School of Communication, Manipal

SOC Manipal - School of Communication

  • Manipal, Karnataka
  • ESTD 1997
  • Private Institute

Facilities available in College

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Gym

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by College

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Journalism and Communication Studies)
3Years Full Time
N/A ₹95,333 per year Apply Now
Master of Arts [MA] (Communication)
2Years Full Time
N/A ₹143,000 per year Apply Now
Master of Fine Arts [MFA] (Filmmaking)
2Years Full Time 280 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹104,000 per year Apply Now
Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Communication
1Year Full Time
N/A ₹145,000 per year Apply Now

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Varadesh Hiregange
A C Balaji
Assistant Professor
Dr. Nandini Lakshmikantha
Assistant Professor,
Maitreyee Mishra
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Romeio John Paul
Assistant Professor
Dr. Unni Krishnan Karrikat
Assistant Professor
Dhanwanti Nayak
Assistant Professor

About College

Manipal Institute of Communication is the constituent part of Manipal University offers specialization in Mass Communication. It was well established in 1997 with a objective to create competent & skillful professionals for the media industry.

  • The student-strength has grown from time to time. Initially it has started with only 20 students; today school of communication has around 350 students

  • The location of school of communication is a pleasurable feel with green grass & brown brick (combing culture & nature and) making it a striking place for intellectual pursuits


  • Department of Journalism and Communication

  • Department of Corporate Communication

  • Department of Film Art and Film making


  • Manipal Institute of Communication has collaborations with

  • Hochschule Bremen University of Applied Sciences, Bremen, Germany

  • Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, The Netherlands

  • University of Queensland, Australia

  • Erasmus School of History, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

  • Hogeschool Utrecht, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

  • Aarhus University, Denmark

  • Volda University, Norway

  • Purdue University, Calumet, Indiana

  • EICAR, France

  • SciencesCom Audencia Group, France


  • Environmental communication in India: Lessons from Orissa

  • The Pitfalls of Privatisation of Higher Education

  • Sensitising doctors: a pedagogical approach to medical humanities

  • New Media and Media Students: an Approach and Use Pattern Analysis



Almost 30 air conditioned and well furnished lecture halls available.  


Besides the central library of Manipal University, the institute has its own separate library sprawled over an area of 3,000 square ft. & can house around 100 students. It has all latest version books & journals which comprises total of 9,000 books.


The separate accommodations are available for the international students with well furnished rooms.


The Various games in which students take participation are Badminton, Cricket, Basketball, & Athletics. For practicing all these games college has provided separate playground facility to the boys & girls.


Events & Festivals

The students of all the campuses take full participation in the events & fests organized by the University. Some events are:

Utsav Event - It is a one week long program organized every year where students can show up their talents by participating in numerous events like classical Instrumental, Cultural Parade, Light Music, Creative writing, Quiz, Cartooning, Painting, Street play, Western dance, Clay Modeling & Fashion show.

Mega Event - It is basically the event where celebrities perform or you can say show their live performance.

Gunjan - It is a forum mainly devoted to Indian culture & music drifted with the purpose of bringing together music buffs & admirers on a communal platform to adore and appreciate music frequently. It endorses the following varieties of Indian Music:

  • Hindustani Classical Music

  • Ghazal, Sufi, Quawaali

  • Semi-classical Music

  • Devotional Music

  • Carnatic Classical Music


  • In 2012, India today ranked it the 1st among all Communication colleges of India

  • It has been ranked No. 1 (Factual) and No. 5 (Overall) among Communication Colleges in India by India Today Magazine Survey 2012

  • It has been ranked as the best Communication School by the Public Relation Council of India in 2007

  • In 2012, the Deccan Chronicles ranked it 5th amongst Communication Colleges in India


Konkani Scholarship - A 10% waiver on the tuition fee is available for admission to all courses for Konkani speaking students only.

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Contact Details

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Press Corner, Manipal, Karnataka
Manipal - 576104
Karnataka , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Seabird Tourist Bus Stop bus stand 0.30Km
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