Due to the coronavirus crises, it is difficult for the universities to conduct entrance exams and for 2020-21 admission. That is why many universities are planning for merit-based admission this year instead of entrance exams.
Amongst them, the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) has decided to change the admission criteria this year. IIMC would be granting admission to students on the basis of merit instead of entrance exam. IIMC has decided that it will select students on the basis of their marks secured by them up to their graduation level. Then they have to appear for an online interview. This year, IIMC would not conduct an entrance exam for post-graduation courses. The entire admission criteria would be merit-based.
LIST OF COURSES OFFERED BY IIMC
IIMC offers post-graduation courses in Hindi Journalism, English Journalism, Urdu Journalism, Radio and TV, Advertisement and Public Relations (ADPR) and in many other languages like Malayalam, Marathi and Oriya.
THE INSTITUTE WILL RELEASE DETAILED NOTICE TODAY
According to the latest updates, IIMC would not continue its traditional mode of entrance exam. Students would be preferred on the basis of their marks secured up to their graduation level including intermediate and matriculation exams. The institute would release its prospectus and notice on July 30.
STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED DO NOT HAVE TO APPLY AGAIN
Those students who have applied as per the notice issued on July 3 do not have to apply again. The institute will issue notice in replacement of the notice issued on July 3. Students already registered have to submit via mail, a written statement of 200 words or a video of less than two minutes of purpose describing why they want to join the course. For diploma courses, students will have their first semester online. The institute will mention the schedule of commencement of classes in the issued notice.