The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC ) is an Autonomous Scientific Society of Department of Electronics and Information Technology(DeitY). C-DAC is conducted by Ministry of Electronics (MeitY ) and Information Technology(Deity). C-DAC has emerged today as a premier in R&D organization in Information Technologies and Electronics, It’s working on strengthening national technological capabilities. In order to get admission C-DAC PG Diploma courses, Candidates must qualify Computerized Common Admission Test (C-CAT) which is going on a month of June, Candidates who clear C-CAT exam will only be considered for admission to C-DAC PG Diploma courses. Center of batches is distributed according to C-CAT ranks and Course preference.



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Eligibility PG Diploma Courses in C-DAC

PG Diploma in Advanced Computing

Qualification:-

Engg Graduate in any discipline or equivalent (eg. BE/B.Tech/4 years B. Sc Engg./ AMIE/ AIETE / DoEACC B level etc).
PG in Engg. Sciences (Eg. MCA / M.Sc. Engg, M.Sc. (Computer Science, IT, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics, Instrumentation etc)
Post Graduates in Math or allied areas (eg. Statistics, Applied Math)
PG in Physics or Computational Sciences / Post Graduates in Computing or Management is also eligible provided they hold a graduation degree in Sciences.
The candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in their qualifying examination.

Course Fee: – The total fees for the course is Rs. 89,000/-



PG Diploma in Wireless and Mobile Computing

Qualification:-

1. Graduate in Engg or equivalent (eg. BE/B. Tech/4 years B. Sc Engg./ AMIE/ AIETE/ DoEACC B level etc) in Electronics/ Electrical / Computer Science Engineering (CSE) or related areas.
2. PG in Engg. Sciences (Eg. MCA/M.Sc. Engg, M.Sc. (Computer Science, IT, Electrical Electronics, Electronics, Instrumentation etc)
3. Post Graduates in Maths or allied areas (eg. Statistics, Applied Maths)
4. The candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in their qualifying examination.

Course Fee: – The total fees for the WiMC course is Rs. 89,000/- 
        
PG Diploma in VLSI Design

Qualification:-

1. Graduate in Engineering or equivalent (eg. BE/ B.Tech/ 4 years B. Sc Engg./ AMIE/ AIETE/ DoEACC B level etc) in Electronics/ Electrical/ Computer Science Engineering (CSE) or related areas.
2. PG in Engg. Sciences (Eg. MCA/ M.Sc. Engg, M.Sc.(CS, IT, EE, Electronics, Instrumentation etc)
3. The candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in their qualifying examination.

Course Fee: – The total fees for the course is Rs. 89, 000/-

 

PG Diploma In Embedded Systems and Design

Qualification:-

1. Graduate in Engineering or equivalent (eg. BE/ B.Tech/ 4 years B. Sc Engg./ AMIE/ AIETE/ DoEACC B level etc) in Electronics/ Electrical/ Computer Science Engineering (CSE) or related areas.
2. PG in Engg. Sciences (Eg. MCA/ M.Sc. Engg, M.Sc.(CS, IT, EE, Electronics, Instrumentation etc)
3. The candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in their qualifying examination.

Course Fee: The total  Fee of PG DESD course is of  Rs. 85,000
PG Diploma in IT Infrastructure, System and Security

Qualification:-

1. Graduate in Engineering or equivalent (eg. BE/ B.Tech/ 4 years B. Sc Engg./ AMIE/ AIETE/ DoEACC B level etc) in Electronics/ Electrical/ Computer Science Engineering (CSE) or related areas.
2. PG in Engg. Sciences (Eg. MCA/ M.Sc. Engg, M.Sc. (CS, IT, EE, Electronics, Instrumentation etc)
3. Post Graduates in Maths or allied areas (eg. Statistics, Applied Maths)
4. The candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in their qualifying examination.

