- Symbiosis Institute of Media And Communication – Under Graduate (UG)
- Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi
- Christ University, Bangalore
- Manipal Institute of Communications, Manipal
- Amity School of Communication, Noida
- Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, New Delhi
- Indraprastha College for Women, New Delhi
- K.C. College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai
- Kamala Nehru College for Women, Delhi
- Madras Christian College, Chennai
1. SYMBIOSIS INSTITUTE OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION, PUNE
In today’s fast-paced world of media, if there is any institute which can properly prepare you for the challenges that lie ahead in abundance is the Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication. With an international level infrastructure (Dark rooms, studios, post-production suites etc.) and internships at the end of every semester, it guarantees you proper exposure to the media industry. It provides you with four specializations to choose from within its integrated media degree Bachelor of Media Studies. The four specializations you may opt for are Journalism, Audio-Visual Production, Advertising and PR (Public Relations).
Admission into SIMC (UG) requires you to appear for the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) first, which is conducted nationwide by the Symbiosis International University. After you clear a certain SET score, students are required to appear for a second round of tests, which includes Group Discussions, Personal Interviews and Subjective Tests. Only when a student clears through that, is he given the chance to be a part of this prestigious institution.
Students from this institute have been placed with organisations like: Anurag Kashyap Films Pvt Ltd, Big Synergy, CNN IBN, Encompass, Google, Grey Worldwide, Hanmer MSL, Happy Creative Services, Hindustan Times, Mudra Mumbai, Ogilvy & Mather, Radio Mirchi, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Swastik Pictures, Tehelka, Times Now, Trident Hotel, UTV Bloomberg, Wizcraft, etc.
2. Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi
A centre for academic excellence and achievement, LSR is one of the finest institutions for Social Sciences, Humanities and Commerce, while also offering a B.Sc. Programme in Statistics. Professional courses like Elementary Education and Journalism are among its strengths.
Following is the admission procedure for the college’s mass communication course :-
Candidates need to fill the Common Pre-admission form (OMR) that will be available online as well as offline
Admission to the four year Undergraduate degree shall be based on Discipline – I (Major Discipline)
Candidates who qualified the cut off list need to fill the application form and submit the admission fees along with verification of the following documents –
Date of Birth certificate or Secondary School or equivalent Examination Certificate clearly stating the date of birth
Original Mark-sheet issued by the Board / University
Certificate from the Head of Institution last attended
A passport size photograph should be pasted on the College Enrolment Form and another submitted to the office on the day of the Counseling after the admission is finalized
SC/ST/OBC/PwD certificates wherever applicable
Students who have not studied Hindi up to class 10 are required to produce their class 8 marks sheet as evidence of having / not having studied Hindi up to class 8
Following are the Top recruiting companies from LSR –
Facebook, Google, Dainik Bhaskar, Accenture, Essar, Axis Consulting, Star Plus, KPMG, ICRA, Ernst & Young
3. CHRIST UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE
Christ University was formerly the Christ College (Autonomous), affiliated to Bangalore University. Established in July 1969, it is a premier educational institute of Bangalore. The college has an innovative and modern curriculum. In today’s competitive world, the mass communication course offered by Christ University is specifically designed for rigorous training which would guarantee excellence later.
Students can choose between BA in Journalism with English and psychology or BA in Communication and Media with English and psychology. But whichever of the two you may choose, you have to appear for an entrance test conducted by the Christ University, and the candidate’s admission would of course be subject to his performance in the entrance test.
Top Recruiters at Department of Journalism, Christ University
Serion Diagnostics, Oracle, D E Shaw, Deloitte, Essar, Indus International School, Sab Miller, Goldman Sachs, Vijaya Bank, KPMG, Wipro, Samsung, Pharma ARC, TCS, PTL Solar International, IOC Ltd, State Bank of India, CBRE, IDBI, HDFC
4. MANIPAL INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATIONS, MANIPAL
Students aspiring to get admission into the MIC need to first appear for an online test designed for the BAJC (Bachelor in Arts of Journalism and Communication). If they clear the examination, they are then required to confirm their admission to the program by either going to the campus or confirming their payment through NEFT or other online methods.
