Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCWE)

Autonomous Program

Diploma in Creative Writing in English program enables one to further nurture one's aptitude for creative writing by polishing one's writing skills and honing one's potential to be a professional writer. It can help one to creatively write in different genres / forms, including poetry, screen writing and memoir. If one is interested in writing, there are a number of related fields that one may join, such as journalism, communication and media, advertising and public relations, corporate communications, professional writing and rhetoric, publishing etc.

This program helps learners to:

  • Get an exposure to different forms of writing.
  • Stimulate their creative thinking and writing.
  • Dwell in the realm of imagination and bring out the fascinating insights through writing.
  • Get introduced to the lives and views of wellknown writers and media personalities.

Career Opportunities:
Career in Journalism, Communication and Media, Advertising and Public Relations, Corporate Communications, Professional Writing, Publishing, etc.

  • XII Standard pass-out with minimum 50% marks in English.
  • Diploma holder / Bachelor’s Degree Holder / Graduate in any discipline from a recognised University (with English as a subject, passed with 50% or completed Diploma / Bachelor’s Degree / Graduation in English medium).
  • International / SAARC Graduate from a recognised / accredited University /Institution.
  • Students who have appeared for final year of examination of their bachelor's degree program and are awaiting results can also apply, subject to successfully completing their bachelor's degree program / graduation within the time period specified by SCDL.

  • The duration of the program is one year.
  • The registration period is valid for two academic years.

Total Credit Points : 30

SEMESTER I :
Course Title
The Expressive Self
Experiencing the Word
Creative Lives
SEMESTER II :
Course Title
Sources of Creativity
Preparatory Practices
Introduction to Creative Forms of Writing

* Autonomous Program

    Application Form Fees (Non-refundable):
  • For Indian Residents (General / Defence): ₹ 1200/-
  • International / SAARC: US $100 OR Rs. 7,200/-

Program Fees: Students have two options of paying the fees as mentioned below:
A] Option 1 – Two -Installments: Student has to pay the full course fees in two installments. Pay 1st Installment within 15 days from the date of admission and Pay 2nd Installment within 60 days from the date of payment of 1st Installment.

    Note: Participants are required to pay exam fees per exam per attempt separately. Exam Fee is not a part of Program Fee.

    Fee Payment Mode: Fees can be paid Online or by Demand Draft.
  • Payment via Online: this can be done through payment gateway.
  • Payment via DD: this can be submitted at SCDL Pune campus. The Demand Draft needs to be in favor of "The Director, SCDL, Pune" payable at Pune only.

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