PGDCA - Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application
Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application is a post graduate course offered by many UGC recognized universities in India. The duration of the course is one year, containing 2 semesters. A person must be a graduate to enroll for this course. The programme aims at providing specialized training in the field of computer science with technical, professional and communications skills.
PGDCA Vs MCA
PGDCA is a one year diploma program after graduation, so it covers the basic fundamentals of Computer Science. While MCA (Master of Computer Application) is a Post Graduate Degree from a recognized University, which is normally a 3-year programme. The course covers insight of development and networking related subjects in Computer Science.
Both the courses have their own field of Applications. After completing Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, an individual can work as a Computer operator in Banking, Advertising, insurance and accounting Sector. While an MCA Graduate directly goes directly into the development side in IT Sector.