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IIMC 2017 Application Form

Last Updated - April 04, 2017

Application Process of IIMC Entrance Exam 2017 is almost the same every year for different courses. Following the same procedure this year, the dates for the entrance exam 2017 has been announced for the admission to postgraduate courses. Candidates can start applying for the exam from April 3, 2017 onwards. This process will continue till May 5, 2017.

All candidates who have finished with their graduation can apply for the IIMC. Interested candidates need to apply for the exam by filling the application form as per the guidelines either through the online or offline mode.

For detailed notification of IIMC Admission 2017, check the official website

Important Dates for IIMC 2017

Candidates need to apply for IIMC within the dates given below. After the last date mentioned, no further registration will be entertained.

Start date to applyApril 3, 2017
Closure of filling of application formMay 5, 2017
IIMC Entrance Exam Odia, Urdu, Marathi, Malayalam, JournalismMay 27, 2017
IIMC Entrance Exam for PG Diploma Course in Journalism Hindi/English (9:00AM – 11:00AM) Radio & TV Journalism (12:00PM – 2:00PM) Advertising & Public Relations (3:00PM -5:00PM)May 28, 2017
InterviewLast week of June/ First week of July, 2017

Note: All interested candidates are strongly advised to apply online well on time, without waiting for the last date for submission of application form.

IIMC 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should be a graduate in any discipline. Those candidates who are appearing for their final year examination are also eligible to apply for the Entrance exam of IIMC 2017.

The final semester students need to provide the provisional certificate from their college/university.

Age Limit

  • Candidates who belong to General Category, the date of birth should be August 1, 1992 or later.
  • Candidates who belong to SC/ST/Physically handicapped Category, the date of birth should be August 1, 1987 or later.
  • Candidates who belong to OBC Category, the date of birth should be August 1, 1989 or later are eligible.

Important Note:

  • As per the criteria, only Indian nationals are allowed to apply for IIMC Entrance Exam 2017.
  • Though, five seats in each course are on offer to NRIs/NRI-sponsored candidates.
  • Those candidates who come under NRIs/NRI-sponsored category and want to apply for both non-NRI and NRI categories need to apply separately for IIMC application forms for each category.

Registration Process for IIMC 2017

Before beginning the application process, candidates need to register first on the official website The registration process is a must as it will create an unique id and password for the candidate that is to be saved by the him/her for future use.

Aspirants must have the following details in hand to fill in the application form:

  • Valid email Address
  • Valid Mobile Number
  • Name of the Candidate as on official documents
  • Date of birth
  • Photograph
  • Signature

Application Form

After the registration, read the instructions carefully before filling the application form to know what all are required for completion.

Candidates now need to login with the id and password that was allotted to them for the further process of application.

How to Apply for IIMC 2017?

The application form can be filled either in online mode or offline mode.

Online form submission:

  • For applying in the online mode, candidates need to apply the form on the official website of IIMC,
  • Click on the Post Graduate Diploma Courses under the heading ADMISSIONS on the home page of the website.
  • On clicking the icon, another page will open showing Apply for online application form.
  • By clicking on this the form will be seen on the screen which is to be filled by the candidate as per the asked details.

Details asked in the form will include:

Guardian detail: It will include the name of candidates parents and their profession.

Qualification detail: The candidate needs to add 10, 10+2, graduation details in this column, also post-graduation details, if any.

Course detail: Candidates need to add the post graduate course that they want to do in IIMC.

Work Experience: Applicant need to add the work experience details in this column like name of the company, designation, duties performed in that institution.

Applicant’s detail: This will include candidate’s

  • name
  • age
  • category (General, OBC, SC/ST)
  • email address 
  • mobile number

Essential Documents:

  • The certificate of respective category (Gen/OBC/SC/ST).
  • Candidate need to upload their photograph and signature.

Note: The size of the photograph and signature should be between 10KB– 20KB with file type jpeg/jpg.

Once the whole form is filled, the candidate needs to click on the SUBMIT button. On clicking this button, you will be directed to the next page of payment after which the final submission will be done.

Offline form submission:

  • For the offline mode, candidates need to download the application form according to the respective course of the Entrance Exam of IIMC 2017 from the official website
  • All the details asked in the form must be filled by the candidate, as done in the online form
  • Applicants need to add the language in which they want to write their exam, like for English they need to mark B2 and for Hindi A1
  • Application form must be filled in the candidate’s handwriting
  • The form should be filled using the black ink only
  • Candidates need to fill separate application forms for separate courses
  • Candidates must fill the complete form. Any form with incomplete information will not be acceptable
  • Once the form is filled completely, candidates need to send the application form along with the Demand Draft to the below mentioned address by post:

The Registrar,
Indian Institute of Mass Communication,
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg,
New Delhi-110067

Application Fee

The application form for the candidates vary for General and other category students. The table below summarizes the required application fee:

CategoryAmount Payable
General CategoryINR 1200
SC/ST/OBC/Physically handicappedINR 1100

Payment Mode

  • In the online mode, the candidates need to pay the fee electronically.

Hence, this is the last step for the form submission.

In the offline mode, the candidates need to pay through Demand Draft. Details of Demand Draft (DD): The fee for IIMC entrance exam has to be paid in the form of DD drawn in favour of “Registrar, IIMC, New Delhi”.

IIMC 2017 Admit Card

  • Candidates can download the admit card for IIMC Entrance Exam 2017 from the official website of IIMC,
  • Applicants will not be allowed to enter their examination hall if they are not carrying their IIMC Entrance Exam Admit Card that has been issued by the college.

Exam Pattern

Candidates have to follow different syllabuses for Journalism and Advertising & Public Relations. Students will be assessed on the written exam with 85% weightage and a personal interview round/ group discussion carrying 15% weightage. Mentioned below, is the syllabus for both the streams in brief:


  • General Awareness (social dynamics, social history, public debates on matters of polity and economy, international developments in the world and their impact on India)
  • Aptitude & mental skills
  • Command over language
  • Analytical & comprehension skills

Advertising and Public Relations:

  • General Awareness
  • Aptitude & mental make-up
  • Language capability
  • Analytical & Comprehension skills
  • Brand awareness & recall
  • Quantification skills+



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