Department of Mass Communication
The Department of Mass Communication is a premier institution offering education and training in journalism and mass communication, which has consistently maintained its position in the top five institutions in India. The department's diversified curriculum covering Convergent Journalism, TV News & Current Affairs Production, Film & Cultural Studies, Science & Health Communication, and Media and environment offers an edge to its students. Through its Ph.D. program, the department has been conducting media and communication research of societal significance since 2009.
The Department of Mass Communication is endowed with state-of-the-art television production facilities. Its studio has an advanced three-camera set-up, a high-tech console, and outdoor recording equipment. The multimedia editing lab is equipped with Apple iMac systems. Its auditorium-cum-preview theatre is among the best in the country in terms of architectural design and technical standards. Smart classrooms with LCD projectors and other latest teaching aids constitute the core of its teaching-learning facilities.
The departmental seminar library has in its stock a rich collection of over 2000 core text and reference books besides an active subscription of 10 national and international research journals of academic significance. The faculty of the department nurtures a wide diversity in academic and research pursuits to offer a broad spectrum of course choices to the students.
The department has introduced an innovative system of video production training to develop multi-tasking ability among its students. Short films and documentaries made by the students have bagged several national and international awards, bringing laurels to the department. Most of its alumni are doing exceptionally well in national and international media houses and have created a niche for themselves in the academic & research arenas as well as developmental agencies.
The department also publishes a bi-annual research journal titled, Indian Journal of Communication Review (ISSN No. 2454-9339), which can be accessed at IJCR Website