Diploma Programme

Diploma Programme for International Students

English for International Students

For 50 years ELTIS has been a second home to students from many countries. Students, graduates, working professionals from all fields, officers holding prestigious positions find a home and an excellent learning platform in ELTIS. We have had students from Afghanistan, Angola, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Congo, Djibouti, DR Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Lebanon, Mozambique, Myanmar, Niger, Oman, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Thailand, UAE and Yemen to name a few.

One Year Diploma in English Under SIU

Advanced Diploma of Proficiency in English & Career Skills (ADPE&CS)

Wish to pursue higher studies in India? But not confident of your communication skills in English? 

Symbiosis International (Deemed University) – SIU (Pune, India) offers Advanced Diploma of Proficiency in English & Career Skills (DPE&CS) – a one-year full-time pre-university foundation programme that is everything you need to get Ready-Steady and Go for your desired undergraduate or postgraduate programme. 

Name of the programmePeriodBatchEligibility
Advanced Diploma of Proficiency in English & Career Skills (DPE&CS)One yearJuly every yearHigh School / Diploma

In this programme, a student has an opportunity to 

1) Enhance communication skills in General English and Professional English
2) Polish Basic language skills as – Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, Grammar and Vocabulary
3) Learn Advanced skills as – Presentation skills, Voice and Accent Neutralization, Business Communication, Professional Writing, Soft Skills
4) Get introduced to various disciplines of higher studies – Arts, Commerce, Science, Engineering, Medicine, Management, Law, Media, Design, Architecture, Nursing, and several others.
5) Acquire language relevant to these various disciplines

What’s more… ? 

  1. Avail a FREE training for an internationally-recognised proficiency exam (suitable for you) conducted by Cambridge Assessment English under University of Cambridge, UK. 
  2. Take this proficiency exam (suitable for you)conducted by Cambridge Assessment English at ELTIS. 
  3. Get a month-long internship that gives work experience and practice in relevant communication skills. 
  4. A specially-designed bridge course – Introduction to India – People, Land and Culture for the student to acclimatize better in India.
  5. A basic Computer and IT skills course to help the student cope better with academics.
Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

1. Duration: 1 year

2. Batch Commencement Date: 6 July 2022

3. Mode: Offline

4. Fees: 

  • INR 1,000 – (at the time of Admission letter) – Non-transferable and
  • INR 71,096 – Programme Fee – on confirmation of admission
  • INR 3,500 – Book Charges

5. Timings : 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Monday to Friday

6. Admission : Admission is granted on first-come-first-served

7. Guidance : Students will take a Proficiency Test and
feedback on the performance.

8. Are the programmes recognized?

Yes, the Institute is recognised by the Govt. of Maharashtra and Ministry of
Education and Culture, Govt. of India.

9. Teaching Methodology:

  • Interactive classroom sessions
  • Audio-visual sessions
  • Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities
  • Discussions
  • Role- plays
  • Individual presentations

10. Criteria for passing:

  • Minimum 75% attendance is necessary to appear for the semester-end
  • Students are required to score minimum 50% marks in each skill in all exams
    and an aggregate score of 50% to get awarded with a certificate.

11. Certification: Certificates will be awarded by
Symbiosis International (Deemed University) to successful

12. Cambridge Assessment English: ELTIS is an authorised exam
centre for Cambridge Assessment English, University of Cambridge, UK. Hence, we offer various
Cambridge English Tests to our International
Students to obtain an international certificate of English language

  • The students appear for a proficiency test to determine a suitable Cambridge
    English test for them.
  • Students are offered free training for a suitable Cambridge English test.
  • A student may pay and appear for the test.
  • Certificate will be awarded by Cambridge Assessment English, University of Cambridge,
Admission Process: For International Students

I. Application Form

You can fill in the for  https://forms.gle/Ag6qGoEoQXfARYQL6 
We will process your admission letter and send you the account details for the
payment. Once you complete the payment, we will send you the admission letter
for further procedure.

II. Admission Procedure:

  1. Student applies online.
  2. Student uploads the documents.
  3. Student pays the Registration Fee.
  4. ELTIS issues the Admission Letter.
  5. Student takes the Proficiency test on batch commencement.
  6. Student starts the classes as per the details provided.
  7. Student pays the Academic Fee in first week of the batch.

Note: Students may apply for a VISA to come to India. However, acceptance of
VISA application is entirely the Embassy’s decision and subject to their

III. Documents required with the application form

  • Correctly and completely filled-in application form
  • 1 copy of passport
  • 1 Identity-card size photograph
  • Bank transaction details or swift transfer details or online payment

IV. Documents to be submitted after admission

  • Student Visa (2 copies)
  • Police registration and Residential Permit (2 copies)
  • Address Proof (Home Country) (such as Driving License, Identity Card)
  • 1 copy of the Marksheet or Certificate of the last exam passed (10th Std.
    or Graduation or Diploma, if any).

V. Mode of payment

  • Bank Challan
  • Our SWIFT code for international payment and IFSC code for NEFT / RTGS
    payment are given below.

VI. Our postal address is:

English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis (ELTIS) Symbiosis Bhasha
Bhavan Plot No. 419, Gokhale Cross Road, Model Colony Pune – 411 016,
Maharashtra, India.

Tel.no. – +91-20-25662822 / +91-20-25677431/32


I. Hostels

Symbiosis hostels provide separate accommodations for boys & girls.
Accommodations in Symbiosis hostels can be requested on arrival, and shall be
allotted as per availability. These allotments are on an annual basis. You may
check the details here:


Model Colony / S.B. road campus are the nearest Symbiosis hostel campuses.

II. Rented Apartments

Many of our students prefer staying in rented flats / apartments on a sharing
basis. If 3-4 students share an apartment, the expenses are reasonable.
Students may have food at our cafeteria or choose from many other options.

III. Private Hostels

Another option for our international students is to stay in private hostels.
We can suggest names of some agents/owners for private hostel accommodation.