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MA(Mass Communication)


Admission Details

A graduate from a recognized university with 50% (45% for SC/ST) aggregate is eligible to apply. Applicants expecting their final year results can also apply. However, their admission will be provisional and subject to their proof of graduation with 50% by the beginning of the second semester.

  • Any graduate from a recognized university with 50% (45% for SC/ST) aggregate is eligible to apply.
  • Applicants expecting their final year results can also apply. However, their admission will be provisional and subject to their furnishing proof of graduation with 50% by the beginning of the second semester.

Application Procedure

The application procedure of M.A. (Mass Communication) at SIMC (PG)is a three - step process.

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Visit www.simc.edu
  • Fill up the online application. The application form contains the details under the following tabs.

    • Programme and Personal Details
    • Educational Details
    • Family Details
    • Experience Details

Step 2: Make Payment

There are four modes of payment for registration.

  • Online Payment through Credit Card
  • AXIS Bank Easy Payment System: After registering online, pay Rs. 2500 in cash at any Axis Bank branch in any preferred city (refer to the list of branches on the website). The bank will return two stamped parts of the 'Axis Bank Challan' to the candidate. Candidates need to keep the Student copy as a payment receipt. Sign the stamped 'SIMC PUNE Copy' of the ' Axis Bank Challan' and send it to the SIMC Pune address mentioned below.
  • Online Payment through Net Banking
  • Demand Draft: Obtain a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 2500 from any Nationalized Bank (in favour of “Director, Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication", payable at Pune). Fill DD details in the DD payment option in the online application form given on SIMC website (www.simc.edu) and take a print out of the 'Payment Advice' form for DD and send it along with the DD to the SIMC Pune in the following Address (the photocopy of the Demand Draft should be retained for future reference): Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communicatiion, Symbiosis Knowledge Village (PG), Gram: Lavale, Taluka: Mulshi, Pune - 412115, Maharashtra,India, Tel: +91 20 39116100 | Fax: +91 20 39116111

Step 3: Appear for SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Test

Taking the SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Test is mandatory for applying to SIMC's MA(MC) Programme.

In case of further queries related to admissions, please join: SIMC Pune Aspirants Facebook Page.


International Students :

The International Students' Office of Symbiosis International University (SIU) takes care of the admission process for International students.

The candidates are requested to contact :

By Post

  • The International Office,
    Senapati Bapat Road, Pune - 411 004, Maharashtra, India.

Call Us

  •   +91 20 25671905
  •   +91 20 25659209

Please refer to the following categories under International Students for Admissions:

  • Foreign National (FN)
    A student is eligible to apply as a Foreign National (FN) if he/she holds a foreign passport.
  • Person of Indian Origin (PIO)
    A student is eligible to apply as a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) if he/she has a PIO card, and is a citizen of a country other than India.
  • Non Resident Indian (NRI)
    A student is eligible to apply as a Non Resident Indian (NRI) if he/she has appeared either for the 10+2(equivalent to the Indian 10+2) examination or graduation outside India. It is mandatory for one of the two qualifying examinations to be given outside India.

Admission News : Batch 2017-19

MA(MC) - Journalism: Batch 2017-19

The complete fee detail for Journalism for the two year programme is as under
Instalments 1st Year (Amount in ₹) 2nd Year (Amount in ₹)
1st Instalment 2nd Instalment 3rd Instalment 4th Instalment
Academic Fees (Per Annum) 1,90,000 1,40,000 1,90,000 1,40,000
Institute Depost (Refundable) 35,000 - - -
Hostel Depost (Refundable) 15,000 - - -
Hostel Fees (Per Annum) 1* 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000
Mess Fees (Per Annum) 2* 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000
Total of Instalment 3,00,000 2,00,000 2,50,000 2,00,000
Instalments pay by date At the time of admission 30 - Nov - 17 31 - Jul - 18 30 - Nov - 18

1st Year ( Amount in ₹ ) = 5,00,000/- ( 300000 + 200000 )

2nd Year ( Amount in ₹ )= 4,50,000/- ( 250000 + 200000 )

( Total fee for 2 years 9,50,000/- )

