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Updated on 20 Mar, 2018

Diploma in HIV and Family Education (DAFE)

Minimum Duration: 1 Year
Maximum Duration: 4 Years
Course Fee: Rs. 3,000
Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar


A person who has successfully completed 10+2 (higher secondary) is eligible for enrolment in the Certificate Programme in HIV and Family Education as well as for the Diploma in HIV and Family Education.

Medium of Instructions: English and Hindi




The Diploma in HIV and Family Education aims at providing basic and accurate information about HIV/AIDS, sex and sexuality, family life education, alcohol and drug abuse and communication and counselling.

The contents are designed to impart an integrated understanding to the learners about the issues involved in HIV/ AIDS and behaviour modification. The main objective of this programme is to enhance the knowledge and skills of functionaries involved in HIV/AIDS and related issues. The main target group include school teachers, NGO functionaries, para medicals and parents of adolescents and those interested in acquiring knowledge on the subject.

The Diploma in HIV and Family Education consists of seven courses and is of 32 credits of which the theory papers are of 4 credits each and the project work is of 8 credits.

For Querries mail to : cafedafeinfo@ignou.ac.in


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