Diploma in Epigraphy

 Offered By IMTS
 Type Online / Distance
 Level Diploma
 Admission Process Online / Offline
 Fee Structure Approx $ 147.44 – $ 221.16/*( As per University)
 Eligibility 10th pass
 Course Type Autonomous

A diploma in Epigraphy is an undergraduate level of study in which a certificate is awarded to the student who has successfully completed this course of education. Different aspects of epigraphy are taught in this course while archaeological aspects are also well related to it.

Epigraphy is the education of writings or epigraphs as writing; it is the discipline of identifying graphemes, instructive their meanings, categorizing their uses rendering to dates and national backgrounds, and picture conclusions about the inscription and the writers. Precisely excluded from epigraphy is the old significance of an epigraph as a text and the artistic price of a literary arrangement.


All students seeking admission to the diploma of epigraphy must have successfully passed a ten-year SSLC Examination from the Indian Board. There should be at least a total of 33% for each subject. The average tuition fee for this diploma is between 35,000 INR to 1 Lakh INR for the whole course.


The duration of a diploma in epigraphy in India is of mainly three years. It can also be of two years at some institutions. Each year is divided into two six-month semesters. The completion of this course can also lead to direct admission to the third semester of bachelor’s education of epigraphy too.

What is the diploma in epigraphy all about?

Epigraphy means the detailed study of ancient remains or objects’ writings. This is just like another aspect of calligraphy but epigraphy is not a writing form but actual writing on old pieces. The diploma in epigraphy can also be related to archaeology because inscriptions on old objects are often studied in archaeology. There exist many different ways in which these inscriptions can be read and understood. These include different techniques as well as methods and origins from the Greeks, different religions, places etc. There are many different laws and regulations for reading, materials for understanding, and many other aspects that are taught in this diploma.

Jobs after courses

There are numerous archaeological sites that are ready to be discovered by these archaeologists. This is why the job horizon of this field cannot be understated. These people are discoverers while when employed, their entry-level salary is between 25,000 INR to 35,000 INR.