Admission procedure consists of:

  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.

IIJNM admissions for the batch of 2019-20 open on December 1, 2018.

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
E-mail: admissions@iijnm.org

Application Deadlines:

Early application deadline (with a concession of Rs. 10,000): March 31, 2019

Regular Applications deadline: May 13, 2019

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

IIJNM Admission Test and Personal Interview:

Admission test and personal interview will be conducted on the same day at the following cities in April and May 2019:

Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Patna, Pune, and Ranchi.

The date and location for the admission test and interview at each of the cities will be made available in December 2018.

Click here for a sample of the IIJNM Admission Test.

Notification of Admission:

The results of admission test and personal interview will be made known via email and by courier within 10 days.

Open Days for visit to IIJNM Campus:

“Open Days” and admission counselling will be available at regular intervals during the admission period at our campus in Bangalore. Applicants who have not availed the opportunity to take the Admission Test or the Interview may request the same on any of the Open Days.

The Open Days will include a tour of our campus where you will be able to see the range of facilities, understand the program structure, and interact with our academic staff and alumni. While it is not mandatory, all candidates/applicants are encouraged to participate on our Open Days and experience the atmosphere of the Institute.

Admission Counselling will be conducted by the Director of Admissions. This is an opportunity for candidates/applicants and their parents to ask questions about the program, job placement, hostel facilities, etc.

Registration:

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.

Student Loans

In the past, several banks have provided student loans to IIJNM applicants who were accepted for admission. You may approach your local bank with whom your family has banking relationship for a student or personal loan for the programme. IIJNM will assist you in meeting the documentation requirements of your bank for the approval of student loan.

The institute has partnerships with several banks and financial institutions who have agreed to consider student loan facility for study at IIJNM. Those applicants who have been accepted for admission and wish to avail student loan through any of these organizations may contact Ms. Urmila Michael: Email: urmila@iijnm.org; Tel.: +91-97380 20865.