Syllabus of Fundamentals of Computers for Computer Operator

Lets look at the Syllabus of Computer Operator and filter only the fundamentals of computers. Other parts of the syllabus are mentioned in their respected topics.


  • Definition, History, Generation, Characteristics, Types & Applications.
  • Overview of a computer system:


  • Definition of Hardware
  • Input Unit: Keyboard, Mouse, Scanner etc
  • CPU: Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU), Control Unit (CU), Memory Unit (MU)
  • Output Unit: Monitor, Printer etc
  • Storage Devices: Primary & Auxulary Memory (Floppy Disk, Hard Disk, Compact Disk, DVD, Flash Disk etc)
  • Others: Network Card, Modem, Sound Card etc.


  • Definition & types of Software
  • Programming Language
  • Liveware
  • Firmware and Cache Memory

Setting & Protection of Computer Room and Computer

  • Concept of Computer related threats (virus, worms, Trojan, phishing etc) remedies and protection

Concept of Multimedia

File Management basics:

  • Physical structure of disk

Concept of E-mail / Internet / Extranet, World Wide Web (WWW)

  • Familiarity with internet browsers (eg. Inernet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Google Chrome etc.)
  • Introduction of IP address, submet mask and default gateway
  • Introduction to Network Media, topology and protocol.
  • Setting up Microsoft Network
  • Dial-Up Networking

Number System:

  • Introduction to binary, octal, decimal and hexadecimal number system
  • Introduction to ASCII and Unicode standards

IT Policy of Nepal

Electronic Transaction Act 2008