M.Sc. Media and Communication Studies

Course Overview


The online admission applications portal is launched by Savitribai Phule Pune University at https://campus.unipune.ac.in/CCEP/Login.aspx between 14t June to 15th  July 2021.
Please register with your Email ID and Phone Number, and fill the "Profile" column with your Personal and Academic Details. Upload your documents (applicable marksheets), photograph & signature.
Note:when you fill the  "Application" column, our courses are  under Science and Technology faculty.
The Entrance Examination will be held ONLINE at the City you will choose in the application form.


The examination is to be held in the month of July 2021.
Exact dates will be announced in mid-July 2021.
The examination will be conducted online. 



The Online Entrance Examination (OEE) is of 150 marks, with following breakdown:
Multiple Choice Questions:
-          80 marks for Subject related (description in section ‘Examination Pattern’)
-          20 marks general aptitude
The OEE 2021 will be followed by a Group Discussion/Visual Aptitute Test (GDVAT) for 50 marks.
Qualifying candidates from the held OEE 2021 will be called for GDVAT.
Note: All candidates will be called for GDVAT.



The Online Entrance Examination- 2021 for the M.Sc. (Media and Communication Studies) will be based on the following units. The description here is meant to provide only a general idea and scope of the unit. It does not intend to suggest a highly specialized knowledge of the unit. The units are not mutually exclusive and the list of points therein is not exhaustive.
1. Media-I (General): History, concepts, institutes and bodies, content, personalities, technologies, ownerships, acts etc. related to various media in India and in the world.
2. Media-II (Current Affairs): Various issues, events, awards, people, developments, inventions, controversies etc related to various media that were in the limelight in the preceding two years.
3. Current Affairs: Various issues, events, awards, people, developments, inventions, controversies etc related to several non-media fields that were in the limelight in the preceding two years.
4. History: Concepts, people, places, events, issues, stages, turning points, wars, treaties, artefacts etc which have a historical significance in Indian and global context. (Scope: up to 12th standard)
5. Geography: Earth, places, people, flora & fauna, climate, mountains, rivers, various geographical features, maps etc in Indian and global context (Scope: up to 12th standard)
6. Art and Literature: Important books, performing arts, painting, artefacts, folk arts, authors, artists, styles, developments, historical phases, movements etc in the context of Maharashtra, rest of India and the world. (Scope: up to 12th standard)
7. Religion and Culture: Mythology, holy scripture, places, people, practices, celebrations etc related to various religions and, traditions, customs, practices, values, artefacts etc related to various cultures.
8. Politics and Civic Life: Concepts, practices, forms of governance, movements, parties, people, events, quotations etc related to politics in Maharashtra, rest of India and the world. Public administration, rules and regulations, norms and practices etc related to civic life in India.
9. Economics: Concepts, people, events, issues, developments, ideas, status, debates, regulations, agreements, etc related to various fields of business and economy in Indian and global context (Scope: up to 12th standard)
10. Science and Technology: Concepts, ideas, laws, theories, experiments, inventions and discoveries, scientists, scientific bodies, awards, debates etc. in various field of science and technologies.



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Students who have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline (Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Medicine, Law etc.) from a recognized university are eligible to apply. Students who have appeared for their final year degree examination but awaiting the results can also apply.

Admission Process

Admission to Masters' programme is given on the basis of an ONLINE entrance examination. This exam will be conducted in the month of July, and the notification for the same will be announced on Savitribai Phule Pune University website in the first week of June 2021.
DMCS admits 50 students per year. University rules and regulation about reservations and various quotas are followed while admitting these 50 students. 

Fee Structure

Maharashtra Students (Full Course Fee)


Reservation (SC/ST) Students (Full Course Fee)


Out of Maharashtra Students (Full Course Fee)


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Foreign/ PIO Quota (Full Course Fee)


(Fees is charged according to University rules. The fee structure given above is subject to change.)

How to Apply

The application form available online at https://campus.unipune.ac.in/CCEP/Login.aspx


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