C-DIT –Centre for Development of Imaging Technology is an autonomous body setup by Government of Kerala in 1988 with the objective of Research and Development in Informationand Communication technologies, Development communication through production of socially relevant programmes and Training in Communication, IT and related areas.

Education in Media and Communication has been one of core activities of C-DIT since 1996.C-DIT started with the one year P.G.Diploma programme in Science and Development Communication in the year 1996. Now Communication Courses Division- CCD @C-DIT is offering 14 long and short term courses,which includes PG Diploma (One Year) Diploma (6Months) and Certificate (3Months) courses.

Besides PG-DSDC, CCD currently offers P.G Diploma in TV & New media Journalism ,TV Production management & Marketing. We also conduct Diploma courses in Digital Media Production, Diploma in Print and Publishing Media, Diploma in Web Designing & Development and Certificate courses in Digital Still Photography , Non Linear Editing , Videography etc. C-DIT also conducts short term training programmes for other institutions, universities, colleges etc.

CCD has a well experienced team of professionals working as faculty members for handling classes. Eminent personalities from the film and video production field, Engineering Colleges, Universities and other related areas are handling classes as guest faculties.

It has a well equipped computer lab, class rooms, digital cameras, video cameras, shooting floor, non linear edit suite , sound booth and photo lab. C-DIT has a specialized library in the field of media studies. Thousands of books , periodicals and a considerable collection of soft documents, news paper cuttings etc are available at the library at Chitranjali Hills. A well stocked CD/DVD collection of films and documentaries are also available in CCD..