Courses Offered

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.

B. A. Mass Communication

Amrita has been among the few Indian Universities to have adopted the UNESCO Model Curricula for Journalism Education since 2008. The syllabus is updated annually by industry experts and academicians keeping in mind the demands of the industry.»»

P. G. D. J.

ASCOM offers a one-year postgraduate diploma in journalism. The program imparts training to students interested in print and broadcast journalism. This also provides students an opportunity to make a lateral entry into our M.A. (Communication) program in the second year.»»


M. A. Communication

ASCOM offers a two-year masters program in communication with multiple specializations. Students are trained to become competent professionals in Journalism, Video Production, Animation, Web Content & Design, or Integrated Marketing Communication.»»

Ph. D.

From the academic year 2013 - 2014, Amrita School of Communication offers Ph. D. program in Print Media, Broadcast Media, New Media, Film Studies, Integrated Marketing Communication, Advertising. We especially focus on inter-disciplinary research.»»


Induction in media and allied industries are based on portfolios and merit. Campus placements in both print and visual media have gained momentum, thanks to the proliferation of new channels, dailies and magazines seen in the recent years and career opportunities in new and upcoming streams like marketing communications, web communications and animation.The School works with advertising agencies, newspaper publishing houses, the animation and graphic design industries, PR agencies, television news / entertainment channels, TV program production houses, corporate and visual communications departments for campus placements.

At ASCOM, students get placed with newspapers such as The New Indian Express, Deccan Chronicle,Times of India, Indian Express - Kochi & News Today and TV Channels such as NDTV - Chennai,Jeevan TV - Kochi, Vijaya TV, Amrita TV, Asianet, Reporter Channel - Kochi.The placements and other media organizations such as Pixel Communications, , Options Media Group - Chennai, Group M, Beroe Consulting (I) Pvt. Ltd, Cognizant, Mode Research and Advertising - New Delhi and Drop Cap Media - Ernakulam.


Yearwise Placement List

M. A. Communication

S.No Name Placed In
1 K. H. Ananthanarayanan Studio 3M, Chennai
2 Grishma Raj Echovme, Chennai
3 Karan Pillai ASEC India, Coimbatore, vSocialize and INDIAN EXPRESS, Coimbatore
4 Namrata Jain vSocialize, Coimbatore
5 Shikha Kumari IFIM College, Bangalore


S.No Name Placed In
1 Ashish S. SUN TV Network, Chennai
2 Athira Rajkamal Amritapuri Web Team
3 Komal G. SUN TV Network, Chennai
4 Prasanth V. News network, Coimbatore
5 Priyadharshini S. Lotus News network, Coimbatore
6 Rini Baby Thottil Amritapuri Web Team
7 Sukanya Suresh SUN TV Network, Chennai
8 Heena Golecha vSocialize, Coimbatore




Name Placed In
1 Ashwini Subramanian Group M, Bangalore
2 Aswini S. Amrita TV, Trivandrum
3 Aswathy K. New Indian Express, Kerala
4 Hari D. Thanthi TV, Chennai
5 Pranitha K. K. NDTV- Hindu, Chennai & Beroe Consulting (I) Pvt. Ltd.
6 Sheik Mohaideen A. CTS, Chennai
7 Vidhusree N. CTS, Chennai
8 Ammu Pixel Communications
9 Namitha Venkat Indian Express, Kochi
10 Anitha Ramachandran Options Media Group
11 Navin Varghese Reporter Channel, Kochi
12 Renu Unnikrishnan Jeevan TV, Kochi
13 Ammu Rajeev Beroe Consulting (I) Pvt. Ltd.

B. A. Mass Communication 

S.No Name Placed In
1 Arjun Menon ASEC India, Coimbatore
2 Ayswarya Mohandas ASEC India, Coimbatore
3 Devika Shaji ASEC India, Coimbatore
4 Praveen S. ASEC India, Coimbatore
5 Rashmi R. Chowalloor vSocialize ,Social media marketing firm, Coimbatore
6 Sreehari P. T. vSocialize and ASEC India, Coimbatore
7 Surya S. vSocialize and ASEC India, Coimbatore
8 Varanya Premchand vSocialize, Coimbatore
9 Sneha ASEC India, Coimbatore and vSocialize, Coimbatore


S.No Name Placed In
1 Arun Kishore vSocialize, Social media marketing firm, Coimbatore
2 Dhanya R. Lotus News network, Coimbatore
3 Jayanthi Pawar Lotus News network, Coimbatore
4 Spandana Kadiyala Ketchum Sampark, PR Agency, Chennai