Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA)-1 year


Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA) is designed for graduate students who are seeking professional knowledge in computer applications and are keen to equip the students with requisite knowledge, skills and right attitude necessary for becoming efficient Computer / IT Professionals. This course is useful for students who want to learn computer applications in different fields like banking, insurance, government sectors and accounting. This programme covers a blend of computer subjects like programming languages, data base management, systems analysis, Operating system, PC packages and computer software development in specificapplications.

The main objectives of the programme are:

  • To gain practical, hands-on experience in computer applications and tools playing a significant role in business, banking and
  • To make sustained efforts for holistic development of the students and empower them to analyze, develop, configure IT solutions keeping in view the challenges posed bychanging ITrequirements.
  • To develop competent computer management professionals with strong ethicalvalues.


Bachelor degree in any stream with at least 50% marks  in aggregate  or  an equivalent  grade for General / OBC candidates, and 45% marks in aggregate or an equivalent grade for SC/ST and Differently able (DA) category candidates from a recognized University /Institute.


Candidates who have appeared in final year degree  examination can also  apply.  Admission will be finalized if the result is declared before August 14 in the admission year and the candidate secures min. % of marks as mentionedabove.

Age Limit: No Upper Age Limit. As per State Government norms.Admission Procedure:

The admissions will be done as per merit.

Duration:Two Semesters (One Year).


First Semester:
Sub. Code Title
CS3A -401 Computer Organization & Assembly Language Programming
CS3A -403 Object Oriented Programming using JAVA
CS3A -405 Data and Computer Communication
CS3A -407 IT Infrastructure Management
CS3A -409 Communication Skills and Report Writing
CS3A -451 ComprehensiveViva*            (*Compulsory)
Second Semester:
Sub. Code Title
CS3A -402 Management Information System
CS3A -404 Database Management System
CS3A -406 Web Technology and E- Commerce
CS3A -408 Accounting and Financial Systems
CS3A -410 Operating System Basics & PC Packages
CS3A -452 ComprehensiveViva*            (*Compulsory)

NOTE: The above programme structure can be modified as per requirement  from time  to  time in accordance with University Ordinance No.14.


PGDCA equips the students with skills required for designing, developing applications in Information Technology. SCSIT has designed PGDCA program to prepare students to attain following abilities:

  • To understand the key concepts of Information Technology (IT) and how IT can improve organizationalperformance.
  • To make students learn the latest trends in various subjects of computers &  information technology.
  • To understand the computing techniques to solve businessproblems.
  • To make students proficient in data and
  • To enhance the skills to work on multidisciplinary managerialtasks.


There are a large number of employment areas where they can pursue jobs. Some of them are entertainment sector, insurance firms, educational organizations,  information  technology  firms, electronic industry and health industry, banking. At the end of this program, PGDCA student will be ableto:

  • Develop practical skills to provide solutions to industry, society andbusiness.
  • Use modern tools – Create, select, learn and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern tools of DatabaseApplications.
  • Learn and apply appropriate tools of officeautomation.
  • Manage the office/ organization ITinfrastructure.
  • Manage organization website/ webportal.

Prof. Savita Agrawal


The large spectrum of job opportunities and employment options for graduates of Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications [PGDCA] course are listed below:

  1. Actuaries
  2. Chief Information Office
  3. Computer Programmers
  4. Computer Systems Analysts
  5. Computer Support Service Specialist
  6. Computer Presentation Specialist
  7. Commercial And Industrial Designers
  8. Database Administrators
  9. Independent Consultants
  10. Information Systems Manager
  11. Project Manager
  12. Systems Administrators