JMI   Entrance Exam


What is JMI entrance exam?

The Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) University conducts the Jamia Millia Islamia entrance test to shortlist candidates for admission in various UG, PG, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, MPhil, PhD and certificate courses such as Engineering, Architecture & Planning, Hospitality & Travel, Animation, Mass Communication, Humanities & Social Sciences, Commerce as well as Teaching & Education. The result of the entrance exam is announced separately for different programmes. The JMI entrance exam is conducted annually for different courses offered at Jamia Millia Islamia. The national-level entrance exam is conducted in offline mode at various exam centres. The entrance test is conducted for 134 courses in offline mode (pen-paper based).


JMI Entrance Exam Highlights

Exam Name

Jamia Millia Islamia Entrance Exam

Conducting Body                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Jamia Millia Islamia

Exam Level

National Level Entrance Exam

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Medium

English (except for language exams)

Exam Date

June 02, 2022 onwards

Exam Purpose

Admission to various UG and PG courses

Exam Duration

Mass Communication: 3 hours, Other courses: 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours

Exam Pattern

Objective Type Multiple Choice questions

Exam Fees

INR 700 for: Mass Communication, Management Studies, Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, Architecture and Ekistics (Except B.Arch), Education,              Engineering & Technology (Except B.Tech), Dentistry and Law. INR 550 for: All other Faculties/ Centres AND B.Tech/ B.Arch  

Exam Helpdesk no.

+91(11)26981717,26984617,26984658, 26988044,26987183

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JMI Entrance Exam 2022 Important Dates

Given below are the important dates related to JMI entrance exam 2022:



JMI Entrance Exam Application Forms

April 14, 2022 to May 12, 2022                                                                                                                                           

Application Forms Open for Editing

May 13, 2022 to May 15, 2022

Release of Admit Card

May 16, 2022 onwards

Commencement of JMI Entrance Exam

June 02, 2022 onwards

Last date for submitting the Qualifying Exam result                                                                                                                 

September 30, 2022

Note: The dates are subject to change under pandemic situation.


JMI Entrance Exam 2022 Application Process

Candidates who wish to appear for the Jamia Millia Islamia entrance exam will have to follow the application process. Applicants need to apply for different courses on offer at Jamia Millia Islamia University via online medium. The candidate will have to fill up the application form, available on the University website and the Portal of the Controller of examination. The next step is to make the required payment as per the candidate's category. After successful submission of the form, the applicant will receive the notification related to the admit card a few days before the exam date. Download the document to produce at the examination centre. Here’s the application process for the JMI entrance exam 2022.

Step 1: Register at JMI admission portal or the Portal of Controller of Exam

To fill the JMI 2022 entrance exam application form, the candidate will first have to register themselves on the admission portal of the varsity by entering details such as:


Date of Birth

Email ID                                                   

Mobile number                                                    

Once the candidate has successfully registered, the aspirant will receive a mail on the submitted email ID, which will contain a unique code with a link to verify the email account, login ID and password.

Step 2: Fill up the JMI entrance exam application form

After candidates verify their email accounts, they can log in by entering their ID and password. It may be noted that "a candidate is allowed to submit only ONE form for each program/group of programs (With Combined Entrance Test). Multiple submissions of form for the same program by a candidate may cause rejection of his/her candidature," informs the official website.

Some of the general details to be filled in JMI application form 2022 are:




Parent’s names

Date of Birth


Educational Qualification                                                                       

Course the candidate wishes to apply fo                                                                  r


Preference for entrance exam city

Scanning and Uploading: Passport size photograph and signature:

Specifications                                          Photograph Signature
File Format JPEG JPEG
Size Maximum 100kb                                           Maximum 100kb                                               
Background White White
Pen Color (-) Black

Step 3: Pay JMI Entrance Exam Application Fee

After the candidate has filled up the JMI entrance exam application form, the next step is to pay the application fee. Candidates can pay the fee via online mode via credit card/ debit card/ net banking.

Faculty/ Centre Offering the Program

Application Fee                                         

AJK Mass Communication Research Centre

INR 700

Centre for Management Studies

Centre for Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation Sciences                                                     

Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

Faculty of Dentistry

Faculty of Law

All other Faculties/ Centres

INR 550

Once the fee is paid successfully, the candidates’ JMI entrance exam 2022 application process will be complete. 

Step 4: JMI Entrance Exam Admit Card 2022

Once the JMI application form and the application fee have been successfully submitted, candidates will receive their respective admit cards on the official website of the university. The JMI entrance exam admit card will be released online. Candidates will have to download the admit card on the university's official website by logging in to their accounts.

Step 5: JMI 2022 Entrance Exam

For the academic session 2022-23, the examination will be scheduled from the fourth week of July. Candidates are required to bring two copies of their admit cards before sitting for the entrance exam along with one photo-identity proof for verification purposes. Candidates are also advised to follow the rules and instructions as well.

Candidates can check JMI entrance exam pattern and marking scheme here

Step 6: JMI Entrance Exam Results

The JMI 2022 entrance exam results will be announced on the official website of the university. JMI result displays the result status of candidates along with their rank cards. Qualified candidates are required to appear for further selection rounds. Candidates clearing the interview rounds are offered admission in their respective courses offered at Jamia Millia Islamia University based on merit.

