IGNOU BCSL-013-Computer Basics and PC Software Lab, Latest Solved Assignment (July 2023 - January 2024 )


Q3. (a) Use a Word Processor to create information about BCA. It should include a multi-level list highlighting the courses that a student should study (with subtopics) in the first semester; a detailed table about courses, blocks, and units of BCS011; and a few paragraphs about the 2ndsemester courses.

BCA stands for Bachelor of Computer Applications. It is a three-year undergraduate degree program that provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in the field of computer science and information technology.

The curriculum of a BCA program typically includes courses in computer programming, data structures, algorithms, operating systems, database management systems, web development, and software engineering. Students also take courses in mathematics, English, and business.

A BCA degree can prepare students for a variety of careers in the IT industry, such as software developer, web developer, database administrator, network engineer, and system analyst. It can also be a good foundation for further studies in computer science or information technology

Detailed Syllabus of BCA 1st Semester 1.

FEG-02 : Foundation Course in English-2

Block 1
Unit 1: Writing paragraph-1,
Unit 2: Writing paragraph-2, the development of a paragraph
Unit 3: Writing a composition Unit 4: Expository composition
Unit 5: Note-taking 1
Unit 6: Writing reports-I, reporting events

Block 2
Unit 7: Argumentative composition-1, techniques of argument
Unit 8: Argumentative composition-1, logical presentation
Unit 9: Note taking-2, use of tables and diagrams
Unit 10: Writing reports-2, reporting meetings and speeches
Unit 11: Writing summaries-1
Unit 12: Writing summaries-2

Block 3
Unit 13: Writing paragraphs-2
Unit 14: Narrative composition-1
Unit 15: Narrative composition-2
Unit 16: Writing reports-3, reporting interviews
Unit 17: Writing reports-4, reporting surveys
Unit 18: Writing summaries-3 Block 4
Unit 19: Descriptive composition-1, describing persons
Unit 20: Descriptive composition-2, describing places and objects
Unit 21: Descriptive composition-3, describing conditions and processes
Unit 22: Note-taking-3,
Unit 23: Writing reports-5, reporting experiments
Unit 24: Summing up

ECO-01: Business Organisation

Block 1: Basic Concepts and Forms of Business Organisation
Unit 1: Nature and scope of Business
Unit 2: Forms of Business Organisation-I
Unit 3: Forms of Business Organisation-II
Unit 4: Business Promotion

Block 2: Financing of Business
Unit 5: Methods of Raising Finance
Unit 6: Long-term Financing and Underwriting,
Unit 7: Stock Exchanges

Block 3: Marketing
Unit 8: Advertising
Unit 9: Advertising Media
Unit 10: Home Trade and Channels of Distribution
Unit 11: Wholesalers and Retailers
Unit 12: Procedure for Import and Export Trade

Block 4: Business Services
Unit 13 : Banking
Unit 14 : Business Risk and Insurance
Unit 15 : Transport and Warehousing

Block 5: Government and Business
Unit 16 : Government and Business
Unit 17 : Forms of Organisation in Public Enterprises
Unit 18 : Public Utilities

BCS-011: Computer Basics and PC Software

BLOCK 1: Basics of Computer Hardware
Unit 1 : Computer their Origin and Applications
Unit 2 : Functioning of a Computer
Unit 3 : Memory System
Unit 4 : I/O devices and their functions
Unit 5 : My Personal Computer

BLOCK 2: Basics of Computer Software
Unit 1 : Software Evolution
Unit 2 : Operating System Concepts
Unit 3 : Concept of Programming Languages
Unit 4 : Computer Applications

BLOCK 3: Internet Technologies
Unit 1 : Networking and Internet
Unit 2 : Web Applications I
Unit 3 : Web Applications II

BCS-012: Basic Mathematics

BLOCK 1: Algebra I
Unit 1 : Determinants
Unit 2 : Matrices-1
Unit 3 : Matrices-2
Unit 4 : Mathematical Induction

BLOCK 2 : Algebra II
Unit 1 : Sequence and Series
Unit 2 : Complex Number
Unit 3 : Equations
Unit 4 : Inequalities

BLOCK 3: Calculus (Without Trigonometry)
Unit 1 : Differential
Unit 2 : Simple Application of Differential
Unit 3 : Integration
Unit 4 : Application of Integration

BLOCK 4: Vectors and Three-Dimensional Geometry
Unit 1 : Vector-1
Unit 2 : Vector-2
Unit 3 : Three-Dimensional Geometry-1
Unit 4 : Linear Programming

BCSL-013: Computer Basics and PC Software Lab

Section 1 : Operating System Session 1
Section 2 : Word Processor (Open Office and MS Word)
Section 3 : Spread sheet (Concept of Worksheet, Workbook and cell)
Section 4 : PowerPoint
Section 5 : E-mail
Section 6 : Browsing and Discussion Forum

BCS011: Computer Basics and PC Software




BLOCK 1: Basics of Computer Hardware

Unit 1 : Computer their Origin and Applications

A bit of history highlighting the concepts, Abacas, Difference Engine, Electro-magnetic Computers, Discrete components, IC circuits, Current hardware Platforms, Description of current applications of computer highlighting role of computers, Limitations of Computers


Unit 2 : Functioning of a Computer

Components of a computer and their role, Number system, Codes ASCII Unicode Concept of Instruction – a simple example, Role of ALU and CU with the help of an example


Unit 3 : Memory System

Type of memories and their characteristics, What is the need of memory hierarchy? Memory Hierarchy with examples of each level , Current trends in memory


Unit 4 : I/O devices and their functions

I/O devices, Current trends in I/O


Unit 5 : My Personal Computer

Explain the configuration of PC and its components in respect of identification of various components so that a student can relate all the terms discussed in Unit 1 to 4 to this configuration.

BLOCK 2: Basics of Computer Software

Unit 1 : Software Evolution

Different type of software and its evolution, System and application software, Utility software, Perverse software, Open Source software


Unit 2 : Operating System Concepts

Need and Functions, Type of OS starting from Batch, Multi-programming and real time Network and



distributed OS, Web OS, Examples of OS and their features


Unit 3 : Concept of Programming Languages

Some basic constructs, Editors, Compilers and interpreters, Assemblers


Unit 4 : Computer Applications

Concepts of Open Source Software, Philosophy – licensing, copyright Project Management Software, Timesheet system, Office Applications, Word Processing

–                     Creating a Memo for a number of people, Spreadsheet

–                     Creating a sheet of Income & deduction and calculation of IT Database – a small application with data records, a form, a query and a report Email – Sending mail to a number of people in a group.

BLOCK 3: Internet Technologies

Unit 1 : Networking and Internet

Basic of Networking Concepts, Advantages of

Networking, Basic model of Networks, Network Devices, TCP/IP, Web addresses, DNS, IP addresses,


Unit 2 : Web Applications I

Browsing, E-mail, Messenger/Chat


Unit 3 : Web Applications II

Blogging, E-Learning and wiki, Collaboration, Social Networking

Syllabus of BCA 2nd Semester

ECO-02: Accountancy- I
MCS – 011: Problem Solving and Programming
MCS-012: Computer Organisation and Assembly Language Programming
MCS-013: Discrete Mathematics
MCS-015: Communication Skills
BCSL-021: C Language Programming Lab (Lab Course)
BCSL-022: Assembly Language Programming Lab (Lab Course)

(b) Design a flyer for “The Sustainable Development of India”. Use different styles, sizes, fonts, colors and effects.

1. Open blank document of MS-Word


2. Set Title “The Sustainable Development of India”


3. Set page color.


4. Insert image.



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