IPU CET BJMC is the part of the admission process to the BJMC or Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication offered by the Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University, popularly known as the IP University. If you are passionate about communication and how to move masses with just the power of a message, then mass communication is going to be the best ever career for you. Mass communication is the way of communicating with society globally through various means of technology. The communication process works through means of Print publications, Radio, Television and Cinema and the internet. There are four major functions of mass communication:

  • Surveillance of environment
  • To deliver Education and entertainment stuffs
  • Correlation function
  • To promote Cultural significance

Let us discuss more about mass communication in IP university.

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About IPU CET BJMC

Following are a few main details about the IPU CET BJMC:

Purpose of ExamEntrance test for Bachelor of Arts (Journalism And Mass Communication)
ConductedYearly
Mode of ExamCBT (Online)
Duration of Exam150 minutes
Eligibility criteriaSenior Secondary Exam/ 10+2 pass
Examination fees1200 INR
Official websitehttp://www.ipu.ac.in/
Link to apply onlinehttps://cdn.digialm.com//EForms/configuredHtml/1258/64709/Instruction.html
Last date to applyLast date to apply is 30 June 2020

About IP University

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University was established on 28 march 1998 by the Govt. of NCT Delhi. The university runs 50 courses of study including the IPU BJMC as of now and there are 120 colleges affiliated to it.

Ranking of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University by NIRF in 2019
Overall category95th Rank 
Among Indian Universities : 66th Rank
Ranking of School Of Engineering And Technology of GGSIPU 
In the engineering ranking it was ranked 73 by NIRF engineering ranking
Ranking of School of Management Studies of GGSIPU 
 was ranked 62 by NIRF Management Ranking

Mass Communication at IP University

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University offers a three year full time programme in Bachelor of Arts (Journalism And Mass Communication) through its various affiliated institutes. There are 16 institutes affiliated to IP University which offers BA (Journalism And Mass Communication).

To get admission into this professional degree program candidate has to appear in the IPU CET BJMC conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.

Future Opportunities

The university offers campus placement for its students who gained admission through IPU CET BJMC.

Some of the jobs offered after mass communication at IPU are:

  • Anchor
  • Journalist
  • Actor
  • News reporter
  • Media consultant
  • Film director
  • Fashion photographer
  • Event manager

Eligibility Criteria for the IPU CET BJMC

To be eligible for mass communication at IPU, you need to fulfill the following:

Qualification10+2 or Its Equivalent 
MarksMinimum 50% In Qualification

Total Seats

There are 16 institutes having affiliations of Indraprastha University which offers the professional degree program in Bachelor of Arts (journalism and mass communication). The distribution of seats offered through the IPU CET BJMC are given below.

Name of InstituteProgram DurationIntake
Delhi Metropolitan Education (Sunshine Educational and Development Society), Noida BA(JMC) 3 years full time 180
Fairfield Institute of Management & Technology, KapasheraBA(JMC)3 years full time120
Jagannath International Management School, Vasant Kunj, New DelhiBA(JMC)3 years full time120
Kasturi Ram College of Higher Education, Narela, Delhi BA(JMC)3 years full time 120
Lingaya’s Lalita Devi Institute of Management Science, Mandi Road, New DelhiBA(JMC)3 years full time120
Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies, Rohini, DelhiBA(JMC) 3 years full time120
Tecnia Institute of Advanced Studies, Rohini, DelhiBA(JMC)3 years full time 240
Trinity Institute of Professional Studies, Dwarka, New DelhiBA(JMC)3 years full time120
Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, Pitampura, New Delhi BA(JMC)3 years full time300
Kamal Institute of Higher Education and Advance Technology, Mohan Garden, New DelhiBA(JMC)3 years full time 60
Management Education & Research Institute, Janakpuri, New DelhiBA(JMC) 3 years full time120
United College of Education, Greater NoidaBA(JMC)3 years full time60
KCC Institute of Legal & Higher Education, Greater NoidaBA(JMC)3 years full time 60
Sant Vivekanand College of Law and Higher Studies, GhaziabadBA(JMC)3 years full time60
JIMS Engineering Management Technical Campus, Greater NoidaBA(JMC)3 years full time120
Trinity Institute of Innovations in Professional Studies, Greater NoidaBA(JMC)3 years full time60

Selection Criteria

Selection will be made on the basis of the scores obtained in the IPU CET BJMC by the candidate followed by the counselling. Also, candidates will be admitted to the university as per the availability of the seats in a program.

