'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 1300/- online or by Demand Draft in favour of AICRA payable at New Delhi.
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.