Ph.D. (Journalism & Mass Communication) Ph.D. Media

School of Media Studies

Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communication is a doctoral-level degree course in journalism and communication centric subjects. Both Journalism and Mass communication are broader, spanning traditional media to the contemporary, technology-driven new media (e.g. web and social media. At its core, mass communication is, disseminating information or messaging that is created for, delivered to, and consumed by large audiences. It is a comprehensive academic discipline where the study of mass communication considers the function and effects of media in its various forms and how it is shaped by and impacts social, cultural, political, and social institutions. Media studies provide students with a solid foundation in the discipline through exploration and methods that shape the scope of advanced research in journalism. The course teaches scholars about research methods by learning to evaluate and use documents from a variety of sources.

Key Areas of Research

The course generally involves Print and TV journalism, online /digital media, radio as well as advertising, public relations (PR), social media, film etc. Researchers develop their theory based insights and methodological knowledge of journalism and mass communication and about the related research areas.

Total number of Publications:10

Fellowship: The University offers a research fellowship to the selected candidates.

Key Information


Min. 3 Years


Post Graduation with min. 55% in relevant subject

Selection Procedure

Entrance Test + PI