DOEACC O Level IT Course

This ‘O’ level course of DOEACC Scheme is equivalent to a Foundation Level Course in Computer Applications. Students can acquire this qualification by undergoing this course from accredited centre and passing the examination conducted by the DOEACC Society. DOEACC conducts exams of ‘O’ level in January and July. ‘O’ level examinations are optional for CABA-MDTP students.  Students can apply for registration at ‘O’ Level provided the respective NCPUL Centre has obtained accreditation for DOEACC ‘O’ Level course from DOEACC Society.

DOEACC Society 

DOEACC Society is an autonomous scientific society of the Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Govt. of India. The Society is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.  DOEACC Society is the only professional examination body in India, which accredits institutes / organizations for conducting particular course, specializing in the non-formal sector of IT education.
DOEACC is a joint Scheme of the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Department of Information Technology (erstwhile Department of Electronics) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Govt. of India.

Objective of the course 

The objective of the course is to enable a student to acquire the knowledge pertaining to fundamentals of Information Technology (IT Tools and Business Systems, Internet Technology and Web design, Programming and Problem Solving through ‘C’ Language, Application
of .NET Technology/ Introduction to Multimedia/Introduction to ICT Resources, a Practical and Project Work).

The objective of the DOEACC Scheme is to generate qualified manpower in the area of Information Technology (IT) at the national level, by utilizing the facilities and infrastructure available with the institutions/organizations in the non-formal sector. The Society is managed and administered by a Governing Council which consists of eminent academicians and professionals from IT industry. Minister for Communications & Information Technology, Govt. of India, is the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Society. The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer of the Society and manages day-to-day affairs of the Society. 

Manifold functions of the DOEACC Scheme are:

a) Accreditation     b) Registration and 
c) Examination


10+2 or ITI Certificate (One Year) after class 10 followed by training in ‘O’ Level modules in each case, from a DOEACC ‘O’ Level accredited NCPUL Centre


Cut off dates are specified for submitting Registration applications for each examination for the convenience of processing and allotting Registration Numbers. Cut off dates for registration are 30th June and 31st December for January and July Exams respectively. 

Once registered for ‘O’ Level, the registration is valid for ten consecutive examinations for ‘O’ Level, reckoned from the specific examination as indicated in the Registration allocation letter issued to the candidates.


Candidates who are not able to clear the level within the validity period of initial registration, are allowed to re-register for once, at the same level for another full term
i.e. 5 years to clear the left over papers by submitting filled in Registration application and full Registration fee within one year of the expiry of the validity period of existing Registration.

Career Options 

The career options available to a DOEACC ‘O’ level qualifiers are:
• Junior Programmer
• EDP Assistant
• Web Designer
• Lab Demonstrator