Government Colleges for Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications


Generally, Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications is a one-year course and the duration of this course might differ in some institutions to another depending on the curriculum followed by the institution. This course is being offered not only in universities and colleges in India, but several other private computer institutions do offer this course.

The names of government colleges offering this course in India are given below:

Government Post Graduate College, Bageswar

Government Post Graduate College, Dhramasala

Madan Mohan Malaviya Engineering College, Gorakhpur

Government Mohindra College, Patiala

Government Geetanjali Girls College, Bhopal

Government Polytechnic College, Saharanpur

Government Pots Graduate College for Girls, Punjab

Government Mahamaya College, Ratanpur

Government Polytechnic College, Dhule

Government Engineering College, Jhalawar

Government Bangur Post Graduate College, Nagaur

Government Polytechnic College, Ahmedabad

Eligibility requirement:

For seeking admission to the Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications course, candidates must have completed their graduation in any discipline with not less than 50% of marks, which is 45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST category.

Admission procedure:

Most of the colleges admit students to the PGDCA course based on the merit secured by the students in the qualifying examination, while some colleges do conduct entrance examination for admission of students to this course.

Objectives of the course:

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications course is being introduced by many colleges with the objective of preparing personnel to work at the level of Assistant Programmer and to offer the best education to the students in such a way that they can compete easily with other students when seeking admission to a PG degree course. To prepare the students to work as computer operators and to offer them with the ability to work in different office packages. Thus, PGDCA offers students with skills like web designing, programming techniques and methodologies, ability to work as a team and to work efficiently in different office packages, etc…

What are the subjects offered in PGDCA course?

In most of the colleges, the following subjects are covered in the course curriculum of PGDCA course:

Fundamentals of computers & information technology

MS office package and other office packages

Elective to choose between MS Access or FoxPro

Operating systems

Financial accounting with TALLY

OOPS & Fundamentals of C, C++

System analysis & Designing

E-commerce & Internet

VB .NET programming

Higher studies after PGDCA:

After completion of Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from a recognized institution/university, candidates can get direct admission to the second year of the Master of Science in Information Technology/Computer Science course. Candidates can also go for MCA course after completing PGDCA.

Job prospects after completion of PGDCA:

After completion of Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from a standard institution, candidates can get job opportunities in the following positions:

Software Quality Tester

Web Analyst

Faculty/computer teacher at graduation/10+2 level of education

System analyst

Network and system administrator

Database administrator

Software programmer

Thus, PGDCA course can offer a very good job prospects if taken up in some of the above-mentioned institutions.



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4 Responses to “Government Colleges for Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications”

  1. 4
    khushal sharma:

    scope after in computer education

  2. 3

    is it like that we would get admission to M.C.A. second year?

  3. 2

    i want to do PGDCA with job in ahmedabad…can I?

  4. 1

    can i pursue part time PGDCA in mumbai or through distance education?which cnprovide me this course with less fees?