IIMC

Indian Institute of Mass Communication

Indian Institute of Mass Communication

Mode of ExamOffline
LevelPG
Level of ExamNational Level

Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) conducts an entrance exam in order to shortlist aspirants for admission in courses offered at all its campuses. Aspirants seeking admission in Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi & English), Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Radio and TV Journalism, Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Advertising and Public Relations as well as Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia/ Urdu/ Marathi/ Malyalam) need to appear for IIMC Entrance Exam 2018.

Exam Name

IIMC Entrance Exam (Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam) 2018

Exam for Course Level

PG level

Mode

Offline only

Test Duration

120 minutes

No. of Test Cities

20 cities

Courses Offered

PG Diploma Courses in Journalism (English/Hindi/ Odia/ Urdu/ Marathi/ Malayalam), Radio and TV Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations

Registration Dates

March 20 – May 10, 2018

Exam Date

May 26 – 27, 2018

Exam Helpdesk No.

011-26741352

Exam Website & Email

http://www.iimc.gov.in/

iimc1965@gmail.com 

 On the basis of an aspirant’s score/rank in IIMC Entrance exam, he/she can secure admission at any IIMC campus. The courses offered at IIMC are as mentioned below:

College

Course Offered

IIMC New Delhi

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Radio and TV Journalism

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Advertising and Public Relations

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu)

IIMC Dhenkanal

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia)

IIMC Amravati

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Marathi)

IIMC Aizawl

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)

IIMC Jammu

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)

IIMC Kottayam

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)

  • Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Malayalam)

IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Process

Only Indian nationals are allowed to appear for IIMC Entrance Exam. However, five seats in each course are on offer to NRIs/NRI-sponsored candidates. Candidates falling under NRIs/NRI-sponsored category and who want to apply for both non-NRI and NRI categories need to submit separate IIMC application forms for each category.

Step 1: Fill Application Form

Candidates can fill the application form for IIMC Entrance Exam in either online (on the official website of IIMC) or offline (by downloading the form from the official website of IIMC) mode.  from IIMC New Delhi campus or IIMC Dhenkanal campus. The application form can also be downloaded from the official website of IIMC. IIMC application forms needs to be filled in black ink only.

Candidates need to submit separate IIMC application form for each course. However, the official website informs, "Candidates can submit one Application Form for Journalism (Hindi) or Journalism (English) as the written entrance examination and question paper will be common for above courses. Similarly, candidates can submit one Application Form for Journalism (Urdu)/ Journalism (Odia)/Journalism (Marathi)/ Journalism (Malayalam). The written entrance examination for above courses will be conducted simultaneously."

Candidates can pay IIMC application fee in online as well as offline mode.

Category

IIMC Entrance Exam Application Fee

General

Rs 1,500

SC/ ST/ OBC/ PhD

Rs 1,000

Step 2: Download IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Admit Card

Aspirants can download their admit card for IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 from the official website of the college. Candidates need to note that they will not be allowed to enter their examination hall if they are not carrying their valid IIMC Admittance Card that has been issued by the college.

Step 3: Give IIMC Written Entrance Exam

IIMC exam is held at an All-India level. IIMC written test is of two hours duration and there is no standardised pattern for IIMC Entrance Exam.

Step 4: Declaration of Entrance Exam Results

The results for IIMC entrance exams for Journalism, TV & Radio Journalism as well as Advertising and Public Relations courses would be declared on the official website. Candidates can check their result using their registered email ID/roll number and their date of birth.

Step 4: Appear for IIMC Group Discussion/Interview

Candidates who qualify the written test round of IIMC admissions 2018 will be called for an interview/group discussion round. 

Aspirants who apply for admissions to fill NRI/NRI sponsored seats do not have to appear for IIMC written examination. But they have to appear for and clear the Group Discussion or Interview round, or both.

Step 5: Check IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Result

The final list of shortlisted candidates is typically declared in the month of July-August. The official website informs: "The proportionate weightage between the written entrance examination and the personal interview/
group discussion is 75:25".

