L. J. Institute of Media & Communications

About The Institute

The Media and Entertainment industry is poised to grow at a fast pace. According to the FICCI-KPMG report 2015 the Indian market size for the year 2014 was estimated INR1026 billion. The market is expected to grow at a firm 13.9% between years 2015 and 2019. Digital Advertising, Radio, Animation & VFX as well as Television are expected to be affected by this growth.

The current education industry has a long way to go in order to achieve this increasing demand. Moreover, the Media and Entertainment industry requires Gen-Next professionals to wake up to this new dawn of development. The technology is changing at a pace faster than light. There is a need to create new wave media professionals who could deal with the new wave technology.

This thought has given birth to a Media and Communications course designed to cater to growing need of the Media and Communications industry. LJIMC is a course that believes in need based education so that our students can stand the competition arising from the world of Media and Entertainment industry.

We believe in giving a professional outlook to the students. Many a times; practical courses waste a lot of time of students when they become new professionals – to unlearn what they have learnt in their schools. We at LJIMC take utmost care so that the students don’t have any surprises when they join the Media and Communications industry.

LJIMC is a part of the LJ group of colleges. With our 32 years plus experience in teaching we also bring in credibility of producing high end professionals that are placed across the country and abroad.

LJIMC aims at starting multiple courses in the space of Media and Entertainment industry in the years to come.

Why The Institute?

  • Teaching by successful Media and Communication practitioners from Mumbai and Ahmedabad
  • Guaranteed internship
  • Practical training
  • One of its kind course in and around Ahmedabad
  • Job oriented frame work
  • Combines the creative, management and practice sides of communications
  • Hands-on methodology
  • Focus on emerging media trends and format
  • Creative projects that will serve as your portfolio after finishing the master
  • Strong international & national profile of its professors, students, academic and professional contacts and links
  • The program is based in Ahmedabad, an important and evolving hub for the media industries
  • LJK’s reputation for entrepreneurship and among the top ranking institutes nationwide
  • The guidance and assistance of LJIMC’s Advisory Board Members that guide you towards new professional working opportunities
  • State of the art Incubation Centre to aid you in your future entrepreneurship venture
  • In-house biggest source of Knowledge and Placement partners

Message from the Director

LJ Institute of Media & Communications is a vibrant and challenging place where students can master the skills needed to think and act in an increasingly communication-driven world. We aim at preparing Gen-Next Media and Communications professionals with highly developed skill sets.

LJIMC grooms students to become Media and Communications professionals who are able to deal with complex situations through learning of practical, theoretical, conceptual, creative, managerial, ethics and critical thinking abilities to cope with challenges of the industry. Our students build up their international profile in an environment that encourages diversity, citizenship, teamwork and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Darshan Ashwin Trivedi

Founder-Director at LJ Institute of Media & Communications

Admission Procedure

A student aspiring for admission into LJIMC’s PGD programme needs to have cleared /appeared for the final year Bachelors degree in any discipline.

Besides, they will appear for:

  • LJIMC’s Online Admission Test
  • Group Activity
  • Individual Presentation
  • Personal Interview

All the above tests would help in identifying the exact qualities we’re looking for in our students, and hence, the exact nature of questions we need to ask.

In keeping with our quest for conceptual, creative, practical and managerial skills the above exercises would tests the students on their data interpretation, reasoning skills, vocabulary and expression. Their creative ability with the written word and capacity to develop a theme, visualize and put together a meaningful series of events.

Infrastructure

Infrastructure is one of the biggest strengths of the LJIMC campus. The campus, spread across a sprawling green stretch located in the outer periphery of the city, has every possible amenity that students may require for comfortably pursuing their course. The campus is fully internet-enabled, with Classrooms, Library, Studio, Computer lab updated with latest designing & editing software’s. We aim at providing laptops to each of our students for their class work and home work. Classrooms are ergonomically friendly and equipped with projectors, LCD screens to make them comfortable for the students. The campus comprises a computer laboratory, an e-library with access to national and international journals, and a lush green lawn for students to relax in, brainstorming and breakout zones for students to use as think tanks, a canteen, and much more.

Facilities

Class Room

  • Digital Interactive Boards
  • High Lumen Projectors with Projection Screens
  • Plasmas

Library

  • Online Library
  • More than 2000 books on every aspect of mass communication
  • More than 20 Magazine covering latest technology and news
  • More than 20 news papers for Radio and News
  • More than 1000 DVDs on Classics
  • More than 20 Journals on Media & Communications

Other Facilities

  • Cafeteria
  • Conference rooms
  • Research centre
  • Film club
  • Outdoor shooting facility
  • Spacious garden
  • First-aid and medical
  • Sets & properties for film shooting
  • WiFi enabled campus

Studio & Lab

State of the art facility is going to be available at LJIMC labs. We have been in consultation with top notch media professionals to advise us on the future generation technology that will help students learn what they are going to practice in the years to come

Incubation Centre – Antrapreneur

Antrapreneur – The business Incubator centre at LJK, promotes entrepreneurship among the students. With more than 20 business ideas on floor and many more in the ambit, Antrapreneur is an initiative to help LJ students foray into business. The incubator provides business incubation through expert guidance, hand holding by successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and infrastructure facilities.

