IIMC 2018 Application Form is due to be announced in the 01st week of April 2018. India’s premier institute Indian Institute of Mass Communication is expected to invite eligible candidates to reach out to their portal and fill the IIMC Application Form. the application link on iimc.gov.in will soon be activated for use and would be exercisable expectedly till 01st week of May 2018.

The institute allows the aspirant to pick from Online mode or Offline mode to fill the IIMC 2018 Application Form. in online mode- the application is filled using internet, while in offline mode, candidate has to fill the form in his own handwriting. Completed forms are required to be sent through post with the DD of Rs.1200/- for general and Rs.1100/- for reserved category (amount referred is of last year).

IIMC Application Form 2018

Event Date
Sale of application forms begins 01st week of April 2018
Sale of application forms closes 01st week of May 2018
Last date for receiving application form with DD through post 01st week of May 2018

Instructions for form filling

  • Application forms will be available at iimc.gov.in if you wish to fill them online, from office of the institute if you wish to get them in person or through post requesting it on payment of required sum.
  • Demand Draft for application fee should be enclosed with the application form.
  • Keep ready the following items Scanned photograph, scanned signatures and Payment method- (either DD or net banking).
  • The applicant should fill the form in his / her own handwriting.
  • The candidates can submit one application form for either Journalism (Hindi) or Journalism (English) as these are informed to have a common written entrance.
  • Submit separate application form for Journalism (Urdu)/ Journalism (Oriya)/ Journalism (Marathi)/ Journalism (Malayalam).
  • The written entrance examination for above courses will be conducted simultaneously.
  • Ensure to check course and required eligibility criteria before filling the form.
  • Fill the form only after reading and fully understanding the instructions.
  • Avoid using pencil for filling the form.
  • Use Black Ink only.
  • Paste your recent passport size photograph, duly attested.
  • Do not use dashes or dots in form.
  • Please write ‘NA’ (not applicable); or ‘No’ (Nil), If any item in the application form is not applicable to you.
  • However, if it is applicable, indicate it with a tick mark.

Eligibility Criteria applicable in IIMC 2018 Application Forms

Age Criteria- Applicants born on or after 01st August 1992 only are eligible for admission.

Relaxation criteria in years

  • 5 years for SC, ST, and Physically Handicapped
  • 3 years for OBC candidates

Academic Qualification– candidate must have obtained a bachelor’s degree

Nationality- applicant must be an Indian National

How to Apply?

Stage-1 Filling the form

The candidate best understands the medium she wants to choose to fill the application form. In any way, it is mandatory to clearly use spelling of name, guardian’s name, indicating category to which the applicant belongs, i.e. either General or from SC/ST/OBC/ Physically Handicapped.

It is possible that the candidate may have to fill all the personal details, highest educational details, marks obtained in academics and uploading the necessary documents.

Stage-2 Photograph and signature related instructions

Online candidates will upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature while candidate filling the form in offline mode should put their photograph and signature in the space provided. To paste the photograph on printed form, only use gum. Do not staple the photograph. You may also have to get it attested.

Stage-3 Application Fee

The following table describes the amount paid by the candidate who registered for IIMC Entrance Exam last year. The amount paid as per last year candidates depended on the category to which they belonged. Candidates registering online do not need to send the application form/  DD through post. Candidates selecting DD medium have to get a DD drawn in favor of Registrar IIMC payable at New Delhi. Let us check the amount paid last year:-

Category Online through net banking etc. Offline through DD
General Rs. 1200/- Rs. 1200/-
SC/ST/OBC/PH Rs. 1100/- Rs. 1100/-

Stage-4 Undertaking by the candidate

Candidates filing the form in online mode or offline mode has to sign an undertaking. The  undertaking indicates that all the information filled in the form is true and complete in all respect. Also to certify that the candidate has understood the terms and conditions of the institute. Legal action may be levied against her if discrepancy is encountered.

Stage-5 Sending the form to the officials

Post filling the form, get the entire application and already drawn DD in one envelope. Apply very little gum at the edges of the flap and seal the application form to avoid damage to the form. Incomplete or incorrect form will be rejected. You are personally responsible for the correctness of details. Completed applications should reach (in person/ by post) the office of the institute before 01st week of May 2018.

Stage-6 Application form Receiving

The institute is expected to inform the candidates about the form acceptance through email medium. However, if the candidate does not receive any intimation, she may contact the officials.

Admit Card

All of those who complete the application submission formalities on time, will be issued IIMC 2018 Admit Card in or around 1-2 weeks before the written test. Candidates will need their Date of Birth, Mobile number of Application number. The pdf form would be downloadable till the exam date.

IIMC Entrance Complete Information

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