IGNOU M.A Journalism and Mass Communication Admission 2021- Fee, Eligibility, Last Date, Application Form

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IGNOU M.A Journalism and Mass Communication Admission 2021: In this article, the details regarding IGNOU M.A Journalism and Mass Communication Course 2021Fee, Application Form, Eligibility, Last Date of the exam are posted. Admission in IGNOU M.A program is offered on a direct process since it is an open university and the number of seats for each course is unlimited. The application for Indira Gandhi National Open University Courses should be applied online and registration opens twice a year for January and June Session.

IGNOU M.A Journalism and Mass Communication Course Overview

Important EventsImportant Dates
Admission starts on
  • July session – Admission starts in the second week of February ends in the second week of May.
  • January session – Admission starts in the second week of August ends in the second week of November.
Re-registrationOct to Feb
IGNOU exam form dateOctober
Term End Exam Form SubmissionNovember
Term End ExaminationTo be notified
Release of hall ticket10 days before examinations
ResultsTo be notified
Result RevaluationWithin a month from the release of results, revaluation of the exam can be requested.

M.A JMC full form is Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication

About IGNOU M.A Journalism and Mass Communication

The complete form of M.A JMC is a Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication. It is a Graduate Degree Programme which is offered in January and July. It comes under the category of  School of Social Studies (SOSS).

IGNOU M.A Journalism and Mass Communication  Eligibility Criteria

The learners should have Bachelors’s Degree in any discipline. They should have access to computers, the Internet, and basic knowledge of word processing (for creating word documents and communicating through the Internet for sending and receiving emails, browsing sites, etc.).

M.A: Master of Arts.

Last Date for IGNOU M.A Admission

IGNOU  Admission Due Date
July SessionApplication form available In the month of November
Last date to fill the application In the month of February
January SessionApplication form availableIn the month of May
Last date to fill the applicationIn the month of August/ September

2019-20

  • July session – Admission started on 5th may 2019 ended on 15th November
  • January session – Admission started on 6th November ended on 11th February

2020-21

  • July session – Admission started on 15th November ended on 28th February
  • January session – Cancelled

 2021-22

  • July session – Cancelled
  • January session – Will be updated soon

How to Apply for IGNOU Masters of Arts Journalism and Mass Communication Admission?

  • Visit the official website of IGNOU – IGNOU
  • Click on the “Click Here for New Registration” link for fresh registration of the student or else enter your user name and password in the “Registered Log in” section.

Instructions to Fill M.A Journalism and Mass Communication Application Form Online

  • The application form should be submitted online through the official IGNOU website
  • The students are advised to download the prospectus and read the instructions carefully before filling up the form
  • The students should remember their Username and Password for subsequent login
  • The application fees may be paid by the below methods
  • Credit Card (Master/Visa)
  • Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay)
  • Net M.Anking
  • ATM Card (PNB)
  • Before filling the application form online, candidates must possess the following documents:
  • Photograph (not more than 100 KB in size)
  • Signature (not more than 100 KB in size)
  • Age Proof
  • Relevant Journalism and Mass Communication al Qualification (not more than 400 KB in size)
  • Experience Certificate (if any) (not more than 400 KB in size)
  • Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC (not more than 400 KB in size)
  • BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line(not more than 400 KB in size)

IGNOU M.A Journalism and Mass Communication Course 2020

CoursesFees (for full program)
M.A Journalism and Mass Communication Rs. 25000/- for the full course, Rs. 12500/- per year
B.ARs. 9600

Subjects in M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication)

  1. Introduction to Journalism and Mass Communication
  2. Reporting Techniques
  3. Writing and Editing for Print Media
  4. Broadcast and Online Journalism
  5. Media and Society
  6. Media Ethics and Laws
  7. Practical: Print and Online
  8. Practical: Audiovisual
  9. Print Media
  10. Electronic Media
  11. Digital Media
  12. Advertising and Public Relations
  13. Communication and Media Studies
  14. Communication Research Methods
  15. Practical (Research Methodology)
  16. Major Project Work

1)Those who get admission into M.A. (Journalism and Mass Communication) two years program may come out with Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication after completion of 5 courses of the 1st year.
2) Students who are seeking lateral entry have to follow the procedure and payment for credit transfer as given by Student Registration Division.

IGNOU M.A Journalism and Mass Communication course Fee details

Rs. 25,000/- for the full course, Rs. 12,500/- per year, Students admitted for the first year shall register themselves for the second year by duly filling in the prescribed Re-Registration form of that year and submitting it to the Centre concerned along with the requisite fee to Program Study Centres

Based on the marks obtained by the student in Courses, as per the evaluation system, the Masters of Arts with Major in Corporate Affairs and Administration shall be awarded as per the following marking scheme:

Unsuccessful Below 35%
Pass 35% – 49.9%
Second Division 50% – 59.9%
First Division 60% and Above

Examination Form of IGNOU M.A Journalism and Mass Communication

It is an essential pre-requisite for you to submit the Examination Form for taking an examination in any course. You have to pay Rs 60 per course for the term-end examinations

Admit Card of IGNOU M.A Journalism and Mass Communication

After receiving the examination forms, the University will send the admit card before the commencement of the exam.

Examination Centre of M.A Journalism and Mass Communication

Your college is normally your examination center.

Declaration of Result of M.A Journalism and Mass Communication

It is your duty to check whether you are registered for that course and if you are eligible to appear for that exam or not. If you neglect this and take the exam without being eligible for it, your result will be dismissed.

Re-evaluation of  IGNOU M.A Journalism and Mass Communication Answer Script(s)

The students, who are not satisfied with the marks/grade awarded to them in the Term-end Examination may apply for re-evaluation within one month from the date of declaration of results i.e. the date on which the results are available on the University’s website on payment of Rs 500 per course by means of demand draft drawn in the name of IGNOU and will be paid at Delhi in the application form. The better of the two scores of original marks/grades and marks/grades after reevaluation will be considered and updated in student’s records.

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