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Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) on CCC

Q1      What is Course on Computer Concepts (CCC)?
A1      The computer literacy programme of the Society is an outcome of the recommendation of National Task Force on Information Technology and Software Development. 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/her personal/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.

Q2      What is the detailed syllabus of CCC:
A2 The detailed syllabus is available on NIELIT website i.e. http://www.nielit.in/pdf/ccc/ccc_syllabus.pdf

Q3      What is duration of CCC Course?
A3      Normally the CCC course duration is 80 hours (Theory: 25 hrs + Practical: 50 hrs. + Tutorial: 5 hrs.)

Q4      What are the eligibility criteria for CCC Course?
A4      The candidates can appear in the NIELIT CCC Examination either through NIELIT approved Institutes which are permitted to conduct CCC Course and having obtained E-Provisional no. / Registration no. or as Direct applicant irrespective of any educational qualifications.

Q5      What is the minimum age required for applying for CCC Examination?
A5      Since this is a course on computer appreciation, there is no minimum or maximum age limit for applying for CCC Examination.

Q6      How to apply in the CCC Examination?
A6      The candidates can apply for the CCC examination through the online mode only w.e.f 5-Sep-2013.
           i) Online mode: The candidate will have to apply online for the CCC examination through online facility of exam form and fee submission offered by NIELIT. The URL is http://student.nielit.in

Q7      What is the fee of CCC Examination?
A7      The examination fee is Rs 360.00 only.

Q8      Can I submit the examination form of CCC with late fee and what is the late fee?
A8      No.

Q9      What is the schedule of CCC examination?
A9     CCC-Monthly examination cycle (EMEC):

Examination

Time period for online filling of Examination form & payment

Date of Commencement of Examination

January

November 01-30

1st Saturday of January

February

December 01-31

1st Saturday of February

March

January 01-31

1st Saturday of March

April

February 01-28

1st Saturday of April

May

March 01-31

1st Saturday of May

June

April 01-30

1st Saturday of June

July

May 01-31

1st Saturday of July

August

June 01-30

1st Saturday of August

September

July 01-31

1st Saturday of September

October

August 01-31

1st Saturday of October

November

September 01-30

1st Saturday of November

December

October 01-31

1st Saturday of December

Q10     What documents need to be submitting along with the examination form?
A10     w.e.f 1-Feb-2014, no documents are required to be submit at NIELIT Centre.

Q11     What is mode of Examination fee to be pay in case of Online Examination form?
A11     The candidate/institute make the payment through the following modes : -
            i) Online (Credit/ Debit card/ Netbanking)
            
ii) NEFT
            iii) CSC-SPV

Q12    Where I can submit the examination form?
A12    W.e.f 1-Feb-2014, there is no need to submit any documents/certificates at NIELIT Centres.

Q13     From where can I get the details of Regional Centre?
A13    The details of Regional Centre vis-à-vis state are available on the website of NIELIT http://www.nielit.in/student411ccc.htm.

Q14     How many papers are there in CCC examination?
A14     Only 1 paper.

Q15     What are the minimum marks required to qualify CCC successfully?
A15     50 % marks are the minimum marks required.

Q16     What is the mode of examination?
A16     The examination is conducted in Online mode i.e. no pen/pencil/paper is required.

Q17     How many questions to be attempt and what is the duration of examination?
A17     The examination of CCC comprise of 100 objective type questions of 1 mark each, and the candidate is required to attempt the 100 questions in 90 minutes. There is no negative marking.

Q18     Where I can appear in the CCC Examination?
A18     Normally, the exam centres allotted to candidates is according to his/her centre choice (city) filled by the candidate. NIELIT have right to allot the other exam centre that has not filled by candidate.

Q19     Can I submit more than 1 examination form in single exam cycle?
A19     Not allowed.

Q20     Can I apply again for another CCC examination cycle, in case I failed to pass the CCC examination? Is there any limit to apply for CCC examination?
A20     Yes, you can apply again in other exam cycle. No, there is no limit yet.

