Department of Mass Communication and Journalism

Department of Mass Communication and Journalism

 

Sister Nivedita University is the oldest and largest media college in East India, both in terms of state-of-the-art infrastructure, state-of-the-art laboratories, and classrooms. With the popularity of digital media,  entry of more news channels and media companies, we will witness the rapid expansion of the mass communication industry in the next five years. This provides many career opportunities for young and energetic applicants who want to enter the field.

 Our courses are built with a combination of theoretical and practical learning. In addition to classroom lectures, students also receive training during weekly outdoor assignments, industry training, photo walks, foreign language training, etc.

SNU believes in the holistic all-round development of students to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Students are highly trained, according to their SWOT analysis mapping on mojo journalism and news television broadcasting, marketing communication and corporate communication, photography, public relations, audio and video production, film production, digital marketing, live broadcast production, printing and publishing, digital design and motion graphics, animation 3D and 2D with VFX.

With the growing importance of today's media industry, many opportunities exist in this field. Students are put on compulsory multitasking training so that they are industry-ready and can adapt to the fast-paced and challenging environment when placed. Our mentored seminars provide weekly industry training classes where stalwarts from the industry take sessions and share experiences with the young minds. The university also has many international alliance programs for student exchange programs, which is a great way to experience different educational styles, expand employment opportunities, and make students more focused on their careers.

 

In addition to placement services provided by SNU placement cell, the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication provides training & placement opportunities to all its students right from the beginning. No wonder even 1st-year students get an internship and work opportunities with organizations like AAJKAL, The Statesman, Weber Shandwick, Pratidin Prakashini, Selvel, SVF, Carpe Diem, Taaza Tv, Zee News, AAJ TAK, ETV Bharat, MIRROR NOW, Wizcraft International, DNA, Reliance, Times of India, etc. Students are also off­ered international placement support on basis of their academic performance and industry training report.

                                                                                       

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CoursesYearsSemesterEligibility CriteriaMarks Required
Certificate course in Multimedia and Animation6 Months110+2 pass out from any board. Students from any stream can apply.50%
B.A (Hons.) Journalism and Mass Communication3610+2 pass out from any board. Students from any stream can apply.50%
B.Sc in Animation & Graphics3610+2 pass out from any board. Students from any stream can apply.50%
1 Year Post Graduate Diploma in Graphics and Animation12Graduation in any stream50%
M.A. in Mass Communication & Journalism24Graduation in any stream50%
M.Sc in Animation & Graphics24Graduation in any stream50%
Ph.D in Mass Communication & Journalism (Full Time)
Ph.D in Mass Communication & Journalism (Part Time)
Dr. MINAL PAREEK

Head (Mass Communication and Journalism)

Email: minal.p@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Pareek has a remarkable 12 years of experience as a Journalist with AajTak News Channel and 25 years of theatre experience with the Rangakarmee theatre group. She also has academic experience of 5 years at Amity University, 2 years (Ongoing) as HOD at Sister Nivedita University, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) & ford Fellowship. Her specialization lies in TV Production, Film Making, Theatre Arts, Fashion Communication with her domain area lying in Broadcast Journalism & International Relations.

SAIKAT MAJUMDAR

Professor (Mass Communication and Journalism)

Email: saikat.m@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Majumdar’s domain area lies in Electronic Media with specialisation in Television Journalism. He has an industry experience of 18 years and academic experience of 5 years at Amity University, NSHM, Sister Nivedita University (Ongoing) and also 15 years as visiting / guest faculty member.

JHUMUR DATTA GUPTA

Assistant Professor (Mass Communication and Journalism)

Email: jhumur.dg@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Datta Gupta’s domain area lies in Broadcast Journalism with a specialization in TV Journalism, and Script Writing. She has industry experience of 13 years as a Journalist, associated with ETV, News 18, Kolkata TV. She also has an academic experience of 2 years (ongoing) as a faculty member of Sister Nivedita University and visiting faculty at Roopkala Kendra (Development Communication).

