Top 10 Media Films / Mass Communication Colleges in West Bengal
Media and Entertainment industry is a sunrise sector for the economy and is making high growth strides. The increasing digitization and higher internet usage have opened new avenues for jobs. Now Internet has become a mainstream media for entertainment to cross section of the people.
India’s entertainment and media sector are expected to grow steadily over the next five years as per CII-PWC’s report, titled ‘India Entertainment & Media Outlook 2014’. The industry is expected to exceed Rs 227,000 crore (US$ 36.49 billion) by 2018, growing at compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15 percent between 2013 and 2018.*
India’s television industry continued its strong growth momentum. Internet access and internet advertising have been the fastest growing part with annual growth rates of 47 per cent and 26 per cent, respectively. Recently Central Government has given the go-ahead for licenses to 45 new news and entertainment channels. Right now there are 350 broadcasters which cater to 780 channels.*
Career opportunities in mass communication are expected to increase in future for job opportunities for trained professionals in various roles - particularly in journalism and films. Significantly India also the largest producer of films in the world has ample opportunities Job in this field. Technically qualified media professionals can work for TV channels, production houses or can make documentaries on their own.
A career in mass communication too has positive features as well as many loopholes. On the positive side, it offers a career satisfaction, name and fame and a challenge. On the negative side, one have to sacrifice one’s personal comfort and work at odd hours.
There are various job for the requirement of the industry such as - Fashion Photographer, Film Director, TV Correspondent, Producer, Radio Jockey/ RJ, Screenwriter, Sound Engineer, Special Correspondent, Video Jockey, Editor, Event manager, Public Relations Officer etc.
Some of the top companies in the media that hire students are Hindustan Times Group of Publication, NDTV Network, Zee TV Network, Times of India Publication Group, Viacom, BBC, TV 18 Group, Big Entertainment and numerous others.
Students can opt the top companies for the admission in the various course. Some of the top Institutes are Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication, Pune, AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi and Asian College of Journalism Chennai, Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication Bhopal. Etc.
* IB Ministry Report.
|1||Asutosh College||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|2||St. Xavier's College||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|3||Shri Shikshayatan College||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|4||Indian Institute of Technology||Kharagpur, West Bengal|
|5||Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College||barrackpore, West Bengal|
|6||Loreto College||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|7||Sarsuna College||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|8||Behala College Of Commerce||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|9||Balurghat College||Dinajpur, West Bengal|
|10||Sammilani Mahavidyalaya||Kolkata, West Bengal|