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Best Distance Education Diploma and Certificate Courses after 12th

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaUpdated On: July 13, 2022 07:21 pm IST

Numerous diploma and certificate courses are available through the ODL (Open and Distance Learning) mode for students after completing Class 12th. Candidates can check the article below to know the best Distance Education Diploma and Certificate Courses after 12th.

Best Distance Education Diploma/ Certificate Courses

With the COVID-19 pandemic going on, the popularity of distance learning courses in India has increased. Almost every college has shifted their classes online and many have started offering distance education programmes so that students do not have to be physically present in the class. Students are also being attracted to the convenience and cost-effectiveness of distance education courses.

There are many distance learning programs available for each branch of education. This article provides you with the Best Distance Education Diploma and Certificate Courses after 12th. Candidates who are interested in pursuing Diploma or Certificate Courses from any of the top distance education universities in India may check this article to know the eligibility criteria, admission, and selection process for Best Distance Education Diploma and Certificate Courses after 12th.

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What is Distance Learning?

Best Distance Education Diploma/ Certificate Courses after 12th

Distance Education Diploma Courses after 12th

Distance Education Certificate Courses after 12th

Eligibility Criteria for Distance Education Diploma/ Certificate Courses after 12th

Application Form for Distance Education Diploma/ Certificate Courses after 12th

Admission Process for Distance Education Diploma/ Certificate Courses after 12th

Top College/ Universities For Distance Education

What is Distance Learning?

ODL (Open and Distance Learning) is a mode of education that allows teaching without the need of going to the classroom. Besides this, it also offers flexibility to the students without compromising upon the learning and quality of education. Distance learning also helps you save money as the fees of these programs is less than that of regular courses. The ODL system of India comprises many universities such as State Open Universities (SOUs), Indira Gandhi National Open University(IGNOU), and Correspondence Course Institutes (CCIs).

Best Distance Education Diploma and Certificate Courses after 12th

A wide range of courses for all branches of education are available through ODL (Open and Distance Learning). However, there are some courses such as Dental,Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Architecture, Agriculture, Hotel Management, Engineering, Medicine that are not permitted to be offered in open or distance mode.

Students looking for higher education options after 12th can now seriously consider taking up Distance Learning courses. A lot of work is being done to improve distance education in India and the delivery, quality, scope and overall experience of ODL courses will improve a lot in the future. Here are some of the best distance learning courses that you can pursue after 12th.

Distance Education Diploma Courses after 12th

Check the table provided below to know about the Best Distance Education Diploma Courses after 12th. The duration of most of these courses is 1 - 4 years. There is no age bar for these programmes except for the Diploma in Creative Writing in English course. The minimum age limit to pursue distance learning Diploma in Creative Writing in English is 20 years.

Course Name

Fee

Duration

Diploma in Aquaculture (for Science stream students only)

INR 6,500

1-4 Years

Diploma in BPO Finance and Accounting

INR 19,200

1-3 Years

Diploma in Creative Writing in English

INR 3,800

1-4 Years

Diploma in Dairy Technology

INR 14,400

1-4 Years

Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education

INR 2,000

1-4 Years

Diploma in Elementary Education

INR 12,000

2-4 Years

Diploma in Fish Products Technology

INR 10,800

1-4 Years

Diploma in HIV and Family Education

INR 3,000

1-4 Years

Diploma in Meat Technology

INR 14,400

1-4 Years

Diploma in Nutrition and Health Education

INR 2,000

1-4 Years

Diploma in Panchayat Level Administration and Development

INR 3,000

1-4 Years

Diploma in Paralegal Practice

INR 8,400

1-3 Years

Diploma in Value Added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds

INR 13,200

1-4 Years

Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables

INR 14,400

1-4 Years

Diploma in Watershed Management

INR 12,000

1-4 Years

Diploma in Women’s Empowerment and Development

INR 3,600

1-4 Years

Diploma in Tourism Studies

INR 4,200

1-4 Years

Distance Education Certificate Courses after 12th

The duration of Distance Education Certificate Courses after 12th lies between 6 months to 2 years. There are plenty of options available and candidates can find a course as per their interest.

