The Department is actively involved in imparting hands-on training on various aspects of the subject. Media professionals are regularly invited as resource persons to pass on practical lessons and tricks of the trade. Students engage in reporting, writing, editing and designing print journals and new bulletins in Assamese and English. Students are encouraged to read the daily newspaper through practical assignments. They also learn the art of communication through enactment of traditional forms such as Street Play and Puppetry.  New age journalism, smartphone storytelling, photography, video editing etc are some of the aspects that the students are trained in.