What is the eligibility criteria for admission to ISOMES?

ISOMES programmes can be divided into three categories. There are bachelors or under graduate programmes where one should be12th pass. There are PG programmes and Masters where graduation is compulsory. Third category is few short term or certificate course, where eligibility is 12th pass.


How long has ISOMES been functioning?

ISOMES was started in 2003. It’s been fifteen years now.

Does the time-table of the institute suit the working professionals?

Yes, working professionals find the short-term courses suitable. We also organize few workshops that can be attended by working people.


What is the time schedule for classes?

Teaching schedule begins at 9:30 am. Regular classes end at the latest by 5.30 pm.


Do the students actually participate in production work during the session?

Yes, they do it at regular intervals. Students of Bachelors and Masters Courses make short stories, news stories during the entire session. They also get involved in other production work of News24 and E24.


Who are the trainers?

Industry professionals and faculty possessing industry experience. Experts from the film and television fields from Delhi and Mumbai keep visiting the campus.


Is the duration of short-term courses adequate?

The duration of each such course is fixed according to the course content and is absolutely adequate.

What are the salient features of Post Graduate Diploma programmes?

These programmes are a happy, pragmatic blend of theoretical learning and hands-on experience. Students get to work in real life

situations during the course itself.


What is the content of practical work in various courses?

The content is prescribed keeping in mind the amount of learning each student (or the job that the course trains for) requires.

Are boarding and the lodging arrangements for the outstation students made by the institute?

Yes, we have our own hostel facility for girls and boys separately at a very reasonable price.


What about the placement after training?

Placements are done purely on interview and written test basis.


What ISOMES can do for me?

ISOMES can make you a competent professional in whatever field you choose here, subject to your own talent, ability and seriousness.


How Missouri is associated with ISOMES?

The School of Journalism, Missouri University, has collaborated with ISOMES to create a unique curriculum and teaching system. Professors from Missouri visit ISOMES to teach in short spurts.


How FTII is associated with ISOMES?

The Film and Television Institute of India, at Pune has collaboration with ISOMES and the Acting and the PG Diploma in TV Direction Course benefit from the association. We get regular faculty from Pune to teach the Acting students.


What is your method of teaching?

The ISOMES teaching method is a harmonious blend of the Missouri Method and the needs for Indian students in Indian media. The Missouri Method advocates continual validation of class-room learning with on-the-job training.


What skills an individual must have to be a good anchor?

Understanding of the medium, scripting and presentation skills, poise and a firm grounding in theoretical and practical aspects of anchoring.


What skills an individual must have to be a good anchor?

Understanding of the medium, scripting and presentation skills, poise and a firm grounding in theoretical and practical aspects of anchoring.


About Media Industry

Is lack of knowledge and experience in the print media a handicap for joining broadcast media industry?

No it is not a handicap at all.

Is it advisable for a beginner to join any institute rather than serving industry as an apprentice?

Formal training at a professionally run media school is always superior to learning through apprenticeship. A media institute provides a knowledge base that places all aspects of a given profession in a proper perspective.


What is the importance of Media Education in India?

With media field already flourished and digital media developing in leaps and bounds, many new ventures are projected in near years; media education has assumed great importance. After IT, media is going to be the biggest employment generator.


What role does a video editor play in the production of fiction or non-fiction programmes?

A video editor provides both creative and technical inputs in creating the final shape of a fiction or non-fiction programme. He is the one who operates the editing machines and refines the raw shoot.

On what grounds can we differentiate one Media School from another?

Vision, curriculum, learning ambience, infrastructure, faculty, industry connectivity, practical training and teaching methodology are the most obvious aspects of difference between media schools.


What is the future of Radio in INDIA?

The future of radio is very bright. As we can see there are number of FM channels in India, there are community radios as well. More so in another five years the number would increase manifold.


Is it necessary to do a media course from any recognized university or affiliated college?

Yes it is necessary to do a media course from a recognized university or affiliated college. They can provide the systematic study and give the hand-on experience.


What are the career prospects in media industry?

Now a days media industry is not limited to newspaper and television. The emergence of new media has created many opportunities. Other than that, public relations, advertising, event management and corporate communications are the fields where a one can make a career.