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About IIMC Entrance Exam

IIMC Entrance Exam - PG Diploma in Journalism admission process has started from 20 March 2018. The candidates who want to become a skilled and professionally trained journalist have a chance to pursue journalism from IIMC (Indian Institute of Mass Communication) which is one of the premier institutes of mass communication in India. IIMC offers 1 year PG Diploma in Journalism (Hindi, English and Urdu). The candidates can fill the application form until 10 May 2018. This page covers the information about the IIMC Entrance Exam which comprises the details about the eligibility criteria, application process and other details.

IIMC 2018 Dates - Indian Institute of Mass Communication

 

Events

Date

IIMC Sale of Prospection and Application form Starts

20 March 2018

IIMC Sale of Prospection and Application form
Closes/ Last date of Receipt of Applications

Extended to 10 May 2018

IIMC Entrance Examination for
Journalism (Urdu, Odia, Marathi
and Malayalam)

 

26 May 2018

IIMC Result

June 2nd/ 3rd week 2018

IIMC Date for Personal Interview & GD

June last week 2018/ July 1st week 2018

Announcement of Final Selection

July 2nd/ 3rd week 2018

Last date to deposit the first instalment of fee

July 3rd week 2018

The last date to submit Graduation Marksheet/ Degree

31 August 2018

Classes Begin

Last week of July/ First week of August 2018

 

IIMC Campus and Regional Centres

The main campus of IIMC is situated in Delhi and IIMC has also 5 Regional Centres which are following:

  • Aizwal, Mizoram
  • Amravati, Maharashtra
  • Dhenkanal, Odisha
  • Jammu, J&K
  • Kottayam, Kerala

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IIMC Entrance Exam Eligibility criteria

Age: The candidate belongs to different categories must be born as follows:

Categories

Date of Birth

General

1 August 1993 or Later

OBC

1 August 1988 or Later

SC/ST/Physically Handicapped

1 August 1990 or Later


Educational qualification:

  • The candidates who want to get admission into PG Diploma in Hindi/English Journalism at IIMC must have graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised college in India.
  • The candidates who are appearing in the final year of their graduation examination are also eligible to apply. However, such candidate will have to submit their final year mark sheet/provisional certificate by 31 August 2018.

IIMC Entrance Exam Application form and Admit Card

The candidates who want to get admission in PG Diploma in Hindi/ English Journalism at IIMC will be required to fill the application form. The application process for IIMC Admission has started from 20 March 2018. The candidates can fill the application form on or before the due date i.e. 10 May 2018. The candidates are suggested to follow the link below in order to fill the application form.

Click Here to Apply Online

Steps to Fill the IIMC Application Fee

The candidates sometimes while filling the form end up making mistakes to certain sections. To ignore such activity, the steps with brief instructions are provided on this page below. The candidates are suggested to follow the below steps while filling the application form for PG Diploma in Hindi/ English Journalism Admission.

STEP 1: Register Online

  • To fill the application form of the IIMC Entrance Exam, the candidates need to register themselves on the official website of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication by following the link given above.
  • The candidates have to fill the further application form by filling the required details in every section of the form.

STEP 2: Fill the Application Form

  • First, the candidates have to buy or download the application form and thereafter the candidates have to fill the application form. The candidates have to provide their personal details such as name (As per Metric Certificate), date of birth, father’s name, mother’s name, gender, nationality etc.
  • Now the candidates have to provide their educational details like class 10, 12 & graduation marks detail and contact details such as address, email id, phone number etc.

STEP 3: Affix Photo & Sign

  • Now the candidates have to upload a scanned copy of their latest colour photograph and scanned copy of their signature. The candidates, who are filling the offline application form, also have to paste their recent passport size colour photograph.
  • Scanned copy of the photograph and signature must be sized within 10-20 kb and should be in jpeg or jpg format. After filling the application form the candidates are advised to review the filled application form.

STEP 4: Make payment

  • The candidates will also have the option to make payment through DD which should be payable to Registrar IIMC, New Delhi. The candidates want to make payment using electronic mode can pay by credit card, debit card or internet banking.
  • The candidates need to know that the application fee should be paid only once and the payment can only be made by any one of the payment mode mentioned above.

Submission of the Application Form

Candidates are advised to be cautious while filling the form and check the details of the application form before making the final submission as the candidates need to know that once the application gets submitted, the candidates will not be able to change the details of the application form. After the successful submission of the application form, the candidates are also advised to keep at least two printouts of the application form with them for future reference.

