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Journalism and Mass Communication


The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication has featured prominently amongst the most vibrant departments in the University. Faculty members, as well as students, have contributed equally in inculcating a culture of excellence in the Department. Prof. Mukul Srivastava, the sole permanent faculty member of the Department, has been instrumental in guiding the department towards its goal of achieving excellence in each and every endeavor. Dr. Srivastava has been conferred with various awards and recognitions.

Department Head Prof. Mukul Srivastava included in the list of India’s 35 young achievers published by India Today (35th-anniversary issue ) in Oct. 2010, India’s largest circulating Hindi and English Weekly Magazine  Read India today's Issue Oct.2010

He has been awarded a special prize by National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi, for his first book titled “Manavadhikar aur Media” (Human Rights and Media)

He has been associated with BBC Hindi Online as a freelance writer since October 2007 and has written some extremely popular pieces for the same on a wide assortment of topics.

His short film “Seedhi Baat, No Bakwaas” has received international acclaim and is included in the curriculum of Houston University, United States of America. See Digital story Movie Seedhee baat no bakwaas

He has directed more than Ten documentaries and has written scripts for a number of radio features. He is an Expert for Zee News; Aaj Tak; News 24; TV 18; Doordarshan etc. Watch Prof.Mukul Srivastava's TV Programme

He is the author of nine books in the field of which the very first, "Manavadhikar and Media" as received the National Award of the National Human Rights Commission, India. His articles have graced the editorial pages of almost all major Hindi dailies, viz. I-next, Hindustan, Amar Ujala, Navbharat Times, Rashtriya Sahara, Jansatta, Jansadesh times, Daily news activist, etc. He has been on academic trips to Italy, America, and the United Kingdom. He is also Google certified fact-checker and conducts workshops across all over India regularly on Fake news.

Read Prof.Mukul Srivastava's Blog 

अकादमिक प्रकाशन


क्रम  संख्या 

पुस्तक का नाम



मानवाधिकार और मीडिया”  (2007).

ISBN : 81-269-0722-3

अटलान्टिक पब्लिशर्स, नई दिल्ली


सूचना संचार और समाचार(2009)

ISBN : 978-81-89267-83-4

न्यू रॉयल पब्लिशर्स, लखनऊ


Aspect of Mass Communication (2011)

ISBN : 978-81-266-5424-6

Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi


Range and scope of Media writing (2011)

ISBN : 978-81-266-5428-4

Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi


News, Information & Communication (2014)

ISBN : 978-93-80685-83-0

New Royal Publishers, Lucknow


कतरन (2014)

ISBN : 978-93-83138-49-4

न्यू रॉयल पब्लिशर्स, लखनऊ


यायावारी की कहानियां :लौट के बताता हूँ (2019)

ISBN :978-81-92191-57-7

यश पब्लिकेशन नई दिल्ली


डिजीटल मीडिया का सामाजिक पक्ष” (2018)

ISBN :978-93-84633-35-6

यश पब्लिकेशन नई दिल्ली


शब्दों का सिनेमा” (2020)

ISBN :978-93-81610-82-5

शिल्पायन पब्लिशर्स दिल्ली


“साये में मीडिया” (2020)

ISBN :978-81-88077-90-8

शिल्पायन पब्लिशर्स दिल्ली

 योग : 10

पुस्तक अनुवाद

क्रम  संख्या 

पुस्तक का नाम



एन एरिया ऑफ़ डार्कनेस : वी एस नायपॉल

ISBN : 978-01-143414-90-2

पेंगुइन बुक्स गुडगाँव हरियाणा


खट्टी–मीठी प्रेरक कहानियां : सुधामूर्ति

ISBN : 978-93-5186-673-2

प्रभात प्रकाशन नई दिल्ली

 योग : 02

पुस्तक में अध्याय

क्रम  संख्या 

पुस्तक का नाम



संचार दर्पण : (2003)

ISBN : 8185936-57-9

न्यू रॉयल पब्लिशर्स, लखनऊ


बढ़ते व्यवसायी करण के दौर में मीडिया का बदलता चरित्र : हिंदी पत्रकारिता संभावनाएं और चुनौतियाँ(2014)

ISBN : 978-93-82662-26-6

हेमाद्रि प्रकाशन दिल्ली


Development Studies Vol.3(2008) ISBN;978-81-269-1007-6

Atlantic Publisher New Delhi


सोशल मीडिया के सामाजिक सरोकार

ISBN :978-93-87492-00-4

उत्तर प्रदेश राजर्षि टंडन मुक्त विश्वविद्यालय,इलाहाबाद


Environmental Communication(2021)ISBN :978-81-948189-5-3


Shree Publishers & Distributors New Delhi


Youth Empowerment Issues, Challenges & Concerns

ISBN:97893921620804 (2021)

New Royal Book Company

                                         योग: 06


   The list of his achievements is endless and this passion for achieving excellence rubs on the students of the Department as well who have been excelling in different fields of Mass Communications across the Country. Students of the Department are working as successful professionals in almost every field of mass communication such as news anchoring, reporting, advertising, copy-writing, corporate communications, book publishing, academics, radio/television anchoring, creative writing, film/television production, theatre, etc.

Achievements  & Awards

Faculty Member 

  • प्रो मुकुल श्रीवास्तव को   मानवाधिकार और मीडिया पुस्तक के लिए राष्ट्रीय मानवाधिकार आयोग नई दिल्ली का विशेष पुरूस्कार 2006-2008
  • प्रो मुकुल श्रीवास्तव को पंडित प्रताप नारायण मिश्र मेमोरियल यंग राइटर अवार्ड पत्रकारिता के क्षेत्र में 2010
  • प्रो मुकुल श्रीवास्तव को पॉपलुशेन फर्स्ट संस्था का लाडली मीडिया पुरूस्कार महिला मुद्दों पर बेहतरीन लेख (उत्तर क्षेत्र ) 2015
  • प्रो मुकुल श्रीवास्तव को यायावरी की कहानियां लौट के बताता हूँ के लिए उत्तर प्रदेश हिन्दी संस्थान उत्तर प्रदेश का  निर्मल वर्मा पुरूस्कार 2019
  • Acclaim Award 2021  Given by University of Lucknow The award is given for academic excellence, including nation .
  •  Students Achievements  & Awards

  • Shrinkhala Pandey wins Laadli Media Award.(2014-2015).
  • Anshul Mehrotra was Nominated for Sony World PhotographyAwards London2018  and represented the University of Lucknow in London. It is one of the 10 nominations around the globe. Received 3000  £  World Photography Organization's grant. 
  • TOI Lucknow Photojournalist Ajay Kumar was awarded the third prize internationally in the 'Top News' single image category in the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest. The award was given in Moscow, Russia on November 8, 2018.
  • Diti Bajpai associated with Gaon Connection Newspaper wins the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism(2018).