The Post-Graduate students of first batch passing-out from University Institute of Media Studies (UIMS), Chandigarh University Gharuan has recorded 100 percent placements during placement session 2016-17. More than 30 students of first passing-out batch have been selected by more than 20 top media houses which includes National & Regional Newspapers & News Channels, Radio Channels, Advertising & PR Agencies, Event Management firms & Digital Marketing Companies.
While giving details about the placements of UIMS students, Placement Officer, Mr. Amandeep Singh said, “News Channels such as News 18, Zee Media, CNN, HNN 24X7, JUS Punjabi, Red FM, My FM and others have been the main recruiters in broadcast media while Hindustan Times, Times of India, Dainik Bhaskar are some of the prominent newspapers which recruited our Journalism students of 2016-17 batch”.
“UIMS students undergo academic training as per the current requirements of the Media Industry as experts from renowned media houses form the core committee which have drafted the course curriculum for the students” said Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chancellor, Chandigarh University. He further added that, “Today media is fast converging itself towards delivery of real-time news updates to its viewers which has created an all-together a new age media known as Social Media where professionals needs to perform multiple roles as a journalist working in the field”.