Diploma in Technology (Polytechnic) Program

  • The Diploma in Technology (Polytechnic) Program is a three-year, six-semester, full- time, campus-based program, offered in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Mining Engineering.
  • The Program provides cutting edge education to equip students with comprehensive and critical understanding in Engineering.
  • The program prepares the students for careers in Engineering and also equips them to pursue B.Tech in lateral entry into second year (3rd semester) of B.Tech program of the respective Engineering branch.

Award of Degree

Students who successfully complete the Program will be awarded the 'Diploma in Technology' from the University subject to University regulations.

duration Duration

  • 3 Years

eligibility Eligibility

  • Pass in Class X with 45% and above aggregate marks with pass in each of the subjects- Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • The applicant should fulfill the minimum age requirements as prescribed by the respective board through which the applicant has appeared for the qualifying examination.

Program Structure

  • Diploma of Technology consists of 42 courses (excluding labs) covered in six semesters spread over three years.
  • Students are also required to do Internship Program / Project in Summer term after completion of first and second year.
Program Structure for Diploma in Technology (Polytechnic)
Year I
Semester-I Semester-II
  1. Physics – I With Lab
  2. Chemistry With Lab
  3. Mathematics – I
  4. English Language Skills-I
  5. Digital Skills for Engineers
  6. Basic Engineering Drawing
  7. Workshop Practice
  1. Physics – II With Lab
  2. Mathemati cs – II
  3. Computer Programming With C
  4. English Language Skills-II Machine Drawing
  5. Environmental Sciences & Disaster Management
  6. Soft Skill Lab – I
Year II
Semester-III Semester-IV
  1. Business Communication
  2. Electrical Science – I
  3. Engineering Mechanics
  4. Discipline Courses (2)*
  5. Thermodynamics
  6. Soft Skill Lab -II
  1. Mechanics of Solids
  2. Electrical Science-II
  3. Discipline Courses (4)*
Summer Internship Program
Semester-V Semester-VI
  1. Discipline Courses (5)*
  2. Career Development
  1. Principles of Management
  2. Discipline Courses
  3. Professional Electi ve (3)*
  4. Open Elective

Note: Discipline courses and discipline electives will be given in the Student Handbook

Fee Schedule

The fee for each program is mentioned in the table below.

Diploma in Technology (Polytechnic) Program Fee
Program Admission Fee Rs. Semester Fee Rs. Caution Deposit Rs.
Domicile Non - Domicile
Diploma in Tech. (Polytechnic) 5,000 22,000 25,000 5,000

Note : Applicants in their final year of Qualifying Examinations also can apply for all regular programs

Caution Deposit:

  • Students are required to pay a Caution Deposit as mentioned in the table above along with the first semester fee.
  • It will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, (if any), to the students on completion of the respective program.


Fee payments can be made in any of the following modes.

  1. By way of Bank Demand Draft drawn on a Scheduled Commercial Bank in favor of "The ICFAI University, Jharkhand - Fee Collection A/c" payable at Ranchi, Jharkhand.
  2. Through Credit Card or Debit Card at the University. c) Through NEFT, as per the following details:
Bank Account Name The ICFAI University, Jharkhand - Fee Collection A/c
Type of Account Current Account
Account Number 50200000250955
Bank Name HDFC Bank
IFSC Code HDFC0000150

The following details should be provided to the University by the students on remittance of fee through NEFT:

Student Details Remittance Details
Name of the student: Name of the Bank:
Application No. / Enrollment No. IFSC Code:
Program / Batch: UTR No.
Fee details Bank Acknowledgement of NEFT Form
Mobile No.

Fee payment by cash is not accepted.

Any requests for withdrawals, refunds will be processed as per the prevailing UGC Notification, with regard to Refund of fees and non-retention of Original Certificates.

Merit Scholarships

Following are the details of the Merit Scholarships, offered by The ICFAI University, Jharkhand.

A. Merit Scholarships based on past academic record:
Percentage of marks achieved in qualifying examination will decide the amount of scholarship. Scholarship amount can be adjusted in the Semester I fee payable.

Performance in Qualifying Exam Scholarship amount
(% of semester fee)
Marks in % CGPA
>= 90% >= 9.9 50%
>= 80% and <90% >= 8.8 and < 9 .9 40%
>= 70% and <80% >= 7.7 and < 8.8 30%
>= 60% and < 70% >= 6.5 and < 7.7 20%

B. Merit Scholarship in Semester II to last semester:

Based on previous semester performance (GPA) Scholarship amount (% of semester fee)
Top 5% of the class 50%
Next 5% of the class 30%

*Remarks: Only if no. of students in the class is 20 or more.
Note: Terms and Conditions for the award of the Merit Scholarship will be specified in the Student Handbook.