Rajasthan Board Information Technology Syllabus for Class 9

Rajasthan Board Syllabus for Class 9 Information Technology


UNIT I : Basics of Information Technology

Convergence of Technology - Computer, Communication and Content technologies.

Computing Technology

Computer System : Characteristics of a computer, Components of a computer system -

CPU, Memory, Storage Devices ans I/O Devices

Memory :

(RAM & ROM) and Secondary Memory.

Units of Memory :

Byte, Kilobyte, Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte

I/O Devices :

Keyboard, Mouse, Printer, Joystick, Scanner, Microphone, OCR, MICR.

Light Pen, Barcode Reader, Digital Camera, Speaker, Plotter.

Storage Device :

Hard Dick, CD ROM, DVD, Blu Ray, Pen Flash Driver, Memory suck

Type of software :

System Software (Operating System), Application Software (General

purpose) application software - Word Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Database

Management, Specific purpose application software - Accounting Management,

Reservation System, HR Management, Attendance System, Payroll System, School

Inventory Control System, Billing System and Utility Software (Disk Folder Files

Management, Virus Scanner Cleaner, Encryption Decryption Tools)

Communication Technology

Computer Networking - LAN, MAN, WAN, Internet, Inter-space.

Wired Networking Technology example - Coaxial Cable Ethernet Cable , Optical Fibre.

Wired Networking Technology example - Bluetooth, Infrared and Wi fi.

Content Technology

Data, Information ans Multimedia (Picture, Image, Audio, Video, Animation



Operating System -Basic concepts of Operating System and its functions (MS Windows,

GM Linux)

Introduction to windows :

Using Mouse and moving icons on then screen. My Computer,

Recycle Bin, Task Bar, Start-menu and menu selection, running an application, Setting

system date and times : Windows Explorer to view files, folders and directories, creating

and renaming of files and folders, Opening and closing of windows, Minimize, Restore and

Maximize forms of Windows, Basic components of a window : Desktop, Frame, Title

Bar, Menu Bar, Status Bar, Scroll Bar (Horizontal and Vertical), Using right button of the

Mouse, Creating shortcut, Basic window Accessories : Notepad, Paint, Calculator,

Word pad, using Clipboard.

Office Tools


Word Processing Tool


Introduction to a word processor, Creating and Saving a document, Editing and Formatting

a Document, Text Style (B,I.U.) Font Type Size, changing color, alignment of text;

Formatting paragraphs with line or paragraph spacing; adding headers and footers,

numbering pages, using grammar and spell check utilities, using subscript ans superscript,

Print Preview, Printing a document.

Inserting Symbol, Clipart and Pictures, Page Setting, Bullets and Numbering, Borders ans

shading, Format Painter, Find and Replace, Inserting Tables:

Inserting, deleting - rows and columns, merging cells, splitting cells, using auto format : Mail Merge, Using simple mathematical expressions, track changes.

Presentation Tools

Introduction to Presentation Graphics, Understanding the concept of Slide shows, Basic

elements of a slide, Different types of Slide Layout, Creating and saving a Presentation,

Different views of a slide : Normal view, Slide Sorter view ans Slide Show, Editing and

Formatting a slide: Adding Titles, Subtitles , Text, Background, Watermark; Header and

Footers, Numbering Slides

Spreadsheet Tool

Introduction to Spreadsheets, Concept of Worksheets and workbooks, Creating and

Saving a worksheet, Working with a spreadsheet; entering numbers, text, date/time, series

using Auto Fill, Editing and formatting a worksheet including changing colour, size, font,

alignment of text, Inserting or Deleting cells, rows and columns, Formula - Entering a

formula in a cell, using operators (+, -, ×, /) in formula, Relative referencing, Absolute

referencing and mixed referencing, Printing a worksheet.

Use Simple Statistical functions : SUM(), AVERAGE (), MAX (), MIN (), IF() (without

compound statement); inserting tables in worksheet, Embedding Charts of various types;

Line, Pie, Scatter, Bar and Area in a worksheet.


Students are suggested to work on the following areas using Word Processing, presentation

and Spreadsheet Tools.



Documentation :

  • Mail-merge Formal / Informal letter

  • Report Writing

  • Multilingual Greeting card

  • Poster making

Presentation :

  • School magazine

  • Environment (Save Energy) and Pollution (Global Warming)

  • Product Advertisement

  • Science & Social Topics from the course

  • Trends in Wireless Computing

Analysis Reporting :

  • School / Class Result with student wise and subject wise marks

  • Cricket Score Record

  • Weather Forecasting Report


Sample documents / presentations / spreadsheets on the above topics are made available




Teachers are requested to demonstrate some other popular software for word processing,

presentation, and spreadsheet, which support Hindi and / or some other Indian language(s).


  • Plagiarism, Privacy, security and Integrity of Information; Intellectual Property Rights;

    Careers in IT.



Detail of the Practical

I. Working on Operating System:

To test some of the following basic system operating on file / folder(s) :

  • Create

  • Copy / Cut / Paste

  • Commands related to Notepad / Text Editor / Word pad / Paint

  • Using Clipboard

  • Rename

  • Delete

II. Word Processing:

A document is required to be created for testing the following areas :

  • Editing and Formatting text and paragraph.

  • Page and Paragraph Setup.

  • Inserting pictures and Word Art

III. Presentation:

A presentation is required to be created for testing the following areas

  • Editing and Formatting slides

  • Inserting pictures and Sounds

  • Animating pictures and text with sound effects

IV. Spreadsheet:

A spreadsheet is required to be created for testing the following areas

  • Formatting cells and data

  • Functions & Formula (Relative, Absolute and Mixed reference)

  • Charts

  • Printouts of the document(s) Spreadsheet(s) should be attached with the answer sheet.

V. IT Application Report File

Students are supposed to make a IT Application Report File Containing Real life

assignments/ presentations using Word Processing Tools, Presentation Tools and

Spreadsheet Tools on 12 topics :

  • 4 word processing documents

  • 4 presentations

  • 4 spreadsheets with graphs charts.


The questions can be asked from any portion of the syllabus covered during



Rajasthan Board Best Sellers

In order to keep pace with technological advancement and to cope up with Rajasthan Board examinations, Pearson group has launched Edurite to help students by offering Books and CDs of different courses online.