The Faculty strives to help students cultivate a holistic perspective and understanding of communication processes by arranging seminars and workshops wherein media applications interface with subject areas such as Gender, Disability, or HIV-AIDS, Science and Technology, Environment, Distance Education, Food And Nutrition, Children's Issues or any other. Interaction with Visiting Faculty, invited guest speakers, and experts from mainstream media from within India or from abroad also helps students to widen their information base and gain new and interesting insights.
Moreover, though there is no formal Alumni Association yet, there exists a student club through which current and former students of the Faculty network and try to be mutually helpful to each other. They also "get together" in groups on social networking sites and occasionally host media and other events.
The Placement record of the Faculty is very impressive. The Alumni of since the very first batch of the students who have graduated are all well placed professionally. The Alumni work at local, regional, national and international levels. They have been absorbed in media set-ups or work independently in various areas-VIZ. Print, Radio, Television, Advertisements, Corporate Communications, Public Relations, Research & Documentation, Government and Non Government Organizations, Academics, Content Writing, Film Making and Photography.
In the recent years we have witnessed an unprecedented growth in the world of communication. Gone are the days when a short and sweet reporting could get the message across. Not only has the world of communication changed but so has the target audience. The predictions of the field doing well are high. With the increase in the number of television sets, news channels, radio stations, advertising and so much more each growing day, the field seems to be transcending into an unmatched growth and along with it the option of its pursuers to have a dynamic career.
Mass communication is all about disseminating information to the masses at local, national or international levels with or without a necessary intent. On the other hand, Journalism is more about informing people about something meaningful. Journalism is more predictable in its approach in which the emphasis is on information and facts.
This industry is doing quite well for itself and is predicted to do well in the future as well. The students of this trade can look forward to working in public relations, television, films, publishing, journalism, editing, etc. The thing to remember while applying to the industry is that people with strong people skills and a head for communication will be preferred. The job requires the aspirants to be skillful, energetic and also creative.
Some Employment Options in Mass Communication & Journalism are:
|Asian News International||Hindustan Samachar||Indo-Asian News Service||Press Trust of India|
|Samachar Bharti||United News of India||Reuters||India Press Agency|
|Colors TV||Star Plus||Discovery||Zee TV||Red FM|
|Sony Entertainment||Star Cricket||BBC||Al Jazeera||Set Max|
|Radio Mirchi||My FM||Big FM||Red FM|
|Radio City||Dhamaal 24||Radio One||Fever FM|
|Dainik Jagran||Hindustan Dainik||Dainik Bhaskar||Hindustan Times|
|Amrit Bazar Patrika||Rajastha Patrika||Amar Ujala||The Times of India|
|Ogilvy & Mather||JWT Hindustan Thompson Associates||DDB Mudra Group||McCann Erickson India Ltd|
|Rediffusion-Y&R||FCB Ulka Advertising Ltd||RK Swamy BBDO Advertising Ltd||Grey India|