How to Apply for CSC Registration Online 2023 as a VLE (New)

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New CSC Registration 2023-24 has already begun. You can do the online registration from here. Apply for the TEC Certificate Number online, or register using the SHG Code or CSC VLE Code. This is the process for the New Registration Online 2023 CSC ID. Check how to apply for CSC online and how to apply for the Digital Seva Kendra.

Hello, friends! Today, we will discuss in detail about the New CSC Registration 2023-24. Here, we will talk about all the important points of the CSC Portal and understand what this Pan India program initiated by the government is all about. We’ll explore its benefits and learn how to do the CSC Digital Seva Kendra Registration online.

Under this Pan India (all India) program by the government, there are many components we will discuss in detail. We will find out what CSC is, how to register on this portal, and if any of you already have CSC registration login credentials, we’ll see how you can log in to the CSC Portal and start working. We have provided a complete step-by-step guide for CSC online apply below. Check it out!

New CSC Registration 2023

Hello, to all those who were planning to register in CSC! We have fantastic news for you. CSC e-Governance has now started the online registration process for CSC using the TEC (Telecentre Entrepreneur Course) Certificate Number.

As you might remember, in their previous update, CSC e-Governance had added the VLE Code option to the CSC registration page We had provided the updated information about it in our previous post, which you can read below. But recently, CSC has introduced another new update. Those individuals who have a TEC Certificate Number can easily register for the CSC center.

Now, you might be wondering how to obtain the TEC Certificate Number. Well, worry not! We have already prepared an article on how to do the TEC Registration for 2023. For those of you who already have a CSC ID, you can also download your CSC Certificate through the TEC Portal. For more information on the new registration process, click the link below: Visit TEC Registration Article.

If you encounter any issues during CSC registration or if it’s taking too long to receive the TEC Certificate Number, we have updated the TEC Registration post with new information. Be sure to check it out.

Note : Hey friends, if you’re facing any issues during CSC registration or if it’s taking too long to receive the TEC Certificate Number, we have updated the TEC Registration post with new information. Make sure to check it out here: TEC Certificate Registration.

The VLE (Village Level Entrepreneur) registration process has undergone some changes since last month, which might be affecting new registrations. Don’t worry, the new application process will be available soon. For more details and assistance, feel free to contact the helpdesk at or get in touch with your district manager. They’ll be happy to help you out.

CSC Digital Seva Kedra 2023 Highlights

Service NameCSC Registration
sponsored byCentral Govt.
Launched ByMinistry of Electronics and Information Technology
Launch Date16 July 2009
mode of serviceOnline
Toll free Helpline1800 3000 3468
CSC ApplyClick Here
CSC Registration StatusAre On
DepartmentMinistry of Electronics and Information Technology

CSC Online Apply Update (NEW)

If you want to register for CSC right now, you can choose the CSC VLE option. After that, you’ll need to enter the TEC (Telecentre Entrepreneur Course) number and complete the registration. We’ve provided a separate article explaining how to obtain the TEC number. Additionally, CSC SPV (CSC Special Purpose Vehicle) has added two new options for Digital Seva Kendra registration. Now, you can also register for SHG (Self Help Group), FPO, FPS, E SHRAM, RDD, NULM SHG, and BANKING.

CSC Eligibility Criteria For VLE 2023:

  • You must have a valid VID (Aadhaar Virtual ID) and PAN number.
  • VLE should be a young individual from a village, aged 18 years or above.
  • Minimum educational qualification for VLE is passing the 10th standard from a recognized board.
  • VLE should be fluent in reading and writing in the local language and have a basic understanding of the English language.
  • Basic computer skills will be an added advantage.
  • VLE should be motivated to be a driving force for social change and dedicated to fulfilling their responsibilities with utmost sincerity and honesty.
  • Aadhaar card is required for registration on the CSC portal.

Documents Required to Open a CSC Center:

  • Applicant’s photo
  • Copy of the highest educational certificate
  • Proof of identification
  • Address proof
  • Cancelled cheque
  • PAN card copy
  • CSC center images (interior and exterior)

CSC System Requirements:

  • At least 120 GB hard disk drive.
  • At least 512 MB RAM.
  • CD/DVD drive.
  • Windows XP or above with valid UPS PC license.
  • 4 hours battery backup/portable generator.
  • Printer/color printer.
  • Webcam/digital camera.
  • Scanner.
  • Internet connection with at least 128 Kbps speed for browsing and uploading data.

