MS-CIT New Center Registration Process



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    MS-CIT New Center Registration Process

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    MS-CIT Center Registration Process – 2024

    Registration Process – 2024

    Important Note:
    • If any applicant organization is running competitive courses then such applications will not be considered for MS-CIT New Center Registration Process 2024.
    • If any Applicant Organization’s owner or center coordinator is directly / indirectly running competitive courses then such application/center will not be considered in any case. If any such case is found at any stage, then such center’s authorization will be terminated immediately without giving any prior notice.
    • Applicant Organizations who are running any competitive courses or involved in any malpractices then such Applicant Organization are not eligible for MS-CIT New Center Registration Process.
    • Concerned ALC has to utilize the Security Deposit within the same year. If any ALC fails to utilize the Security Deposit within stipulated time then MKCL will forfeit the remaining security deposit amount. Also, unutilized Security Deposited amount will not be carry forwarded to next year in any condition.
    • If Applicant Organization is applying under any Franchisee or chain or similar such type of common brand of network, then following conditions will apply:
      • MKCL will check the existing number of ALCs already registered under any Franchisee or chain or similar such type of common brand of network.
      • Maximum 10 (Ten) ALCs will be allowed under any Franchisee or chain or similar such type of common brand of network.
      • Accordingly, MKCL will allow AOs Application by checking above number ALC conditions.
      • If MKCL has taken any action against any specific Franchisee ALC/AO in past, then will not consider fresh application of any AO under such Franchisee or chain or similar such type of common brand of network.
    • Ownership Transfer
      • Please note that MKCL MS-CIT ALC Authorization is non-transferable. So, ALC cannot sale or transfer or give the rights MKCL MS-CIT ALC Authorization of to any other Person or Organization.
      • That means, if any Applicant Organization become ALC then they will not be able to transfer MS-CIT ALC Authorization to other party to any condition.

    Important Instructions for Applicant Organization (AO)

    1. Applicant Organization (AO) should read all the instructions and process details before applying for MS-CIT Center Registration Process 2024
    2. MKCL has finalized the Open Area list based on the following factors:
      1. Existing MKCL Centers presence in that area
      2. Existing MKCL Centers business catchment area
      3. Business potential of that area
      4. Requirement of a specific area
      5. Please note that, in some Open Area cases, we have kept the complete City / Town / Tehsil as Open Area. But, we will allow the center at only Specific Locations depending upon the Business Potential of that area. If Applicant Organization applies from a particular City / Town / Tehsil then we will analyze the local business situation and also we will check our existing ALCs location in that area and accordingly we will decide the further course of action. In this case, we will also reject the application if it is not satisfying the required criteria.
      6. Please note that, applying from Open Area does not mean that Applicant Organization’s application is considered for further process. We will check the Business Potential of that area with reference to our existing ALCs and accordingly we will accept/reject the application.
    3. Applicant Organization (AO) has to apply for MS-CIT Registration Process (NCR) from Open Area only. (as the Open Area list published by MKCL from time to time).
    4. If AO will apply from any other Area which is not an Open Area (as published by MKCL) then AO’s application will not be considered in any case.
    5. Applicant Organizations (AO) request to add any additional Open Area will not be considered in any condition. MKCL has finalized the Open Area list based on market potential in that specific area.
    6. If Applicant Organization (AO) got MKCL recommendation for the proposed AO location then it does not mean that they become MKCLs Authorized Learning Center (ALC).
    7. MKCL has finalized the Open Area list & their recommendation based on market potential in specific area. MKCL reserves the right to add/edit/delete Open Area from time to time without giving any reason or intimation.
    8. In the case of Educational Institute, AO has to apply with their School/College/Institute name only. Also, they have to mark their actual location in Schools/Colleges/Institute premises only.
    9. If any Applicant Organization (AO) tries to contact directly or indirectly to MKCL by email, letter, telephone, social media, etc. then we will reject the application of that Applicant Organization (AO) without giving any reason. AO should contact the appropriate network partner as allocated by MKCL.
    10. Applicant Organization (AO) has to complete the registration process within schedule as stipulated by MKCL. If any Applicant Organization (AO) will not complete the process within schedule, then we will not consider their application for further process in any case.
    11. It is the responsibility of the Applicant Organization (AO) to visit the portal & log in and keep updated themselves about the process and schedule. Also, AO has to check their email, SMS, and WhatsApp communication on regular basis. MKCL will not make any separate calls to AO to share the schedule and other details.
    12. MKCL will do the communication to AO only on their registered email ID and mobile number.
    13. AO has to attend the Orientation Meeting (Online/Offline) to understand the details of the offerings & processes. Only one person from AO should attend this Orientation Meeting (if the meeting is scheduled in presence). Orientation Meetings will take place at the district/regional level.
    14. AO has to follow the schedule of the OnCeT Examination strictly, if any AO fails to attempt/pass OnCeT Examination then we will not provide any further chance to the candidate.
    15. For OnCeT and the interview process, we may do the recording through CCTV or camera and keep the record for future reference.
    16. OnCeT and Process schedule will be available on the website only. If AO does not receive any mail/communication from MKCL then AO should visit the website for schedule and guidelines. It is the responsibility of the AO to take the schedule from the website and follow it.
    17. If more than one AO has applied from the same location/area then
      1. MKCL will rank the AOs based on Total Score. AO having the highest Total Score will be eligible for further process.
      2. If the Total Score is same then we will apply the following logic:
        • AO having the highest OnCeT score in Learning Facilitator’s Exam will be eligible for further process.
        • If still there is a tie, then AO having the highest OnCeT score in Center Coordinator Exam will be eligible for further process.
        • If still, there is a tie then AO having the highest interview score will be eligible for further process.
        • If still there is a tie, then AO will be selected through Lucky Draw System.
    18. If the same Learning Facilitator (Faculty) is registered from more than one AO then MKCL will cancel the application of concerned AOs. Also, these AOs will not be eligible for further process.
    19. MKCL will communicate with the eligible AOs to prepare the center setup. If any AO will prepare the setup before our communication then we will not be responsible for any financial or other investment loss.
    20. If an eligible AO’s center setup is not as per the norms specified by MKCL at the time of center visit as per the schedule, then we will reject the application of AO from this process. In this case, MKCL will not be responsible for any financial or other investment loss.
    21. If the location provided by the AO at the time of application is different from the location at the time of center visit, then we will not give the authorization to such AO. In this case also, MKCL will not be responsible for any financial or other investment loss.
    22. Authorization as MS-CIT ALC shall be given subject to completion of all the prescribed procedural formalities and submission of all the requisite documents.
    23. Once MKCL gives final approval for a specific AO to become ALC at a specific location, then that ALC will not be able to change the location for the next 3 consecutive years i.e. No location change is allowed for three years in any condition. Also, Owner change is not allowed for 2 consecutive years in any condition.
    24. If any ALC will change the location within 3 years then that ALC’s Authorization may be cancelled with immediate effect.
    25. MKCL will not refund any amount (such as Processing fee, Registration Fee, Security Deposit, etc.) in case AO become Authorized Learning Center (ALC).
    26. In case AO got rejected in between the MS-CIT New Center Registration Process, then their applicable refund will be processed by March 31, 2024.
    27. Those Applicant Organization (AO) who will become ALC for the year 2024-
      • Their authorization will be valid for the period of 1st January 2024 to 31st December 2024, irrespective of the center registration in any month of the year 2023 or 2024.
      • Eligible ALC has to apply for renewal for the year 2024 by paying requisite fees as communicated by MKCL from time to time.
      • ALC will be able to enroll admissions from January 2024 month onwards.
    28. MKCL reserves the right of granting and/or rejecting authorization to any applicant/s, without assigning any reason/s whatsoever to anyone.

