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Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA) Announces Admissions to its Doctoral Programme

AHMEDABAD, India, February 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Mudra Institute of Communications (MICA) has announced admission to the third batch of its doctoral-level 'Fellow Programme in Management - Communications' (FPM-C). FPM-C is an AICTE-approved, three-year, full-time, residential programme.

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Last date for submitting filled-in applications is March 12, 2013.

Launched in 2010, the FPM programme is a one-of-its-kind in India and is aimed at producing holistic communication scholars to cater to the growing need for academicians and researchers in the communication discipline. FPM students are provided fellowship which includes fee waiver, besides an attractive stipend.

FPM Students spend an institute-sponsored three-month's term at an overseas university department, assigned to an eminent communication academician/researcher at Universities such as University of Wesminster, UK, University of Southern Denmark, Universidad De Chile and Florida State University.

MICA's FPM is guided by an advisory board which consists of eminent academicians and scholars from India and abroad, who have not only made significant contribution to communication discipline but whose scholarship spans across disciplines in management and social sciences. The list includes Prof. Arvind Singhal (University of Texas at El Paso, USA), Prof. Daya Thussu (University of Westminster, UK) and Prof. K R S Murthy (Former Director, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore).

Applicants to this programme must have a two-year UGC/AIU/AICTE approved Master's degree/equivalent qualification with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade in any discipline of the Humanities / Social Sciences / Business Management having Communication/Journalism/Advertising/Media/Public Relations/Marketing as a core subject. Foreign nationals and NRIs whose qualifications are considered equivalent (by UGC/AICTE) to the qualifications listed above are also eligible to apply for the programme.

Application procedure includes downloading the application form from the MICA website - http://www.mica.ac.in and submitting it along with application fee through a demand draft of Rs. 2000, a Statement of Purpose (SOP), two letters of recommendation and copies of certificates.

Selection process involves two stages: one, telephone interviews for eligible candidates and two, shortlisted candidates appear for MICA's FPM Admission Test.

FPM Admission test is a two-day process organised at MICA campus comprising of written test, group discussion, individual presentation and personal interview.

Interested candidates may contact the MICA FPM office through the details listed below.

FPM Office

Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA)

Shela, Ahmedabad - 380058, Gujarat INDIA

Phone: +91.2717.308250 (Ext. 119)

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.mica.ac.in

About MICA

Established in 1991, Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad, (MICA) is India's premier Business School in Communications Management. MICA's programmes are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education and recognized by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

Primary Media Contact: Mr. Himanshu Dandotiya, [email protected], 91-9558808618

Secondary Media Contact: Prof. Vaneet Chhibber, [email protected], 91-8000098787

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