Established in 1967, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Sardar Patel College of Communication and Management, Delhi is a constituent college of Rajendra Prasad institute of Communication and Management, Bombay. Set up with the aim of providing professional studies at the post-graduate level on a part-time basis, the college is a premier institution located in a heart of the city, offering avenues of continuing education, mainly to those in employment as well as others who are pursuing opportunities in academic or professional areas.
Classes are conducted in a number of subjects in the area of Communication and Management from 6.15 p.m. to 7.45 p.m. six days a week. On successful completion of the course, the students are awarded Bhavan's PG Diploma. All course are conducted in English; Journalism and Mass Communication in English & Hindi.
The faculty consists of practising specialists with experience in teaching and eminent teachers of particular subjects drawn from universities, specialized institutions, professions, industry, the press and the administration.
The academic year, which starts normally in July and ends by last week of March is divided into two terms- July to November and November to March. The number of working days during the year is approximately 170. The college observes all public Holidays as notified by the Government of India.
Eligibility for Admission
Only graduates of a recognised University are eligible for admission. Those who have appeared for final graduation examination may be admitted provisionally, but if they do not produce evidence of graduation before 30th of September 2012 they will cease to be students and will forfeit the fee paid. Preference is given to those with a good academic record and work experience in the relevant field. Students applying for admission may be required to appear for written test and interview depending on the course. In case the qualifying degree/diploma of a candidate is found to be not recognised or not equivalent to a degree of recognised University, the student can be so informed and asked to discontinue at any time without refund of fee.
The Principal has the right to refuse admission without assigning any reason. Candidates with ER will not be eligible for applying in the Post Graduate Programme for admission and also for continuing in the course.
Applications for admission are to be submitted in the attached form along with a copy of Marksheet or Certificate of graduation andregistration fee of Rs. 500/- between 30th April and 30th June 2012. These will be scrutinized and selections made after tests interviews. Registration fee is non-refundable.
Bhavan has a Reference Library Which does not issue books on loan. Facilities are provided to read the books and journals in the library itself. (those who deposit a security fee will be issued books for a limited period. Security will be refunded).
A minimum of 65 % attendance at lectures is required, in each term and or on the whole.
The candidate who has not qualified himself/herself with the minimum required attendance may however, make up for the deficiency in the immediately following academic year, and appear in the subsequent year's examination.
In such an event where a candidate makes up the deficit in minimum attendance of 65% required, he/she shall pay only the proportionate tuition fees for the term or terms put in the subsequent year, as the case may be, and as fixed by the Principal/Director.
The college will provide placement facility to the eligible students on the basis of their performance in the Mid-Term test and class performance.
Prospective employment agencies would be invited to interview the selected students.
Other students will be recommended to institutions for employment according to their competence.
Examination and Passing Standards
A candidate must obtain a minimum of 40% in each of six papers carrying 100 marks including Cultural Heritage of India which is compulsory for all the groups and also under each head of the Internal Assessment (Study paper, term-test & Viva-Voce)separately in order to be eligible for being declared to have passed the final examination.
A successful candidate scoring 60% and above in the aggregate of marks at one and the same sitting will be placed in the First Class (I Class)
A successful candidate scoring 50% and above in the aggregate of marks but less than 60% at one and the same sitting will be placed in the Second Class (II Class)
A successful candidate scoring 40% and above in the aggregate of marks but less than 50%at one and the same sitting will be placed in the Pass Class (III Class).
A candidate who scores less than 40% of marks in each written paper in each head of Internal Assessment separately is deemed to have failed in the Examination.
Fee Structure Academic year July to March Session 2012-2013 General Programme
All fee payable at the time of admission in the form of Cash/pay Order in favour of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan payable at UCO Bank, New Delhi. Cheques are not acceptable.
Internal Assessment Fee (Term Test,
Viva, Study Paper, Class Test)
Library Fee(Not refundable)(Books will be made available for reading and reference in the library)
College Enrolment fee College Journals, Prospectus, Cultural Heritage Books, Diploma Certificate & Mark-sheet fee
Bhavan's Associate Membership fee
For Journalism students Online fee (Computer Lab)
For Mass Communication Students workshop fee for practicals on TV & Film
Those students of Marketing & Advertising and Public Relations who are interested can get this training by paying an additional fee of Rs. 2000/- depending on the availability of seats.
Examination Fee of Total Fee to Be Paid
C1: Journalism English & Hindi
C3: Mass Communication English & Hindi
For Other courses
Refund Of Fees
Before the Commencement of the classes 80% of total Fees paid will be refunded if any written request is made.
After the commencement of classes. Those who have not attended any class are eligible for refund of 75% of refundable fees till the end of the first week.
After the first week No Refund
Those students who have been admitted provisionally in the College and have not cleared graduation before 30th September 2012 as stated earlier will be eligible for refund of fee after deduction of the component amount mentioned below: upto 10th October, 2012. The refund deduction will be as given below:-
Cultural Heritage Book
Associate Membership Fee
Total Amount to be deducted
(from the paid fee)
Total amount paid by the Candidate (Journlism & mass Comm.)
Less total amount deducted
Balance to be refundable
For other courses Rs. 27,500.00 - Rs. 10,200.00 = Rs. 17,300.00 to be refunded.