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 login 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 candidates have completed registration, the next step is to log in and fill the CET application form. After filling the application form, candidates have to upload their passport size photograph. The next step is payment of CET application fee that may be paid online or by demand draft. The details of payment are given in the section Application Fee.

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 (020-25503134/143) 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 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 (40 questions)
Functional English (20 questions)
Mathematical Aptitude (20 questions)
Reasoning (20 questions)

Recommended Reference Books
1. Foundations of Computing - PK Sinha and Priti Sinha (BPB)
2. GRE Barrons
3. Quantitative Aptitude R S Agrawal
4. Any English Grammar book of High School standard
Sr No Event      Dates     
1 Start Date of Online Registration and Application 05 January 2017
2 Last Date of Online Registration, Application and Payment of Fee 27 January, 2017 (1800 Hours)
3 Downloading Admit Cards 01 February, 2017
4 Common Entrance Test (CET) CET: I -04 February, 2017
CET: II -05 February, 2017
5 Announcement of Result 10 February, 2017
6 Last date of payment of the Admission Fees of Rs.10,000/- plus taxes as applicable by Government of India 21 February, 2017
7 Last date of payment of the Tuition Fees of Rs. 25,000/- plus taxes as applicable by Government of India 28 February, 2017
8 Registration and Document Verification of students at Training Centres 28 February, 2017
9 Commencement of Diploma Course 1 March, 2017


Institute for Advanced Computing and Software Development (IACSD) ,Akurdi
Address : Dr. D.Y. Patil Educational Complex, Sector 29, Near Akurdi Railway Station, Pradhikaran, Nigdi , Pune – 411044, Maharashtra
Contact Number: 020 – 27659509
e-Mail :
Contact Person : Mr. P.V.C. Patil

Knowledge-Divine Information Technology Pvt. Ltd.(KNOW-IT)
Address : 1278, Second Floor, Suyog Plaza, Above MacDonalds, Near Sai Petrol Pump, J.M. Road, Deccan, Pune 411004 ,Maharashtra
Contact Number: 9021479888 020 20250898
e-Mail :
Contact Person : Mr. Nachiketas Bhatkar, CEO

The placement is centralized and shall be conducted in Pune region. The Placements is conducted at the end of the Term 4. The students have to travel to the regional placement centre to which they are attached for further participation in the placement activities. The placement cell in every centre shall help the candidate in providing the placement assistance. The students have to undertake a project work in Term 4 in this course. The placement team shall assist the students in undergoing this project work in the Companies as a internship.

The Invitation for participation in the Common Campus Placement Program is sent to prospective companies well in advance before the campus activity starts. Normally the placement week starts in the First / Second Week of August every year. Once we receive confirmation for participation, we share the database of students with the companies. The ACTS student database along with the query engine is also available to the companies. This will enable the companies across the globe to access the database and shortlist suitable candidates for placement in India and abroad.

Over the past 16 years we have turned out over 80,000 IT Professionals in the field of software development, Very large scale designing and in multimedia designing. These students are well placed in the various IT industries in India and abroad.

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. They also undergo yoga training for managing the stress they experience during the course and also prepares them for a successful career thereafter.

C-DACs application form for the DACA course can be downloaded through the Registration section. The application form for August 2017 batch can be downloaded from the link Registration provided below.

  • 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 by DD drawn on any nationalized bank in favor of ‘C-DAC, ACTS’ payable at Pune and submitted at training centre along with application form.
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/- along with the application form at training centre.
The CET of three hours shall consist of test comprising of 5 questions. Each question shall carry 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. Following type of questions will be included in the paper:

  • Visualization of story board (Series of pictures depicting a story)
  • Designing icons for communicating different concepts
  • Visualization of objects from different view points and
  • Descriptive questions (such as 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 Event      Dates     
1 Start Date of Online Registration and Application 17 May 2017
2 Last Date of Online Registration, Application and Payment of Fee CET-I: 15 June 2017
CET-II: 19 July 2017
3 Common Entrance Test (CET) CET: I -17 June, 2017
CET: II -22 July, 2017
4 Announcement of Result CET: I -22 June, 2017
CET: II -27 July, 2017
5 Fees Payment(For CET-I Part Payment Rs.10000/-) CET: I -10 July, 2017
CET: II -07 August, 2017
6 Last Date of Fee payment 14 August, 2017
7 Commencement of Course 17 August, 2017


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.