Interested in joining the next batch of the Diploma Program? Applications open soon.

Interested in joining the next batch of the Diploma Program? Applications open soon.

Term Structure

  Every year is divided into three terms of four months each - January Term, May Term and September Term.

  Each term of four months has 12 weeks of coursework (video lectures and assignments), 2 in-person invigilated Quizzes and End Term Exams.

Course Registrations

  In each term, learner may register for upto 4 courses.

  Foundational courses: The learners must register for the following two Foundational courses in the first term. Additionally, the candidate may choose to register for one or two more courses in the first term.

     Diploma in Programming: Computational Thinking and Programming in Python

     Diploma in Data Science: Mathematics for Data Science II and Statistics for Data Science II

  Projects: Two of the courses have a project component of 2 credits each. Learners registering for these courses will automatically be registered for the respective projects. These projects can be completed alongside their theory courses or in a later term.

     Diploma in Programming: Modern Application Development I - Project and Modern Application Development II - Project

     Diploma in Data Science: Business Data Management - Project and Machine Learning Practice - Project

Assessments

  There are 3 types of assessments for each course:

     online Weekly Assignments

     monthly in-person Quizzes

     in-person End Term Exam

  In addition, assessments may include projects, programming exams and vivas.

Exam Cities

  The Invigilated Quizzes and End Term exams are conducted in a number of cities spread across India.

  We also conduct in-person exams in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Singapore, Sri Lanka and UAE. Learners based out of other countries will be allowed to take up remote proctored exams. Note: Additional Exam Fee applies for all learners opting to write exams outside India.

  The map shows our current Exam Cities List. View List .

  If you reside outside India and cannot find a centre in your city / country, please write to ge-diploma@onlinedegree.iitm.ac.in for assistance.

Fee Structure

  For details about application fees, check Application Process section in Admissions page.

  Each term, pay only for the courses you register for in that specific term.

     Foundational courses - ₹4,000 per course

  Diploma in Programming: Computational Thinking; Programming in Python

  Diploma in Data Science: Mathematics for Data Science II; Statistics for Data Science II

     Skill Enhancement courses - ₹7,500 per course.

  Diploma in Programming: System Commands

  Diploma in Data Science: Tools in Data Science

     All other Diploma courses - ₹10,000 per course

     Projects - ₹2,500 per project

  Diploma in Programming: Modern Application Development I - Project; Modern Application Development II - Project

  Diploma in Data Science: Business Data Management - Project; Machine Learning Practice - Project

  Additional Exam Fee will apply ONLY for learners taking our courses from outside India.

  Fee waivers depend on the socio-economic background of the learner.

Family Income > 5 LPA Family Income > 1 LPA and <= 5 LPA Family Income <= 1 LPA
Fees Docs Required Fees Docs Required Fees Docs Required
General Full Fee NIL 50% waiver EWS + Family Income 75% waiver EWS + Family Income
OBC Full Fee NIL 50% waiver OBC-NCL + Family Income 75% waiver OBC-NCL + Family Income
SC / ST 50% waiver SC / ST 50% waiver SC / ST 75% waiver SC / ST + Family Income
PwD 50% waiver PwD 50% waiver PwD 75% waiver PwD + EWS / OBC-NCL + Family Income
SC / ST + PwD 75% waiver SC / ST + PwD 75% waiver SC / ST + PwD 75% waiver SC / ST + PwD

  The term family income for the purpose of availing fee waivers includes the income of the candidate, the income of his/her parents and spouse, also the income of his/her siblings and children below the age of 18 years. family income certificate is not required while applying for Diploma program, but will be required to avail fee weiver when joining the program.
Download Family income Certificate format

  OBC-NCL / EWS certificate, if applicable, need to be obtained in following format while applying.

Diploma in Programming

Computational Thinking Foundational course 4 credits Details
Programming in Python Foundational course 4 credits Details
Database Management Systems Programming course 4 credits Details
Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms using Python Programming course 4 credits Details
Modern Application Development I Programming course 4 credits Details
Modern Application Development I - Project Project 2 credits
Programming Concepts using Java Programming course 4 credits Details
Modern Application Development II Programming course 4 credits Details
Modern Application Development II - Project Project 2 credits
System Commands Skill Enhancement course 3 credits Details

Diploma in Data Science

Mathematics for Data Science II Foundational course 4 credits Details
Statistics for Data Science II Foundational course 4 credits Details
Machine Learning Foundations Data Science course 4 credits Details
Business Data Management Data Science course 4 credits Details
Business Data Management - Project Project 2 credits
Machine Learning Techniques Data Science course 4 credits Details
Machine Learning Practice Data Science course 4 credits Details
Machine Learning Practice - Project Project 2 credits
Business Analytics Data Science course 4 credits Details
Tools in Data Science Skill Enhancement course 3 credits Details