Times School of Journalism

Times School of Journalism
City Delhi, , India
Established 1985
Phone +91 11 23273514, +91 11 39843369
Email [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
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Times School of Journalism was established in the year 1985,

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    Tracing its roots to 1838, the Times Group is India’s largest media house with a dominant presence across all media platforms and a footprint spanning the whole of Indian sub-continent. The flagship daily of the group - The Times of India – is today the largest English newspaper in the world with its sister publication – The Economic Times being world’s second-largest English business daily. With the mainstay of the group being creation and distribution of content, the Times Group employs some of the best minds in the business, who constantly endeavour to set new benchmarks in providing cutting-edge news, views and analysis to a varied section of the society – day in and day out.

    With the objective of promoting excellence in the field of media, the Times Group set up the Times Centre for Media Studies in Delhi (now known as Times Centre for Media and Management Studies) in 1985 with a one-of-its-kind year-long programme in Social Journalism, which soon became the talk of the town as it was the first such offering by any media house in India. In the years to come the journalism courses were transcribed into a new unit called The Times School of Journalism. In 1990, TCMS added another school for marketing aspirants called Times School of Marketing (now known as the Times School of Marketing and Management). The vision for the school was to build young graduates tuned to the discipline of media-marketing as well as giving them a definitive insight into the workings of the Times Group. The annual programme was planned with the objective of giving an overview on all management functions with a deep insight into the discipline of marketing – with emphasis on media marketing and advertising.

    Times School of Journalism
    1st Floor,
    Bharat Base Building
    10, Daryaganj,
    New Delhi 110002

    Telephone: +91 11 23273514, +91 11 39843369

    Times School of Journalism offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

    PG Diploma / Certification Courses View Courses

    Times School of Journalism (TSJ) conducts a year-long full-time PG Diploma programme in Journalism with the objective of churning out fully-trained journalists and content professionals for leading media organisations - not just in India, but abroad. The programme designed to be a top-of-the-line course, enables students to learn the art of reporting, writing, editing, designing, scripting, programming etc in its state-of-the-art facilities - which includes a fully-functional news room and a TV studio enabling students to get exposure on all aspects of print publishing, online content systems and TV programming. The students are selected based on a All-India written examination, which is followed by personal interview at Delhi and other metros. Students can download the form from the website and submit a non-refundable fee for appearing for the exams. They also need to attach copies of relevant certificates with the application form and also answer why they are interested in doing the course.

    The academic year spans 12 months with 8 months of class-room training followed by 4 months of hands-on training. The students are given the choice to specialise in Business, Sports and General which includes Lifestyle/Entertainment and City/Political journalism. However, what makes this course different from other run-of-the mill journalism programmes is its integration with Times Group businesses which mean that not only do our in-house experts teach relevant topics to students in classrooms, but also do mentoring with individual guidance for each student during class-room training. The intensive 4-month internship stint at various Times Group entities across India gives students the exposure of working with some of world's largest brands and getting trained by the best in business - an opportunity not offered by any other media/non-media owned media/journalism school.The alumni of TSJ - working in other leading media organisations, also come to teach their juniors on a regular basis. Apart from experienced journalists, TSJ faculty also comprises of hand-picked members of the academia who are committed and are successful practitioners of their trade. Those who perform well during class-room training and later during internship, stand a chance to get absorbed in various Times Group brands.

    Type: Full-time
    Specialisation: Any one out of the following three:

    * Business
    * Sports
    * General which includes various areas like entertainment, lifestyle, city, politics etc.

    * Eligibility: Any graduate with minimum 50% in graduation. Those with less than 50% but having relevant experience will also be considered.
    * Age Limit: Not more than 28 years. Age limit can be relaxed for those with relevant experience.
    * Selection: Through all-India entrance examination, followed by personal interview.
    * Class size: Around 50. Last 5 years average class size was around 30 students.
    * Course duration: 8 months of class-room teaching followed by 4 months of hands-on training at any Times Group brand (location as per choice of student).
    * Media Platforms: All modes Print, Broadcast and Online.

    * Application Fees: Rs 750 (non-refundable) to be paid by way of Demand Draft drawn on Times Centre for Media and Management Studies and payable at New Delhi

    * Course Fees: Rs 2,25,000
    * Caution Money: Rs 15,000 (Refundable)
    * Service Tax: 10.3% on Rs 2,25,000 - (Rs 23175 only) to be paid by students
    * Instalments: 40% on admission, 30% within 2 months of course commencement and balance 30% within 4 months of course commencement.

    (Note: In case of cancellation after admission, only 50% of fees paid as part of first instalment will be refunded. Fees will not be refunded once course commences. Course fees and dates are subject to revision.)

    Placements: Those with good performance will be absorbed by Times Group. Students also get selected by other media companies.

    How to apply: Application forms must be downloaded from the net and sent to us with requisite copies of certificates and exam fee (non-refundable). Applicants can choose their choice of location for test and interview and also have to attach a write-up on why they want to do this course.

    Website: www.tcms.in & www.timesmediastudies.com
    E-mail: [email protected]
    Address: Times School of Journalism, 10, Daryaganj, New Delhi 110002
    Telephone: +91 11 23273514, +91 11 39843369

    Duration: 1 year    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: PG Diploma / Certification View Details
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