Vice Chancellor’s Message

In Pursuit of Excellence

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, India’s Communication Think Tank. This University has completed three-decades of its fruitful existence and takes pride in its emergence as a pioneer in providing affordable quality education through its four campuses at Bhopal, Khandwa, Rewa & Datia.

The institution is the first Journalism University of Asia which was established with the vision to promote excellence in education for a vibrant and inclusive society through knowledge creation and dissemination. We have been imparting innovative educational pedagogy which strive hard to impart quality education including critical thinking, creativity and life skills to meet national and global challenges.

This University is pursuing the holistic approach in education to inculcate right values among students to produce socially sensitive and patriotic citizens. Thus it encourages not only curricular activities, but also co-curricular, extra-curricular and extension activities such as NCC, NSS, sports as also the annual cultural & sports extravaganza Pratibha. In sync with the changing times, we offer blended learning to our students & hands on experience through enhanced academia- industry exchanges. Our emphasis is on grooming responsible and competent global citizens with strong Indian roots.

The University has now introduced courses in consonance with the National Education Policy in all its Under Graduate programmes, with multiple options in the fields  of Media, Advertising, Cinema Studies, Language, Mass Communication, Journalism, Management, Computers and Research. We also have courses as per choice based credit system, apart from PG Diploma Programmes.

The Bhopal and Rewa campuses of the university have shifted to their brand new campuses equipped with state of the art facilities including its own community Radio Station, indoor and outdoor gyms, hostel facilities for boys and girls, world class auditoria, amphitheater, Meditation center & housing for faculty and staff. The spectacular achievements  of its alumni in leadership roles in media- communication organizations, voluntary organizations, corporate & Government organizations, information-technology, entertainment communication, libraries & media organizations has made  the university a prestigious platform for talent search. No wonder then that India Today, The Week & Open in its latest rankings has named us among the top 10 media schools in the country.

The university, with its liberal, comprehensive and inclusive thinking, has been making meaningful interventions in the intellectual sphere through the organization of several national and international seminars/webinars workshops and consultancy. Our faculty keep themselves constantly updated through FDPs, Orientation Programmes, international courses, research papers & patents. The University open- heartedly welcomes you all to come together to explore the various opportunities it is offering to build a better and brighter future, to build a better society and a great nation.

Prof. (Dr.) K.G. Suresh
Vice Chancellor