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Top 10 Mass Communication Schools in India

Make a career in Indian media by joining one of the top 10 mass communication colleges in India.

Feb 4, 2011 15:38 IST
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Top 10 Mass Communication Schools in India
Top 10 Mass Communication Schools in India

In the recent few years, Mass Communication has emerged as a viable career prospect for many. Because of the increasing interest in this field, many institutes have come up with professional courses in Media Studies. Every year, magazines like Outlook conduct surveys to find out the best Mass Communication schools in India. The parameters used are pedagogic system, faculty, placements and infrastructure. Here is the list of top ten Mass Communication schools in India.

  1. Indian Institute of Mass Communication New Delhi – Established in 1965, IIMC is the most prestigious Mass Communication School in the nation. It offers courses in Radio Journalism, Advertising & Public Relations and Television Journalism. Various seminars and workshops conducted ensure that students also get hands-on experience of the industry. 
  2. Xavier Institute of Communication, Mumbai – XIC Mumbai grabs the second rank in the list due to its unique diploma and certificate courses that specialize in different fields of Mass Communication, like radio jockeying. Its highly qualified faculty that provides extensive exposure to the real industry is another reason for making it among the top Mass Communication schools in India.
  3. International School of Business and Media, Pune – ISB&M Pune campus is third in the list of top Mass Communication Schools in India. Its Media School offers BSc in Mass Communication, Advertising & Journalism and Bachelor of Multimedia Technologies. It also has Post Graduate program in Media Management with various specializations.
  4. Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication, Pune – Considering the multifaceted demands of the media industry in today’s time, SIMC provides highest standard of training along with high quality education to its students. It offers MBA in Public Relations, Advertising and Media Management, and Masters of Mass Communication in Journalism and Audio-Visual.  
  5. Asian College of Journalism, Chennai – Founded by the Indian Express Group, ACJ started its first batch in 1994. This is among the top Mass Communication schools in India and is known for providing international standards of Journalism to its students. Equipped with the latest equipment in the industry, it has highly efficient faculty that helps students fulfil their dreams in this industry.
  6. Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad – Working on the tagline of ‘The School of Ideas’, MIC is among the top ten colleges of India known for Mass Communication programs. To create industry-ready media professionals, it offers Post Graduate programs, executive Post Graduate programs, and Post Graduate certificate programs in media studies.
  7. Film and Television Institute of India, Pune – Instituted in 1960, FTII is an inclusive film and television institute. It is known for offering technical training to those who want to make it big in the film producing domain. Courses offered include art direction, sound recording, feature film screenplay writing, direction, acting, cinematography, sound recording and sound design.
  8. AJ Kidwai Mass Comm Research Centre, Jamia Milia, New Delhi – Being a part of Jamia Millia Islamia, AJKMCRC enjoys a great reputation. It aims to create intellectual and creative media professionals. Courses offered are PhD, MA Mass Communication, MA Convergent Journalism, Post Graduate Diploma in Photography and Graphics & Animation.
  9. Manorama School of Communication, Kottayam – Known as MASCOM, this institute instills hands-on experience in the students thereby making them understand the nuances of the Indian media. It trains its students to gather and present information in a more accurate and swift manner. It offers a full time three-year Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism that covers all aspects of the subject.
  10. Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bangalore – IIJNM is an independent organisation that offers a number of certificate courses along with core courses in Mass Communication. It has networks with leading media houses and media corporations and maintains a record of 100% placement since day one.

 

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