IIMC Entrance Exam 2023: Registration (Soon), Dates, Eligbility, Syllabus, Preparation Tips


IIMC Entrance Exam 2021IIMC Entrance Exam 2023 Online Application Form will be released in May 2023. Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam is conducted by the Indian Institute of Mass Communication. This exam is conducted every year for willing candidates. Applicants can apply for this exam online on the official website. 

IIMC offers admission to applicants in various PG diploma courses in Hindi, English, Odia, Urdu, Marathi, Malayalam, Journalism, etc. In 2021 IIMC was conducted there on examination for various period diploma courses. From the year 2022, admissions into various PG diploma courses in time will be based on CET. But for some courses like journalism IIMC will conduct its examination at various campuses or exam centres.

The candidates who will qualify for the exam and are short-listed will be getting admission into PG diploma courses offered in various fields. All the other information about his entrance exam 2023 is given in this article.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2023 Notification – Application Form Released Soon

New IIMC Entrance Exam 2023 Application Form for PG Course will be released in May 2023 through CUET(PG). Click Here to Check the Application Form Details.

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IIMC Entrance Exam Highlights

Exam Name IIMC Entrance Exam
Full-Form Indian Institute of Mass Communication
Exam Types PG Level
Exam Level National
Courses Offered Mass Communication
Conducting Body NTA (National Testing Agency)
Registration Mode Online, Offline
Exam Mode Online (CBT)
Exam Date To be Announced
Exam Duration 03 Hours
Official website http://www.iimc.nic.in/
Helpline
011-26741352, 26742920, 26741073
Email ID: [email protected]

IIMC Entrance Test 2023 Exam Dates

The dates of exams are considered very important. Every candidate who is willing to give this examination should take note of all the dates and events. The dates and events of IIMC and trans 2023 are given in the table below.

Dates for IIMC

Events for IIMC Dates 2023 (Tentative) 
Notification release 2nd week of June 2023
Application form release 2nd week of June 2023
Last date of application form 2nd week of July 2023
Release of admit card 3rd week of July 2023
IIMC exam date 4th week of July 2023
Result Announcement 2nd week of August 2023
Group discussion and personal interview 4th week of August 2023
Announcement of final selection 4th week of August 2023

Dates of CUET PG (Through CUET(PG)

Events of CUET PG Dates 2023 (Tentative)
Online application form releases 3rd week of May 2023
Last date to apply 2nd week of July 2023
Last date to submit the fee 2nd week of July 2023
Application correction 2nd week of July 2023
Admit card 4th week of July 2023
CUET PG exam date July 2023
Result declaration August 2023
Announcement of final selection August 2023

IIMC Entrance Test 2023 Application Form

The application form is the first thing that every candidate has to do to be able to appear in this examination. Every candidate must fill out the application form. All the details in the application form should be filled in carefully without any mistakes.

If any candidate fails to fill out the application form they will not be allowed to give the examination. Read all the instructions and important information about the IIMC 2023 application form in the section below.

  • One candidate is allowed to fill out only one form in any case.
  • All the applicants will have to upload the documents online along with photographs and all the other documents on the application form carefully. 
  • Every instruction mentioned in the application is necessary so read all of them. 
  • The IIMC Entrance Test 2023 application forms will be released on the official website.
  • The start date to submit the application form for the IIMC Entrance test 2023 the IIMC exam is from the 2nd week of June 2023 and the CUET PG exam it is from the 3rd week of May 2023. 
  • The last date to submit the application form for IIMC 2023 for the IIMC test will be from the 2nd week of July 2023 and for CUET PG it is from the 2nd week of July 2023.
  • To avoid cancellation candidates should not make any mistakes in the form. 
  • All the information like your name, date of birth, etc is very important so fill them out carefully. 
  • Note down the registration number, user ID, and password because this information will be required for login purposes.
  • After you have filled out the application form you should take a printout of it.

Steps to fill out the application form for IIMC 2023 

Step 1: Visit the official website of IIMC 2023.

Step 2: Candidates have to register for an online application. 

Step 3: Candidates have to pay the application fee online.

Step 4: Candidates have to fill out the application form in their own handwriting only. 

Step-5: Candidates can fill out the application form for either Odia, Marathi, Malayalam, or Urdu language for one course only. 

Step-6: Paste the latest photograph of the candidate on the application form carefully. 

Step-7: Take the printout of the application form and fee receipt as well. 

IIMC Entrance Test 2023 Application Fee

Application fees are the second step that every candidate has to take after filling out the application form. It is compulsory to pay the application fee to be eligible for this examination. The application fee is set by the exam conducting.

