- SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAMME
Accomplished faculty with excellent teaching skills and technical know-how for creative work in the media.
A Student friendly campus with excellent Teaching-Learning environment with modern audio-visual facilities for training in print and electronic media (Media Lab, Studios) for high level of practical exposure.
Active partnership with media houses for training and exposure to industry's best-practices.
Collaboration with foreign universities to provide exposure and expertise.
Creation of a centre of excellence for offering variety of training and production.
Regular updating of syllabus.
Regular interaction with stalwarts from Media Industry and Academia.
Exchange of ideas and thoughts through media workshops and seminars.
Creation of a Centre for Strong Media Research activities.
1.The BAJMC, under CBCS, a three year full-time Degree Programme, shall have six semesters. After successful completion of the six semesters, a BAJMC Degree will be awarded to qualified students.
2. Duration: The duration of the programme shall be 3 years with 6 semesters. Odd semester is from July to December (i.e. 1st , 3rd , 5th semester) and even semester is from January to June (i.e. 2nd , 4th , 6th semester). The examination shall be held tentatively in the month of December and May for odd and even semesters respectively.
3. Span Period
No students shall be admitted as a candidate for the examination for any part/s or semester/s after the lapse of six years from the date of admission to the first semester of the B.Com(H) programme
4. Semester wise no. of Papers and Credits
SemesterNo. of PapersCredit SEM-I524 SEM-II626 SEM-III526 SEM-IV528 SEM-V528 SEM-VI526 TOTAL31158
5. Eligibility Criteria for Admission:
The candidate should have passed +2 Examination of C.H.S.E., Odisha or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. The selection would be based on the career and written test with equal weightage.
A student has to secure a minimum of 75% of attendance in each paper of a Semester to be permitted to sit for the Semester examination. In case a candidate is unable to acquire the stipulated attendance at the end of any Semester, he/she shall not be allowed to appear the end semester examination of that semester.
a. Non-practical subjects of 100 marks with 6 credits - 50 lecture classes and 10 tutorial classes
b. Non-practical subjects of 100 marks with 4 credits - 30 lecture classes and 10 tutorial classes
c. Non-practical subjects of 50 marks with 2 credits - 20 lecture classes
d. Practical subject of 100 marks with 6 credits 40 lecture classes and 20 practical classes.
e. Practical subjects of 100 marks with 4 credits 25 lecture classes 15 tutorial classes.
f. practical subjects of 50 marks with 2 credits 10 lecture classes and 10 practical classes.
8. Scheme of Examination:
a. Paper setting norms
Paper setting norms may be incorporated in the policy rules and details will be separately mentioned in ' Examination and Evaluation Policy '
b. Class Tests/Quizzes/Presentation
There shall be class tests/ quizzes/ presentation etc. for each paper carrying maximum of 10 marks - 5 marks for 100 - 50 marks paper respectively.
c. Mid Semester Examination:
The duration of the examination will be of one hour and maximum marks will be 20 for a 100 marks paper and 10 for 50 marks paper. The concerned faculty member should ensure that the coverage prior to mid-term examination is minimum first and second unit of the paper and the questions will be set from the covered units. The questions will be set in such a manner that to answer them knowledge of both the units will be required. If a candidate fails to appear or failed in the mid-term examination, with the permission of the concerned course teacher he/she can appear at the compensatory mid-term examination before the end semester examination. This would be held once only.
d. End Semester Examination:
The end semester examination will be held on consecutive days. There will be one sitting per day. The duration of the examination will be 3 hours for a 70 marks and 2 hours for a 35 marks paper.
e. A paper having no practical shall consist of three components as
(i) Mid-Semester Exam. 20%
(ii) End-Semester Exam. 70%
(iii) Continuous evaluation in term of class tests, quizzes, case study and class participation etc. 10%
NB-However if the concerned teacher of a paper wants he/she can exercise his/her discretion with regard to conduct of mid-semester examination and continues evaluation.
