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CDAC C-CAT 2024: Application Form (Released), Dates, eligibility, pattern, syllabus

By: Prabhakar Nachanekar

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CDAC C-CAT 2024 Application Form has been Started on 6th December 2023. CDAC, also known as the Center for Development of Advanced Computing, has organized the Computerized Common Admission Test (C-CAT) to provide admission to post-graduate diploma courses.

This examination is conducted every year for the candidates in June (for August admissions) and December (for February admissions). Those applicants who are interested and eligible can apply in this examination and get two chances to score qualified marks in the examination.

Here, through this article, applicants will get detailed information on CDAC C-CAT, including CDAC C-CAT Important Dates, Application Form, and Eligibility Criteria.

CDAC C-CAT 2024 Notification – Application Released 

New CDAC C-CAT 2024 Application Form has been Started on 6th December 2023. Check the CDAC C-CAT Application details.

CDAC C-CAT  Notification CDAC C-CAT Result 
CDAC C-CAT Application/Registration Form CDAC C-CAT Counselling/Admission Procedure
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CDAC C-CAT 2024 Highlights

Exam NameCDAC C-CAT
Full-FormCenter for Development of Advanced Computing (Computerized Common Admission Test)
Exam TypePG
Courses OfferedPG Courses
Conducting BodyCenter for Development of Advanced Computing
Application ModeOnline
Exam DateTo be announced
Official Websitehttps://www.cdac.in/
Helpline

CDAC C-CAT Important Dates 2024

CDAC C-CAT 2024 Applicants can apply for this examination based on their Eligibility Criteria as per the schedule provided by the authority. Students must have to check the important dates of the CDAC C-CAT mentioned below.

Dates for PG Diploma Courses

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2024

    1. Parul University | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    2. UPES Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    3. Chandigarh University | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    4. LPU 2024 | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    5. IIAD, Delhi | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    6. GIBS, Bangalore |  PGDM Applications Open. Package upto 15.5 LPA. Apply Now
    7. GNIOT, Greater Noida | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    8. Narayana Business School | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
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    10. IMS Ghaziabad UC Campus | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
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Events
Dates
Beginning of Online Registration and Application for C-CAT6th December 2023
Closing of Online Registration & Application and Payment of Examination Fee for C-CATJanuary 2024
Downloading of C-CAT Admit CardsTo be announced
C-DAC’s Common Admission Test (C-CAT)To be announced
Announcement of C-CAT RanksTo be announced
Online Selection of Courses and Centres (1st Counselling)To be announced
Result in Declaration of 1st Round of Seat AllocationTo be announced
Last Date of Payment of the first instalment course fee for candidates allocated seats through the first roundTo be announced
Declaration of 2nd Round of Seat AllocationTo be announced
Last Date of Payment of the first instalment course fee for candidates allocated seats through the second roundTo be announced
Payment of caution deposit and Online Selection of Courses and Centres (2nd Counselling)To be announced
Declaration of Third Round of Seat Allocation (based on 2nd Counselling)To be announced
Last Date of Payment of Balance course feeTo be announced
start of Online Diploma Courses across IndiaTo be announced
End of Online Diploma Courses Across IndiaTo be announced

Course Offered

Course CategoryCourse Name
C-CAT Paper (S)
IPG Diploma in Geoinformatics (PG-DGi)Section A
IIPG Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC)Section A + Section B
PG Diploma in Big Data Analytics (PG-DBDA)
PG Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security (PG-DITISS)
PG Diploma in the Internet of Things (PG-IoT)
PG Diploma in Artificial Intelligence (PG-DAI)
PG Diploma in Mobile Computing (PG-DMC)
PG Diploma in System Software Development (PG-DSSD)
PG Diploma in Advanced Secure Software Development (PG-DASSD)
PG Diploma in HPC System Administration (PG-HPCSA)
IIIPG Diploma in Embedded Systems Design (PG-DESD)Section A + Section B + Section C
PG Diploma in VLSI Design (PG-DVLSI)
PG Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics (PG-DBIHI)

CDAC C-CAT 2024 Application Form

CDAC C-CAT 2024 C-CAT Application form can be Filled out by January 2024 for Online Diploma Courses.

  • The Last Date to Submit the Application Form can be filled till January 2024.
  • Those candidates wishing to complete their post-graduate diploma courses from the various affiliated colleges can apply for the C-CAT examination by filling out the Application Form online mode by visiting the official website of the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing.
  • Applicants must enter their registration id and password in the required field to complete the Application Form.

CDAC C-CAT Application Fee

The application fee for C-CAT is Rs 600/-. Candidates may note that the C-CAT fee, once paid, is not refundable.

CDAC C-CAT Eligibility Criteria 2024

All aspiring candidates must check their Eligibility Criteria before filling out the Application Form and the Eligibility Criteria details mentioned below.

