Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application



  • The Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (commonly abbreviated as PGDCA) is an academic diploma that is awarded in India. The course aims at providing specialization in Computer Science with technical, professional and communications skills.


  • Programme Objective
  • Eligibility
  • Duration
  • Course Content
  • Fees Structure
  • Certification

Programme Objective

PGDCA gives students the career prospects of becoming System Analyst, Software specialist, Training Faculty, EDP Manager and many more. One can use these PG Diplomas with their respective bachelors degree to acquire jobs that require both computer and specific knowledge (engineering/ biology/ statistics/ chemistry/ business).


The Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications can be pursued after Graduation—that is after Bachelor Degree (Minimum 3 years) in any discipline, in order to gain insights of Computer Applications. It is also recommended to have basic Computer Science and Computer Programming knowledge for enrolling to the course.


The Program Duration for PGDCA will be Two Year comprising of Four Semesters, Students may choose to take breaks in between subjects/semesters. However, they are expected to follow a normative period of Five years i.e. Students will have to complete the program within Five Years from session start date.

Course Contents

First Semester Second Semester
Fundamentals of Computers & Information Technology Programming with Visual Basic.NET
Programming in C++ Oops Concept with C++
Discrete Mathematics Microsoft Access
Introduction to Operating Systems (Dos, Windows, Linux) Management Information System


Third Semester Fourth Semester
Oracle9i Data Structure and Algorithms
Computer System Architecture & Digital Electronics Web Programming using HTML/DHTML
Internet & E-Commerce Relational Database Management System
Java Programming PROJECT

Fee Structure

Fees Structure Indian Students
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Candidates successfully completing the program will be awarded a diploma in PGDCA from Institute of Management and Engineering Studies.