About the School

The School of Mass Communication (SOMC) stands as a premier institution in Media and Communication Design, securing the top spot in Uttarakhand and ranking 21st among India's leading Mass Communication Schools as per the 'India Today' survey of July 2021. Our school prides itself on offering professional programs that strike a harmonious balance between theoretical knowledge and practical exposure, nurturing a high level of expertise.

Here are the key highlights of our school:

  • A dynamic curriculum that undergoes regular updates via continuous evaluation
  • Emphasis on developing insights, knowledge, and skills essential for employability
  • Acclaimed faculty members with diverse backgrounds and rich industry experience
  • Specialisations spanning areas like Print, Radio, Television, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Advertising and Public Relations, Digital Photography, Film Studies, and more
  • A PhD program tailored to train future professionals and educators in their specialised field of study
  • Top-notch infrastructure facilitating interactive and effective teaching-learning experiences in a creatively stimulating environment:
    • Theatre-style classrooms equipped with cutting-edge audio-visual learning aids
    • Seminar Hall, Library, and E-Library
    • Well-equipped labs comprising Print Media & Graphic Design, Television, Radio, Digital Photography, and Audio-Video Editing cum Computer labs

the Head

Dr. Madhu Prabakaran is a versatile scholar with 26 years of extensive experience spanning teaching, research, training, and management. His academic journey traverses diverse fields such as English Literature, Social Sciences, Social Philosophy, Social Work, Human Resource Management, Government Management, Social Development, Anthropology, Ecological Conservation, Education, and Spiritual Studies. His proficiency is evident through published papers across these domains. His belief in the disciplinary and transdisciplinary nature of social sciences, linked by methodology, underlines his passion for Liberal Arts.
An alumnus of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and the University of Calicut, Dr. Prabakaran pursued his Ph.D. at Mahatma Gandhi University. He contributed significantly to government projects in agriculture entrepreneurship, local administration, forest conservation, and urban development in roles ranging from project manager to consultant. His professional journey includes tenures at the Kerala Institute of Local Administration, Mahatma Gandhi University, Amity University, and the School of Communication and Management Studies, holding senior positions. Before joining IMS Unison, he served as the Academic Dean at Lorven St. Xavier's College in Bangalore.
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