Curriculum provides theoretical and methodological abilities and practical ‘craft’ which help in grooming students for media sector. At JIMMC, the course content is regularly updated to keep pace with the emerging trends in the Media sector. JIMMC’s plan of action is to prepare students not only for entry level jobs, but also to groom them into strategic thinkers.

There will be approximately 160 teaching days for full time programmes excluding examinations, cultural and sports activities  in an academic year spread over in Two Semesters. The total working days in an academic session will not be less than 180.

Tentatively, a 50:50   ratio  is being  followed for Classroom lectures and Practical sessions. Practical sessions also include Deadline Reporting, Editing/ Scripting in classrooms and practice in Media lab.

JIMMC Kanpur offers following One year Post Graduate courses in courses:

Course Outline

One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Media

This course provides a tour of opportunities in digital world. The types of jobs in digital media encompass both the technological aspect through digital marketing as well as the creative aspect of digital media through digital content creation, digital strategy development etc.

Broad outline of the JIMMC curriculum:

  • Introduction to Journalism
  • Computer Skills & Application
  • Reporting
  • Editing.
  • Basic of New Media
  • Fake News
  • Introducation to Mobile Journalism
  • Digital Media Production
  • News & Current Affairs
  • Media Portfolio
*Internship in Print Journalism or Advertising & Public Relations only

One Year Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising & Public Relations

This course help to understand the growing demand for professionals in Advertising and Public Relation. The course seek to deliver skill in advertising and public relation domain by combining theoretical and practical learning in the field of communication.

Broad outline of the JIMMC curriculum:

  • Communication and Mass Media
  • Computer Skills and Aplication
  • AdvertisingL Princples & Concepts
  • Fundamental of PR & CC
  • Basics of New Media
  • News Reporting & Editing (Special Class)
  • News & Current Affairs &With Library (Special Class)
  • Specialised Advertising
  • Marketing & Brand Management
  • Event Management
  • News & Current Affairs
  • Media Portfolio

Post-Graduate Diploma in TV Journalism

TV has affected the lives of millions in a revolutionary way. It has ensured that news and entertainment reach even the remotest areas. This programme aims at providing theoretical base coupled with practical skills to connect the masses. Students learn to shoot and edit news, interviews and soft stories. Our in-house TV studio trains them for the real world of TV journalism. This course offers opportunities in TV newsgathering, scriptwriting and anchoring.

Broad outline of the JIMMC curriculum:

  • Communication and Mass Media
  • History of Media & Media Laws
  • Computer Applications & Skills
  • TV Reporting & News Scripting
  • Basics of News Media
  • Camera & Video Editing (Special Class)
  • News Writing & Editing (Special Class)
  • News & Current Affairs including Library (Special Class)
  • Basics of camera & Video Editing
  • TV News & Programme Producation
  • New Radio
  • News & Current Affairs
  • Media Portfolio

One Year Post-Graduate Diploma in Print and Online Journalism:

Over the years, Print journalism has witnessed major transformation. Reporting and editing has taken shape of highly specialized and professional field. Students will learn critical analysis of News content, In-depth reporting, Hard-nose editing and management of editorial departments including the newsroom. The core course in reporting and editing will train students in the art and craft of journalism so that they are able to understand how to gather news accurately and are credible in their writing. This course will also enable them to report in a fair and objective manner along with learning the importance of meeting deadlines.

Broad outline of the JIMMC curriculum:

  • Communication and Mass Media
  • History of Media & Media Laws
  • Computer Application & Skills
  • News Reporing & Editing
  • Basics of New Media
  • Magazine Journalism
  • Specialized Reporting
  • Digital Media Production
  • News & Current Affairs
  • Media Portfolio

Three Years Diploma in Mass Communication

Broad outline of the JIMMC curriculum: The Specialization is available only in Print Journalism or Advertising and Public Relations only.

  • Communication & Mass Media
  • Information Technology
  • Indian Economy
  • Reporting
  • Computer Application for Media
  • Indian Polity and Governance
  • Online Journalism
  • Editing
  • Camera & Video Editing
  • TV Journalism
  • Radio Journlaism
  • Reporting & Editing Skills
  • Advertising: Concept & Principles
  • PR & Corporate Communication
  • Event Management
  • Marketing & Brand Management
  • Applied Public Relation
  • Digital Advertising and Marketing
  • News & Current Affairs
  • Communication Research
  • Magazine Journalism
  • History of Media & Media Laws
  • News & Current Affairs
  • Media Portfolio
  • Personality Development & Soft Skills
*Internship in Print Journalism or Advertising & Public Relations only