What is o level computer course?

People always search that what is o level course what are the advantages of o level course well in this article we provide all the information about the o level computer course.

And This article is all about the o level computer course, and know what are the benefits of o level course and other important factors of this course.

O level basically is certificated computer course which is conducted by NIELIT(National Institute of electronics and information technology) and NIELT was formerly known as DOEACC(Department of electronics and information technology), it is a government organization.

NIELIT provides many types of computer courses and some of there are long-term courses and popular short-term courses are –ccc,ccc+, ECC, digital literacy courses, etc.

And besides, that NIELIT also provides 4 types of long term course- o level, a level,b level,c level.

The o level is a foundation level computer course and the actual duration of this course is one year, including 4 modules and 2 semesters, however, if anyone wishes then he/she can complete the whole course within just six months.

Students can be enrolled in the course in both the ways indirect ways and through the institute also.

If anyone enrolled directly then he/she have to do all the registration, enrollment with self but if anyone enrolled in the course through an organization then the organization will do all the work.

NIELIT conducted the o level examination 2 times a year in the month of January and in the month of July.

How to apply on o level computer course:

As we mention earlier o level computer course can be applied two times a year.

One student can directly be enrolled in that examination as a direct candidate or with the help of an organization also.

Exam method:

NIELIT has conducted the o level exam with 3 steps.

1.theory examination

2.practical examination


Theory examinations:

For the theory examination, users must have to go Nielit authorized center.

The o level is including of 4 papers and each paper has 100 marks of question which also consists of 40 marks MCQ and 60 marks brought to question.

If a student becomes unable to get 20 MCQ marks out of 40 marks then his paper is not further checked by the examiner.

Practicle examination:

The questions of the practical examination must become from 4 module papers, practical examination also organized in NIELIT authorized center. The course fees of the practical examination are 500rs.


To clear o level examination students must have to submit a project. Usually, a project does not have any number, but it is necessary students need a guide to submitting a project.

o level computer course fee:

The course fee matters whether the student applies to the course through any institute or not.

If you thought that you are able to do the course without any teacher’s help then the fee will around 3000-4000 rupees.

But if you enrolled through the institute then the institute will take the tuition fee from you which will around 12000-15000 rupees.

For the sc/st and female candidate if they clear the exam in one attempt then they will get a scholarship.

Eligibility criteria for o level computer course:

1.The criteria to take the o level course that candidates need to complete their 10+2 exam.

2.Candidates must have done one year iti after 10th.

3.1 year polytechnic diploma from govt organization

after 10th

o level examination system:

NIELIT has conducted the o level exam twice a year. In the month of January and in the month of July.

According to the 5th revision syllabus in the o level exam, there are 4 papers that are divided into 2 parts.

The first part is about MCQ which consists of 40 marks and the second part is consists of 60 marks.

o level computer course syllabus:

The course is mainly divided into 2 parts practical and theoretical which is further divided into 2 semesters and 4 papers, the papers are-

1.It tools and network basics

2.Web designing and publishing

3.Programming and problem solving through python language

4.Introduction to iot resources

o level admit card:

Before the January and July exams, NIELIT has updated the admit card students to their official websites.

To enter the examination hall it is mandatory for a student to carry the admit card.

o level computer course result:

After the completion of the exam after 1 or 2 months, you will get the result. You can check the result through NIELIT official website or through the institute also results are provided as a form of a grade.

Below marks then 50 considered as fail.

Practical and project marks are not included in the result but if you want the course certificate then you have to give both.

Grade system:

85 % aboveS
Below 50%Failed
o level computer course grade system

Benefits of o level course:

O level computer course is beneficial for all the students, whether they are preparing for govt jobs or private jobs.

Various types of govt jobs like up police, ARO(assistant review officer), RO(review officer ).

One more benefit of o level is that it is almost equivalent to a diploma polytechnic course, so therefore where the diploma candidates are eligible there is also the vacancy for o level candidates.

Many types of it sector acquire o level candidates.

career opportunities after o level computer course:

  • EDP assistant
  • Junior programmer
  • Lab demonstrator
  • Tech support executive
  • Web designer

EDP assistant(generally EDP stands for electronic data processing systems, the major work of an EDP assistant is to control the computer system and accomplished various tasks regarding computer project).

Junior programmer(basically the work of a junior programmer is to write computer programs as per algorithm and as per their series direction).

Web designer(the main job of a web designer is to create web pages and websites and design and decorate them for various devices).

what course i should do after o level computer course:

After the o level course, there are many paths are available for students. Whether they can prepare for jobs or they also can go for higher studies as well.NIELIT provide some course after o level, these courses are-

1.A level:

A level is an advanced diploma computer course. After o level, the duration of A level course is 1 year.

2.B level:

B level is a mca equivalent course. After a level course, its duration is 2 years.

3.C level:

C level is an expert level or MTech level computer course. After b level, its duration is 2 years.

o level course objective:

The major objective of the course is to provide students the skills and knowledge related to information technology sectors.

Students also are aware of programming languages like python.

o level registration:

Students must have to visit the official website of NIELIT (www.nielit.gov.in)

After visiting the website homepage there is a “apply online” option on the right-hand side.

After that, we will find various types of courses option. Click on the non-formal course option and select o level and click I agreed and pressed the option.

After that o level form will open infront of you,basically o level form is divide into 7 sections-registration details,personal details,address details,contact details,qualification details,identification details ,declaration details.

In the next step, we have to upload a scanned photograph and thumb impression very carefully and fill the captcha.

Click on the submit button and payment form debit card.


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