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Invitation First Alumni Meet of Deptt. of LIb. & Info. Science on 21st Feb. 2016
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Registration Form First Alumni Meet on 21st February 2016 at Radha Krishan Sadan
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Notification regarding Examination Centre(s) - Ph.D. Entrance Test (main & UIET subjects)
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\"2nd National workshop on Ion Beam Induced Growth and Engineering of Materials, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra\".
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Application Form 2nd National workshop on Ion Beam Induced Growth and Engineering of Materials
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Regarding the organizing of the Ten Days ICSSR Sponsored Research Methodology Course for the Ph.D. Scholars.
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Vice-Chancellor Interview at Doordarsh on 28/01/2016
Vice-Chancellor Interview at Doordarsh on..
1st National Moot Court Competition on 12th & 13 March, 2016, the Moot Proposition
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1st National Moot Court Competition on 12th & 13 March, 2016, Moot Rules
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Notification Regarding Surajkund International Craft Mela
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Notice Regarding Sh. Gulzari Lal Nanda Memorial Declamation Contest
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International Conference on February 29 and March 1.2016 organized by Department of Economics
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One Day National Seminar on “ Interfaith Dialogue” on 15th March 2016.
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Workshop of Stakeholders (Engineering Colleges affiliated to KU ) for awareness on Digital University Project.
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National Seminar on “Smart Bharat: A Business Perspective” on February 26, 2016
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One Day National Seminar on ‘Decoding Sardar Patel: Man, Freedom Fighter and Statesman”
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Ten Days Research Methodology Course for Ph.D. Students
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Notice Regarding Organizing of ICSSR Sponsored Ten Days Research Methodology Course for Ph.D. Students
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National seminar on “Law and Media: contemporary issues and challenges\"
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Notification Regarding Photography Competition
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Vacant Seats Status of M.Ed. (General) Couseling session 2015-16
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Biological Diversity Act (BD Act) 2002
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Election of members on the Court of Kurukshetra University by the Principals/Teachers of colleges recognized by the University under Statute..
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List of Principals/Teachers elected un-opposed as member of the Academic Council
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Mahila Helpline - courtesy Haryana Police
Mahila Helpline - courtesy Haryana Police

Institute of Mass Communication and Media Technology
    

In academics, the field of communication has grown into a multifaceted discipline. Starting with the study of communication behaviour in sociology, anthropology, psychology and political science, it has emerged as a separate subject of studies and research in the shape of journalism courses. Today, almost every university offers  courses in mass communication. These provide both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the fields of journalism (print, radio, television, internet and web); advertising; public relations; corporate communication; development communication and social marketing etc.  

       Courses in media are being run in Haryana for the last 20-odd years. A modest beginning in this direction was made at Kurukshetra University way back in 1993 with the setting up of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication which then offered one course in Masters of Arts in Mass Communication (MAMC). But keeping in view the needs of the growing media market, the department was upgraded to the level of full-fledged Institute of Mass Communication and Media Technology (IMC&MT) in 2006.  The decision was inspired by the vision to have a premier media education, training and research centre of national repute which will train and turn out media students.

            Keeping in view the growing need for trained manpower in the media and allied fields, the institute has introduced a wide range of courses in mass communication and media technology. Some courses are very innovative and unique. For example, courses in animation, graphics and gaming are the only graduate courses available in north India. In production courses also, the institute has sufficient infrastructure to support the training activities. Presently, the institute is running 10 media courses with an intake of 265 students every year. With the student strength aggregating 570 , a faculty of more than 30; and the state-of-art equipment and infrastructure, the IMC&MT can well boast of being the largest media institute in the country.  

      Media courses the institute offers, not only prepares the students for jobs in various professions related to media such as journalism; public relations; advertising; radio and television production; printing; graphics; packaging and entertainment industry, but also opens great avenues for self-employment and establishment of organizations with high potential for providing employment to others. Equipped with requisite wherewithal and powered by experienced faculty, the institute offers all that it takes to turn out students who can straightaway walk into office, and start delivering from day one.