IGNOU to give students two extra changes for discontinued courses

Keeping the students’ interest in mind, as one-time measure, IGNOU has decided to provide two extra chances for appearance in term end examinations (TEE December 2018 and TEE June 2019) to the students of all three discontinued face to face programmes of School of Journalism and New Media studies who could not complete their schedules successfully within their maximum registration period, according a statement issued by IGNOU.

The students of MAEMPM, MAJMC and BAAVFX who had registered for all the courses of these programmes but couldn’t complete these programmes successfully within the maximum registration period can fill the examination form for term end examinations in December 2018 and June 2019 to complete their pending courses. It may be noted that this relaxation is being given as a one-time measure in students’ interest, no further changes will be presented in this regard. For any query or clarification, please contact us on 011-29571601/29571609 or write us at soj@ignou.ac.in

School of Journalism & New Media Studies (SOJNMS)

The School of Journalism & New Media Studies (SOJNMS) was established in 2007 in the University with the mandate to offer quality academic programmes, conduct research and training and organise seminars and workshops in varied aspects of media and communication. In tune with the mission and vision of the University, the SOJNMS offers high quality innovative and need-based programmes at different levels at affordable costs. It reaches out to learners placed in remote and rural areas and those belonging to the disadvantaged and unreached segments of society to access learner-centric quality education, skill up-gradation and training. The nation-wide network of regional centres and study centres are used for implementing the programmes. The SOJNMS strives to address the emergent needs of the discipline of Journalism & Mass Communication in India and aims to develop human resource through the medium of education.


PG and Advanced Diploma

Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication (PGJMC)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year

Maximum Duration: 4 Years

Course Fee: Rs. 3,500

Minimum Age: No bar

Maximum Age: No bar


Graduation in any discipline and two years experience in media/communication organisations in positions such as scriptwriter, reporter, sub-editor, photographer, technical Assistant, PRO etc.


The Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication provides opportunities for working media personnel to enhance their knowledge and skills for their professional development


  • To provide opportunities to working journalists to enhance knowledge and upgrade skills
  • To cater to the human resources needs in the media industry and academics
  • To create an understanding of media and its impact on society

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