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Photography & Cinematography

Post-Graduate Program Specialization

In this Program students study and create evocative images and videos. At the heart of this program is photography. The composition of the image is further extended into Cinematography. Graduates of this program are eligible for jobs as Photographers, Content creators or digital marketing and promos, Cinematographers for commercial and corporate films.

Program Duration: 2 Years 
Eligibility: Graduation in any field & NICC Admission Process

Program Breakup

D.Des : WES-Accepted UGC-Approved Degree + Govt.Approved International Professional Diploma (Linked via ELIA Amsterdam)


1. M.Sc Visual Communication or

2. M.Sc Journalism & Mass Communication or

3. M.B.A Project Management or

4. M.B.A Marketing

The above WES-accepted supporting degrees are awarded  by Bharathiar University


1. Professional photography as a career

2. Videography & Cinematography

3. Pre-production

4. Production & Post-production


  • Academic Fees:

    • Rs. 2.8 Lacs /  Year

  • Hostel Accommodation:

    • Single Room with attached bath & food - Rs. 1.9 Lacs/Yr. 

    • Twin Sharing Room with attached bath & food - Rs. 1.5 Lacs/Yr. 

National & International 

  • International Professional         D. Des (NICC-ELIA Europe) with ECTS Marksheet

  • International Professional Projects & Portfolio

1.NICC is approved by DCE
(The Directorate of Collegiate Education, Govt. of Karnataka)
2. CANON Certified 


Meet the Experts


Prof. Dr. Akash Kumar R

Founder & Academics Director

A Recognized Scientist, Product Designer and a Professional Photographer.


Naveen Chandran Nair

Senior Associate Faculty - Photography

A Professional photographer with over 10 years of experience. He has been featured in multiple magazines and websites for creative photography & editing.  


Dennis Muricken

Senior Associate Faculty - Cinematography

A highly qualified and accomplished professional Cinematographer with a Degree in Film and Digital Cinematography from Met Film School, London.


M. Arvind

Associate Faculty - Photography

A passionate and accomplished Photography professional with a deep commitment to teaching.


Vipin Chandran Pathiyil

Head of Faculty

A designer for 15 years and has been teaching various aspects of visual and communication design for the last 8 years.


NICC's own Academics Building was created in 2005. In over 10,000 sq.ft. of building It provides state-of-the-art facilities in Software and Product Engineering Laboratories, Two Photo Studios, A/C Conference Halls and Discussion rooms with a pleasant, harmonious atmosphere, and surrounding green spaces for relaxation and outdoor discussion. Classrooms are specifically designed for only 15 students at a time to empower NICC's one-on-one student-specific teaching policy. The NICC Hostel provides single and shared rooms - all with attached baths, in-house cooks, 24-hour security and a lady warden, 24/7 helpline and medical assistance.

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