New CDAC C-CAT 2020 Application Form has been Released now.  Click Here to Apply. 


C-DAC’s C-CAT is a Common Admissions test conducted by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing. The test is a gateway to all Post Graduate Diploma courses offered at C-DAC. Take a look at CDAC centers across the country.

C-CAT performs twice a year. The August admissions test is conducted in July, while the February session admissions test is performed in December. Take a look at the Postgraduate Diploma courses mentioned below offered by C-CAT at the Advanced Computing.

Development Centre:-

PG-DAC Post Graduate in Advanced Computing
PG-DIoT Post Graduate Diploma in Internet of Things
PG-DMC Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing
PG-DHPCSA Post Graduate Diploma in HPC System Administration
PG-DESD Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded System Design
PG-DSSD Post Graduate Diploma in System Software Development
PG-DITISS Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems and Security
PG-DGi Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics
PG-DBDA Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics
PG-DBIHI Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & HI 
PG-DVLSI Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design






CDAC C-CAT 2020 Application form

The detailed information regarding CDAC C-CAT Application Form 2020 is given below:

  • The registration form of CDAC C CAT will be released soon for August 2020 batch.
  • Candidate must go through the eligibility criteria first before filling the application form.
  • The form will be available on the official website of the CDAC.
  • The entire process of filling the form is completely online.
  • Application form other than online mode will not be accepted by the conducting body.
  • The candidates are requested to keep the document ready along with a scanned copy of photograph and signature.

Important Dates Of  CDAC C-CAT 2020  

 

No.

Events

Date

1

Beginning of Online Registration and Application for C-CAT

5 August 2020

2

Closing of Online Registration & Application, and Payment of Examination Fee for C-CAT

 

 

20 August 2020

3

Downloading of C-CAT Admit Cards

25-28 August 2020

4

C-DAC’s Common Admission Test (C-CAT)

29 August 2020

30 August 2020

5

Announcement of C-CAT Ranks

5 September 2020

6

Online Selection of Courses and Centres (1st Counselling)

5-8 September 2020

7

 

Result Declaration of 1st Round of Seat Allocation

9 September 2020

 

8

Last Date of Payment of first installment course fee (Rs 10,000 + GST) for candidates allocated seats through the first round

14 September 2020 (till 5pm)

9

Declaration of 2nd Round of Seat Allocation

16 September 2020

10

Last Date of Payment of first installment course fee (Rs 10,000 + GST) for candidates allocated seats through the second round

18 September 2020 (till 5pm)

11

Payment of caution deposit (Rs 10,000 + GST) and Online Selection of Courses and Centres (2nd Counselling)

19-22 September 2020

12

Declaration of Third Round of Seat Allocation (based on 2nd Counselling)

23 September 2020

13

Last Date of Payment of Balance course fee

25 September 2020

14

Registration of Students at Training Centres

28 September 2020

15

start of Online Diploma Courses across India

29 September 2020

16

End of Online Diploma Courses across India

31 March 2020

17

Commencement of Online Diploma Campus Placements across India

6 April 2020

 

The detailed information concerning the 2020 eligibility criteria for the CDAC CAT is provided below:

Common Eligibility:

The common eligibility criteria that the candidate must have is given below:

  •  Graduate in Engineering (10+2+4 or 10+3+3 years) in IT / Computer Science / Electronics / Telecommunications / Electrical / Instrumentation.
 Or
  • MSc/MS (10+2+3+2 years) in Computer Science, IT, Electronics.
  • Mathematics in Class 12 (exempted for candidates with Diploma + Engineering).

Additional Eligibility:

The addition eligibility criteria for the particular courses that candidate must have is given below:

 

COURSE CODE/COURSE NAME

ELIGIBILITY

MIN. %

CATEGORY I (Section A in C-CAT)

PG-DGi

Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics

·   Common eligibility criteria, OR

·   Post Graduate Degree in Applied Sciences/ Geography/ Geology/ Physics/  Computational Sciences/ Mathematics or allied areas

50 %

CATEGORY II (Sections A+B in C-CAT)

PG-DAC

Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing

·   Common eligibility criteria, OR

·   Graduate in any discipline of Engineering or equivalent, OR

·   MCA, MCM, OR

·   Post Graduate Degree in Physics/ Computational Sciences/ Mathematics or allied areas, OR

