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CHHATTISGARH Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya
Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur (State University)

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Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya Official logo of Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya - Chhattisgarh
Established in Year: 2004

“Our aim is to transform the nation not the ruling governments and the progress of the country could not be accomplished without the qualitative development in the field of education and positive contribution of journalism” said Nitin Gadkari, National President of Bharatiya Janata Party. He graced as special guest on the inauguration ceremony of new campus of the only Media Gurukul in the country ‘Kushabhau Thakre University of Journalism and mass Communication’ here at Katadih on Saturday. Addressing the gathering he said that investment in the field of education is the capital investment for the development of the country. 

Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh graced the function as chief guest while Speaker Dharamlal Kaushik presided over the ceremony. BJP National General Secretary Jagat Prakash Nadda, eminent journalist Alok Mehta, nephew of Kushabhau Thakre, Prashant Thakre, MP Ramesh Bais and Nand Kumar Sai, PWD minister Brijmohan Agrawal, Higher Education minister Hemchand Yadav, Agriculture Minister Chandrashekhar Sahu and other MLA along with the renowned dignitaries, local residents of nearby villages and students were also present.

Further Gadkari said that using right to freedom of expression authentically media personnel can play a vital role in bringing revolutionary metamorphosis in the society.

Later eminent journalist Alok Mehta stated the sure credit for the establishment of this University goes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh. Not only would the students from the Chhattisgarh but also from other state across the country would take advantage of this institution. The day is not far when the student of this University would take further this great initiative to higher level and make it globally recognized Journalism University.

Highlighting the rich biography of great visionary and thinker Kushabhau Thakre, Mehta said that “he devoted his entire life for well being of nation and serving the people.” There are only few politicians in the country, who have executed their duties towards nation on the basis of value and ethics and Kusabhau Thakre was one among those great personalities.

Addressing the students Dr Singh praised the contribution of each and every person of the concerned department and the journalist those who have played a great role for the foundation of the University. "This university is dedicated to Pt Ravishankar Shukla, Madhav Rao Sapre, Hari Thakur, Keshav Rao and Mayaram Surjan," Dr. Singh declared.

Indicating the several current issues of the state Dr Singh said that naxalism or any other kind of terrorism cannot influence the role of journalist in the society. Further he expressed gratitude towards local residents of Katadih and nearby villages for their presence during the grand occasion. Speaker Dharamlal Kaushik said mass communication will be an effective instrument to enhance the condition of farmers in this agricultural based state. At the begining the inaugural address was given by Vice Chancellor of Kushabhau Thakre University Dr. Sachchidanand Joshi. Earlier, Gadkari planted a sapling and unveiled the statue of Kushabhau Thakre on the premises of the university. At the end Dr. Joshi presented mementos to all dignitaries on the dais.

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Ph.D. Programme
Ph. D. in Mass Communication
Post Graduate Courses
Duration : 4 Semester (2 year) Full Time, Eligibility : Graduate any stream min. of 45% of marks (40% for SC / SC candidate) Age : Max. 27 years (30 years in case of SC ST candidate)
Master of Journalism (M J)

Intrduction to Journalism & Mass Communication, Language of Communication & translation, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, Reporting, Communication Research, Editing, International & Intercultural Communication, Media Law & Ethics, Advertising & PR, Tribal Communication& Development Journalism

M A in Mass Communication (MAMC)

Principles & Theories of Mass Communication, Print & Electronics Media, New Media Technologies, Radio & Television Communication, Reporting, Development Communication, Media law & Ethics, Advertising & Public Relations, International & Intercultural Communcation, Research, Human Rights & Media.

 M A in Advertising & Public Relations (MA-APR)

 Introduction to Communication, Introduction to PR & Media, Writing for Media, Public Relations Management, Advertising & Ad Agencies, Consumer behavior, Media Planning & Advertising Research, Media Ethics & Laws, Marketing Management.     

M Sc in Electronic Media (M Sc. Electronic Media)

Journalim of Electronic Media, Radio & Television programme Production, Media Law & Ethics, IT & Media, Web Media & Production, Media planning & Management, Script Writing, Media Law & Ethics, Media Commercials, Communication Theories.

Master of Social Works  (MSW)

Philosophy of Social Work, Approaches and fields of Social Work, Social Work Research & Computer Applications, Microp & Macro Approaches, Community Organisations & Social Action, Social Policy & Planning, Field Work, Labour problems & legislations, Industrial Relations and Human Resources Management.

MBA in Media Management

Management Concepts & Process, Ethics;Value & Communication Skills, Introduction to Media Management, Managerial Economics, Accounting for Managers, Production Management, HR Management, Print & Electronic Media Reporting & Editing, Media Research, Media Law & Ethics, Space Marketing.

Diploma Courses
Duration : 2 Semester (1 year)
PG Diploma in Journalism

Introduction to Journalism & Mass Communication, Hindi Journalsm, General awareness & Current Affairs, Reporting, Editing, Development Communication, Media Law & Ethics, Advertising & PR.  

PG Diploma in Corporate Communication

Introduction to Communication, Practice of Corporate Communication, Tools & Techniques of Corporate Communication, Corporate Communication & Management,Corporate Communication & Marketing, Advertising.

PG Diploma in Event Management

Event Management, Event Planning,Event Budgeting,Public Relations,Entreprenuership, Event Marketing,Managerial Communication, Event Communication.

PG Diploma in Digital Video Production

Introduction to Digital Video Camera, Visual Communication & Management, Basics of Digital Video Technology, IT in Video Production, Art of Film Making, Direction & Make-up, Writing for Visual Media.

PG Diploma in Graphics & Animation

Introduction to Graphics & Anination, Audio-video & Special effects, Softwares in Graphic Designs, Animation tools, Introduction to Commuinications, 3-D animation tools with creations, advanced tools for special effects and Editing.

PG Diploma in Functional Chhattisgarhi


Undergraduate Courses
Duration : 6 Semester (3 year) Full Time, Eligibility : Higher Secondary  Examination (10+2) from any recognized board  Age : Max. 22 years (25 years in case of SC ST candidate)
Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication  (Being offered at Affiliated Colleges across the state)

Introduction to Journalism and Mass Communication, Communicating English & Hindi, Writing for Media, Reporting, Editing, Advertising & Public Relations, Radio & Television Programme Productions, Photo Journalism, Web Journalism, Media Law & Ethics, IT for Media, India’s Political Environment, Introduction to Sociaology, Indian Constitution, Media Organisation Management.

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Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya,
Kathadih, Post Office- Sunder Nagar Raipur (Chhattisgarh)
Pin : 492 013

Phone : 0771- 6499184, 6499187

Fax : 0771- 2575217

E- mail: kulsachiv (a) ktujm.ac.in

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