DEPARTMENT OF DISTANCE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
SCHOOL OF OPEN LEARNING, CAMPUS OF OPEN LEARNING
UNIVERSITY OF DELHI

Certificate in Introduction to Computer Networks

About the Course: Computer networking classes combine lectures and hands-on practice to provide skills in computer network system configuration. Courses may include discussions, lectures and projects that deal with basic networking principles and current developments in the field. Computer networking courses train students to connect local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN) and wireless versions of both types. They also learn to connect hardware devices and set up Internet access. These skills can apply to a variety of careers. According to the skills learned in networking classes are valuable to network engineers, programmers and consultants. Classes may be geared toward Unix or Windows systems and may lead toward certification in the field.

Mode of Conduction: Offline

Duration: 6 Months

Fees: 6000/-

Eligibility: 12th pass from any stream

Job Prospects/ Future Opportunities:1. Excellent Opportunities
Networking technology professionals are required in all industries. The highest employment is in computer systems design, telecommunications, financial institution and public administration. The widespread use of complex computer technology has been a driving factor for this occupation. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of network systems administrators is projected to grow 4% from 2019 to 2029, and network architects will see the growth of 5% from 2019 to 2029, which is faster than average. The demand for networking technology professionals is bound to increase in every country as organizations invest in mobile devices, cloud computing and big data.
2. Higher Earning Potential
Apart from sustainability in networking technology jobs, it also offers a higher salary. According to Job Bank Canada, computer network specialist in the Toronto area earns an average wage of C$44.23/hr with a higher hourly rate of $61.54/hr. Recent graduates with industry-relevant certifications can confidently enter the workforce. The average for network administrators in Canada is C$32/hr.

Date of Commencement: 1st week of August

Schedule of Classes:

Weekdays 1 Hour Per Day (4 days a week, Monday to Thursday )
or
Weekend 2 Hours per day( Saturday and Sunday)

No. of Seats: On first come first serve basis, 25 students per batch. (If the number of students exceeds, second batch will be created)

Assessment:

*80% Attendance are compulsory to achieve certificate.
Marking scheme for Final Certificate
Sr. No Activity Marks
1.Attendance 20
2.Class Behaviour 20
3.Term End Exam MCQ Based Max 40 Question of 0.5 Marks each 20
4.Final Practical 20
5.Presentation 20
Total Marks 100

Mr. Isaac Peter & Mr. Parveen Kumar

Structure Of Lesson PlanApplication Form

Important Information:


• Registrations open from 01st July
• ‚Ā†Registrations in these courses are open for all, including University of Delhi students.
• Admissions on first cum first serve basis (as per the number of seats in each course).
• For Courses having fees above Rs. 1000/- on completion of the Batch Size of 40-50 students 10% supernumerary seats shall be given to the Economically Weaker Section on subsidized rates (available after screening of the candidates).

Help line number:

  • 9318354363
  • 9318354636

Email-id:

  • skillcentre.cisbc@col.du.ac.in

Address for Skill Courses (Centre):

  • OLDC, Second Floor, ARC Building, University of Delhi,
    Opposite S.G.T.B. Khalsa College, Delhi-110007