The Department of Communication at University of Hyderabad has been ranked highest among all public university departments of mass communication in the country by two different ratings released recently. The rankings also place the department as the best programme in the South. The department has achieved this position for the fifth year in succession.
The India Today-MDRA survey of all institutions offering mass communication programmes in India, including public and private, standalone institutes as well as full-fledged Centres, placed the UoH department at third place nationally. A similar surveyby Outlook magazine also put the department at the top of all public university departments of mass communication and fourth nationally.
The 30-year old Department of Communication at University of Hyderabad offers an MA in Communication, with specialisations in print journalism and new media, radio and television, and communication research and development communication, and a much sought-after Ph.D programme with scholars from around the country.