Course Fee:  The total fees for the course is Rs. 85,000/-

PG Diploma in Integrated VLSI and Embedded System Design
Qualification:-

1. Graduate in Engineering or equivalent (eg. BE/ B.Tech/ 4 years B.Sc Engg./ AMIE/ AIETE/ DoEACC B level etc) in Electronics/ Electrical/ Computer Science Engineering (CSE) or related areas.
2. PG in Engg. Sciences (Eg. MCA/ M.Sc. Engg, M.Sc. (CS, IT, EE, Electronics, Instrumentation etc)
3. The candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in their qualifying examination.

Course Fee: – The total fees for the course is Rs. 89, 000/-


PG Diploma in System Software Development

Qualification:-

1. Graduate in Engineering or equivalent (eg. BE/ B.Tech/ 4 years B. Sc Engg./ AMIE/ AIETE/ DoEACC B level etc) in Electronics/ Electrical/ Computer Science Engineering (CSE) or related areas.
2. PG in Engg. Sciences (Eg. MCA/ M.Sc. Engg, M.Sc.(CS, IT, EE, Electronics, Instrumentation etc)
3. The candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in their qualifying examination.

Course Fee: – The total  Fee of PG DSSD course is of  Rs. 85,000

PG Diploma in Geoinformatics

Qualification:-

1. Graduate in Engg or equivalent (eg. BE/ B. Tech/ 4 years B. Sc Engg./ AMIE/ AIETE/ DoEACC B level etc) in Electronics/ Electrical/ Computer Science Engineering (CSE) or related areas.
2. PG in Engg. Sciences (eg. MCA/ M.Sc. Engg, M.Sc. (CS, IT, EE, Electronics, Instrumentation etc)
3. Post Graduates in Maths or allied areas (eg. Statistics, Applied Maths)
4.  PG in Physics or Computational Sciences/ Postgraduate in Applied Sciences/ PG in Geography, Geology & allied areas are also eligible.
5. The candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in their qualifying examination.

Course Fee:  The total fees for the course is Rs. 89, 000/-        

PG Diploma in Automation SCADA Systems

Qualification:-

  1. Graduate in Engineering or equivalent (eg. BE/ B.Tech/ 4 years B.Sc Engg./ AMIE/ AIETE/ DoEACC B level etc) in Electronics/ Electrical/ Computer Science Engineering or related areas.
  2. PG in Engg. Sciences (eg. MCA/ M.Sc. Engg, M.Sc.(CS, IT, EE, Electronics, Instrumentation etc)
  3. Post Graduates in Maths or allied areas (eg. Statistics, Applied Maths)
  4. The candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in their qualifying examination.

Course Fee: – The total fees for the course is Rs. 89,000/-

 

Schedule of C-DAC 2017

 

Event Date
CDAC Common Admission Test (C-CAT) C-CAT 1 : 18 June 2017 C-CAT 2 : 25 June 2017
Announcement of C-CAT Ranks 6 July 2017
Online Selection of Course and Centre(1st Counselling) 6-11 (10 am) July 2017
Declaration of First Round of Seat Allocation 13 July 2017
Last date of payment of Rs 11,500/- (Rs 10,000 Fee + 15% Service tax) for candidates allocated seats through the first round 20 July 2017 (10 am)
Declaration of Second Round of Seat Allocation 24 July 2017
Last date of payment of Rs 11,500/- (Rs 10,000 Fee + 15% Service Tax) for candidates allocated seats through the second round 28 July 2017 (10 am)
Payment of Caution Deposit and Online Selection of Course and Centre (2nd Counselling) 2-7 (10 am) July 2017
Declaration of Third Round of Seat Allocation (based on 2nd Counselling) 10 August 2017
Last Date of Payment of Balance Course Fees 14 August 2017
Registration of Students at Training Centers 16 August 2017
Commencement of PG Diploma Courses 17 August 2017

 

C-CAT Test Paper

It has three sections which are Section A, Section B, and Section C,  Every section takes one-hour duration. It depends on course preference of candidates that either appear to just one test paper (Section A) or two test paper (Section A and Section B) or Three paper (Section A, Section B, and Section C).  It always happens in English Medium.

