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Department of Media Studies

Ashoka University’s department of Media Studies guides students to become responsible and creative professionals while undertaking any form of media work. The Media Studies courses are designed to inform, educate and transform students into memorable storytellers while keeping them synchronized with different layers of the media function in contemporary times. The undergraduate minor in Media Studies programme offers systematic training in technical skills which assist students in constructing and deconstructing media products. The Media Studies programme’s faculty members nurture the desire of responsible and creative expression in the students


Faculty at Media Studies

The department of Media Studies is full of innovative thinkers and practitioners who teach students how media ethics, law, context and history decide the final media output. The media studies faculty members explore topics on popular culture, contemporary art controversies, experimental literature and the relationship between media and politics.

Facilities and Partnerships


The Media Lab is the space for all Media Production courses, run by the Media Studies Department at Ashoka. A K Ranjit is a hands-on Instructor who oversees the Media Lab functions on a daily basis as Director, Media Lab. He is supported by Bookkeeper & Store Manager Rakesh Antil. The Media Lab has production and post-production equipment. First priority is given to UG students doing courses which run out of the Media Lab and then to students doing other Media Studies courses. No equipment is available for use by outsiders visiting Ashoka. The Media Lab Booking Form is required to be filled by all who want to book any of the facilities of the Media Lab. Please write to medialab@ashoka.edu.in or visit Media Lab: AC02, 1st Floor, Room Number 111 in person to know more.


The Media Studies Department engages in unique partnerships with Ashoka University’s various research centres to create the possibility of collaborative research and production projects, and interdisciplinary media courses and material.



Contact Us

For any queries regarding Media Studies programmes, please contact:-

Tisha Srivastav

Head of Department


Rajendra Tiwari

Department Manager


Abhiir Bhalla

Student Representative


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