Diploma Program Pattern


The normal duration of a Diploma program is of 3 years. These courses can be of a yearly or semester pattern. The diploma programmes having a semester pattern generally have duration of four years, comprising 3 years of regular study and 1 year exclusively kept for a compulsory industrial internship. Engineering diploma courses can be divided into two types depending upon the basic entrance qualification required. In the post-Senior Secondary Certificate (SSC) diploma course, students with a basic SSC qualification can be accepted into the course. The minimum qualification for entrance is an HSC pass certificate required for the post Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) diploma course. Another option of postgraduate diploma is also available which can be opted for after attaining the diploma degree, if not a B.E, B.Tech or a job.