Welcome to Institute of Journalism and Communication [IJC] an institute affiliated to Gujarat University offering BJMC as a course.

About IJC

Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication is an under-graduate Degree Course. The program is affiliated to the Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.
The course pattern, inclusive of practical studies and tutorials, is designed to orient and train the student not only in conceptual/theoretical concepts but also for providing a real and practical feel of business situations and tools to meet real life demanding situations.

BJMC as a Career

Today’s development, computerization, extensive use of various communication mediums has created a necessity to design a new undergraduate course to fill in the vacuum which remains unfilled by the traditional courses such as Arts, Commerce and even Science. This new undergraduate program will attempt to bridge this gap and also provide quality and contemporary connect with the undergraduate structures in Gujarat University.

Syllabus

This full time undergraduate program is spread over 3 years and spaced out over 6 semesters.
This program will cover basic foundation courses and additionally offer specialized elective courses
This program incorporates lively theoretical lectures, hands on practical sessions, tutorials, classroom presentations and take home assignments. Furthermore field trips, study tours, projects and intensive internship structure help add to the depth of learning in the program.
The program are specially designed to train students in the emerging fields of media, entertainment, corporate communication and advertising industry. Courses have been structured to equip aspiring students for various platforms such as Television, FM/Radio, Advertising, Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Event Management, Newspaper/Magazine and Digital Media. A variety of innovative teaching and learning techniques are adopted by the experts from Industry and by well experienced professionally qualified faculty.

Admissions

  • The Admission Committee shall, by advertisement in the prominent newspapers widely circulated in the university area, by web-site or by such other means, as it may consider convenient, publish the date of registration, the list of Help Centers, last date for submission of registration form, programs offered and such other information as may be necessary in this behalf.

  • A student seeking admission shall apply on-line, for the registration of his/her candidature, on the web-site, within the time limit specified by the Admission Committee.

  • For the purpose of registration, a student shall be required to make payment of such sum towards the Registration fee, etc. as determined by the Admission Committee.

  • Where a student has made more than one registrations, the registration made at the later stage shall be taken into consideration for admission purpose and the other registration shall be treated as cancelled.

  • A repeater, reserved category or other board student shall be required to obtain the print out of the registration form and shall sign and submit the same, along with the self-attested copies of the requisite certificates and testimonials as specified in the registration form, at the prescribed Help Center. An acknowledgement receipt for the same shall be given by the person authorized by the Admission Committee. A fresh candidate (first attempt) of Gujarat Board is not required to do this process.

  • Note : Without ONLINE REGISTRATION no Admission will be Granted.

    Procedure

  • The Admission Committee shall, by advertisement in the prominent newspapers widely circulated in the university area, by web-site or by such other means, as it may consider convenient, publish the date of registration, the list of Help Centers, last date for submission of registration form, programs offered and such other information as may be necessary in this behalf.

  • A student seeking admission shall apply on-line, for the registration of his/her candidature, on the web-site, within the time limit specified by the Admission Committee.

  • For the purpose of registration, a student shall be required to make payment of such sum towards the Registration fee, etc. as determined by the Admission Committee.

  • Where a student has made more than one registrations, the registration made at the later stage shall be taken into consideration for admission purpose and the other registration shall be treated as cancelled.

  • A repeater, reserved category or other board student shall be required to obtain the print out of the registration form and shall sign and submit the same, along with the self-attested copies of the requisite certificates and testimonials as specified in the registration form, at the prescribed Help Center. An acknowledgement receipt for the same shall be given by the person authorized by the Admission Committee. A fresh candidate (first attempt) of Gujarat Board is not required to do this process.

  • Note : Without ONLINE REGISTRATION no Admission will be Granted.

    Eligibility for Admission

  • For the purpose of admission, a Student shall have passed the qualifying examination in the 12th Standard prescribed by Gujarat University from time to time from-

    1. the Gujarat Board;
    2. the Central Board of Secondary Education;
    3. the Council of Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi;
    4. the National Institute of Open Schooling;
    5. the International School Board;
    6. A candidate who has passed the qualifying examination from any State other than Gujarat;
  • A Student who has passed the qualifying examination from other than Gujarat Board and other than CBSE School of out state of Gujarat only shall be required to obtain PEC from Gujarat University before registration.

