BA(JEP)-Journalism, Optional English and Psychology

Course Overview

The department of JEP under the auspices of Bangalore University offers undergraduate course in inter-disciplinary subjects, i.e.; Journalism, Optional English and Psychology. Each of these courses is infused with traditional class room methods of teaching interspersed with modern teaching requirements, such as workshops, seminars, certificate courses, guest lectures, production of newsletters/ newspapers and internship opportunities to bring about an all round development of students; thus equipping the students with vocational skills related to the requirements of the industry.


To meet the ever growing demand for qualified and creative talent in the field of Journalism, English and Psychology. At the end of three years, students have the option of choosing a career in either of the three subjects or possibly enroll for a Master’s programme.  Our objective is to equip students with professional skill sets as well as ethical and social skill sets as part of a curriculum to become true and sought after professional after they graduate from our college.

Key Highlights of Teaching Methodology

Classroom learning following the guidelines of BU

Conceptual learning

Case Studies, Analysis & Presentations

Seminars & Workshops

Industrial Visits

Guest lectures

Exposure to hands-on experience

Exposure to Literary Fests

Exposure to Literary Club

Exposure to Research Club

Exposure to Reporting / Editing and Publishing

Exposure to editing of in-house college magazine

Exposure to Theatre and Drama

Training on soft skills

Training on Basic Counselling skills

Emphasis on value added programmes on Communication

Joy of interacting intra and interdepartmentally through various curricular and co-curricular activities, which includes organizing, fund-raising and anchoring for events 

Our students have also interned with leading Print and Broadcast media houses

Students have interned with Counselling and Rehabilitation centres to learn about application of Psychological skills in a professional setup.

Our students have also published and presented research papers in various seminars

HOD – Department of Languages,

Assistant Professor – English

  • Qualification: MA, B Ed., BA (Hons.)
  • Teaching Experience: 13 years
  • Industry Experience: 6.5 years including serving as a distinguished member in the Karnataka State wing for Sharp NGO


Assistant Professor – Journalism

Coordinator – NSS Cell, T John College

  • Qualification: MS, MA, BA, DCA
  • I rank holder –Bangalore University, Gold medal (Bangalore University), Bhagirathi Bhai Award (Bangalore University)
  • Teaching Experience: 6 years
  • Industry Experience: 1 year



Assistant Professor – English

  • Qualification: Ph.D (English), MA, BA
  • Teaching Experience: 14 years
  • Research Experience: 5 years



Media Club courses are conducted by Pixel Film Academy which offers Certificate course empowering students with hands-on experience equipping them to turn into budding and potential Journalists

Courses offered are:

  • Print Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Photo Journalism
  • Web Journalism

Certificate courses in Psychology are conducted by “Muktha”:Foundation (An Initiative to Prevent Abuse and Promote Mental Health)

Courses offered are:

  • Life Skills Training
  • Enhancing Emotional Intelligence
  • Fundamentals of CBT
  • Foundational Course on Family and Marital therapy
  • Foundational Course on Expressive therapy
  • Foundational course on working with children and adolescents
  • Foundational course on Geriatric counselling


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1. National Conference ‘Kadambari’ organized by Dept. Of Languages, T.JOHN COLLEGE 2.National Conference- Jyothi Nivas College

3. International Conference on Play organized by IIPA, Headstreams and Christ University

4. Workshop on Cognitive behavior therapy

5. Workshop on counselling skills for college teachers

6. symposim on " Digital Mental health"


A study on Psychological Morbidity and its effects on quality of life among IT and BT professionals.



Arvind Kumar Gupta


1. National conference Kadambari   2. Workshop  on counselling skills for teachers

3. workshop in AIIMS for IV sem syllabus

4. National Conference in SRN Adarsh College

5.Inter National conference in LVD college Raichur

6. National Seminar in Mount carmel College

 7.State level  seminar in St.clarer College 8.Certificate of merit in YOGA 9. Asst yog  teacher trg certificate (100 hrs trg pgme) 10. International seminar in SRM university Chennai

 11 . National seminar in Bhasha Sahodari in New Delhi


1. Vishwa Hindi Divas

2. " Adhunik yug me premchand sahitya ki prasamgikata" 3. "Hindi sahitya me mahila Upayaskaron ka Yogadan" 4. "Rashtriya vanatarastriya paridrasya me ek ayalokan"                     dd



