IIMC Exam Pattern 2020

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 14 Oct, 2019 18:16 IST

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IIMC 2020 Exam Pattern

IIMC entrance exam is a national-level exam conducted once in every year by the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC). The IIMC entrance examination exam pattern 2020 will be helpful for the candidates for better preparation of examination. As per the exam pattern of IIMC 2020, the entrance exam is conducted in offline mode and the total time duration of the examination is two hours. Candidates willing to take IIMC entrance examination must note that there is no specified IIMC exam pattern. The question paper of IIMC will be descriptive in nature and the medium of IIMC question paper depends upon the course selected by the candidate.

With the help of the exam pattern of IIMC 2020, candidates can understand the nature and type of questions, marking scheme, time duration as well as the languages during which the IIMC 2020 exam is conducted. Also, by knowing the IIMC exam pattern 2020, candidates can formulate a time table and analyze how much time they will require to prepare various topics of the examination.

On the basis of previous years’ question papers of IIMC, candidates mostly get questions related to the current affairs and 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, language capability etc. The total marks for the written test is 75 marks and 15 marks are awarded for appearing and clearing the interview.

In order to understand the complete details of IIMC 2020 exam pattern, candidates can take a look below.

Highlights of IIMC 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the highlights of IIMC 2020 exam pattern that have mentioned in the table given below:

Particulars

Details

Mode of Entrance Examination

Offline (Pen-Paper Based)

Duration of Entrance Examination

2 hours (120 Minutes)

Courses Offered in IIMC 

PG Diploma Courses in Journalism (English/Hindi/ Odia/ Urdu/ Marathi/ Malayalam), Radio and TV Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations

Question Type in Entrance Examination

Descriptive in Nature

Total Marks in the Entrance Examination

75

Negative Marking in the Entrance Examination

No Negative Marking

IIMC 2020 Detailed Exam Pattern

IIMC entrance exam is conducted for various Post Graduate (PG) Diploma programmes. In order to know what is the detailed pattern of IIMC entrance exam 2020, candidates can go through the exam pattern that has been mentioned below:

Mode of Examination:

The mode of IIMC 2020 entrance examination will be offline.

Medium of Examination:

The medium of question paper of IIMC 2020 will depend upon the course selected by the candidate.

Duration of Examination:

The duration of IIMC 2020 will be 2 hours for IIMC entrance 2020.

Type of Questions in Entrance Examination:

In the entrance examination, the descriptive type of questions will be asked.

Marks in the Entrance Examination:

The total marks in the IIMC entrance examination is 75.

IIMC 2020 Entrance Exam Programmes and Medium

Candidates can take a look at the following table which lists the course-wise medium of the IIMC 2020 entrance examination.

Name of Course

Medium of Entrance Exam

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Hindi)

Hindi

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Advertising and Public Relations

English & Hindi

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Radio & Television Journalism

English & Hindi

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Marathi)

Marathi

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (English)

English

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Urdu)

Urdu

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Malayalam)

Malayalam

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Journalism (Odia)

Odia

How to Answer Questions in IIMC 2020?

IIMC 2020 entrance examination will be conducted in offline mode and the question paper of IIMC 2020 will have descriptive type of questions. The pattern of question paper in IIMC will vary course-wise. Since there is no negative marking in the entrance examination, candidates are advised to attempt all the questions in the entrance examination. Mostly the questions that are asked frequently in IIMC entrance exam are on current news, political decisions, government new policies and schemes, general awareness etc. In order to have an idea about how one can answer questions in the exam is to check the last years’ question papers for the various courses and prepare accordingly. After qualifying the Written test, candidates must also prepare for Group discussion and Personal interview.

Marking Scheme of IIMC 2020

The marking scheme of IIMC 2020 is as follows:

  • The total marks in IIMC 2020 is 75 marks.

  • There is no negative marking in the entrance examination.

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