IIMC Entrance Exam Exam Dates 2018

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  • May 2018
  • May 10

    Last date to submit application form

  • May 20

    Admit Card

  • May 26

    IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 for PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu/Odia/Marathi/ Malayalam) [9 am to 11 am]

  • May 27

    IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 for PG Diploma Course in Advertising and Public Relations [3 pm to 5 pm]

  • May 27

    IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 for PG Diploma Course in Radio & TV Journalism [12 noon to 2 pm]

  • May 27

    IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 for PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi/English) [9 am to 11 am]

  • Jun 2018
  • Jun 20

    Result ONGOING

  • Jul 2018
  • Jul 02 - Jul 07

    GD/ Interview for English Journalism UPCOMING

  • Jul 03 - Jul 06

    GD/ Interview for Hindi Journalism and Advertising & PR

  • Jul 04 - Jul 06

    GD/ Interview for Radio & TV Journalism

  • Aug 2018
  • Aug 31

    Last date to submit Graduation Marksheet/Degree, failing which the Provisional Admission will be cancelled

 IIMC Entrance Exam Dates (Tentative) 

Event

Date (Tentative)

Announcement of final selection

2nd/ 3rd week of July 2018

Last date to deposit first instalment of fee

3rd week of July 2018

Academic Session begins

Last week of July/ 1st week of August 2018

 

 

 

IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Eligibility

The eligibility criterion for IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 is such that only Indian nationals are allowed to take IIMC entrance test for admission in PG Diploma courses. Apart from this, NRIs/NRI-sponsored candidates can apply under the International Students Quota wherein 5 seats are reserved for NRIs/NRI-sponsored candidates in each course.

As per IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 eligibility criteria only those candidates can apply for this entrance exam who possess a Bachelor’s degree (in any discipline). The bachelor’s degree can be in any discipline. Apart from this, aspirants who have already appeared or who are appearing for a degree exam can also apply for IIMC Entrance Exam.

Note: The official website states that candidates who have appeared for or are appearing for a degree examination, need to produce atleast a provisional certificate in original from their college/university before the date stipulated by IIMC, failing which the provisional admission will stand cancelled.

Age Limit:

Candidates are eligible to appear for IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 as per the below mentioned requirements:

  • General Category: Aspirants born on August 1, 1993 or later are eligible to apply.

  • SC/ST/Physically Handicapped Category: Aspirants born on August 1, 1988 or later are eligible to apply.

  • OBC Category: Aspirants born on August 1, 1990 or later are eligible to apply.

IIMC Entrance Exam Pattern 2018

Aspirants need to appear for IIMC Entrance Exam at their own expense. The written test for IIMC admissions 2018 (in all the courses offered by the college) is of two hours duration and the maximum marks one can secure in this exam is 85.

IIMC exam is held at an All-India level. There is no set pattern for IIMC Entrance Exam, however, aspirants appearing for Journalism course admissions will be judged on the below mentioned parameters:

  • General Awareness, including 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.

  • Aptitude & mental make-up

  • Language capability including oral and writing skills

  • Analytical & comprehension skills

  • Sensitivity to social issues

  • Ethics & values

The parameters on the basis of which candidates are judged for Advertising and Public Relations course admissions are as mentioned below:

  • General awareness about development and public issues 

  • Aptitude & mental make-up

  • Language capability

  • Analytical & Comprehension skills

  • Brand awareness & recall

  • Social Consciousness

  • Lateral thinking capabilities

Aspirants who are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in IIMC Entrance Test 2018 need to appear for group discussion/interview round.

Candidates are shortlisted for admissions on the basis of their performance in the written test as well as the interview/group discussion round. The weightage for the written examination and the interview/group discussion round is 75:25.

 

Application Start Date :
Application End Date :

10th May 2018

Exam Date :

26th May 2018

Result Date :
Conducted By :

Indian Institute of Mass Communication

Official Website : http://www.iimc.gov.in

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