Diploma in Computer Applications (D.C.A)

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  • Diploma
  • Bangalore
  • Duration:
    1 Year
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Requirements: 10+2 Pass in any discipline

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Bangalore
S.I.N. Complex,Hesarghatta., 560088, Karnataka, India
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Course programme

DCA
Paper-1
Fundamentals of Computers & Information Technology
UNIT - I
Introduction to Computer and IT
Brief history of development of Computers. Computer System Concept , Computer
System Characteristics, Capabilities and Limitations, Types of Computer-Analog,
Digital, Hybrid, General, Special Purpose, Micro, Mini, Super. Generations of
Computers.
Types of PCL, Computer Organization and working, basic components of a
computer System Control Unit, ALU, Input / Output Functions and characteristic,
Memory-RAM, ROM, EPROM, PROM and other types of Memory.
UNIT- II
Input Devices
Keyboard, Mouse, Trackball, Joystick, Digitalizing tablet, Scanners, Digital
Camera, MICR, OCR, OMR, Bar-Code Reader, Voice Recognition, Light Pen,
Touch Screen.
Output Devices
Monitors -
Characteristics and types of Monitors - Digital, Analog, Size, Resolution, Refresh
Rate, Interlaced/Non-Interlaced, Dot Pitch, Video tandard - VGA, SVGA, XGA etc.
Printers - Daisy Wheel, Dot Matrix, Inkjet, Laser, Line Printer, Plotter, Sound Card
and Speakers.
UNIT - III
Storage Devices
Storage Fundamentals - Primary Vs Secondary
Data Storage and Retrieval methods - Sequential, Direct and Index-Sequential.
Various Storage Devices - Magnetic Tape, Magnetic Disks, Cartridge tape, data
drives, hard disk drives, Floppy disk, Optical disk - CD, VCD, CR-R, CD - ROM,
DVD.
Number System
Data Representation in Computers. Number System of Computers - Decimal,
Binary, Octal, Hexa - Decimal Representation for their Conversion, Coding System
- ASCII, BCD, EBCDIC etc. and Arithmetic of Number System.
UNIT - IV
Computer Software
Need, Types of Software's - System Software, Application Software. System
Software - Operating System, utility Program, Programming languages,
Assemblers, Compilers and Interpreter. Operating System- Functions, Types-
Batch, Single, Multiprogramming, and Multiprocessing.
Programming Languages - Machine, Assembly, High level, 4GL their merits and
demerits.
Application Software - Word Processing, Spreadsheet, presentation Graphics,
Data Base Management Software, Characteristics, uses and examples and area of
application of each of them.
Computer Virus
· Virus working principals.
· Types of Viruses.
· Virus detection and Prevention.
UNIT - V
Data Communication and Networks
Analog & Digital Signals, Communication Process, Direction of Transmissions
Flow-Simplex, Half - Duplex, Full Duplex. Communication Protocols.
Communication Channels - Twisted, Coaxial, Fiberb optic, serial and Parallel
Communication.
Modem - Working and Characteristics, Types of N/W connections - Dialup,
Leased Lines, ISDN, Types of Network - LAN, WAN, MAN etc.Topologies of LAN
- Ring, Bus, Star, and Mesh for tree Topologies. Component of LAN - Media, NIC,
NOS, Bridges, HUB, Routers, Repeaters and Gateways.



