Computer Fundamentals Internship

Sanfoundry offers internships in "Computer Fundamentals". Read the complete details below regarding the internship requirements, eligibility criterior and the application process.

Pre-requisite / Skillset for Computer Fundamentals Internship

1. Intern must have basic knowledge of computers (hardware and software), its components and operating systems.

2. Require knowledge on the concepts of fundamentals of computer, arithmetic logic gates, languages, operating system, algorithm and flowcharts.

3. Ability to describe the concepts of arithmetic operators, relational and logical operators, type conversion, formatted input and output.

4. Adequate knowledge upon control flow and program structure, concept of arrays, structure and union is needed.

6. Should be able to perform arithmetic operations in any number system.

7. Simplify the Boolean expression using K-Map and tabulation techniques.


8. Must be able to use Boolean simplification techniques to design a combinational hardware circuit.

9. Require basic understanding of how circuits and systems are designed with digital electronic circuit elements.

10. Should be able to analyze and design circuits and systems made from digital electronic circuit elements such as gates and flip-flops.

11. Must be familiar with basic design and programming of simple computers.

12. Require programming skills in C, basic knowledge of Internet.

Computer Fundamentals Internship Test

Intern has to take Computer Fundamentals internship test in which they will be asked 50 multiple-choice questions. They have to score grade A or A* on this test to be eligible for the internship. Here’s a sample set of questions on the Computer Fundamentals topic.

1. Which of the following is not a function of the Input Unit?
(A) It reads instructions and data from the outside world
(B) It converts the data into computer acceptable format
(C) It makes the data into user understandable format
(D) It supplies the data and instructions to the computer for further processing
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Answer: C
Explanation: The input unit converts the data into computer understandable format i.e. binary format and not the user understandable format. It is the duty of the output unit to make the data into user understandable format.

2. PCI stands for _________
(A) Peripheral Component Interconnect
(B) Partial Component Interconnect
(C) Peripheral Component Interaction
(D) Partial Component Interaction
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Answer: A
Explanation: PCI is a high-bandwidth bus that can function as a peripheral bus. Compared with others, it delivers better system performance.

3. The first practical form of Random Access Memory was the __________
(B) Cathode Ray Tube
(C) William’s Tube
(D) Thomas’s Tube
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Answer: C
Explanation: The first practical form of RAM was William’s Tube made in 1947. It stored data as electrically charged spots on the face of a Cathode Ray Tube.

4. Which flag indicates the number of 1 bit that results from an operation?
(A) Zero
(B) Parity
(C) Auxiliary
(D) Carry
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Answer: B
Explanation: The parity flag indicates the number of 1 bit in any operation. The resultant bit is called the parity bit. The main aim of the parity bit is to check for errors.

5. A decoder is required in case of a ______________
(A) Vertical Microinstruction
(B) Horizontal Microinstruction
(C) Multilevel Microinstruction
(D) All types of microinstructions
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Answer: A
Explanation: There are two types of microinstructions: Horizontal and Vertical. In a horizontal microinstruction, each bit represents a signal to be activated whereas, in case of vertical microinstruction bits are decoded and, the decoder then produces signals.

Practice the full set of Computer Fundamentals Multiple Choice Questions before applying for the internship.

How to apply for the Computer Fundamentals Internship


1. Read the Sanfoundry Internship FAQs

2. Take the Computer Fundamentals Internship Test

3. Submit the Internship Application Form

3. Computer Fundamentals Content Development Internships

In this content writing / content development internship for Computer Fundamentals, the shortlisted interns would be working towards the creation of "Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs)" OR "Tutorial Articles" OR "Questions & Answers" on Computer Fundamentals subject.

Selected intern's day-to-day responsibilities and guidelines include the following.
1. Interns would be creating Questions and/or tutorials articles on "Computer Fundamentals".
2. Computer Fundamentals articles must be written with an organized structure with detailed steps and examples.
3. Interns should write clear and concise articles so that the readers can understand them easily.
4. Interns should follow Sanfoundry defined guidelines and format.
5. Interns should report the work status to their mentor on daily basis.
6. Interns should ensure that the content is plagiarism-free.

4. Computer Fundamentals Realtime Projects

Depending on the requirements and availability of free slots, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide industry-oriented, live, real-time projects, or industrial visits for deserving candidates of Sanfoundry accredited college. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

5. Computer Fundamentals Research Projects

If applicable, Sanfoundry will attempt to provide guidance to interns on "research projects" and "academic projects" so that they can do the necessary study, experimentation, and simulation to arrive at meaningful conclusions. This will help them write "White Papers", "Research Papers" and "Journal Articles" to be published in various eminent journals. Kindly ask your college authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

6. Computer Fundamentals Internship Benefits and Perks

1. Sanfoundry will issue an internship certificate and a lump sum cash reward as a token of appreciation towards the intern’s contribution to Sanfoundry’s Global Learning Project.
2. This internship with help widen the intern's deep knowledge on the "Computer Fundamentals" subject.
3. It will help to boost the intern's resume and also give real-time work experience.
4. Sanfoundry certificate is very useful to an individual in their professional career growth.
5. Most of the shortlisted interns will be working directly under the guidance of our Founder & CTO, Manish Sir

7. How to Apply for Computer Fundamentals Internship

If you are looking for "Computer Fundamentals" internship at Sanfoundry, you have to fill an application form. The application form is quite detailed and it allows us to understand the qualities of an intern in a deeper way. So, the best way to fill the application is to allocate 2-4 hours towards reading and filling your application form. You must fill every question seriously and honestly. Also, pay special attention to Grammar and sentence framing.

