Correspondence PG Diploma Courses in Guidance and Counselling

PG Diploma in Guidance & Counseling through Distance Learning is a course that is offered by universities that are either recognized by the UGC and Distance Education Council or accredited by the NAAC.

Universities And Institutes Offering Guidance Counselling Distance Learning PG Course:

Given below are the names and contact details of the institutes/universities in India that offer this course:

Name of the University Contact Details
Jamia Millia Islamia (Arjun Singh Centre for Distance and Open Learning) Office The Hony. Director,

Arjun Singh Centre for Distance & Open Learning,

T.T.I College,

Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar Marg,

Jamia Millia Islamia,

New Delhi – 110025


Ph:+91-11-26921265, 26921264

Fax:+91-112621265, 26921265

Sri Venkateswara University Directorate of Distance Education Sri Venkateswara University,


Ph: 0877-2289477,2289434

Fax: 0877-2289554


Annamalai University Distance Education Annamalainagar

Tamil Nadu-608002

Phone: 04144-38610

Fax : 04144-38987


Vinayaka Missions University NH-47,Sankari Main Road, Ariyanoor

Salem-636 308, Tamil Nadu, India

Phone : 91 427 3987000,

Fax: 91 427 2477903


Nirmala Institute of Education Altinho, Panjim,

Goa – 403 001.

Phone: 0091 8322 225633.

Fax: 0091 8322 420186.

Eligibility for the Course: The minimum eligibility criteria required to apply for this course is a graduation degree in any field from a recognized university. The applicants should score at least 50% marks in the qualifying examination (10+2+3). However, some universities/institutes prefer Psychology as one of the subjects in graduation. In case the aspirant is a post graduate, he/she should not score less than 45% in the Bachelors degree examination and at least 50% in the Masters. Experience in teaching will also be taken into account.

Duration of the course: The PG Diploma course in Guidance and Counseling takes 1 year to complete. A maximum period of 4 years is allowed for the completion of the course through the distance education method.

Scope of the Course: Distance Learning PG Diploma in Guidance & Counseling will enable the students to:

  • Diagnose the intensity of the patient’s problem.
  • Integration of the therapeutic techniques.
  • Develop skills with the help of which establishment of a “relationship” with the patient can be made possible.
  • Relate the factors that are leading to the problems.
  • Interconnect the problems in a wider context (social or circumstantial).
  • Sort out the various techniques through which the problem can be solved.

Estimated Fees: The Distance Learning PG Diploma in Guidance & Counseling would cost around INR 15,000 per annum.

Career Prospects: Students who pass this course will be able to find employment in both the private and the public sectors. They can find jobs in the following places:

  • Child and Adolescent Guidance Centers
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Schools
  • Child Development Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Marital Counseling Centers
  • Clinics
  • Career Counseling Centers
  • NGOs