Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi is a preferred institute amongst Indian students to pursue an education in journalism and advertising, because of its infrastructure, student-faculty ratio and prominent faculty members. Due to its high quality of education and status, the government of India has decided to develop the institute as an international media university.
|Name of the Institution||Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi|
|Type of Institution||Educational – Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations|
|Location/Contact Details||JNU new campus,
Aruna Asif Ali Road,
New Delhi – 110067, India.
Fax : 91-011-26742462
|Courses Offered||Training programs, Post graduate diploma courses, Diploma courses and Short term courses in
|Admission Procedure/Eligibility Criteria||For postgraduate diploma courses:
Only Indian nationals are eligible for admission. However, some seats are reserved for NRI candidates. Applicants for postgraduate diploma courses need to have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
Students who have applied for the final examination are also eligible to apply. However, candidates with postgraduate degree in any discipline and media-related work experience will be given preference.
Eligible candidates need to qualify in an entrance examination. Short-listed candidates will have to appear for Group Discussion/Personal Interview. Admission will be granted on the basis of ranks in the entrance examination, group discussion and/or interview. The weightage for written examination and interview/group discussion is 85:15.
|Fee Structure||For postgraduate diploma courses:
Journalism (English) – INR 34,000
Journalism (Hindi) – INR 34,000
Advertising & Public Relations – INR 48,000
Radio & Television Journalism – INR 76,000
Journalism (Oriya) – INR 20,000
NRI students will have to pay US$8,000 for 1st and 2nd courses and US$12,000 for 3rd and 4th courses respectively.
|Scholarships||For postgraduate diploma courses, freeships (50% cut-off of tuition fee) are offered to students.
Some of the scholarships offered are:
|Placements||The institute has an active placement cell.|
|Established in the Year||1965|