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Inaugurated by Smt. Indira Gandhi (the then Minister for Information and Broadcasting) in 1965, Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Delhi is an autonomous institution. It is supported by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting of the Government of India and has developed various regional centres situated in Dhenkanal, Kottayam, Aizwal, Amravati, and Jammu.                             

The Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi offers a Diploma Course in Development Journalism to mid-career journalists from Non-aligned and Developing Countries. Students can also enrol in several post-graduate diploma programmes that are offered across six specialisations, including Radio and TV Journalism, Urdu Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations, Hindi Journalism, Odia Journalism and English Journalism. The institute also extends training for the Indian Information Service, as a noteworthy feature.  

Year of establishment



Qutab Institutional Area, Delhi

Sponsored by

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting of

the Government of India

College rankings

1st rank for Mass Communication by India

Today 2019 and 2018

Modes of education


Number of courses offered

6 courses

Total no. of seats


Types of scholarships

- Rati Aggarwal Scholarship

- Star TV Scholarship

- Achin Ganguly Scholarship

- Jaswinder Singh Memorial Scholarship

Highest salary offered (2019)

Rs 12 LPA

Official website

Gender intake


Application mode (when admissions are open)


Total faculty


IIMC New Delhi Highlights


IIMC New Delhi Admission Process


For IIMC New Delhi Admission Process 2020, candidates can apply through both online as well as offline mode. To apply for admissions online, students need to follow the below given steps:

  • Visit the official website and download the application form
  • Fill the application form by entering correct details such as name, correspondence address and academic details
  • Upload the scanned copies of necessary documents such as passport size photograph, signature, as required
  • Pay a registration fee of Rs 1,200 via credit/ debit card or net banking

Candidates need to submit the separate application forms for all the courses but for Journalism (Hindi) or Journalism (English), there is a single form available on the website. 

To apply for admissions offline, candidates need to follow the below given process:

  • Candidates need to download the application form from
  • Fill the application form with correct details using black ink pen and paste a recent passport size photograph on it
  • Pay an application fee of Rs 1,200 in the form of a DD drawn in favour of ‘IIMC, New Delhi’
  • Send it to IIMC, New Delhi address with his/her name on the back side of the demand draft

NRI category candidates must also send a DD worth US$ 50 in favour of IIMC, New Delhi as a group discussion and interview fee along with the application form. Candidates have to clear All India Entrance Examination followed by group discussions and interviews for admissions in all the courses.

IIMC New Delhi Courses


IIMC, New Delhi offers a specialised course in Development Journalism for Non-aligned and other Developing Countries to the mid-career journalists. Its signature post-graduate diploma course is also offered in six specialisations. The table below presents this course with specialisations along with their eligibility criteria and course fee structure: 


Eligibility Criteria

Course Fee (in Rs)

Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism
- Hindi
- English

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university


Post-graduate Diploma Course in Advertising and Public Relations at Delhi

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university


Post-graduate Diploma Course in Radio & TV Journalism

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university


Post-graduate Diploma Course in Journalism in Urdu

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university



IIMC New Delhi Placements


As per SHISKHA verified reviews, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi has recorded a decent success rate of student placements in 2019. Some prominent media houses hiring from this institute are Times Now, Hindu, India Today, among others.


IIMC New Delhi Scholarships


IIMC, New Delhi offers four major scholarships to students enrolling in journalism and mass communication courses. These include:

  • Rati Aggarwal Scholarship - granted to a meritorious female student basis her entrance exam scores pursuing Hindi Journalism Course
  • Star TV Scholarship – granted to a meritorious student basis his / her entrance exam scores pursuing Radio & TV Journalism
  • Achin Ganguly Scholarship - granted to two meritorious students pursuing Advertising & Public Relations, basis their entrance exam scores & final result after course completion
  • Jaswinder Singh Memorial Scholarship – granted to two meritorious students, each pursuing Hindi Journalism and Radio & TV Journalism, basis their entrance exam and first semester scores






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Exams Conducted

IIMC Entrance Exam

Popular Courses

PG Diploma



Total Courses

6 courses across 1 stream