National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

Vocational Education Courses of NIOS are available in the following major areas:

Home Science
Business & Commerce
Teacher Training
Computer & IT
Engineering & Technology
Health and Paramedical

Popular Courses

• Indian Embroidery
• Beauty Culture, Basic Computing
• Computer Hardware Assembly and Maintenance
• Yog, X-ray Technician
• DTP, Certificate in Computer Applications (CCA)
• Plumbing, ECCE
• Electrical Technician
• Radio and TV Technician
• Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
• Fire Prevention & Industrial Safety
• Modern Secretarial Practice
• Cutting, Tailoring and Dress Making
• House Keeping
• Bakery and Confectionery
• Poultry Farming etc.

Eligibility Criteria

Entry Qualification

From literate to 12th pass

Lower age limit 14 years

No upper age limit

Application Procedure

Prospectus along with application form at a cost of Rs.50/- may be obtained from the NIOS regional Centers as well as AVIs / SAIEDs

Contact Information

Address: A-24-25, Institutional Area, Sector-62, Gautam Budh Nagar, NOIDA (U.P.)
Tel: 0120-4089899, 4089895

Last date for receipt of form: 31 July 2010

National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD)

Advanced Diploma in Child Guidance & Counselling (One Year)

Eligibility Criteria

Admission is open to both men and women who fulfill the following criteria.

• Masters degree in Social Work or Psychology or Child Development from recognized University, OR

• Graduate in Social Work, Psychology and Child Development from recognized University with minimum five years of experience of working with children, OR

• B.Ed from a recognized University with minimum of four years of experience with children

• Sponsored by organizations working in the field of Child and Adolescent Mental Health with minimum educational qualifications and work experience mentioned above.

Application Procedure

Applicants to apply only on the prescribed Application Form available with the Prospectus at the Institute’s premises. Application form and the Prospectus can be obtained fromPublication Officer (Room No.003) at the address given below on cash payment of Rs.200/-from 19th July, 2010.

In case, the Prospectus and the form is downloaded from the Institute’s website, the applicant would need to pay Rs. 200/- with the form either in cash or through a bank demand draft payable to NIPCCD at New Delhi.

Last date for receipt of form: 06 August 2010

Entrance and Interview: 17-19 August, 2010

Haryana State Counseling Society (HSCS)

Applications are again invited from Diploma aspirants seeking admission under Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme in Diploma (Engg.), Diploma (Pharmacy) & Diploma (Management).

Eligibility Criteria

Only sons & daughters of parents having annual income of less than Rs. 2.50 lakhs from all sources shall only be eligible for seats under this scheme.

Only 10% seats are available of the sanctioned intake in each course of Govt. Polytechnic and in aided course in Govt. Aided polytechnic.

For every 60 sanctioned intake in branch/division of study, one seat shall be. allotted to physically handicapped. Out of remaining, 3 seats will be allotted exclusively to woman students.

Application Procedure

(Note: For details of the scheme and how to apply, please refer to diploma prospectus 2010. The OMR Form and Prospectus will be available at Govt. & Govt. Aided Polytechnics in Haryana and HSCS office at Panchkula. The schedule for counselling under this scheme will be available at .

The candidates who have already applied & are able to register on need not apply again.)

Candidates should send OMR Form along with application form & Merit Calculation Form, Income certificate/Affidavit and all other relevant documents as mentioned in Prospectus/Brochure to Joint Director
(HSCS), Bay 7-12, Sector 4, Panchkula (Haryana) on or before 22.7.2010. No postal delay would be entertained whatsoever be the reason.

Contact Information

Address: Bay 7-12, Sector 4, Panchkula (Haryana)
Toll free No.: 1800-420-2026

Last date for receipt of form: 22 July 2010

Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IITM-K)

Master of Science in Information Technology (M.Sc. IT)

Eligibility Criteria

Entry-level requirement is a Bachelor's degree in any branch of Engineering/ Technology/AMIE or Master's Degree in Computer Science and Applications (MCA) with minimum score of 60 percentage marks or CGPA of above 6.5 out of 10 points, in the qualifying examination.

