Duration: 6 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Computer Application (Skill Development)

Course Duration: 6 months (Part-time)

Course Objectives:

1.     To develop a strong foundation in computer concepts and fundamentals.

2.     To provide practical skills in commonly used computer applications.

3.     To familiarize students with graphic applications for designing purposes.

4.     To introduce students to internet and its various applications.

5.     To enable students to use computer applications for self-employment opportunities.

6.     To empower students with the necessary skills for career growth and self-employment in the Indian context.

Course Overview:

This course is designed to equip students with essential computer application skills required for self-employment. It covers computer concepts and fundamentals, common software applications, graphic design tools, and internet applications. The course will be conducted part-time over a period of 6 months, allowing students to balance their studies with other commitments.

Course Teaching Methodology:

1.     Lectures: In-class lectures will be conducted to provide theoretical knowledge and concepts related to each topic.

2.     Practical Sessions: Students will engage in hands-on exercises and projects to gain practical skills in using various computer applications.

3.     Case Studies: Real-life case studies and examples will be used to demonstrate the practical applications of computer skills in self-employment.

4.     Group Discussions: Students will participate in group discussions to share their experiences, ideas, and insights related to computer applications for self-employment.

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

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

1.     Increased employability: Acquiring computer application skills enhances students' employability in various sectors, including freelancing opportunities and small business ventures.

2.     Self-employment opportunities: This course equips students with the necessary skills to start their own computer-based businesses or provide services as independent professionals.

3.     Enhanced productivity: Proficiency in computer applications helps students become more efficient and productive in their personal and professional lives.

4.     Adaptability: In today's digital age, computer application skills are crucial for individuals to adapt to rapidly evolving technology trends.

5.     Competitive advantage: Knowledge of computer applications sets learners apart from their peers and gives them a competitive edge in the job market or self-employment endeavors.


1) Computer Concept & Fundamentals

·         Introduction to computers and their components

·         Operating systems and file management

·         Computer networks and internet basics

·         Computer security and data privacy

2) Paint

·         Introduction to basic image editing and drawing using Paint

·         Tools and features of Paint

·         Creating and modifying images

3) Notepad

·         Introduction to text editing with Notepad

·         Basic text formatting and manipulation

·         Creating and editing HTML files using Notepad

4) WordPad

·         Introduction to word processing with WordPad

·         Formatting documents, headers, and footers

·         Creating tables and managing documents

5) Basic Hardware & Software Installation

·         Hardware components and their functions

·         Software installation and troubleshooting

·         System maintenance and basic troubleshooting techniques

6) MS Office Applications

·         MS Word

o   Document formatting and styles

o   Inserting tables, images, and graphics

o   Mail merge and document collaboration

·         MS Excel

o   Spreadsheet creation and formatting

o   Basic formulas and functions

o   Data analysis and visualization

·         MS PowerPoint

o   Creating engaging presentations

o   Slide layouts, animations, and transitions

o   Presenting and sharing slideshows

7) Graphic Applications

·         Photoshop

o   Introduction to image editing and manipulation

o   Layers, filters, and effects

o   Creating and editing graphics

·         Premier

o   Video editing basics

o   Adding effects, transitions, and titles

o   Exporting and sharing videos

·         InDesign

o   Desktop publishing fundamentals

o   Layout design and typography

o   Creating professional documents

·         Corel Draw

o   Vector graphics creation and editing

o   Drawing tools and effects

o   Designing logos and illustrations

8) Internet & Its Applications

·         Internet Introduction and Applications

·         Browsers

·         Understanding Web Applications

·         Web Search, Live Videos, Downloading, Uploading

·         Web Forms

·         Email & Its Usage

·         Introduction to Google Applications

Note: The syllabus can be modified based on the requirements of learners or specific regional needs.

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