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Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources

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Criterion IV: Infrastructure and Learning Resources

4.1 Physical Facilities

4.1.1 A. Details of Department physical infrastructure: (#File No. 18)
B. Maintenance of Laboratories for its optimal utilization:

Committees of Faculty Members constituted to look after different labs

(Please refer minutes of departmental committee).
C. Maintenance of Computers for its optimal utilization: Annual Maintenance Contracts –

(#File No. 19)
D. Maintenance of UPSes, Power Supplies: Annual Maintenance Contracts – (#File No. 19)
E. Maintenance of support services, sanitation, first aid boxes:

Yes, EMRC is availing contract services for the same.
F. Maintenance of building, garden, indoor games structure:

Our staff is there to serve these purposes besides the contract services of cleaning.
4.1.2 Record of new initiatives for Infrastructure for promote a good teaching-learning environment- Internet, Wi-fi, Power Point Projectors, Video Equipment:

EMRC is fully equipped with most modern teaching aids. All classrooms have Projector and Highend multimedia setup, Virtual Studio and AV facility.
4.1.3 Physical ambience for the faculty in terms of adequate research laboratories, computing facilities and allied services:

EMRC has very good ambience to conduct research work as we have sufficient number of labs and facilities required to perform quality work (Refer infrastructure and equipments file).

4.1.4 List of Facilities like office room, common room and separate rest rooms for women students and staff: List enclosed.

4.1.5 List of the infrastructure facilities are disabled-friendly:

Facility is available at each floor, The physically disabled students can use ground floor facilities. Internet facility for blind students is available at I.T. Centre.
4.1.8 Departmental special facilities are available on campus to promote students’ interest in sports and cultural events/activities:

University Gymnasium, play grounds and Auditorium are available at University level for Faculty members, staff and students.

    1. Library as a Learning Resource

4.2.1 Details of departmental library facilities: 2300 books

4.2.2 Provide details of the departmental library:

  • Total area of the library (in Sq. Feets) : 1500 Sq. feet

  • Total seating capacity : 48 seats

  • Working hours (on working days, on holidays, before examination, during examination, during vacation): During working days 10 AM to 5 PM

  • Layout of the library (individual reading carrels, lounge area for browsing and relaxed reading, IT zone for accessing e-resources):

4 table of 12 chairs each are present in the library for reading.

  • Clear and prominent display of floor plan: Yes

  • Adequate sign boards; Yes

  • Fire alarm; Yes

  • Access to differently-abled users and : NA
  • Mode of access to collection: Manual, Automation is planned in year 2013-14

      1. Departmental library holdings:

  1. Print (books, back volumes and theses

2362 print books, more than 240 M.Sc./ M.B.A. dissertation theses

  1. Average number of books added during the last three years : 325 per year

  2. Non Print (Audio Video, CDs, Downloaded Articles): 241 CDs/DVDs

  3. Electronic (e-books, e-journals): As per Central Library of University

  4. Special collections (e.g. text books, reference books, standards, patents): Hindi Cinema Classics and World Cinema – 300 movies

4.2.4 Records of tools the library deploys to provide access to the collection:

  • OPAC Through Central Libray

  • Electronic Resource Management package for e-journals Through Central Libray

  • Federated searching tools to search articles in multiple databases Through Central Libray

  • Library Website Through Central Libray

  • In-house/remote access to e-publications Through Central Libray

4.2.5 Use of ICT deployed in the library:

  • Library automation A Computer is used for record keeping

  • Total number of computers for public access 01

  • Total numbers of printers for public access 01

  • Internet band width speed □ 2mbps 10 mbps1 GB
  • Institutional Repository :

Major research projects and summer internship reports of the students are available in the library. Faculty members provide their respective research publications in their curriculum vitae in the library. The Photocopy machine facility is also available.

  • Content management system for e-learning :

Exploring the different sources for increasing the content and its quality is our aim and it is under process. We provide assignments which help the students to enhance

their creative and analytical skills with the help of e-learning and e-content development.

  • Participation in resource sharing networks/consortia (like INFLIBNET) :

Through Central Library
4.2.6 Details (per year) with regard to

      • Ratio of library books to students enrolled: 1:10

      • Average number of books added during the last four years: 320

  • Assistance in searching Databases: Library Software

  • INFLIBNET/IUC facilities: Through Central Library

      1. Annual departmental library budget and the amount spent for purchasing new books and journals:

Total spent amount on books in last five years : 6.22,666/-. Expenditure on central library was additional.

