* (Free) Preparatory Course for Advanced Computing

Course Focus

This course focuses on imparting basic and fundamental skills for programming in C and C++ and understanding concepts of Object Oriented Programming. This course prepares the students for taking admission to Certificate Course in Advanced Computing of Pune University.

Course Structure

4 weeks (110 hours), Lectures 2 hrs/day, Practical 2 hrs/day.

Course Fee

Rs. 7,500.00 (* the course fee will be reimbursed if the student sucessfully takes admission to SPPU's Certificate Course in Advanced Computing). This fee is not refundable under any circumstances.


BE / BTech or Equivalent in any stream, M Sc (Electronics), M.Sc (Instrumentation), MCM (With B.Sc.), B.Sc. (Engg.), MCA (After B.Sc.), MCS (After B.Sc.). Students who have appeared for the final exam may apply.

Course Syllabus

TopicNo. of hours

Computing Fundamentals

  • Evolutions of computers
  • Computer generations
  • Computer organization
  • Primary and Secondary storage
  • Input-output devices
  • Computer software
  • Operating systems
  • Data communications and computer networking
  • Multimedia
  • Classification of computers
10 hrs

Fundamentals of Programming

  • Algorithms
  • Flowcharts
  • Computer languages
  • System implementation and operation
  • File organizations
  • Data processing
10 hrs

Programming in C

  • Introductory concepts
  • C Fundamentals
  • Operators and Expressions
  • Data Input and Output
  • Control statement
  • Functions
  • Arrays
  • Pointers
  • Structures and Unions
  • Arrays
  • Stacks
  • Queues
  • Linked Lists (Single, double, Circular)
45 hrs

Introduction to C++

  • Programming constructs
  • Functions
  • Access Specifies
  • Classes and Objects
  • Overloading, Inheritance
  • Polymorphism
  • Encapsulation
  • Abstraction
20 hrs

Object Oriented Programming Concepts

  • Classes
  • Objects
  • Inheritance
  • Polymorphism
  • Abstract Classes
  • Reusability
15 hrs

General Aptitude Practice

10 hrs
Total110 hrs
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