One year Diploma in English under SIU

One Year Symbiosis English Course for International Students in India

Diploma of Proficiency in English & Career Skills (DPE&CS)

This diploma is only for International students. It is a full-time One Year Diploma programme under Symbiosis International (Deemed University). It helps you improve your English Language Communication both in Spoken and Written skills. This programme will help you in achieving better proficiency of English for getting into universities for higher education and good job opportunities. *Prerequisite: Students need to have basic knowledge in English.

Highlights of the Programme:

  • Diploma programme under Symbiosis International (Deemed University). 
  • Focuses on Spoken and Written skills
  • Helps academically and professionally

Structure of the Programme:

The programme is spread over 2 semesters in one year.

In semester-1, there are 7 courses.

In semester-2, there are 7 courses.

Semester -1

Enhanced Communication Skills I

Functional Grammar I

Reading Comprehension and Analysis Skills

Writing Skills

Thematic Expressions


Non-exam Grade

Spoken Hindi


Open Discussions

Semester -2

Business Communication

Professional Writing Skills

Functional Grammar II*

Enhanced Communication Skills- II

Language through Literature


Non-exam Grade

Personality Development


Field Visit and Assignment



Name of the course Duration Period Fees Eligibility
Diploma of Proficiency in English and Career Skills [Awarded by Symbiosis International (Deemed University)] 1 YEAR September 7, 2020 To August  14, 2021 US$ 2175 High School / Secondary Education / Diploma


*Note: Students with special needs receive personal attention from the faculty.

5. Criteria for passing:

  • Minimum 75% attendance is necessary to appear for the examinations.
  • Students are required to score minimum 50% marks under each head and an aggregate score of 60% to get awarded with a certificate.

6. Fees include the following:

  • Tuition fees
  • Charges for events & activities
  • Exam fees
  • Accident Insurance for the course period (applicable from the second week)
  • Health Insurance (applicable from the second month)
  • Free Medical check up
  • Use of Computerized Language Laboratory
  • Use of Library facilities, incl. Net Cafe.

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

8. 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 proficiency.

  • The students appear for a test to determine a suitable Cambridge English test for them.
  • Students who clock 80% attendance during DPE & CS Sem – I & Sem – II are offered free seats for the test along with the training.
  •  Otherwise, a student may pay and appear for the test.
  • Certificate will be awarded by Cambridge Assessment English, University of Cambridge , UK.
Note: Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Programme Structures Diploma of Proficiency in English & Career Skills (DPE & CS)