Indian Institute of Mass Communication – IIMC New Delhi Admission 2018

Indian Institute of Mass Communication – IIMC New Delhi invites admission application for Post-graduate Diploma programmes for the academic session 2018 – 2019

IIMC New Delhi Admission Courses Offered

  • Post-graduate Diploma in English Journalism
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Hindi Journalism
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Radio & TV Journalism ( Medium of Instruction : Bilingual – English & Hindi )
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Advertising and Public Relations ( Medium of Instruction : Bilingual – English &  Hindi )
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Odia Journalism
  • Post -graduate Diploma in Urdu Journalism
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Marathi Journalism
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Malayalam Journalism

IIMC New Delhi Admission Eligibility Criteria 2018

Nationality : Only Indian nationals are eligible for the PG Diploma Courses. In addition, five seats are available in each course for NRIs / NRI-sponsored candidates. ( NRIs / NRI sponsored candidates wishing to apply for both non-NRI and NRI categories must submit separate application forms for each category ). The selection for non-NRI seats will be based on essential qualification, merit based on the Written Entrance Examination, followed by Group Discussion / Interview, or both, ( who qualify in the Written Examination ). The applicants for NRI / NRI-sponsored seats are not required to appear for a written examination. However, they will be required to appear for Group Discussion / Interview, or both.

Essential : Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Those who have appeared / are appearing for a degree examination are also eligible to apply. If selected, their admission will be subject to their producing at least a provisional certificate in original from their college / university before 31 August 2018, failing which the provisional admission will stand cancelled.

Age : For general category candidates: 1.8.1993 or later. For SC / ST / Physically Handicapped candidates, the date is 1.8.1988 or later. For OBC category, it is 1.8.1990 or later

IIMC New Delhi Admission Reservation of Seats 2018

S.NoCoursesNew DelhiDhenkanalAmravatiAizawlJammuKottayam
1Journalism ( Hindi )62
2Journalism ( English )626215151515
3Radio & TV Journalism46
4Advertising & PR70
5Journalism ( Odia )23
6Journalism ( Urdu )15
7Journalism ( Marathi )15
8Journalism ( Malayalam )15

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

IIMC New Delhi Admission 2018 Application Form

For downloading Applications : The candidate shall be guided on the website itself regarding the application downloading process.

Candidates filling the application form downloaded at must also send a Demand Draft of Rupee 1,500/- for General & Rupee 1,000/- for SC / ST / OBC / Physically Handicapped category candidates drawn in favour of “ IIMC, New Delhi ” as Entrance Examination fee on or before 1st May, 2018 by post or in person.

It is most important that the name of the applicant be written on the back of the Demand Draft. Downloaded application forms will be accepted subject to receipt of Demand Draft for Entrance Examination fee by the due date, otherwise the application will be rejected.

Completed applications should reach ( in person / by post ) to the following address on or before 1st May, 2018

The Additional Director General ( T&A ),
Indian Institute of Mass Communication,
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg,
New Delhi-110067

IIMC New Delhi Admission Entrance Examination Centres 2018

Eligible candidates will be called at their own expense for a written entrance examination on 27th May, 2018 and the examination centers are at New Delhi / Ahmedabad / Aizawl / Amravati / Bengaluru / Bhopal / Chennai / Dehradun / Dhenkanal / Guwahati / Hyderabad / Jammu / Kolkata / Kottayam / Lucknow / Mumbai / Patna / Ranchi / Raipur / Srinagar

IIMC New Delhi 2018 Admission Procedure

  • The selection for admission to all courses is based on a written examination followed by a personal interview / group discussion. There will be a common entrance examination and common question paper for Journalism ( Hindi / English ). Candidates may apply for and write the examination for either Journalism ( Hindi ) or Journalism ( English ) in the respective languages. Further the candidate may write entrance examination for one of the courses out of Journalism ( Urdu ), Journalism ( Odia ), Journalism ( Marathi ) and Journalism ( Malayalam ). There will be separate entrance examinations and question papers for Radio & TV Journalism, Advertising & Public Relations.
  • The proportionate weightage between the written entrance examination and the personal interview /   group discussion is 75:25.
  • The candidates will be judged on the following parameters :

For Journalism Courses :

  • General Awareness, including understanding of social dynamics, social and cultural history, legal and constitutional provisions, rights of citizens, development issues especially health, education, ecology and economy, international developments and their impact on India,
  • Aptitude & mental make-up
  • Language capability including oral and writing skills
  • Analytical & comprehension skills
  • Sensitivity to social issues
  • Ethics & values.

