Deen Dayal Upadhyay Vocational Courses in Mass Communication. Media Convergence, Beauty & Wellness in Pune

Established in 2015

No. of Students : 130

MES Abasaheb Garware College Campus, Maharshi Karve Road,
Pune - 411 004
+ (91) (020) 41038200

Dr. Shrikant Gupta  -  Director
Dr. P. B. Buchade  -  Executive Director
Smt. Vrinda Bal - Multi-tasking officer
Mr. Vinay Chati - Head of Mass Communication & Media Convergence Courses
Dr. Ketaki Modak - Head of Beauty & Wellness Course

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched ambitious project that aims to train over 40 crore people in India in different skills by 2022. The Government's flagship scheme, PMKVY (Prime Minister Kaushal Vikas Yojana) aims to recognize and provide skill to 24 lakh youth who lack formal certification, such as workers in vast unorganized sector.

Realizing the need to boost vocational education on a larger scale, the UGC proposed to establish as many as 100 'Deen Dayal Upadhyay Centres for Knowledge Acquisition and Upgradation of Skilled Human Abilities and Livelihood (KAUSHAL) during the XII Plan period i.e. 31 March 2017.
MES Abasaheb Garware College is one of those few fortunate colleges, which has received the grant from UGC and Pune, Maharshtra is the only city in India where two KAUSHAL Kendras are approved by UGC at one location.

The courses are designed to have provision of multiple entry and exit at various levels culminating up-to a research degree level.

Salient Features   

  • Guidance from experienced and renowned faculties coming from the sector.

  • Tie-ups with the respective industries to be able to impart adequate skill sets and also to create maximum opportunities of job placement.

  • Provision of soft skills, ICT skills in each of the course to make the candidate job-ready.

  • Focus on skill development and hence emphasis on practical-based learning methods.

  • Acts as a finishing school by providing supplementary modular training programs so that a learner, irrespective of his/her training background, is made job ready with necessary work skills (soft, communication, ICT skills etc) and fill the gaps in the domain skills measured against QPs/NOSs.

  • Offers courses at graduate & postgraduate level keeping in mind the need of

         - Industry in specialized areas;
         - Instructional design, curriculum design and contents in the areas of Skills Development;
         - Pedagogy, assessment for skills development education and training;
         - Trained faculty in the areas of skill development; and
         - Entrepreneurship;

B. Voc. (Bachelor in Vocation) in the following courses

- Mass Communication
- Media Convergence
- Beauty & Wellness


Diploma: Duration 1 year
Advance Diploma: Duration 2 years
B.Voc. (Degree): Duration 3 years


10+2 or equivalent in any stream
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