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Course Details

MODE

Full time

DURATION

36 Months

Amrita has been among the few Indian Universities to have adopted the UNESCO Model Curricula for Journalism Education since 2008.The syllabus is updated annually by industry experts and academicians keeping in mind the demands of the industry.

The B. A. Mass Communication program incorporates six semesters over three years. Students study five subjects every semester, on different aspects of news practice, news studies and arts. Overall news practice accounts for 40% of the program curriculum, new studies, about 20%, and modules in arts, the remaining 40%.

A student desirous of obtaining a B. A. Mass Communication degree from Amrita will have to complete all six semesters of study. He or she must earn a minimum of 15 credits every semester for a total of 90 credits to qualify for the award of the degree. Please see below for detailed course information. All subjects are mandatory. Electives may be added, subject to approval by the academic body. Respective course credits are listed in the third column.

Goal

To promote communication education that leads to modern, ethical and creative media practices, with a positive bearing on the individual, industry and society.

Objectives

Over the last decade, a large number of colleges and universities have begun to offer communication education at the bachelor's level, particularly, in the field of journalism. This is more as a response to the growth in the media industry rather than as a measure to promote responsible media practices.

Still, such mushrooming presents, both a challenge and an opportunity to institutions that understand the power and responsibility of media in society. One of the overall objectives of this program in Amrita is to promote well - being in society through meaningful media practices.

Specifically, the objectives of this program are as follows :

To provide a strong foundation in news media practices across different media.

To promote an understanding of news media and their role in society.

To promote depth in media education by laying a strong foundation in the study of arts.


Eligibility Criteria

Pass in 10+2 examination with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. Candidate from the foreign universities should obtain an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.

Admission Details

  • Communication Aptitude Test - CAPTEST (Entrance Exam)
  • Personal Interview (PI)

Student Reviews for BA Mass Communication

College Infrastructure: 4.3/5
Academics: 3.8/5
Placements: 2.8/5
Value for Money: 2.2/5
Campus Life: 3.3/5

Amrita life was wonderful and gave many ever green memories.

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College Infrastructure

College has very good infrastructure and we do have wifi facilities in the whole campus including hostel. The ground is well maintained, computer labs are equipped with quality systems and libraries have good collection of academics related books as well as vernacular language books.

Good

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College Infrastructure

The food is unhygienic. The infrastructure is basic but gets the job done. A lot of amenities are present on campus and the campus itself is very picturesque. The labs are well-maintained and stocked.

We missed our two year campus life. One year was lit.

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College Infrastructure

Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham is a good college with cool infrastructure and ambience. We have a computer lab and studio. We have necessary photography equipment in the studio. They are well maintained with hostel, good food and many canteens.

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