Apply now for diploma in Malayalam journalism at IIMC’s Kottayam campus

Indian Institute of Mass Communication's branch in Kottayam. Photo:

Applications are invited for the PG diploma in Malayalam journalism course offered by the Kottayam campus of Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC). Applications could be submitted till February 29. There are 30 seats for the programme.

Application procedure

The form could be downloaded from the website, filled up with the applicant’s handwriting and sent to the email ID along with the necessary documents.

The application form could also be sent by post to the address, The Assistant Registrar, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Aruna Asif Ali Marg, New Delhi – 110067.

The application fee of Rs 800 could be submitted online. The fee is Rs 600 for Backward categories and Economically Weaker Sections; Rs 550 for Scheduled / Transgender categories and Rs 500 for Differently abled.

The contact number is 8547482443.


A bachelor’s degree is the basic qualification to apply. Candidates should not be aged above 25 years as of August 1 this year. The age limit is 28 years for Backwards-category students and 30 years for Scheduled / Differently-abled students.

Entrance test

A three-hour entrance test will be conducted for selection from 11 am on March 10 in New Delhi and the campus of IIMC at Pampady in Kottayam.

Results will be announced on March 20.

The Indian Institute of Mass Communication, a 58-year-old institution known for its journalism and mass communication courses, was on Wednesday granted the status of a deemed-to-be university, empowering it to award degrees rather than just diplomas, according to the Union Ministry of Education. The institute, established under the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in August 1965, is one of the country's premier institutions of its kind, providing quality training in journalism and undertaking meaningful research in media and mass communication.

Kottayam is the Southern regional campus of IIMC.

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