IGNOU PGJMC Admission 2022: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility Criteria

Candidates interested in the field of Journalism and Mass Communication can apply for the PGJMC course offered by the Indira Gandhi National Open University. After the completion of the PGJMC programme, the candidates can seek admission in the second year of the MA programme in Journalism and Mass Communication. Application form for the admission to this course will be released through online mode as per the schedule decided by the university. Only candidates fulfilling the prescribed eligibility criteria should apply for the programme. Get complete details regarding the IGNOU PGJMC admission 2022 process from the article below.

IGNOU PGJMC Admission 2022 Important Dates

Check out the tentative dates related to IGNOU PGJMC admission 2022 in the table below:

Events Tentative Dates
For January cycle For July cycle
Online application form release date Date to be announced later Date to be announced later
Last date for submission of the application form Date to be announced later Date to be announced later
Publication of merit list Date to be announced later Date to be announced later
Beginning of the admission process Date to be announced later Date to be announced later
Closing of the admission process Date to be announced later Date to be announced later

IGNOU PGJMC 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility criteria for applying for IGNOU PGJMC 2022 admission are provided below:

  • Candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree in any subject are eligible to apply for the IGNOU PGJMC course.
  • The applicants should have the knowledge of English language and should be able to express themselves in simple correct English.
  • Applicants should possess working knowledge of computers – MS Office and other simple software and should have internet access.
  • No lower or upper age limit is prescribed for the IGNOU PGJMC admission.

Application Form for IGNOU PGJMC Admission 2022

The application form for the IGNOU PGJMC admission 2022 will be released on the official website of the university www.ignou.ac.in. Complete process of the filling and submission of the application form will be done through online mode.

  • To obtain the application form, the candidates will have to create a user id and password by filling a basic registration form.
  • Upon successful creation of user id and password, the candidates can login to their account and obtain the application form.
  • To fill the application form, the candidates will have to provide their basic personal information like name, father’s name, date of birth, category, gender, etc.
  • Academic details like year of passing, marks obtained, university name, etc of the qualifying exam will be asked in the application form as well.
  • The candidates will also have to upload their photograph and signature in scanned format into the application form.
  • Care should be taken to provide only true and correct details into the application form as any incorrect information can make the form liable for rejection.
  • After all the details are entered into the application form, the candidates can submit it online along with the required application fee.
  • The candidates are suggested to take a printout of the application form and keep it with them in case of future reference.

Application fee:

  • To complete the application process, the candidates will have to make payment of a prescribed amount of application fee.
  • Payment of the application fee can be done via online payment gateway using the facility of net banking, debit card or credit card.

IGNOU PGJMC Admission Selection Process 2022

  • Candidates whose applications are submitted in time will be considered for the PGJMC admission.
  • Selection of the candidates will be made on the basis of their performance in the qualifying exam.
  • On the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying exam, a merit list of the candidates will be prepared and uploaded on the university’s website.
  • The applicants with their names in the merit list will be invited for counseling and document verification round. Eligibility of the candidates will also be verified.
  • After successful completion of these rounds, the candidates will be offered final admission.
  • Those who are selected for the IGNOU PGJMC admission should complete all the formalities like fee payment, document submission, etc within the given time period.

IGNOU PGJMC Admission 2022 FAQs

Question 1: What will be the duration of the PGJMC course offered by the IGNOU?

Answer: The duration of the IGNOU Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication course will be one year. The candidates will be given a maximum of three years for completing their course.

Question 2: Can you provide me the programme details along with the credits they carry?

Answer: This programme has eight courses each of which is of four credits. The following is the programme structure of PGJMC:

Course Code Course Title Course Credits
MJM 20 Introduction to Journalism and Mass Communication 4
MJM 21 Reporting Techniques 4
MJM 22 Writing and Editing for Print Media 4
MJM 23 Broadcast & Online Journalism 4
MJM 24 Media and Society 4
MJM 25 Media Ethics and Laws 4
MJM 20 Practical: Print and Online 4
MJM 21 Practical: Audiovisual 4
Total credits 32

Question 3: What will be the medium of instructions for the PGJMC programme?

Answer: The PGJMC programme will be offered only through English medium. All the study material provided to the candidates will be in English and the semester exam will also be conducted in English medium.

Question 4: Do I get the chance for selecting the IGNOU regional center for the PGJMC programme?

Answer: Yes. The candidates can provide their choice for IGNOU regional center at the time of filling the application form. Once provided, the regional center cannot be changed.

Question 5: What is the fee structure for the IGNOU PGJMC programme? Can I submit the program fee in installments?

Answer: The tuition fee is expected to be Rs. 12,500/- for full PGJMC programme and will be payable in one installment. No exception is provided in this case under any circumstances.

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  1. i want to take admission in post graduate diploma in mass communication and journalism in 2021.. can i know the criteria duration of the course and whn the admission begins


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