Mass Communication is considered one of the most sought after fields these days. With recent developments in communication and media, it has opened up a wide range of opportunities for those looking for a career in mass communication. Journalism being the most popular field, there are many other allied fields like Advertising, Photography, Radio Production, Public Relations, Development Production and many more. We have curated a list of top mass communication schools that offer undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses in Chandigarh.
Punjab University, Chandigarh
Punjab University is one of the oldest, public universities situated in Chandigarh. It was established in 1882 and is ranked among the premier education institutes for higher education in India as well as Asia. The university has 15 centres for teaching and research with a staff of 75. Student Centre also famously known as Stu-C is a popular hangout spot for youngsters in Chandigarh. The university takes pride in its alumni such as Manmohan Singh, Kalpana Chawla, Kapil Sibal, Jaspal Bhatti, Satinder Sartaaj and many more. The university was ranked 32nd in top higher education institutes in Asia. The college offers a two year postgraduate program in M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication starting September every year.
Chandigarh Institute of Film and Television, Chandigarh, Punjab
Chandigarh Institute of Film and Television is one of the top premier educational institutions that offer diploma courses to students interested in contemporary media. They have employed many leading artists as faculty members. The institute offers a diploma course in Mass Communication, Advertisement and Journalism after 10th standard. The institute is affiliated to Punjab Technical University
School of Mass Communication, Chitkara University, Chandigarh, Punjab
Chitkara University was founded in 2010 by Punjab State Legislature. It is a private university recognized by University Grant Commission and has campuses in Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. Chitkara University hosts a number of cultural and technical fests such as Explore, Algorythm and more. The university offers undergraduate and post graduate courses in the field of Journalism. The institute also has a placement cell to assist students with jobs.
DAV College, Sector 10, Chandigarh
One of the oldest educational institutions in the city, DAV was founded in 1958. It is located Sector 10 and falls on the famous ‘Gehri Route’ of Chandigarh. The college is affiliated to Punjab University and offers a one year post graduate diploma in Mass Communication. in The school also has a famous alumni group and produced a number of international sportsmen like Jeev Milkha, Singh, Irina Brar, Yuvraj Singh, Kapil Dev, and many more.
Goswami Ganesh Dutta S.D. College, Sector 32, Chandigarh
Goswami Ganesh Dutta Sanatan Dharma College, popularly known as S.D. College is located near the residential area of Sector 32. The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the fields of commerce, management and humanities. The college was established in 1973 and imparts holistic education to its students. It is also ranked as one of the best colleges in North India region. The college has various extracurricular clubs such as Commerce club, Management club, M.U.N. club, literary club and more. The college offers a one year post graduation diploma in Mass Communication.
MCM DAV College for Women, Sector 36, Chandigarh
MCM DAV College for Women is regarded as one of the best colleges in India. The college has high reputation for their degree programs in the field of humanities and commerce. The college is affiliated to Punjab University and is located in Sector 36 of Chandigarh. An all girl’s college, MCM is also known as the fashion hub of Chandigarh. With a reputable faculty, academic life at MCM is both challenging and serious. It hosted its first annual fest ‘Meraki’ this year. The college is one of the few institutions in Chandigarh to offer a two year post graduate degree in Mass Communication.
PG Government College for Girls-42
PG Government College for Girls is an education institute in Chandigarh that is affiliated to Punjab University. With an 18 acre sprawling campus, the institution is well known for its academic and professional brilliance. An all girl’s college, the institute offers post graduate and graduate courses in Arts and Commerce. The institute offers a 2 year post graduate degree in Mass Communication.
Chandigarh University, Mohali, Chandigarh
Chandigarh University formerly known as Chandigarh Group of Colleges was set up in 2012 and is a private university in Mohali. Chandigarh University enjoys the status of being the largest university in Chandigarh with more than 20,000 students from all across the world. It is a residential university and provides undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in a number of programs. The university offers both an undergraduate and postgraduate degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. The university has a placement cell.