What is diploma? Diploma in Engineering (Polytechnic)

Engineering Diploma

The diploma is an engineering course provided by the state government. If you have any query so don’t hesitate and ask me about it. I am here to shot out your diploma related query.

First of all, you will be glad to know that I am also a diploma holder in Computer Engineering. So, I want to give you perfect knowledge about the diploma. And Diploma’s another name is polytechnic. It will be held every year. After the tenth standard, you can prepare for this entrance exam. The name of the entrance exam is the Polytechnic entrance exam.

The diploma is divided into different categories :

  • Computer Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Polymer Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Fashion Design

Diploma Entrance Conducted by State Government

The Polytechnic diploma colleges will be given on your rank got in the given entrance. If you got the less rank in the entrance you will definitely get your choice trade and the govt. college. Otherwise, you will get a private college and also trade can be different from your choice.

Fees in Diploma

  • Govt. college fees is 7000 Rupees in 1st year, after that 5 thousand in remaining two years.
  • But in private college fees is very high it may around 35 thousand.

Scholarship in Diploma

In govt. college if you have 80% above marks you get 11 thousand Rupees as a scholarship. And 70% above getting 8 thousand Rupees as a scholarship. the scholarship depends upon the state government. It can be different in different states.

Time Duration of Diploma – Three years

The Polytechnic diploma is of three years diploma in every field. You can also jump into second year in the diploma if you have ITI diploma and to polytechnic diploma. After give the entrance exam you will directly go into second year polytechnic. If you want after tenth then it will happen.

Advantages of Polytechnic Diploma or Engineering diploma

  • You don’t have to pursue the twelve class standard. It will Consider equivalent to twelve class standard.
  • You can do a job without pursuing a degree. You can get placed in a reputed job in companies like Wipro, Tata Steel, IBM, etc.
  • After diploma, your diploma is also equivalent to BSc. Degree in some places.
  • Government job also available for diploma holders in every field. If you want to know the govt organization that gives the government job. I will give you some govt. Organization name but this time the vacancy is more for diploma holders in the civil engineering department.
    • The first name is DRDO
    • The second organization is ISRO

Salary after three years diploma

It fluctuates at your knowledge. If you got placed from college campus the salary around 18-25 thousand. And if you want to search for a job by yourself the salary will be only 10 thousand for fresher.

If we complete a diploma in any specific course then we can apply for jobs that only relates to that course?

Yes, You can only apply only your trade jobs. Suppose you are from the Computer Engineering trade then you can only apply for a computer-related job. If you did a degree from another branch after diploma then you can apply for that branch. Example – You are done with CSE diploma and degree with Electronics then you can apply for graduation based Electronics department job. And diploma based Computer department job

Diploma in computer science after graduation with BSC maths?

Yes, anyone can do diploma computer science after graduation with BSC maths


Here, I share my experience. From all the above conclusion that the diploma duration is three years. And it is very best for those who have a lower background they study after the tenth and got less rank for Govt. college. Then you can get a job easily on basis of your diploma.

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