Monday, 17 December 2018

The Future of Journalism in India


The Board exams fill in a lot of pressure and nervousness. But the real journey starts post the examinations when students have to choose a course that can help them build a satisfying career. While traditional preferences like engineering, medical remain go to options for the students, other courses like event Management, Journalism, Hospitality too, are picking up fast as they come up with exciting career prospects.

Vigorous demands, attractive opportunities, higher investments, increasing number of job opportunities are some of the major factors that are paving way for Indian Media Industry to grow up tall in global media market and match the benchmarks. With the advent of Social Media, the entire demographics have changed and people have started to look at the media industry as a highly lucrative career option.


The number of Social Media users would increase to around 300 Million in India in 2020 as compared to 158.7 million in 2016. With such an increase, the demand for quality professionals in the media industry has also popped up to a certain extent. Apart from Government owned media houses, numerous privately owned media houses have also emerged on the scene and are offering well-paid jobs in various divisions.

University Institute of Media Studies (UIMS) at Chandigarh University is ranked among the Best journalism and mass communication colleges in Punjab. At UIMS the primary objective is to create talented individuals who are industry ready as soon as they complete their education. The state of the art infrastructure and steadfast faculty ensure quality education for all our students. In addition to academics, ample opportunities are provided to the students to develop their overall capabilities as budding future communicators. This is executed by exposing students to frequent experienced industry professionals visits from which they can learn the nuances of Media Industry. Students at UIMS have been placed at well-known Media houses such as ABP, India News, Goldmine Advertising, CNN-IBN, Network 18 and so on hence providing their career a flying start. This ensures that students have an appealing and a notable experience studying at the University Institute of Media Studies.

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