Classes begin August-September 2020


Applicants to the courses 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.

2020- 2021
Admissions Open

Entrance test

The entrance test will be held at the following centres:

  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kottayam
  • Kochi
  • Kozhikode
  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • Chennai
  • Bangalore.

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.

Checklist for application

  • Upload a recent passport size colour photograph (size less than 1mb)
  • Indicate clearly your 1st and 2nd choices of examination centres
  • Upload signature in black or blue ink
  • Originals of these documents are required to be produced only at the time of interview.
  • As soon as you complete the online application form, you will be redirected to the payment portal. For applying to one-course pay Rs. 500 (Plus applicable commission and taxes) and for applying to both the courses pay Rs.1000 (plus applicable commission and taxes)

Special conditions

  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 that.
    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.
2020- 2021 Admissions Open Apply Now


  • Last date for submission of completed applications: Extended till further notice.
  • Date of written examinationJuly - Aug 2020 (Exact date to be notified)
  • Interview: July- August 2020
  • Announcement of results July-August, 2020
  • First instalment of fees to secure admission Aug- Sept 2020
  • Date of commencement of classesAug - Sept 2020 (Exact dates will be notified as soon as there is clarity on the prevailing situation due to COVID -19)