IIMC 2019 Exam Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility, Results, Counselling

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IIMC 2019 Exam Dates, IIMC 2019 Application Form, IIMC 2019 Syllabus, IIMC 2019 Admit Card, IIMC 2019 Pattern, IIMC 2019 Eligibility, IIMC 2019 Results, IIMC 2019 Counselling

Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) Entrance Exam is a university-level test for admission toPG Diploma courses in Journalism.The exam is conducted by Indian Institute of Mass Communication. This year, the exam is scheduled for May 26 & 27 (tentative) in offline (pen-paper) mode. A total of 430 seats are offered in across various courses in 6 campuses affiliated to the institute.

The official schedule for the journalism program will be released shortly at www.iimc.nic.in. Registration for IIMC Entrance Exam is expected to begin in April 2019. Indian nationals with a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline can apply for the examination.

Highlights of IIMC Exam 2019

Exam NameIIMC Entrance Exam
Conducting BodyIndian Institute of Mass Communication
Exam LevelUniversity Level
Mode of ExamPen-paper based Test
Duration of Exam120 minutes
Courses OfferedPG Diploma in Journalism
Number of Seats430
Exam HelplineContact: 011-26741352, 26742920, 26741073; Ext. 240

Email: iimc1965@gmail.com

IIMC 2019 Important Dates

Official notification announcing the timeline to be followed by IIMC Exam 2019 is expected to release in March 2019. The table below enlists all the important dates related to the exam:

EventDate (tentative)
Sale of application forms begins fromMarch 20, 2019
Last date for sale and receipt of Application FormMay 01,  2019
Entrance Examination for Odia/Urdu/Marathi/ Malayalam JournalismMay 26, 2019
Entrance Examination for PG Diploma Course in Journalism Hindi/ English , Radio & TV Journalism and Advertising & Public RelationsMay 27, 2019
Interview datesLast week of June/first week of July 2019
Academic session beginsLast week of July/First week of August 2019

IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Schedule

Name of CourseDateTime
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi/English)May 27, 20199 am – 11 am
PG Diploma Course in Radio & TV JournalismMay 27, 201912 noon – 2 pm
PG Diploma Course in Advertising and Public RelationsMay 27, 20193 pm – 5 pm
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu/Odia/Marathi/ Malayalam)May 26, 20199 am – 11 am

IIMC Exam 2019 Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • Five seats are available in each course for NRI/ NRI sponsored candidates.
  • NRIs/NRI sponsored candidates wishing to apply for both non-NRI and NRI categories must submit separate application forms for each category

Age Limit:

  • For students from the general category, the date of birth should be August 1, 1994, or later.
  • For the SC/ST/handicapped students, the date of birth should be August 1, 1989, or later.
  • For OBC candidates’ date of birth should be August 1, 1991, or later.

Academic Qualification:

  • Bachelor’ s degree in any discipline.
  • Those appearing for their final year examinations can also appear for the entrance test, showing their final year mark sheet/provisional certificate by August 31, 2019.
  • If selected, their admission will be subject to their producing at least a provisional certificate in original from their college / university before 31 August 2018, failing which the provisional admission will stand cancelled.

How to fill IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Application Form?

Online Mode

Candidates can perform the following steps to fill IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Application Form:

  1. Visit the official website of IIMC iimc.nic.in
  2. Click on “Online Application form for all PG Diploma Courses 2019-19” in the news feed.
  3. Click on – ‘New Registration’
  4. Fill and upload all the details asked in the application form and then click on ‘Submit’
  5. Pay the application fee using Netbanking/Credit Card/Debit Card.
  6. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the submitted form for future reference.

Offline Mode

  1. Obtain the application form from the campus or official website.
  2. Fill in the required details such as personal details, academic details and contact details.
  3. Attach the completely filled application form along with the demand draft of required amount.
  4. Send the application form and a demand draft of the application fee on or before May 01, 2019.

The Additional Director General (T&A)

Indian Institute of Mass Communication

Aruna Asaf Ali Marg

New Delhi-110067

Payment of Fee

The application fee can either be paid online or offline while purchasing the form from the campus or through a demand draft of the said amount.

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralINR 1500

Details asked in IIMC Exam 2019 Application Form

The following details are asked in the IIMC Entrance Exam Application Form. Candidates must fill all the details carefully and accurately as any mistakes will result in the cancellation of the form.

