SYLLABUS  FOR MARKAZ  IT CENTRES
Module I                :               Information Technology                (160 hrs)
1.Computer Fundamentals
Characteristics of Computers, Input, Output, 1.00 hr
Storage units, CPU. Computer system 1.00 hr
Binary number system, Binary to Decimal Conversion Decimal to Binary Conversion 1.00 hr
Binary Coded Decimal (BCD) Code, ASCII Code 1.00 hr
2. Computer Organization
2.1 Central Processing Unit
Control Unit, Arithmetic Unit 1.00 hr
Instruction Set, Register, Processor Speed 1.00 hr
2.2

Memory

Main memory: Storage Evaluation Criteria, Memory Organization, capacity, RAM, Read Only Memories. Secondary Storage Devices: – Magnetic Disks, Floppy and Hard Disks, Optical Disks CD-ROM, Mass Storage Devices 1.00 hr
2.3 Input Devices
Keyboard, Mouse 1.00 hr
trackball, joystick 1.00 hr
Scanner, OMR 1.00 hr
Bar-Code reader 1.00 hr
MICR Digitizer 1.00 hr
Card Reader, Voice Recognition 1.00 hr
web cam, video cameras 1.00 hr
2.4 Output Devices
Monitors, Printers – Dot matrix, inkjet, laser, Plotters, Computer Output Micro-Film (COM), 1.00 hr
Multimedia Projector, speech synthesizer; dumb, smart and intelligent terminal 1.00 hr
2.5 Multimedia:
What is Multimedia, Text, Graphics, Animation, Audio, images, Video; 1.00 hr
Multimedia, Application, in Education, Entertainment, Marketing 1.00 hr
2.6 Computer Software
Relationship between Hardware and Software; System Software, Application Software, 1.00 hr
compiler, names of some high level languages, free domain software 1.00 hr
3. Operating System Concepts
3.1     Disk Operating System
Simple DOS Commands, 1.00 hr
Simple File Operations 1.00 hr
Directory Related Commands
Module I                :               Information Technology                (160 hrs)
1.Computer Fundamentals
Characteristics of Computers, Input, Output, 1.00 hr
Storage units, CPU. Computer system 1.00 hr
Binary number system, Binary to Decimal Conversion Decimal to Binary Conversion 1.00 hr
Binary Coded Decimal (BCD) Code, ASCII Code 1.00 hr
2. Computer Organization
2.1 Central Processing Unit
Control Unit, Arithmetic Unit 1.00 hr
Instruction Set, Register, Processor Speed 1.00 hr
2.2 Memory
Main memory: Storage Evaluation Criteria, Memory Organization, capacity, RAM, Read Only Memories. Secondary Storage Devices: – Magnetic Disks, Floppy and Hard Disks, Optical Disks CD-ROM, Mass Storage Devices 1.00 hr
2.3 Input Devices
Keyboard, Mouse 1.00 hr
trackball, joystick 1.00 hr
Scanner, OMR 1.00 hr
Bar-Code reader 1.00 hr
MICR Digitizer 1.00 hr
Card Reader, Voice Recognition 1.00 hr
web cam, video cameras 1.00 hr
2.4 Output Devices
Monitors, Printers – Dot matrix, inkjet, laser, Plotters, Computer Output Micro-Film (COM), 1.00 hr
Multimedia Projector, speech synthesizer; dumb, smart and intelligent terminal 1.00 hr
2.5 Multimedia:
What is Multimedia, Text, Graphics, Animation, Audio, images, Video; 1.00 hr
Multimedia, Application, in Education, Entertainment, Marketing 1.00 hr
2.6 Computer Software
Relationship between Hardware and Software; System Software, Application Software, 1.00 hr
compiler, names of some high level languages, free domain software 1.00 hr
3. Operating System Concepts
3.1Disk Operating System
Simple DOS Commands, 1.00 hr
Simple File Operations 1.00 hr
Directory Related Commands 1.00 hr
3.2 Microsoft Windows
An overview of different versions of Windows, Basic Windows elements, File management through Windows 1.00 hr
Using essential accessories: Systems tools-Disk cleanup, Disk defragmenter,Entertainment 1.00 hr
Games,Calculator, Imaging-Fax 1.00 hr
Notepad, Paint, WordPad. 1.00 hr
4. Office Automation Tools (MS Office)
4.1 MS Word
Word processing concepts: Saving, Closing, Opening an existing document 1.00 hr
Selecting text, Editing text 1.00 hr
Finding and replacing text 1.00 hr
printing documents 1.00 hr
Creating and Printing Merged Documents 1.00 hr
Character and+ Paragraph Formatting 1.00 hr
Page Design and Layout. 1.00 hr
Editing and Proofing Tools: Checking and correcting spellings 1.00 hr
Handling Graphics 1.00 hr
Creating Tables and Charts 1.00 hr
Document Templates and Wizards* 2.00 hr
4.2 MS Excel
Spreadsheet Concepts. Creating, Saving and Editing a Workbook 1.00 hr
Inserting, Deleting Work Sheets, entering data in a cell / formula Copying and