The papers having practical examinations shall consist of three components as :
i. Mid-Semester Exam.(Theory) 20 %
ii. End-Semester exam. (Theory) 50 %
iii. Practical Exam. 30 %
f.Odd semester examination (1st, 3rd , 5th ) shall be conducted in the month of December and Even semester (2nd , 4th ,6th ) shall be conducted the month of May.
g.The dates of examination shall be reflected in the Academic calendar.
h.A candidate has to secure at least 5 grade points both in theory and practical separately to pass the paper and 6 CGPA in aggregate in order to pass the examination.
i. Award of Distinction: Students securing 6 CGPA in first attempt shall be awarded B.Com(H) with Distinction. Distinction will not be awarded to candidates with back papers.
j.Conduct of Examination
English shall be the medium of instruction and examination.
A candidate who secures less than 5 grade points in individual paper in odd - even semester may appear the said paper in the following odd/even semester subject a maximum of two times with the span period of the course. However, if a candidate fails in the aggregate, he - she may appear in any paper of that semester to improve the aggregate subject to a maximum of two times within the span period.
9. Evaluation Process : Evaluation System: The semester system of examination will have internal system of valuation with a Board for Conducting Examiners to pass the result.
10. Publication of ResultsThe result will be published within one month from the date of last examination held.
Grade Mark Secured from 10 Points
PerformanceLetter GradeRange of MarksGrade Point Outstanding' O '90 - =< 10010 Excellent' A+ '80 - < 909 Very Good' A '70 - < 808 Good' B+ '60 - < 707 Above Average' B '50 - < 606 Average & Pass' C '40 - < 505 Failed' F 'Below 400 Absent' Ab '-0
N.B. A Candidate has to secure 5 grade points to pass in each of the Papers A transitory letter grade I (carrying points 2) shall be introduced for cases where the results are incomplete. This grade shall automatically be converted into appropriate grade(s) as and when the results are complete. A student's level of competence shall be categorized by a GRADE POINT AVERAGE to be specified as:
SGPA -Semester Grade Point Average
CGPA -Cumulative Grade Point Average (a) POINT - Integer equivalent of each letter grade (b) CREDIT - Integer signifying the relative emphasis of individual course item(s) in a semester as indicated by the Course structure and syllabus. In addition to the points, the actual mark secured shall also be reflected in the Grade Sheet / Transcript of Marksheet.
After successfully completion of the six semester examination students will be awarded BAJMC.
(However, in case of Distinction, a student has to secure 50% of marks in six semesters in one / first chance)
The regulation is subject to modification as and when necessary. The Syllabus shall remain valid from 2016-17 Admission Batch.
11. Credit Transfer There shall be a committee consisting of 3 experts from among the faculty of Schools to take appropriate decision on credit transfer in case of equivalent course.
12. Unfair means in Examination: Any unfair means adopted by any examinee in any examination conducted by the University shall be punishable as per rules of the University.
13. Common Grace Mark Rule:This rule shall be made applicable in case of those candidates who after receiving such grace clear the end-term examination. However, the maximum grace mark is restricted to 2% of the total marks of the semester examination, provided further that the grace mark in any paper shall not exceed 10% of the maximum marks in that subject.
- FACILITIES FOR LEARNING
Fully equipped classrooms with multimedia facilities- based on participatory style of learning.
State of the art Library with access to world class facilities for academic learning.
Centrally Air conditioned and WI-FI campus with provision of holistic learning environment.
Gymnasium, cafeteria and health centre with all modern amenities.
Provision of an environment which promotes team-work while maintaining the individuality.
Regular yoga instruction facilities.
Facilities for recreation and sports.
Mini shopping centre within the campus.
Special emphasis on Indian heritage and culture.
- MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY & SELECTION CRITERIA
A. Minimum Eligibility
The Candidate should have passed 10+2 with Minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. Candidates appearing in final examinations can also apply.
