Computer Fundamentals: Block structure of a computer, characteristics of computers,
problem solving with computers, generations of computers, and classification of
computers on the basis of capacity, purpose, and generation.
Number System: Bit, byte, binary, decimal, hexadecimal, and octal systems,
conversion from one system to the other, representation of characters, integers and
Binary Arithmetic: Addition, subtraction and multiplication. (9)
Memory Types: Magnetic core, RAM, ROM, Secondary, Cache, Bubble Memory.
Input and Output Units: Keyboard, Mouse, Monitor (CRT and LCD): Light pen,
joystick, Mouse, Touch screen; OCR, OMR, MICR
Overview of storage devices: Floppy disk, hard disk, compact disk, tape.
Printers: Impact, non-impact, working mechanism of Drum printer, Dot Matrix printer,
Inkjet printer and Laser printer.
Computer languages: Machine language, assembly language, higher level language,
4GL. Introduction to Compiler, Interpreter, Assembler, Assembling, System Software,
Application Software. (9)
Operating system: Batch, multi-programming, time sharing, network operating system,
on-line and real time operating system, Distributed operating system, multi-processor,
Graphical OS: Fundamentals of windows, types of windows, anatomy of windows,
windows explorer, customizing windows, control panel, taskbar setting, Network
Scheme and Syllabus
Bachelor of Computer Applications, Batch-2011
17th June 2011
Personal Productivity Software:
Word processing: Editing features, formatting features, saving, printing, table handling,
page settings, spell-checking, macros, mail-merge, equation editors.
Spreadsheet : Workbook, worksheets, data types, operators, cell formats, freeze
panes, editing features, formatting features, creating formulas, using formulas, cell
references, replication, sorting, filtering, functions, Charts & Graphs.
Presentation Graphics Software: Templates, views, formatting slide, slides with
graphs, animation, using special features, presenting slide shows. (9)
Computer Network and Communication: Network types, network topologies, network
communication devices, physical communication media.
Internet and its Applications: E-mail, TELNET, FTP, World Wide Web, Internet
chatting; Intranet, Extranet, Gopher, Mosaic, WAIS.
Security management tools: PC tools, Norton Utilities, Virus, worms, threats, virus
detection, prevention and cure utilities, Firewalls, Proxy servers.