Advanced Diploma

Directorate General of Training (DGT), Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with M/s IBM India Private Limited in Feb. 2018 to offer Advanced Diploma in ‘IT, Networking and Cloud Computing’ by using high-end skill training facilities at NSTIs. Presently 446 trainees (271 Male & 175 Female) are undergoing training in 16 National Skill Training Institutes (NSTIs) including 7 NSTIs exclusively for women (NSTI(W)) in the country that are offering the said course for the session 2019-21. This 2 year course on Diploma is being offered in following 16 NSTIs (9 General and 7 Women) viz. NSTIs(G) at,Bengaluru, Bhubneshwar, Chennai, Dehradun, Hyderabad(V), Hyderabad(R), Howrah and Mumbai and NSTIs(W) at Allahabad, Indore, Kolkata, Noida, Panipat, Vadodara,Trivandrum and Calicut.

National Skill Training Institute , Chennai is an Institute under Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India is conducting the following Diploma Course(s).

Sl. No. Name of the course NSQF Level Duration Sanctioned Seats
1 Advanced Diploma in IT, Networking and Cloud Computing 6 2 Years 30

Objective : IT, Networking and Cloud course is very much essential in the current scenario due to a lot of demand in software industries where every industry is using cloud as base.

Combination of Subjects : In 1st year there are Five Core modules, in which following subjects are covered.

  • Core Module 1 (Computer Hardware Maintenance)
  • Core Module 2 (Computer Networking)
  • Core Module 3 (Web Designing)
  • Core Module 4 (Web Development)
  • Core Module 5 (Business Data Analytics)

In 2nd Year there are Three Electives where trainee has to select any of two elective modules

  • Elective Module 1 (Cloud Application Developer)
  • Elective Module 2 (Cloud Enterprise Developer)
  • Elective Module 3 (Web Development using Java)
  • On the Job Training as apprentices (last five months)

Selection : Admission is done through All India Common Entrance Test (AICET) which is conducted centrally by DGT HQ. The link is  Or

Eligibility for Admission : X/XII Std pass with NTC (NCVT certificate in relevant trade) of any one year or Two-year Trade with minimum 60% marks/First Class. or XII Std pass with minimum 60% marks/First Class. or X std pass with three-year diploma from recognized board and minimum 60% marks/First class in Diploma or Any regular degree from recognized university with minimum 60% marks/First class.

Stipend : A Stipend of Rs 3000/- per month (1st year and 7 month) & Rs. 15000/- per month will be provided by IBM for the duration of On the Job Training (OJT) during the last five months.

Admission & Award of Certificate : The minimum pass percent for Practical is 60% & minimum pass percent for Theory subjects 40%. For the purposes of determining the overall result, 25 percent weight is applied to the result of each module examination. After passing out the training programme, the trainee will be awarded Technical Diploma by NCVT which has worldwide recognition.

Fees Details :


Details Private general Private-SC/ST/PH
Admission fees 300/- per sem 60/- per sem
Registration Fees 200/- per Sem Nil
Tution fees 900/- per sem 300/- pe sem
Hostel fees 600/- per sem 600/- per sem
Hostel service Charges 100/-per sem 100/- per sem
Examination Fees 200/-per sem 50/- per sem
Total(1) 2300/- 1110/-
Gymkhana fees(2) 50/- 50/-
Hostel Deposit 125/- 125/-
Caution Deposit 500/- 500/-
Library Deposit 400/- 100/-
Total(3) 1025/- 725/-
Total(1+2+3) 3375/- 1885/-

Games : Games Facilities are available .

Working Hours : From 09.00 am to 5.30 pm with half hour lunch break on all working days (Monday to Friday).

Attendance : Minimum 80% attendance is required to appear in the Final Trade Test to be held at the end of the course.

Note : Above Fees / Charges subject to change as per direction of the DGT, MSDE, New Delhi.


Contact details

Director- +91-44-22501460



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