Diploma in Language and Communication Skills

Diploma in Language and Communication Skills


Programme Duration Mode of Study
Diploma 2 years Full time course work (240 credits)

About the course

The DLC programme is aimed at preparing graduates with strong Dzongkha and English communication skills, and liberal amount of knowledge in culture to strengthen the secretarial workforce and enable them to engage in cultural activities. The programme is intended to produce not only graduates with sound Dzongkha language competence but also bilingually competent graduates to address the employment market needs, and most importantly to be able to help preserve and promote the rich traditional knowledge.

Modules include

  • Bhutanese Etiquette
  • Technical Writing
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Buddhist Poetry
  • Contemporary Bhutan

Entry Requirement

For students of Language and Culture Studies:

Class XII pass with a minimum of 50% in English and 50% aggregate in Choenjug, Sumtag, Nyengag and Dzongkha/Dazhung.

For BHSCE or equivalent students:

Class XII pass with a minimum of 50% in English and 60% in Dzongkha and 40% in Rigzhung/History.


Students interested to pursue a degree programme after the completion of DLC will be allowed to come back as in-service candidate provided they meet the required criteria set by the college.

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