Course on Computer Concepts

Course on Computer Concepts (CCC) 
An IT Literacy programme for masses
(under NIELIT)


The National Task Force on Information Technology and Software Development in its recommendations brought out that computer education and literacy should be aimed at a larger segment, for the technological advancement of the country. Keeping this objective in view, DOEACC Society introduced an elementary level computer education programme for the masses. The title of this programmed is “Course on Computer Concepts – CCC”. The course, meant for spreading computer literacy amongst the masses, is designed to aim at imparting a basic level appreciation programme for the common man. DOEACC has been conducting Course on Computer Concepts (CCC) since the year 1999. Since then approx. 3.10 lakhs candidates have appeared for the examination through online as well as offline mode (CD based) and more than 2.21 lakhs have been certified.


DOEACC Society has granted permission to conduct “CCC” to any of the following:

 the Institutes authorized to conduct any one or more of O/A/B/C Level Accredited Course(s)
 the Government recognized Schools/Colleges with the formal information to DOEACC Society in writing and obtain.
 any private parties who fulfill DOEACC criteria.


After completing the course the incumbent should be able to the use the computer for basic purposes of preparing his personnel/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 would also aid the PC penetration programme among masses. This course is, therefore, designed to be more practical oriented.


This course is of 80 hours duration, which includes :

 25 hours – theory
 50 hours – practical
 05 hours – tutorial.


 Introduction to Computer
 Introduction to GUI based Operating System
 Elements of Word Processing
 Spreadsheets
 Computer Communication and Internet
 WWW and Web Browsers
 Communication and Collaboration
 Making small Presentations


Owing to the quality of the course and centralized examination system, the course has marked recognition amongst the various State Governments as also amongst Government departments besides the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.
• Recognized by Maharashtra State Government under its Computer Literacy Programme. As per Maharashtra State Government Computer Literacy Programme, passing of CCC Course a mandatory requirement for Promotions as well as for appearing in any MPSC.
• Government of Gujarat recognized, CCC course for recruitment and promotion purposes in various state Govt. Departments Vide Notification No. GS/39/2005/CRR/102003/672(I)/PART -II /G-2
• Controller General of Accounts recognized CCC course for Junior Accounts Officer (Civil) Examination vide Notification no. a-34012/2306/2006/Computer Exam/MF CGA (E)/95 dated 04.09.2006
• Government of Uttar Pradesh recognized the CCC Course for recruitment and promotion purposes for the post of Stenographer Grade-II Vide Notification no. 107/22-1-2007-107/97 dated 14.02.2007

Note :
 Positive response has been received from other State Governments e.g. Himachal Pradesh, West Bengal, Chhatisgarh, Kerala, Karnataka, Punjab, Tripura etc. to implement the Programme for their employees.
 Letter requesting to recognize the “CCC” as minimum qualification of Computer education was submitted to the Government of Mizoram.


Since the course is aimed at Computer Appreciation, no pre-requisite course/ qualification is required. However, it is expected that the person have some elementary knowledge of English. In addition to this, the course is open for the Direct Applicants (without essentially undergoing the Accredited Course or without being sponsored by a Govt. recognized School/College) also with – A minimum educational qualification of passing Matric/High School/SSLC or equivalent. However, the duly filled examination form along with the relevant documents and examination fee should be submitted to the regional centre.

Training fee = Rs. 750.00
Registration fee = Rs. 300.00
Examination fee = Rs. 360.00
Total Fee per student = Rs. 1410.00

Training fee includes training in e-learning mode, mentoring support training in e-learning mode by faculty of DOEACC/ authorized by DOEACC, Course material in CD/ DVD and examination fee.


The course is taught by the DOEACC permitted centres. After completion of the training, an objective type examination having 100 numbers of questions of 1 mark each for 90 minutes duration is conducted for evaluating the candidate. The examination is conducted either in web based online mode or in Client-server model (CD Based) in LAN environment i.e called Computer Aided Paperless Examination System (CAPES) which is fully Computerized, user friendly having advanced security features making it fair, transparent and standardized. The questions will be served from a Centralized Question bank from the database server at the DOEACC Society HQ in Delhi. The questions are picked randomly from the question bank hence no two candidates get the same set of questions. The examination result is represented as grades and only the candidate who scored 50% and above is awarded the “CCC” Certificate. Examination form is available on the web site of the Society as well as in any DOEACC approved study Centre.


The Examination will be conducted on 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month as well as every 4th Saturday of February, June and October.