    MS-CIT Center Registration Process – 2024

    Terms and Conditions for Applicant Organization (AO)

    We, Applicant Organization (AO) understand and agree that –

    1. The location of the proposed center shall be fixed only in the specific location as selected by us and the selected location shall not be changed by us anytime during, and after the ‘Network Partner /Center Registration Process. We will not have any objection in case of rejection based on location or any other reason.
    2. To visit the website on regular basis to know about information/guidelines/norms/schedules prescribed by MKCL on the website from time to time.
    3. MKCL will use contact & other details for any promotional or business-related activities.
    4. MKCL reserves the right —
      1. to modify the terms and conditions of the Network Partner /Center Registration Process without any prior notice and MKCL shall not be liable to anyone for any such modification/s;
      2. to discontinue/postpone the Network Partner/Center Registration Process (or any part thereof) with/without prior notice and MKCL shall not be liable to anyone for any such discontinuation/postponement;
      3. of granting and/or rejecting authorization to any applicant/s, without assigning any reason/s whatsoever to anyone.
    5. In case we are granted authorization:
      1. We are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and login account given by MKCL and fully responsible for all activities that occur thereunder;
      2. We shall abide by the various Rules, Regulations, Code of Conduct, Guidelines, Communications, and Norms issued and specified by MKCL from time to time.
      3. We cannot run any competitive course also we will not do any undercutting in fees or clubbing of courses. If we involve in doing any such malpractice then our authorization will get cancelled/terminated immediately without any prior notice.
    6. All the disputes or differences, if any, before and/or after authorization (if granted) shall be referred to the courts in Pune, which shall be the courts having the jurisdiction to entertain and try the same.

    Important Note:

    • If any Applicant Organization’s Owner or Center Coordinator is directly / indirectly running competitive courses equivalent to MS-CIT, then such application/center will not be considered in any case. If any such case is found at any stage, then such center’s authorization will be terminated immediately without giving any prior notice.
    • Center Coordinator and Learning Facilitator who are working at existing ALC are not eligible to register for OnCeT Examination. 

    In case of any rejection / incomplete application, MKCL will process the refund to AO (if applicable) in the month of March 2024 only. MKCL will not process the refund during the MS-CIT New Center Registration process before March 2024 month in any condition. AO’s SOLAR Advance Account:

    • AO has to make the payment to MKCL by using their SOLAR Advance Account
    • First AO has to add the requisite amount in their SOLAR Advance Account
    • AO has to keep on checking the amount status in their SOLAR Advance Account
    • During the process or after completion of process if any amount is not utilized through AO’s SOLAR Advance Account then AO can take the refund in their bank account.
    • AO has to follow the SOLAR Advance refund process as mentioned on the website
    • MKCL will process the SOLAR Advance refund to AO (if applicable) in the month of March 2024 only
    • MKCL will not process the SOLAR Advance refund before March 2024.
    • In case any amount is pending in AO’s SOLAR Advance Account and they have not taken the refund on or before March 2024, then MKCL will forfeit such amount without giving any intimation.

    Open Area

    Business Potential Area / Open Area

    • MKCL has finalized the Open Area list based on the following factors:
      • Existing MKCL Centers presence in that area
      •  Existing MKCL Centers business catchment area
      •  Business potential of that area
    • Applicant Organization (AO) can apply for MS-CIT Registration Process (NCR) from Open Area only.
    • If AO will apply from any other Area which is not an Open Area (as published by MKCL) then AO’s application will not be considered in any case.
    • Applicant Organizations (AO) request to add any additional Open Area will not be considered in any condition. MKCL will finalize the Open Area list based on market potential in that specific area.
    • MKCL reserves the right to add/edit/delete the Open Area list at any time during the process without giving any reason.
    • Applicant Organization has to keep on checking the updated Open Area list on www.mkcl.org/register website only. MKCL will not communicate to individual AOs regarding addition/deletion of Open Area in any case through any other communication medium.

