Mass Communications

About Mass Communications:

Mass Communication is a mechanism of scattering data to countless individuals. In its primary sense it means communication of information to a large number of people at the same point of time. The term isn't restricted to just news coverage however spreads its branches to different other media fields including newsgathering and revealing, movie heading and creation, occasion the executives, advertising, promoting, corporate correspondence, and the rundown proceeds.

As of late, the field of broad communications and correspondence has advanced into a mostly intuitive idea that contacts pretty much every part of human life. What's more, with the sheer multiplication of media into our lives through paper, TV, and web the field of mass correspondence is picking up prevalence more than ever.

The course offers various vocation chances to competitors who are lucrative as well as get work fulfilment and articulation of inventiveness.

In contrast to the unpredictable paths of designing and medical, one doesn't have to have a "set recipe" to prevail in the field of mass correspondence. Be that as it may, all that one needs is the energy, drive and right aptitudes to become wildly successful as a mass communication and media professional. Following are the sort of aptitudes and qualities to make a good career in the field of Mass Communication:

  • Creativity
  • Confidence
  • Soft Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Observation Skills
  • Good Interviewing Skills


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can pursue mass communication at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Some of the popular courses that candidates can pursue are:

  • B.A. (Journalism & Mass Communication)
  • B.J. (Bachelor of Journalism)
  • B.M.C. (Bachelor of Mass Communication)
  • MJMC (Master of Journalism & Mass Communication)
  • MJ (Master of Journalism)
  • MMC (Master of Mass Communication)
  • PG Diploma in Mass Communication

Basic eligibility criteria for undergraduate and postgraduate mass communication courses are:

UG Courses: All applicants should clear 12th in any stream from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% - 60% marks as specified by the institution. Eligibility criteria of certain institutions additionally expect the student to be at least 17 years in age at the time of admission.

PG Courses: All applicants should clear graduation in any stream from a recognized college with the minimum of 50% - 60% marks as specified by the university. Eligibility of certain institutions additionally expects the student to be least 23 years or more in age at the time of admission.


Best Colleges in India to Pursue Mass Communication Courses:

  1. Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi.
  2. Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC), Pune.
  3. AJ Kidwai MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  4. Xavier Institute of Communication, Mumbai.
  5. Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR), New Delhi.
  6. Mudra Institute of Communications (MICA), Ahmedabad.
  7. Department of Communication, Hyderabad.
  8. Department of Media Studies, Christ University, Bangalore.
  9. Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.
  10.  Institute of Mass Communication & Media Technology, Pune.


Major Entrance Examinations for Mass Communication

  1. IIMC Entrance Exam
  2. Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)
  4. XIT OET
  5. Christ University Entrance Test (CUIT)

Career Avenues in Mass Communication

Students effectively finishing a mass communication course have plentiful career openings in different media fields. An expert course in mass communication opens entryways careers in TV, films, publishing, journalism, altering, advertising, occasion the board, filmmaking, creation, scriptwriting, heading, promoting, etc.

Depending upon individual hobby, a mass communication expert can decide to be a writer, entertainer, radio racer, video racer, chief, supervisor, screenwriter, occasion director, publicizing operator, marketing specialist, media organizer, and much more.

The major recruiters in Mass Communication field include giants like The Hindu, Times Group, BBC, Network 18, Cox & Kings, Star India, India TV, Zee Network etc.


Entrance Exam - Mass Communications
Exam Name Grade Level Exam Date
IIMC PG 18th June 2023
DU-JAT UG 21st May 2023
Entrance Exam - Mass Communications
Exam Name Grade Level Exam Date
SET UG 5th May 2024
XIC OET UG/PG 7th June 2023