IIMC has released the Third Merit List for various PG Diploma courses. Shortlisted candidates need to complete all the admission formalities by Nov 22, 2020.

Indian Institute of Mass Communication was established in 1965 by the then Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Smt. Indira Gandhi. It is run by the IIMC Society, an autonomous body registered under the Societies Registration Act 1867. Its main campus is located at New Delhi, having branches at-

  1. Dhenkanal, Odisha
  2. Aizawl, Mizoram
  3. Amravati, Maharashtra
  4. Jammu, J&K
  5. Kottayam, Kerala

It is the training academy for the Indian Information Service. It also provides no. of Postgraduate Diploma Courses in English, Hindi, & Regional Languages Journalism. It has courses on TV & Radio Journalism, and Marketing & Public Relations. It has an excellent placement record and has been ranked No. 1 Media Institute in the country by both India Today and The Week-Hansa annual ranking of educational institutions in 2018.

On the recommendations of the Ministry of Human Resource Department, University Grants Commission has granted a Letter of Intent to IIMC for becoming a Deemed to be University under De Novo category over the next three years.

IIMC Delhi Important Dates

Releasing of Third Merit List for various PG Diploma courses 18 Nov, 2020
Last date to complete admission formalities 22 Nov, 2020

IIMC Delhi College Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1965 | Public
Approved By UGC, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
Set By IIMC Society
Courses Offered 8 Courses across 1 Stream
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Test followed by GD and PI
Entrance Exam Written Test, Group Discussion, Interview
Facilities Available Library, Printing Press, Hostel, Auditorium
Top Recruiters ABP News, NDTV, Discovery
Official Website http://iimc.nic.in/

IIMC Delhi Ranking

IIMC has consistently been at the top of the preference list for Students and Recruiters. Following achievements have been awarded to IIMC.

Body Achievement Year
Indian Today No. 1 Media Institute 2018
The Week – Hansa No. 1 Media Institute 2018

IIMC Delhi Courses

IIMC offers several Courses in PG Diploma in Journalism. Languages are multiple including English, Hindi, Urdu, Oriya, Malayalam, Marathi. It also offers courses on AD-PR, and Radio & TV Journalism.

Course Details
PG Diploma in Journalism Subjects: English, Hindi, Urdu, Odia, Marathi, Malayalam,
Duration: 1 Year
Eligibility: Graduated/Appearing from a recognized University
Subject: Radio & TV Journalism
Duration: 1 Year
Eligibility: Graduated/Appearing from a recognized University
Subject: Advertising & PR
Duration: 1 Year
Eligibility: Graduated/Appearing from a recognized University

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IIMC Delhi Admissions

To take admissions in PG Diploma Courses in IIMC, a candidate has to first appear in a written Test. This test will check the understanding of the candidate on national and international issues, Aptitude, Language Proficiency, etc.

Those who qualify the written test will be ranked course wise and category wise. They’ll then appear for the Group Discussions, where a topic will be assigned. Candidate will be judged on his Communication Skills.

Third round will be an Interview, where panelists will have an interaction with the students to check their understanding of everyday matters.

How to Apply?

  1. Candidates need to fill up an online admission form available on www.iimc.gov.in
  2. Payment for Entrance Examination Fee needs to be done on the online gateway on the Website.
  3. Candidates can apply for separate courses. For each Course, separate forms need to be filled.
  4. Candidates with successful submission of Applications will be provided a Unique Registration Number (URN).
  5. This URN will be used for Admit Card Download.
  6. Candidates need to appear in a 75 marks written Exam.
  7. NRI Students need not appear in the written Entrance Test.
  8. Selected Candidates have to go through a Group Discussion of 10 marks, and Interview of 15 marks.
  9. Candidates are provisionally admitted to each course based on the merit list generated from the 100 marks of the 3 tests combined.
  10. Centre is allotted on the basis of merit-cum-preference.
  11. Successful Candidates are given 7-day time to submit their fee.

