IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 - Students’ Reactions
Updated on May 26, 2019 - 10:58 a.m. IST by Khushboo Verma
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Indian Institute of Mass Communication 2019 is conducting the entrance exam for english journalism course in different parts of the country. Candidates came to the test centre of IIMC well ahead of the scheduled time.There were strict measures adopted by the authorities to ensure that candidates do not carry with them any electronic gadgets with them to the test centre. Careers360 bring exclusive coverage about the entrance exam for which the students are appearing and here we will also bring how the students found the difficulty level of the question paper, whether there were any glitches or so, whether there were any incorrect questions that were asked in the entrance exam.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Post Exam Reactions of Students

According to Rahesha, the exam was difficult and she said that to score well in the exam, it needs at least 2-3 months of rigorous news reading. The questions were based on political and social issues. There were also questions on Pulwama attack' such as describe the events from feb 14 2019 onwards i.e pulwama attack ending in India and Pakistan Air Force battle in the skies in J&K. She could complete all questions vaguely. When asked if she is appearing for any other journalism entrance exam, she said, 'I appeared for Asian College for Journalism and I got through the exam, but my preference is IIMC. Currently, she is doing her college from Delhi University.

Shipra found the paper interesting as majority of the questions were current affair based on the events that happened recently in March and April 2019. The questions were basics, one of the questions was based on Pulwama attack. There were also questions wherein students had to write short notes on period, end of sentence, JetAirways crisis. She, however, could complete the paper on time.

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Apporva said that the questions were based on elections and the events and crisis that took place since 2018 till March 2019. Apporva said that the paper was easy for her. She also added that if test- takers are thorough with the current affair and country's current condition, they would score well in the exam. According to her, the questions were basic and she had opted for English Journalism.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Pre-Exam Reactions of Students

Tanya who is from CBSE board has prepared well for the exam. When asked which section she is strong and weak at , Tanya said, ‘I am good in General knowledge and my weak area would be subjective questions that I have to answer as well as the current affair. To the question, ‘How much marks she is expecting’? Tanya said, as the exam is held for 75 marks, she is aiming to score at least 55 marks.

Puneeta could not devote much time for the preparation of the IIMC entrance exam as she had to appear for her college exam as well. She has done her schooling from CBSE board and today she is appearing for English Journalism. She could not prepare well for the current affair well. When asked about how much score she is expecting, she replied that she is not sure as it completely depends on the difficulty level of the exam.

In conversation with Shefali, she said, 'I focused more on current affair and I did not refer to any particular book. When asked about which section she is strong at, she replied that it's English and her weak area is current affair. Shefali is from CBSE board. She has not set any expectation for the marks she is going to score.

Rakesh said that he is from CBSE Board and he prepared only the basics for English and General Knowledge. He said that he might score good in English. He is not confident in current affair section and it might hurt his overall. He is hoping to obtain as much marks as it is enough to clear the exam.

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how to get addmission in masters program in iimc??

Siddhi Shenoy 10th Jan, 2020

Hello Sumit,

If you want to get admission in Masters program in IIMC, you need to answer an entrance exam conducted by IIMC. Also, to apply for this college, the candidate must have a graduation degree from any recognized University. Even the final year students are who are waiting to avail their results shall apply for the same. The exam will be conducted in offline mode and will be held for duration of 2 hours. You have to fill the entrance exam application form on the official website of IIMC. Based on the merit, students will be selected and called for a group discussion after which admissions will be given.

Good luck!


what are the dates for IIMC exam in 2020

ÑÍthesh 29th Dec, 2019

Hello Moksha!!

Exam for Odia/Urdu/Marathi/Malayalam Journalism will be on May 25,2020 and For Pg diploma courses will be on May 26,2020.Th applications for this entrance examination starts from April 17,2020  till May 01,2020.I hope this information may helps you a little bit.Good luck!!


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! 

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