For Advertising & Public Relations :

  • General awareness about development and public issues
  • Aptitude & mental make-up
  • Language capability
  • Analytical & Comprehension skills
  • Brand awareness & recall
  • Social Consciousness
  • Lateral thinking capabilities
  • Although a preference for examination centre is obtained from the candidate, the Institute reserves the right to call any applicant for the written entrance examination at any centre at his / her own expense.
  • A centre for written entrance examination, once allotted, will not be changed under any circumstances.
  • All the candidates who qualify in the written entrance examination of PG Diploma Courses will be called for an interview / group discussion in the last week of June / first week of July, 2018 in New Delhi at their own expense and for Urdu, Odia, Marathi & Malayalam interview will be held at Delhi, Dhenkanal, Amravati and Kottayam respectively.
  • Students coming for interview / group discussion are encouraged to bring their portfolios / work done in the past, although this is not mandatory.


Important Dates for IIMC New Delhi Admission 2018

1Sale of application forms begins20th March, 2018
2Sale of application forms closes1st May, 2018
3Last date of receipt of filled-in Application Forms1st May, 2018
4Entrance Examination for all Courses ( Other than Urdu, Odia, Marathi and Malayalam )27th May, 2018
5Entrance Examination for Journalism ( Urdu, Odia, Marathi and Malayalam )26th May, 2018
6Announcement of Entrance Examination resultsIInd / IIIrd week of June, 2018
7Interview datesLast week of June / Ist week of July, 2018
8Announcement of final selectionIInd / IIIrd week of July, 2018
9Last date to deposit first instalment of feeIIIrd week of July, 2018
10Last date to submit Graduation Marksheet / Degree, failing which the Provisional Admission will be cancelled31st August, 2018
11Academic Session beginsLast week of July or 1st week of August, 2018

Contact Details

IIMC New Delhi,
JNU New Campus,
Aruna Asif Ali Road,
New Delhi – 110 067, India,
Telephone No. :  011-26741073, 26741352, 26741062,
Fax : 91 -011 – 26742462,
Email :,
Website :

10 thoughts on “Indian Institute of Mass Communication – IIMC New Delhi Admission 2018

  1. hello dear respected sir/madam .Am Arnav Mishra am very interested to take admission in your institution & i am looking for Mass Communication. I have Pursuing graduation.
    I just want to do post diploma in journalisms in hindi.

  2. Hi,

    Thankyou for the above information but I feel there are plenty of other good options also available for students. Institutes like Jamia and Delhi School of Communication (DSC) provide great placements and excellent faculty interaction. Applying there may help students gain more options! Thanks!

  3. sir/mam
    mai is saal iimc se pg diploma (hindi)se karna chahta hu samasya ye hai ki mera akhiri saal hai graduation ka (mass communication and journalism)se kya mai pg diploma ke liye apply kar sakta hu ?

  4. Hi, i am Amardeep Shahi and i am looking for Mass Communication. I have completed B.A. regular.

  5. i gave entrance exam of pg diploma advertising and public relation course 2013-2014.amd now i am waiting for the result. the result was meant to come in first week of june. but it didn’t come yet. on what sites i am meant to check????plz plz do reply as early as possible….thnx in advance…

  6. Students preparing for entrance of IIMC, ajkmcrc, DU’s C-JET test, should read: Media Hive’s Journalism & Mass Communication Entrance Exam e-Guide (Rs 100; PDF format) and “Nuances of Journalistic Writings” By Raza Elahi (hardcopy; discounted price Rs 126). Order at or call Media Hive ( at 9911273924. students taking test of Symbiosis, Xaviers also must read these two books

  7. hello dear respected sir/madam I am very interested to take admission in your institution & want your help to download form for advertisement & public relation courses & also interested to know details about fee please help me I will be grateful to u.Thank you.

  8. Hi,

    Thankyou for the above info. While IIMC is a great institution, I think also informing students about XIC and Delhi School of Communication will also help them apply to other great schools and also allow more opportunities to them. Cheers!

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