Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

Brief Profile of the Department

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication started on 7th August 2009 offering two years Master Degree course with objectives to teach and contour the aspiring students to meet the challenges in the pasture of media industries and communication studies. Over the past few years it has produced successful alumni who are well placed in media organizations in the state and outside acting as catalysts bringing changes in journalism. Many of them are also pursuing their research activities in various reputed media institutions within the country while others became media educators in this region. In a world where communication and media are one of the most sought careers, the department is committed to groom both students and teachers to be part of the worldwide media society by humanizing in Print Media, Electronic Media, New Media and other non journalistic communication available in the field of Public Relation, Advertising and Marketing. Considering the global media set-up and demand the department march hand in hand in collaboration with other premier media institutions of the country. It provides the teachers and students the opportunity to exchange and share their individual ideas. Above all it aimed at producing good and responsible media personnel lending one’s ideas and knowledge in the spirit of free will by keeping communication culturally viable in both regional and global perspectives. The department witnesses opportunity for sharing one’s creative ideas.

Year of Establishment:


Head of the Department (I/c):

Sri. Sunil Kalai

Courses Offered:

MA in Journalism and Mass Communication

Intake Capacity:


Total Research Project Funding (Completed & Ongoing):


Syllabus for Various Courses Offered::

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  • A special Lecture by P. Sainath - 'The Predicament of the rural Journalism from below', 21st November, 2014

Address of Communication:

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Tripura University,
Suryamaninagar, Agartala-799022.
email: hod_jmc[at]

Laboratory Facilities:

Camera(Digital SLR Cannon), Major equipments available (each over one lakh)

Details of Research groups:


Mini Lab Journal:

  • JMC Chronicle, 3rd issue, 2012 Click here



Other Information (if any):

List of Visiting Professors/Guest faculty members associated with the Department of Joirnalism and Mass Communication

  • Prof. Tapati Basu, University of Calcutta
  • Prof. Sunil Kanta Behera, Berhampur University, Orissa
  • Prof. K.V. Nagaraj, Assam University
  • Prof. Partha Chatterjee, Former HOD, Assam University
  • Dr. Abhijit Bora, Tezpur University
  • Dr. Saswati Gangopadhyaya, Burdwan University
  • Mr. Charvak Assam University,
  • Sri Satyabrata Chakraborti, Correspondent, The Statesman.
  • Sri Binoy Bhusan Saha, Advocate, Agartala
  • Sri Shankar Prasad Mondal, News Editor, AIR, Dibrugarh

Guest Faculties

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