Moving data from selected cells

1.00 hr
Handling operators in Formulae 1.00 hr
Functions: Mathematical, Logical, Statistical, Text 1.00 hr
financial, Date and Time functions, Using Function Wizard 1.00 hr
Formatting a Worksheet: Formatting Cells- changing data alignment, changing date 1.00 hr
number, character, or currency format 1.00 hr
changing font, adding borders and colors 1.00 hr
Printing worksheets, Charts and Graphs-Creating 1.00 hr
Previewing, Modifying Charts 1.00 hr
Integrating word processor, spread sheets, web pages 1.00 hr
4.3MS PowerPoint    
Creating, Opening and Saving Presentations 1.00 hr
Creating the Look of Your Presentation, Working in Different Views, Working with Slides 1.00 hr
Adding and Formatting Text, Formatting Paragraphs, Checking Spelling and CorrectingTyping Mistakes 1.00 hr
Making Notes Pages and Handouts, Drawing and Working with Objects, Adding Clip Artand Other Pictures 1.00 hr
Designing Slide Shows, running and Controlling a Slide Show, Printing Presentations 1.00 hr
5. IT Applications
Application of Information Technology in Railways 1.00 hr
Airlines, Banking, Insurance 1.00 hr
Inventory control, Financial systems, 1.00 hr
Hotel management 1.00 hr
Education, Video games 1.00 hr
Telephone exchanges 1.00 hr
Mobile phones 1.00 hr
Information kiosks 1.00 hr
special effects in Movies 1.00 hr
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Module II                :               Business Systems                (180 hrs)
Overview of Business Systems:Management functions 1.00 hr
Levels of management 1.00 hr
Information requirements for planning 1.00 hr
coordination and control for various levels in Business 1.00 hr
Industry and Government 1.00 hr
Profile of data in Business systems: Large volumes of data and data handling implicit 1.00 hr
Identification of relevant data Classification of data elements by function and by source, 1.00 hr
Primary and Secondary Historical data for reference and analysis 1.00 hr
Need for ensuring accurate reliable and timely processing of data. 1.00 hr
Basic tasks in Business data processing, data origination, capture, sorting 1.00 hr
merging, calculating, summarizing, managing output-results storing and retrieving transmission 1.00 hr
both interim and final, Examples of business data processing and applications, Payroll, Financial 1.00 hr
Accounting, Inventory, etc 1.00 hr
Computer System as a potential tool to meet business data processing needs 1.00 hr
Facilities available in computerized systems for Data capture; inline and offline 1.00 hr
Validation; storage; storage; processing and output; Transmission 1.00 hr
1.1      Concept of Files
Master and transaction files, File organization:, 1.00 hr
sequential relative and indexed, Modes of processing: 1.00 hr
batch, online and real-time 1.00 hr
2. Fundamentals of Programming
Introduction to programming: program definition, 1.00 hr
life cycle, characteristics of a good program, 1.00 hr
data handling (flowcharts, pseudo codes) 1.00 hr
Report production and file updating, simple report generation 1.00 hr
Overview of control