Entrance Test for Still Photography
Anwar Jamal Kidwai, Mass Communication Research Center offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Still Photography. Students who wish to take admission to the course need to clear the entrance exam. The list of short-listed candidates for written test and final interview will be posted on the website of the center. Students appearing for the personal interview need to produce a portfolio of their respective work. The break-up of marks for entrance exam is given below.
- Interview - 45 marks
- Written test - 200 marks
- Portfolio - 55 marks
The course in photography includes theoretical as well as practical exercises. Students are given special training in advanced cameras. The aim of the training sessions is to develop student's interest in photography. With the help of practical exercises, students learn fundamentals of still photography. The institute puts due emphasis on practical exercises.
The course in photography has four papers including:
- Paper - I Basics of Photography
- Paper - II Visual Studies: Debates and History on Representation and Contemporary Practices
- Paper - III Techniques in Photography
- Paper - IV Combined Practical for Paper I and III
The break-up of fee and dues for Postgraduate Diploma in Still Photography is given below.
|Enrollment fee (in not already enrolled)||50|
|Library admission fee|
(when students join Jamia first time)
|Cost of syllabus||300|
|Identity card fee || 50|
|Cultural activities|| 160|
|Canteen establishment charges||50|
|Equipment caution money (refundable)||10, 000|
|Campus maint/garden fees|| 100|
|Foundation day celebration ||100|
|Games and sports ||150|
|Subject association fund||100|
|Student aid fund ||50|
|University development fund||500|
|Total ||14, 000|
|Tuition fees||25, 000|
|Training and production fees||10, 000|
|Consumables charges||25, 000|
|Grand Total||74, 600|
The institute organizes workshops and seminars to help students to enhance their skills. These programmes are organized throughout the academic year. The well-known working professionals from the entertainment industry are invited to deliver speeches. They interact with students and help them to understand the still photography. The aim of this programme is to equip students with live experience. AJK MCRC is the right place to carve a career in the field of still photography.
Upon completing the course, students get into the film and television industry with no difficulty. The institute provides students with good job assistance. It also facilitates students to learn how to appear for an interview. Indeed, AJK MCRC is the place where one learns a lot about various aspects of still photography.