Usually Diploma is considered as a short term course but in case of technical fields, it has longer durations like 2 or 3 years. Diploma in Computer Technology is designed to prepare professionals for working efficiently in the field of computers and other related firms. It includes study about basic computing, operating systems, programming, database and networking. The course also includes some part of English language/ communication and Mathematics.
This course is available in regular as well as part time mode and professionals from related field can pursue the same for their improvement. Being technical in nature, it cannot be pursued through correspondence.
To become eligible for this course, candidates need to qualify 12th standard successfully. It must be done from a recognized institute and board and should have secured at least 50% marks as aggregate. Prior knowledge about computers is preferable. Candidates having higher qualification in related field can also enroll for the course to have better job opportunities.
Admissions are very simple and includes submission of filled application form along with other asked documents like copy of caste certificate (if applicable), age proof documents, mark sheets and certificate of previous qualification, No Objection Certificate if required, etc. Application fee must also be paid in prescribed format before last date to avoid rejection.
Seats are offered on direct basis in most of the institutes.
The duration for this course is 3 years for regular mode. It may vary for candidates pursuing this in part time mode.
Further Study options
After successfully completing this course, candidates can go for Graduation and Post Graduation to have better job options. They can pursue B.Sc. in Computer Science, Bachelor in Computer Application, then M.Sc. in computer Science or MCA.
Candidates having interest in research can go for PhD after master's degree.
The course teaches all about computers including software and hardware. It teaches about language skills to have improved communication, fundamental of computer problem solving skills, Discrete Mathematics, Fundamentals of Algorithm development, etc. An introductory part of financial accounting and reporting is also included in the course.
The later part of course teaches about structured programming, object oriented programming, interactive multimedia, calculus, web application development, information system development and approach of operating systems.
These candidates can work in computer centers, manufacturing companies, healthcare companies, financial service providers and academic institutions. They can become web designer, programmer, technical writer, system analyst depending upon their interest and skills.
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