IIMC Entrance Exam 2024: Application (Open), Exam Dates (Out)

IIMC Entrance 2024IIMC Entrance 2024 Application Correction has been started through CUET PG. Application Form has been released on 1st February 2024 for Language in. Exam Dates has been announced through CUET PG. The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) offers admission in number of PG Diploma courses in various disciplines such as Hindi and English, Odia (Dhenkanal), Urdu, Marathi, Malayalam, Journalism, etc to the candidates. IIMC conducted its own university level entrance exam till 2021 for providing admission into all PG diploma courses. From the year 2022, IIMC admission are being provided through CUET (PG) score into various Diploma courses. However, for some PG diploma admission in Journalism, institute will continue conducting its own entrance examination in various IIMC campuses/ exam centre. Those shortlisted candidates in the exam will be able to get admission into PG Diploma courses in the offered fields.

In the article given below, we have provided the complete details related to IIMC Entrance 2024 exam such as application form, eligibility criteria, exam dates, etc.

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility

  Exam Pattern FAQ's Syllabus

IIMC Entrance 2024 Notifications – Correction Started (CUET PG)

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newiconIIMC Entrance 2024 Application Form has been released on 1st February 2024 for Language in Journalism courses. Check here for application details.

newiconIIMC Entrance 2024 Exam Dates has been announced. It will be held on 10th March 2024 for Language in Journalism course & between 11th till 28th March 2024 through CUET PG. Check other dates below.

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IIMC Entrance 2024 Overview

NameIndian Institute of Mass Communication Entrance Exam
Conducting AuthorityIndian Institute of Mass Communication
Type of admissionPG Diploma admissions
Courses OfferedPG diploma courses in various disciplines like Hindi and English, Odia (Dhenkanal), Urdu, Marathi, Journalism, Malayalam, etc.
Selection ProcedurePG diploma courses in Language Journalism (English, Hindi, Radio & TV, Digital Media and Advertising & Public Relations) – Through CUET PG scores

PG diploma courses in Language Journalism (Odia, Marathi, Malayalam & Urdu) – Through IIMC Entrance Exam

Application modeOnline mode

IIMC Entrance 2024 Exam Dates

Candidates can check the complete details related to IIMC Entrance 2024 Exam Dates below:

Through CUET (PG):

EventsDates 2024 (Announced)
Application form26th December 2023
Deadline to fill form10th February 2024
Last date to submit fee10th February 2024
Application correction11th to 13th February 2024
Admit card7th March 2024
CUET PG exam date11th to 28th March 2024
Result announcement
Announcement of final selection

Through IIMC exam:

EventsDates 2024 (Announced)
Notification29th January 2024
Application form1st February 2024
Deadline of application form29th February 2024
Admit card release
IIMC exam date10th March 2024
Result Announcement20th March 2024
Group Discussion & Personal Interview (GD & PI)
Announcement of final selection

IIMC 2024 Application Form

Check out the complete details related to IIMC 2024 Application Form below:

  • The IIMC 2024 application form through CUET (PG) has been released on 27th December 2023.
  • Candidates can fill the application form through online mode only for PG Diploma courses.
  • Applying candidates can submit the application form for only one course either for Odia, Marathi, Malayalam or Urdu.
  • The deadline to submit the CUET PG application form is till 10th February 2024.
  • Interested candidates in PG Diploma course in Journalism language can submit the application form from the 1st February 2024 through IIMC entrance exam.
  • At the time of filling the form, documents are required to uploaded in the specific format.
  • After completing all the application steps, take a hardcopy of the form and keep it safe for further admission procedure.

Application Fee:

Given below are the complete application fee for IIMC 2024

  • The application fee can be submitted through online mode only.
  • Online payment gateways are UPI, NEFT, Debit card, Credit card and Net Banking for transaction.


CategoryCentres in India (For up to 3 test papers)Fee upto three test papersCentres outside India
General/ UN-ReservedRs. 1200/-Rs. 600/-Rs. 6000/- (For up to 3 papers)

Rs. 2000/- (For up to 1 paper)

General-EWS/ OBC-NCLRs. 1000/-Rs. 500/-
SC/ ST/ 3rd GenderRs. 900/-Rs. 500/-
PwBDRs. 800/-Rs. 500/-

For PG Diploma (Odia, Marathi, Malayalam & Urdu):

GeneralRs. 800/-
General-EWS/ OBC-NCLRs. 600/-
SC/ ST/ 3rd GenderRs. 550/-
PWBDRs. 500/-

How to Apply for IIMC 2024:

Check out the given step-by-step process to fill the form:

  • Step-1: Visit the website of IIMC (Link is given above).
  • Step-2: Firstly, register yourself by providing the basic details.
  • Step-3: Submit the application fee through online mode
  • Step-4: Candidates will have to fill the application form through their own hand writing.
  • Step-5: The application form can be filled either in Odia, Marathi, Malayalam, or Urdu for one course only.
  • Step-6: Paste the latest photograph on the application form.
  • Step-7: After completing all the formalities, take a hardcopy of the application form and fee receipt for further usage.

IIMC 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must go through the IIMC 2024 eligibility criteria before filling the application form:

For PG Diploma Courses (Through CUET PG):

  • Qualification: A bachelor’s degree holder or equivalent examination from any recognized university/ institution will be eligible to apply.
  • Marks: Applying candidates must obtain 50% marks in graduation level to apply for the exam.
  • Age Limit: There will be no age limit for the candidates to apply for the exam.
  • Appearing: The appearing candidates in their final year in 2024 will also be eligible to apply for the exam.

