Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Avam Sanchar Vishwavidyalaya

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Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Avam Sanchar Vishwavidyalaya
Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication Logo.jpg
Mottoā nō bhadrāḥ krata vō yantu viśvataḥ
TypePublic
Established1992
Vice-ChancellorJagdish Upasane[1]
RectorLajpat Ahuja
LocationBhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
CampusUrban
AffiliationsUGC
Websitewww.mcu.ac.in

Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Avam Sanchar Vishwavidyalaya, also known as Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication (MCNUJC) 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.[2] 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.

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jagdish Upasane takes charge as VC of journalism university". Business Standard India. Press Trust of India. 24 March 2018. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  2. ^ About University. Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Avam Sanchar Vishwavidyalaya. Accessed March 2014.[self-published source]