Duration: 6 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Computer Applications (Skill Development)

Course Duration: 6 months (Part-time)

Course Overview:

The Computer Applications course is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to excel in today's digital age. The course focuses on fundamental computer concepts, MS Office applications, graphic design software, internet usage, and accounting principles using Tally Prime. The objective of this course is to provide students with practical knowledge and hands-on experience in computer applications, enabling them to pursue self-employment opportunities. The course is tailored to meet the requirements of Indian students and can be modified to suit individual needs or specific locations.

Course Objectives:


1.     Understand the fundamental concepts and functions of computers and software.

2.     Develop proficiency in using MS Office applications for various tasks.

3.     Acquire practical skills in graphic design using popular software tools.

4.     Explore the internet and its applications for effective information retrieval and communication.

5.     Gain a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles and practices using Tally Prime.

6.     Enhance self-employment prospects by acquiring marketable computer application skills.

Course Teaching Methodology:

The course will employ a combination of theoretical lectures, practical exercises, hands-on projects, and interactive discussions. Students will be encouraged to actively participate in class activities and collaborate with peers. Practical assignments and real-world scenarios will be used to reinforce the concepts taught. The teaching methodology aims to provide students with a holistic learning experience and ensure the application of acquired skills.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

1.     Increased employability: Computer application skills are highly sought after in today's job market. Proficiency in MS Office, graphic design, and accounting software enhances job prospects in various sectors.

2.     Entrepreneurial opportunities: Self-employment options expand with the ability to offer computer-related services such as document creation, graphic design, or accounting assistance.

3.     Career advancement: Competence in computer applications can lead to career growth within organizations by demonstrating versatility and efficiency in handling digital tasks.

4.     Flexibility and remote work: With computer application skills, learners can explore freelancing and remote work options, offering flexibility and independence in their professional lives.


Module 1: Computer - Concept & Fundamentals

·         Understanding computer hardware and software components

·         Introduction to Paint, Notepad, and WordPad

·         Basics of computer operation and troubleshooting

Module 2: MS Office Applications

·         MS Word: Document creation, formatting, templates, and mail merge

·         MS Excel: Spreadsheet creation, formulas, charts, and data analysis

·         MS PowerPoint: Creating presentations with multimedia elements

Module 3: Graphic Applications

·         Photoshop: Image editing, retouching, and manipulation

·         Premier: Video editing and production techniques

·         InDesign: Layout design for print and digital media

·         Corel Draw: Vector-based graphic design and illustration

Module 4: Internet & Its Applications

·         Introduction to the internet and its evolution

·         Understanding web applications and their significance

·         Web search techniques, live videos, downloading, and uploading files

·         Web forms and their practical applications

·         Effective email usage and management

·         Introduction to Google Applications for productivity and collaboration

Module 5: Tally Prime

·         Basics of accounting principles and concepts

·         Ledger entries and maintenance

·         Financial reporting and analysis

·         Introduction to taxation concepts and compliance using Tally Prime

Note: The syllabus can be customized based on the learner's requirements or specific regional needs. Additional topics, such as digital marketing, website development, or advanced accounting, can be included as per the learner's interests and career goals.

Please note that the syllabus provided is a general guideline and can be adapted or expanded upon based on the specific needs and requirements of the learners and the available resources.

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