Diploma in Computer Applications (DCA) is a one year diploma course in the field of computer applications. It can be pursued both, after completing 10 + 2 and post-graduation. It studies various computer applications like MS Office, Internet applications, Operating System, Database Management System, HTML among other subjects.
The programme gives a base for further higher studies like Master degree and then research work.
Students have access to jobs in the areas like hardware & networking, software, database administration, research & development, system administration, etc. applicants have also the option of becoming a computer operator to data entry operator to the system administrator. They can seek jobs both in public and private sectors, banking, insurance, accounting, stock markets, e-commerce and marketing. Employment areas are bookkeeping, business communications, product design, manufacturing, inventory control, marketing diploma programme in computer science and applications (DCA) job types, assistant professors - computer applications, computer teachers, applications developers, computer operators and senior programmer analysts. Typical job profiles include assistant professors - computer applications, computer teachers, applications developers, computer operators, senior programmer analysts, office assistants - computer operators, computer application specialists & accounts assistants, computer systems analysts, lead consultants - application development.