The computer technology field is booming with a maximum number of job opportunities and career growth for its pursuant, thanks to the latest technological leap in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automation, Internet of Things (IoT), Data Analytics, Deep thinking, and Machine Learning.
Students can reach a meaningful computer technology job profile from different education platforms at the graduation level, namely – Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science Engineering, Information technology, Information Science and other related specializations), Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science Engineering, Information technology, Information Science and different associated domains), Bachelor of Computer Application, Bachelor of Science (Computer Science Engineering, Information technology, Information Science and other related disciplines), and Bachelor of Vocation (Computer Science Engineering, Information technology, Information Science and different related specializations). Each of these graduations also has master’s (post-graduation) programs.
However, computer technology fields have diploma courses too for its aspirants. Diploma in Computer Application (DCA) is one such highlighted platform. By duration, it spans less than 1 year, and by cost, it comes under INR 10K, which makes this course affordable for its pursuant. Employability assurance after pursuing this course is an open question because it depends heavily on the repetition and capability of the institutes that provide DCA.
A student who has completed 10th or 12th qualifies for DCA. This diploma syllabus includes studying numerous computer applications such as MS Office, Internet Applications, Operating System, Database Management System (DBMS), and HTML, among other subjects. Also, a few of the core subjects – are Basics Computer Skills, MS Office Applications, Internet Basics, E-Business, PC Assembly, and Troubleshooting.
Job profiles for DCA holders include – Computer Operator, Web Designer, Accountant, Software Developer, C++ Developer, and many more. And, freshers’ salary scale varies from 1 lakh per annum to 6 lakhs per annum.
A diploma in Computer Application (DCA) is provided by universities and private institutions, and the value of the course depends mainly on the skill and employability parameters achieved by its pursuant.