NIELIT A Level Course


Introduction: 'A' level course of NIELIT Scheme is equivalent to an Advanced Diploma in Computer Applications. Students can acquire this qualification by undergoing this course and passing the examination conducted by the NIELIT. Working professionals can also appear in this examination directly, provided they possess the requisite educational qualification as indicated below.

Government Recognition: The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India has recognized 'A' level examination conducted by the Computer Society of India (CSI) under the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) Scheme as equivalent to Advanced Diploma level course for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government vide their notification No: F 18-23/92-TD.V/TS-IV dated 10th April1996. In view of the above notification the passed out candidates with 'A' level qualification from the NIELIT will henceforth be the eligible for registration in employment exchanges for job assistance.


  • For students appearing through an institute Level 'O' /Government recognized polytechnic engineering diploma after class 10. Followed in each case, by an accredited 'A' level course (no concurrency). A Government recognized polytechnic engineering diploma after 10+2 / Graduate and an accredited 'A' level course in each case.
  • For students-at-large (Direct Applicants) Level 'O'/Government recognized polytechnic engineering diploma/Graduate. Followed in each case, by one year relevant experience*. The 'A' level diploma will awarded only after successful completion of the academic stream i.e. polytechnic engineering diploma after 10+2 or degree.

Syllabus: The syllabus for 'A' level has been diversified. - nine compulsory module and, - one elective modules. In the diversified syllabus, new subjects have been added as electives and certain amendments have been made to the syllabus on some of the subjects.

Project: At 'A' Level there are two projects, Mini and Major project. The projects have to be submitted along with a fee of Rs 1000/- and a certificate is to accompany it. A viva-voce will be conducted by an expert nominated by the NIELIT, as far as possible near the candidate's location.