Research Programme

The College follows the semester pattern as per the regulations of University of Madras. The Medium of Instruction is English

 M.Phil.Microbiology (Full time)

 M.Phil.Biochemistry (Full time)

DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION


    Staff Profile

    S.No.

    Name of the Staff

    Qualification

    Designation

    1

     Mr.K.Velayutham

     

    M.A., M.Phil., D.C.A., DTP, DMO., 

     

    Head of the Department 

     

    2

     Mr.M.A.Mohideen Meeran Sahib 

     

    M.Sc., M.Phil. 

     

    Assistant Professor 

     

    3

     Mrs.G.Suvitha

    M,Sc., SLET,NET

    Assistant Professor 

    4

     Mr.R.Sathish

    M.Sc., NET., M.Sc.,Psy

    Assistant Professor 

    5

     Mr. K.Arvindan

     B.F.A., Fine Arts

     Drawing Visiting Faculty 

    6

     Mr.K.Surendaran Kumaran

     B.Sc., HDCA.  

     Technical Instructor 

STUDENT ACHEIVEMENTS

We are very happy to highlight about department one of our M.Sc Vis Com student Mr. R.Vinoth Kumar has got the University 5th Rank.

ALUMNI
    NAME OF STUDENT

    COURSE

    ACADEMIC YEAR

    PRESENT COMPANY

    POSITION

    Praksh.G

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2013-16

    Divo Tv (Mcn)

    Video Content Editor

    Dhanush.M

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2013-16

    Candid Red Media

    Video Editor

    S.Sairam

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2007-10

    Gks Academy

    Photographer, Designer

    Mohan Raj

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2011-14

    Chennai Vasi - Shop

    Proprietor 

    Vijayakumar.A

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2010-13

    Jana Bank

    Asst.Manager

    Sudharshan.V

    M.Sc Vis Com

    2017-19

    Kti Branding Studio

    Proprietor 

    Syed Riyaz.R

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2013-16

    Born Commerce

    Production Admin

    Vinoth.M

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2015-18

    Vino Creative

    Proprietor 

    Azarudeen.K

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2015-18

    Cts

    Process Executive

    Sarath Kumar

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2007-10

    Caliber Hr Services

    Sales Executive

    Mohamed Riyaz.A

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2007-10

    Censor Free Youtube Channel

    Channel Head

    Balaji.D.K

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2007-10

    FCI, Govt.Of.India

    Assitant

    Vazeer Ahmed

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2006-09

    Gicondo Creative Studio

    Creative Head

    I.P.C.Vinoth

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2006-09

    Hyundai Steel

    Sr. Officer

    Sabarinathan.A

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2013-16

    Nmw.Internet Tech

    Ui Designer

    Prabhu.G

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2006-09

    Viveks Pvt Ltd

    Senior Manager

    Vishnu Maya

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2013-16

    Grace International School

    Teacher

    Jemima Jancy

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2005-08

    Delta Class Tech Solutions

    Manager

    Manikandan.R

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2005-08

    Cts

    Visual Designer

    Devaki.

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2005-08

    Sp Robotics Works

    Proprietor 

    Naveen

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2013-16

    Dinamalar

    Content Editor

    Vaisnavi

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2013-16

    Amazon 

    Quality Analyst

    Vairamani

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2008-11

    Image Infortainment

    Regional Coordinator

    Magesh.M

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2010-13

    Zoho Cooperation

    Visual Designer

    Kiran Kumar

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2013-16

    Omega Health Care

    Executive

    Arun

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2006-09

    Photography Business

    Entrepreneur 

    Manoharan

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2006-09

    Freelancer

    Freelancer Photograhy

    K.Manoj Kumar

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2007-10

    Business

    Entrepreneur

    Sebestin Peter

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2011-14

    Freelancer

    Video Editor

    Jaiparasanth

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2011-14

    Cinema

    Acting

    Arunkarthick

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2011-15

    Mrk Photography

     

    Mohan Raj

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2007-10

     

    AGRICULTURE

    Mukesh

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2006-09

     

     

    Mohamed Aasif Iqbal

    B.Sc Vis Com

    2012-15

    Divo Tv (Mcn)

    Head

PLACEMENTS
    S.NO

    ACADEMIC YEAR

    NAME OF STUDENT

    ROLL NO.