What are Common Services Centers (CSC)?

Common Services Centers (CSC) provide various e-governance and business services to the citizens in rural and remote areas of India. It is a Pan India program that caters to the geographical, linguistic, and cultural diversity of the country, bringing various services to the citizens using technology in a simple manner. As a vital part of the Digital India Program, the CSC program facilitates e-services to citizens, including public utility services, social welfare schemes, financial services, education and skill development courses, healthcare, and agricultural services, thereby leading the nation towards digitization.

CSC serves as a platform through which different services can be easily accessible to people in every corner of the country. It helps in providing e-services to citizens with great ease and convenience.

How CSC Works?

CSC is an e-Governance service that acts as a specialized operational system, connecting the local population with government departments, private and government banks, insurance companies, and other service providers through IT-enabled networks.

In simple terms, CSC serves as a platform where Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) operate their activities and provide services to users. Through CSC, various government and non-government schemes can be easily accessible to citizens across the country.

CSC Digital Seva Portal Registration 2023

If anyone from rural or urban areas wants to open their own CSC center under the CSC Registration 2023, they need to register on the official web portal of Common Service Center. After obtaining the CSC ID, anyone can open their own CSC center in their local area. The CSC Digital Seva web portal provides various digital services like Digi Pay (for money transactions), Aeps (Aadhaar Enabled Payment System), insurance services, banking, pension services, Aadhaar services, digital payments, and more.

CSC Application Type 2023 (Update)

If someone wants to register for CSC portal and open a new CSC center after the registration is closed, they should be aware of the types of registrations available. The following are the three available types:

  • VLE Registration
  • SHG (Self Help Group) CSC Registration
  • CSC RDD Registration

VLE Registration

Due to the fulfillment of the VLE target in every Gram Panchayat/village, the registration for becoming a CSC VLE and obtaining the CSC certificate is currently closed. If the registration is opened again in the future, we will inform you all. Thank you.

Note: The registration process for VLEs has already started through the TEC certificate.

SHG (Self Help Group) CSC Registration

Even after the registration is closed, if someone wants to become a CSC VLE, they can apply through Self Help Group (SHG). This means that being a member of any Self Help Group is mandatory for the new CSC registration. If you are not familiar with Self Help Group, you can find information about it through the given link and learn how to become a member.

CSC RDD Registration

For registering on CSC, a person cannot obtain the RDD (Rural Development Department) code. RDD code is only available to Rural Development Department centers. Only these institutions can open a new CSC center, and individuals cannot apply for CSC using the RDD code. This process is specifically designed for government institutions, not for individuals.

CSC Registration 2023 (CSC Online Application)

If a person has the Self Help Group code or has an RDD center and wants to register in CSC, the complete registration process is given below. To complete your CSC registration and become a VLE, follow these simple steps:

  • Firstly, go to the online CSC Registration website. You can also directly access it by clicking on the link:
  • Once you reach the website, enter a valid mobile number on the registration page. After that, fill in the captcha and click on the “Submit” button. Please note that the mobile and email provided by you will be used for creating the CSC ID for communication purposes. Also, one mobile number cannot be used to register for multiple CSC IDs.
  • After submitting, you will receive an OTP on your mobile number. Fill it in the provided box and verify it. Similarly, verify your email. Then click on the “Submit” button.
  • After submission, the registration page will open, where you need to enter your personal information like name, Aadhaar, date of birth, etc., and submit the application.
  • Once you submit the information, you will be taken to the ekyc page, where you need to verify your Aadhaar card. An OTP will be sent to the mobile number linked to your Aadhaar, and you have to fill it on the website and submit. Complete the ekyc process as well.
  • After completing the ekyc process, the next page will open, where you need to provide information about your center and upload your canceled check. Then, submit the application.
  • After fully submitting the application, you will receive a registration number that you should keep safe for checking the status of your application later.

What is CSC Portal?

CSC Digital Seva Portal (CSC) is part of the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP), developed by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY) under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. It is designed to provide ICT-enabled, G2C (Government to Citizen), B2C (Business to Citizen), and Financial Inclusion services.

It is an integral part of the government’s Digital India Initiative, offering various services such as agriculture, health, education, entertainment, banking services (Digi Pay), utility payments, etc. Over time, more services are being added to CSC and other initiatives are being integrated.

