Journalism & Mass Communication

About School of Journalism and Mass Communication

IEC School of Journalism & Mass Communication offers a three year full time under graduate degree (BAJMC), two year master degree (MJMC) in Journalism & Mass Communication and one year post graduate Diploma in Media Studies (PGDMS). The courses are well-designed and aim to enable students to gain subject knowledge, generate their own knowledge and to apply that knowledge in the real world media in a meaningful manner. The School teaches how to gather and present information clearly while also teaching its students to think critically within a legal and ethical framework. The emphasis is on developing students writing, editing and reporting skills for all kinds of media. Practical training forms an integral part of the curriculum & the School has well equipped Audio & Video Labs.


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Students are regularly exposed to all set of media skills through workshops, guest lecturers & seminars by leading media professionals. The course curriculum is industry oriented & contemporary. The School also has a rich Library stacked with updated books on the relevant subjects.
Journalism is concerned with the collection and dissemination of information. The medium of information could vary but the aim remains the same-that is to inform the intended audiences. It is a powerful medium to bring about social change and trigger national development. The IEC School of Journalism & Mass Communication aims to acquaint students with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills required for contemporary world. IEC School of Journalism & Mass Communication seeks to develop in each member of the community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively and effectively for the betterment of nation and society.

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Mission
The mission of the IEC School of Journalism & Mass Communication is to impart quality education to students for their overall development as a good journalists as well as a good citizen with the best professional skills to meet future challenges of globalization and great Indian values.

Vision

  • IEC School of Journalism & Mass Communication takes its inspiration from the University’s mission to equip students with the knowledge, skills and ideas for living and working successfully in the world of rapid social and technological change.
  • • To offer our students a wide range of flourishing research programs at UG and PG levels. Lined with lush green trees, beautifully landscaped gardens and magnificently designed buildings with state-of-the-art facilities, IEC experience is truly international.
  • • To foster the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, spiritual, and aesthetic development of the students in order to enhance their quality of life.
  • • To evoke and inculcate in the students a pride for cultural heritage of India coupled with the best from modern education and adopting them according to the need of the hour.

Significance of Study of Journalism and Mass Communication
In today’s era of Communication & Technology, Mass media play an important role in informing the masses about everything happening around them. Journalism is the investigation and reporting of events, issues and trends to a broad audience. Journalists are basically men and women who present the information as news to the audiences of newspapers, magazines, radio or television stations or the Internet. With the growing popularity and importance of the media, the opportunities in this field are galore. Careers in media offer many benefits and opportunities. In addition, journalism has excellent earning potential and is consistently ranked as one of the most highly important profession. The field of Journalism is full of glamour, creativity, passion and power. Keeping all these things in mind IEC School of Journalism & Mass Communication have many advantages added for media aspirants.

Teaching Methodology
The teaching methodology adopted at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication is intensive as well as extensive classroom teaching involving active participation of the students. It also includes preparation of project reports, project presentation, submission of assignments, seminars etc. The students are awarded for the best academic and professional performances. The achievements of our students have been outstanding.
At the School of Journalism and Mass Communication we nurture future leaders and elite professionals for the media world and beyond. Our mission statement explains how: Exceptional faculty, staff and students are committed to excellence in educating professionals, advancing legal scholarship, serving the public, society and the nation. We aspire to prepare professionals to serve the public with a high level of accomplishment and a commitment to the highest ideals of the media profession.

Message of HOD

Dear Student,

IEC School of Journalism and Mass Communication is the right place for students willing to pursue career in media, glamour, communication and information sector. IEC School of Journalism & Mass Communication is founded to churn out media professionals with comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of the theory and practice of journalism. Courses are well-designed to address the demands of the industry. The journalism degree here gives you broad education & prepares you for all kinds of media jobs by teaching you how to practice journalism in the real world. The school offers programs which includes dynamic, challenging and professionally relevant subjects led by innovative faculty members who combine classroom knowledge with real world experience. The skills you will learn in IEC School of Journalism & Mass Communication prepare you well for your further academic studies and for a wide variety of careers.
IEC School of Journalism and Mass Communication will help you put your passion into practice. I invite all journalism aspirants to be part of our School.

