South Calcutta Girls' College

Affiliated to University of Calcutta | B++ Accredited (NAAC)

72, Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata 700025, West Bengal, India

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Journalism & Mass Comm

OVERVIEW

The department teaches the honours as well as general syllabus of Journalism and Mass Communication as prescribed by the Calcutta University.

  • Year of Establishment: Journalism General Course was established in the year 1998 and Honours course was established in the year 2003
  • Courses Offered: Journalism Hons and General Courses are running under CBCS and under 1+1+1 2009 Regulation System.
  • Faculty Strength: 05+01
  • Student Intake: Total : (Intake Capacity of Hons: General:-26, SC:-11, ST:-03, OBCA:-05, OBCB:-03)
  • Admitted: Total 86(Hons) + 26(General)
  • No. of Books Authored:
  • No. of Publications in peer-reviewed journals:- Listed Below

List Of Faculty in Journalism & Mass Comm. Department


Name Qualification Designation Details
Tanuja Basu Roy M.A., Ph.D Assistant Professor View
Tina Bose M.A., State Aided College Teacher View
Amrita Deb M.A. State Aided College Teacher View
Maitryee Mitra M.A. State Aided College Teacher View
Debolina Auddy M.A. State Aided College Teacher View

TEACHING –LEARNING

The classroom of the department is highly academy oriented and the techniques used by the faculties are highly student centric. The medium of instruction is English. However, mother languages of the students are also most often applied to clarify the concept.

  • Lectures: Lectures delivered with relevant notes and ppt
  • Tutorials : Tutorials are taken and students are asked to submit project after completion of each semester
  • Practicals :Practical classes are taken as per syllabus (Report writing, Broad Sheet and Tabloid Page planning, Display Advertisements,Documentary Production (Scriptwriting,Video Shooting and editing),Television Anchoring,Online News Page Designing,Journal Making)
  • Audio-visual presentations :Yes
  • Group discussions : Yes
  • Question banks: Yes, are restored
  • Supplementary reading lists: Yes
  • Web links to various educational sites: Yes

CAPACITY BUILDING

2016-17 to 2018-19 (workshops, seminars, talks, departmental journal, student seminar presentation).

Departmental Activities 2016-17

  • A Special Lecture on “Story Telling in a Multimedia World” by Leo Foucault, Faculty member of IIJM on 14 Feb.
  • One Special edition of departmental lab journal “Sensation” on NAAC

Departmental Activities 2017-18

  • Two editions of departmental lab journal “Sensation” were published in 2017 -18
  • A seminar on “t3-The Life Enhancement Programme” in collaboration with “The Telegraph” was organised on 3rd November, 2017
  • One wall magazine was published
  • A debate on “Biasness of News” was organised on 14th September, 2017.

Departmental Activities 2018-19

  • Four editions of departmental lab journal “Sensation” were published in 2018 -19
  • A seminar on “Credibility of social media” in collaboration with Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Bangalore was organised on 24th August 2018. The speaker was Prof. Surekha Deepak. A seminar was organised on “Importance of Corporate Communication” on March 2019.
  • A seminar on “Importance of Branding in Corporate Communication” organised by Department of Journalism & Mass Communication of South Calcutta Girls’ College on 19 March 2019. The speaker was Mr. Santanu Saraswati Aditional General Manager, Corporate Communication, WBSETCL.
  • PowerPoint presentation by third year students and a documentaries show on “KOLKATA”

STUDENT PROGRESSON from 2016-17 to 2018-19 (result graph and two three lines on overall results)

Departmental Activities 2019-20

  • Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication of South Calcutta Girls’ College in collaboration with Cine and Photography club has arranged a one-day seminar on 20th September, 2019. The eminent speaker of the seminar was Dr. Pallav Mukhopadhyay, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication and also coordinator of Film Studies (WBSU). The topic of the seminar was “A Comparative study between Italian Neo-Realism and French New Wave”. Both the departmental student as well as the Cine and Photography club members has taken active part in this session.
  • In this Pandemic situation Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication of South Calcutta Girls’ College has taken a big initiative to launch its WEB PORTAL “BLANK CANVAS- A Platform for Expression” on 30th June, 2020. This web journal/portal is mainly going to showcase the creativity level of the students. Here the students can share there write-ups, artwork, feature articles, short stories, poetry, photography etc. Through all these activities they all can make the “Blank Canvas” more colorful and vibrant.

