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Ph.D. in Journalism and Mass Communication

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates for admission to the Ph. D programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognised or authorised by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions. The registration for Ph.D. is through Entrance Test (REVA PET), Interview and Counselling


Ability to identify emerging trends and issues in the field of media and communication.

Understanding the impact of media in society and on various stakeholders.

Mastery of various research methods and techniques used in the field.

Ability to analyse and evaluate existing literature and identify research gaps to conduct original and innovative media research.

Effective communication skills for presenting research findings and ideas.

Knowledge of ethical considerations and practices in journalism and mass communication research.

Contribution to the branch of existing knowledge in media studies through original research and publications