Best Wishes
Vijay Kumar Thakur
HoD, Journalism and Mass Communication

Courses offered

Bachelors of Arts Journalism and Mass Communication (BAJMC)

Award Degree
Duration 3 Year (6 Semesters)
Eligibility Criteria 45% from any recognized board in any stream and 5% relaxation to SC, ST candidates.
Seats 30
Objective The course aims to equip the students with the basic journalism skills in different mass media. The course is a unique blend of the theory and practice and is aimed at providing equal grounding in print production and journalism, broadcast media, public relations, cyber law, media management, advertising, new media and development communication.

Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC)

Award Post Graduation Degree
Duration 2 Year (4 Semesters)
Eligibility Criteria Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
Seats 20
Objective The course aims to equip the students with the basic journalism skills in different mass media. The course is a unique blend of the theory and practice and is aimed at providing equal grounding in print production and journalism, broadcast media, public relations, cyber law, media management, advertising, new media and development communication.

P.G. Diploma in Media Studies (PGDMS)

Award Post Graduation Diploma
Duration 1 Year (2 Semesters)
Eligibility Criteria Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
Seats 20
Objective The course aims to equip the students with the basic journalism skills in different mass media. The course is a unique blend of the theory and practice and is aimed at providing equal grounding in print production and journalism, broadcast media, public relations, cyber law, media management, advertising, new media and development communication.

Carrier

Journalism revolves around information. It is the investigation and reporting of events, issues and trends to a broad audience. Journalists are basically men and women who present the information as news to the audiences of newspapers, magazines, radio or television stations or the Internet. With the growing popularity and importance of the media, the opportunities in this field are galore. Careers in media offer many benefits and opportunities. In addition, journalism has excellent earning potential and is consistently ranked as one of the most highly important profession. Followings are the Carrier opportunities in Journalism:

    Jobs in Electronic Media:-

  • 1. Journalist.
  • 2. News Anchor.
  • 3. News Reader.
  • 4. News Reporter.
  • 5. Radio Jockey (RJ).
  • 6. Video Jockey (VJ).
  • 7. Cameraman.
  • 8. Video-Editor.
  • 9. Sub-editor.
  • 10. Photojournalist.
  • 11. Graphic Design.
  • 12. Translator.
  • 13. Freelancer.
  • 14. Script Writer.
  • 15. Producer.
  • 16. Online Journalist.
  • 17. Proofreader etc.

    Jobs in Print Media:-

  • 18. Reporter.
  • 19. Editor.
  • 20. Sub-editor.
  • 21. Cartoonist.
  • 22. Photojournalist.
  • 23. Editorial assistant.
  • 24. Magazine journalist.
  • 25. Freelance Journalist.
  • 26. Freelance Photojournalist.
  • 27. Circulation Manager.
  • 28. Stinger.
  • 29. Translator.
  • 30. Script Writer.
  • 31. Proofreader.
  • 32. Writer etc.
    • Govt. Jobs:-

    • 33. Public Relation Officer (PRO).
    • 34. Teaching jobs (in Schools, colleges and Universities).
    • 35. Different jobs in All India Radio (AIR).
    • 36. Different jobs in Doordarshan Kendra (DDK).
    • 37. Eligible for all other Government jobs.

      Other jobs:-

    • 38. Multi Media Journalist.
    • 39. Online Reporter.
    • 40. Social Media – Manager.
    • 41. Digital copywriter.
    • 42. Multimedia specialist.
    • 43. Media relation Officer.
    • 44. Corporate Communicator.
    • 45. Event Manager.
    • 46. Market researcher.
    • 47. Film Maker.
    • 48. Documentary Maker.
    • 49. News Agency owner.
    • 50. Advertising Agency owner.
    • 51. Media house owner.
    • 52. Program Director.
    • 53. Program Producer.
    • 54. Modeling.
    • 55. Voice over artist.
    • 56. Actor and many more ….…..

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Infrastructure & Facilities

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IEC University, established under THE IEC (INDIA EDUCATION CENTRE) UNIVERSITY (ESTBLISHMENT AND REGULATION) ACT, 2012 is a venture of already well-established IEC Group of Institutions spread over 100 acres of land in Northern India. We are based in Baddi, an industrial town in Himachal Pradesh, located around 32 Kms from Chandigarh. Our 14.5 acres of sprawling campus situated against the backdrop of beautiful Shivalik Mountains offers safe and attractive environment to study with the best quality resources and facilities. Our University aims to deliver multi-disciplinary world class education through effective and efficient processes so as to make it accessible to all sections of society. Ours is a vibrant, multicultural, multiethnic campus promoting a culturally pluralistic environment.

