Mass Communication Entrance Exams

The field of Mass Communication offers innumerable exciting career opportunities. Along with this, it is one field that also helps develop and empower society. Doing mass Communication courses after the 12th will help you get into any of these lucrative job roles, such as Anchor, News Editor, Resident Editor, Journalist, Reporter, Photojournalist/Cameraman, Producer, Script Writer, Copywriter, etc.
If you have passed 12th in any stream, you can apply for a 3-year degree course in journalism. Usually, the name given to the course is Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC). In certain colleges/institutions, it is also called BA (Journalism) or B.Sc. (Journalism). Though the name may vary, the basic course content remains more or less the same. The 3-year BJMC course makes you skilled for all types of media careers— print, television, online, advertising, public relations, etc. 
Following are the details of the various entrance exams for graduate courses in Mass Communication:
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The IPU CET (Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test) is a university-level examination organized by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University for admissions into various UG and PG courses, including the BJMC course.
  • Date of the exam : To be notified
  • Eligibility: For UG courses, candidates have to pass their 12th equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • Mode: The exam was conducted in online mode.
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Number of Questions: The question paper will comprise in total of 150 questions for all programs (except B.Tech. Biotechnology).
  • Marking Scheme: The questions will be objective type, and each question will carry four marks for each correct response.
  • Duration: The exam duration will be two and a half hours (for B.Tech. Biotechnology, three hours exam duration).
  • Language: The question paper language will be English.
  • Exam Pattern:
Section Weightage
English Language & Comprehension 25%
General Awareness 25%
Reasoning 25%
Media Aptitude 25%
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Symbiosis Centre for Media & Communication (SCMC) has been ranked as one of the best institutes for Mass Communication. They conduct the SET exam for admissions into their Bachelor of Arts (Mass Communication) Programme. The course has 120 seats.
  • Date of Exam: Test 01: 06 May 2022
    Test 02: 14 May, 2023
  • Eligibility: Students having completed 12th (or 10+3 Diploma approved by State Board of Technical Education) in any discipline from any recognized Board / Council / University with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate, or equivalent grades, are eligible to seek admission. Applicants expecting their 12th results may also apply. They must furnish proof of securing a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate, or equivalent grades, at the time of the second admission round.
  • Mode: Online Objective Type Test.
  • Negative Marking:  Each question presents four options as answers, and there is no negative marking for wrong answers.
  • Duration: The duration for SET is 60 minutes.
  • Exam Pattern:
Sr. No. Section Number of Questions Total Marks
1. General English 16 16
2. Quantitative 16 16
3. General Awareness 16 16
4. Analytical & Logical Reasoning 12 12
  Total 60 60
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Manipal University conducts the MU-OET (Manipal University Online Entrance Test) for admissions into its various UG and PG programs. BA Media and Communication is a prominent program for students interested in Mass Communications. The details of this entrance exam are as follows:
Subjects No of Questions
Numeracy 10
General English 25
Case Study 10
General Awareness 30
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