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    Bachelor of Arts (Journalism and Mass Communication)

    Best BA(bachelor of arts) Colleges - CMS

    The BA program in Journalism and Mass Communication offers a variety of program options that reflect the diversity of interests the students have in communication and related area. This program lies at the intersection of print media, electronic media, new media and a wide range of communication domains. In addition to the traditional way of building industry connect the department focus to create a strong bond between major media houses across the industry which will lead students to placements. The department meets industry needs by simulating industry environments and engaging guest speakers from various areas.

    CMS adopts a plethora of methods and modes to impart quality education to its students. Keeping in mind the emerging educational practices and growing demand from education, our process of course pedagogy ranges from Classroom Learning to Training and Development, Case studies, LMS, Simulation Activities, Application-Oriented Learning, Management Exhibitions, and Industry Interface.

    Program Code


    Course Code



    3 Years, 6 Semesters


    6 Semesters - 148 Credits


    Pre University / SYJC / 12th Std. / CBSE / ISC

    Program Objective

    • To demonstrate both theoretical and practical knowledge competency in theories and techniques of media and communication.
    • To demonstrate the ability to critically analyze information and dissemination of knowledge and information.
    • To equip students with the ability to create and critique media texts and processes.
    • To demonstrate knowledge and application of ethics and morals in media and communication in abidance with the Constitution of India.
    • To equip students with strong media research aptitude and demonstrate the ability to conduct and critique academic research.

    Program Outcome 

    • To equip students with the required skills to adapt to opportunities and challenges of an evolving global media environment.
    • To inculcate the ability to recognize and identify ethical conflicts in interpretative journalism and apply ethical reasoning in media practice.
    • To assist students in developing holistic responses to evolving media needs relative to the needs and interests of society, citizens and relevant stakeholders
    • Identify, evaluate, analyze, interpret and apply theoretical media knowledge to address problems and decisions associated with the media and communication industry.
    • To equip students with communication skills required for a media communication professional
    • To inculcate a media research aptitude based on ethical research norms and media practice based on professional standards.

    Academic Co-curricular Activities 

    Internship & Placements: Internships are educational and career development opportunities provided to the students to implement practical experience in the professional field. They are structured, short term and supervised placements focusing upon a task or projects with defined timescales. Our semester wise internships and extensive corporate interface ensure a perfect mix of business acumen and academic intellect. Our Internship department proudly partners with some leading companies.

    Toastmasters: Toastmasters International is a global organization imparting training in effective communication and leadership skills. It helps and motivates students to gain proficiency in public speaking, productive communication, audience interaction, and oratorical skills. Students who have completed 5 levels each having its own set of speeches and challenges are then awarded the “Pathways Proficiency” qualification from the USA. Our students hold the distinction of being the youngest certified Toastmasters in India.

    Academic Activities

    » 48 hours Film Project
    » Photography Exhibition
    » Advertisement Event
    » Spotlight- News Bulletin 
    » Media Lecture Series
    » Internship with Newshound India
    » CMS News Lab+
    » Film Club

    Extracurricular Activities

    Student Council: CMS Student Council is the hub of all student activities on the campus. It comprises of the various fests teams (Management, Media, Cultural, and Sports) and clubs associated with them. There are council members who regulate and monitor the activities of the council. The council is also responsible for organizing the CMS Festival. The Student council instills leadership, teamwork, and confidence in students. The council is FOR the students, BY the students, and OF the students. Students join the council as members but leave the council as leaders. This is the very heart of CMS.

    CMS Festival: Youth Oriented Fests

    • Threshold (Management Fest)
    • Precipice (International Management Fest)
    • Lasya (Cultural Fest)
    • Fundamentalist (Business Quiz)
    • Abhinaya (Theatre Fest)


    • CFL - College Football League
    • CPL - College Premier League
    • CMS Cup

    Value Added Activities and Events

    • Freshers' Day
    • Protégé - Management Fest
    • Verve - Cultural Fest
    • Lumiere - Media Fest
    • Model United Nations (MUN)
    • Graduation and Achievers' Day
    • Alumni Meet
    • The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
    • Start-Up Club
    • International Visit
    • Yuva Ignited Minds – Social Sensitivity
    • Skill Zone
    • Language Clubs - English, Hindi & Kannada
    • Vishwas - The Counseling Centre
    • Grievance Cell

    Clubs and Societies

    • Abhinaya
    • Confluence
    • Master of Ceremonies
    • Kannada Kalpa
    • National Service Scheme
    • Sachetana ( Women cell)
    • Yuva Ignited Minds
    • Start Up Club

    Academic year 2020-21

    BAJ Brochure

    Course Curriculum Matrix (Batch 2018-21)

    BAJ curriculum matrix

    International Exchange Program Partner

    HMKW University, Cologne, Germany

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