19 July, 2024

Regional Centre


Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 2 Years
Minimum Age: 20 Years
Maximum Age: No bar


  • All applicants who are 10+2 pass will be admitted.
  • Anyone without 10+2 but 20 years old and above will also be admitted.

Aims of DCE

The Diploma Programme in Creative Writing in English provides understanding, skills and professional knowledge about the art of writing and develops the creative ability of those interested in a professional career as a freelance writer. The curriculum is structured to impart instruction in progressive stages so as to ensure that a learner can assimilate information about a writer’s art and develops his/her creative ability. This Programme includes training in imaginative writing skills in relation to feature articles (women’s issues, book reviews, etc), writing short stories, scripts for TV/Radio, and writing poetry.

The Diploma in Creative Writing in English comprises two compulsory and four elective courses. Each course is of four credits.

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