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IGNOU is one of the best university for distance education in the country

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is a great university for teaching and career. Especially for those, who want to study but cannot attend regular college for some reason. The method of study of IGNOU is different from other traditional universities. IGNOU has adopted a multimedia approach to study. Components of IGNOU are self-study material, consultation sessions, routine and teleconferencing systems.

5 prominent features of IGNOU:

  • Easy arrangement has been made for the students to take advantage of practical classes on selected study centers for courses in science, computer, nursing and engineering, and technology. IGNOU admits students enough leniency in the case of eligibility, location, study speed, and its duration.
  • When it comes to admission of students, completing the program, Indira Gandhi University has always adapted liberal and flexible policies for the students. This is also one reason for IGNOU’s success in Distance Learning.
  • IGNOU has diploma, graduate, postgraduate, undergraduate and doctorate degree courses in emerging topics like consumer protection, disaster management, environment, human rights, tourism, women's empowerment and child development, health education, HIV, technology and online education.
  • IGNOU executes a credit system based on the time spent on studies. A credit is equivalent to 30 hours of study, it includes all the activities of the study. Different programs have different credit requirements. Students are allowed to get credit according to their speed, convenience, and ability. IGNOU also provides credit transfer facility. Under this, the credit can be transferred from any other university to IGNOU. For this, the student has to meet certain conditions.
  • IGNOU is currently completing the dreams of more than 4 million students in India and 36 other countries, with the help of its 21 study centers, 67 regional centers, and around 3,000 student support centers and 67 foreign centers.

The establishment of IGNOU

Indira Gandhi National Open University was established in 1985 under parliamentary law. In the field of open and distance learning, IGNOU maintains its own identity. IGNOU has made a significant contribution to higher education in the country from its establishment. According to UNESCO, it is the largest distance university in the country. IGNOU operates around 490 certificates, diplomas, degrees and doctoral programs with the help of about 420 faculty members and around 36 thousand consultants from mutual institutions of higher education, professional organizations and industry sector in their headquarter and regional centers.

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Bloggers, SEO Experts, Digital Marketers: Career in New Age Media

Internet and social media have increased the scope of media and have also strengthened the prospects of jobs available in this industry
Gousiya Teentalkindia Content Writer

Media is no longer limited to the traditional areas of radio, television, and newspaper. With the advent of Digital Segments, the scope of the media has now become more extensive than ever. New Age Media i.e. online media has now emerged as an even stronger pillar of this area, including social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. The rapidly growing use of the Internet has strengthened this area around the world.

Increased internet users

  • In fact, the number of internet users, which was just 48 million in 2012, has reached 500 million now and in 2017 the number of active websites on the Internet was about 1.8 billion. Clearly, communication is now moving from offline to online and due to this, career opportunities in the new areas of the media are constantly increasing.
  • In this case, if you are also looking for job prospects in the field of mass communication, it will be interesting to know about the areas of employment available in this area.

What's New Age Media

New Age Media, distinct from Traditional Media, has now emerged as a strong medium of mass communication. New Age Media refers to the availability of online content on any digital device.

In this area of ​​media, people not only play their part but can also give feedback. Websites, blogs, newsletters, email, and social media platforms are part of New Age Media.

Here are a few possibilities:

  • Due to the increasing use of the Internet, employment prospects in this area have emerged on a large scale. Today there are more than a billion users on Facebook and 241 million active accounts on Twitter.
  • Similarly, a lot of people are actively active in other mediums of social media. Looking at the popularity of these social media platforms among the people, a large number of professionals are being sought to manage them.
  • For many such rolls, there is a lot of job opportunities in social media.

Print media

About 1,05,443 newspapers are registered in the Registrar of Newspapers for India. Apart from this, 40% of growth has been witnessed in the Newspaper's Readership in the last three years. Most of these online versions of newspapers are also available where the demands of Professionals are continuous.

TV journalism

Besides the news reports in the TV sector along with the increasing news channels, there is a demand for the posts of cameramen, news editor, bulletin producer and video editor for the technical team. On the other hand, the introduction of online channels has created jobs related to New Age Media.

Public relation

Public relation is a major contributor to the promotion of a company. The stronger that a company's PR team will be, the greater the engagement of that company.

In the field of online promotion, there are many job opportunities in the form of PR Professionals.

Radio industry

  • In the last 10 years, the number of radio channels in the country has seen an increase of 120 percent. In this field, the number of times in the job of radio jockeys, producers, sound artists, voice-over artists can be seen clearly.
  • Internet and social media platforms have increased the scope of the media and strengthened the prospects of the jobs that are available here.

Here are a few profiles:


By introducing you as a professional blogger, you can conceptualize, write, edit and promote content for a corporate or personal blog. Here you can also deliver content for web articles that are published on a company or institute blog.

SEO Expert

A search engine Optimization Expert works on an organization's social media strategy so that its visibility can be increased. These professionals manage all social media platform handles of organizations, with enhancing customer and client engagement and updating them regularly with the latest information.

Digital Marketing Expert

Here we have to work with the techniques of developing online marketing strategies of the company's products, web analytics, email marketing, and search optimization. At the same time, digital marketing is also a task of converting the company's brand among more and more people.

Social Media Content Writer

They have to update the information on the official website of a client or company. In addition to managing digital content on social media platforms, there is also a provision of content for official online communication such as e-Letters, e-mailers, and newsletters.

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