(Patna College since 1863)


Patna College, Patna University:-

DRAFT REGULATIONS FOR BACHELOR IN MASS COMMUNICATION (B.M.C) HONOURS EXAMINATION PATNA UNIVERSITY, PATNA

(THREE YEAR DEGREE COURSE)


Admission to the Bachelor of Mass Communication (B.M.C.) Honours shall be on self – financing basis.

Duration of the course: :-

The Bachelor of Mass Communication (B.M.C.) Honours course shall cover a period of three academic years. The duration of the session is from July to May.

Eligibility for admission :-

(i) Candidates seeking admission to the first of the Degree of Bachelor of Mass communication will be required to have passed with a minimum of 45% marks, the Intermediate Examination in Arts/Science/Commerce of a Board/University established or incorporated by law or any other examination recognized by the university as equivalent there to.

(ii) Admission to the Bachelor of Mass communication course shall be made on the basis of merit list prepared after the entrance test including written and viva-voce examinations to be conducted by the College.

(iii) The maximum number of seats for the course in a College where a B.M.C course started will be limited to 60 only which may be revised with prior permission of the  State Govt. There shall be five additional seats for wards of NRI on payment and first cum-first serve basis. The reservation of seats for the course shall be as per rules of the State Govt. / Patna University for SC, ST and OBC. All candidates seeking admission to the course shall pay full fees as prescribed in the regulations or modified from time to time under the provision of the regulations.

(iv) No applicant shall be admitted to the course who has not applied for admission within the notified time, or who being selected for admission, does not get her self / himself enrolled within the specified time, except when the delay has been condoned by the Vice-chancellor.

(v) No applicant shall be admitted to the course who in the opinion of the Vice-chancellor, should not be admitted in the best interest of the university.

Fee Structure:-

The fee for the course shall be charged at the beginning of the academic year. The fee structure per annum for the course shall be the following:

Particulars

1st year

 

2nd year

 

3rd year

 

Admission

200/-

400/-

200/-

400/-

200/-

400/-

Registration

100/-

200/-

100/-

200/-

100/-

200/-

Tuition fee

6500/-

13000/-

9500/-

19000/-

14500/-

29000/-

Library

500/-

1000/-

500/-

1000/-

500/-

1000/-

Development

5000/-

10000/-

6500/-

13000/-

6500/-

13000/-

Maintenance

550/-

1100/-

550/-

1100/-

550/-

1100/-

Common room

200/-

400/-

200/-

400/-

200/-

400/-

Stationery

225/-

450/-

225/-

450/-

225/-

450/-

Extra-curricular activities

500/-

1000/-

500/-

1000/-

500/-

1000/-

Miscellaneous

500/-

1000/-

500/-

1000/-

500/-

1000/-

Electricity

300/-

600/-

300/-

600/-

300/-

600/-

Magazine

75/-

150/-

75/-

150/-

75/-

150/-

Environment Protection

200/-

400/-

200/-

400/-

200/-

400/-

Social Work

100/-

200/-

100/-

200/-

100/-

200/-

Identity Card

50/-

100/-

50/-

100/-

50/-

100/-

Total

15,000/-

30,000/-

20,000/-

40,000/-

25,000/-

50,000/-

The fee Structure may be reviewed from time to time by the concerned Principal (s), in consultation with the Vice-Chancellor, Patna University.

The Bachelor of Mass Communication (B.M.C) Honours shall be placed in the Faculty of Humanities.


Structure of the course

A candidate for the B.M.C. examination shall be required to offer and be examined in 18 papers according to the following structure:

1st year: 1. Introduction to Mass Communication

              2. Reporting and Editing –l

              3. Writing for Mass Media

              4. Indian Govt. and Politics and International Relations

Subsidiary Paper I:   Economics (approved syllabus of Patna University)

Subsidiary Paper II:  Computer Applications for Mass Media

 

2nd year: 5. Introduction to Audio – Visual Media
              6. Reporting and Editing –II
             7. Advertising
             8. Public Relations/ Corporate Communication

Subsidiary Paper I: Economic Development and Planning in India Subsidiary

Paper II: Entrepreneurship Development Program (approved syllabus of Patna University)

After the 2nd year annual examination, each student shall undergo a practical training of 8 weeks duration in an approved business / industrial / service organization and submit at least two copies of the summer Training Report to the Head of the Department at least 15 days before the date of commencement of the Final year examinations. This Summer Training Report shall carry 100 marks and it shall be evaluated for 60 marks by two external examiners to be appointed by the University and 40 marks shall be awarded on the basis of their internal assessment.

3rd year:    9. Reporting and Editing –III
                10. Photojournalism
                11. Design and Graphics
                12. Indian Constitution and Media Law
                13. Development Communication
                14. Project Report
3.2 The medium of Instruction shall be English/Hindi

Examination

1. The University will hold examination at the end of the first, the second and the third years of course conducted by the University to be known respectively as B.M.C. Honours Part I, Part II and Part III examination.

2. There shall be a written examination for each of the theory paper of three-hour duration. The medium for the written examination shall be English / Hindi.

3. A student shall not be allowed to appear at the next annual examination unless she / he has passed the previous annual examination

4. A carry over shall be allowed for failures for a maximum of two subjects at the Honours part I and part II examination but such a candidate shall not be admitted to part III class unless she/he has passed in all subjects of part I examination.

5. The marks of each paper shall consist of 20 marks for internal assessment (based on quiz, test, seminar, presentation, workshop etc.) and 80 marks for University Examinations.

6. In order to be declared successful at any of these examinations the candidate shall have to pass both in Theory and Internal Assessment/Practical/Project Work separately with 45% marks. Minimum Percentage of marks required for passing in Subsidiary papers will be 35%.

7. The Percentage of marks required for:

       I Class – 60 percent and above in aggregate
       II Class – 45 Percent and above but below 60% in aggregate

8. A candidate obtaining 75 percent marks or more shall be declared to have passed in First Class with distinction.

9. In order to appear at the examination a candidate:

  • must 75% attendance
  • must bear a good moral character

10. 6.10 Each successful candidate, at the B.M.C. (Part III) examinations, shall receive her/his Degree in the prescribed form (as approved by the Academic Council of the Patna University) specifying the name of the college and the class in which she/he was admitted.

11. Other provisions not covered under present regulations shall be governed by the regulations of Patna University

 

Traditional Courses

Faculty of Humanities

 

Department of  English

Department of  Hindi

Department of  Urdu

Department of  Bangla

Faculty of Social Science

 

Department of  Psychology

Department of  Geoghraphy

Department of   History

Department of  Political Science

Department of  Economics

Department of   Philosophy

Department of  Sociology

Vocational Courses

 

BMC

BCA

BBA