Delhi, being the capital of India, has the best opportunities for people who dream to achieve big in their lives. It is known for harbouring some of the best educational institutes in the nation in almost every field. Being the center of attraction, it has a wide career scope for aspirants willing to make a place for themselves in the Indian media. Here is a list of the best Mass Communication schools in Delhi and NCR. These have been evaluated on the basis of quality of education, faculty, infrastructure and most importantly employment options provided.
- Indian Institute of Mass Communication – Founded in 1965, it is a dream college for all Mass Communication and Journalism aspirants. IIMC has maintained its reputation as one of the best Mass Communication institute of India for the last many years. Owing to its dedication to provide world-class education, the Government of India is going to develop it as an International Media University. IIMC offers a variety of courses including Print Journalism, Radio Journalism, Photo Journalism, Television Journalism, Development Communication and Advertising & Public Relations.
- AJ Kidwai Mass Comm Research Centre, Jamia Milia – An integral part of the Jamia Millia Islamia, AJKMCRC is one of the top ten Mass Communication schools in India and was established in 1982. The courses offered include PhD in Journalism; MA in Mass Communications; MA in Convergent Journalism and Post Graduate Diploma in Development Communication, Broadcast System Maintenance, Still Photography and Graphics and Animation. The institute is known to have the latest equipment and it keeps on updating its resources and networks to provide the best quality education to its students.
- Times School of Journalism – It is a constituent of the Times Center for Media and Management Studies, which was initiated in 1985. Being an initiative of the Times Group, this school of Mass Communication has a respectable place in the top ten Mass Communication schools of India. It offers one year full-time courses – Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Journalism. The core subjects include writing, reporting, editing and mass communication.
- The Delhi School of Communication – Since its establishment more than a decade ago, the Delhi School of Communication believes in the concept of learning-by-doing. For this reason, all its courses have the concept of apprenticeship, where in a student attends classes in the first half of the day and works as an intern for the other half. Along with its degree programs in Mass Communication and other media related fields, it offers special short-term courses too.
- Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan – It is one of the premier Mass Communication institutes of India and has around 117 centers in the country. Being established in 1950, the Delhi branch offers various graduate and Post Graduate courses in Journalism and Mass Communication. In 1967, it came up with a separate department called Sardar Patel College of Communication and Management. It is a boon for those who aim to get professional degree in Mass Communication through part-time studies.
- Wigan and Leigh College India – Established in 2002, the Media School of WLCI offers a variety of courses for media aspirants. It educates and trains people to make career in their choice of media – radio, television, print, video or web media. The faculty of the institute is highly qualified and from the top-notch media houses. The philosophy of training people along with theoretical education makes it stand apart from other Mass Communication schools.
- University of Delhi – With the growing interest in media jobs, the University of Delhi has recently started degree and diploma courses in Mass Communication and Journalism.