Department Of Mass Comm. & Journalism

Department of Journalism & Mass Communication stared from the academic year 2007 – 2008.
This department conducts a two years full time Masters degree course in Journalism and  Mass Communication.

Graduation from any stream is the eligibility for this course. This course is affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Along with academics, the department’s main focus is on developing the overall personality of the student. The students are groomed here to become responsible journalist in future.

The department has always given placement assistance to the students. Almost 100% placements have been achieved by the department in the past 10 years.

Salient Features:
  • Updated library & spacious lecture halls with LCD projectors.
  • State-of-the-art computer lab with internet facility.
  • Satellite television connection.
  • Qualified faculty & Guest lectures by media experts.
  • Field visits & Study tours in India.
Photo Name Qualification Experiance CV
Dr. Nutan Kanegaonkar (Assistant Professor Media Convergences) Masters in Journalism, SET, DJ (Diploma in Journalism) View
Ms. Supriya Hajib (Assistant Professor Beauty & Wellness) B.Com, ABTC View
Mr. Sanyog Ingale (Assistant Professor Beauty & Wellness) Masters in Journalism, Engineering Graduation View
Mr. Santosh Gogate (Assistant Professor Media Convergences) Masters in Journalism, SET, DJ (Diploma in Journalism) View
Mrs Prajakta Bhuskute (Assistant Professor Beauty & Wellness) B.Tech, M.Tech Cosmetic Technology View
Every year department organizes various activities like
Print Media:
'Samwaad' an experimental, bilingual [Marathi & English] journal is published by the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism. This journal is a part of students' practical work and aimed for understanding the industrial aspects in the Print Media.
Audio-Visual Media: Students make news bulletins/documentaries/short films. For such productions, students are guided by their faculty. Students get to learn practical things like, how to take interviews, planning and producing bulletin, media management, set designing, anchoring, news script writing, giving voice-overs etc.
Visits & Tours:
Students visit various media organizations, NGOs, heritage sites, monuments, Government organizations and eminent personalities. Every batch goes for a study tour to Delhi or any other state in India.
"Samwaad" - Departmental-Association Activities.
Activities Conducted in Mass Communication and Journalism Department
Activities Conducted in Mass Communication and Journalism Department - March 2022
  • Applicant must have a Bachelor's Degree in any faculty from a statutory University. Those who have appeared for their final degree examination may also apply, but their admission (in case they are selected on the basis of performance in the Entrance Test) will be confirmed only after they submit the final degree examination mark-list.
  • Candidates applying for M.A.[ Mass Communication & Journalism]
  • All candidates must appear for the Entrance Test on the date specified in the admission notice. Admission is strictly on merit in the Entrance Test in their respective categories.
  • The Entrance Test consists of written examination and personal interview. After the written test, lists of qualified candidates appear for personal interviews will be displayed on the department's notice board.
  • The test for admission seeks to assess candidate's writing skills, general knowledge and media awareness. The written test consists of questions on composition (essay, précis, comprehension/translation) carrying 50 marks, and questions on current events, general knowledge, and media awareness carrying 50 marks.
  • If any of the selected candidates fails to report in time or to pay the respective fees, it will be assumed that he/she is not interested in joining the course. Such seats will be offered to candidates on the waiting list.
  • Intake: 30 students per batch.
  • Reservation: As per the government rules.
MA - Journalism and Mass Communication (MA - J.M.C.) is a full time 2 years, post graduation course affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University.
  • This course creates awareness in students about active, ethical journalism. This course is a good blend of journalism in print and electronic media.
  • Intake capacity – 30 students
  • Well-equipped class rooms
  • Internet facility with 12 MBPS dedicated lese line
  • Projector facility in every class room
  • Well-equipped computer lab with 17 work stations
  • Hi-Tech Audio- visual Studio with complete setup
  • Complete assembly of Light set-up
  • 2- high end video camera’s
  • DSLR still camera
  • Audio editing setup based on protocol
  • Video editing setup based on FCP
  • Television with DTH facility
SAMWAD - 2022   Photo