P.G. Diploma in Development Communication
Anwar Jamal Kidwai, Mass Communication Research Center offers a postgraduate diploma in development communication. It is self-financed full time diploma course. The duration of the course is one year. It has total forty seats. The course endeavors to produce professional communicators. The course facilitates students to understand the use of contemporary as well as traditional media like radio, print, television and video. The course is designed and tailored with the view of providing students with quality education in the field of development communication.
After completing the course, students get into the field of media set-ups, development agencies, Govt. and Non-Govt. organizations as media practitioners and development communication strategists. The course covers the following aspects of communication.
- Concept, Development and Approaches
- Development Concerns and Issues
- Development Planning
- Development Communication
- Communication Evaluation and Research
- Methods of Communication for Development - I (Radio & Television Production Sound)
- Methods of Communication for Development - II (Documentation, Print Journalism, A/V and Photo Journalism)
- Methods of Communication for Development - III (Media Campaign, Theatre & Folk form)
- Field Training
Students who wish to take admission to the above-discussed programme need to have the following qualification.
Students who have taken first degree in Humanities, Arts, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering or Medicine etc. can apply. Students must have obtained at least 50 % marks in aggregate in their degree exam.
The entrance exam consists of a written test followed by a personal interview. The exam aims at assessing student's ability and aptitude. The written exam is to be held in Delhi. The aim of written exam is to examine student's aptitude, views over a wide area of knowledge and general awareness. Students who cleared the written test will be short-listed for the personal interview. The interview will be held in Delhi. It must be noted that the admission is totally based on the student's performance in the test. The break-up of marks is given below.
- Written exam - 85 marks
- Interview - 15 marks
The names of students who are short-listed for written test and personal interview will be displayed on the notice board of the designated test centers as well as center's website.
Fees and Dues structure for postgraduate diploma in Development Communication
|Enrolment fee (in case not already enrolled)||50|
|Identity card fee ||50|
|Cost of syllabus ||300|
|Canteen establishment charges ||50|
|Cultural activities ||150|
|Equipment caution money (refundable)||10, 000|
|Foundation day celebration ||100|
|Library caution money (refundable)||2, 000|
|Garden fees/campus maint. Fee||100|
|Sports and games||150|
|Students aid fund ||50|
|University development fund ||500|
|Subject association fund||100 |
|Total ||14, 000|
|Consumables charges||17, 500|
|Tuition fees||18, 500|
|Training and production fee||3, 000|
|Grand total ||53, 600|