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IIMC Entrance Exam

Updated On - February 1st 2018

IIMC (The Indian Institute of Mass Communication) will be conducting the IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 for all the PG Diploma courses in English and Hindi journalism, Radio and TV journalism, Advertising and PR relations and Odia/Malayalam/Marathi/Urdu journalism for the academic year 2018-18 on May 27 & 28, 2018. On the basis of an aspirant's score/rank in the entrance exam and PI/GD, he/she can secure admission at any IIMC campus.

The notification for IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 shall be put on the official website from March 15, 2018, and candidates can apply online/offline until May 5, 2018.

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April 4, 2018 – IIMC Entrance Test 2018 Application forms will be available from April 3 – May 5, 2018. Apply Now

Candidates who wish to pursue PG Diploma courses from this prestigious institute, can register themselves online/offline and take the national level test on May 27/28, 2018. A candidate applying for IIMC 2018 examination must be a citizen of India and must have passed graduation in any discipline. IIMC 2018 examination will be conducted in offline mode. It will contain questions covering different topics in the field of Journalism and Media, based on the course candidate has applied for.

IIMC 2018 results will be declared in the last week of June and the GD/PI will start after that and will continue till the second week of July 2018. Candidates will secure the seat based on their performance in IIMC entrance test and GD/PI.

Important Dates

Candidates should be well aware of the whole IIMC 2018 Admission schedule to not miss out any important event. Some of the important dates are mentioned below:

Sales of Application Forms beginsApril 3, 2018
Last date to applyMay 05, 2018
IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 for PG Diploma CoursesMay 27 & 28, 2018
Interview DatesLast week of June/First week of July 2018
Academic Session BeginsLast week of July 2018

Availability of Application Form will begin on April 3, 2018, and will continue till May 05, 2018. The last date to apply and submit the form is May 05, 2018. IIMC Entrance Exam will be held on May 27 & 28, 2018. Results of the entrance test will be declared in the last week of June 2018. IIMC Interview will be conducted in the last week of June/First week of July 2018. Final results to be declared in last week of July 2018.

Following are the courses offered at various IIMC campuses:

IIMC New DelhiPost-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 DhenkanalPost-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English) Post-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia)
IIMC AmravatiPost-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)
IIMC AizawlPost-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)
IIMC JammuPost-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)
IIMC KottayamPost-Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)

IIMC Eligibility criteria

Candidates seeking admission in PG Diploma courses of IIMC are advised to check IIMC 2018 Eligibility Criteria before applying. It is essential for the candidates to check Eligibility criteria set by the Indian Institute of Mass Communication to be eligible for IIMC 2018 Admission Process. In case, a candidate fails to meet the Criteria, his/her application is liable to be rejected.

Here are the eligibility conditions to know the age required, minimum academic qualification for appearing for IIMC 2018 Exam and Admission Process:

  • Only Indian Nationals are eligible for PG Diploma Courses.
  • Academic Qualification: An applicant should be a graduate in any discipline, students appearing for their final year examinations can also appear for the entrance test, showing their final year mark sheet/provisional certificate by August 31, 2016.

Age limit

  • For students from the general category, the date of birth should be August 1, 1992, or later.
  • For the SC/ST/handicapped students, the date of birth should be August 1, 1987, or later.
  • While OBC candidates' date of birth should be August 1, 1989, or later.

IIMC Application Form

How to Apply

IIMC conducts national level examination 2018 for admissions to PG Diploma courses in various IIMC Colleges.

IIMC 2018 Examination will be held on May 27 & 28, 2018, and the application form will be available from March 25 to May 5, 2018. Last Date to submit the IIMC 2018 Application Form is May 5, 2018.

The Candidate is advised to go through the details of the application process and eligibility criteria for IIMC 2018 before starting the application procedure. Procedure (Offline &Online) for filling up the IIMC 2018 application form are given below: -

Online Application

  • Go to the official website of IIMC i.e.
  • Click on the link for Online Form Filling available on the page.
  • Fill in all the required details carefully and accurately.
  • After filling the details in the form, proceed to the payment gateway.
  • Candidates have to upload a scanned copy of recent passport size photograph and signature as per given instructions.
  • Take the printout of duly filled application form and send the same to the head of the department of Delhi.

Offline Application

Candidates can obtain the application form from the designated centres or campus by paying the required application fees. Fill in the form with details and send the same to the headquarter in Delhi before the last date.

Payment of Fee

Application fee can be submitted via Demand Draft, drawn in favour of Registrar, IIMC New Delhi payable at New Delhi.

For all Applicants excluding SC/ST/PwD category applicants: Rs.1200

For all SC/ST/PwD category applicants: Rs.1100

IIMC Entrance Exam Pattern

There is no fixed exam pattern for IIMC Entrance Examination. However, candidates are evaluated on the following aspects:

For Journalism Programme:

  • General Awareness
  • Analytical& Comprehension Skills
  • Aptitude and Mental Makeup
  • Language Capability
  • International Development

For Advertising and Public Relations:

  • Aptitude and Mental Makeup
  • General Awareness
  • Analytical& Comprehension Skills
  • Quantification Skills
  • Language Capability
  • Brand Awareness and recall
  • Lateral thinking capabilities

IIMC Admit Card

All the applicants must keep in mind that the IIMC Admit Card can only be downloaded from the official website of IIMC. No candidate will receive the Admit card via e-mail or post. IIMC will release the Admit card to only those candidates who have successfully filled the application form with the payment of fees on time.

The admit card is a very important document that the applicants must carry on the day of the exam. Important details such as date and time, examination center, candidate’s roll number and other credentials are printed on the IIMC 2018 Admit Card. Entry inside the exam hall without the admit card will not be allowed. The steps to download IIMC 2018 Admit Card are given below:

  1. Visit the official website i.e.
  2. Applicants need to select the course, enter Date of Birth, Mobile No. or Application No. correctly.
  3. Online Applicants need to select the course, enter the Unique ID, Date of Birth.
  4. Click ‘Submit’ button and ‘Download Admit Card’ link will appear.
  5. Click on a link ‘IIMC Admit Card’ will be displayed.
  6. Save and print the Admit Card to appear in the IIMC Entrance Test 2018.

Note: All candidates should bring with them HB Pencil and eraser etc. for the entrance examination. If any candidate does not have/ misplaced the unique ID number, immediately contact at 011-26742069 between 10 AM to 5 PM from Monday to Saturday.

    IIMC Results

    Indian Institute of Mass Communication will release the result of the candidate who has successfully appeared in the entrance exam. Candidates can check and download their result online from the official website.Candidates can check their IIMC entrance exam 2018 result by entering their roll number/ registered email ID and date of birth on the official website of the college. IIMC entrance exam result will contain the roll numbers/ names of candidates who qualify the written entrance test. Aspirants who clear the written exam then need to appear for the group discussion/ personal interview round. Interview dates will be published by the 3rd week of June.

    Candidates passing the group discussion/ personal interview round will then be eligible to take admission at any college accepting IIMC entrance exam 2018 ranks/scores. After all the admission rounds are conducted a merit list will be released by IIMC (Indian Institute of Mass Communication) with names and other details of shortlisted candidates.

    IIMC Selection procedure

    The candidates will be selected for the PG Diploma courses at various centres of IIMC on the basis of their performance in the written exam and in Personal Interview/Group Discussion. 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 discussion by the 3rd week of June along with the short-listed candidates for the course in Odia Journalism.

    The list of candidates 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 85:15.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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