When Is the Next Deadline?









An NSoJ postgraduate diploma in journalism will enable you to do the following.

Admission Requirements

Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism programmes in Broadcast Media and in Print & Convergence Media are open to (i) applicants who already have an undergraduate or bachelor's degree or (ii) applicants who are final year undergraduate or bachelor's degree.

The field of journalism thrives on diversity, and benefits from a multiplicity of experiences and viewpoints. We encourage applicants from a wide range of professional and educational backgrounds. Prior education or professional training in journalism is not required. Admissions to National School of Journalism, Bangalore (NSoJ) are very competitive. Our selection panel must choose from a large pool of well-qualified candidates. Selectors will also take into consideration academic and relevant extra-curricular achievements and any prior journalistic work such as published articles, blog posts, podcasts or other broadcast material.

Admission PROCESS

Candidates are required to register and complete the Admission Application Form online.

Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria for admission will be informed by email and will be required to take the PG Journalism Entrance Test (JET).

Examination Fee of INR 1,000 to be paid as directed in the email.

Student to appear for JET (A 90 minute exam, which will contain a combination of objective and essay questions)

Candidates who successfully pass the exam will be invited for an interview with a panel of eminent journalists

Offer of admission to be made to final selected candidates  


Admission Application Forms can be accessed by clicking here . On registration, you will receive a user name and password, which you can activate from the email address that you provide. Once registered you can login and start your application form. Should you encounter any technical difficulties or need help, please contact us.

We strongly encourage applicants to apply online. If you would, however, prefer to submit your application in physical form, please contact us and we will email you the form.


Fees & Payment Schedule for Admissions:

Admission Fees First Instalment By June 20, 2018 By June 30, 2018
Rs 375,000* Rs 125,000 Rs 150,000 Rs 100,000*
* Programme fees are subject to applicable taxes which should be paid along with the final instalment.

Programme Fees include examination fees, all teaching, studio equipment and training fees. Programme fees also include the cost of subscriptions for industry standard editing software, including Adobe Indesign and Adobe Premier Pro.


We have established a substantial corpus of funds towards scholarships and financial assistance for students registered in our P.G.D.J. programmes. We want to ensure that exceptional candidates have an opportunity to be trained at NSoJ irrespective of their financial background.

Our need-based financial assistance programme is available to successful candidates who register in our P.G.D.J. programmes through our Purrah Merit Scholarship and Financial Assistance Programme.

To apply for scholarship Click Here