Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Examination [ IIMC-EE ]

By Srushti Pargat Last Updated: December 10th, 2020

IIMC Entrance Exam 2021

IIMC entrance exam is an examination that is conducted by the Indian Institute of Communication each year. IIMC organizes and manages the entrance test each year for the candidates so as to produce admission into the institute. Candidates who successfully qualify the entrance exam are able to get admission to education, training, and research within the discipline of mass communication with the assistance of the entrance test.

IIMC entrance test is carried out at the national level for all the eligible candidates and applicants. There is a huge number of candidates that apply for the entrance test each year. All the candidates get a chance to apply for admissions in various postgraduate diploma courses in the field of journalism. The post-graduation courses consist of seven different languages. The course conjointly includes English. Only after the confirmation of the marks secured by candidates in the entrance exam can the official authorities offer a final admission offer to candidates.

Highlights IIMC Entrance Exam 2021:

Particulars Details
Exam Name IIMC Entrance Exam 2021
IIMC Full-Form Indian Institute of Mass Communication
Types of Exam PG Level
Level of Exam National
Courses Offered Mass Communication
Organizing Body Indian Institute of Communication
Mode of Application Online, Offline
Mode of Exam Offline (PPT)
Exam Date To be Announced
Exam Duration 03 Hours
Official website

 Important Dates of IIMC 2021 Entrance Exam:

Event Date
Starting of application form 3rd week of April 2021
Last date to submit applications 2nd week of May 2021
Availability of admit card 4th week of May 2021
IIMC Entrance 2021 exam date Last week of May 2021
Declaration of result 4th week of June 2021
Group discussion and personal interview date 2nd week of July 2021
Announcement of final selection 1st week of July 2021

IIMC entrance exam 2021 eligibility criteria:

- Citizenship: All aspirant mandatorily has to be a citizen of India.

- Seat Availability: For NRI/ NRI sponsored Aspirants, 5 seats will be available in each of the course.

- All the NRIs/NRI sponsored Aspirants are required to submit separate application forms for each category in the course.

- A candidate is eligible to apply for IIMC Entrance Exam 2021only if they hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

- Aspirants who will be appearing in the final year examinations are eligible to appear for the IIMC entrance test. Though the admission of these aspirants will be subjected to their producing at least a provisional certificate that is original before 3st of August 2021. If a candidate fails to produce the original document, his/her provisional admission will stand cancel.

- The date of birth must be after August 1, 1995, or later for the general category candidates.

- For OBC aspirants, the date of birth has to be August, 1991, or later.

- The age limit for the SC/ST/handicapped students should be August 1, 1990, or later.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 Application Form:

Application forms for IIMC entrance exam are obtainable in both online and offline mode for the candidates.

The applicants are advised to keep regular track on the official website of the university to get more details and info about the application form.

Applicants should browse all the directions about the application process on the official website before they begin to start filling the final form.

Applicants are advised to submit the application form before the due date to avoid rejection of the application form.

Applicants can find the application form in online mode on the official website of the university.

In case of offline mode, candidates can go to the IIMC campus and get the application form by paying in cash.

Applicants are expected and advised to start filling the application form within the month of March to be on time.

Applicants are also advised to fill the application form properly with correct details and no wrong information.

Once the application form is completely filled, candidates can finally submit the form.

After submitting the form, candidates will receive a confirmation message from the university on the registered email Id of candidates.

Before finally submitting the application form, candidates are suggested to keep a copy of the application filled form.

Those applicants who are filing the form in offline mode are requested to send the rightfully filled form along with the doctorate of the applying fee and other necessary documents to the below-mentioned address:

The Additional Director General (T&A),

Indian Institute of Mass Communication,

Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110067

Application Fee for IIMC entrance exam:

Important information regarding the application of fee is given below for the reference of all the applicants applying for IIMC entrance test 2021:

·Applicants belonging to the General category are required to pay Rs 1500/- as an application fee for the entrance exam.

