Department of Communication and Media Studies

Programme NameNo.of semestersTotal seats
MA in Communication and Media Studies430

Department of Communication and Media Studies of Marian College Kuttikkanam (Autonomous) is one of the youngest departments in the college. Spanning a journey of three years, this vibrant department has set examples on how effectively a journalistic career can be molded among the students through a judicious combination of theoretical framework and practical sessions, wherein the hands-on experience is given prime importance. The department offers MA in Communication and Media Studies, aiming at encouraging a habit of practice-based learning, endowing the students with a rich subset of talents that would help them excel in the field of mass media, public relations, new media, event management and advertising. The course inclusions travel through written examinations, research papers, practical work, project works, internships and viva-voce. The course is handled by experienced and erudite faculty members in the field of media academics.

    • Any Bachelor’s degree from Mahatma Gandhi University or equivalent approved by the Mahatma Gandhi University with an aggregate of 50% (or CGPA of 2). SC/ST candidates need only a pass in the qualifying examination. SEBC and OEC candidates will be given a relaxation of 3% and 5 % respectively in the prescribed minimum marks.
    • Selection of the students is made on the basis of merit list prepared and published by the college. The merit mark will be the cumulative score of the following.
    • Entrance Examination: Candidates will be called for entrance examination conducted by the College consisting of objective type questions on Verbal Ability, Reasoning Ability, Vocabulary and language proficiency in English, General Knowledge and Current Affairs. Maximum marks allotted to the objective type test are 75 marks.
    • Personal Interview: The candidates will be called for a Personal Interview after the entrance examination. Maximum marks allotted to the personal interview are 75 marks.
    • Qualifying Examination: Marks scored in the qualifying examination will be considered for publishing the final selection list. Weightage given to marks scored in the qualifying exam would be 50 marks.
    • Selection for the course will be on the basis of the cumulative marks scored in Entrance Examination, Personal interview and qualifying examination.
    • The final rank list will be prepared out of 200.
    • Only online applications will be accepted. Application fee should be remitted online.
    • Students who have already submitted the enquiry form must also fill the online application.
    • Application fee is Rs 500/- (Rs 200/- for SC/ST candidates).
    • Single application is sufficient for any 3 PG programmes.
    • Application fee once remitted shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
    • Admission to management seats will be made by the Management. Interested students can apply. Rs 500 extra.
    • Candidates applying under management/community quota have to download an additional form after registration. The form has to be filled and submitted to the college office.
    • Age proof (10th Matriculation Certificate), Proof of eligibility certificates for bonus marks must be uploaded.
    • Candidates awaiting results of the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply. However, admission process can be completed only after the submission of result of the qualifying examination.
    If you ask what we are best in, we would love to show you the way we guide our students to perceive journalism as a continuing practical-oriented learning project. We shape the attitude of our beloved students in such a way that they fall in love with occasional field visits and live shoots outside the campus, which results in the creation of the best portfolios for every student. To ensure maximum and effective participation and creative instruction, we have set-up ultra-modern audio-visual studio, with advanced recording and editing technologies and connected amenities. Popular media personalities frequently visit our department to give expert trainings directly to the students.

  • Endearing and cool environment, surrounded by lush green hills.
  • Modern audio-visual studio
  • Renowned experts as faculty
  • A total of three months internship across the course period in reputed media houses.
  • Outreach Programmes to provide academic as well as journalistic insight, with a sense of humanism.
  • Hands-on training in print, online, audio & visual productions
  • Intensive orientation programmes for spoken and written English, along with specialized sessions on personality development.
  • Includes new gen subjects such as Solo Journalism, Technical Writing, Event Management, Mobile Journalism etc.
  • International Film Festival every year
  • NET coaching
  • 100% placement assurance
  • Flipped classroom instructional strategy
  • Offers nine electives
Fr Sobi Thomas
Department of MA Communication and Media Studies
Mob: 9744681411