NDTV, India’s most popular news and entertainment television channel group has announced admission notification 2012 for its prestigious post graduate career oriented programme, NDTV Broadcast Training Programme 2012. The duration of the programme is 10 months. There will be two batches in this programme and both the batches will be selected from this notification. This is an excellent opportunity for the candidates interested in media careers, particularly in television, electronic and web media journalism. NDTV is the most reputed television channel network in India. The group know as New Delhi Television (NDTV) has 23 years on television production experience. The famous people associated with NDTV are Prannoy Roy, Barkha Dutt, Sonia Singh, Vikram, Srinivasan Jain etc. Following are details of the eligibility, selection procedure and application process:
Eligibility: Candidates should have Graduation / Bachelors Degree in any discipline. Age should be below 28 years as on 4th July 2012. Selection of the candidates will be based on audio – visual test and personal interview. First batch will start in April 2012 and second batch of the same year will commence from August 2012. Academic and extra-curricular achievements of the candidates will be given due weightage in the selection process. Number of seats in each batch is 40. Fee for the entire programme is Rs 1.90 lakhs along with applicable taxes. If you are thinking about Print and web journalism, Asian College of Journalism at Chennai (associated with The Hindu) will be an excellent choice.
There will be formal classroom training in writing, camera work, voice training and editing in the first 4 months of the programme. Later six months will be dedicated for apprenticeship and internship to train the candidates in real time news environment in various branches and departments of NDTV. Those successfully completed the programme will be absorbed and offered job opportunities in NDTV group channels including NDTV 24/7, NDTV Profit, NDTV India, NDTV Hindu, Good Times, and web-based Convergence. You need not worry if you did not get a seat in NDTV programme. You can also try for Manorama School of Communication (Promoted by Malayala Manorama) and Times of India associated Times School of Journalism, which aer equally qualitative and placement oriented.
Candidates with passion for journalism and interested in modern media can apply by downloading application forms from the official website www.ndtvmi.com. Completed application forms along with a DD for Rs. 1000 drawn in favour of ‘NDTV Limited” should reach ‘New Delhi Television (NDTV) Limited, 207, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase-3, New Delhi- 110020. Last date for receipt of applications is 1st March 2012 (Tentative). For more details, you can contact at Phone: +91 11 66176250, +91 95600 11391, +91 95600 11392; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .