Mass communication as the term implies is used for relaying information through the use of mass media to a large section of the society. Various mediums involved in this process are newspapers, radio, television, and film. In today’s fast pace world, large changes happen in fraction of seconds and to update the common public with such changes, there are televisions and newspapers that provide the news on daily basis. Therefore, it is very important to have such mediums through one can keep pace with the happenings around oneself.
With the demand for updating the world with the news in one’s country and abroad, there is also a demand for people to carry out this function, thus opening a wide career option for the youth. With the growing popularity of mass media, a lot of students prefer taking it up as a career option.
Irrespective of the academic backgrounds, students can take this up as an option. It is one of the career options where the intelligence quotient need not be high. Confidence and Personality are the key words in this field. In India there are numerous colleges that provide courses for mass communication, where students are worked upon their personality, skills, competence and leadership qualities. Once these qualities are identified they are divided into sub – groups, where they can choose their own subjects and area of specialization.
Following are various Career options available for students of mass communication:
* TV anchoring
* Documentary film making
* Disk jockeying
* Photo journalism
* Voice over artist
* Media planning
* Event manager
* Broadcast engineering
* Art direction
* Print media
There are various colleges providing mass communication in India:
Symbiosis Institute of Mass communication (pune)
Asian College of Journalism (Chennai)
Film and television Institute of India (pune)
School of journalism (Delhi)
Manorama school of Communication (kottayam)
Mudra institute of communication (Ahemdabad)
And there are many more colleges providing mass communication. These days it is the most viable and preferred course by the students, which provides the maximum percentage of job surety and future security to them.
There are many colleges in India providing course for mass communication, which is rapidly growing as an economic career option
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