Admission procedure consists of:

  1. Completion and submission of application form
  2. Aptitude test, counselling and personal interview
  3. Notification and acceptance of admission

Deadline for completion and submission of Application Form:

Completed application form must reach IIJNM by no later than May 10, 2018. But late applicants may submit completed form and supporting documents after this date, which may be considered for admission only if vacancies are still available.

Note: Early applications may be submitted prior to March 31, 2018. We encourage submitting applications early to assure quick completion of the admission process to the limited number of seats. Those awaiting college examination results may be given conditional admission.

Checklist of Application:

All applicants must submit the following online, or by mail to the Admissions Committee at the address given below:

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Photocopy of official transcripts of academic records from undergraduate, graduate and/or professional institutions attended (when available). Those awaiting final examination results may submit copy of the transcripts when they become available.
  3. Application essay: Describe a recent event that has received major national or international attention, and how it affected you (between 600 and 750 words).
  4. The Rs. 1,000 application-processing fee by credit/debit card or bank draft or pay order (payable at Bangalore) and drawn in favour of “IIJNM Bangalore.”
  5. Supporting material (if any) such as writing samples (published), record of achievements, etc.

Completed Written Applications must be sent 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

Application deadlines:

Early application (with a concession of Rs. 10,000): March 31, 2018

Regular Applications deadline:  May 10, 2018

Aptitude test and counselling: Test and counselling will be held at the following centres:

AhmedabadSaturday, 28 April 2018
Bangalore *
Friday, 20 April 2018
Sunday, 06 May 2018
Thursday, 10 May 2018
Friday, 11 May 2018
Friday, 01 June 2018
Saturday, 02 June 2018
Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media
Opp. BGS International Residential School Nityanandanagar, Kumbalgudu

Kengeri Hobli, Bengaluru
Karnataka 560 074
ChennaiSunday, 22 April 2018 Mullai Infotech, 3/148, SBI Building, 1st Floor, Mount Poonamalle High Road, Ramapuram, Manapakkam Bus Stand, Chennai – 600 089
DelhiSunday, 8 April 2018SSR India Solutions, Jagat Complex KH., No-354, 100 Feet Road, Ghitorini, Delhi – 110 030
GuwahatiSunday, 29 April 2018 Assam Online, No. 7, Pngb Road, Gotanagar Nursery, Near Raddison Blue, Guwahati – 781 001
HyderabadSunday, 13 May 2018NexWave Learning Management Solutions Pvt Ltd, #15/1, Sector-3, HUDA Techno Enclave, Madhapur, Opp. Mindspace Raheja IT Park, Hyderabad – 500 081
IndoreSaturday, 28 April 2018 Islamiya Karimiya College, 2/2 Old Palasiya, , Indore – 452 017
JaipurSaturday, 21 April 2018 Divine Institute of Information Technology, No. 22, Ganesh Nagar 1st, Murlipura, Jaipur – 302 039
Kochi Sunday, 13 May 2018 Albertian Institute Of Science And Technology, Archbishop Angel Mary Nagar, Coachin Univercity, Kochi – 682 022
Sunday, 15 April 2018Met Technology Pvt Ltd, Godrej Waterside Building, Sector V, Tower 2, 13th Floor, Kolkata – 700 091
LucknowSunday, 22 April 2018 ICD Online Exam Center, Sarwan Plaza, 566 – Hind Nagar, Kanpur Road, Lucknow – 226 001
Mumbai Sunday, 29 April 2018Shree Mumbadevi Junior College Of Commerce
Ashok Chakravarti Rd, Damodarwadi, Ashok Nagar,

Kandivali East, Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400 101
PatnaSaturday, 21 April 2018Informatic Computer Education, No.-266, Road No.11-B, Patliputra Colony, Patna – 800 013
PuneSaturday, 12 May 2018Shraddha Education Foundation, 201/1, 66, Moraya Industrial Estate, Midc Bhosari, Opp. Hockey Stadium, Pune –

*  The admission test and personal interview will be conducted on the same day at the Bangalore Centre.

Click here for a sample of the IIJNM Admission Test.

Personal Interview:

For the applicants who have taken the Aptitude Test at other cities, personal interviews will be conducted at IIJNM, Bangalore, on the following dates:

Tuesday, 8 May 2018
Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Sunday, 27 May 2018
Monday, 28 May 2018
Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Wednesday, 30 May 2018

Results of interview will be intimated to the candidate within 48 hours.

Campus Visit (Optional):

While it is not mandatory, applicants are encouraged to visit IIJNM campus at any stage in the application process after emailing us at at least 3 days in advance. You can also call +91 78292 40368 to schedule a visit.


Students are required to arrive in college 2 days prior to the start of the academic year for registration.

Students are also assigned their dormitory residence and may stay in the hostel from the registration day itself.

All fees paid are non-refundable.