IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 – Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) has declared the result for the entrance exam for admission to various PG Diploma Courses in academic sessions 2021-22. Candidates can check the IIMC 2021 result at iimc.nta.ac.in. There will be two separate Entrance Tests, one for four courses other than regional language journalism and another will be for regional language journalism courses (Odia, Marathi, Malayalam and Urdu). The IIMC Entrance exam was held on August 29, 2021. Candidates can check more details about the IIMC Entrance Exam 2021, from this page.
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IIMC Entrance Exam 2021
In the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic situation in the country, IIMC reserves the right to amend, reschedule and modify the mode and process of selection/date of Entrance Examination as well as the date of commencement of various academic sessions, depending on the prevailing situation/govt. Candidates check the important schedule for IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 is given below the table.
|Date of Issue of Notification||20 Jul 2021|
|Last date for Submission of Application|
|Issue of Admit Card||22 Aug 2021|
|Entrance Tests||29 Aug 2021|
|Announcement of Results||10 Sep 2021|
|1st Semester Classes to commence from||3rd week of Sep 2021|
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IIMC Admissions or Indian Institute of Mass Communication Admissions which is an Internationally known centre of education for training and research in Mass Communication invites applications for IIMC Entrance Exam. The courses to which the admission will be determined are:- (i) Postgraduate diploma courses in Journalism (English, Hindi), (ii) Radio & Television Journalism, (iii) Advertising and Public Relations, (iv) Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia) Dhenkanal (Odisha), (v) Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu) New Delhi, (vi) Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Marathi) Amravati (Maharashtra), and (vii) Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Malayalam) Kottayam (Kerala).
IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Interested candidates check the eligibility criteria for IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 is given below in detail.
Nationality – Only Indian nationals are eligible.
Age Limit – Candidate must have been born after 01 August 1996 or later (for SCs/STs/PH, 01 August 1931 or later and for OBC, 01 August 1993 or later).
Academic Qualification – Candidates who should have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline awarded by a recognized university are eligible to apply. Those candidates who have appeared/are appearing for a degree examination are also eligible to apply. If selected, their admission will be subject to their producing at least a provisional certificate in original from their college/university before 31 September 2021. On completion of the course, the Diploma will be awarded only if the Original Degree Certificate is produced for verification at IIMC’s office.
IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 Application Form
National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the application form for IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 at iimc.nta.ac.in. Candidates can fill the form online more only. Applicants must ensure their eligibility criteria before filling the application form and read the all-important instruction respectively. Applicant is required to fill only one form, indicating all his/her course choices, making combined/cumulative payment of application fee.
Applicants check the amount of application fee that should be paid at the time of registration for the IIMC Entrance Exam 2021. Check the requisite amount of application fee in category wise is given below the table.
IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 Exam Pattern
IIMC has conducted the entrance exam in two separate sittings on the same day.
- One entrance exam for four courses other than religional language journalism, i.e, PG Diploma in Hindi Journalism, PG Diploma in English Journalism, PG Diploma in Public Relations & Advertising and PG Diploma in Radio & Television.
- Another will be for Regional Language Journalism courses (Odia, Marathi, Malayalam and Urdu).
Duration of Entrance Exam: 02 Hours
Mode of Exam: CBT (Computer Based Test)
Type of Question & Number: MCQ and 100 Question
Relaxation for Pwd Candidates: Candidates under the PwD category who are permitted to use scribe will be given 40 minutes extra time over and above 120 minutes.
Mode of Language: Questions for four courses other than regional language journalism will be in both English and Hindi.
Entrance Examinations schedule and Pattern:
|Date & Time||Course||Test Pattern|
|29 Aug 2021|
10 AM to 12 PM
|Four (4) Courses other than|
|100 Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ) on General Knowledge & General Aptitude including a few general questions from the field of Media & Communication carrying 100 marks. Questions will be bilingual — English & Hindi.|
|29 Aug 2021|
02.00 PM to 04.00 PM
|Regional Language PG Diploma Journalism courses|
(Odia, Marathi, Malayalam and Urdu)
|100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) on General Knowledge & General Aptitude including a few general questions from the field of Media & Communication carrying 100 marks. Questions will be in respective regional language.|
Main topics Cover in IIMC Entrance Exam 2021
Candidates check the following topics/subjects which cover in the entrance exam is given below.
- General Awareness, including an understanding of the current trends in socialpolitical-economic sphere.
- India’s socio-political-cultural history, legal and Constitutional provisions, Rights of Citizens,
- India’s developmental issues – economy, infrastructure, health, education, environment, science and technology etc.
- Global developments and their impact on India
- Awareness about media scene in India
- Reasoning, Aptitude and mental make up
- Language and expression skill
- Literature, Cinema and Cultural scene
- Analytical and comprehension skills
- Ethics and values
- Social Consciousness
- Lateral thinking capabilities
- General awareness about the field of Media & Communication.
IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 Selection Process
The selection process for admission into IIMC 2021 (other than the NRI quota) will be based on their performance in the Computer Based Test (CBT). This year entrance exam will be conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) on August 29, 2021 (Sunday). There will be no Interview and Group Discussion for admissions, this year.
IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 Exam Centres
Candidates can check the City of Entrance Examination Centres where the Exam shall be conducted are given below:
IIMC Admission 2021 Seat Distribution
The mentioned table below describes the number of seats vacant in each course. From this table, you can analyze which course has more scope.
|Radio & TV Journalism||51||–||–||–||–||–|
|Advertising & PR||77||–||–||–||–||–|
|Course||Semester I Payable |
in September 2021 (INR)
|Semester II Payable |
in February 2022 (INR)
|Journalism (Hindi) Journalism (English)||Rs. 52,000||Rs. 43,500|
|Radio & Television Journalism||Rs. 88,500||Rs. 80,000|
|Advertising and PR||Rs. 70,000||Rs. 61,500|
|Journalism (Odia)||Rs. 32,000||Rs. 23,500|
|Journalism (Urdu)||Rs. 32,000||Rs. 23,500|
|Journalism (Marathi)||Rs. 32,000||Rs. 23,500|
|Journalism (Malayalam)||Rs. 32,000||Rs. 23,500|
Fees For students under NRI / NRI sponsored quota:
|Name of the Course||Fees|
|PGD in English Journalism||US $ 8,000|
|PGD in Hindi Journalism||US $ 8,000|
|PGD in Radio & TV Journalism||US $ 12,000|
|PGD in Advertising & PR||US $ 12,000|
|PGD in Regional Language Journalism|
(Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Urdu)
|US $ 4600|
Official Website: www.iimc.nic.in.
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