It must be noted that some of the courses such as Certificate in Tourism Studies, Certificate in Persian Language, Certificate in Japanese Language and Certificate in Water Harvesting and Management have a minimum age limit of 18 years.

Candidates may check the table provided below to know the details of all certificate courses in distance education available after 12th.

Course

Fee

Duration

Certificate in Arabic Language

INR 1,800

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in French Language

INR 6,600

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Spanish Language & Culture

INR 4,500

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Russian Language

INR 2,500

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Disaster Management

INR 2,000

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Environmental Studies

INR 2,000

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate Program in NGO Management

INR 1,800

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Business Skills

INR 2,500

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Functional English

INR 4,000

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Urdu Language

INR 1,200

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in HIV and Family Education

INR 1,500

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Health Care Waste Management

INR 3,000

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Tourism Studies

INR 1,800

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Food and Nutrition

INR 1,100

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care

INR 1,500

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Organic Farming

INR 4,800

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Human Rights

INR 2,400

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Consumer Protection

INR 1,800

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Co-operation, Co-operative Law & Business Laws

INR 8,400

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Anti Human Trafficking

INR 1,400

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Communication & IT Skills

INR 5,400

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate Program in Laboratory Techniques

INR 3,500

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Library and Information Science

INR 2,000

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Community Radio

INR 6,600

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate Programme in YOGA

INR 5,000

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate Programme in Peace Studies and Conflict Management

INR 3,500

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Front Office Operation

INR 3,000

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Persian Language

INR 1,800

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in German Language

INR 2,500

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Food & Beverage Service Operation

INR 3,000

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate Programme In Value Education

INR 1,800

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in House Keeping Operation

INR 3,000

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Phlebotomy Assistance

INR 7,500

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Home Health Assistance

INR 6,000

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Geriatric Care Assistance

INR 6,500

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Japanese Language

INR 5,400

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Water Harvesting and Management

INR 2,400

6 Months-2 Years

Certificate in Fashion Design

INR 5,000

6 Months-2 Years

Eligibility Criteria for Distance Education Diploma/ Certificate Courses after 12th

Eligibility criteria for all Distance Education Diploma and Certificate courses will depend on the university you are applying to. You can check the official website of the Distance Learning University to know the exact academic requirements as well as age requirements for admission. Most of the universities accept candidates who have completed 12th with at least 60% marks.

Application Process for Distance Education Diploma and Certificate Courses after 12th

Candidates may follow the steps provided below to apply for distance learning courses after 12th.

  • Visit the official website of the particular university offering distance learning courses

  • Go to the admission tab.

  • Fill the application form available on the website. You can also fill the Common Application Form of Collegedekho for quick and hassle-free applications.

  • Choose the course for which you want to apply.

  • Once the form has been filled, verify all the information.

  • Upload all the documents mentioned in the application form.

  • Proceed toward fee submission.

  • Submit the application form along with the application fee.

Selection Process for Distance Education Diploma and Certificate Courses after 12th

Selection to any of the Distance Education Diploma or Certificate Courses after 12th will be done on the basis of the candidate's scores in the qualifying examination. Selected candidates will be called for the document verification round. Those who get selected can submit the tuition fee to confirm their admission.

Top College/ Universities For Distance Education

Take a look at the list given below to know about some of the well-known distance education Universities in India.

Amity University, Noida

Jagannath University (JU ), Jaipur

Chandigarh University

Graphic Era University - (GEU), Dehradun

Lingaya's Vidyapeeth (LV), Faridabad

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)

Sri Venkateswara University (SVU), Tirupati

Jain University, Bangalore

Distance Education Diploma and Certificate Courses after 12th can help many students who either don't have the time or finances to pursue a regular full-time course. Besides this, some of the courses also help the students to learn additional skills to enhance their presentation and communication skills.

Those who are looking to complete any degree after 12th can check some of the distance learning-related articles below.

Candidates who need help or suggestions regarding admission to distance learning courses in India can talk to our counsellors for the best advice on college admissions in India. Just dial our toll-free number 18005729877. Candidates who have any doubts regarding distance learning courses can also contact our experts on the CollegeDekho QnA Zone.

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