20 Most Promising Media and Mass Communication Institutes

The Indian Media and Entertainment (M&E) industry is a booming sector and is making much greater progress with the help of allied sectors such as advertising and public relations. The industry got a boost with the much recent increase in internet users. In 2015, India had 277.4 million internet users. This number is expected to rise to 411.1 million internet users in 2018. Today most of the main stream media channels has an online version and has greater reach than ever before. The rapid growth of digital advertising has led to more and more media houses opting for an online platform. Advertising and public relations are the two major revenue generating sectors of media industry. With the Indian luxury market estimated to grow exponentially in the next few years, the advertising and PR sector is looking at a huge boost. The revenue generated by these two sectors is going to be much greater than it is today and the Indian economy will have a great boost because of that. 

The Indian media & Entertainment sector is projected to reach $ 100 billion by 2025, from its estimated size of $ 17.85 billion in 2015. The media industry is the only industry that can take in a new product and business and validate it in the eyes of the public in the form of advertising, coverage and brand building by public relations. With many sectors working under the same roof, the media industry is also able to generate a large amount of job opportunities for the professionals. The projected forecasts of the developments in media industry make it evident that a lot more professionals are going to be needed in the industry in the near future. Hence, to aid enthusiasts, students and aspiring candidates alike, who are looking for a good platform to acquire the skills to enter and survive the industry, we are coming up with an issue that can rid them of their woes. The January issue of The Higher Education Review Magazine will focus on foremost educational Institutes across the country that are providing quality education in media and entertainment under the banner "20 Most Promising Media and Mass Communication Institutes." The institutes have been selected on the basis of how well they prepare the students for the industry, educational collaborations, placements, research and the quality of performance they deliver, all of which implies their performance to bring in quality to the education system.

20 Most Promising Media and Mass Communication Institutes




Apeejay Institute of Mass Communication Dwarka, DL The institute caters to the growing demands of students interested in pursuing career in Broadcast Journalism, Advertising, PR/Corporate Communication, Event Management, Social Media and Video Editing.
Asian Academy of Film and Television Noida, UP Affiliated to the International Film & Television Research Center, the institute imparts training by expert media practitioners supported by Research Centre and Film Club.
Asian College of Journalism Chennai, TN With excellent placement record, experienced and qualified faculties; the institute has been ranked high in Media Films- Mass Communication category as per various surveys.
Christ University Bangalore,KL The Department of Media Studies at Christ University lays stress on an extensive practical agenda in an effort to help students align themselves with the demands and relatives of the industry.
Commits Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication Bangalore, KA Emerged as one of the top five communication colleges at the postgraduate level in India, Commits avails an excellent placement record with well qualified faculty.
CRAFT Film School New Delhi ,DL The institute provides rigorous and meticulous training to students to impart training to students which helps them find appropriate placement in industry.
EMDI Institute of Medi and Mass Communication Mumbai, MH With over 7,000 alumni in the Media and Entertainment sector, the institute’s courses are designed to enhance employability of today’s youth through Vocational training and industry-relevant courses.
Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University Guwahati, AS The institue has made access to e-journal, e-book, databases, audio, video lectures through the Electronic Library and 24 x 7 Learner Support Services through SMS, e-mail making the courses student friendly.
Lady Shri Ram College for Women Delhi, DL One of the pioneer institutes for women at University of Delhi with highly qualified and experienced faculty members, the institute provides the best personal and intellectual growt
Madras Christian College Chennai, TN Ranked among the top ten Liberal Arts and Science Colleges in India, the institute has 175 glorious years of imparting knowledge and training to students with industry releveance.
Manipal Institute of Communications Manipal, KA International collaborations and high value placement record are the key factor that makes School of Communication, Manipal University one of the most sought after institutes in the country.
Manorama School of Communication Kottayam, KL With a specially designed module for print and journalism, the institute puts effort to have a curriculum balanced between theory and practical
Mudra Institute of Communications Ahmedabad, GJ A niche media institute for creating media managers and leaders in media and communications, MICA offers 100 percent placement assistance and collaborations with international institutes.
NSHM Institute of Media & Communication Kolkata, WB The institute has become one of the best educational destinations in India that has successfully created industry-ready professionals, researchers and entrepreneurs in the past 10 years
Pearl Academy Mumbai, MH The academy has completed more than two decades of empowering creative minds and has evolved with a focus on Internationalism; entrepreneurship and employability.
School of Allied Sciences & Creative Arts, Sharda University Noida, UP Department of Mass Communication offers courses in Mass Communication using advance simulations and practical teaching methodology to create a stimulating and flexible learning environment.
St. Xavier's College Mumbai, MH Started in 1869, St. Xavier’s is one of the most prestigious institutes in the country and is the best arts college for providing media studies.
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication Pune, MH One of the largest Post graduate institutes in the Media and communication space, the institute is equipped with advanced curriculum, focused delivery, expert faculty and hand - picked students.