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IGNOU Launches Diploma in Modern Office Practice (DMOP)

10 January, 2020

IGNOU Launches Diploma in Modern Office Practice (DMOP)


IGNOU’s School of Vocational Education & Training (SOVET) has launched Diploma in Modern Office Practice (DMOP). The DMOP programme has combined conventional practices of Secretaries and Office Assistant’s job with computer aided management techniques. Secretaries and Office Assistants play an important and versatile role in the modern office environment. They are expected to have thorough Knowledge of office management and procedures along with excellent communication and organization skills. The current business environment is demanding multi talented secretaries and office assistants. The programme will generate competent and skilled personnel at the entry level in any sector of employment.

Programme objectives

After completing the programme, the learner would be able to:

Develop competency in Communication Skills

Develop proficiency in Stenographic Skills

Develop competency in handling office machines

Operate PC on window operating system

Understand how to manage Office records, filing & indexing, office management methods & practices and inventory control

Eligibility for admission: 10+2 or its equivalent

Medium of Instruction: English

Duration of the programme:

Minimum 01 year

Maximum 03 years

Offered in both July and January admission cycle

Fee structure: Rs. 6,000/= for full programme (exclusive of examination fee)

Programme structure:  The programme consists of the following 5 courses which will be delivered in the blended mode. Around 40% of the Self Learning Material (SLM) will be available in printed form (particularly courses having practical component) and 60% of the courses will be available in the form of soft copies which can be accessed through e-gyankosh/ mail. The theory counselling will be organised through technology enabled learning support ie. TELS (Gyan Vani, Gyan Darshan, Gyan Dhara and web based learning etc) and for the practical counselling there will be short term practical sessions which will be held at recognised learner support centres (LSC).  Hence the delivery pedagogy is based on printed instructional materials, supported with counselling and multimedia support (optional) for imparting theoretical and conceptual knowledge.

Job Prospects

The Diploma in Modern Office Practice (DMOP) programme will train the workforce for the following positions.

1.       Personal Assistant

2.       Private Secretary

3.       Stenographers

4.       Office Managers

5.       Office Executives

6.       Executive Assistants

7.       Front End Executives

8.       Data Entry Operators

9.       Computer Operators

10.   Self Employment

Interested learners can register at https://ignouadmission.samarth.edu.in/ to take admission in the programme.

Programme Coordinators: Dr Geetika S Johry geetikajohry@ignou.ac.in Ph. 01129571646

and  Dr R.S.P Singh rspsingh@ignou.ac.in   Ph. 011 29571645


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