Paper- 2
Application Programming in FoxPro

UNIT - I
FoxPro - Versions, Features, Requirement of hardware and software. FoxPro -
Menu System, Working with FoxPro. Creating database file some common
operations on data - Create, List, Append, Close, and Quit. FoxPro - Data Types
Viewing and Editing Data. Data displaying and Monitoring Commands - Display,
List, Locate, Edit, change, Browse, Replace, Delete, Recall, Pack. File utilities in
FoxPro - Display Directory, Copy, Delete, Rename.
UNIT-II
Sorting and Indexing of Database Files.
Sorting & Indexing Concept, Sort Commands - Single & Multiple keys, Advantage
& Disadvantages of Sort, Indexing Vs sorting, single & multiple keys, Indexing,
find, seek, Rushmore Technology. Printing Reports and Labels, FoxPro Report -
Its creation, features & utilities, Preview, Printing custom Report, Grouping & Sub
grouping. FoxPro Label - Designing & Printing.
UNIT-III
Memory Variables - Creation & uses, Arrays, Saving and Restoring Memory
Variables, ? /?? /??? Commands, Time & Date Functions and Commands, Date
Arithmetic. Converting defining function keys, Keyboard Macros - Creating and
using. Mathematical Commands and Functions.
UNIT - IV
Concepts of FoxPro Commands file, Modify Commands. Conditioning, Branching
and Looping within Program files with Do-while-end do, If-End if, Scan-End Scan,
For- End For, DoCase - Endcase, Text-End Text, Executing Commands from ther
Commands files,Macro Substitution.
Error Conditions and Program Debugging Aids.
Common Error Messages, Debugging Techniques and Commands.
UNIT-V
Multiple Data Files
Concept of Multiple Database Files - using multiple database files. Relationing the
database - set Relation, update, Append from, copy to, Join, Relation Query by
example and SQL Custom screens for user define functions & other tools, Create
custom screen with @, @-GET, @_Edit, @_SAY_GET, READ, Creating Box &
Lines, user Define Functions, Custom Screen Designing and Their use4 FoxDoc
for documentation.


Paper- 3
PC Packages
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

UNIT- I
MS-Word: -
Introduction to Word Processing, Introduction to MS-Word: Features, Creating,
Saving, and opening document in word, Toolbars, Rulers, Menus, keyboard
shortcuts. Editing a Document- Moving, scrolling in a document, opening multi
document windows, editing text - selecting, inserting, coping, deleting, moving text
etc. Previewing documents, Printing documents. Formatting Documents:
Paragraph formats, aligning text and paragraph, Borders & Shading, header &
Footer, Auto formatting, Auto correct, Bullets, numbering, Templets & wizards.
UNIT - II
Advanced Features of MS-Word.
Spell check, Thesaurus, find & Replace, Inserting - page Numbers, pictures, files,
Auto text, Symbols etc. Creation & working with tables, Document protection,
Adding Graphics, mail merge, envelops & mailing labels. Macros etc.
UNIT-III
MS-Excel
Worksheet basics, Creating worksheet, entering data into worksheet, heading info.,
Data, text, dates, alphanumeric values, saving & quitting from worksheet. Opening
& Moving around in an existing worksheet. Toolbars and Menus, keyboard
shortcuts. Working with Single and multiple workbooks - coping, renaming,
moving, adding, and deleting, coping entries and moving between workbooks.
UNIT IV
Working with formulas & cell referencing - Auto sum - Coping Formulas - Absolute
& Relative addressing. Working with ranges - Creating, editing and selecting
ranges. Formatting of Worksheet - Auto Format, Changing - alignment, Character
Styles, Column width, date format, borders & colors, currency sign. Graphics and
Charts - Using wizards, various chart type, Formatting grid lines & legends
Previewing & printing worksheet - page setting, print tittles, adjustment Margins,
page break, headers and footers.
Functions - Date & Time, Math's for Trigonometry, Statistical, Text and Logical
functions, Database. Creating and using Macros. Database - Creation, Sorting,
query & filtering a database. Multiple Worksheets - Concepts, Creating & using.
UNIT -V
MS-PowerPoint: -
Creating a New Presentation, Working with Presentation, using wizards, Slides &
its different views, Inserting, Deleting and copying of slides, Working with Notes,
Handouts, Adding Graphics, Working with PowerPoint objects, Designing &
presentation of a slide show, printing Presentations, Notes, Handouts with print
options.


