Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media - Bangalore

Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media - Bangalore

Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media - Bangalore

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Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media is the first choice for students who are looking for a carrier in Journalism and Printing. It is one of South Asia's top school for journalism and media. It is located in Bangalore, the heart of India's high-tech industry. The institute recognized by the government of India helps to learn the craft of journalism. Print, Web and Television are IIJNM's areas of focus.

IIJNM in association with Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York offers a curriculum that prepares its graduates for greater positions in the media industry.

One of the institute proffesor says that their whole purpose is not to train candidates for the next job, but to educate them for significant careers. More about the college…

Campus: The institute spreads over 5 acres of land with 30,000 sq.ft. facility with big auditoriums, sophisticated media labs, classrooms, conference rooms and library. Every student gets private and calm study area.

Courses Offered

1) Post-graduate diploma in print, broadcast or online/multimedia journalism.

2) Graduate diploma in print, broadcast or online/multimedia journalism.


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. Read more here…

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

Duration and enrollment: 1 year. Maximum of 110 students.

Admission Procedures:

Admission procedure for the diploma programs:

1. Completion and submission of application form. Download form here…
2. Successful completion of Online Aptitude Test
3. Personal interview

Completed application form must reach IIJNM no later than May 31, 2016.

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IIJNM provides students and faculties individual computers.

IIJNM has State of the art materials to facilitate student’s work.

Faculty members include nation's leading news organizations and academic institutions

IIJNM offers an i-Learning project to help professional development in the media.

IIJNM provides convenient and modern residential facility for students.

IIJNM has a journalism museum within its campus

Fees are moderate and affordable.

IIJNM offers student loans through banks for students.

The Institute provides transport service for faculty members and students.


The institution achieves almost 100% placement at attractive salaries every year.

Companies that came for placement in IIJNM include


· CNBC Awaaz


· Star News

· Newswire 18

· NewsX

· Indian Express

· Times of India

· Times Now


· Outlook

· Rediff

· Press Association UK

· Sakaal Publications

· Deccan Chronicle

· Hindustan Times

· Bangalore Mirror

· Infomedia

· Reuters

· Google

· CMPt



· TV9

More on placements…

Awards and Accomplishment

IIJNM is a recipient of the Knight International Press Fellowship.

International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), Washington, DC awarded IIJNM with Ford Environmental Reporting Fellowship in 2002-03.

Deepika Bhardwaj was selected by Thomson Foundation for the "Future Media Leaders Program" at Cardiff, Wales, UK, awarding a scholarship of £6900.

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) presented Supriya Khandekar with Young Development Journalist of the Year award at the Developing Asia Journalism Awards (DAJA) in 2016.

Renowned Alumni

Any mainstream publication or TV channel will have an IIJNM alumni.

Amrita M. Thomas - IBM
Chinmayee Manjunath - Tehelka
Debarshi Dasgupta - Hindustan Times
Dipti Jain - Indian Express
Hemali Chhapia - The Times of India
Karthik M - The New Indian Express
Nadeshda Zareen - The Indian Express
Swati Sengupta -
Tamara C. D' Mello - The New York Times (Intern)



IIJNM is situated on 5 acres of beautifully kept grounds surrounded by rolling hills.

The 30,000-sq.-ft. facility features large classrooms, auditoriums, a sophisticated media lab, library, and conference rooms. Each student is assigned a private study area with a personal computer connected to a network running powerful servers, e-mail, and high-speed 24 hour access to the Internet. Read more here…


The IIJNM program requires intense study for one year, and all students must preferably stay in the college dormitory next to the campus, unless an exemption is granted. A convenient and modern residential facility is provided separately for male and female students.

Healthy climate, adequate supply of clean water, and a secure area free of pollution and noise make the stay comfortable and enjoyable. The campus is just 45 minutes from Bangalore city center, and public transport runs very frequently. More on accommodation here…

316, 5th A Cross, 3rd Block,
HRBR Layout, Kalyananagar PO,
Bangalore 560 043,
Tel: 080-25444995/25432565/25432575
Fax: 080-25440210

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