Modern Office Practice

Salient Features of the Course

1. Programme Title

Diploma Course in Modern Office Practice.

2. Entry Qualification

10+2 or Intermediate Examination or the First year of three years degree course or three year degree Examination

3. Course Duration 

Three years/Six Semesters

4. Pattern of the Programme    

         Semester System 

         32 weeks of study per  year 

         40 hrs per week contact hrs 

         16 weeks of study per  semester

5. Type of Programme  

Full Time 

6. Professional Exposure

Industrial/Professional Training in the full sixth semester.

7. Guidance/Supervision and 
    Control of the Programme

Curriculum Development Centre TTTI, Sector 26, Chandigarh

8. Computer Exposure

A very high level of application of computer incorporated in the curriculum.



This course is related  for performing  various  official methods , operations and procedures with the help of modern methods and equipments. 


         To do effective  correspondence for controlling the office and  to provide help to  chief executive.

         To use Desk Top Publishing (DTP) , printing, presentation software, Ms-office , mailing software on  computer  for providing better office services in the changing modern office scenario.

         To use different management techniques such as planning, organising, staffing, directing and control for taking effective decisions for performing office duties.

         To do typing work on a manual/electronic typewriter for the preparation of letters, bills, invoices, forms, notices reports, statements and almost every kind of written communication.

         To deal with financial transactions of the institute/industry/company.

         Development of competencies in communication (written & oral).


Main Subjects :Three Year Diploma Curricula 

         Business Correspondence 

         Office Methods and Practices 

         Computer Applications 

         Typing (English) 

         Principles of Management 

         Stenography (English)

         Book Keeping and Accountancy 

         Personality and Human Relations Development

         Handling of Office Machines & Equipments

         Business Organization & Law

         Elective (Typing Hindi or Punjabi or Electronic)

         Entrepreneurship & Business Environment


The students of diploma in Modern Office Practice will be required to undergo on-the-job training for a period of six months during the final VI Semester in an office, which will be arranged by the institutions. The work-sites where on-the-job training may be organised are:

         Government Department Offices

         Business/Commercial Organisations

         Industrial Establishments


         Educational Institutions

         Railways, Airlines and other Transport Undertakings

         Banking and Insurance Organisations

         Job-work Centres


Continuing Education

Students can opt for graduation & postgraduation in Art or Commerce.

Job Opportunities

         Personal secretary/Personal assistant  to the executive and office executive in the organisation. 

         Office executives / Supervisors.

         Documentation executive /Supervisor in public and private sector enterprises.

         Vocational teachers in ITI/ Polytechnics/schools.