Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bangalore

College Name
Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, Bangalore
College Description

The Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media (IIJNM) is one of South Asia's leading post-graduate schools of journalism and media. Located in Bangalore in the heart of India's high-tech industry, the institute offers an excellent curriculum that combines both theory and practice to prepare its graduates for positions in the media industry. IIJNM is founded in 2001 by the BS&G Foundation, a non-profit Trust dedicated to promoting democratic values and institutions in India. 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 (see www.tgfworld.org and www.shantibhavanonline.org).

Address
Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media No. 502, 5th ā€˜Cā€™ Main, 5th Cross 2nd Block, HRBR Layout, Kalyana Nagar Bangalore ā€“560 043. India
More about the Institute

IIJNM is founded in 2001 by the BS&G Foundation, a non-profit Trust dedicated to promoting democratic values and institutions in India. 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 (see www.tgfworld.org and www.shantibhavanonline.org). With increasing opportunities for employment in the media profession, journalism today is a preferred career choice. As an independent institution not affiliated with or run by any one newspaper or media organization, IIJNM is able to maintain wider association within the industry. Our graduates have access to practically every media organization for possible employment. IIJNM offers a curriculum developed in association with Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. Its programs in print, television, radio and online/multimedia journalism embody the best practices in media industry and media technology. Today, the institute is regarded by many in the media community as among the best in journalism study in all of South Asia. If you aspire for a great career in journalism, you must get started with the best training for it. There is no institution that offers what IIJNM does for you ā€“ both theoretical and practical background and training by excellent faculty from around the world. You will be well prepared to take up the challenge and move up the ladder in the media profession.

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