    For the Open Area list, please click here

    Important Dates

    • Registration process will start from September 25, 2023.
    • It will take around 6 weeks to get registered as an MS-CIT Authorized Learning Center (ALC ) based on successful completion of all requisites.
    Activity Details for MS-CIT New Center Registration Process-2022
    Sr.No. Activity Start Date End Date Key Role
    1 Notification by MKCL Monday, 25 September, 2023 Monday,25 September, 2023 MKCL
    2 Applicant Organization (AO) will apply online by providing basic details e-mail ID, Mobile No., etc. Monday,
    25 September, 2023
    Tuesday,
    10 October, 2023
    AO
    3 AO will get SOLAR login id and password by clicking on the activation link received on email & OTP on Mobile number Monday,
    25 September, 2023
    Tuesday,
    10 October, 2023
    AO
    4 AO will submit EOI & Select TP Monday,
    25 September, 2023
    Thursday,
    12 October, 2023
    AO
    5 AO will provide the basic location details along with Geolocation Monday,
    25 September, 2023
    Thursday,
    12 October, 2023
    AO
    6 Location Recommendation by TP Tuesday,
    26 September, 2023
    Saturday,
    14 October, 2023
    TP
    7 Location Recommendation by LLC Wednesday,
    27 September, 2023
    Monday,
    16 October, 2023
    LLC
    8 AO will transfer the registration & processing fee of Rs. 13000/- Thursday,
    28 September, 2023
    Friday,
    20 October, 2023
    AO
    9 AO will attend the Orientation Meeting Saturday,
    21 October, 2023
    Wednesday,
    25 October, 2023
    AO
    10 Learning Facilitator (Faculty) & Center Coordinator Registration for OnCeT Examination Monday,
    23 October, 2023
    Saturday,
    28 October, 2023
    AO
    11 OnCeT Examination for Faculty & Center Coordinator at District location Monday,
    20 November, 2023
    Wednesday,
    22 November, 2023
    AO
    12 The Center Coordinator will appear for an Interview at the District location Monday,
    20 November, 2023
    Wednesday,
    22 November, 2023
    AO & LLC
    13 Shortlisting of AO based on OnCeT & Interview score Tuesday,
    28 November, 2023
    Tuesday,
    28 November, 2023
    MKCL
    14 AO will transfer Security Deposit Fee Tuesday,
    28 November, 2023
    Monday,
    04 December, 2023
    AO
    15 Preparation of Center setup at the specified location Tuesday,
    28 November, 2023
    Saturday,
    09 December, 2023
    AO
    16 Submit HR, Infra, and other details with the required Documents Tuesday,
    28 November, 2023
    Saturday,
    09 December, 2023
    AO
    17 Upload IT setup through WORM software Tuesday,
    28 November, 2023
    Saturday,
    09 December, 2023
    AO
    18 LLC visit at Center Location Monday,
    11 December, 2023
    Thursday,
    14 December, 2023
    LLC
    19 LLC Final Recommendation Tuesday,
    12 December, 2023
    Monday,
    18 December, 2023
    LLC
    20 RLC Final Recommendation Wednesday,
    13 December, 2023
    Wednesday,
    20 December, 2023
    RLC
    21 MKCL Approval Thursday,
    14 December, 2023
    Friday,
    22 December, 2023
    MKCL
    AO: Applicant Organization
    RLC: Regional Lead Center
    LLC: Local Lead Center
    TP: Training Provider
    LF: Learning Facilitator (LF)
    MKCL: Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd.

    Computing Resources

    Minimum IT Infrastructure

    • Minimum Lab setup :1 Server + 10 Clients
    • Xtenda Setup is not allowed

    Minimum Server Configuration

    • Intel i5 6th Generation with 8 GB RAM
    • 1 TB SSD Hard disk (Only for Server)
    • Integrated Graphics
    • NIC card / WIFI
    • 3 USB ports
    • Windows 10(64-bit) Enterprise Edition with Service Pack 1
    • Antivirus
    • Quantity required percenter (minimum): 1 Desktop/Laptop
    • Minimum 50 Mbps Internet connection

    The above-mentioned server can support up to 20 Clients. If the number of Clients is more, then the server CPU and RAM should be increased proportionately

    • Rs. 5000/- towards Study Material Deposit (Refundable subject to rejection)
    • Rs. 5000/- towards Application Fee (Refundable subject to rejection)
    • Rs. 2500/- towards Marketing Material Kit (Refundable subject to rejection)

    Yes, each AO has to pay Security Deposit to get authorization.

    Yes, if Applicant Organization is Educational Institute (only for School & College) then there is no need to pay the Security Deposit.

    Minimum Client Configuration

    • Intel i5 6th Generation with 4 GB RAM
    • 256 GB SSD Hard disks
    • NIC card / WIFI
    • Keyboard and Mouse
    • Headphone with Mic
    • One Web Camera / integrated Camera
    • 3 USB ports
    • Minimum 14inch SVGA Monitor or above
    • Windows 10 Enterprise (64-bit)
    • Antivirus
    • Quantity required per center (minimum): 10 Desktops/Laptops*

    Laptops are preferable because:

      • Consume less power
      • Require less space
      • Easy to maintain
      • Minimum 3-4 hours of power backup available in case of power failure
      • Inbuilt Web camera
      • Easy to move
      • WiFi connectivity

    Peripherals

    • Printer – minimum 600 dpi resolution
    • Scanner – minimum 600 dpi resolution
    • Bio Metric Device (minimum 1)
    • Power Backup for all Computers
      • UPS or
      • Inverter with Battery backup(Compulsory)
      • DG Set (Optional)
    • CCTV (Compulsory)
    • Projector or LCD Display (Optional)
    • Speakers (Optional)

    Peripherals

    LAN 10/100/1000 Mbps Network Switch (Server and all Laptops should be connected to this Network Switch) or Wifi Access Point – 300 Mbps, 802.11n

    Electrical and LAN wiring should run perpendicular to each other. If they are parallel to each other, then a distance of 2 feet should be maintained between them to avoid interference

    Internet

    Minimum 50 Mbps Broadband Connection (wired / wireless) (Server and all Laptops should be able to connect to the Internet by using Internet Connection Sharing or Proxy Server)

    License Policy:

    MKCL will provide the following licenses to ALCs:

    1. Windows 10 64 Enterprise Edition with Service Pack – 1 Server  
    2. Windows 10 Enterprise (64-bit) – 10 Clients
    3. MS-Office 2019 (64-bit) Standard Edition – 11 (1 Server + 10 clients)

    For additional licenses, ALC has to arrange on their own.

    ALC has to use Microsoft Licenses provided by MKCL for the courses offered by MKCL only.

