Pune University Mass Comm Admission 2018

Pune University Mass Comm AdmissionPune University Mass Comm Admission 2018 - The Savitribai Phule Pune University will conduct the Pune University Mass Communication 2018 Admission in June. An entrance test will be conducted for admissions to various programmes offered by two of its department, Department of Media and Communication Studies (DMCS) and Department of Communication and Journalism (DCJ). The application forms for Pune University Mass Comm Admission 2018 will be available online tentatively in April 2018. Candidates may note that admit cards will not be issued for the entrance test for Pune University Mass Comm 2018 Admission. The result of the Pune University Mass Communication admission will be declared in June 2018. Candidates who have qualified in the entrance test for admission to the Pune University Mass Communication 2018 will be called for document verification and confirmation of their seats thereafter. The university offers 60 seats to the M.Sc Media & Communication while the seat intake for the Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC) is 36 and 40 seats for the Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Media (PGDMM) programme respectively. Aspirants can check the complete details of the Pune University Mass Comm Admission 2018 like eligibility, important dates, application and admission process from the article below.

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Pune University Mass Comm Admission 2018 Fast Facts

Exam Name: Pune University Mass Communication Admission Test

Common Name: Pune University Mass Comm Admission

Exam Type: University
Exam Category: PG
Conducting Institute: Savitribai Phule Pune University

Exam Mode: Offline

Exam type: Subjective and Objective

Application Mode: Online

Application Fee: Rs 500 (General), Rs 350 (SC/ST)

Pune University Mass Comm 2018 Admission - Department and Programmes

Department

Programme

Seat Intake

Department of Media and Communication Studies (DMCS)

M.Sc. Media and Communication Studies (M.Sc)

47 +13

Department of Communication and Journalism (DCJ)

Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC), and

36

Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Media (PGDMM)

40

Pune University Mass Comm Important Dates 2018

 

Candidates can use the given dates in the table below to keep track of the important schedules pertaining to the Pune University Mass Comm 2018 Admission. The dates are tentative and will be updated as soon as the University announces the same.

 

Important Dates for Pune University Mass Comm Admission – M.Sc

Events

Dates

Application Starts

April 2018

Last date of application

June 2018

Exam date

June 2018

Result & Merit List declaration

June 2018

Date of admission

June 2018

Commencement of classes

July 2018

Important Dates for Mass Comm admission of Pune University- MJMC and PGDMM

Events

Dates

Application Starts

April 2018

Last date of application

June 2018

Exam date

June 2018

Result & Merit List declaration

July 2018

Date of admission

July 2018

Commencement of classes

July 2018

Pune University Mass Comm Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

For M.Sc- The eligibility criteria of Pune University Mass Comm admission specifies that all applicants must have earned a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a (Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Medicine, Law etc.) from a recognized university to apply for the course. The degree must be from a recognized university.

 

Final year students who are awaiting their results are also eligible provided they submit the proof of their passing the qualifying exam by the specified dates.

 

It may be noted that a majority of the seats will be for students from Pune University. The seat matrix and quota structure is mentioned below.

 

Quota for Pune University Mass Comm 2018 admission in M.Sc

S.No

Type of student

Seat matrix

1

Open Category Students who passed their qualifying exam from Pune University

16 seats

2

Open Category Students who passed their qualifying exam from Maharashtra

4 seats

3

Open Category Students who passed their qualifying exam from outside Maharashtra

3 seats

For MJMC and PGDMM- Candidates with a bachelor’s degree from an affiliated university are eligible to apply for the Pune University Mass Comm admission 2018. Final year candidates can also apply but have to submit their final year marksheet on the day of admission.

 

Pune University Mass Comm Application Process 2018

 

The application form of Pune University Mass Comm 2018 admission will be available tentatively from April. The application process for Pune University Mass Comm admission is common for all the courses and is detailed below. The application process for Pune University Mass Comm 2018 specifies the following steps

  • Click on the admission tab on the official website. The tab for ‘PG Admissions’ that is displayed must be clicked.

  • Candidates must click on the Sign up /Login button to first sign up for the admission process.

