Introduction to Information Technology Syllabus covers the basic concepts of Computer and Information technology, including hardware, software, memory, input/output, data representation, database, network and data communication, internet, multimedia, and computer security.
The main objective of the CSIT course is to provide students with a fundamental understanding of these concepts and technologies.
The course is divided into 11 units, each focusing on a specific topic. Students will learn about the history and characteristics of computers, the components of a computer system, different types of memory, input and output devices, data representation, computer software, data communication and computer networks, the internet and internet services, database fundamentals, multimedia, and computer security.
The course also includes laboratory work to give students practical experience with hardware components, operating systems, word processors, spreadsheets, presentation graphics, and more. By the end of the course, students should have a solid foundation in the fundamental concepts of computer and information technology.
Introduction to Information Technology Syllabus
|Course Title||Introduction to Information Technology|
|Nature of the course||Theory + Lab|
|Full Marks||60 + 20 + 20|
|Pass Marks||24 + 8 + 8|
CHAPTER LIST: Introduction to Information Technology
|Unit 1||Introduction to Computer|
|Unit 2||The Computer System Hardware|
|Unit 3||Computer Memory|
|Unit 4||Input and Output Devices|
|Unit 5||Data Representation|
|Unit 6||Computer Software|
|Unit 7||Data Communication and Computer Network|
|Unit 8||The Internet and Internet Services|
|Unit 9||Fundamentals of Database|
|Unit 11||Computer Security|
Course Objective : The main objective of this course is to provide students knowledge of fundamental concepts of computers and information technology.
Introduction to Information Technology Syllabus of CSIT 1st Semester is given as:
Unit 1: Introduction to Computer
Introduction; Digital and Analog Computers; Characteristics of Computer; History of Computer; generations of Computer; Classification of Computer; The Computer System; Application of computers.
Unit 2: The Computer System Hardware
Introduction; Central Processing Unit; Memory Unit; Instruction Format; Instruction Set; Instruction Cycle; Microprocessor; Interconnecting the Units of a Computer; Inside a Computer Cabinet.
Unit 3: Computer Memory
Introduction, Memory Representation, Memory Hierarchy, CPU Registers, Cache Memory, Primary Memory, Secondary Memory, Access Types of Storage Devices, Magnetic Tape, Magnetic Disk, Optical Disk, Magneto-Optical Disk, How the Computer uses its memory.
Unit 4: Input and Output Devices
Introduction, Input-Output Unit, Input Devices, Human Data Entry Devices, Source Data Entry Devices, Output Devices, I/O Port, Working of I/O System.
Unit 5. Data Representation
Introduction, Number System, Conversion from Decimal to Binary, Octal, Hexadecimal, Conversion of Binary, Octal, Hexadecimal to Decimal, Conversion of Binary to Octal, Hexadecimal, Conversion of Octal, Hexadecimal to Binary, Binary Arithmetic, Signed and Unsigned Numbers, Binary Data Representation, Binary Coding Schemes, Logic Gates.
Unit 6: Computer Software
Introduction, Types of Software, System Software, Application Software, Software Acquisition, Operating System (Introduction, Objectives of Operating System, Types of OS, Functions of OS, Process Management, Memory Management, File Management, Device Management, Protection and Security, User Interface, Examples of Operating Systems).
Unit 7: Data Communication and Computer Network
Introduction, Importance of Networking, Data Transmission Media, Data Transmission across Media, Data Transmission and Data Networking, Computer Network, Network Types, Network Topology, Communication Protocol, Network Devices, Wireless Networking.
Unit 8: The Internet and Internet Services
Introduction, History of Internet, Internetworking Protocol, The Internet Architecture, Managing the Internet, Connecting to Internet, Internet Connections, Internet Address, Internet Services, Uses of Internet, Introduction to Internet of Things (IoT), Wearable Computing, and Cloud Computing, Introduction to E-commerce, E-governance, and Smart City, and GIS.
Unit 9: Fundamentals of Database
Introduction, Database, Database System, Database Management System, Database System Architectures, Database Applications, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Data mining, and Bigdata.
Unit 10: Multimedia
Introduction, Multimedia - Definition, Characteristics of Multimedia, Elements of Multimedia, Multimedia Applications.
Unit 11: Computer Security
Introduction, Security Threat and Security Attack, Malicious Software, Security Services, Security Mechanisms (Cryptography, Digital Signature, Firewall, Users Identification and Authentication, Intrusion Detection Systems), Security Awareness, Security Policy.
After completing this course, students should have practical knowledge of various hardware components of computer, operating systems, Word Processors, Spreadsheets, Presentation Graphics, management Systems, and Internet and its services.
B.SC. CSIT 1st Semester Introduction To Information Technology Micro Syllabus is given as:
Introduction to Information Technology Books
- Computer Fundamentals, Anita Goel, Pearson Education India
- Introduction to Computers, Peter Norton, 7th Edition, McGraw Hill Education
- Computer Fundamental, Pradeep K. Sinha and Priti Sinha
- Data Mining Concepts and Techniques, Third Edition, Jiawei Han, Micheline Kamber and Jian Pei
- Cloud Computing Bible, Barrie Sosinsky, Wiley