Department of Mass Communication & Journalism

Department of Mass Communication & Journalism at Sister Nivedita University is a center of innovation-- nurturing the creativity of our students, assisting them in following their passion and building them into responsible professionals at the end. With contemporary facilities like SNU Radio, SNU Studio, MAC Labs, Newsroom, amongst others, our professors provide hands-on training to set our students apart from the rest.

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Sister Nivedita University department of Mass Communication & Journalism

Courses Years Semester Eligibility Criteria Marks Required
B.A. (Hons.) in Mass Communication & Journalism 3 6 Passed/Appeared in 10 + 2 (Stream: Any Stream) 50%
M.A. in Mass Communication & Journalism 2 4 B.A. (Hons.) in English/ B.A. (Hons.) in Mass Communication & Journalism 50%
Prof. Minal Pareek

Head of Department of Mass Communication & Journalism

Prof. Pareek has a remarkable 12 years of experience as a Journalist with AajTak News Channel and 25 years of theatre experience with 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 specialisation lies in TV Production, Film Making, Theatre Arts, Fashion Communication with her domain area lying in Broadcast Journalism & International Relations.

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Prof. Saikat Majumdar

Assistant Professor, Department of Mass Communication & Journalism

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.

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Prof. Jhumur Datta Gupta

Assistant Professor, Department of Mass Communication & Journalism

Prof. Datta Gupta’s domain area lies in Broadcast Journalism with specialisation in TV Journalism, and Script Writing. She has an 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).

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Prof. Satyajit Samanta

Assistant Professor, Department of Mass Communication & Journalism

Prof. Samanta’s domain area lies in Advertising, Event Management, Graphic Designing, Film Making, Photography, Cinematography & Editing with specialisation in Advertising, PR, Events & Graphic Designing. He has an industry experience of 5 years as a Creative Director & Media Manager in MTV Rodies 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 Institute Of Management Study & 2 years (ongoing) as a Faculty at Sister Nivedita University.

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Prof. Namashish Sharma

Media Technical Support & Faculty, Department of Mass Communication & Journalism

Prof. Sharma’s domain area lies in Audio & Video Production, A/V Integration, Live Setup & Support, Guest Relations, PCR He has an industry experience of 4 years in Community Radio Broadcasting, 1 year in Broadcast Television industry, 1 year in Events as Technical Executive and Client Servicing with an academic experience of 3 Months as Community Radio Outreach Trainer and 8 months (ongoing) at Sister Nivedita University.

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Prof. Joydeep Mukherjee

B.Tech (IT), MBA (Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication)
Visiting Faculty, Department of Mass Communication & Journalism

Prof. Mukherjee’s domain area lies in Advertising and Public Relations with specialisation 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 academic experience of 1 year (ongoing) as a Visiting Faculty at Sister Nivedita University, Guest faculty in ISBM, SIMC (Market Research).

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Prof. Suman Chakraborty

Visiting Faculty, Department of Mass Communication & Journalism

Prof. Chakraborty’s domain area lies in Writing, Editing and Publishing with specialisation 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 University of Glasgow, UK and Guest Faculty at Sister Nivedita University for 2 years (ongoing).

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Prof. Atashi Bhattacharya

Visiting Faculty, Department of Mass Communication & Journalism

Prof. Bhattacharya has domain area in Mass Communication, Media Laws and Ethics and Anchoring with specialisation 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).

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Prof. Arindam Basu

Visiting Faculty, Department Of Mass Communication & Journalism

Prof. Basu’s domain area lies in New Media, Advertising and PR with specialisation 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.

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