SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test 2021 – Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication conducts the online entrance test for admission to the MA (Mass Communication) programs every year. The call letter for GE-PIWAT is available at simc.edu or siu.ishinfo.com. SIMC MA (MC) application process has 3 important steps, which are Online Registration, Make Payment, and appear for SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test. Shortlisting of candidates is done on the basis of performance in the both SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Test (Phase I) and GE-PIWAT (Phase II). Read this article to get more information about SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test 2021 like Application Procedure, Exam Dates, Syllabus, etc.
Latest: The call letter for GE-PIWAT is available. Scroll down to access the link.
SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test 2021
It is mandatory for candidates to take the SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test to get selected in Phase II is GE-PIWAT. Only those candidates will be granted admission who fulfill the eligibility criteria as laid down by the authority and will appear for the entrance test. The exam schedule for SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Test 2021 has been provided in the table below:
|SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Test 2021||Dates|
|MA (MC) Phase I|
|MA(MC) Programme Online Registration Starts||27 Oct 2020|
|MA(MC) Programme Registration Closes||18 Jan 2021|
|MA(MC) Last Date of Payment||18 Jan 2021|
|SIMC MA(MC) Online Entrance Test||07 Feb 2021|
|SIMC MA(MC) Test Result||17 Feb 2021|
|MA (MC) Phase II|
|Shortlist of Candidates for GE-PIWAT||26 Feb 2021|
|Group Exercise – Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (GE-PIWAT)||Exam on 07 Feb, 20 and 21 Mar 2021|
|Announcement of First Merit List||6 Apr 2021|
|Last Date of Fee Payment of First Merit List (1st installment)||27 Apr 2021|
SIMC MA (MC) GE-PIWAT 2021 Call Letter
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication has released the call letter for GE-PIWAT. Candidates can download the call letter for GE-PIWAT 2021 under login portal by using User ID and Password. The direct link to download the same is provided below.
Call Letter: Click here to download the SIMC MA (MC) GE-PIWAT 2021 Call Letter.
SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test 2021 Admit Card
SIMC has upload hall tickets for MA (MC) online entrance test on the official website. User ID (SIUPGF21 ID) and Password are required to download the SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test 2021 Admit Card. It is mandatory to carry a hard copy of the admit card on the day of the entrance exam. Candidates are suggested to report at the test center at least 30 minutes before the reporting timings.
Download Admit Card: Click here to download the Admit Card for SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test 2021.
SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test 2021 Application Form
Candidates can apply online for SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test at simc.edu. The application form is available in online mode only, no application form submitted in offline mode will be accepted under any circumstances. First candidates have to fill the registration and then pay the application fee to complete the application process, a failure of which may lead to rejection of candidature.
Apply Online: Click here to apply online for SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test.
Application Fee: Rs. 1250/-
Mode of Payment: Online mode i.e through Credit/Debit/Cash Cards/Internet Banking Payment Through BillDesk Payment Gateway.
Candidates need to follow step wise procedure to fill application form, so step for the same are as follows:
Step 1: Online Registration
Step 2: Make Payment
Step 3: Appear for SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test
SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates have to fulfill the below-mentioned eligibility criteria to take part in the SIMC MA (MC) admission procedure.
- Candidate should be graduate with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade (45% marks or equivalent grade for SC/ ST) from any recognised University/ Institution of National Importance.
- Candidates in final year examinations can also apply.
- A candidate who has completed qualifying qualification from any Foreign University must obtain an equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
For International Candidates
- A candidate is eligible to apply as a Foreign National (FN) if he/she holds a foreign passport.
- A candidate is eligible to apply as a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) if he/she has a PIO card, and is a citizen of a country other than India.
- A candidate is eligible to apply for a Non-Resident Indian (NRI) if he/she has appeared either for the 10+2(equivalent to the Indian 10+2) examination or graduation outside India. It is mandatory for one of the two qualifying examinations to be given outside India.
SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test 2021 Pattern
For qualifying the SIMC MA(MC) online Entrance Test, you need to understand the exam pattern and should also have a better preparation strategies for preparation. To help you with this here we present the exam pattern for both SIMC MA(MC) online Entrance Test and GE-PIWAT.
- Mode of exam: Online
- Types of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
- Duration of exam: 120 minutes
- Total marks: 150 marks
- Negative Marking: No negative marks for wrong answer.
Go through the below table to understood the distribution of marks in each section of question paper.
|General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability||40|
|Media & Culture||40|
|Current affairs and Contemporary issues||40|
|Analytical & Logical Reasoning||30|
SIMC MA(MC) Online Entrance Test 2021 Syllabus
It is important to know the syllabus of exam for scoring well in the examination. Through it you get the idea of important and scoring topic of Question paper.
- Analytical & comprehension skills
- Aptitude & Language capability
- General Awareness of Public Debates: Polity, Economy, International Relations & Developments
- General orientation of Advertising & Public Relations sectors
- History and Development of Entertainment Industry (Bollywood & Hollywood)
- Mass Media and Social Media History
- Recent Development in Media Industry
- Understanding of Socio-Economic and Socio-Political aspects of Media
SIMC MA (MC) Phase (II) GE-PIWAT Exam 2021
Candidates who qualify the SIMC MA(MC) online Entrance Test get eligible to take the GE-PIWAT exam. GE-PIWAT exam includes the Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test. In order to take admission in the SIMC MA (MC) programme candidates required to qualify the GE-PIWAT exam. GE-PIWAT is the test that is conducted to determine the candidates speaking and writing skills. It is the final stage of the admission process which has to be completed by all the candidates. The process involves the following:
- Group Exercise
- Personal Interaction
- Written Ability Test
SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance Test 2021 Result
SIMC MA (MC) online entrance test result releases online on the official website, simc.edu. Candidates need to enter their User ID and password to check the result. Qualifier candidates of the phase 1 entrance test are eligible to take the GE and PI WAT. GE and PI WAT is phase 2 of the admission process and based on the performance of the candidates in phase 1 (entrance test) and phase 2 (GE PIWAT) final admission offer is made. It is mandatory to attend phase 2 of the admission process, or else the admission offer is not made.
SIMC MA (MC) Selection Process
The selection process for SIMC MA(MC) admission is based on 2 stages – SIMC MA (MC) online Entrance Test (Phase I) and GE-PIWAT entrance test (Phase II)
Stage1: SIMC MA (MC) online Entrance Test is Objective type Exam.
Stage2: In the second phase (GE-PIWAT) includes Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test.
Final selection of candidates for SIMC MA(MC) is done on the basis of score secured in both SIMC MA (MC) online Entrance Test and Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Written Ability Test (GE-PIWAT).
About Symbiosis Institute of Media And Communication
Symbiosis is the premier pure play institute of media and communication which offers a wide variety of courses to the candidates and it helps them in choosing course of their interest. Its main aim is to promote international understanding through quality education. SIMC, Pune is ranked among the top colleges of media and communication. In Masters in Mass Communications, MA (MC), SIMC offers two specializations: Journalism & Audio visual.
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