IIMC Entrance Exam 2023: Application Process, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern 

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Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam or IIMC entrance exam 2023 provides the opportunity for the students to get admitted to various courses such as Radio & TV Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations, Hindi Journalism, English Journalism etc. The exam is conducted on behalf of the National Testing Agency (NTA) and with CUET (PG). 

The article entails all the details regarding the Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam. Interested candidates must give it a read. 

Exam Name  IIMC
Full Name  Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam
Conducting Body  National Testing Agency (NTA), (CUET PG) 
Exam Level  National Level 
Exam Frequency  Annually 
Exam Duration  3 Hours 
Exam Purpose  Admission to PG Diploma courses in Journalism 
Exam Mode  Online (computer mode) 
Application Mode  Online 
Official Website www.iimc.gov.in 

IIMC Entrance Exam Dates 2023 

The dates for the Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam or IIMC 2023 are mentioned in the table below. Candidates can therefore take the necessary steps as and when required for the admission process. 

Events  Dates 
Application Process  Ongoing 
Application Ends  May 5, 2023 
Result Declaration  September (Tentative) 

IIMC Exam Pattern 2023 

There are two different exams followed in the IIMC 2023 on the same day. The first exam covers courses such as PG Diploma in Public Relations & Advertising, PG Diploma in English Journalism, PG Diploma in Radio & Television and PG Diploma in Hindi Journalism. Another exam covers regional language journalism courses in Odia, Urdu, Marathi and Malayalam. 

PG Diploma Exam Pattern 2023 

 The exam pattern for PG Diploma courses is given in the table below. 

Exam Duration  3 Hours 
Subjects  Language Comprehension, Verbal Ability
Question Type  MCQ 
Total Marks  100 
Total Questions  100 

Regional Language PG Diploma Exam Pattern 2023 

Exam Duration  3 Hours 
Subjects  Regional Language PG Diploma Journalism courses
(Marathi, Odia, Malayalam & Urdu)
Question Type  Descriptive & Objective in nature and MCQs 
Total Marks  100 

Also Read: Bachelor of Mass Communication – Variants, Scope and More

IIMC Entrance Exam Syllabus 2023

The Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam covers some common broad topics that students need to prepare for. The list of the subjects is briefly mentioned in the table given below. 

Mass Media and Society  Indian History and Social Science 
Information Communication Technologies and its Application in Media Industry  International Developments (Political and Entertainment) 
General Awareness of the Indian Political
and Economic Environment 
Awareness regarding the Current Affairs

IIMC Eligibility Criteria 2023 

Before applying for the examination, students must meet the eligibility criteria as stated by the authorities. The eligibility criteria for the IIMC 2023 are listed below. 

  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree. 
  • Candidates appearing for their final year examination can also apply. 
  • Students must have their provisional mark sheets or certificates if they get selected for the chosen course after the examination. 
  • After the course is completed, students need to provide their original degree to the college authorities to obtain their diploma degree. 

IIMC Application Process 2023

There are a few steps to fill out the applications for the IIMC 2023 examination. Students can read them below thoroughly and follow the instructions. 

  • Visit the official website. 
  • Register yourself and keep your login credentials safe. 
  • Click on the ‘Application’ link available. 
  • Fill in all the details. 
  • Make sure you choose the course you want to pursue. 
  • Pay the required fee and your application is complete. 

Application Fee IIMC 2023 

The application fee for IIMC 2023 for different category students is listed in the table given below. 

Category  Fee for up to Three Papers  Fee for Additional Paper 
General  INR 800  INR 200 
OBC  INR 600 INR 150 
SC/ST  INR 550  INR 150 
PwD  INR 500  INR 150 

IIMC Admit Card 2023

Students must obtain their IIMC Admit Card 2023 before the examination. Aspirants can easily download their admit cards from the official website of the NTA. You must log in using your credentials and download the admit card issued by the authority. 

IIMC Results 2023 

The results for the IIMC 2023 will be tentatively declared in September 2023 after the exams are conducted. Students can find their results on the official website of NTA using their ID, roll number and date of birth. Students can find the results for any course they have applied for on the NTA website. 


What is the full form of IIMC?

The full form of IIMC is the Indian Institute of Mass Communication. The IIMC conducts an entrance exam for the intake of meritorious students into its purses such as the  

How much time is given to complete the IIMC examination?

Students will be given 3 hours in total to complete the examination. There will be both descriptive and objective types of questions in the examination. 

What is the application fee for general category candidates for the IIMC examination? 

The general category students will have to pay INR 800/- as the application fees of the IIMC entrance exam.

The application process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern etc must be known to the candidates willing to appear for the examination. We hope the information given above regarding the Indian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam or IIMC 2023 will be useful for the students. 

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