Step 7: JMI Entrance Exam Counselling

JMI 2022 counselling will begin once the JMI entrance exam results have been announced. Shortlisted candidates will be called for the counselling process as per their rank in the merit list. Selected candidates will have to complete their admission formalities on or before the date notified in the admission schedule. Candidates are required to bring the admit card of Jamia Millia Islamia Entrance exam 2022 and attested copies of the required documents. JMI counselling 2022 will be conducted separately for different courses on different dates.


JMI Entrance Exam Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the mass communication entrance exam conducted by AJK MCRC are varied for different courses.

MA Mass Communication 

The eligibility criteria for this course states that a candidate who is a graduate in any discipline (in the 10+2+3 pattern) is eligible to apply for MA Mass Communication course admission at Jamia Millia Islamia University. Apart from this, the candidate should have secured at least 50 per cent marks in aggregate at the graduation level.

MA (Convergent Journalism) (Self-Financed)

AJK MCRC states that any candidate, who is a graduate in any stream from a recognised college with a minimum of 50 per cent aggregate marks, meets the eligibility criteria for this course admissions.

PG Diploma in Journalism (Hindi Medium) (Self-Financed)

The eligibility criteria for admission in this course requires candidates to possess a graduation degree in any stream from a recognised college with a minimum of 45 per cent aggregate. Apart from this, aspirants should also know the Hindi language.

PG Diploma in TV Journalism (Hindi Medium) (Self-Financed)

To be eligible for admission in this course, aspirants should have completed their graduation from a recognised college (in any stream) with at least 45 per cent aggregate marks.

PG Diploma in Broadcast Technology (Self-Financed)

The eligibility criteria for admission in this course states that any candidate who has completed his/her graduation with a minimum aggregate of 50% in Physics, Electronics, Computer Science, IT, BCA or Engineering from a recognised college is eligible to apply.

However, a point to note is that only aspirants who have studied Physics, as well as Mathematics in their Class XII, are eligible to apply for admissions.

PG Diploma in Still Photography & Visual Communication (Self-Financed)

To be eligible to apply for this course, candidates should complete their graduation (in any stream) with at least 50% aggregate marks from a recognised college.  

PG Diploma in Acting (Self-Financed)

The eligibility criterion for this course admission requires the candidate to have completed their graduation in any stream from a recognised college or university.

PG Diploma in Urdu Mass Media

For Urdu Mass Media course admissions, candidates should have cleared Class XII with at least 55% marks in Urdu/Persian/Arabic. 

BA (Hons) (Mass Media Hindi)

The eligibility criteria for admissions in this course at Jamia Millia Islamia University states that interested candidates should have secured at least 50% aggregate marks in their Class 12.

Test Centres: For some programs the exam is conducted in 7 cities across the country. For all other programs, candidates have to take the exam in Jamia Millia Islamia campus itself. Learn more about these cities and programs here.


JMI Entrance Exam Syllabus

The syllabus for JMI Exam is different for all the courses. Candidates applying for admission in Jamia Millia Islamia can log on to the official website with their login credentials for the syllabus details. Candidates can follow the steps given below in order to view the syllabus for their respective programmes:

Step 1: Visit the official website of Jamia Millia Islamia University or examination (

Step 2: Click on the ‘Study at Jamia’ tab

Step 3: Select the ‘Examinations’ button

Step 4: Now, scroll down and check if the ‘Entrance Test Syllabi’ link is active or not.

Step 5: Now, choose the respective session you’ll be appearing for, programme category opted and course.

After selecting, you will then be able to view the syllabus for the JMI Entrance Exam as per your programme. Download the same for your reference.


JMI Entrance Exam Pattern

JMI Entrance Exam Pattern is prescribed by Jamia Millia University each year. As per the pattern, the candidates need to attempt 200 questions in 3 hours. The question paper will contain objective/multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and no subjective questions. The entrance exam for admission in courses offered at AJK Mass Communication Research Centre (MCRC) consists of two sections – A and B. Section A: comprises objective type questions from National and international political issues/personalities, General knowledge, Film, television and other media, Art, literature and culture etc. Section B comprises of essay type long answers which reflect the candidates' critical understanding of contemporary issues and the media. This paper also evaluates candidates' skill in visualisation, story-telling and their creative aptitude. Aspirants who clear the written entrance exam are eligible to appear for the interview and portfolio submission round.


JMI Entrance Exam Admit Card

The university will release the hall ticket for different courses in online mode as per the prescribed schedule. However, it may be noted that the varsity also informs candidates about the availability of admit cards through SMS on their respective registered mobile numbers. Candidates can download the admit cards from the website. Once the candidates have downloaded their admit cards, the aspirants are requested to take a printout and paste their self-attested passport size recent coloured photograph in the space provided. Thereafter, candidates can carry their JMI admit card 2022 to their allotted exam centres. Candidates are recommended to carry two copies of their admit card to the test centre as they need to deposit one of those copies to the invigilator at the time of exam, informs the official website.