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Symbiosis Faculty of Media and Communication fosters the highest standard of training and inquiry into the multi-faceted needs of the media and communications industry. Our strong academic programmes are driven by rigour, scholarship and a healthy integration of theory and practice that translate abstract ideas into tangible forms. We are the premier pure-play Media & Communication School nurturing and developing future leaders in the field of creative content generation.

We bridge the traditional and the contemporary; with our feet on the ground and fingers on the pulse. That is why our curriculum has both research and digital tracks built into it. We have carefully built an ecosystem that allows for contrasting opinions, methods and processes to co-exist and deliver. Co-locating instruction, exploration, process and instinct, we believe, is a good mix for academic progress. We are also the largest Post graduate institute in the Media and communication space. Each one of our specialization areas is either ranked 1 or 2 as per published rankings.



MA (Mass Communication)


SIMC, Pune is ranked #2 in Best Mass Communication Colleges in India by Outlook 2016. SIMC, Pune is offering MA in Mass Communication with following specializations:

  • Journalism
  • Audio Visual

It’s a two year, full time post graduate degree program in Mass Communication.

   Highlights of the Program:

  • Experienced Faculty
  • Best Industry Interface
  • Award Winning Curriculum
  • 25 Years of Excellence


Admission open for batch of 2017-19. SIMC MA (MC) entrance test is compulsory for applying to SIMC's MA(MC) programme.

  • 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.

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 three 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.

    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.

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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  • Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication,
  • Symbiosis Knowledge Village,
  • Gram: Lavale, Taluka: Mulshi, Pune - 412115, Maharashtra, India
  • Tel.: +91 20 39116100, Mobile No.: 08888864620
  • E-Mail: admissions@simc.edu