If you are interested to do an internship in Computer Fundamentals, then kindly fill this Application Form.

8. FAQs - Computer Fundamentals Internship

Who can apply for Computer Fundamentals content writing internship?
Students who had studied Computer Fundamentals in their official curriculum or taken a meaningful in-depth external training on this subject can apply for this internship.

What type of work will be assigned to intern in this internship?
Interns would be working towards the creation of "Tutorial Articles" and/or "Questions and Answers" on Computer Fundamentals.

What are the skill sets required for Computer Fundamentals internship?
We have already mentioned above the technical pre-requisite and skillset required for this internship. Besides, the student should be able to work independently, sincere and hard-working, and a self-starter.

Can I apply for Computer Fundamentals internship if I don't have any experience?
Yes. Sanfoundry values skills developed through academic work, volunteer experiences, extracurricular experiences, or other experiences which demonstrate the technical skills useful in work. So, people with no experience can also apply for Computer Fundamentals Internship.

Does Sanfoundry provide Real-time project on Computer Fundamentals?
Yes, but we accept a limited number of candidates from Sanfoundry accredited colleges for real-time projects. Where ever applicable we will attempt to provide industry-oriented projects or industrial visits to deserving candidates. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

Does Sanfoundry provide research projects or academic projects on Computer Fundamentals?
Yes, Sanfoundry provides ideas on research projects and/or academic projects on some of the topics in Computer Fundamentals. Kindly ask your College authorities (HOD / Principal) to connect with us.

How can I apply for Computer Fundamentals internship?
Fill this Application Form to apply for internships in Computer Fundamentals at Sanfoundry.

9. FAQs - Internship General

Can I get academic credit for my internship?
Yes, if you are doing an internship at Sanfoundry, it may be possible to get academic credit for your internship. Since the College authorities issue these credits, kindly check with your department once.

What is the duration of Content Development Internship?
The duration ranges from 1-month to 3-months. The duration can be adjusted based on the academic schedule of your college or school.

How many hours do I have to work as a part-time intern?
If you are working as a part-time intern in Sanfoundry, you would be allocating 3-4 hours/day.

How many hours do I have to work as a full-time intern?
If you are working as a full-time intern in Sanfoundry, you should be allocating 8 hours/day.

What would be the work timings if I get selected?
Work timings depend on you're availability during the day or evening and the type of internship. But you need to report work status on daily basis.

What are the benefits of completing Sanfoundry Internship?
  • You will receive an internship certificate and a lumpsum cash reward
  • You will gain working experience
Will I receive an offer letter if I am selected for the internship?
Yes, you will receive a confirmation email (with an agreement) from us once you are selected.

How will I know if am selected for the internship?
If you are selected for the internship, you will receive a call/message from us. It generally takes anywhere from 2-days to 2-weeks from the date of your application. However, due to a very large number of internship requests, sometimes the response gets delayed further.

What kind of documents should I submit after accepting the offer?
No documents are required to be submitted.

How will I receive the stipend for "Work-From-Home" internship?
Upon completion of the internship, the stipend will be directly credited into your bank account through NEFT/IMPS.

Do we get paid on a monthly basis?
No, Payment is made only when the internship task is completed.

How long it takes to receive the internship certificate and cash reward, after completion of the internship?
The internship closure process usually takes 7-15 working days.

Can I get a recommendation letter after successful completion of the internship?
Upon successful completion of the internship, you will receive an Internship Certificate. This certificate is written in a letter format which is almost similar to a "Letter of Recommendation".

Can international student apply for an internship in Sanfoundry?
If you are an international student and have a bank account in India, then you can apply. Kindly note that we are currently not authorized to pay the stipend in foreign currencies, so you must have bank accounts in India to receive the stipend.

Can I take part in multiple internship programs offered by Sanfoundry at the same time?
No, you can work on only one internship at a time. But after completing the internship you can work on another internship. In fact, a lot of interns keep doing multiple internships with us, one at a time.

Can I discontinue the current internship and join the new internship offered by Sanfoundry?
Yes, you can apply for other internships.

What happens if I discontinue in the middle of my internship?
If the work is partially completed, then Sanfoundry will do the payment on a proportionate basis provided that the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Will I receive a certificate and reward if I didn't complete the internship?
Sanfoundry will give a certificate and a proportionate reward if the intern has completed at least 10% of the work.

Whom to contact if I have more query?
Kindly drop an email to [email protected]

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