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), 3 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

Assessments

  There are 3 types of assessments for each course:

     onlineWeekly 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 Sri Lanka, Singapore 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 - ₹5,000 per course.

  Diploma in Programming: System Commands

  Diploma in Data Science: Tools in Data Science

     All other courses - ₹10,000 per course

  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 Course page
Programming in Python Foundational course Course page
Database Management Systems Programming course Course page
Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms using Python Programming course Course page
Modern Application Development I Programming course Course page
Programming Concepts using Java Programming course Course page
Modern Application Development II Programming course Course page
System Commands Skill Enhancement course Course page

Diploma in Data Science

Mathematics for Data Science II Foundational course Course page
Statistics for Data Science II Foundational course Course page
Machine Learning Foundations Data Science course Course page
Business Data Management Data Science course Course page
Machine Learning Theory Data Science course Course page
Machine Learning Practice Data Science course Course page
Business Analytics Data Science course Course page
Tools in Data Science Skill Enhancement course Course page