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Jadavpur University - Admission to M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication for the session 2019-2020

Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, Law and Management
Admission to M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication
Session: 2019-2020

  • Last Date of online submission of applications is 28/6/2019.
  • Last Date of online submission of applications is 01/7/2019.
  • Enter the Date of Birth in ddmmyyyy format at SBI server at the time of online payment.

    + Eligibility Criteria

    3-Year Honours/Major degree in any subject from a recognised University with at least 50% marks (45% for PD / OBC-A / OBC-B category and 40% for SC/ST category) in Honours/Major papers.

    (In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/mentioned in the mark-sheet for the Degree of an applicant, then he/she will NOT be eligible.)
    • Candidates who have completed Graduation Final Results and fulfill the eligibility conditions stated above may apply for admissions to M.A in Journalism & Mass communication course for the academic session 2019-20.
    • OR
    • A candidate who has appeared or due to appear in the Graduation Final Year/Semester Examination 2019, within 28th June 2019 may also apply, provided he/she fulfills the minimum eligibility criteria (stated above) in Honours/Major papers in the earlier parts/semesters (PART I/ PART II examinations or semesters up to the Final semester) together. For such a candidate the latest available marks Honours/Major papers in semester system/ annual system of examination will be considered for preparing the merit list. Such a candidate, if provisionally selected for admission, shall have to produce their final Graduation mark sheet at the time of counselling/admission.
    • For candidates under SC/ST Quota:
      As per circular Nos. BC-16014/1/82-SC dt.06/08/1984 & BCD-1, D.O.12017/11/89-SCD(R.CELL) dt.09/01/1990 and letter No.1510-SCW dt.31/05/2007 from the Government of West Bengal, Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes of the states other than West Bengal are not entitled to get the benefit of reserved quota in educational institutions in West Bengal unless they can produce Domicile Certificate for residing in West Bengal for at least 10 years issued by the competent authority.
    • For candidates under OBC Quota:
      The candidates who will be provisionally selected under the OBC-A and OBC-B categories must produce an OBC certificate (the date of issue of the certificate should not be earlier than June 2018) issued by the competent authority that clearly indicates (i) the category (A or B) they belong to; (ii) that they do not belong to creamy layer of the society, at the time of counselling/admission.
      OBC-A and OBC-B candidates of the states other than West Bengal are not entitled to get the benefit of reserved quota in educational institutions in West Bengal, unless they can produce a domicile certificate of 10-year residency issued by competent authority.
    • For Candidates under PD category:
      Persons with 40% or more disability will only be considered for admission under PD category under PWD (Equal Opportunity, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 2016.

    + Selection Procedure & Other details

    Selection will be made on the basis of a Written Admission Test on
    General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Writing Skill.

    Course Fees for for M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication
    Rs. 40,000/- (Rs. 20,000/- per year)

    Practical classes will be arranged by the department considering the demand of the specific subjects. The students will be informed accordingly about the weightage and number of practical classes during counseling.

    Jadavpur University has accepted in principle that each and every student of the University shall be duty bound during the entire period of studentship with the University to immediately report to the Dean of Students if any ragging is noticed either in University hostel or on University campus.

    If any incident of ragging comes to the notice of the Authority, the concerned student shall be given liberty to explain and if his explanation is not found satisfactory, the Authority would expel him/her from the University.

    + Important Dates

    Online Submission of Application 10/6/2019 to 28/6/2019
    Last Date of Online Submission of Application 28/6/2019
    Last Date for deposition of Application Fees through Online 01/7/2019
    Publication of List of eligible candidates for Admission Test 02/7/2019
    Date of Admission Test 06/7/2019 at 2:00 P.M.
    Publication of List of provisionally selected candidates 22/7/2019
    Counseling 24/7/2019
    Admission 25/7/2019 - 30/7/2019
    Publication of the 2nd List (if vacancy exists) 01/8/2019
    Commencement of Classes 02/8/2019

    + How to Print Admit Card

    To print admit card you have to upload the fees deposit details in this website. Click the Login option of this website, and log into your account using your Application No. / Login ID at any time. In the Acknowledgement and Admit Card page upload your fees deposit details by clicking Insert Fees Details.

    On submission of fees deposit details, the Admit card (where applicable) will be generated.

    + How to Calculate the Marks Obtained

    For Secondary or equivalent (10th) On the basis of aggregate of all marks obtained
    For Higher Secondary or equivalent (12th) On the basis of:
    • W.B.C.H.S.E. : Best of 4 subjects excluding marks of Environmental Studies / Environmental Education / Environmental Science (out of 400 marks)
    • Central Board of Secondary Education : Best of 4 subjects (out of 400 marks)
    • Council for the Indian School Certificate : Best of 4 subjects (out of 400 marks)
    • Other Boards : Best of 4 subjects (out of 400 marks)
    For Honours Graduates (B.A. / B.Sc. or equivalent) On the basis of aggregate of all marks obtained in Honours paper only
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