IIMC Admit Card 2018 - Download Here

The IIMC Admit Card for the entrance exam will be available before the exam. However, the exact date is not notified yet. Once the admit card gets released, the candidates will be able to download the admit card by following the link below. The admit card will not be dispatched through the post to the candidates, so no correspondence in this regard will be considered. The candidates must know that an admit card is an important document to be carried at the examination centre.

IIMC Admit Card 2018 - Download Here
(The link to download the admit card will be available soon)

IIMC Entrance Exam Fees

The candidates can make payment of the IIMC application fee as under. Application Fee is different for all the categories. The candidates belonging to the respective categories must pay their Application. 

The fee has to be paid through online mode only that is credit card/debit card/net banking. The application fee is to be paid only once and the candidates need to make the payment of the application fee according to their category.

IIMC Application Fee

Category

Application Fee

General

Rs 1,500

SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH

Rs 1,000

IIMC Course Fee - Journalism, Radio & TV, Advertising


Course

Tuition Fee

Tuition Fee for NRI Category

Journalism (Hindi & 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, Urdu,
Marathi & Malayalam)

Rs 43,000

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IIMC Entrance Exam Result and Counselling

The candidates will be selected for admission into PG Diploma in Hindi/English Journalism at IIMC on the basis of a pen-paper entrance examination which is conducted by IIMC every year. The result is expected to be declared in the June 2nd/ 3rd week 2018. After that, the interview will be held.

IIMC Date of Interview / Group Discussion Schedule

Events

Dates

IIMC Date for Personal Interview & GD

June last week 2018/ July 1st week 2018

The announcement of Final Selection

July 2nd/ 3rd week 2018


However, the candidates have to manage to reach these centres on their own expenses.  The candidates who qualify in the entrance examination will be called for a personal interview and group discussion. Personal interview and group discussion will be held at the IIMC Campus.

  • Weightage: The proportionate weight age between the written entrance examination and the personal interview/ group discussion is 85:15

IIMC Entrance Exam Exam pattern

There is no particular exam pattern for the Journalism written examination. The candidates will be judged on the following parameters in the question papers. IIMC Entrance Exam Syllabus for PG Diploma in Journalism and Advertising & Public relations is given here.

IIMC Entrance Exam Syllabus

  • 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.
  • Aptitude & mental make-up
  • Language capability
  • Analytical & comprehension skills.
IIMC entrance Syllabus for Advertising and Public Relations
 
  • General Awareness, ii) Aptitude & mental make-up, iii) Language capability, iv) Analytical & Comprehension skills, v) Brand awareness & recall and vi) Quantification skills.

IIMC Entrance Exam Question Papers of PG Diploma in Journalism (Previous Years)

 

Subjects Question Paper
IIMC Advertising and Public and Public Relations Question Paper 2016 Click Here
IIMC Radio and TV Journalism Question Paper 2016 Click Here
IIMC Journalism Hindi & Journalism English Question Paper 2016 Click Here
IIMC Journalism Odia Question Paper 2016 Click Here
IIMC English Journalism Question Paper 2015 Click Here
IIMC Odia Journalism Question Paper 2015 Click Here
IIMC English Journalism Question Paper 2014 Click Here
IIMC Entrance Exam Important details

IIMC Entrance Exam Wise Exam Centre and Venue

The IIMC Entrance Test was conducted across the 19 Test centres in India for the convenience of the students; candidates have to choose the test centre nearest to them at the time of filling of the application form. 

Entrance Exams

Exam Centre

Venue

Odia Journalism

Bhubaneswar

Head Master
Capital High School,
(Near Ram Mandir)
Unit-III, Bhubaneswar – 751022

Urdu Journalism

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bhopal

Shri Saurabh Jaitley, Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1
Hoshangabad Road
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Hyderabad

Mr T Punna Rao, , Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 2
Nanal Nagar X Road
Tolichowki Road, Golconda, 
Hyderabad

Jammu

IIMC
3rd floor, Vikas Bhawan
Rail Head Complex
Jammu Tawi-180003

Kolkata

Mr Sudhanya Karan, Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1         
Salt Lake, Sector I, Labony,
Kolkatta – 700064

Mumbai

Mr S K Paul, Officiating Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya , INS, Hamla,
Madh Marve Road
Malad (West), Mumbai 400095

Delhi

Additional Director General
IIMC, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg,
JNU New Campus, New Delhi-110067

Lucknow

Principal
Amiruddaula Islamia Inter College
Lal Bagh, Lucknow-226001,
Uttar Pradesh.

