Journalism & Mass Communication Department
About The Department
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, Himachal Pradesh.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.
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication has great contribution in getting me here, which I will never forget. I will always be indebted to the Head of the Department and the Professors.
Haaqam Thaper,2003-2005,District Public Relations Officer in District Hoshiarpur
I feel blessed to be a part of the department. My journey had been wonderful and with the able guidance and constant support of our teachers, we are continuing to contribute in the field.
Priyanka Bassi, 2001-2003,Head, PG Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar
My two years in the Deparment were one of my best experiences I ever had. It gave me exposure to various extra-curricular activities along with great academics. It provided all the facilities and encouragement needed to attain high in life. Looking back, I can see my department was extremely important and a stepping stone in my career.
Himanshu Sharma,2011-2013,Assistant Professor, Lyallpur Khalsa College Jalandhar
Today whatever we are, what we earned in the past and what we are earning today, it's all with the support of Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, GNDU Regional Campus, Ladhewali. I am always thankful to department for my professional growth.
Rajneesh Kumar Sharma,2002=2004, Deputy Registrar,Public Relations,I.K.Gujral Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar-Kapurthala
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
I'm so happy to be a part of an institution that feels like a family! GNDU’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Ladhewali is more of an emotion than an institution for most of us. I cherish the moments spent under the guidance of eminent faculty members and my dear friends. I'd recommend the institution every time for the great exposure prospects, experienced yet very humble faculty, and exceptional placement record.
Nitin Kapahi, 2011-13 , Founder and Director, Canvas Communications, an integrated PR & Communications Agency
This place has the potential to bring out the hidden personas of self, building and modelling its students before letting them into the ground media. The university gave me immense learning opportunities, beyond classrooms. Curriculum, practical learnings, and relationships--are my assets from the two years I spent in this university.
Jincy Chako, 2014-16, Communications Officer at Jhpiego (Johns Hopkins University Affiliate)
I feel very lucky to be a part of GNDU Regional Campus, Jalandhar as it helped me in attaining a quality education to better myself for my future along with the best facilities a college could provide to its students.Also a big thanks to the teachers for being so cooperative and helping at all times
Savleen Kaur Jassar, 2019-2021, News anchor/ news producer,: Punjabi National TV
Thanks a lot for showing us that path which still helps us to achieve our goals.
Arun K Singh (RJ Deep),2013-2015, On Air Talent at Radio City
I would specially want to name and profoundly thank my teachers for ingraining in me the proverbial "nose for news" and honing my newsy skills. Each day of my professional career, I fondly remember the days , I spent here.
Anju Agnihotri , 1995-1997, Special Correspondent,The Indian Express.
Even before I joined GNDU Campus, I had become a part of the media through radio. But I learned about the media in detail from my teachers. Studying here greatly increased my communication skills, my confidence, my knowledge. I will always be grateful to my teachers, to my department.
Mohit , 2017-19, RJ All India Radio,Head of Operations ( PAHAL NGO ).Freelancer ( Voiceover Artist and Anchor )
Mass Communication Department, Regional Campus GNDU, Ladhewali is a that pious/significant place in my life from where I learnt a lot especially nuances of journalism, which further paved a way to have respectable positions in renowned media houses of Punjab. The peerless education and experience of this prestigious department has immensely contributed in the field journalism as its students are shining at national as well as international level. I wish that the department would act as catalyst in future too to groom budding journalists.
Iqbal Singh Brar, 2004-2006,IPRO, Govt. Of Punjab
Back in the year 2012, when I took admission in MA JMC at Ladewali campus, I was quite sure that I will be trained as a professional in two years as the department had doctorate and experienced faculty. My idea worked and today, I can proudly say that my faculty have played a significant role in polishing my media skills. Thank you for the proper training and guidance and wish this department grows in every coming session.
Kanwarpreet Singh, 2012-2014,Public Relations Officer, CT Group
The Dept. has played a significant role in the field of journalism. The Department has played a key role in this sweeping transformation in the field of journalism. I am indebted to this department for its guidance in the field of journalism and research.
Sarabjit Singh Kanganiwal, 1992-1993, Information and Public Relations Officier, Govt of Punjab
The growth and achievements of The Department, despite limited resources for a long time , is phenomenal. The vision with which it has led its journey towards its goals is overwhelming and unparalleled.
Naveen Sharma, M.D League One Media
During my college days, this department gave me opportunity to visit several places to gain exposure along with that Radio Suvani, our campus radio worked ignited that spark within me to work for radios. The art of communication skills that I learnt from the department were cherry on the cake.
Luveena, Radio Jockey, Radio City, Spice Radio
Dr. Namarta Joshi
- Qualification: Ph.D(Journalism), M.Phil(Eng), MJMC, UGC-NET Qualified
- Specialization: Film Studies
- No. of Publications: 12
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- 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
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- Contact Number: 8427002578