Satyajit Samanta

Assistant Professor (Mass Communication and Journalism)

Email: satyajit.s@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Samanta’s domain area lies in Advertising, Event Management, Graphic Designing, Film Making, Photography, Cinematography & Editing with specialization in Advertising, PR, Events & Graphic Designing. He has an industry experience of 5 years as a Creative Director & Media Manager in MTV Roadies X2, Kiff, Fifa U-17 World Cup, AIFF - Hero I-League, BPC India Pvt. Ltd.& Feature Films. His academic experience includes 1 year as Guest Lecturer at the Institute Of Management Study & 2 years (ongoing) as a Faculty at Sister Nivedita University

NAMASHISH SHARMA

Assistant Professor (Mass Communication and Journalism)

Email: namashish.s@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Sharma’s domain area lies in Audio & Video Production, A/V Integration, Live Setup & Support, Guest Relations, and PCR. He has experience of 4 years in Community Radio Broadcasting and 1 year in the Broadcast Television Industry, He has worked as a Technical Executive and Client Servicing Expert and holds an academic experience of 2 Years

KRISHNENDU DAS

Assistant Professor (Mass Communication and Journalism)

Email: krishnendu.d@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Das is a dynamic professional with experience of 15+ years in Industry and academics from the field of Animation and VFX. He has worked as a Supervisor for "Creative Things Animation Studio'', Creative Head for "Bluesquirrel Studio'' Team Leader at Kagiso Interactive, South Africa, and Senior Faculty "Arena Animation".

Joydeep Mukherjee

Visiting Faculty (Mass Communication and Journalism)

Email: joydeep.m@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Mukherjee’s domain area lies in Advertising and Public Relations with a specialization in Marketing, Research, Brand Management, AD/PR. He has an industry experience of 11 years with KANTAR IMRB and GfK Mode in Client Servicing, Business Consulting, NBD, Thought leadership, and team management with the academic experience of 1 year (ongoing) as a Visiting Faculty at Sister Nivedita University, Guest faculty in ISBM, SIMC (Market Research).

Suman Chakraborty

Visiting Faculty (Mass Communication and Journalism)

Email: suman.c@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Chakraborty’s domain area lies in Writing, Editing, and Publishing with specialization in Critical and Editorial Writing, Literature and Visual Arts, New Media. He has industry experience as the Founder & Executive Editor, Roman Books (Kolkata & London) and Founder and Director, Compass Institute (Kolkata) with an academic experience as Former Visiting Lecturer, De Montfort University, UK, Former Visiting Lecturer, University of Derby, UK (Partly British Council Funded Indo-UK Collaboration), Masters from the University of Glasgow, UK and Guest Faculty at Sister Nivedita University for 2 years (ongoing).

Atashi Bhattacharya

Visiting Faculty (Mass Communication and Journalism)

Email: atashi.b@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Bhattacharya has domain area in Mass Communication, Media Laws and Ethics and Anchoring with specialization in Film Studies, Communication Theories & Cultural Studies. She has industry experience of 1 year as an English Presenter at All India Radio (Kolkata) with an academic experience of 9 years as a SACT at Surendranath College for Women (ongoing) & 2 years as a Guest Faculty at Sister Nivedita University (ongoing).

Arindam Basu

Visiting Faculty (Mass Communication and Journalism)

Email: arindam.b@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Basu’s domain area lies in New Media, Advertising, and PR with specialization in Reporting, New Media content development, Advertising, and PR. He has an industry experience of over 15 years in Journalism with UNI, News X, Sports Illustrated, as the Founder-Director of boutique white-collar PR Agency Carpe Diem Communique Pvt. Ltd. with an academic experience as Visiting Lecturer at Calcutta University, Visva Bharati, Women's College, Sister Nivedita University among others with a combined experience of a decade.

