Download CBSE Class 10th Syllabus of Computer (Foundation of IT) for 2016-17

Check Computer Class 10th syllabus issued by CBSE. The board has updated the latest syllabus for the session of 2016-17. CBSE Class 10 Computer syllabus is available for Summative Assessment 1 ( SA1) and Summative Assessment 2 (SA2) which you can download here.

The syllabus of this session is much like the previous session. There is no major change made by CBSE.

Total Marks of question paper will be 70. Chapter Wise weightage is given below:

First Term

• Basics of Information and Technology: 20 marks

→ Internet: World Wide Web, Web servers, Web sites, Web Pages, Web Browsers, Blogs, News groups, HTML, Web address, E-mail address, URL, HTTP;

→ Services available on Internet: Information Retrieval, Locating sites using search 301 engines and finding people on the net, FTP, Downloading and Uploading files from remote site;

→ Web Services: Chat, email, Video Conferencing, e-Learning, e-Banking, e-Shopping, e-Reservation, e- Governance,e-Groups, Social Networking.

• Information Processing: 40 marks

Office Tools 
Database Management Tool: Basic Concepts and need for a database, Creating a database, Data
→ Types: Text, Number, Data, Time, Setting the Primary Key, Entering data into a database, Inserting and deleting Fields, Inserting and deleting Records, Field Size, Default Value, Creating Query using Design view.

Information Representation Methods 
→ Hyper Text Markup Language Introduction to Web Page Designing using HTML, Creating and saving an HTML document, accessing a web page using a web browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Apple Safari, Net scape Navigator, Google Chrome);

→ Elements in HTML: Container and Empty elements, Designing web pages using the following elements: HTML, HEAD, TITLE, BODY (Attributes: BACKGROUND, BGCOLOR, TEXT, LINK, ALINK, VLINK, LEFT MARGIN, TOP MARGIN), FONT(Attributes: COLOR, SIZE, FACE), BASEFONT(Attributes: COLOR, SIZE, FACE), CENTER, BR (Break), HR(Horizontal Rule, Attributes: SIZE, WIDTH, ALIGN, NO SHADE, COLOR) inserting comments, H1..H6 (Heading), P (Paragraph), B (Bold), I (Italics), U (Underline),

• IT Applications: 10 marks

→ Business Computing and Webpage Design

Second Term

• Basics of Information and Technology: 15 marks

• Information Processing Tools: 30 marks

Information Representation Methods 

→ Hyper Text Markup Language Insertion of images using the element IMG (Attributes: SRC, WIDTH, HEIGHT, ALT, ALIGN), Super Script SUP, Subscript SUB, Creating Table using the element TABLE (BACKGROUND, BGCOLOR, WIDTH, CELLSPACING, CELLPADDING, BORDER), TR, TH, TD, ROWSPAN, COLSPAN, Internal and External Linking between Web Pages: Significance of linking, A - Anchor Element (Attributes: NAME, HREF, TITLE, MAILTO)

→ XML 

Introduction to XML, Difference between XML and HTML with respect to the following: Data separation, data sharing, document structure, tags, nesting of elements, attributes, values. XML Elements - Defining own tags in XML, root elements, child elements and their attributes; Comments in XML, White space and new line in XML, well-formed XML documents, validating XML documents, XML Parser, Viewing XML documents in a web browser.

• IT Applications: 10 marks

Website Designing

• Societal Impacts of IT: 15 marks

→ Virus, Worms, Trojans and Anti-Virus Software, Spyware, Malware, Spams, Data Backup and recovery tools and methods, Online Backups, Hacker and Cracker with regard to Computer Data and Applications, Social Networking Information security provisions in e-commerce, Benefits of ICT in Education, Healthcare, Governance, Virtual, School, emergence of Knowledge economy, Impact of ICT on Society: Knowledge-based society, Infomania, Digital Unity and Digital Divide

Additional, 20 marks of practical exam will be taken.

Prescribed Books:

• Information and Computer Technology by NCERT

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