CCC Exam 2021: Exam Date, Online Form, Registration, Last Date, Syllabus, Admit Card

Sep 2, 2021


The NIELIT is an abbreviation of the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology. It is an independent body working under the Government of India. The responsibility of the NIELIT is to handle the developmental activities for Human Resource and other related activities of Information, Electronics, and Telecommunication Technology i.e., IECT.

The administrative duties of the NIELIT are governed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. This ministry is also referred to as MoE&IT under the government of India. There are various programs offered at the NIELIT at different levels. These programs are related to Information, Electronics, and Telecommunication.


What is the CCC Exam?

The CCC full form is Course on Computer Concepts, a certification course offered by the NIELIT. The CCC is a part of the Digital Literacy initiative by the Indian government. The main objective of the CCC is to provide computer knowledge to people who do not have any experience working with computers. 

The CCC is an intensive course of two weeks, and it is an online course. On completion of all the material in CCC, candidates have to take the CCC Online Test. To receive the CCC Certificate, they have to pass the CCC Online Exam.

CCC 2021 Exam Highlights

The CCC is a certification course offered by the NIELIT, and the CCC Exam is arranged throughout the year. Therefore there is no official notification release of the CCC Exam every time. Candidates can find all the necessary information about the exam on the official website of the CCC Exam. The authorities will publish the notification about new events once the establishment resumes its work. The CCC 2021 Notification related to upcoming events of the exam will be available on the official website. Candidates are advised to check the NIELIT website regularly for CCC exam updates.

The table below shows important information regarding the CCC 2021 Exam.

CCC Exam Highlights 2021
Exam Name CCC
Full Form Course on Computer Concepts
Exam Level National
Conducting Authority National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology
Application Mode Online
Languages English, Hindi
Exam Mode Online
Exam Frequency Throughout the Year
Exam Duration 80 Hours
Official Website

CCC 2021 Exam Date

The exam dates for the upcoming CCC 2021 Exams are given below in the table. The dates given here are for CCC Exams are tentative, so these are subject to change. Candidates can expect a similar exam schedule once the NIELIT restarts its administrative affairs.

CCC Exam Date 2021
Exam Month Application Start Date (Tentative) Application Last Date (Tentative) CCC Exam Date (Tentative)
February November 1, 2021 December 31, 2021 First Saturday of February
March January 1, 2021 January 31, 2021 First Saturday of March
April February 1, 2021 February 28, 2021 First Saturday of April
May March 1, 2021 March 31, 2021 First Saturday of May
June April 1, 2021 April 30, 2021 First Saturday of June
August May 1, 2021 June 30, 2021 First Saturday of August
September July 1, 2021 July 31, 2021 First Saturday of September
October August 1, 2021 August 31, 2021 First Saturday of October
November September 1, 2021 September 30, 2021 First Saturday of November
December October 1, 2021 October 31, 2021 First Saturday of December

CCC 2021 Eligibility

As mentioned above, the CCC 2021 is introduced by the NIELIT to make people computer literate. The CCC 2021 covers basic concepts of computers and how to use them. This course helps those who have no prior knowledge of handling computers, so there are no set eligibility criteria for CCC 2021. Anyone who wishes to learn to get a certificate of CCC 2021 can apply for this course. Interested applicants can go to the official website and apply for the CCC 2021.

  • Irrespective of education level, applicants sponsored by the NIELIT institutes can take the CCC 2021 Exam.
  • Candidates from Government schools and colleges with Unique Identity numbers from NIELIT can apply to the CCC 2021 Exam.
  • Direct applicants i.e., without any sponsors, are also allowed to appear for the CCC 2021 Exam.

CCC 2021 Registration

The CCC 2021 Application Form is filled online. Aspirants should have a valid email address and phone number when applying for the CCC 2021 Exam. The phone number and email ID provided by candidates will be used for contacting them. Applicants may get important emails about the CCC 2021 Exam on their provided email ID.

The CCC 2021 Registration Process involves three steps: filling out the CCC 2021 Application, uploading the documents, and paying the fees. Candidates can take the exam more than once, but they must register for the exam every time and pay the fees for the CCC 2021 Exam. Applicants have to provide accurate information during the CCC 2021 Application. If any inconsistency is found later at the time of the CCC 2021 Exam, they may get disqualified. Appearing candidates must read all the instructions carefully before starting the CCC 2021 Application Process. Given below is a step-by-step CCC 2021 Application Process.

Steps for CCC 2021 Registration

  • Go to the official website of the CCC 2021 Exam. The link for the website has been mentioned in the exam highlights table above.
  • On the homepage, candidates will find the “Apply Online” link. Click on the link.
  • Candidates will be presented with CCC 2021 Exam instructions. Read the instructions.
  • Then tick the checkbox and click on the “I agree” button.
  • Now candidates will be required to fill in their details, including personal details, contact details, and academic details.
  • Once all the details have been filled in, candidates should check the information again to avoid any mistakes.
  • Now, applicants will need to upload their scanned documents on the portal. Documents have to be according to the guidelines given.
  • Then, a security code shall be displayed on the screen. Candidates should enter the given code in the space provided.
  • Ultimately, candidates should check the declaration box and submit the CCC 2021 Application Form and pay the CCC 2021 Application Form fees.