  • For PG Diploma: Graduate in Engineering (10+2+4 or 10+3+3 years) in IT / Computer Science / Electronics / Telecommunications / Electrical /
  • Or the candidates should have a Post Graduate Degree in Engineering Sciences (For Example, MSc in Computer Science, IT, Electronics, etc.)
  • The candidates must have graduated through a recognized engineering college or equivalent course (For example, BE/BTech/4-year BSc Engg/AMIE/DoEACC B Level, etc.) in IT / Computer Science/ Electronics/Telecommunications Electrical/Instrumentation or other related areas.
  • There is no limit to applying for the CDAC C-CAT examination.

CDAC C-CAT 2024 Syllabus

CDAC C-CAT 2024 Indicative Syllabus for the Different Sections & Reference books for the topics mentioned below.

Indicative syllabus of the different sections of test papers in C-CAT.

Test Paper
TopicsDuration
Section AEnglish, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning1 hour
Section BComputer Fundamentals, C Programming, Data Structures, Data Communication & Networking, Object-Oriented Programming Concepts, Operating Systems1 hour
Section CComputer Architecture, Digital Electronics, Microprocessors1 hour

The List of Reference Books for the Various Topics of the C-CAT Examination is Mentioned Below in the Table. The candidate has to Read more books than the ones specified in this table.

SectionTopicReference Book
AEnglishAny High School Grammar Book (e.g. Wren & Martin)
Quantitative Aptitude & ReasoningQuantitative Aptitude Fully Solved (R. S. Aggarwal)
Quantitative Aptitude (M Tyara)
Barron’s New GRE 2016
BComputer FundamentalsFoundations of Computing (Pradeep Sinha & Priti Sinha)
Data Communication & NetworkingData Communication & Networking (Forouzan)
C ProgrammingC Programming Language (Kernighan & Ritchie)
Let Us C (Yashavant Kanetkar)
Data StructuresData Structures Through C in Depth (S. K. Srivastava)
Operating SystemsOperating System Principles (Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne)
OOP ConceptsTest Your C ++ Skills (Yashavant Kanetkar)
CComputer ArchitectureComputer Organization & Architecture (William Stallings)
Digital ElectronicsDigital Design (Morris Mano)
Digital Design: Principles & Practices (John Wakerly)
Modern Digital Electronics (R. P. Jain)
MicroprocessorsMicroprocessor Architecture, Programming & Applications with 8085 (Ramesh Gaonkar)
The Intel Microprocessor (Barry Brey)

CDAC C-CAT 2024 Admit Card

The CDAC C-CAT 2024 Admit Card is available soon for candidates who will be allowed to appear for C-CAT without a valid admit card. The admit card, and 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 the 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. The examination fee will not be refunded to candidates absent or coming late for C-CAT.

CDAC C-CAT 2024 Result and Ranks

CDAC C-CAT 2024 Result was Declared Soon. The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing will be Declared soon on the official website. Those applicants who have given the CDAC C-CAT, will be able to check their results through online mode.

Based on the performance of the candidates in this examination, admission will provide to the candidates. Candidates should submit the details; after that, the result will be displayed to the candidates, who can check and download it.

CDAC C-CAT 2024 Counselling & Seat Allotment

CDAC C-CAT 2024 1st Round of Seat Allocation Result will be Declared Soon. Those applicants are selected in the CDAC C-CAT counselling, they will be able to download the 1st seat allotment result through online mode. The seat allotment result list will be available on the official website.

Through CDAC C-CAT counselling, the candidates get admission to PG Diploma courses in various colleges and institutions.

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2024

    1. Parul University | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    2. UPES Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    3. Chandigarh University | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    4. LPU 2024 | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    5. IIAD, Delhi | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    6. GIBS, Bangalore |  PGDM Applications Open. Package upto 15.5 LPA. Apply Now
    7. GNIOT, Greater Noida | Admissions Open for All Courses 2023. Apply Now
    8. Narayana Business School | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    9. The Design Village | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    10. IMS Ghaziabad UC Campus | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    11. KIIT School of Management | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    12. KSRM | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    13. Jaipuria Institute of Management | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    14. NIIT | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
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    17. KL University | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    18. Alliance MBA | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now
    19. Alliance UG | Admissions Open for All Courses 2024. Apply Now

The authority has conducted two counselling rounds and three seat allocation rounds. Applicants should have to fill in their choice of courses and centers, and the seat allotment procedure will be done online.

If you have any queries regarding CDAC C-CAT 2024, you can ask your query and leave comments below.

Prabhakar Nachanekar

I am Prabhakar Nachanekar, a UG degree holder in Commerce with a passion for education, especially in the field of entrance examinations and tests. Through my blog, I aim to keep my readers informed and updated on the latest developments and trends in this field. In addition to my passion for education, I love to play cricket and explore the world through travel. With a strong desire to learn and share knowledge, I strive to deliver accurate and detailed information that can be helpful to students, educators, and anyone interested in the world of education. Follow my blog to stay informed about the latest updates and trends in entrance examinations and tests, and learn about my exciting experiences in cricket and travel.