Programme: M.Tech Computer Networks [Common for CST, IT and CN] Semester: FIRST Course: MTCST14

Tue: 09:50-10:40, Fri: 09:00-10:40 Class Room: SF1

December 2022:

Introduction to Computer Networks: Introduction Network Hardware, Network Software, OSI and TCP/IP Reference Models

Data Communications: Transmission Media, Wireless Transmission, Transmission in ISDN, Broad Band ISDN, ATM Networks

Design Issues in Data Link Layer: Data Link Control, Error Detection & Correction

January 2023

Sliding Window Protocols, IEEE Standards 802.2, 802.3, 802.4,802.5, 802.6, Overview of High-Speed LANs.

Design Issues in Network layer: Routing Algorithms-Shortest Path routing, Link State routing, Hierarchical routing, Broadcast and Multicast routing algorithms; Congestion Control Algorithms, Network Layer in the Internet: IP Protocol, IP Address.

Mid Exam – 1

Internet Transport Protocols:Transport Service, Elements of Transport Protocols, TCP and UDP Protocols

February 2023

Overview of: DNS, SNMP, Electronic Mail, FTP, TFTP, BOOTP, HTTP Protocols

Overview of Network Devices: Repeaters, Bridges, Routers, Gateways, Multiprotocol Routers, Routers, Switches, Modems, NIC, Wireless Access Points, Transceivers,

Firewalls, Proxies.

March 2023

Overview of Advanced Concepts in Networks: Cellular Networks, Adhoc Networks, Mobile Adhoc Networks, Sensor Networks, Virtual Private Networks. Delay Tolerant Networks, IPv6

Mid Exam – 2

Text Book: Computer Networks, Andrews S Tanenbaum, Edition 5, PHI, ISBN:-81-203-1165-5


  1. Data Communications and Networking, Behrouz A Forouzan , Tata McGraw-Hill Co Ltd, Second Edition

  2. Computer networks, Mayank Dave, CENGAGE.

  3. Computer networks, A System Approach, 5th ed, Larry L Peterson and Bruce S Davie, Elsevier.

  4. An Engineering Approach to Computer Networks-S.Keshav, 2nd Edition, Pearson Education.

  5. Understanding communications and Networks, 3rd Edition, W.A. Shay, Thomson.

ASSIGNMENT 1: Available here on 24-12-2022 and Submission Closes 30-12-2022 [5 marks]

ASSIGNMENT 2: Available here on 21-02-2023 and Submission Closes 28-02-2023 [5 marks]

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Plagiarism guidelines are as per the University norms. Late submission will attract one negative mark for each day.