CCC 2021 Application Form

As the CCC 2021 Exam is conducted almost every month of the year, the same applications are always open. The CCC 2021 Application Form will be released online. The only thing candidates must keep in mind is to check the deadline for the month of the CCC 2021 Application Form for which they intend to apply. Candidates must adhere to the given guidelines and specified dimensions while uploading files during the CCC 2021 Application Process. The CCC 2021 Application Form is filled and submitted online. 

Before filling the application form, candidates should keep a few things ready. The CCC 2021 Application Form requires applicants to upload certain documents like recent passport-sized photographs, signature, and the left hand's thumbprint. The file size of all these documents should not exceed 50KB, and these must be in dimension 3.5cm X 4.5cm. 

The CCC 20212 Exam fee is INR 500, and it is non-refundable. Candidates will need to pay additional service charges as well. The CCC 2021 Exam's fee can be paid online through Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking or NEFT, RTGS, CSC-SPV.

CCC 2021 Instructions for Documents

The table given below shows the important guidelines for uploading documents in CCC 2021 Application Form. The dimensions of the necessary documents are given below.

CCC Document Specifications 2021
Documents Size Format
Photograph Less than 50KB JPEG
Left-Hand Thumb Impression

CCC 2021 Application Fee

The CCC 2021 Application Fee and Mode of Payment for the same have been given below in the table.

CCC Application Fee 2021
CCC 2021 Application Fee Mode of Payment
INR 500 + GST Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking/ NEFT/RTGS/CSC-SPV

CCC 2021 Admit Card

Candidates who have completed the CCC 2021 Application Process will be able to get the admit card. The CCC 2021 Admit Card will be available before the exam begins. They can download the CCC 2021 Admit Card from the official website. 

How to download the CCC 2021 Admit Card?

  • Visit the official website of the CCC 2021 Exam.
  • Here candidates will find an option called “Download Admit Card.” Click on that link.
  • After clicking the admit card link, candidates will need to select their course name i.e., CCC, below the IT Literacy Program.
  • Now, applicants have to enter the application number and other details that are required on the screen.
  • Once all the details have been entered, the CCC 2021 Admit Card will be displayed on the user’s screen.
  • Candidates can download the CCC 2021Admit Card and print it for future reference.

CCC 2021 Exam Centres

The assigned CCC 2021 Exam Centre will be mentioned in the admit card of the exam. CCC 2021 Admit Card will also have the address of the allotted exam centre. On the day of the exam, candidates should reach their respective CCC 2021 Exam Centre on time. Given below is the list of the CCC 2021 Exam Centres.

CCC 2021 Exam Centres
Chandigarh Delhi Gorakhpur
Lucknow Jammu and Srinagar Haridwar
Simla Kurukshetra Patna
Agartala Aizawl Lunglei
Tezpur Guwahati Tezpur
Jorhat Kokrajhar Imphal
Silchar Churachandpur Calicut
Senapati Shilong Ajmer
Chennai Aurangabad Pali
Itanagar Ropar Pasighat
Tezu Kohima Chuchuyimlang
Kolkata Tura Ranchi

CCC 2021 Exam Pattern

The NIELIT organizes the CCC 2021 Exam. The exam is carried out as a part of the Digital Literacy Program under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India. Upon completion of the course and the CCC 2021 Exam, candidates will receive a certificate. The certificate of the CCC 2021 Exam is required for a lot of government jobs. The CCC certificate will be given to those who score at least 50% in the CCC 2021 Exam.

The CCC 2021 Exam can be taken after aspirants complete all the topics of the CCC 2021 Syllabus. The CCC 2021 Exam Pattern is set by the conducting authority of the exam i.e., NIELIT. The CCC 2021 Exam is conducted online, and there are a total of 100 questions in the exam. Candidates are expected to complete the exam in 90 minutes. The CCC 2021 Exam has objective-type questions. There is no negative marking in the CCC 2021 Exam. Candidates can take the CCC 2021 Exam after they have completed 80 hours of coursework. The table below shows the main points about the CCC 2021 Exam Pattern.

CCC Test Pattern 2021
Category Details
Number of Question 100
Question Type Multiple Choice Question i.e. MCQ
Duration of Course 80 Hours
Marking Scheme +1 For every correct answer

CCC 2021 Syllabus

The NIELIT, which is the conducting authority of the CCC 2021, has created the CCC 2021 Syllabus. The syllabus has been created so that candidates enrolled in the CCC program understand all the basic functions of the computer. There are a total of 8 units that come under the CCC 2021 Syllabus. Candidates can appear for the CCC 2021 Exam after they complete all the syllabus in the CCC 2021. Mentioned below is the topic-wise CCC 2021 Syllabus.

