School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal

7.7 / 10

Based on 12 Student Reviews

About School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal

School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal was founded in the year 1997. The school is a part he Manipal University, Manipal. The School is approved by AICTE. The School was listed in the top 5 media institutions in India by Outlook Survey of 2015. It has a brilliant record of 100% placements. The school offers state of the art infrastructure facilities which includes hostel facilities for both boys and girls.

 The Institute has an experienced and well-qualified faculty most of which are members of professional bodies and advisors in top academic firms. The Institute offers courses in streams of media communication which include disciplines like animation, sports, filmmaking and many more. The Manipal School of Communication Admissions are offered on the basis of Manipal Entrance Test [MET].

The Institute has collaborations with various international universities and organisations. It has tie-ups with various industries for who help students gain the latest industrial skills and many more. The students are offered world-class facilities and best opportunities in every step from the very first day in the institute.

School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Highlights: 

Established In



All India Council of Technical Education [AICTE]


Manipal, Karnataka - 576104

Infrastructure Facilities

Classrooms, Hostels, Food Court, Library, Sports

Academic Programs

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Postgraduate Diploma, Certificate

School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Rankings:

  • The Institute ranked 8th among the top 10 India Mass Communication Schools
  • The Institute achieved the 1st rank in Research Publications by private universities in India
  • The Manipal School of Communication ranked 5th by Deccan Chronicle Survey 2012 in India

School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Campus Facilities:


  • The library at SOC is packed with thousands of books, online journals, dissertations and many more

Food Court:

  • The food court of the Institute provides a variety of cuisines to its students
  • It has other eateries like KFC, Subway, Hot Chicks and many more on campus

International Convention Centre:

  • The International Convention Centre is spread in a vast area of 16730 
  • The Convention Centre has a seating capacity of 4000 people along with a basement area of about 4200 sq mts
  • It consists of 3 conference halls and an auditorium/ functioning hall with a seating capacity of 1760 people
  • The exhibition hall of the institute has a seating capacity of 750 people

Healthcare Centre:

  • Medical and Hospitalisation facilities are offered on the campus of Manipal School of Communication
  • Students get to have a regular checkup to keep their health in check

Simulation Centre:

  • The one of its kind simulation centre teaches the students to tackle real-life emergency situations along with healthcare
  • The training is offered with the help of 100 training manikins available on-campus

School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Collaborations:

  • University of Queensland, Australia
  • Hochschule Bremen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
  • Hogeschool Utrecht, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences Netherlands
  • Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Purdue University, Indiana
  • Volda University, Norway
  • EICAR, France
  • SciencecsCom, Audencia Group, France

School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Placements:

  • The Manipal School of Communication has maintained a record of 100% placements over the years
  • The Institute is visited by more than 60 top companies of the industry
  • The Institute has a placements team which is led by the Associate Director and consists of faculty members and students of various branches
  • The Institute has tie-ups with various industries which gives the students relevant knowledge regarding the latest trends of the industry

School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Ranking

Media Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Outlook 6
India Today 5

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 12 Student's Reviews 7.7/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Needs Improvement
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 13/12 students

Student Reviews

Bachelor of Arts [BA], batch of 2018

The class timings are from 9 am till 5 pm. There are 2 breaks including a half hour tea break at 10 am and a lunch break from 12:30 pm to 2 pm.

The faculty provides an exhaustive range of assignments from article writing and thesis to field trips and movie making.

The quality and method of teaching differ with faculty. Powerpoint presentations, real-life experiences, and other multimedia backed teaching methods are prominent.

The college offers a flexible approach to the students with a lot of opportunities and infrastructural support for a plethora of interests.

Contact Details and Location

Address : Manipal, Karnataka India - 576104
Website :

Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is affiliated to Manipal University - [MU], Manipal and accredited by AICTE.


Computer labs

Entrance Exams for Admission

School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
Master of Arts [MA]
Bachelor of Arts [BA]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Eligibility Criteria:


Eligibility Criteria


  •  The candidates should pass in 10+2/ A level/ IB/ American 12th grade or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 45% 
  • The candidates with arts subject will be preferred, The candidates should have a valid score card of MET 


  •  The candidates should have passed in 10+2/ A level/ IB/ American 12th grade or equivalent 


  • The candidates should have done Bachelors Degree in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 50%
  • Candidates should have a valid score card of MET


  •  The candidates should have done Bachelors Degree in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 50%
  • Candidates should have a valid score card of MET 

Certificate Course in Animation Technology

  • The candidates should have passed 10+2/ The candidates pursuing B.Sc should have Mathematics as one of its subjects/ the candidates should have a diploma in engineering 

Certificate Course in Sports Communication

  •  The candidates should have passed/ a Bachelors Degree/ Postgraduate/ Diploma

School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Admissions:

  • The application forms for all the courses are available online
  • Some of the courses require the candidates to go through a Manipal Entrance Test [MET]
  • Some of the courses require the students to go through Group Discussion and Personal Interview for admissions

Courses and Fees Structure of School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal

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School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time

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School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.95 Lakh
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6.70 Lakh
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 60,000
Certificate Course  2 month(s), Full Time Rs. 10,000
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.54 Lakh
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.24 Lakh

Hostel Details

School of Communication, [SOC] Manipal Hostel Details:

  • Manipal School of Communication Infrastructure Facilities include separate hostels for boys and girls
  • The hostels are packed with facilities along with proper staff for the purpose of maintenance
  • The Manipal Integrated Service [MIS] offers staff that look after the maintenance work of the hostels
  • The Master Staffing Solutions [MIS] provides staff who looks after the students

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