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Centre for Development of Advanced Computing PG Diploma Admission 2013

CDAC Advanced Computing Training School,

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Centre for Development of Advanced Computing invites application from eligible candidates for admission to Post Graduate Diploma courses 2013.

CDAC PG Diploma Admission 2013 Course Specializations :

  • PG DAC – Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing
  • PG DWiMC – Post Graduate Diploma in Wireless and Mobile Computing
  • PG DVLSI – Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design
  • PG DESD – Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design
  • PG DITISS – Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems and Security
  • PG DSSD – Post Graduate Diploma in System Software Development
  • PG DASS – Post Graduate Diploma in Automation and SCADA Systems
  • PG DIVESD – Post Graduate Diploma in Integrated VLSI and Embedded Systems Design
  • PG DHI – Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Informatics
  • PG DGi – Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics
  • PG DCLN – Post Graduate Diploma in Computational Linguistics and NLP

CDAC PG Diploma Admission 2013 Eligibility Criteria :

CAT Result Announcement
2nd Week of January, 2016
Online Submission of IIT Delhi MBA Application Form begins onNext day of CAT 2015 result declaration
Last Date for receipt of Print copy of IITD MBA Application Form alongwith Demand Draft1st February, 2016 ( Monday ) Tentaive
Group Discussion & Personal Interview ( will be held at IIT Delhi )10th -13th March, 2016 ( Thursday to Sunday )
Declaration of IIT Delhi MBA Admission Results
2nd May, 2016 ( Monday )
New Students to report to allotted hostel21st July, 2016 ( Thursday )
Orientationand Registration for New Students22nd - 23rd July, 2016 ( Friday-Saturday )
Classes begin25th July, 2015 ( Monday )

Important Dates for CDAC PG Diploma Admission 2013 :

  • Last date of CDAS Admission online application : 05th December, 2012.
  • CDAC Common Admission Test ( C – CAT ) : 02nd December, 2012 and 16th December, 2012.
  • Commencement of courses : 20th February, 2013.

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CDAC CAT 2016 Entrance Exam

CDAC CAT Entrance Exam 2016

CDAC CAT 2016 Entrance Exam

Admissions to all PG Diploma courses of C-DAC are done through C-DAC’s Computerised Common Admission Test ( C-CAT ). Candidates have to apply for C-CAT online at or Every year, C-CAT is usually conducted in June ( for August admissions ) and December ( for February admissions ). Candidates who clear the December, 2015 C-CAT will only be considered for admission to C-DAC’s PG Diploma courses of February, 2016 batch on the basis of their C-CAT ranks and centre / course preferences.

CDAC CAT Entrance Exam 2016 Date

CDAC CAT 2016 Exam Date : 6th December, 2015 and 13th December, 2015

CDAC offers the following Post Graduate Diploma courses in areas of advanced computing :

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics ( PG-DGi )
  2. Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing ( PG – DAC )
  3. Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing ( PG – DMC )
  4. Post Graduate Diploma in System Software Development ( PG-DSSD )
  5. Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems and Security ( PG – DITISS )
  6. Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics ( PG-DBDA )
  7. Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design ( PG – DESD )
  8. Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design ( PG – DVLSI )
  9. Post Graduate Diploma in Automation and SCADA Systems ( PG – DASS )
  10. Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics ( PG-DBIHI )

CDAC CAT 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Common Eligibility Criteria for all the PG Diploma Courses of C DAC Eligibility :

  • Graduate in Engineering or equivalent ( e.g. BE / BTech / 4 year BSc  Engg / AMIE / DoEACC B Level, etc. ) in IT / Computer Science/ Electronics / Telecommunications / Electrical / Instrumentation or related areas OR
  • Post Graduate in Engineering Sciences ( e.g. MSc in Computer Science, IT, Electronics, etc. )

In addition to the common eligibility criteria given above, candidates with the course-specific qualifications mentioned in the below Table are also Eligible for the particular course. Minimum percentage of marks required in the qualifying examination is also stated in Table

1. The minimum percentage of marks will be considered as per the norms of the university from where the candidate has graduated.

C-DAC’s PG Diploma courses, their fees and eligibility criteria :

DetailsM.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch / M.Tech QIP Courses
Commencement of Entry of Karnataka PGCET Application Online06th July, 2015
Commencement of Payment of Fees in the specified bankfrom07th July, 2015
Last Date to Enter Application details online23rd July, 2015
Last date to pay the fees in the specified bank25th July, 2015
Downloading of Karnataka PGCET Admission Tickets will be notified on KEA website

There is no age restriction for admission to C-DAC’s PG Diploma courses. Candidates who have appeared/will be appearing for the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2015 will also be considered for admission to the above courses. By qualifying in C-DAC’s admission tests of December 2015, such candidates can apply for provisional admission in February 2016 batch, subject to the condition that:

(a) All parts of their qualifying degree examination shall be completed by the date of joining the course, and

(b) Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with


CDAC CAT Exam Pattern 2016

CDAC CAT 2016 Exam Pattern

CDAC CAT 2016 syllabus of the different sections of test papers :

  • Section – A ( English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning )
  • Section – B ( Computer Fundamentals, C Programing, Data Structures, Data Communications and Networking, Object Oriented Programming, Operating Systems )
  • Section – C ( Computer Architecture, Digital Electronics and Microprocessors )

C-CAT has three sections (Section A, Section B, Section C) of one hour duration each. depending on the category of courses selected by the candidate, he / she will have to either appear for just one test paper ( Section A ) or two test papers ( Section A and Section B ) or all the three test papers ( Section A, Section B and Section C ). The medium of C-CAT is English.

