He holds a degree in M.A and M. Phil in Urdu from JNU, New Delhi, He has also done M.A Journalism and Mass communication from Acharya Nagarjuna University. Besides, he has also done PG Diploma in TV Journalism, JMI, New Delhi, Advance Diploma in Mass Media, JNU, New Delhi and Film Appreciation from NPTEL Online Certification, from IIT, Madras.
He has been in media for the last 14 years; this includes 10 years of experience in Educational Media in MANUU, where he is conducting research projects to understand the impact and outreach of programmes to the user end. Besides, he is also producing curriculum based programmes of various subjects and also supervised many documentary films as executive producer.
Before joining in MANUU, he was associated with Zauqi Films, New Delhi, where he conceptualized the programmes, written scripts of more than 100 episodes on various themes significant to general audiences, which were telecast on DD Urdu channel.
Imtiyaz Alam has participated and presented papers in many National and International Seminars in Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Dr. B.R Ambedkar University, Hyderabad and in MANUU. He is continuously writing in Urdu news papers/ magazines since his student life. He has been invited to take the classes on TV productions for the course of PG Diploma in Mass Communication and Translation techniques in Urdu, HCU.Hyderabad. He has been serving the Served the University in various capacities right from beginning as convener/co-convener for Literary & Cultural Competitions for the students and the staff on the eve Republic Day Celebrations as well in Azad Day Celebrations.