ASCOM Admission 2018
Urvashi Dalal, 01 Jun 2018


ASCOM Admission 2018 -
 Amrita School of Communication (ASCOM) conductED the ASCOM 2018 admissions for its BA and MA programmes in Communications as well as the PG Diploma in Journalism for the first round on May 5th and were notified about the result on May 13. ASCOM Admission was through the CAPTEST, which was conducted in offline mode on May 5, 2018. Application form of ASCOM Admission 2018 was available from January 30, 2018 and the last date to register is May 1, 2018. Fee of Rs 500 can be paid for ASCOM application form either through demand draft, net banking, credit and debit card. Exemption from appearing in CAPTEST for ASCOM admission will be offered to students who have more than 70% in the first two years of their graduation. Candidates will be shortlisted for the Personal Interview which will be held on May 10 & 11. The final result and selection list will be announced on May 13, 2018. Registration for second phase of CAPTEST concluded on June 1 and the exam will be conducted on June 8th at Ettimadai campus and the result for the same will be announced on June 10th. It may be noted that MA and PG Diploma aspirants will have to further participate in a group discussion before availing admissions to ASCOM 2018. Candidates who wish to apply for the ASCOM admission 2018 can check the complete details about the eligibility criteria, important dates to keep note of, application process, selection and admission procedure as well as the relevant fee structure in the article below. 

 

 ASCOM Admission- Fast Facts

Admission Name: ASCOM Admission 2018

Exam Name: Communication Aptitude Test

Common Name: CAP Test

Conducting Body: Amrita School of Communication, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Programme Offered: BA Mass Communication, MA in Communication, P. G. Diploma in Journalism

Application Mode: To be downloaded. Candidates must fill details and send it to the institute.

Application Fee: Rs 500

Exam Mode: Offline

ASCOM Admission 2018 Important Dates

 

The dates related to ASCOM admission are provided in the table below. The dates listed will allow candidates to keep track of the various deadlines pertaining to the admission of ASCOM 2018.

 

 ASCOM Admission Dates 2018

Events

Dates

Application starts

January 30,  2018

Last date of application

May 1, 2018

CAP Test

May 5, 2018

Interview

May 10-11, 2018

Result

May 13, 2018

Last date for submission of fee 

May 21, 2018

Registration end date for CAPTEST 

June 1, 2018 

CAPTEST For second phase  at  Ettimadai campus 

June 8th, 2018 

Result 

June 10th, 2018 

Fee to be paid on or before 

June 25th, 2018 

ASCOM Result 2018 

The final ASCOM 2018 result  and the selection list will be declared on May 13, 2018.  In order to confirm their admission, candidates will have to submit the fee by May 21, 2018.  Candidatees will have to submit the following documents at the time of admission. 

 

Documents to be submitted ASCOM 2018 Admission


Candidates have to submit attested photocopies of the following documents during the time of selection process to avail final admissions.

 

1. Duly filled application form

2. Two Photographs

3. Class 10th and 12th Mark Sheets (for B.A applications)

4. Class 10th and 12th Mark Sheet, and all semester marksheet of Bachelor’s (for M.A applications)

5. Candidates who have appeared for their 12th examinations and are awaiting results have to can produce attested copies of their Class 11th Mark sheets when they appear for the CAP Test (for B.A applications)

6. Class 10 TC (if applicable)

7. Community Certificate (if applicable)

8. Copy of provisional degree certificate/degree certificate should be produced at the time of writing the entrance exam (for M.A applications)

 

Fee structure of ASCOM Admissions 2018

Fee Details

B. A. Mass Communication

M. A. Communication/PG Diploma In Journalism

College Fee 

Tuition Fees (Annual): Rs.1,22,000

Other Fees (One Time): Rs. 5500

Caution Deposit (One Time): Rs.10,000

Total: Rs.1,37,500

Tuition Fees (Annual): Rs.1,02,000
Other Fees (One Time): Rs. 2500
Caution Deposit (One Time): Rs.10,000

Total: Rs.1,14,500

Hostel Fee**

Room Rent (Annual): Rs.37,500

Caution Deposit (One Time): Rs.5000

Total: Rs.42,500

For Single Room Accomodation

Room Rent (Annual): Rs.44,500
Caution Deposit (One Time): Rs. 5000

Total: Rs.49,500

For Shared Room Accomodation

Room Rent (Annual): Rs.37,500
Caution Deposit (One Time): Rs. 5000

Total: Rs.42,500

Mess Fee (Annual)

Rs.47,000

Rs.47,000

Grand Total

[A]+[B]+[C]= Rs.2,27,000

Single Room Accommodation:

Rs.2,11,000

Grand Total with Shared Room Accommodation:

Rs.2,04,000

 

Selection Process of ASCOM Admission 2018

 

Candidates who qulaify the CAPTEST, they will hvae to face a personal interview which will be held on May 10 and 11, 2018. 

 

Schedule for Personal Interview 

Programme

Selection

Date 

B. A. Mass Communication

CAPTESTPersonal Interview

May 10-11

M. A. in Communication

CAPTESTGroup DiscussionPersonal Interview

May 10-11

P. G. Diploma in Journalism

 

ASCOM Exam Pattern 2018

 

The exam pattern of CAPTEST (Communication Aptitude Test) for the ASCOM admission 2018 gives details of the mode of exam, type of questions asked, marks awarded and such. It may be noted that candidates applying for the MA programmes will be exempted from the CAPTEST is they have obtained more than 70% aggregate marks during the first two years of their degree. However, they will have a chance to directly get to the interview stage. The exam pattern for ASCOM Admission is given separately below for the BA and the MA as well as the PG Diploma programmes.

