Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application

  • Duration : 1 Year
  • Eligibility : Bachelor degree
  • Recognition : UGC & DEB Approved, NAAC Accredited, AIU Approved
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Course Objective

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA) Course Objective

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application is a diploma level computer science program.
  • Distance PGDCA is a one-year post-graduate diploma in the field of computer science. The course is usually divided into two semesters, each of six months duration.
  • Any Graduate can do this course.
  • The Distance PGDCA would help students to acquire both scientific and computer knowledge that covers the basics of computer science. Students get equipped with ICT Tools, C Programming, packages like Tally, Oracle – VB, Web Designing, Computer Organization, and Architecture, using C++, Soft Skills Development, Management Process, and OB, Database Management Systems, Data Structure using Java, and the Project.
  • Distance PGDCA is indeed a smarter choice for you if you are a graduate and want to persuade a professional course that saves your time and money.

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Course Highlight

Key Features

1 Dedicated academic advisor and personal support
2 Modern up-to-date curriculum
3 Alumni Interaction, Guest lectures, faculty interaction
4 Books and Study material received via courier
5 Student learning Management System
6 Course Syllabus, Study Presentations / Notes on LMS
7 Easy Fee payment including installments & EMIs plans
8 100% placement assistance in companies of repute for all meritorious students
9 Globally Accepted Degree

Live Projects

  • Working on live and time-bound projects gives the student first-hand experience of the corporate culture. The process also helps them develop a professional attitude, sense of responsibility, analytical ability and leadership qualities as required by the Industry.

Performance Evaluation

  • Performance of the students is evaluated, regularly on the basis of Assignments, Case-Studies, Project Report, Presentation and Semester-end Examinations.



  • The above course curriculum is subject to revision as per UGC guidelines from time to time and as per industry updates.
  • Exams would be conducted during the December and July exam cycles.
  • Student will have to submit assignments for each subject.
  • Examinations carry 70% and assignments carry 30% weightage.

Course Fee

  • Duration of the Course : 1 Year
  • Total Semester : 2
  • Registration fee : 500/-
  • Program fee : 10,500/- per semester
  • Examination fee :1000/- per semester

*Easy fee installments are available

Sample Degree


  • Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized University
  • Medium of Instruction : English

Career Opportunities

After completing Distance PGDCA, student will be able to find a decent job in the following places –

  • IT Companies
  • Tech firms
  • E-Commerce firms
  • Software development Companies
  • IT consultancies

One can able to do the following roles – software developer, IT specialist, database manager/administrator, project manager, etc. You may also explore the path of self-employment (freelance software developer, entrepreneur, consultant etc.).

Corporate Acceptance


Some of the Top IT Companies who prefer PGDCA Graduates over engineering graduates and our IT students are recruited in prestigious organizations like :

  • Wipro Technologies
  • HCL Technologies
  • DELL
  • Mphasis
  • IBM
  • Mercer
  • Patni Computers
  • Siemens
  • Tech Mahindra
  • TCS
  • WNS GS
  • Genpact
  • Infosys
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Birlasoft
  • PlanMan Media
  • Headstrong
  • Hewitt International
  • Pitney Bowes
  • AajTak – TV Today
  • Belzabar Software Design Sol.
  • Agilient Technologies
  • R Systems
  • Keane India

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