PGDCA is a one-year (two semesters) Post Graduate Diploma Course in Computer Applications programme.

The programme provides overall proficiency to the students in both hard and soft skills. Special stress is given on developing software packages in Visual Basic, C, C++, Java and Oracle and also basic knowledge of Internet and e-Commerce. Keeping in view the rapid growth of IT and linearization of the economy, the programme is especially designed to enable the students to pursue a successful career in the field of IT.

Duration: 1 Years

Eligibility: Graduation in any stream with a minimum of 48% marks

Selection Procedure: Merit + Interview


Programme Outcome


  • I Semester

    PGDCA-101Mathematical Foundation of Computer Science
    PGDCA-102Computer and ‘C’ Programming
    PGDCA-103Computer Organization & Architecture
    PGDCA-104Data Base Management System
    PGDCA-105Accounting and Financial Management
  • Practicals & Sessionals

    PGDCA-151Office Management Lab
    PGDCA-152Programming in C Lab
    PGDCA-153DBMS Lab
    PGDCA-154Communication & Soft Skills-I
  • II Semester

    PGDCA-201Data Structure Using C
    PGDCA-202Computer Oriented Numerical and Statistical Techniques
    PGDCA-203Operating System
    PGDCA-204Data Communication & Computer Networks
    PGDCA-205Environmental Science
  • Practicals & Sessionals

    PGDCA -251Data Structures Using C Language Lab
    PGDCA -252Numerical & Statistical Techniques Lab
    PGDCA -253Unix &Shell Programming Lab
    PGDCA -254Communication & Soft Skills-II


Career Prospects

Career Prospects

The following job opportunities are available for PGDCA students:

  • They can pursue their career as project leader, junior programmer and system analyst.
  • They can also go for jobs as Software Engineers, Software Consultants, Network Engineers, Database Administrators, Test Engineers, System Analysts, Programmers, Quality Assurance Engineers and Technical Support Engineers.
  • Major employers in this field are AT&T, HP, IBM, Dell, Intel, Google, IBM, and Yahoo etc.