The Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, was established on October 20,1995 by an Act of the Legislature of the State of Haryana with the objectives ‘to facilitate and promote studies and research in emerging areas of higher education with focus on new frontiers of technology, pharmacy, environmental studies, non-conventional energy sources and management studies and also to achieve excellence in these and connected fields’.
The University enjoys a rare distinction of getting recognised by the University Grants Commission under Section 2(f) for recognition of degrees, on 11.1.1996 and, under section 12(B) of the UGC Act to be eligible for central assistance on 7.2.1997, i.e., within 15 months of its coming into being. The University opted for accreditation by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous organization of the University Grants Commission, in 2001-02. As a result of the exercise, the NAAC accredited this University at “A” level (institutional score 85%) among the Universities.
The following course from Guru Jambheshwar University is offered alongside the PGDPC from DSC.
MA Mass Communication*:Catering to the market need for trained persons in mass communication, the directorate has introduced, two years integrated course in MA Mass communication. The course includes journalism, newspaper, radio and television, public relations and advertising, media research and media law.
*DSC is a 17 year old autonomous institute. All programmes at DSC are full time courses. The MMC degree is awarded by Guru Jambheshwar University, UGC recognised and NAAC accredited. (DLP programme with the DSC Advantage.)