Today Information Technology (IT) is one of the fastest growing sectors, so it is very good for career. IT courses enable us to get a job in IT sector and start a good career. There are various courses available in this stream, such as DCA (Diploma in Computer Application), BCA (Bachelor of Computer Application), MCA (Master of Computer Application) etc. Diploma courses are short term courses and provide brief knowledge about computer and its application, whereas professional degree courses such as BCA and MCA are providing depth knowledge.
Choose IT courses according to your requirement. If you want to take only basic knowledge about computer and its uses then you can do DCA programs. In this you can learn how operate computer, about the internet, software installation and how to uninstall a software, about file handling and Microsoft office for data storing, basic knowledge of computer networks, etc. These types of courses help in your daily office work because computers becomes a necessity in every office today and must have basic knowledge of computer. DCA course not only help in the office and job promotions, but it also helps us in daily life because we are surrounded by computers.
If you want to make a career in IT sector then you should take admission in professional degree courses such as BCA. For this you must have 12th passed from any stream. In BCA course you get detailed knowledge about computer and its usage, such as computer graphics and multimedia, programming languages, database management, software engineering and software testing, data warehousing, e-commerce, computer networking, cyber laws etc. This course duration is three years, you can do it through regular or distance learning mode. This program is available almost at every university. After completing this course, students have a good chance to start their career in IT sector. But for depth knowledge of every subject under this course and some more knowledge about computer science you can do MCA.
MCA (Master of Computer Application) is a popular course. For regular MCA course, you must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with good marks (55-60%) from a recognized university or a BCA degree. Generally in every university, the duration of this course is three years in regular or distance learning, but in some university course duration for this is two years and one year with lateral admission. This course provides complete professional knowledge that is essential for a good and successful career in IT sector. The objective of this course is to prepare students for good careers in the software industry and also for research in this field. After getting MCA degree students have a wide scope in private and government sector both.
As we know that every student has different thinking about study and career. IT sector is an interesting field of study and better field for career. If someone wants to do some creative thing, they can come in IT sector. In this sector you have a chance to do creative things. You can make unique and useful software for people or an interesting game for children or everyone and earn money and name also. There are various IT courses, you should select courses according to your objective and passion and after that you can enjoy your study and career.