Let us C - 19th Edition

Yashavant Kanetkar

SKU: 9789355512765


ISBN: 9789355512765
eISBN: 9789355512819
Authors: Yashavant Kanetkar
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: Dec 2022
Pages: 508
Dimension: 6*9 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

Know every nook and cranny of C


  • A detailed explanation of programming language concepts
  • Lucid explanation of the concept
  • Well-thought-out, fully working programming examples
  • End-of-chapter exercises 
  • Hand-crafted “KanNotes” to revise the concepts covered in the chapter


Over 3 Million Copies Sold...

The new edition of this classic book has been thoroughly revamped but remains faithful to the principles that have established it as a favourite amongst students, teachers and software professionals round the world. “Simplicity”- that has been the hallmark of this book in not only its previous eighteen English editions, but also in the Hindi, Gujrati, Japanese, Korean, Chinese and US editions. This book doesn’t assume any programming background. It begins with the basics and steadily builds the pace so that the reader finds it easy to handle advanced topics towards the end of the book.


  • C Instructions
  • Decision Control / Loop Control / Case-Control / Repetitions Instruction
  • Functions, Pointers, Recursion, Translation unit, Scope, Linkage
  • Data Types, C Preprocessor
  • Arrays, Strings, Operations on Bits, Wide Character, Storage classes
  • Structures, Console & File Input/Output, Coding style


Students, Programmers, researchers, and software developers who wish to learn the basics of the C programming language. 

  1. Getting Started
  2. C Instructions
  3. Decision Control Instruction
  4. More Complex Decision Making
  5. Loop Control Instruction
  6. More Complex Repetitions
  7. Case Control Instruction
  8. Functions
  9. Pointers
  10. Recursion
  11. Data Types Revisited
  12. The C Preprocessor
  13. Arrays
  14. Multidimensional Arrays
  15. Strings
  16. Handling Multiple Strings
  17. Structures
  18. Console Input/Output
  19. File Input/Output
  20. More Issues In Input/Output
  21. Operations On Bits
  22. Miscellaneous Features
  23. Interview FAQs
  24. The Next Level

Appendix A – Compilation And Execution

Appendix B – Precedence Table

Appendix C – Chasing The Bugs

Appendix D – ASCII Chart

Periodic Tests I to IV, Course Tests I, II

Yashavant Kanetkar

Through his books and online Quest Video Courses on C, C++, Data Structures, VC++, .NET, etc. Yashavant Kanetkar has created, molded and groomed lacs of IT careers in the last two and half decades. Yashavant’s books and online courses have made a significant contribution in creating top-notch IT manpower in India and abroad.

Yashavant’s books are globally recognized and millions of students / professionals have benefitted from them. His books have been translated into Hindi, Gujarati, Japanese, Korean and Chinese languages. Many of his books are published in India, USA, Japan, Singapore, Korea and China.

Yashavant is a much sought-after speaker in the IT field and has conducted seminars/workshops at TedEx, IITs, NITs, IIITs and global software companies.

Yashavant has been honored with the prestigious “Distinguished Alumnus Award” by IIT Kanpur for his entrepreneurial, professional and academic excellence. This award was given to top 50 alumni of IIT Kanpur who have made significant contribution towards their profession and betterment of society in the last 50 years.

In recognition of his immense contribution to IT education in India, he has been awarded the "Best .NET Technical Contributor" and "Most Valuable Professional" awards by Microsoft for 5 successive years.

Yashavant holds a BE from VJTI Mumbai and M. Tech. from IIT Kanpur. His current affiliations include being a Director of KICIT Pvt. Ltd. and an Adjunct Faculty at IIIT, Bangalore. He can be reached at kanetkar@kicit.com or through http://www.ykanetkar.com.

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