Realizing the growth of embedded systems in day-to-day life and the need for trained manpower in this promising area, C-DAC has launched a Diploma in Embedded Systems Design (DESD) for Engineers in computers, electronics and IT. Embedded Systems is a unique field, where engineers need to have sound knowledge in hardware and software design. Keeping this aspect in view, C-DAC has designed the diploma giving equal emphasis to hardware and software, enabling engineers to face challenges in the design and development of state of the art embedded systems. The latest curriculum includes a module on wireless embedded systems design, specifically focusing on wireless technologies and Wireless Sensor Networks  (WSN).


1. Graduate in Engineering or equivalent (e.g. BE / BTech / 4-year BSc / AMIE / DoEACC B Level, etc.) in Electronics/ Computer Science/ IT or related areas, OR
2. Post Graduate in Engineering Sciences (e.g. MSc in Computer Science, IT, Electronics, etc.)
3. The candidates must have secured a minimum of 55% marks in their qualifying examination.
The fees for the PG-DESD course is Rs. 80,000/- (Rupees Eighty Thousand only) plus Service Tax, Swachh Bharat cess and Krishi Kalyan cess. The course fees is exclusive of Service Tax and Swachh Bharat cess as applicable by Government of India. The Service Tax and Swachh Bharat cess has to be paid by the candidate additionally.

The course fees has to be paid in two installment as per the schedule mentioned in the Admission Process. The first installment of Rs. 10,000/- plus Service tax of 14%, 0.5% Swachh Bharat cess and 0.5% Krishi Kalyan cess has to be paid during the counseling rounds. The second installment of the course fees of Rs. 70,000/- plus Service tax of 14%, 0.5% Swachh Bharat cess
and 0.5% Krishi Kalyan cess as applicable has to be paid before the course commencement.