The Department provides quality education and
training in various aspects of Journalism, Mass
Communication, Media Studies, Advertising, Public
Relations, communication theories and models, cultural
studies, media laws and ethics and more.
It has qualified faculty members who engages not
only in academic deliberation but also try their best to
maintain a mentor-mentee relationship with the students.
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
The department believes in pragmatic learning where
theory and practice meet the social and professional
Infrastructure & equipment:
Keeping in mind the contemporary industrial requirement
and cutting-edge technological progression, the department
has incorporated the following infrastructure within itself
to demonstrate to the students various aspects of practical
training. The department owns the following instruments in
Sony NX3 -movie camera for video production,
Canon FD Mark IV with multiple lenses.
Sound recording and editing set- ups with Audio Mixing
Rode Boom Microphones,
Lavalliere Mic with wireless transmission system,
Video-editing Lab with the latest version of Apple I Mac
with editing set-up,
Final Cut Pro software foe Film editing (post-Production).
Sound Recorder etc. and
Computer Lab for Newspaper and magazine designing and
Photo Editing with the latest software such as
Adobe Page Maker and the like.
The department is going to open its studio set-up for
audio & video production with CHROMA KEY set up very soon.
Experts from Industry/ other Institution frequently visit
the Department for conducting Seminars, Workshops and
Orientation Programs on various aspect of student enrichment
Public relations etc.
During COVID-19 pandemic the department has conducted
regular online classes.
The Webinars /Online talk hosted by the department during
A Webinar on fake news detection & Career prospect
on regional print media -
Mapping Infodemic : COVID-19 and Beyond-Speakers : Dr.
Ankuran Dutta, Associate Professor & Head, Dept. of
communication & Journalism, Gauhati University,
Assam Prof. Sambit Paul, Assistant Professor, IIMC,
A One Day Students' round table interactive session on :
Battling Pandemic and Beyond, on 8th August, 2020.
A One day webinar on 100 years of Anandabazar Patrika-The
Glorious Journey, was organized jointly with Dept of
English, on 12th May, 2021.
Resource Persons : Prof Subir Ghosh, Veteran Academician
and Ex-Journalist, Hindustan Standard & Dr. Debdut Ghosh
Thakur, Ex-Chief Reporter, Anandabazar Patrika.
A student enrichment programme was organized by the
department of Journalism and Mass Communication on
"Facets of television journalism" on 29th April, 2022.
In post pandemic phase, the department has conducted
several student-alumnus meets. The students interacted with
the pass-out students who have been successfully placed and
working in various media houses pan India such as:
Others are pursuing Master degree program in reputed
Universities within and outside of West Bengal. Even some of
the present students are pursuing internship in various
media houses across the city. The Department organizes
academic seminars on contemporary issues of Communication
Studies. The performance of the students in the University
examinations is quite satisfactory.
Scopes: Various career opportunities after
studying Journalism and Mass Communication:
Web Content Development
Public Relations in Private Sector and Public Sector