MASCOM 2020 Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Application Form

Manorama School of Communication Institute conducts the MASCOT entrance exam every year to offer Post-graduation courses in Journalism. The college offers both print and broadcast journalism courses at the postgraduate level.

MASCOM 2020 Schedule:

Last date for application submission
Group Discussion /Personal Interview/entrance exam
Date of publication of rank list
Date of interview/admission
Date of commencement of classes
PG Diploma
April 30, 2020
May 25, 2020
-June 29, 2020 (Tentative)
June 7, 2020
-June 16, 2020
June 23, 2020
July 2, 2020
June 7, 2020
-June 16, 2020
June 23, 2020
July 2, 2020
July 13, 2020
July 23, 2020 (GD & PI)
July 25, 2020
August 1, 2020
August 10, 2020
May 15, 2020
June 2, 2020 (entrance exam-WAT)
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MASCOM 2020 Admit card:

After submitting the application form successfully, students will get their admit card by post from the authority.

The admit card consists of the name of the candidate, their hall number, roll number, address of the exam center, date and timing of the exam with exam guidelines etc.

Without the admit card, no candidate is allowed to the exam hall.

The candidates should keep the admit card as it is also needed at the time of counseling.

MASCOM 2020 Syllabus:

  • English- 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 2020 Exam Pattern:

For PG Diploma in Print Journalism Course- MASCOM entrance exam 2018 pattern for admission in PG Diploma in Print Journalism course is such that the test is conducted in two sessions. The first session aims to test the language ability and journalistic skills of candidates whereas the second session tests the general knowledge of candidates, informs a college official.

For PG Diploma in Broadcast Journalism Course- The official website does not state any specific MASCOM entrance exam 2018 pattern for PG Diploma in Broadcast Journalism course. However, according to a college official, MASCOM entrance exam question paper for Broadcast Journalism course contains two sections of total 100 marks. While one section will test the language ability of candidates, another section will test the journalistic skills of candidates.

MASCOM 2020 Cut-off:

The cut off of the written entrance exam and interview round is decided by the Manorama School of Communication Institute.

The candidates will get a chance to get admission into Manorama school of Communication Institute if they secure marks that is equal to or more than the decided cut off marks.

MASCOM 2020 Application Form:

Visit the official page of Manorama school of communication for the application form.

Go to the "admissions" page.

Click on the "admissions" link and a new page will open.

Click on "apply now' and download the application form.

Take a print out and fill the form.

After filling all details in the Manorama MASCOM entrance exam application form, candidates need to send it along with two duly-filled admit card forms and DD (if application form is downloaded) at the below-mentioned address:

The Director,



Kottayam - 686 001,


MASCOM 2020 Application fee:

MASCOM Entrance Exam Application Fee is Rs 500.

MASCOM 2020 Counselling:

After the release of the result, qualified candidates have to appear for the counselling session with required documents. The allotment of the seats will be done according to the merits and no of applicants in the entrance test. The process of counselling is expected to be held in last week of June 2020. The document verification, confirmation of application will be held after date is announced.

MASCOM 2020 Result:

After the written exam is completed, the candidates will get their MASCOM 2020 exam result by email.

The qualified candidates in Journalism entrance exam will be shortlisted for the interview round.

Candidates clearing the interview round can secure a seat at Manorama School of Communication in the journalism courses offered by it.

Candidates will be informed about the final result after the interview round is over.

MASCOM 2020 Answer Key:

Students can access the answer key after the release from the official website. They can evaluate their answers as per the answer key and expect a probable mark and rank in the written entrance test.

MASCOM 2020 Eligibility:

  • Age Limit –

Candidates who are of 20 years of age at the year of application are eligible to apply for the MASCOM 2020.  Candidates exceeding 20 years of age will not be allowed to give the exam.

  • Residence –

All applying candidates must have a valid domicile of the state and residents of the state who are currently living outside the state and outside the country are eligible to apply for the exam.

  • Academic Qualification –

Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline. Final year students can also apply for this exam. All previous qualifications must be affiliated with any of the nationally recognized boards.


Q: Who conducts MASCOM 2020?
A: Manorama School of Communication Institute conducts MASCOM 2020.

Q: Which courses does Manorama School of Communication Institute offer?
A: The college offers both print and broadcast journalism courses at postgraduate level.

Q: what is the duration of the courses and how many seats are avilable in Manorama school of communication institute?
A: The PG diploma in Print and broadcast journalism each is of 10 months with 3 semesters and each course possess 30 seats.

Q: Which language option does this college offer for the course?
A: The language options for the course offered by the college is English but there are a few seats is also available for the candidates who wish to pursue their career in Malayalam journalism.

Q: What is the educational eligibility criteria for MASCOM 2020?
A: Candidates who hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university fulfill MASCOM entrance exam 2020 eligibility criteria for admission in Print Journalism and Broadcast Journalism courses.

Q: What is the mode of form filling and exam?
A: The mode of form filling and exam bothe are offline.

Q: What is the time duration for the exam MASCOM 2020?
A: The exam is conducted in 2 sessions.The time duration for the exam MASCOM 2020 is 2 hours 30 minutes for session-1 and 2 hours 45 minutes for session-2.

Q: What is the total mark of the exam?
A: The total mark of the exam is 200.

Q: What are the exam centers for MASCOM 2020?
A: The exam centers for MASCOM 2020 are-

Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Mumbai, & Chennai.

Q: Where is the interview round of mASCOM 2020 going to be conducted?
A: The interview round of MASCOM 2020 is going to be conducted in the main campus of MASCOM at Kottayam.

Q:  Which quality of a candidate are examined during the exam sessions?
A: The first session aims to test the language ability and journalistic skills of candidates whereas the second session tests the general knowledge of candidates, informs a college official.

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