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Distance Yoga » Yoga Programmes » Yoga Instructors Course (YIC)
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Title: Yoga Instructor's Course abbreviated as YIC
(Note: The YIC course is a prerequisite and mandatory programme for all programmes under DDE)

Regulations Governing Yoga Instructor's Course (YIC)

Objective: Yoga is becoming popular day by day. A wave of yoga is sweeping across the globe. To introduce yoga as a science of Holistic living and not merely as yoga postures, S-VYASA has been offering this course over the last two decades all over the globe with great benefits. At the end  of this course, the students will be able to teach yoga to the general public the holistic way, to prevent diseases, promote positive health and bring harmony and peace in the society.

Title & Duration Of The Course

  • The course shall be called Yoga Instructor's Course abbreviated as YIC
  • There will be SIX intakes in every calendar year starting on the 1st of January, March, May, July, September, November every year
  • The examination for the subjects shall be conducted at the end of programme as per the evaluation scheme of DDE.
  • The minimum duration of the course will be SIX months and the maximum duration will be 12 months

Counseling and Personal Contact Programmes (PCPs)

  • There will SIX PCPs conducted every year for ONE week in the last weeks of February, April, June, August as per Table below
  • The calendar of events in respect of the course shall be fixed by the Admissions Committee from time to time.
  • PCP Schedules are subject to change.

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Corresponding Contact Programmes (Last week of the month)












May (First Week)


You may view the fees by going to Fees Structure (effective from 1st May, 2017

Refund and Cancellation

  • Fee paid is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • In case the students do not finish the programme in the current batch, registration will be carried forward to the subsequent batches on payment of per Semester Tuition Fees. If students do not finish the programme within stipulated maximum duration, their registrations will be considered cancelled.
  • Admissions & Eligibility

  • The candidate shall have secured a minimum of 50% of marks in High School and Degree Programmes
  • Any reservations / special privileges may be given as per Governmental norms.
  • Flowchart of Programme

    Step 1 - Counseling and Registration for the Programme
    Step 2 - Dispatch of Registration Kits
    Step 3 - Self Study using the Materials sent
    Step 4 - Attend Counseling Sessions
    Step 5 - Appear for Assessments and Term-end Examination

    How to Apply?
    You may download the application form Online FREE by downloading the application forms in PDF or Doc formats, complete the same and send it to us along with documents listed in the application forms to

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    Documents to be submitted along with application:
    (Documents should be attested by Notary / Gazzetted Officers. In case certificates are self attested, students are required to produce originals during PCPs)
    (Please note: 12th Standard or 12 years of Education (High School) are prerequisites)
    i. Two Passport Size Photographs (SIX for non-Indians)
    ii. Attested marks card from High School (10th Standard) to highest examination passed
    iii. Attested copies of University Certificates
    iv. Health / Fitness Certificate

    Apply through Post:
    Please send us hard copy of your application form and your educational certificates to

    YIC Course Coordinator,
    Directorate of Distance Education,

    19, Eknath Bhavan
    Gavipuram Circle
    Bangalore-560 019.
    TeleFax: 22639901

    Payment Options:
    The DD should be drawn in favor of DDE, SVYASA payable at Bangalore

    You may pay online through a bank transfer as per details below:
    A/c Name : Directorate of Distance Education, S-VYASA OR DDE, SVYASA
    A/c Number : 31842235275
    Bank Name & Adress : SBI, CA 4 / 1, APC Circle, Jigani Indl. Area, Jigani, Bangalore
    SWIFT / IFSC Code: SBIN0011355 (used for RTGS and NEFT transactions)
    Branch Code : 11355
    Type of Account: Current

    You may also deposit cash in any SBI into our bank account given above

    Please note: Once payment is made, please send us a copy of your transaction details. We will be unable to provide a receipt with the copy of the transaction details