Applications Invited For Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Journalism at Bennett University

Applications Invited For Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Journalism at Bennett University

Applications Invited For Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Journalism at Bennett University

Applications Invited For Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Journalism at Bennett University

Course levelDiploma
Application Start Date Application End Date

1st August 2019

31st August 2019

Admission Details:

Business Journalism is a highly specialized and sought-after field in India. It needs trained journalists to work in business newspapers, business channels, and business websites. To meet this demand, the Times of India Group which own India’s top business media properties – The Economic Times, ET Now and – has created a skill-based and industry-relevant program geared to produce the next generation of business journalists.

The program, prepared in consultation with editors of the Economic Times and ET Now Editors, prepares students to work as journalists in business newspapers, business TV channels, and business websites. By the end of the program, the students will be well versed in news writing, data mining and visualization, financial statement analyses, reading of budgets, review of profit and loss statements, and basics of corporate reporting. They would have learned the art of storytelling in print, audio and video formats. They would have been exposed to the working of financial markets and institutions and would have got a sense of the fundamentals of the Indian economy.

Teaching: Learn from a Faculty which has rich experience in business journalism, and is supported by the best minds in Business Media.

Curriculum: : Study from a curriculum designed in consultation with the editorial team of Economic Times, the world’s largest business newspaper, ET Now, a top business TV channel and, the biggest business website in India.

Hands-on Learning: Create business reports, Podcasts, MoJo videos, Infographics, and photo essays, and publish them on, the student website, using the same content management system that the Times of India Group editors use.

Lab Time: Spend 60% of your time in state-of-the-art computer labs creating content with the latest version of media software that includes Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Audition, Illustrator, and Times CMS.

Media Trends: Participate in discussions on the latest developments in media with faculty members and top editors, directors, and managers of the Times Group.

Field Trips: Join field trips every semester to gather information and convert the data into news reports and bulletins.

Internship Opportunity: Intern with a media organization for six to eight weeks. The Times School of Media organizes the internship.

Placement Prospects: Take advantage of Bennett University’s career services to explore employment opportunities.

At the end of the program, you will be ready to work on three platforms: Business Newspapers, Business TV channels, and Business Websites.

The Times School of Media brings together the best practices in curriculum, pedagogy, and research. Join the program and learn to question more as responsible media professionals

Duration: One Year



  • Graduation in any discipline
  • Candidates whose graduation results are expected after the commencement of the program will be required to produce their degree certificates before October 30, 2019. Failure to do so will lead to the cancellation of their admission.


  • Admission is based on the performance of a candidate in online/offline entrance test that will check the proficiency of students in English language and their basic business understanding.

Fee Structure

Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Journalism - Domestic Candidates


Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Journalism Description Year 1
Academic Fees Tuition Fee  3,60,000
Living expenses Hostel Charges (incl. boarding, lodging and laundry, twin sharing)  1,50,000
Security Deposit (one time & refundable)  20,000
Registration Charges (one time only, payable at the time of registration, non-refundable)  40,000
Total Fees Amount in INR unless specified  5,70,000

1. An additional mandatory Sports Charges of INR. 24,000 per year for day scholars only, payable twice at INR 12,000 at the time of registration in semester.

2.Hostel residency is optional and is available on first come first serve basis.

3.*The fees does not include any charges for additional certifications, modules, immersions, trainings, industrial visits etc. which shall be charged to students as and when such activities are planned.

Admission Scholarships:

PGD in Business Journalism 2019
Scholarship Amount (in INR) % of Scholarship Total Recipients Eligibility (Based on % Score or equivalent in Graduation)
1,80,000 50% of Tuition Fee 2 75% and above
1,08,000 30% of Tuition Fee 5 70% – <75%
72,000 20% of Tuition Fee 5 65% – <70%
36,000 10% of Tuition Fee 5 55% – <65%
  • 1. The table above is only to represent Scholarships in case a candidate is selected. For selection, University shall follow the announced process.
  • 2. The details of Scholarship offered will be part of the Admission Offer extended to candidates upon selection.
  • 3. Candidate must enroll for the program by depositing the advance fee by the given due date in admission offer letter. Should a candidate fail to do so, candidate shall have no claim over the scholarship. The Scholarship thereafter, shall be passed on to the next eligible candidate.

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Refund Policy

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