Basic Computer Course (BCC)


Objective of BCC: In step with effort to achieve the objective of achieving computer literacy in an inclusive manner, NIELIT has launched a new programme, “Basic Computer Course (BCC)”. The objective of the course is to impart basic level computer appreciation programme with more emphasis on hands on training. Initially, the course was conceived as to boost the concept of introducing a course on computer fundamentals, especially for students, studying vocational courses at ITIs/ITCs. However, the course has gained popularity amongst many more categories. The BCC was launched in year 2011. The programme can equip a person to use the computers in day-to-day life for professional and personal use. After completing the course the incumbent will be computer literate and will be able to:

  • Acquire confidence in using computer techniques available to users;

  • Recognize the basic components of computers and terminology;

  • Understand data, information and file management;

  • Create documents using Word processor, Spreadsheet & Presentation Software;

  • Understand computer networks, Internet;

  • Browse the internet, content search, email and collaborate with peers;

  • Use e-Governance applications;

  • Use computer to improve existing skills and learn new skills.

Eligibility: The candidates can appear in the NIELIT BCC Examination through following modes :

  1. Candidates sponsored by NIELIT approved Institutes which are permitted to conduct BCC Course and having obtained e-provisional no. - irrespective of any educational qualifications;
  2. Direct Applicants -irrespective of any educational qualification;

Duration: The total duration of the course is 36 hours, consisting of:




10 hours



4 hours



22 hours

Who can conduct the course: The education and training for BCC shall be imparted at the institutions specifically authorised by NIELIT for conducting BCC. In addition, the students can study the course on self-learning mode and can apply as a direct candidate for appearing in the BCC examination conducted by NIELIT.
Examination: Examination for the BCC is conducted by the NIELIT as per the schedule/calendar of events given below.

Calendar of events-BCC Every Month Exam Cycle

Activity For Candidate appearing through Approved Institutes including government recog. school/colleges or appearing as direct applicant
Jan Exam Feb Exam March Exam April Exam May Exam June Exam July Exam Aug Exam Sep Exam Oct Exam Nov Exam Dec Exam

Date of commencement of Online Exam Form Filling.

1st Nov - 30th Nov

1st Dec - 30th Dec

1st Jan - 30th Jan

1st Feb - 28th Feb

1st Mar - 30th Mar

1st Apr - 30th Apr

1st May - 30th May

1st June - 30th June

1st July - 30th July

1st Aug - 30th Aug

1st Sep - 30th Sep

1st Oct - 30th Oct

Last date for submission of filled-in Forms

Preceding 30th Nov

Preceding 31st Dec

Preceding 31st Jan

Preceding 28th Feb

Preceding 31st Mar

Preceding 30th Apr

Preceding 31st May

Preceding 30th June

Preceding 31st July

Preceding 31st Aug

Preceding 30th Sep

Preceding 31st Oct

Date of commencement of Exam.

1stSaturday of Jan.

1stSaturday of Feb.

1stSaturday of March

1stSaturday of April

1stSaturday of May

1stSaturday of June

1stSaturday of July

1stSaturday of Aug.

1stSaturday of Sep.

1stSaturday of Oct.

1stSaturday of Nov.

1stSaturday of Dec.


Examination Fee:The examination fee for BCC is Rs.450/- + Service Tax as applicable which is to be pay online through NEFT/RTGS/CSC-SPV/Online(Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking) while filling up the online examination form.