Haridev Joshi University of Journalism and Mass Communication (HJUJ) is poised to be one of Indias finest universities dedicated to media studies and mass communication. It is named after an eminent former Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Haridev Joshi who began his public career as a freedom fighter and a committed journalist in the tribal region of Banswara. Located in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, HJUJ offers an innovative curriculum in various aspects of media that combines both theory and practice through a range of post-graduate programmes based on an interdisciplinary approach and a special focus on research.
Founded in 2012, Haridev Joshi University of Journalism and Mass Communication is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Jaipur (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Rajasthan. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Haridev Joshi University of Journalism and Mass Communication is a coeducational higher education institution.
Haridev Joshi University of Journalism and Mass Communication offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. Haridev Joshi University of Journalism and Mass Communication also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including as well as administrative services. India has a vibrant media industry where newspaper circulation is growing rapidly, magazines are being launched regularly and hundreds of new TV and FM Radio Stations are being licensed annually.
The need for consolidating media strengths, improving its intellectual arsenal and enhancing ethical standards of journalism in the country (and in Rajasthan) can hardly be overstated. HJUJ aims to fulfill this felt need through its multiple and creative academic programmes that will provide opportunities for personal and professional enrichment to its students. In doing so, HJUJ hopes to strengthen the processes that lead to the formation of a scholarly community dedicated to the development of thoughtful, creative and responsible Journalism in the country.