NIELIT is implementing a joint scheme of All India Council for Technical Education and Department of Information Technology (formerly Department of Electronics (DOE)), Government of India. The objective of the Scheme is to develop quality manpower in IT by utilizing the expertise available with the computer training institutes who are granted accreditation for conducting specified Levels of courses, subject to their meeting well-defined norms and criteria.
1. An IT Literacy course namely, Course on Computer Concepts (CCC) is offered by the Society all over the country
2. The other level of courses are:
O Level Equivalent to Foundation level course
A Level Equivalent to Advanced Diploma in Computer Applications
B Level Equivalent MCA Level
C Level M. Tech Level
Apart from Authorized Institutes conducting accredited courses in the private/public sector, the NIELIT has its own 10 Centres all over India at Aurangabad, Aizawl, Calicut, Chandigarh, Gorakhpur, Tezpur/Guwahati, Imphal, Kolkata, Jammu/Srinagar & Kohima.The above Centres are engaged in offering Long Term Courses and Short Term Courses in the area of IECT.
3. Bio-Informatics Courses are being launched at two levels designated as BI-O and BI-A levels. The courses have been designed to give impetus to students to be a member of a core team involved in the bio-informatics programming task. The students after qualifying these levels would be able to find the opportunities in the area of Bio-informatics in Drugs, Pharmaceuticals, Bio-fertilizers, Agriculture and energy sectors.
4. NIELIT has launched ITES (Call Centre) Agents Training courses for the benefit of the students of North East with the financial support from the Department of Development of North Eastern Region (DONER).