• The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of SRM IST
    has produced outstanding journalists over the years.
  •  Our aim is to produce independent and creative journalists who would
    contribute to society by providing the right kind of information to the
  • There are many working people who would like to pursue freelance
    journalism and the ODL programme is aimed at inculcating
    professionalism in them and developed them  as media professionals.
  •  Journalism is a passion and can be learnt at any age and the MA (JMC)
    programme through distance education has been designed to suit any age

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • Graduates will have skills and knowledge to excel in their professional
    career in the field of Journalism, Mass Communication and its related
  • Graduates will contribute and communicate effectively within the team to
    grow into leaders.
  •  Graduates will practice lifelong learning for continuing professional development.
  • Graduates will have the capability to continue their formal education and
    successfully complete an advanced degree.
  • Graduates will contribute to the growth of the nation and society by applying acquired knowledge in technical, computing and managerial skills.


  •  Young students who want to pursue a career in journalism.
  •  Employed people who want to pursue journalism as a free-lance profession.
  •  Persons employed in media houses who want to acquire additional
    qualification in journalism.
  • People who want to learn the nuances of journalism and understand its
  •  Event Management people.
  •  Blog writers

The minimum qualification for admission to Master of Arts – Journalism And Mass Communication (M. A. JMC)  programme (Distance Education) shall be:

Any graduate.

Minimum Duration: 2 Years

Per Semester: Rs. 4,000/-

Whole Year: Rs.8,000/-

2 Years: Rs.16,000/-

Dr. Gladson Clifford Joe. C

M.A. (Pub. Admn.), NET(Pub. Admn,), M.A.(JMC),NET(JMC),M.A.(Chrs.std),M.A. (English), Ph.D

Head i/c of the department and Research Supervisor                                                            Journalism and Mass communication                                                                                            Directorate of Distance Education                                                                                                    SRM Institute of Science and Technology,                                                                      Kattankalathur – 603203

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