Collaborations/Partnerships

More than 100 Corporate Mentors are associated with LJ Group of Institutes and have successfully absorbed the fresh minds in various professional fields.

PG Diploma in Media & Communications - PGDMC
Category Other Post Graduate Diploma Courses
Degree PGD
Mode Full Time
Medium Campus
Level PG
The course is divided into four semesters. Each Semester is designed to give you thorough knowledge about the nuances of Media and Communications industry. Television Radio Films Internet Outdoors Traditional media Advertising Social Marketing Indian Society Arts and Culture History Humanities Creative writing The students need to go through minimum three internships during their two year curriculum from any of the below mentioned fields: TV/ Video Production Radio Print PR The course has been approved and suggested by our highly experienced board of advisors. The board consists of individuals who have been at the top of media organizations.
Certificate Course in Digital Media
Category Other Design Programs
Degree Certificate
Mode Part Time
Level Certification
Course Duration: 6 months (4 months theory/practical + 2 months Practical training) Course Commences from 15th July Course Timings: 9am-12pm (three days a week) In today’s era pursing any professional course after 10+2 has become the most popular choice among the students. After completing their 10+2 board examination, the students start looking for several courses according to their preference and end up choosing the one, which suits their interests and abilities. The career in field of Media & Communications has emerged as one of the most promising and attractive option for aspirants. This field gives name, fame and money, which play a vital role in attracting huge number of people towards it. After completion of these short term courses a student can opt for a career in all sectors of Media & Entertainment Industry. These professional courses will hone their skills and shape their career for the Mass Communications industry, which they wish to join, such as Television, Radio, Print, Digital Advertising & Public Relations. LJ Institute of Media & Communications (LJIMC) offers six months short term courses in Digital Media. The Certificate course in Digital Media will help the students to learn how to use social networking in the digital media landscape. The program provides skills training, help understand the theories behind new methods of conveying information and how audiences take in & react to this type of messaging. Consumers and businesses are increasingly shifting their attention to digital marketing strategies. Marketing professionals with expertise in this area are invaluable assets to organizations, as emerging technology continues to dictate the way marketing is practiced today.
Certificate Course in Advertising & PR
Category TV News Reading, News Reporting, Anchoring and Radio Jockeying
Degree Certificate
Mode Part Time
Level Certification
Course Duration: 6 months (4 months theory/practical + 2 months Practical training) Course Commences from 15th July Course Timings: 9am-12pm (three days a week) In today’s era pursing any professional course after 10+2 has become the most popular choice among the students. After completing their 10+2 board examination, the students start looking for several courses according to their preference and end up choosing the one, which suits their interests and abilities. The career in field of Media & Communications has emerged as one of the most promising and attractive option for aspirants. This field gives name, fame and money, which play a vital role in attracting huge number of people towards it. After completion of these short term courses a student can opt for a career in all sectors of Media & Entertainment Industry. These professional courses will hone their skills and shape their career for the Mass Communications industry, which they wish to join, such as Television, Radio, Print, Digital Advertising & Public Relations. LJ Institute of Media & Communications (LJIMC) offers six months short term courses in Advertising & PR. The Certificate course in Advertising & PR programme will allow students to understand the uses and strengths of different media both online and offline, as well as how they are used to creatively guide consumer choice. It will also provide you with the tools required to develop ideas, plan campaigns and create innovative and professional presentations and pitches.
Certificate Course in TV Programming
Category TV News Reading, News Reporting, Anchoring and Radio Jockeying
Degree Certificate
Mode Part Time
Level Certificate
Course Duration: 6 months (4 months theory/practical + 2 months Practical training) Course Commences from 15th July Course Timings: 9am-12pm (three days a week) In today’s era pursing any professional course after 10+2 has become the most popular choice among the students. After completing their 10+2 board examination, the students start looking for several courses according to their preference and end up choosing the one, which suits their interests and abilities. The career in field of Media & Communications has emerged as one of the most promising and attractive option for aspirants. This field gives name, fame and money, which play a vital role in attracting huge number of people towards it. After completion of these short term courses a student can opt for a career in all sectors of Media & Entertainment Industry. These professional courses will hone their skills and shape their career for the Mass Communications industry, which they wish to join, such as Television, Radio, Print, Digital Advertising & Public Relations. LJ Institute of Media & Communications (LJIMC) offers six months short term courses in TV programming. The Certificate course in TV programming will include classes and training programs with instruction in both old and new technologies used in this field. Students learn to operate basic camera, lighting and audio recording equipment for both video and film media in the studio and location. Students create and write a number of stories as part of training in television programming. They act as on-camera talent in the production of a half-hour in-studio live-to-date show.
