About School

UPES School of Modern Media imparts new-age media literacy to students about varied forms of information dissemination. The school prepares students to put learning into practice through state-of-the-art studios, industry-aligned curriculum, interactions with eminent journalists and distinguished media scholars, and employment-relevant training. From communicating persuasively in different formats to engaging in classroom projects and professional opportunities, students get every exposure to unleash their potential and showcase their talents through workshops, seminars, fairs, and internships.

Highlights

  • Focus on new age media
  • Renowned media professionals as faculty
  • State-of-the art labs and studios
  • Placement assistance up to 5 years
  • Multidisciplinary and Holistic Learning
  • Industry experts on Advisory board
  • Unmatched Global Opportunities
    • 4-week study abroad programme
    • Semester Exchange
    • International Internships

ACADEMIC FRAMEWORK

The foundation of higher learning at UPES since its inception has been to explore and promote areas of learning that are innovative and future focused. This has led to constant evolution in facilitating creative and collaborative learning engagements for students through realignment of curriculum and exploration of virtual tools, and open-source courseware; thereby creating borderless learning and access to limitless information.

The new curriculum framework at UPES, ABLE (Academic Blueprint for Learning Excellence) is holistic in its overall structure and yet focuses on the individual need of the student to discover, experience, explore and challenge. The learning is segmented into core subject studies, core specialism studies, minors/exploratory subjects, and signature and life skills learning. The latter three are offered by the newly-instituted School for Life.

SFL (School for Life) is an intrinsic part of the composite UPES student experience and facilitates learning and education that is a balance between what students want, and what is needed of them as future global citizens and leaders of tomorrow. With courses designed to equip students with lifelong learning skills, a focus on a wide range of contemporary issues, and a mandatory social and professional internship experience that is unique, UPES believes in igniting to inspire the best version within an individual to better the world.

ACADEMIC FRAMEWORK

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PROGRAMS

UNDERGRADUATE

Programs

Specialization to be opted in 3rd year as per selected program. Minors to be opted as per applicable during the program.

  • BA Journalism and Mass Communication (Digital) -Social Media and Search Engine Optimisation 

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  • BA Journalism and Mass Communication (Digital) -Data, Analytics & Visualisation 

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  • BA Journalism and Mass Communication (Digital) -Media Management, Public Policy and Strategic Communications 

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  • BA Journalism and Mass Communication (Digital) -Digital Publishing/Website Management 

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  • BA Digital and Mass Media (Broadcasting) -Mobile Journalism (Mojo): Digital Video Production and Monetisation 

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  • BA Digital and Mass Media (Broadcasting) -Digital Audio Broadcasting: Radio Production, Podcasts and Distribution 

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  • BA Digital and Mass Media (Broadcasting) -Digital Studio Management: Live Broadcasting and Floor Production 

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  • BBA (Events, Public Relations and Corporate Communications)-Media Management, Marketing Campaigns and Strategic Communications 

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  • BBA (Events, Public Relations and Corporate Communications)-Social Media, Marketing and Analytics 

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POSTGRADUATE

Programs

  • MA Digital and Mass Media (Broadcasting) 

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  • MA Journalism and Mass Communication (Digital) 

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Admissions open

UPES PLACEMENTS

2200+ Overall Students placed in 2018-19*

94% Placements in 2018-19*

560+ Recruiters in 2018-19*

* Placement statistics refer to the number of students who have opted for and are eligible for placements

INDUSTRY EXPOSURE

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Industry Connect

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Masterclasses by Industry Experts

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Immersive Industrial Tours

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ADVISORY

BOARD

Chanpreet Arora

Senior VP and Head of Business, Voot (Viacom18)

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V.K Karthika

Publisher, Westland (Amazon)

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Prof. Robin Jeffrey

Visiting Research Professor, National University of Singapore and Professor Emeritus, Australian National University, Canberra and La Trobe University, Melbourne

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Dr. Annurag Batra

Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, BW BusinessWorld Media Group

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Mohit Soni

CEO, Media & Entertainment Skills Council

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Ruben Banerjee

Editor In Chief, Outlook

Ex- National Affairs Editor of Hindustan Times.

