Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 – The Dept of Communication and Journalism, Mumbai University will conduct Mumbai University 2018 Mass Communication exam on June 18. The offline entrance test of Mumbai University Mass Communication is conducted for admissions to the five major Masters Programmes in Mass Communication and Journalism offered by its Department of Communication and Journalism (DCJ). The Mumbai University 2018 Mass Communication application form is available from May 14 to June 7 in offline mode. Candidates have to fill the forms offline and submit them along with a statement of purpose (SOP) and a letter of Recommendation (LOR) at the University Department campus. Candidates have to purchase the form against the application fee. The exam pattern of the Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 test will be a mix of subjective and objective questions aimed at assessing the student’s aptitude for the course. The result of Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 test will be announced online in May in the form of a merit list which will be displayed on the University’s notice board. Shortlisted candidates have to appear in the selection rounds which will consist of a Group Discussion and an Interview. Candidates aspiring for the Mumbai University (MU) Mass Communication can check all the exam related details like, important dates, eligibility, application form, admit card, result and admission process from this article.
Latest: Mumbai University Mass Communication Application Form 2018 Available till June 7- Check the link given below
Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 Fast Facts
Exam Name: Mumbai University Mass Communication Exam
Common Name: Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018
Exam Type: University
Exam Mode: Offline
Exam Type: Subjective
Application Mode: Offline
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Mumbai University offers M.A in the following specializations
Communication and Journalism
The admissions to the above programmes are through the entrance test of Mumbai University 2018 Mass Communication.
Mumbai University Mass Communication Important Dates 2018
Candidates who wish to apply must keep a track of the important dates of Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 to avoid a miss on the exam related events. Candidates will know when to apply, dates to check for the results and more with the help of the given dates for the Mumbai University 2018 Mass Communication
Dates of Mumbai University Mass Communication
May 14, 2018
Last date for application submission
June 7, 2018
June 18 2018
June- July 2018
Admission and document submission
Mumbai University Mass Communication Eligibility Criteria 2018
Candidates applying for the Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 must be graduates from a recognized university or an institution. They must also have secured a minimum of 50% marks at graduation level.
It is to be noted that the eligibility criteria of Mumbai University Mass Communication is common for all the M.A programmes offered by the DJMC of Mumbai University.
Mumbai University Mass Communication Application Process 2018
The application process for Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 is common for all the programmes. The application forms are available offline and can be downloaded from the link that is provided above. They must submit the application form by June 7, 2018 (before 4:00 p.m). Candidates can purchase the forms against the application fee and submit the same at the campus only before the deadline. They can also download the same and pay the application fee while submitting the filled in form.
How to fill the Mumbai University Mass Communication Application Form?
- Download the forms from the table below
- Fill the form with personal and educational details
- Candidates have to correctly fill the Name, address, contact details along with correct previous University marks
- Paste a recent colour passport size photograph on the space provided
- Fill, check and submit the form at the campus
Venue for submitting the application form: DCJ campus, 2nd Floor, Health Center Building, Vidyanagari Campus, University of Mumbai, Kalina, Mumbai-98.
Mumbai University Mass Comm 2018 Application Form
MACJ (Masters in Communication and Journalism)
MAEM (Masters in Electronic Media)
Will be available soon
MAFS (Masters in Film Studies)
Will be available soon
MAPR (Masters in Public Relations)
MATS (Masters in Television Studies)
Will be available soon
The following documents have to be submitted along with the application form by all the applicants for all the programmes. Candidates have to submit one attested photocopy of the below stated documents along with the form.Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 Sample Questions
Documents for submission
Reserved Category Students
Candidates must submit all the documents attested with seal and stamped. All the documents must be submitted at the time of submitting the admission form and not later.
Details of SOP and LOR:
1. Statement of Purpose (SOP)- Candidates have to write an essay of not less than 500 words and maximum 800 words. This document has to be typed in a single sheet and signed by the candidate. The essay or the SOP must be in the form of an argument which justifies candidates purpose of taking the course. This essay may be written in English, Hindi or Marathi. The language of the testimonials can be English, Hindi or Marathi.This essay has to be submitted along with the application form.
