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Certificate Programmes (6 months – full time)

Pralhad P Chhabria Research Center’s Certificate Programmes have been designed to groom quality human resource professionals for the technology convergence era. The current decade is being personified by connecting everything to the internet. And every technological innovation resulted from multidisciplinary research and product development. To realize the goals of modern India, the benefits reaped from the Information Technology revolution which started in early 1990’s has to be balanced by the indigenous product development capabilities. “Make in India and Made in India” are possible only when the mind is free to imagine, think, create and convert the theoretical ideas into tangible products & applications. Pralhad P Chhabria Research Center provides the right learning and research environment, coupled intellectual freedom. The main aim of Pralhad P Chhabria Research Center vision is to groom ideators, explorers, experimenters, inventors, discoverers, innovators and creators who would contribute in the nation building efforts for the new age.

Structure of the Programmes

Certificate Programmes are full-time courses of 24-week duration (6 Months)

Important Dates

Applications open till
15th June 2017
Last date for payment of first installment
25th June 2017
Commencement of Certificate Programme
26th June 2017

Eligibility Criteria for all programmes

Graduate in Engineering or equivalent (e.g. BE / BTech / 4-year BSc / AMIE / DoEACC B Level, etc.) in Electronics/ Computer Science/ IT /Electrical/Mechatronics/ or related areas, OR Postgraduate in Engineering/Technology (e.g.ME / MTech / MS) OR Postgraduate in Engineering Sciences (e.g. MSc in Computer Science / IT / Electronics / etc.), OR Graduate in any discipline of Engineering or equivalent, OR MCA, MCM, OR Postgraduate in Physics/ Chemistry/ Computational Sciences / Mathematics/Electronics Science or allied areas.

  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in their qualifying examination. ( For Programme Specific requirement refer Table 1.
  • No age restriction.
  • Candidates who have appeared / will be appearing for final qualifying examinations are also eligible.
  • GATE Qualified candidates can directly appear for Counseling/interview. GATE Qualified Candidates will be given a stipend of Rs. 4000/Month for the duration of the programme, on successful selection to the PGC programmes.
Table 1: List of programmes with Specific Eligibility Criteria
Areas Certificate Programme CODE Eligibility
Intelligent Systems Intelligent Systems & Robotics PGC-ISR Minimum 50 % in Graduation
Space Communication Engineering PGC-SCE Minimum 55 % in Graduation
Intelligent Automotive Systems PGC-IAS Minimum 50 % in Graduation
Intelligent Energy Systems PGC-IES Minimum 50 % in Graduation
Intelligent Agircultural Systems PGC-IAGS Minimum 50 % in Graduation
Intelligent Biomedical Systems PGC-IBS Minimum 50 % in Graduation
Internet of Things PGC-IOT Minimum 50 % in Graduation
Electronic & Photonics Systems Embedded Systems Design PGC-ESD Minimum 50 % in Graduation
VLSI Design PGC-VLSI Minimum 55 % in Graduation
Photonics Integrated Circuit Design PGC-PIC Minimum 55 % in Graduation
Unique Features/ Highlights:
  • Academic -Industry standard planned and structured programmes
  • 24 weeks full time Programme with more than 1800 hrs of lectures and projects
  • Enrolled candidate starts with project in the first module itself
  • Curriculum updated regularly based on industry standards
  • 24 hours Working Laboratories
  • Well-stocked library with access to professional Journals
  • Well-equipped laboratories with real-time instruments, equipment and gadgets
  • Complete curriculum delivered with hands-on approach as per international practice
  • Candidate passing out with distinction will be facilitated with an award along with cash prize in each programme
  • Support for publishing research work at international and national level conferences
  • Support and guidance for Social Skills development and entrepreneurship
Mini-laboratory:

Admitted candidates will be provided with individual, professional workspaces. They will be provided a mini-laboratory which contains all the necessary electronic hardware, software and tools required during the programme in addition to the common facility available in the Laboratories. This mini-laboratory would be property of the selected candidate.


