Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication offers the course BA Mass Comm to students who are interested in a career in the media field. The entrance test for the program is known as SET Mass Communication. This article will give you an idea about the campus facilities offered by the Symbiosis School of Mass Communication.

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SCMC or the Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication is located in the Viman Nagar Campus of Symbiosis International University, Pune, in the state of Maharashtra. The campus is located close to the airport as well as the city but offers a tranquil atmosphere to facilitate learning.

Campus Facilities

The campus facilities offered by the Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication are given below:

Library

The library is one of the best facilities on the campus. It offers hard and soft materials for reference, including books, newspapers, periodicals, e-journals, and databases like TV AD Index and United News of India. The audio-visual section of the Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication library offers a wide collection of movies, documentaries, radio, and television programs. The resources and their numbers available in the library are given below:

Library ResourcesTotal Number
Books5683
Journals4
Magazines16
Newspapers14
Back Volumes46
Online Databases2
Film Archives1177
Healthcare

Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication offers in-home healthcare services to students and the staff. It conducts health checkups for students and staff annually if needed. The service also offers diet counseling and counseling about insurance coverage. There is also mental health care provided, along with psychological counseling. It also organizes workshops and health education seminars. The healthcare system consists of specialized doctors, counselors, and nurses.

Accommodation

Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication offers six hostels in total- four girls’ hostel and two boys’ hostels. The total capacity of all the female hostels together is around 1500 and that of the male hostels is around 150. The allotment of the rooms is based on a first come first serve basis. All the rooms are bath attached. The students are provided with a cot, mattress, pillow, chair, table, and cupboard. The meals offered by the hostels include healthy food, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals.

Other Facilities
FacilitySpecifications
Seminar HallsThey have a capacity of around 150 and are equipped with LCD projectors.
Screening RoomsMini auditoriums for lectures and screenings, are sealed acoustically and are air-conditioned. They also have Dolby surround sound systems.
Shooting FloorIt is air-conditioned and has a production control room and has all the equipment according to the latest developments in the media field like floodlights, Kino lights, spotlights, shadow casters, and light meters. It also has a multi-channel audio mixer along with cameras of different resolutions.
Post-production suiteIt consists of four air-conditioned cubicles with nonlinear edit systems. It offers MacPro machines with a few Adobe editing software.
Sound Recording SuiteThe suite is acoustically balanced and has a sound editing set up of industry standard. The suite also has audio mixing consoles like Yamaha MG166cx and powered audio monitors like Yamaha HS80M. Nuendo 5 is the software used to produce polished audio files.
Photography StudioIt is air-conditioned and has both digital and manual facilities. It has all the equipment needed including cameras, lenses, and tripods. It also has professional studio lights, a motorized background changer, and photo editing software and systems.
Computer LaboratoryThe lab of Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication has 39 terminals and is fully networked with high-speed internet and power backup. Every system is antivirus updated and equipped with post-production software.
AuditoriumIt has a seating capacity of about 600 with good acoustic facilities.
AmphitheatreThe open-air auditorium has a capacity of 200.
GymnasiumThe gym also has an aerobics floor and there are instructors to help the students out.
SportsThe campus has athletic fields, a football field, a cricket field, and a basketball court.
CafeteriaThe campus cafeteria offers vegetarian and non-vegetarian healthy food. There is an addition of a juice bar and the campus also has an outlet for café coffee day.
Campus StoreThere is a store on campus with all the necessary stationery items that students need. The store also offers a photocopier service.
ATMThe Corporation Bank offers ATM facilities within the campus.
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Alumni Cell

 The alumni cell at the Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication enables a close-knit relationship between the alumni of the department. It receives feedback from the alumni and tries to make improvements in the facilities offered by the department.

Hope this article gave you an outline of all the facilities offered by the Symbiosis Centre for Media and Communication. If you are interested, do check out the article BA Mass Comm Symbiosis Course Structure and Career Opportunities.