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Dipanjan Das

CEO, Greycells18, Network 18 Media & Investments Ltd.


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Viveck Vaswani

Film Producer, Dean School of Contemporary Media, Pearl Academy

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Board of

Studies

Dr. Assa Doron

Professor of Anthropology and South Asia, Australian National University, Canberra 

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Dr. Brajesh Kumar Singh

Managing Editor, News18 Gujarat & Bihar/Jharkhand and Member, News Broadcasting Standards Authority

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Dr. Ashish Joshi

Head, Department of Mass Communication, Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication; Former CEO and Editor-in-Chief, Lok Sabha TV

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Mr. Rakesh Khar

Editor and Business Head (Business Content Vertical), TV9 Network

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Ashok Bagariya

Consulting Editor, TV9 Network

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STUDENT

ACHIEVEMENTS

Modern Media Students interview Prime Minister of New Zealand

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Ritika Srivastav secures place as AIESEC facilitator, Indonesia

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FACILITIES

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Computing Centre

Advanced Computing Centre at UPES with world class facilities with  network of more than 9000 computers

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Design Labs

Digital labs with powerful systems for 2D/3D simulation

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Classroom

Advanced Classrooms for effective learning 

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Hostel

Fully-equipped accommodation facilities

EVENTS

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17-19 May, 2021

E-Talks: MoJo and Digital Broadcasting

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Faculty

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Professor Nalin Mehta

Professor Nalin Mehta is an award-winning social scientist, journalist and author who has held senior leadership positions.

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Dr. Boria Majumdar

A leading and best-selling sports journalist/historian, he was the official biographer of Sachin Tendulkar and co-wrote his autobiography.

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Chanpreet Arora

She is one of the most-well regarded leaders in the Indian Media Industry, and is currently is Sr. VP and Head of Business, Voot.

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Prof. Shubhashis Gangopad

He has been Advisor to Finance Minister in the rank of Secretary, Government of India.

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Dr Sanjeev Singh

He is one of India’s most eminent digital broadcast leaders with over 20 years as a journalist and content producer in senior positions in Digital, TV, and Print

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Anubha Bhonsle

She is an award-wining journalist and author. She is the founder of Newsworthy and former Executive Editor at CNN-News18.

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T.M Veeraraghav

He is a leading multimedia journalist, having held senior leadership positions at The Hindu, CNN News 18 and NDTV.

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Jaya Bhattacharji Rose

She is an international literary publishing consultant with over 25 years of experience as an editor, publisher and content expert.

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Soma Wadhwa

She is an award-winning journalist and development studies academic, with a specialisation in impact evaluation methodologies.

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Subha Sankar Chatterjee

He is a leading media professional with 19+ years of experience in helming the editorial, creative and strategic brand communication.

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Ramna Walia

She completed her Phd. from The University of Texas at Austin

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Anshika Arora

In her short stint of 3 years in the Higher Education Space, she has worked with over 7 International Universities .

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Karnika Kohli

She is is one of India’s most exciting, young social media specialists. and is currently the Growth Manager at ScrollStack.

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Shivangi Jain

Shivangi Jain is an award-winning director and photographer who savours the autonomy of independent film-making.

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Webinars

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OTT as the Big Boss
Timing: August 10, 2021 4:00 PM

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Writing for The Digital World
Timing: July 8, 2021 4:00 PM

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Olympics and Sports Media in Times of Pandemic
Timing: June 24, 2021 4:00 PM

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ETalks: The Art of Social Media
Timing: June 16-18, 2021 4:00 PM

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Impact of Technology in Media
Timing: April 21, 2021 04:00 PM

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CERTIFICATES & ACCREDITATIONS