Top 10 Colleges for Journalism and Mass Communication in India

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The expansion and increasing competition among the players in the media industry, along with the promising career in the field of journalism and in various other avenues, has created considerable scope for journalism in India.

Among many journalism colleges in India, there are a few colleges that have adequate curriculum in the field of journalism. With the significant changes in the new age journalism, selecting the best institute or college for a successful career plays a key role.

CareerIndia gives you the list of top 10 colleges in India for Journalism and Mass Communication after analysing and assessing various factors associated with the colleges.

Top 10 Mass Communication Colleges in India

Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bangalore


  • Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, is a journalism school that embodies the best practices in the media industry.
  • The evolving curriculum has been developed by the teacher-editors, who have been or still are working journalists, to keep the students up-to-date with the changes in the industry.
  • The year-long engagement with news production, gives our students a hands-on experience, and leaves the graduating class ready to hit the road running in their chosen fields - an unmatched experience among media education institutions for motivated students.

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Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad

About MICA

  • MICA is the only residential institute in the country dedicated to creating Leadership in Strategic Marketing and Communication.
  • MICA is an autonomous, non-profit institution, offering a wide-range of academic programmes.
  • MICA has three residential programs - the Post Graduate Programme (PGP), the Crafting Creative Communications (CCC) and the Fellow Programme in Management-Communications (FPM-C).

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Asian College of Journalism, Chennai

About Asian College of Journalism

  • The Asian College of Journalism is a postgraduate college designed to provide students with world-class journalism education adapted to the specific needs of India and other developing countries in Asia.
  • Members of the previous ACJ classes have proved to be in high demand and are already at work in all areas of journalism.

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Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication, Pune

About SIMC

  • SIMC are the premier pure-play Media & Communication School nurturing and developing future leaders in following areas - a. creative content generation (MMC) and b. managing creative businesses- MBA(CM).
  • They offer 2 full-time post graduate degree programmes in the areas of Mass communication (production of creative content), Brand communication and Media management (management of creative businesses).

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Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi

About IIMC

  • IIMC provides world class teaching, training and research, thus preparing students to take on the challenges of a highly competitive world.
  • The IIMC Society, an autonomous body funded by the Government of India through the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India.

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Xavier Institute of Communication, Mumbai

About Xavier Institute of Communications

  • The Xavier Institute of Communications (XIC) is a professional media centre which offers a variety of services in training and production.
  • XIC ranks among the biggest non-government media centres in Asia.

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AJ Kidwai Mass Communication Research, Jamia, New Delhi


  • AJK MCRC is globally recognised as a premium institution in the field of mass communication.
  • The MCRC provides the highest standard of media education and training with a professionally and academically accomplished faculty and a broad spectrum of visiting professionals.

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Manorama School of Communication, Kottayam


  • The mission of MASCOM is to train aspiring journalists so they become fully integrated members of the media industry.
  • To provide students with hands-on experience in the functioning of large and small media organisations and to create an awareness of critical management issues in the newspaper industry.

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Film and Television Institute of India, Pune

About FTII

  • The objectives for which the Institute is established are:
  • to develop suitable patterns of teaching in all branches of film and television, both at under-graduate and post-graduate levels, so as to establish high standards of films and television education in India.
  • To constantly endeavor at raising the technical standards of Indian films and television programmes so as to make them aesthetically more satisfying and acceptable.

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Times School of Journalism, New Delhi

About Times School of Journalism

  • The Times Group is India's largest media house with a dominant presence across all media platforms and a footprint spanning the whole of Indian sub-continent.
  • The flagship daily of the group - The Times of India - is today the largest English newspaper in the world with its sister publication - The Economic Times, which is world's second largest English business daily.

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