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 2019

IIMC Entrance Exam

Candidates who are searching for Post Graduation colleges in Mass Communication are able to apply for admission. Candidates can fill the application form by visiting the official website.

Events 2018 2019
IIMC Entrance Exam 27 May 2018 May 2019

Eligibility Conditions

Academic Qualification -Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Those 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 August 2019, failing which the provisional admission will stand cancelled.

Age Criteria – Candidate must have born after 01 August 1993 or later (for SCs/STs/PH, 01 August 1988 or later and for OBC, 01 August 1990 or later).

Nationality – Only Indian nationals are eligible.

Exam Pattern

The candidates will undergo a written test of 2 hours. The paper will be descriptive. Candidates usually get questions on ranging from current affairs to trending movies, review in a particular script to creating a short script at the moment. Questions may also have internal choices and candidate gets to pick the answer he wants to attempt. The questions are 15-20 marks each. And the total marks for the written test is 85 marks. The 15 marks are awarded for appearing and clearing interview. The candidates will be tested on the following parameters:

a) For Journalism Courses

i) General Awareness, including the understanding of social dynamics; interest in social history; awareness of public debates on matters of polity and economy; awareness about international developments influencing power equations in the world and their impact on India.  ii) Aptitude & mental make-up, iii) language capability & iv) Analytical & comprehension skills.

b) For Advertising & Public Relations

i) General Awareness, ii) Aptitude & mental make-up, iii) Language capability, iv) Analytical & Comprehension skills, v) Brand awareness & recall and vi) Quantification skills.

Selection Process

Candidates who appear in the written examination will be ranked on the basis of the marks obtained. A shortlist based on merit will be prepared for each of the courses (including a separate shortlist for the reserved seats in each course). The short-listed candidates will be called for an interview/group.

The list of candidates to be admitted to the courses will be prepared on the basis of the combined marks obtained by the candidates in the written examination and in the interview /group discussion. The weightage for the written examination and the interview/group discussion will be 75:25.

Seat Distribution

The mentioned table below describes the number of seats vacant in each course. From this table, you can analyze which course more scope.

Course New Delhi Dhelkanal Amravati Aizawl Jammu Kottayam
Journalism (Hindi) 62
Journalism (English) 62 62 15 15 15 15
Radio & TV Journalism 46
Advertising & PR 70
Journalism (Oriya) 23
Journalism (Urdu) 15
Journalism (Marathi) 15
Journalism (Malayalam) 15

Course Fee

Course Tuition Fee Tuition Fee for NRI Category
Journalism (Hindi) Journalism (English) Rs. 79,000 US $ 8,000
Radio & Television Journalism Rs. 1,45,000 US $ 12,000
Advertising and PR Rs. 1,12,000 US $ 12,000
Journalism (Odia) Rs. 43,000
Journalism (Urdu) Rs. 43,000
Journalism (Marathi) Rs. 43,000
Journalism (Malayalam) Rs. 43,000

Official Website: www.iimc.nic.in.

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