Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media (IIJNM)
Bangalore / Bengalooru , Karnataka

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Available College Facilities :Modern Classrooms, Placement Assistance, Library, Computer Labs, Wi-Fi Campus

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About Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media (IIJNM)

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.

Courses Offered at IIJNM Bangalore

IIJNM offers a curriculum developed in association with Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. Its programs in print, television, radio and online/multimedia journalism embody the best practices in media industry and media technology. After obtaining a diploma from IIJNM, our graduates also have the option of continuing their study for three more months in a prestigious Master’s degree programme at Salford University in the U.K.

Today, IIJNM 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 journalists who are complemented by guest lecturers from the media industry. 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.

Masters Degree Courses (3)
  • PG Diploma in Print Journalism

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  • PG Diploma in Multimedia Journalism

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  • PG Diploma in Broadcast Journalism

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Diploma Courses (1)
  • Diploma in Print, Broadcast & Multimedia journalism

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Placements at IIJNM Bangalore

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.

Available College Facilities

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.

Hostel Facilities

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.

Laboratory Facilities

IIJNM has a sophisticated media lab wherein every student is assigned to a private work desk and personal computer. In addition to this, students also have access to 12 state of the art video edit suites as well as a radio recording room and a television broadcast studio from where students conduct live news broadcasts twice a week.


The Institute has a library that contains many journalism and academic related texts as well as subscribes to over 20 news dailies and magazines. The institute also subscribes to several fee-based websites in addition to our own extensive digital library.

Classroom Facilities

The institute has well furnished classrooms with all modern facilities.

Eminent Faculty Members

The full-time faculty members come from the nation's leading news organizations and academic institutions. They have wide experience in print, broadcast and new media, and regard excellence in teaching and professional advising as their most important obligations to students. Full-time faculty are complemented by several part-time instructors who are currently serving in news organizations. Depending on their professional background, they teach courses in their areas of specialization. IIJNM invites nationally and internationally recognized individuals to deliver guest lectures. These individuals come from specialized fields such as law, environment, government, international finance, technology, art and others.

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No. 502, 5th ‘C’ Main
5th Cross, 2nd Block
HRBR Layout, Kalyana Nagar
Bangalore – 560 043

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