IIMC revises online entrance exam results twice following technical glitches – education
The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) has published the results of its entrance exams online three times in recent days. While the result was declared on October 30, it was reviewed twice, on October 31 and November 2, after some technical glitches were reported.
The institute had conducted an online entrance exam this year as a one-off measure in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. The examination was conducted on October 18 and was conducted by the National Testing Agency.
Some hopefuls reported technical glitches who took to Twitter to express concern about errors in the results announced on October 30. Using the hashtag #iimcentrancescam, the students pointed out various gaps in the results with some candidates being assigned more than one seat and some, whose result was withheld, being assigned a seat of merit.
The result was reviewed for the first time on October 31 and then on November 2. According to a notice posted on the institute’s website, the NTA had found 28 candidates engaging in unfair means during online entrance tests, so their results were withheld and excluded. appearing on the entrance test for one year.
IIMC Additional Managing Director (Administration), K Satish Nambudiripad, said: “The institute immediately reviewed the results after some technical errors were reported. There were some inadvertent clerical errors and we have ratified them. “
The institute offers eight graduate courses, including journalism in English, journalism in Hindi, radio and television journalism, and advertising and public relations. Besides Delhi, it has campuses in Amravati, Dhenkanal, Kottayam, and Jammu. Admission to these courses is done after a two-stage selection process: entrance exam and interview.