Courses in India:
Courses are the general structure of teaching a core concept within the given time. The Units of teaching that is generally time Limited is known as course. There are many kinds of courses based on their Value, Motto, Concepts, and also Time. The evolution of the education system, Lifestyle patterns, and business trends has brought in an ample amount of courses in the country. Courses in India are not totally education oriented. They are pursued based on Interests and Passion. The following are the major categories of courses provided in India:
These courses are the traditional classroom-based courses provided by institutions. Students pursue full-time courses for a successful career in future. Categorization is based on the level of pursuance of the course.
- Undergraduate Courses: Courses pursued by students after their 10+2 Level are undergraduate courses. UG courses act as a foundation for the career of the candidate. MBBS, B.E, LLB, B.Tech, B.Com, BMM, B.Sc, BCA and also BBA are the popular Undergraduate courses in India. Undergraduate courses always come with a Bachelor tag.
- Postgraduate Courses: Courses pursued by students after their graduation are Postgraduate courses. These courses help a student gather deeper knowledge in the specified field. Postgraduate courses generally come with a master tag. The popular post-graduation courses pursued by graduates in India are M.Sc, M.Tech, M.Phil, M.E, MBA, MCA, MS.
- Diploma Courses: Diploma courses acts as a substitute to 10+2 studies in India. Students after their class 10 opt to take diploma courses in specializations based on their interests. Technical diploma and Non-Technical Diploma courses are available in India.
- PG Diploma Courses: Students who do not want to pursue a longer duration course opt to take Postgraduate diploma courses. These courses are generally of 1-year duration. Few common PG Diploma’s pursued after graduation in India are PGDM, PGDCA, PGDIB, PGDCE.
- Online courses are gathering a lot of limelight with the development of Technology.
- Basically, Online courses are slightly different from Correspondence courses. So the online courses fee structure is comparatively higher.
- Online courses involve virtual means for the process of teaching and studying. This has a number of advantages like flexible teaching time, lesser fee Structure, Availability of staff and so on.
- The online course examinations are both in online and offline mode, according to the norms of the university.
- Correspondence courses or distance education courses are provided by open universities in the country.
- Candidates who cannot pursue a degree in regular mode prefer distance education mode.
- Distance education mode involves full-time classes but with very fewer class hours per semester.
- Most of the UG, PG courses except medical courses are available in distance education mode in the country.
- Certification Courses are based on learning a very specific topic and also the related in-depth knowledge.
- Candidates opt for these courses to improve their knowledge of the concept to provide outstanding outputs and also to secure a decent job.
- Certificate courses can be technical courses and also Non-technical courses.