About IIMC Entrance Exam 2020
Indian Institute of Mass Communication will conduct the IIMC entrance exam for the eight postgraduate diploma courses which are offered at its different campuses across the country. Indian Institute of Mass Communication has cancelled the IIMC 2020 entrance exam, due to COVID-19 outbreak. The authorities have released the IIMC application form in online mode. Aspirants must ensure that they meet the IIMC eligibility criteria before they begin the registration process. IIMC result 2020 for all the candidates who qualified the online interview will be announced in online mode. Such candidates will have 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 the IIMC entrance exam 2020 will be declared.
IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 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)||1000 Rs [Offline] +1 More|
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours|
|Number of Seats||184 Seats|
IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
03 Jul, 2020 - 14 Aug, 2020
Application - For Language Courses | Mode: Offline and Online Ongoing
06 Aug, 2020 - 28 Aug, 2020
Application - For PGD Courses | Mode: Online Ongoing
31 Aug, 2020
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates - Start Date | Mode: Online
03 Sep, 2020
Interview - For Language Courses - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Sep, 2020
Announcement of Shortlist (for PGD courses) - Start Date | Mode: Online
08 Sep, 2020
Interview - For PGD Courses - Start Date | Mode: Online
10 Sep, 2020
Result - For Language Courses | Mode: Online
18 Sep, 2020
Result | Mode: Online
20 Sep, 2020
Last date for remitting fee - Start Date | Mode: Offline
30 Sep, 2020
Last date for remitting fee - Start Date | Mode: Online
IIMC 2020 eligibility criteria lay down the conditions related to academic qualification, age, a nationality which the candidates must fulfill before they fill the IIMC application form. Failure to meet the requisite eligibility criteria of IIMC 2020 will result in the rejection of the application form.
Nationality of Candidates
IIMC eligibility criteria 2020 mentions the nationality of candidates eligible to appear for the entrance exam.
• Candidates who are Indian nationals, they are eligible to take up IIMC 2020 entrance exam
• There are five seats which will be in each course for NRI sponsored candidates as well as NRIs.
Requisite academic qualifications have to be met while registering for IIMC 2020 entrance exam. The eligibility criteria of IIMC 2020 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 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, 2020
Age Criteria for Different Categories
As part of IIMC eligibility criteria 2020, candidates belonging to different categories will have to ensure that they meet the age that is laid down by the authorities.
Candidate should be born on August 1, 1990 or later
Candidate should be born on August 1, 1992 or later
Candidate should be born on August 1, 1995 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.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT | Other
Indian Institute of Mass Communication has released the application form of IIMC 2020 on July 3 in online mode.
Fee of IIMC 2020 Application Form
Steps to Fill Online Application Form 2020
The following steps need to be followed while filling the online application form of IIMC 2020.
• Click on the link that is provided to fill IIMC application form 2020
• 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 2020 after payment of fees
• Candidates will receive a confirmation mail at their registered email address
• Print at least two copies of IIMC application form 2020
|General||Offline, Online||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 1000|
|ST, SC, OBC||Offline, Online||Male, Transgender, Female||₹ 750|
IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 Syllabus
Legal and constitutional provisions
Rights of citizens
Developmental issues-health, education, ecology, and economy
Global developments and their impact on India
Aptitude and mental make-up
Language skills: Written and oral
Analytical and comprehension skills
Ethics and values
Lateral thinking capabilities
Creativity, brand awareness, and recall (for advertising and PR)
The preparation tips of the IIMC entrance exam comprise 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 the 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 2020 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 2020 also states the total number of marks, type of questions that are asked, duration of the exam
IIMC 2020 Exam Pattern
Mode of IIMC Entrance Exam
Type of questions
Total Questions Asked
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)
Due to COVID 19 outbreak, this year, there will be no entrance test for any of the courses in IIMC, but the authorities will conduct an online interview for the shortlisted candidates. Hence, the admit card of IIMC entrance exam will not be released by the authorities.
IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- Credit card with photograph
- PAN card
- Aadhaar card
- Driving license
- Voter identity card
- College or institute identity card
IIMC result 2020 will be announced in online mode for all the candidates who appeared in the entrance exam, which will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Mass Communication. IIMC 2020 result is 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 the IIMC result 2020 and such candidates have to appear in the next round of selection which is group discussion and interview.
Candidates qualifying IIMC 2020 will be called for the selection process. For this session, the selection process will be conducted at the IIMC campuses. The round will begin after the declaration of IIMC 2020 Result. As per the IIMC 2020 selection process, The shortlisted candidates will be called for an online interview. On the basis of the candidate’s performance, a final merit list will be formed containing the names of all the shortlisted candidates. A shortlist will be prepared based on the marks obtained in qualifying Graduation Examination, Plus Two Examination, and Matriculation Examination with a weightage of 40:20:20 percent respectively.
Questions related to IIMC Entrance Exam
If I write IIMC exams ,can I get admission in journalism colleges in kerala?
IIMC is conducted for admission to postgraduate diploma program in journalism with its following campuses;
IIMC New Delhi
IIMC doesn't have its campus in Kolkata, so you can't get admission there, however if you're interested to give this exam,you may choose any of the aforementioned campus.
Since the application form was suppose to be updated on their website on April 30,2020. The official website for IIMC seems to have updated about the entrance exam but have not provided any link for further registration. Could you kindly guide me to the link for online registration?
Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Examination (IMC) application form 2020 will be released tentatively in the first week of May in online mode. Candidates can fill the application form of IIMC 2020 till May 30. As the dates are tentative meaning its not fixed when application form will be released. Please click the below link to know more.
l am in class 10 so how should I start my preparation to give IIMC exam
Start by knowing the right syllabus. To draw a clear cut preparation plan for the entrance exam, it is important to have knowledge of the IIMC syllabus. The right books and study material are good assets to help crack the IIMC entrance exam. While the newspapers are good sources for current affairs and events. Some books you can refer are:
1.Popular Master Guide for Journalism & Mass Communication Entrance Examination by R Gupta
2. Handbook of Mass Communication (Theory and Practice)-V K Joshi
3.Mass Communication Journalism Entrance Examination of All Indian Universities-Arihant
A significant aspect of preparation for IIMC entrance exam is to learn from the mistakes made during the course of preparation.and while solving papers. The trick is to understand where it went wrong and how to rectify it.
You can refer the entire syllabus and past papers on the following site: https://media.careers360.com/articles/iimc-entrance-exam
Hope this helps!
how to get addmission in masters program in iimc??
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.
what are the dates for IIMC exam in 2020
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!!