Duration: 1 YEAR

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Computer Applications (Skill Development)

Course Duration: 1 Year (part-time)

Course Objectives:

1.     To provide a comprehensive understanding of computer fundamentals, software, and applications.

2.     To develop practical skills in graphic designing, operating systems, programming languages, and database management.

3.     To equip students with the knowledge and skills required for self-employment and career growth in the field of computer applications.

4.     To enhance students' ability to create and manage web pages and utilize the internet effectively.

5.     To introduce students to Tally Prime with GST for accounting and financial management.

Course Overview:

This part-time, one-year course is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in computer applications and empower them for self-employment opportunities. The course covers various subjects including fundamentals of computer, computer software, graphic designing, operating systems, programming language, database management, internet, web page designing, and Tally Prime with GST. The syllabus is designed to be flexible, allowing for modifications based on the requirements of learners and the location.

Course Teaching Methodology:

1.     Lectures: In-class lectures will be conducted to explain theoretical concepts and principles.

2.     Practical Sessions: Hands-on practical sessions will be provided to develop technical skills and proficiency.

3.     Assignments: Regular assignments will be given to reinforce learning and assess students' understanding.

4.     Group Projects: Collaborative projects will be assigned to enhance teamwork and problem-solving abilities.

5.     Case Studies: Real-world case studies will be discussed to provide practical insights and applications.

6.     Guest Lectures: Industry experts will be invited to share their experiences and provide industry insights.

7.     Workshops and Seminars: Occasional workshops and seminars will be conducted to enhance specific skills and knowledge areas.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

1.     Skill Development: The course focuses on developing practical skills that are highly valued in the job market, allowing learners to enhance their career prospects.

2.     Self-Employment Opportunities: By acquiring skills in computer applications, learners can start their own businesses, such as graphic design studios, web development agencies, or accounting firms.

3.     Flexibility: The course provides flexibility in terms of syllabus modifications to meet the specific needs of learners and local market demands.

4.     Industry Relevance: The curriculum is designed to align with industry standards, ensuring that learners gain knowledge and skills that are in demand.

5.     Entrepreneurial Mindset: The course encourages an entrepreneurial mindset, enabling learners to identify and capitalize on emerging opportunities in the digital economy.


1) Fundamentals of Computer

·         Introduction to Computer

·         Computer system concepts

·         Generations of computers

·         Basic components of a computer system

·         Memory

o   RAM, ROM, EPROM, PROM, and other types of memory

2) Storage Devices

·         Storage fundamentals

·         Data storage and retrieval methods

·         Various storage devices

o   Cartridge Tape, Data Drives, Hard Disk Drives, Floppy (Winchester Disk),

o   Disks, Optical Disks, CD, VCD, CD-R, CD-RW, Zip Drive, DVD, SVCD

3) Computer Software


·         Types of Software

·         Operating Systems

·         Programming languages

·         Data representation in computers

·         Number System of computers

·         Coding System – ASCII, BCD, and EBCDIC

·         Computer Viruses

4) Graphic Designing

·         Corel Draw

·         Photoshop

·         PageMaker

5) Operating System and Application Program

·         Disk Operating System (DOS)

o   DOS basics

o   Basic DOS Commands

·         Windows

·         Linux

o   Linux basics

o   Basic Linux Commands

6) Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Power Point)

·         MS Word

·         MS Excel

·         MS Power Point

7) Programming Language: C Language

·         Introduction

·         C Character Set, Constants, Variables, and Keywords

·         Decision and Control Structure

o   if, if-else, forms of if-else statement

o   Operators

o   Types of Loops

o   Case and Switch

·         Arrays and Functions

o   Arrays

o   C Functions

·         Practical on C Programming

8) Practical on Application Program


9) Database Management System

·         Database Tables

·         Query Basics and SQL

·         Report

10) Internet and Web Page Designing

·         Internet

·         World Wide Web (WWW)

o   History, Working, Web Browsers, Its functions

o   Concept of Search Engines, Searching the Web

o   HTTP, URLs, Web Servers, Web Protocols

·         HTML

11) Tally Prime with GST

Note: The syllabus can be customized and modified based on the specific requirements of learners or the location.

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