Difference Between TCP/IP And OSI Model


Basis TCP/IP OSI
FULL FORM TCP/IP stands for Transmission Control Protocol OSI stands for Open System Interconnect
ESSENCE It is like a typical client-server model used for transmission of the data over the Internet. It is not a physical model as such but it’s a theoretical model which is used for computing systems.
NUMBER OF LAYERS TCP/IP model has 4 layers, namely: Application layer Transport layer Internet layer Network access layer OSI model has 7 layers, namely: Application layer Presentation layer Session layer Transport layer Network layer Data link layer Physical layer
DEVELOPER TCP/IP model was developed by DoD (Department of Defence). OSI model was developed by ISO (International Standard Organisation).
TANGIBILITY TCP/IP model is tangible OSI model is not tangible


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