IIMC Entrance Exam 2024: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Dates, Syllabus

The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) is responsible for managing the IIMC Entrance Exam. The exam is held on behalf of the National Testing Agency (NTA) along with the CUET (PG). It is a computer-based test for admission to PG Diploma courses in Hindi Journalism, English Journalism, Radio & TV Journalism, Digital Media, and Advertising and Public Relations offered at IIMC.

The IIMC Entrance Exam consists of multiple-choice type questions (MCQs) and objective-type questions. The selection of candidates will be based on the IIMC entrance exam followed by a personal interview. Candidates who qualify for both rounds will be enrolled in various courses offered at IIMC.

Candidates seeking admission to the above PG Diploma courses must submit their IIMC Application form as per the prescribed schedule. Aspirants can check the complete details regarding IIMC Entrance Exam from the article below.

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IIMC Entrance Exam Important Dates 2024

Release of CUET PG Application forms (IIMC PG Diploma)March 2024
Last date for application and fee submissionApril 2024
Date for application correctionApril 2024
Release of admit cardJune 2024
Date of CUET PG examJune 2024
IIMC Entrance Exam (Language Courses Exam)June 2024
Announcement of IIMC Entrance exam resultJune 2024

IIMC Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the IIMC eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

IIMC PG diploma admission (through CUET PG)

There will be no age bar for appearing in the exam.

Applicants should have done a bachelor’s degree or equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks from any recognized university/ institution.

Candidates who are appearing in their final year examination can also apply for the exam.

Eligibility for PG Diploma Courses (Marathi, Odia, Malayalam & Urdu):

Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply.

The age of the applicant should not be more than 25 years.

Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent examination from any recognized university/ institution.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2024 Application Form

Interested and eligible candidates will have to complete the IIMC online registration by providing some basic details like contact number, name, email address etc. After successful registration, an application number and password will be generated.

Candidates will be allowed to access the application form by using these login details. Fill in the mandatory fields in the form such as personal details, Educational Qualifications, examination cities preference, applying for the Paper, and uploading the images and documents (as per prescribed dimensions).  

Applicants have to pay the requisite IIMC examination fee. The payment of the fee can be made online via Net Banking, Debit Card/ Credit Card, or UPI Services.

Application Fee details

CategoryApplication Fee (for up to three Test papers)Fee for additional Test Papers (Per test paper)
GeneralRs 1000/-Rs 500/-
OBC-NCL/General EWSRs 800/-Rs 400/-
SC/ST/Third GenderRs 750/-Rs 400/-
PwBDRs 700/-Rs 400/-

IIMC Entrance Exam Pattern

National Testing Agency (NTA) has designed the IIMC Examination pattern for every programme. The written test for IIMC admissions 2024 will be of two hours duration. The entrance exam will be held at an All-India level. The details regarding the IIMC Exam pattern are mentioned below.

CourseNumber of questionsMarks  Duration
English Journalism, Hindi Journalism, Radio & TV Journalism, Advertising & Public Relations, Digital Media100 questions (divided into two parts i.e., Part A 25 MCQs & Part B 75 MCQs) Part A: Verbal Ability, Consisting of Language Comprehension, General Awareness, Mathematical /Quantitative Ability, and Analytical Skills Part B: Domain Knowledge comprising.100 marks3 hours
Regional Language PG Diploma Journalism courses (Marathi, Odia, Malayalam and Urdu)The question paper will comprise Long, Short, and Multiple-Choice question (MCQ) type questions100 marks3 hours

IIMC 2024 Entrance Exam Syllabus

Candidates should check the complete syllabus for IIMC from the official website and then prepare accordingly. The syllabus will cover the following topics.

International Developments (Political and Entertainment)

General Awareness of the Indian Political and Economic Environment

Information Communication Technologies and its application in Media Industry.

Awareness of current public issues.

Indian history and Social Science

Mass Media and Society

IIMC Entrance Exam Admit Card

The National Testing Agency will release the IIMC Admit Card online only. Candidates can download the admit card by visiting the official website of NTA. IIMC Hall ticket is an important document that candidates need to produce at the time of exam.

The admit card will comprise important details related to the exam such as the candidate’s roll number, name, venue of the exam, date and time of the exam etc. Without having a valid admit card, candidates will not be allowed to appear in the exam.

Check the List of Entrance Exams

IIMC Result 2024

The authority will announce the IIMC Result 2024 tentatively in July 2024. The result will be published separately for the IIMC Entrance exam and the CUET PG exam. Candidates who appeared in the exam can check their result online at the official website of NTA.

Based on the marks obtained in the entrance exam, a merit list will be prepared by the authority. Candidates whose names will be appeared on the merit list will be invited for document verification, Group Discussion/ Personal Interview rounds.

IIMC Counselling 2024

The IIMC Counselling process will commence after the announcement of the result. Candidates who clear the GD/PI round will be considered for IIMC admissions and they have to participate in the counselling process.

Such candidates need to come to their allotted facility with all required documents within the prescribed schedule. Candidates must fulfill all the important formalities such as document verification, fee payment etc. to have their seats reserved.

IIMC Contact details

IIMC New Delhi

Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067

Contact number- 011-26741073, 26741062, 26741352

Fax: 011-26742462, 26741268

Email: [email protected]


Is IIMC easy to crack?

The exam is highly competitive and difficult to crack without an effective exam strategy and preparation.

What is the level of IIMC?

The exam is conducted at PG-level courses.

What is the package of IIMC Delhi?

As per previous analysis, Graduates from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) get an average of Rs 21.6 lakhs per annum.

What is the cut-off for IIMC Delhi?

The overall IIMC Delhi cut-off for the year 2022 was 53 – 200 rank.

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