IIMC Admission 2023 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date

IIMC or Indian Institute of Mass Communication offers candidates admission into the institute in various mass communication courses. For taking admission the candidate must go through an entrance examination. IMC has five regional locations at Aizawl (Mizoram), Amravati (Maharashtra), Dhenkanal (Odisha), Jammu (J&K) and Kottayam (Kerala). In this article, we will discuss IIMC Admission 2023 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, etc.

IIMC 2023 Exam Date

EventsExam Date 
Application form Available2nd week of March
Application form last date to submitMay 1st week
IIMC 2023 Admit Card2nd week of May
IIMC Entrance Exam Date 2023 End of May
Result DeclarationJune
Interview date AnnouncedEnd of June
The final date of selectionJuly

IIMC Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for IIMC Program-

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India
  • An NRI and NRI sponsored candidate can also apply
  • Candidate must have a Bachelor Degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized university

IIMC Application Form

You can follow these step by step to fill the application form for IIMC –

  • Visit the official website of IIMC University- http://iimc.nic.in/
  • Register yourself using your email Id and password. You can follow the on-screen instruction to validate your account using your email ID
  • Now log in to your website and click on the course apply button
  • Now, you have to fill the application form with correct information also take note that you have to meet certain eligibility criteria to apply for the course.
  • You also have to attach your latest photograph passport size and a digital image of your signature
  • Once the uploading of documents is done, you have to pay the application form fee. You can pay your payment online as well using a Debit card, credit card, or Net Banking

Documents required for IIMC

The following are the necessary document that you must upload on the website while filling the application-

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  • The passport size Photograph of the candidate should be in JPG/JPEG format and the Image size should be between 10Kb to 200Kb.
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Graduation Degree/ Mark sheet
  • Left-Hand Thumb Impression of the candidate
  • Class 10th & 12th Certificate of the candidate
  • Post Card size Photograph of the candidate

IIMC Application Fee

The Application fee for the IITH entrance examination is as follows-

CategoryApplication Fee
GeneralINR 1500
SC/ST/OBC/PWDINR 1000

Exam Centers

Journalism (Hindi/English), RTV Journalism and Ad & PR

AhmedabadDhenkanalLucknow
AizawlGuwahatiMumbai
AmravatiHyderabadNew Delhi
BangaloreJammuPatna
BhopalSrinagarRaipur
ChennaiKolkataRanchi
DehradunKottayam

Regional Language Journalism

  • Odia Journalism: Dhenkanal
  • Malayalam Journalism: Kottayam
  • Marathi Journalism: Amravati, Mumbai
  • Urdu Journalism: Jammu, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Bhopal, Delhi, Srinagar, Patna

IIMC Examination Pattern

The question will be written test pen and paper based. A total of 3 hours will be provided to complete the examination. The performance of the candidate in both PI and GD will account for the final admission. The weight-age division between written exam and GD/PI is 85:15. The following are the examination pattern for IIMC-

ExamNo. of QuestionsWord Limit for Write-UpsMaximum Marks
Journalism Course5Varies according to question.85
Radio and TV Journalism Course5Max 150-25085
Advertising and PR Course5Max 30085

IIMC Syllabus

The syllabus for IIMC is as follows-

For Journalism Courses

  • Aptitude and mental make-up
  • Understanding of social dynamics
  • General Awareness and Social History
  • Awareness of matters of politics and economy
  • Language proficiency, Comprehension & analytical skills
  • International issues in the world and their impact on India

For Advertising and Public Relations

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

IIMC Seat Break up

Post-graduate Diploma Course in JournalismCampusSeats 
EnglishDelhi62
Dhenkanal62
Aizawl15
Amravati15
Jammu15
Kottayam15
HindiDelhi62
Radio & TVDelhi46
Advertising and Public RelationsDelhi70
OdiaDhenkanal23
UrduDelhi15
MarathiAmravati15
MalayalamKottayam15

Downloading IIMC 2023 Admit Card

The admit card is the most important document, without this the candidates will not be allowed to give the IIMC exam. You can download the IIMC admit card from the official website of IIMC. The release dates for downloading the IIMC admit card will be released later and you can keep checking our website.

IIMC Result

IIMC shall declare the result on a tentative date that is not yet released. The candidate has to visit the official website of IIMC and navigate to the result tab to check his/her result.  Candidate who clears the entrance exam will be eligible for Personal interview. The performance of the candidate in both PI and GD will account for the final admission. The weight-age division between written exam and GD/PI is 85:15.

IIMC Counselling

Counselling is an event where the candidates finalizes there admission by blocking the seat. Candidates who have cleared the entrance examination will be invited to the counselling session. Candidate has to visit the venue with all the necessary documents mentioned below along with 2 set of Xerox copy of the same.

Documents Required for IIMC Entrance Examination

The following are the document that are required to carry to the counselling session-

  • Class 10 /high school or its equivalent examination certificate
  • Class 12 marks sheet/ grade sheet or equivalent qualifying
  • 10 recent color photographs
  • Migration/ transfer/ character certificate from the last attended institution
  • SC/ST/OBC Category certificates (if any)
  • Graduation Degree/Marks sheet
  • IIMC Admit Card
  • IIMC result scorecard
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