The Haryana State Government notified that, the State Eligibility Test in Computer Appreciation & Applications (SETC) as post requisite qualification for Clerks, Steno-typists, Junior Scale-stenographers & Senior Scale- stenographers for grant of first annual increment for newly appointed/ recruited employees and for promotion from the post of Class-D and Restorer. HARTRON (Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Limited) has been authorized by the State Government for conducting SETC test for Government employees on behalf of State Government. We are providing Hartron SETC latest 2021 Syllabus and Prospectus PDF for download. The PDF material has been taken from the official web site of HARTRON SETC.


The SETC would consist of two papers:

Part-I: An objective type on-line test comprising of 50 questions with four options of answers in English language only. The pass percentage for on-line test shall be 50%.

The questions will be on the following topics:

(i) Introduction to Computer
(ii) Introduction to Windows
(iii) Word Processing
(iv) Spread-Sheet
(v) PowerPoint
(vi) Internet
(vii) WWW and Web Browsers
(viii) Introduction to E-mail

Part-II: Typing Speed 30 words per minute in English and 25 words per minute in Hindi converted with equivalent key depressions in both cases, as the typing speed would be tested on computer. Speed test in typing in English and/or Hindi of five minutes duration. A candidate has to appear for speed test in typing in English or Hindi or both the languages. The candidate should select specify his/her language option(s) for speed test in typing in the online application form. The Hindi typing test shall be conducted in the KRUTI DEV 010 font.

The HARTRON SETC Syllabus PDF is provided at the end of post for download.

Hartron SETC Detail Syllabus

Introduction to Computer
1.0 Introduction
1.1 Objective
1.2 What is Computer
1.2.1 Advantage/Disadvantage of Computer
1.2.2 History of Computer
1.2.3 Generation of Computer
1.2.4 Basic applications of computer
1.2.5 Entertainment
1.2.6 e-governance
1.3 Components of Computer System
1.3.1 Central Processing Unit (CPU)
1.3.2 VDU
1.3.3 Keyboard and Mouse
1.3.4 Other input/output Devices
1.3.5 Computer Organization
1.3.6 Computer Memory – Primary & Secondary, Ram & Rom,
units of memory
1.4 Introduction to Computer Peripherals
1.4.1 Connecting keyboard, mouse, monitor and printer to CPU
1.4.2 Use of Mouse
1.4.3 Working with left Mouse Button
1.4.4 Working with right Mouse Button
1.4.5 Checking Power Supply
1.5 Concepts of Hardware and Software
1.5.1 Hardware
1.5.2 Software Application software Systems software
1.6 Classifications of Computers
1.6.1 Representation of data/Information concepts of data Processing
1.6.2 Data and Information
1.6.3 Storage of Data/Information as files

Operating system

2.0 Introduction
2.1 Objective
2.2 Operating System
2.2.1 What is Operating System
2.2.2 Types of Operating System
2.3 Operating System and Basics of Windows
2.3.1 User Interface
2.3.2 Using Mouse and Moving Icons on the screen
2.3.3 My Computer
2.3.4 Starting an application using start button, minimize, maximize, restore and closing of window
2.3.5 Taskbar
2.3.6 Status Bar
2.3.7 Recycle Bin
2.4 Start Button and Menu selection etc.
2.4.1 Running an Application
2.4.2 Windows Explorer
2.4.3 Creating, Deleting and Renaming of files and folders
2.4.4 Opening and closing of different Windows etc.
2.5 Windows Setting
2.5.1 Control Panels
2.5.2 Wall Papers and Screen Savers
2.5.3 Setting the date and Sound etc.
2.5.4 Using Help
2.5.5 Display Properties
2.6 Advanced Windows
2.6.1 Using Right Mouse Button
2.6.2 Creating short cuts
2.6.3 Basics of window set up
Introduction to Windows
2.6.4 Notepad
2.6.5 Window Accessories
2.7 Using Multimedia:
2.7.1 Playing CD’s/DVD’s
2.7.2 Using Media Player
2.7.3 Sound Recorder

