SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Exam 2018

SIMC MA (MC) Entrance ExamSIMC MA (MC) Entrance Exam 2018 - The Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communications (SIMC), Pune has released the SIMC MA (MC) 2018 admit card for entrance exam which will be conducted on January 21, 2018. The admit card of SIMC MA (MC) 2018  will be available in online mode and candidates can download it by entering their registered id and password. According to SIMC MA (MC) exam pattern, there will be 150 multiple choice questions which the candidates will have to answer in 120 minutes. These 150 questions will be divided into four sections. The application form of the SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam 2018 was available from September 21 in online mode till January 5, 2018. Candidates had to pay Rs 2500 as application fee.The institute offers Master of Arts (Mass Communication) degree in two programmes- Journalism and Audio Visual Production. There are 30 each available for admission and candidates will be shortlisted for the next stage of selection on the basis of score obtained in the entrance exam of SIMC MA (MC). To be able to get shortlisted for admissions candidates must secure minimum 60 percent marks in the SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Exam. The eligibility criteria of SIMC MA (MC), specifies that candidates must have passed their graduation from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks. The result will be announced on February 12, after which the shortlisted candidates will have to participate in the selection process which includes group discussion and interview. The selection process for SIMC MA (MC) will begin from February 16 onwards. Candidates aspiring for admission to Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune can check all the information related to eligibility, application form, important dates, exam and result details of the SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam 2018 on this page.


LATEST - SIMC MA (MC) Admit card 2018 is available now. Download from the link that is given below. 

 

SIMC MA (MC) 2018 Entrance Exam Fast Facts

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

Common Name: SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Exam

Programme: Master of Arts (Mass Communication)

Number of Seats: 60
Exam Type:
University
Exam Category: PG
Conducting Institute: Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication

Exam Mode: Offline

Test Duration: 120 minutes

Total Marks: 150

Application Mode: Online

Application Fee: Rs 2500 for all category

SIMC MA (MC) Programme and Seat

Prgramme

Seats

Master of Arts (Mass Communication)- Journalism

30

Master of Arts (Mass Communication)- Audio Visual Production

30

SIMC MA (MC) Important Dates 2018

 

The important dates of SIMC MA (MC) 2018 entrance exam include the date related to the beginning and end of the availability of the application form, issue of admit card, date for conduct of SIMC MA (MC) 2018 entrance exam, result date as well as the schedule related to the selection process comprising of group discussion and interview.  

 

 

Important Dates for SIMC MA (MC) 2018 - Phase I

Details

Date

MA (MC) Programme Online Registration Starts

Thursday, September 21, 2017

MA (MC) Programme Registration Closes

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

MA (MC) Last Date of Payment

Friday, January 5, 2018

SIMC MA (MC) Entrance Test

Sunday, January 21, 2018

SIMC MA (MC) Test Result

Monday, February 12, 2018

MA (MC) Phase II

Shortlist of Candidates for PI-WAT

Friday, February 16, 2018

Panel Interview and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT)

Sat-Sun, February 24-25, 2018

Announcement of First Merit List

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Last Date of Fee Payment of First Merit List
(1st installment)

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Orientation Programme

1st Week of June 2018

SIMC MA (MC) Admit Card 2018

 

The admit card for SIMC MA (MC) 2018 entrance exam is available in online mode only. Candidates who registered for the test successfully can download the SIMC MA (MC) admit card  2018 by entering their registered login id and password. The SIMC MA (MC) 2018 admit card will appear on the screen and candidates can print it after downloading it. They must ensure that all the details mentioned on the SIMC MA (MC) 2018 admit card are correct.

 

Once the admit card of SIMC MA (MC) is downloaded and printed, candidates have to sign and paste a passport size photograph on it. It is mandatory for the candidates to bring with them the SIMC MA (MC) 2018 to the test centre.

 

Click here or download SIMC MA MC 2018 Admit Card from the window given below:

 

 

SIMC MA (MC) Exam Pattern 2018

 

The exam pattern of SIMC MA (MC) 2018 includes the type of questions which will be asked in the entrance exam, the mode in which the exam will be conducted, marking scheme, the total number of questions which will be asked. 

 

SIMC MA (MC) Exam Pattern 2018

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

Key features of SIMC MA (MC) 2018 Exam Pattern

  • The duration of SIMC MA (MC) 2018 will be of 120 minutes

  • Candidates will have to answer multiple choice questions in SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam 

  • The SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam will be divided into four sections

  • For every correct answer, candidates will be awarded one mark and there is no negative marking 

SIMC MA (MC) Syllabus 2018

 

The syllabus of SIMC MA (MC) 2018 will consist of the topics and subjects from which the questions will be asked in the entrance exam. The objective to provide SIMC MA (MC) 2018 syllabus is to help the candidates devise a strategy for the test.  some of the important areas from which the candidates will be asked questions are: 

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

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

  • Mass Media and Social Media History

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

  • General orientation of Advertising & Public Relations sectors

  • Recent Development in Media Industry

  • Aptitude & Language capability

  • Analytical & comprehension skills

 

SIMC MA (MC) Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

According to the eligibility criteria of SIMC MA (MC) 2018 exam, graduates from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks can apply. Candidates having a degree through correspondence are not eligible unless they have obtained their degree from IGNOU.

 

Candidates in their final year can apply for admissions. However, their admission will be provisional and they will have to submit proof of having completed their graduation with 50% marks by the start date of the second semester. The minimum percentage of marks which the candidates belonging to different categories need to score to be eligible to apply for SIMC MA (MC) is given below. 

