If you just communicate, you can get by. But if you communicate skillfully, you can work miracles.

Jim Rohn

If you are passionate about communication and how to move masses with just the power of a message, then mass communication is going to be the best ever career for you. Mass communication is the way of communicating with society globally through various means of technology. The communication process works through means of Print publications, Radio, Television and Cinema and the internet. There are four major functions of mass communication:

  • Surveillance of environment
  • To deliver Education and entertainment stuffs
  • Correlation function
  • To promote Cultural significance

Let us discuss more about mass communication in IP university.

About IP University

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University was established on 28 march 1998 by the Govt. of NCT Delhi. The university runs 50 courses of study as of now and there are 120 colleges affiliated to it.

Ranking of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University by NIRF in 2019
Overall category95th Rank 
Among Indian Universities : 66th Rank
Ranking of School Of Engineering And Technology of GGSIPU 
In the engineering ranking it was ranked 73 by NIRF engineering ranking
Ranking of School of Management Studies of GGSIPU 
 was ranked 62 by NIRF Management Ranking

Mass Communication at IP University

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University offers a three year full time programme in Bachelor of Arts (Journalism And Mass Communication) through its various affiliated institutes. There are 16 institutes affiliated to IP University which offers BA (Journalism And Mass Communication).

To get admission into this professional degree program candidate has to appear in the Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for mass communication at IPU, you need to fulfill the following:

Qualification10+2 or Its Equivalent 
MarksMinimum 50% In Qualification

About IPU CET

Following are a few main details about the exam:

Purpose of ExamEntrance test for Bachelor of Arts (Journalism And Mass Communication)
ConductedYearly
Mode of ExamCBT (Online)
Duration of Exam150 minutes
Eligibility criteriaSenior Secondary Exam/ 10+2 pass
Examination fees1200 INR
Official websitehttp://www.ipu.ac.in/
Link to apply onlinehttps://cdn.digialm.com//EForms/configuredHtml/1258/64709/Instruction.html
Last date to applyLast date to apply is 30 June 2020

IPU CET Pattern

Total Number of Questions100
Total Marks400
Duration Of Exam150 Minutes
Marking Scheme4 mark for each correct answer and -1 for wrong answer

Section-wise breakdown of the exam is given below:

SectionWeightage
English Language and Comprehension25%
General Awareness25%
Reasoning25%
Media Aptitude25%

Total Seats

There are 16 institutes having affiliations of Indraprastha University which offers the professional degree program in Bachelor of Arts (journalism and mass communication). The distribution of seats are given below.

Name of InstituteProgram DurationIntake
Delhi Metropolitan Education (Sunshine Educational and Development Society), Noida BA(JMC) 3 years full time 180
Fairfield Institute of Management & Technology, KapasheraBA(JMC)3 years full time120
Jagannath International Management School, Vasant Kunj, New DelhiBA(JMC)3 years full time120
Kasturi Ram College of Higher Education, Narela, Delhi BA(JMC)3 years full time 120
Lingaya’s Lalita Devi Institute of Management Science, Mandi Road, New DelhiBA(JMC)3 years full time120
Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies, Rohini, DelhiBA(JMC) 3 years full time120
Tecnia Institute of Advanced Studies, Rohini, DelhiBA(JMC)3 years full time 240
Trinity Institute of Professional Studies, Dwarka, New DelhiBA(JMC)3 years full time120
Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Pitampura, New Delhi BA(JMC)3 years full time300
Kamal Institute of Higher Education and Advance Technology, Mohan Garden, New DelhiBA(JMC)3 years full time 60
Management Education & Research Institute, Janakpuri, New DelhiBA(JMC) 3 years full time120
United College of Education, Greater NoidaBA(JMC)3 years full time60
KCC Institute of Legal & Higher Education, Greater NoidaBA(JMC)3 years full time 60
Sant Vivekanand College of Law and Higher Studies, GhaziabadBA(JMC)3 years full time60
JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus, Greater NoidaBA(JMC)3 years full time120
Trinity Institute of Innovations in Professional Studies, Greater NoidaBA(JMC)3 years full time60

Application Process

Follow the below mentioned steps to fill the online application form. Application process is a two step process.

Step I: Registration 

  • Click on admissions 2020-2021
  • Click online admission form you will land on the application page
  • Tick the declaration check box by clicking on it. 
  • Click on start button
  • Fill the Application form by filling details of program group, program name, cet code, and other details. Note : CET Code of BA ( journalism and mass communication ) is 126

After filling the form click on submit button

This is the initial registration, after that candidate will receive login id and password on his email id.

Step II: Application Form 

  • Using credentials i.e login id and password, re-login here and fill the details. 
  • Upload scanned image of candidates recent passport size  photograph and signature
  • After that a preview of the filled application will appear, make sure that all the details filled are correct and click on the submit button after reviewing
  • You will be automatically redirected to online payment gateway 
  • Make the online payment through the options available at the payment gateway and after successful transaction, keep the transaction details for future reference

Future Opportunities

The university offers campus placement for its students.

Some of the jobs offered after mass communication at IPU are:

  • Anchor
  • Journalist
  • Actor
  • News reporter
  • Media consultant
  • Film director
  • Fashion photographer
  • Event manager

Exam Centers

You can select your preferred city for exam from the options available. The CET Exam is conducted in four cities: Delhi-NCR, Jaipur, Chandigarh and Lucknow.