Why Choose EXIMS

Here are some unique reasons to study journalism at Express Institute of Media Studies.

  1. Multi media Specialisation:
    • TELEVISION: Programme includes an indepth Workshop on TV with Natasha Badhwar (formerly NDTV) followed by internship with leading TV channels
    • ON LINE workshop
    • LIVE NEWS WEBSITE: running it live in real time
    • FILM workshop with Express film critic, Shubhra Gupta
  2. Unique Idea Exchange:

    Anna Hazare

    Pranab Mukherjee

    Sushma Swaraj

    Thomas Friedman

    EXIMS students attend the unique Express programme, Idea Exchange where personalities such as Pranab Mukherjee, Sushma Swaraj, Anna Hazare, Amitabh Bachchan, Thomas Friedman, Sabyasachi, etc are questioned by Express staffers and the students.
  3. Visits:
    Parliament, Political party Headquarters (for Briefings), State assembly, Courts
  4. Field Assignments:

    Students go on a field assignment to gain experience of in depth reporting.
  5. Faculty of eminent Professional Journalists:
    EXIMS students are mentored and taught by a faculty of senior editors from The Indian Express and the Financial Express.

    These include:

    Raj Kamal Jha

    What is News?:  Unni Rajen Shanker, Managing Editor, The Indian Express

    Unni Rajen Shanker

    Director - EXIMS

    Shailaja Bajpai

    Business & Economy Module: Sunil Jain, Managing Editor, The Financial Express

    Sunil jain

    Investigative Reporting & RTI: Ritu Sarin, Editor- Investigations Team

    Ritu Sarin

    Online Journalism: Anant Goenka, Director & Head New Media, Express Group

    Anant Goenka

    Shobhana Subramanian

    Reporting: Rakesh Sinha, Deputy Editor, The Indian Express

    Rakesh Sinha

    Editing and Page Layouts: Monojit Majumdar, Deputy Editor, The Indian Express

    Monojit Majumdar

    Dilip Bobb

    Politics & Governance: Vandita Mishra, Opinion Editor & Pranab Dhal Samanta, Editor, Express News Service

    Vandita Mishra

    Seema Chishti

    Praveen Swami

    PV Vaidyanathan Iyer

    Pratik Kanjilal

    Pranab Dhal Samanth

    Photography: Team led by Neeraj Priyadarshi, National Photo Editor, The Indian Express

    Neeraj Priyadarshi

    Sandeep Dwivedi

    Subhomoy Bhattacharya

    Y P Rajesh

    Archana Shukla

    Devyani Oniyal

    Muzamil Jalil

    Page making: Prabal Mandal, Design Director, and Mithun Chakraborty, Assistant Art Director,  The Indian Express

    Prabal Mandal

    Mithun Chakraborty

    Oinam Anand

    Tashi Tobgyal

  6. Distinguished Guest Faculty:

    C Raja Mohan

    Lord Meghnad Desai

    Ila Patnaik

    Pratap Bhanu Mehta

    Coomi Kapoor

    Tavleen Singh

    Inder Malhotra

    Harsha Bhogle

    Broadcast Workshop: Natasha Badhwar, Writer, Film-maker, Communications Coach

    Natasha Badhwar

  7. Internships:
    EXIMS Programme in Journalism offers its students the following Internships:
    One month training internship with The Indian Express and The Financial Express
    Two-month paid internship to deserving students at the end of the teaching course
    One month internship with leading TV news channels like CNN-IBN, Star News, Zee News
  8. 100% Placement:
    EXIMS assists its students with suitable job opportunities
    EXIMS has a 100 per cent placement record
    Students working for publications such as: The Indian Express, Times Of India, Business Standard, DNA, Asian Age amongst others
  9. Accomodation:
    EXIMS arranges affordable and comfortable paying guest accommodation for its outstation students across Delhi.
  10. Financial Assistance:
    EXIMS offers generous financial assistance packages to deserving students with consistent, high academic performance.
    Student loans can also be arranged through HDFC Bank