ELIGIBILITY NORMS (BA Mass Communication)

Applicable to those who have studied under CBSE/ ICSE / State Board
A pass in higher secondary board examination with an aggregate of 60% marks or any equivalent qualification which is recognized by Association of Indian University, New Delhi.

Applicable to those who have studied under a different system than CBSE/ ICSE/ State Board/ Indian University
Candidates who have studied under a system different from CBSE/ ICSE/ State Boards, should obtain preferably 'A' grade (or equivalent) in 'A' level examination or its equivalent. Students who have taken Advance Placement Course will get preference. These candidates should also get an Equivalence Certificate from The Association of Indian Universities, AIU House, 16. Comd. Indrajit Gupta Marg (Kotla Marg), New Delhi, India. Visit www.aiuweb.org, for details.

Admission Procedure (BA Mass Communication):
All candidates are required to appear for the CAPTEST conducted by Amrita University. Selection is based on the performance in the test and interview.

ELIGIBILITY NORMS (MA Communication and PGDJ) A bachelor's degree (10+2+3 system) in any discipline recognized by Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi with 60% marks. Candidates with appropriate industry experience will have an added advantage.

Applicable to those who have studied in any foreign university
Candidates who have obtained degree from any foreign university should get an Equivalence Certificate from The Association of Indian Universities, AIU House, 16. Comd. Indrajit Gupta Marg (Kotla Marg), New Delhi, India. Visit www.aiuweb.org, for details.

Admission Procedure (MA Communication and PGDJ):
All candidates are required to appear for the CAPTEST conducted by Amrita University. Selection is based on the performance in the test and interview. Candidates with more than 70% aggregate during the first two years of their degree are exempted from appearing for the CAPTEST. However, they will have to clear the personal interview. For more details, visit amrita.edu/school/communication

Admission Procedure for International Admissions

  1. Interested candidates need to register their names and choice of branch / campus with the Directorate of Corporate and Industry Relations (CIR) by filling Student Information Form (SIF) and payment of USD 300 by a Demand Draft in favour of ‘Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’. Latest Student Information Form can be requested from CIR by sending an email to:nriadmission@amrita.edu.Copies of certificates/mark sheets (10th & 12th for UG courses and Degree certificates/mark sheets for PG courses) should also be submitted along with the SIF. For Health Sciences: Interested candidates may send an email with details attaching the mark sheets/transcripts of the qualifying examination (10th/12th ) to nrimed@amrita.edu.
  2. Duly completed and signed SIF should be sent by post / courier to The Director, Corporate and Industry Relations, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritanagar P.O., Ettimadai, Coimbatore, PIN-641 112, Tamil Nadu, India
  3. On receipt of SIF along with the attachments as mentioned above and other relevant details will be sent to the candidate/parent by CIR to their Communication Address mentioned in the SIF.
  4. Candidates who studied a syllabus other than CBSE / ICSE / Indian State Boards should procure an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. Further details can be obtained from www.aiuweb.org
  5. Intimation of marks of qualifying examination (as and when available) should be done by email or Fax. International students whose results are likely to be delayed can send predicted results from their respective school. Our fax number is: 91-422-2652125.
  6. Submission of Original Documents:The following documents are to be submitted at the time of final admission at the respective institutions
    • Original mark sheet/ certificate of the qualifying examination( +2)
    • Translated versions of all documents, if they are not in English
    • Passport with a valid student visa ( as applicable, not applicable to NRI-S candidates )
    • Copy of PIO/OCI card of parents / candidate ( as applicable )
    • Employer certificate of the parent sponsoring the candidate
    • NRI status certificate of the parent sponsoring the candidate
    • Equivalence Certificate by the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi (AIU) (as applicable)
    • Medical fitness certificate
    • Executing an undertaking duly countersigned by Parent/ Guardian
    • DD as applicable (At the time of admission you are required to pay, additional fees towards
      Hostel and Mess charges. These additional fees should be remitted only by bank draft in Indian Rupees. Only after the admission formalities are completed, students will be permitted to move into the allotted hostels)
    • Amrita Entrance Hall Ticket/ Score Card of relevant exam (as applicable)
  7. Medical Certification:International students will have to undergo a medical examination as per government rules which stipulate that all international students entering India on student visa have to be tested for HIV/others. Students will not be given admission if found positive (Refer UGC guidelines for admission of international students)
  8. Security Registration: It is part of the normal mandatory process that within the stipulated time frame of arrival in India, an international student has to register his/her name with the local police in the Foreigner Regional Registration Office (FRRO). This is not applicable to NRI and OCI students.
     

Note: The above guidelines are only indicative and not necessarily complete. All international students have to comply with the rules and regulations already in force or may be promulgated by the competent authority of the Government of India or the University during the tenure of the course that they are pursuing

For registration form / answer to any further queries, please contact - nriadmission@amrita.edu