Departmental Activities 2020-2021

NATIONAL WEBINAR:

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication and Department of Philosophy of South Calcutta Girls’ College has organized a National Webinar on 7th August’ 2020. The topic of the webinar was ETHICS IN BUSINESS & PUBLIC RELATION: IN MODERN PARADOX.
In the National Webinar lecture delivered by-

  • MR.SURESH GAUR (founder &CEO of PR 4 YOU and Public Relations online)
  • DR.KANTI LAL DAS (Professor of Philosophy, North Bengal University).

Due to the pandemic scenario the entire session was conducted through Google meet. Total number of people attended the webinar was approximately 125.

ONLINE DEBATE COMPETITION:

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication have organized an intra-departmental debate competition on 10th September ’20. The topic of the debate was “Is Online education can be the substitute of Traditional method of teaching-learning process”. Mainly the students of 3rd semester and 5th semester had taken part in the debate competition.Number of participants was 10 from both the semesters. Due the pandemic scenario the entire session was conducted through Google meet. Total number of students attended the competition was approximately 51.

ONLINE PORTAL:

In this Pandemic situation Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of South Calcutta Girls’ College has taken a big initiative to launch its WEB PORTAL- “BLANK CANVAS- A Platform for Expression” on 30th June, 2020. However, we have started our journey last June’20 with our students and still we are continuing it in order to keep them involved as well as active. This web journal/portal is mainly going to showcase the creativity level of the students. Here the students can share there write-ups, artwork, feature articles, short stories, poetry, photography etc. Through all these activities they all can make the “Blank Canvas” more colorful and vibrant. Moreover, they all can nurture their creativity level as well.

Details of the Performance in the University Examinations 2016-17
(Honours):

Year Appeared 1st Class 2nd Class Passed without Honours Partly Not Qualified (not cleared)
Tot stud H_Mark H. % Tot stud H_Marks H. %
( Part I) 36 1 120 60 26 110 55 8 1
( Part II) 22 2 129 64.9 14 115 57.5 4 2
( Part III) 21 0 NA NA 19 448 56 1 1

Result (CU) (General)16-17

Year Appeared 1st Class 2nd Class Passed Fail Absent
(Part I) 32 2 16 12 2 1
(Part II) 35 1 14 17 3 1
(Part III) 17 1 14 - 2 -

Result (CU) (Honours) 2017-18

Year Appeared 1st Class 2nd Class Passed without Honours Partly Not Qualified (not cleared) Failed
Tot stud H_Mark H. % Tot stud H_Marks H. %
(Part I) 29 3 122 61 20 155 57.5 3 0 3
(Part II) 29 2 129 64.5 23 118 59 2 - 2
(Part III) 21 1 495 61.8 18 466 58.2 - 1 1

Result (CU) (General) 2017-18

Year Appeared 1st Class 2nd Class Passed Fail Absent
(Part I) 47 - 19 7 19 2
(Part II) 34 2 24 - 8 -
(Part III) 15 1 14 - - -

Result (CU) (Honours) 2018-19

Year Appeared 1st Class 2nd Class Passed without Honours Partly Not Qualified (not cleared) Failed
Tot stud H_Mark H. % Tot stud H_Marks H. %
(Part II) 26 1 123 61.5 18 119 55 1 1 5
(Part III) 24 1 492 61.5 17 449 56.1 0 6 -
(Sem I) 30 9 142 71 14 119 59.5 - 7 NIL
(Sem II) 18 18 152 76 0 - - - - -

Result (CU) (General) 2017-18

Year Appeared 1st Class 2nd Class Passed Fail Partly Qualified Absent
(Part II) Not Declared - - - - - -
(Part III) 17 0 16 - 1 - -

OUTCOME

In the age of information students can get a job in media house, Advertising Agency, Public Relations Firm, Corporate house, Educational Institutions.

COURSE OFFERED

UG Hons & General

RESEARCH

(Major/Minor Research project by faculty members, primary data collection by students if any): Each year near about 20 students collect data on different social issues under my guidance for their dissertation paper.

Activities

A special lecture on “The Credibility of Local Media” was organised by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication in collaboration with Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bangalore, on 24th August, 2018. Prof. Surekha Deepak, Head, Department of Broadcast Journalism of I.I. J.N.M was the speaker.


Last Modified : Mon 03rd May 2021 at 11:26:03 AM