11 Distinguished PG Diploma Courses at Osmania University

Osmania University is a state university located in Hyderabad. Established in 1918, this university provides academic excellence in almost every field. With its cultural deeply rooted Indian values coupled with a keen determination to stay up to date with international trends, Osmania University has become one of the best universities in India. Osmania University offers courses in Law, Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts, Commerce, Business Management, Engineering, and Technology. The admission to Osmania University is based on national and state level entrance tests like GATE and AP-EAMCET.

Osmania University has gained a lot of popularity in recent times. Currently, it has 3700 international students from more than 80 countries. With more than 300000 students, it is amongst the largest universities in Asia. Recently, Daikin India has set up a center of excellence at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University.

Osmania University has a unique list of various PG Diplomas that are not available in a majority of universities in the country. Let us take a look at the list of some distinct PG Diploma courses that are available at Osmania University.

1. PG Diploma in Cyber Laws

Post Graduate Diploma in Cyber Laws in a 1-year course related to Cyber Security and Laws. With the increasing Digitalization, cybercrimes are also increasing and that is why there is the need for experts related to Cyber Laws.

The purpose of this course is to make candidate aware of various facets of cybercrimes, methods to address the problems arising out of online dealings, IPS issues and laws related to it. To get admission in this course, candidates need to have a bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized institute.

After doing this diploma, one can work as Cyber Lawyer, Legal Advisor, Cyber Consultant, Research Assistant, Security Auditor and Cyber Assistant. A diploma holder in Cyber Laws can attract a hefty salary of INR 30000 to 60000 per month right from the start of the job. Intelligence Bureau, CBI, NIC, NIA, and various departments of government are also keen to hire cybersecurity experts, apart from private companies.

2. PG Diploma in Museology

Museology is the art and science of managing museums. Since India has a lot of property related to its heritage and number of museums in India is quite big, demand for experts in this science is also very high. This course teaches various aspects related to managing museums, art galleries, and art collections.

For getting admission in this course, a candidate must possess a masters degree in Museology or History (with medieval history as a specialized subject). Candidates who hold a bachelor degree but have an experience of working in a museum (for more than 3 years) are also eligible to apply.

As we have talked earlier, this course offers a bright career for candidates. After doing this course, you can get a job at places like National Museum (Delhi), Indian Museum (Kolkata), RBI Monetary Museum etc. One can easily expect a starting salary of INR 15000 to 20000 after this course. However, the salary definitely rises significantly with increasing experience.

3. PG Diploma in Archival Science and Manuscriptology

History and Information of many important places and events are embedded in manuscripts, inscriptions, and documents. These are stored in scientific ways and are called archives, which are very important in understanding any such information.

This course in Archival Science and Manuscriptology teaches about the management of archives, their usage, ways of preserving them and understanding manuscripts. Candidates willing to get admission in this course must have a masters degree, with at least 50% marks, in the relevant discipline (AIHCA, History of Indian Culture). Graduates with more than 3 years of experience in this field are also eligible.

After doing this diploma, you can have a bright career. Jobs like Film Archivist, Photographic Archivist, Reference Archivist and Appraisal Archivist are available after doing this course. One can get a salary of INR 15000 to 20000 per month after doing this diploma, right from the start of the job.

4. PG Diploma in Taxation

Taxation is an important part of any business. Every business requires people to manage its incomes and taxes. This course is specifically designed to provide complete guidance on both industry-specific and individual-specific taxes.

The duration of the course is 1 year and candidates looking to get admission in this course must possess a bachelors degree in Commerce.

The scope of this course is huge as India has a huge number of companies and tax practitioners. One can easily get a job in these places after doing this diploma. Some of the job titles that one can expect after this job are an accountant, tax policy analyst, tax attorney specialist, revenue agent, finance analyst and personal finance consultant. Salary after this diploma can range anywhere from INR 15000 to 30000, at the initial stages of the job.

5. PG Diploma in Child Psychology

Psychologists are in high demand almost everywhere, be it schools, offices or research work. With the study of human behavior and mental processes, psychologists are able to find and fix the problems which we are not able to identify. This course in child psychology is specifically targeted to teaching candidates about mental problems that can occur at a smaller age, and how to treat them as well.

Osmania University provides this course to women only who hold a graduation degree in relevant discipline.

With rising demand for psychologists, this course promises a bright future for candidates. After doing this course, one can join fields like Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Sports Psychology, Educational Psychology, School Counseling and School Psychology etc. One can get a mid-level job here or one can even go for higher studies in this field. Your starting package in of this course can vary anywhere from INR 15000 to 35000 per month.

6. PG Diploma in Psychological Counseling

This course at Osmania University is for those students who wish or volunteer to help the physically and mentally weaker sections of the society but do not have the relevant skills to do so. PG Diploma in Psychological Counseling tells students various aspects of Human Behaviour, Clinical Psychology, Research Methodology, Psychological Testing, and Counseling Psychology.

