Diploma in Journalism through Distance Learning

Diploma in Journalism through distance learning is offered by universities having either the NAAC accreditation or the approval of the Distance Education Council. This course does not require any entrance examination and the admissions are based totally on merit.

Universities Offering this Course: Given below is a list of the universities that offer correspondence diploma in Journalism:

Name of the University Contact Details
Karnataka State Open University Manasagangotri, Mysore Karnataka-570006Website : www.ksoumysore.com/
Maulana Azad National Urdu University Distance Education Directorate of Distance Education,Maulana Azad National Urdu University ,

Gachibowli, Hyderabad – 500032


Fax: 040-23006603

Website: http://www.manuu.ac.in


Eligibility for the Course: Applicants for correspondence diploma in Journalism will either need to pass their 10+2 examinations from a recognized board or have a graduation degree in any field from a recognized university. Somebody who has done a certificate course in Journalism is also eligible to apply.

Duration of the Course: Diploma in Journalism through distance education is of one year duration. However if a student is unable to finish the course within the fixed time, then the maximum time limit that can be set is of 2 years.

Estimated Fee: The estimated fee required for correspondence diploma in Journalism is INR 1,500 – INR 2,000 (per year).

Career Prospects: Students who obtain a diploma in Journalism through correspondence will be able to find jobs in electronic as well as the print media. They can be employed as:

  • Proof Readers
  • Writers
  • Reporters
  • Critic
  • Columnists
  • Photo Journalists
  • Sub-editors
  • Freelance writers
  • Production workers
  • Researchers

Distance Learning Diploma Courses