Diploma in Computer Applications (DCA)

Programme Introduction

Computers have brought about major changes in all spheres of life, and especially so in business and management. Today, it is extremely difficult to imagine the world without computer. Businesses rely heavily on computer technology to assist them in almost every aspect of their work. This programme is a perfect blend of online learning as well as traditional distance learning programme for gaining basic computer skills in application side.

Academic Objectives

  1. To demonstrate a sound knowledge in basics of computer application.
  2. To demonstrate a practical knowledge for solving problems.
  3. To provide in depth knowledge to help in further study.
  4. To acquire competence for Government Sector and Banking sector jobs.
  5. To acquire specialized skills in IT/ Business environment.

Programme Code



Min. Duration 1 Year, Max. Duration 3 Years

Eligibility Criteria

10+2 in any stream or equivalent

Eligibility,admission criteria or any other condition mentioned here in or otherwise for admission to any programme is subject to change as prescribed by the university.

Career Prospects

IT Services

  • Data classification
  • Data entry
  • Routine administrative work such as MIS (Management Information System)

Travel Agencies

  • Ticketing
  • Booking
  • Documentation
  • Reservation

Print & Electronic Media (in television companies, newspaper houses and other media related industries)

  • Printing
  • Publishing
  • Video Editing

Secretarial Jobs

  • Secretarial services
  • Office jobs

Some of the relevant designations are

  • Data Entry Operators
  • Computer Operator cum Secretary
  • Office Assistant
  • Technical Support Executive
  • Customer Support Executive
  • Ticketing Assistant
  • Ticketing Executive
  • Client Servicing Executive

BPO Industry

  • Data management
  • Technical support

Advertising Agencies

  • Client servicing
  • Multimedia presentations

Further Study Options:

  • Lateral Entry in 2nd¬†year of BCA/ B.Sc. IT/ B.Sc. CS as per the eligibility criteria prescribed by the universities.