Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application

In order to cater to the growing demand of computer awareness among the youth, this College has introduced a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA) from this academic session.

The duration of PGDCA course is one year spread over two semesters. The examinations will be held at the end of each semester.

The total number of seats in PGDCA course is 40 and is distributed as follows:

S. No.

Category

No. of seats

1.

Subsidized Seats

30

2.

Non-Subsidized Seats

10

Total (1 +2)

40

ELIGIBLITY CONDITIONS:

Any graduate from recognized university or its equivalent with at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC/ST candidates).

AGE LIMIT:

The maximum age limit for the candidates seeking admission to PGDCA programme shall be 26 years for male candidates, 28 years for female candidates and 29 years for SC/ST candidates as on 1 st July of the admission year.

ADMISSION CRITERION:

The admission to PGDCA course will be on the basis of merit drawn in the Entrance Test conducted in the College. There will be only one paper of 100 marks and the duration of the test will be 90 minutes. The entrance test shall include two sections as:

Section A Section B
General Aptitude Mathematics (+2 level)

NOTE:
Rechecking/Re-evaluation of answer books of the entrance test will not be allowed.

RESERVATION:
Admission to the course except for the seats reserved for NRls/NRI sponsored candidates shall be subjected to the following conditions:

  1. 15% and 7.5% seats shall be reserved for schedule caste and schedule tribe candidates respectively who have passed their BA/B.Sc./B.Com. or any other equivalent degree from any recognized university.
  2. The remaining 77.5% seats shall be filled as under:

(i) 25% of the seats for admission shall be open for all the candidates irrespective of the institution from where they have passed their qualifying examination.

(ii) 75% of the seats shall be filled out of the candidates who have passed their graduation degree from Himachal Pradesh University subjected to the following reservations:

(a) 5% of the seats shall be reserved for outstanding sportsmen/women. (b). 5% of the seats shall be reserved for outstanding cultural activists.
(c) 3% of the seats shall be reserved for physically handicapped candidates.

The H.P. University 120 point roaster for admission showing reservations of various categories shall be followed.

SCHEME -I

ANNUAL FEE SCHEDULE FOR SUBSIDIZED CATEGORY

S.no.
Description
Amount(Rs..)
01.

Admission Fee

25.00

02.

Tuition Fee

600.00

03.

Migration Fee

50.00

04.

Examination Fee

------

05.

Registration Fee

30.00

06.

Continuation Fee

10.00

07.

Sports Fee

15.00

08.

Medical Fee

06.00

09.

Holiday Home Fee

01..00

10.

Student Aid Fund

02.00

11.

Youth Welfare Fund

02.00

12.

Identity Card

10.00

13.

Magazine

25.00

14.

Cultural Activities Fund

10.00

15.

Garden Fund

10.00

16.

Building Fund

120.00

17.

Book Replacement Fund

25.00

18.

Furniture Fund

10.00

19.

Amalgamated Fund

240.00

20.

Miscellaneous Fund (NCC etc.)

16.00

21.

Campus Development Fund

10.00

22.

Subject Society Fund

05.00

23.

PTA Fund

100.00

24.

Library Fee

200.00

25.

Security Deposit (Refundable)

1100.00

26.

Guest Faculty Fee

7000.00

27.

Computer Fee

4400.00


SCHEME II

SELF FINANCING STUDENTS (NON-SUBSIDIZED CATEGORY)

This applies only to NRI's/NRI sponsored /Foreign Nationals/Payment category. This scheme admits students as per the merit in the examinations passed by the candidates. Top 10 candidates who had applied in this category shall be admitted.

In addition to the eligibility conditions mentioned above, a candidate shall be required to submit along with the application form, anyone of the following documents as may be applicable for the category of their candidature.

  1. Proof of Nationality in case of Foreign Nationals.
  2. Proof of their status in the case of NRI's. For this purpose, either of the following documents shall be considered as a proper proof:

(i) Copy of Non-resident card/Employment card issued by the employer.
(ii) Photocopy of the immigration card/employment VISA entry on the passport along with the details of the passport.
(iii) Certificate issued by the Indian Embassy/High Commission in the country where the NRI is residing.
(iv) Photocopy of the latest assessment order of Income Tax authorities either in India or the country of employment filed in the status of NRI.

  1. Certificate of sponsorship form NRI in the case of a sponsored candidate along with a proof of NRI status of the sponsorer required under para (B).
  2. Photocopy of the latest assessment order of the Income Tax authorities in India and the Permanent Account

Number (PAN) of the sponsorer issued by the Income Tax Department.
Candidates granted admission under self-financing scheme shall be required to pay an annual consolidated fee of US$ 550 (Five hundred and fifty US Dollars) in case of Foreign Nationals or NRls and Rs 25000/- in case of NRI sponsored/Non-subsidized candidates. These dues have to be submitted at the time of admission.

NOTE:

  1. Fee once deposited shall not be refunded.
  2. The student admitted will be governed by the rules and regulations mentioned in the prospectus.

DOCUMENTS TO BE ATTACHED WITH THE APPLICATION FORM:

The application form duly filled and accompanying the following documents should be submitted to :
The Director PGDCA Programme/Principal, Government Degree College, Dharamshala, District Kangra (H.P.) - 176215
PRICE: Rs. 200/­(Including the Entrance Examination Fees)
1. Attested copies of the Matriculation Certificate or its equivalent examination.
AT COUNTER:
G.C. Dharamshala

  1. Proof of Date of Birth (if not given in the Matriculation Certificate).
  2. Attested copies of TOC I, II and III or its equivalent examination from a recognized University.

BY POST: Rs. 250/­(Including the Entrance Examination Fees)

  1. Attested copies of SC/ ST/Physically handicapped/Sports certificates if applying under these categories.
  2. Two self addressed envelops of size 28 x 13 cms bearing stamps of Rs. 5/- or in case of Foreign Nationals/NRls, the Foreign Addressee stamps or required amount should be affixed by the applicant.

US $ 20 FOR OUTSIDE INDIA
ON COUNTER: Rs. 600/­BY POST: Rs. 650/-
NOTE:
The candidates should collect their ADMIT CARD for the entrance test of PGDCA on the date of entrance test Le. July 31, 2007 at Govt. College, Dharamshala at 9.30 AM sharp, failing which you will not be allowed to appear in the entrance test at 11.00 AM.

The detailed course outline for PGDCA is given below which is subjected to any change by the Board of Studies approved by Academic Council and Executive Council of Himachal Pradesh University.


SEMESTER-I

Course Code Title
DCS 101 Fundamentals of Programming Using C
DCS 102 PC Software
DCS 103 Operating System
DCS 104 Computer Organization and Architecture
DCS 105 Practical I (C Language)
DCS 106 Practical II (PC Software)
SEMESTER-II
DCS 201 Data and File Structure
DCS 202 System Analysis and Design
DCS 203 Object Oriented Programming and C++
DCS 204 Data Base Management System
DCS 205 Practical III (DFS uSing C++)
DCS 206 Practical IV (Data Base Management System)
DCS 207 Project Work