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P.G. Diploma in Forensic Journalism

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About Program

Post Graduate Diploma in Forensic Journalism is the first of its kind program in the entire Asia. This unique program launched in the landmark year-2020 when India was celebrating 100 years of Journalism Education. Forensic Journalists can provide evidence, including photographs, audio and written statements to assist Law Enforcement Agencies. Moreover, ample information regarding Forensic Photography, Forensic Videography and modern technologies including Cyber Security Tools, Layered Voice Analysis and Audio-Video Authentication are also provided.

This program will also provide in-depth knowledge to verify the authenticity of the news by proper analysis. The course covers various topics including Media Laws, New Media Studies and Fact-Checking. The practice of Fact-Checking will stop the spreading of Fake News in society. Sometimes, Fake News also has a negative effect on the good performance of the government as well. Therefore, issues like protecting society from Fake News or providing factual news by preventing delusions are also covered in this program.



1 Year (2 Semesters)


Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s degree in any stream with at least 50% for General/OBC/EWS category candidates and 45% or equivalent for SC/ST and PwD category candidates.


Course Fee

Rs. 10,000/- Per Semester + Other University fees


Number of Seats

Open (Online Course)


Course Outline

Semester – I
Paper-1: Basics of Forensic Sciences 
Paper-2: Introduction to Journalism
Paper-3: Reporting and Editing
Paper-4: New Media Studies
Semester – II
Paper-1: Media Laws, Ethics and Facts Check
Paper-2: Forensic Journalism
Paper-3: Project Work/Case Study


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