IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 - Indian Institute of Mass Communication will release the official notification of IIMC 2020 entrance exam in the fourth week of April 2020. IIMC application form 2020 will be released in the fourth week of April 2020. Candidates will be able to submit the application form of IIMC till the third week of May in online mode. Before filling the application form, candidates must read the eligibility criteria of IIMC 2020. The admit card of IIMC 2020 will be available from the third week of May. Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam or IIMC is an entrance exam to offer admissions to candidates in a postgraduate diploma programme in many specializations of Journalism. IIMC result 2020 will be released in the fourth week of June in the form of a scorecard. Candidates can go through this article to gather complete information on IIMC 2020 such as important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern result and much more.
Name of the Exam
IIMC Entrance Exam
Category of the exam
Post Graduate Level Exam
Name of Exam Conducting Institute
Indian Institute of Mass Communication
Type of Exam
National Level Exam
Total Marks for the test
Mode of exam
Type of questions
Rs. 1500 for General and Rs. 1000 for Reserved Category
Name of the Course
Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi)
Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia)
Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu)
Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Marathi)
Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Malayalam)
Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Radio and Television Journalism offered in Hindi or English
Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Advertising & Public Relations offered in Hindi or English
The important dates of IIMC 2020 comprise of the complete admission schedule including the start and end date of the application process, the date for the release of the admit card, result date etc.
Notification for Entrance Exam 2020
Third week of April, 2020
Start Date for Application form of IIMC 2020
Last date to submit the IIMC application form 2020
Third week of May, 2020
Availability of IIMC Admit Card 2020
Fourth week of May, 2020
IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 for PG Diploma in journalism in Malayalam, Marathi, Odiya, Urdu
IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 for PG Diploma
Radio & TV
Advtg & PR
Announcement of Result
Fourth week of July, 2020
Last week of June to Second week of July, 2020
IIMC 2020 first merit list
Second week of July, 2020
The eligibility criteria of IIMC entrance exam 2020 comprises academic, age and other parameters which the candidates must meet before they start filling the application form.
A candidate must meet the below-mentioned Eligibility Criteria for IIMC 2020
Candidates must graduate in any discipline are eligible to apply to IIMC entrance exam 2020
Candidates who are in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for IIMC 2020 entrance exam. However, such candidates must provide an original certificate issued by the university or the college on or before August 31, 2020.
Indian nationals can appear in IIMC 2020 entrance exam
Five seats are reserved in each course for NRIs and NRI sponsored candidates
Reservation of seats
Seats will be saved for candidates according to the parameters laid down by the government.
Age Criteria for candidates belonging to different categories
General Category: Candidates should be born on August 1, 1995 or later
SC/ST/PH Category: Candidates should be born on August 1, 1990 or later
OBC Category: Candidates should be born on August 1, 1992 or later
IIMC 2020 application form will be released in the third week of April in online mode. Candidates will be able to submit the application form till the third week of May 2020. Before filling the application form, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of IIMC 2020. IIMC 2020 online registration process is completed in seven simple steps:
Step 1: Click on the link to fill IIMC application form 2020
Step 2: Enter all the information in the application form such as personal, academic and contact details
Step 3: Pay the fee for the application form by using any one of the following modes:
Step 4: Click on the submit button after payment of fees
Step 5: A confirmation mail will be sent to the registered email address of the candidates
Step 6: Print the IIMC 2020 application form for future reference
SC, ST, PH, OBC
Indian Institute of Mass Communication will conduct IIMC 2020 entrance exam in 20 cities across India in offline mode. While filling the application form of IIMC entrance exam, candidates have to select at least two cities where they can take the test. Candidates can check the table to know the complete list of IIMC exam centres:
Name of Cities
Name of cities
Name of the Indian Language
Note: Click here to check date, time & venue for the entrance examination for all PG Diploma Courses 2020-21.
The exam pattern of IIMC 2020 entrance exam will include the total number of questions that are asked, exam duration, marking scheme so and other related information.
Total number of Questions
Duration of IIMC entrance exam 2019
Name of the PG Diploma Programme
Medium of the Exam
Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Radio and Television Journalism
English and Hindi
Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Journalism (English)
Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Advertising & Public Relations
Questions in the IIMC 2020 entrance exam will be asked from the below-mentioned topics
Social and Cultural History
Analytical questions and comprehension
Awareness about social issues
Questions on Ethics and Values
Questions on Aptitude
Questions on various brands
Authorities will issue the admit card of IIMC 2020 in the fourth week of May in online mode. IIMC admit card 2020 will be available at the official website of Indian Institute of Mass Communication in the form of a pdf. Candidates will be able to download the admit card of IIMC 2020 by using their login credentials.
IIMC 2020 Result will be released in the third week of June 2020. Candidates will be able to download the result of IIMC 2020 by entering their login credentials. IIMC Result 2020 will be available in the form of a scorecard.
The cutoff of IIMC entrance exam 2020 is the minimum marks which the candidates must score to be able to participate in the next round of selection. The participated institute does not release IIMC cutoff, some of the important parameters which are taken into account while determining it are:
Difficulty level of the IIMC entrance exam
Total number of candidates who applied for the entrance exam
Total number of seats available in each programme
Past years cutoff trends
The counselling process will continue the entire one week after the announcement of the IIMC result. During the counselling, document verification will be done. Candidates have to present at the centre with all the original documents at the time of counselling. After documents verification by the university, the seat allotment takes place.
IIMC 2020 rank card
Candidate ID Proofs (Adhar card, voter id card, passport)
2 candidate photography
Original and photocopy of all Academic documents from class 10th to graduation (like mark sheet, passing certificates, degree.
Candidates qualifying IIMC 2020 will be called for the selection process. For this session, the selection process will be conducted at the IIMC campuses. The round will begin after the declaration of IIMC 2020 Result. As per the IIMC 2020 selection process, shortlisted candidates will have to appear in Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds. On the basis of the candidate’s performance, a final merit list will be formed containing the names of all the shortlisted candidates. The weightage will be given to the written entrance exam and the group discussion and interview will be 75:25.
The first merit list of IIMC 2020 will be available for candidates in the first week of July 2020. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidates’ performance in the entrance exam. IIMC 2020 merit list is different for the various postgraduate diploma courses that have been offered by the institute. Candidates whose names are given in IIMC merit list 2020, they will have have to confirm their admission by paying the necessary fees for the programme in which they have been offered admission.
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Candidates can fill the IIMC application in online mode.
Candidates can pay the fee for IIMC application form through debit credit card, net banking. They can also pay the fees through the Demand Draft (DD).
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.
The exam centre details will be mentioned on the admit card, so please wait till you are able to download the same.
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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.
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!
Last year cut off was 76 marks for general category, so you can hope for nearby marks for this year.
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