Prof. (Dr.) Anuradha Parasar
Dean
Faculty of Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Media & Journalism

Meet the Dean

Prof. (Dr.) Anuradha Parasar brings more than 25 years of teaching and academic administration experience to her role as Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Media & Journalism. As an academician and academic administrator with Sociology, Anthropology, Management, Law and Science background she had developed an integrated and interdisciplinary curriculum at Management, Engineering, Law, Social Sciences and Science Institutes. Dr. Parasar has extensive experience as Director, Deputy Director / Deputy Registrar (Planning & Development), In-Charge – Examination Cell, Head of Student Support System, Coordinator / Chairman of committees of various academic organizations. In her leadership role, she has pioneered in the development of a strategic plan for resource development, academic administration & curriculum development. Another prime role played at a various organization is policy and rules documentation through Handbooks along with ensuring statutory compliances. Dr. Parasar also brings along the rich experience of national and international Open and Distance Education organizations. Between 2010 and 2016 along with her students Dr. Parasar has successfully led various campaign and movements creating awareness about various Social issues.

Dr. Parasar is Commonwealth Academic Fellow. She is having a unique interdisciplinary and scholarly background. She is Ph.D., M.Sc. Anthropology (Gold Medallion), M.A. Sociology (VIII Rank in Merit), PGDHRM (Distinction), LLB, B.A. (Addl.) Sociology & B.Sc.

Dr. Parasar likes experimenting integration of technology tools as part of pedagogy. As a multi-perspective person, she takes a keen interest in promoting yoga, Indian traditional medicine system – Ayurveda, spiritualism, social welfare planning, and management. She likes participating in programmes relating to Community Connect, Nature Connect, Rural Connect, and Tribal Connect.

Prof. (Dr.) Anuradha Parasar
Dean
Faculty of Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Media & Journalism

Message from Dean

Learning is an enriching experience for life transformation.

The Faculty of Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Media & Journalism at Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University (MIT WPU) is focused at fulfilling its goal of helping learners gain both, practical knowledge along with applied skills, for making the difference, by fulfilling personal as well as professional growth and to persevere progressive career advancement as an active professional and leader in career and life.

The undergraduate programmes of School of Liberal Arts and School of Fine Arts, Media & Journalism are uniquely designed based on MIT WPU core principles of partnerships, social innovation, research and technology. The programme design is based on an enriched blend of industry exposure, interaction with eminent experts, hands-on training, industry & field visits, experiential learning, internships, peace studies, yoga, meditation, rural immersion programme and various innovative and interdisciplinary approaches for indoor and outdoor activities, exhibitions and displays.

The schools take care that along with providing the academic knowledge and professional skills, learners are also trained to face the challenges of life by providing many value-added courses to enhance their career prospects. The schools offer the opportunity to participate in Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad and other discussion forums. The Schools provides ample opportunities for networking and for open discussion and interactions between students, faculty, industry leaders and eminent personalities. Learners can also avail various opportunities to hone their organizational skills through student clubs and societies.

If you are looking for the right place to groom and nourish your practical skills and knowledge and to advance your career, then Faculty of Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Media & Journalism at Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University is the way to go for.

We look forward to welcome you to explore the journey of learning as an enriching and inspiring experience at MIT WPU.

Prof. (Dr.) Anuradha Parasar
Dean
Faculty of Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Media & Journalism

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

Bachelor of Fine Arts is a four year undergraduate course in the field of Applied Arts. Through rigorous degree programmes in visual arts education; the undergraduate course in Applied Arts combining artistic vision with industry needs. Art designers produce work of art to sell, educate, entertain and use their creative intelligence to deliver defined results or goals. The work produced by such individuals adorn publications, signboards, billboards, corporate stationery, websites, and many more media channels.
It’s a course specially developed to cater to the media industry and upcoming opportunities for creative professionals in a disciplined manner.
State-of-the-art infrastructure, a well-designed curriculum and a focus on developing industry oriented skills ensure a refined programme for students. A host of extra-curricular activities shape complete individuals ready to achieve their dreams.

Specializations:

    • Typography

    • Illustration

    • Photography

    • Computer Graphics

    • Exhibition Display Design and Stage Craft

Programme Highlights

    • Guests lectures by eminent artists

    • Industry interface

    • Attending various exhibitions & art forums

    • Participation in live media activities and demonstrations

    • Practical hands-on training

    • Assignment based study

    • Opportunities for National and International exposure

Learning beyond class room:

Co-curricular Activities:

    • Field visits: Museums and galleries in and around Pune, Mumbai

    • Participation in Various competitions

    • Outdoor classes: Landscape painting, sketching

    • Research Activity: Research based projects on defined topics

Extra-curricular activities:

    • Annual Arts Exhibition

    • Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad (BCS)

    • MIT-WPU Cultural: Events foster interests in drama, singing, dancing, plays, etc.

    • Purushottam Karandak (Drama)

    • NCC

    • Cinephiles’, the Film Club

Objectives of the Programme

    • To inculcate a critical understanding of communication

    • To cultivate the think-process and to develop sensitivity towards issues affecting the society

    • To bridge the gap between the media industry and academia

    • To equip students with necessary skills and knowledge required for the media industry

    • To extend holistic development of the students

    • To provide experiential learning to the students

    • To inculcate research aptitude

    • Active Learning

    • WPU Method

    • MOOCs Credits

    • Holistic Development

    • Industry Internship

Programme Structure

Our programme structure imbibes an interdisciplinary approach. Blending of current trends with fundamental knowledge base in Fine Arts is the basic objective. According to the structure and syllabi the contents are categorized as:

C : Core Courses
GE : General Electives
DSE : Discipline Specific Electives
SEC : Skill Enhancement Courses
OEC : Open Elective Courses

Assessment : 

Periodic written assessment and class continuous assessment will be used for better engagement of student and effective evaluation followed by end term examination.