B. Selection Criteria
Students would be admitted to the programme on the basis of merit (Percentage of marks secured in 10th and 10+2/12th Board Examination).
Candidate may also be called for Personal Interview, if so desired by the University.
- COURSE STRUCTURE
(2019-20 Admission Batch)
UNDER CBCS PATTERN
COURSE CODECOURSE TITLECOURSE TYPEMARKSCOURSE CREDIT SEMESTER IBAJMC-1.1Communicative EnglishAECC-I1004BAJMC-1.2Introduction to Journalism (Print Media) Theory & PracticalCC-I1006BAJMC-1.3Introduction to Media and CommunicationCC-II1006BAJMC-1.4Fundamentals of Electronic Media Theory & PracticalGEC-I1006 SEMESTER IIBAJMC-2.1Environmental StudiesAECC-II1004BAJMC-2.2Reporting and Editing for Print Media
Theory & PracticalCC-III1006BAJMC-2.3Media and Cultural StudiesCC-IV1006BAJMC-2.4Photography
Theory & PracticalGEC-II1006
SEMESTER IIIBAJMC-3.1History of the MediaCC-V1006BAJMC-3.2Electronic Media Programme Production
Theory & PracticalCC-VI1006BAJMC-3.3Introduction to Advertising and Public RelationsCC-VII1006BAJMC-3.4Writing for Advertising & PR
Theory & PracticalGEC-III1006BAJMC-3.5Film StudiesSEC-1502
SEMESTER IVBAJMC-4.1Introduction to New MediaCC-VIII1006BAJMC-4.2Development CommunicationCC-IX1006BAJMC-4.3Media Law and EthicsCC-X1006BAJMC-4.4Documentary Production
Theory & PracticalSEC-I1006BAJMC-4.5Development JournalismSEC-II502
SEMESTER VBAJMC-5.1Communication ResearchCC-XI1006BAJMC-5.2DissertationCC-XII1006BAJMC-5.3Media Industry and ManagementDSE-I1006BAJMC-5.4Mobile JournalismDSE-II1006 SEMESTER VIBAJMC-6.1Field Visit & DocumentationCC-XIII1006BAJMC-6.2Internship (Two Months)CC-XIV1006BAJMC-6.3Project Work â€“IDSE-III1006BAJMC-6.4Project Work -IIDSE-IV1006BAJMC-6.5Event ManagementGEC-IV4Total Credits/Marks2400148
- FEE STRUCTURE
Academic Fees for BAJMC
No. of Semesters
Total Course fee (INR)*
* • The effective course fee will be applicable to students scoring more than 60% throughout their career.
• Students having higher percentage throughout career will be eligible for higher scholarship.
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• Students are required to maintain consistency in percentage to continue with the scholarship.
• In addition to this fee, students have to pay the security deposit (15,000 INR) and Medical insurance (3000 INR PA).
Lodging & Boarding expenses (Subject to revision every year)
Double Occupancy (In Campus)
15th June 2021
15th Dec 2021
15th June 2022
15th Dec 2022
15th June 2023
15th Dec 2023
Lodging ( A/C Accommodation)
Triple Occupancy (In Campus)
15th June 2021
15th Dec 2021
15th June 2022
15th Dec 2022
15th June 2023
15th Dec 2023
Lodging ( A/C)
*Two separate Demand Drafts should be made for Lodging & Mess charges respectively as per any one of the options given in the above table.
1. Student should preserve this schedule for timely payment of fees to avoid penalty for late fee deposition.
2. No notice or reminder will be sent to student or his/her parents.
3. No separate letter will be issued for Bank Education Loan.
4. Demand Draft should be made in the name of "BIRLA GLOBAL UNIVERSITY"Payable at Bhubaneswar.
NAME OF THE ACCOUNT HOLDER - BIRLA GLOBAL UNIVERSITY
BANK NAME - UCO BANK
ACCOUNT NUMBER - 31090110011430
IFSC CODE - UCBA0003109