The one year course “Diploma in Computer Applications and Multilingual DTP” has been designed for at transformation of Urdu speakers into productive human resource and making them part of the employable technological work force in the emerging Information Technology scenario and penetration of computer education to grass root level. Taking base as the  DOEACC ‘O’ level course contents, the contents have been enriched with programming techniques , developing database applications, accounting package, web designing tools, Urdu & Hindi DTP.
The contents have been designed so as a range of career options are possible for an individual after completing the course. The possible options includes:

  • Junior Programmer
  • EDP Assistant
  • Web Designer
  • Visual Designer
  • DTP Operator
  • Lab Demonstrator
  • Accounts Assistant
  • Office Assistant

The total duration of the course will be 1000 hours. The course will be organized in two batches of 30 students at each computer centre (Batch I from  9.00 A.M. – 1.00 P.M. and Batch II from 2.00 – 6.00 P.M.). The course duration is four hours daily for each batch and total eight hours at a computer centre.  Out of each of these 4 hours, 2 hours for theory class and 2 hours for practical class shall be fixed.  Fifteen students will attend the theory class and 15 students will attend practical class simultaneously. The course has been structured as follows:

Module I:         Information Technology

Module II :       Business Systems

Module III:       Web Application Development

Module IV:       Programming  through Visual Basic

Module V:        Multilingual DTP

Module VI:       Project Work

Module I        :      160 hrs.
Module II       :      180 hrs.
Module III      :      180 hrs.
Module IV      :      160 hrs.
Module V       :      170 hrs.
Module VI      :      150 hrs.

Module I:       Information Technology (160 hrs)
  1. Computer Fundamentals
  2. Computer organization
  3. Operating system concepts
  4. Office Automation Tools ( MS Office)
  5. IT Applications


Module II :     Business Systems (180 hrs) 

  1. Introduction to Business Data Processing
  2. Fundamentals of programming
  3. Principles and techniques of programming
  4. MS Access
  5. Accounting Fundamentals
  6. Accounts Application( Tally)
 Module III:    Web Application Development (180 hrs)
     1        Introduction to internet
2        World Wide Web
3        Browsers
4        FTP ,Telnet
5        HTML
6        FrontPage
7        JAVA Script
8        Graphic Tools ( Adobe Photoshop)
 Module IV:     Programming through Visual Basic (160 hrs) 
  1. Integrated Development Environment
  2. Managing Projects
  3. Visual Basic Programming elements
  4. Working with Forms
  5. ActiveX Controls
  6. Graphic with Visual Basic
  7. Multiple Document Interface
  8. Error Handling
  9. Windows API and DLLs
  10. Object Oriented Programming with Visual Basic
  11. Data Base Programming with Visual Basic


Module V:      Multilingual DTP (170 hrs)

  1. Urdu & Hindi DTP
  2. Page Maker
  3. CorelDraw

Module VI:     Project work (150 hrs)

  1. A test will be conducted at the end of each module.  The question papers as well as answer sheets will be checked by the faculty of the centre.
  1. The weightage of above theory papers will be 10 marks each.  It is necessary to obtain a minimum of 6 marks for each module.
  1. Final examination of 70 marks will be conducted at the end of the course.  It will consist of objective type questions.  The question paper for IT Component will be prepared by DOEACC Centre, Chandigarh.  The question paper will be sent to the Centre in sealed envelopes and shall be opened under the supervision of External Examiner, Centre Incharge and Supervisor.
  1. A final practical examination of 25 marks will be conducted at the end of the course.
  1. An Urdu test of 25 marks shall also be conducted at the end of the course.  The question paper will be prepared by NCPUL.
  1. All answer sheets and response sheets of theory examination along with Diploma in Urdu answer sheet in separate envelope are to be sealed in the presence of External examiner, Centre Incharge, Supervisor and forwarded to Director, NCPUL, West Block-I, R.K. Puram, New Delhi- 110 066 by the next day positively through courier/registered parcel.  All unused question papers & response sheets are also to be return alongwith the sealed bundle.
  1. The project prepared by the students shall be examined by the External Examiner.  This covers 30 marks.

Each successful student will be awarded "Diploma in Computer Applications and Multilingual DTP" at the end of the academic session by NCPUL jointly by DOEACC, Chandigarh and NCPUL. 

1.         75% and above                                        Grade A (Distinction)
2.         60% and above                                        Grade B (I Division)
3.         50% and above                                        Grade C (II Division)
4.         Less than 50% in aggregate                        has to reappear in next year.