IIMC Eligibility Criteria 2018

IIMC Eligibility CriteriaIIMC Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Candidates applying for admission to Indian Institute of Mass Communication must meet the IIMC 2018 eligibility criteria before they register. The detailed eligibility criteria of IIMC 2018 will be available along with the official notification which will be released tentatively in February 2018. IIMC eligibility criteria 2018 lay the parameters related to age, academic details, nationality etc which the candidates must meet. IIMC entrance exam application forms will be available both in offline and online mode tentatively in last week of March 2018. According to IIMC 2018 eligibility criteria, candidates will have to score a minimum 50 % marks in their graduation to be able to appear in IIMC entrance exam. Final year graduation students are also eligible to apply for IIMC 2018 entrance test. However, such candidates had to submit proof of that they have passed the exam before the specified date. IIMC Eligibility criteria also mentions the age of the candidate belonging to different categories who are can appear in entrance exam of IIMC. Candidates can check the detailed IIMC Eligibility Criteria 2018 below before they fill the application form for the entrance exam.

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IIMC 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for admission to IIMC must meet the academic parameters which have been laid down by the institute to be eligible to appear for the entrance test. It also mentions the nationality criteria to be eligible to appear for IIMC entrance test.  


Nationality: Only Indian nationals can apply. However, five seats are available in each course for NRIs/NRI-sponsored candidates.

Academic Eligibility: The details of the academic criteria to be fulfilled are given below

  • Graduates in any discipline can apply for IIMC entrance exam 2018.

  • The graduation degree must be from a recognized university or an institute.

  • Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 50 percent marks in their graduation.

  • Final year students who are waiting for the results can also apply provided they submit their final year mark sheets/certificates before August 31, 2018.

Eligibility Criteria of IIMC 2018- Age Limit 


Candidates are required to fulfill the prescribed age limit as part of IIMC eligibility criteria 2018. The age specifications are different for candidates belonging to various categories. The details of the age criteria specified under the IIMC 2018 eligibility criteria can be checked below.


IIMC Eligibility Criteria (Age Limit)


Age Criteria

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.

Reservation of Seats


The IIMC eligibility criteria 2018 will differ according to the category to which the students belong. Moreover, seats are also reserved accordingly. As per the guidelines mentioned, candidates who apply under the reserved category must meet the specifications of the Govt if they belong to SC/ST/PH/OBC categories. While reserved category candidates have to submit their caste certificate to prove their eligibility for IIMC, PH candidates have to submit their medical certificate as proof of their disability.


IIMC 2018 Eligibility Criteria for Selection


Candidates who qualify for the IIMC 2018 entrance test will be shortlisted for the next stage of selection. Such candidates will have to attend a personal interview or a group discussion. The merit list will be prepared by taking into account the performance of the candidate in the IIMC entrance exam, personal interview and group discussion. Candidates will be offered admission on the basis of their name in the merit list. The weightage given to the written exam and group discussion and personal interview will be in the ratio of 85:15. The group discussion and interview will be conducted after the declaration of IIMC result 2018 for all the qualified candidates.

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