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Best Bachelor of Arts (Journalism and Mass Communication) College in Punjab, India

In this age we are witnessing a phenomenal and unprecedented explosion in communication technology and media. All boundaries have been transcended, and the entire global community seems to have been brought together into one unified whole which has led mass-communication, as a stream of study, and as a career, becomes so important and enviable. Mass Communication is not limited to journalism alone. To a great extent mass media is a modern reality which covers all aspects of human life.

University Institute of Media Studies (UIMS) promotes, nurtures and develops creative and effective communicators and managers in the exhilarating field of mass communication. UIMS focuses on the meaning, value and quality of emerging and enduring forms of mass media, i.e, Digital & Electronic Media and fosters an environment of experiential learning that encourages students to explore new ideas and to experiment.

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Fakira Mohan

Professor & HOD, Journalism and Mass Communication

Chandigarh University is one of the best colleges to get a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. The first-rate teaching faculty of Chandigarh University helps to develop the communication skills of the students. Moreover, we help the students learn the nuances of reporting, researching and investigating, and writing good copy. Also, we deeply focus on improving the technical skills of the students, such as layout designing, web designing, photography, radio programming and production, video production, packaging and editing, and more.

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Academic Excellence

  • Industry Oriented Curriculum Comparable with World’s Top Universities
  • Flexible Choice Based Credit System (FCBCS)
  • Project Based & Experiential Learning
  • More Than 70 Open Electives To Pursue Inner Delight
  • Advanced Technologies & Integration For Premium Placements
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Pathway After
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication


Career opportunities in mass communication are expected to increase with persistent growth in the number of media channels and platforms. Thanks to mass media, news and entertainment job opportunities are a plenty for trained professionals in various roles. A professional course in media opens doors for a career in:

  • Journalism (TV & Print)
  • Public relations
  • Brand Management
  • TV Production
  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Media Specialists
  • Writer or Publisher
  • Content Writers

Why Join UIMS?

University Institute of Media Studies, Best Journalism Institute in India, is Chandigarh University’s pre-eminent media institute that produces flamboyant media professionals for the challenging and multidimensional media world. At UIMS, you will be learning a curriculum that is at par with the latest media industry requirements and is a perfect blend of theoretical concepts and practical training. Also, you will be facilitated with:

  • Innovative Teaching Pedagogy that provides hands-on experience via P2C, coverage of university events, creating news bulletins, newsletters, radio programs, etc.
  • Latest Teaching Aids namely audio-visual shows, power presentation lectures, diagrams, and graphics, etc. for effective learning
  • Ultra Modern Laboratories enabling a complete PCR & MCR of a News Channel, Multi-Light, Multi-Camera Studio Set-up, Radio Studio with hi-tech Production equipment and Sound Recording Machines, and Print Media and Digital Media labs with high-tech editing software(s).
  • Intensive Research Programs in collaboration with reputed media groups, government organizations and international brands

What makes Department
of UIMS unique?

Introduced to meet the needs of the constantly evolving field of media, UIMS offers a portfolio of facilities ranging from specializations and industry exposure to state-of-the-art infrastructure.

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Specialization: UIMS is the only institute in the region to offer specializations in Print & Digital Media, Television & Radio and Advertising & Public Relation during UG and PG.
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Internship and Placement: The students of previous years have successfully obtained internship and placement in various media houses like The Tribune, News18, India News, ETV Bharat, Advintage, Big FM, Hindustan Times, ABP Sanjha, Spokesman, etc.
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TV Studio: The institute offers Production Control Room lab to the students which is fully equipped with Multi-Light, Multi-Camera Studio Set-up, Chroma Studio etc.
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Research: The students are familiarized with research in the areas of media. They are encouraged to write and publish their research papers in journals and conferences.
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Radio Studio: The sound studio is well-furnished with hi-tech Production equipment and Sound Recording Machines where students can record, produce, and edit sound clips, jingles, radio programs, etc.


To emerge as a Centre of excellence for imparting quality education to produce highly trained professionals and entrepreneurs in Journalism and Mass Communication.


The Mission of the Department of UIMS, Chandigarh University is to:

  • To provide State of the Art infrastructure and a conducive environment for quality education, research, and entrepreneurship.
  • To design an experiential learning-based curriculum at par with the industry requirements of Journalism and Mass Communication.
  • To empower students and faculty with skills to keep pace with the professional standards of the industry.
  • To develop collaborations for strengthening the interface with National and International Corporate, Universities, and Professional bodies.
  • To contribute towards a healthy, vibrant, and sustainable society using ISR activities.
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