Computer Literacy Programme (CLP) had commenced in the academic year 2000-01. This programme was conducted by NIIT from the academic year 2000-01 to 2004-05. It was taken by the Government as per the communication from Directorate Office dated 16.09.05. One separate Lab is maintained for CLP with all necessary equipments. This course is conducted for students from all disciplines excepting computer science.
The students are being trained on the state-of-art technologies both theoretically and practically. The orientation of the training is towards job fetching in the IT market with renowned skills in recent developments. As per G.O.Ms. No.198, Higher education department dated 21/06/2005, the students pay a one time fee of Rs.700 for this programme.
The CLP course has been exclusively designed and geared with updated systems orienting towards providing the required knowledge to the students and for their upliftments in computer literacy. The students are trained on the basic knowledge of Ms-Office, Internet technologies, basics of C language and HTML.
A common examination (theory) is conducted for the CLP students throughout Tamilnadu, at the end of the course. Based on their performance, a Certificate is issued from the Government of Tamilnadu which is of great potential to them during their placement opportunities and it is accepted by Employment exchange.