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IGNOU Diploma Courses Admission 2020: Fees, Eligibility, Application Process

Aishwarya Bhatnagar Aishwarya Bhatnagar
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IGNOU offers 1 year diploma and post graduate diploma programs in various departments. Programs are administered by their respective departments and eligibility criteria also varies for each of the offered programs. 

Admissions are based upon merit with a basic eligibility criteria of matriculation for admission. Some programs also require students to have field/work experience for selection to their choice of program..

Applications for all diploma programs are accepted for both January and July cycles every year. They can be submitted online through the respective department’s website of IGNOU.

IGNOU Diploma Courses Admission Highlights 2020

Type of ProgramsDiploma; Post Graduate DIploma
Duration 1 year
Maximum Duration for Completion2 years
Admissions January & July 
Applications Online 
Entrance RequiredNo 
Selection for AdmissionMerit based
Basic EligibilityPassed class X exams
Number of Departments Offering15

Check IGNOU Admission

CourseAdmission Link
UG Diploma in Paramedical,
Diploma in Vocational Courses,
PG Diploma in Hotel Management,
UG Diploma in Arts,
Diploma in Paramedical,
PG Diploma in Computer Applications,
PG Diploma in Science,
PG Diploma in Agriculture,
PG Diploma in Mass Communication,
UG Diploma in Science,
Graduate Diploma in Law,
PG Diploma in Law,
UG Diploma in Management,
Diploma in Science,
PG Diploma in Education,
UG Diploma in Agriculture,
Diploma in Arts,
PG Diploma in Arts,
PG Diploma in Medical,
UG Diploma in Vocational Courses,
Graduate Diploma in Management,
PG Diploma in Management
Admission Link

IGNOU Diploma Courses Details

There are above 35 Post Graduate Diploma courses and more than 20 diploma courses for admission to students. The maximum duration for completion of these programs is 2 years.

The courses are summarized according to their respective schools of administration:

