What is IIMC Entrance Exam?

The Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Examination, commonly known as IIMC Entrance Exam, is conducted by IIMC for admissions to its postgraduate journalism and communication programmes. The test is conducted to select candidates for final admissions to 433 seats across six campuses for all PG programmes. Read More

IIMC Entrance Exam Application Details

IIMC Application Process - The application process for the test is available online. It is also available at the IIMC campuses or can be downloaded from the website. The steps to fill the application form are explained below


Important: Candidates must note that they have to fill separate application forms for each PG Diploma programme they apply to. While filling the application form, candidates must indicate the preference of campus that will be allotted to them if they are selected.


Online Application:

  • Candidates must fill one single form for each course.

  • After filling the requisite details, they can pay the application fee online through Net-banking or Debit/Credit cards or by DD

  • In case of DD payment, DD details must be mentioned in the form. DD must be in favour of in favour of IIMC, New Delhi

  • Candidates must take a printout of the filled in application form and keep it safe

  • Candidates who have paid via DD are required to send the filled in application printout and the DD to IIMC

Download the Application Form:

  • Candidates must download the application form from the official website.

  • They must fill the requisite details like Name, Address, Academic qualifications, etc. as specified

  • They must pay the application fee by DD in favour of IIMC, New Delhi.

  • They must send the filled in application form along with the DD to IIMC Delhi.

  • The application Number will be allotted only after its receipt.

In Person or By Post:

  • Application forms can be purchased in person or by post on payment of the application fee through a demand draft only, drawn on any scheduled bank payable to Registrar IIMC at New Delhi, from IIMC New Delhi or IIMC Dhenkanal (Odisha).

  • Postal Requests must be in the form of a written request giving details like name, address with pin code and phone number along with the DD and a self-addressed stamped (Rs. 70/-) envelope (27 x 17 cm) to IIMC Delhi, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, JNU New Campus, New Delhi - 110067

  • After receiving the application form, candidates must fill all the requisite details.

  • They must send the filled in application form to IIMC.


IIMC Entrance Exam Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for the IIMC Entrance Exam can be summarised as follows

  • Candidates must be Indian nationals
  • Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognised institute or University.

  • Those who have appeared or are appearing in the final degree examinations are also eligible to apply for IIMC entrance test.

  • General Category applicants must have been born on 1st August 1993 or later

  • SC/ST/PH category candidates will have relaxation and therefore applicants from this category born on 1st August 1988 or later are eligible.

  • OBC category applicants must be born on 1st August 1990 or later to be eligible.



IIMC Entrance Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
Net Banking
Demand Draft

IIMC Entrance Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Offline
Exam Format: Objective

IIMC Entrance Exam Counselling Details

The counselling and admission will be through a personal interview. The details are as follows

  • Candidates who have qualified in the IIMC Entrance Exam  will be sent call letters mentioning the details of the personal interviews and group discussions

  • The call letters will mention the date, time, and venue of the interview.

  • Weightage will be given to the written exam and interview/group discussion for final selection in the ratio of 85:15.

  • Final admissions to each campus will be as per the choice of the candidates as indicated on their application forms.

  • Candidates who clear the personal interviews and group discussions will be required to complete the admission formalities.



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amrit kumar 3 months ago

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Amrit KumarLast Seen: 1 week 6 days agoJoined on: 11-Mar-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Hello I want to become a journalist in a media sector of odisha Which course should I choose ??

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mona chakraborty 3 months ago

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YOU SHOULD TAKE UP A COURSE OF THE LANGUAGE YOU WANT TO CHOSE...also keep a good rapport in ooriya....f you want to be working in the media sector in Odisha, you should be proficient in Oriya/Odia lan...Read More

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Prahlad Prajapat 4 months ago

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Prahlad PrajapatLast Seen: 1 day 7 hours agoJoined on: 13-Jun-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Class 12

Has iimc conducted ug level exam

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Richa Kapoor 4 months ago

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Richa KapoorLast Seen: 6 hours 9 min agoJoined on: 14-Nov-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Dear Prahlad, IIMC does not conduct entrance exam for media and journalism for undergraduate programmes.  You can check the link that is given below as it talks about at length about the ins...Read More

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Abhijeet Gautam 4 months ago

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Richa Kapoor 4 months ago

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Richa KapoorLast Seen: 6 hours 9 min agoJoined on: 14-Nov-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Dear Abhijeet 

The IIMC forms are likely to be available in the first week of March 2018. The notification for the same will be out soon. 

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divya kumari 5 months ago

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Divya KumariLast Seen: 4 months 3 weeks agoJoined on: 12-Jan-2018Education Interest: Media and JournalismEducation Level: Graduate & Above

I try to IIMC(entrance exam ) pl tell me can i try

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Gaurav Jain 5 months ago

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Hi Divya, thanks for your question.Yes, you can appear for IIMC entrance exam provided you have completed your graduation and are born on or after 1st August 1993, (if you belong to general category)....Read More
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Rakshita 8 months ago

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Is the ACJ institute better or IIMC? I am unable to decide. Please give me details

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Urvashi Dalal 8 months ago

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HI, Confusion among these two institutions is common, as both the institutes are well reputed and among the top 10 institutions for a postgraduate programme in Journalism. Comparing them on a few fac...Read More

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