    • Term end: 40%

    • Continuous Assessment: 60%

Infrastructure

The University offers state-of-the-art infrastructure with air-conditioned rooms which are ICT enabled for seamless learning of students. Hostel facilities will be made available for students on payment basis within 1 and 1.5 km. radius of the campus.

Classrooms


The classrooms are spacious and student-centric, having maximum capacity of 120 students.
Each classroom is equipped with

    • Projector/ Smart Boards

    • Spacious Benches

    • White Board

    • Sound system with collar mike

Computer Lab


The college houses centrally air conditioned computer laboratories with 162 branded dual core desktops networked with two servers.
In addition to these, the e-campus at MIT World Peace University, Pune, with approximately more than 1000 computers are directly linked to the college network with a dedicated high-speed lease line internet connection with a bandwidth of 350 MBPS.
Centralized printer facility is provided for students. There is a facility for online teaching and practice. The college has four servers loaded with various software like Oracle, Visual Studio.NET, Advanced Java, Mat Lab, Asp.NET, Page Maker, Corel Draw, Red Hat Linux which are accessible from all desktops. Qualified lab staff is available to guide the students.

Library Forum


The library forum has been established under MIT Group of Institutions. The idea behind this is to share electronic resources to sister institutions, conduct seminars, conferences, workshops, FDP’s, etc. under the forum. Under this various electronic resources have been purchased which include electronic journals/books databases and electronic journals back issues archives. Faculty members, students, and researchers are now able to take the benefit of IEEE, Springer, Science Direct, EBSCO, Prowess, J-Gate, N-List and the database of the likes.
The college library started a new activity through web services. The library has started its own blog to share recent and updated information. The aim of this blog is to share and exchange of recent information and keep updated to students as well as faculty members and also library has started to share the information through social networking website i.e. facebook. This venture has received a great response.

Gym


A fully equipped gym with well-qualified and friendly staff are available in the campus.
Batch Timing: 7:30 am to 7:30 pm
Special Batches for Girl Students and Staff Members.

Cafeteria


A full-fledged cafeteria is available at MIT World Peace University campus where wholesome snacks, lunch, and dinner are served. A cafeteria is provided for students within the college where tea, coffee, snacks, soft drinks are available through the day. A good mix of popular vegetarian multi-cuisine spread is available such as Maharashtrian, Punjabi, South Indian, and Chinese amongst others.

Faculty

Makarand Malawe
Head of the School

Aniket Supe
Programme Head, Assistant Professor

Sushmita Man
Assistant Professor

Nivedita Choudhary
Assistant Professor

Why MIT- WPU?

Pursuing UG/PG Programmes from MIT World Peace University delivers a uniquely designed experience of the best-in-class resources that are in conformance to futuristic industry requirements, giving you an edge over your peers. Few of these are highlighted below-

    • Flexible Academic Credit System (ACS)

    • Continuous Updated Education (CUEd)

    • Team teaching by faculty in classroom

    • Digital-edge classroom teaching

    • Rural immersion programme

    • National study tour

    • Peace programmes for holistic development

    • Sports Culture for Peace

    • Alumni connect for hand holding support

    • Entrepreneurship Skills

    • Social mission – inculcate social responsibility for sustainable development of goals

    • Life@campus beyond education

Eligibility

1. Maharashtra State (MS) Candidature

    • Candidate should be of Indian nationality.

    • Passed 10+2 /12th / HSC Examination with English subject (OR) three years engineering diploma recognized by government competent authority (OR) passed its equivalent examination with 40% marks in aggregate (35 % in case of candidates of backward class categories and persons with disability belonging to Maharashtra state only in case of candidates of backward class categories and persons with disability belonging to Maharashtra state only)

 

2. Other than Maharashtra (OMS) candidature

    • Candidates should be of Indian nationality.

    • Passed 10+2 /12th / HSC Examination with English subject (OR) three years engineering diploma recognized by government competent authority (OR) passed its equivalent examination with 40% marks in aggregate.

 

3. Foreign Nation/ NRI / OCI / PIO, children of Indian workers in the Gulf countries:

      • Passed 10+2 /12th / HSC Examination with English subject (OR) its equivalent examination in any stream with 40% marks in aggregate.

Selection Criteria

Admission will be allotted on the basis merit and personal interview.
Reservations as per the norms laid down by the Government of Maharashtra for the year 2019-20.

Activities

    • Study tour (National and International)

    • Rural immersion programme

    • Guest lectures

    • Competitions and movie making or plays

    • College festivals and culturals

    • Participation in live media activities and demonstrations

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For Admission 2019-20


MIT-World peace University

S.No.124, Paud Road, Kothrud,
Pune, Maharashtra 411038

WhatsApp No. : 9881492848
Contact: 020 – 7117 7104 / 020 – 7117 7105.
E-mail:  admissions@mitwpu.edu.in

For program enquiry,
Visit our Admission Centre, Pune Campus

Monday – Friday : 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM