Mass Communication Entrance Exams are important for students who aspire to a career in the field of journalism and media. Preparing for any competitive exam is very hard and this article will give you an idea about the most important mass communication entrance exams you have to prepare for.

There are mainly three most important such entrance exams in India, which are for the BA Honours Degree in MultiMedia and Mass Communication (BMMMC) course offered by the Indraprastha College for Women under Delhi University, BA Mass Communication course offered by Symbiosis School of Media and Communication, and the Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication course offered by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. You can read all the basic details about these exams here in this article.

Mass Communication Entrance Exam

BMMMC Entrance Exam

BMMMC is the BA Honors degree in MultiMedia and Mass Communication offered by the Indraprastha college for women, under Delhi University. It is one of the best DU Mass Comm schools in Delhi, training students and widening their horizons to all the variety of career options that they will have. The basic details regarding the pattern of the BMMMC entrance exam are given below:

Mode of the ExamOnline, computer-based test
Number of Questions in the exam100
Duration of the Exam2 Hours
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Language of the ExamEnglish
Marking SchemeRight answer: 4 marksWrong answer: -1 mark
Maximum Marks400 marks
Number of Sections5

The two-hour-long exam had a hundred multiple-choice questions to be answered with each correct answer earning the candidate 4 marks while a wrong answer would cause the loss of one mark. Twenty questions were asked from each of the five sections of the question paper, which were:

  • English Comprehension
  • Current Affairs
  • General Awareness
  • Grammatical and Analytical Skills
  • Media Awareness
Mass Communication Entrance Exam

BA Mass Communication

SET Mass Communication is the entrance exam to the Symbiosis BA Mass Communication program at Symbiosis School of Media and Communication, Pune. The total number of seats offered by the university is 120. The eligibility for appearing for the SET Mass Communication is completion in a 10+2 school course or a 10+3 diploma course from any of the approved education boards. 

The question paper pattern of the SET Mass Communication Entrance Exam hasn’t changed in the past few years. An overview of the pattern is given in the table below:

Duration of Exam2.5 Hours
Mode of ExamOnline Computer Based
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice
Number of Questions150
Maximum Marks150
Marking Scheme1 mark for every right answer,No negative marking

The question paper is divided into 4 sections:

  • General English
  • Quantitative Ability
  • General Awareness
  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning
Mass Communication Entrance Exam


IPU CET BJMC is the entrance test conducted for the admissions for the program of Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication (BJMC), offered by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, popularly known as Indraprastha University or IPU.  Candidates who have passed their 10+2 level with 50% marks from any of the approved education boards are eligible to appear for the exam. The pattern of the exam is given below:

Duration2.5 hours
Mode Online computer-based
No. of Questions100
No. of Sections4
Marking Scheme4 marks are awarded to each right answer1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer
Total Marks400

The four sections of the IPU CET BJMC are:

  • English Language and Comprehension
  • General Awareness
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Media Aptitude

We hope that this article was of help to you in recognizing the important exams you need to prepare for pursuing the career of your dreams. All the best in all your future endeavors!

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