IIMC Centre in South India was founded in 1995 at Kottayam –the land of letters, latex and lakes. It was established to train working journalists, public relations professionals and state information officers.
For the first time in 2012, IIMC Kottayam opened its doors to graduate students with the Postgraduate Journalism Programme in English. The IIMC institute has been consistently training budding journalism talents with commitment, quality and industry readiness.
Video Studio: The Institute has a modern production studio, equipped with digital cameras with synch and special effects generators. The editing consoles comprise I-Mac, FCP Mac-Pro digital video editing systems and on-line digital video editing. For radio transmission, the Institute has separate sound recording, FM and voice-over studios, which are used for imparting training in Radio and TV technology.
Audio Studio :The Institute is equipped with the requisite facilities for radio news-gathering: professional tape and digital recorders, microphones and other accessories.
Auditorium : The auditorium, Manch, equipped with state-of-the art infrastructure, was inaugurated in October 2002. The auditorium is ideal for seminars, conferences, presentations, cultural programmes etc. It has a seating capacity of 418 and a covered area of 1232 sq.mts.
Computer Labs Print: During 2011-12, IIMC joined the National Knowledge Network (NKN), a state-of-the-art, multi-gigabit, pan-India broadband network for providing a unified high speed network backbone for all knowledge-related institutions in the country.
Library: The Library subscribes to over 82 Journals/ magazines and 32 Leading Newspapers. It has also been providing a newspaper-clipping service to its users, including complete record of news items and leading articles on Mass Communication published in various leading professional journals and periodicals.