What is ‘O’ Level
National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, NIELIT, (earlier – DOEACC Society) is an autonomous scientific society of the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India. NIELIT Conduct following Courses:-
- ‘O’ Level (Foundation) –NSQF aligned course at Level 5
- ‘A’ Level (Advance Diploma) -NSQF aligned course at Level 6
- ‘B’ Level (MCA equivalent)- NSQF aligned course at Level 7
- ‘C’ Level (M-Tech level) – NSQF aligned course at Level 8
- CCC (Course on Computer Concept) –NSQF aligned at Level 3
- Digital Literacy Courses
- ACC (Awareness in Computer Concepts)
- BCC (Basic Computer Course)
- CCC (Course on Computer Concept) –NSQF aligned at Level 3
Benefit of the ‘O’ Level Course
The “O’ Level course of NIELIT is requirement to apply for many Government jobs. The objective of the course is to equip with necessary skills as per following job role.
- User Interface (UI) Designer
- Web Designer
- Web Publication Assistant iv. Office Automation Assistant
- IoT Application Integrator
The ‘O’ Level (IT) Certificate was recognized as equivalent to Foundation Level Course by the Government of India for the purpose of employment vide Notification No. 43 & 49 dated 1st March, 1995 and 10th April, 1996 issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India and is currently aligned at NSQF (National Skill Qualifications Framework) level 5.
Education Qualification for ‘O’ Level
10+2 or ITI Certificate (One Year) after class 10, followed in each case, by one-year relevant experience. Relevant experience connotes job experience in IT, including teaching in a recognized institution as a faculty member, excludes coaching.
The revised syllabus (Revision V) of ‘O’ Level (IT) course, implemented from January 2020, consists of four compulsory theory modules, one practical and one project. The structure of the ‘O’ Level (IT) syllabus is given below:-
|Module Code||Module||Learning Hours (Theory)||Learning Hours (Practical/ Tutorials/ Project)||Total Learning Hours|
|M1-R5||Information Technology Tools and Network Basics||48||72||120|
|M2-R5||Web Designing & Publishing||48||72||120|
|M3-R5||Programming and Problem Solving through Python||48||72||120|
|M4-R5||Internet of Things and its Applications||48||72||120|
|PR1-R5||Practical based on M1-R5, M2R5 ,M3-R5 and M4-R5|
Duration of the ‘O’ Level Course
The duration of ‘O’ level (IT) course is 520 learning hours and the minimum period to cover contents is one year for candidates undergoing ‘O’ Level after 10+2 and six month for candidates undergoing ‘O’ Level after Graduation.
Project for ‘O’ Level
‘O’ Level (IT) courses has a project as an important component. The project is carried out by the student under guidance and support of faculty and management of Institute / Organization where the student is undergoing training. It is felt that such a project provides an opportunity to the student to apply his / her knowledge and skills to real life problems (including oral and written communication skills). The project should be given utmost importance and priority both by the students as well as institution faculty / management in respect of its identification, planning and implementation.
Examination Pattern of ‘O’ Level
The theory examination for each module under the fifth revised syllabus would be for a duration of three hours and the total marks for each subject would be 100. One Practical examination of three hours duration and 100 marks would be conducted. The first examination with the revised syllabus will be held in July 2020, for which the teaching will commence from January 2020 session.
Laboratory/ Practical work will be conducted at Institutions / organizations, which are running the course. NIELIT will be responsible for holding the examination for theory and practical both for the students from Accredited Centers and direct candidates.
Pass Percentage of ‘O’ Level
To qualify a module, a candidate must have obtained at least 50% in each theory and practical examination. A successful project complete certificate is mandatory for student to qualify ‘O’ Level course. Following table shows the marks distribution.
|Module Code||Module||Maximum Marks|
|M1-R5||Information Technology Tools and Network Basics||100|
|M2-R5||Web Designing & Publishing||100|
|M3-R5||Programming and Problem Solving through Python||100|
|M4-R5||Internet of Things and its Applications||100|
|PR1-R5||Practical based on M1-R5, M2-R5, M3-R5 and M4-R5||100|
|PJ1-R5||Project (Certificate only to qualify ‘O’ Level-IT)||–|
|Total Maximum Marks||500|
Fee Structure of ‘O’ Level
The details of ‘O’ Level fee to be deposited with NIELIT Delhi is furnished below:-
Fee Charter for NIELIT ‘O’,’A’,’B’,’C’ Levels (w.e.f. 01st April’ 2019)
|Registration fee for O/A/B/C Level||500.00|
|Re-Registration fee for O/A/B/C Level||750.00|
|Exam Application Processing fee||100.00|
|Exam fee for each Theory Module of O/A/B/C Level||750.00|
|Exam fee for each Practical Module of O/A/B/C Level||500.00|
|Improvement of Theory Module fee||1000.00|
|O Level Project fee||100.00|
|A Level Project/B Level First Project fee||1000.00|
|Mini Project Fee||500.00|
|Final B Level Project fee||5000.00|
|Final C Level Project fee||5000.00|
|Issue of Duplicate Certificate fee O/A/B/C Level||150.00|
|Re-Totaling of Answer Script fee||200.00|
|Disclosure of Answer Script fee||500.00|
|Exemption fee (Per Paper)||500.00|
|Fees for issuing Module certificate for O/A/B/C Levels||150/- per module certificate|
|Verification photocopies of Certificate/Transcripts Miscellaneous Certificates||100.00|
|Additionally GST(currently @18%) applicable will be charged from C Level Candidates.|
‘O’ Level Result
Online Registration for O Level
The Online Registration to done at https://student.nielit.gov.in/
O Level Registration Guidlines and Instructions
O Level Project -Proforma of Completion Certificate
Approved Institute of NIELIT in Muzaffarnagar for conducting CCC and DLC Computer Courses : Address : Bypass Flyover, Jansath Road, Muzaffarnagar.
|Fee for CCC Nielit||3,000 ( Includes Registration and Exam Fee)|
|Tuition Fee for ‘O’ Level||20,000 + Exam Fee|