SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Exam 2019
Richa Kapoor, 04 Jul 2018

SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Exam 2019 – Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune will conduct SIMC MA (MC) 2019 entrance exam in online mode tentatively in third week of January. Registration for SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam 2019 will begin from third week of September 2018 and likely to end in first week of January. Candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria for SIMC MA (MC) 2019 before they proceed to fill the application form. Candidates will be able to download the admit card of SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam 2019 by filling the requisite details. Candidates who clear the SIMC MA (MC), they will have to participate in the next round of the selection process which will include group discussion and interview. To know all the information about the admission related to Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune, read the article which is given below.

 

Quick Facts about SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Exam 2019

Particulars

Details

Name of the Exam

Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication MA (Mass Communication) Entrance Exam

Exam Conducting Institute

Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication

Common Name of the Exam

SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Exam

Exam Type

University

Exam Category

Post Graduate

Mode of the exam

Online

Duration of the exam

Two Hours

Total Marks

150 marks

Mode of the application

Online

Application Fee

Rs 2500

Total Number of Seats

60

SIMC MA (MC) Important Dates 2019

The important dates of SIMC MA (MC) mentions all the dates pertaining to the complete admission process beginning form the notification to announcement of final result of SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam 2019.

 

Schedule for Phase I of SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Test 2019

S. No.

Event

Date

1.

Beginning of Registration for SIMC MA (MC)

Third week of September, 2018

2.

End Date for registration of SIMC MA (MC) 2019

First week of January 2019

3.

Last Date for payment of fee for SIMC MA (MC) 2019 Entrance Exam

First week of January 2019

4.

Date for SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Exam 2019

Third week of January 2019

5.

SIMC MA (MC) Test Result 2019

Second Week of February 2019

Schedule for Phase II of SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Test 2019

S. No.

Event

Date

1.

Announcement of list of candidates shortlisted for PI-WAT

Second week of February 2019

2.

Panel Interview and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT)

Last week of February 2019

3.

Announcement of First merit list

Second week of March 2019

4.

End date for payment of fees (First Installment)

Last week of March 2019

5.

Orientation Programme

First week of June 2019

SIMC MA (MC) Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 includes the minimum marks which the candidates belonging to different categories must score.

 

According to SIMC MA (MC) eligibility criteria, candidates who have obtained their degree through correspondence, they will not be eligible to appear in Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication entrance exam. However, if the candidates have pursued their graduation from IGNOU, then in that case they will be able to appear for SIMC MA (MC) 2019 entrance exam.

 

Students who are in the final year of graduation, they are also eligible to apply for SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam 2019. However, such candidates will have to submit the proof that they have finished their graduation with 50% marks before the commencement of second semester. Till the time such students submit the proof of their completion of their graduation, their admission will be provisional.

 

The requisite percentage which candidates belonging to different categories must score so that they can apply for Symbiosis Institute of Mass Communication entrance exam  is given below.

 

Category wise percentage of marks

Category

Minimum eligible marks

General category/ OBC

50%

SC/ST

45%

SIMC MA (MC) Application Form 2019

The application form of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 will be available tentatively in third week of September 2018 in online mode. The last date for filling the SIMC MA (MC) 2019 application form will be first week of January 2019.

 

How to fill Application Form of SIMC MA (MC) 2019

Candidates will have to follow the steps that are given below while filling the SIMC MA (MC) 2019 application form.

 

Step 1- Registration

  • Candidates will have to first click on the “new registration” link which will be provided on this page

  • Go through the terms and conditions after which click on “I Agree” button

  • Create an account for registration by using a login id and password.

Step 2- Fill the information

Once the candidates have registered for SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam 2019 by creating their login id and password, SIMC MA (MC) application form 2019 will appear on the screen.

Fill the information that is mentioned below in the application form of SIMC MA (MC) 2019.

  • Select the programme

  • Mention all the personal details

  • Educational qualifications

  • Details about the family

  • Work Experience details

Step 3- Save the application form

Candidates will have to click on the save button after furnishing all the information and then proceed to pay the fees.

 

Step 4- Payment of fees

Candidates can pay a non-refundable fee of Rs 1475 (this includes Rs.1250 as SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Test fee and Rs. 225/- as GST @18%) either through online or offline mode.

 

Mode of payment of fee through offline mode for SIMC MA (MC) 2019 entrance exam:

  • Candidates can pay the fee through offline mode by getting a demand draft made in favour of “Director, Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication” payable at Pune

  • Candidates will have to mention their names behind the demand draft

  • They will have to select the mode of payment as “demand draft” in the “make payment” section and then click on the submit button.

