Sale of application forms begins from 3 April 2017
Last date for sale and receipt of 14th May 2017
Entrance Examination for PG Diploma Course in 28th May 2017
Journalism Hindi/English (9 am to 11 am),
Radio & TV Journalism (12 noon to 2 pm) and
Advertising & Public Relations (3 pm to 5 pm)
Entrance Examination for Odia/Urdu/Marathi/ 27th May 2017
Malyalam Journalism (9 am to 11 am)
Interview dates Last week of June/first week
of July 2017
Academic session begins Last week of July/
First week of August 2017
Minimum Requirement: Graduate in any discipline. Students appearing in final year of graduate examination may also apply for the entrance examination. However, final year marksheet/provisional certificate would have to deposited by 31st August 2017.
Date of birth: For general category candidates: 1.8.1992 or later. For SC/ST/Physically Handicapped candidates, the date is 1.8.1987 or later. For OBCs it is 1.8.1989 or later.
Reservation of seats: As per orders of the Government of India.
Pattern for the written examination : There is no standardised pattern for the written examination. However, candidates will be judged on the following parameters:
a) For Journalism Courses:
i) General Awareness, including understanding of social dynamics; interest in social history; awareness of public debates on matters of polity and economy; awareness about international developments influencing power equations in the world and their impact on India. ii) Aptitude & mental make-up, iii) language capability & iv) Analytical & comprehension skills.
b) For Advertising and Public Relations:
i) General Awareness, ii) Aptitude & mental make-up, iii) Language capability, iv) Analytical & Comprehension skills, v) Brand awareness & recall and vi) Quantification skills.
Entrance Examination Centres for Journalism (Hindi/English), RTV Journalism and Ad & PR: i) New Delhi, ii) Lucknow (UP), iii) Patna (Bihar), iv) Kolkata (West Bengal), v) Guwahati (Assam), vi) Bhubaneswar (Odisha), vii) Bangalore (Karnataka), viii) Mumbai (Maharashtra), ix) Nagpur (Maharashtra), x) Aizawl (Mizoram), xi) Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), xii) Chennai (Tamilnadu), xiii) Jammu (J&K), xiv) Srinagar (J&K), xv) Kochi (Kerala), xvi) Hyderabad (AP & Telengana), xvii) Ranchi (Jharkhand), xviii)Ahmedabad (Gujarat) and ixx) Raipur (Chhatirsgarh).
Entrance Examination Centres : Marathi Journalism (Nagpur), Malyalam Journalism (Kochi), Odia Journalism (Bhubaneswar) and Urdu Journalism (Delhi).
IIMC Regional Campuses: i) Dhenkanal (Odisha), ii) Aizawl (Mizoram), iii) Amravati (Maharashtra), iv) Jammu (J&K) and v) Kottayam (Kerala)