National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology offers PG Diploma and Short Term Courses

The National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT), Calicut is offering a slew of Postgraduate Diploma courses for the year 2019. The Institute is offering a comprehensive set of courses in the majority of areas of electronics and IT such as Embedded Systems, VLSI, Power Electronics, Process Control and Instrumentation, CAD/ CAM and Information Technology. Application invited for the courses.  Updated Prospectus for next batch of courses are available only for selected courses, while others will be available soon, said a statement issued by the NIELIT.

Course details

Information Technology

The Institute is offering the following courses:

  • 24-week PG Diploma in Cloud Computing starting from March 18, 2019, and the course fee is Rs.60,000
  • Advanced Diploma in Big Data Analytics has a duration of 16-weeks also begins on March 18, while the fee for this course is Rs.40,000
  • Advanced Diploma in Information System Security is a 12-week course beginning on March 18 and the course fee is Rs.30,000
  • Advanced Diploma in Artificial Intelligence, 12-week course starting on April 22 with a fee of Rs.35,000
  • Certificate Course in Network Administration and Security, six-weeks commences on February 4 and the fee is Rs.15,000

Embedded Systems Group

  • PG Diploma in Embedded System Design, 24-weeks, the course begins on February 20 with a fee of Rs.70,000
  • Certificate course on Embedded C and ARM Cortex is a course of four-week duration beginning on February 21 with a fee of Rs.16,800
  • Certificate course on Cyber-Physical Systems, four-weeks, starting on February 25 with a fee of Rs.15,000

Process Control and Instrumentation Group

  • Advanced Diploma-PLC/SCADA/DCS Engineer, 16-weeks, commencing in May 2019 with a fee of Rs.39000
  • PG Diploma in Industrial Automation System Design, 24-weeks, starting on March 25 with a fee of Rs.70,000
  • Certificate Course in Computer Aided Design using CREO, four-weeks, February 18 with a fee of Rs.8,000

Product Engineering Group


  • Advanced PG Diploma in Electronic Product Design and Manufacturing, 48-weeks, starting from February 18 with a fee of Rs.70,000
  • PG Diploma in Electronic Product Design and Manufacturing, 24-week duration, commencing on February 18, with a fee of Rs.70,000
  • Certificate Course on Electronics Board Design and Bring Up, three-weeks, starting on March 25, with a course fee of Rs.8,000
  • Solar Power Installation Operation and Maintenance, three-weeks, January 21 with a fee of Rs.8,000

VLSI Design Group

  • Advanced Diploma in VLSI Design and Verification, four months, starting from May 15 with a fee of Rs.45,000
  • PG Diploma in VLSI and Embedded Hardware Design, 24-week duration, starting from February 18 with a fee of Rs.70,000
  • Advanced Diploma – VLSI Physical Design Engineer, three months, starting on May 15 with a fee of Rs.35,000

Who can Apply

  • Candidates who have appeared in the qualifying examination and awaiting results may also apply (Conditions apply – please refer NIELIT Calicut Policies on Short Term Courses)\
  • Selection is based on merit / through online entrance test
  • Internship / In-plant / In- house/ Customized / Industrial training can be conducted on request in above subjects.

General Details

  • Click on individual course codes for more details of the courses. Some courses are modular programs. The full course name is displayed in boldface. One can apply for total/individual modules
  • For PG Diploma courses, Diploma Students (if eligible) will be given only ‘Advanced Diploma’ certificate instead of PG Diploma


  • Hostel accommodation is available for boys and girls on the monthly or daily chargeable basis
  • The hostel fee varies from Rs.1, 400 to Rs.1, 500 per month depending on the type of accommodation
  • However, students are required to pay the hostel fees for the duration of the course for which they are seeking admission at the time of joining the course


  • Canteen and Mess facility is available for both boys & girls, students, those who avail mess facility should pay monthly mess fee @Rs.130 per day
  • An amount of Rs.1, 000 should be paid as mess advance to the Canteen Contractor at the time of joining the mess which will be adjusted in the last month mess fee
  • An amount of Rs.3,000 should be paid as caution deposit (hostel and mess) at the time of joining the hostel which will be refunded/adjusted at the end of the course


  • The students are normally required to pay the entire course fee at the time of admission. However, in the case of certain specified courses, the students can also make payment of fees in instalments (applicable only for courses mentioned in the training calendar and are of a duration of four months or more)
  • Service tax on the course fee will be charged extra at actual
  • SC/ST/Physically Handicapped candidates are eligible for seat reservation for all the courses as per Govt. of India norms

Tuition Fees/Examination fees exemption for SC/ST students:

  • Tuition Fees/Examination fees are waived for SC/ST students subject to terms and conditions. The students are requested to see the Course Brochure/Prospectus to know the fees payable by them for the Course Materials and other charges

Intimation of Selection:

  • The students selected for the course/s shall be intimated of his selection by email/post/courier
  • The students are therefore required to provide their correct email address and are advised to check their email/visit our website to know about their selection
  • List of selected students shall also be available on our website (for selected courses only)

How to Apply:

  • Students are advised to apply online at
  • Payment towards non-refundable registration fee of Rs.1, 000 (not applicable for SC/ST students) may be paid through online payment gateway available in the Registration page or through any of the mode of payments specified in

Procedure for Online application

  • Students can apply online by filling up the online application form. Click here to apply online
  • The students are required to pay Rs.1000 through online payment gateway available in the Registration page
  • If any other mode of payment is opted, the students are required to fill the details with regards to the registration fee payment, later using the user ID and password received during online registration
  • Registrations not containing the details of the registration fee will not be considered for registration
  • If payment is made through DD, the demand draft mentioning the student’s name and the course name should be forwarded to the Training Officer

Procedure for applying using the Application form

  • The students can download the application form from our web site (Download Application Form) and fill the particulars and forward the same to the Training Officer along with the requisite fee as mentioned above

Mode of Payments

  • The course fee can be paid by one of the following methods

Forwarding of Application Forms/DD

  • The application forms along with the demand draft/payment receipt are to be sent to the Training Officer, National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology Calicut, P.B No. 5, NIT Campus Post, CALICUT – 673 601, Kerala

Course Transfer

  • Candidates who are not selected for a particular course may opt for transfer of registration fee to another course
  • The completed  Course Transfer Form/Refund Form has to be sent to the training officer at the above address


  • Placement assistance will be provided for successful candidates
  • For more details see Placement link


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