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Updated on 15 Jul, 2019

Doctor of Philosophy in Journalism & Mass Communication (PhD in Journalism & Mass Communication)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 2 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 16,800
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


A candidate will be eligible for admission and registration for the PhD Programme provided he/she has Masters Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with fifty-five percent marks and an MPhil from any recognised University or Institution of Higher Learning.
Masters Degree with fifty-five percent marks in any subject, with five-years experience in the Media Industry/Teaching/Research in Mass Communication.
Candidates who are employees of the University should have completed at least two years of service in the University on the date they submit their application for admission.

Programme Objectives :
          1. to describe holistic approach to communication research method frameworks
          2. to examine various types, tools, and approaches of research methodologies
          3. to explain data analysis and statistical tools for communication research works
          4. to apply research understanding in empirical and secondary data based research works.
Medium of Instruction: English and Hindi
For queries, Contact Programme Coordinator - Dr. K S Arul Selvan 011-29571605 / ksarul@ignou.ac.in