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Course Start Date Course End Date Duration Last Date to Apply
01 August 2021
31 July 2024
3 Years
31 May 2021

Programme Fee (Yearly) : Rs 3.50 Lacs
Hostel and Dining Fee (Yearly) : Rs. 2.40 Lacs

Important Notice


In the light of the decision of the Government of India to cancel the XII Board Examination (CBSE) and similar decisions taken by other Boards, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) will admit students for the academic year 2021-22 on the basis of the performance in the relevant entrance examination.


All students admitted to undergraduate programmes at JGU should have successfully completed their XII standard and should submit the Transcripts as and when it is provided to them by their respective Boards.

Course Information

To equip students to make sense of the world around them. To enhance their abilities to read and write critically and express themselves in various formats. To acquire skills to think fast, to be accurate and fair and to understand what is important.



Applicants to the B.A. (Hons.) Journalism & Media Studies at JSJC must have successfully passed the examination at the 10+2 level of schooling or its equivalent with minimum 60% aggregate marks. Students completing grade 12th in 2021 can also apply.


Candidates will be selected through a holistic admissions process conducted over three rounds based on a personal statement, supplemental question, X and XII Grade Marks, Faculty Interview and at par JSAT/SAT/ACT score.


Media Concentrations

The school offers different concentrations: broadcast journalism (radio and television); new media and news journalism. The choice of a spring term in Media Lab will determine the concentration.


Signature Courses

  • Great Books
  • Religion and Caste
  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Media Law
  • Radio and Voice
  • Big Political Debates
  • Gender and Sexuality

Cross Listed Electives

  • Reporting Conflict and crisis
  • Reporting the Border
  • Regional Media in India
  • In the second year of their study, students can choose from a wide variety of elective courses from across different schools.





Admissions Helpline

Mr. Anand Prakash Mishra

Director Law Admissions and Associate Professor of Legal Practice & Associate Dean (Admissions, Outreach & Institution Building)


Mr. Deepu Krishna

Deputy Director, Admissions & Outreach


Mr. Debjyoti Bhattacharya

Assistant Director, Admissions & Outreach

: +91-8930110758

Mr. Vinod Madaan

Senior Manager, Admissions & Outreach

: +91-7027850258

Ms. Suruchi Makkar

Senior Manager, Admissions & Outreach

: +91-8930110817

Ms. Anshu Gupta

Assistant Manager, Admissions & Outreach

: +91-7027850363

Ms. Anugya Kumar

Associate, Admissions & Outreach

: +91-8930300159

Mr. Harsh Vardhan Tiwari

Assistant Manager- Admissions & Outreach