Admission - Diploma Courses

The process of admission to C-DAC's Diploma course begins with Registration of prospective candidates on the C-DAC website, Upon registering, candidates will get their form number that can be used to log in and fill the CET application form online. The form number must be remembered by the candidate as it will be the reference number and login ID of the candidate during the whole admission process. Read carefully the instructions on the C-DAC website while filling the online registration and application forms.

The candidate will get the Form No. and password in his mail id. Once the candidate has completed registration, the next step is to log in and fill the CET application form. After filling the application form, the candidate has to upload their passport size photograph.

The candidate needs to pay the CET examination fees of INR 600/- towards the Common Entrance Test using the payment gateway facility available using the credit card or debit card.

The candidate needs to select the training centre for CET from the following list training centres located in Delhi, Indore, Jaipur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, and Ranchi.

Note: The study training center and CET centre shall be the same for candidates so before selecting the CET centre candidates need to ensure selecting the study centre for undergoing the training.

The steps successfully completed in the application process are shown with a tick-mark on the main menu of the online application. Candidates facing any issues during the downloading of form or any other query online registration and application may contact C-DAC ACTS, Pune, through phone (020-25503100/34/36/07) or e-mail (

The DASDM course highlights include such as:

  • Course is designed and developed in consultation with the domain experts of C-DAC, academia and ICT industry.
  • The course syllabus is regularly updated with the latest trends in the ICT industry.
  • The expert faculty members from C-DAC and ICT industry with extensive domain knowledge shall conduct the lectures.
  • Training centres are well equipped with laboratory.
  • The Tutorials and hands-on sessions are relevant to the standards of the ICT industry.
  • Students are provided with Placement assistance and region-wise common campus placements.
  • Periodic Corporate / Industry interaction will be conducted.
  • The students have to undertake a live project either at the C-DAC training centres or in the IT industry / IT organisation during the fourth trimester.
  • Management Development Programme MDP is an integral part of the syllabus for personality development of the students.
  • The students have to undertake a live project either at the C-DAC training centres or in the IT industry / IT organisation during the fourth trimester.
  • Management Development Programme MDP is an integral part of the syllabus for personality development of the students.

Application form can be filled online from the website

The application fees of Rs.600/- (Rupees Six Hundred only) is to be paid through online payment gateway using the credit card or debit card.

The application fees once paid shall not be refunded in any circumstances.

The admission to the DASDM course is through a Common Entrance Test (CET). The syllabus of the CET comprises of the following:

Computing Awareness (20 questions)
Evolution of computers, Computer generations, Computer organization, Primary and Secondary storage, Input-output devices, Computer software, Operating systems, Data communications and computer networking, Multimedia, Classification of computers, Algorithms, Flow charts, Fundamentals of Programming

C Programming (20 questions)
Fundamentals of C Language, Data Types, Variables, Operators and Enums , Decision Making, Loop control , Control Flow Statements, Array, Function, Pointer, Structure, Union

Functional English (20 questions)
Mathematical Aptitude (20 questions)
Reasoning (20 questions)
Recommended Reference Books
The list of reference books for the various topics of CET is given below:
1. Foundations of Computing – P. K. Sinha and Priti Sinha (BPB)
2. C in Depth by Deepali Srivastava, S. K. Srivastava
3. The C Programming Language by Brian W. Kernighan / Dennis Richie
4. GRE Barrons
5. Quantitative Aptitude by R. S. Agrawal
6. Any English Grammar book of High School standard
Sr No Event      Dates     
1 Start of the DASDM website online registration and Application April 01 , 2020
2 Last date of Application for DASDM course May 04 , 2020
3 Downloading of Admit Card May 26 , 2020
4 Common Entrance Test (CET) May 28 & May 29, 2020
5 Announcement of result of CET June 02, 2020
6 Payment of first instalment of INR 10000/- plus GST for seat confirmation June 10, 2020
7 Issue Offer letter and bank loan letter June 15, 2020
8 Payment of Second Instalment of course fees of 60000/- plus GST July 02, 2020
9 Certificate verification and registration July 06, 2020
10 Commencement of DASDM Course July 07, 2020
Project Internship

The students undergo the Project Internship of one month in different IT organizations.


The placement cell in every centre shall help the candidate in providing the Project Internship. The students have to undertake project work in the last month of the DASDM course. The placement team shall assist the students in undergoing project work in the Companies as an internship.

We also conduct soft skill classes for the students for an overall personality development by which they improve on their communication skills, presentation skills, Aptitude, Interview techniques, group discussion skills and many other aspects of their personality. Experience during the course prepares them for a successful career thereafter.

Common Campus Placement Programme (CCPP) for students of all training centres shall be conducted in the Pune region.

The candidate can register for the course using an online application form by providing the basic communication details and Education details of the candidates.

  • Creative & Skilled faculty
  • Unique Curriculum
  • Well Equipped Multimedia Studio cum Lab
  • Creative Hands-On-Sessions
  • Picturesque Course Material
  • Informal and Interactive Work Environment
  • Rich Collection of Animation and Multimedia Case Studies
  • Specialized Technical Library
The non-refundable application fee of Rs.600/- is to be paid through an online payment gateway using a credit card or debit card.
C-DAC Common Entrance Test (CET)

The C-DAC Common Entrance Test (CET) for the admission to Diploma in Advanced Computer Arts shall be conducted as per the given schedule on the website. The CET would be conducted manually at the centers mentioned in the application form. Candidate can undergo the examination at center after receipt of the application fees of Rs.600/- online.
The CET of three hours shall consist of test comprising of 5 questions. Each question shall carry a twenty mark total of 100 marks. CET will test the visualization abilities, artistic skills, and knowledge relating to communication media.

1. Exam for DACA will try to test the visualization abilities, artistic skills & knowledge relating to communication media.
2. The following type of questions will be included in the paper:

  • Visualization of storyboard (Series of pictures depicting a story)
  • Designing icons for communicating different concepts
  • Visualization of objects from different viewpoints and
  • Descriptive questions (such as a description of an event)
No special preparation is required for appearing for the CET. The students may bring pencils, pens and dry colour (Colour pencils or crayons only). It is not mandatory to use colours.

The schedule for the Diploma in Advanced Computer Arts is listed below:

Sr No




Start Date of Online Registration and Application

06 July, 2018


Last Date of Online Registration, Application and Payment of Fee

  26 July, 2018


Common Entrance Test (CET)

28 July, 2018


Announcement of Result

31 July, 2018



First Install of Fees of INR 10,000/- plus GST

Second installment of Fees of INR. 90,000/- plus GST

10 August 2018

17 August, 2018


Commencement of Course

21 August, 2018


Academy of Information Technology (YCP)
Address : 5th Floor, Y.B. Chavan Centre, Nariman Point
General Jagannathrao Bhosale Marg Mumbai , Maharashtra-400021
Telephone : 022- 22043619 /17
Contact Person: Mr. S.N. Guptan

Mumbai Educational Trust - Institute of Information Technology (MET)
Address : Bandra Reclamation, Gen. Arun Kumar
Vaidya Chowk, Bandra (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra-400050
Telephone : 022-39554366
Contact Person : Mr. Nilesh Shirke
Contact No. : +91 9324516408

The Placement Cell at the respective centres actively coordinates the task of organizing the Campus Interviews for all the students. The centres only catalyze the process of bringing the companies to the campus and enable students to go through the Campus Recruitment Process. The selection is solely governed by the requirements and recruitment policies of the various companies visiting our centres for campus recruitment.