If media, media studies, journalism is your dream job, then the Indian Institute Of Mass Communication is your institute of optimistic beginning. Mass Communication has emerged to be a good career option for students all over. It is gaining heights as an academic discipline and has proved to be a major attraction for students. Different methodology apart from class teaching, training, and research is put to use for students of IIMC.
The Institute has a Governing Body, the Executive Council, headed by a Chairman, with the Director-General of the Institute, representatives of the faculty, and eminent media persons as members. In 1969, a major international training program, the Postgraduate Diploma Course in Journalism for Developing Countries, for a middle level working journalists from Afro-Asian countries, was introduced. IIMC offers Diplomas in Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising, and Electronic ( Radio and TV) journalism. It is a nine-month course wherein admission is granted by entrance test and examination. The competition is fierce as the intake is 30 students per course out of over 6,000 applicants.