How to find a new-age Media School for Better Career Prospects?
HOD, Times School of Media Sunil Saxena says, “Choosing the Right Media School based on key Yardsticks is Crucial for Future.”
There is no credible report that gives you the number of media schools in India. An education portal, however, carries details of more than 1,200 mass communication and media colleges, which offer almost 4,000 courses. So, how do you decide on the media school that is apt for you? Here are some of the yardsticks that you should consider when you are looking for a media school.
Faculty - Select a school whose faculty has worked in the industry. You need teachers who can train you well to write a news report, make a rundown chart, create a mobile video story or make a television commercial. Those with no media experience can make you good academician, but they cannot train you well for the media industry.
Infrastructure - Visit the school to find out if the school has enough software and technologies to teach media skills. Truth to be told, you cannot work in any media organisation without having software proficiency.
Curriculum - Examine the curriculum minutely to check if it is at a par with today’s media requirements. Check if it can prepare you for New Media, Mobile Media, Social Media, Data Journalism. Avoid schools that are not updated with emerging technologies.
Student – Faculty ratio – Generally, in media schools, the faculty student ratio should be 1:12. Teachers, otherwise, fail to give adequate attention to each and every student.
Practical work: Find out if a school brings out students newspaper. If yes, what is the frequency, and what are the kinds of articles that students write. Check if the school encourages students to make mobile videos. Similarly, you must find out if the school teaches students to make TV news bulletins.
Nature of programme - Is the media school run by a university and recognised by UGC? Be careful if it is a non-university programme as the postgraduate diplomas or certificates offered by non-recognised university may have no validity. Check the background of a private school before joining.
Placements - No schools can guarantee jobs. Be careful of schools that promise the same. Your skills will do the talking and a school can only organise a job interview for you. Media is a merit-driven profession and media houses always look for candidates who have the right skills.
Visiting faculty - Today, media is being driven by fast-growing technology, and every media house is coping with the changes introduced by the same. However, some faculty may fail to teach the emerging media models. To bridge the gap, many media schools hire adjunct faculty from the industry or invite faculty on a daily basis. Make sure that you check the credentials of the visiting faculty properly.
Check with ex-students - Before taking a decision, you must try and meet a couple of current students or those who are alumni of the institute to clear your doubts. As the profession needs students who can work from day one, it is more important to find the right media school.
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How many Percentage is needed in 10+2 for getting admission in Bennett university (BA LLB).
To get Admission in Benett University , as per eligibility criteria to be eligible you need at least 60 % in your class 12 board examination or equivalent.
While the selection for Admission is through 3 modes:-
- Performance in CLAT
- Performance in LSAT
- On the basis of merit- through marks obtained in class 12
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what is the date of Bennett university exam(BA LLB)
Bennett University takes admission to it's BA LLB course through following process:
- Common Law Admission Test (CLAT)
- The Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
- And percentage of 10+2
So for admission to Bennett University you must look upto preparing for CLAT or LSAT and check their dates or you can even take admission on the basis of your 12th marks. For detailed information regarding admission procedure follow the link; Bennett University (https://www.bennett.edu.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Admission-Procedure-BA-BBA-LLB_2020.pdf)
is bennet university will be good for journalism
The course is directly guided by The Times Group. They get the Times benefit.Most of the faculty is from there and thus are well versed with what goes inside the newsroom. Almost 60% of our course is based on practical work, and theory only takes the rest 40.
Well, Bennett University is one of the best choices for a career in mass communication and journalism. The exposure given to the students is truly amazing. They help you to develop the skills required in the various mediums. The teaching pattern is quite different from other colleges; the ratio of practical and theoretical is 70% - 30% respectively. Total fees is 9.6 lakh for 3 years.
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Is there any scholarship in Bennett University offered to Meritoris student so that their fees can offset by their scholarship?
We are in one of the top institutions, We offers very good scholarship to the deserving students, All the details are given on college website. We have the option for 100% scholarship based on your JEE Main rank & your 10+2 score so if you refer the website there are four different type of scholarship so it starts from 100% then 50% & there are other two levels depending where you stand academically Either your JEE main rank & your 10+2 score so you will get the scholarship.
Dr. Deepak Garg
(Prof. & HOD, Bennett University)
How does an Internship structure flow in Bennett University ?
After third year there is mandatory scholarship of 8 weeks then in last semester there is a mandatory project semester of one semester that means of 16 weeks so apart from that many students even do internship after first year & second year but that is optional. Many students are excited that they don't want to loose their time & energy.
Some of the students in Bennett university even doing four internship in the time of four years so that's how it is structured so Mandatory is only two internship one is 8 weeks & one is 16 weeks.
Dr. Deepak Garg
(Prof. & HOD, Bennett University)