Mass Communication

Mass Communication

In India, you can enter the field of Mass Comm. & Mass Media Education at under graduate level through a 3 year Bachelors Program which is known by different names across institutions. After completing a Bachelor’s degree, students opt for a Master’s degree in their specific area of interest.

With the advent of internet and technology in the 21st century, the field of communication has gone from endemic to a global level. Mass communication is all about exchange of information to a wide range of people at various platforms. Television,Radio, Films, Newspaper, Books, Magazines and now even digital media are powerful sources that connect to people and disseminate information. Journalism is a popular field that is known to people in general. However, Mass Communicationdoes not just limit to journalism but also to other areas of communication like news channels, Public Relations, Brand Management, Creative designing, cinematography etc. It is also a powerful tool for people with public profile as it allows them to persuade and influence the behavior, attitude and thought process of the mass.

Digital media is taking a prominent place in the league. Graphic designers, copywriters, and script writers are in high demand in the advertising industry.

As this field connects to the public and thus is considered to be a field of limelight and glamour. However, mass communication is a promising career for not just flamboyant persons but also docile people who can write and communicate well through words.

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Degrees Available in Mass Comm.

One can go for a three year Bachelor’s degree course in Mass Media (BMM), a three year Bachelor’s degree course in Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC) , a three year B.A. (Honours) Multimedia and Mass Communication [BA(H)MMC], three year B.Sc/ BA in Filmmaking with Specializations, three year B.A. in Screenwriting or a three year B.B.A in Media and Communication. Further, a student can opt for a 2 year Master’s program in Mass Communication. Some students supplement their Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication with a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA). Click for more information

Career Prospects after bachelor of Mass Comm.

There is a plethora of options that students can select after a degree in Mas Communication. It could be related to the world of Advertising, Film Making, Public Relations or Journalism. One can also opt for higher studies. Mass Communication Students can also opt for careers in the Armed forces or Administrative/Civil services. Click for more information

Specializations Available in Mass Comm.

In the Pre Final or Final year of Graduation in Mass Communication and Mass Media Studies, many institutes/colleges offer different electives. A student may require choosing few subjects depending upon one’s interest and comfort from a bouquet of subjects. Commonly we hear candidates wanting to specialize in Advertising, Public Relations, Film Making, Journalism, Print Media etc. Click for more information

Mass Comm. Entrance Exams in India

There are limited number of Entrance Exams conducted by different institutes for admission to their own programs in Mass Communication and Media Studies. Some of the popular exams are the ones conducted by institutes like St. Xavier’s (Mumbai) and the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) for admission to the Symbiosis Center for Media & Communication (Pune). Click for more information

Top 35 Mass Comm. / Media Colleges, their Ranking and Admission Processes

Mass Communication and Mass Media education is slowly gaining popularity among students. Although at the Master’s level an institution/college needs affiliation from AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education), but at the UG level it’s the affiliated university which regulates the education. Some of the Best Mass Communication and Mass Media colleges/ Institutions are listed below.  Click for more information

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