NIELIT Courses

NIELIT Courses Benefit and Career Path

DICS offers NIELIT  ‘O’ level and ‘A’ level certification courses in the area of computer application, Bioinformatics and Hardware Maintenance. Duration of the course is one year, recognized by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT), Government of India.

Candidates who completed successfully those certification courses are eligible for the employment opportunities under Central Government as well as State Government jobs.

Eligibility Criteria:
  • Those who have passed 12th standard or have an ITI certificate after 10th class with 1 year working experience equivalent can pursue ‘O’ Level courses.
  • Candidates who have passed NCVT-Data Processing and Computer Software examination of Government of India.

NIELIT’s  ‘A’ Level course, equivalent, to an Advanced Diploma in computer applications. Main goal of this course is to equip students with IT skills and knowledge. After a period of coaching students requires to appear for the qualifying examination to earn the ‘A’ level.

  • Candidates with graduation or equivalent qualification can join ‘A’ Level courses.
NIELIT ‘s ‘O’ Level courses and its advantages:
  • Foundation course in Computer Application
  • Diploma in Bioinformatics
  • Diploma in Computer Hardware Maintenance

Foundation course in Computer Application enable candidates to explore the areas of Programming and Problem Solving through ‘Python’, Web Designing and Publishing, Internet of Things (IoT), IT Tools and Network Basics, PHP Web Development, Full Stack with MVC Design, Database Technologies with MongoDB and RDBMS. Apart from that, candidates can develop their communication skills and personality through this course. Those who have completed this one year course can work in the following job profiles in reputed IT organizations like Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT) etc.

EDP Assistant:

An EDP specialist is in charge of large-scale computer systems and accompanying equipment. EDP stands for electronic data processing systems. The work includes performing basic computer support activities as well as completing special projects as needed.

Junior Programmer:

A junior programmer is someone who writes codes for computers and creates computer software for consumers, clients, or internal stakeholders. These individuals create, develop, and manage software programs that perform a wide range of tasks, including financial computing, communications management, database administration, and network security.

Lab Demonstrator:

A lab demonstrator’s job is to assist undergraduate students during their laboratory practicals and ensure that they adhere to all health and safety requirements. They may also be required to demonstrate various methodologies.

Web Developer:

Web developers are individuals who design, theme, interface, database, servers, domains, as well as other aspects of a webpage. They are in charge of putting together a fully operating website with no technical errors employing numerous components such as programming, transmission, and design.

Basic areas in Bioinformatics and its application in IT field are included in Diploma course in Bioinformatics. After completing this course, one can work as Technical Assistants, Information Assistants or Assistant Programmers in various Pharmaceutical, Bio-fertilizer, Agricultural and Environment Engineering companies.

Diploma in Computer Hardware Maintenance course is intended for the candidates who are interested in the area of hardware maintenance. Leading hardware design companies like HCL Info systems, Wipro Technologies etc. recruits diploma holders in computer hardware maintenance to following job profiles.

Recruiting Companies:
  • National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
  • Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited
  • Coal India Limited (CIL)
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
  • Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)Technicians (PC)

The average salary after pursuing NIELIT ‘O’ level is 3LPA.

NIELIT ’s ‘A’ Level courses and its advantages:
  • Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science
  • Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics
  • Advanced Diploma in Computer Hardware Maintenance and Networking

Topics on advanced areas in Computer Science/Computer Application are included in Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science/Computer Application course. After completing this course, one can find following career avenues in reputed IT/ITES companies.


Computer programmers typically do the following: Write programs in a variety of computer languages, such as C++ and Java. Update and expand existing programs. Debug programs by testing for and fixing errors. Build and use computer-assisted software engineering (CASE) tools to automate the writing of some code.

Database Administrator:

Establishes Web system by planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of server hardware, software, and operating and system management systems; defining system and operational policies and procedures.

Web Content Developer:

A web content writer is responsible for creating original content for websites, newsletters, press releases, blogs, articles and advertising and marketing materials based on the requirements of a client/organization.


Duties include providing technical assistance to maintain the role of technical support employees is quite diverse.

Recruiting Companies:

  • TCS
  • IDBI
  • State Bank of India
  • Wipro
  • Google
  • Amazon

The average salary after pursuing NIELIT ‘A’ Level ranges from INR 3 to 6 lakh per annum.

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