A Level


‘A’ level course of NIELIT Scheme is equivalent to Advanced Diploma in Computer Applications. Students can acquire this qualification by undergoing this course and passing the examination conducted by the NIELIT. After completion of A level course students can further enroll in ‘B’ level course of NIELIT Scheme.‘A’ Level Course consists of ten theory modules (nine compulsory modules and one elective module) and one project.
Career Opportunities
  • Programmer
  • Web Administrator
  • Training Faculty
  • Web Content Developer
  • Troubleshooter
Eligibility :
O level Qualifiers OR Any Graduates OR a Govt. recognized Polytechnic Engineering Diploma after class X /XII (No Concurrency).
Duration : 1½year (Semester System)
Certificate Awarding Body : NIELIT (formerly DOEACC Society)
DOEACC ‘A’ Level Course is the second level of DOEACC IT Professional Course.It comes after ‘O’ Level. It is equivalent to advance diploma course in Computer Application as recognized by Govt. of India for Job purposes. Duration of the course is 1½ Year for direct entry and 1 Year for ‘O’ level qualifiers. The course starts in the month of January and July every year. Admission notice will published in the local daily newspaper of Nagaland about 1 month prior to the commencement of course.
The Objective of the course is to prepare candidates for DOEACC examination by imparting required knowledge and skill.
Recognition has been given by the Government of India to DOEACC ‘A’ level examination conducted by the DOEACC Society as equivalent to Advanced Diploma Course in computer application for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government.

The structure of the ‘A’ Level Syllabus is indicated as follows :

Paper Code
Paper Name
First Semester
IT Tools and Business Systems
Internet Technology and Web Design
Programming and Problem Solving through ‘C’ language
Second Semester
Computer System Architecture
Structured System Analysis & Design
Data Structure through C++
Introduction to DBMS
Third Semester
Basics of OS, Unix & Shell Programming
Data Communication and Network Technologies
Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Through JAVA
Software Testing and Quality Management
Fourth Semester
Basics of OS, Unix & Shell Programming
Data Communication and Network Technologies
Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Through JAVA
Software Testing and Quality Management
# One Paper has to be chosen from A10.1R4 & A10.2R4
Practical Papers & Project
Practical -1(Based on A1, A2, A3, A4 Papers syllabus)
Practical -2(Based on A5,A6,A7,A8,A9,A10 Papers Syllabus)
Project Work

Project Work :
Project Work in the DOEACC Scheme is an integral part of the curriculum to qualify the course. There is one project after the completion of 2nd semester carrying 100 marks. The Project has to be carried out by the student under the guidance and support of faculty and management of the respective institute. After successful completion and clearing a minimum of 5 theory papers, project report has to be submitted along with a fee of Rs. 500/-(in the form of Demand Draft in favour of DOEACC payable at New Delhi) and a certificate towards authenticity of the project to DOEACC Society, 6 CGO Complex, Electronics Niketan, New Delhi. An expert nominated by DOEACC Society, as far as possible near the candidate’s location,will conduct a Viva-voce on the project. Followings are some important information for the Project Work.
Who could be a Supervisor / Guide
A guide for A Level should be a person with DOEACC B level/MCA/B.Tech/equivalent/higher qualification and adequate experience (minimum 3 years) in the area in which the student has chosen the Project. In the case of a candidate from an accredited institute, the institute concerned will render all help including the nomination of the Supervisor.
Time of Submission of A Level Project
A Level student can submit the project only after clearing 5 papers of the A Level Course. A level project would be approximately 350 man-hours and carries a total of 100 marks (80% for the project evaluation and 20% for the viva-voce).
Preparation of the project Report
The following suggested guidelines may be followed in preparing the Final Project Report:
  • Good quality white executive bond paper A4 size should be used for typing and duplication. Care should be taken to avoid smudging while duplicating the copies.
  • Page Specification: (Written paper and source code)
  • Left margin 3.0 cms
  • Right margin 3.0 cms
  • Top margin 2.7 cms
  • Bottom margin 2.7 cms
  • Page numbers All text pages as well as Program source code listing should be numbered at the bottom center of the pages.
Submission of Project Report to DOEACC
The student will submit his/her project report in the prescribed format along with requisite fee. The Project Report should include:
  • One hard copy of the Project Report.
  • Soft copy of Project on Floppy / CD
  • The Project Report may be about 50 pages (excluding coding).
Following is the Gradation system of the above DOEACC Courses:
Sl.Marks ScoredGrade to be awarded
1Below 50%F (Failed)
250% - 54%D
355% - 64%C
465% - 74%B
575% - 84%A
685% & aboveS

Employment Opportunities:
Some of the Employment Opportunities open to the students after completion of DOEACC A Level Course are Programmer, Asst. Database Manager, Teaching Assistant etc.
(All Information is Collected by NIELIT Website http://beta.nielit.gov.in for more Details NIELIT Website)

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