  • A Student who has passed the qualifying examination after appearing in the supplementary examination conducted by the Board shall be eligible for admission
    in the current academic year on vacant seats

  • All Student who have English as one of the subject or English as medium of Instruction are eligible for admission. The Students who has studied in English Medium and English was not the subject in 12th standard, then He/ She must produce a Certificate from school that He/ She has studied in English Medium.

  • A Student who has not opted Accountancy as subject in Std. XII and taken admission in B.Com. Course only have to clear Bridge course of Accountancy before completion of first semester. Such student has to pay Rs. 1000 additional Tuition fee and Rs. 500 exam fee for bridge course. This course will be conducted in School of Commerce, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad

  • Reservation of Seats

    For the purpose of admission, the seats shall be reserved for the students who are of
    Gujarat origin and falling under the following categories and in following proportion, namely

  • 1. Scheduled Castes: 7 %
  • 2. Scheduled Tribes: 15%
  • 3. Socially and Educationally Backward Classes, including Widows and orphan of any caste: 27%
  • 4. A student seeking admission on reserved seat shall be required to produce a Certificate of Caste
  • Provided that the student belonging to socially and Educationally Backward Classes shall be required to produce a certificate to the effect of non-inclusion in Creamy Layer in addition to the caste certificate. Such Non Creamy Layer Certificate issued by the competent Authority shall be valid for Admission for the period of 3 years from the date of issuance.

    1. No caste certificate shall be valid unless it is duly stamped, signed and issued by the authority empowered by the Government of Gujarat.
    2. No certificate to the effect of non-inclusion in Creamy Layer shall be valid, unless it is duly stamped, signed and issued by the authority empowered by the Government of Gujarat.
    3. If a student fails to submit the certificates of Caste / Non-Creamy Layer as required within the stipulated time, his/her candidature shall be considered for admission under unreserved category.
    4. If a student of reserved category gets admission on unreserved seat in order of merits, he/ she may be given admission on the unreserved seat according to his/ her preference.
    5. The admission of a student of a reserved category on a reserved seat shall be valid subject to the verification of caste certificate/income certificate by the authority empowered by the State Government in this behalf. In case the caste certificate is found invalid on verification, he/she shall not have right to claim his/her admission on reserved seat and if he/she has already been granted admission, such admission shall be cancelled.
    6. After granting admission to all the students of reserved categories on respective reserved seats, the vacant reserved category seats of Scheduled Caste (SC) (if any) shall be transferred to the seats of Scheduled Tribes (ST) and similarly, the vacant reserved category seats of Scheduled Tribe (ST) shall be transferred to the seats of Scheduled Caste (SC) by the Admission Committee after having obtained sanction from the competent authority of the Gujarat University.
    7. After having allotted admissions to all the students as mentioned in 6 above, the remaining reserved category vacant seats (if any) shall be transferred to the seats of General Category by the Admission Committee after having obtained sanction from the competent authority of the Gujarat University.

    Preparation of Merit List

    The merit list of the students who have applied for admission in the manner prescribed by the Admission Committee, within the prescribed time limit and who are found eligible for admission under these rules, shall be prepared in the following manner, namely

    1. For the students who have passed the qualifying examination from any of the Boards mentioned in the rules, percentage of marks obtained in the theory subjects shall be the merit marks.
    2. The criteria for deciding merit order in case of candidates having equal merit marks shall be based on the following descending sequence, namely
    3. Aggregate marks obtained in qualifying examination (Only external) (No practical Marks will be considered)
    4. English subject marks in qualifying examination. If English is not taught as a subject but English is a medium of instruction, percentage of marks obtained in the theory subjects
    5. Aggregate marks of SSC Examination or equivalent examination
    6. Date of Birth (Age)

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