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O Level

Name : DOEACC ‘O’ Level (Foundation course in Computer Application)

Eligibility : 10+2 passed or ITI Certificate passed (one year after class 10)

Duration : 1 year (Semester System)

Certificate Awarding Body : NIELIT (formerly DOEACC Society)

Academic Curriculum of DOEACC 'O' LEVEL

DOEACC ‘O’ Level Course is a foundation Course of DOEACC Society in the field of Information Technology. The duration of the course is 1 Year (2 semesters of 6 months each). The next level IT course of DOEACC Society is DOEACC ‘A’Level which is equivalent to advance diploma course in Computer Application.The course starts in the month of January and July every year. Admission notice is published in the local daily newspaper of Nagaland about 1 month prior to commencement.


The Objective of the course is to prepare candidates for DOEACC examination by imparting required knowledge and skill.


Recognition has been given by the Government of India to DOEACC ‘O’ level examination conducted by the DOEACC Society as equivalent to Foundation Course in IT for the purpose of employment to the posts and services under Central Government.


10+2 passed or ITI Certificate passed (one year after class 10).

Intake :

20 seats for each session

Selection Procedure :

Selection of candidate is purely through an entrance test conducted by NIELIT, Kohima. If the number of applicants is less, entrance test is not held.

Syllabus :

Paper Code Paper Name
First Semester
M1-R4 IT Tools and Business Systems
M2-R4 Internet Technology and Web Design
Second Semester
M3-R4 Programming and Problem Solving through ‘C’ language
M4.1-R4 Application of .NET Technology
M4.2-R4 Introduction to Multimedia
# One Paper has to be chosen from A10.1R4 & A10.2R4
Practical Papers & Project
PR-1 Practical based on the theory papers of the syllabus
PJ Project Work

Project Work :

Projects in the DOEACC Scheme are an integral part of the curriculum to qualify for a certificate. There is one project after the completion of 2nd semester.No marks are assigned for this, but Candidates are required to carry out the project successfully. The head of the Institute will submit a project completion certificate in the prescribed format for issuing pass certificate to DOEACC Society for the students who have cleared all the papers and complete the project work.

Examination :

1. Theory Examinations:

DOEACC “O” -level theory examination is conducted twice in a year (in the month of January and July) by DOEACC SOCIETY, New Delhi. There is a number of examination centres all over India. The list of exam centers will be available while collecting exam form. Student can choose one of the exam centre according to their convenience.

Full mark of each paper is 100 and exam duration is 3 hrs. Examination fee for each theory paper is Rs. 500/- and cost of exam form is Rs. 25/-.

2. Practical Examinations:

The is one practical paper for DOEACC “O” Level Course. Appeared or appearing all the theory papers is the necessary condition for the practical examination. Practical Examination is conducted at the Institute under the supervision of DOEACC Society, New Delhi. Students need to provide the option for appearing in practical examination while filling up exam form with payment of additional practical examination fee of Rs.300/- . Duration of each practical examination is3 hrs. Important dates regarding the examination are as follows:

Activity Jan Exams July Exams
Request for application forms at NIELIT, Kohima:
i) Commencement date 
ii) Closing date
1st September 
15th October
1st March
15st April
Closing date for submission of filled forms at NIELIT, Kohima:
i) Without late fee 
ii) With late fee
15th October 
30th October
15th April
30th April
Closing date for direct submission of form to DOEACC, New Delhi:
i) Without late fee 
ii) With late fee
31st October 
10th November
30th April
10th May
Commencement of Examination: 2nd Saturday of January 2nd Saturday of July

Result of Examination :

Result of DOEACC ‘O’ Level examination is published in the DOEACC website normally after 2 months of completion of the exam. Students can check their result from this website and download. Students can also ask for result of the examination to the Institute. Results will be sent to the candidates from DOEACC Society individually. The result will be provided in the form of Grade. The mark scored in practical paper is not counted for calculating overall grade of the exam but, clearing practical paper is the necessary criteria for awarding the certificate.

Following is the Gradation system of the above DOEACC Courses:

Sl. Marks Scored Grade to be awarded
1 Below 50% F (Failed)
2 50% - 54% D
3 55% - 64% C
4 65% - 74% B
5 75% - 84% A
6 85% & above S

Re-totaling of marks can be requested within one month from the date of announcement of the result. The application along with requisite fee of Rs. 200/- per module/paper should send directly to Examination Section, DOEACC Society, 6CGO Complex, New Delhi-3. If any correction is to be made, it will be updated to student’s result of the examination.

Employment Opportunities:

Some of the Employment Opportunities open to the students after completion of DOEACC O Level Course are given below.

    • Programmer Assistant
    • Junior Programmer
    • Computer Operator
    • IT Lab Assistant etc.
    • Teaching Assistant