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M.A.(Development Communication) (Self-financed)

No. of Seats: 20
Programme/Course Fee: Please refer Prospectus of the current Session

M.A. in Development Communication
No. of Seats: 20
Programme/Course Fee: Rs. 126,620
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M.A. in Development Communication 4 Semesters (Spread over two years)
No. of Seats: 20
Programme/Course Fee: I Yr. Rs. 70,020/-  II Yr. Rs. 57,620/-
Email: pragatibhalla@ymail.com (Pragati Bhalla – Course Coordinator)
The Development Communication Course was started in 2002 as a Diploma Course. Since then the course has gained substantial demand in the Development sector. Considering the demand of the course by the development professionals, it is being converted into a Master Degree Programme from 2013 onwards.

The objective of this programme is to produce development communication strategist who can make effective interventions in various development processes to act as a catalyst for social change.

To this end the course attempts to train students in developing radio programmes, documentary films, traditional media along with designing a wide range of print media in order to make effective Behavior change communication around issues pertinent to developing countries in general and India in particular.
Course Inputs: 
Semester I 
Semester II 
Development Communication
Dynamics of Development
Economics of Development
Traditional Media
Social Development                             
Development Planning
Social Media for Development Communication
Development Journalism 
Semester III 
Semester IV 
Programme Design and Management
Introduction to TV and Video Production
Research Methodology
Community Radio
Advocacy and Social Marketing
Training and Development
Advanced TV and Video Production
Note: Evaluation, award of Grades, Cumulative Grade Point Average etc, will be as per The Ordinance 15 -A (XV-A) of Jamia Millia Islamia University. However, attendance rules will be as per the decision of Board Of studies of AJK MCRC which has stipulated that 75% attendance will be mandatory for all students.

To be eligible to appear in the final exams students will be required to attend a minimum of 75% of all the classes and practical. Any student not fulfilling this condition will not be allowed to appear in the final examination and will be subject to the existing rules and regulations of AJK MCRC. 
Admission Process: 
Number of Seats: 20
Eligibility: Graduation in any discipline (10+2+3) with not less than 50 % marks in aggregate.
Written Exam:
Multiple & : Descriptive Questions: 200 marks 
Interview: 45 marks
Portfolio: 55 marks