MASCOM Entrance Exam

Manorama School of Communication Entrance Exam for PG Diploma

Form Date: 01 Mar - 15 Apr 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 01 Mar - 15 Apr 2021


  • Application Fee:₹ 500
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Manorama School of Communication (MASCOM)
  • Courses:PGDBJ, PGD PJ
  • Streams:Mass Communication

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - March 27 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 will be conducted in the 2nd week of June 2021 tentatively by Manorama School of Communication for admission into Postgraduate Diploma Courses in Print Journalism and Broadcast Journalism. Manorama School of Communication Entrance Exam for PG Diploma is conducted yearly at University Level. Candidates need to keep in mind that the seat intake is only 30. The candidates can go through the complete article to know all about the MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021.

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Important Dates

Given below are important dates for MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 are:

MASCOM 2021 Dates
EventsDates (Tentative)

Release of Application Forms

The first week of March 2021

Last Date to Apply Online

The second week of April 2021

Release of Admit Card

The first week of June 2021

MASCOM Entrance Exam

The second week of June 2021

Declaration of Results (Stage 1)

Fourth week of June 2021

Interview Round

The first week of July 2021

Declaration of Results (Final Stage)

The second week of July 2021

Commencement of Classes

July 2021

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Admission Process

Given below are the steps that need to be followed during MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Admission Process:

  • Step 1: Fill in the application form for MASCOM Entrance Exam.
  • Step 2: Download MASCOM Entrance Exam Admit Card.
  • Step 3: Appear for MASCOM Entrance Exam.
  • Step 4: Check the MASCOM Entrance Exam Results.
  • Step 5: Appear for Interview Round.

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Application Form

The MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Application Form will be released by March 2021 tentatively. Candidates should check the information related to the application form before filling the application form. 

  • The Application form is made available on the official website.
  • The application form can be submitted online as well as offline.
  • For Offline, candidates have to download the application form and fill it.
  • Candidates need to paste the recent Passport size colour photograph (size less than 1MB) on the space provided in the application form.
  • A separate application is sent for each course.
  • Candidates must do their signature on the application form with a blue or black pen only.
  • The candidates must carefully fill the application form to avoid any mistakes.

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Application Fee

Mode of Payment: The application fee can be paid either through online mode or offline mode.
  • The application fee can be paid through Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 500/- drawn in favour of MASCOM and payable at Kottayam.
  • If a candidate is applying for both the courses (PGD in Print Journalism and Broadcast Journalism), then DD amount should be Rs.1180/-

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to ensure their eligibility before they apply for the exam. MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 eligibility is given below:

Age Limit
  • There is no age limit for applying.
Educational Qualification
  • Candidates must have passed Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized board/university. 
  • Candidates who are appearing in their qualifying examination (final year) are also eligible for the exam. However, they will have to submit adequate proof of graduation for their admission to be regularised.

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Exam Pattern

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 exam pattern can be found below so that students should have proper knowledge of exam they are appearing for

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Exam pattern
Session 1

2 Hours 30 Minutes


Session 2

2 Hours 45 Minutes


Total Marks

Students can refer to the exam pattern in the above table

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Syllabus

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 doesn't specify any particular syllabus but the official website informs that candidates fulfilling the below-mentioned requirements are preferred for MASCOM admissions:

• Sound writing skills
• A keen interest in current affairs
• A keen interest in politics
• A strong academic record
• A deep commitment to journalism as a career

Therefore, candidates are recommended to keep themselves updated with current affairs and happenings in Politics to perform well in the Manorama. Candidates are recommended to go through the following topics thoroughly to perform well in the subjects mentioned below:

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Syllabus


This section will include topics such as Words/ Phrases Correction, Tenses, Jumbled Words/ Phrases, Synonyms, Antonyms, Grammar.  

Journalistic Skills

This section will require candidates to edit documents/ reports and preparing journalistic reports.

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Admit Card

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 admit card will be issued by the MASCOM on the official website. 

  • Candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall without a valid admit card.
  • Candidates must report to the test centre at least 15 minutes before the starting time.
  • They must check all the details printed on the admit card.
  • If any discrepancy found, candidates must inform the official authority about the same as no excuses related to the admit card will be entertained on the day of examination.

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Exam Centres

The list of entrance test centres is given below:

  1. Thiruvananthapuram
  2. Kottayam
  3. Kochi
  4. Kozhikode
  5. Delhi
  6. Mumbai
  7. Kolkata
  8. Chennai
  9. Bangalore

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Result

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 result will be available on the official website. Candidates can click on the link to check the result. 

  • Candidates who have successfully qualified for the test will be required to appear for an interview at Kottayam.
  • A final result will be derived based on an entrance test and interview wherein the candidate can reserve a seat in Mascom.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed online. The results will be announced after all such interviews.

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Counselling

Manorama School of Communication will conduct a round of counselling after the declaration of results to fill vacant seats in various courses. Counselling will be based on the merit rank list generated by the School. The candidates must carry their original documents along with them for verification purpose.

MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021 Highlights

Candidates can check MASCOM entrance exam 2021 summary below in the given table:

Exam Name
MASCOM Entrance Exam 2021
Exam Level
University level
Exam Mode
Courses offered
Conducting Body
Manorama School of Communication

About Manorama School of Communication 

Manorama School of Communication, also known as MASCOM, is a journalism school in Kottayam, India. The Institute offers postgraduate diploma courses in print & broadcast journalism English and Malayalam.

Over the years, Manorama School of Communication has been listed as one of the best journalism schools in India by several media outlets. Observers have chiefly praised the institute for its infrastructure and focus on academic aspects of journalism.

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Admit Card Downloading Date01 Jun - 08 Jun 2021 (Tentative)
MASCOM Entrance Exam 2020 Form Date01 Mar - 15 Apr 2021 (Tentative)
Result Date22 Jun - 29 Jun 2021 (Tentative)

Manorama School of Communication Entrance Exam for PG Diploma Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :


Negative Marking:


Paper 2
Exam Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :


Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

01 Mar 2021

Form End Date:

15 Apr 2021

Number of days left to submit the form:



Examination Date (Offline):

08 Jun - 15 Jun 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 500

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