Total PG Diploma Fee: Rs. 70, 000 (Inclusive of Tax)

Online Payment Bank details for fee payment

Refund and Cancellation Policy

Candidates must read and understand the rules pertaining to payment and refund of fees, before seeking admission to any program. No disputes regarding refunds will be entertained once the fees are paid. If a programme is cancelled by Pralhad P. Chhabria Research Centre due to lack of the minimum required number of students, the programme fee paid will be refunded to the candidates. However, these candidates may be offered admission to another programme preferred by them. During verification of the certificates at the time of registration, if any candidate is found to be non-eligible for the admitted programme, the first installment fee of Rs. 10,000/- will not be refunded. Provisionally admitted students who are unable to produce the proof of qualification for the admitted program within the first 3 months of the program commencement will not be eligible for any refund of fees paid.

Cancellation/Withdraw of Admission

Candidates desiring to withdraw their admission during any stage of the admission process may do so by filling the withdrawal form. Students desiring to withdraw their admission after the commencement of the programme may do so by submitting the prescribed withdrawal forms.

Points to be noted with regard to cancellation/withdrawal of admission

If a candidate who has paid the programme fee wishes to withdraw their admission before the commencement of the program Rs.1000 will be deducted and balance will be reimbursed/refunded. If a student wishes to withdraw their admission after the commencement of the program Rs.25, 000 will be deducted and balance will be reimbursed/refunded.

Admissions Certificate Programme 2017

Applications open till 15th June 2017
Last date for payment of first installment 25th June 2017
Commencement of PG Certificate Programme 26th June 2017

Step 1
Admission Notification

Step 2
Eligible candidates register online: www.ppcrc.in

Step 3
Registered Candidates Complete online Application form for PAT

Step 4
Declaration of results / Rank list

Step 5
Counseling/Interview and Admission (Skype Based interview for outstation Candidates)

Step 6
Payment of First Term Fees to confirm Admission

Step 7
Programme Enrollment Procedure (Including submission of documents)

Step 8
Commencement of the Programme


Candidates will be admitted to Certificate Programmes based on the results of the PAT held every year. Candidates have to register at www.ppcrc.in to appear for the PAT. They can directly appear for the test from their personal laptops or PC. GATE Qualified Candidates need not appear for the entrance test. The entrance test consists of two sections as shown in Table 1 below:  

Table 1: The two Sections of PAT

PAT Content Duration
Section 1 General Aptitude, English Language Skills, Quantitative, Reasoning 1 hr
Section 2 Programme Specific (Refer Table 2) 1 hr

Table 2: Programme Specific Topics for PAT

Postgraduate Diploma CODE Topics for PAT Reference Books List
Intelligent Systems & Robotics PGC-ISR Microcontrollers,Basic Engineering Physics Digital Design, Morris Mano
Space Communication Engineering PGC-SCE Communication Systems, Microcontrollers, Communication systems, Bruce Carlson
Intelligent Automotive Systems PGC-IAUS Automotive Components The Complete Book on Production of Automobile Components & Allied Products, By B.P. Bhardwaj
Intelligent Energy Systems PGC-IES Basic Electrical Engineering, Power Electronics, Control systems J. D. Glover, M. S. Sarma and T. J. Overbye, Power System Analysis and Design, 4/e, Thomson Learning Inc., 2007K. Ogata, Modern Control Engineering, Prentice Hall India, 2002
Intelligent Agricultural Systems PGC-IAGS Basic Electrical Engineering, Control systems J. D. Glover, M. S. Sarma and T. J. Overbye, Power System Analysis and Design, 4/e, Thomson Learning Inc., 2007K. Ogata, Modern Control Engineering, Prentice Hall India, 2002
Intelligent Biomedical Systems PGC-IBS Basic Control Systems,Digital Signal Processing A. V. Oppenheim and R. W. Shafer, Discrete-Time Signal Processing, PHI, 2/e, 2004.K. Ogata, Modern Control Engineering, Prentice Hall India, 2002
Internet of Things PGC-IOT Digital Electronics, Microcontrollers, Digital Design , Morris Mano
Embedded Systems Design PGC-ESD Digital Electronics, Microcontrollers, Digital Design , Morris Mano
VLSI Design PGC-VLSI Digital Electronics,Semiconductor Devices, Sze Digital Design , Morris Mano Semiconductor Devices, Sze
Photonics Integrated Circuit Design PGC-PIC Semiconductor Physics, Electromagnetics Semiconductor Devices, Sze Electromagnetic Engineering , Hayt, Bruce
Software Development  PGC-SD  C and Object Oriented Programming  Refer any book

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