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Click here for a course in journalism

Here?s some good news for students wishing to pursue journalism as a career. Now students can pursue an on-line journalism course.

india Updated: Jun 05, 2006 10:53 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent

Here’s some good news for students wishing to pursue journalism as a career. The Consortium of Education and Communication (CEC), an inter-university wing of University Grants Commission, would launch an on-line journalism course, helping students get education and training in the area sitting in their homes.

“This will be an innovative programme where the students will apply on-line, participate in the course on the Internet and appear for the exam on the web also," said CEC Director G. D. Sharma.

About 17 universities and media centres across the country will be associated with the programme. The students taking admission under the programme will be referred to the concerned centres where they can get counseling and further assistance, he said.

here will be no limit to intake and the certificates will be provided by the concerned centre. CEC has developed e-content programmes on the subject which comprises discussion, question-answer, quiz programmes which will be available in its website. "It will be a rigorous training. The students will be given assignments through net," Sharma added.

Go for Psychology
Psychology (Hons) is the most sought after course in Delhi University. All the top women’s colleges including Lady Sri Ram, Indraprastha, JMC and Daulat Ram offer the course.

Zakir Hussain is the only college where boys can apply for the course. Apart from this, an undergraduate course in Applied Psychology is also offered Vivekananda or Aurobindo College.

You can become a counselor in school. Organisation psychology is a field that gives an opportunity to be in the corporate world. Being an HR consultant dealing with job satisfaction and stress issues are the areas on can work in.

Clinical psychology is a more scientific area. It involves treating the mentally disturbed and one can look for employment opportunities in hospitals. Even Defence forces are beginning to understand the use of a psychologist and are hiring counselors for their forces.

First Published: Jun 05, 2006 10:53 IST

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