 

Category wise percentage of marks 

Category

Minimum eligible marks

General category/ OBC 

50%

SC/ST

45%

SIMC MA (MC) Application Form 2018

 

The application form of SIMC MA (MC) 2018 was available from September 21, 201 7 to January 3, 2018. The fee of the SIMC MA (MC) application form could be paid till January 5, 2018. The SIMC MA (MC) application form 2018 was available in online mode and candidates had to follow the steps which are given below. 

  

1. Registration- Candidates will have to first register themselves before they proceed to fill the SIMC MA (MC) 2018 application form. 

  • Click on the link that is provided on this page to register 

  • Create an account using log-in id and password

  • The application form will appear on the screen. Candidates have to fill the following details in the SIMC MA (MC) application form 2018,

    a. Programme and Personal Details

    b. Academic Details

    c. Family Details

    d. Experience Details

2. Fee payment- The SIMC MA (MC) 2018 application fee to be paid is Rs 1475 for candidates belonging to all the categories. Candidates can pay the fee by To pay the fee, candidates can select either one of the below-given payment modes.

 

SIMC MA (MC) Fee Payment

Fee Mode

Details

Cards

Candidates can pay the fee using their Debit/Credit cards

Net Banking

Application fee can also be paid via net banking facility

Axis Bank Payment System (Challan)

Visit Axis bank, pay the fee, pay Rs.1475 in cash and get two stamped copies of 'Axis Bank Challan' to the candidate. Sign the 'SIMC PUNE Copy' and send it to the SIMC Pune address

Demand Draft (DD)

Get a Demand Draft (DD) made from a national bank. Fill in the details of the DD in the application form. Take print of the payment advice receipt. Send the receipt and DD to the SIMC Pune address.

3. Preview- Candidates can preview the SIMC MA (MC) application form 2018 and ensure that they have filled all the information correctly. They must note down the registration number and keep it safely. 

 

SIMC MA (MC) Cutoff 2018

 

Candidates who meet the cutoff of SIMC MA (MC) 2018, they will be eligible to participate in the next round of admission. Last year the SIMC MA (MC) cutoff for the Journalism and Audio Visual programmes was 64. The SIMC MA (MC) 2018 cutoff will be determined by the institute on the basis of the total number of candidates who appeared in the SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam, the difficulty level of the exam, total number of seats which are available, past years cutoff trend. All the candidates who will meet the requisite cutoff of SIMC MA (MC) 2018, they will be eligible to participate in the next round of the selection process. 

 

SIMC MA (MC) Result 2018

 

The result of SIMC MA (MC) 2018 entrance exam will be declared on February 12, 2018. Candidates must qualify the entrance test of SIMC MA (MC) 2018 to be eligible to participate in phase 2 of the admission process.

 

SIMC MA (MC) Selection Process 2018

 

Candidates who have qualified in the SIMC MA (MC) entrance exam 2018 will be called to participate in the second phase which is the selection phase. The shortlisted candidates will have to appear in the Written Ability Test (WAT) followed by the Personal Interview (PI) round.

 

After appearing in the selection rounds, candidates will be assessed on their performance in the PI-WAT rounds. Final selection will be made on the basis of a cumulative score of all the rounds. Once the selection process is over, the officials will release the final merit list of the candidates who will be offered admissions. In order to confirm their admission, candidates will have to pay the fee. The tenttaive course fee for the programme is given in the table. 

 

MA (MC) Journalism: Batch 2017-19 Fee

Components

1st Installment

2nd Installment

3rd Installment

4th Installment

Academic Fees (Per Annum)

1,65,000

1,65,000

1,65,000

1,65,000

Institute Deposit (Refundable)

35,000

-

-

-

Hostel Deposit (Refundable)

15,000

-

-

-

Hostel Fees (Per Annum)

35,000

35,000

35,000

35,000

Mess Fees (Per Annum)

25,000

25,000

25,000

25,000

Total of Installment

2,75,000

2,25,000

2,25,000

2,25,000

MA(MC) - Audio Visual Production: Batch 2017-19 Fee

Components

1st Installment

2nd Installment

3rd Installment

4th Installment

Academic Fees (Per Annum)

1,87,500

1,87,500

1,87,500

1,87,500

Institute Deposit (Refundable)

35,000

-

-

-

Hostel Deposit (Refundable)

15,000

-

-

-

Hostel Fees (Per Annum)

35,000

35,000

35,000

35,000

Mess Fees (Per Annum)

25,000

25,000

25,000

25,000

Total of Installment

2,97,500

2,47,500

2,47,500

2,47,500

SIMC MA (MC) FAQs

 

Q. If I appear for the SIMC MA (MC) test, will I be eligible to apply for MBA programs under the constituents of SIU?

Yes, you can apply for both MBA(CM) and MA (MC) programs at SIMC since registration to both the tests are separate.

Q. Can I take the SNAP test and still apply for MA (MC)?

No, you can't. The SNAP test is valid only for MBA programme. Admission to MA (MC) programme is ONLY through SIMC MA (MC) entrance test

Q. Will the dates and time be different than the common SNAP test?

Yes, it will be different

Q. Can I apply for both SNAP (General) and SIMC MA (MC) test?

Yes, You can apply to both the tests.

 

Address:

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (PG)

Symbiosis Knowledge Village,

Gram: Lavale, Taluka: Mulshi,

Pune – 412115, Maharashtra

 

 

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What is the admission process of SIMC?

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Hey Neehar! Before answering, SIMC is a good option for a Masters programme in Mass Communication. The programme structure and industrial exposure by the Institute provide a good learning and career ...Read More
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What is the final fee of symbiosis Institute of media and communications Pune or Bengaluru

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Total fee is Rs. 2,50,000/-. This includes Academic fee,  induction fee and deposit. For more clarity on this you must contact the admission department.