Times School of Journalism


PG Diploma Journalism (English)

INTEGRATED PROGRAMME covering Print, TV and New Media



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 skills taught in class are further polished during not once, but twice, during the hands-on training period that our students undergo in various newsrooms of the Times Group and other prominent media organisations.

SELECTION: 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.

DURATION: The academic year spans 12 months with - including 4 months of hands-on training by way of internship. The students are given the choice to specialise in Business (including Applied Communication/PR), Sports, Entertainment and Lifestyle and General which includes Metro/Political journalism. 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 training in news rooms at various Times Group and other media 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.

FACULTY: Apart from senior working journalists, TSJ faculty also comprises of hand-picked members of the academia who are committed and are successful practitioners of their trade.The senior alumni of TSJ - working in other leading media organisations, also come to teach their juniors on a regular basis.  Those students who perform well during class-room training and later during internship, stand a chance to get absorbed in various Times Group and other leading media brands.


PLACEMENT: Our students have been placed/or are working in the following companies:


The Times of India
Press Trust of India
Hindustan Times
Asian Age

Times NOW

The Economic Times
Navbharat Times
Bloomberg TV
The Telegraph
Mail Today
Delhi Times
Dainik Bhaskar
Integral, etc




The journalism programme is an autonomous course and not linked to any educational bodies overseen by the government agencies. This, in no way, is an impediment as the Times Group - thanks to its leadership position in media, has the best in-house and external faculty - which gives it that edge which no other private or university-governed media/journalism school can strive to achieve. The courses have been readily accepted by corporate world and the students passing out from this hallowed institution are always sought after by other reputed media houses, non-media companies and even government bodies. This and allied programmes run by the Times Group are also accepted by leading foreign universities like Columbia School of Journalism, London School of Economics, INSEAD, Singapore National University, etc.


Program Highlights:


*Applied Communication/PR: The newly-introduced subjects of Applied Communications including Corporate Communications/Public Relations will give students a working knowledge of the Advertising and Marketing functions and is helpful for those who want to specialise in niche areas of applied communication or even set up their own content production company. These will be taught by industry experts affiliated to Public Relations Consultants Association of India (PRCAI) who will endorse this course as an industry-accepted course to its members.


NOTE: The PG Diploma (Journalism) programme has been


suspended till further notice.



For Transcripts, Lost Diploma, WES and other Attestation services for former students and for education


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