Course on Computer Concepts (CCC)

Introduction: This course is designed to aim at imparting a basic level IT Literacy programme for the common man. This programme has essentially been conceived with an idea of giving an opportunity to the common man to attain computer literacy thereby contributing to increased and speedy PC penetration in different walks of life. After completing the course the incumbent should be able to the use the computer for basic purposes of preparing his personnel/business letters, viewing information on internet (the web), receiving and sending mails, preparing his business presentations, preparing small databases etc. This helps the small business communities, housewives, etc. to maintain their small accounts using the computers and enjoy in the world of Information Technology. This course is, therefore, designed to be more practical oriented.

Eligibility: The candidates can appear in the NIELIT CCC Examination through following three modes and the eligibility criteria for each mode are indicated against each:

  1. Candidates sponsored by NIELIT approved Institutes permitted to conduct CCC Course - irrespective of any educational qualifications;
  2. Candidates sponsored by Government recognized Schools/Colleges having obtained an Unique Identity number from NIELIT for conducting CCC - irrespective of any educational qualifications; and
  3. Direct Applicants (without essentially undergoing the Accredited Course or without being sponsored by a Govt. recognised School/College) -irrespective of any educational qualification;

Duration: The total duration of the course is 80 hours, consisting of

i) Theory 25 hours
ii) Tutorials 5 hours
iii) Practicals 50 hours

The course could ideally be a two weeks intensive course.

Who can conduct the course: The education and training for CCC shall be imparted at the institutions specifically authorised by NIELIT for conducting CCC. In addition, the students can study the course on self-learning mode and can apply as a direct candidate for appearing in the CCC examination conducted by NIELIT.

Examination: Examination for the certificate course will be conducted by the NIELIT(formerly DOEACC Society) as per the calendar of events given below.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS-CCC Every Month Exam Cycle (1st Saturday)

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.

1- 30 Nov

1- 30 Dec

1- 30 Jan

1- 28 Feb

1- 30 Mar

1- 30 Apr

1- 30 May

1- 30 Jun

1- 30 July

1- 30 Aug

1- 30 Sep

1 - 30 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.

1 Sat of Jan.

1 Sat of Feb.

1 Sat of March

1 Sat of April

1 Sat of May

1Sat of June

1 Sat of July

1 Sat of Aug.

1 Sat of Sep.

1 Sat of Oct.

1 Sat of Nov.

1 Sat of Dec.

Examination Fee: The examination fee for CCC is Rs.500.00 + 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.