Journalism- Scope and Eligibility

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Journalism is a challenging career option. Mass Media have been evolving day by day thus creating a huge demand for journalists. Journalists play a key role in the growth of any nation.Journalism is a highly responsible job, and highly interesting at the same timeJournalism is largely divided into two categories - Print and ElectronicJournalists help in spreading the news so that everyone knows things happening around them. Journalist can also specialize in diverse areas such as politics, economics etc. The degree is useful in areas such as

 • Advertising copywriter
 • Digital copywriter
 • Market researcher
 • Multimedia specialist
 • Public relations officer
 • Science writer
 • Translator

 The eligibility criteria for getting admission to BA Journalism or Bachelor of Arts in Journalism which is a 3-year undergraduate course. The basic eligibility for pursuing this course is 10+2 qualification. The student should have qualified senior secondary with a minimum of at least 50% marks. The skills acquired by a student who pursues journalism degree include critical and analytical skill, self-management skill, leadership skill etc.

 Some of the job prospects under this field include

 • Broadcast journalist
 • Editorial assistant
 • Magazine features editor
 • Magazine journalist
 • Newspaper journalist
 • Political risk analyst
 • Press sub-editor
 • Publishing copy-editor/proofreader
 • Web content manager
 • Writer