    OnCeT & Interview Guidelines

    New Center Registration Process- 2024

    OnCeT Guidelines

    Total Score:
    Sr. No. Parameters Total Marks Minimum Marks Required
    1 OnCeT Score of Learning Facilitator 50 20
    2 OnCeT Score of Center Coordinator 50 20
    3 Interview Score 30 12
    Online Certification Test OnCeT
    Exam Details Center Coordinator Learning Facilitator (Faculty)
    Syllabus
    • Offering Details
    • Administrative Details
    • Marketing & Promotion
    • Process Details
    • MS-Office 2019
    • Windows 10
    • Google Tools
    • IT Peripherals
    Exam Pattern
    • Question Type: Objective type (MCQ)
    • Total Questions: 50
    • Total Marks: 50 Marks
    • 1 Question 1 Mark
    • Test Duration: 60 minutes.
    • Question Type: Objective type (MCQ)
    • Total Questions: 50
    • Total Marks: 50 Marks
    • 1 Question 1 Mark
    • Test Duration: 60 minutes.
    Passing Criteria
    • 40 % (20 Marks)
    • No negative marking
    • 40 % (20 Marks)
    • No negative marking

    Note:

    • There will not be any Re-Examination provision/chance for OnCeT for Center Coordinator, Learning Felicitator / Interview.
    • The Center Coordinator has to appear for the OnCeT Examination and Interview within the given schedule only. If any Center Coordinator fails or remains absent for OnCeT and/or Interview then such AO will automatically disqualify from the process
    • Learning Facilitator has to appear for the OnCeT Examination within the given schedule only.
    • The Schedule will be available on the website only. If AO does not receive any mail/communication from MKCL then AO should visit the website for schedule and guidelines. It is the responsibility of the AO to take the schedule from the website and follow it.
    • AO has to clear OnCeT for Center Coordinator, OnCeT for Learning Facilitator, and Interview individually.
    • AO and LF have to bear the traveling cost on their own for coming to OnCeT Examination and Interview process.
    • If the same Center Coordinator is applying and appearing for multiple AOs then such concerned AOs application will be cancelled immediately.
    • If the same Learning Facilitator is applying and appearing for multiple AOs then such concerned AOs application will be cancelled immediately.
    • Center Coordinator and Learning Facilitator who are working at existing ALC are not eligible to register for OnCeT Examination.
    1 About Center Coordinator OnCeT:

    Online Certification Test (OnCeT) is the certification examination mandatory for the Center Coordinator applying for New Centers for MS-CIT (Maharashtra State Certificate in Information Technology) course.

    The objective of this Center Coordinator OnCeT is to understand his/her understandability of MKCL business processes and various MKCL business offerings. Also, we want to understand his marketing approach in view of changing market potential.

    The Center Coordinator will be tested on various administrative skills, understanding of MKCL offerings, & marketing skills that are required to be executed and practiced during the conduction of MS-CIT course.

    Only one application is allowed for Center Coordinator OnCeT Examination.

    1.1 Syllabus

    OnCeT Examination for Center Coordinators will be held on the below syllabus:

    • Basic Information about MKCL
    • Basic information about MS-Office 2019
    • Basic information about Windows 10
    • Information about MS-CIT Course
      • Administrative
      • Academics
      • Examination
      • Learning
      • Syllabus
    • MS-CIT New Center Registration Process
    • Marketing domain
    • Information about other MKCL Courses
      • KLiC Courses
      • MKCL eSchool
      • Mastering Offering
    • General Information Technology (IT) Knowledge
    Sources:

    http://www.mkcl.org/

    http://www.mkcl.org/register

    http://www.mkcl.org/mscit

    http://www.mkcl.org/klic

    http://www.mkcl.org/mastering

    2 About Learning Facilitator (Faculty) OnCeT

    Online Certification Test (OnCeT) is the certification examination mandatory for the Learning Facilitators applying for New Centers for MS-CIT (Maharashtra State Certificate in Information Technology) course.

    The Exam is designed to examine the integral skills and differential skills and competencies of office automation tools. The faculties will be tested on various application software tools, these integral skills are required to be taught and practiced during the conduct of the MS-CIT course.

    The Objective of the OnCeT is to offer an intellectually exciting and challenging experience to the Learning Facilitator to apply their integral skills and knowledge of the software tools through a set of integral assignments and thereby ensure their mastery of the subject to bring about overall improvement in quality of academic delivery of the course.

    Minimum one and maximum of three applications are allowed for Learning Facilitator OnCeT Examination.
    Atleast one Learning Facilitator has to clear the OnCeT Examination and one Center Coordinator has to clear the OnCeT Examination & interview.

    2.1 Syllabus

    The learning Facilitators applying for the OnCeT Examination are expected to have mastery of the following skills, the major office Automation tool will be

