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The Department has high placement rate through all means, campus as well as Department to industry on personal basis or through alumni. Our alumni are well placed in various media organisations, private, public and entrepreneurial, in eminent positions. Many alumni are presently placed in the PR and other Departments of the Government of Punjab. The Department encourages the concept of earning while learning and many students are absorbed into media organisations after internship during their studies and thus , are able to stand on their own feet.The Department supports the students in their endeavours.



To take admission in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Regional Campus, Jalandhar, has proved the life changing step of my life. The kind of education and value-based learning programes imparted there, have really helped me to give a kick to my career

Palwinder Singh Bhatia 2010-12. Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication and Video Production,DAV, Amritsar

More than anything else, I learnt life skills at DJMC , Laddewali. These were the skills that helped me shape my career and deal with every challenge at work spaces confidently.I stayed at the hostel there for 2 years and my department made me feel at home and all our lecturers were more than a family to me. They taught not just what was there in the books but inspired each one of us to hold the reins of our lives with might and passion!

Eeha Singh English teacher,2006-2008,Aadhunik Public School, Dharamshala,HP.Also working as a freelance content writer for various firms in India

Guru Nanak Dev University has given me the platform to reflect my analytical skills as a researcher. The vast resources in the library helped me a lot in fulfilling and sharpening my knowledge bank. Besides the love and co operation from everyone concerned left me spellbound and has been keeping me connected with the university and Punjab till date. My best wishes to GNDU.

Somak Sen 2012 – 2017,Assistant Professor in Dept of Mass Communication at St. Xaviers University Kolkata

At the very outset, I would like to express my heartiest thanks to the Professors of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, who have immensely helped me to succeed. During the study, I developed my skills to get into lot of industrial visit through which I gained more exposure about the field work. Finding the right path to success at the right time is really very important and for that way I had selected department of Journalism and Mass Communication, GNDU Regional Campus. I really felt elated to be a part of this Campus.

Harpreet Singh 2003- 2005,Block Extension Educator' in Punjab Government, Department of Health and Family Welfare.

GNDU Laddewali has given me all the support and encouragement to achieve my goals and dreams...GNDU laid the foundation from where I could not only dream big but achieve also. The staff ,the teachers everyone supported thousands of students like me to live their dreams

Radha Sahni 2004- 2006,Senior Producer and News Anchor,PTC


Dr. Namarta Joshi

Qualification: Ph.D(Journalism), M.Phil(Eng), MJMC, UGC-NET Qualified

Specialization: Film Studies

No. of Publications: 12


Contact Numbers: 98143-25202

Dr. Charan Kamal Walia

Qualification: Ph.D. M.A(Eng)UGC-NET Qualified,M.A(Journalism & Mass Comm.)UGC-NET Qualified

Specialization: Development Communication & Mass Communication Research

No. of Publications: 15 Research Papers/Articles


Contact Number: 8427002578


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• Electronic Media

• Photography

• Documentary Film Making

• Film Studies and many more...

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Media Studies is the most suitable subject for any kind of interdisciplinary research, ranging from Women Issues or Human Rights to Psychology and Politics, Financial Issues to Cyber World.

Research Experience and Awards of Faculty Members

Dr. Namarta Joshi, Associate Prof and Head of the Department, has 25 years of experience in teaching and research. She specializes in Film Studies and Women issues . She has been awarded the Nav Kiran Award at the 6th National Women Excellence Award -2013 function at India International Centre, New Delhi, on November 25, 2013, for contribution to education and women issues, by Yog Confederation of India on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, as a programme of North Eastern Council, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Government of India. Also awarded Women Achiever of the Year Award for contribution to the field of Education by St. Soldiers Group of Industries on International Women’s Day , March 8, 2016. She has attended many conferences and presented papers or chaired sessions in regional, national and international conferences including those in Mauritius , UK, Thailand and Malaysia.

Dr. Charan Kamal Walia has a research experience of more than 11 years. She has written over 15 research papers which got published in various refereed and ugc approved research journals . She has attended many national and international conferences as well as various research and teaching related workshops in her teaching experience of 14 years.She has given research guidance to more than 60 students at their master’s level course. Presently, four research scholars are doing their Ph. D research work under her supervision.