Word Processing
3.0 Introduction
3.1 Objectives
3.2 Word Processing Basics
3.2.1 Opening Word Processing Package
3.2.2 Menu Bar
3.2.3 Toolbar
3.2.4 Using Help
3.2.5 Using Icons below Menu Bar
3.3 Opening Documents and Closing Documents
3.3.1 Opening Documents
3.3.2 Save and Save as
3.3.3 Page Setup
3.3.4 Print Preview
3.3.5 Printing of Documents & Other Properties
3.4 Display/Hiding of Paragraph Marks
3.4.1 Moving Around in a Document
3.4.2 Scrolling the Document, Scrolling by line/paragraph
3.4.3 Fast Scrolling and Moving Pages
3.4.4 Using a Document/Help Wizard
3.5 Text Creation and editing
3.5.1 Creating a document
3.5.2 Selecting & moving text
3.5.3 Spell checking
3.5.4 Text Selection
3.5.5 Editing with cut, copy & paste
3.5.6 Undo & Redo
3.5.7 Find and Replace
3.5.8 Thesaurus
3.5.9 Paragraph and Tab Setting
3.6 Formatting the Text
3.6.1 Font and Size selection
3.6.2 Bold, Italic and Underline
3.6.3 Alignment of Text: Center, Left, Right and Justify etc
3.6.4 Bullet and Numbering
3.6.5 Border and Shading, Change Case
3.6.6 Working with tabs, Indents & Spacing
3.6.7 Formatting paragraphs, using columns
3.7 Table Manipulation
3.7.1 Concept of table: Rows, Columns and Cells
3.7.2 Draw Table
3.7.3 Changing cell Width and Height
3.7.4 Alignment of Text in Cell
3.7.5 Copying of cell
3.7.6 Delete/insertion of row and columns
3.7.7 Borders for Table
3.7.8 Deleting a table
3.7.9 Splitting and merging cells
3.7.10 Converting table to text
3.7.11 Setting table properties
3.8 Mail Merge
3.9 Printing
3.9.1 Print Preview
3.9.2 Print a selected page, etc.
3.9.3 Paper Orientation
3.9.4 Paper setting/Margin

4.0 Introduction
4.1 Objectives
4.2 Elements of Electronics Spread Sheet
4.2.1 Application/usage of Electronic Spread Sheet
4.2.2 Opening of Spread Sheet
4.2.3 Menu bar
4.2.4 Saving Workbook
4.2.5 Creation of cells and addressing of cells
4.2.6 Inserting new rows & Columns, Worksheets
4.2.7 Editing rows/columns height & width
4.2.8 Renaming, Deleting and Moving a Worksheet
4.3 Manipulation of Cells
4.3.1 Cell Addressing
4.3.2 Enter texts
4.3.3 Numbers and Dates
4.3.4 Cell Height and Width
4.3.5 Copying of cells etc.
4.4 Formulas
4.4.1 Using Formulas
4.4.2 Using basic functions & formulas a cell
4.4.3 Sum function
4.4.4 Average
4.4.5 Percentage, Other functions.
4.5 Function
4.5.1 Data Sorting
4.5.2 Using Subtotals
4.5.3 Applying filters
4.6 Chart
4.6.1 Inserting Chart
4.6.2 Formatting chart
4.7 Spread Sheets for Small Accountings
4.7.1 Maintaining invoices/budgets
4.7.2 Totaling of various transactions
4.7.3 Maintaining daily & monthly sales report

5.0 Introduction to PowerPoint, What is PowerPoint, starting PowerPoint, creating and opening a presentation,
5.1 PowerPoint views, moving between slides, saving/ closing a presentation, exiting PowerPoint,
5.2 Creating a new presentation using the auto content wizard and slide layout. Creating a new presentation using different layouts,
5.3 Customizing Presentation:- changing the text formats, adding bullets, aligning text.
5.4 Formatting Slides:- Using Color Schemes, background Color and Designs, Adding Pictures/ Graphics on Slide,
5.5 Adding Header and Footer, changing slide layouts,
5.6 Adding charts of different types to slide, organization chart, Slide show,
5.7 Using slide transition:- giving timing, sound and adding animations to slides and using preset animations,
5.8 Using Drawing Toolbar,
5.9 Slide Master View,
5.10 Using Custom Animation:- Animating pictures and Text with Sound effects
5.11 Using Page Setup and printing

6.0 Introduction
6.1 Objectives
6.2 Basic of Computer networks
6.2.1 Local Area Network (LAN)
6.2.2 Wide Area Network (WAN)
6.3 Internet
6.3.1 Concept of Internet
6.3.2 Application of Internet
6.3.3 Advantages of Internet
6.3.4 Connecting Internet
6.4 Internet service providers (ISP)
6.4.1 Internet Access
6.4.2 Broad Band
6.4.3 Dial-Up
6.4.4 Wi-Fi
6.4.5 Troubleshooting

WWW and Web Browsers
7.0 Introduction
7.1 Objectives
7.2 World Wide Web (WWW)
7.3 Web Browser
7.3.1 Internet Explorer
7.3.2 Netscape Communicator
7.4 Search Engine and Surfing the Internet
7.4.1 URL address
7.4.2 Searching over the Web
7.4.3 Moving Around in a web-site
7.4.4 Printing and saving web pages
7.4.5 Uploading and Downloading
7.4.6 Chatting

Introduction to E-mail
8.0 Introduction
8.1 Objectives
8.2 Basic of Electronic Mail
8.3 Creating new e-mail account
8.4 What is an Electronic mail
8.4.1 Email addressing
8.4.2 Mailbox: Inbox and outbox
8.5 Sending & checking mails
8.5.1 Creating an E-mail
8.5.2 Viewing an E-mail
8.5.3 Sending an Email
8.5.4 Replying to an E-mail message
8.5.5 Forwarding an e-mail message
8.5.6 Sorting and searching emails
8.5.7 Saving mails
8.5.8 Sending same mail to various users etc.
8.6 Document Handling
8.6.1 Sending soft copy as attachment
8.6.2 Sending a portion of document as email
8.7 Visiting various sites.

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