Modern Office Practice, also Modern Office Management is a Diploma course introduced since the inception of the Government Polytechnic, Kohima way back in 1994.

Modern Office Practice is an AICTE approved (1995) technical diploma course with a duration of three (3) years and the entry level qualification of class 12th passed.


  1. To impart sufficient knowledge and skill for managing and working in an office with modern office equipment both at the government and private sector.
  2. To prepare and promote students for self employment/entrepreneurship as a career option.         


Nature of the programme                  :               Full Time

Course system                                  :               Semester system

Duration                                             :               Three years

Intake capacity                                  :               30

Employment potentials:

 There is a wide scope of employment opportunities available to the Diploma holder in Modern Office Practice where he/she can work under any of the job positions.

  • Central Govt./State Govt./ Semi-Govt.
  • Central/State Govt. Undertakings.
  • Municipal Corporatiions
  • Private/Public Industries

Self employment opportunities:

  • Shorthand coaching centre
  • Small consultancy Services
  • Computer training centre
  • Account handling for small business


  • Junior Executive
  • Section Officer
  • Co - ordinator of Section/dept.
  • Accounts Executive/Junior Accounts Officer…etc.
  • Office Assistant /UDC/LDC/Clerk-Cum-Typist etc.
  • Stenographer/typist….etc
  • Junior programmer/computer – operator


On- the- job trainings and hands- on –practices are provided to the students through organizing Industrial Tour/Training and Project preparation and presentation on various topics.


  • Typing Lab                      :               1
  • Computer Lab                 :               1
  • Language lab                  :               1
  • Office Equipment            :               1

The Government of Nagaland has recognised the three years Diploma in Modern Office Practice for recruitment to various post viz; Computer operator, receptionist, data entry operator, stenographer grade-III and such other posts vide Office Memorandum No AR-3/GEN-212/2012 dated Kohima the 26th of Oct.2012