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IIMC Admission 2019-20: Everything you need to know about entrance exam, courses, important dates, prospectus and other details

IIMC Admission 2019-20: Here’s everything you need to know about entrance exam, courses, important dates etc. Download Prospectus. Full details here.

education Updated: Apr 20, 2019 13:26 IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
IIMC Admissions 2019-20: Check full details here
IIMC Admissions 2019-20: Check full details here(HT)

IIMC Admission 2019-20: The online registration process for IIMC admissions 2019-20 session has begun and will close on May 12, 2019. Indian Institute of Mass Communication offers PG Diploma in eight courses. Interested candidates can register for admission online at

The IIMC Entrance test will be held on May 25 and 26. It will be a national level entrance test.

IIMC PG Diploma courses: 

PG Diploma in English Journalism

PG Diploma in Hindi Journalism

PG Diploma Radio & TV Journalism

PG Diploma in Advertising & PR

PG Diploma Malayalam Journalism

PG Diploma Marathi Journalism

PG Diploma Odia Journalism

PG Diploma Urdu Journalism

ELIGIBILITY : Indian nationals possessing a Bachelor’s Degree awarded by a recognized university are eligible to apply. Students who have appeared / are appearing for a degree examination are also eligible to apply. If selected, their admission will be subject to their producing at least a provisional certificate in original from their college / university latest by 31 August 2019.


25 May -------9 a.m -11 a.m. Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Urdu Journalism

26 May ----- -9 a.m –11a.m. English, Hindi Journalism

26 May ------12 p.m – 2 p.m. Radio & TV Journalism

26 May -------- 3 p.m – 5 p.m. Advertising and PR

IIMC Entrance Test: The written test will be for 75 marks. Questions will be asked from following topics: 

General Awareness, including an understanding of the current trends in social-political dynamics, social-cultural history, 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

Social Consciousness

Lateral thinking capabilities

Creativity, Brand awareness and recall (for Advertising & PR)


Candidates who clear the written test will be ranked course and category wise. They will be called for group discussion and interview. GD and interview is scheduled for last week of June or first week of July.

Group Discussion carries 10 marks

Interview carries 15 marks .


The fees for Entrance Examination is Rs 1,500 for each course for General Category and Rs 1,000 for OBC / SC/ST/PH/EWS category.


English Journalism ------------ Rs 52,000 for first semester and Rs 43,500 for second semester

Hindi Journalism --------------Rs 52,000 for first semester and Rs 43,500 for second semester

Radio & TV --------------------- Rs 88,500 for first semester and Rs 80,000 for second semester

Advertising & PR-------------- Rs 70,000 for first semester and Rs 61,500 for second semester

Malayalam Journalism ------Rs 32,000 for first semester and Rs 23,500 for second semester

Marathi Journalism ---------Rs 32,000 for first semester and Rs 23,500 for second semester

Odia Journalism ------------ Rs 32,000 for first semester and Rs 23,500 for second semester

Urdu Journalism ------------Rs 32,000 for first semester and Rs 23,500 for second semester


Candidates can apply online for IIMC Admissions 2019-20 at the official website of IIMC at

Here’s the direct link to apply for IIMC Admissions 2019-20

Click on ‘New registration’

Key in the required information and submit

Upload your photo and signature.

Pay the application fee online through net banking, debit or credit card etc

You will get a payment receipt

After your registration is successfully submitted you will get a URN number which will be required for future login .

Click here to get prospectus of each course of IIMC

First Published: Apr 20, 2019 13:25 IST