Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi

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.

Phone: 26742920/60

Fax : 91-011-26742462

  • An autonomous body under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
  • Promoted and funded by the Government of India
Courses Offered Training programs, Post graduate diploma courses, Diploma courses and Short term courses in

  • Advertising & Public Relations
  • Journalism
Departments/ Branches
  • Advertising & Public Relations
  • Journalism (Hindi/English/Oriya/Radio & Television)
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:


  • Rati Aggarwal Scholarships
  • STAR TV scholarships
  • Achin Ganguly scholarship


Placements The institute has an active placement cell.
Established in the Year 1965