Basic eligibility for the programme is a pass at the Postgraduate level examination with an aggregate of 55% marks or equivalent grade in:


1. Masters in Journalism, or Mass Communication, or Journalism & Mass Communication, or Communication, or Audio-Visual Communication, or Electronic Communication.
2. Any master’s degree with relevant experience in the field of Media.
3. Faculty in colleges and universities with interest in Media Studies.
4. Any master’s degree with an aptitude in Media Studies.

from any recognised University in India or abroad recognised by UGC / AIU are eligible to apply.


(Applicants who are in the final year of their studies should have secured 55% or above aggregate in all the Semesters / Years of Undergraduate Examinations conducted so far. Students writing their final degree examinations in March-May 2019 are also eligible to apply.