Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar University

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Kushabhau Thakre University
Motto Inculcate Professional Excellence With National Commitment
Type Public
Established 2005
Vice-Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) M.S. Parmar
Location Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website www.ktujm.ac.in

Kushabhau Thakre University of Journalism and Mass Communication (KTUJM) is a first "Media Gurukul" of India (public university) located in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The University established by Government of Chhattisgarh vide Act no 24 of 2004. Former Prime Minister a visionary statesman and a dedicated journalist Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee inaugurated the University on April 16, 2005 at Raipur amidst the greasing of eminent journalist, educationalist, literature, social workers and senior politicians. The university is named after Late Sri Kushabhau Thakre who was one of the great political leaders of the country. Foundation day is celebrated on 16 April every year.


The university is located at a self-contained campus at Kathadih Raipur. Kathadih village is situated some six kilometeres from Bhatagaon, which stands on National Highway 6, near Sunder Nagar, Raipur. It is roughly 16 km away from the railway station. Mana (Raipur) airport is around 15 km. Auto Rickshaw charges Rs. 250 from the railway station. The present campus has office, well equipped classrooms, faculty rooms, library, Computer lab, Audio-Visual studio, Language lab and other necessary infrastructure besides furnished hostel for boys and girls are available.


This university specialize in providing professional graduate programs in the field of Journalism, Mass Communication and Electronic Media. The following are the courses provided by the institution:

  • Bachelor of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Master of Journalism
  • Master of Arts in Advertising & Public Relations
  • Master of Science (Electronic Media)
  • Master of Arts in Mass Communication
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master in Business Administration (Media Management)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Journalism, Communication, Electronic Media, Advertising, Public Relations)
  • Master of Philosophy (Media Studies)
  • Master of Philosophy (Mass Communication)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Video Production
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Graphics and Animation
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Event Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism

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