Certificate Course in Journalism (TV& Print)
Category Journalism
Degree Certificate
Mode Part Time
Level Certification
Course Duration: 6 months (4 months theory/practical + 2 months Practical training) Course Commences from 15th July Course Timings: 9am-12pm (three days a week) In today’s era pursing any professional course after 10+2 has become the most popular choice among the students. After completing their 10+2 board examination, the students start looking for several courses according to their preference and end up choosing the one, which suits their interests and abilities. The career in field of Media & Communications has emerged as one of the most promising and attractive option for aspirants. This field gives name, fame and money, which play a vital role in attracting huge number of people towards it. After completion of these short term courses a student can opt for a career in all sectors of Media & Entertainment Industry. These professional courses will hone their skills and shape their career for the Mass Communications industry, which they wish to join, such as Television, Radio, Print, Digital Advertising & Public Relations. LJ Institute of Media & Communications (LJIMC) offers six months short term courses in Journalism. The Certificate course in Journalism offers the students indepth knowledge in the basic principles and practices of professional journalism in the modern multimedia age. You will learn what professional journalists do, how they do it and how their work informs the public sphere. You will experience the pressure and the pleasures of making real journalism to real deadlines under professional leadership.
Certificate Course in Film & Art Appreciation
Category TV News Reading, News Reporting, Anchoring and Radio Jockeying
Degree Certificate
Mode Part Time
Level Certification
Course Duration: 6 months (4 months theory/practical + 2 months Practical training) Course Commences from 15th July Course Timings: 9am-12pm (three days a week) In today’s era pursing any professional course after 10+2 has become the most popular choice among the students. After completing their 10+2 board examination, the students start looking for several courses according to their preference and end up choosing the one, which suits their interests and abilities. The career in field of Media & Communications has emerged as one of the most promising and attractive option for aspirants. This field gives name, fame and money, which play a vital role in attracting huge number of people towards it. After completion of these short term courses a student can opt for a career in all sectors of Media & Entertainment Industry. These professional courses will hone their skills and shape their career for the Mass Communications industry, which they wish to join, such as Television, Radio, Print, Digital Advertising & Public Relations. LJ Institute of Media & Communications (LJIMC) offers six months short term courses in Film & Art Appreciation. The Certificate course in Film & Art Appreciation is an introduction to the World of Cinema & Art. This course will introduce the art, technology, language, and appreciation of film, exploring the varieties of film experience, film and the other arts, and the ways of viewing. Students will learn about the basic cinematic techniques and structures, including mise-en-scene and montage, use of cinematic time and space, the image, soundtrack, and the script.
Certificate Course in Radio Programming (under LJIRP)
Category TV News Reading, News Reporting, Anchoring and Radio Jockeying
Degree Certificate
Mode Part Time
Level Certificate
Course Duration: 6 months (4 theory/practical + 2 Practical training) Course Commences from 15th July In today’s era pursing any professional course after 10+2 has become the most popular choice among the students. After completing their 10+2 board examination, the students start looking for several courses according to their preference and end up choosing the one, which suits their interests and abilities. The career in field of Media & Communications has emerged as one of the most promising and attractive option for aspirants. This field gives name, fame and money, which play a vital role in attracting huge number of people towards it. After completion of these short term courses a student can opt for a career in all sectors of Media & Entertainment Industry. These professional courses will hone their skills and shape their career for the Mass Communications industry, which they wish to join, such as Television, Radio, Print, Digital Advertising & Public Relations. LJ Institute of Media & Communications (LJIMC) offers six months short term courses in Radio programming. The Certificate course in Radio programming involves the creation and recording of content for radio broadcasts. Each program covers audio engineering, fundamentals of speaking, scriptwriting and media research methods. The program focuses on core radio production topics, about radio equipment and computer software, different radio formats and methods for identifying and reaching the target audiences.
Name L. J. Institute of Media & Communications
Location 2nd Floor, Room No. 18, New LJ Commerce College Premises, LJ Campus, Opp. Divya Bhaskar Press Near Andaz Party Plot Between Kataria Motor and Sanand-Sarkhej Circle, S. G. Highway
City Ahmedabad
State Gujarat
Country India
Contact No 09228022805, 07621942760
Email info@ljimc.org
Website www.ljimc.org

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