2. Letter of Recommendation (LOR) or Testimonials- The students have to submit testimonials or letter of recommendations from at least two teachers who have personally taught the student in school or in college. The document must state the reasons why teachers feel that the particular student should do the course, and how the course will benefit the student. This document has to be of maximum 150 words each. The document must also state the period that the teacher has been associated with the student in the said institution. The language of the testimonials can be English, Hindi or Marathi.
Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 Application Process- Instructions
Candidates must submit complete application forms to the University venue before the deadline. Officials will not accept any application submitted after the deadline.
Graduates of Universities other than the University of Mumbai have to submit their attested mark sheets for all the three graduation years. These have to be verified by an authorized person in the Department of Communication and Journalism.
Eligible candidates of Universities other than the University of Mumbai have to submit the Migration Certificate within one week of taking admission in this University.
The photocopies of the documents have to be certified by the Principal of the constituent college or the Head of a recognized institution.
Only candidates who submit the complete application form along with stated documents will be eligible to apply for the admissions.
Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 Application Fee
The application fee to be paid along with the application forms is around Rs 200. Candidates can purchase the application forms form the University office with the payment of Rs 200. This fee is for common for all the programmes. Candidates who have downloaded the forms will have to pay the application fee at the time of submission of the form.
Mumbai University Mass Communication Selection Process 2018
The selection process of Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 consists of three steps after the submission of the application form. These are,
Selection Process of Mumbai University
Group Discussion (GD)
Stage 1: All the eligible candidates who have applied for the admissions by submitting the application forms and requisite documents have to appear in the test and secure the minimum cutoff, which is 150 marks.
Mumbai University Mass Communication Exam Pattern 2018
The exam pattern of Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 has been prescribed by the Department of Communication and Journalism which conducts the test. Candidates will have to appear for a written test. The test paper will be for 100 marks with a question on creative writing, and four questions/statements to debate and discuss on local, national, international issues. This writing will be assessed on the basis of various factors. Students must incorporate all the factors in their writing test to score the maximum marks. The factors on which the candidates will be assessed are,
Mumbai University Mass Comm Exam Pattern 2018
Originality and quality of content
language and grammar
word management (word limit)
The dates for the common entrance test will be displayed on the website and the department’s notice board. Candidates will have to regularly check the dates and appear for the exam
Candidates who qualify in the test will have to further undergo a group discussion and face a person interview as part of the selection process.
Stage 2- Group Discussion (GD): Candidates who clear the written test will be called for the Group Discussion round which will be carrying a total of 100 marks. The schedule for the same will be on the website and the University notice board.
During the group discussion, candidates will be given a subject to discuss and debate. All students will be assessed for language, presentation, articulation and content. Each of the assessing factors will carry a weight of 25 marks. Students again will be shortlisted as per their performance or merit for the next round.
Stage 3- Personal Interview: Here, each student will be given total three minutes. This time must be utilized by students to talk about themselves, their purpose for seeking admissions to the course and their suitability for the programme. This presentation will completely be oral and can be in English, Hindi or Marathi. Candidates will be assessed on factors like language, presentation, clarity of purpose and overall impression. Each factor will carry an weightage of 25 marks out of a total of 100 marks.
Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 Sample Questions
Candidates can go through the sample questions of Mumbai University 2018 mass communication as it will give them an idea about the kind of questions that they can be asked in the entrance exam.
Candidates will have the option to attempt the questions in English, Hindi or Marathi. They will be judged on the quality of language, content and reasoning.
- What is global warming? What would be the effect of the US announcement of withdrawal from the Paris accord?
- What is the International Court of Justice? Why is it increasingly necessary in present times?
- What is China's 'One Belt One Road' policy? How should India be dealing with it?
- How should nations of the world deal with the water crisis?
