DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION

DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION

DEPT. OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1956 | 1995 : Honours

ACHIEVEMENTS § 10 – 15 % First Class in University Examinations.
§ Regular student’s progression in Foreign Universities.
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ U.G.C. sponsored State level Seminar in collaboration with the Department of English, Shri Shikshayatan College and
Muralidhar Girls’ College in September 2015.
§ Soft Skill Development Programme for the students.
§ Regular Orientation Lectures by eminent academicians from institutions of national repute.
§ Summer Project in collaboration with Department of Political Science.
§ Editing of Documentaries using FCP
§ Training of Documentary Editing and Multimedia for students.
§ Collaboration with leading English dailies, Electronic Media, Corporate Houses and PRSI for internship of students in the industry.
§ Publication of students newsletter.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Category Eligibility Criteria For Form Fill Up Additional Criteria
General Minimum aggregate 50% AND 50% in English Must have passed in English
SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B Candidates belonging to the SC, ST, OBC-A & OBC-B communities should obtain a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate OR 40% marks in the subject or related subjects. SC,  ST & OBC communities recognised by Govt. of West Bengal are only eligible for the exemption mentioned above . Must have passed in English
Index Marks Calculation for Merit List (Aggregate + English (1st or 2nd Language) / 2
JMC AS ELECTIVE:
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA : 45% and above in aggregate
SUBJECT COMBINATION:
ENGLISH AND ONE MODERN INDIAN LANGUAGE (MIL) ARE COMPULSORY. HINDI / BENGALI / URDU ARE OFFERED AS MODERN INDIAN LANGUAGES. STUDENTS ARE TO CHOOSE ONE GENERAL SUBJECT FROM ANY TWO OUT OF THREE BLOCKS FROM EITHER OF THESE THREE COMBINATIONS.
GROUP-I GROUP-II GROUP-III
Political Science/ Education Sociology/Hindi Economics / English
Political Science/ Education Sociology Urdu
Bengali Sociology Economics / English

Events & Workshops

  • UGC sponsored one-day State Level Seminar on Women’s Empowerment and New Media was organized by Department of Journalism and Mass Communication and Department of English, Shri Shikshayatan College in collaboration with Muralidhar Girls’ College in the Campus Auditorium on 18th September 2015. The inaugural session was presided by Dr. Kinjalkini Biswas, Principal, Muralidhar Girls’ college, Justice Ruma Pal as a Chief Guest, Mr. Bob Roy, Resident Editor (East), Times Response, Times of India, Kolkata as a Keynote speaker and Dr. Aditi Dey, Principal. The Seminar was conducted in two sessions. The other distinguished guests present for the session were Dr. Sanjukta Dasgupta, Professor of Department of English, University of Calcutta, as a Chairperson and Speaker (Session I), Shri Ashoke Viswanathan, National Award winning, Film Director,  Shri Sujoy Dhar, Group Editor, India Blooms News, Service/Trans World features, Correspondent, Thomson Reuters,  Professor (Retired) Abhijit Mitra, Department of Sociology, Burdwan University as a Chairperson and Speaker (Session II), and Professor Ishita Mukhopadhyay, Director, Women’s Studies Research Centre, University of Calcutta .
  • A Special Lecture was organized by Department of Journalism and Mass Communication on 30.09.15. Shri. Snehashish Sur, Senior Journalist, Doordarshan and Media Trainer delivered a lecture on ‘Challenges and Opportunities of reporting for television’.

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