About IIMC Entrance Exam 2019

Indian Institute of Mass Communication conducts the IIMC entrance exam for the eight post graduate diploma courses which are offered at its different campuses across the country.  IIMC 2019 entrance exam was conducted in offline mode on May 25 and 26.  Candidates could register for the entrance exam of IIMC 2019 till May 15. Earlier, the last date to fill IIMC application form was May 12, 2019. IIMC application form 2019 was released in online mode on April 17. Aspirants must ensure that they meet the IIMC eligibility criteria before they begin the registration process. The admit card of IIMC 2019 was available for downloading from May 22. IIMC result 2019 for all the candidates who qualified the entrance exam was announced on June 22. Such candidates had to take part in the next round of selection which includes group discussion, interview or both. Depending on the seats that are filled in different courses, merit lists for IIMC entrance exam 2019 will be declared.


IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Highlights

Full Exam Name Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Examination
Short Exam Name IIMC Entrance Exam
Conducting Body Indian Institute of Mass Communication
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level University Level Exam
Languages English, Hindi +3 More
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 1500 Rs [Offline] +1 More
Mode of Exam Offline
Mode of Counselling Offline
Exam Duration 2 Hours
Number of Seats 184 Seats

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IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Important Dates

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Past Dates and Events

07 Jul, 2019 - 13 Jul, 2019

Counselling | Mode: Offline

22 Jun, 2019

Result | Mode: Online

25 May, 2019 - 26 May, 2019

Exam | Mode: Offline

22 May, 2019

Admit Card | Mode: Online

17 Apr, 2019 - 15 May, 2019

Application | Mode: Online

IIMC 2019 eligibility criteria lays down the conditions related to academic qualification, age, nationality which the candidates must fulfill before they fill the IIMC application form. Failure to meet the requisite eligibility criteria of IIMC 2019 will result in the rejection of the application form. 

Nationality of Candidates

IIMC eligibility criteria 2019 mentions the nationality of candidates eligible to appear for the entrance exam. 

    • Candidates who are Indian nationals, they are eligible to take up IIMC 2019 entrance exam 

    • There are five seats which will be in each course for NRI sponsored candidates as well as NRIs.

Educational Qualification

Requisite academic qualifications have to be met while registering for IIMC 2019 entrance exam. The eligibility criteria of IIMC 2019 also mentions the educational qualifications which candidates must meet: 

    • Candidates who are in the final year of their  graduation, they are eligible to take the entrance exam 

    • Candidates who have completed their graduation, they can also take the test. 

Note: Candidates must remember that if they are in the final year of their graduation, then they have to provide the original certificate which has to be issued by the institute or the college from where the candidate has passed. This has to be submitted at IIMC on or before August 31, 2019

Age Criteria for Different Categories

As part of IIMC eligibility criteria 2019, candidates belonging to different categories will have to ensure that they meet the age that is laid down by the authorities. 







Age criteria             






Candidate should be born on August 1, 1989 or later    






Candidate should be born on August 1, 1991 or later           






Candidate should be born on August 1, 1994 or later



Reservation of Seats for IIMC entrance exam qualified candidates 

At different campuses of IIMC, seats will be reserved for the candidates according to the guidelines that are laid down by the government.

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Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT | Other

Indian Institute of Mass Communication activated the application form of IIMC 2019 on April 17.  IIMC application form 2019 was available till May 15. 

Fee of IIMC 2019 Application Form                                                                                                                                                                                                  












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Steps to Fill Online Application Form 2019

The following steps need to be followed while filling the online application form of IIMC 2019. 