    COURSE STUDIED

    PRESENT COMPANY

    1

    2013-16

    Praksh.G

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Divo Tv (Mcn)

    Video Content Editor

    2

    2013-16

    Dhanush.M

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Candid Red Media

    Video Editor

    3

    2007-10

    S.Sairam

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Gks Academy

    Photographer, Designer

    4

    2011-14

    Mohan Raj

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Chennai Vasi - Shop

    Proprietor 

    5

    2010-13

    Vijayakumar.A

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Jana Bank

    Asst.Manager

    6

    2017-19

    Sudharshan.V

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Kti Branding Studio

    Proprietor 

    7

    2013-16

    Syed Riyaz.R

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Born Commerce

    Production Admin

    8

    2015-18

    Vinoth.M

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Vino Creative

    Proprietor 

    9

    2015-18

    Azarudeen.K

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Cts

    Process Executive

    10

    2007-10

    Sarath Kumar

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Caliber Hr Services

    Sales Executive

    11

    2007-10

    Mohamed Riyaz.A

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Censor Free Youtube Channel

    Channel Head

    12

    2007-10

    Balaji.D.K

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Fci, Govt.Of.India

    Assitant

    13

    2006-09

    Vazeer Ahmed

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Gicondo Creative Studio

    Creative Head

    14

    2006-09

    I.P.C.Vinoth

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Hyundai Steel

    Sr. Officer

    15

    2013-16

    Sabarinathan.A

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Nmw.Internet Tech

    Ui Designer

    16

    2006-09

    Prabhu.G

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Viveks Pvt Ltd

    Senior Manager

    17

    2013-16

    Vishnu Maya

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Grace International School

    Teacher

    18

    2005-08

    Jemima Jancy

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Delta Class Tech Solutions

    Manager

    19

    2005-08

    Manikandan.R

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Cts

    Visual Designer

    20

    2005-08

    Devaki.

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Sp Robotics Works

    Proprietor 

    21

    2013-16

    Naveen

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Dinamalar

    Content Editor

    22

    2013-16

    Vaisnavi

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Amazon 

    Quality Analyst

    23

    2008-11

    Vairamani

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Image Infortainment

    Regional Coordinator

    24

    2010-13

    Magesh.M

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Zoho Cooperation

    Visual Designer

    25

    2013-16

    Kiran Kumar

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Omega Health Care

    Executive

    26

    2006-09

    Arun

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Photography Business

    Entrepreneur 

    27

    2006-09

    Manoharan

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Freelancer

    Freelancer Photograhy

    28

    2007-10

    K.Manoj Kumar

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Business

    Entrepreneur

    29

    2011-14

    Sebestin Peter

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Freelancer

    Video Editor

    30

    2011-14

    Jaiparasanth

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Cinema

    Acting

    31

    2011-15

    Arunkarthick

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Mrk Photography

     Photographer

    32

    2012-15

    Mohamed Aasif Iqbal

    B.Sc Vis Com

    Divo Tv (Mcn)

    Head

STAFF ACHIEVEMENTS

2017-2018

Mr.K Velayutham

  • Appointed as Board of Chairman, central valuation for Visual Communication/Journalism/Electronic Media since 2016.

  • Appointed as Member of Board of Studies, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication by the University of Madras since 2017.

  • Appointed as Subject Expert for Staff qualification approval for the Communication/Journalism/Electronic Media by University of Madras in December, 2018.

  • Acted as an Academic Auditor for the School of Media Studies in 2018 at Hindustan College of Arts and Science.

  • Acted as an Academic Auditor for the department of Visual Communication b 2018 at D.B.Jain College

    Academic Year

    Name of Faculty

    Name of Conference / Seminar/ Workshop

    State/ National/ International

    Date & Duration

    Nature

    Details of Host Institution

    2016-17

    Sathish.R

    Recent Trends in Media

    Science and technology

    International

    Conference

    22-24

    March,

    2017

    Participated

    Anna University

    2017-18

    Sathish.R

    Decentralised Media and Society

    International

    Conference

    12-13

    October

    2017

    Participated + Presented 

     

    SRM University

    2017-18

    Sathish.R

    e-Marketing Trends: A Platform for Digital Thinkers

    National Seminar

    16 December, 2017

    Participated + Presented 

     

    Kongu Arts and Science College

EVENTS AND ACTIVITES
    Name of the Event / Activity

    Date & Duration

    College/ University/ State/ National / International Level

    Remarks

    2019-2020

    Media Workshop

    25-11-2019

    College 

     

    2018-2019

    Contemporary Trends in Print and Electronic Journalism 

    09-10-2018

    College

     

    2017-2018

    One day Seminar on "The Role of Electronic Media in the field of Investigative Journalism"

