Department of Media Science

About the Department
The Department of Media Science, MAKAUT WB (In-house) commenced its journey with only one programme, BSc in Animation & Film Making, as its flag bearer in the year 2019. The infant department traversed along its goal to disseminate media education to the future media practitioners of Bengal with just 4 students, few faculty members and a bucket full of dreams. This department stood steady through every twist and turn that came on its way and several years and one pandemic later, the department is currently running three undergraduate programs and one post graduate program successfully with over 90 students.

Under the umbrella of the School of Media Science and Entertainment, various specialisations offering future-ready career choices are offered in the department. The state of the art infrastructure helps the students explore a wide range of career choices in the coming years. The expert faculty members impart their knowledge among the students to develop several levels of structured knowledge while the trainers of the department provide hands-on training to the students in cutting edge technology to make them industry-ready.

As a part of the curriculum, the department encourages its students to participate in internship programs in various contemporary industrial ventures. The department also organises various co-curricular activities, seminars, training and workshops with renowned industry personnel to ensure a holistic development of the students besides the academic curriculum.

Vision of the department :
The Department of Media Science, MAKAUT, WB, will transform the industry oriented programs like media, animation, graphics, Vfx into deep research-based programs and will raise the global standard of media education for building a career in academics, industry & entrepreneurship, which is the main objective of outcome-based education.

Mission of the department :
  • To Impart quality and value-based teaching & learning of international media standards for solving real-life media problems.
  • To tie up with various media industries in different domains such as animation, film & gaming to provide internship, placement & consultancy based work with a view to develop a world-class facilitated media education system for social change.
  • To develop liaison and collaboration with the globally renowned media industry and globally recognised media academic institutions in order to inject new and fresh thinking in teaching, learning, and collaborative research.
  • To generate successful entrepreneurs having environmental consciousness and ethics who can work as individuals or in groups in multi-cultural global environments to continue significantly towards the betterment of the quality of human life.

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Faculty and Staff
Name Department Designation
Dr. Binayak Bhattacharya , (HoD) Department of Media Science Associate Professor (C)
Biswadeep Bhattacharyya Department of Media Science Assistant Professor (C)
Madhubanti Mitra Department of Media Science Assistant Professor (C)
Sohini Biswas Department of Media Science Assistant Professor (C)
Kaushik Raha Department of Media Science Lab Assistant Graphics (C)



Department of Media Science
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal
NH-12, Haringhata, Nadia, West Bengal, Pin - 741249

Last Updated: 15-06-2023 16:36