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CBSE Class-10 Syllabus 2018-19 (Information And Communication Technology)

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CBSE Class-10 Syllabus 2018-19 (Information And Communication Technology)

(Code No. 166)
(For Session 2018-19 only)

Syllabus :

Learning Outcomes:

1. Ability to develop a basic know how of one’s computer system.

2. Ability to use Internet and its services.

3. Ability to efficiently work on Image editing tools.

4. Ability to design a website using HTML.

5. Ability to design Online forms using HTML.

6. Ability to apply style sheets using CSS.

7. Ability to recognize security threats and take preventive measures.

Class X

Theory: 40 Marks

Practical: 60 Marks


Name of the Unit Theory


Unit I

Computer Components and Interconnection 5 -

Unit II

Advance GIMP 10


Unit III

Advanced HTML 20


Unit IV

Network Security 5 -
  Total 40



Theory Paper

Duration : 2½ hours

Marks : 40
Unit I: Computer Components and Interconnection ; Marks: 5

Computer System and its definition, Hardware, Basic components of a Computer System, Input Unit, Central processing Unit/CPU, Output unit and functions, Memory, types of memory, Primary Memory, RAM (Random Access Memory), ROM(Read Only Memory), SECONDARY MEMORY, Binary digit, concept of bit and bytes, Types of computers (Analog, Digital, Hybrid), characteristics of computers, types of software (System Software, Application Software, Utility Softwares, classification of Programming Languages Ports and Cables)

Unit II: Advance GIMP ; Marks: 10

Toolbox-Move tool, Alignment tool, Scale tool, Shear tool, Perspective tool, Flip tool, Blend tool, Blur/Sharpen tool, Smudge tool, Dodge / Burn tool Painting in GIMP-Pencil and paintbrush tool Operations on Layers (Adding new layers, Renaming a Layer, Deleting a Layer, Merging a Layer, Scaling a layer, Duplicating a Layer) Masking-Introduction and example, editing a mask

Unit III: Advanced HTML Marks: 20
Representing data in Tabular forms, Concept of Table Attributes <table> ..</table> ,<TR>..</TR>, <TD>..</TD>TH, Attributes: Colspan, ROWSPAN Properties: Align, width, Border, Color, Bgcolor, background, <CAPTION> tag Working with frames, frame attributes (<frameset..> ), Attributes of <frameset>; Rows, Cols, Border, Frameborder, Framespacing. Frameset element and its attribute (Src, Scrolling, Noresize), target attribute in anchor tag. Working with HTML Forms

Introduction and explanation of forms, Tags and attributes used in Form, <Form>..</ Form> INPUT tag and its attributes (Name, Size, Maxlength, Type) Fields displayed by type attribute, (Text Box Field, Radio Buttons, Check boxes, command Button, Drop down Box , TEXTAREA and SELECT) DHTML & CSS Introduction to DHTML, Features and uses of DHTML, Components of DHTML, Cascading style sheet, Advantages and Limitations of CSS, Methods of applying CSS to an HTML document: In-line (the attribute style) and Internal (the tag style), External (link to style sheet), creating and saving cascading style sheets

Introduction and familiarization of Font:

Font-Family, Style, Size, Variant, Weight; Text and Background properties; Colour properties - Text Indent, Align, Decorating, Spacing, Transform, Text alignment, decoration and transformation, Foreground and Background colour, Image and Repeat Use of margin and margin properties, Concept of padding and Border ; Padding and Border Properties Absolute and Relative Positioning

Unit IV: Network Security ; Marks: 5
Concepts: Cyber Law, Cyber Crime, Fire wall, Cookies, Hackers and Crackers Open Source Software, Free ware, Shareware, Licensing scheme, Copywriting, GPL(General Public Licence), Licensed software, Copyright software, refrain from copyright violation and piracy etc.

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