·For the Reserved class the amount to be paid is Rs 1000/- as an application fee for the entrance test.

·The amount might be deposited by any payment gateway method.

·Applicants also can pay the application fee as any type of demand draft.

·The DD must be created in favor of “IIMC, New Delhi”. Where the applicants are advised to refer to the DD variety on the application form for the entrance exam.

Question paper pattern for IIMC entrance exam of 2021

The point below provides all the associated info related with the paper pattern for the preparation of IIMC entrance exam 2021 for the reference of the applicants:

Mode of the exam: Candidates have to appear for the entrance examination in offline mode that is, pen and paper-based.

Duration of the exam: 2 hours is provided to the candidates to solve the whole paper.

Maximum marks: The total marks will comprise mostly of eighty-five marks. The exam will be followed by an interview. The interview will carry twenty-five marks. There will no negative marking.

A number of queries: The entrance exam question paper will contain five questions in total. Where each question carried a total of fifteen to twenty marks questions.

Type of questions: Descriptive kind of questions are expected in the entrance exam.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 Exam Syllabus:

The below structure provides a complete idea about the subject, topic, and syllabus that a can expect in the IIMC entrance exam of 2021. Though each course involves different questions.

·Language skills

·Analytical skills

·Comprehension skills

·Sensitivity to social problems

·Ethics and values

·Brand awareness and recall

·Social consciousness

·Lateral thinking capabilities

·General awareness concerning development and public problems

Test Centres for IIMC entrance exam 2021

Test Centres  
New Delhi Ahmedabad
Aizawl Amravati
Bengaluru Bhopal
Chennai Dehradun
Dhenkanal Guwahati
Hyderabad Jammu
Kolkata Kottayam
Lucknow Mumbai
Patna Ranchi
Raipur Srinagar

IIMC Entrance Exam 2021 Preparation Tips

Some preparation tips for clearing IIMC entrance 2021 are as follow:

- Begin by going through all the topics of the syllabus in a systematic manner. It will prove better if candidates plan and work according to a proper work schedule.

- Create a personalized time table and divide subjects accordingly.

- Try to take various online and offline mock tests available on the internet.

- Solving the previous year’s question papers and sample papers will help in the preparation.

- Good strategy making skills while preparing for any examination paves the way to success for candidates. Unique strategies will make them self-sufficient.

- Creating short notes regularly after completing a portion will retain the concept in the candidate’s mind. Therefore, candidates can make notes on various topics by putting tags and sticky notes.

- Most importantly, a thorough revision of every single day is an essential part of candidates. It will make them hold on to the topics for a longer time. Hence, both revision and practice are quite essential. This will help candidates to retain topics for a longer period of time.  Revision regularly of topics associated with the course before the entrance examination will help in the longer run.

- Lastly, staying fit is an important aspect to successfully crack the exam. Students who are appearing for the entrance exam need to stay mentally and physically fit during the time of an exam. Nobody can succeed in an exam with bad health conditions. Therefore, one can involve themselves in yoga or meditation to keep themselves both mentally and physically fit.

IIMC entrance exam 2021 FAQs

Q: Can an applicant edit the application form, after the final submission?

A: All the candidates must fill in the details in the application form very carefully. After the last date of submission, any correction will not be applicable in the application form.

Q: Can a person appear in the exam through online mode?

A: No, because IIMC Entrance Exams will be conducted only via offline mode.

Q: How many questions will be asked in the entrance examination?

A: A total of 75 questions will be asked in the question paper for the entrance exam.

Q: Do candidates have to appear for the personal interview if they clear the IIMC entrance exam?

A: This process is mandatory for all the candidates. They have to appear in person for the group discussion (GD) or personal interview in order to complete the admission process. Candidates who fail to appear on the scheduled date will lose the chance to get admission in the institute and the opportunity will be given to the next ranked candidate.

Best Wishes to all the IIMC-EE aspirants from CollegeMarg Team!

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