Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

About Us

Programme offered

Infrastructure & Facilities

List of Teaching Faculty

Contact Us

About Us

Banasthali Vidyapith has been serving the democratic society for many decades by producing women icons in politics, administration and legislature. Media is the fourth pillar of the democracy and the Vidyapith intend to strengthen the pillar by creating women professionals with ethical values who could lead the existing and emerging media society.

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at Vidyapith is the successively working in the direction of spreading awareness in society about Journalism & Mass Communication as a possible and attractive field of study. The department was established in year 2014 to promote Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) education and research as a culture that attracts wider participation. The department also motivates  aesthetic enrichment to provide necessary purpose and focus to women with a view to empower them towards bridging the needless prevalent gender disparity. The department provides an environment where students are naturally encouraged to take up education and research in JMC and nurture aesthetic mindset towards adopting JMC as a preferred career option. The department has laid the foundation for capacity building for high-end professional development and research through proposed educational programmes.

Journalism and Mass Communication education at Vidyapith is aimed to create women professionals with ethical values to contribute to the society and lead the industry. Journalism and Mass Communication process helps to understand how different elements of communication provide new development in social, political and economic context. The curriculum offers a systematic progression of hands-on production work, conceptual skills and artistic expression required to become an accomplished media practitioners in a social and technological environment. It also includes various on-field activities like real-time news reporting, on-field  news coverage, industrial training, developing actual advertising campaigns etc.

 

Programmes offered

BA (Journalism and Mass Communication)

MA (Journalism and Mass Communication)

PhD (Journalism and Mass Communication)

Certificate Course in Radio Production (RJing & Anchoring)

Diploma in Audio Engineering

Diploma in Broadcast Journalism (Radio)

 

BA (Journalism and Mass communication)

Bachelor of Arts (Journalism and Mass communication) is a three year (six semesters) full time programme which offers a wide range of courses including interdisciplinary courses related to languages, economics, political science, sociology, and legal studies. The curriculum is based on the five majopr ares of  Journalism & Mass communication i.e. print,brodacst,web,advertising and public relation. Along with classroom teaching, Bachelors in journalism and mass communication employs various on-field activities like real-time news reporting, on-field Radio-TV news coverage, industrial training, developing actual advertising campaigns etc. For specialized expertise, the professionals belonging to the media industry from various parts of the country  are also invited to interact with students throughout the year.

MA (Journalism and Mass Communication)

Introduced in academic session 2019-20, Master of Arts (Journalism and Mass Communication) is a two year (four semesters) full time program which offers a systematic progression of hands-on production work and theoretical papers that allow students to experience the full range of technical expertise, conceptual skills and artistic expression required to become accomplished media practitioners in a social and technological environment. It is a healthy mix of theoretical and practical approach - with both getting equal emphasis. Along with classroom teaching, masters in journalism and mass communication employs various on-field activities like real-time news reporting, on-field Radio-TV news coverage, industrial training, developing actual advertising campaigns etc. For specialized expertise, the professionals belonging to the media industry from various parts of the country are also invited to interact with students throughout the year.

Certificate Course in Radio Production (RJing & Anchoring)

This course has been aimed to train the students to focus on effective communication of a message through live and digitally recorded production. Although radio is about communication and delivering a message to listeners, the business environment and Technology including in the radio transmission will also be examined through this course.

Diploma in Audio Engineering

This course provide the study of electronic principles which are fundamental to designing, setting up, and operating a recording studio or live sound system. These principles include signal flow and interfacing, impedance, amplification, isolation, power, and grounding. There will also be a focus on analog and digital multi-track recording & mixing techniques. In this course, students will learn Audio Engineering through a collaborative, hands-on project and gain an in-depth knowledge of the latest techniques in recording, mixing and mastering music.

Diploma in Broadcast Journalism (Radio)

This aims to develop skills of news reporting and writing for a radio news bulletin. It is designed to impart presentation skills required for the broadcast media. It also aims to provide the skilled manpower for the broadcast industry.   

Infrastructure & Facilities

Well equipped Media LabOn-air Radio studio with recording room

  • Well equipped Media Lab
  • Multi media labs
  • On-air Radio studio with recording room

TV-Studio with News room and PCR

  • TV-Studio with News room and PCR

Non-linear editing(video) lab Non-linear editing(video) lab

  • Non-linear editing(video) lab

Class rooms with OHP Class room with DTH TV projector

 

  • Class rooms with OHP
  • Class room with DTH TV projector

List of Faculty (Teaching)

S. No.

Name of Faculty

Designation

Qualification

1

Mr

Gajanand

Assistant Professor

MJMC, DTFTT

2

Mr

Gulshan Kumar

Assistant Professor

M.A., PG Dip. in Dev. Commun., NET

3

Mr

Lokesh Sharma

Associate Professor

Dip. in (Comu./Digi.) Engg., BA (JMC), MA(JMC)

4

Ms

Madhu Kumari

Assistant Professor

PGDJMC, M.A.(J.M.C.), NET

5

Dr

Monika Jain

Professor

M.Sc., Ph.D.

6

Dr

Namrata Arora Charpe

Associate Professor

M.Sc., Ph.D.

7

Dr

Pallavi Mishra

Assistant Professor

M.M.C., PGDAP, NET, Ph.D. (J&MC)

8

Ms

Priyadarshini Kiran

Assistant Professor

B.A. Hons. (JMC), M.A. (M.C.)

9

Mrs

Rajni Mudgal

Assistant Professor

B.A. Hons.,  M.M.C., PG Dip. in Audio Program Production, NET

10

Ms

Umang Gupta

Assistant Professor

BJMC, MAMC

11

Mr

Zafar Khan

Assistant Professor

MA

   

Contact Us

Dean, Fine Arts: Prof. Ina Shastri
Phone No.
Dean : +91-1438 - 228524
Phone No. (Office) : 01438 - 228547, Fax : +91 - 01438 - 228365, 228649
E-mail : inashastri@banasthali.ac.in

Postal Address :
P.O. Banasthali Vidyapith
Banasthali, Rajasthan - 304 022