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.


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

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. Walk-in registrations are permitted at the centre prior to taking the test and interview.

CityDate Test Location
AhmedabadSaturday, April 13, 2019Debug Infotech Pvt. Ltd. (Aptech Computer Education), 3rd Floor Agrawal Avenue, Opposite BSNL Telephone Exchange, C G Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380 009
BangaloreWednesday, April 17, 2019
Friday, May 24, 2019
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Friday, June 21, 2019
Friday, June 28, 2019
Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Opp. BGS International School, Nityanandanagar, Kumbalgudu, Kengeri Hobli,  Bangalore 560 074
BhopalSunday, March 31, 2019Sagar Institute of Research & Technology, Ayodhya Bypass Road, K-Sector, Minal Residency, Bhopal 462 041
ChennaiSunday, March 31, 2019Vision Tech Park Pvt Ltd,  672/476, 8th Floor, Temple Tower, Anna Salai, Nandhanam, CIT Nagar East, Chennai 600 035
DelhiSunday, April 07, 2019Utkrisht Online Solution, D1/54 Second floor, Rama Rd, Block B, Najafgarh Road Industrial Area, New Delhi 110 015
GuwahatiSaturday, April 20, 2019Future Tech Education, 4th Jivitesh Manor RGB Road, Near Midland Hospital, Borah Market, Sree Nagar, Guwahati, Assam  781 005
HyderabadSunday, April 14, 2019Assert Tech Solutions, R3 Icon Building, above Bank of Baroda, Shaikpet, Raidargam, Hyderabad, Telangana 500 008
JaipurSaturday, April 06, 2019Rajputana Group of Education, Plot No. 1, Sector 11, Jhulelal Marg, Main Shipra Path, Jhalana Chhod, Mansarovar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302020
KochiSaturday, March 30, 2019Logic Institute Of Technology, Behind the Landmark Hotel, Vip Road, Near Kaloor Stadium, Kaloor, Kochi, Kerala 682 017
KolkataSunday, April 21, 2019Taleniq Technologies Pvt. Ltd, Anderson Building, EN-11, EN Block, Sector V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700 091
Mumbai Sunday, April 28, 2019Modi Business Centre, Citi Tower, 61 Dr. S. S. Rao Road, Near to Gandhi Hospital, Parel (E). Mumbai 400012
PatnaSaturday, April 13, 2019Maa Ambay Computers Centre, Rd Number 13A, In front of Shiv Kali Mandir, Rajendra Nagar, Patna, Bihar  800 016
PuneSaturday, April 27, 2019Haji Gulam Mohammed Azam Education Trust, 2390-b, Hidayatulla Road, Azam Campus, Pune 411 001
Sunday, April 14, 2019Shree Sai Infocom Computer, Kaushalya Complex, Bit More, Po-neori Vikas, Ranchi, Jharkhand 835 217

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.


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:; Tel.: +91-97380 20865.