To get admission in this course, a candidate needs to have any one of the above-mentioned qualifications: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Bachelor of Education, Degree /Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Social Work or Master of Science in Home Science (with child development).

After completing this course, you can act as a counselor in numerous places. Some of these are schools, rehabilitation centers, clinics, hospitals, special education centers, centers for people with challenges, geriatric centers, career guidance programs, a welfare organization, and NGOs. The salary here generally depends on the organization which you are joining. However, you can expect a salary of INR 20000 to 30000 per month at the start of your career.

7. PG Diploma in Geographical Cartography

In simplest of words, Geographical Cartography is the science of creating and dealing with maps. The person who is professional in making maps is known as a cartographer. This course is designed for those candidates who want to pursue a career in this field.

This course as Osmania University teaches students about types and usage of spatial data like longitudes, Latitudes, elevation, and distance. Candidates are also taught how to deal with nonspatial data like population density, precipitation levels, and demographic factors. Candidates thus get to know how maps are created for industries, travelers, and militaries.

To get admission in this course, candidates need to have done post-graduation in any of these fields – Economics, Geology, Statistics, Geography, and Mathematics. The candidate must have obtained at least 40% marks in such degree.

One of the major employers of cartographers in India is the government. Ordnance Survey, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Defence and Department of Transport are some places where you can get a job after doing this course. Private sector organizations using GIS or remote sensing technology also demand qualified cartographers. With proper skills, you can fetch a salary of INR 20000 to 30000 per month right from the start of your career.

In the era of globalization, business is not limited to boundaries of any nation. Every big business house becomes international these days and there is the demand for experts who can manage the international business. This diploma is specifically designed to provide candidates with knowledge of various aspects of international business. Candidates get to know the various rules, regulations, and laws associated with international business. Also, they get to know how the demands and expectations are met in such dealings along with the handling of various situations in International business.

To get admission in this course, candidates need to have a bachelor degree in any principle with at least 40% marks.

After doing this diploma, you can get a job in various multinational corporations, also, you can expect jobs in Indian Companies involved in import-export. Profiles expected are International Sales Manager, Project Manager, Logistics Manager, Consultant and Import-Export Manager. At the start, you can expect a salary of INR 20000 to 30000. However, this salary can rise very quickly if you showcase proper skills during your tenure.

9. Advanced PG Diploma in Cardiac Technology

With the increasing number of heart diseases in our country, there is a huge demand for the proper healthcare of heart patients. Along with knowledgeable doctors, there is also a huge need for qualified technical staff in this field. This diploma is targeted at fulfilling this need of the healthcare sector.

In this course, students are taught about various technical aspects involved in the treatment of heart disease patients. As there are many machines, instruments and medical activities involved in such treatment (apart from mainstream treatment/surgery by doctors), this course makes candidates complete qualified in all such needed activities. To pursue this course at Osmania University, you need to have a bachelors degree in any life sciences subject.

After completing this course, you can job various hospitals and clinics which provide facilities for cardiac patients. You may be involved in entry-level technical works like electrocardiograms, setting up stress tests and Holter monitoring. One can expect a salary of INR 15000 to 20000 at the start of such job.

10. Advance PG Diploma in Dialysis Technician

Just like what we talked about heart patients in the above course, this course is also of similar nature, but for kidney patients. With the increase in kidney problems in the country, hospitals and clinics need qualified technical staff for treatment of kidney diseases.

In this course, the students are taught about entry and medium level technical things involved while doing Dialysis, or kidney treatments. Candidates need to have a bachelor’s degree in any life sciences subject, to pursue this course.

Candidates are supposed to work in any hospital/clinic after doing this course. Things like setting up dialysis machine, preparing sterilization mix, calculating blood flow, monitoring patient and inspection of a dialysis machine are some of the tasks that candidates are expected to do the job. Salary expected of this course is also INR 15000 to 20000 per month.

11. Advanced PG Diploma in Medical Emergency Care

The purpose of this course at Osmania University is to create highly skilled and efficient staff that can manage a wide range of medical emergency situations. In this course, the students are taught about both technical and humane aspects of emergency situations. Candidates are given information about common medical emergencies and clinical skills required to manage them.

Candidates looking to pursue this course need to have a bachelor’s degree in any life sciences subjects.

Career prospect in this course is similar to the above-mentioned course. You will be working with a physician and will have to do entry and medium level technical and hailing works. One can expect a salary of INR 15000 to 20000 after doing this course.

With the addition of these courses, Osmania University has a holistic list of courses. From Undergraduate to Doctoral Level, Osmania University has relevant courses in almost all major fields. With its academic excellence, it has rightly proved that why it is ranked amongst the best universities in the country.

Amol Wagh

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