ICT Academy Digital Literacy Certification Drive

The Digital India vision promises to transform India into a fully connected knowledge economy offering world class services at the click of a mouse. The vision aims to change the life in rural India by making every citizen a netizen who will be a fully empowered citizen. Inspired by the vision, ICT Academy has been implementing various programs to strengthen and contribute towards success of the Digital India vision.

ICT Academy is organizing the “ICT Academy Digital Literacy Certification Drive” during the period 15 Nov 2016 to 31 Dec 2016 with an objective to assess and certify individuals on “Appreciation of Digital Literacy – Level 1” under the National Digital Literacy Mission (NDLM) program of the Government of India. ICT Academy being the assessment and certification partner of NDLM.

“ICT Academy Digital Literacy Certification Drive” enables all Industry Members and ICT Academy Member Institutions to get all their Digital Literacy trained individuals assessed and certified through ICT Academy.

Assessments available in 13 Languages
(Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi,Tamil, Telugu, Urdu).

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Companies and Foundations who have trained Citizens on Digital Literacy through their Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives


Can enable all your Digital Literacy trained candidates to obtain this unique certification at free of cost.Write to digitalindia@ictacademy.in for bulk enrollments of your trained candidates/non-technical students.


Can apply as "Direct Candidates" in www.ndlm.in to obtain digital literacy certification using your Aadhaar verification.Select "ICT Academy" while choosing the assessment agency


To evaluate and certify all individuals trained on Digital Literacy by the companies, foundations, NGO(s) etc.

Be part of the Digital India Vision and grab the opportunity to get Government of India recognized Certification at free of cost and make your campus a "Fully Digital Literate Campus"

To evaluate and certify students(Schools,Technical Education & Colleges ),Faculty and Staff in the Higher Education Institutions (Non – IT Literates), thereby making them 100% digitally literate campus

Digital Literacy

The Assessment and certification will be on the “Appreciation of Digital Literacy - Level 1”, which comprises of the following modules:

Module Number Module Name Learning Hours
1 Introduction of Digital Devices 2
2 Operating Digital Devices 4
3 Introduction to the Internet 2
4 Communications using the Internet 6
5 Applications of Internet 6

Training & Learning Resources

NDLM Handbook on Level 1 - Appreciation of Digital Literacy


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NDLM e-content for Level 1 - Appreciation of Digital Literacy

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NDLM e-content for Level 1 - Appreciation of Digital Literacy

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ICT Academy being the certification agency of National Digital Literacy Mission, will conduct assessment and certification for Digital Literacy.

Assessment Pattern : The Questions for the assessment would be based on the modules given under “Appreciation of Digital Literacy - Level 1”. The number of questions would be 25 multiple choice and the time duration for the assessment would be 1 hour.

Cost : There is no cost for assessment and certification under this NDLM Program

Who can Get Certified ?

Any citizen of india with low IT Literacy and with minimum 7th standard pass

Must be in the age group of 14 to 60 years

Should have completed minimum 20 hours training on the “Appreciation of Digital Literacy Level 1”, conducted by the Industry / ICT Academy Member Institution

Must have AADHAR Card Number to apply



The individuals who successfully complete the assessment and pass with minimum standards will be given certification under the National Digital Literacy Mission of the Government of India.


Any Non-Technical Higher Education Institution who will identify all its Non-IT Literate students and enable them to get certified under Digital Literacy program, will be eligible for “100% Digital Literate Campus” recognition by ICT Academy

Digital Literacy Trainer

Any College Faculty with strong IT Skills who is training a batch of Non-IT Literate students on Digital literacy and enabling them for NDLM assessments and certification will be eligible for recognition by ICT Academy


1. Individuals can visit www.ndlm.in and apply for NDLM exam as direct candidates.

2. The Institutions / Organisations may follow the steps

Step 1

The Institution/Organization shall nominate a coordinator.
The coordinator must obtain filled Trainee Registration Form in PDF format from each candidate

Step 2

The coordinator should fill in all the data of each candidate into the Excel Sheet

Step 3

All the Trainee Registration Forms must be attested from Head of the Institution/Organization

Step 4

Dispatch the Trainee Registration Forms via post/courier to ICT Academy Headquarters in Chennai and email the Excel Sheet to digitalindia@ictacademy.in

Note: AADHAR card number and soft copy of the photo of each trainee is mandatory

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ICT Academy
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Chennai – 600 096, Tamil Nadu, India

+91-44 4290 6800