'O' level program of AICRA is equivalent to a Foundation Level Course in Robotics Education. Students can acquire this qualification by undergoing this program and passing the examination conducted by AICRA. Working professionals can also appear in this examination directly, provided they possess the requisite educational qualification as indicated below.


Online examination for 'O' level is being held only under the diversified syllabus from January 2018 onwards. Certificate will be issued to candidates, who are registered at 'O' level and have successfully completed all modules under the diversified syllabus for 'O' level, including compulsory module of Project work. Direct registrants can apply for examination by paying INR 1500 + GST /- online or by Demand Draft in favour of AICRA payable at New Delhi.

Project Work:
At 'O' Level there is one project. No marks are assigned/Candidates are expected to carry out a project successfully and submit certificate in the prescribed format from the head of the institute running the accredited program or the organization of which the candidate is an employee.

O - Level Curriculum

  • Introduction of Robot
  • Types of Robot
  • Future of Robot
  • Industrial applications
  • Domestic applications
  • Commercial applications
  • Analog electronics
  • Digital electronics
  • Role of electronics in robotics
  • Digital logic implementation
  • Flip flop, ADC, DAC, Timer and Counter
  • Memory
  • 555 Timers IC
  • LM358 IC
  • Difference between Microprocessor and Microcontroller
  • Applications of Microprocessor and Microcontroller
  • Introduction to Arduino Hardware
  • Pin description
  • Input and output ports
  • Introduction of Arduino IDE Software
  • Programming
  • Basic structure and commands
  • Function and variables
  • Conditional and controlled instructions
  • Arithmetic and logical instructions
  • Example program LED blinking
  • Introduction to sensors
  • Different types of sensors
  • Ultrasonic sensor
  • Infrared sensor
  • Passive infrared sensor
  • Gas sensor
  • Color sensor
  • LM-35 Temperature sensor
  • DHT11 Digital Humidity and Temperature sensor
  • DC motor
  • DC gear motor
  • Stepper motor
  • Servo motor
  • Introduction to radio frequency communication
  • Different types of RF commutation
  • Introduction to Autonomous robotics
  • Working procedure
  • Introduction of LFR concept
  • Working procedure