If students do not wish to pursue the regular course after SSC, they also have a choice of pursuing diplomas after SSC. Diplomas can be divided into technical diplomas and non-technical diploma courses. Technical diploma’s are for those who wish to pursue technical careers in engineering and technology. Diplomas can be followed up by either post diplomas or some courses also have a choice of joining the bachelors program after the completion of the diploma. Diploma courses are open to both girls and boys.
Engineering diplomas can be pursued after SSC. A sound knowledge of physics and
at least average numerical ability and a keen interest in mechanical work is vital
for success.Engineering diploma’s can be pursued in the field of
Electronics and telecommunication
These courses can be sought at the polytechnics. For more information on the list of polytechnics log on to www.dte.org.in or refer to our special book on engineering diplomas.
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Andheri, Duration: 2 years
Desktop Publishing (C.C.D.T.P.) Certificate course: Agnel Technical Educational Complex, Bandra
Diploma in Designing, L. S Raheja School of Art, Worli, and Eligibility: foundation course or SSC, Duration: 3-year full time diploma.
Indian Institute of Gems and Jewelry, MIDC, Andheri, www.iigj.org - Introduction to basic jewelry making. Duration: 80 sessions, Computer aided jewelry design and manufacturing. Duration: 60 sessions. Eligibility: SSC.
Rizvi Institute of Fashion Designing, Carter Road, Eligibility: SSC with 50%. Duration: 3 years full time diploma in Fashion Designing.
B.D. Somani Polytechnic, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai. Course offer: Fashion Technology, Duration: 1 year Full Time, Qualification: SSC (English).
Institute of Management & Technical studies, Dadar, Diploma in Library science. (Part time). Qualification: SSC.
K. M. Kundnani College of Pharmacy, Ulhasnagar, Eligibility: SSC. Duration: 2 years
Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition, Veer Savarkar Marg, Dadar, Mumbai
Craftsmanship in Food Production and Patisserie. 1 and ½ year full time certificate course in (Eligibility: SSC/ Marks/ Interview 6 months full time )
Craftsmanship course in Food & Beverage Service (eligibility: SSC/ Marks/ Interview)
Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, Certificate course in Craft Cookery. Duration: 1year. Eligibility: SSC
Global Institute Of Management Science (GIMS), Santacruz. Eligibility: 10+2 passed / appeared 10the passed/ appeared. Duration: 1 year Diploma in Hotel operation and 6 months certificate course. www.gimsinternational.com
18-month Diploma in Photography and Digital Imaging at Shari Academy of Professional Photography and Digital Imaging, CST Fort, Eligibility: 10th Std Onwards.
6 months certificate course in building supervision. At the National Institute of Construction Management & Research, Tardeo.
Government Institute of Leather Technology, Kherwadi, 3 years diploma in leather technology, 2 years diploma in advanced leather goods and footwear manufacture.
Bharati Vidhyapeeth Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management, (Affiliated to Mumbai University) Navi Mumbai. Course in bakery and cookery (duration 1year) Eligibility: SSC
Of Interior Designing, Ghatkopar 2-year bachelors in interior decoration & 3-year
part time diploma
Rizvi Institute of Interior Designing, Bandra - 4 years full time Diploma as well as 2 years full time, Diploma. Eligibility: HSC and SSC respectively.
Rachana Sansad, Prabhadevi, Mumbai (Three-year part time diploma after SSC with intermediate drawing certificate. Eligibility: SSC] Certificate recognized by DTE, Maharashtra).
Kala Vidya Sankul, Girgaon, www.kalavidya.org (Three-year part time diploma after SSC with 50%).
L.S.Raheja School of Architecture, Bandra (Three-year part time diploma after SSC with 50%. Same can be done after HSC.)
Academy of Applied Art, Gokhale Road, Dadar, (Three-year part time diploma after SSC).
IITC, Nariman point, Courses: 3-year degree & 1 ½ yrs diploma in interior decoration
Institute of Technology, Mumbai Central
E.D.P.Systems Institute, Thane.
Indian Institute for Training Computer Program, Dadar.
Institute of Electronics & Computer Sciences, Naupada, Thane.
Maratha Mandir Computer Academy, Mumbai Central.
Naval Institute of Technology, Colaba, Duration: 3 year. Eligibility : S.S.C
Om. V. Shikshan Sanstha, Kannamwar Nagar, Vikroli
The Girgaum Institute of Commerce, Girgaum
V.P.M.'S. Polytechnic, Thane. College Campus, Chendani, Thane, Mumbai
Vidyalankar Polytechnic, Wadala, 3 years
Y.M.C.A Institute of Commerce & Management, Colaba.
Apparel Manufacture and Design.
Typing and Short
Travel and Tourism Management.
Certificate course in Travel and Tourism Management.
Certificate course in Basic Tailoring
Certificate course in Fashion Designing
Other Certificate course in
Advance course in Beautician
Advance Telephone Operator
Diploma in Secretarial Practice
Fundamental of Audio Electronics
Fundamental of Video Electronics
Audio-Video Systemic Servicing
Certificate Course in Electronic Engineering
Certificate Course in Electrical Engineering
Workshop skill (turner-fitter-welder-fabrication)
Turner-fitter and machine shop practice