DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (Self-financing)
QUALIFICATION FOR ADMISSION
Graduate in any stream (B.A / B.SC. /B.Com) may join the Course. Students having science background with Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Science will be given preference in admission.
The PGDCA Course is a full-time post Graduate Programme spread over one academic year consisting of two semesters
AWARD OF DEGREE
On successful completion of the Programme , the students will be awarded the post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application (PGDCA) of Patna University.
Total number of seats the post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA) Course: 40 (Forty)
The course curriculum is designed to provide the students a solid conceptual foundation and an extensive focus on applications of these concepts in practical situations.
STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE
A student of the Course will be examined in ten papers (8 Theory and 2 practical papers). Each paper shall carry 100 marks. The distribution of marks is as follows:
Final University Examination: 60 marks
Final University Examination: 60 marks
*( Q=Quiz, T= Test, A = Assignment, O= Oral Presentation )
The course fee per annum at present is Rs. 25,000/ - but it is subject to revision from time to time. Fees once paid will not be refunded. If a student leaves the programme midway he / she shall be liable to pay the course fee for the entire programme (i.e. of one year).
During the study of the programme, a student has to appear in internal examinations (conducted by the Department) as well as in the final examination (conducted by the Patna University). The final University examination carries 60 marks and the internal examination 40 marks in each paper.
The internal assessment comprises of attendance, marks in Written Test (W) Pop Quiz (Q), Oral presentation (O), assignment (A), Lab assignments, Tour Report, overall behavior and discipline of the stu
A student must have 75% attendance and 45% marks in the sent up test to appear in the final examination. Unless a student fulfills these requirements, he / she will not be allowed to fill the examination form for the Final Univ ersity Examination.
There will be a University examination at the end of each semester.
The examination fee at present is Rs.1200/- . Students have to pay the examination fee while submitting the final examination form, usually in the month of September. The examination fee is subject to revision from time to time.
MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION
The medium of instruction will be English/ Hindi.
HOW TO GER ADMETTED TO THE COURSE HOW TO APPLY
The applicant will be required to apply in the prescribed application form to the Head/ Course Coordinator, Department of Statistics, Patna University, Patna 800005. The application form and the prospectus can be obtained from the Departmental office on submission of a bank Draft payable to the ‘’Head, Department of statistics, Patna University, Patna’’
To be eligible for admission, a candidate must have:
Selection will be made on the basis of performance in the entrance test comprising of a written test followed by interview conducted by Department of Statistics, Patna University.
THE ENTRANCE TEST
The result of the written test, schedule of Viva – Voce examination and selection list will be displayed on the department notice board.
Students selected must take admission as per the schedule displayed on the department notice board failing which the claim for admission will be forfeited.
Children of foreign nationals and / or NRIs with proper documents are eligible for admission to the course. The written entrance test may be waived for such candidates, however they must appear before the interview board. The course fee for seats under this quota is $ 1200 per annum.
DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED at the time of admission.
Computer professionals form an integral part of the human resources of any organization. After the successful completion of this programme, students could get a wide range of jobs to choose from the different sectors, be it a very large MNC, a small software firm, a private sector or PSU or a governmental organization or Banks. They are in great demand as most of the companies and firms these days want to hire highly skilled professionals having background of computers and IT. They can also establish their own Software Development firm and / or Electronic Data Processing centers and / or Desk Top publishing centers. The can work from home too for any company through WAN.
We would help our students in getting placements.
SCOPE FOR HIGHER STUDIES
There is a great scope for higher studies after completion of the course. Students may join MCA / MIT/MBA or M.Sc. in Computer Science / M.Sc. in Information Technology, etc. conducted by any recognized University.
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