    • Windows 10
    • MS Office 2019
    • Google Tools
    • IT Peripherals
    • Latest IT knowledge
    2.1.1 Theoretical Skills
    MS-CIT Curriculum for Theory Topics
    Sr.No Chapter Name Topics Concepts
    1 Information Technology, The Internet, and you Information System, Wireless revolution, Connectivity Information Systems, people,  Software, System software, Application Software, Hardware, Types of computer, Microcomputer hardware, Data, Connectivity, the wireless revolution, and the internet, A look to the future,
    Discuss : Multiple choice, Matching, and Open-ended questions
    2 The Internet, the web, and electronic commerce The Internet and the web, Internet Access, Communication, Search tools, Electronic Commerce, Web utilities Web storefronts, web auctions, security, Telnet, FTP, Plug-ins, filters,: Blocking spam, A Look to the Future: Internet, Search Engines, Met search tools, Specialized search engines
    3 Basic application software Application Software, Word Processors, Spreadsheets, Database Management Systems, Presentation Graphics, Integrated Packages, Software suites, sharing data between application Common features, web-based applications, Overview of various application software, Features and case studies
    4 Specialized Application software Specialized Applications, Graphics, Audio and Video, Multimedia, Web authoring, Emerging applications Desktop Publishing, Image editors, Illustration programs, Image galleries, Graphics suites, Video editing software, Audio editing software, What is Multimedia?, Links and buttons, Developing Multimedia presentations, Multimedia authoring programs, Web site design, web authoring programs, Virtual Reality, Knowledge-based (e7ert) systems, Robotics, Digital Video Editing,  A Look to the future: Emotions and Robots,
    Discuss : Multiple choice, Matching, and Open-ended question
    5 System software System software, Operating systems, Operating systems, Device Drivers, Types of the System software, Operating system functions, features, categories, Windows, Mac OS, Unix and Linux, Windows utilities, Utility suites, Device drivers, Add printer wizard, Windows update, Virus protection and Internet security, A look to the future: IBM’s new supercomputer,
    Discuss : Multiple choice, Matching, and Open-ended questions
    6 The System Unit System Unit, System board, Microprocessor, Memory, System clock, E7ansion cards and slots, Ports, System Unit, Electronic data and instructions, Binary, Microprocessor, Microprocessor chips, Specialty processors, Memory, RAM, ROM, CMOS, System clock, E7ansion slots, and cards, Plug and play cards, Bus lines, E7ansion buses, ISA, PCI, AGP, USB, HPSB, Ports, Standard Ports, cables, Power Supply, Making IT work for you: TV tuner cards and video clips, A look to the future:
    7 Input and Output Input devices, Output devices, What is input?, Keyboard entry, types of keyboards, Pointing devices, Mouse, Types of Mouse, Joystick, Touch screen, light pen, Styles, Scanning Devices, Optical scanners, Bar code scanners, Character and Mark recognition devices, Image capturing devices, What is output?, Monitors, Features of Monitors, types of monitors, CRT monitors, Flat panel monitors, other monitors, e-books, data projectors, HDTV, Printers, Features of printers, types of printers, Inkjet printer, Laser printer, thermal printer, other
    8 Secondary Storage Storage, Hard disks, Hard disks, Optical disk, storage type, Floppy disks, traditional floppy disk High capacity disks, Hard disk, Internal hard disk, Hard disk cartridges, hard disk packs, Hard disk performance enhancement, Optical disks, Compact disc, Digital versatile disc, Solid state storage, Internet hard drives, magnetic tape, mass storage devices, Making IT work for you : Music from the internet, A look to the future : Blue Ray Techno
    9 Communications and networks Communication, Communication channels, Connection Device, Bandwidth, Networks, Network Architecture, Strategies, Organization internets Connectivity, The Connectivity, The wireless revolution, Communication systems, Communication Channels, Physical connections, wireless connections, Infrared, Broadcast radio, Microwave, Satellite, GPS, Connection Devices, Modem, Connection service, types of connections, Data Transmission, Bandwidth and its categories, Protocols, Networks, Specialized terms in computer network,  Network types, LAN, MAN, WAN, Home Network, Network Architecture, topology, star topology, ring topology, bus topology, hybrid network, network strategies, terminal network system, Client server network systems, Peer to peer network systems, Organizational internets : Intranets and Extranets
    2.1.2 Practical Skills
    MS-CIT Curriculum for Practical Skills
    Sr No Chapter Name Topic Skills
    1 All About Computers Introduction to Computers,
    Getting Started With Computers,
    The Keyboard
    What is a Computer?
    Generations of Computers
    Types of Computer Systems
    Components of a Computer System
    Hardware
    Software
    Memory
    Starting Up
    Logging In
    Graphical User Interface
    What is a Mouse
    Using a Mouse
    Types of Mice
    Other Pointing Devices
    What is a Keyboard
    Complex Script keyboard layouts
    Entering Data
    Keyboard Shortcuts
    How the Keyboard works
    2 Windows 10 Windows 10 Basic Skills
    Organizing Your Work
    Using Applications
    Turning on the computer
    Using the mouse
    E7loring the Desktop
    Using Windows 10
    Working with Windows
    Using Help
    Working with Multiple Windows
    Using My Computer
    Shutting down Windows 10
    Working with Folders
    Working with files
    Using Notepad
    Using Shortcuts
    Using WordPad
    Creating a graphic using Paint
    Copying between Applications
    Previewing, Printing and Saving documents
    Cleaning up the desktop
    3 Word Processing (MS Office 2019) Overview of Word Processing
    Creating and Editing a Document
    Revising and Refining a Document
    Creating Reports and Tables
    Changing the Display of the Document
    Using Mail Merge
    Using Standard Templates
    Overview of Word Processing
    Creating and Editing a Document
    Revising and Refining Document
    Creating Reports and Tables
    Changing the Display of the Document
    Using Mail Merge
    Using Standard Templates
    What is Word Processing?
    Introduction to Microsoft Word
    Creating New Documents
    Entering Text
    Moving through Text
    Auto Correct
    Saving, Closing and Opening files
    Navigating a Document
    Editing a Document
    Formatting a Document
    Working with graphics
    Previewing and Printing a Document
    Revising a Document
    Moving and Copying Selections
    Working with Multiple Documents
    Controlling Document Paging
    Finding and Replacing text
    Inserting the Current Date
    Modifying Page Layout
    Paragraph Formatting in detail
    Character Formatting in detail
    Creating Lists
    Using Hyperlinks
    Adding an AutoText entry
    Using AutoShapes
    Editing while previewing
    Inserting Objects
    Creating and Modifying an Outline
    Saving to a new folder
    Hiding Spelling and Grammar errors
    Formatting Documents automatically
    Creating a Table of Contents
    Formatting a Document Section
    Footnoting a document section
    Footnoting a document
    Adding Bookmarks
    Formatting picture layout
    Referencing figures
    Creating a Simple Table
    Sorting a List
    Creating Headers and Footers
    Checking the document
    Updating the Table of Contents
    Printing Selected Pages
    Creating Newsletter Style Columns
    Using Word Art
    Inserting Symbols
    Adding a Drop Cap
    Using Mail Merge
    Printing Mailing Labels
