With the third list of IIMC admission 2018, the institute has also released the final result for the 2017-2018 batch on its official website that is, iimc.nic.in. The IIMC runs courses like English Journalism, Advertisement and Public Relations, Radio and TV Journalism and Hindi Journalism. They also conduct courses like Urdu Journalism, Malayalam Journalism, and Odia Journalism. As per the final list, Anurag Sharma from the English Journalism course, Jammu branch, has secured All India Rank 1 with 80.4per cent marks. Rasshe Goswami has topped the Advertisement and Public Relations course by scoring 77.5 per cent, while in Radio and TV Journalism, Shashvat Jain has topped by securing 76.30per cent.
In Hindi Journalism, Deepak Kumar has secured 67.60per cent and bagged the first position. While talking to Anurag Sharma, we came to know about his inspiration and techniques to secure good marks in the examinations. On being asked how it feels to be an All India topper, he stated, “It is obviously a great feeling considering I was not so sure about scoring well in some of the subjects. But, it feels amazing knowing that all my hard work has paid off. I'd like to thank my friends and family for their constant support.”
Anurag Sharma has brought laurels to the Jammu branch of the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, which is famously known for their good academic records. Anurag feels that if you are honest with the work that you are being given by the institute, you’ll definitely score well. Coming from a journalism background, his goals were pretty clear from the beginning. He said, “It doesn't take much, you just need to be consistent with the assignments. Also, being in a regional center turned out to be a big plus as I was accountable for my work, and the teaching was direct. That I had graduated in journalism also added to my case.”
Anurag's classmate Harry Walia, a girl from Jammu, has secured 75.95per cent marks and bagged the fourth rank in English Journalism.
The IIMC is known for imparting hands-on training for newspaper production, TV and Radio news production and their main emphasis is laid on field reporting, covering almost all the important beats of a newspaper. Equipped with all modern facilities, gadgets, and support of faculty members, the students are exposed to ground reporting as well.