The post-graduate Diploma programme is run for ten months as and when the demand from the Government and NGOs prevail at the cost recovery basis. The courses are tailored on immediate requirement as a self-terminating programme as well as a pre-requisite to Master of Arts in Population Studies.
Admission to the post graduate programme is open to Bachelor's Degree holders who have had Population Studies as a major subject and to Master's Degree holders in Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Sociology, Public Health, Mathematics, Statistics and other selected science subjects with an adequate quantitative background.