Recently 9.9 Mediaworx took over the School of Convergence from Kaleidoscope Entertainment and now have rebranded it as the 9.9 School of Convergence. The prime of objective of the institution is to provide real-world education in Journalism. They offer a Diploma in Applied Journalism that aims to impart street-smartness in the students and prepare them for the industry which is evolving at a rapid rate.
Admissions are currently open for the Diploma in Applied Journalism in the 9.9 School Of Convergence. The session is due to start on 20th September. The classes will just be a weekend affair with classes held on Sundays. So the timings won't clash with your work/college timings. The course is open to people from all streams pursuing Graduation or Post-Graduation or even working professionals who wish to switch to a career in Journalism.
In India, there are very few good colleges that offer a proper degree in Journalism. The industry is changing and the change is big. It has grown a lot in the last few years. There are lots of new job openings in the Journalism industry. But very few institutes offer courses in Journalism. People go for courses like B.A. English (Hons) just because of the shear lack of institute offering a degree in Journalism. The Diploma in Applied Journalism is perfect for such people. They can go to college on weekdays and attend 9.9 School Of Convergence on Sundays. This way people are able to gain extra skills in the field they are interested in. The Diploma in Journalism gives the you an edge above other people who want to get into the industry.
For any queries regarding the course- admission process, fee etc. you can contact 9.9 Media School of Convergence to get the required details. There are just 50 seats for the course and admissions will be partly on first come first serve basis, so hurry up if you are interested.