4.3 IT Infrastructure

4.3.1 Details of Department IT and ICT Infrastructure :

Computer Labs : 02 having 20 systems installed

Audio Lab : 02 having 4 workstations installed

NLE Lab : 06

Faculty Rooms having IT facility : 07

Wi-Fi Points : 04 Points
4.3.2 Details of the computing facilities i.e., hardware and software.

  • Number of systems with individual configurations : # File No. 20

System : 102

Printer : 13

Scanner : 03

Projector : 10

Switch : 17

LAN Point : 104

  • Computer-student ratio: 1:2

  • Dedicated computing facilities : 2 Audio Editing and 6 Video Editing Workstation

  • LAN facility : IT centre is providing LAN facility with 1GBPS speed.

  • Proprietary software : (List enclosed)

MS Office 2003, Quick Heal Pro Antivirus 2013, Operating Sytem, FCP, Falsh, Dreamweaver, DPS Velocity, 3DS Max, Logic Pro,

  • Number of nodes/ computers with internet facility: 102

  • Any other (please specify)

4.3.3 Plans and strategies for deploying and upgrading the IT infrastructure and associated facilities : New Multimedia Lab planning is under process.

4.3.4 Details on access to on-line teaching and learning resources and other knowledge and information database/packages provided to the staff and students for quality teaching, learning and research. : Our classroom projectors are connected with internet.

4.3.5 IT facilities available to individual teachers for effective teaching and quality research:

Every faculty has allotted with a system with internet facility.
4.3.8 A. Details of ICT-enabled classrooms/learning spaces available :

All 7 class rooms /Seminar Hall (01)/Lab 02 are ICT enabled.
B. Record of utilization for enhancing the quality of teaching and learning:

Power point presentations are available as record. Also student feed back copies and analysis available.
4.3.9 Records of Faculty and computer- aided teaching-learning materials:

Digital Notes and references are in practices.
4.3.10 Department availing of the National Knowledge Network connectivity:

University Internet Backbone is through National Knowledge Network
4.3.12 Record of Availing of web resources such as Wikipedia, dictionary and other education enhancing resources:

IT Centre Login record tracks the data
4.3.13 Department budget for the update, deployment and maintenance of computers:

Document enclosed.
4.3.14 Details of plans envisioned for the gradual transfer of teaching and learning from closed university information network to open environment:

Using ICTs we are gradually progressing towards information to open environment.
4.4 Any other information regarding Infrastructure and Learning Resources which the university would like to include.

*University has best ICT infrastructure based on fiber optics since 1999, additionally

Wi-Fi based since 2006 and NMEICT National Knowledge Network connectivity from 2012.

Criterion V: Student Support and Progression

    1. Student Mentoring and Support

5.1.1 Department system, structural and functional characteristics for student support and mentoring:

EMRC system of supporting student fraternity comprises of support from teaching as well as non-teaching staff at different point of time throughout their stay in the department. The teaching staff renders its academic responsibility Faculty gives sufficient time for grooming their personalities and enriching them according to need of media and entertainment world. The non- teaching staff helps them in all types of work right from admission, exams, scholarship form to mark sheets
5.1.2 Record of ‘apart from classroom interaction’, the provisions available for academic mentoring: Continuous counseling and guidance method is adopted by Facutly.

Following activities are carried out in an academic session (#File No. 21)

  • Guest Lectures by eminent personalities from media and academia

  • Padamshree Dr. M.S.Sodha lecture on 17.6.13

  • Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya Lecture Series for UTD students

  • Workshops and Seminars are regularly conducted

  • Major media research project is a compulsory part of their curriculum

  • Summer Internship of 45 days is again a part after completing first year of their post-graduation
  • Industrial visits are organized regularly for them







Guest Lectures






Workshops & Seminars






Industrial visits






5.1.3 Record of department student’s utilization of personal enhancement and development schemes such as career counseling, soft skill development, career-path-identification, and orientation to well-being for its students:

  • Induction programme is being organized every year for the fresh batch students to make them aware about their role and responsibilities during their stay in the EMRC. The speakers in this programme guide them about the current scenario of the global and domestic economy and motivate them to shape their personalities according to the need of the hour. The head of department explains them the complete Structure of their courses in nutshell. Career counseling is provided by the placement cell. Soft Skill development is a part of course curriculum.

