ascom-icon-aboutAt the heart of all communication is the power to change lives. Aided by technology, communication can change the way we learn, work and interact with other people.At Amrita School of Communication (ASCOM) we believe that we can communicate to make a difference; a better tomorrow. We aspire to impart to our students the value of communication, and the realization that they can make a difference. To this end, ASCOM has a special focus in its curriculum; modules that concentrate on teaching life skills that create self-awareness and empower students, facilitating all-round development.... Read more»

amrita school communication ascom academics The courses equip the students with the necessary skills and impart hands-on training in the rapidly changing technological advances in the industry. Our studio is also being equipped with HD technology for the purpose. As a result, our students find the transition from the classrooms to the newsrooms easy. Training in mass communication also helps mould the students for other avenues of employment, like in new media, advertising and public relations.ASCOM has a special focus in its curriculum; modules that concentrate on teaching life skills that create self-awareness and empower students... Read more»

ascom-icon-admissionsThe School offers programs of education at the undergraduate, postgraduate and research levels. 2014 ADMISSIONS OPEN: M. A. Communication P. G. D. J. | B. A. Mass Communication | Ph. D.

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ascom-icon-research Faculty and students of the school actively take part in research innovations and scholarship often collaborating with one another and with colleagues from other disciplines to traversing a wide array of questions entailed to media and communication today. A lot many of our students and faculty from the school publish in scholarly journals and attend regional and national conferences where they actively share their findings and observations through research papers, news articles, blogs and such other social media outlets. The School has achieved so much of unparallel feats in so short a span of time... Read more»

ascom-icon-faculty The faculty, well-known and highly respected in their respective academic fraternities, is really what distinguishes school of Communication. Drawn from among the best minds in the world, they afford the school an extensive network of contacts which are instrumental in getting collaborative researches, live student projects and industry inputs so essential to quality education. The eclectic blend of faculty, academicians, researchers, patrons and professionals drawn from India and abroad, with their reserve of technological expertise, hands in a unique professional standing in the country... Read more»

Amrita School of Communication
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University
Amritanagar, Coimbatore
Tamil Nadu - 641112
India

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Phone: 0422-2685000
Extn: 5855
Fax: 0091 (0) 422 2686274
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Our Inspiration

Amrita University was started by the world-renowned humanitarian leader, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma. As Chancellor of the University, Amma continues to guide the university's mission and growth....»»

ADMISSIONS 2014

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MEDIA SPOTLIGHT

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A collective work of mass communication students, it showcases relevant contemporary topics happening in and around Coimbatore... »»

PLACEMENTS

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Induction in media and allied industries are based on portfolios and merit. Campus placements in both print and visual media have gained momentum... »»

RESOURCES

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Our studio & its lab facilities, exchange programs, internships and placement cells take care of the task of equipping our students with the necessary... »»

July 22, 2014
Book reviews by Prof Sudha Venkataswamy, Vice Chairperson and Assistant Professor, Amrita School of Communication at Coimbatore campus, are reported in two international journals, viz., Information, Communication & Society (iCS) and Media International Australia:  Incorporating Culture & Policy (MIA). The review of the book, A Normative Theory of the Information Society authored by Alistair S. Duff, gets published in the journal, Information, Communication & Society (iCS) in Volume 17, Issue 8, pages 1049-1051. The online version was first published on February 20, 2014. The book critically interrogates and asserts the need for equality in the social distribution of information in an information society. 
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June 5, 2014
The provisional results of the II, IV & VI Semester B. Tech. & B. A. / II Semester M. Tech., Int. M. Sc., Int. M. A. & P. G. Diploma in Journalism  / II & IV Semester M. S. W. &, M. A.  / IV Semester M. C. A. (Coimbatore Campus) examinations conducted in May 2014 are announced. Please click here to view your result in Amrita University Management System (AUMS). If you have forgotten your password, please use the "Can't access your account?" link to reset your password. Click here to view the schedule of Second Chance Examination. Click here to download the Second Chance Examination Application Form.  
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June 5, 2014
A two-day Faculty Development Program (FDP) was organized by Amrita School of Communication from June 3-4, 2014. Dr. Binod Agrawal, Director, TALEEM Research Foundation, Dr. N. Usha Rani, Professor, Department of Communication and Journalism, University of Mysore and Dr. G. Ravindran, Professor and Head, Department of Mass Media and Communication Studies, University of Madras were the resource persons of the program. The Faculty Development Program covered diverse topics such as Ethics in teaching and blended learning techniques. Dr. Binod Agrawal impressed the audience in his introductory address by highlighting the importance of technology in modern day teaching. He spoke about how technology obsolescence, storage, retrieval and transmission have affected the way we create and share knowledge.  The session was peppered with jokes and light-hearted banter about technology savvy students and challenges communication gadgets pose to the traditional classroom setting.
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May 28, 2014
Admissions Open for all programs offered at Amrita School of Communication (ASCOM). B. A. Mass Communication »» | M. A. Communication »» | P. G. D. J. »» | Ph. D. in Communication »»  For More Details »»
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May 19, 2014
Second Chance Examination Details and Schedule  Second chance examination schedule and details for B.Tech Even Semester, MCA, M.Tech., BA(Comm), MA (Comm), PGDJ, Integrated M.Sc. and MA are announced by the Controller of Examinations. Second chance examination commences on : 16th June, 2014 Click here to download the Application.  Filled in Applications to be sent by email to coeoffice@amrita.edu or submitted at the Office of the Controller of Examinations, Coimbatore in person.  Absent students should submit valid documentary proof along with the Application.
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Aug
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The 11th Convocation of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham is scheduled on August 30, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham...
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Amrita School of Communication conducted a one day workshop on Sound Engineering – Aesthetics of Sound in Cinema in...
Mar
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The 4th edition of Amrita University’s annual national student technical festival “ANOKHA 2014” held at the Coimbatore...
Aug
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Gokulashtami,also known as Sri Krishna Jayanthi is celebrated at Amrita Coimbatore campuse. Traditional rituals like Uriyadi...
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More than 2000 students from all 5 campuses of Amrita University congregated at the fourth convocation ceremony of Amrita...

SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION ACHIEVEMENTS...

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Prevalence in the fast-moving world of communication can only be assured if one has more than just the ability to use technology. At the School of Communication, we educate students in the orthodox traditions to become comprehensive, intellectual, ethical and creative practitioners and leaders in the professions and industries of journalism and mass communication.

  • Dr. A. Balasubramanian as Reviewer in ICDIPC 2014, The Fourth International Conference on Digital Information Processing and Communications, Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation (APU), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Dr. P. Subramaniam delivered a Key Note Address at International Seminar on Media and Cultural Convergence conducted by Department of Visual Communication, DRBCCC Hindu College, Patabiram, Chennai on July 24, 2013
  • Dr. A. Balasubramanian in Editorial Board Member of Blue Ocean Research Journal, an online, internationally peer reviewed, open access academic journal
  • Dr. P. Subramaniam coordinated WeCare 2013 South India-level short film festival conducted by Amrita School of Communication on January 25, 2013
  • Dr. Kalyani Suresh has been choosen as the Best Professor Teaching Advertising Management by the National B-School Awards 2013