Whistling Woods International (WWI), Mumbai is recognized as a ‘Great Place to Study’ by Skilltree Knowledge Consortium and was award as such by the UK House of Commons and rated as one of the Ten Best Film Schools in the world, in the issues of ‘The Hollywood Reporter’. The institute has a record of providing 90% placement to its students. More than 1900 alumni are successfully working in the Media & Entertainment industry. WWI Mumbai offers degree and diploma programs in the discipline of Filmmaking, Mass Communication, Event Management, Fashion, Design, etc.
|Established | Institute Type||2006 | Private|
|Approved by||Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)|
|Affiliated to||Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)|
|Courses Offered||UG, PGD & Advanced Diploma|
|Application Mode | Fees||Online | INR 3000|
|Admission Criteria||Entrance Test + GD + PI|
|Top Recruiters||Kwan Talent Management, Balaji, Arre, Bling Entertainment, Social Kinnect, Mukta A2 Cinema, Greenroom, Perfect Relations, Event Capital|
|Global Partners||Griffith University; The Victora College of Arts; University of Melbourne; TAFE, Sydney; Deakin University, Australia; Bradford College, UK and many more|
Acting & Dance/Yoga Studios, Theatrical Make-up & Costume Rooms, Prop & Costume Storage, Film, Text & Periodical Library, Gymnasium, etc
|Admission Helpdesk||+91 8451803851 / +91 8451803852 / 022-62716070|
Goregaon East, Mumbai
The institutes under WWI Mumbai are as follows:
Check: WWI Mumbai Departments
WWI Mumbai offers UG and PG Diploma Courses in the discipline of Filmmaking, Mass Communication, Event Management, Fashion, Design, etc. Tabulated below are the details for same:
|B.Sc, B.A||Filmmaking||10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board|
|Music Production & Composition|
|BBA||Media & Communication|
|PGD||Media & Entertainment, Game Design||Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University|
|PGP||Event Management & Experiential Marketing||10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board|
|Advanced Diploma||Filmmaking||10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board|
|Diploma||Screenwriting||10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board and should have published articles/ blogs/ short stories/ novels/ script|
|Certificate||Screenwriting for Web & TV Series||10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board|
|Integrated B.A + PG Diploma||Visual Communication Design|
Check: WWI Mumbai Courses and Fees
Candidates must visit the college website to fill the application form.
The final selection will be done on the basis of the following tests:
|B.A/ B.Sc||GAT, CAT + PI|
|BBA||GAT + GD|
|Certificate Program||Merit-based + PI|
Check: WWI Mumbai Admission
WWI Mumbai has a placement cell that provides various training to students for their on-campus recruitment. The cell bridges a gap between the media industry and students. Some of the placement highlights are as follows:
|Particulars||BBA (Media & Communication)||PGD (Media & Entertainment)|
|Maximum Salary||INR 3.25 LPA||INR 4 LPA|
|Minimum Salary||INR 3.75 LPA||INR 2.5 LPA|
|Average Salary||INR 2.5 LPA||INR 3 LPA|
|Average Placement % for last three years||90%||85%|
|Top Recruiters||Kwan Talent Management, Balaji, Arre, Bling Entertainment, PVR Cinema, The Culture Machine, The Glitch, McCann, Republic Media Network, Weber Shandwick||Social Kinnect, Mukta A2 Cinema, Greenroom, Perfect Relations, Event Capital, Jack in the Box Worldwide, Mukta Arts Limited, FCB Ulka|
The sprawling campus of WWI is fitted with top-of-the-line equipment in well maintained & designated areas. This ensures that students imbibe the academic and tactical aspects of their curriculum. Some of them are as follows:
WII Mumbai has a large and diverse faculty of highly qualified and experienced faculty members. The faculty is known for its leadership in education. They are the most distinguished scholars, who constantly do research in their respective fields. The institute has a team of highly qualified faculty members, the majority of them have a long teaching experience and are associated with the institution for many years.
Check: WWI Mumbai Faculty
Ques. What is the intake capacity for BBA & PGD?
Ans. The intake capacity for BBA & PGD is as follows:
Ques. What is the reservation criteria for admission?
Ans. As per Government of India norms, 15%, 7.5% and 27% reservation is available to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes (non-creamy layer) respectively, for each of the programs. In addition, supernumerary seats are allocated to Persons With Disabilities (3%), Kashmiri migrants (1%) and children of the Armed Forces Employees (5%).
Ques. What are the specialization offered under PGD Media & Entertainment?
Ans. The specialization offered under PGD Media & Entertainment are Audio Video Production, Journalism, PR, Events & Corporate Communications, Advertising & Brand Management.
Ques. What is the weightage criteria for selection?
Ans. The weightage criteria for selection is tabulated below:
|General Aptitude Test (GAT)||30|
|Creative Ability Test (CAT)||20|
|Personal Statement of Purpose (SOP)||20|
|Personal Interview (PI)||30|
Ques. What is the procedure for cancellation of admission?
Ans. In case of cancellation of admission by a candidate, after the closing date of admissions, the Application fee paid by him/ her will not be refunded.
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