E-commerce, E-learning, E-banking, E-reservation, Online Shopping

Q13. Write a short note on the following:

  1. E-commerce
  2. E-learning
  3. E-banking
  4. E-reservation
  5. Online Shopping


  1. E-commerce

E-commerce simply means using an electronic mode, such as the Internet, to sell and buy products or services. These days organizations are increasingly using the Internet to reach out to their customers by advertising their products online. Business transactions are often conducted through the Internet and many organizations have adopted this mode to expand their market share. E-commerce saves time and effort of both the buyers and the sellers while making a transaction.


  1. E-learning

E-learning refers to the electronic mode of delivering learning, training, or educational programs to users. In this mode of learning, knowledge or skills are transferred with the help of the computer connected to a network (intranet or the Internet). E-learning applications and processes comprise different forms of learning, including Web-based learning, computer-based learning, and virtual classroom.



  1. E-banking

E-banking refers to electronic banking or Internet banking through which customers can perform any banking function through their bank accounts by connecting to the website of their respective banks. In e-banking, the bank maintains a web-enabled centralized database that holds the records of all its customers. The customers can access any of the facilities provided by the bank on its website by selecting the appropriate menu items.



  1. E-reservation

Online reservation or e-reservation refers to the process that helps users reserve movie, train, and airline tickets as well as hotel through the Internet. For example, to check the availability of tickets for different trains of the Indian Railways, you can simply access the website www.irctc.co.in.



  1. Online Shopping

The activity of purchasing items from different websites on the Internet is known as online shopping. The online shopping is popular among customers as it is not only convenient but also saves time. You can pay for the items at the time of placing their orders online or on receiving them at your given address.


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