Every section in C-CAT will have 50 objective-type questions. Each objective-type question will have four choices as possible answers of which only one will be correct. There will be +3 ( plus three ) marks for each correct answer, -1 ( minus one ) for each wrong answer, and 0 ( zero ) marks for each un-attempted question. The maximum marks a candidate can obtain in any one section of C-CAT is 150.

CDAC CAT 2016 Exam Schedule

C-CAT for admission to the February, 2016 batch of PG Diploma courses will be held on 6th December, 2015 and 13th December, 2015. Candidates may choose one of these dates as per their convenience / availability while filling the online application. The schedule for different test papers of C-CAT is given below.

Availability of Post Graduate applications on University Website : July, 2013
Last date for receipt of filled-in Application Forms at Registrar’s Office22nd July, 2013
Uploading the list of Eligible / Ineligible Candidates for written exam on University Website : July, 2013
Written Test / Entrance Test : for M.Sc. & Ph.D.28th July, 2013
I st Round Admission cum counseling for Ph.D.29th July, 2013 at 2.00PM
I st Round Admission cum counseling for M.Sc.30th July, 2013 at 9.00 AM
Commencement of I st Semester for the Academic Year 2013 - 201412th August, 2013
Final Casual Round Admission cum counseling : for both Ph.D. & M.Sc.19th August, 2013
Venue for Written Test / Entrance Test / Admission Cum Counselling : College of Horticulture, Bagalkot, Haveli Campus

CDAC CAT 2016 Exam Centres

C-CAT will be conducted in computerized mode in various cities across India. The list of cities where C-CAT will be conducted in December, 2015 is given in the below Table. C-CAT centres will be allocated to candidates on a first – come, first-served basis of application, depending on the centres’ seating capacity and availability.

1Agra18Hyderabad Campus of BITS35Noida
2Ahmedabad19 Hyderabad City36Patna
3Allahabad20Indore37Pilani Campus of BITS
11 Dubai Campus of BITS
( International centre )
13Goa Campus of BITS30Madurai47Tirupati

The C-CAT date and city once selected in the online application form cannot be changed unless approved in writing by C-DAC, subject to availability of seats in requested city. All such signed letters of requests with valid reasons should be received at the following address before the last date of C-CAT application.

C-DAC ACTS, 3rd Floor,
RMZ Westend Centre III,
Westend IT Park, Aundh,
Pune – 411007.

CDAC CAT 2016 Application Procedure

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 Rupee 1000/-, for Category II ( Sections A & B ) is Rupee 1200/-, and for Category III ( Sections A, B & C ) is Rupee 1400/-. A computer usage charge of Rupee 200 will be added to the fees if the candidate opts in the online application to use the computer of the C-CAT centre.

Home Page Application Form Results

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.

CDAC CAT 2016 Online : The examination fee can be paid using credit / debit cards and net banking through the payment gateway that will be opened upon clicking the ‘Online’ option of the ‘Make Payment’ step. Candidates are advised to follow the instructions / steps given on the payment gateway, and also print / keep the transaction details for their records.

Cash : The examination fee can also be paid in cash at any of the C-DAC centres or C-DAC’s Authorised Training Centres ( ATC ) After filling the online application, the applicant should print the form and submit it personally along with the fee ( in cash ) at any of the C-DAC training centres before 5.00 P.M. on 26th November, 2015. After cash payment, candidates are advised to collect the payment receipt and city selection status before leaving the training centre.

CDAC CAT 2016 Admit Card

Candidates can download their admit cards from C-DAC’s website during the dates mentioned under Important Dates. No 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 CCAT must configure their laptops well in advance as per the instructions given on the admit cards. Examination fee will not be refunded to candidates who are coming late for C-CAT.

CDAC CAT 2016 Important Dates

General Candidates SC / ST / Cat-I Candidates DD drawn in favour of
Rupee 600/- Rupee 300/-The Comptroller, UHS, Bagalkot, payable at Bagalkot
( obtained from Nationalized Bank only )


281 thoughts on “CDAC Common Admission Test – CDAC CAT 2016

  1. sir, when would the next c-cat exam will take place for 2016-17(for january to june batch) ??

  2. I want to take admission in cdac .
    How to apply,and how to prepare for preexam .
    And also which centre is best for placement

  3. sir I complete BE in computer I want to do cdac but I don’t knw abaut process help me

  4. last date kab h form fill karne ki and application form fill karne ka link send kar digiye plz…..

  5. hii,
    I want to apply for embedded course through CDAC. Can you notify me regarding the next exam for june admissions.

  6. is there any affect if i tried for c dac batch of august batch of 2016. I am pass out from 2014 batch. I have not alloted any seat for this feb 2016 c dac batch. If there will be effect for placement drive of my passout year.

  7. My rank is …3751 in a+b plzz tell can I go for wims …and which institute will be better for me a cording to my rank?

  8. sir i complete my btech with civil trade . but i want to change my field i wanna join IT sector by cdac . Can You suggest me how can I change my Field .

  9. Very important question : candidate doing B.E , there 8th sem will be over in june . but here course commencement date is 17th January , so how iys possible for them to take admission although even if they crack exam?? Please reply asp

  10. sir can you please let me know when will be the notification for feb 2016 batch will come and what can be the tentative examination date?????

  11. i want that knowledge you have given in cdac and i want to became a succesfull cdac candidate when i will stan in market

  12. My rank is 2319 in C-CAT exam jun 2015, so tell me the probability of admission on any C-DAC institute, can u suggest me which C-DAC institute is best me according to my rank.

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