There is a dedicated placement cell for the students in the college, and so far it seems that they have been doing a pretty decent job. The placement process begins in September with the compilation of profiles of students and the preparation and printing of the placement brochure. Students, along with faculty members visit industries from October to December and distribute placement brochures in print and electronic forms and invite them to visit the campus for pre-placement presentations. Companies start visiting the campus for pre-placement discussion from December to the end of January. The placement activities culminate during the placement week, usually in the first week of February when all the faculty members and the supporting staff come together for making the process comfortable for the visiting companies as well as students.
Top Recruiters at Manipal Institute of Communication, Manipal, are as follows:
The Hindu, The India Express, Deccan Herald, Hindustan Times, Deccan Chronicle, Press Association, The Times Group, World Space Radio, BIG FM, TV 9, NDTV 24/7, NDTV Imagine, Sun Network, Star Group, Eenadu Television Group, ZEE Television, Corporate Voice Weber and Shandwick, Perfect Relations, Genesis PR, The Practice PR
5. AMITY SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION, NOIDA
Established in 1999, the Amity School of Communication is under the Amity Universe umbrella which offers professional courses at under-graduate and post graduate level. It has over 800 students on its rolls. The teaching methodology is contemporary to keep the students and the staff abreast with the ever-changing scenario in the educational arena, with a fine blend of traditional Indian ethics and value systems.
The students aiming to study at Amity need to first fill out and application form and revert back to them with the same. After the application is processed, the institute shortlists a select number of candidates who are then called up for their admission tests which comprises of Group Discussions, Personal Interviews and Subjective Written Tests.
The Amity School of Communications has quite a strong placement cell which has been quite busy in the recent past. The companies visiting the institute for placements are as follows:
20:20 Media, 519 Studio, AAA Vehicleades Pvt Ltd, Aaj Tak, Ab & M Communications, Action For Autism, Addon Entertainment, AIR Imphal, Airads, Ajay Plastic Signs, Amity Media Dept, Anand Diesels (BOSCH), Anand Enterprises, A-One PoverCentre (Panipat), Ashoka Hotel ( ITDC), BAG Network, Bajaj Electricals Ltd, Bang On Target, Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd, Beyond Exclamation, Big FM, Sepia Advertising, Shack, Sharan Properties, Shobiz Experiential, Sino credits and leasing limited, SMC Capitals, Zamil Industrial, Zee News, Blog Works ( Scenario Consulting Pvt Ltd), BPC Bharat Pumps and Compressors, Bridal Asia, Business Global.com, Carat Media, Channel One, Clubex International, CNBC TV 18, CNN IBN, Crayons Advertising Ltd, Creative Crest PR, Dabur, Dainik Jagran, Digivation, Doordarshan News, Duke Fashions India Ltd, Encompass Events Pvt Ltd, ESPN Star Sports, Facet Technologies, Fortis, SMC Capitals, Speed Inc. (Kolkata), Spice retail Ltd, Starcom, Tayal Motors, Tehelka, Global Nexus, Globostay, GRAZIA, Grey Group, Habitat Pvt Ltd, Hamara Prayas, Harnal Classifieds, Hero Honda FIH World Cup, Image Inc., India Infoline, Indiatimes.com, Indus.com, Interface Communications, K Factor, Kirloskar Brother Ltd, Lagan Mandap, Lead Advertisers, Live Events, M & C Saatchi, Mabbit Communications, Master Informative, Text 100, The AARYANS, The BOSS, The Edit Factory, Times of India, Times of India Group, Tisya Infotech Pvt Ltd, Max New York Life Insurance, McCann Erikson, Media Exhibitions, Micromax, Mudra Max, Mutual PR, NDTV Goodtimes, Ogilvy & Mather ( Mumbai), P7 News Channel, Palmetto, PAMM Advertising, Parasmani Online Marketing Pvt Ltd, PDM ( Percept d’mark), Perfect Relations, Perkman, Pixel en Inc, PR Hub, R K Swamy BBDO, Rudram, Sagittarius Communications, Sahara India Parivar, Total Merchandising and Marketing, TV Today Network Ltd, Ubiquitous Events and Ad Agency, Valyoo Technologies, Vishwanath Ltd, VOI News Channel, Warranty Asia, Wieden & Kennedy
6. DELHI COLLEGE OF ARTS AND COMMERCE, NEW DELHI
The B.A. (Hons.) Journalism course was started in the University of Delhi in the year 1989. Delhi College of Arts and Commerce was the first to start this prestigious course and today five colleges of the University of Delhi are proud to offer the same which include Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Kamala Nehru College, Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Kalindi College and Maharaja Agrasen College.
