ICHNP is an industry endorsed course in IMS. It completely focuses on the current industry needs. It has learner-centric courseware and gives a clear understanding of technologies with a very simple approach. This course is the best package of Infrastructure Management Service of all networking institutes for entry-level necessary basic skills of the IMS technologies, thus enabling one to master the subject. Good hardware and networking courses provide hands-on experience in the trending technologies, and you get exactly that at IIHT. Get in touch to know more!



ICHNP is one of our Programmes under the category of ‘i’ in iSMAC (IT-IMS, Social, Mobility, Analytics, and Cloud). For any industry to grow, one of the essential aspects is a good infrastructure. Same is true for today’s exponentially growing IT industry. The speed at which the IT sector is growing, especially in India, there is an acute need for well-built infrastructure to cater to the needs of emerging technologies. A robust state-of-the-art infrastructure is the backbone of the success of any organization today.

It is inevitable that if the requirements for good infrastructure are growing, so is the need for skilled professionals to develop, maintain and upgrade that infrastructure. The requirement for hardware and networking professionals is increasing in any industry you name today. The phenomenal growth of the IT Infrastructure in India has led to several job opportunities in the field of IMS (Infrastructure Management Services), as all companies require high-end machines, servers, routers and of course skilled professionals to manage these. IMS industry indeed has a bright future ahead!

Considering the need of the industry, IIHT is offering a Job-oriented programme in Hardware and Networking that comprises of CompTIA – A+, CompTIA – N+ Windows 10 Administration, Windows 2012 Server Basic Administration, Redhat Linux Desktop Administration, Desktop Security Essential.

You are sure to find IIHT Centres across major cities such as Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Kolkata and more.


Why Learn ICHNP?

  • IMS (Infrastructure Management Services) is one of the biggest drivers for IT service companies like IBM, Dell, JP Morgan, HP, KPMG, Accenture, Amazon, Wipro, Honeywell, Microsoft, Genpact, Mindtree, Cisco, and so on.
  • In the midst of nationwide projects like Smart Cities, Digital India, Bullet trains, Urbanization, the need for IMS Professionals is only going to increase manifolds.
  • IT-RIM (Remote Infrastructure Management) Industry will add over 40,000 jobs every year.
  • By 2020, India’s Remote Infrastructure Management segment is expected to be 30 Billion US dollars.
  • In India, an entry-level ITMS professional earns up to 3 Lakhs p.a.


Program Details

At IIHT’s ICHNP Programme, you will learn:

  • CompTIA – A+ and N+, Windows 10 Administration, Windows 2012 Server Basic Administration, Redhat Linux Desktop Administration, and Desktop Security Essential.

Who should go for this program?

  • This course is specially designed for 10th Standard students, 12th Standard students, and Science/ Commerce/ Arts Graduates.

What is the duration of this program?

  • 234 hours




Apart from IIHT Certification, also get prepared for globally recognized certifications like:

  • CompTIA A+ 220-901
  • CompTIA A+ 220-902
  • CompTIA N+ 10-006
  • MCSA 2012
  • RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)




1. MOD-I SEM-I CompTIA A+ (220-901 & 220-902) (57 Hrs)

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction To Personal Computer
  • Use and Configure BIOS/UEFI
  • Motherboard components
  • RAM types and their features
  • Install and configure PC expansion
  • Install and configure storage devices
  • Install various types of CPUs and cooling methods
  • PC connection interfaces, their characteristics and purpose
  • Power supply
  • Custom PC configuration
  • Display devices
  • PC connector types and associated cables
  • Install and configure common peripheral devices
  • Install SOHO multifunction device / printers
    Portable Computer
  • Various print technologies and imaging process
  • Printer maintenance
  • Various types of network cables and connectors
  • Characteristics of connectors and cabling
  • Properties and characteristics of TCP/IP
  • Common TCP and UDP ports, protocols, and their purpose
  • WiFi networking standards and encryption types
  • Install and configure Wireless/wired router
  • Internet connection types, network types, and their features
  • Network architecture devices
  • Use appropriate networking tools
  • Install and configure laptop hardware and components
  • Display of a laptop
  • Use appropriate laptop features
  • Various other mobile devices
  • Accessories & ports of other mobile devices.
  • Overview of windows & Features
  • Deploying Windows
  • Upgrading Windows
  • Managing Windows
  • Windows Administration
  • Windows Security
  • Networking With Windows
  • Preventive Maintenance in Windows
  • Troubleshooting PC Hardware
  • Troubleshooting Printers
  • Troubleshooting Windows
  • Troubleshooting Networks
  • Basic Troubleshooting Concept
  • Client Virtualization
  • Networking Concept
  • Internet Connections
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Professionalism and Communication
  • Basic Security and AAA Model
  • Computer Viruses and Threats
2. MOD-II SEM-I CompTIA N (10-006) (40 Hrs)

