IIMC Admissions 2020: No entrance test this year
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: The Indian Institute of Mass Communication will not conduct the entrance test this year, due to COVID -19 pandemic. The premier institute for media education, an autonomous institute under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has decided to skip the entrance exam for all the eight post-graduate diploma courses offered in its six regional centres, for the session 2020-21.
The institute will select the students based on the marks obtained by them in the qualifying exams including class 10th 12th and graduation, followed by an online interview. The decision has been taken in view of the Coronavirus pandemic. Aspirants will not be able to come to the exam centres to appear for the entrance exam amid the pandemic.
“In view of the worsening situation of COVID19 in many regions and receipt of enquiries from concerned candidates and parents about the need to travel to centres for appearing in the entrance examination, the Institute has, now, decided to go for a marker-based selection process, as a special case, this year, ” the official notice reads. A detailed notification on marks based admission process will be out by July 30.