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IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Registration, Exam Date, Syllabus

Updated On - March 29th 2018 by SHIVANSHI RATHAUR

Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) Entrance Exam is a university-level test for admission toPG Diploma courses in mass communication. The exam is conducted by Indian Institute of Mass Communication. The exam is scheduled for May 26 & 27 in offline mode. A total of 430 seats are offered in across various courses in 6 campuses.

Registration for IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 will close on May 01. Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline to appear for the exam. 

IIMC 2018 results will be declared in the last week of June and the GD/PI will in the first week of July. Candidates will secure the seat based on their performance in IIMC entrance test and GD/PI.

Highlights of IIMC Exam 2018

Exam NameIIMC Entrance Exam
Conducting BodyIndian Institute of Mass Communication
Exam LevelUniversity Level
Mode of ExamPaper Pen
Duration of Exam120 minutes
Courses OfferedPG diploma in journalism
Number of Seats430
Exam Helpline

Contact: 011-26741352, 26742920, 26741073; Ext. 240


Important Dates

Official notification announcing the timeline to be followed by IIMC Exam 2018 was released on March 14. The table below enlists all the important dates related to the exam:

Sale of application forms begins fromMarch 20, 2018
Last date for sale and receipt of Application FormMay 01,  2018
Entrance Examination for Odia/Urdu/Marathi/ Malayalam JournalismMay 26, 2018
Entrance Examination for PG Diploma Course in Journalism Hindi/ English , Radio & TV Journalism and Advertising & Public RelationsMay 27, 2018
Interview datesLast week of June/first week of July 2018
Academic session beginsLast week of July/First week of August 2018

IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Schedule

Name of CourseDateTime
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi/English)May 27, 20189 am – 11 am
PG Diploma Course in Radio & TV JournalismMay 27, 201812 noon – 2 pm
PG Diploma Course in Advertising and Public RelationsMay 27, 20183 pm – 5 pm
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu/Odia/Marathi/ Malayalam)May 26, 20189 am – 11 am

IIMC Exam 2018 Eligibility Criteria


  • Candidate must be a citizen of India.

Age Limit:

  • For students from the general category, the date of birth should be August 1, 1993, or later.
  • For the SC/ST/handicapped students, the date of birth should be August 1, 1988, or later.
  • For OBC candidates' date of birth should be August 1, 1990, or later.

Academic Qualification:

  • An applicant should be a graduate in any discipline.
  • Students appearing for their final year examinations can also appear for the entrance test, showing their final year mark sheet/provisional certificate by August 31, 2018.

How to fill IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Application Form?

Online Mode

Candidates can perform the following steps to fill IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Application Form:

  1. Visit the official website of IIMC
  2. Click on “Online Application form for all PG Diploma Courses 2018-19” 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, 2018.

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

Read More about IIMC Application Form 2018 

Details asked in IIMC Exam 2018 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 Income Percentage 
Designation NameCategory-Name of School/College
Name of InstitutionAddress-Name of the degree
Duties performed Mobile Number--
-E-mail id--

IIMC Exam Pattern 2018

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

Read More about IIMC Entrance Exam Pattern & Syllabus 

IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 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 2018 Admit Card are given below:

  1. Visit the official website i.e.
  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 2018.
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.

    Read More about IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Admit Card  

    IIMC Exam 2018 Exam Centers

    IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 will be conducted in the following cities:

    Journalism (Hindi/English), RTV Journalism and Ad & PR   Regional Language Journalism 
    AhmedabadDhenkanal MumbaiMarathi Journalism Amravati
    AizawlGuwahatiNew DelhiMumbai
    AmravatiHyderabadPatnaMalayalam Journalism Kottayam
    BangaloreJammuRaipurOdia Journalism  Dhenkanal
    BhopalKolkataRanchiUrdu Journalism JammuBhopalSrinagar

    IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Result & Selection Process

    Indian Institute of Mass Communication will release the result in the month of June 2018. Candidates can check and download their result online from the official website. Steps to download NIMCET 2018 Score Card:

    1. Go to the official website of NIMCET 2018
    2. Login using Registration number and Date of Birth
    3. View/download scorecard
    4. Print scorecard
    • 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 85:15.
    • Candidates passing the group discussion/ personal interview round will then be eligible to take admission at any college accepting IIMC entrance exam 2018 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 FeeSeats Campus
    Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)79,000/-62 Delhi
    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

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


    Fee Structure

    • 1500


    • 1000


    • 1000



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