Handwriting has continued to be a means of communication as well as a talisman of an individual. It has also been tool to record information. Machine recognition of handwriting has found its presence in PDA, in portal addresses on envelopes, in amounts in bank checks, in handwritten notes and fields. Character recognition is a process by which computer recognizes letters, numbers or symbols and turn them into digital form. It has gained a lot of use in pattern recognition. It is one of the well liked and challenging area of research
Keywords : Character, Character Recognition, Preproecessing, Segmentation and Classification.