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CIT-001: Fundamentals of Computer Systems

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This course mainly deals with basic working technology and concepts of Computer Systems which includes hardware, software, basics of problem solving and communication networks. Also this course introduce about information security.This course provides basic understanding about working of a personal computer, introduction to different software tools, uses of different devices including storage devices and I/O devices. The concepts of problem solving and dealing with the development of logic for problem solving. Elementary programming concepts using C language are also introduced in this course. Also various aspects of network communication, understand the concept of networking devices are explained in the course along with an exposure to software security concerns and software vulnerabilities. Overall this course is a mini package of the different ICT tools and technologies used in day to day life.Course Credit:4


Block 1: Hardware and Software: An Introduction

Week 1: Introduction to PC
Week 2: Storage Orgenisation
Week 3: Input Output Devices
Week 4: Software
Week 5: Introduction to DBMS

Block 2: Problem Solving Techniques

Week 6: Algorithms and Flowchart
Week 7: Problem Solving using C Programming Language

Block 3: Networking and Communication

Week 8: Fundamentals of Data Communication
Week 9: Introduction to Communication Devices
Week 10: Computer Networks

Block 4: Information Security

Week 11: Information Security Concerns
Week 12: Software Vulnerabilities, Network Security and Authentication

Taught by

Shri. Mangala Prasad Mishra

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