Indian Institute of Mass Communication P.G.Diploma courses 2019 applications open

How to get admissions for P.G.Diploma courses 2019 conducted by Indian Institute of Mass Communication? Check out this article to know the details of those courses offered by IIMC, number of seats at each center, eligibility, selection process, online application form, fees, and important dates.

Indian Institute of Mass Communication, also known as IIMC, was established in the year 1965. IIMC's primary campus is in Delhi and it has regional campuses in Kottayam (Kerala state), Jammu (J & K), Dhenkanal (Odisha), Aizawl (Mizoram) and Amravati (Maharashtra). Following are the P.G.Diploma course offered by IIMC for the year 2019-20 -

P.G.Diploma courses 2019 at IIMC

IIMC centres offering P.G.Diploma courses 2019 with number of seats

  1. PG Diploma in English Journalism:
    • IIMC Kottayam : 17
    • IIMC New Delhi : 68
    • IIMC Jammu : 17
    • IIMC Dhenkanal : 68
    • IIMC Amravati : 17
    • IIMC Aizawl : 17
  2. PG Diploma in Malayalam Journalism:
    • IIMC Kottayam : 17
  3. PG Diploma in Marathi Journalism:
    • IIMC Amravati : 17
  4. PG Diploma in Odia Journalism:
    • IIMC Dhenkanal : 25
  5. PG Diploma in Urdu Journalism:
    • IIMC New Delhi : 17
  6. PG Diploma in Hindi Journalism:
    • IIMC New Delhi : 68
  7. PG Diploma in Radio & TV Journalism(Bilingual – English & Hindi):
    • IIMC New Delhi : 51
  8. PG Diploma in Advertising & PR(Bilingual – English & Hindi):
    • IIMC New Delhi : 77


Indian nationals who possess a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized university are eligible to apply for the P.G.Diploma courses conducted by IIMC. Those who have appeared/are appearing for a final degree examination are also eligible to apply for those courses.

Date of birth

For General category candidates, the date of birth should be 1st August 1994 or later while for the SC/ST/Physically Challenged candidates, the date of birth should be on 1st August 1989 or later. The OBC category candidates should be born on 1st August 1991 or later.

Is there any NRI quota?

Yes, there will be 5 additional seats available in each course for NRI/NRI-sponsored candidates. Their eligibility and age limit are the same as above.

Selection process

  • Non- NRI candidates: Non-NRI quota candidates applying for the PG Diploma Courses will be selected based on essential qualification, merit based on the Written test followed by Group Discussion and Interview. The dates of the written test are mentioned below
  • NRI / NRI sponsored quota candidates: If you are applying under NRI / NRI sponsored quota, then you are not required to appear for the written examination. Instead, you can directly participate in the Group Discussion and Interview by depositing an entry fee of US $50.

Entrance examination fees

  • General category: Rs 1500/- for each course
  • OBC / SC/ST/PH/EWS category: Rs 1000/-

How to pay the entrance exam fees?

The fees can be paid through the payment gateway link provided on

How to apply?

Candidates can apply online at by filling up the correct application form. After submitting your application successfully, you will receive a unique registration number that can be used for accessing and downloading the admit card. You can apply for multiple courses. Please check the official website to know the details if applying for multiple courses.

IIMC written test date and timing

  • 25 May 2019: Timing(9:00 AM- 11:00 AM): Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Urdu
  • 26 May 2019: Timing(9:00 AM- 11:00 AM): English, Hindi
  • 26 May 2019: Timing(12:00 PM- 2:00 PM): Radio, TV
  • 26 May 2019: Timing(3:00 PM- 5:00 PM): Advertising & PR

IIMC written test centres

  • Amravati
  • Aizawl
  • Aurangabad
  • Ahmedabad
  • Bhopal
  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
  • Chandigarh
  • Dhenkanal
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Guwahati
  • Jaipur
  • Hyderabad
  • Jammu
  • Kottayam
  • Kolkata
  • Kozhikode
  • Patna
  • Lucknow
  • Pune
  • Ranchi
  • Raipur
  • Srinagar

IIMC entrance test centres for Indian Language Journalism

  • Urdu Journalism:
    1. Bhopal
    2. Srinagar
    3. Delhi
    4. Jammu
    5. Hyderabad
    6. Lucknow
    7. Patna
  • Malayalam Journalism:
    1. Kozhikode
    2. Kottayam
  • Odia Journalism:
    1. Dhenkanal
  • Marathi Journalism:
    1. Amravati
    2. Aurangabad
    3. Pune

Important dates

  • Last date for submitting online application form: 12 May 2019

Contact information of IIMC centres

  1. IIMC Kottayam :
    • Indian Institute of Mass Communication
      Ground Floor,
      Class Room Cluster
      Mahatma Gandhi University
      Priyadarshini Hill,
      Kerala 686560
      Tel: +91-481-2730161

  2. IIMC Delhi :
    • Indian Institute of Mass Communication
      Aruna Asaf Ali Road,
      New Delhi 110067
      Tel : +91-11-26741073, 26741987
      Fax : +91-11-26742462

  3. IIMC Jammu :
    • Indian Institute of Mass Communication
      Vikas Bhawan,
      3rd Floor,
      Rail Head Complex,
      Jammu Tawi,
      Jammu 180012
      Tel: +91-191-2479523

  4. IIMC Amravati :
    • Indian Institute of Mass Communication
      Dr. Shrikant Jichkar Memorial Centre
      Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University,
      Maharashtra 444602
      Tel : +91-89-56462200

  5. IIMC Aizawl:
    • Indian Institute of Mass Communication
      Mizoram University Campus,
      Mizoram 796004
      Tel : +91-389-2300871, 2322813

  6. IIMC Dhenkanal :
    • Indian Institute of Mass Communication
      P B No 21, Sanchar Marg,
      Odisha 759001
      Tel : +91-6762-226194, 226196
      Fax : +91-6762-226195

Note: If you have any doubts, contact
  • Sh. Raghuvinder Kumar Chawla, Academic Coordinator (9818005590)
  • Ms Vishnupriya Pandey, Students Relations Officer (9871182276)

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