Computer Fundamentals and ICT Skill Training
Basic Computer Science Value added Courses Code : FOU02

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Course Name Computer Fundamentals and ICT Skill Training
Course Subject Basic Computer Science
Course Code FOU02
Course Coordinator Viji Viswanathan
Course Category Value added Courses

About Course

Computers are everywhere and are touching our lives in all aspects including education, health, banking, and even in farming. Basic knowledge on computers is essential to strive in this era. This course will enable you to have a basic understanding on the hardware and software aspects. As a student, you will have to use much general application software like MS Office. There will be basic contents of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint which will help you in the course work. Also, you can familiarize with the technological support activities of Google. Open Educational Resources (OER) are a new trend in education through which you can earn certificates from leading global universities. OER contents will be discussed in the last module.


Plus two in any subject


Gain fundamental knowledge on hardware and software

Knowledge to create your own documents, spreadsheets and presentations.


Familiarize with appropriate techniques and tools necessary for online learning.


Ability to use internet in a safe and effective way.


Knowledge to make transactions, fee payments and registrations.

Convert and compress documents to different formats and sizes.

Knowledge to register for online courses and earn certificates from global universities.


Course Syllabus

Lecture Notes

Lecture Notes on Computer Hardware

Lecture notes on Computer software and types- Module 1, Part 2

Handling a Computer


module 3- gmail introduction

Prof Varsha Ganesh

Excel Note - Prof Dincy CS

MS Power point

 Google Forms      Prof- Vandhana TV

Google Slides- Pof Vandhana T V

Online Payments

Google Search and Advanced Search

Online Payments

Lecture Videos

Computer Hardware

Lecture on Computer Hardware By, Mr. Joju Sebastian, Department of Computer Science

Module 1 Hard ware and Software introduction video

Prof Nisha Raveendran

Module 1 part 2 Hardware

Prof Joju Sebastian

Module 1 Part 3 Hardware

Prof Joju Sebastian

Module 1 Part 4 Hardware


Module 2 MS word Part1

Microsoft word

Module 2 MS wordPart 2

MS word Part 2

Module 3 Gmail introduction (Minu Mary PJ)

Module 3

Module 2 MS word Part 3

MS Word Part 3

Module 2 part 1 MS Power Point

Module 2 MS Power Point (Prof Varsha Ganesh)

Module 2 Part 2 Ms Power Point

Prof. Varsha Ganesh

module 2 Part 3 Ms Power point

Prof .Varsha Ganesh

G- Classroom and G-meet (Sini Thomas C)

G- Classroom and G-meet

Module 2 Part 1 MS Excel

Prof Dincy RA

Google Drive


Module 2 part 2 Ms Excel

Prof Dincy RA

Google Docs (Viji Viswanathan)

Google Docs (Viji Viswanathan)

Module 2 Part 3 Ms Excel

Prof. Dincy RA

Google sheet

Google sheet

Practice Quiz

a) Memory


c) CPU


a) Scanner

b) Touch pad

c) Webcam

d) VDU


b) Barcode Reader

c) OMR

d) Card scanner

a) Laser printer

b) Inkjet printer

c) Dot matrix printer

d) Thermal printers

a) PS/2 port

b) Firewire

c) Serial port

d) Parallel port

a) PS/2 port

b) Serial port

c) Parallel port

d) VGA


b) SSD

c) HDD

d) ODD

a) RAM

b) CPU

c) Mother Board

d) None of these

a) 1000KB

b) 1042 KB

c) 1022KB

d) 1024KB

a) Secondary Memory

b) ROM

c) Cache Memory


a) experimental program

b) system program

c) specialized program

d) organized program

a) is a sequence of instructions

b) is the device where information is stored

c) is a device that performs a sequence of operations specified by instructions in memory

d) none of these

a) relative programs

b) application programs

c) relative programs

d) replicate programs

a) operating system of computer

b) trace program

c) compiler

d) all of above

a) Application Software

b) System Software

c) Utility Software

d) User

a) Language Translator

b) Utility Software

c) Communication Software

d) Word Processors

a) Open System Service

b) Open Source Software

c) Open System Software

d) Open Synchronized Software

a) Programmers

b) Developers

c) Users

d) Testers

a) End-user software

b) Utility software

c) Specific software

d) All of these

a) columns

b) rows

c) rows and columns

d) None of above

a) #

b) %

c) =

d) +

a) Status bar

b) Name box

c) Formula bar

d) none of the above

a) .xls

b) .xks

c) .xos

d) .xbs

a) Edit, Chart

b) Insert, Chart

c) Tools, Chart

d) Format, Chart

a) Area

b) Line

c) Pie

d) All of the above

a) Insert

b) Copy

c) Undo

d) Replace

a) Cells B7 and cell B9 only.

b) Cells B7 through B9.

c) Cell B8 only.

d) None of the above.

a) Edit > table

b) Insert > table

c) File > table

d) View > table

a) calculations can be done automatically.

b) changing data automatically updates calculations

c) more flexibility

d) all of the above

a) Electronic payment for buying and selling through the Internet

b) Payment of online software

c) Payment of online services

d) None of the above

a) Electronic Consumer demand for new methods

b) Government regulation

c) Technology development

d) None of the above

a) Privacy and security

b) Privacy and charged fees

c) Security and charged fees

d) None of the above

a) Create a virtual debit card

b) Open a new bank account

c) Order a new credit car

d) None of the above

a) Card Verification Number (CVN)

b) Address Verification System (AVS)

c) Digital Signature System (DSS)

d) None of the above

a) NFC

b) PaySafeCard

c) PayGol

d) Boku

a) Google Wallet

b) MFerio

c) IGS Wallet

d) Lemon Wallet

a) 150 countries and 12 currencies

b) 180 countries and 18 currencies

c) 190 countries and 24 currencies

d) 191 countries and 25 currencies

a) An online commercial payment platform

b) An electronic verification of the paper check

c) Exploration software por payment checking

d) None of the above

a) Prepaid

b) Post paid

c) Both of these

d) None of the above