M.Sc. CSIT Syllabus


Course Title: e-Government
Full Marks: 45 + 30
Course No: C.Sc. 669
Pass Marks: 22.5 + 15
Nature of the Course: Theory + Case Studies
Credit Hrs: 3

Objective of the course:

The objective of this course is to study about implementing and managing of e-Government. It defines e-Government in broad sense: all use of ICT in the public sector. It covers a broad range of managerial issues: from high-level strategy to detail tactics; from the technicalities of data flows of e-Government, e-government infrastructure development, application and use of Data warehousing and Data Mining in e-Government and also case studies of different countries.

Course Contents:

Unit 1: Introduction 3 Hrs

Conceptual Overview of e-Government, and E-Governance, e-Government Models, Need for e-government, Maturity Phases of e- Government

Unit2: Managing e-Government 3 Hrs

Approaches to management of e-Government systems, e-government strategy, Managing public data, public private partnership for e-Government

Unit 3: e-Government Readiness 6 Hrs

e-Readiness, e-Readiness Framework, steps use in e-Government Readiness, Issue in e-Government Readiness

Unit 4: Infrastructure development 6 Hrs

Nationwide Communication Infrastructure, Computing Infrastructure, Data Centers, e-government Architecture, Interoperability Framework, e-Government Gateway

Unit 5: Security for e-Government 6 Hrs

Security for e-Government , Challenges of e-Government security, approach to security for e-Government model of security management-Government security architecture, security standards

Unit 6: Implementing e-Government 6 Hrs

e-Government system life cycle and project assessment, analysis of current system, design of the new e-Government system, e-Government risk assessment and mitigation-Government system construction, implementation and beyond

Unit 7: Data warehousing and data mining in e-Government 5 Hrs

Data Warehousing Architecture, Building Data Warehouse, Need for Data Warehousing, Data Warehousing Tools, Data Mining and Business Intelligence, National Data warehouses, applications of Data Warehousing and data mining in e-Government

Unit 8: case studies of e-government of different developed and developing countries 10 hrs


  1. Richard Heeks, Implementing and managing e-Government
  2. C.S.R Prabhu, e-Governance: concepts and case studies, prentice hall of India Pvt. Ltd.
  3. J. Satyanarayana, e-Government , prentice hall of India Pvt. Ltd
  4. e-Government master plan, Government of Nepal.
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