IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020
Updated on Jan 15, 2020 - 11:02 a.m. IST by Shruti.garg
#Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bangalore

IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020: Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media has released application form of IIJNM 2020 Aptitude Test. Candidates who will apply for the IIJNM 2020 application form before March 31, will get a concession of Rs 10, 000 in the academic fee. The last date for filling the registration form is June 10. IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020 will be conducted in different cities from March 29 to May 29. Before filling the application form, candidates must read the eligibility criteria of IIJNM aptitude test. The entrance test will be held in ocomputernline or computer based mode. The complete admission procedure for admission to Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media will include the written test, personal interview and counselling. To know all the details about IIJNM 2020 aptitude test such as important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, result etc, read the complete article which is given below.

IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020 - Quick Facts

Event

Date

Name of the exam

Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media Aptitude Test

Name of the exam conducting institute

Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media (IIJNM)

Exam Type

University

Exam Level

Post Graduate

Selection process

Aptitude test, Interview and Counselling

Fee of the application form of IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020

Rs 1,000

Mode of IIJNM Application Form 2020

Online

IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020 - Important Dates

Events

Dates

Start date for the availability of application form of IIJNM 2020 Aptitude Test

January 2020

End date for filling the early application form of IIJNM 2020 Aptitude Test

March 31, 2020

Last date for filling the IIJNM 2020 aptitude test application form

June 10, 2020

IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020

Name of the City

Dates

Bangalore

April 17, 2020

May 22, 2020

May 27, 2020

May 29, 2020

Bhopal

March 29, 2020

Chennai

March 29, 2020

Delhi

April 5, 2020

Guwahati

April 18, 2020

Jaipur

April 4, 2020

Kolkata

April 19, 2020

Mumbai

April 26, 2020

Ranchi

April 12, 2020

IIJNM Aptitude Test Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria of IIJNM 2020 comprises of the minimum educational qualifications which the candidate must possess to be eligible to appear for the entrance exam. IIJNM eligibility criteria 2020 also includes the minimum marks which the candidates must score in the qualifying exam to be able to apply in the entrance test.

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  • Candidates belonging to any category/ group must have completed their graduation. The authorities have not specified any minimum marks which the candidates must score at the graduation level to be able to apply for IIJNM aptitude test 2020.

  • Candidates who are in the final year of graduation will be eligible to appear in the entrance exam.

  • Candidates from any stream are eligible to appear in the IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020

IIJNM 2020 Aptitude Test - Skills Required

Candidates must have the following skills while they appear for IIJNM aptitude test 2020:

  • Basic computer skills

  • Good command over English language

  • Basic writing skills

IIJNM Aptitude Test Application Form 2020

The application form of IIJNM Aptitude Test is available in online mode as well as offline mode. Candidates must fill the form properly as incorrectly filled, unsigned and incomplete forms are rejected. Candidates can check below the list of documents required and the steps to fill IIJNM Aptitude Test application form 2020 in both online and offline modes. Candidates can check below the list of required documents and the steps to fill IIJNM aptitude test application form 2020 in both online and offline modes.

Documents to keep ready before filling the IIJNM Aptitude Test Application Form 2020

Candidates must keep the following documents and details ready before filling the IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020 application form to avoid end moment trouble:

  • Class X and XII Marksheet/ Passing certified

  • Valid Email ID

  • Valid Mobile phone number

  • Bank details for online payment through:

  • Debit card

  • Credit card

  • Net banking

Web Browser required to fill the application form of IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020

Candidates must use the following web browser to fill the IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020 application form to avoid any technical problems.

  • Internet Explorer 8 and above

  • Mozilla 3.0 and above

  • Google Chrome 3.0

How to Fill IIJNM Aptitude Test Application Form 2020 in Online Mode?

The step by step procedure to fill the application form of IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020 is given below:

Steps to Fill the Application Form of IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020

Step 1: Register for IIJNM 2020

Visit the official website of IIJNM @iijnm.org. While registering for IIJNM 2020, candidates will have to provide the following details.

  • Full name of the candidate

  • Mobile number of the candidate

  • Select the gender from the dropdown

  • Choose the country

  • Select the city

  • Mention the email

  • Enter the date of birth

  • Citizenship

  • Select the state from the dropdown

  • Mention the postal zip

  • Click on the register button

Step 2: Login and proceed to fill IIJNM Application Form 2020

Once the candidates have registered, they will receive an email containing their registered id and password. Candidates will have to re login using their registered id and password and will have to provide the information in the IIJNM 2020 application form.

Step 3: Fill the online application form of IIJNM 2020

Candidates will have to provide their personal, academic and contact details in IIJNM 2020 application form.

Step 4: Pay the fees for the IIJNM application form 2020

After filling all the information in IIJNM 2020 application form candidates will have to pay the fees through credit card, debit card or through net banking.

How to Fill IIJNM 2020 Offline Application Form

Candidates can download the application form of IIJNM 2020 by clicking on the link that is provided. Click Here To Download the IIJNM application form 2020


The following information needs to be mentioned in the IIJNM 2020 application form.

Personal Details

In this part of the application form of IIJNM aptitude test 2020, candidates will have to mention the following details:

  • Candidate’s name

  • Date of birth

  • Email address

  • Mobile Number

  • Name of the father and the mother

Contact Details

  • Candidates will have to enter the correspondence as well as the permanent address of the candidate.

  • Provide the local guardian address, their email address, mobile and telephone number

Selection of the Programme

  • Candidates will have to select a programme in which they want to get admission

  • Choose the programme as per preference

Educational Details

In this section of the application form of IIJNM 2020 aptitude test, candidates will have to mention the name of the school, school leaving certificate, year of passing and the division or the grade which they have scored in Class X, XII and the bachelor's degree.


