An autonomous Scientific Society of Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Govt. of India:

National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology

NIELIT Bhawan, Plot No. 3, PSP Pocket, Sector-8, Dwarka, New Delhi-110077, Helpline No. (Toll Free) - 1800116511 Phone:- 91-11-2530 8300 with 29 lines Email:- contact[at]nielit[dot]gov[dot]in


National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) is an autonomous scientific society under the administrative control of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. NIELIT is actively engaged in Capacity Building and Skill Development in the areas of Information Technology (IT); Electronics; Communication Technologies; Hardware; Cyber Law; Cyber Security; Geographic Information System (GIS); Cloud Computing; Electronics System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM); e-Waste; Internet of Things (IoT); Big Data; Block Chain; Data Analytics; e-Governance and related verticals. It offers courses both in Formal as well as Non-Formal Sectors and is also one of the National Examination Bodies. NIELIT accredits institutes/ organizations for the conduct of courses in the Non-Formal Sector. NIELIT is also rolling out IT Literacy Programmes for many State Governments for its employees and the masses. NIELIT is also entrusted by many organizations to conducts their recruitment examinations. NIELIT has vast experience in conducting Online examinations and Third party assessments of courses.

NIELIT is functioning under the overall control and guidance of the Governing Council. The Hon’ble Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology (E&IT) is the Chairperson of the Governing Council and the Hon'ble MoS (E&IT) is the Deputy Chairperson. The other members of the Governing Council are drawn from Government, Industry, Academia and representatives of various professional bodies.

The Management Board of NIELIT is chaired by the Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. Each NIELIT Centre has an Executive Committee consisting of representatives from respective State Governments, Academic Institutions and Industry for effective implementation of the decisions of the Management Board and the Governing Council.

The Academic Advisory Committee (AAC) is chaired by an eminent Academician with its members drawn from Academic and Industries and is the Advisory Body on the academic activities of NIELIT. Registrar, NIELIT has been appointed as the First Appellate Authority under RTI Act.

Efforts have been made to broaden the scope of courses being offered by NIELIT with the primary objective of empowering youth and enhancing their livelihood in line with ‘Digital India,’ ‘Make in India’ and ‘Skill India’ mission of Government of India. Emphasis has been made to ensure that any new course developed by NIELIT is in sync with industry requirements so that students undergoing training under these courses are readily absorbed in the industry. In order to ensure that NIELIT Courses are up to date and aligned with industry requirements, pro-active measures are being taken to align these courses with government regulation and framework. NIELIT has aligned 77 courses with NSQF (National Skills Qualifications Framework). {NSQF is a competency-based quality assurance framework that organizes qualifications in terms of aptitude, knowledge, skills and Learning outcomes; whether they are obtained through formal, non-formal or informal learning.}

NIELIT has established itself as a premier organisation having pan –India presence through a network of 42 NIELIT Own Centres at Agartala, Aizawl, Ajmer (Kekri), Alawalpur, Aurangabad, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Ropar (with facility at Chandigarh), Chuchuyimlang, Churachandpur, Chennai, Delhi, Dibrugarh, Gangtok, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Haridwar, Imphal, Itanagar, Jammu, Jorhat, Kohima, Kokrajhar, Kolkata, Kurukshetra, Leh, Lucknow, Lunglei, Lakhanpur, Pali, Pasighat, Patna, Ranchi, Senapati, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Srinagar, Tezpur, Tezu and Tura, with its Headquarters at New Delhi. It is also well networked throughout and a network of about 900+ Accredited Training Institutions for training of O/A/B/C level courses, besides a network of about 10,000+ Facilitation Centres engaged in training of digital literacy courses.