Q21    Can I apply again for another CCC examination cycle, in case I passed the CCC examination?
A21     Yes, you can apply again in other exam cycle. No, there is no limit yet.

Q22     How I can get the confirmation that my examination form has been processed?
A22     The Candidate can check the status at http://student.nielit.in

Q23     What can I do, in case there is mistake in the admit card?
A23     The admit card is according to details furnished by the candidates in OEAF. No correction request will be entertained.

Q24     Where I can check the result of CCC Examination?
A24     The result will be declared on the NIELIT website http://student.nielit.in.

Q25     When the result will be declared after the examination?
A25    Under normal circumstances, the result will be declared after 15 days from the completion of examination cycle.

Q26     What do the different grades awarded to the candidates after examination, represent?
A26     The examination result is represented as grades. The legend of grades is:
D: 50% – 54%, C: 55% – 64%, B: 65% – 74%, A: 75% – 84%, S: 85% and over, F : Fail

Q27     If I get admission to O/A/B or C level of NIELIT after successfully completing CCC can I get any benefit of CCC?
A27     No.

Q28     If I pass the CCC examination, who will issue the CCC certificate?
A28     The CCC certificates to the successful candidates will be issued by the NIELIT.

Q29     If I pass the CCC examination, can I have to collect my CCC certificate from NIELIT or it will be dispatched to me?
A29     The CCC certificate to the direct candidates is dispatched to the candidates directly, whereas, in case of candidates who apply through approved institutes, their certificates are dispatched to the respective approved institute.
 
Q30    What can I do, in case of mistake found in my certificate? What is the process of reissuance in this case?
A30     No correction request will be entertained for Online application exam form started from 5-Sep-2013. The correction request will be entertained only for offline form filled by the candidates prior to launch of online portal. The procedure is as follows :
Re-issue of certificate due to corrections: Certificate may be re-issued to those candidates whose name; father’s name; mother’s name is wrongly spelt or photo incorrect (other than that pasted by candidate in his/her exam form. However, no request for correction in photo of candidates is entertained; and the photo of the candidate pasted on the exam form shall be printed on the certificate. The corrections (mis-spelt name, mother’s name and father’s name of the candidate) fall in the category of minor correction requests. The corrections namely, partly/full change of name/mother’s name/ father’s name falls under the category of major correction request.

The documents required for the re-issuance of the certificate (minor correction category) is detailed below:

  1. Return of the Original Certificate issued to the candidate, which needs correction;
  2. Submission of Demand Draft of Rs.50/- in favour of NIELIT payable at respective RC towards the processing fee;
  3. Submission of attested copy of Certificate of Educational Qualification (that the student might have acquired) in support of the correctness of Name, mother’s and the father’s name of the student; and
  4. Reason thereof, for erroneous spellings of name / father’s name appended on the exam form.

The documents required for the re-issuance of the certificate (major correction category) is detailed below:

  1. Return of the Original Certificate issued to the candidate, which needs correction;
  2. Submission of Demand Draft of Rs.50/- in favour of NIELIT payable at respective RC towards the processing fee;
  3. Submission of attested copy of Certificate of Educational Qualification (that the student might have acquired) in support of the correctness of Name, mother’s name and the father’s name of the student;
  4. Submit the affidavit before magistrate and follow the further procedure for publishing the change in at least two newspapers etc, and submit to NIELIT; and
  5. Reason thereof, for erroneous spellings of name /mother’s name/ father’s name appended on the exam form.

Q31     What can I do, in case of lost/mutilated certificates? What is the process of reissuance in this case?
A31     A duplicate certificate is issued to those candidates whose certificate has been lost / mutilated.  For issue of a duplicate certificate, a candidate has to submit his request along with following document:

  1. Demand Draft of Rs.100/- in favour of NIELIT payable at respective RC towards the processing fee;
  2. FIR lodged for the Loss of Certificate / mutilated certificate in original; and
  3. An attested copy of Certificate of Educational Qualification (that the student might have acquired) in support of the correctness of Name, mother’s name and the father’s name of the student.