Media Labs
The IEC School of Journalism & Mass Communication aims to acquaint students with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills required for contemporary world by developing in each student the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively and effectively for the betterment of nation and society. Lab provides an excellent work area for every Student to practice and prepare them for the future. The IEC School of Journalism & Mass Communication has well equipped separate Audio and Video Labs. These labs are spacious, ventilated and well equipped for the practice of a media profession.

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Well equipped Video Lab for regular Practical training exposure to all kinds of media skills.

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Library
IEC University has a well-equipped library comprised of text and reference books, journals, periodicals, magazines and newspapers related to journalism profession. Thousand of books and magazine related to the field of journalism and mass communication are available for students and staff remembers. The University also provides computer facility to its students with internet connectivity and latest software along with a collection of different equipments related to the field of Journalism. Liberty has unique Air Conditioned and Natural light sections where students can sit according to their convenience and comfort.

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Extensive Digital Library
Beautifully designed Digital Library has over 30,000 books, 100 journals and magazines on different subjects. It has a seating capacity to accommodate 200 students with cubicles for faculty and research students. It also has subscription to national & international-journals like IEEE/IEE, Springer, ACM, ASCE Emerald Management Xtra through membership of INDEST Consortia of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (an active member of Developing Library Network (DELNET) for resource sharing).

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Computing Facilities
250 Pentium-IV workstations running on Windows 2010, Windows XP Pro, Linux and SCO Unix. All classrooms and offices are operational with 24x7 Internet connectivity at the speed of 150 Mbps leased line. Classroom and conference room fitted with LCD projection facilities and LAN. Common Computer lab is equipped with 600 systems for common purpose. Separate computer lab for each school and department with specialized software are also available.

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Wi- fi Enabled Modern Classroom:
School of Journalism & Mass Communication has wi-fi enabled modern class rooms enabling uninterrupted access to high speed internet 24x7. Outfitted with the latest technology, spacious classrooms equipped with all the necessary presentation facilities and also have video conferencing facility. Special classroom and conference room is fitted with LCD projection facilities and LAN. Lectures are typically augments by multimedia.

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Other facilities for the students
• Hostel Facility: - Students desirous of availing hostel facility may apply to the concerned authority of School of Journalism & Mass Communication, IEC University at the time of admission to the course. Students availing hostel facility shall have to pay hostel charges and security separately in addition to fee and other charges as per norms fixed by the Government of Himachal Pradesh from time to time. The hostel accommodation shall be allotted strictly on merit basis, subject to availability. top university  for bba top university  for bba

• Bus Facility: - Students desirous of availing bus facility may apply to the concerned authority of IEC University at the time of admission to the course. Students availing bus facility shall have to pay transport charges as per IEC University Rules. top university  for bba

• Gymnasium Facility: - Students desirous of availing this facility may apply to the concerned authority/ In charge of IEC University. Students availing this facility shall have to pay nominal charges as decided by the IEC University. top university  for bba

• Sports and NSS Facilities: IEC University has its own play ground within the campus and University organizing various sports activities round the clock throughout the year as per University schedule. IEC University has one unit of NSS. top university  for bba top university  for bba

• Health Centre: IEC University has its own health Centre within the campus. top university  for bba

• Canteen: - IEC University has its own Multi- cuisine canteen within the campus, spread over an area of 10,000 square feet with modern cooking appliances. Can accommodate 400 students at a single point of time. top university  for bba

Faculty Details

S.No.

Name

Designation

Highest Qualification

Total Experience

Achievements

Faculty

1

Vijay Kumar Thakur

HoD, Assistant Professor & Public Relations Officer (PRO) of IEC University

Ph.D. (P), M.Phil,Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication

10 years

Worked for IIT Mandi as Media Manager.

Co-organizer in ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar.

Research Publications.

Vani Certified by AIR.

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2

Mr. Ravinder Kumar

Assistant Professor

Master in Mass Communication & Media Management

6 years

Worked with ‘Panorama Television Pvt. Ltd.’ for their News Channel ‘ETV UP & HR’ & ‘NEWS 18 HP & HR’ (4 Year)

Two successful jobs related to ‘Photography and Content Writing’on International website‘Upwork’ as a freelancer.

