Digital Literacy Curriculum
Welcome to the Microsoft Digital Literacy Curriculum. The goal of Digital Literacy is to teach and assess basic computer concepts and skills so that people can use computer technology in everyday life to develop new social and economic opportunities for themselves, their families, and their communities.
Whether you are entirely new to computing or have some experience, this curriculum will help you develop a fundamental understanding of computers. From using the Internet, to sending e-mail, to creating a résumé, the Digital Literacy Curriculum helps you develop the essential skills you need to begin computing with confidence.
Salient Features:
  • Instructor or self-learning paced program that can be disseminated in 35 hours to anyone with basic education
  • Comprises of the following 5 modules:
    • Computer basics
    • Internet and web basics
    • Productivity software and using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Security and Privacy features
    • Digital lifestyle
  • Microsoft participation certificate on successful completion of the course and taking assessments
  • Access to a portal that assists in keeping a regular tab on the number of students and certifications
  • Available in English, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, and Urdu
  • Pre-requisites are multi-media ready computer and internet connection (preferably broadband connection)
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eMPOWER
Skill Development is the central thought for celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. The Current era is a Technological era. In the coming years Information Technology will be a significant driving force for the human society in their journey towards development and progress.
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ICTACT
ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu (ICTACT) is an Initiative of Government of India, Government of Tamil Nadu and CII. ICTACT is a not for profit autonomous organization focusing to improve the quality of students graduating from various institutions in Tamil Nadu, to make them industry ready and immediately employable in the ICT industry.
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Kshamta
A training initiative by Indian Army and Microsoft to improve and certify IT and English Communication and Soft Skills of Army Personnel.
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Individuals
Any individual who wishes to undertake the Digital Literacy Curriculum of Microsoft and the assessment may click on this option.
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Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya
Founded by the veteran freedom fighter and first Education Minister of the then Madras Province in Independent India Dr. T. S. Avinashilingam Avl, the Vidyalaya as a whole, with 17 institutions, is practically a village of learning, offering education right from kindergarten to PhD in various disciplines reaching out to 6926 students with 426 teachers working.
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