MICA FPM-C 2017 – Mudra Institute of Communication (MICA) has offered a notification for admission into Fellow Programme through a Written Examination for the academic year 2017-2020. Qualified Candidates criteria can fill their Application Form for MICA FPM-C 2017. Application form can be filled online. Get Here the essential details of MICA FPM-C 2017 including application process, eligibility criteria, selection procedure and other information are explained on this page below. Please read the instruction carefully before filling the application form or take any action.


Candidates seeking admission into FPM-C 2017 can fill their Application online from here as per schedule date. Selection to the programme is based on Performance in the FPM Admission Test, Consistent academic performance from 10+2 onwards and Professional work/research experience in media and communication.

Schedule for the MICA FPM-C 2017 is given below.

Last date for applying online28 Feb 2017
Last date for receiving application fee, recommendation letters and copies of certificates28 Feb 2017
Telephonic screening interviews13 Mar to 17 Mar 2017
Admission Test on campus10 Apr to 15 Apr 2017
Declaration of result20 Apr 2017
Admissions close02 May 2017
Session beginsFirst week, July 2017

MICA FPM-C 2017 Application Form

Application form for MICA FPM-C 2017 is available online at www.mica.ac.in as per schedule date. Candidates are advised must ensure their eligibility and read other conditions before filling the Application form. Link to fill the MICA FPM-C 2017 Application form is also given below.

Application Fee is Rs. 2500/-.

The application fee demand draft, sealed letters of recommendation, copies of certificates and other supporting documents should reach the following address latest by Tue, February 28,2017:

FPM Office
Shela, Ahmedabad 380058, Gujarat, INDIA
Phone: +91 2717 308250
Email: fpm@micamail.in
Contact Person: Mr. G. K. Nair (Manager, FPM)

Two letters of recommendation in the prescribed format are required to be sent in sealed envelopes. Blank forms for recommendation letters and the instructions to fill in and send them can be downloaded from the official website.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have a Master’s Degree/equivalent qualification with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade in any discipline of the Humanities /Social Sciences / Business Management having Communication/Journalism/Advertising/Public Relations/Media/Marketing as a subject. The candidate should have also completed a three-year Bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification after completing higher secondary (10+2) or equivalent. Or
  • At least 55% marks or equivalent grade in Five year Integrated Masters Degree programme from any discipline of the Humanities/Social Sciences/Business Management having Communication/Journalism/Advertising/Public Relations/Media/Marketing as a subject, obtained after completing higher secondary (10+2) or equivalent.
  • The qualifications described above must be recognised by AICTE/Universities/Deemed Universities.

Foreign nationals and NRIs with non-Indian degrees that are considered equivalent (by UGC/AICTE) to the qualifications listed above are also eligible to apply for the programme.

  • Foreign National is a person who is not a citizen of India.
  • An NRI is an Indian who as of April 2017 is working or studying or residing outside India for at least past 12 months continuously.

Final year students appearing for the Master’s degree or equivalent examination can also apply. Such candidates, if selected, should be able to produce final mark sheet (proving that they satisfy the eligibility criteria) at the time of accepting the offer of admission failing which the offer shall automatically stand withdrawn.

Selection Procedure

Stage 1: Telephone interviews for eligible candidates.

Stage 2: Shortlisted candidates appear for MICA’s FPM Admission Test. FPM Admission Test is a two-day process organised at MICA campus comprising of Written Test (WT), Group Discussion (GD), Individual Presentation (IP) and Personal Interview (PI).

Candidates appearing for admission test will be provided lodging and boarding on MICA campus.

Day 1:

Written Test (WT)

Written Test will examine candidate’s (communication) theoretical understanding, ability to investigate a communication phenomenon and ability to interpret data and draw conclusions.

WT will be descriptive in nature and is based on prescribed readings. Candidates shortlisted after telephonic interviews will be sent prescribed readings via email. They are required to read them critically. Candidates may bring copies of the readings to the WT as this is an open-book exam.

Group Discussion (GD)

Group Discussion will include a group of 6-8 candidates who will be given a GD topic on the spot. The group will be allowed to deliberate and reflect on the topic for first 15 minutes followed by a 30 minutes discussion. GD process will be evaluated by a panel of experts.

Day 2:

Individual Presentation (IP)

The candidate will be given a presentation topic on the spot. S/he will be given 90 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to present to a panel of experts. Candidates will be required to make PowerPoint (PPT) presentations. A computer will be allotted to each candidate for creating PPT. Candidates may bring their own laptops as well. However, each candidate will be required to bring a USB flash drive.

Personal Interview (PI)

Personal Interview will follow the IP where a panel of experts will assess candidate’s personality and passion for research.

Detailed test structure and timings will be sent to candidates shortlisted for FPM Admission Test.

Selection to the programme is based on:

  1. Performance in FPM Admission Test
  2. Consistent academic performance from 10+2 onwards, and
  3. Professional work/research experience in media and communication

Fee Structure

The various fees charged by the Institute from FPM students are:

Fee to be paid along with completed FPM application formRs. 2,500.00
Fee to be paid along with the acceptance of admission offerRs. 25,000.00*

Rs. 15, 000 will be refunded after successful completion of first year and 5, 000 after successful completion of the Programme.

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