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Location: Admin. Office: No. 502, 5th ‘C’ Main 5th Cross, 2nd Block HRBR Layout, Kalyana Nagar Bangalore –560 043; India, 560, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Phone: 91-80-2545 2564, 91-80-2545 2565

Indian Institute Of Journalism & New Media -IIJNM

College Overview:

The Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media (IIJNM) is one of South Asia’s leading post- graduate schools of journalism and media. Based in the heart of India’s IT capital, the institute in Bangalore offers curriculum that is designed primarily to focus on practical learning along with theory to prepare its graduates to excel in the competitive the media industry. With the growing opportunities in the media profession, journalism is considered as a preferred career choice among the youth. As an independent institution with no affiliations to any one newspaper or media company, IIJNM has been able to maintain a healthy association with the industry. With assistance from the college placement cell, our students have been able to gain access to most media organizations for employment opportunities. In the past, all our graduates have received one or more job offers from reputed media related organizations at attractive packages.


Course Details:

IIJNM offers a curriculum developed in association with Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. The programs offered in print, television, and multimedia journalism embodies the best practices in media industry and media technology. Today, IIJNM has gained a reputation as among the best in journalism study in all of South Asia in the media community. Students constantly learn under the guidance of Indian and foreign veteran journalists and also, from guest lecturers from the media industry. Further, students get the opportunity to intern at various media organizations for between two weeks and a month. In summary, by the end of the academic year, the graduating class is ready to hit the road running in their chosen fields – an unmatched experience among media education institutions for motivated students. 



Situated on 5 acres of well-kept grounds, IIJNM is 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. 


The IIJNM program demands 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. Refreshing environment, adequate supply of clean water, and a secure area free of pollution and noise makes the stay comfortable and enjoyable for the students. The campus is just 45 minutes from Bangalore city center, and public transport runs very frequently. More on accommodation here…

Admission Procedures:

Admission procedure for the 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 by no later than June 10, 2016. Late applicants may submit completed form and the supporting documents post this date, which may be considered for admission if vacancies are still available. The application will not be considered unless all answers are typewritten (or printed legibly), signed and dated. Alternately, applicants may fill an online application form available on the home page of Note: Early applicants may submit their applications prior to March 31, 2016. We encourage submitting applications early to assure quick completion of the admission process to the limited number of seats and to avail fee concession. (see Fees & Payments—


Job Placement:

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


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