Many opportunities are available in electronic media due to their rapid development. Electronic media include radio and television. Various job opportunities in electronic media have compelled the communication institutions and departments to impart training for these jobs.

So far, these media have been owned by government. Therefore, those interested in taking up career in these areas have to appear for Union Public Service examination. These organizations work under highly bureaucratic structure.

Jobs in these media require working at irregular hours. Persons involved in programme production have to work till transmission is over and those who are not on the production side work normal hours. These jobs require special skills and talents.