Institute of Communication Studies which took its roots in Allama Iqbal Campus (Old Campus) of Punjab University as “Department of Journalism” has nurtured into a vast tree of communication now, and developed as the “Institute of Communication Studies”. It has been the centre of attention for hundreds of students and teachers of communication in South Asia since 1941.
The Institute offers various academic programs. The higher education program, Ph.D, M.Phil leading to Ph.D is divided into two specializations; the Research Track and Professional Track. The Institute offers its MS program with four different specialization as,
- Print Media & Mass Communication Theory.
- Public Relations & Advertising.
- Electronic Media
- Development Journalism (Evening Program)
- Film & TV (Evening Program)
Four year BS (Hons) program and three Post graduate Diploma Program are also offered by the Institute to acquaint students with the professional need of the media market.
The Institute has always cherished its student body thus paying special attention to facilities them. These provided facilities are valuable for the students and they take benefit in this learning process of their academic life. Students enjoy their academic and recreational activities simultaneously due to the comfortable and friendly environment, they get from the following facilities.
Institute of Communication Studies have started different publications, each engaging the student body which gives them a bright opportunity to learn and experience the professionalism required in their forthcoming careers. Faculty members and professionals invited by the institute work along with the students on these publications to attune their skills with the market demands.