Top 10 Mass Communication colleges to join at UG level

Top 10 Mass Communication colleges to join at UG level

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Vikrant Shukla
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Updated on May 21, 2024 15:21 IST
Journalism and Mass Communication has always been one of the most popular career fields for passionate and determined individuals. Many institutes in India offer UG courses in Mass Communication. If you are planning to take admission in mass communication course after 12th then read on to know more about the best mass communication colleges in India.
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Mass communication is one of the fastest growing industries. Many new companies are entering this field, due to which both the scope and career opportunities of this field are increasing. However, to build a successful career in this field, it is very important to enroll in the right course and equip yourself with the necessary skills. Undergraduate courses in Mass Communication are the right way to do so.

Many institutes in India offer UG courses in Mass Communication. If you are planning to take admission in mass communication course after 12th then read on to know more about the best mass communication colleges in India for undergraduate courses, their eligibility criteria, admission process, scope, skills imparted and placement record.

Best Colleges For Undergraduate Mass Communication Courses In India 

Candidates can go through the table below to know about top Mass Communication colleges in India offering Undergraduate courses. The list has been prepared according to the India Today Rank 2023:

Colleges Offering UG level courses in Mass Communication India Today Rank 2023
Manipal Institute of Communication 6
Department of Media Studies, Christ University (deemed) 8
Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication 11
Amity School of Communication, Noida 12
Kishinchand Chellaram College 13
St Joseph's College (Autonomous) 14
Madras Christian College (Autonomous) 17
St Joseph College of Communication 20
School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Institute of Management Studies, Noida 21
School of Media and Communication Studies, Galgotias University 22

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Manipal Institute of Communication

Established in 1997, Manipal Institute of Communication of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education offers courses in Journalism (print, radio, television and new media), film studies, public relations, advertising, corporate communication along with other related subjects. The admission process for MA Communication, Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communication and PG Diploma in Corporate Communication is based on an all India entrance test.

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This educational institution has affiliations with Global Media Journal- Purdue University, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design and Hochschule Bremen, Germany.

India Today Ranking 2023: Rank 6

Courses offered: The courses offered at Manipal Institute of Communication are given below:

Q:   Which PG Diploma courses of Indian Institute of Mass Communication are offered through CUET PG?

A:

Candidates need to appear for the CUET PG exam to get admission in some of the PG Diploma courses offered at Indian Institute of Mass Communication. These courses are: PG Diploma in Hindi Journalism, PG Diploma in Radio and TV Journalism (Bilingual- English & Hindi), PG Diploma in Advertising and Public Relations (Bilingual- English & Hindi), PG Diploma in English Journalism and PG Diploma in Digital Media. Those clearing the CUET PG exam are required to attend the counselling conducted by the Indian Institute of Mass Communication.

Q:   What is the selection process for IIMC Entrance Exam?

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The selection of candidates if the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) is solely based on the performance of the candidate in the Common University Entrance Test (CUET) which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). There will be no interview or group discussion for admissions. The final merit list will be prepared based on the candidates' overall score out of 100 marks.

Q:   Does ACJ offer postgraduate courses?

A:

No, if you are looking for regular post graduate courses, than ACJ doesn't provide that however, the Asian College of Journalism (AVJ) offers admission to postgraduate Diploma courses. The duration of each Diploma course offered by ACJ is one year. Candidates can pursue PG Diploma in Journalism and PG Diploma in Business and Financial Journalism (BFJ) from the Asian College of Journalism (ACJ).

  • BSc Animation
  • BA (Media and Communication)
  • BVoc in Graphic & Digital Media

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Department of Media Studies, Christ University, Bengaluru

Headed by Prof John J Kennedy and coordinated by Fr Biju, Department of Media Studies at Christ University offers media courses which offer hands-on experience and a judicious blend of theory and practice. This media institute is a part of the Christ University, formerly known as Christ College which was affiliated to Bangalore University. The Christ University was established in July 1969. Christ University was also the first institution in Karnataka to be accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) UGC for quality education. In 2004, UGC conferred autonomy to the institution.

