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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Communication

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Communication is a diverse community of academics, students and staff from across all of our related subjects. CSMU’s reputation for excellence in the Arts and Humanities rests upon our outstanding teaching and our world-class research.

The Departments under the Faculty are versatile and boast their unique flair to enrich the culture of the University.

The Department of Design and Arts (DDA) is a temple of creativity that fuels the imagination of aspirational students and offers them a medium to convert their creativity into a career, with the help of an array of industry-recognized programs. The students not only get a chance to study at a world-class institution but also the exposure to prove their capabilities through their work.

The Department of Education (DOE), within the broad framework of the objectives of CSMU, aims to carry out academic activities addressing education as a field of knowledge and an area of practice.

The Department of Humanities caters to undergraduate and postgraduate students who consider the ethical, aesthetic, and intellectual dimensions of the human experience, past and present, and are thereby prepared to make thoughtful and imaginative contributions to the culture of the future.

The Department of Journalism & Mass Communication has emerged as a pioneer in the transmission of Information, Knowledge and Creation of Support Systems. The Institute provides wide array of opportunities viz. – Reporter, Editor, Journalist, Columnist, Photojournalist, and Public Relation Specialist.

The Department of Library and Information Science is committed to provide training in the field of newer technologies like Digital Libraries, Institutional Repositories, Content Management systems, Information Analysis , Consolidation, Repackaging and Retrieval, Knowledge Management, E-resources , e-learning , Web Technologies, Networking and Internet etc. to meet the current needs of the information science and the modern libraries.

Dr. Chandra Kishore Singh

MA, PhD (Journalism and Mass Communication)
A senior administrative professional with almost forty-one years of rich, cross-functional experience across varied segments of the communication sector at the National as well as International level. Dr. Singh has completed his PhD in Mass Media and Journalism from Marathwada University Aurangabad in 2010. As an officer of Indian Information Service, he has worked in various media units of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting viz. All India Radio, Doordarshan, Central Board of Film Certification, Press Information Bureau, Directorate of Public Relations, Ministry of Defense and Registrar of Newspapers for India. His last posting in Government sector was as Director, Directorate of Field Publicity, Government of India (GoI) Pune, looking after rural communication management of central government in Maharashtra and Goa. As far as academics is concerned, he is the founder faculty member and HOD of Amity School of Communication, Amity University Mumbai which has grown from modest start of just two students in the beginning in 2014 to 550 students in 2019. Since July 2019 onwards he is working as Dean, Faculty of Arts and Communication in Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University, Navi Mumbai. Research, Academic and Administrative responsibilities are his core functions for Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Languages and Communication.