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Name of the Centre

Anwar Jamal Kidwai – Mass Communication Research Centre (AJK-MCRC)

Name of the Director

Prof. Iftekhar  Ahmed

Date of Inception



AJK-Mass Communication Research Centre Maulana Mohammed Ali Jauhar Marg, New Delhi – 110025

Telephone No.

(+91-11) 26987285, 26987338, 26986812 ,        26986813, 26986832

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E-mail Address

Website Address

Number of Positions Sanctioned


Description of the Centre

The Mass Communication research centre was establised in 1982(it started functioning in 1983) by Anwar jamal Kidwai, the then Vice chancellor of jamia Millia Islamia.                                                          To strengthen the foundation of university-based media education UGC set up programme production centres in different universities. The first such centre was set up at the MCRC. As a result, apart from being a teaching institution, the MCRC became a leading production centre of educational programmes.

Any Additional Achievement of the Centre

The AJK-MCRC has played a very important role in the expansion of communication infrastructure in the country. In last three decades, MCRC has produced a generation of film-makers and media professionals who had addressed important social, cultural and political issues of the country through their documentary films, fiction films, through print and new media.

Name of the Host University

Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Vice Chancellor of the Host University

Prof. Talat Ahmad 

Address and Telephone Number of the Host University

Jamia Millia Islamia, (A Central University By an Act of parliament)                                     Maulana Mohammed Ali Jauhar Marg,                   New Delhi – 110025

Telephone No.

(+91-11) 26981717, 26984617, 26984658, 26988044, 26987183 


+91(11)2698 0229

Website and E-mail of the Host University



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