  • Take a print out of the payment advice form

  • Candidates will have to sign the payment advice and will have tos end it by post along with demand draft at the address that is given below.

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication
Symbiosis Knowledge Village,
Gram: Lavale, Taluka: Mulshi,
Pune - 412115.
Maharashtra, India
Ph. 020-39116100
Fax No. 39116111

 

Mode of payment of fee through Online mode

Candidates can also pay the fee through online mode for SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Exam 2019:

 

Details about mode of payment of fee:

Payment Option

Charges

Visa, Mastercard Credit Card

0.98% of Customer Payment Amount

American Express, Diners Credit Card

2.75% of Customer Payment Amount

Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Rupay Debit Card, UPI

0.25% of Customer Payment Amount for transaction value up to Rs.1,000

0.50% of Customer Payment Amount for transaction value above Rs.1,000 and up to Rs.2,000

1% of Customer Payment Amount for transaction value above Rs.2,000

Prepaid Card, Mobile Wallet

1.20% of Customer Payment Amount

Internet Banking

Rs.15 per transaction

Taxes/Govt. levies, as applicable would be charged on above

Candidates will have the option to make the payment through ebuzz.

Payment Mode

Pricing

Debit Card

0.49% for all transactions whose value is less than or equal to Rs 2000 and 0.9% for all transactions whose value is greater than Rs 2000

Credit Card

0.97% per transaction

** Taxes are included in the above pricing. All above charges shall be levied on the end user (Surcharge)

Once the institute has received the payment for SIMC MA (MC) 2019 entrance exam, candidates will receive a mail from the institute confirming the fee payment for the application form of SIMC MA (MC) 2019.

 

Step 5- Preview the SIMC MA (MC) 2019 application form

Candidates can preview the SIMC MA (MC) application form 2019 and see if they need to make any changes.

Candidates must keep safely the registration number.

 

SIMC MA (MC) 2019 Exam Centres

Candidates will have to select the city from the list of exam centres of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 while filling the application form. The list of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 exam centres is the place where the candidates will have to appear for the SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam.

 

SIMC MA (MC) Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of SIMC MA (MC) mentions the type of questions that will be asked in the entrance exam, the marking scheme, mode of exam.

 

Exam pattern of SIMC MA (MC) 2019

Sections

Total Questions

Total Marks

General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Verbal Ability

40

40

Media & Culture

40

40

Current affairs and Contemporary issues

40

40

Analytical & Logical Reasoning

30

30

Total

150

150

SIMC MA (MC) 2019 Exam Pattern

Particulars

Details

Mode of the exam

Online

Duration of the exam

120 minutes

Marking Scheme

There will be negative marks for every question answered incorrectly

Sections

Four sections

MICAT MA (MC) Syllabus 2019

The syllabus of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 will comprise of topics and subjects from which questions will be asked in SIMC MA (MC) 2019.

The aim of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 is to assist the candidates in drawing a plan as to how much time they will devote to each topic or subject.

The list of topics from which the questions will be asked are given below:

  • Aptitude & Language capability

  • Analytical & comprehension skills

  • History of mass media and social media

  • General Awareness about Public Debates: Polity, Economy, International Relations & Developments

  • Understanding of Socio-Economic and Socio-Political aspects of Media

  • General orientation of Advertising & Public Relations sectors

  • Recent Development in Media Industry

  • History and Development of Entertainment Industry (Bollywood & Hollywood)

SIMC MA (MC) Admit Card 2019

  • The admit card of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 will be available in online mode.
  • Candidates can download the SIMC MA (MC) 2019 admit card by entering their login id and password
  • The SIMC MA (MC) 2019 admit card will appear on the screen
  • Candidates must check all the details that are mentioned on the SIMC MA (MC) admit card 2019.
  • Download the admit card of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 entrance exam
  • Print the SIMC MA (MC) 2019 admit card
  • Candidates will have to fix their picture on the admit card of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 and will have to sign it also.

SIMC MA (MC) Result 2019

The result of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 will be announced tentatively in second week of February 2019 in online mode.

Candidates will be able to check SIMC MA (MC) result 2019 by mentioning their registered id and password.

Candidates who qualify the entrance exam, they will be able to participate in the next round of selection.

Candidates will get to know about their score in the SIMC MA (MC) Result 2019.

