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Best Journalism and Mass Communication College in Punjab, India

At the University Institute of Media studies at Chandigarh University, the primary objective is to create talented individuals who are industry-ready as soon as they pass out from the University. In order to achieve this, the curriculum has been designed in a manner which provides maximum ‘hands on’ training to students. Our emphasis is to create an ambience in which the student enjoys the learning experience thereby enabling the student to discover his or her true calling. Our state of the art infrastructure and dedicated faculty ensure quality education for all our students. In addition to academics, ample opportunities are provided to the students to develop their overall capabilities as potential future communicators. This is accomplished by exposing students to numerous experienced industry professionals from whom they are able to acquire valuable inside knowledge about the nuances and functioning of the Media Industry. This is supplemented with industry visits where students get a ringside view of the day to day functioning of that specific organization. Creative and sports talent is encouraged amongst students which is channelized in a positive direction by hosting annual cultural and sports competitions in a spirit of healthy competition. The University Institute of Media Studies also offers students international exposure through collaborations with a number of Universities across the world in which students can avail of exchange programs thereby widening their horizon of experience. All of these ensure that students have an engaging and memorable experience studying at the University Institute of Media Studies.

About UIMS

University Institute of Media Studies (UIMS) - ranked among the Best journalism and mass communication colleges in Punjab nurtures creative and effective media professionals for the exciting field of journalism and mass communication. The department focuses on the emerging and enduring forms of mass media and fosters an environment of experiential learning. Curriculum framed as per the latest national & international trends ensures that our students incorporate the best available knowledge and are groomed according to the latest media industry requirements, keeping in mind the rapid changes in this field.

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Message from Director, UIMS

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Dr. Trishu Sharma

Professor & Director, UIMS

Since inception, University Institute of Media Studies (UIMS) has exhibited academic excellence in all spheres of Media Education. We are committed to excellence, knowledge, innovation, entrepreneurship and comprehensive growth of education and recognize the hidden potential and strengths of its students and enable them to learn, grow and evolve into successful media professionals. The atmosphere at UIMS focuses on evolving effective, efficient, confident and knowledgeable professionals with global thinking and futuristic mindset. Insights on communication skills, goal setting, time management, development of positive attitude & problem-solving approaches, team building, value & ethics are delivered through classroom discussions, fieldwork, and industry visits.

Laurels of UIMS



Among Top 31 Private
Mass Communication Colleges
Across India


Rating by

Top 25

Best Mass
Communication Colleges
of India


Overall Amongst
All Universities
in Asia

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USPs of Department

  • Rankings: UIMS stands out as a leading Journalism and Mass Communication institute in India, recognized for its excellence at the 6th National Media Conclave where it was adjudged as the best. Notably, Outlook ranked it 16th among mass communication colleges, and India Today acknowledged it among the top 25 media colleges in the country.
  • Radio Punjab 90.0: Radio Punjab 90.0, run by UIMS has been awarded as the Best Community Radio of the Year by the International Radio Fair, Orissa, serves as a pivotal platform for community voices and student training, offering hands-on experience in sound artistry.
  • PCR: With a dedicated television studio and Production Control Room, UIMS provides students with state-of-the-art facilities for refining their broadcast media skills.
  • Trainings: The final semester focuses on industrial training or internships, ensuring students gain essential exposure to the media industry.
  • Live Projects: "Global Campus Hub," the institute's Digital Channel, enables the students to produce news bulletins/digital programmes/Talk Shows to buff up their creative side. "Saptsindhu," the monthly magazine entirely crafted by students, and "Campus Connect," the student-managed newsletter, provide platforms for showcasing journalistic and writing creativity and campus insights.
  • Educational Trips: Educational photo-walks and educational trips are organized every semester, offering students opportunities for skill enhancement in photography and videography.
  • International Exposure: The Walt Disney World Cultural Exchange Program enables students from various countries to gain valuable experience at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, USA. Digital Marketing and Analytics Executive Programme hosted at Heriot-Watt University, Dubai is a wonderful culmination of learning, skill development, networking and fun.
  • Placements: UIMS boasts remarkable placements in major media organizations across the country, including AAJ TAK, NDTV, HINDUSTAN TIMES, The Tribune and more, reflecting the program's caliber and competitiveness.


The PCR lab enables the students to work with the news bulletin, photoshoots, video packages, & panel talks and provides the facility of green screen shoot to the learners.

Radio Studio

The Sound Studio enables the students to work on various tasks like sound recording and editing, radio shows, docudrama etc.

Design Lab

The Design Lab is specially designed to cater to the graphics and design needs of the candidates. The students get to learn about various designing software(s) like Photoshop, Corel Draw, In-Design, Illustrator, etc.

Editing Lab

Editing Lab is completely dedicated to imparting the editing skills to the students. In this Lab, students learn about various software(s) like Adobe Premiere-Pro, Final Cut Pro and more.

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Journalism and Mass Communication as a Career

There is no doubt that Journalism and Mass Communication is an exciting career with a vast multitude of opportunities. This largely due to the fact that the diversity of disciplines in this realm offer a wide range of job opportunities both in creative and technical areas, ranging from Art Director to Video Editor, Public Relations Executive to Photographer and Print reporter to Television anchor to name but a few. It is this singular feature which makes a career in Journalism and Mass Communication one which offers the maximum options to the students in choosing a career that is best suited to their capabilities and individual preferences. Each era has seen growth. From its origin in Print Mass Communication has over the years expanded into Radio, Television and very recently, Social Media. In terms of career options one area is not competing with the other. Rather, collectively they offer an ever increasing number of job opportunities with the new entrant, Social Media is the most promising in terms of available jobs. With a view to helping students secure premium employment the Institute of Media studies offers students both internships and placement with the best organizations in the country and abroad.

Beyond your Curriculum

Employment of media and communication occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2022 to 2026.

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Level of Study:

Under-Graduate & Post-Graduate

UIMS Departments

An Array of Industry-Aligned Journalism and Mass Communication Programs for you

Under-Graduate Journalism and Mass Communication Course

Post-Graduate Journalism and Mass Communication Course

Dreaming of studying abroad?

Under Chandigarh University's International Transfer Program (ITP), you can also choose to pursue your degree in a top-notch college or university abroad.

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A degree with international recognition will provide you multifold benefits in your academic and professional life.

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The International Transfer Programs also provides you with the chance to pursue international professional prospects after your graduation.

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Chandigarh University’s ITP does not only allows you choose from top foreign universities but also amplifies your Visa success rate.

  • Intensive Interview Training
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When you are exposed to a larger community and a larger world, you are bound to come across bigger opportunities.

  • Build new connections
  • Amplify your professional and social skills
  • Acquaintance with different cultures
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Part-time work
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A balanced approach allowing you to pursue part-time work while studying.

  • Work up to 20hr/week
  • Manage your finances
  • Garner work experience

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With more than 100+ Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral programs to choose from, CU is one of the highly preferred destinations for International Students.

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