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Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, IIJNM, Bangalore

Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, IIJNM, Bangalore
Opp. BGS, International Residential School, Nityanandanagar, Kumbalgudu, Kengeri Hobli
Bangalore, Karnataka
Phone-No: 91-80-25452564 25452565 +91-7829240368 9742295805
Email: Website:

About College:

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. IIJNM offers a curriculum developed in association with Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. Its programs in print, television, radio and multimedia journalism embody the best practices in media industry and media technology.

Course Name:

Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism (PGDJ) in Print, Broadcast, Online


The key requirements are:

Writing Skills

We expect journalists to be sensitive to language and to organize their thoughts clearly and coherently. While we provide remedial help in improving writing skills, fair command of the English language is a requirement.


Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism (PGDJ): 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.

Diploma in Journalism: Students who have completed or awaiting results for 10+2 / pre-university are eligible to apply. Prior knowledge of computer applications is not a requirement.

How to Apply:


1.    Completion and submission of application form

2.    Admission Test, Personal Interview, and Counselling

3.    Notification and acceptance of admission

Completion and Submission of Application Form:

Complete the application form to place your application on active review.

We encourage submitting applications early to assure quick completion of the admission process to the limited number of seats.

Apply Online OR Download Application form form the website.

Application Checklist:

·         Complete the application form (online or hard copy)

·         Upload or attach a photocopy of your marks transcripts and degree certificates. Students awaiting final examination results may submit their provisional degree certificates or the latest marks transcripts.

·         Upload or attach the required essay: Describe a recent event that has received major national or international attention, and how it affected you (between 600 and 750 words).

·         Pay Rs. 1000 towards the application processing fee to place your application on active review.

The application processing fee may be paid using a credit/debit card (for online applications), or bank draft/pay order (payable at Bangalore) drawn in favour of “IIJNM Bangalore” for physical applications.

If you choose Physical Application (hard copy instead of online), send completed form to:

Admissions Processing Office

Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media

No. 502, 5th ‘C’ Main, 5th Cross, 2nd Block

HRBR Layout, Kalyana Nagar, Bangalore –560 043 India

Tel: 080-2545 2564 / 2545 2565; Fax: 080-2545 2563


Note: Those awaiting college examination results may be given conditional admission.

Closing Date:

Regular Applications deadline: 10th June, 2020

Note: Those awaiting college examination results may be given conditional admission.

The scheduled date for the start of the next academic year is July 13, 2020.  However, it may be delayed in accordance with government advisories on the COVID-19 situation.


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