  • Communicative Skills and Media Literature is a subject in the first Semester focusing on development of required skills for media.

  • Workshops on personality development and language classes are specially conducted for students coming from semi urban and rural background.

  • Annual Drama Festival is organized every year to make students exercise their Creative and management skills to organize, conduct and display their talents in creative activities.

  • Career guidance, personal interviews have been conducted to help them for on campus placements and address their problems of various nature.

      1. Department publish its updated prospectus and handbook info annually on website and online access of course plans, syllabi and result

We publish all these information (about the department, courses, syllabi, results, and all current updates) on our website and also regularly update it.

      1. A. Records of the Timely dissipation of financial aid: #File No. 22

  1. Tables for type and number of scholarships/free-ships given to the students during the last four years the following categories: UG/PG/M.Phil/Ph.D./Diploma/others:

Granted as per State Government grants the freeships/scholarships.

(SC/ST/OBC file)

      1. Table of percentages of students receive financial assistance from state government, central government and other national agencies (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), SN Bose Fellow, etc.): #File No. 22

      1. Department use of International Student Cell, number and list of foreign students:

A task force has been setup for International Cooperation. Efforts of the result are expected in 2014-15.

      1. Department support services available for:

  • Students participating in various competitions/conferences in India and abroad:

EMRC arranges extra classes for those students. Registration fee and travel support is planned for 2013-14.

  • Physically challenged / differently-abled students: NA

These students are given guidance by faculties as per their requirements and during

the exam they are provided half an hour extra to complete.

  • SC/ST, OBC and economically weaker sections:

Alongwith faculty support for their academic requirements they are also given scholarships as per state government norms.

  • Health centre, health insurance etc. :

Students use University Health Centre

  • Skill development (spoken English, computer literacy, etc.):

Importance of English communication is conveyed to the students right from the induction programme, A subject on Communicative Skills and personality development is taught to them in their first year.
Information Technology is an integral part of Media and Entertainment industry, there are audio video software and research analysis software are there in syllabus.

  • Performance enhancement for slow learners:

Every week EMRC Faculty gives tutorials as per timetable. Students who have problem in English communication and also to those who are physically handicapped are given special lessons.

  • Exposure of students to other institutions of higher learning/ corporates/business houses, etc.

  • Students appear in various competitive exams like FTII and NID and individual campus recruitment exams of various national and regional companies


Student Name




Vineeta Misra

NID, Ahmedabad

Film & TV Communication


Taha Anwer

NID, Ahmedabad

Film & TV Communication


Poorvi Jain

NID, Ahmedabad

Game Design


Kanishka Singh

NID, Ahmedabad

Film & TV Communication


Ankit Sharma

FTII, Pune



Dinesh Yadav

FTII, Pune

Film Editing


Bhanu Dhande

FTII, Pune

Audio Engineering


Roopak Kalyani

FTII, Pune

Audio Engineering


Isha Kushwah

FTII, Pune

Audio Engineering


Kunal Gupta

NYIF, New York



Manas Tiwari

FTII, Pune

Digital Cinematography

  • Students also participate in competitions held by institutions and organizations of national and state level and also in media events of various academic institutions
  • Industrial visits and experience sharing by industry expert is a part of academic activities.

  • Record of student participation in sports and extracurricular activities: Our student mainly participates in interdepartmental sports.

Placement Records: #File No. 23

      1. Number of students selected during campus interviews by different employers (list the employers and the number of companies who visited the campus during the last four years).

Students and Alumni interaction through email IDs.

      1. A. Record of registered Alumni Association: Alumni visit is planned in 2013-14

B. Record of activities and contributions to the development of the department:

Academic sharing and coordination for students placement is evident through

alumni chain

  1. Record of alumni meets: Planned in 2013-14

      1. A. Committee members and record of student grievance redressal:


Student Grievance Rederessal Cell


Dr. Akhilesh Singh

Dr .Chandan Gupta


Dr.P Singh

Dr.Akhilesh Singh


Dr.Chandan Gupta

Mr. Narayan Patidar


Dr.Akhilesh Singh

Mr. Lalit Ingle


Dr. Chandan Gupta

Mr. Narayan Patidar

B. Details of the nature of grievances reported and the redressal: None reported

      1. A. Record of anti-ragging committee:

Anti-Ragging committee and Anti-Ragging Squad exists. #File No. 24
B. List of instances reported during the last four years and what action has been taken in

these cases: No case reported.

