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IIMC Entrance Exam 2018

  • IIMC Entrance Exam will be conducted by Indian Institute of Mass Communication to grant admission in its post graduate courses.

Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) Entrance Exam 2018

Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) Entrance Exam 2018

Venue: Pan India
Exam Date: 4th Week of May 2018 (Tentative)

What is the test about?

IIMC Entrance Exam is conducted to test the ability of candidates who wish to pursue post-graduate courses from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication.

Who is eligible?


  • Only Indian nationals are allowed to take the IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 entrance test for admission in PG Diploma courses.
  • NRIs / NRI-sponsored candidates can also apply under the International Students Quota. 5 seats are reserved for NRIs / NRI-sponsored candidates in each course.
  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • Candidates who have already appeared or who are appearing for a degree exam can also apply.

Age Limit:

  • General Category: Candidates born on August 1,1993 or later are eligible to apply.
  • SC / ST / Physically Handicapped Category: Candidates born on August 1,1988 or later are eligible to apply.
  • OBC Category: Candidates born on August 1,1990 or later are eligible to apply.

What are the test syllabus, duration and format?

The written test for IIMC admissions 2018 (in all the courses offered by the college) is of 2 hours. Maximum marks: 85.
IIMC exam is held at an All-India level.

Candidates for Journalism Course admissions will be judged on the parameters mentioned below :

  • General Awareness, including understanding of social dynamics; interest in social history; awareness of public debates on matters of polity and economy; awareness about international developments influencing power equations in the world and their impact on India.
  • Aptitude & mental make-up
  • Language capability including oral and writing skills
  • Analytical & comprehension skills
  • Sensitivity to social issues
  • Ethics & values

Advertising and Public Relations course admissions parameters for candidates:

  • General awareness about development and public issues
  • Aptitude & mental make-up
  • Language capability
  • Analytical & Comprehension skills
  • Brand awareness & recall
  • Social Consciousness
  • Lateral thinking capabilities

Shortlisted candidates need to appear for group discussion/interview round.

The weightage for the written examination and the interview/group discussion round is 85:15.

Key dates for application and registration

1st Week of April 2018 to 2nd Week of May 2018 (Tentative).

Who conducts the test?

Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi.

Which colleges/institutes accept the test?

Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi.


Indian Institute of Mass Communication
JNU new campus,
Aruna Asif Ali Road,
New Delhi - 110067, India.
Phone: 26742920/60
Fax : 91-011-26742462

Website: http://www.iimc.nic.in/


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