NDTV announces a post-graduate career programme – the NDTV Broadcast Training Programme for any graduates under the age of 28 who have keen interest to pursue a career in broadcast journalism.The Broadcast Training Programme is an apprenticeship that combines the elements of workshop learning and hands-on training.
Features of the NDTV Broadcast Training Programme:
The programme offers candidates a unique opportunity of real-time experience. The curriculum is woven into an apprenticeship under NDTV mentors in the workplace as a real workday. All mentors are senior NDTV media professionals. While on the job, apprentices will learn how to handle the pressure of big stories, breaking news and demanding deadlines.
- The programme is designed for 10 months
- For the first 4 months, the candidates will go through formal instructions in classrooms and workshops devoted to writing, camerawork, voice training, editing, and more.
- Over the next 6 months, they will be placed as apprentices to train under mentors and finally as interns in different departments of NDTV
- Candidates can apply for the first batch starting in April or the second batch starting in August
- Each batch has 40 seats
- The total fee for the programme is Rs 1.90 lakhs (plus applicable taxes)
- If required, candidates can propose an installment plan for the fee after the final selection is announced
- All apprentices will be certified by NDTV upon completion of the programme
- Students are evaluated throughout the programme on newspaper sessions, assignments based on news and current affairs, camera and editing skills, and news stories.
- During the internship, students will be evaluated on the basis of aptitude, skills, and ability with equal weightage of 33% each.
Application Process for NDTV Broadcast Training Programme
To apply, simply download and print the admission form.
Fill in the form and send it with a demand draft of Rs.1000 (in favour of NDTV Ltd.) at the NDTV office (207, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III, New Delhi-110020) by March 1.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to appear for an audio-visual test and an interview.
Both batches (April and August) will be selected concurrently. You may state your preference in the form or at the interview.