Achieved 7 Certificates on completion of one month’s ‘Online Digital Marketing Course’ during lockdown of Covid-19 June 2020 from Crea8tify - Web Design Services

Specializations in Photography, Graphic Design Sound & Video Production.

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3

Mr. Atish Sharma

Assistant Professor

Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication

1.8 years

Worked with ‘Hindustan Times’ (1 Year)

Won Editorial Excellence Award for Election Coverage 2019 in HT Ludhiana.

Directed Five One Act plays in theatre.

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4

Ms. Shalini Paul

Assistant Professor

Masters in Mass Communication & Journalism

NET/ JRF qualified

Gold medalist in Masters.

Awarded Academic Excellence (3 times) and the Editor's excellence award for an outstanding job on the poll day at HT media.

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Research papers

Mr. Vijay Kumar Thakur

  • Paper accepted for Publication in “Role of Media to Create Environmental Awareness”, in Hill Quest Multidisciplinary National Journal.
  • Paper presented “Cyber Bullying - the Dark Side of Communication Technology” in the National Conference on “Issues and Challenges in Contemporary World-2015” Held at IEC University, Nanakpur, Baddi, H.P. on 26-27, December, 2015.
  • Participated in five day workshop organized by AICTE through National Institute of technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh, on “Operationalisation of NSQF, Community Colleges and other Skill Development Schemes of GOI through ITC” held at IEC University, Nanakpur, Baddi, H.P. from 17-08-1215 to 21-08-2015.
  • Co-organizing Secretary in ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on “Environmental Degradation and Natural resource Management in western Himalayas” on 20 February, 2015 at Government College Nalagarh, Solan, HP.
  • Paper presented “Environmental Awareness and Roll of Media” in ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on “Environmental Degradation and Natural resource Management in western Himalayas” on 20 February, 2015 at Government College Nalagarh, Solan, HP.
  • Paper presented “Impact of Tourism: A case Study of Lahaul and Spiti District of Himachal Pradesh” in ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on “Environmental Degradation and Natural resource Management in western Himalayas” on 20 February, 2015 at Government College Nalagarh, Solan, HP.
  • Paper presented “Relevance of Media Ethics for Responsible Journalism in Today’s World” in Seminar on “Media Ethics – Issues and Concerns” on 18th -19th Jan, 2012. Punjabi University, Patiala.
  • Participated in five day workshop of Indian-European Research Networking in Social Sciences (ANR-DFG-ESRC-NOW-ICSSR) on “Bullying, Cyberbullying, Pupil Safety and Well-being” held in the Department of Psychology, Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, from April 8-12, 2013
  • Participated in International Conference on “Changing Global Paradigms of Mediascape” 21st to 23rd October, 2011. Organized by Center for Advance Media Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala.
  • Participated in National Seminar on “Sports and Fitness Culture: Role of Media” 28th September, 2011. Punjabi University, Patiala.
  • Participated in Seminar on “Caste Based Discrimination in Himachal Pradesh: A Human Rights Perspective” by Umang Foundation, 18th September, 2010.

Mr. Ravinder Kumar

  • Participated in the Two days GASS National Research Online Workshop on “How to Write and Publish”, being organized by Department of Commerce and Management, Truba Group of Institutes, Bhopal, Madhya PradeshAffiliated to Barkatullah University in technical Collaboration with the Global Association of Social science and the International Research Journal of Social since and Humanities on6-7 May,2021 and address edby Eminent Social Scientist Dr. Sunil Goyal.
  • Paper published “Positive and Negative impact of GST on Indian Economy” in International Journal of Engineering, Pure and Applied Sciences,(IJEPAS) Volume.6 No. 1, March 2021, ISSN No. 2456-3129
  • Participated as an Organizing Committee Member in the International Conference on “Recent Trends and Innovation in Multidisciplinary Research” organized by IEC University, Baddi H.P, India in association with Globally Multidisciplinary Research and Education Association (GMREA) on 14th March 2020 (ICRTIMR-2020)

Ms. Shalini Paul

  • Book published “Fate Upside Down” kind of literature and fiction, Publisher- ‘Notion Press’ , ISBN-9781946280848, Year 2016

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