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Entrance Exam for Mass Comm. Colleges in India: The advent of different types of communication media in India has led to the development of various communication courses. Most of the universities offering mass communication courses take students on the basis of merit in class 12 exams (for UG courses) or on the basis of graduation marks (for PG courses). However, some of the top mass communication colleges offer admission on the basis of different institute-level and national-level entrance exams.
These mass communication exams in India are conducted once a year by the respective universities offering the courses. Check the details of these exams, duration, colleges accepting score and other details below.
Mass Communication Exams in India
Check out the list of mass communication exams in India conducted by various top colleges and universities in the nation.
Name of the Exam
Colleges Accepting Scores
18th Oct 2020
5 to 10 questions
Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC)
22nd April 2020 - 21th May 2020
Xavier Institute of Communications
7th Sep 2020 and 11th September 2020
IP College for Women, Delhi University
ACJ Entrance Exam
17th May 2020
2 hours+ 1.5 hours
Asian College of Journalism, Chennai
9th Sep - 14th Sep 2020
UG & PG
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
10th Oct 2020 - 22nd Nov 2020
Jamia Milia Islamia University
Colleges affiliated to Jamia Milia Islamia University
13th October to 15th October 2020
Institutes affiliated to Andhra University
First Week of May 2021
Symbiosis International University
1st August - 12th August 2020
UG & PG
School of Communication, Manipal University
MASCOM Entrance Exam
Second Week of June 2020
4 hours 15 minute
Manorama School of Communication
1st Nov 2020 - 5th Dec 2020
To be available soon
Aligarh Muslim University
There are some other top mass communication colleges that take students on the basis of merit in 10+2. Some of the institutes also conduct interviews and group exercises apart from merit lists in order to shortlist students for mass communication courses.
The selection procedure may vary for various mass communication courses. Admission to mass communication diploma courses is done on the basis of performance in class 12. Students can also apply for some of the diploma courses after passing class 10.
Top Mass Communication Colleges in India
Here are some of the other top colleges in India offering Mass Communication courses. To get admission in these colleges, you will simply have to fill the Common Application Form (CAF) and our expert counsellors will help you succeed.
Few of the above universities may also take students for journalism courses on the basis of their respective exams. Find out more about entrance exams and mass communication colleges at collegedekho.com.