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Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal

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About Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal

Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), Orissa was established in 1993, as one of the Regional Centres of Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi. IIMC was registered as an autonomous organisation under the Societies Registration Act (1860) in 1966. The Institute onducts PG diploma courses in Journalism in English and Oriya, besides short term courses and workshops.

The institute, known for its media studies and research in Mass Communication, offers post graduate diploma courses in English and Oriya Journalism. It also conducts a number of specialized short-term courses and workshops to meet the training needs of media personnel working in the government and public sectors. Each year, the institute conducts an all-India entrance examination before selecting 62 students for its post graduate course in English and 23 students for its Oriya journalism course. It is connected by both rail and road (NH42). It is one of the six branches of Indian Institute of Mass Communication.It is the oldest branch after IIMC New Delhi.It is a fully Wi-Fi campus.

The institute provides training, research and consultancy services for the central and state governments, public sector undertakings, universities as well as foreign institutions and international agencies. In the past, the institute has conducted assessment studies for the State AIDS cell and for the Ministry of Tribal Affairs on non-governmental organizationsworking for tribal communities


Key Details:

Year of Establishment: 1993

Approval: UGC

University Type: autonomous

Selection Process: entrance test

Chairman : Shri Sunil Arora

It spreads over a sprawling picturesque campus.



  • Library
  • Building
  • Hostel
  • Studios
  • Auditorium

institute has produced more than 1000 media professionals within a short span of time of 20 years. Students of this institute are working successfully in mainstream and alternative media all over the world in print, television, radio and new media domain. The institute provides students with 4 weeks internship in related media organizations i.e. English and Oriya news organizations. Campus placement camps are also organized.

Given to meritorious students & to SC/St/OBC students.


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