Jindal School of Journalism and Communication (JSJC) is envisioned as a world-class institute that offers opportunities for education, research, and capacity building in media and communication studies. The real-world focus and interdisciplinary nature of the program prepare students for a variety of endeavors, with the opportunity to participate in a rigorous internship program from the very first semester.
JSJC offers three-year full-time B.A. (Hons.) in Media and Communication. Over the first two years’ students train in the foundational areas of journalism and communication studies through core courses and electives from both the JSJC and other schools at JGU. Students also complete internships during each semester break. In the final year, students will write a thesis as an area for concentrated study. In other words, the final year thesis for the B.A. (Hons.) is a detailed work of substantial length and depth over a specialized subject, duly approved and advised by JSJC faculty.
10+2 or equivalent with a minimum of 60% marks (CBSE, ISC, State Boards, IB, Cambridge, and other Government Recognized Boards).
Applicants are selected through a holistic admissions process conducted over three rounds based on a personal statement, supplemental application, X and XII Grade Marks, Faculty Interview, and JSAT Score of 55% or equivalent (SAT, ACT, LSAT-India).
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A scholarship programme is one of the most common ways to give financial assistance to underprivileged members of the community, who have great potential to thrive in academics. Their scholarship policies ensure that such students must not be left behind because of financial constraints. The school currently have nine categories in total under which the scholarships are granted: Savitri Jindal Studentship, Award Merit Scholarship, Shallu Jindal Outstanding Women Scholarship, Mrinaldeep Singh Scholarship, Savitri Jindal Merit cum Fellowship, Naveen Jindal Young Global Scholarship, O. P. Jindal Outstanding Merit Scholarship, Haryana Domicile Fee Concession and Chancellor’s Discretionary Fee Concession.
Every year, Merit cum Means Scholarship applications are invited from students and reviewed by the scholarship committee during a series of frequent meetings. Rules and regulations are drafted/amended every year as required. The criterion taken into consideration is merit (CGPA) and means (family income). Many other factors also play an important role like participation in debates, sports, cultural activities, societies’ events, contribution to university and research. The review is done in such a way that maximum students get benefitted.
The outlook of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) has always been to be a Global University of International repute while repeatedly stressing and realizing the great need for developing sustainable linkages with leading Universities & Institutions across the globe in the field of Higher Education and Research.
During Spring 2019, Jindal School of Journalism and Communication along with The Office of International Affairs & Global Initiatives (IAGI) provided the students with University partners as opportunities to plan their semester education for fall 2019. The names of the Universities are mentioned below: –