ba in photography in mgm photography

B.A. (Hons.) Photography is a three years full time undergraduate programme of six semesters with choice based credit system and the students being exposed to nearly all aspects of photography –

  • Wedding Photography
  • Portrait &Tabletop Photography
  • Glamour Photography
  • Nature & Wildlife Photography
  • Photojournalism & Social Documentary
  • Architectural Photography
  • Fine Art Photography
  • Travel & Landscape Photography
  • Photo Branding and Marketing
  • Photo Aesthetics and Appreciation

Academic Highlights
The course follows syllabus prescribed by the UGC and offers Core papers, Generic Electives. Skill Enhancement Courses, Ability Enhancement Courses along with Projects and Internships.

The program aims at inculcating all the necessary skills required to compete as a professional photographer among the students.  The students after completing the course can directly be absorbed into the field and serve the society with their acute knowledge of photo aesthetics and visual grammar.


The experts from the field of photography guide and expose students to the diverse specialization in the field while hands on experience enhance their photography skills and creativity that is the core for success in the field.


The program tries to develop the student gradually from introduction to the field of photography to proficiency in nuances of the field. The practical approach to the teaching-learning process leads to holistic development of the graduate. Each semester trains the student into two to three specific areas of photography along with the allied courses that boost the understanding of core areas of photography and complement the final professional outcome of program.


The project and field internship in the last two semesters prepares the student to take up the area of interest in photography and dedicate themselves to be industry ready during their academic journey while exhibiting their creative and problem solving talent.

The curriculum of MGM Photography tries to develop the following core competencies:

  • Overall understanding of the Photography basics right from History of photography to different types of camera and important accessories.
  • Remembering the different types of Photography environment for various photography areas.
  • Applying the developed skill in different forms of photography from Portrait photography to Conceptual and Manipulation Photography.
  • Analyzing the visual language and aesthetic of photographs.
  • Creating and developing photographs for Branding purpose.
  • Evaluating the work produced at par with the standards of the field with respect to creativity and aesthetics.



The program is designed with practical approach to the field.  The graduate program replaces the traditional method applied in teaching-learning photography with unique pedagogy and curriculum at par with the International Universities.

MGM, Dept. of Photography offers world class infrastructure and facilities where students learn from the renowned professionals as mentors and faculty.  The students are given practical field assignment to sharpen their visual and aesthetic skills and developing the art of self evaluation that leads to the proficiency in the art form. A dedicated semester for Field Internship exposes the students to the nuances of field under the able guidance of the experts in the field. This gives the students a chance to observe the area of interest closely and develop themselves as per the requirement of industry. The challenges faced during this learning process develop sensitivity for subjects and enhances the crisis management skills among students that are appreciated in the profession. The internship also opens a gamut of job opportunities and scope for entrepreneurial ventures for the students.




  • Introduction to Photography
  • History of Photography
  • Camera Mechanism
  • Photography Optics
  • Grooming for Photograph
  • Environmental Science
  • Photography (Camera) Accessories


  • Portrait Photography
  • Photography Environment (lighting)
  • Computer Applications for Photography
  • Wedding Photography
  • Soft Communicative Skills
  • Visual Language



  • Set Designing
  • Table Top Photography
  • Creative Colour Concepts
  • Photojournalism
  • Personality Development
  • Travel and Landscape Photography


  • Basics of Glamour Photography
  • Wildlife and Nature Photography
  • Video Production
  • Architectural Photography
  • Photo Branding and Marketing
  • Photo Aesthetics and Appreciation



  • Portfolio
  • Conceptual and Manipulation Photography
  • Social Documentary
  • Project


  • Field Internship**
  • Seminar**

** Semester 6 – 16 weeks INTERNSHIP Evaluation:

In this semester the student has to undertake 16 week Industrial Internship with mid-term progress report after 8 weeks in personal or through Skype. The end term evaluation will be done through Seminar presentation and report submitted by student at the end of Internship in presence of members from industry and academia.

Eligibility And Requirements

  • H.S.C. (10+2) with min 50% marks and English as a compulsory subject
  • Any Basic DSLR camera is mandatory.

Admission And Fees

  • Duration:3 Year
  • Timing:08:00 AM To 01:00 PM
  • (Monday-Saturday)
  • Admissions:To Be Announced
  • Last Date of Admission:To Be Announced
  • Course Starts
    From:July 2020
  • Fees:Rs.80,000/- Per Year