Bangalore-based the Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media (IIJNM) was established in 2001 by the BS&G Foundation. BS&G Foundations is a non-profit educational trust. The BS&G Foundation was started as collaboration between the Adi Chunchanagiri Maha Samsthana Trust and The George Foundation. The former also runs several other educational institutions in medicine and engineering, while the latter is engaged in humanitarian projects and environmental issues.
Developed in association with Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York, programs offered by the IIJNM cover all areas of mass media which include print, television, radio and online/multimedia journalism.
- One-year Postgraduate Diploma: 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.
- One-year Diploma program: 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.
Limited numbers of seats for various programmes are available on a first-come basis. Indian as well as internationals students can apply for the courses. Shortlisted candidates have to undergo an on-line aptitude test. Qualified candidates are called for personal interview at IIJNM campus in Bangalore at a notified date.
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