Master Franchisee:

Any Company/ Firm/Association can apply to become a Master Franchisee [Preference will be given to academic experienced person/ existing Educational establishment]

'Only one' Master Franchisee will be licensed for one state.

The main role of Master Franchisee is to setting up District and Unit Franchisee centers in the allotted state.

Zonal Franchisee:

Any Company/ Firm/Association can apply to become a District Franchisee [Preference will be given to academic experienced person/ existing Educational establishment]

One Zonal franchisee is licensed for one or combined district.

More than one District Franchisee is not licensed for one district.

The role of Zonal Franchisee is to conduct centralized / online exams for the students enrolled in Unit Franchisees.

Conducting extracurricular activities, Seminars etc.

Unit Franchisee:

Unit Franchisee is the front-end Training Center Licensed to conduct courses under Software Education

Any Company/ Firm/Association can apply to become a Unit Franchisee [Preference will be given to academic experienced person/ existing Educational establishment]

The Unit Franchisees are categorized as per the location of the centers.
      a)      District Headquarters
      b)      Taluk Headquarters
      c)      Rural

However there can be exceptions to these differentiations. The Regional Franchisee Manager (RFM) shall have the authority to define the actual category.

The Applicant should have/arrange necessary financial resources to fulfill the infrastructure specified by IICT.

IICT Study Center:

The study centers are appointed only at rural places of Karnataka state under 'Rural IT Development' Program.

Any Computer training center can apply for 'study center' license to promote IICT courses at rural place.

No licensing fees and Royalty payment are applicable for Study Centers.