IIMC Eligibility Criteria 2019
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IIMC Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Indian Institute of Mass Communication released eligibility criteria for IIMC 2019 along with all other information. Candidates must check IIMC eligibility criteria 2019 before they start registering for the entrance exam. IIMC 2019 eligibility criteria comprises different parameters which candidates have to fulfill before they start filling the application form. According to IIMC eligibility criteria, candidates have to meet the necessary academic requirements, age and nationality, before they start filling the application form. IIMC entrance exam is conducted every year in offline mode for different post graduate diploma programmes which are offered at regional campuses. Check all details related to IIMC eligibility criteria 2019 in the article that is given below.
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IIMC 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are aspiring to seek admission in the post graduate diploma programmmes which are offered at various campuses of IIMC can check details about different aspects of the eligibility criteria for IIMC entrance exam 2019.

IIMC Eligibility Criteria 2019- Academic Criteria

According to IIMC 2019 eligibility criteria, candidates have to meet the requisite eligibility criteria related to their academic qualifications. It also mentions the marks which candidates belonging to different categories need to score at graduation level to be able to appear for IIMC entrance exam 2019.

  • Candidates from any stream will be eligible to appear for the IIMC entrance exam.

  • Candidates who are in the final year of their graduation, they are also eligible to appear in IIMC entrance exam 2019. However, such students have to submit their mark sheet and certificates on or before August 31, 2019

  • Graduation degree should be from a recognised institute or university

IIMC 2019 Eligibility Criteria 2019- Nationality

  • As per IIMC eligibility criteria 2019, candidates have to be Indian nationals to be eligible to appear in the entrance exam.

  • Five seats will be reserved for in every course for NRIs/NRI-sponsored candidates.

  • NRI and NRI sponsored candidates will have to submit separate application forms. They will be selected on the basis of their performance in the entrance exam as well as group discussion and interview.

IIMC Eligibility Criteria 2019- Requisite age for different categories

Indian Institute of Mass Communication prescribes the age limit as part of the eligibility criteria of IIMC.

IIMC 2019 Age Criteria



Age Criteria


ST/ SC/ Physically Handicapped Category

Candidates who are born on and after August 1, 1989 or later will be eligible to apply for the entrance exam


OBC category

Candidates who are born on or after August 1, 1991, they will also be eligible to take IIMC entrance exam


General Category

Candidates who will be born on or after August 1, 1994, they can also apply.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2019- Reservation of Seats

As per IIMC eligibility criteria 2019, seats are reserved for candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC, PH categories according to rules and regulations which are laid down by the government of India.

Candidates who are seeking reservation under different categories will have to submit their caste certificate.

Candidates who are applying under physically handicapped quota, they will have to submit a medical certificate.

IIMC 2019 Final Selection

Candidates who qualified the written exam, they had to participate in the next stage of selection which includes group discussion and personal interview. The institute announced complete schedule about group discussion and interview, depending on the course for which candidates have applied. The weightage that is given to the written test and interview will be in the ratio of 75:25.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs ) on IIMC Eligibility Criteria 2019

Question: If I am in the final year of my graduation, then can I apply for the IIMC 2019 entrance exam?

Answer: Yes, you can apply for IIMC entrance exam 2019 even if you are in the final year of your graduation, you are eligible to appear for the entrance test.

Question: What is the age criteria for candidates who will be applying for IIMC entrance exam 2019?

Answer: According to the age criteria that is laid down by the IIMC, candidates who are from the SC, ST or physically handicapped category, they should be born on or after August 1, 1989, candidates who are from the OBC category, they should be born on or after August 1, 1991 while those from the General category, they should be born on or after August 1, 1994.

Question: Will I be offered admission if I clear the entrance exam?

Answer: No, you will not be offered admission merely by qualifying the IIMC 2019 entrance exam. Once you clear the entrance exam, you have to participate in the next round of selection which is the interview. Only after your name appears after qualifying the interview, you will be offered admission at IIMC.

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I was very sad because i forget to apply entrance. Now what should can i do.

Shatabdi Singh 2nd Jul, 2019

Hello ,

As your query is that you wanted to apply for IIMC entrance exam but somehow you didn't appeared for the exam and you are confused with what next. I would like to tell you that that there is no other possible way or any other alternative. If you want to pursue your Mass and Communication studies at an higher level you have to appear for the exam. So in my opinion it will be better to prepare for this one whole year and apply next year for the same. 

Further, if any detail that you need or think we can help you with that you can let me know in the comment section below. 

I hope your query is solved.

Thank you.


Please somebody give me the previous year entrance questions paper of iimc...

Jesin J 31st May, 2019
Hello. For IIM Calcutta, in order to secure a seat for pgp program/mba, you should clear cat examination. The cat is an online test in which the level of difficulty varies every year. None of questions or question patterns are repeated.

I would suggest you to go through the basics and join a test series for preparation.

Hope this helps

All the best.

When will be the IIMC Admit Card 2019 available? Exams after 4 days, no response from website and contact numbers/email. Help!

Shivam Purohit 22nd May, 2019

Hi there so to answer your question let me tell you 

Archa, the IIMC conducts an entrance exam for the Post Graduate Diploma Courses every year. The institute is specially acclaimed towards the professional career in the Media Industry and hence it's recruitment for the PG Diploma Courses and Diploma Course in Development Journalism is selective and depends upon your performance and knowledge about the subject. It specialises in various fields of both Print and Electronic Media and offers a quality education in multi-languages. 

The Admit Card for all PG Diploma Courses has already been released in the official website of IIMC. You can check it in http://iimcdiplomacourses.asrb2014.org/AdmitCard.aspx with your registered Date of Birth, Mobile Number and URN. 

The Entrance Examination for Odia/Urdu/Marathi/Malayalam Journalism is on 25th May,2019 and for PG Diploma Course in Journalism Hindi/English, Radio and TV Journalism and Advertising and Public Relations is on 26th May, 2019. The Examination Pattern will be based on your knowledge and insight in General Awareness, Analytical and Aptitute Skills, Social Consciousness, Language Skills, ethics and values, Lateral thinking abilities and your understanding about the opted course. The examination timing for the Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Urdu, English, Hindi is from 9am-11am and Radio & TV, Advertising & PR is at 3pm-5pm. 

Please check the official website again for any other future updates and recheck your respective centre details. Do enquire again if neccessary. All the best Archa, good luck! 


Tell me about the cutoff of pg diploma in advertising and public relations..

Tarun Saraf 18th May, 2019


Last year cut off was 76 marks for general category, so you can hope for nearby marks for this year.

Thank you.


I achieved a 92% in 10th, 79% in 12th, and 82% in graduation. How much do I need to score in CAT to get into the top MBA colleges?

Jesin J 7th May, 2019
Hello Karam. Congratulations on decent academic scores. Now, the admission in IIMs and other top b-schools accounts to different factors. These factors include, class 10 marks,  class 12 marks, graduation marks, gender diversity, academic diversity, work experience and cat score.
So if you are a fresher and belong to general category, then you should try and get 99+ percentile in CAT. The reason being, a lot of candidates have very high academic scores, and other factors also play a spoil sport.

So,  work hard and ace the Cat.

All the best.
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