CCC exam full details, certificate course, online form 2021, admit card, result

Check all details about the ccc exam 2021 on this page.

CCC certificate course was recommended by the National Task Force on Information Technology and Software Development. It is designed by NIELIT ( National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology) to provide basic level IT and computer concepts knowledge to all people.

The main idea behind this course is to help common men to understand basic computer operations like sending emails, writing a letter, surfing the Internet, using MS Office, etc. so that everyone can perform basic computer operations and complete the desired work at a faster pace.

This course provides practical knowledge to all students about how to use a computer in daily life and for business purposes.

All candidates who successfully complete the ccc course would be able to perform basic computer operations like preparing any business presentation, making a small database, sending an application email to someone, surfing the internet and found useful information online, and submitting an online job application form, etc.

This course also helps small businesses and individuals like housewives to use computers and maintain their balance sheets or accounts and take advantage of Information Technology in their business.

ccc full form

What is the ccc course?

CCC course is designed by NIELIT (National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology). It’s a government of India organization

This course is now mandatory for some government jobs also where a certificate is necessary to appear for the government exam.

CCC Full form in English: “Course on Computer Concepts”.

CCC ka Full form Hindi me: कंप्यूटर अवधारणाओं पर पाठ्यक्रम

You can find this information in government job notifications as well where they mention that a basic computer course certificate is required for this job. So you will have to attach a copy of your certificate if you want to appear for the exam of that government job.


Name of the ExamCourse on Computer Concepts
Exam conducting body National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT)
Mode of ExamOnline
Frequency Throughout the Year (First Saturday of every month)
Type of CourseCertificate 
Duration of exam90 Minutes
Duration of the Course80 Hours
Mode of ApplicationOnline 


There are no eligibility criteria for the NEILIT CCC exam. All candidates can appear for the exam.

There are three ways to attend the exam.

  • Candidates can attend the exam through Institutes approved by NIELIT
  • Some Government Schools/Colleges also conduct this exam. They will have to obtain a Unique Identity number from NIELIT for conducting CCC
  • Candidates can directly apply


The total duration of the course is 80 hours , consisting of

i)Theoretical Part25 hours
ii)Tutorials for exercise5 hours
iii)Live Practicals at the training centre50 hours

The total course could be finished within 2 weeks with some extra hard work. If you attend the training classes from any computer institutes then you may be able to complete this course within 2 months easily.

Who can conduct the course

Some education institutes approved by NIELIT to provide CCC training. These institutes also conduct the NIELIT exam. Candidates can also apply directly if they don’t want to attend any training program and want to do self-study only.

CCC course fee

CCC course can be done from any computer training institute certified by NIELIT in India. The fee depends on the institutes you want to join for the course. Generally, the course fee is around 3500 to 4000 if you attend any private institute and it will take 3 months to complete the course.

If you don’t want to attend the training from any training institute and prefer self-study then you can apply directly on NIELIT official website by paying Rs 500 + service tax fees. a call letter will be sent to you at your address including the date and address of the exam venue. You can attend the exam by visiting the venue on the given exam date.

Also, check ITI full form and other details at the linked article

Exam pattern

Once you got the call letter for the CCC exam, You can visit the exam center. It’s an online exam and will be completed on a computer. Its an objective type question paper and a total of 100 questions will be asked.

Candidates will have to finish the test within 90 minutes duration. Candidates can start the exam by entering their Roll Number on the computer. Applicants can attempt all 100 questions as no mark will be deducted for any wrong answer.

Candidates will have to secure 50% marks to clear the exam.

After the exam candidates will get a grade based on the marks in the exam. Please check more information about the grade in below table



CCC course is designed to provide a basic level of knowledge of computer use to everyone. The syllabus is also related to basic concepts about computers.

Please have a look on the CCC syllabus below:

1. Introduction to computer214
2. Introduction to GUI Based Operating System38
3. Elements of Word Processing4210
4. Spreadsheets4210
5. Computer communication and  Internet45
6. WWW  and  web  browsers23
7. Communication and Collaboration22
8. Making small presentations48
Grand Total25550

Download the complete syllabus from the below link:

Exam schedule?

Please find below details about the exam schedule. CCC exam is conducted on the 1st Saturday of every month. The form can be filled in 2 months before the exam. Please find all details in the below table.

Exam schedule:

Examination MonthTime period for online filling of Examination form, payment at NIELITDate of Commencement of Examination
FebruaryNov 01- Dec 311st Saturday of February
MarchJanuary 01-311st Saturday of March
AprilFebruary 01-28/291st Saturday of April
MayMarch 01-311st Saturday of May
JuneApril 01-301st Saturday of June
AugustMay 01 – June 301st Saturday of August
SeptemberJuly 01-311st Saturday of September
OctoberAugust 01-311st Saturday of October
NovemberSeptember 01-301st Saturday of November
DecemberOctober 01-311st Saturday of December

Online form

Candidates can apply for the exam by online mode. The online form can be filled at NIELIT official website. Candidates can fill the form till the last date of each month i.e. till 30 or 31 dates of each month. Please check all details before proceeding with online form filling. Candidates should provide all accurate details to avoid any type of rejection by the exam conducting authority.

Before filling the Online Examination Application Form (OEAF) candidates must have below-mentioned information/ Documents

  • 1) A valid Email ID of the applicant to receive notification and further communication. Please ensure that Email Id is correct and working otherwise you will not receive any important email from NIELIT.
  • 2) A working personal Mobile Number of the candidate to receive updates on mobile through SMS. Please provide currently working mobile number otherwise you will not receive any update from NIELIT.
  • 3) Latest scanned Passport size Photograph (3.5cms x 4.5cms), Signature & LTI (Left Thumb Impression); all less than 50 kb in size and must be in .jpeg image file format. Please note that everything must be clear.
  • Must have a Credit card, Debit card, online banking, or any other online patent information ready.

once candidates have above things ready he can start online form filling.

