Hinduja College
of Commerce.

Smt. P. D. Hinduja Trust's

K. P. B. Hinduja College of Commerce


NAAC Re-accredited with 'A+' grade, CGPA:3.59

Notice Board Junior Notices

M. A. (Communication and Journalism)


MA (CJ) course are two-year, full time programmes, divided into four semesters across two years. The course is affiliated to the University of Mumbai.
This degree aims to offer aspiring media professionals the requisite knowledge and skills to join radio/ television/digital journalism, explore avenues in content writing and Public Relations among others.

Medium of Instruction: English.

Hidhlights 2020-21:

  • National Level 1st Feb 2021: MAPR & MACJ Annual FEST of MEDIA SYNERGY CONFLUENCE at  National Level  organised by the Department with Narratives and sessions by - INFLUENCER’ BLOGGER on Lifestyle Impact , - PODCAST Consultant  - Actor & Music Producer.
  • 9th Feb 2021 HONKING & ROAD SAFETY Month Awareness Campaign with Aawaaz Foundation.

First Semester
  1. Communication Theory
  2. Media Economics
  3. Reporting and Editing
  4. Media Criticism
Second Semester
  1. Introduction to Television Studies
  2. Introduction to Film Studies
  3. Introduction to Media Research
  4. Ethics, Constitution & Media Laws 
Third Semester

(Five Electives to be chosen)

  1.  Public Relations in the Private and Public Sector
  2. Media Management
  3. Media Advocacy
  4. Conflict Communication
  5. Culture studies and Media
  6. Political Communication
  7. Video Games and Media
  8. Sports Journalism
  9. Concepts of Storyboarding
  10. Audio-Visual Production and Post-Production
  11. Documentary film making
  12. Multimedia Production
Fourth Semester
  1. Social Science Research Design
  2. Perspectives on Communication
  3. Dissertation



Graduates belonging to any stream can apply for both these courses.


Entry into any of these programmes is done on the basis of a Written Test (language and general knowledge), Group Discussion followed by a Personal Interview. Admissions are on merit, based on the scores of the Written Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Programme Outcome

This Programme offers students belonging to any stream instruction in either Communication & Journalism or Public Relations and readies them for employability in the fields of print, broadcast or online Journalism or Public Relations. A dedicated Placement Cell offers students of the Programme internship and placement opportunities.

Scheme of Examination

The Scheme of the Examination shall be divided in two parts:

  • Internal Assessment - 40 Marks (Conducted by concerned subject teacher)
  • Semester End Examination - 60 Marks (Conducted by University of Mumbai)

Contact Person

Dr. Minu Madlani (Principal)
Dr. Sangeeta Makkad (Course Co-ordinator)