  • To sign up, candidates must enter their Email ID, mobile No and a password of their choice.

  • Thereafter candidates will receive an SMS and an email to their registered email ID.

  • Candidates must now proceed to login and fill the application form of the Pune University Mass Comm admission 2018

  • The next step will be to re-log-in to the account. Candidates must enter the department again, and start filling the requisite personal and education details.

  • The next step is to upload a recent scanned photograph which must be less than 150 KB.

  • Thereafter, candidates have to ‘Save and Proceed’ the application form and move towards the payment.

  • Before the payment starts, there will be a printout option for the candidates to take a print of the application form and keep it with themselves. It is advisable that candidates take a printout and keep it for their reference.

  • The next step is to make the payment online via Debit/Credit card and after successful payment, to take the print out of the fee receipt.

Application Fee of Pune University Mass Comm Entrance Exam

Category

Fee

Open category and Outside Maharashtra

Rs. 500

Reserved categories having caste certificate

Rs. 350

Documents required while applying for Pune University Mass Comm admission 2018

 

Candidates need to upload the attested copies of the below given documents,

  • SSC Examination Mark list

  • HSC Examination Mark list

  • Qualifying Exam (Bachelor’s Degree Mark list)

  • Caste Certificate if applicable

  • Caste Validity Certificate if applicable

  • Non-Creamy layer Certificate for DT-NT & OBC if applicable

Exam Pattern for Pune University Mass Comm 2018 admission

 

For M.Sc in Mass Communication:

 

The entrance test for the Pune University Mass Comm admission 2018 is offline. The test will have two sections, with an overall duration of four hours. Section A will be of 50 minutes while Section B will be for three hours. Section A will be objective and Section B will be subjective. There will also be a break of 10 minutes in between Section A and Section B. The exam will be conducted in English. There will be no negative marking.

 

M.Sc Exam pattern of Pune University Mass Comm 2018 admission

Sections

Duration

Questions

Marks

Section A

50 minutes

50

50

Break

10 minutes

-

-

Section B

3 hours

100

100

Total

4 hours

150

150

Pune University Mass Comm Exam Instructions

  • Candidates must first complete Section A to appear for Section B.

  • Candidates are not allowed to bring calculators, digital diaries, watches with calculators, log books and similar material during the test

  • Candidates must mention the name; roll number, etc on the paper correctly.

  • Section A has to be answered in the Test Booklet itself. Section B has to be answered in a separate answer sheet which will be provided by the invigilator.

  • Any answer that has been canceled, crossed etc will not be considered for marking.

Pune University Mass Comm Syllabus 2018

 

For M.Sc,

 

Section A covers topics from

  • General Knowledge

  • Reasoning

  • English language

Section B will have essay, article, and other descriptive questions.

 

For MJMC and PGDMM

 

The offline written test will be of 100 marks and will have both objective and subjective type questions. Both the sections will be of 50 marks each. The details are,

 

Exam pattern for MJMC and PGDMM

Sections

Duration

Questions

Marks

Section 1

30 minutes

6

50

Section 2

30 minutes

3

50

Total

1 hour

9

100

Marking Scheme of Pune University MJMC and PGDMM 2018

Question No

Total Marks

Section 1

Q1

15 marks

Q2

10 marks

Q3

10 marks

Q4

5 marks

Q5

5 marks

Q6

5 marks

Section 2

Q1

20 marks

Q2

20 marks

Q3

10 marks

Sample Paper for Pune University Mass Comm 2018 admission

 

Candidates can check the official sample paper for thePune University Mass Comm programmes to get an idea of the type of questions, marking scheme and prepare in a better manner. The Pune University Mass Comm sample papers can also be used for practising and acclimatizing oneself for the entrance test.

 

To download the Pune University Mass Comm sample paper click here

 

How to prepare for Pune University Mass Comm admission 2018?

