Department of Journalism and Mass Communication(Honours and General)

  • Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication

    Anishu Maroti, student of Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication is interviewing Sri Pradipta Bhattacharya

  • Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication

    Students of Journalism and Mass Communication in a editing room

  • Excursion

  • Interactive Session with Utsav Basu (Copy Editor,TOI)

  • Practical Training with Camera

  • Audio Visual Classroom

  • Course: B.A. Honours in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Generic Electives:  Film Studies and English / Hindi / Bengali / Political Science
  • Duration: 3 years

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication offers 3 years B.A Honours and General Courses under the University of Calcutta. The Department provides quality education and training in various aspects of Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Advertising, Public Relations and Film Studies. Being a professional combination, the department compulsorily offers Film Studies as an allied subject to the students to widen the career prospect with the help of the latest Infrastructure, equipment and technological assistance.

The department believes in pragmatic learning where theory and practice meet the social and professional needs.

The infrastructure of the department consists of Video - Editing Lab with the latest version of Apple I Mac editing set-up, movie camera for video production, sound recording and editing set- ups with Mixing Console, Omni-directional microphones, Boom Microphones, Sound Recorder etc. and Computer Lab for Page Make up and Photo Editing with the latest softwares such as Quark Xpress, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe In-design, Adobe Page Maker and the like. Experts from Industry/ Institution regularly visit the Department for conducting Workshops and Orientation Programs on Film Making, T.V Journalism, Print Journalism, and Advertising. At a regular interval, the Department organizes Academic Seminars on Contemporary issues of Communication Studies. The performances of the students in the University examinations is quiet satisfactory.

The passed out students are well placed in Newspaper organization and other sectors. Others are pursuing Master degree program in reputed Universities within and outside West Bengal. Even some of the present students are pursuing internship in various media houses across the city.

Scope: Various career opportunities after studying Journalism and Mass Communication:

  • Print Media
  • Television Journalism
  • Film production
  • Web Content Development
  • Radio Production
  • Advertising Industry
  • Public Relations in Private Sector and Public Sector
  • Academics
  • Research & Development
  • Event Management
  • Marketing Communication
  • Work from Home- content writing



Prof. Soumik Chatterjee

Qualification: M.A., NET

Position: Whole time

Prof. Anindita Chattopadhyay

Qualification: M.A., SET

Position: Whole time

Prof. Siddhartha Chatterjee

Qualification: M.A., NET, SET

Position: Whole Time

Prof. Jyoti Shaw

Qualification : M.A.

Position: Guest Teacher


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Prof. Soumik Chatterjee

Qualification: M.A. In Journalism & Mass Communication (Rabindra Bharati University)

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Specialization: Communication Theory, Cultural Studies and Advertising, Gender Studies

Teaching/ Industrial Experience: 4 years

Industrial Expertise/ Award:

  • Electronic Media
  • Advertising
  • Documentary Film Making
  • Sound production

No. of Publications: 5

Sri. Siddhartha Chatterjee

Qualification: M.A.In Journalism & Mass Communication (Rabindra Bharati University)

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Specialization: Indian Communication Perspective, Communication Model, Print Media and Page Making

Teaching/ Industrial Experience: 4 years

Industrial Expertise/ Award:

  • Page Designing for Newspaper
  • Received Maharishi Pānini Award ( 2nd best paper presenter) from Asian Congress of Media and Communication for presenting the paper in 2015

No. of Publications: 2