PDCA-2023 Course Details

PDCA-2023 Post Diploma in Computer Application - Scheme 2023 ( * for 3 year Polytechnic Diploma Holders )

  • Duration: 1.00 Year
  • Course Fee: 25000.00

Course Overview

The Post Diploma in Computer Application (PDCA) is a comprehensive program that equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the rapidly evolving field of computer applications. The course is designed to be completed in two semesters, each lasting six months.

This course includes classroom teaching, practical assignments, project work and class room seminars. The course syllabus emphasis on the latest programming languages and tools to develop better and faster applications. It also focuses on continuous evaluation which will enhance the quality of  education.


Eligibility    :  3 year Polytechnic Diploma in any branch of Engineering from DTE, Kerala or equivalent recognized DTE Kerala.

Duration     : 1 year

Fee Structure

Admission Fee                      :  Rs.100/-

Refundable Caution Deposit   :  Rs.1000/-

Library Enhancement Fee      :  Rs.100/-

Course Fee                           : Rs.25000/-

First Semester     : Rs.12500/- (In lump sum) or in two installments of Rs.6250/- each 

Second Semester : Rs.12500/- (In lump sum) or in two installments of Rs.6250/- each


Fee Waiver scheme (Student need not pay course fee and exam fee) is available for the eligible students as per the order from the Government of Kerala.

More details regarding this can be obtained from the officer in-charge of the centre for which you have applied / opted .


Key topics covered in the PDCA course

Computer Fundaments 

Operating System

Office Automation Packages 

Malayalam Computing 

C++ Programming

Data Structures

Database Management System 



Web Development Using PHP 

Principles Of Software Development

Computer Networks

Python Programming 

Introduction to Data Science

Elective 1- Cloud Computing / Cyber Security / Machine Learning / Software Testing

Elective 2 - Java and Smart Device Application Using Android / C# Programming and ASP.NET

Project and Seminar


The PDCA program aims to produce competent professionals capable of excelling in diverse roles such as software development, database administration, web development, and data analysis. Graduates will be well-equipped to adapt to the dynamic landscape of computer applications and contribute meaningfully to the technology industry.

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