      1. Details of the cooperation rendered by parents, industry and its stakeholders to ensure the overall development of its students: It is based only on feedback from these sources. We also conduct informal parent meetings at the centre.

5.1.18 A. List of participation of women students in intra- and inter-institutional sports competitions and cultural activities #File No. 25

B. List of participation of women students in intra- and inter-institutional sports competitions and cultural activities #File No. 25

5.2 Student Progression

5.2.1 Analysis of progression and trends for the last four years.

M.Sc. EM – Integrated and MBA Media Management

Student Progression


UG to PG*


PG to M.Phil.*


PG to M.Tech./ Ph.D.

2010 : 1%

Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral


  • Campus selection

  • Other than campus recruitment

2008: 65%

2009: 60%

2010: 70%

2011: 75%

2012: 70%

5.2.2 Programme-wise pass percentage during the time span stipulated: 99 % in all the programs.

5.2.3 Records of Number and percentage of students who appeared/qualified in examinations like UGC-CSIR-NET, UGC-NET, SLET, ATE / CAT / GRE / TOFEL / GMAT / Central / State services, Defense, Civil Services, etc. Nil

5.2.4 List category-wise with details regarding the number of Ph.D./D.Litt./D.Sc. theses submitted/ accepted/ resubmitted/ rejected in the last four years : Nil

5.3 Student Participation and Activities

      1. A. List the range of sports, cultural and extracurricular activities available to students

  • Annual Drama Presentation

  • Music Appreciation Club

  • Poetry and Literature Club

  • Photography Club

  • Film Appreciation Club

  • Inter-Departmental Sports Meet

  • Inter-Departmental Cultural Meet – Sfoorti

  • Inter-Departmental Patriotic Dance Competition

  • Inter-Departmental Patriotic Singing Competition

  • Sports Selection Activities for UTD Team Participation

B. Sports and extracurricular calendar and details of students’ participation.

2012-13 85 students participated in sports week and

65 students participated in Annual Cultural Event – Sfoorti
2012-11 100 students participated in sports week and

60 students participated in Annual Cultural Event - Sfoorti
2011-10 85 students participated in sports week and

95 students participated in Annual Drama
2010-09 70 students participated in sports week and

120 students participated in Annual Drama
2009-08 60 students participated in sports week and

90 students participated in Annual Drama

      1. Details of the achievements of department students in co-curricular, extracurricular and cultural activities at different levels: University / State / Zonal / National / International, etc. during the last four years. #File No. 25

      1. A. Gathered data and feedback from pass-out graduates

Formal Feedback is conducted at the end of every semester.
B. Gathered data and feedback from employers

Informal feedback is solicited from each employer visiting campus

C . Use of the data for the growth and development of the department

The feedback forms from students are analyzed to let the faculties understand the problems of the students better and re orient themselves for the new batches.

      1. Department special drives/campaigns for its faculty and students to promote heritage consciousness

  • The students involved themselves in ANSH the online database project which basically concentrates on Creating Mass Awareness about Blood Donation so as to meet out the acute shortage of Number of Units of Blood required in Indore city received through Voluntary Donation. The students have launched a website for the same.

  • Shramdaan done by students to clean the campus-March 17, 2013

  • Khan River Cleanliness Awareness Campaign – March 5, 2013

  • Tree Plantation- September 2009, Aug. 2010, July 2011, July 2012, June 2013

5.3.5 A. Records of Department involvement and encourage its students to publish materials like catalogues, wall magazines, departmental magazine, and other material

Publication of student magazines: Scribblers – An e-magazine maintained by students.

Web Magazine and Wall Magazine planned for 2013-14
B. List the major publications/ materials brought out by the students during the last four academic sessions.

      1. A. Departmental Student and Alumni association or or any other similar body :

Alumni Cell exists




Vishal Banjaria, Anand Joshi, Surbhi Nagar, Akanksha Shukla, Jaspreet K. Saini,

Mansi Mishra, Rachna Maheshwari


Shivam Tiwari, Gajendra Malviya, Saurabh Lakshakar, Shishya Pratap Singh, Rimi Sahu

Vinita Chuglani


Krapika Singh Jat, Rishabh Pandey, Abhijeet Tiwari, Soumya Samadhiya, Pankaj Rai

Krishnaraj Singh, Ankit Mehta


Juhi Goklani, Namrata Achar, Anurag Thakur, Dharmendra Paliwal, Priyanka Mulchandani

Jaya Sachdev


Atul Tiwari, Awnish Singh, Karnika Mishra, Anshika Yadav, Kiran Khubnani

B. Details on its constitution, activities and funding Nil

      1. Details of student representatives in Board of Studies, various academic and administrative bodies :

Board of studies have a topper of PG 1st year as member.

