DCA, Diploma in Computer Applications, is a one-year diploma course in the field of Computer Applications which involves study of numerous computer applications such as MS Office, Internet Applications, Operating System, Database Management System (DBMS), HTML among other subjects.

DCA  Eligibility

Students who wish to pursue DCA are required to have passed Class 12 from a recognized school. No minimum cut-off is required and anybody who has completed high school can enrol for this course.

DCA: Course Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the course are tabulated below.

Course Level Graduate
Duration 6-12 months
Eligibility 10+2 from a recognized body
Admission Process Direct admission to colleges.
Course Fee INR 10,000 - 15,000
Average Salary INR 2-5 Lacs
Top Recruiting Organizations Sardius, Techno System Pvt Ltd, Benefacto


What is PGDCA?

PGDCA or Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Applications is a 1-year postgraduate diploma course.

What are the PGDCA Eligibility Criteria?

Following are some of the PGDCA eligibility criteria to be fulfilled:

  • Students wishing to apply for the course must have completed a minimum of 10+2+3 years of typical education any  Subjects.
  • The only other condition required is that the institute must be affiliated to an approved university or body.

PGDCA Syllabus

PGDCA course is a 1-year course with its curriculum being divided into two semesters.

Below tabulated is the semester-wise breakup of the PGDCA syllabus that will help the students to get a better clarity in knowing the subjects that they will be taught throughout the year.

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Semester I Semester II
Fundamentals of Information Technology Internet And E-Commerce
PC-Pacakage/ MS-Office(Word,Excel,Powerpoint) Multimedia With Corel Draw
MS-Access DTP With Pagemaker And Photoshop
Fundamental Of Multimedia. Data Structure and Algorithms