    Preparing and Printing envelopes
    Merging for sending emails using Outlook
    Using a Template from Word
    Selecting the Template type
    Adding details and saving as .doc file
    What is Word Processing
    Introduction to OpenOffice.org Writer
    Creating New Documents
    Entering Text
    Moving through Text
    Auto Correct
    Saving, Closing and Opening files
    Navigating a Document
    Editing a Document
    Formatting a Document
    Working with graphics
    Previewing and Printing a Document
    Revising a Document
    Moving and Copying Selections
    Working with Multiple Documents
    Controlling Document Paging
    Finding and Replacing text
    Inserting the Current Date
    Modifying Page Layout
    Paragraph Formatting in detail
    Character Formatting in detail
    Creating Lists
    Using Hyperlinks
    Adding an AutoText entry
    Using AutoShapes
    Creating and Modifying an Outline
    Saving to a new folder
    Hiding Spelling and Grammar errors
    Formatting Documents automatically
    Creating a Table of Contents
    Formatting a Document Section
    Footnoting a document section
    Footnoting a document
    Adding Bookmarks
    Formatting picture layout
    Referencing figures
    Creating a Simple Table
    Creating Headers and Footers
    Checking the document
    Updating the Table of Contents
    Printing Selected Pages
    Creating Newsletter Style Columns
    Inserting Symbols
    Adding Drop Caps
    Using Mail Merge
    Preview the Merged Letter
    Printing Mailing Labels
    Preparing and Printing envelopes
    Using a Template from Word
    Selecting the Template type
    Adding details and saving as .doc file
    Language setting in Windows 10
    Using Marathi language in Word or Writer
    4 Spreadsheet (MS Office 2019) Overview
    Creating and Editing
    Using Charts
    Using Charts
    Managing a workbook
    Overview of Spreadsheets
    Creating and Editing a Worksheet
    Using Charts
    Managing a workbook
    Brief Introduction
    Features of Microsoft Excel 2003
    Parts of a worksheet
    Navigating the Excel worksheet
    Creating a new workbook
    Entering and editing data
    Changing Column Width
    Saving , closing and opening a workbook
    Moving cells
    Centering and Merging cells
    Using formulae
    Duplicating cell contents
    Using functions
    Formatting the worksheet
    Working with Graphics
    Entering the date
    Previewing and printing
    Learning about charts
    Creating a chart
    Correcting errors
    Working with sheets
    Managing large sheets
    Forecasting values
    Customizing print settings
    What is an electronic spreadsheet?
    Introduction to OpenOffice.org Calc
    Creating a new spreadsheet
    Entering and editing data
    Changing column widths
    Merging and Splitting Cells
    Saving, closing and opening workbooks
    Duplicating cell contents
    Working with Formulae
    Inserting Rows and Columns
    Formatting the Worksheet
    Working with Graphics
    Entering the Date
    Previewing and Printing a Spreadsheet
    Learning about Charts
    Creating a single data series chart
    Correcting worksheet errors
    Working with sheets
    Managing large sheets
    Forecasting Values
    Customizing Print Settings
    5 Internet Internet Basics
    Navigating the Web
    Finding Information on the Web
    Communication Using E-Mail
    Internet Basics
    Navigating the Web
    Finding Information on the Web
    Finding Information on the Web
    Communication Using E-Mail
    What is Internet?
    What is WWW?
    Information Flow over the Internet
    How do we connect?
    Browsers
    Using URL’s
    Creating and using favorites
    Using forms
    Print and save web pages
    Using search services
    Google
    Using Web e-mail Services
    Using news groups
    Using messengers for instant messaging
    What is Internet?
    What is WWW?
    Information Flow over the Internet
    How do we connect?
    Browsers
    Using URLs
    Creating and using favorites
    Using forms
    Print and save web pages
    Using search services
    Google
    Using Web e-mail Services
    Using news groups
    6 Presentation Graphics (MS Office 2019) Overview of Presentation Graphics
    Creating a Presentation
    Modifying and Refining Presentation
    Using Advanced Presentation Features
    Overview of Presentation Graphics
    Creating a Presentation
    Modifying and Refining a Presentation
    Using Advanced Presentation Features
    Introduction to Presentation Graphics
    Using the AutoContent Wizard
    View and edit a presentation
    Save and open a presentation
    Check spellings
    Delete, Move, and Insert slides
    Size and move placeholders
    Run a slide show
    Change Fonts and Formatting
    Inserting clips and clip art
    Preview And Print A Presentation
    Find and Replace Text
    Create and Enhance a Table
    Modify graphics objects and create a text box
    Changing the Presentation Design and Color Scheme
    Change slide and title masters
    Hide the Slide Footer
    Duplicate and hide slides
    Create and Enhance AutoShapes
    Adding animation, sound, transition and effects
    Control and annotate a slide show
    Create speaker notes
    Check style consistency
    Document a file
    Print scaled and framed handouts
    Creating a new presentation from existing slides
    Delivering Presentations
    Adding Action Buttons
    Introduction to Presentation Graphics
    Using the AutoContent Wizard
    View and edit a presentation
    Save and open a presentation
    Check spellings
    Delete, Move, and Insert slides
    Size and move place holders
    Run a slide show
    Change Fonts and Formatting
    Inserting clips and clip art
    Preview And Print A Presentation
    Find and Replace Text
    Create and Enhance a Table
    Modify graphics objects and create a text box
    Changing the Presentation Design and Color Scheme
    Change slide and title masters
    Hide the Slide Footer
    Duplicate and hide slides
    Create and Enhance AutoShapes
    Adding animation, sound, transition & build effect
    Control and annotate a slide show
    Create speaker notes
    Check style consistency
    Document a file
    Print scaled and framed handouts
    Creating a new presentation from existing slides
    Delivering Presentations
    7 Personal Information Manager (MS Office 2019) Getting started
    Using the Address Book
    Overview of Personal Information Managers
    Getting Started with Mozilla Calendar
    Using the Address Book
    Introduction to Microsoft Calendar
    Using Calendar
    Creating an Appointment
    Creating a recurring appointment
    Creating an event
    Changing the calendar view
    Creating a task list
    Categorizing tasks
    Sorting tasks
    Using a task timeline
    Updating the task status
    Printing tasks and calendar items
    Creating Notes
    What is an Address Book in Outlook
    Adding Contacts
    Removing Contacts
    Importing & E7orting Contacts
    Searching Address Books
    Creating and editing mailing lists
    What is a Personal Information Manager?
    Introduction to the Mozilla Calendar
    Using a Calendar
    Creating an Event/ Appointment
    Creating a Recurring Appointment
    Changing the Calendar View
    Creating a Task List
    Categorizing Tasks
    Sorting Tasks
    Using a Task Timeline
    Updating the Task List
    Printing Tasks and Appointments
    Introduction to the Mozilla Address Book
    Entering Contacts
    Creating Notes
    Importing and E7orting Contacts
    Deleting Contacts
    Searching Address Book and Directories
    Creating and Editing a Mailing List
    3. Interview Score Guidelines

