Trivandrum, 3 June 2011: Applications has been invited for the admission to the Junior Diploma in Co-operation (JDC) and Higher Diploma in Co-operation and Business Managment courses (HDC & BM) conducted by State Co-operative Union.
The courses will be provided at Co-operative colleges all over Kerala. For the residents of Trivandrum the application form and other details can be had from the Trivandrum Co-operation Training College situated at Kuravankonam, Trivandrum (Phone: 04712436689).
This is a Post Graduate Diploma Course of 11 months duration including two months practical training. The minimum qualification for education to the HDC course is a University Degree. The course is conducted at 8 Cooperative Training Colleges of which one is under the management of NSS at Kottayam. The admission of candidates is purely on merits of marks.
The course is of 10 months duration of which two months are devoted for practical training. There are 9 junior level training centers in the state out of which 5 are for the student under general sector and four are for SC/ST students. In addition to the SC/ST batches, one general both for the students selected in open merit is being conducted in the SC/ST centers except at Wayanad. 50% seats under general sector are
reserved for Institutional and departmental candidates ( i.e. 35+15) and the remaining 50% to the candidates selected from private sector.