Every section in C-CAT will have 50 Objective type questions, Each question will have four choices available in which there will be one correct, There will be +3(plus three) marks on each correct answer, -1 (minus one) for each wrong answer and 0 marks for the un-attempted question. Candidates can obtain maximum 150 marks in any one section of C-CAT. In order to explain regarding PG Diploma course and the corresponding test paper in C-CAT below table is provided.


List of PG Diploma courses and the corresponding test paper(s) in C-CAT.

COURSE CATEGORY COURSE NAME                                      TEST PAPER(S)
I PG Diploma in Geoinformatics (PG-DGi)                                  Section A
II PG Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC)                                  Section A + Section B
  PG Diploma in Wireless & Mobile Computing (PG-DwiMC)                                   Section A + Section B
  PG Diploma in System Software Development (PG-DSSD)               Section A + Section B
  PG Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security (PG-DITISS)              Section A + Section B
III PG Diploma in Embedded Systems Design (PG-DESD)                                  Section A + Section B+Section C
  PG Diploma in VLSI Design (PG-DVLSI)                  Section A + Section B+Section C
  PG Diploma in Automation & SCADA               Systems (PG-DASS)                                    Section A + Section B + Section C
  PG Diploma in Integrated VLSI & Embedded Systems Design   (PG-DIVESD)                             Section A + Section B + Section C                           


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 C-CAT Syllabus:-

TEST PAPER TOPICS DURATION
Section A English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning 1 hour
Section B Computer Fundamentals, C Programming, Data Structures, Data Communications & Networking, Object Oriented Programming Concepts, Operating Systems 1 hour
Section C Computer Architecture, Digital Electronics, Microprocessors 1 hour

 

C-CAT Exam Fee

For candidates who opt (in the online application) to use their own laptops for C-CAT, the examination fee for Category I (Section A) is Rs. 1000/-, for Category II (Sections A & B), is Rs. 1200/-, and for Category III (Sections A, B & C) is Rs. 1400/-. A computer usage charge of Rs 200 will be added to the fee if the candidate opts in the online application to use the computer of the C-CAT center. Candidates may note that the C-CAT Examination fee once paid is not refundable. C-CAT examination fee structure   describes below:

 

Course Category C-CAT Sections Examination fee for own laptop users Examination fee for        center’s computer users
I

II

III

A

A+B

A+B+C

Rs. 1000/-

Rs. 1200/-

Rs. 1400/-

Rs. 1200/-

Rs. 1400/-

Rs. 1600/-

 

After filling the online C-CAT application form, the examination fee may be paid online OR in cash through the ‘Make Payment’ step on the main menu of the online application. No cheque or demand draft (DD) will be accepted towards payment of C-CAT examination fee.

 

C-CAT Admit Cards

 

Candidates can download their admit cards from C-DAC’s official website during the dates mentioned under Important DatesNo candidate will be permitted to appear for C-CAT without a valid admit card. The admit card along with a photo identity proof must be presented to the C-CAT officials/invigilators for verification at the time of the test.

The venue, date and time of C-CAT will be communicated to the candidates on the admit cards. Candidates must appear for C-CAT on the specified date and time at the venue mentioned on the admit card. Candidates who have opted to use their own laptops for C-CAT must configure their laptops well in advance as per the instructions are given on the admit cards. The examination fee will not be refunded to candidates who are absent or coming late for C-CAT.

