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PG Diploma in e-Governance

Capacity building among Government departments is one of the most important requirements for successful implementation of e-Governance programmes. This aspects has been stressed both under the national e-Governance programmes as well in the IT Policy 2007 of Government of Kerala. Based on the recommendation of the Administrative Reforms Commission on promoting e-Governance, State Government has proposed Capacity Building in the individual level by starting a Diploma/Degree programme on e-Governance. 

The Institute of Management in Government (IMG) and Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management - Kerala (IIITM-K) jointly conduct a one year Post Graduate Diploma in e-Governance which aims at high standards in Information Technology, Management and Governance. The objective of the course is to help the participants to understand how to manage e-Governance projects implemented in the state. The course is spread over 2 Semester with a total duration of one year.

Details of the course

  • Basic qualification for PGDeG should be Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with working knowledge of computers. BSc (Computer Science / IT), BCA, Diploma / Certification in Computer application will be an added advantage. Preference will be given to B.Tech / MBA / MCA / MSc ( computer science / IT) Degree holders
  • Course Fee: The course fee is Rs.75,000/-.
  • Course Coverage: In order to help the participants align the outcome of the course with their areas of interest the classroom sessions have been divided into Core courses and Elective courses and they are grouped under the following three disciplines.
    • E-Governance
    • Management
    • Information Technology
As part of the course, the candidates are required to undertake a project work in the final semester. The programme also includes lab sessions in IT and soft skills.

Circular for 2019-20 batch

The selection process of PGDeG course for the academic year 2019-20 will be as follows:

  1. Basic qualification for PGDeG should be Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with working knowledge of computers. BSc (Computer Science / IT), BCA, Diploma / Certification in Computer application will be an added advantage. Preference will be given to B.Tech / MBA / MCA / MSc ( computer science / IT) Degree holders
  2. Eligible candidates shall be selected after conducting a written test and interview. A written test of two hours should be conducted before interview.
  3. The written test is to be IT focused (Basic knowledge of computer operation, Operating System, SDLC, Management and IT Topics, IT Policy of Government, IT Act and Rules, Government process, Aptitude, Security, Quantitative ability, Logical reasoning.)
  4. Preference will be given to the members of Virtual IT Cadre.
  5. Preference shall be given to the candidates from Departments where more e-Governance initiatives are being effectively implemented/to be implemented.
  6. Each Department shall nominate maximum 3(Three) qualified officers for the year 2019-20.
  7. Age limit is 45 years as on 01st January, 2019.
  8. The department should forward the NOC of concerned, if the proposed candidate selected for the course. While granting NOC, the Department would also consent that the said employee would be deputed for one year for the purpose of the said course, in case, he/she is selected.
  9. Head of the Departments need to furnish a deployment plan at the time of issuing No Objection Certificate, how the officer would be positioned and utilised, role to be assigned/Project to be assigned to the candidates on successful completion of the
  10. The department also need to specify the criteria for the selection of candidate.

Head of Departments are requested to forward a list of three nominated candidates with their resume, and testimonials on or before 10/04/2019 to Director, Kerala State IT Mission, ICT Campus, Vellayambalam, Trivandrum. Ph: 0471 2726881, 2314303. Fax: 23 14284.

Last date for receiving application : 04.05.2019

Contact Details:

The Director,
Kerala State IT Mission,
ICT Campus,
Vellayambalam,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 033,
Ph +91 471 2726881, 2314303

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