  1. School of Social Sciences
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Courses
Library Automation and Networking Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information ScienceMerit basedINR 17,000
Disaster ManagementGraduate in any disciplineINR 6,300
Gandhi and Peace StudiesINR 3,700
  1. School of Continuing Education
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
Rural DevelopmentBachelor’s DegreeMerit basedINR 2,400
Counselling and Family TherapyBachelor’s degree with specialization in subjects like Human Development and Family Studies, Child Development,Human Development and Childhood Studies, etc. INR 16,800
Diploma Courses
Early Childhood Care and Education10+2 or its equivalentMerit basedINR 3,000
Nutrition & Health EducationINR 3,000
Panchayat Level Administration and DevelopmentINR 3,600
Event Management INR 8,000
  1. School of Translation Studies & Training
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
TranslationBachelor’s Degree Based on meritINR 4,000
  1. School of Management Studies
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Course
International Business OperationsBachelor’s Degree Merit basedINR 8,200
Diploma Course
RetailingPassed 10+2Merit basedINR 8,000
  1. School of Science 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Course
Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentGraduate from a recognized University/InstitutionMerit basedINR 7,000
Analytical ChemistryGraduate with Chemistry or B. Pharma./B.Tech. degree holders. INR 9,600
Applied StatisticsGraduation in any discipline. INR 7,600
Diploma Course
AquaculturePassed 10+2Merit basedINR 6,900
  1. School of Journalism & New Media Studies
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Courses
Journalism and Mass Communication Bachelor’s in any discipline with knowledge in English and ComputersMerit based INR 12,500
Audio Programme ProductionGraduate in any disciplineINR 10,600
  1. School of Education 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
`PG Diploma Courses
Higher EducationTeachers in an institution of higher education or Post Graduate Degree holders in any subject including a Professional DegreeMerit basedINR 3,000
Educational TechnologyGraduation from a recognized UniversityINR 6,000
School Leadership and Management Prospective and In-service Head Teachers/Principal with Graduate Degree from a recognized University
OR
Graduate /Post Graduate Teachers
INR 6,000
Educational Management and Administration Graduate in any disciplineINR 7,000
Pre Primary EducationINR 9,600
Adult Education INR 7,200
  1. School of Vocational Education & Training 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Courses
Pharmaceutical Sales ManagementGraduate degree in any discipline with Science in 10+2
OR
Graduate in any discipline without Science in 10+2 but with 2 years of working experience as a medical representative in pharma industry
Merit basedINR 7,400
Information Security B.Sc. (Computer Science)/ BCA/ B.Tech (Computer Sc.)/ B.Tech (IT) or its equivalentINR 21,600
Diploma Courses
Business Process Outsourcing — Finance and Accounting10+2 or its equivalent with English as a compulsory subject & 50% aggregate
OR
Bachelor's degree and above (with English as compulsory subject at 10+2 level)
Merit basedINR 19,200
Modern Office PracticePassed 10+2 examsINR 6,000
  1. School of Law 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Courses
Intellectual Property RightsGraduate in any disciplineBased on meritINR 10,200
Criminal JusticeAny Graduate/ Graduate in Criminology, Social Work & Functionaries of Criminal Justice Administration. INR 10,800
Diploma Course
Paralegal PracticePassed 10+2 exams OR BPP from IGNOUMerit basedINR 7,400
  1. School of Extension & Development Studies 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Course
Urban Planning and DevelopmentGraduation in any disciplineMerit basedINR 6,000
  1. School of Intra-Disciplinary & Trans-Disciplinary Studies 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Courses
Folklore and Culture StudiesGraduate in any disciplineMerit basedINR 2,400
  1. School of Health Sciences 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Courses
Hospital and Health ManagementMedical/Dental graduates from a Medical/Dental Institute of India or other countries recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI)
OR
Graduates in Indian System of Medicine (ISM) and Homeopathy, Nursing & Pharmacy with three years of hospital experience.
Merit basedINR 25,200
Geriatric MedicineMBBS INR 26,000
Maternal and Child HealthINR 30,000
HIV Medicine ProgrammeINR 60,000
Diploma Courses
Critical Care NursingNursing Professionals (RNRM) with Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)/B.Sc. (N)Based upon meritINR 5,300
Nursing Administration INR 9,600
  1. School of Agriculture 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Courses
Food Safety and Quality ManagementGraduation in Science with Chemistry/ Biochemistry or Microbiology as one of the subjects. Merit basedINR 14,400
Plantation ManagementGraduation in any disciplineINR 5,900
Diploma Courses
Value Added Products from Fruits & VegetablesPassed 10+2 exams
OR
BPP from IGNOU
Based on meritINR 12,700
Dairy Technology INR 15,200
Meat TechnologyINR 12,700
Production of Value Added Products from Cereals, Pulses and OilseedsINR 11,700
Fish Products TechnologyINR 9,600
Watershed ManagementINR 10,600
  1. School of Humanities 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Courses
Book PublishingBachelor Degree + knowledge of English & knowledge of word processingMerit basedINR 8,000
Women’s & Gender StudiesGraduation in any disciplineINR 6,500
Diploma Courses
Creative Writing in EnglishPassed 10+2 Based on meritINR 3,800
Urdu Passed class X with Urdu as one of the subjects or its equivalent or Certificate in Urdu Language from IGNOUINR 1,600
  1. School of Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Course
Sustainability ScienceBachelor’s Degree from a recognised University / InstituteMerit basedINR 6,200
  1. School of Social Work 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Course
Social Work Counselling Post Graduation from any discipline from a recognized University. Based on meritINR 13,200
Mental HealthPost graduates in Psychology/Social Work/ Nursing
OR
Medical graduates (Allopathy/Homoeopathy/Ayurvedic/Unani/Siddha)
INR 8,000
Environmental and Occupational Health10+2 in Science stream and graduation from any discipline INR 5,900
Diploma Course
HIV and Family EducationPassed 10+2 or equivalent OR BPP from IGNOUMerit basedINR 1,500
  1. School of Extension & Development Studies 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Course
Development StudiesGraduation in any disciplineBased on meritINR 5,000
  1. School of Computer and Information Sciences 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
PG Diploma Courses
Computer ApplicationsAny Bachelor's Degree of minimum 03 years from a recognized University
AND
Mathematics as one of the subject at 10+2 level/at graduation level;
Merit basedINR 21,600
  1. School of Foreign Languages
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
Diploma Courses
Teaching German as a Foreign Language DTG for all persons who have a B.A. degree and German B1 level and/or equivalent language proficiency Merit basedINR 6,300
  1. School of Tourism and Hospitality Services Management
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
Diploma Course
Tourism StudiesPassed 10+2 examsMerit basedINR 4,500
  1. School of Gender and Development Studies (in collaboration with School of Social Sciences) 
Program NameEligibility CriteriaSelection CriteriaTotal Fee
Diploma Courses
Women’s Empowerment and Development 10+2 or its equivalent OR Non 10+2 with three years working experience as development workers at any levelMerit basedINR 3,600

Note: The medium of instruction is either English or hindi or both depending upon the choice of program for admission. 

Selection is based on merit and reservation policy guidelines followed by IGNOU set by the Government of India.

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IGNOU Diploma Courses Fee Structure

Program NameFee Structure (total course fee)
Diploma ProgramsINR 1,500 to INR 19,200
Post Graduate Diploma ProgramsINR 1,400 to INR 60,000

IGNOU Diploma Courses Admission Process

The applicants can download the application form available in the common prospectus.

  • Fill the form and submit it to the department’s address. 
  • Only registration fee has to be paid with the application form. 
  • Programme Fee can be paid after confirmation of admission to the program. 
  • Each applicant should write the choice of the centre(s) in order of preference in the appendix 1(e) and submit the same with the form. 
  • The students will be allotted the Learner Support Centre keeping in view their choice, availability of the centre and seat in the respective centre. 
  • The learner support centre once allotted will not be changed unless there is a vacancy.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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