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Live Webinar on Careers & Opportunities in Media & Communication Industry

Apr 2, 2014 12:10 IST

    India’s No 1 Mass Communication college invites you to join Mr. Anupam Siddhartha, Director, Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (UG) for a live webinar on 8th April, 2014 at 2:00 pm.

    Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication – Under Graduate (SIMC-UG), since its inception in 2008, has been successful in carving a niche for itself in the field of Media and Communication.

    Ranked as the Best Mass Communication College across the country by an India Today survey in 2013, SIMC (UG) not only equips young minds with subject expertise but also sensitizes them towards their responsibility and role in creating a better future. After all, media and communication has the power to mould minds!

    According to a FICCI-KPMG 2013 report on Media & Entertainment Industry, the sector is supposed to see double growth by 2017.  It is projected that the industry will see a healthy CAGR of 15.2% to reach INR 1161 Billion by 2017. Television is the most dominant sector while new media is growing.

    Mr. Anupam Siddhartha will highlight on some more points which came out of the research. So be a part of the live webinar where learning is a given & know the intricacies & wonders of the communication industry.

    Programme Structure

    It offers Bachelor's degree in Media Studies (BMS). The full-time programme is spread over a period of three years and spaced out over six semesters of six months each, incorporating theoretical lectures, hands-on practical sessions, tutorials, classroom presentations, take-home assignments, sporting & cultural events, field trips, study tours, projects and internships.

    Students, in order to supplement classroom learning with on-field exposure generally take up internships between the semesters. As a part of the project module, the students are required to do three development sector internships, two industry internships and one institute activity.

    Admissions for the 2014-15 academic year will commence in February 2014. Kindly refer to the SIU website for information regarding next year's admission process –

    • The Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) is held at several cities across India on the first Saturday in May every year, after which the admission procedure commences.
    • First Round – SET (Symbiosis Entrance Test) is a common written entrance test conducted by Symbiosis International University for admission to undergraduate programmes.

    Candidates are shortlisted for the second round on the basis of SET scores. SIMC (UG) gives a varied weightage to SET components & does not go by the aggregate score alone.

    • Second Round – The second round consists of assignments, a subjective written test, group discussion, a personal interview and verification of documents.

    Eligibility

    Applicants having completed their 10+2 in any discipline from any recognized Board / Council / University with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) aggregate marks or equivalent grades are eligible to seek admission.

    • Candidates expecting their 12th results may also apply. Their admission will be provisional and subject to furnishing proof of securing a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) aggregate marks or equivalent grades in the same, latest by the beginning of the second semester.

    Failure to furnish proof shall render their admission null and void. No extra time will be given for submission of final mark sheet even in the case of students who have applied for re-evaluation.

    IMPORTANT DATES

    SET

    03rd May, 2014 (Saturday)

    Online Application for SIMC (UG) commences

    14th, February 2014 (Friday)

    Online Application for SIMC (UG) concludes

    20th May, 2014 (Tuesday)

    Last date for payment of Registration fee

    22nd May, 2014 (Thursday)

    Short-listing for Second Round (GD/PI)

    26th May , 2014 (Monday)

    Second Round (Only in Pune)

    30th May – 03rd June, 2014

    Merit List

    16th June, 2014 (Monday)

    Last date for payment of Tuition fee

    28th June, 2014 (Saturday)

    Programme commences

    30th June, 2014 (Monday)

    Please note that the dates listed above are subject to change.

    For more details visit: http://www.simcug.edu.in/campaign2014/ and to register for the webinar visit http://www.simcug.edu.in/webinar/

    Disclaimer:  The information provided in this Notification is solely by Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Jagranjosh.com bears no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the information. Individuals are therefore suggested to check the authenticity of the information.

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