In simple terms, CSC is the most successful program of the government’s Digital India program. There are around 3,65,000 CSC centers operating across India under the, and all these centers are actively benefiting the rural Indian society by providing various services.

CSC Registration Online

To become a part of the CSC VLE society, you need to register for the CSC Digital Seva Portal. Follow the below steps for online registration:

  • Go to the URL
  • Click on the “Click here to apply” button on the homepage.
  • Enter your Aadhaar number, choose the authentication type, and click on the “Submit” button after filling in the captcha code.
  • After submission, the authentication option will appear, and you can complete it through an IRIS scan, fingerprint scan, or one-time password.
  • Now, fill in all your personal details.
  • Next, upload geotagged images of the centers and click on the “Submit” option.
  • By providing all the required information, you can easily register for CSC.

How to Check CSC Seva Portal Application Status

After completing the CSC registration, all submitted applications are sent for quality checks. Each applicant is provided with an application reference number, which can be used to track the application status.

To check your CSC registration status, follow these steps:

  • First, visit the link
  • You will reach the CSC portal registration page, where you’ll find a “Track Application Status” box. Click on the link provided in the box.
  • Enter the application reference number, which was shared with you on your registered email after registration.
  • Fill in the captcha and click on the “Submit” button.
  • After submission, your application status will be displayed.

CSC Re-registration

CSC re-registration is mandatory for all VLEs (Village Level Entrepreneurs). Every year, VLEs have to re-register by visiting the official CSC Digital Seva portal. The re-registration dates are communicated through the Digital Services Portal.

Re-registration is essential for VLEs to continue using transaction services. Therefore, all Village Level Entrepreneurs are advised to complete the re-registration within the given time period.

Whenever a notice is issued for re-registration, a link is provided to all VLEs to complete the CSC re-registration process.

How to Login to Digital Seva Portal

To login to CSC Digital Seva Portal, follow these steps carefully:

  • Firstly, go to the CSC Digital Seva Portal by clicking on the provided link: [Direct Link]
  • On the website’s top-right corner, you will find the “LOGIN” button. Click on it.
  • You will be taken to the Digital Seva Connect Login page.
  • On this page, you will see two boxes. Enter your username or email in the first box and your password in the second box. Then click on the “Sign In” button.
  • The CSC login credentials, CSC ID, and password, are obtained through Digimail, and you can use them here to login.
  • Once you successfully sign in, the Digital Seva Portal dashboard will appear, giving you access to all the available G2C, B2C, banking, agriculture, education, financial, and other services.

How to View CSC Login Credentials

Those who are already registered as VLEs can access their credentials through DigiMail and Digital Seva. Follow these steps to view and change your credentials:

  • Visit the URL register
  • You will see a “View Credentials” box. Click on the link provided.
  • On the new page, enter your 12-digit CSC ID.
  • Fill in the displayed captcha on the website.
  • Check the agreement box.
  • Submit to proceed.
  • After submission, your credentials will be displayed, and you can make changes if necessary.

CSC services list 2023

Government to Citizen (G2C) One of the major mandates of the CSC scheme is to provide civil (G2C) services to the government. Various G2C services of central government ministries and departments have been integrated on a digital service portal for distribution to citizens in rural and remote areas of the country through a network of CSCs in addition to state-specific services.1. Bharat BillPay
2. FASTag through CSCs
3. Passport
4. PAN Card
5. Swacch Bharat Abhiyan
6. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
8. Soil Health Card
9. e-District
10. Election Commission Services
Business to Citizen (B2C)1. Mobile Recharge
2. Mobile Bill payments
4. DTH Recharge
Financial Inclusion Lack of awareness of digital financial literacy, especially among the rural population is a major challenge in the country, more so in light of the demonetization by the Government and plans to make India a cashless economy1. Digital Finance Inclusion, Awareness & Access
2. “VLE Bazaar” – A rural e-commerce venture
3. Skill Development
4. CSCs as GST Suvidha Provider
5. Banking
6. Insurance Service
7. Pension Service
8. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)
Education Services CSC has become a big platform in today’s time where many education services are also provided which you can take advantage of. Here is a list of some services provided in CSC.1. NDLM-DISHA
2. Cyber Gram Yojana
3. NABARD Financial Literacy Programme
4. Legal Literacy Programme
5. CSC BCC Course
6. Learn English
7. Tally Certified Programme
8. Tally Kaushal Praman Patra
9. Introduction to GST
10. Other Education Courses
Agriculture ServicesAs you all know, India is an agricultural country where many rural people are dependent on agriculture, so a lot of agricultural services are provided through CSC.
Health Services1. Tele-health Consultations
2. Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Scheme
3. Diagnostic Services Hello Health Kits 3Nethra Kits Tele-medicine Remote Diagnostic Kit Thyrocare JIVA Ayurveda Scheme Health Homeo
DigiPayCSC e-Governance Services India Limited has collaborated with The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to launch Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AePS) at locations where CSC has been acting as Business Correspondent. This payment system is called as DIGIPAY.