How to fill the CCC online form 2020:

Step #1: Visit the official website of NIELIT at (see below image).

ccc online form 2020
Image Source: NIELIT student portal

Click on Apply Online button on the right side of the website (Check above image).

Step #2: Now you will be on another page. Click on the Course on Computer Concepts link from the list (see below mage).

Image Source: NIELIT student portal

Step #4:Now on the next page select the checkbox on the bottom of the page and click on the “I Agree & Proceed” button (see below image).

Image Source: NIELIT student portal

Step #4:Now you will be on online form page (see below image). Complete the online application form by providing all information. After filling in all details candidates can click on the “Submit” button to proceed with the online payment.

Image Source: NIELIT student portal

Step #5: After submitting the application form candidates can pay Rs 500 + GST fee through online mode. After the fee payment candidates will get the fee receipt and application form copy. Please take the printout of both for future reference.

Note: Candidates must provide accurate information such as Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, Gender, etc. Information will not be changed after submitting the application.

Admit Card

Candidates can download their CCC Admit Card 2020 from the official NIELIT website only.

Applicants can easily get the Hall Ticket by completing all the below-given steps:

  • The first step to click the next link and open the NIELIT website at
  • Click on the Admit Card link on the right side of the website
  • Now on the next page click on the Course on Computer Concepts link.
  • ccc admit card
  • Now enter the below information in the online form (see above image).
    • Examination Year
    • Examination Name
    • Enter Application No.
    • Enter DOB(dd-Mon-yyyy)
    • Captcha Code
  • After filling in the above information click on the “View” button to download your Admit Card.

How to download the CCC certificate

After the CCC exam candidates will receive a certificate online. Applicants will not get the Certificate through post or courier. Candidates can take a printout of an online certificate. Please follow the below steps to download the certificate.

Step #1: Visit the official NIELIT website

Candidates can visit the official website of NIELIT at Now click on the online services link under the services tab on the top menu(see below image).

Image Source: NIELIT website

Now a new page will open after clicking on the online services link in the previous step. Now on this new page click on “Download Digitally Signed e-Certificate” (see below image) to visit the download page.

Image Source: NIELIT website

Step #3: Complete the form and download the certificate

Now in the third step, you will have to complete a form (see below image).

Image Source: NIELIT website

Click on the regular course and select the Course on Computer Concepts after Course For tab. Complete all other information such as year, month, Roll No., Date of Birth, enter the security code, and finally click on the submit button.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

What is meaning of CCC in Hindi?

CCS meaning in Hindi is “कंप्यूटर अवधारणाओं पर पाठ्यक्रम”. It means it is a course which teaches you about the basic knowledge about computers such as what is a computer, How to send an email, How to write a letter, How to use internet, etc.

How do I download my CCC certificate?

Candidates can download their certificates by visiting the NIELIT official website. Click here for step by step process of downloading it online.

How to download the Admit Card of CCC exam?

Candidates can download their admit cards by visiting the official NEILIT website. Candidates can visit this page for step by step process.

How to submit the ccc online application form 2020?

To fill the online form candidates can go to the official website and fill online ccc form. Please check this step by step process.

What is the purpose and benefits of CCC course?

This course was introduced by NIELIT to provide a basic level of computer knowledge to participating candidates. Now CCC course is mandatory in some government jobs as well. Except for government jobs, course benefits are that you can perform some basic computer-related by yourself like sending an email, surfing the internet for any useful information, writing an application on MS word, etc.

Is CCC exam tough?

The exam is easy. Officially the course duration is 80 hours. If you do a regular study of 2 to 3 hours a day then the maximum of 2 months is enough to clear the exam.

Is CCC a diploma?

CCC is a certificate and its a course related to basic computer knowledge that can be completed in 2 months easily while Diploma is a 3-year full-time course.

Is CCC essential to apply for government job?

CCC is necessary for some government jobs and candidates should get a certificate if they want to apply for that government job. Please read the complete job notification if the certificate is required or not.

What is the passing marks in the CCC exam?

Candidates must secure at least 50% marks in order to clear the exam and get a certificate.

What is the syllabus for the CCC exam?

The syllabus is related to basic knowledge about computers. Click here to check the syllabus and download the syllabus pdf also.

Who provide the certificate of CCC exam?

After securing 50% marks in the online exam candidates will get a certificate by NIELIT.

What is the minimum age limit for the CCC application?

Age restriction is not applicable for the CCC exam. Anyone who belongs to any age group can apply for the exam.

Should i submit any document with the CCC application form?

No, there are no documents required to submit with the online application form.

Can i apply again for the CCC exam if i fail to clear the exam?

Yes, you may apply again in another exam cycle as there is no limit defined officially by the NIELIT.

Will i get another CCC certificate if it get lost or stolen?

Yes, If the certificate is lost or stolen then a duplicate certificate is issued by NIELIT.

Can i submit the CCC exam form with the late fee?

No, there is no provision for a late fee. You can again submit the exam form in the next cycle.

How many papers to attempt in CCC exam?

There is only one paper in the online exam having 100 objective-type questions.

 What are the different available medium to pay the CCC online application fee?

 Candidates can pay the fee by following modes
i) Online (Credit/ Debit card/ Netbanking)
iii) CSC-SPV

Thanks for reading this article. I hope you got some information about the CCC course. If you have any queries or doubts please ask in the comments section below.


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