Application Procedure

Candidates are required to fill-up online application form

Application Fee

Rs. 750 (For General Category), Rs. 375 (For SC/ST Category) .

Mode of Payment : Demand Draft in favour of Director, IIITM-K, payable at any Nationalized bank in Trivandrum.

Contact Information

Address: Nila,Technopark Campus, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 581 Kerala
Tel : +91 471 - 2700777, 2700947,2700965
Fax : +91 471 2527 568
Email :

Last date for receipt of form: 20 July 2010

Selection Criteria: Admissions are based on All India Admission Test and Interview. Candidates with valid GATE scores and those applying under NRI / Foreign National category are exempted from the admission test. The All India Admission test will be conducted at Thiruvananthapuram. Those who qualify the test will be called for interview at IIITM-K, Thiruvananthapuram.

Written Test & Interview
Chennai & New Delhi: 22.07.2010

Hyderabad: 23.07.2010

Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Kochi: 24.07.2010

Trivandrum: 26.07.2010


Students with minimum 65 percentage marks or 7.0 CGPA in the qualifying degree examination are offered scholarship @ Rs. 8000/- p.m. to cover tuition fee, university fee and living expenses.

SC/ST Students admitted are offered scholarship valued over Rs. Two lakhs to cover tuition fee, lodging & boarding expenses, book grant and are also provided a lap top

DOEACC Centre for Calicut (DOEACC)

PG Diploma in VLSI & Embedded Hardware Design starting on 30th August, 2010

Eligibility Criteria

B.E./B.Tech in Electronics/Electronics & Communication/ Electrical/ Instrumentation & Computer Science or M.Sc. (Electronics).

Diploma students* may also be considered. Graduates with appropriate experience and final year students also may apply

Final year students have to include the copies of course completion certificate of their qualifying degree / diploma or copies of the mark lists up to the last semester / year . On the date of counseling / admission, he / she must produce the originals of course completion certificate mark lists up to the last semester / year examination.

Diploma Students will be eligible only for Advance / Diploma in VLSI and Embedded Hardware Design.

Application Procedure

Procedure for Online application: Students can apply online by filling up the online application form. The students are first required to obtain the DD for Rs.1000/- towards advance fee and Rs.500/- in case hostel is required. The students are required to fill the details with regards to the DD Number, Date and amount.

The students are requested to note down their registration number allotted after pressing the "SUBMIT" button and forward the demand draft mentioning their name and their online registration number. Online registrations not containing the advance fee details will not be considered for registration.

Procedure for applying using the Application form: The students can download the application form from our web site and fill the particulars and forward the same to the Training Officer along with the requisite fee as mentioned above.

Filled in application forms and Demand Draft should be sent to the Training Officer, DOEACC Centre Calicut, P. B. No. 5, NIT Campus Post, CALICUT - 673 601, Kerala.

The Name of the Course Applied for should be super scribed on the top of the cover in which the application form is forwarded.

The fees can be paid by DD or can be paid directly into our account from any bank where core banking facility is available. The details required for direct payment are as given below

Current Account No: 010401158037
Bank Name : SBI, NITC Chathamangalam
Bank Code : 2207
IFSC NO : SBIN0002207

Contact Information

Address: Post Box No. 5, P. O. NIT Campus, CALICUT - 673601, Kerala
Tel. : 0495-2287266, 2287166
Fax : 0495-2287168
Email :

Last date for receipt of form: 09 August 2010

Government College of Art (GCA)

 BFA (4 years degree course) in Graphics, Sculpture

Special Diploma for Deaf & Dumb and Mentally Challenged Persons in Painting, Graphics & Sculpture

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum qualification for admission to the Degree Courses is 10+2 class pass and for Special Diploma Course is 10th class pass respectively with a minimum of 40% marks in aggregate. (35% in case of SC/ ST/ OBC category)

Application Procedure

The price of prospectus at counter is Rs. 250/- per copy and Rs. 300/- by Money Order addressed to the Principal, Government College of Art, Sector 10-C, Chandigarh -160011.

Cheques/ Drafts/ Postal Order are not acceptable.

Contact Information

Sector 10-C, Chandigarh -160011
Tel: 0172 - 2740309

Last date for receipt of form: 20 July 2010