  • Read newspapers regularly

  • Watch a variety of relevant TV programmes

  • Listen to the radio regularly

  • Follow contemporary issues

  • Follow general knowledge and social-cultural topics

  • Be socially aware and gain a knowledge of current day topics

Pune University Mass Comm Admit card 2018

 

No admit card will be issued for the entrance exam of Pune University Mass Comm 2018 admission. Candidates have to carry a photo identity as proof on the test day. The officials will display the seat number and the seating arrangements on the Notice board, which candidates must check. Any one of the following photo identity documents have to be carried at the time of test

 

1. Adhaar card

2. Vote id card

3. Pan card

4. Driving License etc

 

Pune University Mass Comm Exam Centre 2018

 

The test for M.Sc will be conducted at

Department of Media & Communication Studies,

Savitribai Phule Pune University, Ganeshkhind,

Pune- 411007.

 

Entrance Test for MJMC and PGDMM will be held in

Department of Communication and Journalism,

Savitribai Phule Pune University,

Ranade Institute Building, Fergusson College Road,

Opp. Roopali Hotel, Deccan Gymkhana,

Pune – 411 004.

 

Pune University Mass Comm Exam Result 2018

 

The result of the entrance exam of Pune University Mass Comm 2018 admission will be available in the last week of June 2018. The result will be declared online in the form of a list with the names of the candidates and their roll numbers. This will be announced for open, reserved, Maharashtrian and non-Maharashtrian category students.

 

Pune University Mass Comm Selection Process 2018

 

For MJMC and PGDMM

Shortlisting criteria for Pune University Mass Comm admission 2018will be as follows:

  • Open or general category candidates must score a minimum of 45% in the entrance test.

  • Candidates belonging to reserved category must score a minimum of 30% in the test to be able to get shortlisted for admissions.

Admission is strictly on merit in the Entrance Test in the respective categories. If a candidate is selected, she/he has to pay the academic fee and submit the required documents. If a candidate fails to do so, the seat will be offered to the candidate who is next in the list.

 

For M.Sc, the University department will inform the selected candidates about their admission status, and the process they have to follow. The selection will be on the basis of the performance in the entrance exam. Candidates have to collect their admission letters from the office. The Department will inform the waitlisted candidates if there is any seat vacant across categories.

 

The verification of documents will be done in July at the Conference hall in the Department of Media & Communication Studies. Candidates must visit the venue for the document verification and payment of the academic fee.

 

Fee Structure of Pune University Mass Comm 2018 admission

 

Academic fee- M.Sc

Category

Fee

For Maharashtra Students

Rs 31000

For Out of Maharashtra Students

Rs 53000

For SAARC Countries Students

Rs 73000

For Foreign/PIO Quota

Rs 115000

Academic fee- MJMC and PGDMM

Category

Fee

For Maharashtra Students- I year

Rs 7,274

For Out of Maharashtra Students

Rs 12,464

For Maharashtra Students- II year

Rs 6,014

For Out of Maharashtra Students

Rs 10,914

Pune University Mass Comm Reservation Criteria

Category

Reservation

SC/ST and OBC

50%

PH

3%

Female students

5%

Defence Personnel’s child/Ex-serviceman child

5%

**The reservation of seats is according to the guidelines of the Government of Maharashtra.

 

Important: Candidates must carry a set of attested copies of the documents mentioned below. These have to be submitted after they are verified with the originals.

 

Documents for admission to M.Sc:

  • Statement of marks of every semester of graduation

  • Transference/Leaving certificate of previous institution or university

  • Migration certificate

  • Reserved category certificate (if applicable)

  • Non Creamy layer certificate (if applicable)

  • Birth certificate/ School leaving certificate

Documents for admission to MJMC and PGDMM

  • Transference Certificate from the college/institute/university

  • Migration Certificate from the Registrar of the passing university

  • Medical Certificate (if applicable)

Addresses:

1. Department of Media & Communication Studies,

Savitribai Phule Pune University,

Ganeshkhind, Pune 411007,

Maharashtra India.

 

2. Department of Communication and Journalism,

Savitribai Phule Pune University,

Ranade Institute Building, Fergusson College Road,

Opp. Roopali Hotel, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune – 411 004.


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