MS-CIT is an Information Technology (IT) literacy course started by MKCL in the year 2001. It is the most popular IT Literacy course in Maharashtra.

In 21st Century, most of the new actionable knowledge is being digitally born (often through digital collaborations), digitally stored, digitally presented, digitally distributed, digitally accessed, digitally archived and managed. It only seems natural that it has become an essential part of one’s personal, professional and social life. It has also transformed the way of living in 21st Century.

MS-CIT attempts to propagate it through IT Awareness, Literacy, Functionality and Applicability among the common people with a view to bridge the Digital Divide and the resultant Knowledge Divide and Development Opportunity Divide.

This surely makes a positive impact on one’s job-readiness, social behavior and ultimately boosts the self-confidence, enabling him/her to work effectively in the 21st Century workplace.

This Course Comprises of:

  1. eLearning based self-learning sessions through MKCL’s eLearning Revolution for All (ERA)
  2. Hands-on practice sessions
  3. Learning facilitation by certified professionals.
  4. Academic interactions, assessments, and collaboration
  5. Reading and understanding a highly illustrated book

After completing this course, the learners will emerge as confident and versatile users of Information Technology.

Course Syllabus

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Eligibility for MSCIT-Course

  1. You should have a keen desire to learn Information Technology
  2. You should preferably be a 10th Std. passed student. (Not compulsory)

Important Dates

Admission Schedule for MS-CIT January 2019 Exam Event

Admission Period for Learner

October 01, 2018 to November 21, 2018

Final Online Examination Month (Tentative)

Last week of January 2019

Admission Process

  1. The learner should go to the MS-CIT Authorized Learning Centre (ALC). To find out a MS-CIT centre nearest to you, click here.
  2. The learner should fill an application form available at the MS-CIT Authorized Learning Centre (ALC), along with the prescribed fees.  The fees can be paid in three modes.  To view the detailed fee structure, click here..
  3. Relevant documents to be carried at the time of admission are :
    • Xerox copy of Photo Id proof signed by the learner
    • 1 copy of passport size photograph (color or Black & White)
  4. Once the learner submits his/her details, relevant documents and pays the fees, the MS-CIT ALC coordinator will fill the learner details in the MKCL software and upload the learner data. Further, the ALC coordinator will hand over a fee receipt.
  5. Learner is expected to verify the online details filled in by ALC.
  6. ALC coordinator will hand over the MS-CIT book  (study material) whose cost is already included in the fee.  The book is provided as per the medium selected by the learner (English, Marathi, Hindi)
  7. After the learner receives the  study material, the learner is eligible to start learning instantly through ERA, using his User ID and password
  8. If you want to know about learning method and course details, you can check course demo at MS-CIT centres. We offer Welcome course, demo of MS-CIT at free of cost to learners who want to enroll for MSCIT. This course is available at nearest MS-CIT centre.Please visit today.

**Note: Visually Handicapped learners are provided with MS-CIT Book (Center Copy) in Braille Language (English Medium)

Ms-CIT Fees

Mode Total Fee (Rupees) 1st Installment


2nd Installment


Single Installment 3800 3800 N/A
Two Installments 4000 2000 2000

*Total fee is including of Course fees, Examination fees and Certification fees

Course Duration

Course Duration

Lecture Hours 50 (1 Hour per Day)
Lab Hours 50 (1 Hour per Day)
Self-study 30 Hours
Extra Lab Practice 7 Hours
Extra Classroom Practice 7 Hours
Total Hours 144 Hours

Computing Resources

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Study Material

Learners will receive a highly illustrative book called Introduction to Information Technology By Timothy J. O’Leary & Linda I. O’Leary

English Book

Marathi Book


Topics for MS-CIT 2018 Final Examination

Objective Topics Practical Topics
Internet, The Web and Electronic Commerce Windows 7
System Software MS-Word 2013 OR Open Writer
The System Unit MS-Excel 2013 OR Open Calc
Input and Output MS-PowerPoint 2013 OR Open Impress
Secondary Storage Internet Explorer 7.0 OR Mozilla
MS-Outlook 2013 OR Mozilla Mail

Examination Pattern

  1. Duration of Exam: 60 minutes (1 Hour)
  2. Total Questions: 50, Total Marks: 50
  3. Marks per Question : 1
  4. All the questions in the examination are divided into 3 levels.
    • Level 1 = Low difficulty level
    • Level 2 = Medium difficulty level
    • Level 3 = High difficulty level
  5. Exam Pattern: Level wise distribution of questions and Marks
Level Difficulty No. of questions Marks per question Maximum Marks
Objective Practical Total
1 Low 6 14 20 1 20
2 Medium 6 14 20 20
3 High 3 7 10 10
TOTAL 15 35 50   50


Re-Exam fees: Rs. 355/-

  • Please note that in the case of failure or absenteeism in the first available final online exam attempt, Learner can appear for re-examination for next two consecutive available exam events by paying requisite fees. If Learner remains absent or fails in these two attempts, s/he will have to register afresh again by paying full Course Fees.