 

simc-ma-mc-entrance-exam-2019-scorecard

 

How to download SIMC MA MC Scorecard 2019?

While downloading the scorecard of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 in different browsers, such as the internet explorer, mozilla, google chrome, candidates can follow the steps that are given below.

 

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SIMC MA (MC) Cutoff 2019

The cutoff of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 is the minimum marks which the candidates need to meet to be eligible to participate in the next round of selection which comprises of group discussion, interview and written ability test.

Some of the parameters which are taken into account while determining the SIMC MA (MC) 2019 Cutoff is mentioned below:

  • Difficulty level of the entrance exam

  • Total number of seats

  • Past years cutoff trends

  • Total number of candidates who appeared in the exam

SIMC MA (MC) Selection Process 2019

The selection process of SIMC MA (MC) 2019 comprises of (i) Written Ability Test (WAT) (ii) Personal Interview (PI).

All the candidates who clear the written exam, they will have to participate in the next round of selection.

The final selection will be made on the basis of cumulative score of all the rounds.

 

SIMC MA (MC) Fee Structure 2019

Candidates can go through the table that is given below and get to know about the fee structure. The fee structure that is given below is of 2018-2020.

 

MA (MC) - Journalism: Batch 2018-20

The complete fee detail for Journalism for the two year programme is mentioned below

Installments

First Year (Amount in Rupees)

Second Year (Amount in Rupees )

First Installment

Second Installment

Third Installment

Fourth Installment

Academic Fees (Per Annum)

1,81,500

1,81,500

1,81,500

1,81,500

Institute Deposit (Refundable)

35,000

-

-

-

Hostel Deposit (Refundable)

15,000

-

-

-

Hostel Fees (Per Annum) 1*

41,250

41,250

41,250

41,250

Mess Fees (Per Annum) 2*

28,750

28,750

28,750

28,750

Total of Installment

3,01,500

2,51,500

2,51,500

2,51,500

Installments pay by date

At the time of admission

30 - Nov -2018

31 - Jul -2019

30 - Nov -2019

 

First Year ( Amount in Rupees ) = 5,53,000/- (3,01,500 + 2,51,500)

Second Year ( Amount in Rupees )= 5,03,000/- (2,51,500 + 2,51,500)

(Total fee for 2 years 10,56,000/-)

 

MA (MC) - Audio Visual Production: Batch 2018-20

The complete fee detail for Audio Visual Production for the two-year programme is mentioned below

Installments

First Year (Amount in Rupees)

Second Year (Amount in Rupees)

First Installment

Second Installment

Third Installment

Fourth Installment

Academic Fees (Per Annum)

2,06,500

2,06,500

2,06,500

2,06,500

Institute Deposit (Refundable)

35,000

-

-

-

Hostel Deposit (Refundable)

15,000

-

-

-

Hostel Fees (Per Annum) 1*

41,250

41,250

41,250

41,250

Mess Fees (Per Annum) 2*

28,750

28,750

28,750

28,750

Total of Installment

3,26,500

2,76,500

2,76,500

2,76,500

Installments pay by date

At the time of admission

30 - Nov -2018

31 - Jul -2019

30 - Nov -2019

First Year (Amount in ₹) = 6,03,000/- (3,26,500 + 2,76,500)

SecondYear (Amount in ₹) = 5,53,000/- (2,76,500 + 2,76,500)

(Total fee for 2 years 11,56,000/-)

 

FAQs related to SIMC MA (MC) 2019

Q. When will the application form for SIMC MA (MC) 2019 be available?

A. The application form for SIMC MA (MC) 2019 will be available tentatively in the third week of September 2019

 

Q. What is the exam pattern of SIMC MA (MC) 2019?

A. SIMC MA (MC) 2019 exam pattern comprises of multiple choice questions which need to be answered within two hours by the candidates in online mode.

 

Q. If I have done my graduation from a private university will I be able to apply for the entrance exam for SIMC MA (MC)2019?

A. You will be able to apply for the entrance exam only if the university is accorded recognition by UGC or by AICTE. The so called private university should be registered with AIU.

 

Q. When will SIMC MA (MC) 2019 entrance exam take place?

A. It will be conducted sometime in third week of January 2019

 

Q. If I qualify the entrance exam will I get admission?

A. After you have qualified the SIMC MA (MC) 2019 entrance exam, you will have to participate in the next round of selection which is group discussion and interview.

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