Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) Admission Forms for ND, HND, PGD and Special Programmes for 2020/2021 Academic Session [UPDATED]


Nigerian Institute of Journalism, NIJ admission form (ND, HND, PGD and Special Programmes) for the 2020/2021 academic session is now on sale.

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) National Diploma (ND), Higher National Diploma (HND), Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) and Special programmes for the 2020/2021 academic session.


Are NIJ graduates mobilized for NYSC? YES!! NIJ Grads are usually mobilized for NYSC. Like other graduates from universities in Nigeria, upon completion of the HND program, students who fall within the required age for NYSC and meet all other criteria are mobilized to serve in the National Youth Service Corps.

Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) Admission Requirements

Post UTME – ND Programme

Nigerian Institute of Journalism ND Programme – Mass Communication


  • Five Credit passes in the WAEC or NECO Senior Secondary Certificate Examination or its equivalent in five subjects, including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Student’s’ enrolment and admission is through (JAMB) Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). 
  • At the end of the course, successful candidates are awarded the National Diploma.

HND Programme

Nigerian Institute of Journalism HND Programme – Mass Communication

  • Five Credit pass as it is for admission into National Diploma
  • National Diploma in Mass Communication with a minimum of Lower Credit from a recognised and NBTE-accredited institution.
  • Evidence/Proof of a one-year mandatory Industrial Attachment. 
  • Admission is made directly by the Institution. 
  • At the end of the course, successful candidates are awarded a Higher National Diploma in Mass Communication.

Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Programmes

NIJ PGD programmes – Postgraduate Diploma in Print, Broadcast Journalism and Public Relations/Advertising.

  • You must pass the following subject(s) in O’Level obtained at not more than 2 sittings.
    • A credit pass in Mathematics
    • A credit pass in English Language and at least credit pass in 3 other subjects
  • First Degree or Higher National Diploma from a recognized institution.

Special Programme

The School runs specialised short-term courses for professional practitioners and intending practitioners in specialised areas of Mass Communication, Journalism and allied areas. There are such programmes as Photojournalism, News Writing and Reporting, Editing, Radio and Television Production amongst others.

You must pass the following subject(s) in O’Level obtained at not more than 2 sitting

  • A credit pass in Mathematics
  •  A credit pass in English Language

and at least credit pass in 3 other subjects

Duration of NIJ Programmes

National Diploma (ND)

The programme is of four semesters (Two Academic Sessions) duration for Full-Time students and Six Semester (Three Academic Sessions) for Part-Time students.

Higher National Diploma (HND)

The programme is Four-Semester (Two Academic Sessions) for Full-Time students and Six Semesters (Three Academic Sessions) for Part-Time students.

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

The programme is of Two semester (One Academic Session) duration for Full Time and Three semester for Part-Time students.

How to Apply for Nigerian Institute of Journalism Admission Form

Interested persons should  apply through the links below:

CLICK HERE

This year application for admission will close on 30th January 2021.

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