Paper- 4
GUI Programming in Visual Basic

UNIT - I
Integrated Development Environment of Visual Basic
IDE of VB, user Interface, Designing, Basics of Event Driven Programming,
Form - Designing, Showing & Hiding.
UNIT-II
Working With Forms & Standard Controls:
Form: Text Box, Command Button, Combo Box, List Box, Dir list, File list and other
Controls.
UNIT - III
Data Types * Control Statements
Data Types, Variables & Constant, Arrays, Dynamic Arrays, Array as Function,
Collections, Procedures, Arguments Passing, Functions Return Values. Control
Flow Statements: - If-then, if-then-else, select case.
Looping Statements: - Do -Loop, For - Next, While-wend, Nested Control
Structure, Exit Statement.
UNIT - IV
Building Blocks of Visual Basic: -
Graphics Controls, Image Handling in VB, Coordinate System, Graphic methods -
Text Drawing, Lines & Shape, Filling Shapes, and Grid Methods.
Menu Editor: - Pull-down and Pop-up Menus.
Multiple Document interface - Parent & child forms & method
Error Handling: - Types of errors, Error handling methods and Functions.
UNIT-V
Database Programming with Visual Basic
Database Programming with VB - Data Control Methods, Properties, Visual data
manager, Connectivity with database, Data bound controls.


Paper- 5
DTP (Desk Top Publishing)

DTP:
Kinds of DTP software, CorelDraw: Different versions, Ventura Publisher, Adobe
Photo Shop, MS - Publisher, MS-office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Paint
shop Pro-5, Quark x-press, Lotus Application, I photo plus, Photo Finish
(For Scanning), Omni Page Limited Edition (OCR) Aldus Page Maker.
PageMaker 5.0 Feature:
File:- New, Open, Save, Save all, Revert, Export, Place, Links, Book Preference,
Page Setup, Print, Exit.
Edit: Copy, Paste, Multiple paste, Select all, Paste Special, Insert Object, Edit
Story Utilities: Aldus Assitions, Index Entry, Show Index, Create Index, Create
TOC
Layout: View, Guides and rules, Column guides, Go To Page, Insert Page,
Remove Page, Display master items, Auto flow.
Types: Font, Size, Leading, Set width, Track, Type Style, Type Space, Paragraph,
Indents/tabs, Hphenation, Alignment, Style, Define Style
Element: Fill and link, Rounded corners, Define colors.
Windows: Arrange icons, Tile, Cascade, Tool box, Stype Palette, Color Palette,
Library palette
Help: Contents, Search, Shortcuts, using PageMaker Help, Learning PageMaker
5.0, About PageMaker.



Paper- 6
Internet & Web Page Designing

UNIT - I
INTERNET
Evolution, Protocols, Interface Concepts, Internet Vs Intranet, Growth of Internet,
ISP, Connectivity - Dial - up, Reused Line, VSAT etc., URLs, Domain names,
Portals, Application, E - mail.
Concepts, POP and WEB based E-mail, Merits, addresses, Basic of Sending &
Receiving, E-mail protocols, Mailing list, Free E-mail Services.
Internet Protocols: -
Data Transmission Protocols, client/server Architecture & its Characteristics, FTP
& its usages. Telnet Concept, Remote Logging, Protocols, Terminal Emulation,
Message Board, Internet Chatting.
UNIT - II
WWW (World Wide Web)
History, Working, Web Browsers, its Functions, concept of search Engines,
Searching the web, HTTP, URLs, Web server, Web Protocols.
UNIT-III
Concepts, Domain name Registration, space on Host server for web site, HTML,
Design Tools, HTML editors, Image editors, Issues in web site creation &
maintenance, FTP S/W for upload web site.
UNIT - IV
HTML -
Concepts of Hypertext, versions of HTML, Elements of HTML Syntax, Head &
Body Sections, Building HTML Documents, Inserting texts, Images, Hyperlinks,
Backgrounds and Color Controls, Different HTML Tags, Table Layout and
Presentation, use of Font size & attributes, List types and its tags, use of Frames
and forms in web pages.
UNIT - V
Introduction (Front Page-2000), HTML view, Tables, Properties. E-Commerce on
introductions, concepts, Advantages and disadvantages, Technology in E -
Commerce, Internet & E-Business, Application.
Electronic Payment Systems: Introduction, Types of electronic Payment System,
Digital Token-Based, electronic Payment Systems, Credit Card Based, E -
Payment Systems, Risk in E-Payment Systems.

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