Duration: 6 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Computer Applications (Skill Development)

Course Duration: 6 months (Part-time)

Course Overview:

The course in Computer Applications aims to provide students with essential skills and knowledge in computer usage and software applications. The course is specifically designed to equip learners with the necessary tools to pursue self-employment opportunities in the field of computer applications. Throughout the course, students will gain proficiency in various software programs and develop a solid understanding of computer fundamentals, hardware and software installation, computer maintenance, and graphic designing. Additionally, the course will introduce students to internet and email usage and provide an in-depth understanding of Tally Prime with GST, a widely used accounting software.

Course Objectives:

1.     To provide students with a comprehensive understanding of computer concepts and fundamentals.

2.     To develop proficiency in commonly used software applications, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and Tally Prime with GST.

3.     To equip students with the knowledge and skills required for basic hardware and software installation.

4.     To develop an understanding of computer maintenance, software drives, and formatting.

5.     To enhance students' graphic designing skills through the use of software programs such as Paint, Notepad, WordPad, PageMaker, Corel Draw, and Photoshop.

6.     To introduce students to internet usage and email communication for personal and professional purposes.

7.     To provide practical knowledge of PC assembling for troubleshooting and customization purposes.

Course Teaching Methodology:

1.     Lectures: In-class lectures will be conducted to provide theoretical knowledge and conceptual understanding.

2.     Practical Sessions: Hands-on practical sessions will be conducted to reinforce the concepts learned during lectures and develop proficiency in software applications.

3.     Case Studies: Real-world case studies will be presented to help students apply their knowledge and problem-solving skills.

4.     Group Discussions: Group discussions will encourage collaborative learning and allow students to share their insights and experiences.

5.     Assignments and Projects: Students will be assigned practical assignments and projects to further enhance their skills and knowledge in computer applications.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

1.     Increased Employability: Proficiency in computer applications is highly sought after in today's job market, and this course will significantly enhance learners' employability prospects.

2.     Entrepreneurship Opportunities: Acquiring skills in computer applications opens up avenues for self-employment, enabling learners to start their own ventures in areas such as graphic designing, software consultancy, or accounting services.

3.     Skill Diversification: Adding computer application skills to one's repertoire enhances career options, providing learners with a competitive edge in various industries.

4.     Personal Growth: Understanding computer applications empowers individuals to become digitally competent, facilitating their personal and professional growth in the digital age.


Module 1: Computer Fundamentals and Software Applications

·         Computer Concept & Fundamentals

·         Paint

·         Notepad

·         Word Pad

·         MS-Office (MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, MS-Access)

Module 2: Hardware and Software Installation

·         Basic Hardware & Software Installation

·         MS-DOS

·         Computer Maintenance

·         Software Drives Installation

·         Computer Formatting

·         PC Assembling

Module 3: Graphic Designing

·         Introduction to Internet & Email

·         Graphic Designing Concepts

·         PageMaker

·         Corel Draw

·         Photoshop

Module 4: Accounting and Business Software

·         Introduction to Accounting Software

·         Tally Prime with GST

Note: The contents of the syllabus can be modified based on the specific requirements of the learners or the location. The syllabus provided here is a general outline tailored for Indian students.

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