AIMCET 2021 is a national level entrance test that offers admission to the various Undergraduate Media programs and courses- BJMC (Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication), BA-JMC (Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication), BMS (Bachelor of Management Studies), BMC (Bachelor of Mass Communication), BMM (Bachelor of Mass Media) In Its Various Participating Universities.

All India Media Common Entrance Test assesses the students for their communication skills and necessary analytics and logical reasoning essential for comprehending various scenarios and possible outcomes for a success career in BA-JMC & BJMC, BMS (Bachelor of Media Studies), BMC (Bachelor of Mass Communication), BMM (Bachelor of Mass Media) Degree programmes.

Getting yourself checked on your suitability for the media industry

Getting yourself counseled on media specialization by specific industry & academic experts on the opportunities and skills in each area

Getting yourself a score that many universities in India will accept and give priority to.

Getting yourself options for internships, live media projects and placements through GMEC member universities.

Participating Universities

Eligibility Criteria

UG Course (BA-JMC, BJMC, BMS, BMC & BMM) : The Candidates must have a minimum education qualification of Higher Secondary (10+2) or any equivalent Education with a minimum aggregate of 50% for General Category & 45% for SC/ST/OBC or should be appearing for the same in 2021.

A candidate with a three or four-year diploma, from a recognized university approved by AICTE with a minimum of 50% marks can also apply.

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Important Dates


01st Sept 2021

Last Date of

30th Oct 2021


31st Oct 2021

AIMCET 2021 Application Form

The application form for AIMCET 2021 can be filled online only through the official portal :

Candidates will have to fill the application with all the relevant and valid information after making sure that they satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria for the examination. The application form will not be available in any other mode.

Application Fee :

Interested candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of INR 750/- to be able to take up the examination. The candidature of an individual will be confirmed only after the payment of the application fee.

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How to Register?
  1. Visit the official website :
  2. Register for the examination by providing all the required details and make sure that they are valid and correct.
  3. An automated email with Username & Password will be sent to your registered email ID/Phone Number for future references.
  4. After logging in to the portal, complete the payment by clicking on Pay Now
  5. Proceed to the payment portal and choose Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking or UPI as per your choice
  6. After successful completion, you would receive the Application form summary on your AIMCET profile page as well as on your registered email ID. Download the Application form summary & save it for future references.

Important Instructions for Exam

The AIMCET 2021 exam will be conducted in Online Mode. Candidates will be given a time slot to appear for the exam that will be conducted on 31st October 2021. Candidates are requested to appear at least 15 minutes before the beginning of the examination. The test slots for the exam day will be informed a day before the examination on your registered email and mobile number.

Candidates will have a 15 minute relaxation time to start the examination. After this, the link will be inaccessible. If the connection during the exam is interrupted, the candidates are requested to contact the concerned authority/ support personnel immediately.

For the day of the examination, the candidates will have to visit the exam portal link received on registered email ID/ mobile number and login with their registered mobile number only, as the system will not accept any other mobile number.

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Test Structure

  • Total Questions : 100 questions
  • Total marks : 100 marks Total time : 60 mins

  • Paper Pattern : Multiple choice with only one correct answer
    Sections : 4 Sections of 25 Marks each
  • Marking Scheme : 1 Mark for each correct answer
    Negative Marking : No
General knowledge of society, politics, economy, history : 25 Questions
Brands and Business related basic questions : 25 Questions
Films, television, radio, entertainment related questions : 25 Questions
IQ questions, applied ones : 25 Questions

Global Media Education Council

AIMCET is a first of its kind of initiative of GMEC , to standardise the assessment of aspiring graduates of media industry.

  • The GMEC with its illustrious members from various fields contributes to the learning approaches, tools and techniques, and also in selecting the best entry-level talent in media educational institutes.
  • The Council shall work as a bridge among the three stakeholders: media educators (institutes), learners (trainees) and the industry (recruiters).
  • The Council is being established in India, first through a non-profit organization by Indian law. Gradually it will have national chapters, apart from a global body.
  •, a distinguished educational portal from India, has mooted the idea and backed it up initially. The portal and its management will have an integral role in nurturing this Council.

GMEC Members

Dr. Bhaskar Das

Group President, Republic TV Executive President, Dainik Bhaskar Group Professor, SPJIMR & MICA, Mentor M&E area

Prof. K G Suresh

Honorable Vice Chancellor Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal

Shri Sandeep Marwah

Asian Academy of Film & Television Honorable Chancellor, AAFT University, Nodia

Prof. Vivek Vaswan

Actor / Producer
Dean, School of Contemporary Media Pearl Academy

Dr. Ambrish Saxena

Group President, Republic TV Executive President, Dainik Bhaskar Group Professor, SPJIMR & MICA, Mentor M&E area

Prof. Pradeep Mallik

School of Liberal Studies, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar.

Prof. Ram Mohan Pathak

Vice Chancellor
Nehru Gram Bharti University, Allahabad, UP

Mr. Ashish Kulkarni

AVGC Chairman, FICCI Animation-Gaming Industry Stalwart Former CEO, Big Animation


A degree in Journalism And Mass Communication from an UGC approved University can get you jobs in various governments & private sectors. After completing your degree, you can choose to join any established Media House or try your hands at being an Online Content Writer for various media portals.

Among the various career opportunities, after completing your Degree, you may choose to

  • Journalist, Columnist or Reporter
  • Photojournalist
  • Illustrator
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Feature Writer
  • Staff or Freelance Writer
  • TV Correspondent
  • Video Jockey (VJ)
  • Radio Jockey (RJ)
  • News Analyst
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