    Following points will be considered at the time of Center Coordinator interview:

    • Score of Center Coordinator in OnCeT Exam
    • Age of Center Coordinator
    • Educational Qualification of Center Coordinator
    • Experience in educational training filed
    • Attitude
    • Aptitude
    • Business Plan
    • Knowledge about Local Market
    • Center Location
    • Ownership of premises
    • Knowledge about IT

    Note: OnCeT & Interview will be conducted at district location

    OnCeT Fee of Amount
    • Rs. 250/- For Nomination of each Learning Facilitators (Faculties) (Non Refundable)
    • Rs. 250/- For Nomination of 1 Center Coordinator (Non Refundable)
    MS-CIT NCR 2023 - OnCeT Result

    Benefits to MS-CIT ALC

    Additional Benefits to MS-CIT ALC (Authorized Learning Center)

    Following Offering will be available to MS-CIT Authorized Learning Center (ALC)

    Sr. No. Course/Track Course Fee (INR)
    1 MS-CIT (Maharashtra State Certificate In Information Technology) – MMRDA Region Rs. 5,000/-
    2 MS-CIT (Maharashtra State Certificate In Information Technology) – Rest of Maharashtra Rs. 4,500/-
    Sr. No. Course/Track Course Fee (INR)
    1 KLiC Courses – MMRDA Region Rs. 5,000/-
    2 KLiC Courses – Rest of Maharashtra Rs. 5,000/-

    Mastering Courses: No need to pay additional subscription fees for these courses

    Offering Details
    Mastering Computer Typing 1. Mastering Computer Typing (30 WPM) in English
    Mastering Computer Typing 2. Mastering Computer Typing (40 WPM) in English
    Mastering Computer Typing 3. Mastering Computer Typing (30 WPM) in Marathi
    Mastering Computer Typing 4. Mastering Computer Typing (40 WPM) in Marathi
    Mastering TET Mastering TET English/Marathi (Paper I)
    Mastering TET Mastering TET English/Marathi (Paper II)
    Mastering CTET Mastering CTET English (Paper I)
    Mastering CTET Mastering CTET English (Paper II)
    Mastering Computer Typing & Data Entry Mastering Computer Typing & Data Entry-English
    Mastering Banking Mastering Banking-IBPS Clerk Exam
    Mastering Scholarship For 5th & 8th Standard Students
    Mastering SSC For 10th Standard Students

    Potential Customers for all these offerings:

    • School Students
    • College Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Post Graduate Students
    • Professionals
    • House Wives
    • Senior Citizens

    Support from MKCL

    1. Marketing

    Yearly Marketing Material Design from MKCL

        1. MS-CIT, KLiC Brochure and other program brochures (flyer)
          • For distribution during SSC/HSC exam event in February
          • School result event in vacation
          • To give away to enquires in a limited quantity in July
        2. Envelopes for MS-CIT Certificates. These certificates will have KLiC branding on them.
        3. Social Media advertisements for various events and batches.
        4. Local Event support
        5. SMS and WhatsApp business activity for SSC and HSC students who have enrolled in various events/eTests/SSC Practice test
        6. Voice call activity for KLiC:
          • Recorded informative calls about KLiC courses will be sent to prospective customers
        7. Printed Marketing kit to new centers
          • MS-CIT & KLiC brochures
          • Posters
          • Danglers
          • Counseling Flipchart
            • For MS-CIT & KLiC counselling
          • Blank Certificates for Local events
          • Admission forms
          • Printed Send-off booklets for SSC Students to be distributed at schools
        8. Center Fascia Board Flex design
        9. Brand Guideline booklet (optional)
        10. Monthly notification from MKCL regarding marketing and promotion
      • Marketing website: www.mkcl.org/alcreadiness
      • Footfall generating events are conducted at the state level.
        • Hosting online SSC results for students
        • Hosting online HSC results for collegians
        • Different eTests: Online MCQ tests for local school and college students

    * The above said marketing plan and activities may vary from time to time as per the business scenario

    * This plan may change at the discretion of MKCL

    2. Advertisements

    1. Newspaper Advertisement
    2. Press releases and press conferences throughout the year
    3. Radio advertisement in mega batches Jan/March/April/July/Oct
      • In Vividh Bharati and private radio channels
    4. Television advertisements (L band) in major channels
    5. ST Stand jingle activity

    3. Meetings

    1. Regional meetings in the month of December
    2. Quarterly SBU-wise ALC meeting

    4. Licenses

    MKCL will provide the following licenses to ALCs:

    1. Windows 10 – 1 Server Machine
    2. Windows 10 (64 bit) – 10 Client Machines
    3. MS Office 2019- 5 Client Machines
    4. ERA-LMS (Learning Management System) Framework
    5. MKCL OES(Online Evaluation System) Framework

    5. Technical Support

    1. We have a support system integrated into implementation partners’ login from where s/he can raise the issues which are directed towards concerned parties in MKCL.
    2. Also, there are various call centers of MKCL that receive calls for support. These support executives resolve the issue as and when they are reported and convey the status to partners through calling.

    6. Academic Support

    1. The content of all the courses is provided on a hard disk as well as it is available for download at specific links
    2. In addition to this, there is KLiC Blog on which solutions to all common issues, links for downloads, updates, etc. are available for the implementation partners
    3. We arrange virtual meeting sessions in case of important communications
    4. Expert sessions for the implementation partners

    7. Administration:

    1. We have a channel network of RLCs, TPs, LLCs, and SBUs for various technical, administrative, academic and marketing support
    2. All the documents related to the course description, the academic pattern of courses, and all such documents are provided to implementation partners in partner management frameworks

    TP Contact Details

    Address: Plot No. 20, near Visava Cooperative Housing Society, Sector 17, Airoli, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400708

    Call us: 9820313212, 7738146959, 8384858685

    Email: connect@parthinfo.com , support@parthinfo.com

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    For more information regarding Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL), please click on the following link: http://www.mkcl.org

    Applicant organization (AO) is the activity center that has applied online for the MS-CIT center registration process defined by MKCL.

    TP means the Empanelled Training Provider, as described and prescribed by GR no. Ma.TANTRA 3700(132/2000)/TE-3 dated October 03, 2000, and October 13, 2000, empanelled to establish and run the ALCs or the Training Provider empanelled by MKCL as per its norms from time to time.

    If a particular Area is divided into several wards then that area comprising all those wards under that particular area is called an Urban/Semi-urban area. Urban/Semi-urban are the areas where you can apply on the basis of your ward number and specific area name where you would like to register for authorization. If any Center location is in Nagar Panchayat / Nagar Parishad / Nagar Palika (Municipal Corporation) / Mahanagar Palika then that center is Semi-Urban / Urban Area type center.

    Local Lead Center is appointed and authorized by MKCL as per its norms, for discharging certain responsibilities and carrying out certain activities on its behalf in the assigned geographical jurisdiction.

