School of Media Communications Fine Arts & Design

School of Media Communications Fine Arts & Design

School of Media Communications, Fine Arts & Design is the unique combination of passion for creativity, nurturing talents and providing the best opportunities for the learners to achieve their dream careers.

Department of Mass Communication & Journalism is a center of innovation-- with contemporary facilities like SNU Radio, SNU TV, SNU Studio, MAC Labs, Newsroom and others, our professors provide hands-on training to set our students apart from the rest.

Under the Department of Fine Arts & Design, with industry partner Arts Acre, shape your enthusiasm to learn color theory, design, fashion, art and culture and explore perfect opportunities for a bright career to make a mark in field of creativity.

CoursesYearsSemesterEligibility CriteriaMarks Required
Certificate course in Multimedia and Animation6 Months110+2 pass out from any board. Students from any stream can apply.50%
B.A (Hons.) Journalism and Mass Communication3610+2 pass out from any board. Students from any stream can apply.50%
B.Design4810+2 pass out from any board. Students from any stream can apply.50%
B.Sc in Animation & Graphics3610+2 pass out from any board. Students from any stream can apply.50%
B.Sc in Fashion Design3610+2 pass out from any board. Students from any stream can apply.50%
BFA4810+2 pass out from any board. Students from any stream can apply.55%
1 Year Post Graduate Diploma in Graphics and Animation12Graduation in any stream50%
M.A. in Mass Communication & Journalism24Graduation in any stream50%
M.Sc in Animation & Graphics24Graduation in any stream50%
MFA24BFA50%
Ph.D in Mass Communication & Journalism
Ph.D in Performing Arts
Dr. BUROSHIVA DASGUPTA

Director

Email: buroshiva.d@snuniv.ac.in


 

DIRECTOR, SCHOOL OF MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, ARTS & DESIGN

Founder Editor, Global Media Journal, India Edition

Formerly, Mentor Karnavati Univerity, United world School of Liberal Arts & Mass Communications, Gujarat

Formerly, Professor/Director NSHM Institute of Media and Design (NIMD), Kolkata

Formerly, Professor/Director Manipal Institute of Communication Karnataka, India.

Formerly, Resident Editor, Financial Express, Kolkata

Buroshiva Dasgupta has been a practicing journalist for over 25 years in the media in various capacities. He worked in major Indian newspaper groups like The Statesman, The Times of India (The Economic Times), The Indian Express (The Financial Express)
While still a practicing journalist, he has engaged himself in teaching media as a visiting faculty member to universities of Calcutta, Jadavpur and Visva Bharati in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal for more than fifteen years.
He has been a Visiting Professor and the Course Coordinator of Development Communication at IDSK, Calcutta University. He has taught Development Communication at IIMC, Dhenkanal, Orissa. He has been a Member of, Board of Media Studies of Burdwan and North Bengal Universities. He has conducted several of UGC’s orientation courses on research methodology and on media issues for college & university teachers. He taught at Asmara University, East Africa, and was the Professor/Director of Manipal Institute of Communication, Karnataka. He has also been the Professor/Director of NSHM Institute of Media & Design of West Bengal University of Technology till January 2017. He mentored USLM of Karnavati University, Gujarat and he was Professor, Brainware University Kolkata.
He did his research work on New Media and New Poetics: the changing interface and was awarded Ph.D. from the University of Calcutta. He is a Ph.D. guide at Utkal and Sister Nivedita Universities. He has written several books and both research and journalistic articles. His latest work is a book chapter on ‘India’s Media Education –In Need of a Total Overhaul’ in Journalism and Journalism Education in Developing Countries, published by Nuremberg & Wilhelmshaven, Germany.
Buroshiva is the founding editor of the Indian Edition of the refereed media online magazine Global Media Journal that is published from more than 12 countries of the world.

Dr. BUROSHIVA DASGUPTA

Director

Email: buroshiva.d@snuniv.ac.in


Dr. MINAL PAREEK

Head of Department

Email: minal.p@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Pareek has a remarkable 12 years of experience as a Journalist with AajTak News Channel and 25 years of theatre experience with the Rangakarmee theatre group. She also has academic experience of 5 years at Amity University, 2 years (Ongoing) as HOD at Sister Nivedita University, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) & ford Fellowship. Her specialization lies in TV Production, Film Making, Theatre Arts, Fashion Communication with her domain area lying in Broadcast Journalism & International Relations.

