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Frequently Asked Question
Q1
What is Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd (MKCL)?
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For more information regarding Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Limited (MKCL) please click on following link: http://www.mkcl.org
Q2
What is MKCL’s New Center Registration Process for the calendar year 2013?
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IT Literacy program of MKCL is run through its Authorized Learning Centers. MKCL gives authorizations to the organizations / educational institutes that are interested in achieving this mission of IT Literacy. The approval is given when the applicant successfully goes through the processes defined by MKCL. This process of granting authorizations to Applicant Organizations is called as New Center Registration Process. The authorization remains valid for one calendar year and needs to be renewed every year, subject to good performance in order to remain a part of the MKCL network.
Q3
What is Applicant Organization (AO)?
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Applicant Organization is an entity which applies to MKCL, through the Master Franchisee, in the prescribed form for being registered as an ALC for running the WAVE-CIT course offered by MKCL under that respective Master Franchisee. 
Q4
What is Master Franchisee (MF)?
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MF means the Empanelled Master Franchisee MKCL to establish and run the ALCs as per its norms from time to time.
Q5
What are the criteria for AOs to apply under MF?
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Kindly contact respective MFs for more information on individual criteria. For Details of MFs click here
Q6
What is Local Lead Center (LLC)?
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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. For Details of LLCs click here
Q7
What is State Lead Center (SLC)?
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State Lead Centre 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. For Details of SLCs click here
Q8
What is Taluka/Ward Lead Center (TLC/WLC)?
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Taluka/Ward Lead Centre is appointed and authorized by MKCL as per its norms, for overseeing and coordinating the functioning of ALCs within its assigned regional (Taluka or Ward) jurisdiction and to discharge certain responsibilities on behalf of LLC. For Details of TLC/WLCs click here
Q9
What is Authorized Learning Center (ALC)?
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ALC is an Authorized Learning Center of Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation Ltd which has configuration as per MKCL’s norms and is authorized to conducts MKCL’s WAVE-CIT course.
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For ALC Application - 

  1. Rs. 5000/- towards Study Material Deposit (Refundable subject to Rejection)
  2. RS. 4000/- towards Annual Registration Fee (Refundable subject to Rejection)
  3. Rs. 8000/- towards LMS Fees (Refundable subject to Rejection)
  4. Rs. 500/- towards Processing Fees (Non- Refundable)
Q10
Do I need to show complete Center Setup (including IT Infrastructure -Computing Resources) at the time of online application?
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No, not required at the time of online application.
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What is Apply Online?
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By accessing 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. After filling required details you will get activation link through email and activation code through SMS. After activating his login by clicking the activation link received on email and enter the activation code received on mobile, SOLAR login ID and Password will be received through email.

12
Is PAN card compulsory for finalization of New Centers in 2013?
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As mentioned in the process documents, PAN Card is mandatory for finalization of New Centers in 2013.
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.

Q13
What is SOLAR login ID?
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SOLAR login ID is the ID that will be used to get access to MKCL website and submitting the required Information (Please use www.mkcl.org/ef)
This ID will get generated when you will Apply Online on www.mkcl.org/register
For getting SOLAR login ID, AO needs to apply online and fill certain mandatory fields.
These details should be kept confidential. Please quote your Application ID in all your future correspondence with us till you get the authorization.
* By virtue of getting Application ID and Password, does not mean that Applicant Organization has got MKCL's authorization.

Q14
How can I access MKCL's ALC registration website?
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You will have to click on Login link provided on http://www.mkcl.org/register home page to get access to MKCL website. Then you will have to enter your SOLAR login ID and Password to access to MKCL ALC registration website.
Q15
What if I do not receive Applicant ID or I face any problems during New ALC Registration Process?
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Contact on following number mention on this link: -www.mkcl.org/register

Q16
What is the selection procedure for AO after applying online for the New Center Registration process?
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  1. Applicant Organization will have to apply online and get its SOLAR login ID.
  2. AO has to fill all the required details online by using SOLAR login ID that is obtained after applying online.
  3. Applicant Organization has to select Master Franchisee.
  4. Master Franchisee will recommend the Applicant Organization.
  5. AO has to pay the mentioned Registration Fee.
Q17
How can I choose my MF?
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While submitting the Expression of Interest (EOI), AO should choose the one of the MF from drop down list.
Q18
Can I select more than one MF?
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No, you can select any one Master Franchisee at the time of EOI submission.
Q19
What is AO approval given by MF?
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When you select your MF from your login; MF's will be able to view the list of all AO's who have selected that particular MF. If MF agrees that you have fulfilled all the necessary norms specified by MKCL, MF will recommend you from their login for the further Process. If the application is rejected by the selected MF, then you can re-select the MF once again.
Q20
What kind of Computing Resources and Computer Set up do I require?
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Minimum Computing Resources required: 1 Server + 1 Client (Min.)
Please click on following link to know details about Computing Resources and Center Setup
www.mkcl.org/register

Q21
When does Center Setup (including IT Infrastructure -Computing Resources) criteria need to be fulfilled?
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Only eligible AOs need to prepare the Center Setup (including IT Infrastructure -Computing Resources) within time period stipulated by MKCL.
Q22
What are various documents that I need to submit?
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Please find details of required documents on our website. (www.mkcl.org/register)
Q23
What is Project Report?
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Project Report is the projection/overview of your business including various analysis reports. Please find details of required project report on our website. (www.mkcl.org/register)

Q24
What are documents AO needs to submit at LLC Location after MF confirmation?
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You will have to click on Login link provided on www.mkcl.org/register to know required documents.

Q25
If AO application gets rejected on the basis of inability to submit all necessary documents to LLC within stipulated date, how much amount is refundable?
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. If AO application gets rejected on the basis of inability to submit all necessary documents mentioned by MKCL, in that case MKCL will not process such application and DD/cheque of Rs.17000/- will be given back to AO.

Q26
On what grounds your application may get rejected?
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  • If you fill untrue/wrong information, your application may get rejected
  • If MF does not approve your application on basis of MKCL norms.
  • If mentioned fees is not paid within the stipulated dates.
  • If nearby ALC raised the objections regarding the location provided by AO.
  • If LLC has rejected the application based the performing ALC objections and location provided by AO.
  • If there are more than one application from same area for ALC.
  • If you do not submit documents related to address details within stipulated date to LLC
  • If you do not prepare setup (Infrastructure and Computing Resource) as per norms set by MKCL
  • If LLC or MF does not recommend you after their visit to your location based on incompliance of MKCL norms

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

Q27
What is the purpose of LLC and MF visit?
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By visit of LLC and MF, MKCL ensures that the information furnished by AO is true in all regards.
Q28
What is Intake Capacity?
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Intake capacity is the capacity given by MKCL for registering the no. of learners in a particular batch of WAVE-CIT course.
Intake Capacity depends on your computing recourses. 

AO will have to upload Server & Client details through WORM software. For details about worm, please visit (www.mkcl.org/register)
One Client Computer = 24 Learners