    Regional Lead Center is appointed and authorized by MKCL as per its norms, for overseeing and coordinating the functioning of LLCs within its assigned regional jurisdiction and to discharge certain responsibilities on behalf of MKCL

    ALC is an Authorized Learning Center of Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd which has a configuration as per MKCL’s norms and is authorized to conduct MKCL’s Courses.

    Any area other than an Urban/Semi-Urban Area is considered Rural Area. If any Center location is in Gram Panchayat then that center is a Rural Area type center.

    By accessing the URL www.mkcl.org/register, you can see the center registration home page. On this home page, you have to click on Apply Online link. Applicant Organization will fill-in the basic details. AO will get Applicant Organization (AO) login and password by clicking on the activation link received in the email.

    Please contact to Training Provider selected by you for details

    SOLAR login ID is the ID that will be used to get access to MKCL’s Online Business Management Framework and for submitting the required information. That will be used as the AO login id.

    By virtue of getting an Application ID and Password, does not mean that Applicant Organization has got MKCL’s authorization.

    While submitting the Expression of Interest (EOI), AO should choose one of the TP from drop-down list.

    No, you can select any one Training Provider at the time of EOI submission.

    No, once you got TP approval then you can’t change the TP.

    Educational Institutions and private institutes from Rural/Semi-Urban/Urban can select MKCL as TP.

    When you select your TP from your login; TP will be able to view the list of all AOs who have selected that particular TP. If TP agrees that you have fulfilled all the necessary norms specified by MKCL, TP will recommend you from their login for the further Process. If the application is rejected by the selected TP, then you can re-select the TP once again.

    1. Center Registration Fee of amount Rs. 13,000/-*

    •  Rs. 5000/- towards Study Material Deposit (Refundable subject to rejection)
    • Rs. 5000/- towards Application Fee (Refundable subject to rejection)
    • Rs. 2500/- towards Marketing Material Kit (Refundable subject to rejection)
    • Rs. 500/- towards Processing Fee (Non-Refundable)

    2. OnCeT Fee of amount

    •  Rs. 250/- For Nomination of each Learning Facilitators (Faculties) (Non-Refundable)
    • Rs. 250/- For Nomination of 1 Center Coordinator (Non-Refundable)

    3. Security Deposit**

    Security Deposit (MMRDA) Security Deposit (Non-MMRDA)
    Rural Center Urban/Semi-Urban Center Rural Center Urban/Semi-Urban Center
    Rs. 75,000/- Rs. 1,50,000/- Rs. 73,250/- Rs. 1,46,500/-
    • Security deposit amount may vary subjected to any change in MFO amount for MS-CIT Course fee structure

    No amount will be refunded to ALC in such case. For more details see ‘Fee Structure’ at (www.mkcl.org/register)

    Security Deposit is the Deposit amount need to pay by AO once he gets shortlisted for center creation based on rating.

    • The Security Deposit amount is nothing but the assurance given by AO for confirmation of 100 (for Urban/Semi-Urban) or 50 (for Rural) MS-CIT admissions.
    • Security Deposit (MMRDA) Security Deposit (Non-MMRDA)
      Rural Center Urban/Semi-Urban Center Rural Center Urban/Semi-Urban Center
      Rs. 75,000/- Rs. 1,50,000/- Rs. 73,250/- Rs. 1,46,500/-
    • If AO becomes ALC then ALC can utilize the Security Deposit amount for learner confirmation.
    • If ALC fails to utilize this security deposit amount for learner confirmation for the given authorization period up to December 31, 2023 then the said amount will be forfeited.
    • ALC will not be able to apply for a refund of the said security deposit amount through ‘advance refund facility’ of SOLAR.

    There is no payment required apart from Security Deposit, Registration fee & OnCeT registration fee.

    Minimum one and maximum of three applications are allowed for Learning Facilitator OnCeT Examination.

    For registration you will have to pay Rs. 250/- (Non-Refundable). AO has to pay this fee at the time of registration fee payment.

    No, not required at the time of online application. MKCL will communicate to short-listed Eligible AO to create a Center Setup. Then Only Eligible Applicant Organization (AO) has to create the Center Setup.

    Intake capacity is the capacity given by MKCL for registering the no. of learners in a particular batch of MS-CIT Course.
    Intake Capacity depends on your computing recourses. AO will have to upload Server & Client details through WORM software. One Client Computer = 16 Learners

    MKCL will communicate to short-listed Eligible AO to create a Center Setup. Then Only the Eligible Applicant Organization (AO) has to create the Center Setup with the following guidelines.

    Business Plan is the projection/overview of your business including various analysis reports. AO needs to fill business plan in detail and upload the same after becoming Eligible AO.

    By the visit of LLC and TP, MKCL ensures that the information furnished by AO is true in all regards.

    As mentioned in the process documents, PAN Card is mandatory for the finalization of New Centers in 2023.
    However, AOs could upload any of the (mentioned) valid identity documents in the initial application phase. But in the later phase(s), PAN Card is mandatory.

    Please find details of the required documents on our website. (www.mkcl.org/register)

    As mentioned in the process documents, Aadhaar Card is mandatory for the finalization of New Centers in 2023.

    MKCL will decide the eligibility of AO based on the Total Score. The Total Score will be calculated on the basis of the following points:

    • OnCeT Score of Center Coordinator
    • Interview score
    • MKCL will rank the AOs on the basis of Total Score. AO having the highest Total Score will be eligible for further process.
    • If Total Score is the same then AO’ having the highest OnCeT score will be eligible for further process.
    •  Running competitive courses for MS-CIT Course
    •  If you fill in untrue/wrong information, your application may get rejected
    •  If TP does not approve your application on basis of MKCL norms.
    •  If mentioned fees are not paid within the stipulated dates.
    •  If LLC has rejected the application based on the location provided by AO.
    •  If all faculties nominated by you fail in OnCeT Examination.
    •  If your faculty gets less marks in OnCeT as compared to other AO’s applied in respective area faculty.
    •  If you do not submit documents related to address details within the stipulated date to LLC
    •  If you do not prepare setup (Infrastructure and Computing Resource) as per norms set by MKCL
    •  If LLC or TP does not recommend you after their visit to your location based on incompliance with MKCL norms

    *Kindly note that MKCL shall be the final authority for Approval/Rejection of AO application and MKCL’s decision shall be final.

    MS-CIT New Center Registration Process 2023

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