Diploma In Computer Applications
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Diploma in Computer Applications (DCA) is a one-year program to study computer application in-depth, it provides students with practical and scientific knowledge on the Computer course along with major soft skills. It  involves study of numerous computer applications such as MS Office, Internet Applications, Operating System, Database Management System (DBMS), HTML among other subjects.
There are various career opportunities for those students who are aspiring for the IT sector and other IT related field jobs, and computer application fulfills those ambitions as it is on high demand in the market. Diploma In Computer Applications is a basic level course which will provide learners with the usage of applications and the ease of it accordingly. The course curriculum ensures to provide an aspirant  deeper knowledge of the subject as well as will make the student technology friendly.
Duration:  1 YearCourse Level: Graduate Average Salary: 2- 7 lakhs

DCA Eligibility

Students must have cleared 12th  from a recognized board or equivalent in any subject / field to apply for DCA course.

DCA Syllabus

The Diploma In Computer Applications cover various topics from the basic level to the  advanced  level. Check the list:-
•   Basic Fundamentals Of Computer
•   Generation, Classification, Number  System, Introduction To Computer
•   Fundamentals Of Internet
•   Evolution Of Computer
•  MS-DOS ( Microsoft Disk Operation System )
•   MS – Windows , Word-pad, Notepad
•   MS – Office ( MS – World, MS – Power- point, MS Excel, MS- Access)
•   C / C++

DCA Suitability

  • Diploma in computer applications is suitable for those  students who want to become a master in the subject in a shorter period of time.
  • Students who want to pursue computer technology in future but do not have a background in the field of computer.  
  • Students who want to pursue higher studies like masters or get into fields like web designing, artificial intelligence, robotics, animation, etc.
  • Finding employment in sectors like banking, insurance, accounting, e-commerce marketing as well as in government organizations may not seem difficult for any diploma holder of this course.

How is Diploma in Computer Applications Course Beneficial?

  • Being a one year program, DCA can help in saving a lot of time by covering all the aspects of computer technology in just a year, yet making a student into a professional.
  • Diploma In Computer Applications course is a basic level course & it allows you to achieve higher positions in less time
  • The course can cost an individual a lot less than any degree course from a reputed institute and the program at the same time will not even make anybody feel lesser in terms of acquired qualification.
  • If interested in studying further, one with a diploma in computer applications can easily get a chance to go for bachelors in the same or related subjects and then for masters as well.

Career Scope In DCA

Students can opt for a variety of career options after completing this  program.  Especially, after the COVID-19 pandemic, the digital industry  has seen an upsurge like never before. Eg- online education, online businesses, fields like artificial intelligence, web designing, software development, etc.

Various Job Prospects

Networking & Internetworking field, Database Development & Administration field, Programming – Development tools, languages, Technical writing, Software design & engineering, Computer Operator, Web Designer, C++ developer, etc.

Employement Areas

Banking, insurance, accounting, e-commerce marketing, Educational Institutes, Businesses, Start-ups, Entrepreneurship & various  government organizations etc.

DCA Salary Package

Diploma In computer Applications is a great career choice for computer & technology enthusiasts; people who understand & wish to attain expertise in the field of technology. The average salary of a candidate can vary from 2 lakhs – 7  Lakhs per annum, depending upon the type of job & credibility of the person. Students can also opt for higher studies like bachelors or masters in any specific field of thier choice.

Will you get a certificate on completion?

Yes, candidates enrolled in this course will be provided  with a certificate that holds the grades in the field of computer science. It is provided to benefit the students in getting a job with a perfect profile presentability.

Is it a regular/ distance learning course?

The Diploma In Computer Applications course is offered at Paharia Foundation For Health & Education in both regular and distance learning formats. It is entirely up to you to choose the most suitable mode.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is  diploma in computer applications a good course ?

A. Diploma in Computer Applications is indeed a good course as it forms base for higher studies like bachelors, masters in short span of 1 year. Also, you can work in web designing, software development, accounting, robotics, AI, etc.

Q.  What are the career options after DCA course?

A. There are various career options for computer & technology enthusiasts  like  software developers, programmers, web designers, digital marketing, banking animators, graphic designers, AI, robotics, businesses, e-commerce development, entrepreneurship etc.

Q.  How long is the duration of this diploma course? What are the qualifications needed ?


Ans. The course has a duration of 1- year.  For Diploma In Computer Applications one should have class 12th certificate from any recognized board in any field/stream.

Q. How to do a foundation course in computer Science as a beginner?

A. As a beginner you can start by simply applying for this course here  or you can also apply for a basic level computer course for better understanding & portfolio.

Q.Why should you choose Paharia Foundation For Health & Education?

A. Paharia Foundation For Health & Education is a channel partner with PQMS, which is part of the Ministry of Ayush, for yoga courses. We provide high-quality courses at reasonable pricing and consider your success to be our own. For any query or further information you can mail or contact us anytime.