MASCOM Entrance Exam 2024 (Dates out): Application Form (May 10), Exam Date (May 19), Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card

Manorama School of Communication Entrance Exam 2024 ( MASCOM Entrance Exam )

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Updated on Apr 25, 2024 16:07 IST

The Manorama School of Communication (MASCOM) has started the registrations for the MASCOM entrance exam 2024. The last date to fill out the MASCOM application form 2024 was May 10, 2024. Candidates who met the minimum eligibility criteria of MASCOM, and those seeking admission to the PG Diploma courses offered by the Manorama School of Communication were able to fill in the application form in online as well as offline mode. The date of online written examination is May 19, 2024. 

Candidates clearing the written exam will be called for the interview round which will be held in first week of June 2024. The exact dates of interview will be emailed to selected candidates. The announcement of results will be made in second week of June, 2024.The classes will commence from July 10, 2024.

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What is MASCOM Entrance Exam?

The Manorama School of Communication (MASCOM) conducts the entrance exam to provide admission to candidates in journalism courses. The college offers both print and broadcast journalism courses at the postgraduate level. The MASCOM is a state-level entrance exam. Candidates anywhere from India can apply for admission in the PG diploma courses offered through MASCOM Entrance Exam. However, students must remember that each course's seat intake is 30. Courses on offer at Manorama School of Communication for admissions are as mentioned below:

Course

Duration

Seats

PG Diploma in Print & Digital Journalism

10 Months (3 Trimesters)

30

PG Diploma in Broadcast & Digital Journalism

10 Months (3 Trimesters)

30

Admissions in Manorama School of Communication are done based on a candidate’s score in the MASCOM entrance exam followed by an online interview. The medium of instruction for the courses in the college is English. However, a limited number of seats are also available for admission to candidates who wish to pursue their Malayalam journalism career, informing the official website.

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MASCOM Entrance Exam Highlights 2024

Exam Name

MASCOM Entrance Exam

Conducting Institute

Manorama School of Communication

Exam Level

University level

Exam Frequency

Annually

Exam Mode

Online

Exam Date 

May 19, 2024

Exam Purpose

Admission to PG Diploma courses in Journalism

Exam Duration

Session 1: 2 hours 30 minutes

Session 2: 2 hours 45 minutes

Exam Marks

200

Exam Medium

Tests will be conducted in English and Malayalam

Exam Fees

For applicants applying online: INR 750 (plus processing charges).

For applicants applying offline: Demand Draft for INR 885 in favour of MASCOM and payable at Kottayam.

Exam Helpdesk No.

0481 - 2300851/ +91 7356335999

Official Website

https://www.manoramajschool.com/index.html

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of MASCOM Entrance Exam 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Jun '24

MASCOM 2024 Interview

TENTATIVE

Jun '24

MASCOM 2024 Result

TENTATIVE

Jun '24

MASCOM Classes Begins

TENTATIVE
DatesPast Exam Dates

19 May '24

MASCOM 2024 Entrance Exam

20 Apr '24 -

10 May '24

MASCOM 2024 Application Process

MASCOM 2024 Entrance Exam Application Process

Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps to successfully secure admission in Journalism courses offered by MASCOM.

Step 1: Fill MASCOM Entrance Exam Application Form 

Candidates can visit the official website of Manorama School Communication and click on the 'Admissions' tab. On clicking on the Admission tab, a new page will open containing the necessary instructions to apply online and offline.

For Online Mode: Candidates willing to apply online will have to click on 'Apply Online' and register themselves by giving details like name, email ID, phone number, and date of birth. After successful registration, candidates will be given an Application ID, through which they will have to log in and fill in their application form. Candidates will also have to upload their passport-size photograph and signature (Max size 3 Mb).

For Offline Mode: Those willing to apply offline will have to click on 'Download Application Form'. After downloading the application form, candidates will be required to take a printout and fill in the application form and admit card in duplicate. Candidates will have to affix a recent Passport size photograph (They will need three photographs) and will have to sign in black or blue ink. Candidates will have to send the application form for each course separately. 

Step 2: Pay the application fee

For Online Mode: On completion of the online application form candidates will be led to a payment portal wherein they will be asked to pay the application fee of INR 750 (plus processing charges). Candidates can pay the application fee through credit card, debit card, or Internet banking.

For Offline Mode: Offline application will have to be accompanied by a Demand Draft for INR 885 in favor of MASCOM and payable at Kottayam. Candidates will have to send the application form to the address mentioned below:

The Director,
MASCOM,
Erayilkadavu,
Kottayam - 686 001,
Kerala

Step 3: Get the MASCOM Entrance Exam Admit Card

Candidates will receive their MASCOM entrance exam 2024 admit cards online after successfully submitting the application form to the varsity. The entrance exam will be conducted in online mode.

Step 4: Appear for the MASCOM Entrance Exam

Candidates aspiring to join the course are expected to have a good academic record, a keen interest in current affairs and politics, a deep commitment to journalism as a career and sound writing skills. Admission will be based on an online written exam and an interview. The online entrance exam consisting of subjective and objective questions tests a candidate's control over the language and general awareness. Tests will be conducted in English and Malayalam. 

