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Department of Mass Communication

The Department of Mass Communication is one among the four Departments established during the inception of the university in 2009. It comes under the School of Mass Communication and Media Technologies. At present, the Department offers Doctorate, Master Degree, and a Five-year Integrated Course in Mass Communication. Having diverse socio-cultural and educational background faculty members have a right mix of industry and academic experience. The Department is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities required for effective training i.e. Community Radio Station, Multimedia Studio, Print Media Lab etc.
The future-ready curriculum is a blend of theory, practice and research which is designed with an objective to equip students with a judicious combination of knowledge, skills, and research aptitude. The programmes are designed to impart intensive teaching-learning, training and research in print, electronic, digital media.The programme will transform the learners into highly informed and skilled communication professionals byinculcating creative & critical competencies and research abilities.


The Department is committed to deliver excellence in communication and media education with an emphasis on indigenous and regional perspectives. It aims to become premium media institution inEastern India.


Guided by the traditions of holistic education the Department produces well-rounded media professionals by transforming learners intocompetent communicationspecialists, academicians, and researchers. Grounded in the liberal arts, the faculty promotes career preparation, and provides opportunities for personal and professional growth. The Department provides a rich ambience for the intellectual, ethical, and spiritual development of students.

Senior Media Educators:
  • ● Prof. VepaRao, Former Head, Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication, HP University, Shimla
  • ● Prof. Tapti Basu, Former Head, Dept. of Journalism, Calcutta University, Kolkota
  • ● Prof. Devesh Kishore, Former Director, EMPC, IGNOU, New Delhi
  • ● Prof. SudhirGahvane, Former Vice-Chancellor, YashwantRaoChavan Maharashtra Open University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
  • ● Prof. Iftekar Ahmed, Director, EMPC, IGNOU, New Delhi
  • ● Dr. Richard Jahna, Dept. of Communication, Arizona Western College, Arizona, United States
  • ● Prof. SanjeevBhanawat, Head, Centre for Mass Communication, Rajasthan University, Jaipur
  • ● Prof. N.A. K. Durrani, Head, Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • ● Dr. Walter Bhengra, Former Head, Dept. of Mass Communication and Video Production, St. Xavier College, Ranchi
Teaching Methodologies:
  • 1. Smart classroompresentation
  • 2. Individual/Group Assignment
  • 3. Production Work: Lab Journal, Radio, TV & Documentary Production
  • 4. Field Visit
  • 5. Internship
  • 6. Special and Extension Lectures
  • 7. Workshop
  • 8. Dissertation Work
  • 9. Cultural Activities
  • 10. Sports Activities
  • ● Two Smart Classrooms equipped with interactive note pad and demonstration pad
  • ● Computer lab equipped with 55 up-to-date systems
  • ● Audio-video software
  • ● Two laser printers
  • ● One scanner
  • ● One Laptop (Macbook Pro)
  • ● Four Handycam kits
  • ● Four Digital Still Camera
  • ● One Digital Compact Camera
  • ● One hand microphone
  • ● Speakers (2.1)
  • ● Television set
  • ● LCD Projectors

Head of the Department


Prof. Dev Vrat Singh

  +91 9931960785

Office Address

Department of Mass Communication
 Central University of Jharkhand
Ratu-Lohardaga Road, Brambe,Ranchi – 835205,
Jharkhand, INDIA
 +91 9999999999