Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication

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Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication
Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Avam Sanchar Vishwavidyalaya
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TypeJANSAMPARK VIBHAG MP
Established1990
Vice-ChancellorDeepak Tiwari
Rectorsrikant singh
Location, ,
India
CampusUrban
Affiliations{ Jansamprak vibhag mp]
Websitewww.mcu.ac.in

Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication (MCNUJC), also known as Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Avam Sanchar Vishwavidyalaya or in short Makhanlal University (Mākhanlāl Viśvavidhālaya), is a public university in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is named after Makhan Lal Chaturvedi, a freedom fighter, poet and journalist, and was established in 1992 by the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly.[1] It is India's first university for journalism and mass communication.

The University is approved by University Grants Commission (India) and is a member of the Association of Indian Universities and the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Location[edit]

The University has its main campus in Bhopal. It also has campuses in Noida sector 62, Uttar Pradesh (near Delhi), and at Khandwa, Gwalior, Amarkantak,Rewa(M.P)

Jurisdiction[edit]

Unlike conventional universities in India which have limited territorial jurisdiction, this university has nationwide jurisdiction.

Academics[edit]

The university offers full-time programmes only, and does not offer any correspondence or distance education programmes/courses. It admits students based on national level entrance exams. The university has 11 academic departments and awards bachelor's, master's and PhD degrees.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ About University. Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Avam Sanchar Vishwavidyalaya. Accessed March 2014.[self-published source]