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 Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) Entrance Exam

The IIMC Entrance Exam has been canceled for the 2020-21 academic session and admission to various PG diploma courses will be offered on the basis of Statement of Purpose, marks secured in qualifying examination, which will be followed by an online Personal Interview (PI). In order to maintain social distancing and ensure that students and parents do not have to travel from afar, the renowned institute has decided to take such measures, ensuring the safety of all. The Indian Institute of Mass Communication conducts the IIMC Entrance Exam, which is a written test and is conducted through MCQs and objective type questions. Students who clear the IIMC Entrance Exam, are invited to appear for a Personal Interview (PI). Students who clear the two rounds are offered admission to the various courses offered at IIMC. 

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criterion for IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 is such that only Indian nationals are allowed to take the IIMC entrance test for admission in PG Diploma courses. 

As per the IIMC Entrance Exam eligibility criteria, only those candidates can apply for this entrance exam who possess a Bachelor’s degree. A 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 at least a provisional certificate in original from their college/university latest by August 31, 2020, failing which the provisional admission will stand canceled.

Age Limit:

Candidates are eligible to appear for IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 as per the below-mentioned requirements:

  • General Category:Aspirants born on August 1, 1995 or later are eligible to apply.
  • SC/ST/Physically Handicapped Category:Aspirants born on August 1, 1990 or later are eligible to apply.
  • OBC Category:Aspirants born on August 1, 1992 or later are eligible to apply.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 Highlights

Exam Name

IIMC Entrance Exam (Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam) 2019

Exam for Course Level

PG level

Mode

Offline

Test Duration

2 Hours

Exam Website & Email

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

http://iimc.nic.in/

IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 Important Dates

Event

Date

Release of Application Form

1-May-2020

Last date to apply for IIMC Entrance Exam

TBA

Admit Card Release

TBA

IIMC Entrance Exam

Canceled

Declaration of Results

TBA

Interview Dates

TBA

Final Selection Announcement

TBA

 

Application Form

Candidates can fill the application form for IIMC Entrance Exam in online mode on the official website of IIMC. 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 online as well as offline mode.

Category

IIMC Entrance Exam Application Fee

General

Rs 1,500

SC/ ST/ OBC/ PhD

Rs 1,000

 

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. Candidates are advised to check the exam pattern, syllabus and marking scheme before appearing for the IIMC Entrance Exam.

Declaration of Entrance Exam Results

The results for IIMC entrance exams for Journalism, TV & Radio Journalism as well as Advertising and Public Relations courses will only be declared on the official website. Candidates can check their result using their registered email ID/roll number and their date of birth. The IIMC entrance exam 2020 result will be declared once the entrance exam has been conducted.

 

IIMC Group Discussion/Interview

Candidates who qualify the written test, are called for an interview/group discussion round after the results of the written exam is declared. 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.

IIMC Entrance Exam 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".

Courses offered at IIMC

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)

 

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