These types of instructions are used for controlling the sequence of execution of various statements in C program. It determines the ‘flow of control’ in a program.
There are four types of control instructions in C:
1. Sequence Control Instructions
The sequence control instruction ensures that the instructions are executed in the same order in which they appear in the program.
2. Selection or Decision Control Instructions
These types of instruction allow the computer to take a decision.
3. Case Control Instruction
These types of instruction determine which instruction is to be executed next.
4. Repetition or Loop Control Instruction
The loop control instruction helps computer to execute a group of statements repeatedly.