Advertising - Course Overview

Duration: 1.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 20,000 / Year

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About Advertising

Advertising courses in India are emerging as a widely popular career choice among students. With the internet and electronic media becoming an inoperable part of everyday life, the demand for professionals in advertising field is growing day by day.

Advertising is a medium by which companies use different techniques and means to persuade a common man to purchase their goods. There are various well-known institutes in the country that offer different both graduate and undergraduate courses in advertising. 

Advertising Eligiblity Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required for Graduate Diploma and Certificate Courses: 10+2 and 50% aggregate in class 12th
  • Minimum Qualification Required for Post Graduate Diploma and MBA: 50% to 60%, it varies from college to college.

Note: It is mandatory to submit original documents, certificates, and mark-sheets at the time of admission.

Advertising Course Admission Process:

  • Admission to Advertising programmes is done on the basis of entrance exams
  • Admission to government colleges is on the basis of state-level entrance exams
  • Some private institutes and universities conduct their own entrance exams such as SNAP, XIC Online Test.

Popular Specializations of Advertising

Career Options and Job Prospects

After pursuing a degree/ diploma in advertising one can work as a copywriter, event planner, graphic designer, marketing coordinator, product manager, media buyer and others.

The starting salary of a fresher in the advertising field of is Rs. 2 lakh (annually) whereas the salary of a professional lies somewhere between Rs. 8 lakh to Rs. 12 lakh (annually) depending on one's qualifications and work experience.