Topics Covered:

  • Introducing Computer Network
  • Cables and Connectors
  • IPv4 Addressing Scheme and MAC Address
  • Network Devices
  • Ethernet Technology and Data Link Layer Protocols
  • Wireless Networking
  • Routing and Switching
  • Common TCP / IP Protocols
  • Wide Area Network
  • Network Management and Optimization
  • Network Troubleshooting
3. MOD-III SEM-II Windows 10 Administration (44 Hrs)

Topics Covered:

  • Prepare for installation requirements
  • Install Windows
  • Configure devices and device drivers
  • Perform post-installation configuration
  • Implement Windows in an enterprise environment
  • Configure networking
  • Configure storage
  • Configure data access and usage
  • Implement apps
  • Configure remote management
  • Configure updates
  • Monitor Windows
  • Configure system and data recovery
  • Configure authorisation and authentication
  • Configure advanced management tools
4. MOD-IV SEM-II Windows 2012 Server Basic Administration (44 Hrs)

Topics Covered:

  • Deploying and Managing Windows Server 2012
  • Implementing IPv4
  • Implementing DHCP
  • Implementing DNS
  • Implementing IPv6
  • Implementing Local Storage
  • Implementing File and Print Services
  • Implementing Group Policy
  • Securing Windows Servers Using Group Policy Objects
  • Implementing a Group Policy Infrastructure
  • Managing User Desktops with Group Policy
  • Managing User and Service Accounts
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting DNS
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting Remote Access
  • Monitoring Windows Server 2012
5. MOD-V SEM-II RedHat Linux Desktop Administration (RHEL 7) (21 Hrs)

Topics Covered:

  • Accessing the Command Line
  • Managing Files from the Command Line
  • Getting Help in Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Creating, Viewing and Editing Text Files
  • Manage Local Linux Users and Groups
  • Controlling Access to Files with Linux File-system Permissions
  • Monitoring and Managing Linux Processes
  • Controlling Services and Daemons
  • Configuring And Securing Open-ssh Service
  • Analyzing and Storing Logs
  • Managing RHEL Networking
  • Archiving and Copying Files between Systems
  • Installing and Updating Software Packages
  • Accessing Linux File-systems
  • Using Virtualized Systems
  • Automating Installation with Kickstart
  • Using Regular Expressions with “grep”
  • Creating and Editing Text files with vim
  • Scheduling Future Linux Tasks
  • Managing Priority of Linux Processes
  • Controlling Access to Files with Access Control Lists (ACL)
  • Adding Disks, Partitions, and File Systems to a Linux System
  • Controlling and Troubleshooting RHEL Boot Process
  • Limiting Network Communication with Firewalled
6. MOD-VI SEM-II Desktop Security Essential (RHEL 7) (20 Hrs)

Topics Covered:

  • General Networking and Security Concepts
  • Overview, Configuring Windows Firewall
  • Windows Defender
  • Installing, Configuring and Updating Anti-Virus Software
  • Browser Security
  • Configuring IDS
  • SELinux and Its Effect on Networking Services in RHEL
  • Configuring SUDO
  • Configuring GnuPG
  • Controlling Services and Daemons
  • Monitoring System and Network Traffic
  • Commands related with Security
  • Refering Logs and Event-Viewer
  • Configuring Group-Policy in Windows
  • SSH Port Forwarding
  • Securing Remote Desktop
  • Best Practice