B.Sc Sound Engineering - NCUIndia


BSc. Sound Engineering is a three-year undergraduate program spread across six semesters. The program allows students to gain in-depth knowledge of Music Production, Live Sound, Film Sound, Game Sound, and the media industry. The Curriculum is prepared to impart holistic, experiential, and globally relevant knowledge in the Audio, Sound, and Music industries. Students will work on curated projects and be able to gain expertise in different aspects of Sound Engineering.

Sound engineering is a dynamic field but a relatively new area where degrees are being offered by Universities and Colleges across the Country. NCU has the necessary infrastructure in the form of specialized equipment and Studio coupled with experienced and qualified Faculty members to teach this course. The university fosters a collaborative and creative environment where students can work together on projects, exchange ideas, and learn from each other’s experiences. NCU is one of the best Universities offering a BSc in Sound Engineering in Gurugram.

Semester 1

  • Media Communication Concepts
  • Ear Training & Working With Instruments
  • Physics and Electronics
  • Live and Studio Equipment
  • Human Values & Professional Ethics
  • Environmental Studies

Semester 2

  • Media Technology
  • Music Recording and Mixing Techniques
  • Digital Audio Workstation
  • Digital Audio and Networking Technology
  • Effective Comm-I
  • Minor Project

Semester 3

  • Media Laws and Ethics
  • Digital Music Performance
  • Electronic Music Production
  • Foreign Language
  • Elective Effective Comm-II

Semester 4

  • Research Techniques
  • Acoustics and Studio Construction
  • Film and Game Sound
  • Production and Audio Mixing
  • Remix Project
  • Podcast Project
  • Open Elective-I
  • Summer Internship

Semester 5

  • Surround Sound and ATMOS Technology
  • Game Audio
  • Music Business
  • Live Sound
  • Open Elective-II

Semester 6

  • Music Production Project
  • Post Production Project
  • Game Audio Project
  • Studio Construction Project
  • Open Elective-III

Learning Outcome:

  • Apply theoretical knowledge and practical skills in real-world projects through hands-on learning experiences.
  • Operate industry-standard equipment and technology, such as ATMOS, in professional recording studios and media production labs.
  • Earn industry-recognized certifications, including Pro Tools, Dante, enhancing employability and demonstrating expertise in the field.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in various industry-standard software, including Logic Pro, Ableton Live, Pro Tools, and FMOD, to tackle diverse projects.
  • Learn from expert faculty, including industry professionals, to gain insights into current trends and best practices in sound engineering.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, enabling them to excel in the fast-paced and evolving landscape of sound engineering.

Career Options:

  • Sound Recordist
  • Music Arranger
  • Sound Editor/Designer
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Stereo and Surround Sound Mixing Engineer
  • Game Sound Engineer
  • Production Audio Mixer
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Multimedia Developer
  • Studio Managers
  • Trainers
  • Restoration Engineer
  • Mastering Engineer
  • Studio Designing and Installations
  • Stage Manager
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Content Creator


  • Music Industry
  • Film Industry
  • Broadcasting Industry
  • Live Sound Industry
  • Game Industry
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Production Houses

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • Graduates will be able to create a portfolio catered towards the interested field with industry standard skills acquired from the program that will enhance their employability in the Media & Entertainment Industry.
  • Graduates will gain a deep understanding of traditional & digital tools to produce sound and music for motion pictures and provide a good understanding of production methodologies and techniques using equipment and DAWs.
  • Graduates will be able to create and resolve technical issues for routing in the studio and live sound industry.
  • Graduates will be able to perform music on stage and effectively make music in real-time.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

  • Mastery of Sound Fundamentals: Graduates will have a comprehensive understanding of sound fundamentals, including signal flow, microphones, recording techniques, measurements, and acoustics. They will be able to articulate and apply these concepts effectively.
  • Proficiency in Pre and Post-Production: Graduates will be well-versed in the creative and technical aspects of pre-production and post-production processes. This includes mixing and mastering music and sound for games and visual media.
  • Expertise in Live Sound Production: Graduates will gain a strong foundation in the technical aspects of live sound production, ensuring they can deliver high-quality audio experiences in various settings.
  • Creative Problem-Solving: Graduates will develop the ability to approach challenges in the field of sound with innovative and imaginative solutions. They will be equipped to collaborate effectively with professionals from allied media fields.

Programme Specific Outcomes

  • Understanding industry-standard software development tools, version control systems, and collaborative platforms to thrive in team-based environments and promote lifelong learning.
  • Gain prequalification for professionals seeking a smart career in the audio & visual field, aligning with industry standards and enabling the creation of tailored tools and plugins for popular media software applications to meet specific industry needs.
  • Foster a strong foundation in fundamental concepts and skills necessary for success in the ever-evolving audio & visual industry, ensuring adaptability and continued growth throughout one’s career.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

BSc. Sound Engineering

10+2 (English Medium) examination conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognised board with an overall aggregate 50%.

Financial Assistance

Programme Fee

For Year 2024-25

Total Annual Fee:  Rs. 2,00,000/- (Tutition Fee: Rs. 1,60,000/- & Development Fee:  Rs. 40,000/-)
Annual Fee –  Rs. 3,16,000/-
  • Caution Money: A sum of Rs 10,000/- to be charged from each student seeking admission to the University in the Academic Year 2024-25. The amount is interest free and will be refunded to the students at the time of withdrawal or at end of their programmes, whichever is earlier, after deduction of dues, if any.
  • Alumni Association Fee: A onetime Alumni Association fee of Rs. 1,000/- for all programmes is payable by all students.
  • Industry Employability Aptitude Test Fees: Industry Employability Aptitude Test fees of Rs. 1,500/- is payable.
  • Youth Red Cross Fund : Rs. 80/- is payable by all students

Hostel Fee (where applicable) Rs. 75,000/- per semester

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Sound Engineering is a mix of a creative and technical process. The creative process lies in capturing sound either in the studio or on location. The technical process involves mixing the sound either in a stereo mix or a surround sound mix for the theatre audience.

No its not mandatory. But if you have one, that can be really helpful

A batch will have not more than 40 students. By maintaining a limited student count per batch the student-faculty ratio and Lab sessions are kept under control.

We offer Degree, Diploma, Certification and other short courses in Sound Engineering and BSc or BA depending on the campus that you choose to study with us.

You’ll need a decent specification laptop, a monitoring headphone and a hard drive to store the projects.

Our Labs and Studios are open for the students during work hours on all working days except public holidays.

Yes there are internship opportunities for the students and we do provide placement assistance.

“We do not offer any kind of scholarships but we have flexible payment plans. For further details, please feel free to connect with our team.”

Yes. There are certain elective subjects in some of the semisters.

The duration for our Diploma course is 1 year and that of the degree course is 3 years.
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