( Based On 15 student's data )
B.A. (Others), batch of 2018
Societies & Associations :
  • A lot of student societies are available at School of Communication
  • Life in college is good
College Infrastructure :
  • Hostel facilities are provided to the students at School of Communication
  • Classrooms are well equipped 
Academics & Faculty :
  • The class timing is from 9 am to 4 pm at School of Communication
  • The quality and method of teaching are good
Fees and Scholarship :
  • The course fee is INR 101000 per annum at School of Communication
  • Scholarships are given to the students based on the merit
Placements & Internships :
  • Internship options are provided to the students at School of Communication
  • Alumni network is very effective
Admissions :
  • MU OET examination score is considered for admission at School of Communication 
  • Typical cutoffs are based on the score obtained in the examination

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BA , batch of 2018
Societies & Associations :
  • Manipal University has a large number of student clubs for technical, art, sport, media and social events.
  • The largest cultural festival in the University is Utsav, Techtatva is a technical festival hosted by Manipal Institute of Technology
  •  SOC, Manipal hosts India's first media college festival.
College Infrastructure :
  • The hostels are well maintained, hygienic and are in affinity to the academic blocks
  • The hostel fee is 30,000 rupees per year to 3.5 lakh rupees per year at School of Communication.
  • PGs and independent flats are available easily in Manipal with prices around INR 8,000 per month for an individual.
  • The university has 2 food courts and numerous small messes in and around the campus with Mess fees around INR 40,000 per year which is included in the hostel fees.
  • The quality of classrooms, libraries and dining halls is state of the art and includes a 5 storied library.
Academics & Faculty :
  • Class timing is from 9 am to 4 pm at School of Communication which includes lectures, projects, assignments and a lunch break from 12.30 pm to 2 pm.
  • The faculty of SOC is highly educated in their respective fields and includes ex-students which lead to quality education.
  • The college exposes students to numerous fields related to media and mass communications and yet at the same time doesn't constrict one's individual ideas and aspirations.
Fees and Scholarship :
  • The course fee is INR 1,01,000 per year at School of Communication
  • The hostel fee is about 100000 rupees per year which include Mess fee.
  • Scholarship options are available based on merit and domicile requirements.
  • Loans are available very easily through all leading national banks.
Placements & Internships :
  • School of Communications offers assistance on pursuing internships in various disciplines.
  • SOC, Manipal has a 100% placement record for BA (Media & Communications).
  • Companies from various fields of print journalism, radio, TV come for campus placements in the college including recognized companies such as Thompson Reuters, Cognizant, Wizcraft.
  • Average salary figures range from 300000 rupees per annum to 180000 rupees per annum.
Admissions :
  • The eligibility criteria to get into SOC Manipal is to pass class 12 with an aggregate of 45%.
  • The admissions will be done on the basis of the marks obtained in entrance examination MU-OET.

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BAMC, batch of 2018
Societies & Associations :
  • There are numerous college clubs to join at School Of Communication.
  • There are various fests like Article 19 and Proverb.
College Infrastructure :
  • There are 21 hostel blocks in School Of Communication.
  • The furnishing of the hostels superb and hygienic.
  • The hostel fee depends on the type of hostel you stay in, for example, triple sharing common bath, double sharing with attach bathroom, single and luxurious rooms.
  • The food quality is average and the fee for the mess is forty thousand per year.
  • The quality of classrooms is good, with centralised AC and the library has a varietry of books.
Academics & Faculty :
  • Classes begin at 9 am and end at 5 pm at School Of Communication.
  • The assignments and projects that are given by the professors are relevant and helps in developing more knowledge about the subject.
  • The quality and method of teaching are commendable as the professors are extremely experienced.
Fees and Scholarship :
  • The course fee for the NRI/Foreign category is 3 lakhs and above. There are no scholarship options at School Of Communication.
  • The State Bank of India offers student loans to deserving/meritorious students of premier and reputed institutions recognized by the bank.


