Diploma in Photography

“Diploma in Photography” is a one-year part-time course that comprises of everything from Basic to Advance photographic studies.
The course ensures to build a strong technical and aesthetical base. We believe that scientific foundation of photographic art is essential to enable students to efficiently apply technical knowledge to his/her creativity. We aim to groom our students to become technically and aesthetically sound photographers, who can cater to the various photography genres.

Academic Highlights
Students get to learn about varios genres ranging from Advertising, Fashion and Wildlife to Medical photography and much more. In order to provide deep knowledge, special workshops and guest lectures are organized for every genre. We thrive to provide students with maximum practical guidance by arranging demonstrations both in the studio and outdoors.

Study Tour
Every year we organize a study tour with the aim to let our students explore their photography skills in a new place away from the comfort of the college campus and their city. The destinations that we choose for study tour provide abundant opportunities to capture street life, architecture, portraits, landscapes, wildlife etc. The study tour has proved to be extremely beneficial for students and has bought out the best in them.

Co-Curricular activities
Click Foto Fest is an integral part of MITSOP’s co-curricular activities. Click is an exhibition of student’s work from that particular academic year. The students organize this event with able guidance from the staff and management. It is a great platform for our students to showcase their talent in front of the who’s who from the industry.

Assessment Scheme and Examination
Class Continuous Assessment (Internal) – 60 Marks (Theory and Practical)
MIT-WPU Examination (External) – 40 Marks (Theory or Practical)
Internal and External examinations will be conducted for each trimester.
The student must clear all subjects with min 40% marks to become eligible for the Diploma certificate.

Diploma in Photography


TRIMESTER - I


  • Introduction & History of Photography
  • Study of Camera & Lenses
  • Basics of Aesthetics
  • Introduction to Studio Photography

TRIMESTER - II


  • Studio Photography (Portrait & Product)
  • Outdoor Photography – 1
  • Outdoor Photography – 2
  • Post Processing – 1


TRIMESTER - III


  • Post Processing – 2
  • Dissertation / Portfolio
  • Photo Feature
  • Copyrights and Commercials
  • Personality Development and Communication Skills

Eligibility And Requirements

  • Minimum educational qualification - 10th passed.
  • Medium of instruction for the course and examinations is English. Thus students must posses enough knowledge of the language.
  • Any DSLR camera with basic kit lens is mandatory. Apart from that, students may buy equipment according to their needs and wish.
  • Despite being part-time, the course is rigorous and extremely demanding at times. Students must be prepared to be able to cope with the strict submission deadlines and work assigned to them.