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Courses worth studying

Hindustan Times | ByAparajita Bharti
Jun 26, 2009 12:19 AM IST

If you want to get the professional edge but don't have much time for regular classes, DU’s post-graduate diploma courses has the answers. Aparajita Bharti picks out some interesting ones.

Diploma in Business Journalism and Corporate Communication

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Course highlight: Offered by Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, students of this 1-year course are able to get hands on experience through internships, which form an important part of the curriculum. Most students are placed on campus by media houses and advertising agencies.

Admission criteria: Admission to the 40 seats of the course is based on an entrance test with 80% weightage, interview with 10% weightage and group discussion with 10% weightage. The written test comprises Economics and Business awareness (30%), general knowledge and current affairs (20% weightage), general English (20%) and quantitative ability and logical reasoning (30% weightage)

Applications: Forms are available at the college till 2nd July.

PG Diploma in Cosmetology

Course highlight: Shyam Lal College offers this one-year course in which students study about chemical composition of cosmetic products and their effects on health. Experts from leading cosmetic companies and doctors give students practical exposure.

Admission criteria: The course has 40 seats. All science graduates with Chemistry as one of their subjects are eligible to apply for this course.

Applications: Forms are available till 10th July at the college.

Diploma in Conflict Transformation and Peace Building

Course highlight: The two-year diploma course at Lady Shri Ram College draws from sociology, political science, media studies and psychology. It combines lectures, case studies, panel and group discussions, seminars, role-playing, field trips, film screenings and interactions with senior practitioners and scholars.

Admission criteria: Graduates and undergraduates can apply. An interview will take place as a part of the admission process.

Applications: Forms maybe downloaded from Completed application forms should be submitted by 5th July.

PG Diploma in Special Education

Course highlight: This one-year course is run by AADI (Action for Ability Development and Inclusion) in affiliation with DU. It is followed by a three-month internship. The course equips students with special techniques to train differently-abled students.

Admission criteria: 50% is the minimum requirement in graduation to apply. A written test is conducted followed by an interview for selection.

Applications: Forms are available at AADI, Hauz Khas, till 26th June.

PG Diploma in International Marketing

Course highlight: Diploma in International Marketing (one year) affiliated to Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, is being offered at Sri Guru Gobind College of Commerce. The course is popular among campus recruiters as it equips students with techniques to cope with cross-cultural and cross-market challenges.

Admission criteria: Candidates will have to appear for an entrance test (70% weightage) followed by a group discussion (15% weightage) and interview (15% weightage). The entrance examination will be of two hours duration and will test students in Economics and Business awareness, general English and quantitative ability and logical reasoning.

Applications: Forms are available at the college till 2nd July.

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