Best PG Diploma Courses After Computer Science & IT Engineering

Hi readers! In this post, I’ve listed down some of the best PG Diploma courses available in front of Computer Science and Information Technology graduates.

PG Diploma courses

Computer Science is well known by the short name of CS among Indian students. Similarly, Information Technology is well known by the short name of IT. Hereon, I’ll address these domains by short names only! Also check – Science stream career options.

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The postgraduate courses mentioned in this post belongs to technical domains and topics. It means that you won’t find management courses in this article!


Why pursue a PG Diploma course, you may ask. A PG Diploma course can help you in many ways. Also check – Best courses after B.Sc.


First of all, graduates will be able to upgrade their skills through such programs! In this age of cut-throat competition, gaining an edge over your competitors is an important task. The PG Diploma programs mentioned here will help you improve your skills and knowledge.


These skills will help you get a better job and/or promotion at work! Similarly, these programs will help you specialize in sub-disciplines within IT, CS and other allied domains.


In this age of specialization and super-specialization, these programs will help you stand out from the crowd. Employers tend to favor candidates who have specialized in relevant domains! Also check – Best computer courses after graduation and short term computer courses.


Come, let us check out the list of courses now. Here they are –


List of Best PG Diploma Courses after Computer Science and IT Engineering

Here are some popular PG Diploma courses available in front of CS and IT Engineering graduates –

  • PG Diploma in Mobile Computing
  • PG Diploma in Internet of Things
  • PG Diploma in Big Data Analytics
  • PG Diploma in Advanced Computing
  • PG Diploma in VLSI Design
  • PG Diploma in System Software Development
  • PG Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems and Security
  • PG Diploma in Embedded System Design
  • PG Diploma in HPC System Administration
  • PG Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation
  • PG Diploma in Bioinformatics
  • PG Diploma in Systems and Database Administration
  • PG Diploma in IT Security
  • PG Diploma in AI and Machine Learning
  • PG Diploma in Software Testing and Development
  • PG Diploma in Networking Technology


Note: This is not an exhaustive list. Only popular courses have managed to find their way into this list! I’ve mentioned those programs, which are being offered by numerous colleges across India.


In short, finding a college offering these courses won’t be a difficult task anymore!


Eligibility Criteria

Since the above mentioned academic programs are PG courses, one must be a graduate in order to be considered eligible to pursue them!


Candidates who have completed relevant B.E. or B.Tech. programs such as CS, IT, EC, Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication and IC are eligible to pursue these courses.


Candidates who have completed relevant Master’s programs such as M.Sc. (CS, IT, EC etc) and MCA are also eligible to pursue these courses.



Course duration tends to vary from one college to another. It depends upon factors such as mode of learning, level of difficulty and course content. Most of these courses are 6-12 months long.



Tuition fees may vary from one institute to another. It depends upon factors such as – type of institute (Govt or Private), type of course, learning mode, scholarship status of student etc.


On an average, tuition fees could be anywhere between 50-100K INR. Other charges such as books, lodging, safety deposit, lab fees, exam fees etc may also apply!

Arun Kallarackal
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