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India Today Ranking 2023: Rank 8

Courses offered: The Department of Media Studies at Christ University offers courses such as:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Media and Journalism/Honours/Honours with Research)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media, English/Honours/Honours with Research)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Journalism and Digital Media, English/Honours/Honours with Research)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Media, Psychology/Honours/Honours with Research)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Media, Public Affairs)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media, Psychology/Honours/Honours with Research)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media, Psychology/Honours/Honours with Research)

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Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication

Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication (MCNUJC), Bhopal was established in 1990. It offers various courses such as BA, MA, MPhil, and PhD. The state university is approved by University Grants Commission (UGC) and is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).

India Today Ranking 2023: Rank 11

The courses offered at MCNUJC are:

  • Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism And Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of Journalism

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Amity School of Communications

A part of Amity University, Amity School of Communication (ASCO) was established in 1999 and has witnessed rapid growth in terms of infrastructure, faculty, placement and performance. The institute has an ultra-modern HD television studio and a community radio station run by the students. ASCO, Noida is affiliated with Amity University and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Q:   What type of courses are offered through FTII JET?

A:

Through the Film and Television Institute of India Joint Entrance Test (FTII JET), candidates are offered courses in Diploma and certificate programmes in the Film and TV departments. The Film and Television Institute of India and the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute both offers the courses related to Film and TV for students who qualify in the examintion.

Q:   Does the Jamia Millia Islamia offers admission through CUET UG and PG?

A:
Yes, Jamia Millia Islamia offers admission through CUET UG and PG in some of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Candidates seeking admission in such programmes have to fill CUET application form along with JMI application form and appear in CUET exam. Candidates will be called for counseling as per the marks obtained in CUET. A cut off for such courses will be released and the candidates will be given admission accordingly.

Q:   In which undergraduate courses of Jamia Millia Islamia admission is offered through CUET UG?

A:

Candidates need to appear in the CUET UG exam to get admission in some of the undergraduate courses of Jamia Millia Islamia. These courses are: B.Tech, B.Arch B.A. (Hons) Persian, B.A. (Hons) Urdu, B.A. (Hons) (History), B.A. (Hons. ). French and Francophone Studies, B.A. (Hons. ). Spanish and Latin American Studies, B.A. (Hons) (Economics), B.Voc (Solar Energy) (Self Financed), B.Sc. (Hons) Physics B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry B.Sc. (Hons) ( Applied) Mathematics), B.Sc. (Biotechnology).

Q:   What is the admission process of ACJ entrance exam?

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The admission process of ACJ entrance exam consists of filling the application form, appearing for the ACJ entrance exam and qualifying it.  The exam is conducted in online mode and consists of MCQ based questions as well as essay writing. The question paper has questions based on English Language and General Knowledge. Once candidates qualify in the ACJ entrance exam they will be alloted the courses as per their ranking and preferences. Once they are alloted the courses, candidates will have to submit the required fees to lock their seat.

Q:   How to get admission into ACJ?

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To get admission into the Asian College of Journalism candidates will have to first fill the entrance exam application form followed by paying the application fee successfully. Once they have successfully registered, they will be intimated through email about the detailed process of connecting for the online examination. Candidates will have to appear and qualify in the ACJ entrance examination after which they will get admisison into the exam.

India Today Ranking 2023: Rank 12

The Institue offers various courses at the undergraduate level:

  • B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication with Research
  • B.A. in Mass Communication (International)

Kishinchand Chelaram College

Kishinchand Chelaram College is a premier Institute incepted in 1954. A leading institute in the city Degree courses including 18 UG and 12 PG courses. These programs are offerred in Full Time mode. KC College was established in 1954 by the Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board and was awarded permanent affiliation by the University of Mumbai within a record span of two years. Over the period, Kishinchand Chellaram College has gained expertise through its trained and experienced faculty in the fields of Sports, Microbiology, Chemistry, Physics, Production Design, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Hindi, Statistics.

