Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham BA and MA Admissions 2017

Last Updated - July 06 2018

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (AVV) is a well-known university founded to offer higher education in the areas of Engineering, Medicine, Management, Science, Education, Mass Communication and Social Work. The AVV University has five campuses at Amritapuri (Kollam), Bengaluru, Coimbatore and Mysore and around 15000 students pursuing in different branches.

Amrita School of Communication (ASCOM) which is a part of AVV University, Coimbatore campus organizes a Communication Aptitude Test (CAP Test) every year at the for its B.A Mass Communication programme, M.A Communication programme and PG Diploma in Journalism (PGDJ) provided at its Ettimadai (Coimbatore) campus.

CAP Test is the communication aptitude test which is designed to address students from distinctive backgrounds based on their interest, aptitude, and potential for adapting to a professional communication course. The main topics covered in the CAP test are Present Affairs, Logical Reasoning, and English Grammar.

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

  • APPLICATION FORM LINK

Important Dates

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Mass Communication) & Master of Arts [MA] (Mass Communication)
STATUSEVENTDATE
Test & Interview Date23rd - 29th Apr, 2017
Eligibility Criteria
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Mass Communication)

Duration:

  • Part-time: 3 years, Max-6 years
  • Full time: Min-3 years, Max-6 years

B. A with specialization in Mass Communication covers study and knowledge about print media, broadcasting, film production, public relations and advertising.

Eligibility:

  • Aspirant from the foreign universities should obtain an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. Visit www.aiuweb.org (link is external), for applying online for Equivalence Certificate.
  • The student must clear Communication Aptitude Test - CAPTEST (Entrance Exam)
  • The student must pass out 10+2 or equivalent examination with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university or board.

Master of Arts [MA] (Mass Communication)

Duration:

Full time: Min-2 years, Max-3 years

  • Part-time: 2 years, Max-3 years

The Master of Arts with specialization in Communication focuses on exercise and application of advanced communication technologies.

Eligibility:

  • Aspirant from the foreign universities should obtain an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. Visit www.aiuweb.org (link is external), for applying online for Equivalence Certificate.
  • The student must clear Communication Aptitude Test - CAPTEST (Entrance Exam)
  • Prior industry experience will be added as plus point to the admission.
  • The student must pass out bachelor’s degree or equivalent examination with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university or board.

Ph.D. (Mass Communication)

Duration:

  • Full time: Min-3 years, Max-6 years
  • Part-time: 4 years, Max-7 years

The Ph. D. in Communication Studies offers deep knowledge and research in media industry including print media, broadcast media, new media, film studies.

Eligibility:

  • The student must clear Graduate Aptitude Tests such as GATE or GRE.
  • The student must pass out Master’s Degree or equivalent from a recognized University/ Institution with at least 50% marks in aggregate.

Important Note:

  • Students having awaited results for 10+2 can apply for CAP Test on the basis of 11th Mark sheets. And later on, at the time of joining, they have to produce their 12th results.
  • Students scoring more than 70% aggregate marks during the first two years of their degree are exempted from appearing for the CAPTEST.

Application Procedure

Online Method:

  • First, you have to log in to the official website of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and navigate to the admission link then click on Apply online link.
  • Fill the necessary details in the online form for example name, date of birth, contact number, e-mail ID, temporary address and permanent address.
  • Attach your necessary documents like ID proof, address proof and certificate of graduation. After this, your authorized login-ID & password will be created.
  • Select the suitable campus and college name.
  • Application fee of INR 500/- can be submitted online via credit card/debit card and net banking of all banks.

Offline Method

Students can download the physical form from the official website of the AVV University and can submit duly filled and signed form along with the demand draft of INR 500/- in favor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham” payable at:

Admissions Coordinator, Amrita School of Communication,

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritanagar Post, Ettimadai, Coimbatore 641 112, Tamil Nadu, India

Admission Procedure

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Mass Communication), Master of Arts [MA] (Mass Communication) & Ph.D. (Mass Communication)

  • Selection will be done on the basis of marks obtained in CAP Test organized at AVV and GATE entrance test in case of Ph.D.
  • Students who have cleared entrance examination will be shortlisted for group discussion on the basis of marks scored.
  • After that, they will be called for personal interview on the basis of which personal abilities and skills will be assessed and mapped out.

Important Note:

In some special cases, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham has an arrangement of SKYPEevaluation procedure subject to the discretion of the department. In such cases, the aspirant is recommended to attach a request letter (mentioning their SKYPE ID) to the admissions coordinator.

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College


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