CSC Media Platform

CSC has launched its first media platform,, where stories related to PMGDISHA, WI-FI Chaupal, PMJAY, PMSYM, Skill, Digipay, and more are presented. The portal will now focus on trending features along with empowering recent developments in the CSC ecosystem. It will spotlight special cases and showcase the contributions of Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) at the gram level across the country. Other features like State, Healthcare, and Economic Sensations will also be included.

In the bottom section of the portal, VLEs can share their experiences/stories, which will help the CSC team understand the VLEs better and provide assistance when needed. This will be a seamless process to gather information about VLEs’ dedication to their work and their agility. The Common Service Centre Forum is placed alongside the option where VLEs can share their experiences and discuss emerging issues related to the CSC ecosystem.

What is CSC 2.0 Scheme?

Based on the evaluation of the Digital Seva Yojana, the government launched the CSC 2.0 Scheme in 2015 to expand CSCs to all gram panchayats in the country. Under the CSC 2.0 Scheme, by 2019, there will be at least one CSC established in each of the 2.5 lakh Gram Panchayats across the country. The existing scheme will also strengthen the functioning of CSCs and integrate an additional 1.5 lakh CSCs across the country.

The CSC 2.0 Scheme will integrate service delivery through a universal technology platform, making e-services easily accessible to citizens anywhere in the country, especially G2C services.

Key Features of CSC 2.0 Scheme

  • Establishment of a self-sufficient network of 2.5 lakh CSCs in Gram Panchayats.
  • A robust platform for the delivery of e-services through a single delivery platform.
  • Standardization of services and capacity-building of beneficiaries.
  • Support for localized Help Desks.
  • Ensuring the stability of VLEs through maximum agency participation.
  • Encouraging more women to become VLEs.

CSC 2.0 Scheme Objectives

The main objective of CSC is to ensure e-services, especially G2C services, for all citizens in the country. Anyone can easily register on the Digital Seva Portal or CSC Portal and track their status conveniently. The complete list of services provided through the Common Service Centre is given below.

CSC Registration Covid-19 Update

For those who want to obtain a new CSC ID, CSC has issued a new notification stating that “the new CSC ID will be approved after physical verification of the center. Approval may take 30 to 60 days due to the Covid-19 situation.” New CSC ID will be approved after physical verification of the center. The approval may take 30 to 60 days due to the Covid-19 situation.

And please note that registration is currently open only for those users who have completed the Telecentre Entrepreneur Course (TEC) or are registering under specific schemes like SHGs.

CSC Registration FAQs

Q : Who is a VLE?

Ans : A Village Level Entrepreneur (VLE) is an entrepreneur at the gram level who provides various government and non-government services through CSC outlets (mostly owned) to end-users.

Q : Is there any fee for CSC registration?

Ans : There is no fee for registration as a VLE. It is entirely free. Any Indian citizen can easily register on the CSC Registration Portal.

Q :Is any training required to become a VLE?

Ans : No, you do not need any specific training to become a VLE. Fulfilling the minimum criteria mentioned above is sufficient to become a VLE.

Q : What will be my responsibilities as a VLE?

Ans : a) Providing public places with safety and convenience.

b) Availability of the kiosk from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

c) Distributing services smoothly to users available on the Digital Service Portal.

Q : Where will I get my DigiMail address?

Ans : If your application is approved after verification, your DigiMail login credentials will be emailed to your registered email address.

Q :Where will I get CSC Connect login credentials?

Ans :Your CSC Connect credentials will be emailed to your DigiMail address.

Q :When will I start availing benefits of CSC services after my application is approved?

Ans : After submitting the application, it goes through a quality check process. Once the application is approved, the account creation process is further processed, and credentials are shared through DigiMail.”

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