Type of College

Private - Autonomous

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Manipal University, Manipal

About School of Communication, Manipal

A constituent unit of the Manipal University, Manipal, School of Communication, Manipal was established in 1997. School of Communication, Manipal is self-affiliated with the Manipal University, Manipal.
School of Communication, Manipal is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) under Act, 1956. It has received the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 Certification.

School of Communication, Manipal was identified as an Institution with Potential for Excellence by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India. The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India also conferred Autonomy to Manipal University.

The institute was declared as a Deemed to be University, in the name and style of Manipal (Deemed to be University) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India.

In 2017, the National Institutional Ranking Framework ranked School of Communication, Manipal in the fifth position among media colleges in India.

Under the Manipal University, Manipal, various courses, and specialization in media and communications are offered at the graduate and undergraduate level. Add-on certificate courses and diploma courses are also conducted at the institute.

From 2015, in order to keep pace with the changing needs and direction of the media industry, the course in Journalism and Communication (B.A.) has been renamed as Media and Communication  (B.A.).

School of Communication, Manipal has tied up with top-level international institutes in ASEAN and EU countries for International Exchange Programmes in which the students and faculty participate. In the college premises, various examinations are held, including the examinations conducted by Manipal University, Manipal.

For getting admission to the college, students must first register with the college online. Examinations are held by the Institute for admission to different courses.


  • The institute has the vision to become a global leader in the human development, healthcare, and education


  • The college is on a mission to become the most favored option for the industry, students, and faculty and always remain in the top ten in every field of education: management, engineering, and health sciences


  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, hostel, canteen, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The college has a significant presence in the field of research. A number of major & minor research projects are awarded to the faculty members by the UGC and other bodies
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Arts in Media and Communication Studies Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Masters in Film Arts & Film Making Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science in Animation Full Time 3 Years 10+2
P.G Diploma
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Communication Full Time 1 Year Bachelor's Degree
Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Communication Full Time 1 Year Bachelor's Degree
Additional Courses
Streams Mode Duration Eligibility
Add-On Certificate Courses:      
Certificate Course in Animation Technology Part Time 6 Months 10+2
Certificate Course in Sports Communication Part Time 2 Months 10+2
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Bank/ATM
  • Gymnasium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Conference Hall
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Bus Facility
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Training





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