Under the Accreditation Scheme of NIELIT, computer-training institutes in the non-formal
sector, meeting well-defined criteria, are granted accreditation for specified levels
of courses offered under it viz. O (Foundation) Level, A (Advanced Diploma) Level,
B Level (Equivalent to MCA) and C Level (Equivalent to M.Tech).
The objective of the Scheme is to develop qualified manpower in IT by utilizing
the expertise and resources available with the non-formal computer training institutes.