Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media

  • Name of the InstitutionIndian Institute of Journalism and New Media
  • Type of InstitutionJournalism
  • LocationBangalore
  • OwnershipPrivate
  • Accreditation/ affiliationIndependent institution
  • Courses OfferedDiploma and Postgraduate Diploma
  • Departments/ BranchesOnline or Multimedia Journalism, Print Journalism, Broadcast Journalism
  • Admission ProcedureApplication forms can be downloaded from the college website and submitted, along with processing fees, recommendations and essays, by the end of May (for year 2012), earlier registering is recommended; selection procedure is based on essays, admission test and personal interview
  • Campus PlacementsActive placement program
  • ScholarshipsNo scholarships but educational loans are provided through recognized Indian banks
  • Fee StructureINR 2.35 lakhs to 3.1 lakhs (for Indian students) and INR 3.5 lakhs to 4.5 lakhs (for foreign students); rates are exclusive of meals and hostel charges
  • Syllabi/ CurriculumSemester system; the curriculum is developed with the help of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York
  • Examinations & ResultsAdmission test can be taken online or in college (on select dates in the months of April and May)
  • Eligibility CriteriaPass in the higher secondary Bachelors degree in any discipline for PG Diploma
  • Established in the Year2001
  • Website
  • Facts & FiguresInstitute was founded by the BS & G Foundation
  • EventsWorkshops, Amphi Adda

The Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media or IIJNM, in Bangalore, is considered as one of the better journalism institutions in South Asia. It is not affiliated to any media house and maintains a healthy association with every company in the media industry. Students can opt for a diploma course after the 12th standard or a postgraduate diploma course after completing their graduation in any subject. These courses are of 1 year duration that includes 2 semesters of practical based training and theoretical knowledge. Specializations are offered in online and multimedia, print, television, and radio journalism. The syllabi of these courses have been created with the help of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism of New York. Apart from these the institute also offers short term or part time courses and online programs. These courses are offered in topics including Editing in the Audio and Visual Domains, Writing Business related Articles and other forms of Content, Multimedia Tools that are used in Journalism and Becoming a Professional Writer in Media.