Post Graduate Diploma in e-Governance (PGDeG) was launched by Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management – Kerala (IIITM-K) and Institute of Management in Governance (IMG) to fulfill its mission to mould leaders in the areas of science, technology and management and to address the Capacity Building in the area of e-Governance. PGDeG was directed at employees of government departments, public sector undertakings and organization’s providing IT services to government bodies.

A total number of 9 batches has been successfully completed. Now IIITM-K has been upgraded to Digital University Kerala and the University has requested the Government to conduct the PGDeG programme under Digital University Kerala. The course certification will be done by Kerala University of Digital Sciences, Innovation and Technology.

Number of Seats: 40 nos.

  • Government Officials – 15 (selection will be done by Kerala State IT Mission).
  • Officials from Autonomous institutions, Boards, Corporations, Universities, Public Sector Undertakings etc. under the State of Kerala – 15 (selection will be done by Kerala State IT Mission).
  • Open Market – 10 (Open category SC and ST applicants will be eligible for reservation as per Government Rules.)


Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with working knowledge of computer systems. B.Sc (Computer Science/ IT), BCA, Diploma or Certification in Computer Application will be an added advantage. Preference will be given to B.Tech / MBA / MCA/ MSc. (Computer Science/ IT) degree holders.


Kerala Government Departments

  • Kerala Government Departments can nominate maximum three candidates to the Director Kerala State IT Mission
  • Age limit is 45 years as on 01stApril, 2022.
  • Departmental Candidates are first shortlisted based on their profiles and final selection is made through test and interview.
  • The department shall forward the NOC for deputation for one year.

Sponsored Category

Central Government, other State Governments and Private Organizations could sponsor their employees through proper channel directly to Digital University Campus.

Open Category

Eligible candidates from open category are selected through competitive entrance examination followed by an interview.

Programme Fees

  • Kerala Government and Board, PSUs, Autonomous Bodies Employees as per the G.O.
  • Sponsored by Industry and other State Government candidates as per the G.O.
  • Open candidates: Rs. 1,00,000/-

Last date of Receiving Application:​

    1. of Kerala candidates: Application for this category has been closed for the current academic year).
    2. Open, other Govt. and Sponsored candidates: 30 August 2020 at Digital University Campus.

    All other terms and conditions shall be as per the provisions contained in the G.O. No. IT Cell-2/47/2020-ITD.


Applications of Kerala Government Departmental candidates have to be nominated through proper channel to:

The Director Kerala State IT Mission, ICT Campus, Vellayambalam, Thiruvananthapuram – 695033

All other category candidates have to submit the Application to:

The Registrar, Kerala University of Digital Sciences, Innovation and Technology, Technocity Campus, Kuracode, Mangalapuram, Thonnakkal, P.O., Thiruvananthapuram- 695317.

Programme Coordinator:
Jayachandran M. B
Email :, Contact Number: 0471-2788029