Object Oriented Programming

Educational Services for Outreach at Scale (ESOS)

August 2nd, 2021 to September 26th, 2021

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Programme Overview

Go beyond the basics of programming to understand object-oriented methodology, the approach to modular and reusable software systems. You will learn to:

  • How to abstract a problem in an object oriented style
  • Object oriented programming, basics to advanced level, using C++
  • How to use the Standard Template Library (STL)

Course content

The topics covered in this course:

  • Introduction to Object Oriented Programming
  • Classes and Methods
  • Polymorphism
  • Inheritance
  • Standard Library of C++

The detailed description is given below:

Topic 1: Practice Problems for Review of Basic Concepts

  • Track your expertise level
  • Track your knowledge base

Topic 2: Review of Pointers and Structures

  • Brush up skills on Pointers and Structures
  • Learn the behavioral nature of Pointers and Structures
  • Recollect the relationship between pointers and structures

Topic 3: Review of File Processing

  • Brush up skills on File processing
  • Recall the functions to process data within files
  • Refresh how to create and access binary file

Topic 4: Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Concepts, Classes and Methods

  • Get to know the programming paradigm
  • Learn to choose the best possible paradigm
  • Know how to implement the program
  • Learn to control access to members

Topic 5: Constructors, Operator Overloading, and Members

  • Differentiate between Constructor and Destructor functions
  • Learn to invoke constructors
  • Know the different constructors
  • Learn to customize operators
  • Learn different classes and functions

Topic 6: Inheritance and Polymorphism

  • Distinguish between Compositional and Inheritance based approaches
  • Learn the access control for different inheritances
  • Know more about Objects of base and derived classes
  • Get to know polymorphism and abstract class
  • Learn the usage of virtual function

Topic 7: Standard Template Library (STL) of C++

  • Learn inlined and non inlined member functions of C++ classes
  • Know more about the C++ Standard Library
  • Learn different Template classes
  • Get a high-level view of useful modules in C++ Standard Library

Teaching Faculty

Prof. Deepak B Phatak, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of CSE, IIT Bombay

Prof. Supratik Chakraborty, Dept. of CSE, IIT Bombay

Mr. Nagesh Karmali, Sr. Manager (Research), Dept. of CSE, IIT Bombay

Ms. Firuza Karmali (Aibara), Project Manager,Dept. of CSE, IIT Bombay

Duration and Venue

Registration Opens

June 28, 2021

Registration Ends

August 15, 2021

Course Starts

August 2, 2021

Course Ends

September 26, 2021

Total Duration

8 weeks

This course will be conducted in an instructor-paced mode, i.e. the lecture videos, slides, reading materials, activities, and graded assignments for each topic will be released week by week. However, you can attempt the graded assignments at your own pace before the course ends.

Release Schedule




Release Date

Interaction Date


Practice Problems for Review of Basic Concepts


Sat, 14 Aug at 04:00 PM


Review of Pointers and Structures


Sat, 21 Aug at 04:00 PM


Review of File Processing


Sat, 28 Aug at 04:00 PM


Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Concepts, Classes and Methods


Sat, 4 Sep at 04:00 PM


Constructors, Operator Overloading, and Members


Sat, 11 Sep at 04:00 PM


Inheritance and Polymorphism


Sat, 18 Sep at 04:00 PM


Standard Template Library (STL) of C++


Sat, 25 Sep at 04:00 PM

Who Should Attend

The course can be taken by any learner who wishes to enhance programming skills by abstracting a problem using OOP concepts. Knowledge of basic programming concepts, as covered in the ‘Programming Basics’ course is necessary.

Course Fee and Certification

The registration fee for the course is Rs. 570/-. However, register before 30 July 2021 for Rs. 470/- only to avail an early bird registration discount.

Important Payment Instruction:

Please note that the registration fee once paid is neither refundable nor adjustable under any circumstances.
While making a payment for the course,
(i) If you receive a transaction failure message and your amount is NOT debited, please pay again by logging in to IITBombayX-LAKSHYA programme(https://www.it.iitb.ac.in/lakshya) website.

(ii) If your amount is debited and you still receive a transaction failure message, please DO NOT make another payment. Send a mail to workshopfund@cse.iitb.ac.in with cc to Eoutreach eoutreach@it.iitb.ac.in with a subject "Transaction failure but amount debited". Also, provide the transaction details in the mail. You will soon receive a reply from us on the same.

Honor Code e-Certificates will be issued on successful completion of the course based on the grading policy mentioned in the course. Please note that all e-certificates will be issued online after the course ends on 26 September 2021. No hard copies will be given.

How to Apply

Enrollment will be strictly online, and no other mode of application will be entertained. The online registration is available from 28 June 2021 till 15 August 2021.

Course registration steps for the IITBombayX-Lakshya portal: 

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The course content is released under Open Source License. All participants must agree that the content contributed by them in any form, (assignments, questions, etc.) would be released under Open Source Licence, by accepting the terms mentioned under ‘No Objection Certificate’. All contributors will be acknowledged.

Address For Communication

Dr. Kalpana Kannan
Project Coordinator, ESOS Project
Department of CSE, Kanwal Rekhi Building,
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,
Mumbai - 400 076.
Tel.: +91 9833594905 (Mahendra)
Email: eoutreach@it.iitb.ac.in
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