What is Database Management System (DBMS) Course?

By Sanjeet Nayak

The Database Management System course is designed to address new technologies, advanced theories, and techniques, along with their application, implementation, and integration with legacy systems. The program aims at equipping students with expertise in a range of highly marketable, hands-on skills required in data modelling.

Students are also taught to develop advanced skills in designing, managing, monitoring, and administering corporate database systems divisions, information centers, and web-enabled database applications. It focuses on generating professionals in Database Systems to investigate new demands and the utilization of new innovations in the management of data and data assets, and inspect rising technologies forming the way data is presently handled, accessed, recovered, organized, and displayed.

What the course focuses on?

  • Empowering the knowledge analyzing different types of data.
  • Data Modelling techniques.
  • Process of maintaining the corporate database.
  • Tools for examining business performance.


Course Name  Database Management System
Course Level Undergraduate

Diploma or Certificate course: 8 Weeks to 2 Years

B.C.A (Database Management): 3 Years

Examination Type

Diploma or Certificate: Yearly or Semester (Varies from college to college)

B.C.A in Database Management: Semester

Eligibility Varies with degree
Admission Process Merit/Entrance Based
Top Recruiters Google, Amazon, Microsoft, American Express, IBM, Tata Consultancy, McKinsey and Company, etc
Top Career Scopes Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Database System Developer, Database Administrator, Database Architect, etc

Top Colleges:

Some of the top colleges in India offering Database Management System as a course are mentioned below:

College Name College Name
SRM University Xavier's Institute of Computer Application
National Institute of Management Vellore Institute of Technology
University of Mumbai Haryana College of Technology and Management
PCTE Group of Institutes Sharda University
ITM University Prestige Institute of Management


Course Name Duration Eligibility Entrance
Diploma or Certificate course in  Database Management System 8 Weeks to 2 Years
  • The student should have completed his/her 10+2 preferably in Science
  • Minimum marks should be 50% or above and 45% for reserved candidates.
B.C.A (Database Management) 3 Years
  • The student should have completed his/her 10+2 preferably in Science
  • Minimum marks should be 50% or above and 45% for reserved candidates.


  • Hard-working
  • Teamwork
  • Understanding of structured query language (SQL)
  • Problem-solving skill
  • An Eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to understand business needs.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Management skill
  • Organization skill


Diploma or Certificate Course Curriculum

Subject Name Subject Name
Introduction to Databases and Transactions Data Models
Database Design, ER-Diagram, and Unified Modeling Language Relational Algebra and Calculus
Constraints, Views, and SQL Transaction management and Concurrency control

B.C.A in Database Management:

Semester I Semester II
Fundamental of Computers & Information Technology Data Structure Using C
Operating system and software installation Database Management System (DBMS)
Fundamentals of Programming using 'C' Language Mathematics Part-I (fundamentals)
Introduction to Internet Technologies and HTML Digital Electronics and Computer Organization
Introduction to Computer Application (office suite) Core Java
Semester III Semester IV
Introduction to Computer Network Advanced Java
Programming Principle and Algorithm E-Commerce
Relational Database Management System(RDBMS) System Analysis and Design
System Programming and Introduction to Microprocessor Linux Operating System
Scientific and Statistical Computing
Semester V Semester VI
Business Application and Introduction to ERP Introduction to Multimedia Systems and its Application
Object Oriented Analysis and Design Intelligent Systems
Software Engineering Advanced Networking Management
Internet Programming & Cyber law Project

Admission Process:

Interested students should apply for the Database Management system only after checking the admission process of the college in which they are going to apply. The admission process generally differs from one college to another. There are many colleges that have a merit-based selection process. However, some of the top institutes in India conduct their own entrance examinations like IPU CET and PESSAT.

Top Entrances:


  • Exam Level: National
  • Mode of Exam: Offline (pen and paper-based)
  • Question Type: Multiple Choice 


  • Exam Level: State
  • Mode of Exam: Online/Computer-based
  • Exam Duration: 2 Hours


  • Exam Level: National
  • Mode of Exam: Online/Computer-based
  • Exam Duration: 120 minutes

Career Scope:

Career/Job Profile Average Salary Per Annum
Data Scientist 4 lakhs - 18 lakhs
Data Analyst 3 lakhs - 10 lakhs
Database Administrator 3 lakhs - 13 lakhs
Database Architect 5 lakhs - 30 lakhs
Database System Developer 8 lakhs - 10 lakhs
Partner Account Manager 2 lakhs - 20 lakhs
Clinical Database Programmer 2 lakhs - 6 lakhs 

Top Recruiters:

  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • American Express
  • Amazon
  • Infosys
  • Airtel
  • Idea
  • Reliance
  • BSNL
  • TataConsultancy
  • Tata Motors
  • Hyundai
  • Oracle
  • IBM
  • McKinsey and Company
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • Morgan Stanley

Top Hiring Cities:

  • Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Bangalore
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkatta


Q: What are the top entrances for Database Management?
A: The top entrances for database management are as follows:

  • IPU CET 

Q: What is the exam type for database management ?
A: The exam type for database management is semester wise.

Q: Who are the top recruiters in the field of database management?
A:  The top recruiters for database management are as follows:

  • Microsoft
  • American Express
  • Amazon
  • Infosys

Q: What the skills required in this field?
A: The skills required for the field of database management are as follows:

  • Strong analytical and organisational skills.
  • An Eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to understand business needs.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Understanding of structured query language (SQL)



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