Institute of Diploma Studies is a constituent institute of Nirma
University of Science and Technology. The institute offers following diploma
Name of Programme
10+ S.S.C.E. from G.S.E.B. or equivalent with minimum performance as
laid down by Government of Gujarat from
time to time.
(Electronics & Communication)
All programmes are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (ACITE)
and Government of Gujarat.
The duration of all diploma programmes is 4 years (8 semesters). The academic
schedules of diploma programmes provide for a reasonable mix of courses in
Humanities, Basic Sciences, Basic & Applied Technology and Advance Technology in
interdisciplinary and advanced areas. Industrial training for one semester, a
unique feature of the programme, is also included. These courses promote
professional knowledge & skills in the area of their respective programme.
Under the category of Supplementary Courses, General Development Activity
Courses are included as additional courses in all the programmes. These courses
promote self-development, societal and environmental awareness.
The Institute has also initiated number of measures to bring the curricula and
assessment system of these programmes in conformity with international
standards. These measures are listed below:
• Revision of the curricula for greater relevance to industrial and
• In all academic decision making process, including development of curriculum,
method of teaching, systems of assessment, etc., substantial participation of
experts from industry is involved.
• The course is taken as a unit of registration. This will lead to focused
on each course and hence increase effectiveness in pedagogic efforts.
• The course is subdivided into components, such as lectures, term assignment,
laboratory and/ or project work, each with its characteristic identity. These
components are designed to develop greater understanding of the subject
• also to enhance analytical and practical skills, library use, self-study and
writing and presentation abilities.
• Each course carries certain credits and the assessment is grade based. The
assessment system is devised to motivate students for systematic and
study. Term assignments, laboratory and project work are given great
and are continuously assessed. Moreover there is Mid Semester Examination and
Semester End Examination for theory courses. This ensures greater rationality
in the assessment.
The co-operative programmes are specifically designed to make them suitable
for job requirements in the industry.
During the industrial training phase, students are provided with structured
industrial training under the guidance of senior faculty members from
institution and experts / professionals from the industry. The students are
evaluated continuously during the training and at the end of each phase of
The co-operative nature of diploma programmes gives students an effective edge
in performing their job skills at the industries. In-plant training in
industrial organizations for one semester is a unique feature of our curriculum.