Important Topics for IIMC Entrance Exam 2020: Weightage, Pattern

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: September 24, 2020

In order to score well in the IIMC Entrance Exam 2020, it is important that candidates are well acquainted with important topics and weightage. Find out about IIMC Entrance Exam 2020 important topics here.

Important Topics for IIMC Entrance Exam

TheIIMC Entrance Exam 2020 is all set to take place on 18th October 2020. Earlier, the exam was cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 break. IIMC entrance exam is conducted in offline mode and candidates who qualify the IIMC entrance exam 2020 will be eligible for admission to postgraduate courses offered by the institute.

IIMC Revised Exam Pattern 2020

This yearIIMC has revised its exam pattern. There will be no Personal Interview/ Group Discussion and the selection of the students will be done on the basis of written examination only.

The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) entrance examination is a national-level test for applicants seeking admission to the Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism (Hindi & English), Post-Graduate Diploma in Radio and TV Journalism, the Post-Graduate Diploma in Advertising and Public Relations, and the Post-Graduate Diploma in Journalism (Odia/ Urdu/ Marathi/ Malayalam).

Candidates can go through the previous year Question Papers of the IIMC Exam with just a week left for the exam and refer to the IIMC Exam Answer Key to identify and work on the weak areas. With the revised exam pattern for IIMC Entrance Exam, candidates must check out the important topics so that they are well prepared for the exam.

Important Topics for IIMC Entrance Exam 2020

The main topics recommended for the IIMC 2020 Entrance Exam are mentioned below:-

Category

Important Topics

Journalism

  • General Aptitude

  • Language Skills

  • Analytical & Comprehension Skills

  • Sensitivity to Social Issues

  • Ethics & Values




Advertising and Public Relations

  • General Awareness about Development and Public Issues

  • General Aptitude

  • Language Skills

  • Analytical & Comprehension Skills

  • Brand Awareness & Recall

  • Social Consciousness

  • Lateral Thinking Capabilities

Radio & TV Journalism

  • Communication

  • Media laws and Ethics 

  • Journalism 

  • Radio Journalism

  • TV Journalism

  • Television Production and Management

  • New Media Journalism

  • Advertising, PR/CC and Media Business Management

English Journalism

  • History of Press, Laws and Ethics

  • PR, Advertising, and Media Management

  • Radio and TV Journalism

  • Development Journalism

  • New Media and Cyber Journalism

IIMC Entrance Exam Preparation Tips 2020 

In order to perform well, students must come up with an effective preparation strategy for the IIMC Entrance Exam 200. Some of the preparation tips are as follows:

  • Must be acquainted with the IIMC Entrance Exam Pattern 2020 so that you can plan and divide important topics accordingly.

  • Candidates are advised to go through the previous year question paper so that they get a fair idea about the kind of questions asked in the examination.

  • Revision is the key to crack IIMC Entrance Exam as it is an MCQ based exam and revision can help build memory.

IIMC Entrance Exam Pattern 2020

The IIMC 2020 examination will be conducted in offline mode. The IIMCE written test will consist of MCQ Type questions. IIMC 2020 Entrance Exam has no specific test pattern. As for reference, candidates can try to resolve the previous year's question papers of the IIMC Exam. The IIMC exam will be conducted for a total of 2 hours duration which checks the candidates- General Awareness, Aptitude & Mental Ability, Language capability, Analytical & Comprehensive Skills, Ethics & Values, and Sensitivity to social issues.

Category

Description

Mode of the exam

Offline

Type of Questions

MCQ

Number of Questions

50

Duration of Exam

90 Minutes

Marking Scheme

2 marks for correct answers

Interview Round

Not Applicable for IIMC 2020 Entrance Exam

Group Discussion

Not Applicable for IIMC 2020 Entrance Exam

Total Marks

100

Number of Questions

Depending on the course chosen by the candidate

Negative Marking

No Negative Marking

Courses Offered in IIMC

PG Diploma in Journalism,

PG Diploma in Radio and TV Journalism,

PG Diploma in Advertising and Public Relations

IIMC Entrance Exam Weightage 2020

From this academic year, IIMC will not conduct interview and group discussion and the admission will be done on the basis of candidates performance in the written test. The IIMC Entrance Exam Weightage 2020 is as follows:

IIMC Exam Parameter

IIMC Entrance Exam Weightage

Written Test

100 Marks

Group Discussion

Not Applicable for IIMC 2020 Entrance Exam

Personal Interview

Not Applicable for IIMC 2020 Entrance Exam

Total

100 Marks

Courses offered at IIMC Colleges 2020

The courses offered at IIMC Colleges are as follows:

Name of the Colleges

Course Offered

IIMC Aizawl

  • PG Diploma in Journalism (English)

IIMC Amravati

  • PG Diploma in Journalism (English)

  • PG Diploma in Journalism (Marathi)

IIMC Dhenkanal

  • PG Diploma in Journalism (English)

  • PG Diploma in Journalism (Odia)

IIMC Jammu

  • PG Diploma in Journalism (English)

IIMC Kottayam

  • PG Diploma in Journalism (English)

  • PG Diploma in Journalism (Malayalam)

IIMC New Delhi

  • PG Diploma in Journalism (Hindi)

  • PG Diploma in Radio and TV Journalism

  • PG Diploma in Advertising and Public Relations

  • PG Diploma in Journalism (English)

  • PG Diploma in Journalism (Urdu)

Top Mass Communication Colleges in India 2020

Some of India's finest Mass communication colleges are also listed below, along with the name of the course and fees:-

S.No.

Colleges Name

Name of the Course

Approximate Annual Fee

1

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University, Navi Mumbai

M.J.M.C. (Master of Journalism and Mass Communication)

Rs 90,000/-

2

Garden City University, Bangalore

MA in Journalism & Mass Communication

Rs 1,02,000/-

3

SAGE University, Bhopal

M.J.M.C. (Master of Journalism and Mass Communication)

Rs 65,000/-

4

Sawai Madhopur College of Engineering & Technology, Jaipur

PG Diploma in Journalism

Rs 30,000/-

Mass Communication, Master’s of Journalism & Mass Communication

Rs 45,000/-

M.Phil in Media & Mass Communication

Rs 55,000/-

5

Guru Kashi University, Bathinda

PG Diploma in Journalism And Mass Communication

Rs 46,000/-

6

Vidya Jyoti Eduversity, Chandigarh

Masters In Journalism & Mass Communication (MJMC)

Rs 62,000/-

7

IES University, Bhopal

M.J.M.C. (Master of Journalism and Mass Communication)

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8

MIT Art Design and Technology University, Pune

MA in Journalism and Mass Communication

Rs 1,38,000/-

9

Amity University, Mumbai

M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication

Rs 86,000/-

10

Apeejay Stya University, Gurgaon

M.A in Journalism & Mass Communication

Rs 2,60,000/-

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