Applicants to the course must have a Bachelor’s Degree in
any discipline from a recognised 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.
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 on the basis of a candidate’s performance in a written test
and an interview.
HOW TO APPLY
Request for the prospectus and application
form should be accompanied by a demand draft of Rs.500/- in favour of MASCOM,
payable at Kottayam, Kerala. Completed applications in the prescribed form along
with two Admit Cards must reach the address given below on or before April 30,
APPLICATIONS MUST BE ADDRESSED
Kottayam -686 001,
The entrance test will be held at the following
centres: Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Kochi, Kozhikode,
Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai & Bangalore. The test will
consist of two parts. Candidates will be intimated of the
exact venue, date and time of the written test by means of
the Admit card, which candidates must bring with them to the
test centres as proof of identity. Candidates without the
Admit Card may not be permitted to write the examination.
Candidates must report at the test centre at least 15
minutes before the starting time.
Candidates successful in the test will be
required to appear interviews at MASCOM in Kottayam at their
own expense. Stundents will be told the final results at the
conclusion of the interviews.
Ensure the following while filling the
Write legibly in BLOCK LETTERS in your own handwriting
Affix a recent passport size colour photograph
Indicate clearly your 1st and 2nd choices of examination centres
Affix signature in black or blue ink
Fill up both copies of the Admit Card and affix passport size photograph.
Superscribe “MASCOM PGDBJ Application” clearly on the envelope.
Do NOT submit original proof of age or degree certificate or mark list along
with the application.
Originals of these documents are required to be produced only at the time of
All payments to MASCOM shall be by means
of Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of MASCOM and payable at Kottayam.
1. A candidate who is a full-time employee
or a student in another course shall not be eligible for admission.
2. MASCOM reserves the right to cancel a candidate’s admission if it is proved
a.The candidate submitted false documents or cheated in the entrance test.
b. The candidate has a criminal record that became known only later.
3. MASCOM reserves the right to cancel any test centre and to assign the candidate to another centre.
4. The decision of the MASCOM Admission committee concerning the selection of a candidate will be final and binding.
5. MASCOM reserves the right to reject any application found incomplete or otherwise deficient.
6. MASCOM reserves the right to make changes to one or more of the regulations listed above.
1.Last date for submission of application:
April 30, 2017
2.Date of written examination: May 27, 2017
3.Interview: July 2017
4.Announcement of results: July 2017
5.First instalment of fees to secure admission: July 2017
6.Date of commencement of classes: July 2017