IIMC Entrance Exam 2012: Exam Pattern, Syllabus and How to Prepare

IIMC Entrance Exam 2012: Exam Pattern, Syllabus and How to Prepare

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IIMC entrance test 2012 is a two hours test with objective as well as descriptive type of questions related to English, current affairs and general awareness.

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Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) is an autonomous organisation funded by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. It is known as internationally known centre for training and research in mass communication.   

IIMC conducts an Entrance Exam for admission to post graduate diploma courses in Journalism (English), Journalism (Hindi), Radio and Television Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations and Journalism (Oriya) in the academic session 2012 - 2013.

Exam Pattern for IIMC Entrance Test 2012

The exam pattern for IIMC common entrance exam for admission to post graduate diploma courses in Journalism (English), Journalism (Hindi), Radio and Television Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations and Journalism (Oriya) varies according to the course.

IIMC admission test 2012 is a two hours test with objective as well as descriptive type of questions.  The medium of test is according to the test chosen by you.

After clearing the written exam, you have to appear for a group discussion and an interview.

Syllabus for IIMC Entrance Test 2012

To seek admission in IIMC for pursuing post graduate diploma courses in Journalism (English), Journalism (Hindi), Radio and Television Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations and Journalism (Oriya), you should have knowledge of the following:

  • Journalism Courses
  • General Awareness
  • Awareness of Public Debates on Matters (Polity and Economy)
  • Influencing Power Equations in the World and Their Impact on India
  • International Developments
  • Social History
  • Understanding of Social Dynamics
  • Aptitude & mental make-up
  • Language capability
  • Analytical & comprehension skills
  • Advertising & Public Relations
  • Analytical & Comprehension skills
  • Aptitude & mental make-up
  • Brand awareness & recall
  • General awareness
  • Language capability
  • Quantification skills

How to Prepare for IIMC Entrance Exam 2012

To crack IIMC admission test 2012, you are required to do lots of hard work.  You should read newspapers, magazines, editorials and articles related to current affairs. Moreover, you should also watch T.V. news channels, discussions on current affairs, interviews of famous personalities and advertisements. You should also concentrate on your writing skills and grammar.

You can also use various reference books and sample tests available in market to prepare for IIMC test. You can also join various coaching centres to prepare for IIMC test for admission to post graduate diploma courses in Journalism (English), Journalism (Hindi), Radio and Television Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations and Journalism (Oriya).

Reference Books for IIMC Admission Entrance Test 2012

  • Media/Impact: An Introduction to Mass Media
  • Arihant Mass Communication Journalism Entrance Examination by D. Mittal
  • Issues in Mass Communication by J.S. Yadava & Pradeep Mathur
  • Sap Guide to Journalism Mass Communication Entrance Examination by Panel of Experts
  • Media Planning: A Practical Guide
  • How to Become a Good Journalist by Raza Elahi

Coaching Centres for IIMC Admission Entrance Test 2012

  • Bright Academy
  • Achievers Academy
  • Brilliant Tutorials
  • TIME
  • Tara Institutes
  • Akshara PU Coaching Centre
  • Sri Gowtham Academy for Home Tuitions

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