Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application - Purbanchal University

Purbanchal University

Computer and IT

1 year(s)

The PGDCA program is a one-year course for bachelors degree-holders with non-IT background. The program provides students a strong theoretical foundation and sufficient practical knowledge for advance study leading to MCA degree.


•    Provide in depth study of hardware and software system.
•    Impart knowledge to invent and deploy ideas for solving real life problem.
•    Train to analyze, design and develop computer-based systems in different areas of development.
•    Prepare students for research in recent technologies for future development.
•    Develop entrepreneurship skills.
•    Build up sound presentation and communication skills

Curricular structure

The PGDCA is a one-year program consisting of two semesters or 34 credit hours. The first semester curriculum covers IT fundamentals, computer design, programming, data communication, web technology and a general subject like mathematics.

The second semester includes system analysis, data structure, statistics, database systems, object-oriented programming, and a project. The project, weighing two credit hours facilitates students to apply conceptual classroom knowledge into practice.