Aspirants of various bank exams, who wish to pursue a career in banking, are now required to be sufficiently adept at using computers. It is in this light that Handbook On Computer Awareness has been written and published by N K Gupta. The handbook serves as a reference for the aspirants of exams such as IBPS and SBI, to prepare for the computer awareness component of the exam. The book is not only useful for banking exam aspirants. Many other recruitment exams conducted by bodies such as LIC-AAO, SSC and Railways also devote significant number of questions towards computer awareness. The students preparing for those exams can benefit greatly as well.
Beginning with a description on the history of computers, the handbook provides an introduction to computers and explains the various components that constitute it. It then explains the different software and hardware elements that constitute a computer and are responsible for its functioning. It also explains the Internet and computer networks and how to prevent and cure trojans, worms, and viruses. The last few chapters of the book explain Microsoft Office and its shortcuts, the different computer terms generally encountered, and questions and answers of the objective-type. Additionally, the book contains 1150 multiple choice questions in 35 practice sets.
Handbook On Computer Awareness comprehensively covers the subject. The material in the handbook is lucid and precisely written, to enable better understanding of the topics covered.