MA(MC) - Audio Visual Production: Batch 2017-19

The complete fee detail for Audio Visual Production for the two-year programme is as under
Instalments 1st Year (Amount in ₹) 2nd Year (Amount in ₹)
1st Instalment 2nd Instalment 3rd Instalment 4th Instalment
Academic Fees (Per Annum) 2,30,000 1,45,000 2,30,000 1,45,000
Institute Depost (Refundable) 35,000 - - -
Hostel Depost (Refundable) 15,000 - - -
Hostel Fees (Per Annum) 1* 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000
Mess Fees (Per Annum) 2* 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000
Total of Instalment 3,40,000 2,05,000 2,90,000 2,05,000
Instalments pay by date At the time of admission 30 - Nov - 17 31 - Jul - 18 30 - Nov - 18

1st Year ( Amount in ₹ ) = 5,45,000/- ( 340000 + 205000 )

2nd Year ( Amount in ₹ )= 4,95,000/- ( 290000 + 205000 )

( Total fee for 2 years 10,40,000/- )

NOTE: * Hostel fees are subject to change (campus & accommodation type wise, e.g. single sharing, Twin sharing, Triple sharing, Four sharing, Dormitory.) The hostel fee of Rs. 70,000/- per annum used for calculation above is for a Three seater room & the fees are different for Two seater, Four seater, Dormitory room. The actual charge will be based on type of room available / alloted. Hostel fees could increase by, upto 10% over the period of the programme.

NOTE2: * Mess fees could increase by, upto 10% over the period of the programme.

MA (MC) –Master of Arts (Mass Communication): Batch 2016-18

Audio Visual Production
Sr No Particulars Amount in Rs
A Fees Per Annum [Includes: a) Academic Fees, b) Value Added Programme Fees] Rs. 3,60,000
Total Academic Fees (a+ b) Rs. 3,60,000
c) *1 Hostel Fees (Per Annum) Rs. 65,000
d) *2 Mess Fee (Per Annum) Rs. 45,000
Total Academic Fees (A) = (a + b + c + d) Rs. 4,70,000
B Deposits
i Security Deposit (Institute) Refundable Rs. 35,000
ii Hostel Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 15,000
Total Deposits (B) = ( i + ii) Rs. 50,000
C Total Fee with Deposit (A + B) Rs. 5,20,000
D 1st Installment Rs. 3,18,000
To be paid by the last date for payment mentioned in the offer letter
E 2nd Installment Rs. 2,02,000
To be paid by November 2016

MA (MC) –Master of Arts (Mass Communication): Batch 2016-18

Journalism
Sr No Particulars Amount in Rs
A Fees Per Annum [Includes: a) Academic Fees, b) Value Added Programme Fees] Rs. 3,15,000
Total Academic Fees (a+ b) Rs. 3,15,000
c) *1 Hostel Fees (Per Annum) Rs. 65,000
d) *2 Mess Fee (Per Annum) Rs. 45,000
Total Academic Fees (A) = (a + b + c + d) Rs. 4,25,000
B Deposits
i Security Deposit (Institute) Refundable Rs. 35,000
ii Hostel Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 15,000
Total Deposits (B) = ( i + ii) Rs. 50,000
C Total Fee with Deposit (A + B) Rs. 4,75,000
D 1st Installment Rs. 2,78,000
To be paid by the last date for payment mentioned in the offer letter
E 2nd Installment Rs. 1,97,000
To be paid by November 2016

NOTE1: * Hostel fees are subject to change (campus & accommodation type wise, e.g. Single sharing, Twin sharing, Triple sharing, Four sharing, Dormitory.) The hostel fee of Rs. 65,000/- per annum used for calculation above is for a Three seater room & the fees are different for Two seater, Four seater, Dormitory room. The actual charge will be based on type of room available / alloted. Hostel fees could increase by, upto 10% over the period of the programme.

NOTE2: * Mess fees could increase by, upto 10% over the period of the programme.

Important Dates for Admission Cycle - MA(MC) Programme - Batch 2017-19 : PHASE I
MA(MC) Programme Online Registration Starts Monday, September 19, 2016
MA(MC) Programme Registration Closes Tuesday, January 3, 2017
MA(MC) Last Date of Payment Friday, January 6, 2017
SIMC MA(MC) Entrance Test Sunday, January 15, 2017
SIMC MA(MC) Entrance Test Results Friday, February 3, 2017
Important Dates for Admission Cycle - MA(MC) Programme - Batch 2017-19 : PHASE II
Shortlist of Candidates for PI-WAT Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Panel Interview and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT) Sat-Sun, February 25-26, 2017
Announcement of First Merit List Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Last Date of Fee Payment of First Merit List (1st installment) Friday, March 24, 2017
Orientation Programme 1st Week of June 2017
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