SAIKAT MAJUMDAR

Professor

Email: saikat.m@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Majumdar’s domain area lies in Electronic Media with specialisation in Television Journalism. He has an industry experience of 18 years and academic experience of 5 years at Amity University, NSHM, Sister Nivedita University (Ongoing) and also 15 years as visiting / guest faculty member.

SOMA BHOWMIK

Associate Professor

Email: soms.b@snuniv.ac.in


Honorable Director of ArtsAcre Foundation Editor of Art Fact Monthly Journal Former Assistant Editor of Art East magazine Former Art History teacher of Amity University Former Curator of Emami Art Gallery Former Art teacher of Vantage Residential School, Dehradun

JHUMUR DATTA GUPTA

Assistant Professor

Email: jhumur.dg@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Datta Gupta’s domain area lies in Broadcast Journalism with a specialization in TV Journalism, and Script Writing. She has industry experience of 13 years as a Journalist, associated with ETV, News 18, Kolkata TV. She also has an academic experience of 2 years (ongoing) as a faculty member of Sister Nivedita University and visiting faculty at Roopkala Kendra (Development Communication).

Satyajit Samanta

Assistant Professor

Email: satyajit.s@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Samanta’s domain area lies in Advertising, Event Management, Graphic Designing, Film Making, Photography, Cinematography & Editing with specialization in Advertising, PR, Events & Graphic Designing. He has an industry experience of 5 years as a Creative Director & Media Manager in MTV Roadies X2, Kiff, Fifa U-17 World Cup, AIFF - Hero I-League, BPC India Pvt. Ltd.& Feature Films. His academic experience includes 1 year as Guest Lecturer at the Institute Of Management Study & 2 years (ongoing) as a Faculty at Sister Nivedita University

NAMASHISH SHARMA

Assistant Professor

Email: namashish.s@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Sharma’s domain area lies in Audio & Video Production, A/V Integration, Live Setup & Support, Guest Relations, and PCR. He has experience of 4 years in Community Radio Broadcasting and 1 year in the Broadcast Television Industry, He has worked as a Technical Executive and Client Servicing Expert and holds an academic experience of 2 Years

SANGHAMITRA MUKHERJEE

Assistant Professor

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B.ED in Fine Arts from Institute of Education (PG) for Women, University of Burdwan Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A)- Graphic Design from Rabindra Bharti University (R.B.U.), Kolkata Bachelor of Visual Arts (B.V.A)-Graphic Design from Govt. College of Art & Craft, University of Calcutta Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Serampore College, University of Calcutta

At Sister Nivedita University as Assistant Professor in the Department of Fine Arts and Design Explore International School, Jamier Beria, Singur as PRT-Art Govt. Training College, Chawk Bazar, Hooghly as Guest Lecturer Pearl Enterprises, Park Street, Kolkata as Graphic Designer Internship at ‘The Statesman House’, Kolkata Daffodil English Medium School as Assistant Teacher, Baidyabati, Hooghly

KAUSHIK HALDER

Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor in Fine Arts, Sofia Memorial B.Ed. College, Farakka Integrated Training Programme, National Bal Bhavan, New Delhi. Junior Fellowship in Sculpture, Center For Culture Resources and Training, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, New Delhi.

DASARATH DAS

Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor, Printmaking, School of Fine Arts and Design, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata Former Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Nabadiganta College of Education, West Bengal Former Assistant Teacher of Fine Arts, South Point High School, Kolkata Former Assistant Teacher of Fine Arts, Barisha Silpara Art Society, Kolkata Former Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Vidyasagar Primary Teachers Training Institute, West Bengal

MEENAKSHI SENGUPTA

Assistant Professor

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Pursuing Ph.D. at Kala Bhavana, Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan Masters of Fine Arts from Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU, Baroda, Gujarat Bachelor of Fine Arts from Govt. College of Art & Craft, University of Calcutta, Kolkata. Conducted seminar and workshop at Reth Festival, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan Workshop with students of RLV College, Tripunithura, Kerala Visiting Artist at South Asian Institute, Harvard University at Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Gallery Artist at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai Represented by Gallery Maskara, Mumbai Two solo shows “Flavour Chart” at gallery Maskara and “Some-body, Any-body, No- Body” at Sakshi Salon

KRISHNENDU DAS

Assistant Professor

Email: krishnendu.d@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Das is a dynamic professional with experience of 15+ years in Industry and academics from the field of Animation and VFX. He has worked as a Supervisor for "Creative Things Animation Studio'', Creative Head for "Bluesquirrel Studio'' Team Leader at Kagiso Interactive, South Africa, and Senior Faculty "Arena Animation".

