AJK Mass Communication Research Centre – AJK MCRC

AJK Mass Communication Research Centre

AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, New Delhi was established in 1982 by Anwar Jamal Kidwai, the then Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia. In recognition of AJK’s contribution in giving Jamia a premium centre of learning the Centre was renamed Anwar Jamal Kidwai Mass Communication Research Centre. The AJK MCRC was set up in collaboration with York University, Toronto ( Canada ) and the Canadian International Development Agency ( CIDA ).

Under the agreement CIDA gifted MCRC a wide range of sophisticated media equipment for their studios editing set ups and outdoor production work while York University provided the first generation of teachers. The energetic team was led by the reputed documentary film maker, Professor James Beveridge who was a close associate of John Grierson, the pioneer of documentary film making. The College is affiliated to Jamia Millia Islamia.

Facilities of AJK MCRC

  • Fully Equipped TV Studios
  • Media Library
  • Canteen
  • Residential Accommodation
  • Community Radio
  • Media Resource Center

AJK College Mass Communication Placement Cell

AJK MCRC does not lure students by promising to arrange lucrative jobs for them. Institute main objective is to give students solid theoretical grounding and essential technical skills every media practitioner needs for surviving in today’s highly competitive and rapidly changing media industry. The Centre has a very good placement record and has a special placement cell which primarily helps students in choosing a career that suits them and introduces them to the prospective employers. Students are encouraged to post their resumes on the Center’s website along with their media products for head hunters. The Centre also invites leading production houses, TV channels, radio stations and newspapers for campus recruitment.

Courses Offered by AJK MCRC Delhi

1. Post Graduate Diploma in Graphics and Animation

  • Category : Graphics and Animation
  • Degree : Diploma
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 1 Year
  • # Seats : 20

2. Master of Arts in Mass Communication

  • Category : Mass Communication
  • Degree : MA
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 2 Years
  • # Seats : 50

3. Master of Arts in Convergent Journalism

  • Category : Other Arts Subjects
  • Degree : MA
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 2 Years

MA ( Other Arts Subjects ) – Stands for Master of Arts in Other Arts Subjects. Typically, a MA is a two year post graduate program, minimum eligibility for which is a graduation in any relevant subject.

4. Post Graduate Diploma in Development Communication

  • Category : Mass Communication
  • Degree : PGDM
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 1 Year
  • # Seats : 40

5. Post Graduate Diploma in Still Photography

  • Category : Post Graduate Diploma in Photography
  • Degree : PGD
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 1 Year
  • # Seats : 20

7. Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcast Technology

  • Category : Other Animation Course
  • Degree : Diploma
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 1 Year

AJK College Delhi Contact Details

Name : AJK Mass Communication Research Centre ( AJK MCRC ),
Location : Jamia Millia Islamia University, Maulana Mohammed , Ali Jauhar Marg, New Delhi, Delhi, India,
Contact No. : 011 2698 7285, 2698 6812,
Email : contact@ajkmcrc.org, director@ajkmcrc.org,
Website : www.ajkmcrc.org.