Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications

Professional course PGDCA affiliated to H.P University have also been introduced in the year 2008. It has also been identified by National Testing Service-India , MHRD (Higher Education) for the establishment of Regional Field Unit. Dronacharya College believes in inculcating the philosophy “Where knowledge is created, not just communicated.”

The College aims at imparting life-long learning and provides a learner centric rather than teacher- centric educational process. The college boasts of well equipped and conducive infrastructural facilities i.e Seminar hall, Educational Technology lab, Computer lab (Wi-Fi facility), Social Science lab, Science lab, Library, Hostel and Canteen facilities. Co-curricular activities are an integral part of education and they ensure harmonious development of an individual.

Activities such as debates, declamation ,quiz competition and other literary & cultural activities are frequently held for the students. Workshops, Conferences, Guest lectures, Seminar and. Educational tours strive to widen intellectual horizon of the pupils. The college prepares teachers who are equipped with required skills and competencies to meet the challenges of the future. The whole some development of the teacher trainees is taken care of through personality development programmes, yoga and enlightened talks by the renowned personalities.

For Admission

Department: Computer Science

Course Commence In: June

Course Duration: 1 Year

Total Seats: 60

HOD: Mr. Rajesh Singh Rana

Phone: +91 80910 32055


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Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications

Teaching Methodology

Faculty members possess a blend of academic and professional experience which facilitates disseminating of knowledge to the students through both classroom sessions and independent student activities.
• Power Point Presentation
• Group Discussion
• Seminar & Project Work

Course Curriculum

The detailed course outline for PGDCA program is mentioned below which is subject to any change by the Board of Studies approved by Academic Council & Executive Council of Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.


DCS-101 Fundamentals of Programming Using C

DCS-102 PC Software

DCS-103 Operating System

DCS-104 Computer Organization and Architecture

DCS-105 (P) C-Language Practical 1

DCS-106 (P) PC- Software Practical 2


DCS-201 Data and File Structure

DCS-202 System Analysis and Design

DCS-203 OOP and C++

DCS-204 Data Base Management System

DCS-205 (P) DFS Using C++ (Practical 3)

DCS-206 (P) DBMS (Practical 3)

DCS-207 Project Work (200 Marks)