South Asia’s 1st Regional Level Media Common Entrance Test For Undergraduate Media Aspirants powered by edInbox.

The GMCET-2022 is an all South Asia GLOBAL MEDIA COMMON ENTRANCE TEST that offers admission to the Undergraduate media courses. GMCET 2022, as the name suggests have global footprints with institutes & universities participation from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and many more countries, scheduled in the months of April to September, once each month, this year.

The exam is powered by edInbox, South Asia’s largest education focussed platform. With an expected 5000+ registrations for GMCET-2022, it is poised to be India’s largest undergraduate media aspirants’ base.

Global Media Common Entrance Test assesses the students for their communication skills and necessary analytics and logical reasoning essential for comprehending various scenarios and possible outcomes for a successful career in BA-JMC & BJMC, BMS (Bachelor of Media Studies), BMC (Bachelor of Mass Communication), BMM (Bachelor of Mass Media), BA (Media & Communication), BSc (Animation & Graphics), BSc (Media Technologies) Degree programs.

Getting yourself checked on your suitability for the media industry

Getting yourself counseled on media specialization by specific industry & academic experts on the opportunities and skills in each area

Getting yourself a score that many universities in India will accept and give priority to.

Getting yourself options for internships, live media projects and placements through GMEC member universities.

Participating Universities

Eligibility Criteria

UG Course BA-JMC & BJMC, BMS (Bachelor of Media Studies), BMC (Bachelor of Mass Communication), BMM (Bachelor of Mass Media), BA (Media & Communication), BSc (Animation & Graphics), BSc (Media Technologies) : The Candidates must have a minimum education qualification of Higher Secondary (10+2) or any equivalent Education with a minimum aggregate of 50% for General Category & 45% for SC/ST/OBC or should be appearing for the same in 2022.

A candidate with a three or four-year diploma, from a recognized university approved by AICTE with a minimum of 50% marks can also apply.

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Important Dates

Registration
Starts

1st July 2022

Last Date of
Application

14th October 2022

Exam
Date

15th October 2022

Result
Date

17th October 2022

GMCET 2022 Application Form

The application form for GMCET 2022 can be filled online only through the official portal : https://gmcet.org

Candidates will have to fill the application with all the relevant and valid information after making sure that they satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria for the examination. The application form will not be available in any other mode.

Application Fee :

Interested candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of INR 1000/- to be able to take up the examination. The candidature of an individual will be confirmed only after the payment of the application fee.

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How to Register?
  1. Visit the official website : https://gmcet.org/
  2. Register for the examination by providing all the required details and make sure that they are valid and correct.
  3. An automated email with Username & Password will be sent to your registered email ID/Phone Number for future references.
  4. After logging in to the portal, complete the payment by clicking on Pay Now
  5. Proceed to the payment portal and choose Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking or UPI as per your choice
  6. After successful completion, you would receive the Application form summary on your GMCET profile page as well as on your registered email ID. Download the Application form summary & save it for future references.

Important Instructions for Exam

GMCET exam duration is one hour having 100 multiple choice questions with only one correct answer. The exam will be of a total of 100 marks and checks the student’s ability in four sections, with all multiple-choice questions. The GMCET assesses basic knowledge of the applicant in these four areas, with 25 questions in each segment: (A) English Language & IQ; (B) General Knowledge of News & Current Affairs; (C) Entertainment Media Knowledge; and (D) Brands & Brand Communication Basic Knowledge.

The GMCET 2022 exam will be conducted in Online Mode. Candidates will be given a time slot to appear for the exam. Candidates are requested to appear at least 15 minutes before the beginning of the examination. The test slots for the exam day will be informed a day before the examination on your registered email and mobile number.

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Test Structure

  • Total Questions : 100 questions
  • Total marks : 100 marks Total time : 60 mins

  • Paper Pattern : Multiple choice with only one correct answer
    Sections : 4 Sections of 25 Marks each
  • Marking Scheme : 1 Mark for each correct answer
    Negative Marking : No
  • (A) English Language & IQ : 25 Questions
  • (B) General Knowledge of News & Current Affairs : 25 Questions
  • (C) Entertainment Media Knowledge: 25 Questions
  • (D) Brands & Brand Communication Basic Knowledge. : 25 Questions

Global Media Education Council

GMCET is a first of its kind of initiative of GMEC , to standardise the assessment of aspiring graduates of media industry.

  • The GMEC with its illustrious members from various fields contributes to the learning approaches, tools and techniques, and also in selecting the best entry-level talent in media educational institutes.
  • The Council shall work as a bridge among the three stakeholders: media educators (institutes), learners (trainees) and the industry (recruiters).
  • The Council is being established in India, first through a non-profit organization by Indian law. Gradually it will have national chapters, apart from a global body.
  • Edinbox.com, a distinguished educational portal from India, has mooted the idea and backed it up initially. The portal and its management will have an integral role in nurturing this Council.

GMEC Members

Dr. Bhaskar Das

Group President, Republic TV Executive President, Dainik Bhaskar Group Professor, SPJIMR & MICA, Mentor M&E area

Prof. K G Suresh

Honorable Vice Chancellor Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, Bhopal

Shri Sandeep Marwah

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT
Asian Academy of Film & Television Honorable Chancellor, AAFT University, Nodia

Prof. Vivek Vaswan

Actor / Producer
Dean, School of Contemporary Media Pearl Academy

Dr. Ambrish Saxena

Group President, Republic TV Executive President, Dainik Bhaskar Group Professor, SPJIMR & MICA, Mentor M&E area

Prof. Pradeep Mallik

Professor,
School of Liberal Studies, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar.

Prof. Ram Mohan Pathak

Honourable
Vice Chancellor
Nehru Gram Bharti University, Allahabad, UP

Mr. Ashish Kulkarni

AVGC Chairman, FICCI Animation-Gaming Industry Stalwart Former CEO, Big Animation

Careers

A degree in Journalism And Mass Communication from an UGC approved University can get you jobs in various governments & private sectors. After completing your degree, you can choose to join any established Media House or try your hands at being an Online Content Writer for various media portals.

Among the various career opportunities, after completing your Degree, you may choose to

  • Journalist, Columnist or Reporter
  • Photojournalist
  • Illustrator
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Feature Writer
  • Staff or Freelance Writer
  • TV Correspondent
  • Video Jockey (VJ)
  • Radio Jockey (RJ)
  • News Analyst
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