 Activity For Candidate appearing through Approved Institutes including government recog. school/colleges For candidates appearing as direct applicant
Feb Exam June Exam Oct Exam February June October
Commencement of Sale of Exam form Preceding 1st oct. Preceding 1st Feb. Preceding 1st June Preceding 1st oct. Preceding 1st Feb. Preceding 1st June
Last date for receipt of requests for Exam. Forms Preceding 31st Dec. Preceding 30th April. Preceding 31st August Preceding 10th Dec Preceding 5th April. Preceding 5th August
Last date for submission of filled-in Forms without late fee Preceding 31st Dec. Preceding 30th April. Preceding 31st August Preceding 10th Dec Preceding 10th April. Preceding 10th August
Last date for submission of filled-in Forms with late fee Preceding 10th Jan. Preceding 10th May. Preceding 10th Sept. Preceding 20th Dec Preceding 20th April. Preceding 20th August
Date of commencement of Exam. 4th Saturday of Feb. 4th Saturday of June. 4th Saturday of Oct. 4th Saturday of Feb. 4th Saturday of June. 4th Saturday of Oct.


In future it is being planed to do online content delivery in Indian languages & online examination for “CCC” Course on demand.

This Examination for the “CCC” certification is being conducted across more than 190 examination centres located throughout the country.

Sl.No Name of Centre Address Date of Starting
1 Academy of Computer & Electronics Centre District Industries Centre 10/10/2000
 Ground Floor Lunglei –  796701
2 DOEACC Centre Aizawl  Industrial Estate Zuangtui – 796017 8/4/2002
3 Golden Republic Information Technology Centre Department of Industries Government of Mizoram Khatla Aizawl – 796001 24-06-2008



DOEACC Centre Aizawl started giving training under this scheme in different 5 district centres since 2006 (excluding Aizawl Centre).

Sl. No. Name of District Centre Located at Started on No of students trained
1 District Computer Centre, Mamit DC Office, Mamit District 2008 296
2 District Computer Centre, Lunglei DC Office, Lunglei District 2008 214
3 District Computer Centre, Kolasib DC Office, Kolasib District 2008 148
4 District Computer Centre, Champhai DC Office, Champhai District 2006 336
5 District Computer Centre, Serchhip DC Office, Serchhip District 2007 166


Besides these centres, Sainik Welfare and Resettlement, Khatla, Aizawl has been conducting regular classes on “CCC” under the approval of DOEACC Centre Aizawl and one of the reputed “arts and commerce college” in the state, namely, Hrangbana College is also conducting “CCC” course shortly as an extension course for the welfare of their existing staffs and students.

“CCC” e-learning

DOEACC “CCC” e-Learning portal and e-Content in 10 Scheduled Indian languages has been Inaugurated by Thiru A. Raja, Hon’ble Minister of Communications & Information Technology, Govt. of India, on 16th July, 2010 at 11:30 A.M. and is now available in,


SL.No. Language Contributed by
1 Hindi DOEACC Centre Gorakpur
2 Tamil DOEACC Centre Aurangabad
3 Urdu DOEACC Centre Srinagar/Jammu
4 Punjabi DOEACC Centre Chandigarh
5 Mizo DOEACC Centre Aizawl
6 Marathi DOEACC Centre Aurangabad
7 Bangali DOEACC Centre Kolkata
8 Assamese DOEACC Centre Tezpur/Guwahati
9 Manipuri DOEACC Centre Imphal
10 Malayalam DOEACC Centre Calicut
11 English DOEACC Centre Chandigarh



DOEACC Centre Aizawl has put efforts in presenting the CCC Course material in Mizo language in print version, Audio-visual version and web-based version as in-house project.

Project Co-ordinator :

Mr. F. Lalrinawma, Sr. Design Engineer
Contact No. 0389-2350915/Cell 98612137674
e-mail :

Course Co-ordinator (CCC) :

Mrs. NC Sundari, Assistant Engineer
Contact No. 0389-2350915/Cell 9862308488
e-mail : ,

Application Developer :

Mr. Lalrempuia Sailo, Assistant Engineer
Contact No. 0389-2350915/Cell 9436156170
e-mail :

Narrators and Editors :

Ms. KL. Lalhriatchhungi, Assistant Engineer
Mr. Lalmuanpuia, Faculty Computer Science
Ms. Lalngaihawmi, Faculty Computer Science
Mrs. NC Sundari, Assistant Engineer
Mr. Lalrempuia Sailo, Assistant Engineer