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UPDATE: NIJ Admission Form ND, HND, PGD Programmes 2020/2021

Nigerian Institute of Journalism, NIJ admission form for 2020/2021 academic session into ND, HND, PGD & Special programme are out. Members of the public that are seeking admission into N.I.J National Diploma (ND), Higher National Diploma (HND) and Postgraduate Diploma programmes are hereby notified of this development.

Candidates who apply for the 2020 Nigerian Institute of Journalism admission will be subjected to a written entrance examination. The schedule of the examination has been released.

Nigerian Institute of Journalism Admission Form

NIJ Admission Form 2020/2021 Academic Session

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.

Candidate Eligible for NIJ Post UTME – ND Programme.

  1. Have 5 O’level (WAEC/NECO) credits, including English and mathematics at not more than 2 sittings.
    2. Prospective candidates are to sit and pass last JAMB’s UTME with the general cut-off mark

Nigerian Institute of Journalism ND Programme – Mass Communication

Candidate Eligible for NIJ HND Admission.

  1. Have a National Diploma certificate from a recognized institution with at least lower credit and 1 year post-ND industrial attachment experience.
    2. Meet the requirements for entry level (that is have at least 5 credits in your O’level result in not more than 2 sittings).

Nigerian Institute of Journalism HND Programme – Mass Communication

Candidate Eligible for NIJ Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) Admission.

  1. Have a good HND or University Degree in any discipline
    2. Show evidence of participation in NYSC or exception letter

NIJ PGD programmes – Postgraduate Diploma in

  • Print,
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Public Relations/Advertising.

The programme is designed to expose and equip the students with the fundamental principles and theoretical framework of Mass Communication practice.

Every student in all sequences apart from their professional courses, take these core courses:

  • Foundation of Mass Communication,
  • Theory of Mass Communication,
  • Mass Media Law and Ethics,
  • Mass Communication Research Methods;
  • Communication for Development, Media Management and
  • Topical Issues in Mass Communication.

1. You must pass the following subject(s) in O’Level obtained at not more than 2 sittings
* Credit pass in Mathematics
* Credit pass in English Language
and at least credit pass in 3 others subjects
2. First Degree or Higher National Diploma from a recognized institution.
4. Proficiency Certificate

1. You must pass the following subject(s) in O’Level obtained at not more than 2 sitting
* Credit pass in Mathematics
* Credit pass in English Language
and at least credit pass in 3 others subjects

Duration

a. 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.
b. 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.
c. Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

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

At the end of each semester and session, National Diploma and Higher National Diploma students are sent on 4-6 weeks Internship with Media organisations for practical experience prior to their graduation. At the completion of their programmes, National Diploma students go on one year compulsory Industrial Attachment (Internship) while Post- Graduate students are sent on a 6-week Internship programme at the completion of their course work.

Deferment of Admission

All candidates already offered admission may apply for deferment of admission for that session through the head of relevant department to the Registrar within six weeks of date of admission. The application must be supported with genuine reasons as well as documentary evidence where necessary.

How to Apply for Nigerian Institute of Journalism Admission.

Interested applicants are to logon to https://nij.edu.ng/Other-Links/Apply-for-Admission/AT/1/AT/1 to begin application process.

NIJ Admission 2020/2021 Application Deadline

Application for admission ends on 30th September 2020.


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