Time to Choose Your Course

Published: 14th April 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th April 2014 11:42 AM   |  A+A-


Edex brings you some niche diploma and postgraduation courses which you can pursue after Class XII and graduation

Financial engineering and risk management

The second batch of certificate in financial engineering and risk management will begin shortly at Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, New Delhi. The programme has been approved by the National Institute of Securities Markets, which is an initiative of Securities and Exchange Board of India, Mumbai |Eligibility: Graduates with good exposure in mathematics and statistics | Duration: 11 months. How to apply: Download the form from the website and submit it either in person or through post/courier | Last date of admission: Classes commence in July | Website:

Multimedia design

Raffles Millenium International, Delhi, is offering an advanced diploma in multiemdia design from Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore and degree programme from Raffles College of Design and Commerce, Australia. The programe will focus on fundamental broad-based skills in graphic design, skills of transforming 2D into 3D via creating interfaces and integrating programming abilities | Eligibility: Class XII students with 65 per cent and above | Duration: Three years | Number of seats: Limited | How to apply: Apply through the institute| Last date of admission: Admissions are open now | Website:

Thermal Power Plant Engineering

National Power Training Institute (NPTI), New Delhi,  offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Thermal Power Plant Engineering. The institute is an apex body for training human resources in the power sector.

Eligibility: Those with a three-years diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/Control and Instrumentation Engineering or equivalent with 60 per cent and above can apply | Fee: `75,000 approx.

Duration: 52 weeks | Number of seats: 60 seats.

How to apply: Applications can be availed at the institute. Should be submitted along with a demand draft of Rs 500 in favour of NPTI.

Last date of admission: May 12.



economics and


Indian School of

Business and Finance, New Delhi, an affiliate centre of the University of London (UoL), with academic directions from London School of

Economics and Political Science (LSE), is offering a postgraduate diploma in management, finance and economics. The diploma will be awarded by UoL. Students will appear for their exams at British Council, New Delhi.

Eligibility: Graduates or final-year students

Fee: `4,80,000 approx

Duration: One year

Number of seats: Limited

How to apply: Apply online

Last date of admission: Admissions are currently open.

Website: or

Profesional Programmes in Business


Headquartered in Noida, WLC College of India, with centres across the country is inviting applications for its programmes in business management with specialisations in marketing, human resources and finance 

Eligibility: Graduates. Students appearing for their final-year exams can apply | Duration: Four-year and two-year programmes available

Number of seats: Limited. 

How to apply: Download the form through the website and submit it through post or in person.| Last date of admission: April 30


Speech and Hearing studies

All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH), Mysore, is offering BSc in speech and hearing, MS Ed in hearing impairment and PG diploma in forensic speech.

Eligibility: For the BSc — students should have secured 50 per cent and above in Class XII or equivalent; for MS Ed — BEd/BSEd graduates; for the PG diploma — BSc, BE, BTech and MBBS students can apply.

Number of seats: Limited | How to apply: Apply online | Last date of admission: May 23 for BSc and June 17 for MS Ed and PG diploma courses.


Compiled by Kaviya Sanjeevi,


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