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IIMC Delhi Placements

Placement Record of IIMC has consistently been up, with top recruiters being ABP News, NDTV, Discovery Channel, and other such major media Groups. Though there is no guarantee on placements, each year almost every student secures a seat in a major media Company during the placement season.

  • Percentage of Students Placed: 98% approximately
  • Highest Salary Package: INR. 11-12 LPA
  • Average Salary Package: INR. 3-4 LPA
  • Department with the Highest Package: Advertising & Public Relations
  • Major Recruiters: ABP News, Discovery, Sony, Radio Mirchi, Tata Steel, etc.

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IIMC Delhi Scholarships

Several Scholarships are provided to IIMC Students on the basis of their performance in the Entrance Test as well as their performance during the session. Needy Students are provided Free-Ship too.

Scholarship Name Beneficiary Criteria
Free-ship Needy Student Merit-cum-Means basis on result of 1st Semester Exam and attendance. Annual Household Income reported must be supported by certificate from requisite authorities.
Rati Agarwal Scholarship Meritorious Female Student Hindi Journalism\On the basis of Entrance Exam Performance.
Star TV Scholarship Meritorious Student Radio & TV Journalism On the basis of Entrance Exam Performance.
Achin Ganguly Scholarship 2 Meritorious Students Advertising & Public Relations On the basis of Entrance Exam, and Final Result after the Course.
Jaswinder Singh Memorial Scholarship 2 Meritorious Students 1 from Hindi Journalism 1 from Radio & TV Journalism On the basis of their Performance.

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IIMC DeLhi Facilities

IIMC provides its students several facilities to make their learning comfortable & fun. Following is the list of Facilities being provided by the Institution.

  • Library – It has the largest specialized Mass Communication Library in India. It has a collection of over 40,000 books. Students can borrow 2 books at a time.
  • IIMC Publications – 2 research Journals are published by IIMC, “Communicator” in English, and “Sanchar Madhyam” in Hindi.
  • Printing Press – It is functional with offset and screen printing facility.
  • IT Infrastructure – Audio-visual Facilities, Camera Control Units, DSLR, Sound Recording Studios, etc. to help students in their assignments and learning.
  • Auditorium – Named as “Mahatma Gandhi Manch”, it has a seating capacity of over 400 at a time. One mini auditorium with 100 seating capacity named “Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak Mini Auditorium” is also available.
  • Sports Facility – Table Tennis, Badminton, Volleyball, etc. can be played here.
  • Yoga & Wellness Center – Consultation from General Physician is free here.
  • Hostel Facilities – In Delhi, Hostel Facility is available only for Outstation Girls.
  • Bank & ATM – Central Bank of India has a branch within the campus. Also, several ATMs are in close range of the campus.

IIMC Delhi Faculty

IICM provides faculty with years of experience in relevant fields. It has both in-house Teachers, as well as guest lectures by Visiting Faculty, and Experts. Currently, it has 11 in-house faculty members in its Delhi Campus. No monotonous Schedule is followed, and the entire Course is activity based. K. Ganesan is the current Director General of IICM, who has been a senior officer in Indian Information Service (1982 Batch).

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Ques. Does IIMC offer Undergraduate Courses?

Ans. No. IIMC offers only Postgraduate Diploma Courses in Journalism only.

Ques. What is the Syllabus for IIMC Entrance Exam?

Ans. Syllabus for IIMC entrance Test contains the following:-
  • 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)

Ques. Does IIMC provide any Scholarship?

Ans. Yes. IIMC provides Scholarships on the basis of Merit of the Students. Free-ship is also available for the needy Students.

Ques. What are the different stages of IIMC Entrance?

Ans. There are 3 stages of IIMC entrance Exam.
  1. Written Test
  2. Group Discussion
  3. Personal Interview

Ques. How can one register for Admission in IIMC?

Ans. One can register by filling out the Application Form available on the website.