Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media

Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media

Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media

                                                            Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media

Admin. Office: 316, 5th A Cross, HRBR Layout, 3rd Block, Kalyananagar Post, Bangalore 560 043, India

Tel: 91-80-2543 2565 / 2543 2575 / 2544 0164 / 2544 4995

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College Overview:

The Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media (IIJNM) is one of South Asia's leading post-graduate schools of journalism and media. Located in Bangalore in the heart of India's high-tech industry, the institute offers an excellent curriculum that combines both theory and practice to prepare its graduates for positions in the media industry.

 With increasing opportunities for employment in the media profession, journalism today is a preferred career choice. As an independent institution not affiliated with or run by any one newspaper or media organization, IIJNM is able to maintain wider association within the industry. With assistance from the college placement department, our students have access to most media organizations for employment opportunities. In the past, practically all our graduates have received one or more job offers from media related organizations at attractive salaries.

Course Details:

IIJNM offers a curriculum developed in association with Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. Its programs in print, web, television, radio and multimedia journalism embody the best practices in media industry and media technology. Today, the institute is regarded by many in the media community as among the best in journalism study in all of South Asia.

Students study under the guidance of Indian and foreign veteran journalist faculty who are complemented by guest lecturers from the media industry. Further, students get the opportunity to intern at media organizations for two weeks to a month. In summary, by the time the academic year ends, the graduating class is ready to hit the road running in their chosen fields – an unmatched experience among media education institutions for motivated students.

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Programs Offered:

1. Post-graduate diploma in print and web, broadcast or multimedia

2. Graduate diploma in print and web, broadcast or multimedia


One-year Postgraduate Diploma Program: A Bachelor's degree in any discipline is required. Applicants awaiting final year examination results or who will be graduating this year may also apply.

One-year Diploma Program: Students who have completed or awaiting results for 10+2 / pre-university are eligible to apply.

Duration and enrollment: 1 year.  Maximum of 100 students.

Admission Procedures:

Admission procedure for the diploma programs:

1. Completion and submission of application form (available on-line at

2. Online Aptitude Test

2. Personal interview

Completed application form must reach IIJNM by no later than May 31, 2012. 

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Job Placement:

IIJNM has a record of excellent placement; practically 100% of our graduates have been placed in media organizations at attractive salaries during the past several years. Active campus recruiting is complemented by persistent contacts with a large number of media companies.

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