‘O’ Level (IT) Course under DOEACC Scheme -Revision 5

DOEACC (NIELIT)-This document presents the fifth revised version of ‘O’ Level syllabus under DOEACC Scheme which becomes effective for teaching with immediate effect. The syllabus of ‘O’ Level course is designed to enhance the skills of students so as to enable them to solve problems using Information Technology (IT) tools. The self learning approach is built into the syllabus enabling the learners to update themselves on the changing technologies in
their area of work. The syllabus has been designed to meet the skills required for various IT job roles.

Eligibility : 10+2 passed or ITI Certificate passed (one year after class 10


Polytechnic Diploma(Successfully Completed, Second Year)

Duration : 1 year (Semester System)

Certificate Awarding Body : NIELIT (formerly DOEACC Society)


Recognition has been given by the Government of India to DOEACC ‘O’ level examination conducted by the DOEACC Society as equivalent to Foundation Course in IT for the purpose of employment to the posts and services under State and Central Government.

Revision V of ‘O’ Level (IT) Syllabus

Paper Code                    Paper Name                   Max 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



PR-1_R5                            Practical based on M1-R5, M2-R5, M3-R5 and M4-R5               100

PJ-1_R5                            Project (Certificate only to qualify ‘O’ Level-IT)                             –

Project Work:

Projects in the DOEACC Scheme are an integral part of the curriculum to qualify for a certificate. There is one project after the completion of 2nd semester. No marks are assigned for this, but Candidates are required to carry out the project successfully. The head of the Institute will submit a project completion certificate in the prescribed format for issuing pass certificate to DOEACC Society for the students who have cleared all the papers and complete the project work.

Examination :

1. Theory Examinations:

DOEACC “O” -level theory examination is conducted twice in a year (in the month of January and July) by DOEACC SOCIETY, New Delhi. There is a number of examination centres all over India. The list of exam centers will be available while collecting exam form. Student can choose one of the exam centre according to their convenience.

Full mark of each paper is 100 and exam duration is 3 hrs.

2. Practical Examinations:

The is one practical paper for DOEACC “O” Level Course. Appeared or appearing all the theory papers is the necessary condition for the practical examination. Practical Examination is conducted at the Institute under the supervision of DOEACC Society, New Delhi. Students need to provide the option for appearing in practical examination while filling up exam form with payment of additional practical examination fee of Rs.300/- . Duration of each practical examination is3 hrs.

Result of Examination

Result of DOEACC(Nielit) ‘O’ Level examination is published in the DOEACC (Nielit) normally after 2 months of completion of the exam. Students can check their result from this website and download. Students can also ask for result of the examination to the Institute. Results will be sent to the candidates from NIELIT individually. The result will be provided in the form of Grade. The mark scored in practical paper is not counted for calculating overall grade of the exam but, clearing practical paper is the necessary criteria for awarding the certificate.

Following is the Gradation system of the above NIELIT Courses:

Sl. Marks Scored Grade to be awarded
1 Below 50% F (Failed)
2 50% – 54% D
3 55% – 64% C
4 65% – 74% B
5 75% – 84% A
6 85% & above S

Re-totaling of marks can be requested within one month from the date of announcement of the result.

Employment Opportunities:

Some of the Employment Opportunities open to the students after completion of DOEACC (NIELIT) O Level Course are given below.

    • Programmer Assistant
    • Junior Programmer
    • Computer Operator
    • IT Lab Assistant etc.
    • Teaching Assistant
  • above contents Source: NIELIT website.
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