If any candidate fails to pay the application fee they will not be allowed to appear in the examination. The application fees for IIMC 2023 can be paid online mode. Applicants can use different gateways like UPI, debit card, credit card, and net banking for the fee transaction.

Application fee for PG diploma for ( Malayalam, Urdu, Odia and Marathi)

Category Amount to be paid 
General Rs. 800/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL Rs. 600/-
SC/ ST/ 3rd Gender Rs. 550/-
PWBD Rs.500/-

CUET PG Application Fee 

Category  Amount to be paid 
General Rs. 800/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCL Rs. 600/-
SC/ ST/ 3rd Gender Rs. 550/-
PWBD Rs.500/-

IIMC Entrance Exam 2023 Application Correction

The application form for IIMC entrance exam 2023 would be released online on the official website. If any candidate wants to make any changes to their application form they will not be able to do so. Because there is no application form correction window provided by the exam authorities. That is why make sure that you are feeling all the details very carefully in the application form. Recheck the application form before submitting it.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria refer to the qualifications that are certified by the exam conducting authorities. Every candidate has to follow this criterion to be able to appear in the examination. Read the instructions regarding eligibility criteria carefully.

It is advised that every candidate goes through the criteria before filling out the application form. All the other important details related to the IIMC entrance exam are given below.

Ability criteria for PG diploma courses through CUET

  • Qualification:  every candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent examination from any recognised institution or university.
  • Age limit:  there is no age limit for the candidates to appear in this examination. 
  • Marks: every applying candidate must score a minimum of 50% marks in graduation.
  • Appearing:  the candidates who are appearing in the final year of 2023 are also eligible for this examination.

Criteria for PG diploma courses in Odia, Marathi, Malayalam, and Urdu

  • Nationality candidates must be Indian citizens to be eligible for this examination.
  • Qualification: every appearing candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised Institute or university. 
  • Age limit: For the general category candidates the maximum age limit will be 25 years as of the first of August 2023. 

For the candidates belonging to ST/ST and differently abled categories, the maximum age limit is 30 years as of the first of August 2023. 

For the candidates belonging to OBC category maximum age limit will be 28 years as of the first of August 2023  

  • Selection: candidates must qualify for the entrance test to be eligible for admission. 
  • Appearing: candidates who are appearing in the final year examination are also eligible to apply for the exam.

IIMC Entrance Test 2023 Exam Pattern 

The exam pattern contains all the important information related to the exam and question paper. All the appearing candidates should go through the exam pattern before appearing for the exam. Information like the Mode of the exam, medium, number of questions, marking scheme etc, is included in the exam pattern. The IIMC entrance test 2023 exam pattern is given below.

Exam pattern for CUET

  • Mode: bus exam will be conducted through Computer Based mode. 
  • The number of questions: the total number of questions in this exam will be a hundred.
  • Medium: this examination will be conducted into languages that are Hindi and English
  • Marking scheme: 4 marks would be allotted for every correct answer.
  • Negative marking: one mark would be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • Shifts: this examination will be conducted in two different shifts. 

Exam pattern for regional languages in journalism

  • Type of questions: this exam will contain descriptive and objective type questions. There will be short questions, long questions and MCQs as well.
  • Total marks: this paper will be of total hundred marks
  • Duration:  This exam will be conducted for 3 hours. 

IIMC Entrance Exam 2023 Syllabus 

The syllabus is a very important part of the examination. All the candidates who will be appearing for this examination should prepare the syllabus well. All the important topics from the syllabus for IIMC entrance exam 2023 are mentioned below.

  • International Developments (Political and Entertainment)
  • General Awareness of Indian Political and Economic Environment.
  • Awareness of current Public issues.
  • Information Communication Technologies and its application in the Media Industry.
  • Indian history and Social Science.
  • Knowledge of Language, Regional, National and International
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Translation from English to Regional 

CUET Syllabus: Syllabus for CUET PG is given below. 

  • Language
  • Transport Science and Technology
  • Purana Itihas
  • Public Health
  • Pharmacy
  • Material Science and Nanotechnology
  • Home Science
  • Hindu studies
  • Fine arts
  • Zoology
  • Sanskrit
  • Textile Design
  • Music
  • Medical Laboratory Technology

IIMC Entrance Test 2023 Preparation Tips 

Preparation tips are very useful for preparing and scoring well in the examination. Every candidate who will be appearing for this examination should take a look at the preparation tips. This examination is an entrance test so qualifying for this will not be an easy task. That is why preparation tips will help you. These will help you with your examination. The preparation tips for the IIMC entrance test 2023 are given below