Joydeep Mukherjee

Visiting Faculty

Email: joydeep.m@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Mukherjee’s domain area lies in Advertising and Public Relations with a specialization in Marketing, Research, Brand Management, AD/PR. He has an industry experience of 11 years with KANTAR IMRB and GfK Mode in Client Servicing, Business Consulting, NBD, Thought leadership, and team management with the academic experience of 1 year (ongoing) as a Visiting Faculty at Sister Nivedita University, Guest faculty in ISBM, SIMC (Market Research).

Suman Chakraborty

Visiting Faculty

Email: suman.c@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Chakraborty’s domain area lies in Writing, Editing, and Publishing with specialization in Critical and Editorial Writing, Literature and Visual Arts, New Media. He has industry experience as the Founder & Executive Editor, Roman Books (Kolkata & London) and Founder and Director, Compass Institute (Kolkata) with an academic experience as Former Visiting Lecturer, De Montfort University, UK, Former Visiting Lecturer, University of Derby, UK (Partly British Council Funded Indo-UK Collaboration), Masters from the University of Glasgow, UK and Guest Faculty at Sister Nivedita University for 2 years (ongoing).

Atashi Bhattacharya

Visiting Faculty

Email: atashi.b@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Bhattacharya has domain area in Mass Communication, Media Laws and Ethics and Anchoring with specialization in Film Studies, Communication Theories & Cultural Studies. She has industry experience of 1 year as an English Presenter at All India Radio (Kolkata) with an academic experience of 9 years as a SACT at Surendranath College for Women (ongoing) & 2 years as a Guest Faculty at Sister Nivedita University (ongoing).

Arindam Basu

Visiting Faculty

Email: arindam.b@snuniv.ac.in


Prof. Basu’s domain area lies in New Media, Advertising, and PR with specialization in Reporting, New Media content development, Advertising, and PR. He has an industry experience of over 15 years in Journalism with UNI, News X, Sports Illustrated, as the Founder-Director of boutique white-collar PR Agency Carpe Diem Communique Pvt. Ltd. with an academic experience as Visiting Lecturer at Calcutta University, Visva Bharati, Women's College, Sister Nivedita University among others with a combined experience of a decade.

Ujan Bhattacharya

Tutor

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Ujan Bhattacharya is a multidisciplinary designer with skills and experience in graphic design, illustrations, and product design. After finishing his bachelor’s degree in accessory design from NIFT Bangalore Ujan has done several designer jobs in the retail industry including branding, garment prints, fashion accessory design, and also as a freelance illustrator. Currently, he is employed as a teacher at SNU, and a designer for L.A.-based kids wear company Hava International LLC.


Previously Ujan has been greatly appreciated as the sole print designer at Indian Terrain Fashion Limited where he worked for three consecutive seasons. He has also been occasionally Illustrating for children's magazine Pluto. In 2018 he became a co-founder of online start-up Yellow Curtain along with three others where he designed the brand’s identity and several fashion/lifestyle products.

 

Chayanika Dey

Tutor

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Diploma in Fashion Technology from Wigan Leigh college. Cad Tech in Fashion from Academy Suburbia Diploma in Fashion Designing from Vocational training Institute State Youth Center. Worked as assistant designer of Designer Kiran Uttam Ghosh. Ex Fashion lecturer of Wigan and Leigh College. Working for Anamika Khanna for the last six years.

