Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh is Deen of the Faculty of Mass Communication and Director of the Academic Campus. Dr. Singh holds experience in both teaching and journalism. Earlier, he has taught in University of Rajasthan. He has also worked as an Assistant Professor at Central University of Jharkhand (Ranchi), Associate Professor at Munshi Harnandan Prasad Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication (Allahabad) and head of the Department of Journalism at Nehru Gram Bharati University (Allahabad). He has also served Department of Journalism and Film Production of Lovely Professional University (Jalandhar) as Professor and Dean.
He has a keen interest in innovation occurring in electronic media. His areas of interest include television reporting and production, photography, computer applications and media research. He has done his Ph.D. on ‘Jansanchar Madhyamo mein Hindi Basha ka Badalta Sawroop’.
Prior to teaching, Dr. Singh was associated with Doordarshan News chennel. Later, he worked as a reporter for well over a decade in the well-known media organisations of the country. He has written several books on media related subjects. ‘Electronic Patrakarita’ is one of his popular books. Many of his articles and research papers have been published in reputed journals. He has presented many research papers in international and national conferences and has also attended some of them as a resource person. Many students have produced a large number of documentaries and short films under his supervision.
Dr. Singh has been a member of the board of studies of various Universities. He is the recipient of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Education Promotion Award given by the Global Environment and Social Association, New Delhi and the Innovative Faculty Award instituted by the Blue Planet Society, Allahabad.