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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 section in C-CAT will have 50 objective-type questions. Each 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.

C-CAT Syllabus

Section A English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning 1 hour
Section B Computer Fundamentals, C Programming, Data Structures, Object Oriented Programming Concepts, Operating Systems 1 hour

Reference books for the various topics in C-CAT

A 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 2015
B Computer Fundamentals Foundations of Computing (Pradeep Sinha & Priti Sinha)
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)

C-CAT Schedule

C-CAT for admission to the September 2021 batch of PG Diploma courses will be held in computerized mode physically at C-DAC’s test centers on August 8, 2021. The tentative schedule for different test papers of C-CAT is given below. The exact schedule of C-CAT will be communicated to the candidates through the Admit Card.

C-CAT Dates

Test Paper

Morning Slot Timings

Afternoon Slot Timings

7th & 8th August 2021

Section A

9:30 am – 10:30 am

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Section B

10:45 am – 11:45 am

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

General instructions and conditions:

  • A candidate is required to select any one course while filling in the application form.
  • Based on the course eligibility candidate will select the name(s) of the course for which he/she is eligible for admission.
  • Please read the details of the C-DAC courses carefully for knowing specific details about the course. An applicant may also visit the C-DAC, ACTS website and go through the e-brochure.
  • Please fill in the application form completely. An incomplete application form will be summarily rejected.
  • Providing incorrect / false information will lead to cancellation of candidature or termination of the training.
  • C-DAC’s decision regarding the admission shall be final and binding on all candidates.
  • Please note that the latest photograph is mandatory will be uploaded while submitting the application form and other affixed on the admit card for the interview and if the candidate is selected for the course. Additional Photo Identification (like Driving License/ Voters ID card / College ID card / Passport) will also be equired to be produced by the candidate while appearing for the interview at the training center.
  • For appearing in the admission test, the candidate needs to register only once.
  • Please do not make multiple registrations for appearing for the Admission Test. If the candidates make multiple registrations, then all the registrations may be rejected and a candidate may not be allowed to appear for the interview.
  • The result of the Admission Test will be displayed on the website of C-DAC, ACTS on the day of the result as per schedule. A message indicating whether the candidate has qualified for the C-DAC courses along with a confirmed admission list will be shown to you for your reference.
  • The Admission process shall be followed by online test and personal interview as per the schedule.
  • At the end of the confirmed admission listAt the end of the confirmed admission list, a waitlist will be declared (if any). The seats available after the deadline for admission will be filled up in the order of a candidate’s waitlist number.

Laptop/Desktop Configuration & Software Requirements

    • Client Machine (Desktop/Laptop)

      Processor : Intel Core i3 or above

      Memory : 8 GB RAM or above

      Hard Disk : 500 GB

      Video Card : Intel Integrated Graphics

      Network : Ethernet / WiFi  with 25 Mbps Speed Connection (UL/DL)

      Accessories : Web Camera, Headphone with Mic

      Module Name


      All Modules

      Windows 10/ Linux Cent OS 6.4/ Fedora 8.0/ Ubuntu 64 bit or latest version

      Open/Microsoft Office

      Mozilla/Chrome latest version

      Fundamentals of Programming

      JDK 8.0 or latest version, Eclipse latest version, Apache Tomcat 8.0 or latest version

      Algorithms & Data Structures

      Objected Oriented Programming with Java

      Web-based Java Programming

      Operating System Concepts

      GCC, Secure Shell, VM Editor

      Database Technologies

      MySQL 5.7 or latest version, MongoDB

      Web Programming Technologies

      Visual Studio Code latest version, XAMPP

      MS.Net Technologies

      Visual Studio

      Software Development Methodologies

      Star UML, Jenkins, Docker, Postman  

Certificates to be attached along with the application form.
  • Applicants will have to submit original copies of their certificates / marks sheets at the time of the selection process at the center. Applicants will also have to produce their original certificates for verification at C-DAC Training Centres / ATC’s of C-DAC.

Training Centre:
The course shall be conducted at our C-DAC Authorised Training Centre (ATC) at Astric Khajpura, Bailey Road, Patna and C-DAC Centre.