Step 5: Check the MASCOM Entrance Exam Result

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed online. The results will be announced after all such interviews.

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants to the courses must have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university. Students who have appeared in their final examination may also apply. However, they will have to furnish adequate proof of graduation for their admission to be regularised. The official website also informs about some special conditions which are mentioned below:

  • A candidate who is a full-time employee or a student in another course shall not be eligible for admission.
  • MASCOM reserves the right to cancel a candidate’s admission if it is proved that.
    • The candidate submitted false documents or used any form of malpractice.
    • The candidate has a criminal record that became known only later.
    • The decision of the MASCOM Admission Committee concerning the selection of a candidate will be final and binding.
    • MASCOM reserves the right to reject any application found incomplete or otherwise deficient.
    • MASCOM reserves the right to make changes to one or more of the regulations listed above.

MASCOM 2024 Admission Process

Candidates seeking admission to Manorama School of Communications have to follow the process:

Step 1: After qualifying for the entrance exam appear for the interview round

Candidates qualifying for the online written exam successfully will have to appear for the online interview round. The candidates will be asked questions related to current affairs, general knowledge and the course they have opted.

Step 2: Check the final result

Candidates clearing the interview round can secure a seat at Manorama School of Communication in the journalism courses offered by it. Candidates will be informed about the final result on the conclusion of all interviews.

Step 3: Pay the admission fee

Successful candidates will have to secure their admission by depositing the prescribed fees along with the necessary documents. 

MASCOM 2024 Syllabus

Manorama School of Communication has not specified any MASCOM entrance exam syllabus. However, candidates having a keen interest in current affairs and politics, a deep commitment to journalism as a career, and sound writing skills are preferred by the institute. Get detailed information about the MASCOM Entrance Exam 2024 syllabus and prepare for the exam accordingly. The questions in the written exam will cover the following topics: 

  • General Awareness
  • Global developments and their impact on India
  • Awareness of media scene in India
  • Language and expression skill
  • Social Consciousness
  • General awareness about the field of Media & Communication.

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2024 Pattern

The online entrance exam consisting of subjective and objective questions will test the candidate's control over the language and general awareness. Tests will be conducted in English and Malayalam. The MASCOM Entrance Exam pattern is such that it is conducted in two sessions.

Session

Duration

Marks

Session 1

2 Hours and 30 Minutes

100

Session 2

2 Hours and 45 Minutes

100

Total

200

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2024 Contact Information

Address

Erayilkadavu
Kottayam - 686 001
Kerala

Email ID

info@manoramajschool.com

MASCOM Entrance Exam FAQs

Q. When the application process for MASCOM entrance exam will start?

A. The application process for MASCOM entrance exam will start in the second week of June, 2024.

Q. When the MASCOM Entrance Exam 2023 will be conducted?

A. The MASCOM Entrance Exam 2023 will be conducted in the fourth week of June, 2024.

Q. Is the MASCOM entrance exam conducted in offline or online mode?

A. The MASCOM Entrance Exam will be conducted in online mode. 

Q. Does MASCOM offer bachelor courses?

A. No. MASCOM only offers postgraduate diploma courses in Print & Digital Journalism and Broadcast & Digital Journalism.

Q. How can I crack the MASCOM entrance exam?

A. With the help of few months of preparation and dedication one can crack this mass communication entrance exam. The candidate should know the syllabus well.

Q. What type of questions will be asked in the MASCOM entrance exam?

A. The online entrance exam will consist of subjective and objective questions, which will be based on language and general awareness. Exam will be conducted in English and Malayalam.

Q. Will I get the MASCOM entrance exam admit card by post?

A. No. The candidate will have to download the entrance exam admit card.

Q. Is there an age limit to apply for the MASCOM entrance exam?

A. No, there is age limit for the MASCOM entrance exam but a candidate who is a full-time employee or a student in another course shall not be eligible for admission.

Q. Do I have to give a personal interview if I clear the MASCOM entrance exam?

A. It is mandatory for the candidate to appear for the online interview in order to complete the admission process. Candidates who do not appear on the scheduled date will lose the chance to be admitted in the institute and the opportunity will be given to the next ranked candidate.

Q. Can I pay the application fee online?

A. Yes, candidates can pay the application fee online by the payment gateway. 

Q. How many times is the MASCOM exam conducted in a year?

A. MASCOM is a university level entrance exam conducted by Manorama School of Communications. The mass communication entrance exam is conducted once a year.

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No, the MASCOM Entrance Exam application form and the application fee is the same for all categories and there is no such differentiation.

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No, the application fee for MASCOM Entrance Exam 2024 is non-refundable. Fee once paid will not be refinded by exam body.

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There is no concrete date as of now on when the MASCOM application process will start. However, as per past year dates application process for MASCOM entrance exam is expected to start in the first week of May 2024.

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Yes, Candidates can submit the MASCOM entrance exam application form in offline mode. To submit the MASCOM application form, candidates will have to download the application form and sent via post along with the demand draft. 

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