      1. Any other information regarding Student Support and Progression which the university would like to include.

  1. EMRC students has established a band name “Omkar” in January 2012

  2. EMRC students have participated in following events in 2012-13

        • Sfoorti Music and Dance Competition

        • 15th August Patriotic Dance Competition

        • 26th January Patriotic Dance Competition

  1. EMRC organized a bhajan sandhya in Kabir Yatra

  2. Kabir Bhajan Sandhya by Padamshri Prahlad Singh Tipaniya

  3. Eminent singher Parvati Bowl performed at UCC

Criterion VI: Governance, Leadership and Management
6.1 Institutional Vision and Leadership

6.1.1 State the vision and the mission of the department in line with the University


  1. Developing a cutting-edge educational communication insights to thrive in an increasingly complex media environment
  2. Preparing our students to become competent and thinking media professionals with value system for broad based development of citizen of country.

Educational Multimedia Research Centre, a pioneering institute of Devi Ahilya University was established in 1991 as the. The Educational Multimedia Research Centre offers two post graduate programmes in Electronic Media. EMRC is one of twenty one media production center for CEC-UGC. The thrust of the media production and media research Projects is on the regional development and for betterment in accessibility of educational content for Malwa region.
6.1.2 Mission statement definition for the department’s distinctive characteristics in terms of addressing the needs of the society, the students it seeks to serve, the institution’s tradition and value orientations, its vision for the future,


  1. Endorsing holistic education process for overall personality development with a humane and global outlook.

  1. Synthesizing in its educational model an entrepreneurial skill with focus on functional areas of Media & Entertainment Business.

  1. In cultivating the best blend of Media Production Technology and Management ideas in every student of the institution.

  1. EMRC had initiated the two courses in Electronic Media M.Sc. (Integrated) Electronic Media and MBA Media Management. The institute is imparting quality education in media and entertainment segment to both students and researchers.

  1. Media and entertainment business is continuously reporting a growth of 17-18% every year, this calls for a huge requirement of media skilled people to fulfill the content requirement across the vertical. With these prospects, EMRC initiated the following job oriented professional programmes:

  • M.Sc. Electronic Media – Integrated 5 Yrs

  • MBA (Media Management) 2 Yrs.

  1. The EMRC is a unique centre to offer Electronic Media Education, Media Research, TV Production and Broadcasting Services.

  1. The institute has experienced and highly qualified team of faculty members aided with eminent academicians and visiting faculties from industry. The students are enriched through regular classroom interactions supported by practical exposure through seminars, workshops, guest lectures from personalities of the Industry and industrial visits to various corporate houses. Also summer training programme in the first half of the course and a Major Research Project in the second half make these programmes more fruitful. The institute is proud to be associated with many governmental and private sector institutions for better interaction with industries.

6.1.3 Write-up of

The department has built a very effective and smooth governance system in the department. The system follows a decentralized approach wherein the faculties as well as the administrative staff are catered with their respective responsibilities. All programme run in the department is managed by course coordinator, who is empowered for smooth conduction of programme.

Various committees/coordinators have been formed, for good governance in the department. These include: discipline committee, Anti-ragging committee, Flying Squad, Placement cell, Student faculty coordinator, Campus-industry interaction coordinator, Departmental Purchase committee, Examination committee, etc. All these committees have help in developing a very effective and flawless working system in the department. This has also helped the department in meeting its academic, production and administrative goals

  • interacting with its stakeholder

A continuous feedback system wherein feedback forms are filled by the students at the end of each semester help in assessment of the performance of faculties.

      1. Records of Departmental and other committees meetings

#File No. 26

      1. Write-up of a culture of participative decisions in the department

A Faculty meeting is called every month, in order to manage various academic and
administrative activities in the department. In every meeting the issues raise are addressed with consent and consensus of all the faculties. Faculties enjoy the liberty to express their views and come forward with solutions to different problems faced by the department.

Various committees made in the institution work independently and help in taking decisions for better governance.

      1. Record of grooming leadership at various levels

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