During its short but brilliant history, the course has carved a niche for itself and continues to be one of the most sought after courses of the University of Delhi. The overall goal is to realise not only the professional but the intellectual and creative growth of students and develop a vibrant chord with the media industry.
The students aspiring to study in DCAC need to fill out an application form. Then, their entries are sorted according to their 10+2 marks and people deserving of a place in the institute are called up.
Delhi College of Arts & Commerce has a well-established Job Placement Cell which has been functioning for the last three years. It is headed by Dr.Neeru Kapoor, who is an Associate Professor in the Department of Commerce. Due to the consistent and diligent efforts of the Principal, Convenor, Non-teaching Staff and the Student volunteers, the job placement cell of DCAC is one of the best in the South Campus.
Top Recruiters –
Google, Ernst and Young, Barclays, Capital-IQ, Genpact, IBM, ICICI Prudential
7. INDRAPRASHTHA COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, NEW DELHI
Indraprastha College for Women is the oldest women’s college in Delhi and is affiliated to the University of Delhi. It offers graduate and post-graduate courses in Liberal Arts, Commerce, Literature, Computer Science and Mass Communication, among other fields.
In its drive to constantly upgrade material and human resources to meet the demands of a modern system of education and realize its own vision, the College has regularly added new facilities to provide a comfortable working environment for its faculty and students. Full power back-up has been provided in the College to ensure that all activities are carried out without interruption. In an ongoing endeavor to create a disabled-friendly environment, the College is completely barrier – free. Special toilets, a lift in the library, ramps and markers for the visually-challenged, are provided for the differently-abled. Customized software and reading materials in Braille for the visually-challenged are available in the Library.
Admission is a three-step process spread over 3 days which normally follows the schedule below:
June 20: A three hour objective test of 100 marks on English and general awareness.
June 27: 276 students short listed for a creative ability test, answerable in Eng and Hindi.
July 2-3: Interviews.
Career Guidance and Placement Cell helps students to be placed in reputed companies who visit the College to give presentations and recruit students after a proper screening through written test, group discussions and interview. In the academic session 2012 – 2013, 40 companies visited the College and about 100 students have been placed in various reputed companies.
The following organisations visited I.P College:
IBN 7, TV9 – Bangalore, Teach For India, KPMG, GOOGLE, Concept tree, India Info Line, NDTV – IndiaCan, GENPACT, S&P CAPITAL IQ, NDTV Audience Research Cell, IBM Global Process Services, Youreka, Universal Consultancy Services, Protiviti, Nielsen Internship Program, Aviva Life Insurance Company Limited, Gandhi Fellowship, CareerNet, Akosha.com, Hit 95 FM, ZOMATO, Internship Program @ DigiVation, Roopantran Communications, SkillHippo, Air India SATS Airport Services Private Limited, Groupon India, Somersault Productions, ZS Associates, LIBSYS, IACT, SAP Labs, WIPRO, ICFAI, Zee News,
8. K.C. College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai
Kishinchand Chellaram College was estblished in 1954 by Principal K.M. Kundnani and Barrister Advani, under the Hyderabad Sindh National Collegiate board. Today, the college has 5000 students. It is one of Mumbai””s largest, most popular, and most dynamic educational institutions. Instead of concentrating solely on academics, KC likes to do things differently. Along with providing a quality education, KC strives to ensure lifelong learning for its students. As our motto goes, salvation through knowledge.