CoursesFee During Admission (Including 1st Semester Fee / 1st installment for annual scheme)Fee 2nd semester / 2nd installment onwardsProgram Fees Total
Certificate course in Multimedia and Animation350001500050000
B.A (Hons.) Journalism and Mass Communication70000 34000240000
B.Design136200100200837600
B.Sc in Animation & Graphics9000054000360000
B.Sc in Fashion Design7750041500285000
BFA7850042500376000
1 Year Post Graduate Diploma in Graphics and Animation9300057000150000
M.A. in Mass Communication & Journalism6950033500170000
M.Sc in Animation & Graphics8700051000240000
MFA6525029250153000
Ph.D in Mass Communication & Journalism
Ph.D in Performing Arts

 

SNU SchoolDepartmentCourseCurriculum Structure & Syllabus
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismCertificate course in Multimedia and AnimationClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismB.A (Hons.) Journalism and Mass CommunicationClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Fine Arts & DesignB.DesignClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismB.Sc in Animation & GraphicsClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Fine Arts & DesignB.Sc in Fashion DesignClick To View
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School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and Journalism1 Year Post Graduate Diploma in Graphics and AnimationClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismM.A. in Mass Communication & JournalismClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Mass Communication and JournalismM.Sc in Animation & GraphicsClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignDepartment of Fine Arts & DesignMFAClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignPh.D in Mass Communication & JournalismClick To View
School of Media Communications Fine Arts & DesignPh.D in Performing ArtsClick To View

THE SNU POST

THE SNU POST

THE SNU POST” an initiative by students and faculty members of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism. “THE SNU POST” is a monthly free digital publication with limited copies, of printed versions available on a subscription basis. With newspaper being the earliest form of mass media the experience that “The SNU POST” caters is itself invaluable. With this, we officially have started our ‘Student’s Press’ that provides hands-on training for students specializing in Print and Cyber Journalism.

SNU REEL

SNU REEL

Sister Nivedita University, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication runs its very own campus Television Channel “SNU REEL”. At present, SNU REEL is available on social media like Facebook and YouTube. The main objective of SNU REEL is to create a platform for students so that they can get their hands-on training and can be more competent when they go for industrial training and Jobs. The SNU REEL was a vision of our Honourable Chancellor who has always believed in beyond classroom teaching and training so that students feel confident and become successful media entrepreneurs and industry professionals.

SNU RADIO

SNU RADIO

SNU RADIO is a digital radio station run by the students of the media department. It is more of a practical training setup for the students to explore and learn. Student records their programs and broadcasts 24 hours a day as they deliver music, news, talk, and dramas. Some of the most popular shows are, Someone is listening, Spotlight, Tridhara, Voice It, Rhythm Nation.
 

THE SNU CHRONICLE

THE SNU CHRONICLE

The SNU Chronicle is a self-initiative of the university to promote students' creativity and provide a platform to showcase their talents. It will also serve as a platform in teaching how to write and publish news and will include radio podcasts, live sessions, SNU TV, and all other activities involving the students of SNU. Also, apart from just being a mobile application, it is a web portal and that makes it the most interesting. It will include different tabs dedicated to the various online and offline programs of the university.

1. While surfing the application, one will come across a news portal that will contain news articles (International and National) and different event coverages by the students of SNU. The most notable among them will be “The Humans of Kolkata”, which will come up with the superlative and life-changing stories of different individuals of Kolkata who have excelled excellently in their lives and have inspired many.

2. The “SNU Post” tab will consist of all the amazing articles and posts prepared by the students of the university's various departments.

3. The “SNU Reel” (SNU TV) tab will serve as an online video-sharing platform where the different works of the students will be regularly posted.

4. The “SNU Radio” tab will be solely dedicated to the different radio sessions that will be organized from time to time in the university's own radio station, often featuring noteworthy personalities.

5. And last but not least, the last tab- “Our Team” will introduce the backbones of the application, i.e. its students, who will work day and night to keep us updated and provide us with the most amazing and genuine content.

 

Website: www.thesnuchronicle.online

Download from google play store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details...

 


TELEVISION STUDIO

TELEVISION STUDIO

EDITING LAB

EDITING LAB

PHOTOGRAPHY LAB

PHOTOGRAPHY LAB

SOUND / RADIO LAB

SOUND / RADIO LAB

School of Media Communications Fine Arts & Design

Department of Mass Communication and Journalism

3 years B.A.in Mass Communication & Journalism 

2 years M.A.in Mass Communication & Journalism  

Ph.D. Program

B.Sc in Animation & Graphics

M.Sc in Animation & Graphics

P.G. Diploma in Animation & Graphics

6 Months Certificate Course in Multimedia & Graphics