BSC Media Studies

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What are we offering?

3 year UGC recognized degree course of B.SC in Media Science at iLEAD under Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University (MAKAUT)

Why the media industry?

The Indian M&E sector reached INR1.67 trillion (US$23.9 billion), a growth of 13.4% over 2017. It is expected to grow to INR 2.35 trillion by 2021 (US$33.6 billion).

India’s advertising revenue is projected to reach Rs 1,232.70 billion (US$ 18.39 billion) in FY23 from Rs 608.30 billion (US$ 9.44 billion) in FY18.

Newspaper readership in India has increased by 40 per cent to 407 million in 2017 from 295 million in 2014.

India's media consumption has grown at a CAGR of 9 per cent between 2012-18, almost nine times that of US and two times that of China.

Indian media and entertainment (M&E) industry grew at a CAGR of 10.90 per cent from FY17-18; and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.10 per cent to touch Rs 2,660.20 billion (US$ 39.68 billion) by FY23.

Television industry grew from Rs 660 billion to Rs 740 billion in 2018, registering a growth of 12 per cent.

The film segment grew 12.2 per cent in 2018 to reach Rs 174.5 billion, driven by the growth in digital/OTT rights and overseas theatricals.

Digital media grew 42 per cent to reach Rs 169 billion.

Quick Look

  • Additional Courses and iLEAD Diploma Open or Close

    Once you are in iLEAD, you can also take up the short-term professional courses offered by iLEAD. One short-term course is offered completely free of cost to a regular iLEAD student. These courses help you to be industry ready. Classes for these courses are generally held during weekends.


    In order to impart holistic education to you and make you competent professionals in diverse fields, iLEAD goes beyond the curriculum and engages the students in challenging 'on campus' and 'off campus' activities. At least twice every month, experts from different fields are invited to deliver lecturers at iLEAD. Our students receive the Diploma at the end of the under graduate or post graduate programme as a value addition to the university degree. The diploma will mention the non academic credit points accumulated by the student in the six semesters of the graduation programme.

    Highlights of the Diploma Programme

    You can collect one credit point by imparting at least six hours of community service or being involved in co-curricular and extracurricular work. It is compulsory for our every student to take up at least one online course offered by Coursera. You will get two credit points on successful completion of one course.

    iLEADs Personality Development Programme

    A 60-hour training module for soft & life skills with focus on personality development (Compulsory for all students).
    A foreign language course for students.
    Field trips, internships, live projects.
    Participation in co-curricular and extracurricular activities.
    *Conditions Apply

  • Eligibility Criteria Open or Close

    Minimum 50% marks or above in Higher Secondary or equivalent examination (CBSE, ISC, A Levels or any other equivalent Board examination) with English as a compulsory subject are preferred.

    Students who are due to appear for Class XII final exams/awaiting results may be given provisional admission depending on their Group Discussion and Personal Interview Scores.

  • Course Structure Open or Close

    Semester 1 Semester 2
    1 Introduction to Media 1 Electronic Media Planning & Production (Television & Radio)
    2 Language Practice: Reading Comprehension & Writing 2 Laws & Ethics of Media
    3 Photography 3 Print Media
    4 Basic Computer Application 4 Writing for Media
    5 Visual Design: Aesthetics and Application 5 Electronic Media Planning & Production (Practical)
    6 Photography (Practical) 6 World History & Current Affairs II (Sessional)
    7 Basic Computer Application Lab (Practical)
    8 Visual Design: Aesthetics and Application (Practical)
    9 World History & Current Affairs I (Sessional)
    Semester 3 Semester 4
    1 Integrated Marketing Communication I (Marketing & Advertising) 1 Digital Media
    2 Film Studies I + Film Diary 2 Advanced Television Studies
    3 Film Making I (Lab) 3 Integrated Marketing Communication II (Public Relations & Corporate Communications)
    4 Advanced Photography Lab 4 Film Studies II + Film Diary
    5 Design Page Layout Lab 5 Understanding Stage Production
    6 World History & Current Affairs III (Sessional) 6 Advanced Television Studies Lab
    7 Film Making II (Lab)
    8 Stage Production
    Semester 5 Semester 6
    1 Media Research and Methodology 1 Digital Marketing
    2 Entrepreneurship & Media Management 2 Special Papers (Project)
    3 Ecology & Environmental Communication 3 Special Papers (Internship)
    4 Special Papers 4 Personality Development & Self Branding
    5 Special Papers (Practical)

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  • Faculty Open or Close
  • Specialization Open or Close

    Electronic Media Production

    Advertising, Public Relations & Events

    Film Making

    Print & Cyber Media


  • Course Fees Open or Close

    S. No. Semester Fee
    1 Semester 1 50,000
    2 Semester 2 50,000
    3 Semester 3 50,000
    4 Semester 4 50,000
    5 Semester 5 50,000
    6 Semester 6 50,000
    Total 3,00,000

    ONE TIME PAYMENTS (to be paid at the time of admission along with 1st semester fees of Rs. 50,000)

    Registration Fees: 50,000
    Examination Fees: 17,000
    Library & AV fees: 17,000
    Uniform Fees: 5,000
    Training for Placement: 15,000
    Studio Fees: 25,000
    Field Trip Fees: 19,500
    Development Fees: 5,000
    Total 1, 53,500

    Grand Total: 4,53,500

    Students to get Personality Development classes, any 1 foreign language (French/German/Chinese), one professional course free of cost**. Please note that all the fees including semester fees, library and audiovisual lab fees are subject to revision from time to time. Students failing to pay their fees for any semester within the due date will be charged with a late fee of Rs.5, 000 to be paid along with the semester fees.

    Note: Refund/Adjustments in fees will not be considered under any circumstances in case a student wishes to discontinue with the course at any point of time OR shows disinterest to undergo the professional course offered by the institute OR is not interested to obtain the gadgets and equipment offered by the institute as a part and parcel of the specific course.

    ** Real Estate Management, Event Management, Photography, Digital Marketing, Digital Film Making

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