    27-09-2017

    College

     

    One day Seminar on Three Stages of Film Production

    09-03-2018

    College

     

    2016-2017

    Workshop on " Process of Technical Photography"

    26th, 27th and 28th Sept. 2016

    College

     

    Workshop on "Effective Script Writing for Documentary and Short Film"

    11th and 12th Oct.2016

    College

     

    Workshop on Process of Television Production

    16th and 17th Feb.2017

    College

     

    One Day Seminar on "The Changing Dimensions of Communication"

    20.03.2017

    College

     

    One day Seminar on "The Role of Electronic Media in the field of Investigative Journalism"

    27.09.2017

    College

     

    RESEARCH / BOOK PUBLICATIONS (Academic Year & Faculty Wise)

  • Mr.Sathish.R, Assistant Professor has published the following research papers in various journals.

    • Exploring WhatsApp Emoji from Tamizh Culture Journal of Advanced Research in Journalism and Mass Communication (ISSN 2395-3810), Vol 5, Issue 4, 2018- Pg.No 109-111

    • Social Media and Peoples Movement: A view on Role of Social Media in Jallikattu Protest. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (ISSN 2321-5828, online) Vol.09, Issue 1, January- March 2018. Pg.No 131-134

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
  • Department of Visual Communication was established in the year 2000.

  • PG M.Sc. Visual Communication was established in the year 2014

  • The programme designed to provide a holistic design education that incorporates technology, aesthetics and integrated use of various media.

  • Lively co curriculum activities like Drawing , Painting, Graphic Design, Photography and Video production with an ambience that encourages students to scale new heights in their areas of interest with a firm root in social sensitivity .

  • The Visual Communication Department through a three- year UG course trains students to communicate with an aesthetic bend of mind.

  • Department of Visual Communication was established in the year 2000.

  • The winning edge of the department is the exclusive combination of one to one pedagogy, contemporary curriculum,, first hand industry exposure and creative working atmosphere.

  • The graduate programme focuses on media education with a fair understanding of other social sciences.

  • The students will be exposed to the real world creativity and industry best practices in the department in a built in , well – equipped , full – fledged visual studio , edit suite, photography studio, multimedia Lab, scenario through Real–projects, Guest Lectures and , Media internship programme and media industry visits

  • Academic Strategy:

    • We follow the University of Madras rules and regulations. The Department consist of well of well experienced faculty from the media industry with rich experience in teaching Drawing, Painting, Photography, Videography, Multimedia and Computer Graphics.

    VISION
    • To create tomorrow’s leaders who transform and empower the society by letting their media skills

    MISSION
    • To promote quality education to the students at all levels.

      To promote quality education to the students at all levels.
      Courses

      Eligibility for Admission

      B.Sc Visual Communication A pass in higher secondary examination or equivalent examination with any stream
      M.Sc Visual Communication A pass in UG Degree in Visual Communication/Electronic media/Journalism.

    INFRA STRUCTURE / LAB FACILITIES
    • Drawing & Graphic Design Studio

    • Photography Studio

    • Video Production

    • Editing Room

    • Multimedia Lab

    • Dubbing and Recording Studio

    PROGRAMME/ COURSE OUTCOME

    • The students will learn about types of communication and communication skills, models of communication elements of design principles of design and color psychology.

    • The students will learn about Drawing, painting, Graphic Design, geometrical shapes, patterns, surface textures etc. Perspectives, Overlapping objects. Lights and shades, different types of lines, curves shapes, patterns distortions lettering (fonts), alphabets, fonts numbers.

    • The students will learn about theoretical and practical knowledge oriented photography, Functions of camera, types of lighting, Basics of photo journalism, photo features, photo essays, and also learn about Advertising Photography for promoting the products in a commercial manner.

    • The students will learn about theoretical and practical knowledge oriented photography, Functions of camera, types of lighting, Basics of photo journalism, photo features, photo essays, and also learn about Advertising Photography for promoting the products in a commercial manner.

    • The students will learn about Elements of Computer Graphics, Image Editing and Publishing works using software’s like Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Indesign and also the students will learn about compositing techniques, keying, colour correction, VFX techniques and animatronics.

    • The students will learn about Television production process theoretically and practically. Introductions of visualization, Principles of script writing, Camera Techniques, Video recording format, Editing procedures. The students will learn about Television Production process practically. Have to produce 5 to 6 minutes Documentary/Short film, Advertising Film /PSA for their final year projects compulsory. Final year students have to go for One month compulsory Media Internship during sixth semester.