ISTD Diploma Registration and Course Fees

The application for enrolment must be in the prescribed registration form supplied along with its prospectus.

The registration form, duly filled in, must be accompanied by:

Prospectus Fees Rs.500/-

A non-refundable/ transferable Registration Fee of Rs.1000/- by cash or Demand Draft payable to "ISTD, Diploma Programme", New Delhi.

Full Course Fees of Rs.45,000/- in one lump sum or can be paid in three equal installments of Rs.15500/- each by cash or Demand Draft. Payable to "ISTD Diploma Programme", New Delhi


Course Fee for Armed Forces Official, Central/State Police and Para Military Forces Officer and Senior Citizen Candidate of Rs.25,000/- (can be paid in two installments of Rs.12,800/- each) by cash or DD in favour of "ISTD Diploma Programme", New Delhi, payable at New Delhi.

Rs.40,500/- towards Course fee for ISTD Permanent Institutional Members in one lumpsum.

Course Fees of Rs.40,500/- for SC/ST category in one lump sum or can be paid in three equal installments of Rs.14000/- each by cash or Demand Draft. Payable to "ISTD Diploma Programme", New Delhi.

Attested copies of Degree/Diploma, work experience in fulfillment of eligibility criteria (attestation by gazetted officers, above, are acceptable).

Two passport size photographs.

The full course fees is towards the supply of course material, ISTD Journal for one year and Internship Project Fee.

The registration is valid for a period of four years (subject to remittance of full course fee) which is the maximum period allowed for completing the Diploma Programme including the Internship subject to the provision of extension in validity period as specified.

Note 1: Complete instructions for filling the registration form are given in the form itself These instructions should be read carefully and complied with by the candidate. Incomplete application or application not accompanied with the registration fees and course fees or the required documents duly attested is liable to be rejected forthwith.

Note 2: In case application has to be rejected because the candidate does not posses the prescribed qualifications/ experience etc., the amount deposited towards the course fees only shall be refunded through a Demand Draft.

Note 3: No refund of course fees in case application is accepted for admission and course material is dispatched.

Note 4: The second installment, in case the course fee is being paid in two installments, must be paid within three months of admission. All remittances be made through either by cash or Demand Draft in favor of "ISTD Diploma Programme", New Delhi.

Note 5: Payment deadlines are specified in Schedule of Activities. A grace period of 6 (six ) days from the stipulated date for payment of second installment of course fee is normally allowed. In case of delay beyond six days, the course fee would be accepted on payment of late fee @ Rs. 10/- per day.

The course Structure has three components:-

Theory Papers, a curriculum of eight theory papers divided into parts A & B consisting of four papers each.

Response Sheets to be submitted for each paper before Due date, appearing in the written examination for that paper.

Internship Project, to be taken up after cleaning Part A theory papers. The report will be accepted on clearing at all the written papers and completion of 18 months prescribed period.