FAQs
Regarding SCMC

What is SCMC?

The Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication (SCMC) is India's premier mass communication college, offering a unique and comprehensive undergraduate experience. It is part of the Symbiosis International University, a renowned institution with a global reputation for excellence.

Why choose SCMC for my undergraduate studies?

There are many reasons to choose SCMC for your undergraduate studies in mass communication and media. Here are just a few:

  • Unique curriculum: SCMC's curriculum is designed to provide students with a well-rounded understanding of the media industry, combining theoretical knowledge with practical skills. The college offers a variety of specializations, including journalism, advertising, public relations, film and television production, and more.
  • Experienced faculty: SCMC's faculty is comprised of industry professionals and academic experts who are passionate about media and communication. They bring their real-world experience into the classroom, providing students with valuable insights and guidance.
  • Strong industry connections: SCMC has strong ties to the media industry, which provides students with internship and placement opportunities at leading companies.
  • Vibrant campus life: SCMC's campus is located in Pune, India, a dynamic and cosmopolitan city. The college offers a variety of extracurricular activities and events, which help students to develop their well-roundedness and make lifelong friends.
Regarding BA in Mass Communication (Honours) Programme

What are the different Majors & Minors offered under the BA program?

The BA program at SCMC offers a variety of Majors and Minors:

Branding and Media Management, Digital Marketing and Advertising Management, Film Production and Film Studies, Broadcast and Print Journalism, Digital Media and Online Journalism Corporate Communications and Public Relations, Media Entrepreneurship

What are the career prospects after completing a BA degree from SCMC?

Graduates of the BA program at SCMC have gone on to successful careers in a variety of fields, including journalism, film and television production, digital news agencies, political analyst firms, multimedia news companies, and more.

Regarding the BBA Media Management (Honours) programme

What is the focus of the BBA program at SCMC?

The BBA program at SCMC focuses on providing students with the business knowledge and skills they need to succeed in the media and entertainment industry. The program covers topics such as Public Relations, Corporate Communication, Branding, Media entrepreneurship, Advertising, Marketing Communication, and more, all with a focus on the media industry.

What are the career prospects after completing a BBA degree from SCMC?

Graduates of the BBA program at SCMC have gone on to successful careers in a variety of fields, including media management, marketing communication, PR, advertising, digital marketing, and more.

Regarding the programme we offer

To learn more about our three-year full-time undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Arts - Mass Communication) programme click here

Regarding our admission procedure

To learn more about our admission procedure click here

Regarding our application procedure

To learn more about our application procedure click here

Regarding the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET)

To learn more about the Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) click here

Regarding addressal of difficulties faced while applying for SET

Contact Symbiosis Test Secretariat (STS), the department that conducts Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET), at 18002701833 / +912039116226/7 / 7709328908 (WhatsApp) / info@set-test.org for the same.

Regarding the important dates concerning our admission season

To learn more about the important dates concerning our admission season click here

Regarding our fee structure

To learn more about our fee structure click here

Regarding our hostel fee structure

To learn more about our hostel fee structure click here

Regarding our hostel facilities being optional

As the Symbiosis Viman Nagar Campus (which houses SCMC) is not a residential campus it is not mandatory to stay in the hostel.

Regarding the scholarships we offer

To learn more about the scholarships we offer click here

Regarding education loans

The following Banks / NBFCs have offered educational loans to students of Symbiosis :

  • Axis Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Credila Financial Services
  • Avance Education Loan
  • Union Bank of India.
Regarding the eligibility to our programme

To learn more about the eligibility to our programme click here

Regarding the age limit for applying to SCMC

There is no age limit for applying to SCMC.

Regarding the intake capacity

To learn more about the intake capacity click here

Regarding the reservation of seats

To learn more about the reservation of seats click here

Regarding the career prospects in the area of Media & Communication

To learn more about the career prospects in the area of Media & Communication click here

Regarding our placements

To learn more about our placements click here

Regarding admission of international students

Admission of international students (FN / PIO / NRI) are centralised for all the constituents / departments of Symbiosis International University and routed through the Symbiosis Centre for International Education (SCIE); e-mail : intadmissions@symbiosis.ac.in

Regarding the possibility of pursuing the Bachelor of Arts - Mass Communication programme at our NOIDA campus

Our campus in NOIDA does not offer the three-year full-time undergraduate degree (Bachelor of Arts - Mass Communication) programme.

Regarding our postgraduate programmes

To learn more about our postgraduate programmes visit www.simc.edu / www.ssmc.edu.in.

Regarding the difference between SIMC & SCMC

While SIMC offers post graduate degree programmes (MA, MBA), SCMC offers an under graduate degree programme (BA) in Mass Communication / Communication Management.

Regarding checking SET score

To check your SET score click here; Use your SET ID and password for the same.

Regarding expected cut-off for the second round of admission

The expected cut-off is impossible to predict.

It depends on -

  • The level of difficulty of SET in a particular year,
  • The number of applicants appearing for the same &
  • The average intelligence of those applicants.
Regarding information on shortlisting for the second round of admission

The same will be notified on our website; Apart from that an e-mail will be sent to that effect as well.

Regarding the second round of admission

The Second Round of admission comprises a Personal Interaction (PI), a Writing Ability Test (WAT) and a Studio Test (ST).
The Personal Interaction is a conversation cum counselling session which is designed to gauge your capabilities, educational background, hobbies & interests, future aspirations, etc. This does not require preparation.
It may help you to peruse our website and social media sites (like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Blog), though.
The Writing Ability Test is a subjective essay-type test which evaluates your written communication skills. This does not require preparation.
For example, you may be asked to write an essay on the following subject : Students often have to choose between living in a hostel and an apartment - while pursuing their graduation. Which one would you prefer and why?
The Studio Test comprises simple tasks. This does not require preparation.
For example, you may be given a set of pictures and asked to arrange the same in such a manner that it tells a story.

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