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Diploma in Computer Science has been designed for those who are willing to adopt Computer Science as an area for their higher education. It is designed to give students a complete walk through the field and to provide an enduring foundation for future professional growth. Diploma in Computer Science prepares students with ability to undertake technical assignments in their organizations.

Program Objectives

The Strategic objectives of Diploma in Computer Science Program are:

  • To develop students with knowledge of basic concepts and theories of computer science.
  • To prepare eLearning student with practices related to computer science application and programming skills.
  • To provide basis for future professional computer science education.

Program Outcomes

After completing the Diploma Program, the students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of concepts and theories of computer science.
  • Apply a basic level of competency in computer science applications, tools and programming skills.
  • Obtain further advance education in the computer science field.

Admission Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university/ institute in any discipline with at least 45% marks or CGPA 2.00 out of 4.
However, Candidates having 33% ~44% marks will be eligible for admission after the successful completion of “Zero  Semester”.

Course Exemption

Course(s) exemption is not allowed..


It is a one-year duration program that comprises two semesters. Each semester has 18 weeks’ duration.

Courses of Study

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(Revised w.e.f. Fall 2018)

Assessment of Study Progress

The students’ study progress evaluation mechanism is based on continuous assessment throughout the semester by giving assignments, on-line quizzes, Graded Discussion Boards (GDBs), mid-term and final-term exams. The mid and final term exams are conducted at VU’s designated exam centers and usually count for 80 to 85% of the total marks for a course.

Award of Diploma

To be eligible for the award of Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science, students are required to complete course work program (minimum two semesters) of at least 36 credit hours course work with minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.

Fee Structure

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  • The courses may be revised time to time as a result of continuous review to bring them at par with courses from being taught at top-class foreign universities. While reviewing the courses, needs of local industry and job market are also given full consideration.
  • The University reserves the right to change fee structure from time to time.