13 July, 2024

Regional Centre


Post-Graduate Diploma in Radio Programme Production (PGDRPP)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 2 Years
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


A person holding Bachelor's Degree in any subject is eligible for enrolment in PGDAPP programme. There is no age bar for learners keeping in view of the IGNOU philosophy of democratisation of education.

The specific target learners for this programme of study are:

  • Bachelor's Degree holders in any subject who want to develop skills in broadcasting to work as radio programmers, presenters and producers;
  • Professionals working in All India Radio and private production houses who want to acquire theoretical knowledge of the subject to upgrade their skills;
  • Students of Journalism and Mass Communication who would like to specialise in radio production;
  • Teachers keen in knowledge-enrichment;
  • Staff and faculty of the institutions who want to set up their own radio stations.

This Programme is aimed at developing a cadre of skilled professionals for the growing Radio medium. It will also be useful for those already engaged in the industry without a formal qualification.

The broad objective of this programme is to prepare professionals with skills to conceive, plan, and manage audio programme production. This programme is primarily meant for persons who would like to work in the area of radio broadcasting or are already engaged in audio production and wish to upgrade their production skills.


After going through the programme the learners should be able to:

  • Conceive and plan audio programmes;
  • Develop scripts in a variety of radio formats;
  • Produce and present audio programmes; and
  • Manage radio stations.

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