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Amrita University BA, MA, PhD Mass Comm., PGD Journalism 2018

Amrita University Coimbatore - Journalism and Mass Communication Courses 2018

Amrita University BA, MA, PGD, PhD ( Mass Communication & Journalism) Admissions 2018- Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, Department of Communication invites applications for admission to Bachelor of Arts (BA), Master of Arts (MA) in Communication and Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and PhD Programs for the session 2018-19

 

Important Dates

Last Date for Online Registration: 01st May 2018

Date of CAP Test: 05th May 2018

Personal Interview: 10th - 11th, May 2018

Publication of Results and Selection List: 14th May 2018

Last Date for Submitting the Fees: 21st May 2018


Programs Offered

  • The Programs offered at Department of Communication are B.A, M.A, PGDJ and PhD Programs in Communication

 

Dept. of Communication

  • The Mass Communication Curriculum is based on the internationally-acclaimed UNESCO model. The infrastructure and service facilities include a modern broadcast studio and labs, student exchange programs, internships - all geared to help students make a smooth transition from classrooms to the industry

 

B. A. MASS Communication

  • Mass Communication is the practical applications of journalism (online or print media), television and radio broadcasting, film, public relations, animation and graphic design, advertising
  • The Program intends instruction in the role and function of mass media in the society. It combines knowledge creation and extension, craft and context, with practical applications in a study program of proven excellence.

 

M. A. in Communication

  • The Master of Arts in Communication program engages in a broad array of courses that range from the development of hands-on skills to the exploration of theory, to a focus on practice and application, and analysis of state-of-art research
  • This stimulating course which creates professionals with advanced communication skills

 

PG Diploma in Journalism (P.G.D.J)

  • The one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism (P. G. D. J.) programat the Amrita School of Communication imparts training to students interested in print journalism who aspire to become journalists in newspapers and magazines
  • This also provides students an opportunity to make a lateral entry into our M.A. (Communication) Programin the second year, in the print specialization stream

 

PhD in Communication

  • The PhD in Communication Studies draws on preeminent research in both the humanities and social sciences traditions. The programis designed for those intending to pursue a teaching and research career in higher education.

 

Also See : Admission Notification

 

Eligibility Criteria

  • For BA Program: Candidates should have passed 10+2 examination with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Association of Indian Universities
  • For MA Program: Candidates should have a bachelor's degree (10+2+3 system) in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities with aggregate 50% marks. Candidate from the foreign universities should obtain an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities
  • PG Diploma in Journalism (PGDJ): A pass in bachelor's degree (10+2+3 system) in any discipline recognized by the Association of Indian Universities with an aggregate 50% marks. Candidate from the foreign universities should obtain an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi

 

Selection Procedure

  • All candidates are required to appear for the CAPTEST conducted by Amrita University. Selection is based on performance in Communication Aptitude Test-
  • CAPTEST (Entrance Exam)
  • Group Discussion (GD)
  • Personal Interview (PI)
  • Candidates with more than 70% aggregate marks during the first two years of their degree are exempted from appearing for the CAPTEST. However, they will have to appear for personal interview
  • Students who qualify for personal interviews will be allotted fast track interview slots on priority basis before the actual CAPTEST slots

 

Application Procedure

  • Candidates can download the application (www.amrita.edu)
  • Candidates have to pay a demand draft for Rs.500/- made out in favor of "Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham" payable at "Coimbatore"
  • All filled application should be sent to Admissions Coordinator, Amrita School of Communication, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritanagar Post, Ettimadai, Coimbatore-641112, Tamil Nadu, India
  • For more information about application procedure, please visit their official website www.amrita.edu/school/communication

 

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Coimbatore

Department of Communication, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita Nagar P.O., Ettimadai, Coimbatore-641112, Phone No.: +91-9442562291-Website www.amrita.edu