Marathi Journalism

 

Mumbai

Mr S K Paul,
Officiating Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya
INS, Hamla,
Madh Marve Road
Malad (West), Mumbai 400095

Nagpur

Dr S Z Jadhao, Assistant Professor
Exam-Incharge
Rabindranath Tagore Road,
Civil Lines
Near Maharaj Bag , Nagpur-440001

Malayalam Journalism

Kochi

Principal
SRV Government Model Vocation Higher Secondary School,
Opposite Woodlands Hotel, Woodlands Junction (Near ICICI Bank),
Mahatma Gandhi Road
Ernakulam South, Kerala- 682011

 

IIMC Exam Centre 2018 for the following

  • Journalism (Hindi and English)
  • Radio and TV Journalism
  • Advertising and Public Relations

Centre Name

Examination Centre Address

Ahmedabad

Mrs Vinita Sharma,  Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya No 1
Charan Singh Guru Singh Mangat Marg Shahibaug,
Near Police Commissioner Office,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380004

Aizawl

Press Information Bureau, Government of India, T-129 SILVER HOUSE TUIKHUAHTLANG, AIZAWL

Bangalore  

Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan
No 43, Race Course Road
Near Chalukya Hotel,
Bangalore – 560001

Bhopal   

Shri Saurabh Jaitley, Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya No 1
Opp Central India Flour Mill
Hoshangabad Road, Bhopal,
Madhya Pradesh

Bhubaneswar                               

Head Master
Capital High School,
(Near Ram Mandir)
Unit-III, Bhubaneswar – 751022

Chennai

Mr N M Varadharajulu, Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya,
Gill Nagar, Shanmuganar Salai
Gill Nagar, Chennai - 600094

Guwahati

Mr R K Das, Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya
Maligaon, Guwahati
Assam – 781029

Hyderabad

Mr T Punna Rao, Principal,
Kendriya Vidyalaya No 2
Nanal Nagar X Road
Tolichowki Road
Golconda,  Hyderabad

Jammu                               

IIMC 3rd floor, Vikas Bhawan
Rail Head Complex
Jammu Tawi - 180003

Kochi

Principal
|SRV Government Model Vocation
Higher Secondary School,
Opposite Woodlands Hotel,
Woodlands Junction
(Near ICICI Bank),
Mahatma Gandhi Road
Ernakulam South, Kerala- 682011

Kolkata

Mr Sudhanya Karan,
Principal Kendriya Vidyalaya No 1  
Salt Lake, Sector I
Labony, Kolkatta – 700064

Lucknow

Principal
Amiruddaula Islamia Inter College
Lal Bagh,
Lucknow - 226001,
Uttar Pradeshcandidates

Mumbai

Mr S K Paul,
Officiating Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya
INS, Hamla, Madh Marve Road
Malad (West), Mumbai 400095

Nagpur

Dr S Z Jadhao, Assistant Professor
Exam-Incharge Govt Institute of Science
Rabindranath Tagore Road,
Civil Lines, Near Maharaj Bag, Nagpur-440001

New Delhi

  • Principal
    Kendriya Vidyalaya
    R K Puram, Sector VIII,
    New Delhicandidates
  • Principal
    Kendriya Vidyalaya
    JNU, New Mehrauli Road
    (New Ber Sarai)
    New Delhi

Patna

Principal
Rajkiye Kanya Uchh Vidyalaya
Shastri Nagar
Patna-800023

Raipur

Mr S K Mishra
Incharge Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya Raipur Nocandidates 2
Deen Dayal Upadhyay Nagar, Sector IV, Raipur,
Chhatisgarh

Ranchi

Shri Rabindra Kumar, Principal
Kendriya Vidyalaya
CCL, Rajender Nagar
PO Hehal, Ratu Road
Ranchi, Jharkhand – 834005

 

IIMC PG Diploma Courses 2018

 

IIMC Campus Courses 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)
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)
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)

IIMC Entrance Exam Contact

Address:

Indian Institute of Mass Communication
JNU new campus,
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg,
New Delhi - 110067, India

Contact Details:

Phone: 26742920/60
Fax: 91-011-26742462
Email: iimc1965@gmail.com

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