National Informatics Centre (NIC)
National Informatics Centre (NIC) was established in 1976, and has since emerged as a “prime builder” of e-Government / e-Governance applications up to the grassroots level as well as a promoter of digital opportunities for sustainable development. NIC, through its ICT Network, “NICNET”, has institutional linkages with all the Ministries /Departments of the Central Government, State Governments/ Union Territories, and District Administrations of India.
NIC provides web enabled services to academic institutions/bodies across the country for examination management, counselling and admissions. The division caters to all the stakeholders namely, aspirants, examination boards, counselling board, participating institutions and reporting cum document verification centres. Examination and counselling services provide a centralized platform bringing together beneficiaries and service providers on a common platform for 100% transparent and policy compliant admissions.
NIC provides end-to-end technical services/solution for conducting various examinations by assisting premier organizing bodies and other institutions such as NTA,CBSE, JoSAA, NCHMCT, UPSEE, WBJEE, OJEE, etc. NIC has been instrumental in partnering with various examination bodies in conducting central and state level examinations such as JEE (Main and Advance), National Eligibility Test, and Central Teacher’s Eligibility Test (CTET). In addition to this, the division caters to counselling services for admission to premier institutions such as IITs, NITs, IIITs and Central/State funded universities/institutions in multiple domains like engineering (Degree, Diploma, ITI), medical, architecture, pharmacy, agriculture, hotel management, etc. catering to candidates from 8th/10th pass to Post Graduates.
- Technology partner of the Government
- Design and Develop IT Systems for the Government
- Provide ICT Infrastructure to the Government
- Explore & Advise on use of Emerging Technologies