Diploma – is it a good choice?

IS PURSUING DIPLOMA A GOOD CHOICE?

A Diploma is basically a certificate for completion of a specific course generally a professionally or vocational course. The difference between Diploma and higher studies is that Diploma is generally shorter and very specific to the profession compared to higher studies or professional studies.

 

Below are the pros and cons of diploma which will help you analyze if a diploma works for you or not.


REASONS TO TAKE UP A DIPLOMA

  • Takes lesser time than post-graduation. Yes, a Diploma is generally completed in lesser than a year.
  • Specific skill set required can be learnt
  • Generally there is no age-bar or grade-bar for taking up Diploma. No entrance tests, just admit and start learning.
  • You will either start earning before or you would have already started earning giving you an added comfort of monetary factor in Diploma

REASONS TO AVOID DIPLOMA

  • Lesser exposure:

Comparing Diploma to post-graduation, Diploma has lesser exposure since it relates to development of a specific skill set

  • Specific¬†

A diploma does not provide a general coverage but covers all the important topics of a specific area. So only if you have a specific subject in mind, diploma is useful. 

OUR INSIGHTS

It would be best to take up a full-time Diploma if you are unable to pursue under-graduation for some reason and want to take up a job after 12th. However, if you have completed under-graduation then get a job and take up a Diploma (not full time) in the field in which you are working.

This will provide you an expertise and deeper acumen, understanding and comprehension of your work and field which will prove to be valuable for your job.

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