 

ASCOM CAPTEST is designed to evaluate students on their interests, aptitude and potential for adapting to the programmes offered. The sections in each year’s question paper will differ however the topics covered always include Current Affairs, Logical Reasoning and English Grammar.

 

ASCOM Admission for BA – Exam Pattern

Parameters

Details

Mode of Test

Offline

Type of questions

Subjective and Objective

Total Marks

50

Sections (Tentative & based on past years)

Know your English

Total marks for the section: 15

 

 

Media and Advertising

Total marks for the section: 10

Emotional Quotient

Total marks for the section: 5

Logic and reasoning

Total marks for the section: 5

Media Personalities

Total Marks for the section: 5

Current Affairs

Total marks for the section: 10

Amrita Admission Test- CAP Exam Pattern- MA

Parameters

Details

Mode of Test

Offline

Type of questions

Subjective and Objective

Total Marks

50

Sections (Tentative & based on past years)

Creative Flexibility & Lateral Thinking

Marks for the Section: 10

Know Your English

Marks for the Section: 15

Media and Advertising

Marks for the Section: 10

In the News

Marks for the Section: 5

Current Affairs

Marks for the Section: 5

CAPTEST Previous Year Question Paper

 

Candidates can download the question papers of the previous years of  CAPTEST. They can download it and solve them as it will help them in their prepration for CAPTEST. 

 

CAP Test Sample papers

 

 

 

ASCOM Admission 2018 Eligibility & Programmes

Programme

Eligibility

B. A. Mass Communication

  • Candidates must have passed their 10+2 examination or an equivalent exam with an aggregate minimum of 50% marks.

  • Candidate from the foreign universities should obtain an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi

M. A. in Communication

  • Candidates must have passed a bachelor's degree (10+2+3 system) in any discipline from a recognized institute or university with an aggregate 50% marks.

  • Candidate from the foreign universities should obtain an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi.

  • Candidates with appropriate industry experience will be given preference

P. G. Diploma in Journalism

ASCOM Application Form 2018

 

The application form of ASCOM Admission 2018 is available from January 30, 2018 and last date for registering it is May 1, 2018. The steps to fill the ASCOM 2018 application form are given below. 

 

Click Here or fill ASCOM Application Form from the window below: 

 

 

What to keep ready before filling Application form of ASCOM 2018

 

Candidates need to keep the following documents ready before they start filling the ASCOM 2018 application form. 

S. No

Documents

Format

Dimension

1.

Photograph

JPG/ JPEG

150X 200 pixel

2.

Signature

JPG/ JPEG

150x 100

 

Steps to fill ASCOM 2018 Application Form 

 

Candidates need to follow the steps that are given below while they fill the ASCOM application form 2018. 

 

Step 1 – Register 

Candidates will have to first register by entering the email address and the security code by clicking on the link that is provided on this page. 

 

Step 2 - Fill the ASCOM Admission form

 

Candidates will have to enter the following details in the ASCOM 2018 application form. 

  • Personal details-Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Blood Group, Name of the guardian, 
  • Mailing details
  • Academic Background

 Step 3- Upload Documents 

 

Candidates will have to upload their scanned image according to the specifications that are mentioned in the table that is given above. They need to also upload the scanned image of their signature in the application form of ASCOM 2018. Those who are sending the application form in offline mode, they will have to send an additional passport size photograph along with the filled in application form for the admit card.

 

Step 4 - Payment of the Application Fee

 

Candidates must pay a fee of Rs 500 via a Demand Draft in favour of “Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham” payable at ‘Coimbatore if they are filling it in offline mode. Those candidates who are filling the application form of ASCOM 2018, they can pay it either in online mode through net banking, or by using a debit and credit card. 

 

Candidates who are filling the ASCOM application form 2018 in offline mode, they can mail it at the address that is given below.

 

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham,
Amritanagar Post,
Ettimadai, Coimbatore 641 112,
Tamil Nadu, India.

 

Documents to attach with the ASCOM Application Form

 

Candidates must send self-attested copies of the following documents

  • 2 passport size Photographs

  • Class 10th Marks Sheet

  • Class 12th Marks Sheet

  • Mark Sheets for all semesters of the Bachelor’s programme in case of M.A applicants

  • Candidates who are appearing for their final exam (class 12th) and are awaiting their result should produce the attested copies of Class 1th when they appear for the CAPTEST.

  • MA applicants need to submit a copy of their or the provisional degree certificate/ degree certificate

  • DD for the payment of application fees

  • Class 10 – TC if applicable

  • Community Certificate if applicable

List of Exam Centres- CAPTEST 2018 will be conducted  in the cities which are given below: 

  • Amritapuri (Kollam)
  • Chennai
  • Ettimadai (Coimbatore)
  • Kochi
  • Kozhikode
  • Thiruvananthapuram

 

Contact

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Amritanagar, Coimbatore - 641 112
Tamilnadu, India

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