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NIELIT CCC Online Course, Eligibility, Date, Registration 2020

NIELIT CCC Online Course: CCC is a certificate program that gives an opportunity to the common man to gain knowledge about computer and information technology. CCC certification is an innovative course that aims to spread digital literacy in the country.  NIELIT CCC Course online is available throughout the year.

CCC Certificate 2020

NIELIT CCC Online Course


National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT) is an autonomous society that works under the Govt. of India to carry out Human resource development activities in the field of Information, Electronics and Communication Technology (IECT).

NIELIT was formed in 1994 and was formerly known as DOEACC Society. It is administered by the  Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology of the Government of India. It offers various programs related to IECT at different levels and CCC certificate course is one the digital literacy programs offered by this organization.

CCC registration

CCC Exam Schedule/ Important Dates

Examination – Schedule for filling online application and fee payment Date of examination
February – 1st November to 31st December 1st Saturday of February
March – 1st to 31st January 1st Saturday of March
April – 1st to 28/29 February 1st Saturday of April
May – 1st to 31st March 1st Saturday of May
June – 1st to 30th April 1st Saturday of June
August – 1st May to 30th June 1st Saturday of August
September – 1st to 31st July 1st Saturday of September
October – 1st to 31st August 1st Saturday of October
November – 1st to 30th September 1st Saturday of November
December – 1st to 31st October 1st Saturday of Decembe

About CCC Certificate

Course on Computer Concepts (CCC) certificate is a computer literacy program and was recommended by the National Task Force on Information Technology and Software Development. CCC is a course designed to impart basic IT literacy program to the common man.

CCC is a program that NIELIT offers under its Digital Literacy Program. Through this course, a common man accesses the computer and can enjoy the world of information technology.

The total duration of CCC course is 80 hours that include 25 hours of Theory, 5 hours of Tutorials and 50 hours of Practicals. It could be 2 weeks intensive courses ideally.

CCC Exam/Paper Pattern-

  • Mode of the exam- Online exam (No pencil/pen/paper is required)
  • Type of question- Objective type questions
  • Paper- only one paper
  • Total no of question- 100
  • Duration of the exam- 60 min. (1 hour)
  • Negative marking- No
  • Total marks- 100
  • Qualifying marks- 50%

CCC Syllabus

It includes total of 8 chapters viz. Introduction to computer, Introduction to GUI Based Operating System, Elements of Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Introduction to Internet, WWW and web browsers, Communication and Collaboration, Applications of Presentation and Application of Digital Financial Services.

Allocation of total hours for each subject-

CCC total hours

NIELIT CCC Course Eligibility 2020

Like other exams, there are no minimum or maximum requirements for filling the CCC application form. Candidates can submit the application irrespective of age or educational qualification.

However, there are three modes through which candidates can appear in CCC exam. The eligibility criteria for all the three modes are as follows-

  • Candidates who are sponsored by the NIELIT approved institutes- Such candidates are permitted to join the course irrespective of any educational qualification.
  • Applicants who are sponsored by the Government recognized Colleges/ Schools and have obtained and Unique identity number from NIELIT for joining CCC program- such candidates can also conduct CCC irrespective of any qualification.
  • Direct Candidates (without being sponsored by a Govt. recognized college/school or undergoing the accredited program/course)- are eligible irrespective of educational qualification.

CCC Result 2020

CCC certificate examination result is usually declared after 15 days from the commencement of exam. Candidates can check their results at the official student portal of NIELIT. The result of the CCC certificate is represented as grades. CCC grading system is as follows-

Marks percentage Grade
85% and over S
75% – 84% A
65% – 74% B
55% – 64% C
50% – 54% D
Fail (<50%) F

Instructions related to CCC certificate

  • No fee is charged from the candidates other than the examination fee.
  • No request for correction in examination form/certificate is entertained by NIELIT from 5th September 2013 onwards. Only those candidates can apply for correction who have filled offline application forms before the launch of the online portal.
  • Candidates are not required to submit the hard copy of application form at NIELIT office.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Is there any minimum age limit for application?

No, there is not any minimum or maximum age limit for this program.

What are the documents to be submitted along with the application form?

No, documents are required to be submitted with application form at any place.

Is there any need to submit the hard copy of the application form?

No, there is no need to submit the application form or any other document at NIELIT Centres or any other place.

How can I get the confirmation that my application form is under processing or has been processed?

Applicants can check their application status at NEILIT student portal

Can I submit more than one examination form in a single exam cycle?

No, multiple application forms from a single candidate in a single exam are not allowed.

What if there is any mistake in the admit card details?

Admit card details are based on information furnished by the candidates in the application form. Hence, no request regarding correction will be entertained.

In case I fail to qualify the exam, can I apply again? Is there any limit to fill the application?

Yes, you can apply again in another exam cycle and there is no limit for application.

Who will issue the CCC certificate, if I pass the CCC exam?

The CCC certificate will be issued by the NIELIT to the successful candidates.

Is there any provision for submitting CCC examination certificate with the late fee and if yes then what is the late fee?


What if CCC certificate is lost or mutilated?

A duplicate certificate is issued. Complete guidelines are here- Download Pdf Here –

Whom to contact in case of any query related to CCC examination and certification?

Candidates can contact the regional office and if the query is not resolved at regional level then it can be escalated to NIELIT HQ New Delhi.

Hope you have got a clear idea about the NIELIT CCC certification. If you have any more queries in regard to CCC courses online you can ask us in the comment section below. Our expert team will help in answering the question. We try to minimize the wait time and respond ASAP.

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