The formation and development of journalistic education in India in the rapidly growing media sector of the economy is a topic that has not been adequately disclosed in the Russianscience studies. Against the backdrop of existing problems in the field of freedom of journalism as a social institution, the rights and position of journalists in this Asian country, the study of the system of training journalistic cadres is of undoubted interest. Journalistic education in India is a unique phenomenon, heterogeneous in its structure, goals and objectives.The article examines and analyzes the key provisions of the system of professional journalism training in India, the role and place of a journalist in the country, the problems of his safety and social security. The attention is also paid to the professional ethics and qualifications of media workers.

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Matvienko Valentin Viktorovich, PhD in Philology, Department of Theory and History of Journalism, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.

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