Details for Course Applied & CenterApplicant DetailsApplicant Guardian DetailsEducation Qualification Details
Name of Post Graduate Diploma CourseName Of ApplicantGuardian’s NameGraduation
Choice Examination CenterDate of BirthGuardian’s Mobile NoBoard/University
Medium of ExamGenderProfession of GuardianPassing year
Work Experience DetailsNationalityAnnual Family IncomePercentage
Designation NameCategoryName of School/College
Name of InstitutionAddressName of the degree
Duties performedMobile Number
E-mail id

IIMC Exam Pattern

There is no fixed exam pattern for IIMC Exam. However, candidates are evaluated on the following aspects:

For Journalism ProgrammeFor Advertising and Public Relations
General AwarenessAptitude and Mental Makeup
Analytical & Comprehension SkillsGeneral Awareness
Aptitude and Mental MakeupAnalytical& Comprehension Skills
Language CapabilityQuantification Skills
International DevelopmentLanguage Capability
Brand Awareness and recall
Lateral thinking capabilities

IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Admit Card

IIMC Entrance Exam Admit Card can only be downloaded from the official website of IIMC. No candidate will receive the Admit card via e-mail or post. IIMC will release the Admit card to only those candidates who have successfully filled the application form with the payment of fees on time. The steps to download IIMC 2019 Admit Card are given below:

  1. Visit the official website i.e. iimc.nic.in
  2. Applicants need to select the course, enter Date of Birth, Mobile No. or Application No. correctly.
  3. Online Applicants need to select the course, enter the Unique ID, Date of Birth.
  4. Click ‘Submit’ button and ‘Download Admit Card’ link will appear.
  5. Click on the link, ‘IIMC Admit Card’ will be displayed.
  6. Save and print the Admit Card to appear in the IIMC Entrance Test 2019.
Information on Admit card
Name of candidateAddress of examination center
Candidate’s father and mother nameDate of examination
Candidate’s date of birthTiming of examination
Photograph of candidateRoll number
Signature of candidateRegistration number

Note: All candidates should bring with them HB Pencil and eraser etc. for the entrance examination. If any candidate does not have/ misplaced the unique ID number, immediately contact at 011-26742069 between 10 AM to 5 PM from Monday to Saturday.

IIMC Exam 2019 Exam Centers

IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 will be conducted in the following cities:

Journalism (Hindi/English), RTV Journalism and Ad & PR Regional Language Journalism
AhmedabadDhenkanal MumbaiMarathi JournalismAmravati
AizawlGuwahatiNew DelhiMumbai
AmravatiHyderabadPatnaMalayalam JournalismKottayam
BangaloreJammuRaipur​Odia JournalismDhenkanal
BhopalKolkataRanchiUrdu JournalismJammuBhopalSrinagar
Note: The Institute reserves the right to call any candidate for entrance examination at any centre (other than his/her choice) for administrative reasons.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Result & Selection Process

Indian Institute of Mass Communication will release the result in the month of June 2019. Candidates can check and download their result online from the official website. Steps to download the Score Card:

  1. Go to the official website of IIMC 2019
  2. Login using Registration number and Date of Birth
  3. View/download scorecard
  4. Print scorecard

Facts related to IIMC Selection Procedure

  • Candidates who appear in the written examination will be ranked on the basis of the marks obtained.
  • A shortlist based on merit will be prepared for each of the courses (including a separate shortlist for the reserved seats in each course).
  • The short-listed candidates will be called for an interview/group discussion during the last week of June/first week of July in New Delhi at the candidates’ own expense
  • Aspirants who clear the written exam then need to appear for the group discussion/ personal interview round. Interview dates will be published by the 3rd week of June.
  • The weightage for the written examination and the interview/ group discussion will be 75:25.
  • Candidates passing the group discussion/ personal interview round will then be eligible to take admission at any college accepting IIMC entrance exam 2019 ranks/scores.
  • After all the admission rounds are conducted a merit list will be released by IIMC (Indian Institute of Mass Communication) with names and other details of shortlisted candidates.

IIMC Seat Break up & Tuition Fee

Name of CourseTuition FeeSeatsCampus
Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)79,000/-62Delhi
Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi)79,000/-62Delhi
Post-graduate Diploma Course in Radio & TV Journalism1,45,000/-46Delhi
Post-graduate Diploma Course in Advertising and Public Relations1,12,000/-70Delhi
Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia)43,000/-23Dhenkanal
Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu)43,000/-15Delhi
Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Marathi)43,000/-15Amravati
Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Malayalam)43,000/-15Kottayam

Scholarships Offered

IIMC offers the following scholarships for its various programs:

  • The ‘Rati Aggarwal Scholarship’ will be awarded to a meritorious female student of the Hindi Journalism Course, based on her performance in the Entrance Exam.
  • The ‘Star TV Scholarship’ will be awarded to a meritorious student of Radio & TV Journalism, based on his / her performance in the Entrance Exam.
  • The ‘Achin Ganguly Scholarship’ will be awarded to two meritorious students of Advertising & Public Relations, based on their performance in the Entrance Exam & final result after completion of the Course.
  • The ‘Jaswinder Singh Memorial Scholarship’ will be awarded to two meritorious students, one each from Hindi Journalism and Radio & TV Journalism, based on their performance in the Entrance and First Semester Exams.
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