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Q.1 .What are courses available at JIMMC, Kanpur?
A. Two years advance PG course in Mass Comm. one year in TV and Print Journalism and Three Years Diploma in Mass Comm. in coordination with BA or B.Com from Jagran Degree College..

Q.2. Why JIMMC, Kanpur?
A. JIMMC helps to look forward and discover yourself to pursue your passion for Media. And the mantra is , “believe in yourself and the world will believe in you.”

Q.3 What is the duration of PG & UG courses?
A. Approximately 9 months in an academic year followed by one month internship at the end of final semester.

Q.4. What are the timings of the Institute?
A. 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, six days a week for PG Programmes, while 10.00 am to 4.00 pm, five days a week for B.Sc. (MCAJ).

Q.5. What is the teaching methodology?
A. Practical skills along with strong theoretical study base.

Q.6. Do you train in Information Technology required for Media applications?
A. Yes. We have the state of the art Media Lab.

Q.7. What is Dual Benefit Programme?
A. JIMMC, Kanpur offers certain courses under dual benefit programme wherein students may get M.Sc (MCAJ), PGD (MCAJ) and  B.Sc (MCAJ) of UGC recognized University along with Diploma of JIMMC, Kanpur.

Q. 8. What are career opportunities?
A. We groom students for entry level positions in the Media industry. They can make career as Reporter, Sub-Editor, Feature Writer, Content Developer, Assistant Producer, Script Writer, Anchor, PR Executive, Copy Writer , Media Planner & Client Servicing Executive in Media organizations.

Q.9. Is Hostel Facility available?
A. We don't have hostel facility right now, but PG's or Rooms are available in nearby areas of our Campus.

Q.10. Can the fee be deposited in installments?
A. Yes. 3 installments in an academic year for PG courses, and two installments for UG courses.

Q.11. Is Bank Loan facility available?
A. Being an authorized learning centre of Punjab Technical University(PTU), Jallandhar students may get Education Loan from PNB & HDFC.
We also have a tie-up with the Central Bank of India; but discretion of granting or not granting the loan entirely rests with the Banks.

Q.12. What is the admission process?
A. Through Written Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Q.13. Whom to contact in JIMMC for admission process?
A. You can contact Mr. Rajesh Yagnik in Admn. Department- on Ph. Nos.0512-3243043/3243044 (Ext. No.31.)

Q.14. What are expectations from students?
A minimum of 85% attendance in all classes and timely submission of assignments & projects. Organizing and participation in extra -curricular activities  is must.

Students are also required to read Hindi & English news papers, magazines and watch news channels regularly for content analysis of news, events and advertisements. Regular practice on computer is also essential.

Q.15. Is JIMMC affiliated to any University?
JIMMC Kanpur is an authorized learning centre of Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar. We provide PG, B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Mass Communication, Advertising & Journalism of PTU.

Q.16. Is PTU recognized by UGC?
Yes, PTU is recognized by University Grants Commission and Distance Education Council both. For further details you may visit

Q.17. Is PG Diploma in TV Journalism also recognized by PTU?
PGD in TV Journalism is autonomous Diploma of JIMMC, Kanpur.

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