C-CAT Reference Books:-

 

TOPIC REFERENCE BOOK
English Any High School Grammar Book (e.g. Wren & Martin)
Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude Fully Solved (R. S. Aggrawal)
Quantitative Aptitude (M Tyara)
Barron’s New GRE 2013
Computer Fundamentals Foundations of Computing (Pradeep Sinha & Priti Sinha)
Data Communication & Networking Data Communication & Networking (Forouzan)
C Programming C Programming Language (Kernighan & Ritchie)
Let Us C (Yashavant Kanetkar)
Data Structures Data Structures Through C in Depth (S. K. Srivastava)
Operating Systems Operating System Principles (Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne)
OOP Concepts Test Your C ++ Skills (Yashavant Kanetkar)
Computer Architecture Computer Organization & Architecture (William Stallings)
Digital Electronics Digital Design (Morris Mano)
Digital Design: Principles & Practices (John Wakerly)
Modern Digital Electronics (R. P. Jain)
Microprocessors Microprocessor Architecture, Programming & Applications with 8085 (Ramesh Gaonkar)
The Intel Microprocessor (Barry Brey)

 

Address and Contact Details of Training Centres


Name of Centre 
& City
Address Contact Person Email & Tel No.
AIT (YCP)
Mumbai
5th Floor, Y.B. Chavan Centre, General Jagannathrao Bhosale Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021 Brig. (Retd) S.N. Guptan ycpait@vsnl.com 
022-22817976
Ashwath Infotech
Solapur
164/1, Railway Lines, Solapur, Maharashtra 413001 Mr. Rohit B. Jeurkar info@ashwath.com 
0217-2318494
Astric Centre of Excellence, Patna Pratiksha Bhavan, Khajpura, Bailey Road, Patna, Bihar 800014 Mr. Prabhat Kumar Sinha atcpatna@astric.in 
0612-2597054
Bytes Softech
New Delhi
T-8, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase-II, New Delhi 110020 Mr. Raju Tiwary enquiry@bytessoftech.com    9350552415
Career Foresight
Patna
Ist floor, Anam Plaza, Shalimpur Ahara South Gandhi Maidan, Near Reserve Bank of India Patna – 800001 Bihar Mr. Vishal Kumar vishalk@careerforesightatc.in    0612-2973149
C-DAC
Bengaluru  (Knowledge Park)
Knowledge Park, No.1, Old Madras Road, Near Byappanahalli Metro Station, Bengaluru 560038 Ms. Binu George ; 
Ms. M Savithri
actsb@cdac.in 
080-66116400-03
C-DAC
Bengaluru  (Electronics City)
No. 68, 4th Cross, Electronic City Phase 1, Hosur Road, Opp. BSNL Telephone Exchange, Bengaluru 560100 Ms. Reshma Shet course_blrec@cdac.in 
080-28523300
C-DAC
Chennai
TIDEL Park, 8th Floor, D Block (North), No.4, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Taramani, Chennai 600113 Mr. Varun T chnacts@cdac.in 
044-22542226
C-DAC
Hyderabad
 No.1, Shiv Bagh, Satyam Theatre Road, Ameerpet, Hyderabad 500016 Ms. Simi P simip@cdac.in 
040-23737127/28
C-DAC
Kolkata
Plot E 2/1, Blok – GP, Sector – V, Saltlake Electronics Complex, Bidhannagar, Kolkata 700091 Mr. Asok Bandyopadhyay info-kolkata@cdac.in 
033 23573950
C-DAC
Mohali
A-34 Industrial Area, Phase VIII S.A.S. Nagar, Mohali, Punjab 160059 Ms. Amritpal Kaur enquiry-mohali@cdac.in 
0172-2237052-55
0172-6619000
C-DAC
Mumbai (Juhu)
Gulmohar Cross Road No. 9, Juhu, Mumbai 400049 Ms. Sudha Iyer ; 
Ms. Varsha Karkare
entrance-mumbai@cdac.in 
022-26201606/574/488
C-DAC
Mumbai (Kharghar)
