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General Management and Communication Skills - 1

GMCS – 1 Application

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The GMCS-1 Course aims to equip the entrants to the profession with some essential skills, such as-
  • To develop effective Communication Skills and Presentation Skills
  • To inculcate business acumen and public relations skills
  • To develop all round personality with mature outlook to function effectively in different atmosphere
  • Student who has registered for Articled Training on or after 1st May, 2012 and is serving first 12 months of practical training is eligible to undergo the course and must complete the course during the 1st year of practical training (includes students under Direct Entry Scheme) 
  • Students, who have undergone existing GMCS Course, can also on their option undergo GMCS-1 by paying the required fee.
  • The duration of the course is 15 days full time. Classes are held for 6 hours each day for 6 days a week (15 days X 6 hours per day = 90 hours)

  • The timings are-
    9.30 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. (with half an hour break)
    2.00 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. (with half an hour break)


The fees for the course shall be Rs.5500/- per student on non-residential basis including course material.

The application Form for GMCS – 1 can be downloaded

For Payment Challan contact SIRC

Exemption for Disabled students

Exemption from payment of fees to Disabled Students for undergoing General Management and Communication Skills Course
Disabled Students are exempted from payment of fees for undergoing the Course on General Management and Communication Skills. Such students can either opt to (i) attend all the classes or (ii) appear in two test papers of 3 hours each after a period of 15 days from the date of registration after thoroughly studying the Background Material.
Definition of disabled students
    a. Blindness – “Blindness” refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions, namely:

      • total absence of sight;
      • visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses; or
      • limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degree or worse.

    b. Low vision – “Low vision” means a person with impairment of visual functioning even after treatment or standard refractive correction but who uses or is potentially capable of using vision for the planning or execution of a task with appropriate assistive device.

    c. Leprosy cured – “Leprosy cured” means any person who has been cured of leprosy but is suffering from

      • loss of sensation in hands or feet as well as loss of sensation and paresis in the eye and eye-lid but with no manifest deformity;
      • manifest deformity and paresis but having sufficient mobility in their hands and feet to enable them to engage in normal economic activity;
      • extreme physical deformity as well as advanced age which prevents him from undertaking any gainful occupation, and the expression “leprosy cured” shall be constructed accordingly.

    d. Hearing impairment – “Hearing impairment” means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.

    e. Locomotors disability – “Locomotors disability” means disability of the bones, joints or muscles leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any form of cerebral palsy.

    f. Permanent and total loss of voice – a disabled student has to submit a certificate of suffering from disability, certified by a physician / surgeon / oculist working in a Government hospital, as the case may be.