The Bhavan's Rajendra Prasad Institute of Communication & Management is a unit of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan which controls the academic and administrative and examination related matters. The Rajendra Prasad Institute was established in the year 1961, as part of Bhavan's pioneering effort to promote non-formal education in modern professional subjects.
The main aims and objectives of the various Post-Graduate Programmes envisaged by the R.P. Institute are :
- to equip the candidates with the latest available knowledge, pertaining to their chosen discipline;
- to impart adequate professional knowledge and skills, so as to enable them to take up careers in their respective fields of specialization.
The students possessing the first degree of any recognized University or Institution recognized by the University Grants Commission are eligible for admission to the various programmes organized by the Bhavan's Rajendra Prasad Institute of Commn. & Mgt., Mumbai.
Some of the Post-Graduate Programmes, viz., Group C-1 (Journalism), C-2 (Public Relations), M-1 (Marketing & Sales Mgt.), M-3 (Industrial Relations & Personnel Management), have been recognized by the Central Government, many State Governments and a few Universities like University of Mysore, Annamalai University, and Gulbarga University.
Students passing the Post-Graduate Programmes in Mass Communication from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Rajendra Prasad Institute of Communication & Management are treated as equivalent to Post-Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication of Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar.