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One Year Full Time Post Graduate Diploma in Business & Financial Journalism

Course Objective: This course aims to provide an integrated overview of Business and Financial Journalism. More emphasis is given on the knowledge and concept learning; skill based training and practical hands-on learning of media tools and technologies. It enables students to join as specialized business and financial journalist cum anchor in the media and entertainment industry.

Duration: 1 Year (Full Time)

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university. Those appearing in their final year also eligible to apply.

Preference will be given to those who have an aptitude to demystify the world of Business and Financial News.

Internship: 8 Weeks

Fees: Rs. 2,60,000/- (Payable in 2 installments)
Rs. 5000/- Caution Money (Refundable after the Completion of the Course)


The course module is designed considering their teaching and learning methods which include:

  1. Concept and knowledge based teaching
  2. Skill based learning
  3. Training with data, tools, technique and technology approach

The delivery methods include lecture-based, interactive discussion based, experimental learning based through projects, experiential learning from industry interface, direct interaction with the industry and internships. The programme will develop a teaching-learning model integrated with individual and group research to improve the knowledge, skills, and confidence of the students to make them an efficient and effective journalist.

Theory: Concept and Knowledge Based
  • Economics for Journalism (Micro, Macro & Global)
  • Marketing Fundamentals
  • Understanding Banking & Financial System
  • Business & Financial News Writing & Reporting
  • International Trade and Practices
  • Security Laws & Regulations
  • Indian & Global Business Environment
  • Basics of Laws relating to Business
Learning by Doing
  • Data Gathering & Interpretation
  • Financial Data Analytics
  • Business Analysis
Learning Media Technologies
  • Business News Anchoring
  • Interviewing Skills & Live Reporting - TV, Print, Radio & Digital
  • Operational & Handling of TV Equipment, Mobile Phone Technology & Digital Photography
  • Using Social Media Amplification for Journalism
  • Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Course Faculty

Prof. Sajal Mukherjee


Prof. Ashok Ogra

Advisor (Mass Communication)

Mr. Sanjay Ahirwal


Prof. Naveen Gautam

Assistant Professor

Prof. Pervaiz Alam

Journalism & News Anchoring

Prof. (Dr.) Pijush Dutta

Associate Professor & Programme Director

Dr Atulit K Saxena

Communication & Public Relation

Vikram Srivastava

Advertising & Marketing Communication

Ms. Pushpa Nair

Corp. Comm. & Event Marketing

Ms. Sunila Dhar

Corporate Communication & Brand Management

Mr. Sailesh Sengupta

Public Relations & Event Mgmt

Dr R Sreedher

Community / Internet Radio

Mr. Aritra Mukherjee

Chief Sub Editor at NDTV

Mr. Dipanker Saxena

Senior Executive, India Today

Mr. Ankit Kumar Malyan

Assistant Producer

Mr. Om Prakash

TV Studio Executive

Special Lectures & Workshops
Palki Sharma
Executive Editor, WION
Rubika Liyaquat
ABP TV News Anchor
Deepak Chaurasia
Sr. Journalist
Dr Anurag Batra
Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld
Phonsok Ladakhi
Media Production Professional & Noted Bollywood Actor
RJ Simran Kohli
Founder Director, Speak For Change Foundation
Milind Khandekar
Digital Editor, BBC
A S Kanal
Independent Producer & Trainer (Former Teacher of Cinematography at FTII)
Manil Mayank Mishra
Theatre Mentor & Actor
Gurnoor Kaur Behl
Founder House of GKB
Arindam Mukherjee
Editor, Outlook Money Magazine
Sayeed Ansari
Deputy Editor & Anchor, Aajtak
Veena Jain
Ex. Director General (News), Doordarshan
Munish Bhardwaj
Noted Director, Writer, Actor and Faculty, FTII
Harikishan Sharma
Assistant Editor, The Indian Express
Roshan Panjwani
Partner Solutions Manager - News, Facebook India
John Samuel Raja
Co-Founder, How India Lives
Shyamlal Yadav
Senior Editor, The Indian Express
Smita Prakash
Editor, ANI