Internet Technology - Syllabus

Embark on a profound academic exploration as you delve into the Internet Technology course (IT) within the distinguished Tribhuvan university's CSIT department. Aligned with the 2065 Syllabus, this course (CSC-402) seamlessly merges theoretical frameworks with practical sessions, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the subject. Rigorous assessment based on a 60 + 20 + 20 marks system, coupled with a challenging passing threshold of , propels students to strive for excellence, fostering a deeper grasp of the course content.

This 3 credit-hour journey unfolds as a holistic learning experience, bridging theory and application. Beyond theoretical comprehension, students actively engage in practical sessions, acquiring valuable skills for real-world scenarios. Immerse yourself in this well-structured course, where each element, from the course description to interactive sessions, is meticulously crafted to shape a well-rounded and insightful academic experience.

Course Synopsis: Study on internet protocols, client/server applications and web services. Designing and applications of internet and intranet system.

Goal: This course deals on the practical application of internetworking technologies to private intranets for information management and public internets for electronic commerce students will learn theoretical details, strategies for designing sites, techniques for creating their technical infrastructures, methods for developing content, and techniques for site deployment and management.


  • History and Development of Internets and Intranets
  • IANA, RIR/NIR/LIR and ISPs for internet number management
  • Internet Domain and Domain Name System
  • Internet Access Overview
  • Internet Backbone Networks: Optical Backbone, Marine Cables, Teleports, Satellite and Terrestrial Links

Internet Protocol Overview
  • TCP/IP and the IP Layer overview
  • IPv4 and IPv6 Address Types and Formats
  • IPv4 and IPv6 Header Structure
  • Internet RFCs

Protocols and client/server applications
  • Standard protocols: SMTP, E-mail, Message (RFC22), PGP, POP, IMAP, HTTP, FTP
  • N-Tiered Client/Server Architecture
  • Universal Internet Browsing
  • Multiprotocol Support

HTTP and The Web Services
  • HTTP, Web Servers and Web Access
  • Universal naming with URLs
  • WWW Technology: HTML, DHTML, WML, XML
  • Tools: WYSIWYG Authoring Tools
  • Helper applications: CGI, PERL, JAVA SCRIPTS, PHP, ASP, .NET Applications
  • Introduction to AJAX (Programming)
  • Browser as a rendering engine: text, HTML, gif and jpeg

Designing internet systems and servers
  • Designing of Internet System Network Architecture
  • Choice of platforms
  • Sever Concepts: WEB, Proxy, RADIUS, MAIL
  • Cookies
  • Load Balancing: Proxy Arrays
  • Server Setup and Configuration Guidelines
  • Security and System Administration Issues, Firewalls and Content Filtering.

Internet and Intranet Systems Development
  • Introductions
  • Benefits and drawbacks of intranets
  • Protocols, Structure and Scope of Networks
  • Intranets Resources Assessments: Network Infrastructure, Clients and Server
  • Resources
  • Intranet Implementation Guidelines
  • Content Design, Development, Publishing and Management
  • Intranet Design with Open Source Tools: DRUPAL, JUMLA
  • Tunneling Protocols: VPN

Internet and internet applications
  •  General Applications: E-mail, WWW, Gopher, Online Systems
  •  Multimedia and Digital Video/Audio Broadcasting: Video/Audio Conferencing, Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
  • Broadband Communications, Policy, xDSL and Cable Internet
  •  VoIP, FoIP and IP Interconnection
  •  Datacenters and Data warehousing, packet clearing house
  •  Unified Messaging Systems
  •  Fundamental of ecommerce
  •  Concept of Grid and Cloud Computing

Lab works

Laboratory Works:

Laboratory should include features like packet capturing and analysis, design of internet/intranet system, proxy administration, firewall configuration and management, VPN, implementation of IRC, Content development with JUMLA/DRUPAL mentioned in the syllabus.