The Indian Institute of Mass Communication ( IIMC ), Delhi was inaugurated by the then Union Minister of Information & Broadcasting in 1965. One year later, in 1966, the administration of the Institute was transferred to the IIMC Society, registered under the Societies Registration Act (XXI) of 1860. Since then, the Institute has been functioning as an autonomous centre for advanced study in Mass Communication, training and research, fully funded by the Government of India through the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
- To organise training and research in the use and development of media of mass communication, with special reference to the requirements of socio-economic growth in the country
- To provide training to the information and publicity personnel of Central and State Governments
- To arrange lectures, seminars and symposia on problems connected with mass communication, information and publicity in collaboration with universities, educational and research institutions as well as trade and industry
- To organise refresher courses, summer schools and the like and to invite mass communication experts and research scholars from within the country and abroad for delivering lectures and/or developing research
Post Graduate Diploma Courses
- Journalism (English), New Delhi Dhenkanal (Orissa), Aizawl, Amravati, Jmmu & Kottayam
- Journalism (Hindi), New Delhi
- Advertising and Public Relations, New Delhi
- Radio and Television Journalism, New Delhi
- Journalism (Oriya), Dhenkanal (Odisha)
No. of Seats
- Journalism (English): New Delhi (62), Dhenkanal (62), Aizwal (15), Jammu (15). Kottayam (15)
- Journalism (Hindi): New Delhi 62
- Advertising & Public Relations: New Delhi (70)
- Radio & Television Journalism: New Delhi (46)
Nationality: Only Indian nationals are eligible. In addition a limited number of seats are available for NRI sponsored
Essential: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Those who have appeared/are appearing for the degree examination are also eligible to apply. If selected, their admission will be subject to their producing a provisional certificate in original from the college/university before 31 August in the year applied for, failing which the provisional admission will stand cancelled.
- Post-Graduate degree in any discipline
- Media-related work experience
In Service Training Programme
- Orientation Course for officers of the Indian Information Service.
- Diploma Course in Development Journalism for Non-Aligned and other developing countries.
- Short Term Courses/Seminars/Workshops
Indian Institute of Mass Communication
JNU new campus,
Aruna Asif Ali Road,
New Delhi – 110067, India
Fax : 91-011-26742462