NIC - Web Hosting Procedure

(a) For user organization/ department 

You are requested to contact your NIC Coordinator or nearest NIC Centre who shall in turn help you in hosting your Website in NIC Server.

The contact details of the NIC Web Coordinators are as follows

State/UT Web Coordinator List
Sectors( Ministry/Department) Web Coordinator List

(b) For NIC Centres

1) Registration

The earlier procedure of website registration by downloading the Application Form has now been discontinued and Online submission of Requests has been initiated .To access the Online Registration facility, logon to :


2) Staging Server

The site has to be first tested on staging Server before launching it on Production Server. If you already have a staging server account you can use the same for uploading and testing your site. 

For acquiring a new temporary account in the staging server please logon to :


3) Security Audit

Once the site is tested successfully on Staging Server, it has to undergo a mandatory security audit before it is hosted on the production server. The Security auditing service is being offered free of cost by NIC to all its users and further details of the same are available at: http://security.nic.in

In case any Third party audits your website/ web application at staging area, please submit the audit report to Cyber Security Group.

4) Launch on Production Server

After we receive security audit clearance, you will be informed by mail.

The Web Site will be hosted after we receive your confirmation for hosting.

5) Remote Updation

We provide you the facility to update and maintain your site at your own will, sitting at a remote location through a highly secure remote updation facility.

The website have to be updated using a secure FTP over VPN based channel. For this purpose you need to first take a VPN Account/Connection. The complete step-wise procedure of Remote Updation is avialabe Here





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