B.M.C. - B.M.M. Bachelor of Mass Communications

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Mass Communication simply means communicating
with the masses. It is a vast field which studies various means of media used by
the masses. Various types of Mass Media includes newspapers, magazines, cinema
films, radio, television, etc. Bachelor of Mass Communication is an
Undergraduate Academic Degree awarded for a course or a program in the field of
Mass Communication. It is mostly abbreviated as B.M.C., which stands for
Bachelor of Mass Communication. Mass communication course curriculum covers a
wide area, comprising of closely related fields of advertisement, communication
and public relations.

B.M.C, B.M.M., B.J.M.C., B.A-J.M.C, B.A.
(Mass Communication) or B.J. ?

In India, Bachelor of Mass Communications is known by various names.

Some of the names of the Bachelor of Communications Degree:

  • B.M.M. - Bachelor of Mass Media.

  • B.J. - Bachelor of Journalism.

  • B.J.M.C. -� Bachelor of Journalism and Mass

  • B.A. - J.M.C - Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
    and Mass Communication.

  • B.A. (Mass Communication) - Bachelor of Arts
    in Mass Communication.

The only difference amongst these is the
Nomenclature. There is almost negligible difference, in terms of content or
options available on completion of the course.


  • Bachelor of Mass Media requires candidates to be pass in 12th class
    (10+2) or equivalent in any Stream.

  • Percentage requirement may vary from Institute to Institute.

  • Some Institutes also conduct an entrance examination / test for getting
    admission to this degree course. The entrance examination / test generally
    consists of a written paper, group discussion and personal interview.

- The duration of the mass communication degree course is 3 years. There are
number of semesters, which are mostly 6 in number.

Bachelor of Arts- Journalism and Mass Communication (Honours)
is also available in few Institutes of India. The eligibility for it is 10+2 and
the duration is 3 years. One the Institutes which provides this course is South
Calcutta Girls� College in Kolkata.

Mass Communication Degree is also available through Distance Learning Degree
Programs provided by some Institutes of India.

Mass Communication in India is provided by various Schools and Colleges in


Bachelor of Mass Communications Subjects
/ Topics

  • Mass Communications : Concepts & Processes.
  • Media Laws and Ethics.
  • History of Broadcasting.
  • Research Methodology.
  • Communicative English.
  • Introduction to Mass Communication.
  • Photo-Journalism.
  • Copywriting.

Note : Subjects /
Topics may have slight difference but they are related with Mass Communications

Bachelor of Mass Communications

Specialisation are generally provided in the 3rd year which can be
in :

  • Journalism.

  • Advertising.

  • Film Making.

  • Advertising.

  • Public Relations.

  • Corporate Communications.

Who can
and Who should pursue Bachelor of Mass Communications Degree

  • B.M.C. is only meant for adventurous people who are willing to go beyond
    the limits of the conventional boundaries and bring out the facts which
    really matter.

  • People who are looking for an opportunity to explore the world while
    they work are ideally suited for this profession as well.

Advantages or Benefits of Bachelor of Mass Communications Degree

  • One can pursue higher education like - Masters in Journalism or Mass

  • The work of Mass Communication Graduates involves meeting people and
    making the voice of the masses heard so that policy makers can hear them out
    and the society functions in a proper manner. Whilst doing so one can take
    pride in his work and get fame and name in the process as well.

  • It provides a normal person broad based education, in-depth knowledge
    and understanding of the mass media which will not only employ him but also
    provide job satisfaction.

of Mass Communications Jobs

Mass Communication Careers are abound. Mass communications graduates can find
jobs in the news media, advertising or public relations agencies, publishing
houses and research institutes. Growth of Internet has increased the demand for
writers who can generate content for various online portals.

Employment Areas

  • Newspapers.
  • Periodicals and Magazines.
  • Central Information Service.
  • Press Information Bureau.
  • Websites.
  • AIR - All India Radio.
  • T.V. Channels.

Job Types

  • Editors.
  • Columnists.
  • Correspondents.
  • Freelance Writers.
  • News Analysts.
  • Photojournalists.
  • Proofreaders.
  • Reporters.
  • Journalists.

B.M.C. - B.M.M. Courses in India

  • B.A. (Hons) (Mass Communication and Journalism)
  • B.A. (Hons) (Mass Media Hindi)
  • B.A. (Mass Communication)
  • B.B.M. (C.A.)
  • B.J.M.C. (Electronic Media)
  • B.M.C (Bachelor of Multimedia Communication)
  • B.M.M.M.C. (Mass Media and Mass Communication)
  • B.Sc. (Mass Communication and Videography)
  • Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (B.J.M.C.)
  • Bachelor of Mass Communication (B.M.C.)
  • Bachelor of Mass Media (B.M.M.)

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