Global Media Common Entrance Test for media aspirants on July 10

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ABHAY ANAND
Manager Editorial
Updated on Jul 2, 2022 08:30 IST

The last day to apply is July 9 and the exam date is July 10. Application fee is Rs1000/-.

The upcoming Global Media Common Entrance Test (GMCET) 2022 is regional level common entrance test for media and entertainment industry aspirants. It is one-of-its-kind gateway to admissions to over 30 universities offering mass communication and media-related courses at the undergraduate level.

GMCET is currently accepting registrations and will take place on July 10, 2022.

GMCET would be conducted in phases to give maximum opportunities to the students wherein next exams are scheduled for dates like 24th July, 7th August, 21th August, 4th September, 18th September etc.

According to the Ministry of Education, in 2020, the enrolment at under graduate level in journalism and mass communication stood at 29,758 – which is more than the enrolment in disciplines like design, fashion technology and linguistics. The 2019-2020 All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) also shows that at the UG level the highest number (32.7%) of students are enrolled in Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences courses followed by Science (16%), Commerce (14.9%) and Engineering and Technology (12.6%). All this translated to massive popularity of media and communication courses in India.

Owing to the thrill and glory associated with the industry, it is a smart career option after 12th grade. However, students often get confused about which university to choose for journalism and mass media communication. To ease the process, the GMCET (Global Media Common Entrance Exam) avails students a score that many universities in India will accept and give priority to.

Structure wise, the GMCET assesses the students on their communication skills and necessary analytics and logical reasoning. It is a 100-mark paper with 25 questions each testing English language & IQ, general knowledge of news & current affairs, entertainment media knowledge, and brands and basic brand communication knowledge. The exam is conducted in the online mode and can be taken from home.

Any student with 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 can appear in the GMCET exam.

The last day to apply is July 9 and the exam date is July 10. Application fee is Rs. 1000/-. Application forms and more details can be found at https://gmcet.org/.

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ABHAY ANAND
Manager Editorial

Abhay an alumnus of IIMC and Delhi University, has over a decade long experience of reporting on various beats of journalism. During his free time he prefers listening to music or play indoor and outdoor games.

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