    • Click on the link that is provided to fill IIMC application form 2019

    • Provide all the academic, personal and contact details in the form 

    • Upload the requisite documents

    • Pay the fee by using any of the following modes of payment 

    • Net banking 

    • Debit Card 

    • Credit Card 

    • Submit the application form of IIMC 2019 after payment of fees

    • Candidates will receive a confirmation mail at their registered email address 

    • Print at least two copies of IIMC application form 2019

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online, Offline Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 1500
OBC, ST, SC Online, Offline Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 1000

IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Syllabus

General awareness-

General awareness: Unit 01
Understanding of social dynamics
General awareness: Unit 02
Understanding of social and cultural history
General awareness: Unit 03
Understanding of legal and constitutional provisions
General awareness: Unit 04
Understanding of rights of citizens
General awareness: Unit 05
Understanding of development issues especially health
General awareness: Unit 06
Understanding of education, ecology and economy
General awareness: Unit 07
International developments and their impact on India

Aptitude and mental make-up

Language capability including oral and writing skills

Analytical and comprehension skills

Sensitivity to social issues

Ethics and values

General awareness about development and public issues

Language capability

Brand awareness and recall

Social consciousness

Lateral thinking capabilities

The preparation tips of IIMC entrance exam comprises the best books from which the candidates can study. IIMC entrance exam preparation tips also comprise solving past years question papers as this will help the candidates to get an idea about the type of questions that will be asked in the test.  Apart from the books and sample papers, the other vital tips which the candidates can follow so that they can crack IIMC entrance exam with ease are:

    • Revise thoroughly 

    • Complete the syllabus 

    • Remain focused 

    • Work hard 

    • Learn from your mistakes 

    • Draw a plan for the exam day 

IIMC 2019 exam pattern, candidates get to know the medium in which they have to answer the questions, depending upon the course which they have opted for. 

IIMC exam pattern 2019 also states the total number of marks, type of questions that are asked, duration of the exam

IIMC 2019 Exam Pattern 



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Medium in which different IIMC entrance exam will be conducted for various courses                                                                                                                                                                                                       


Name of PG Diploma Programme             


Medium of the exam             


Post Graduate Diploma Course in Radio & Television Journalism


English and Hindi             


Post Graduate Diploma Course in Advertising and Public Relations


English and Hindi


Post  Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)




Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi)




Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia)




Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Malayalam)




Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Marathi)





Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu)




Indian Institute of Mass Communication 2019 issued IIMC admit card 2019 on May 22. IIMC 2019 admit card was available in online mode. The admit card of IIMC 2019 could be downloaded by entering the application or mobile number, and the date of birth. After entering the requisite information, candidates get to see their IIMC admit card 2019 on the screen. Candidates had to check all the information that is mentioned on the admit card of IIMC 2019. It was mandatory for candidates to bring with them IIMC 2019 admit card to the exam hall. The admit card of IIMC 2019 is an important document which contains the name of the candidate, date and time of the entrance exam and exam day guidelines.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Mizoram Aizawl
Maharashtra Amravati
Karnataka Bengaluru
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Odisha Dhenkanal
Assam Guwahati
Telangana Hyderabad
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
West Bengal Kolkata
Kerala Kottayam
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Delhi New Delhi
Bihar Patna
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Jharkhand Ranchi
Chandigarh Chandigarh

Documents Required at Exam

  • Credit card with photograph
  • PAN card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Passport
  • Driving license
  • Voter identity card
  • College or institute identity card

IIMC result 2019 was announced on June 22 for all the candidates who appeared in the entrance exam, which was conducted by Indian Institute of Mass Communication. IIMC 2019 result was in the form of the rank secured by the candidates in the entrance exam of the course for which they are looking forward to seeking admission. The roll number of all the candidates appeared in IIMC result 2019 and such candidates had to appear in the next round of selection which is group discussion and interview. The final result of IIMC 2019 for all the programmes  announced on July 12.

Candidates whose roll number will appear in the result that was announced by the institute, they had to appear in the next round of stage which is IIMC selection process. Candidates had to take part in the group discussion and interview as part of IIMC 2019 selection process. The weightage that is given to the written exam and the interview is in the ratio of 75:25. Along with the result of IIMC written exam, the authorities announced the date, time and venue where IIMC 2019 selection process took place.

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Questions related to IIMC Entrance 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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