Introduction to Computers

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • What is a Computer?
  • Components of Computer System
  • Concepts in Hardware and Software
  • Representation of Data and Information
  • Concept of Data Processing
  • Application of ICET

Introduction to GUI based Operating System

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • User Interface
  • Operating System Simple Setting
  • File and Directory Management
  • Types of Files

Elements of Word Processing

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Word Processing Basics
  • Opening and Closing Documents
  • Text Creation and Manipulation
  • Formatting the text
  • Table manipulation


  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Manipulation of Cells
  • Functions of Chart

Computer Communication and Internet

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Basics of Computer Networking
  • Internet
  • Services of Internet
  • Preparing a Computer for Internet Access

WWW and Web Browsers

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Web browsing software
  • Configuring Web Browser
  • Search Engines

Communication and Collaboration

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Basics of Email
  • Using Emails
  • Advanced Email Features
  • Instant Messaging and Collaboration

Making presentations

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Basics of presentation
  • Creation of presentation
  • Preparation of Slides
  • Presentation Aesthetics
  • Presentation of Slides
  • Slideshow

CCC 2021 Result

The CCC 2021 Result is usually declared 15 days after the conclusion of the exam. Candidates can check the CCC 2021 Result by going to the official website. Candidates who score 50% or more will be considered to have qualified for the CCC 2021 Exam. Qualified candidates will receive the CCC 2021 Certificate. Candidates will be graded based on their percentage in the CCC 2021 online test. 

How to check the CCC 2021 Result?

  • Go to the CCC official website mentioned above.
  • On the homepage of the NIELIT website, there will be an option called “View Result”. Click on that option.
  • Choose the CCC under the IT Literacy Program and click on the search button.
  • Now a new screen will appear where candidates should enter their registration number/roll number/candidate number along with the exam name and the year.
  • Then click on the “View” option, and CCC 2021 Result shall be displayed on the screen of the user.
  • Candidates should save the CCC 2021 Result so that they can take a printout for future reference.

How to download the CCC 2021 Certificate?

  • Go to the certificate portal of NIELIT.
  • Enter all the necessary information on the screen and submit.
  • Candidates will receive an SMS or an email with a verification code.
  • Use the code to verify the digital signature for the CCC Certificate.
  • Now candidates will be able to download the CCC 2021 Certificate in a pdf format.
  • The CCC 2021 Certificate should be saved for future reference.

CCC 2021 Grading System

The table below shows which grades candidates will get based on the percentage range acquired by them in the CCC 2021 Exam.

CCC 2021 Grading System
Percentage CCC 2021 Exam Grade
85% and above S
75% to 84% A
65% to 74% B
55% to 64% C
50% to 54% D
Less than 50% [Fail] F

CCC 2021 Books

The CCC 2021 Syllabus mostly covers the basics of computers and the internet. Appearing candidates are expected to study each topic in the syllabus to pass the CCC 2021 Exam. Candidates can make use of CCC 2021 Reference Books. When picking the CCC 2021 Reference Books, candidates should make sure that the books are the latest editions and have some sample papers or CCC mock tests. With the help of CCC 2021 Reference Books, aspirants will be able to prepare better and score well on the CCC online test. 

The following are some of the CCC 2021 Reference Books which candidates can use for the CCC 2021 Exam.

  • CCC Bilingual Guidebook + Practice Sets - Agrawal Exam Cart Experts
  • CCC Study Guide Single Edition - Arihant Experts
  • Course on Computer Concepts - Reema Thareja
  • CCC Course on Computer Concepts - Akanksha 

CCC 2021 Exam Papers

The CCC 2021 Exam will be based on primary computer concepts. A lot of preparation is needed to score well on the CCC 2021 Exam. Candidates have to know about the CCC exam pattern and the syllabus. Candidates can solve CCC 2021 Exam Papers of previous months or years. Solving CCC exam papers will help them understand the difficulty level of the exam, along with the paper pattern and question type. The NIELIT authorities make all these exam papers available on the official website from where students can download them. Applicants can find subject-wise CCC exam papers on the official website. Below are some sample CCC Exam Papers which appearing candidates can refer to.

CCC Exam Papers 2021
 CCC Exam Model Paper 2019 Set 1 CCC Exam Model Paper 2019 Set 2 

CCC Contact Details

Candidates can send their queries at,

Email Id:  [email protected]

Phone: 011-25308400


Is there a minimum age limit for application in the CCC Exam?

No, there is no age limit to appear in the CCC Exam.

Can I apply for CCC Exam again, if I miss it by any chance?

Yes, you can apply for the CCC exam again. There is no limit for application. However, you can apply only once in a single exam cycle.

How to get CCC certificate from NIELIT?

For the successful candidates the CCC certificates will be issued by the NIELIT. Digitally signed, e-certificates are issued to the candidates who qualify the CCC examination. The candidates can download their e-certificates from the official website.

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