  • Start preparing for the exam the moment you get your syllabus for IIMC Entrance Test 2023. 
  • Study for 3-4 hours daily and make it a habit. 
  • Take breaks in between the long hours when you study. 
  • Do not take stress as it can be exam preparation.  
  • Applicants should study from the best books for the IIMC Entrance test 2023 examination.
  • Candidates should not leave any topic from the syllabus. 
  • Read the syllabus very carefully before preparing for the IIMC Entrance Test  2023 exam.  
  • Start making your notes as you study for the exams. 
  • Search and find question papers from the previous year and prepare for the exam from question papers.
  • Search for answer keys from previous years and go through the answers and prepare from them. 
  • Revise all your topics twice before the exam this will make sure your preparation is good. 
  • Start practising yoga in the morning to stay calm before and during the exam. 
  • Give your exam with peace of mind. 

IIMC Entrance Test 2023 Books 

Books are the best source of preparation for any examination. There are multiple other sources but you should first prepare from the books. You can buy books from a bookstore near you or can order online as well. Prepare from the best books only. IIMC entrance test 2023 books are given below. 

Book Names Name of the Author
Journalism & Mass Communication Entrance Exam Guide (Popular Master Guide) Paperback RPH Editorial Board
Mass Communication In India Keval J Kumar
Success Master: Journalism & Mass Communication Entrance Examinations Arihant Publications
How to Crack IIMC Entrance Exam Subhash C. Sonie
Manorama Yearbook Manorama
Mass Communication: Principles & Concepts Seema Hasan

IIMC Entrance Test 2023 Admit Card 

The candidates who would have filled out the application form and also paid the application fee will get access to their to admit card. If the candidate has not filled out the application form or paid the fee they will not get access to their to admit cards exam.

To download the admit card the candidates would require their logging credentials like registration number, candidate name, date of birth and much more. The admit card will contain all the basic details related to the application. Every candidate must carry an admit card to the exam centre. If they fail to carry the admit card they will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

IIMC Entrance Test 2023 Exam Centres 

Exam centres are the places allotted for exam conduction. IIMC entrance test would be conducted in various exam centres which are given below.

Name of  the Course Entrance Examination Centres
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia) IIMC Dhenkanal Campus or IIMC New Delhi Campus
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Marathi) IIMC Amravati Campus or IIMC New Delhi Campus
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Malayalam) IIMC Kottayam Campus or IIMC New Delhi Campus
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu) IIMC New Delhi Campus

IIMC Entrance Exam Test 2023 Result 

The result of the IIMC entrance test 2023 would be announced online on the official website. There will be two results one for the IIMC entrance test and the other for CUET PG courses. After the result declaration, the merit list would be prepared. 

After the declaration of the result, the candidate who would have cleared the examination would be caught for document verification, interview and group discussion round. For the document verification Round, All the candidates have to bring relevant documents with them. The candidates who would pass the group discussion or personal interview round would be eligible for admission. 

IIMC Entrance Test 2023 Counselling  

Counselling is the last step before admissions. The counselling session for the IIMC entrance test 2023 would be conducted after the results are announced. The university will conduct the counselling process for the candidates who will qualify for the examinations. 

Comic group discussion and personal interview rounds will follow after the counselling processes are conducted. Candidates who will be shortlisted after these rounds would get a call letter for admission.

After that these candidates would be assigned some facility and they will have to appear there with all the necessary documents within the time frame. Every candidate who will qualify should fill or the procedures to have their seats reserved for the admission  

The list of documents required for IIMC counselling is given below.

  • Class 10th/ high school or its equivalent examination certificate
  • Class 12th mark sheet/ grade sheet or equivalent qualifying
  • 10 recent colour photograph
  • Migration/ transfer/ character certificate
  • SC/ ST/ OBC Category certificate
  • Graduation Degree/ Mark sheet
  • IIMC Admit Card
  • IIMC Result Scorecard, etc.

FAQs

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Question:- The application form for the IIMC entrance test 2023 would be released online or offline?

Ans- The application form for the IIMC entrance test 2023 would be released online on the website. 

Question:- The result for the IIMC entrance test 2023 would be released online?

Ans- The result of the IIMC entrance test 2018 would be released online on the official website.

Question:- Do we have to carry documents during the counselling process for the IIMC entrance test 2023?

Ans- Yes, the candidates have to carry some documents with them during the counselling process for the IIMC entrance test 2023.

Question:- Can I make changes to my IIMC 2023 entrance test application form?

Ans- No candidates cannot make any changes to their application form for IIMC because there is no application correction window.

Question:- How many total questions would be asked in IIMC 2023 examination for CUET PG?

Ans- A total of 100 questions would be asked in IIMC 2023 exam for CUET PG.

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