Specialized Reporting
    • Sources of News
    • News Reporting Professionalism

Career Scope of BA Journalism

Career opportunities are available in news papers, media companies, educational institutes, TV channels, film and video production, theatre, social services, counseling and human resources. Potential career roles:

  • Social Media Executive
  • School Counselor
  • Content Researcher
  • Writer
  • Social Media Analyst
  • Editor
  • News Reader
  • Columnist
  • Illustrator
  • Business Editor
  • Investigative Journalist
  • Photojournalist
  • Proofreader
  • Screen Writer 
  • Cartoonist
  • Correspondent/Reporter

Placements for BA Journalism

Popular Recruiters:

  • ABC Consultants
  • Amazon
  • Cognizant
  • Concentrix
  • Just Dial
  • MicroLand
  • Times of India Group
  • Dainik Bhaskar Group
  • HT Media
  • Bennett Coleman and Company
  • Zee Entertainment Enterprise
  • Reliance Media and Entertainment

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Veena 5 months ago

Can i Be a reporter after this course

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Shruti 3 months ago

Yes you can

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