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

  • Nationality: Candidates must be Indian citizen to be eligible for the exam.
  • Qualification: Applying candidates must have bachelor’s degree from any recognized university or institute to apply.
  • Age Limit: Candidate’s age must be 25 years as on 1st August 2024 (born on 1st August 1997 or later) for general category.
  • For SC/ ST/ Differently abled candidates maximum age must be 30 years as on 1st August 2024 (DOB must be 1st August 1992 or later).
  • Candidates must not be more than 28 years as on 1st August 2024 (DOB should be as on 1stAugust 1994 or later) for OBC category candidates.
  • Selection: Candidates must qualify the entrance exam to be eligible for the admission.
  • Appearing: Those appearing candidates in the final year examination will also be eligible for the exam.

IIMC 2024 Exam Pattern

Check out the given IIMC 2024 exam pattern below:

For CUET (PG):

  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted through online Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only.
  • Medium: The exam will be held in English and Hindi medium.
  • Number of Questions: There will be total 75 questions asked in the exam.
  • Shifts: There will be 2 shifts in the exam.
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.

Check out the table below to know the details related to exam:

For IIMC Entrance Exam (Regional Language Journalism):

  • Time: Total 3 hours will be given to solve the paper.
  • Total Marks: The exam will be of 100 marks in total.
  • Type of Questions: The exam will consist of Descriptive and Objective type questions. There will be short, long and MCQ type questions will be asked.

IIMC 2024 Syllabus

The IIMC 2024 syllabus will be different for every different course offered. The syllabus will vary for courses offered through IIMC entrance exam and CUET PG exam.

The IIMC entrance exam syllabus will be as provided below:

IIMC Entrance Exam Syllabus
  • Indian history and social science.
  • General Awareness of Indian Political and Economic Environment.
  • Awareness of current Public issues.
  • International Developments (Political and Entertainment)
  • Information Communication Technologies and its application in Media Industry.
  • Mass media and society
  • Translation from English to regional language.
  • Knowledge of language, regional, national and international
CUET (PG) Exam Syllabus
  • Fine arts
  • Transport Science and Technology
  • Public Health
  • Pharmacy
  • Puraneithihas
  • Material Science and Nanotechnology
  • Home Science
  • Hindu studies
  • Zoology
  • Sanskrit
  • Textile Design
  • Music
  • Medical Laboratory Technology

IIMC 2024 Preparation Tips

Following are the effective tips and tricks to prepare for the IIMC 2024 entrance exam:

  • Make a proper and balanced schedule to study for the exam.
  • Try to do daily practice for the examination.
  • Go through the complete exam pattern to prepare accordingly.
  • Check out the complete syllabus of the exam.
  • Try to solve as much as the last years’ of questions paper to understand the level of paper.
  • Take care of your health and stay hydrated.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Answer: You can submit the application form from 26th December 2023.

Answer: Yes, candidates must have bachelor degree to apply for the exam.

Answer: Yes, you will be eligible. Also, we have mentioned complete age limit in our article.

Answer: Yes, appearing candidates in graduation level exam will also be eligible to apply for the IIMC 2024 exam.

Answer: Yes, candidates must have minimum 50% marks to apply for the exam.

Answer: The IIMC 2024 application fee is of Rs. 800/- for general category candidates.

Answer: The application fee of IIMC 2024 through CUET PG is different for each category.

IIMC 2024 Admit Card

The IIMC 2024 entrance exam admit card will be released in the month of July 2024. The IIMC 2024 admit card for CUET (PG) will be released on 7th March 2024 through online mode. Candidates will have to visit the website to download the admit card.

Details like registration number, candidates name and date of birth will be required to access the admit card. Candidates must check the details mentioned in the admit card such as name, parents name, exam dates, time, venue, and other exam day instructions.

IIMC 2024 Exam Centres

Candidates can check below the various IIMC 2024 exam center where the exam will be conducted:

Name of CourseEntrance Examination Centres
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia)IIMC Dhenkanal Campus or IIMC New Delhi Campus
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Marathi)IIMC Amravati Campus or IIMC New Delhi Campus
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Malayalam)IIMC Kottayam Campus or IIMC New Delhi Campus
PG Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu)IIMC New Delhi Campus

IIMC 2024 Result

The authority will release the IIMC 2024 result in the month of July 2024 on the website. Candidates will be able to download the result through online mode only. The authority will released the IIMC entrance test and for CUET PG courses, result will be announced separately on the website.

The result will be published on the website and the merit list will be prepared accordingly. Those candidates who will clear the exam will be called for the document verification, Personal Interview/ Group Discussion. During the counselling procedure, candidates will have to bring all the relevant documents along with them for verification. Those candidates who qualifies the GD/ PL round will have to participate in the IIMC admission procedure.

IIMC 2024 Counselling

After the declaration of result, the IIMC 2024 counselling procedure will start by the authority. The university will undertake the counselling procedure for those candidates who will pass the admission test.

After the counselling session, the IIMC GP & PI rounds will take place. Those candidates who will be shortlisted in these rounds will get a call letter for admission. Those candidates who will be shortlisted, need to come to their assigned facility with all the necessary papers within the given period of time to ensure the admission. We are providing the documents below to carry at the time of admission.

Documents Required During IIMC Counselling:

  • Class 10th/ high school or its equivalent exam certificate
  • Class 12th marksheet/ grade sheet of equivalent qualifying
  • 10 recent photograph
  • Migration/ transfer/ character certificate
  • SC/ ST/ OBC Category certificate
  • Graduation Degree/ Mark sheet
  • IIMC Admit Card
  • IIMC Result Scorecard, etc

In case of any query related to IIMC 2024 entrance exam, candidates can ask their queries below in the comment section.

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  1. Priya Kumari says:

    what what courses are available in IIMC?
    what is the last date to apply the form?

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