Post Graduate Diploma Course (PGDC) in Thermal Power Plant Engineering – One year full time course is running since 1996-97 in different regional Institutes and in NPTI, HPTC since 2009. Every year the course starts in the month of August and admission to this PG course is open for graduates of full time B. Tech /B.E. or equivalent in Mechanical / Electrical , through Common Entrance Test (CET),conducted by NPTI (WR) Nagpur on All India basis for which advertisement appears in leading National Newspapers / Employment News NPTI website in the month of April/May every year. .