  • The repayment period for the loan has been raised from 7 years to 12 years.
Placements & Internships :
  • Internship opportunities are provided by School Of Communication, Manipal.
  • Campus placement is excellent and companies like Uber, Cognizant, Thomson Reuters, Glitch, Ad Factors and Social Panga come for recruitment.
  • The average salary per year is 2,00,000 rupees per annum.
  • The highest starting salary is 6.5-7 lakhs per annum.


Admissions :
  • The admission procedure is done online.
  • There is no entrance test for the NRI/Foreign category.
  • Admissions are done on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination at School of Communication, Manipal.

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B.A., batch of 2018
Societies & Associations :
  • SOC has four main clubs for debate, drama, dance and art. They are all very active and participate in college fests frequently.The main college fest is Article-19, which is a media fest. Students are responsible for planning and organizing it. 
College Infrastructure :
  • The infrastructure at School of Communication is good.
  • It also provides hostel facilities.
Academics & Faculty :
  • Classes typically start at 9 am and end at 5 pm, but this varies depending on the timetable. Projects are considered an integral part of the course and many of the assignments given to us are graded. 
  • The quality of teaching is excellent at School of Communication.
Fees and Scholarship :
  • Per year, the tuition fee at School of Communication is 1,10,000 rupees. This is excluding mess and hostel fees.
  • There are no scholarships available.
Placements & Internships :
  • Campus placements are relatively good. Companies like Uber, Cognizant and Thomson Reuters come down to interview and hire graduates from School of Communication.
  • Starting salary offered can vary from 20,000 per month to 50,000 per month. 
Admissions :
  • The eligibility criteria at School of Communication is to pass in 10+2, A Level, IB, American 12th grade or equivalent and a minimum of 45% marks in aggregate. Admission is done on the basis of an entrance examination, MU-OET. 

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BA Journalism & Communication , batch of 2013
Societies & Associations :
  • There are many clubs and societies in the college. There is a network for explorers, artists, journalists, dancers with clubs for every one who has a hobby or a passion or just wants to learn new things. The most important fest there is Article 19, the annual media fest of the college.
  • There's also Utsav, the annual cultural fest of Manipal University.
  • There's so much more! College life is the best! I am elated that I studied there and made loads of memory. I wish I could live that beautiful life again. 
College Infrastructure :
  • There's plenty of room for everyone at the hostels as the hostels are airy and spacious. Hostel life is world apart and very memorable.
  • There are others low cost options available outside hostels like apartments on rent and PG's.
  • The food in the canteen is on an average side. I really miss the puri bhajji.
  • The infrastructure is pretty good with all the required facilities although the campus is a bit small. 
Placements & Internships :
  • We had to hunt for internship on our own although if a students finds it difficult to get one, the faculty is ever helpful and helps to secure one.
  • The placements aren't up to the mark there is a lot of scope for improvement.
  • The alumni put in good effort to help in the college placements. One a personal note I would love to go back to this college to hire students.
Fees and Scholarship :
  • Don't remember the fee structure.
  • But there are loads of opportunities for foreign exchange program with scholarships! It's amazing, the kind of opportunities available here. 
Academics & Faculty :
  • Projects are very interesting and getting fun to make them. Exams are not very tough. To do assignments is to be fun and throughout provoking. The quality of most faculty is good and there's lots of scope for improvement and learning. This small yet warm college will always hold a special place in my heart. My three years here have been the most memorable and cherished ones in my life. It changed me in a huge way and if I had the choice, I would go back there! 

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Mass Media and Journalism, batch of 2016
Academics & Faculty : The classes start from 9 in the morning and ends at 4 with some breaks and assignment/library hours in between. This course have more of practicle works (i.e projects like feild work, recording, documenting and soon) which keep increasing with the course of time. There is external marking and internal marking. External examinations are usually practical work or sometimes written.This is a 3 years course and in the 1st 2 years the acadamic is not that hectic, this allows the students to take part in cultural programes even take out time to create their own documentaries, flims and also develop their hobbies on photography, paiting soon. The college not only support the sudents in acadamics but also develop oneself in other areas too. Manipal has one of the best faculty and are at help for the student at any time. 

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