Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGDJMC)

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Programme Name : Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
Programme Code : PGDJMC
Programme Fee : Rs. 3000/-
Min Duration : 18 Months
Max Duration : 4 Years
Medium of Study : English,Odia
Eligibility : +3 Pass or Equivalent
Programme Details

Learning Objectives:

  • Necessary skills to work in various media including print, electronic and web.
  • Basic concepts of communication
  • Understanding of laws related to media and media ethics.

Learning Outcome:
After completing the course,  student will be able to:

  • Work in various media organisations including print,electronic, web and social media.
  • Work in PR or Advt. Sector
  • Work in social sector
  • Will have basic understanding about various media and how to negotiate them

Total Credits: 48
Total Teaching Hours: 48 Contact Classes (1440Study Hours)
Conduct of Classes: On Weekends
Duration of the Course: Minimum 1 ½ Years, Max 4 years
Eligibility Criteria: +3 Pass
Target Group:
Working Journalists
Those who are pursuing/completed DJMC from OSOU (through Lateral Entry)
Students want to pursue journalism as a career
This course will be taught with

  • Contact Classes
  • SLMs
  • OER available materials
  • Field visits
  • Exposure Visits
  • Project Report


Course Structure:
PGDJMC 01- Communication Concept, History, Law and Ethics
PGDJMC 02- Reporting
PGDJMC 03- Editing
PGDJMC 04- Radio and TV journalism
PGDJMC 05- Emerging and Social Media
PGDJMC 06- Advertising and Public Relations
PGDJMC 07- Communication theory
PGDJMC 08- Media Research
PGDJMC 09- Project Work

Lateral Entry for DJMC Students of OSOU:
Students of OSOU currently pursuing DJMC can join PGDJMC through Lateral Entry in 3rd Semester. Programme fee for Lateral Entry students is Rs. 1000. Minimum duration for completion of both DJMC and PGDJMC is eighteen months and maximum duration for completion is four years.