- Examine the causes of the farmers' crisis in Maharashtra?
- How should Maharashtra deal with its water crisis?
- Is India ready to host the Olympics? Take a stand and present the merits and demerits of your position.
- Give reasons why the price of the dollar should worry the ordinary citizens of India.
- What are the elements that go into making an Oscar winning film?
- Does Hindi cinema represent India? Take a stand and present the merits and demerits of your position.
- 'An eye for an eye' - write a story that brings out the negative effect if the phrase.
- Write a story where one character is physically disabled.
- Write a story using the following articles - a pen, a handkerchief, a soap and a laptop.
- It was just a piece of paper. Use this line to write a story.
- The oceans shall run dry. Use this line to write a story.
Mumbai University Mass Communication Cutoff 2018
The minimum marks considered for admissions to the Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 programmes is the cutoff. Candidates have to secure an aggregate of 150 in all the three stages of selection mentioned above to be considered for admissions. After the three stages are completed, an aggregate will be calculated. Candidates whose scores will be equal or more than 150 will be called for final admissions to their preferred programmes. The combined cutoff of 150 marks will be calculated after considering the following stages,
1. Entrance Exam
2. Group Discussion
Mumbai University Mass Communication Result 2018
The officials will announce the result of Mumbai University Mass Communication 2018 tentatively in June. The result will be displayed in the form of a merit list. The merit list will mention the name of the students, their category and the total marks secured by them.
How to Check Mumbai University Mass Comm Results 2018?
Click on the link that is provided to check the result
The list is displayed.
Check the details to know the result details
Candidates who may not be shortlisted for the first stage on account of the unavailability of seats will be placed in a wait list which will also be mentioned in the results page. Such candidates will be given the opportunity for admissions in case of a vacancy.
Mumbai University Mass Communication Selection Process- Instructions
After the stages are completed, the final selection list will be available on the website and on the University notice board.
Selected students have to enroll themselves in the department within 3 days from the date of declaration of the names of the selected applicants.
Applicants must inform the officials within 3 days if they do not wish to avail themselves for final admissions.
Candidates who wish to accept final admissions must submit the academic fee either via cash or by Demand Draft.
Candidates from Mumbai will have to collect a challan copy from the department. Whereas, out station candidates can courier their DD along with other documents to the following Department address.
DD Details: The Finance and Accounts Officer, University of Mumbai, payable at Mumbai.
Submission Venue: DCJ, Mumbai University, 2nd Floor, Health Center Building, Vidyanagari Campus, University of Mumbai, Kalina, Mumbai-98
Candidates must carry three photocopy sets of following documents
1.Tenth Standard Mark sheet
2.Twelfth Standard Marksheet
3.First Year, Second Year and Final year Bachelor Degree mark sheets
4.Marksheet of any other degree/diploma after Bachelor’s degree (if applicable)
5.Education Gap certificate (if applicable)
6.Reserved category candidates must bring photocopy of these additional documents: Ration card, Caste Certificate, and Aadhar Card.
Note: Selected candidates, who have completed bachelor’s degree other than University of Mumbai, have to apply for Eligibility Certificate in the Department by submitting their 10th standard to Graduation Mark Sheets, Migration Certificate from their University, Two Testimonials on college letter head and caste certificate (if applicable).
Mumbai University Mass Communication Fee Structure
This fee structure is for all the Masters programme which vary category wise. Once the admission is finalised, candidates have to pay the academic fee in the table below.
Tuition Fees (per Semester) – Rs.20,000
Computer Lab fees (per Semester) – Rs.2,000
Library Fees (per semester) – Rs.1,000
Other fees – Rs.825/-(including admission fees)
Rs.23,825 (per semester)
Rs 95/- (per semester)
Note:Examination Fees (per semester) – Rs.1,060 has to be paid in cash by students after the classes begin.
DCJ, Mumbai University
2nd Floor, Health Center Building,
Vidyanagari Campus, University of Mumbai,