·   Post Graduate Degree in Manage-ment with graduation in Science/ IT/ Computer Applications

50 %

PG-DMC

Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing

·   Common eligibility criteria, OR

·   Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics or allied areas, OR

·   MCA

50 %

PG-DSSD

Post Graduate Diploma in System Software Development

·   Common eligibility criteria, OR

·   Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics or allied areas, OR

·   MCA

55 %

PG-DITISS

Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security

·   Common eligibility criteria, OR

·   Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics or allied areas, OR

·   MCA

55 %

PG-DBDA

Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics

·   Common eligibility criteria, OR

·   Graduate in any discipline of Engineering or equivalent, OR

·   Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ MBA Systems, OR

·   MCA

55 %

PG-DIoT

Post Graduate Diploma in Internet of Things

·   Common eligibility criteria, OR

·   MCA

55 %

PG-DHPCSA

Post Graduate Diploma in HPC System Administration

·   Common eligibility criteria, OR

·   Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics or allied areas, OR

·   MCA

55 %

CATEGORY III (Sections A+B+C in C-CAT)

PG-DESD

Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design

·   Common eligibility criteria

55 %

PG-DVLSI

Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design

·   Common eligibility criteria

55 %

PG-DBIHI

Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics

·   Common  eligibility criteria, OR

·   BE in Biomedical related fields

55 %

 

CDAC C-CAT Syllabus 

Section A | Time (1 hour)

English, Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning

Section B | Time (1 hour)

Computer Fundamentals, Data Structures, C Programming, Data Communication & Networking, Object Oriented Programming Concepts & Operating Systems

Section C | Time (1 hour)

Computer Architecture, Digital Electronics & Microprocessors


Categories of PG Diploma courses and the corresponding test paper(s).

Section A – PG Diploma in Geoinformatics (PG-DGi)
Section A + Section B
  • PG Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC)
  • PG Diploma in Mobile Computing (PG-DMC)
  • PG Diploma in System Software Development (PG-DSSD)
  • PG Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security (PG-DITISS)
  • PG Diploma in Big Data Analytics (PG-DBDA)
  • PG Diploma in Internet of Things (PG-DIoT)
  • PG Diploma in HPC System Administration (PG-HPCSA)
Section A + Section B + Section C
  • PG Diploma in Embedded Systems Design (PG-DESD)
  • PG Diploma in VLSI Design (PG-DVLSI)
  • PG Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics (PG-DBIHI)

C-DAC Placement Paper Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus
  • Probability, Permutations & Combinations, Algebra, Averages, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Simple & Compound Interest, Percentage, Number Series, Mixtures & Allegations, Simplification, Number System, Heights and Distances, Geometry & Mensuration, Data Sufficiency, Logarithms, Progressions, LCM and HCL, Pipes and Cisterns, Partnership, Boats and Streams, Areas, Volumes

Reasoning Syllabus

  • Number Series, Letter Series, Analogies, Puzzles, Syllogisms, Binary Logic, Clocks & Calendars, Cubes & Dice, Classification, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Data Sufficiency, Seating Arrangement, Venn Diagrams, Problem Solving, Coded Inequalities, Double Lineup, Logical Deductions, Routes & Networks, Grouping & Selections, Evaluating Course of Action, Statements and Conclusions, Mathematical and Computer Operations, Critical Reasoning, Inferences, Situation Reaction Test, Decision Making, Symbols and Notations, Direction Sense Test, Logical Sequence Of Words, Assertion and Reason, Verification of Truth of the Statement, Statements and Assumptions, Data Interpretation
Verbal Ability Syllabus

  • Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Spelling Test, Passage Completion, Sentence Arrangement, Idioms and Phrases, Para Completion, Error Correction (Underlined Part), Fill in the blanks, Synonyms, Prepositions, Active and Passive Voice, Spotting Errors, Substitution, Transformation, Sentence Improvement, Joining Sentences, Error Correction (Phrase in Bold), Articles, Gerunds, Identify the Errors, Plural Forms, Odd Words, Prepositions, Suffix, Tense, Adjectives, Homophones, Identify the Sentences, Nouns, Prefix, Sentence Pattern, Tag Questions

C-DAC Reference Books

  • 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 2016
  • 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’s 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)

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