PGDCA from Purbanchal University

  • February 21, 2022

PGDCA from Purbanchal University

Purbanchal University offers the one-year Post Graduate Diploma Course in Computer Applications (PGDCA) to educate enthusiastic learners on the essential theoretical and practical segments of the domain. It is targeted towards individuals or graduates with a non-IT background, who wish to gather relevant knowledge in this segment and explore a career in the concerned sector. The Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application program’s overall goal is to equip graduates for successful jobs in the software industry. Not only does the program help the candidates to master the in-demand concepts and skills, but push them towards further studies and pursuing advanced learning MCA (MIT, M.Tech, MCIS, etc.) Packed with seminars and workshops, the comprehensive course curriculum helps develop a solid concepctual foundation among the candidates that help them stand out from the crowd. 

Why Choose PGDCA from Purbanchal University?

Purbanchal University brings you a comprehensive platform and curriculum to help you boost your skills and start from scratch, even if you hail from a non-IT background. The chief motive of the course is to focus on branding within an IT working professional who comes without the said degree. You’ll find this diploma training course available only at this university in Nepal as no other universities are offering this concerning the mentioned prerequisites. It provides you with:

  • Industry-recognized specialized curriculum, curated by professional mentors.
  • Engaging in workshops and productive discussion forums to sharpen skills. 
  • Hands-on assignments and working projects to derive better industry exposure. 
  • Opportunity to make new, impactful connections, participate in productive talks and master the relevant skills. 

Through this exclusive course, you dive deeper into the IT world and get a hold of the related concepts and techniques. 

PGDCA at Kantipur City College – Course Description 

KCC, Kantipur City College, affiliated to the Purbanchal University, offers this course. For better clarity regarding the module structure, we have formed separate segments that help you grab the key features for this program. 

The course is a perfect fit for graduates and working professionals with a non-IT background who are working in the industry and willing to elevate their knowledge on the related categories.

This program is a one-year course (two-semesters) with 34 credits for anyone with a bachelor’s degree. Affiliated to Purbanchal University, KCC is one of the most reputed institutions that offers this course. The program itself is structured in a way that helps you to establish a solid theoretical base and practical knowledge of computer application.

In addition, this Post Graduate (PG) diploma in computer application essentially covers IT fundamentals, computer design, programming, data communication, web technology, system analysis, data structure, statistics, database systems & object-oriented programming.

Our curriculum for PG diploma in computer application also includes projects that engage you in the design and development of software systems through teamwork and intensive work. To facilitate this, we also have our state-of-the-art computer center and research units, or Center for Software Development and Research (CSDR).

Our KCC Exhibit is a “Project Exhibition & Conference” event with the intent to promote the student projects and to interact with various industries, organizations and academic institutions. This also provides a common platform for individuals, academicians, researchers and professionals to interact with various industries and academic institutions.

Pedagogy: Our program pedagogy adopts a comprehensive, instructor-led learning approach, to provide the candidates with a seamless learning experience and help them focus on the critical modules. The course curriculum is curated and taught by leading industry mentors with vast years of academic and professional excellence. Workshops and seminars are hosted at regular basis. Through these engaging sessions, our candidates also have a chance to communicate their views and thoughts which helps the teachers judge their skills better. Not only does it encourage productive learning but it opens the doors to new connections too! 

Assignments and Training: Through the PGDCA program, we aim to educate the candidates on all the essential areas of the domain and hence we follow a practical learning methodology to ensure the same. There are hands-on rounds to help them develop the required skill set as they work on projects including software system development and designing. Candidates can finish those at the state-of-art computer centre and research units-CSDR. Through these in-built technical assignments candidates are engaged in the training curriculum and it encourages better learning. 

PGDCA at KCC: Eligibility Criteria 

  • Education: To be eligible for the PGDCA course at KCC, you need to hold a bachelor’s degree in any field from a recognized college/institute/university, with minimum aggregate marks of 45%. 
  • Citizenship: You need to be a citizen of Nepal to be eligible for the course (foreign nationals can also apply easily). For foreign candidates, relevant documents are to be produced during admission. 

Upon satisfying the minimum eligibility requirements, you are eligible to move further with the admission process. 

PGDCA at KCC: Step-by-step Admission Process

For the eligible candidates, who seek admission to the PGDCA course at KCC, below are the steps to be followed. We have broken down the procedure into small steps to provide you with better clarity. 

Step 1: Entrance Exam 

The first step towards admission is applying online entrance form ( for the entrance exam conducted by Purbanchal University and qualifying it with the requisite criteria. The date, time and test centre are communicated to the candidates earlier. Once you clear this stage, you can move on to the next one. 

Step 2: Personal Interview at KCC

Once you clear the qualifying examination, you need to turn up for the personal interview round at KCC. There, you will be gauged on your skills and understanding. Clearing this round confirms your admission to the college. 

Step 3: In-campus Admission 

After you clear the interview round, your admission to the college is confirmed. You need to visit the campus on the scheduled date, communicate your purpose of visiting the campus to the concerned security guards at the gate and they will assist you further to track the admission department. After which you’ll meet the admission officer, and the person will take it forward from there to ensure the admission process. 

Following are the required scanned copies of documents to be provided during admission, within the given deadline.  

  1. SLC Examination Certificate 
  2. SLC Character Certificate 
  3. Plus2/PCL Character Certificate 
  4. Plus2/PCL Transcript 
  5. Bachelor Transcript 
  6. Bachelor Character Certificate 
  7. University Migration Certificate 
  8. Citizenship
  9. Passport-size Photographs. 

Note: Model papers for the entrance examinations, can be browsed from our college website. 

Career Prospects 

IT is one of the most prestigious and dignified industries to work in and has ample career scopes for skilled and technically smart candidates. As the program wraps up, you walk away with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the related concepts and master the industry-relevant concepts. This not only helps you stand out from the crowd, rather boosts your job profile too adding an impressive value to your resume.  

Employer always looks for technically smart candidates and once you grab that, there’s no looking back. Following are some of the roles that you can work on, after completing PGDCA. 

  • IT Consultant 
  • Computer Programmer and Analyst 
  • Project Manager 
  • Information Security Analyst 
  • Quality Assurance
  • IT Entrepreneur

Top Companies that hire professionals to work in the related segments include, but are not limited to:

  • Google 
  • BSNL
  • Dell
  • TCS 
  • Microsoft 
  • Deloitte 
  • Accenture 
  • Apple 
  • IBM 
  • Rakuten

Indeed, Forbes has identified job candidates with an MCA degree as one of the top five highest-paid positions. Isn’t it tempting?

There are many PGDCA graduates who grab the market opportunities after successfully completing MCA/MIT/MTech. Recently, one of our graduates, Rekh Bhandari was appointed as Head of Information and Technology in Lumbini Province. He has completed PGDCA and pursued his MCA program from our college. He is also the Secretary of CAN Federation Nepal.

Wrapping Up 

Loaded with specialized, curated modules and a comprehensive learning approach, pursuing PGDCA at KCC is helpful to impart a detailed technical education that assists you in mastering the conceptual technicalities.