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IIMC 2020 Exam(Cancelled), Application Forms, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern
IIMC Entrance Exam is a university-level test conducted by Indian Institute of Mass Communication for admission to PG Diploma courses in Journalism, PR and Advertising and Radio and TV Journalism offered at 6 campuses affiliated to the institute.IIMC 2020 Entrance Exam has been cancelled by Indian Institute of Mass Communication. The exam was previously scheduled to be conducted on August 04, 2020. But due to COVID -19 outbreak, no entrance exam will be conducted this year. Admission to all courses will be based on marks obtained in 10th and 12th and online interviews. Application forms also have been extended. Candidate can fill application forms till August 14, 2020
- This year, the exam is expected to be held in the last week of July 2020(tentatively)
- IIMC Exam 2020 will be conducted in both online and offline mode.
- Candidates who have completed a bachelor’s degree program will be eligible to apply for the entrance test.
|IIMC 2020 Exam Dates||IIMC 2020 Eligibility||IIMC 2020 Admit Card|
Highlights of IIMC Exam 2020
|Exam Name||IIMC Entrance Exam|
|Conducting Body||Indian Institute of Mass Communication|
|Exam Level||University Level|
|Mode of Exam||Pen-paper based Test|
|Duration of Exam||120 minutes|
|Courses Offered||PG Diploma in Journalism|
|Number of Seats||430|
Contact: 011-26741352, 26742920, 26741073; Ext. 240
IIMC 2020 Important Dates
An official notification announcing the timeline to be followed by IIMC Exam 2020 has been released by the authority. The table below enlists all the important dates related to the exam:
|Application forms begin from||April 30, 2020(Released)|
|Last date to fill Application Form||July 27, 2020|
|Entrance Examination for Odia/Urdu/Marathi/ Malayalam Journalism||August 4, 2020|
|Entrance Examination for PG Diploma Course in Journalism Hindi/ English , Radio & TV Journalism and Advertising & Public Relations||to be notified|
|Interview dates||August 20 – 21, 2020|
|IIMC Entrance Examination Result to be notified||to be notified|
|Last date for remitting fee||September 14, 2020|
|Academic session begins||September 2020|
IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 Schedule
|Name of Course||Date(Postponed)||Time|
|PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi/English)||May 26, 2020||9 am – 11 am|
|PG Diploma Course in Radio & TV Journalism||May 26, 2020||12 noon – 2 pm|
|PG Diploma Course in Advertising and Public Relations||May 26, 2020||3 pm – 5 pm|
|PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu/Odia/Marathi/ Malayalam)||May 26, 2020||9 am – 11 am|
IIMC Exam 2020 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
- 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.
- 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, 2020.
- If selected, their admission will be subject to their producing at least a provisional certificate in original from their college/university before 31 August 2019, failing which the provisional admission will stand cancelled.
How to fill IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form?
Candidates can perform the following steps to fill the IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 Application Form:
- Visit the official website of IIMC iimc.nic.in
- Click on “Online Application form for all PG Diploma Courses 2020-20” in the news feed.
- Click on – ‘New Registration’
- Fill and upload all the details asked in the application form and then click on ‘Submit’
- Pay the application fee using Netbanking/Credit Card/Debit Card.
- Candidates are advised to take a printout of the submitted form for future reference.
- Obtain the application form from the campus or official website.
- Fill in the required details such as personal details, academic details and contact details.
- Attach the completely filled application form along with the demand draft of the required amount.
- Send the application form and a demand draft of the application fee on or before May 01, 2020.
The Additional Director General (T&A)
Indian Institute of Mass Communication
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg
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.
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Details asked in IIMC Exam 2020 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 & Center||Applicant Details||Applicant Guardian Details||Education Qualification Details|
|Name of Post Graduate Diploma Course||Name Of Applicant||Guardian's Name||Graduation|
|Choice Examination Center||Date of Birth||Guardian's Mobile No||Board/University|
|Medium of Exam||Gender||Profession of Guardian||Passing year|
|Work Experience Details||Nationality||Annual Family Income||Percentage|
|Designation Name||Category||-||Name of School/College|
|Name of Institution||Address||-||Name of the degree|
|Duties performed||Mobile Number||-||-|
IIMC Exam Pattern
There is no fixed exam pattern for IIMC Exam. However, candidates are evaluated on the following aspects:
|For Journalism Programme||For Advertising and Public Relations|
|General Awareness||Aptitude and Mental Makeup|
|Analytical & Comprehension Skills||General Awareness|
|Aptitude and Mental Makeup||Analytical& Comprehension Skills|
|Language Capability||Quantification Skills|
|International Development||Language Capability|
|-||Brand Awareness and recall|
|-||Lateral thinking capabilities|
Read More about IIMC Entrance Exam Pattern & Syllabus
IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 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 2020 Admit Card are given below:
- Visit the official website i.e. iimc.nic.in
- Applicants need to select the course, enter Date of Birth, Mobile No. or Application No. correctly.
- Online Applicants need to select the course, enter the Unique ID, Date of Birth.
- Click the ‘Submit’ button and ‘Download Admit Card’ link will appear.
- Click on the link, ‘IIMC Admit Card’ will be displayed.
- Save and print the Admit Card to appear in the IIMC Entrance Test 2020.
|Information on Admit card|
|Name of candidate||Address of examination center|
|Candidate’s father and mother name||Date of examination|
|Candidate’s date of birth||Timing of examination|
|Photograph of candidate||Roll number|
|Signature of candidate||Registration 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.
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IIMC Exam 2020 Exam Centers
IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 will be conducted in the following cities:
|Journalism (Hindi/English), RTV Journalism and Ad & PR||Regional Language Journalism|
IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 Result & Selection Process
Indian Institute of Mass Communication will release tentatively on June 22, 2020. Candidates can check and download their result online from the official website. Steps to download the Score Card:
- Go to the official website of IIMC 2020
- Login using Registration number and Date of Birth
- View/download scorecard
- 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 from July 1 – 5, 2020 in New Delhi at the candidates’ own expense
- 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 2020 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.
- Final result will be declared on July 15, 2020 and academic session will begin from August 1, 2020.
IIMC Seat Break up & Tuition Fee
|Name of Course||Tuition Fee||Seats||Campus|
|Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)||79,000/-||62||Delhi|
|Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi)||79,000/-||62||Delhi|
|Post-graduate Diploma Course in Radio & TV Journalism||1,45,000/-||46||Delhi|
|Post-graduate Diploma Course in Advertising and Public Relations||1,12,000/-||70||Delhi|
|Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia)||43,000/-||23||Dhenkanal|
|Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu)||43,000/-||15||Delhi|
|Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Marathi)||43,000/-||15||Amravati|
|Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Malayalam)||43,000/-||15||Kottayam|
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.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College