Sector 7 – CBD Belapur, Next to Bharati Vidyapeeth, Near Kharghar Rly Stn, Navi Mumbai 400614 Ms. Rekha S ; 
Ms. Mohini More ;
Mr. Ramakant – Hostel
course_kh@cdac.in 
022-27565303/06
C-DAC
Noida
B-30, Sector 62, Institutional Area, Noida 201307 Ms. Sudeshna Bhatnagar ;
Ms. Anjali Khandelwal
recpacad-noida@cdac.in 
0120-3063371-73
C-DAC
Pune
ACTS, C-DAC Innovation Park, 5th floor, Sr. No. 34/B/1, Panchvati, Pashan, Pune, Maharashtra 411008 Ms. Deepa Pusalkar ;
Mr. Prakash Devkule –Fees/Refund
actssupport@cdac.in 
020-25503134/136/128/107
C-DAC, Thiruvanantha-puram Software Training & Development Centre (STDC), Technopark Campus, Kariyavattom P O Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695581 Ms. Suvarna Jane stdc@cdac.in 
0471-2781500
IACSD
Pune
Dr. D.Y. Patil Educational Complex, Sector 29, Near Akurdi Railway Station, Pradhikaran, Nigdi, Pune 411044 Wg. Cdr. (Retd) P.V.C. Patil iacsd@vsnl.com 
020-27659509
Infoway
Pune
Commerce Centre, 3rd Floor, Plot No. 16, Rambaug Colony, Opp. Krishna Hospital, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune 411038 Ms. Janhavi Deo info.iway@gmail.com 
9881129320
Institute of Emerging Technology, Pune Office No. 401, A-wing, 4th Floor, Manikchand Galleria,Swastik Society, CTS No. 996 Model Colony,Shivaginagar Pune – 411016 Mr. Sangram Patil iet.cdac@gmail.com 
020 – 29703449
Know-IT
Pune
1278, 2nd Floor, Suyog Plaza, Above McDonalds, Near Sai Petrol Pump, J.M. Road, Deccan, Pune 411004 Mr. Nachiketas Bhatkar contact@know-it.co.in 
020-20250898
Lakshya
Bhubaneswar
4th Floor, IDCO Towers, 1 Janpath, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751022 Mr. Alok Mishra lakshya@lakshyatraining.org      0674-2542520
MET – IIT
Mumbai
Bandra Reclamation, Gen. Arun Kumar Vaidya Chowk, Bandra (W), Mumbai 400050 Mr. Nilesh Shirke metiit@met.edu 
022-39554366
MET – IIT
Nashik
MET – IIT, Bhujbal Knowledge CityAdgaon Nashik, Maharashtra 422003 Mr. Rajesh Kumar info_iit@bkc.met.edu 
0253-2303203
Netcom
Jaipur
 IT-23, Sitapura Industrial Area EPIP, Opposite RIICO Office, Near Globe Circle, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302022 Dr. Manoj Kumar Sharma netcom_sikar@yahoo.com     9649272709
Orlando Academy
Indore
20-21 Press Complex, First Floor, Behind Danik Bhaskar, A.B. Road, Indore, M.P. 452001 Mr. Kunal Kansal info@orlando.co.in
0731-4285004
Soft Polynomials
Nagpur
3rd Floor, Sanganak Bhavan, 4-A, North Bazar Road, Dharam Peth Extn. Gokul Peth, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440010 Mr. S.M. Deshpande infocdac@softpolynomials.com   0712-2556808
Sunbeam
Karad
Anuda Chambers, 203 Shaniwar Peth, Near Gujar Hospital, Karad
Maharashtra 415110
Mr. Prashant Lad siitkarad@sunbeaminfo.com     02164-225800
Sunbeam
Pune
Sunbeam, Plot No. R/2, Behind Hotel Fulora, Market Yard Road, Gultekadi, Pune 411037 Mr. Nitin Kudale siit@sunbeaminfo.com 
020-24260308
TICA
Mumbai
2nd Floor, Thakur Polytechnic, Thakur Complex, Kandivli (E), Mumbai 400101 Prof. D.A. Pardasani tica@thakureducation.org 
022-28542917
VITA
Mumbai
5th Floor, Vidyanidhi School, Vidyanidhi Road, JVPD Scheme, Juhu, Mumbai 400049 Ms. Savita Thakur training.vita@gmail.com 
022-26255629