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Typewriting Hindi/English (Code 217/218)


Necessity is the mother of invention. In early days, man used to write with hand. With the increase in work, necessity arose to invent machines. Slowly machines took the place of handwriting. Typewriter since then came into existence. Typewriting Hindi/English course proposes to acquaint the learner with the art of Typewriting and thus acquire a vocational skill for the purpose of employment.


Familiarise learners with the art of typewriting
Acquaint learners with the keyboard function
Make them type any matter with proper display
Prepare the learner for employment by providing a vocational skill

Job Opportunities

Self employment : undertake typing work on contract
Wage employment : Office Assistant, Junior Assistant.

Course Duration

One Year

Scheme of study

Theory - 30%, Practical - 70%

Entry level Qualifications

Class 8th Pass

Scheme of Evaluation

Maximum Weightage in Theory-30% Time - 2 hours
Maximum Weightage in Practical-70% Time - 3 hours
Passing Criteria - 33% aggrigate in Public Examination in secondary level or Grade 'E' as for independent vocational course or Grade 'G' when combined with academic stream.

Passing criteria

Separate Pass 33% each in Theory and Practical

Course Content

Unit Theory Practical

  1. Know Your l History of Invention l Identification of
    Typewriter of Typewriter various makes
    Different makes of Typewriters
  2. Mechanism and l Parts of Typewriter l Identification of
    Maintenance various parts of of the Typewriter
    Typewriter l Care & upkeep of l Demonstration of
    Typewriter maintenance of
  3. Methods &
    1. Methods of Typewriting l Demonstration of
      Techniques of l Touch Method two methods of
      of Typewriting l Sight Method typewriting
    2. Approaches to Typing
  4. Keyboard l important operation and l Typing of
    Operation function of the keyboard various small sentences
  5. Speed l How to gain speed l Demonstration of
    Development and accuracy in Typewriting correct fingers
    Position on keyboard
    Concept of spacing
    in punctuation
    Errors in Typewriting
    Calculation of l Few speed passages
    Speed to be given for
    calculation of
    Speed by the learner themselves
  6. Quality and l Erasing of errors l Demonstration of Quantity of l Materials used for spreading and work erasing squeezing method
    Demonstration of material
    Carbon and its that is used while use erasing errors in typed work
    Errors on the Carbon paper
    Unit Theory Practical
  7. Display and l Tabular statements l Typing of 2-3
    Typewriting of tabular statements
    Tabulation, Manuscripts of 2-3 columns
    and stencil l Manuscript and l Typing from
    cutting proof corrections Manuscript using proof correction sign
    Process of stencil cutting l Demonstration of
    and Duplicating stencil paper
    Identification of
    stylus pen and
    duplicating Ink

Scheme of Examination

Marks: 30
Duration: 1 ½ hrs.

Marks: 70
Duration: 1 hr

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