CoursesFee During Admission (Including 1st Semester Fee / 1st installment for annual scheme)Fee 2nd semester / 2nd installment onwardsProgram Fees Total
Certificate course in Multimedia and Animation350001500050000
B.A (Hons.) Journalism and Mass Communication7330037340260000
B.Sc in Animation & Graphics9000054000360000
1 Year Post Graduate Diploma in Graphics and Animation9300057000150000
M.A. in Mass Communication & Journalism6950033500170000
M.Sc in Animation & Graphics8700051000240000
Ph.D in Mass Communication & Journalism (Full Time)7500055000350000
Ph.D in Mass Communication & Journalism (Part Time)5500035000230000

 

SNU SchoolDepartmentCourseCurriculum Structure & Syllabus
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismCertificate course in Multimedia and AnimationClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismB.A (Hons.) Journalism and Mass CommunicationClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismB.Sc in Animation & GraphicsClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and Journalism1 Year Post Graduate Diploma in Graphics and AnimationClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismM.A. in Mass Communication & JournalismClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismM.Sc in Animation & GraphicsClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismPh.D in Mass Communication & Journalism (Full Time)Click To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismPh.D in Mass Communication & Journalism (Part Time)Click To View

THE SNU POST

THE SNU POST

THE SNU POST” an initiative by students and faculty members of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism. “THE SNU POST” is a monthly free digital publication with limited copies, of printed versions available on a subscription basis. With newspaper being the earliest form of mass media the experience that “The SNU POST” caters is itself invaluable. With this, we officially have started our ‘Student’s Press’ that provides hands-on training for students specializing in Print and Cyber Journalism.

SNU REEL

SNU REEL

Sister Nivedita University, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication runs its very own campus Television Channel “SNU REEL”. At present, SNU REEL is available on social media like Facebook and YouTube. The main objective of SNU REEL is to create a platform for students so that they can get their hands-on training and can be more competent when they go for industrial training and Jobs. The SNU REEL was a vision of our Honourable Chancellor who has always believed in beyond classroom teaching and training so that students feel confident and become successful media entrepreneurs and industry professionals.

SNU RADIO

SNU RADIO

SNU RADIO is a digital radio station run by the students of the media department. It is more of a practical training setup for the students to explore and learn. Student records their programs and broadcasts 24 hours a day as they deliver music, news, talk, and dramas. Some of the most popular shows are, Someone is listening, Spotlight, Tridhara, Voice It, Rhythm Nation.
 

THE SNU CHRONICLE

THE SNU CHRONICLE

The SNU Chronicle is a self-initiative of the university to promote students' creativity and provide a platform to showcase their talents. It will also serve as a platform in teaching how to write and publish news and will include radio podcasts, live sessions, SNU TV, and all other activities involving the students of SNU. Also, apart from just being a mobile application, it is a web portal and that makes it the most interesting. It will include different tabs dedicated to the various online and offline programs of the university.

1. While surfing the application, one will come across a news portal that will contain news articles (International and National) and different event coverages by the students of SNU. The most notable among them will be “The Humans of Kolkata”, which will come up with the superlative and life-changing stories of different individuals of Kolkata who have excelled excellently in their lives and have inspired many.

2. The “SNU Post” tab will consist of all the amazing articles and posts prepared by the students of the university's various departments.

3. The “SNU Reel” (SNU TV) tab will serve as an online video-sharing platform where the different works of the students will be regularly posted.

4. The “SNU Radio” tab will be solely dedicated to the different radio sessions that will be organized from time to time in the university's own radio station, often featuring noteworthy personalities.

5. And last but not least, the last tab- “Our Team” will introduce the backbones of the application, i.e. its students, who will work day and night to keep us updated and provide us with the most amazing and genuine content.

 

Website: www.thesnuchronicle.online

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TELEVISION STUDIO

TELEVISION STUDIO

EDITING LAB

EDITING LAB

PHOTOGRAPHY LAB

PHOTOGRAPHY LAB

SOUND / RADIO LAB

SOUND / RADIO LAB

School of Media Communications Fine Arts & Design

Department of Mass Communication and Journalism

3 years B.A.in Mass Communication & Journalism 

2 years M.A.in Mass Communication & Journalism  

Ph.D. Program

B.Sc in Animation & Graphics

M.Sc in Animation & Graphics

P.G. Diploma in Animation & Graphics

6 Months Certificate Course in Multimedia & Graphics