HDC Course Full Form

What is The Full Form of HDC?

HDC full form is Higher Diploma in cooperation, an 11-month Post Graduate Diploma course, and two months are dedicated to practical training. The course runs at eight Cooperative Training Colleges, under the Management of NSS at Kottayam. Admissions are based on the merits of marks obtained by candidates. This course will start in August month every year.

The course is recognized by the Government of Kerala, Kerala PSC, and the Co-operative Service Examination Board. Kerala’s Government has represented the Central Board of Examination under the chairmanship of the Register of Co-operative Societies for conducting this course and respective diploma courses.

Higher Diploma in cooperation

Duration of the course

The duration of the HDC course is 12 months, which is divided into 2 semesters.

Age Limit

  • General category – up to 40 years
  • OBC – up to 42 years
  • SC/ST – up to 45 years

HDC Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant must obtain a bachelor’s degree from any authorized university or institution or its equivalent approved by the Government of Kerala.
  • In the case of employees of operative society, a minimum service period of 1 year on 31/7/2021 is also required.
  • Application fees for General Students – Rs 200
  • Application fees for SC/ST Students – Rs 50
  • The form will be submitted online via the website of the state cooperative union.
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