The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), established by an Act of Parliament in 1985, has made continuous efforts to build knowledge society through inclusive education. The University began by offering two academic programmes in 1987, i.e., Diploma in Management and Diploma in Distance Education. Today, it serves the educational aspirations of over 3 million students in India and other countries.
IGNOU offers various courses to all the students which suits them in one or the other way. Let us have a look at the Diploma Courses offered by IGNOU after 12th.
Diploma Courses offered by IGNOU after 12th
Candidates can avail admission in the Diploma courses offered by IGNOU University right after their Standard 12th education. The duration of Diploma courses is almost same as that of Degree/Graduation courses i.e. 3-4 years depending upon the course. Presented below is a list of few Diploma Courses offered by IGNOU after 12th. Please have a closer look at the same.
|Diploma courses offered by IGNOU||Minimum duration||Maximum duration||Course fee||Eligibility criteria|
|Diploma in Aquaculture||1 Year||3 Years||Rs.6500/-||10+2 in Science Stream|
|Diploma in Panchayat Level Administration & Development||1 Year||4 Years||Rs.3000/-||10+2 Senior Secondary Pass outs|
|Diploma in Dairy Technology||1 Year||4 Years||Rs.12000/-||10+2 Senior Secondary Pass outs|
|Diploma in Early Childhood Care & Education||1 Year||4 Years||Rs.2000/-||10+2 or equvivalent|
|Diploma in Creative Writing in English||1 Year||4 Years||Rs.3000/-||10+2/even if candidate has not cleared 10+2 but above 20 years can apply|
|Diploma in Fish Products Technology||1 Year||4 Years||Rs.9000/-||10+2 or equvivalent|
|Diploma in Nutrition & Health Education||1 Year||4 Years||Rs.2000/-||10+2 or equvivalent|
|Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables||1 Year||4 Years||Rs.12000/-||10+2 or equvivalent|
|Diploma in Critical Care Nursing||1 Year||3 Years||Rs.5000/-||In-service Nursing Professionals|
The University has made a significant mark in the areas of higher education, community education and continual professional development. The University is committed to quality in teaching, research, training and extension activities, and acts as a national resource centre for expertise and infrastructure in the ODL system. Over the years, IGNOU has lived up to the country’s expectations of providing education to the marginalized sections of society.
IGNOU provides fine quality of education at a reasonable level. Along with it, free education is also provided by IGNOU to the jail mates all over the country.