India's leading media group, Times of India is offering and excellent opportunity for the candidates interested in Journalism/ Times School of Journalism (TSJ), New Delhi is inviting applications for admission to a year-long full -time PG Diploma programme in Journalism for the year 2012-13. The programmes is aimed at churning out completely trained journalists and content professionals. The programmes will enable students to learn and excel in the art of reporting, editing, designing, scripting, writing, programming etc. The TSJ has excellent facilities with live news room along with a TV studio enabling students to get exposure on all aspects of print, online and TV journalism.
Eligibility and Selection Procedure: Applicants should be Graduates in any discipline with minimum 50 percent marks. Candidates with less than 50 percent marks but having relevant experience will also be considered. Age must be below 28 years. Experienced candidates will get age relaxation. Selection will be based on an all India entrance examination and personal interview. Total seats are 30. Duration of the programme is 8 months of class room teaching and 3 months of paid hands on internship. Internship will be at Times Group brand. If you are passionate about media career, Manorama School of Communication and Asian College of Journalism are some more leading institutes which you can consider seriously for admission. NDTV promoted NDTV Broadcast training programme another best course for those interested in TV journalism.
Interested candidates can download application forms of TSJ from the TSJ website at www.tcms.in OR www.timesmediastudies.com . New academic session will start from July 2012. Applications should be enclosed with a DD for prescribed fee and other relevant copies of documents. Admitted candidates can choose specializations from Business and Applied Communications, Sports and General which includes entertainment, lifestyle, city, politics etc.
Application fee is Rs. 750. This should be paid as DD drawn in favour of Times Centre for Media and Management Studies and payable at New Delhi. Course Fee is Rs 2,35,000 and caution deposit is Rs 15,000 (Refundable). Candidates can pay the fee in installments. Last date for the receipt of completed applications is April 24, 2012. Entrance exam will be held on 13 May 2012. Course will commence during mid July 2012 and will be completed by July - end 2013. Candidates with excellent performance in the course will be absorbed by Times Group. TSJ will offer placement support. Candidates should also attach a write up to the application on why they want to do TSJ course. Address of the institute: Times School of Journalism, 10, Daryaganj, New Delhi - 110002. Phone: +91 11 23273514, +91 11 39843369. Website: www.tcms.in OR www.timesmediastudies.com . E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .