'B' level course of NIELIT Scheme is equivalent to MCA. Students can acquire this qualification by undergoing this course and passing the examination conducted by the NIELIT Society. Working professionals can also appear in this examination directly, provided they possess the requisite educational qualification as indicated below
i)Graduate Degree having Math one of the subject in 10+2 or A Government recognized polytechnic engineering diploma after 10+2 or Graduate and an accredited 'A' level course in each case.
A Government recognized polytechnic engineering diploma after 10+2 / Graduate and an accredited 'A' level course in each case.
The syllabus for 'B' level has been diversified. It contains: - Twenty five theory modules ( 22 compulsory modules and 3 elective module), Four Practical and three Projects ( out of which one will be a comprehensive project). The minimum duration of the course is three years. The papers for 'B' level are as under:-
Papers: The papers for 'B' level are as under:-
|B1.1-R4||IT Tools and Business System|
|B1.2-R4||Internet Technology & Web Design|
|B1.3-R4||Programming & Problem solving through "C" Language|
|B1.4-R4||Computer System Architecture|
|B1.5-R4||Structured System Analysis & Design|
|B2.1-R4||Data Structure through C++|
|B2.2-R4||Introduction to Data Base Management Systems|
|B2.3-R4||Basic of OS, Unix & Shell Programming|
|B2.4-R4||Data Communication and Networks Technologies|
|B2.5.1-R4||Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Through JAVA|
|PJ1-R4||Project - I|
|B3.1-R4||Management Fundamental & Information System|
|B3.3-R4||Software Engineering & CASE Tools|
|B4.1-R4||Computer-Based Statistical & Numeric Methods.|
|B4.2-R4||Professional & Business Communication|
|B4.3-R4||Object Oriented DBMS.|
|B4.4-R4||Computer Graphics and Multimedia|
|B4.5-R4||Internet Technology & Web Services|
|B5.1-R4||Software Project Management|
|B5.2-R4||Automata Theory and Compiler Design|
|B5.3-R4||Network Management & Information Security|
|BE7-R4||Software Testing and Quality Management|
|PJ-2-R4||Mini Project / Seminar|
|PJ-3-R4||Project - III|
Every candidate should do a Project individually and no grouping is allowed . The Project will be carried out under the Guidance of the Institute, If he / she is through the Institute conducting an accredited Course.
NIELIT curriculum has a mini project as an important component of ‘B’ Level course. With the rapid technological advances in the field of Computer, all the researches and studies carried out on various subject around the world may not be available in the course curriculum . This is where the seminars or such mini projects are of great importance. Seminars are capable of keeping the students updated with the technologies. ‘B’ level students are expected to take part in various seminars on latest topics. Through conducting or attending the seminars, they can make others understand what is their idea all about. Seminars on the subject topics would help them to understand the subject more effectively. This would give them a chance to collect more information about the topic they are provided with. The result is that they would learn the subject well.
At 'B’ Level there is one project. 100 marks are assigned. The project has to be submitted along with a fee of Rs 500/- and a certificate is to accompany it. A viva-voce will be conducted by an expert nominated by the NIELIT Society, as far as possible near the candidate's location.
At this academic level , the project is of some great significance in the testing of a candidates’ virtuosity in information Technology and judges his or her ability to independently take charge of Project/System development . The final project may be started after the candidate has completed at least fist 15 papers and has appeared in the remaining papers of the 4th semester of B-Level course. All B-level candidates are required to get the synopsis of the project and the brief bio-data of the supervisor/Guide approved from the NIELIT. The synopsis should clearly mention the scope of the project. The project is to be taken up only after obtaining the approval of NIELIT.
The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India has recognized 'B' level examination conducted by the NIELIT under the Department of Electronics Accreditation of Computer Courses (NIELIT) Scheme as equivalent to MCA for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government vide their notification No: F.2/697-TS.IIIa dated 26th September,2000.
“A” level is a sub-set of B-Level and one can get “A” Level certificate after clearing theory papers, practical and project corresponding to “A” Level under “B” Level syllabus.