IPU CET BJMC Pattern

Total Number of Questions100
Total Marks400
Duration Of Exam150 Minutes
Marking Scheme4 mark for each correct answer and -1 for wrong answer

Section-wise breakdown of the IPU CET BJMC is given below:

SectionWeightage
English Language and Comprehension25%
General Awareness25%
Reasoning25%
Media Aptitude25%

Syllabus of the IPU CET BJMC

Given below are the different subjects covered by the sections of IPU CET BJMC.

SectionSyllabus
 English Language and ComprehensionPara-jumbles, One-word Substitutions, Correct usage of verbs, Idioms and Phrases, Antonyms and Synonyms, Proverbs and Prepositions, Parts of Speech, Analogy. 
 General Awareness Current Affairs, Books and Authors, Awards and Winners, Politics, Geography, History, Sports, Science and Technology, Eminent Personalities. 
 Reasoning Ability Series, Venn diagrams, Arrangement, and Ranking, Blood relations, Statement and Inference, Syllogism, Visual Reasoning, Clock, Analogy, Coding, and Decoding. 
 Media AptitudePrint media, Basics of mass communication, Basics of Media, Different types of mass media, Digitization of media, History of media, Advertising, Public Relations, Media companies, and Personalities. 

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Cut Off

The cut off of the IPU CET BJMC changes year to year based on the following factors:

  • The number of candidates appearing for the entrance exam.
  • The marks scored by the candidates.

Important Dates

The expected dates of the IPU CET BJMC 2021 are given below:

EventsDates
Release of IPU CET BJMC application form 2021First week of March 2021
Last date to submit IPU CET BJMC application form 2021Last week of March 2021
Correction in particulars of Application FormFirst week of April 2021
Downloading of Admit CardsBy the third week of April 2021
IPU CET BJMC Entrance Exam 2021Between the last week of April 2021 and the first week of May 2021

Application Process

Follow the below mentioned steps to fill the online application form for the IPU CET BJMC. Application process is a two step process.

Step I: Registration 

  • Click on admissions 2020-2021
  • Click online admission form you will land on the application page
  • Tick the declaration check box by clicking on it. 
  • Click on start button
  • Fill the Application form by filling details of program group, program name, cet code, and other details. Note : CET Code of BA ( journalism and mass communication ) is 126

After filling the form click on submit button

This is the initial registration for the IPU CET BJMC, after that candidate will receive login id and password on his email id.

Step II: Application Form 

  • Using credentials i.e login id and password, re-login here and fill the details. 
  • Upload scanned image of candidates recent passport size  photograph and signature
  • After that a preview of the filled application will appear, make sure that all the details filled are correct and click on the submit button after reviewing
  • You will be automatically redirected to online payment gateway 
  • Make the online payment through the options available at the payment gateway and after successful transaction, keep the transaction details for future reference. You have now successfully applied for the IPU CET BJMC.

Exam Centers

You can select your preferred city for IPU CET BJMC from the options available. The CET Exam is conducted in four cities: Delhi-NCR, Jaipur, Chandigarh and Lucknow.

Hope this article gave you an idea about IPU CET BJMC. If you are interested, you can read the analysis of the 2019 IPU CET BJMC exam by clicking here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How tough is the IPU CET BJMC?

The IPU CET BJMC exam is generally on the moderate side of the difficulty spectrum. Even though there are tricky questions in every section, the only section that needs thorough preparation is General Awareness. Current affairs of the previous year is asked here. Hence, you need to stay updated with news. 

What is the pattern of the IPU BJMC entrance exam?

The exam is 150 minutes long and is computer based. There will be 100 questions asked with each correct answer awarded 4 marks and deduction of 1 mark for every wrong answer.

How do I fill the IPU CET BJMC application form?

You can go to the official Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and apply directly from there, once the admission portal is open. Make sure you have the necessary documents in hand at the time of application like the scanned copies of your photo and signature.

What are the best study materials for the IPU CET BJMC?

The best study materials for the exam includes Pearson’s English, Manorama Yearbook and the Arihant Quantitative Aptitude. You also need to read newspapers daily to keep up with the current affairs.

What is the course structure of IPU BJMC?

The IPU BJMC is spread over three years, which is further divided into six semesters. The BA in Journalism and Mass Communication program aims at inculcating basic knowledge and awareness about media culture and practice in students and helping them in finding their career aptitudes like those of journalism, advertising, teaching, etc.