Dr. Shikha Tiwari

Bhaarat bhaaratee mein abhivyakt bhaarateey sanskrti

Published in : Volume 6 | Issue 2 | APRIL 2018 Published URL : Number – 2320-2882

Bhaarat bhaaratee mein abhivyakt bhaarateey sanskrti



1. Proceedings of the symposium on  “YOGA AND INDIAN PSYCHOLOGY’’ as a part of the International Yoga Day Celebrations  on 25th jun2017 organized by National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences(NIMHANS) Poster presentation, Arvind Kumar Gupta & Pavitra R

2. International  Conference Proceedings ‘VARTMAAN  ME BHAARTIYA  SAANSKRITIK   VAIBHAVCHUNOUTIYAN V SUJHAO ” . 18-19 August 2017. Sindhee Post Graduate College Hebbal , Bangalore.Bearing ISBN NO – ISBN97686AL30 published Paper name “BHAARTIYA  SANSKRITI  ME  CHIKITSASHAILLY’’


Issue    - VOLUME 6, Issue 2 April 2018.

Date of Publication – 02 Apr 2018

ISSN Number – 2320-2882




 1. State level conference on ‘’IMPACT OF LITERATURE ON MOVIES’’ on 23rd December,2017 organized by Shri Sant Gajanan Mahavidyalaya,Kharda,Ahmednagar,bearing ISBN:978-81-922-162-4-9 published paper LITERATURE AND REGIONAL MOVIES.

2. State level conference on ‘’LITERATURE AND CINEMA’’ on 20th January,2018,organized by S.S.N.C.Dr. B.R.Ambedkar First Grade Arts and Commerce Collee,Hubbali,bearing ISBN:978-93-5291-910-9 published paper LITERATURE IN INDIAN CINEMA.

Published in : Volume 6 | Issue 2 | APRIL 2018 Published URL : | ISSN: 2320-2882 IJCRT188922 International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT) 482

 Film and Society



 National conference on “ DEMOCRACY, EDUCATION AND NATIONALIST DISCOURSES-TOWARDS A CRITICAL ENGAGEMENT” on 04-12-2017. Organized by St.Joseph’s college of commerce , Bangalore,bearingISBN NO:978-81-924180-9-4  PRADARSHAKA KALEGALU


Athira TP


A Postmodern reading of Time, Art and (Im)mortality with reference to Kurt Vonnegut’s short story “2BR02B” Impact Factor : 5.97 (Calculate by Google Scholar) | License by Creative Common 3.0 DOI :

Published in : Volume 6 | Issue 2 | APRIL 2018 Page No : 98-100 Published URL :

 A Postmodern reading of Time, Art and (Im)mortality with reference to Kurt Vonnegut’s short story “2BR02B”


Sharanya Ayyappan

Analysis of the Leadership style of Miranda Priestly in the movie “Devil wears Prada”

Published in : Volume 6 | Issue 2 | APRIL 2018 Published URL :| ISSN: 2320-2882 IJCRT1892579 International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT) 482
Analysis of the Leadership style of Miranda Priestly in the movie “Devil wears Prada”

Publications: 26

Publications in International /National Peer Reviewed Journals: 15

Publications Listed in International Database 6

Publications in Books/ Journals with

ISBN/ISSN numbers: 21

Publications with Impact Factor: 5

  1. Moin ( 1 Video Presentation dn 1 Short film)
  2. Wasim Rather ( 1 Short Film)
  3. Mr . Shahid Salman Khan ( 1 Video Presentation and 3 Documentary Films)
  4. Umar Lhurshid Lone (1 Short Film)
  5. Rohan Pillai (1 Video Presentation, 1 Short film and 1 Documentary Film)
  6. Joel Jacob Samuel (1 Documentary Film and 1 Short film)
  7. Deepika Rachel R (1 Video Presentation)
  8. Akimanan Ines Lilians (1 Video Presentation )
  9. Shashi Shekhar Malhotra, Ms. Raksha. B., Ms, Supriya Roy & Ms. Sowmya. N (1 Documentary Film)