1. University of North Bengal Campus, Raja Rammohunpur, Darjeeling, West Bengal 734014

Journalism

Journalism remains an important occupation in the digital age, and whether you're covering local stories or global events, you need to have certain qualities to do a great job. Qualities ranging from strong analytical skills along with specialist knowledge can help you become a successful journalist.

News is that part of communication that keeps us informed of the changing events, issues, and characters in the world outside. Though it may be interesting or even entertaining, the foremost value of news is as a utility to empower the informed. The journalist acts as a conduit, narrating an objective story about something that happened or is happening, based on his or her observations and discoveries. This type of storytelling comes in many different forms, like Breaking news, Feature stories, Investigative reports, Editorials, Reviews, Blogs etc.

Presently in India, journalism has become a prestigious career choice for many students. Journalism is a challenging field and it is playing a key role in the development of the nation.

Where does a Journalist work?

At the most basic level, journalists investigate, collect, and present information. Journalists do this in newspapers and magazines, but it can also be done in Radio and Television broadcasts, and online, through websites, blogs, podcasts, and other digital platforms.

Journalists work outside the office a lot, and they might say they are on assignment or in the field. A lot of journalists in print and broadcast will say they work in a newsroom, which means the office where they work with other journalists. The newsroom may have different topic teams, which are called desks.

What is the average Salary of a Journalist?

Considering the salary of Journalists they are earning in between Rs 15K and Rs 20K per month after joining the news agency in the first year. In considering the national average, their average salary is Rs 2.6 lakh per annum. Their salary band is in between Rs 1 lakh to Rs 8 lakh.

Course Fees : Rs. 20,000/-
Course Duration : 6 months
Class Schedule : 2 days per week
Project : Individual News
Contractual Assignment : Different hard/soft news, Feature stories, Investigative reports, Editorials, Reviews, Blogs

If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write[Martin Luther] 

About Us

Centre for Innovative Studies (CIS), a joint collaboration of University of North Bengal & Techno India Academia, is located at North Bengal University Campus.

Know More: NBU & Techno India.

Contact us

All Rights Reserved [Centre for Innovative Studies].