Manorama School of Communication-Admissions 2007

Manorama School of Communication-Admissions 2007

Manorama School of Communication Admission To Postgraduate Diploma Course In Print Journalism 2007

Applications invited for Postgraduate Diploma Course In Print Journalism

MASCOM( Manorma School Of Communication ) invites applications for its sixth one-year Postgraduate Diploma Course In print Journalism. Requests for the Prospectus and Application Form Should be accompanied by a demand draft of Rs.500/- in favour of MASCOM, payable at Kottayam. the deadline for receiving completed applications is May 5, 2007 . The course will begin in July 2007 and end in May 2008.

Candidates with a bachelor's degree in any discipline and those awaiting degree results may apply. Selection is based on an entrance examination to be held at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai , Bangalore, varioous centres in Kerala and in Dubai (UAE) on May 26, 2007 and an interview at MASCOM in Kottayam a the end of June 2007.

MASCOM, launched on August 17, 2002 by the 119-year-old Malayala Manorama group, It has since been wodely acknowledged as a centre of excellence for journalism training in India. The course introduces students to state-of-the-art journalism through meticulously designed training modules, which ensure the students receive a well rounded education in journalism and current events.

During the course the students will dissect and analyse news, bring out about 25 issues of their weekly lab newspaper, undertake overnight newspaper, undertake overnight news-gathering field-trips and interview leading academic, political and media personalities. they will acquire advanced skills in reporting, editing, headline writing,taking photographs,cropping and sizing phtographs, writing captions, speedwriting and computer software. They are also exposed to the state-of-the-art technology and communication systems employed at Malayala Manorama. The students are provided with pesonal computers with 24 hour dedicated Internet connectivity and a telephone with STD facility for newsgathering.

MASCOM's in-house instructors, both Indian and from abroad , are experienced journalist-teachers.Assisting the core faculty is a panel of acknowledged experts in their chosen fields. All MASCOM graduates are working in various capacities in national and regional media houses across the country. MASCOM will help provide admitted students with comfortable, furnished quarters and the canteen offers meals at subsidised rates.

The medium of instruction at MASCOM is English, but students are free to choose berween English and Malayalam streams for specialisation.For students aspring to a career in English or Malayalam journalism, Mascom training will give them a headstart in the profession.

The Director Manorma School Of Communication P.B.No.229 Kottayam - 686 001 Kerala Tel: 0481-2300851 Email: Website :

Important Dates

Deadline for receiving completed applications - May 5, 2007

Entrance Examination - May 26, 2007

Interviews - End June

Classes Begin - Early July 2007


Manorama School of Communication-Admissions 2007