The Department of Mass Communication which started
functioning in 1996 has over the years established itself as a
premier centre for communication studies in North-East India. The
department provides quality training and media education at post
graduate and doctoral levels. Equal weight age is assigned to
theoretical aspects and practical training. Special training
programmes are arranged by the department enabling students to
learn directly in different reputed media organizations in order
to provide them with the necessary exposure to various media
practices. The infrastructure of the department consists of a
Video studio, Audio Studio, Associated Control Rooms, and a
comprehensive post production facility with audio edit suites, FCP
non-linear editing, Computer Lab and screening hall. The
department's TV studio is fully equipped with broadcast quality
equipments coupled with online multi camera production facility.
Adding yet another feather to its illustrious cap, the department
has been recently granted a Major Research Project(MRP) by UGC,
New Delhi on the thrust area of modern mass India.
The department has a brilliant placement record. Students passed out are
now to be found in different public and private sector
organizations, media houses, advertising agencies, news agencies
and also in universities, colleges and educational institution of
repute. Some of the recent recruiters areONGC,NHPC,CRY, Times of India, DMRC,PTI,UNI,ETV, The Statesman, ICICI bank, Free Press Journal, Tezpur
University, Assam University and Sikkim Manipal University.