The duration of the Programme of UG/PG diploma in Mass communication and T.V Journalism shall extend for a period of one academic year with yearly exam.
The total intake capacity for the Programme shall be 35 students, in a section. However the Media Center IMAC shall reserve the right to increase number of students as per infrastructure and facility available.
The admission so granted shall be governed by the rules applicable to all the students in the Programme and the decision of the Media center IMAC in any case shall be final.
The medium of entrance test, instruction and examination for the course of study shall be Hindi and English. The class shall be held on all working days for at least 3 hours daily.
In the matters of admission, attendance, examination and in all other matters not provided for in this Ordinance of Diploma in mass communication and TV Journalism shall be governed by the general provisions of the relevant Ordinance of Media Center IMAC so far as they are not inconstant with the provisions of this Ordinance.
All the fees including the course fee and the examination fee, as determined by the Media Center IMAC from time to time, will be payable by the students at the beginning of the course. Administration staff will notify the quantum of fees payable and the schedule of registration before the start of the course. Fees once paid, and once the student has started attending classes, are not refundable in any case except for the caution money.
The minimum qualification for application for admission to the Programme shall be Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) conducted by the recognized Board of Secondary Education (in case of UG diploma) and or bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any UGC recognized University (in case of PG diploma).
The admission to the programme shall be made on merit, to be decided on the basis of a written test, and/or interview organized by Media center IMAC.
Scheme of Examination
The examination shall consist of two parts, namely:
Part – I Theory + Unit Test+ Assignments
Part – II Viva-Voce & Practical, Attendance &Behavior.
In order to be successful in the examination, the examinee must obtain at least 40 percent marks in each theory paper and 50 percent marks in practical and viva-voce.
Successful candidates who obtain 60 percent or more marks in the aggregate marks shall be placed in the First division; those obtaining less than between 45% – 59% shall be Second division and all other successful candidates obtaining less than 45% and more than 40% percent in the Third division.
An examinee who fails in one subject only (theory or practical), may without being required to attend a further course of study in a College be admitted on payment of a fee of Rs. 500/- to the compartmental examination in that subject (theory or practical). To qualify for Diploma, student must secure40% marks in individual subjects.
To be able to appear in yearly examination, student must have attendance not less than 60% in all cases including film screening and activity classes. Submission of all the assignments is compulsory.
Each paper carries 100 marks for theory, 120 marks for practical/Project/Assignment/Project, 60 for unit test and 20 for Attendance &Behavior respectively.