The college offers quality education in Arts, Science and Commerce courses. Also offers post-graduate courses and doctoral research facilities. The college is accredited A grade by the NAAC.
K.C is today a brand name that adds to its ideational dimension by having innovative co-curricular activities like the Science Honors Programme the Core Programme for Commerce & Arts the Vidyasagar Late Prof K.M Kundnani Lecture Series the Human Rights Debate etc.
Students who are seeking admission to this college should apply for the same in the prescribed admission form. Students should also affix a recent photograph on the filled admission form along with the copies of HSC mark sheet for verification to the office staff. The college authority does not accept incomplete forms.
Selection of the candidates is done only on merit basis and the list of the same will be notified in the college as per the University guidelines.
Admission procedures will be held in the college according to the admission schedule sent by the University. If any seat remains vacant the same will be filled in order of merit.
No placement cell active.
9. KAMALA NEHRU COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, DELHI
The college was established on July 20, 1964. It was then known as the Government College for Women and was housed in Defence Colony. Initially, the college offered courses only in the Arts stream. The Commerce stream was added later.
Kamala Nehru College stands for the empowerment of today’s women and continues to exercise a strong influence on the personal, social, cultural and economic upliftment of the life of the modern Indian woman. They believe in infusing positive energy in generations to come and in taking affirmative actions towards making themselves independent and capable of living life on their own terms. The most important contribution of KNC is to inculcate in its students the ability to think independently, and choose a way of life that enables one to live confidently and courageously. Kamala Nehru College was founded based on the idea that women deserve, need, and have a right to the same level and quality of education as men.
10. Madras Christian College, Chennai
The college was founded as a school in 1837. It is known as much for its academic standing and leadership building, as it is for social commitment. Today, the college has more than 5,000 students and over 220 faculty members serving in 31 departments.
The Department of Journalism of the Madras Christian College was established in 2005. The under graduate course (B.A Journalism) is offered, emphasizing on the fundamental principles of journalism for print and electronic media. It is updated according to the needs of the industry in order to enhance the immediate employability of the students.
The course provides specialization in the field of Print (Newspaper and Magazine) and Electronic (Television and Radio) media, Photography and Videography (documentary film making), Web Designing and Film Journalism. The course contains a combination of theory and practical papers.
Madras Christian College has always been one of the most preferred sources for campus recruitment for Corporates and other recruiters, both Indian and Overseas. It is a matter of pride that the Alumni of Madras Christian College are now business heads, and even global leaders. Ms Indra Nooyi, the Chairperson of the PepsiCo World is a prime example of the leadership qualities that MCC always guaranteed.
Globalization opened up job market like never before, and the demand for graduates and Postgraduates from Arts & Science Colleges, is increasing day by day. Some of the corporate houses are looking for mass recruitments for their facilities all over the world. There is no shortage of jobs in the present scenario, although there is a clear shortage of qualified employable candidates from the colleges.
Generally, campus interviews start in the month of September and go upto early March each year. Selection process starts in the morning and ends by the evening with the offer letters being issued to selected candidates.
Listed below are some the regular companies that turn to MCC for Recruitments:
ABN AMRO, Goldman Sachs, Wipro, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Google India, D.E. Shaw, GVK BIO, Orchid Chemicals, Sanmar, Accenture, Hewlet Packard, TVS Motors, HSBC, Ernst and Young, Progeon, Element K, Sify, Reliance, Slashsupport, Singapore Tourism Board, Allsec, Titan, Future group of companies, Reliance Capital, etc.