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IIMC Entrance Exam Analysis 2022 - Journalism, Radio, PR & Advertising

Updated By Mahima Gupta on 02 Feb, 2022 17:12

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IIMC Entrance Exam 2022 Paper Analysis

The paper analysis of the IIMC Entrance Exam 2022 will be available here on CollegeDekho. The examination will be held in the 4th week of July 2022. This year, the examination was conducted on the behalf of NTA (National Testing Agency). Candidates who appeared in IIMC Entrance Exam 2022 witnessed a lot of changes in the types of questions and topics asked. Some found the difficulty level to be moderate, whereas some were highly disappointed to see more than 60% of questions from Politics. Check out the detailed IIMC Entrance Exam analysis below and see what other students have to say about it. 

IIMC Entrance Exam Analysis 2022 - Highlights

  • Many students found the questions asked in the question paper to be disappointing. 

  • More than 60% of the questions were said to be from Polity and History.

  • Due to the difficulty level of the question paper, many exam takers took to social media demanding a retake. 

  • Unlike previous years, questions related to Literature, Film, Advertisement, and Public Relations carried even less than 5% of the total weightage.

  • Students said that it was a "Drastic change from IIMC standards". Some even said that the question paper's standard was of a UPSC recruitment exam. 

IIMC Entrance Exam Analysis - Weightage/ Topics Distribution 2022

As per the students who appeared in the 2022 IIMC exam, CollegeDekho has driven out the following tentative data that students may refer to.

Subjects/ TopicsWeightage in the Question Paper (Tentative)
MediaLess than 10%
Current AffairsLess than 10%
Economics & GeographyLess than 10%
Literature, Film, Advertisement, and PRLess than 5%
Polity and HistoryOver 60%
Other 10%

IIMC Paper Analysis 2019

IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Paper Analysis - English/Hindi Journalism

According to one of the students, IIMC entrance exam 2019 question paper was easy, and there was no difficulty in answering the questions. The questions asked in the current affairs section of the exam were based on the latest happenings. On the other hand, the grammar part of the IIMC entrance exam 2019 was not only easy but also interesting. 

Another student expressed that the IIMC entrance exam question paper 2019 was moderately difficult. The difficulty level of the section-wise multiple-choice questions was average. On the other hand, some of the questions in the entrance exam were comprehensive.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2019 Paper Analysis - Radio & TV Journalism

Despite some positive feedback on the IIMC entrance exam 2019, some students termed the questions in the exams as confusion. Compared to the previous year, the question paper of IIM entrance exam 2019 was difficult. Many questions in the entrance exam seemed puzzled and tricky. Fill in the blanks section turned out to be most confusing for students.

IIMC Entrance Exam is a national-level exam is conducted by Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi (IIMC) on an annual basis. Through this exam, candidates get admission in Postgraduate Diploma courses in Journalism (Hindi/English/Odia/ Urdu/ Marathi/ Malayalam), Radio and TV Journalism and Advertising and Public Relations in any of the preferred IIMCs across the country. This year, IIMC Entrance Exam was conducted on May 26, 2019.

IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Paper Analysis

IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 for Odia/Urdu/Marathi/Malayalam Journalism was successfully conducted on 26th May 2018, whereas the exam for Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism (Hindi/English), Radio & TV journalism and Advertising and Public Relations took place on 27th May 2018. 

The papers for all the three courses were found fairly easy by candidates, although, they found changes in the pattern of the exam for Print as well as Radio & TV Journalism courses. Given below is a paper-wise analysis of IIMC Entrance Exam 2018. Candidates are advised to check it so that they know what to expect from IIMC Entrance Exam 2019. 

IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Paper Analysis for Journalism (Hindi/English)

IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 for admission to PGDJ in English/Hindi had a different pattern than previous years’ patterns. Candidates were asked 5 questions, out of which, two questions were objective and three were subjective. The question paper was of 85 marks in total and the time duration to solve it was 120 minutes. There was no negative marking in the paper. 

The following table shows a detailed question-wise breakdown of the Journalism (Hindi/English) Paper:

Question Number

Section

Type of Questions

Number of Choices

To be Attempted

Total Marks

Word Limit (each)

Difficulty Level

1.

A

MCQs

7

5

5 (1*1)

-

Tricky

B

One Word Answers

7

5

5 (1*1)

1

Tricky

C

Fill-Ups

7

5

5 (1*1)

1-3

Moderate

2.

-

Subjective (Essay-Type)

4

2

20 (1*10)

250

Easy

3.

-

Subjective (Essay-Type)

4

2

20 (1*10)

250

Moderate to Easy

4.

-

Subjective (Short Notes)

8

2

20 (1*10)

250

Easy

5.

-

Objective (Fill-Ups, Jumbled Words & Sentences)

5

5

10 (1*2)

According to the Question’s Demand

Easy

Total

42

26

85

Easy   

IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Paper Analysis for Radio & TV Journalism

Similar to Journalism (Hindi/English) Paper, the paper of Radio and TV Journalism was also easy. Candidates saw changes in this paper’s pattern as well. Out of five questions given in the paper, candidates had to attend only four in 120 minutes. All the questions in the paper were subjective. The paper carried a weightage of 75 marks. The weightage of each question was not mentioned and the test aimed at assessing candidates’ communication skills, awareness of certain issues and analytical bent of mind.

The following table shows a detailed question-wise breakdown of the Radio & TV Journalism Paper:

Question Number

Type of Questions

Number of Choices

To be Attempted

Word Limit (each)

Difficulty Level

1.

Subjective (Short Notes)

5

3

150

Easy

2.

Subjective (Essay-Type)

5

3

Minimum 10 Sentences

Easy

3.

Subjective (Essay-Type)

1

1

No Word Limit

Easy

4.

Subjective (Short Notes)

5

3

Less Than 10 Sentences

Easy

5.

Translation from Hindi to English and Vice-Versa

-

-

-

Easy

IIMC Entrance Exam 2018 Paper Analysis for Advertising & PR: Paper Analysis

Just like the other two papers, this paper was also easy. The pattern of this paper was similar to the pattern of last years. The paper contained 5 questions that had to be completed in 120 minutes. The total weightage of the paper was 75 marks. There was no negative marking in the exam. All the questions were subjective. 

Question Number

Type of Questions

Number of Choices

To be Attempted

Total Marks

Word Limit (each)

Difficulty Level

1.

Subjective Types

2

1

10 (1*10)

No Word Limit

Easy

2.

Subjective Types (Critical Analysis)

5

2

20 (1*10)

As Per Candidates’ Choice

Easy

3.

Subjective Types (Script Writing)

4

1

15 (1*15)

40-60 Seconds Long

Easy

4.

Subjective Types (Film Review)

10

1

15 (1*15)

300

Easy

5.

Subjective Types (Essay Type)

2

1

15 (1*15)

300

Easy

Total

23

6

75

Easy

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