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IIMC 2023: Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Eligibility

Indian Institute of Mass Communication conducts IIMC Admissions Every year.

IIMC is an internationally known center of education for training and research in Mass Communication.

Through this examination, the aspirant gets admission into PG Diploma Courses in Journalism in both the languages Hindi and English, Odia (Dhenkal), Urdu (New Delhi), Marathi (Amravathi), Malayalam (Kottayam), Radio and Television Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations.

In this section, you will find all the information about IIMC Entrance Exam 2023 such as eligibility criteria, Important dates, the Application process, Results, etc.

Students who are eligible can apply either in online or in offline mode.

Students should fill in all the required details and submit the application form before the last date of submission in case if the student fails to do so he/she will not be allowed to write the exam.

IIMC No of Vacancies

Below are the no of vacancies in each course according to last year, which may vary this year.

Journalism (Hindi) – 62 seats at New Delhi

Journalism (English ) – New Delhi (62), Dhelkanal (62), Amravathi (15), Aizwal (15), Jammu (15), Kottayam (15)

Radio and TV Journalism – New Delhi (46)

Advertising and PR – New Delhi (70)

Journalism (Oriya)– Dhelkanal (23)

Journalism (Urdu) – New Delhi (15)

Journalism (Marathi) – Amravathi (15)

Journalism (Malayalam) – Kottayam (15)

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IIMC Exam Dates

The entrance exam date will be announced soon.

The last date to submit the application form would be 1st week of May 2023, candidates should check the eligibility criteria before applying for the same.

Candidates should fill out the application form by providing all the basic details before the last date of the application form.

should submit only one application form for journalism (Hindi/English) cause of one common entrance for these languages and similarly, Journalism(Urdu/Oriya/Marathi/Malayalam)

Starting date of application formTo be announced
Last date to submit the application formTo be announced
Date of Examination for all coursesTo be announced
Date of examination for Journalism(Urdu, Oriya, Marathi, Malayalam)To be announced
Declaration of resultTo be announced
InterviewTo be announced
Final selection of studentsTo be announced
The first installment of pay should be paid byTo be announced
Submission of Documents last dateTo be announced

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IIMC Eligibility Criteria

Applying candidates should match the following criteria in order to apply or to appear in the entrance exam.

Following is the information provided by FTII.

Name Of The CourseMinimum Qualification
ALLBachelor’s degree in any field


The maximum age limit for general category candidates will be 25 years as on (1st August 1997).

The maximum age for candidates who are SC, ST, or have a disability is 30 years (as on 1st August 1992). The maximum age for OBC candidates will be 28 years (as on 1stAugust 1994).

Should be a student of India

IIMC Exam Pattern

There will be 2 sections in the examination paper

Section A consists of a General aptitude test and Section B consists of a Specific area aptitude test

Duration of Test2 hours
Type of paperDescriptive
Total85 Marks
Interview15 Marks

IIMC Syllabus

For Journalism Courses, candidates are tested upon

Aptitude and mental make-up, sensitivity to social issues, ethics and values, Analytical and Comprehension skills, General Awareness, and Language capabilities.

For Advertising and Public Relations

Aptitude and mental make-up, Analytical and Comprehension skills, General awareness, Brand awareness and recall, Social consciousness, and  Lateral thinking capabilities.

IIMC Application Form

  • Candidates should read the brochure carefully that is available on the official website.
  • Candidates should make sure that they are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates can apply in online and offline modes


  • candidate should submit the form in online mode
  • The online application form is available on the official website
  • The student can fill out the application form from iimc.gov.in.
  • Students should pay the application fee in order to successfully register for the examination
  • Without the payment of the application fee, no student will be given permission registered to give the exam
  • Can pay the application fee either by debit/credit/net banking
  • Should take the printout after successfully registering
  • Can also download the application form and fill it
  • Should send the filled-in application form along with DD


  • Students should purchase the application by post or in person
  • Application fee should be paid through Demand Draft
  • DD should be drawn in favor of Registrar IIMC Payable at New Delhi.
  • DD should be sent through a post enclosing with the self-addressed stamp of Rs.70 envelope (27*17cm).

IIMC Application Fee

Application fee for IIMC Entrance Exam 2023

Following are the details of the application fee that has to be paid by the aspirants.


OBC /SC/ST/PH – INR 1100

IIMC Cut off Marks

According to last year minimum cut off percentage

General – 50%

OBC (NCL) – 45%

SC/ST – 40 %

IIMC Admit Card

Admit card will be issued before few weeks of the examination.

It can be downloaded through online.

Admit card contains the basic details of the applying candidate such as candidate name, candidate signature, photograph, test related information, address, time, seat number, centre etc.

In order to download the admit card, the candidate needs to fill in the details such as unique registration number, Applicant’s name, Date of Birth.

It is mandatory for students to bring in the admit card to write the test.

Without any one of the above-mentioned details, the candidate will not be allowed to give the examination.

It is suggested to keep the admit card with the student till all the process of admission gets completed.

The student should show the admit card whenever the examiner asks for it.

IIMC Result

IIMC 2023 results will be released by Indian Institute of Mass Communication during the 2nd week of June 2023 tentatively.

Results are released on the official website i.e. iimc.gov.in in the news and announcement sections.

After the declaration of the result, only the candidates clearing the entrance exam are called for document verification, Personal Interview/ Group Discussion.

The student should bring all the relevant documents along with them during the process.

Candidates clearing the GD/PI will be eligible for IIMC 2023 admissions.

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