Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication MA(MC) Entrance Test

Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication Logo
Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, Pune has announced SIMC MA(Mass Communication) Entrance Test for admission into its Masters in Arts MA(Mass Communication) course for the academic year 2016-2017. Further details like Test Date, Application procedure etc are made available here.

Important Dates :

Admissions Batch 2016-18 : Phase I
MA (MC) Online Registration BeginsMonday, September 14, 2015
MA (MC) Online Registration closesTuesday, December 29, 2015
MA (MC) Last date of PaymentSaturday, January 2, 2016
SIMC MA (MC) Online Entrance testSunday, January 3, 2016
Shortlist of MA (MC) Candidates for GE - PIMonday, January 25, 2016

Admissions Batch 2016-18 : Phase II
SIMC MA (MC) GE - PIWAT DateSaturday - Sunday, February 20-21, 2016
Final 1st Merit List Selected CandidatesMonday, March 7, 2016
Last Date of Fee payment of 1st Merit ListThursday, March 17, 2016
Orientation of the programmeFirst week of June, 2016

Application Procedure: 

Application to SIMC’s M.A.(Mass Communication) programme is a three - step process.
Step 1 : Online Registration :
1. Click here to open Registration portal.
2. Fill up the online application. The application form contains the details under the following tabs.
  1. Programme and Personal Details
  2. Educational Details
3. To fill in the educational details Class X, XII and graduation transcripts are required.
  1. Family Details
  2. Experience Details
Step 2 : Make Payment : 
The non-refundable application fee is Rs. 2500. There are four modes of payment for registation.
  1. Online Payment through Credit Card 
  2. Online Payment through Net Banking
  3. AXIS Bank Easy Payment System: After online registration print ‘Axis Bank Challan’ from the SIMC website. It has three parts. Pay Rs. 2500 in cash at any Axis Bank branch in your city. Refer to the list of branches on the website. The bank will return two stamped parts of the ‘Axis Bank Challan’ to the candidate.Candidates need to keep the Student copy as payment receipt. Sign the stamped ‘SIMC PUNE Copy’ of the ‘Axis Bank Challan’  and send it to the SIMC Pune’s address mentioned below.
  4. Demand Draft: Obtain a Demand Draft (DD) of Rs. 2500 from any Nationalized Bank in favor of (in favour of Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication, payable at Pune).Fill DD details in the DD payment option in online application form on SIMC website (  and take a print out of ‘Payment Advice’ form for DD and send it along with the DD to the SIMC Pune only at the following Address. The photocopy of the Demand Draft should be retained for future reference.
    Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC)
    Symbiosis Knowledge Village (PG), Gram: Lavale,
    Taluka: Mulshi, Pune - 412115, Maharashtra,India            
    Tel: +91 20 39116100 | Fax: +91 20 39116111.
Step 3 : Appear for SIMC MA(MC) Entrance Test : 
Taking the SIMC MA(MC) Entrance Test is mandatory  for appling to SIMC’s MA(MC) Programme.

For more details please visit

Click here to see list of Entrance Exams for Mass Communication and Journalism Courses.