Alert! Indian Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication (IIMC) Entrance Exam 2017-2018

Are you looking for the admission in the Indian Institute of Mass Communication and Journalism (IIMC) in 2016-2017 academic year? FMF Education – The best Media exam portal offering here the complete details of IIMC Admission Details such as – Courses Offered, Exam Dates, Fees Structure, .pdf Brochure Links and More.

About Indian Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication (IIMC)

The Indian Institute of Mass Communication and Journalism (IIMC) is an autonomous media and Journalism Institute organized Under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The Institute was started in 1965 on the recommendation of mass communication specialists from UNESCO and the Ford Foundation. Initially, the organization has only one campus in New Delhi and later on it has started sub-campus of IIMC in Dhenkanal, Odisha, Jammu, J&K, Aizawl, Mizoram, Amravati, Maharashtra, and Kottayam, Kerala.

Admissions to the various journalism courses in IMMC are based on an Entrance Exam, which conducting usually in the month of May every year.


  1. IIMC Important Dates
  2. IIMC Entrance Exam Pattern
  3. Eligibility Criteria of IIMC
  4. Seats Distribution System IIMC
  5. List of Courses Offering at IIMC and Fees Structure
  6. How to apply for IIMC 2017-2018?
  7. Admit Card
  8. IIMC Result 2017 -18
  9. Selection Process
  10. Exam Centers


  1. Entrance Exam: Important Dates of IIMC 2017-2018

(Please Note That FMF Education mentioned the Entrance Exam dates of IIMC 2017-18 are written on the basis of exam dates released on last year. We will update this article again

Name of the Event Important Dates
Sale of the Application Form Begins Last Week of March 2017
Last Date for the issue of Application forms 1st Week of May
Download Admit Card 3rd Week May 2017
IIMC Exam Date Last Week of May 2017
IIMC Result Declaring Date 3rd Week June 2017
Group Discussion /Interview Date Last Week of June 2017 / July 2017
IIMC Classes Starts From Last Week July / First Week July 2017


  1. IIMC Entrance Exam Pattern 2016-2017

Particularly, there’s no entrance exam pattern in IMMC. The questions are usually prepared for checking the general knowledge of the candidate.

FMF Education giving the previous year question papers of various subjects. You can find everything from this link.

 General Info:

Exam Pattern for Journalism Course

  1. Analytical and Comprehension Skills
  2. English Language Capability
  3. Aptitude test
  4. General awareness Questions on Indian Culture, Latest Notable events, essays on main events arrived on the year, Health and society, education and ecology and economy, awareness about the international issues and awareness of Indian Culture, Cinemas in India

Exam Pattern for Advertising and Public Relation Course

  1. Aptitude Test
  2. Brand Awareness Test
  3. Logical Reasoning Test
  4. Aptitude and Mental Make-up test
  5. Lateral Thinking Capabilities
  6. General awareness about the Development and Public Issues


3. Eligibility for Joining in IIMC

Qualification: Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline are exactly eligible to participate in the Post Graduate Journalism diploma courses offering at IIMC. Those who have appeared / appearing final degree examinations are also eligible to apply.
Age Eligibility: Candidates Born 1.8.1991 or later (for SCs/STs/PH 1.8.1986 or later and for OBC 1.8.1988 or later are eligible to participate in this program.
Nationality: Only Indian National Candidates are Eligible for participating in the Mass Communication Journalism Course offering at Indian Institute Of Mass Communication and Journalism.

4. Seats Distribution at Indian Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication (IIMC)

Seats Reserved for NRI Candidates: Five Year

Reservation of Seats: As per Government of India Orders for SC/ST/PH/OBC candidates

Rest of the seats will provide for candidates in the General Category.



5. Indian Institute of Mass Communication Courses Fees Structure

We are listing below the fees structure of various courses at IIMC. The fees structure will be same of all IIMC centers in Dhenkanal, Odisha, Delhi, Jammu, J&K, Aizawl, Mizoram, Amravati, Maharashtra, and Kottayam, Kerala.


Sl. No Course Name Tuition Fees Number of Seats
1 Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English) 66000/- Delhi-62, Dhenkanal-62, Aizawl-15, Amravati-15, Jammu-15, Kottayam-15
2 Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi) New Delhi 66000/- 62
3 Post-graduate Diploma Course in Radio & Television Journalism, New Delhi (Hindi or English) 120000/- 46
4 Post-graduate Diploma Course in Advertising and Public Relations, New Delhi (Hindi or English) 93500/- 70
5 Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia) Dhenkanal (Odisha) 36000/ 23



6. How to apply for IIMC Entrance Exam 2017-18?

The application for IIMC 2017-18 can be purchased by in person or by post or purchase by online or Via the IIMC campus in New Delhi.

Option 1: Purchase IIMC Entrance Exam Application Form in Person or By Post:  The Application forms of IIMC for 2017-2018 and prospectus can be obtained on payment of Rs. 1200/- for general category and Rs. 1100/- for SC/ST/OBC/PH category through a demand draft only, drawn on any scheduled bank payable to Registrar IIMC at New Delhi, from IIMC New Delhi or IIMC Dhenkanal (Odisha). Request for application forms should be accompanied by a Demand Draft & a self-addressed stamped (Rs. 70/-) envelope (27×17 cm).

Option 2: On-line Application process: The application form can download from The application fee for general category is Rs. 1200/- and for SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped categories Rs.1100/- The fee should take as Demand Draft drawn in favour of Registrar, IIMC New Delhi on or before 1st Week of May 2017.

Option 3:  The application form is also available from various campuses of IIMC.


7. Admit Card

All those successfully completed the IIMC application form are eligible to receive the Admit card (Also called IIMC Hall Ticket). You can download it from the IIMC official website or via offline mode.

8. IIMC Result

IIMC result will declare 3rd Week June 2017. The details of the same can find on their official website

9. Selection Process

The Selection of candidates to various courses IIMC are based on the following 3 factors.

1st Factor: Those who scored high percentage in the IIMC entrance exam. The Entrance exam pattern of IIMC 2017 already discussed earlier. You can Download IIMC 2016, 2015, ..etc previous year question papers here

2nd Factor: Based on the performance Score in the Group Discussion Round.

3rd Factor: Based on the Scores attained in the Graduation.

10. Exam Centers of IIMC 2017-2018

These are the Authorized Exam centers of IIMC 2016. Click here for More Detail




For Further Information regarding IIMC 2017-18, Contact : New Delhi – 011-26741073, 26741352, 26741062, Fax : 011-26742462, 26741268, Dhenkanal 06762-226194 & 226196, Fax: 06762-226195, 226197 website :, Email:


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