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MASCOM Entrance Exam 2022 - Dates, Application Form, Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus

Rini Maria
Rini MariaUpdated On: June 08, 2022 09:41 am IST

MASCOM offers Post-Graduate courses in Journalism. Interested candidates must apply for the MASCOM Entrance Exam 2022 as soon as the application forms are released.

MASCOM Entrance Exam

MASCOM or Manorama School of Communication conducts a state-level entrance examination for admission to its postgraduate level diploma courses in journalism. MASCOM offers courses in print as well as broadcast journalism. Candidates who wish to apply can check the exam pattern and eligibility criteria first. Candidates who meet the minimum eligibility criteria may apply online or offline. The MASCOM entrance exams are conducted through Computer Based Test (CBT). The exam centers are all across the country. Read below to know all about the MASCOM 2022 entrance exams. 

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2022 Highlights

Here are the main highlights for MASCOM Entrance Exam 2022:

Exam Name

MASCOM Entrance Exam

Conducting Body

Manorama Scool of Communication

Exam Level

University Level/State Level

Exam Frequency

Once every year

Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Date of Examination

July 2022 (Tentatively)

Total Marks

200

Exam Duration

  • Session 1: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Session 2: 2 hours 45 minutes

Courses Available 

Name of the Course

Duration of the Course

PG Diploma in Broadcast & Digital Journalism

10 Months (3 Trimesters)

PG Diploma in Print & Digital Journalism

10 Months (3 Trimesters)

Exam Fees

For applicants applying online: INR 500 (plus processing charges) for a single course and INR 1000 (plus processing charges) for both courses.

For applicants applying offline: INR 590 for a single course and INR 1180 for both courses.

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MASCOM Entrance Exam 2022 Important Dates 

Candidates must know in detail about the important dates before applying for the MASCOM entrance exam 2022:

Events

Dates (Tentative)

Last Date to Fill out Application Forms

July 4, 2022

MASCOM Entrance Exam Date

July 23, 2022

Interview Rounds

2nd week of August 2022

Final Results

4th week of August 2022

Course start date 

September 12, 2022

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Eligibility Criteria for MASCOM Entrance Exam 2022

Given below are the eligibility criteria for MASCOM entrance exam 2022

  • Candidates must complete minimum graduation from any recognised university in any discipline to be admitted for a Diploma course in Print and Broadcast Journalism.
  • Candidates in the final year of their graduation will be eligible to apply for the MASCOM Entrance Exam 2022. 

 MASCOM Entrance Exam 2022 Application Form

The application forms for MASCOM 2022 Entrance exams will be released in the first week of April 2022. Candidates must fill out the application forms as soon as the they are released. Here are the steps to follow to fill out the application form:

  • First, visit the official website of Manorama School of Communications.
  • Second, go to the Admissions Page on the official portal. 
  • Third, click on the link to open the Application Form on the Apply Now tab. 
  • Fourth, the application form will be available. Fill out the form online. For offline, candidates may take a printout of the application form and submit it via postal. 
  • Fifth, fill out the application form carefully. Enter all the details correctly. 
  • Sixth, pay the application fees online. For offline submission of the form, candidates may make a demand draft.
  • Seventh, make the final submission of the application form.

Note: Candidates must fill out the entire application form and make the necessary fee payment to complete the process. 

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2022 Application Fee

The MASCOM Entrance Exam 2022 application fee is INR 500. Candidates can make the payment online using any debit/credit card. For making offline payments, candidates must make a demand draft of the same amount, i.e., INR 500. Then submit the application form at the address given below

The Director,

MASCOM,

Erayilkadavu, Kottayam - 686 001,

Kerala

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MASCOM 2022 Entrance Exam Pattern

MASCOM entrance exams are conducted online as Computer Based Test. The question paper for MASCOM will comprise both subjective and objective questions. The exam will be conducted in English and Malayalam language. Further, the exams will be conducted in two sessions. Take a look at the exam pattern:

Sessions

Exam Durations

Marks

Session 1

2 Hours and 30 Minutes

100

Session 2

2 Hours and 45 Minutes

100

Total

200

MASCOM 2022 Syllabus

MASCOM has not specified any particular syllabus for the MASCOM Entrance Exam 2022. However, candidates with writing skills, and commitment to pursue a career in journalism may easily get a score well in the MASCOM entrance exams. Further, candidates with a keen interest in current affairs and politics may score well. Here are some of the common topics that candidates must prepare before the MASOM 2022 entrance exams:

General Awareness

Global developments and their impact on India

General awareness about the field of Media & Communication

Awareness about media scene in India

Social Consciousness

 Language and expression skills

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MASCOM 2022 Selection Process

After filling out the MASCOM 2022 Entrance exam application form, candidates will have to undergo the entire selection process. Filling out the form is not merely enough for admissions. There is a great rush for admission to MASCOM. With very less seat intake of only 30 in each course, the MASCOM selection process is quite challenging. Here are the steps to follow:

Step 1: MASCOM Entrance Exam Admit Card

After submitting the MASCOM application form, MASCOM Entrance Exam Admit Card will be released. Candidates must download and take a printout of the Admit Card to be allowed for the MASCOM Entrance Exams. The MASCOM Entrance Exam Admit Card will be available from the 2nd week of July. Candidates must carry the Admit Card and a Photo ID to enter the examination centre.

Step 2: Appear for MASCOM Entrance Exam

Candidates must appear for the entrance exams. Make sure to prepare well for the MASCOM Entrance Exams. Check the Exam Pattern and Exam Syllabus for MASCOM Preparations. 

Step 3: Declaration of MASCOM Entrance Exam Result

Based on the MASCOM entrance exam results, that candidates have appeared for, a further selection process will be conducted. 

Step 4: Interview Round

Candidates who qualify for the entrance exam will have to appear for the interview round. This round is conducted at the main campus at Kottayam. Candidates will be asked questions related to general knowledge, current affairs, and the selected course. 

Step 5: Final Result

Finally, the final results will be declared. MASCOM declares the final list of candidates eligible to take admissions. These candidates must take admissions by completing the admission process.  Candidates clearing the interview round can secure a seat at Manorama School of Communication in the journalism courses offered by it. Candidates will be informed about the final result at the conclusion of all interviews. MASCOM also weighs the educational qualification in the admission process

Sections

Weightage

Educational Qualification (Graduation)

40%

MASCOM Entrance Exams

60%

Total

100%

Step 6: Secure the Seat by Paying the Admission Fee

Candidates who seek to take admission after qualifying the list of candidates may make the final payment for admissions to MASCOM. Additionally, submit all the necessary documents to complete the process. Successful candidates have to secure their admission by depositing the prescribed fees along with necessary documents. 

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For any admission-related queries reach out through the Q and A zone, or fill out the Common Application Form (CAF). Candidates can also call through the toll-free number for any assistance.

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Related Questions

Can 12th pass students be able to study MJMC?

-AnonymousUpdated on July 11, 2022 10:28 AM
  • 7 Answers
Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

No, Class 12th passed students cannot apply for Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC) course. In order to be eligible for MJMC, you need to secure at least a Bachelor degree in any stream or BJMC from a recognised university.

For admission-related assistance, you can fill out our Common Application Form and avail expert assistance. You can also try our toll-free helpline number - 1800-572-9877  if you have any doubt and queries.

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