Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) is an Indian media centre of learning, funded and promoted by the Government of India in New Delhi. IIMC is an autonomous society approved by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. First IIMC was established in 1965 by the Government of India on the recommendation of a team of internationally known mass communication specialists from UNESCO and the Ford Foundation. IIMC Kottayam was founded in 1995 but started functioning for the first time in 2012.
Currently, IIMC Kottayam offers Postgraduate Diploma in English Journalism and from this year IIMC Kottayam also started its prestigious Malayalam Journalism Programme to set new quality standards in the regional milieu. IIMC Kottayam has started functioning from its transit campus provided by the Mahatma Gandhi University and now institute will be moving to its permanent sprawling campus of 10 acres at Pampady Kottayam.
VISION: The Indian Institute of Mass Communication will set global standards for media education, research, extension and training, using state-of-the-art technology for building a knowledge driven information society, contributing to human development, empowerment and participatory democracy, anchored in pluralism, universal values and ethics.
MISSION: To create a dynamic learning and working environment which nurtures new ideas, creativity, research and scholarship and develops leaders and innovators in the domain of media and mass communication.
|Name||Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Kottayam|
|Area Covered||10 Acres|
|Address||IIMC Southern Regional Campus Ground Floor, Classroom Cluster Mahatma Gandhi University Priyadarshini Hill PO, Kottayam
City- Kottayam , State- Kerala, 686560
|Space Covered||10 Acres|