PGDBP : Post Graduate Diploma in Book Publishing

About This Programme:

The PG Diploma in Book Publishing is meant to provide an opportunity for:
Self employment to aspiring/practicing publishing professionals OR
Skill-upgradation/skill-acquisition in the various aspects of publishing OR
Training aspiring publishing professionals in marketable skills in the various areas of publishing, including specialized editing, copyediting and proofreading, marketing, distribution, sales etc.

Eligibility:

A Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University

Total Fees:

Rs.8000/- plus 

Duration:

Minimum 1 years and Maximum 2 years; offered in both January and July cycle of admission.

Medium of Instruction:

English 

Programme Co-ordinator(s):

Dr. Parmod Kumar, parmodkumar@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29572758

Syllabus

Compulsory Courses

  • MBP 1 Introduction to Publishing and its Legal Aspects
  • MBP 2 Editing and Pre-Press
  • MBP 3 Production and Emerging Technologies
  • MBP 4 Marketing, Promotion and Distribution of Books
  • MBP 8 Apprenticeship/Training
  • Elective Courses (Choose any two)
  • MBP 5 Editing Books for Children
  • MBP 6 Editing Scientific, Technical and Medical Books
  • MBP 7 Editing Textbooks