Concurrent to the growth of other research areas of graph theory, the study of domination in graphs has encountered a vast growth in the past forty years. Domination plays a vital role in various areas such as communication networks, service locations problems, social network problems, biological model networks etc. Having been motivated by the overwhelming speedy growth and development of the theory of domination in graphs, a brief survey on fundamentals of domination related parameters are presented in this article along with few applications to benefit the readers at a beginning level. © 2016, International Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. All rights reserved.