Candidates will also have to mention if they are computer literate or not.

  • Academic Details

  • Work Experience if applicable

  • Accomplishments, Special skills, Hobbies and other interests

  • Choose the IIJNM Test Centre 2020 from the list of cities that is given

IIJNM Aptitude Test Admission procedure 2020

All candidates must submit online or mail the following to the Admissions Committee at the address given below:

  1. Completed application form.

  2. Attach a photocopy of your marks transcripts and degree certificates. Candidates awaiting final examination results may submit their provisional degree certificates or the latest marks transcripts.

  3. Application Essay: Narrate a recent event or activity that has received major national or international attention, and how it affected you (between 600 and 750 words).

  4. Pay Rs. 1,000 application-processing fee by debit card/credit card or bank draft or pay order (payable at Bangalore) and drawn in favour of “IIJNM Bangalore.”

IIJNM Aptitude Test Centres 2020

While filling the IIJNM aptitude test 2020 application form, candidates can select at least one city where they want to appear for the entrance test.

  • Bangalore

  • Bhopal

  • Chennai

  • Delhi

  • Guwahati

  • Jaipur

  • Kolkata

  • Mumbai

  • Ranchi

IIJNM Aptitude Exam Pattern 2020

The exam pattern of IIJNM 2020 aptitude test includes the type of questions which will be asked in the entrance exam. It will also include the exam duration as well as the marking scheme. There are three sections from which the questions will be asked.

Exam Pattern of IIJNM 2020 Aptitude Test

Section

Type of Questions

Time Allotted

Marks Allotted to Each Section

Current Affairs & General Knowledge

MCQs

25 minutes

50

English Grammar

MCQs

15 minutes

30

English Writing

Essay Type Answers

20 minutes

20

Keeps Points to Know About IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020

The IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020 will be held in computer based mode.

  • At the time of the exam, candidates will have to login by using their respective username and password

  • Candidates will have to complete each section within the given time frame

  • In the English grammar and current affairs and general knowledge section, candidates will be awarded one mark for every correct answer and one fourth mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

  • If the candidate finishes a particular section before the allotted time, the remaining time will not be carried forward.

  • If the candidate finishes a particular section before the allotted time, they will not be able to move forward to the next section.

  • If the candidate exits from a particular section, they will not be allowed to go back to that particular section

  • During the course of the entrance exam, candidates should not press the back button.

IIJNM Aptitude Test Sample Paper 2020

Candidates can download the IIJNM 2020 sample paper by clicking on the link that is given below table. By solving IIJNM sample papers 2020, candidates will get an idea about the type of questions that are likely to be asked in the entrance exam. This will help the candidates to draw a strategy for the entrance exam.

IIJNM 2020 Sample Paper

Sample Paper

File

IIJNM Sample Paper (2017-18)

Download Here

IIJNM Selection Process 2020

IIJNM 2020 selection process will include counselling for the candidates who have cleared the entrance exam. Candidates will have to choose the programme in which they want to take admission at the time of IIJNM 2020 counselling. Candidates who qualify the entrance exam, they will have to appear in the interview which will be conducted at IIJNM, Bangalore.

Documents to be submitted along with IIJNM 2020 application form

Candidates will have to send the following documents along with the IIJNM application form 2020:

  • Bank demand draft (DD) of Rs 1,000 (payable at Bangalore) and drawn in favour of “IIJNM Bangalore.”

  • Essay which is written separately

  • Photocopy of marks scored by the candidates

  • Photocopy of marksheets and degree certificates.

  • Candidates who are waiting for the final year examination result will have to submit their provisional degree certificates/document or the latest marks transcripts

  • The filled application form of IIJNM 2020 has to be sent at the address that is given below:

Admissions Processing Office

Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media

No. 502, 5th ‘C’ Main, 5th Cross, 2nd Block

HRBR Layout, Kalyana Nagar, Bangalore –560 043 India

Tel: 080-2545 2564 / 2545 2565; Fax: 080-2545 2563

IIJNM 2020 Admission Fee Structure

IIJNM 2020 fee structure includes different programmes fees, confirmation fees and the balance tuition fees.

IIJNM 2020 Fee Structure

Programme

Confirmation fees

Balance Tuition Fees

Broadcast

Rs. 1,00,000

Rs. 3,10,000

Print

Rs 1,00,000

Rs 2,80,000

Multimedia

Rs. 1,00,000

Rs. 3,25,000

To be paid

Within seven days of acceptance


According to the authorities, candidates will have to reach the college at least two days ahead of registration so that all the admission related formalities could be completed.

IIJNM Placements

As per the placement data of IIJNM 2019, candidates were placed in the following organisations:

  • CNN

  • CNN-IBN

  • CNBC

  • Times Now

  • Rediff

  • Google

  • Reuters

  • Press Association-UK

  • Times of India

  • Indian Express

  • Economic Times

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IIJNM Aptitude Test 2020

Question: Is the IIJNM application form available in offline mode?

Answer:

Yes, Candidates can fill the IIJNM application form in offline mode.

Question: What is the mode of payment of application form of IIJNM Aptitude Test?

Answer:

Candidates can pay the fee for IIJNM application form through debit credit card, net banking. They can also pay the fees through the Demand Draft (DD).

Question: In the application form, we need to fill the percentage but my board gives CGPA, what should I do?

Answer:

In case of CGPA, the conversion to percentage of marks will be based on the procedure prescribed by the respective Board / University. So please contact your university/Institute/Board for details regarding this.

Question: What are the grounds on which a form can be rejected and is the form fee refundable or not?

Answer:

Incorrectly filled, incomplete and unsigned forms are rejected. Once, application form is rejected will not be reconsidered and form cost will not be refunded for any reason whatsoever.

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