• Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media

    No. 502, 5th ‘C’ Main
    5th Cross, 2nd Block, HRBR Layout,
    P.O. Kalyana Nagar, Bangalore North (T),
    Bangalore Urban (Dist.), Bangalore – 560 043, India

Type of College





Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York

About Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media

Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Bengaluru is under the BS&G Foundation, which is a collaboration between Adi Chunchangiri Maha Samasthana and The George Foundation. It is known as one of South Asia’s leading colleges.

Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Bengaluru is a post-graduate school of journalism, affiliated with Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. Hence, the curriculum of the college was developed by the joint association of the BS&G Foundation and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Bengaluru aims at providing a curriculum that is a blend of western educational techniques and indigenous traditions with the latest concepts in technology so that once the students pass out of the institute, they are able to meet the challenges hurled out at them in the current communication scenario.

Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Bengaluru offers diplomas in print, broadcast and multimedia. After this, students can opt for Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism (PGDJ).

Students seeking admission to the college must register with the college and fill up an online application form.

Mission: The Institute’s mission is to educate students in a broad range of practical skills and concepts involving the gathering, editing and presentation of information. The purpose is not just to train candidates for the next job in the field, but to educate them for significant careers.

  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time.

  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds.

  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results.

  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students

  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, hostel, canteen, multipurpose halls, playground etc.

  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college.

  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility.

  • Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed.

  • State of the Art media lab with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments.

  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life.

  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs.

  • The transportation facility is available for students.

  • The college has a significant presence in the field of research.

  • The college has a large playground with equipment for different sports.

  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students.

  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject.

  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus.

  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution.

  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences.

Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Graduate Diploma in print, broadcast or multimedia journalism Full Time 1 Year Students who have completed or awaiting results for 10+2 / pre-university are eligible to apply.
Post Graduate Diploma in print, broadcast or multimedia journalism Full Time 1 Year 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.
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Internet
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Medical Facility
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation
  • Career Guidance
  • Grievance Redressal Cell
  • Counselling Centre





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