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IIMC invites applications for Journalism and Advertising programmes

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Applications are invited by IIMC New Delhi

Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi, invites applications for its Journalism and Advertising programme for the academic year 2014. Eligible students can apply online by logging on to the official website of IIMC.

The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) is one of India's premier institutes for training, teaching and research in mass communication. It was set up by the Government of India in 1965 on the recommendation of a team of internationally known mass communication specialists from UNESCO and the Ford Foundation. The late Indira Gandhi, the then Minister in charge of Information and Broadcasting, formally inaugurated the Institute on 17th August 1965. The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) with its headquarters at New Delhi also has three Regional Centres in Aizawl (Mizoram), Amravati (Maharashtra) and Dhenkanal (Orissa). Plans are underway to open two more new regional centres.


Graduate in any discipline. Students appearing in final examination may also apply for the entrance examination.

Date Of Birth:

  • For general category candidates: 1.8.1989 or later. 
  • For SC/ST/ Physically Handicapped candidates, the date is 1.8.1984 or later. 
  • For OBCs it is 1.8.1986 or later.

Students should be well versed with:

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.

For Advertising and Public Relations:

i) General Awareness, ii) Aptitude & mental make-up, iii) Language capability, iv) Analytical & Comprehension skills, v) Brand awareness & recall, vi) Quantification skills.

Examination centres:

  • New Delhi 
  • Lucknow
  • Patna 
  • Kolkata 
  • Guwahati
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Bangalore
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Aizawl 
  • Bhopal
  • Chennai
  • Jammu 
  • Srinagar 
  • Kochi

Important date:

Last date for submitting applications: 30th April, 2014

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