India Today Ranking 2023: Rank 13

Courses offered at KC college are mentioned below:

  • B.A. in Film, TV, New Media and Production
  • B.A. in Mass Media and Communication

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St Joseph's College (Autonomous)

St. Joseph's College is a premier Institute incepted in 1882. The span of programs by SJC Bangalore - St. Joseph's College consists of Degree and Certificate courses including 61 UG and 22 PG courses. These programs are offerred in Full Time mode. Institute present diversified 61 UG courses and programs, that are designed to meet the needs of students from different backgrounds. Top recruiting companies that visited St. Joseph's College for placement are E&Y, ICICI, Netmeds, Future Group, KPMG, etc.

India Today Ranking 2023: Rank 14

Following courses are offered at St. Joseph's College:

  • B.A. in Visual Communication
  • B.Voc. in Digital Media and Animation
  • B.Voc. in Visual Media and Filmmaking
  • B.A. (Journalism, International Relations And Peace Studies)

Madras Christian College (Autonomous)

Madras Christian College is a prestigious Institute , incepted in 1837. The span of programs offered 43 courses include Degree and Diploma in Full Time mode. MCC - Madras Christian College offers a range of 22 UG courses. These courses are aimed to provide students with the necessary skills and knowledge in their field of interest. From introductory courses to more advanced topics, there are a variety of courses to choose from. Students who join MCC - Madras Christian College stand to gain professional level of expertize and proficiency through its highly trained & experienced faculty. Courses offered by institute are well recognized and acknowlegded by approving body like AICTE. For students institute has facilities & infrastructure like Hostel, Cafeteria, Convenience Store, Dance Room, Girls Hostel, Gym, Hospital / Medical Facilities, Hostel, Labs, Library, Music, Room, Sports Complex, Wi-Fi Campus

India Today Ranking 2023: Rank 17

Courses Offered at the college are:

  • B.Sc. in Visual Communication
  • B.A. in Journalism

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St. Joseph College of Communication

St. Joseph College of Communication (popularly known as SJCC) is a Christian minority self-financing education institution which is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University. Also, it has been recognized as the first university which was affiliated to Media College in South India. Founded in 2004, it was formally inaugurated by Sri Oommen Chandy (the then Chief Minister of Kerala) in 2005. 

India Today Ranking 2023: Rank 20

The courses offered by St Joseph's College are:

  • B.A. in Animation and Graphic Design
  • B.A. in Visual Communication
  • B.A. in Audiography and Digital Editing
  • B.A. in Animation and Visual Effects

School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Institute of Management Studies, Noida

Established in 1998, the Institute of Management Studies, Noida (IMS Noida), is a private college with affiliation to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) Lucknow and CCS University Meerut for different courses. The institute is also accredited with Grade A by the NAAC. IMS, Noida offers 13 courses across different streams such as Management, IT, Law, Fashion, etc. Admission to all the courses is based on the previous qualifying examination marks and rank scored by the candidate in the All India Joint Entrance Test (AIJET). For some courses, admissions are based only on the previous year's qualifying marks.

India Today Ranking 2023: Rank 21

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication, IMS offers Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC) course.

School of Media and Communication Studies, Galgotias University

Galgotias University is a private university that was established in 2011. The university is located in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh and is recognised by the UGC. GU is approved by the PCI, BCI, INC, COA, NCTE, and NCHM. Additionally, it has been ranked 91 in Management and 52 in Pharmacy by NIRF 2023. The University provides undergraduate, postgraduate, Diploma, Integrated, and Doctoral programmes. 

India Today Ranking 2023: Rank 22

Courses offered at School of Media and Communication Studies, Galgotias University are:

  • B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • BCA with Industry Oriented Multimedia and Animation
  • B.A. in Digital Media and Design

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