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National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT) Computer Training

Computer Literacy & Training Program

The College has made collaborative arrangement with National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT) Study Centre under Department of Information Technology, Govt. of India, approved by AICTE, located in the ground floor of the College building to impart compulsory Basic Training in computers for all the students in the College at a very subsidized cost. The name of this facilitation center is DATA-Q (Code : 88000030). Details of this study center are described as below:

DATA-Q, established in the year 1995, felt the need of various fields to be educated in computer science for successful exposure of challenging career opportunities in the corporate world and education spheres to meet the challenge of the twenty first century. Based on excellent track record of the institute since 1995, DATA-Q was granted accreditation by NIELIT for “Oâ€Â level & “Aâ€Â Level course in the year 2003 and 2006 respectively. As a result of a good job done since 2003, DATA-Q was inducted as an implementation partner in the Barasat Government College for IT Education & Training, pioneered by the Department of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal. Later, around 2007, the Directorate of Higher Education extended the permission for conducting IT education in Bidhannagar College, Salt Lake City, Kolkata for the benefit as well as quality IT education of aspirants from across the districts. Finally DATA-Q got the accreditation of B-Level this year, which is equivalent to MCA and recognized nationally.

The academic activities of this centre are fully controlled by a team of qualified academicians. Prof. Dinesh Saha, former Head of the Department, Department of Mathematics, Presidency College is the Chairman of the Academic committee. A qualified team of full time & part time faculties are always in the process of development of regular class notes and assignments based on the NIELIT’s syllabus. DATA-Q is empowered by Shri Shikshayatan College, Kolkata for conducting compulsory “Basic Computer Courseâ€Â. As a Technical Collaborator since 2010. DATA-Q is also selected for imparting “Basic Computer Courseâ€Â as compulsory IT Education in Barasat Govt. College and Bidhannagar College from the academic session 2013 onwards.

  1. Year of Establishment of Study Center in the College : 2008
  2. Accreditation: NIELIT accredited the DATA-Q center. At present DATA-Q is accredited for three Major Level viz. O, A & B-Level nationally recognized and approved by AICTE, the B-Level course is equivalent to MCA and internationally recognized.
  3. Course offered: Basic Computer Course (BCC), O-Level, A-Level, B-Level (MCA equivalent)
  4. Class Schedule: Monday to Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  5. Faculties taking classes : Number & Name : 3 ( three ) rotationally
    1. Sreetama Majumder, M.Tech (CSE)
    2. Shreya Basu, B.Sc., A-Level
    3. Aditi Ray, B.Sc. (Physics), A-Level
  6. Target Student :
    1. 10 to 12 students for O-Level per session
    2. 2/3 students for A-Level per session.
    3. 10/12 Certificate Course
  7. Subsidy & Waiving Facilities in Course Fee:
    1. The Basic Computer Course is subsidized Rs.1500 each students i.e. yearly 6 Lakh Rupees are giving subsidy by the NIELIT under IECT ( Information Electronics & Communication Technology ) scheme of the Government of India through this Center.
    2. 25 % waiver in monthly installment for other courses for this college student.
    3. 20% waiver in monthly Installment for the courses to the students securing 80% & above marks in H.S/ISC/CBSE/Equivalent.
  8. Enrolled Students:
    1. 69 till date for Higher Level
    2. 800 students ( 2013 & 2014 ) of Bidhannagar College for Basic Computer Course
  9. Number of Students of Bidhannagar College: 422 ( current academic session ) for Basic Computer Course
  10. Percentage of Successful Candidates per year: 43%, near to the National average.
  11. Source of funding of this academic Program: By the Chairman of the Trust and Bank Loan.
  12. Campusing facility: Through National Job Portal
  13. Other positive interest of the college served from this study center:
    1. Fully subsidized computer training on Basic Computer Course (BCC) for the non-teaching as well as teaching staff is available which in turn will help to run the digital administrative functions in the college and provide benefits to the students in different academic affairs.
    2. The IBM server installed and tuned by the center and entire wired networking done by
    3. the center authority funded by Bidhannagar College, Kolkata. The internet is available through this IBM server throughout the college campus via proxy server.

N.B.: Details of enrollment (students & non-teaching stuffs) are given in Statistics section.


Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Breakup (2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014):
Academic calendar are same for every year as prescribed by NIELIT.

Month commencing

Certificate Course

O & A-Level

December - January Admission Admission/Registration
February Computer Fundamentals , Application Paper - I & Paper - II
March Network & Communications - I Paper- I & Paper- II
April - June end Network & Communications-II Paper - I & Paper - II, Paper-III


Preparation of On-line Exam Internal Assessment
Preparation of On-line Exam On-line Filling up Examination Form Internal Assessment On-line Filling up Examination Form
On-line Exam National Level Exam ( paper based)
August Admission Admission/Registration


Declaration of Result

Commencing 2nd Semester Class for both the Level
Declaration of Result
October Commencing Class Filling up on-line Exam form


Enrollment Statistics


2010-2011 45 33 7 5 6000 14000 2500
2011-2012 22 15 _ 7 6000 14000 2500
2012-2013 21 20 _ 1 8000 20000 3000
2013-2014 (till date) 49 22 6 21 9000 20000 3000



2012-2013 420(approx) BCC Rs. 500 Rs. 1500 (each) (420x1500)=6,30,000
2013-2014 430(approx) BCC Rs. 500 Rs. 1500 (each) (430x1500)=6,45,000



2011-2012 6 Course on Computer Concept For running college administration
2012-2013 - - -
2013-2014 5 Basic Computer Course Same as above
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Contact Info
  1. Bidhannagar College,
    EB-2, Sector 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata,
    West Bengal, India – 700 064
  2. +91-(033)-2337 4761