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CDAC C-CAT 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

CDAC is also known as the Center for Development of Advanced Computing and it has organized the Computerized Common Admission Test (C-CAT) to provide admission to the candidates in 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 are interested and eligible, they can apply in this examination and they will get two chance of scoring qualified marks in the examination.

Here, through this article, applicants will get the detailed information of CDAC C-CAT in which includes CDAC C-CAT Important Dates, Application Form, and Eligibility Criteria.

CDAC C-CAT 2020 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 Date8th & 15th December 2020
Official Websitehttps://www.cdac.in/
Helpline

CDAC C-CAT Important Dates 2020 (Feb 2021 Batch)

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2020:

    1. Shiv Nadar University, Delhi, NCR | Admission Open 2020. Apply Now
    2. Bennett University (Times Group), Admission Open for 2020. Apply Now
    3. Manav Rachna University, Haryana – 2020 UG & PG Admission Open. Apply Now
    4. Manipal University 2020 Admission Open For UG & PG Courses. Apply Now
    5. UPES, Dehradun Enroll Yourself for the Academic Year 2020. Apply Now
    6. LPU, Punjab Admissions 2020 Open | Secure Your Admission Online‎. Apply Now
    7. Pearl Academy No.1 Fashion School – Admissions Open for 2020 batch. Apply Now
    8. Amrita University, Admissions Open for BTech 2020. Apply Now
    9. Chandigarh University, Punjab 2020 Admission Open for all Courses. Apply Now
    10. Sharda University, Admission Open 2020, Few Days left. Apply Now

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

CDAC C-DAC Feb 2021Batch
Dates (Tentative)
Beginning of Online Registration and Application for C-CATLast week of October 2020
Closing of Online Registration & Application, and Payment of Examination Fee for C-CAT3rd week of November 2020
Downloading of C-CAT Admit Cards1st week of December 2020
C-DAC’s Common Admission Test (C-CAT)2nd week of December 2020
Announcement of C-CAT RanksKast week of December 2020
Online Selection of Courses and Centres (1st Counselling)1st week of January 2021
Result Declaration of 1st Round of Seat Allocation2nd week of January 2021
Last Date of Payment of first installment course fee for candidates allocated seats through the 1st round2nd week of January 2021
Declaration of 2nd Round of Seat Allocation3rd week of January 2021
Last Date of Payment of first installment course fee for candidates allocated seats through the second round4th week of January 2021
Payment of caution deposit and online selection of course and centers (2nd counseling)1st week of February 2021
Declaration of Third Round of Seat Allocation (based on 2nd Counselling)2nd week of February 2021
Last Date of Payment of Balance course fee2nd week of February 2021
Registration of Students at Training Centres3rd week of February 2021
Commencement of PG Diploma Courses3rd week of February 2021

CDAC C-CAT 2020 Examination Schedule

C-CAT Dates Test PaperMorning Slot TimingAfternoon Slot TimingDuration
December 2020Section A9:30 to 10:30 am2:00 to 3:00 pm1 Hour
Section B10:45 to 11:453:15 to 4:15 pm1 Hour
Section C12:00 to 1:00 pm4:30 to 5:00 pm1 Hour

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 2020 Application Form

The CDAC C-CAT Application Form will be released on 1st week of October 2020.

  • The Last Date to Submit Application Form is Last week of November 2020.
  • Those candidates are wishing to complete their post-graduate diploma courses from the various affiliated colleges, they can apply in the C-CAT examination by filling the Application Form through online mode by visiting on the official website of Centre for Development of Advanced Computing.
  • Applicants must have to enter their registration id and password in the required field to fill the Application Form.

CDAC C-CAT Application Fee

The registration fee for CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2020 is given below:

Course Category
CDAC C-CAT 2020 Paper
Examination fee
Category 1ARs.1350/-
Category 2A+BRs.1550/-
Category 3A+B+CRs. 1750/-

CDAC C-CAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

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

  • The candidates must have graduated through 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.
  • Or the candidates should have a Post Graduate Degree in Engineering Sciences (For Example; MSc in Computer Science, IT, Electronics, etc.)
  • There is no limit to apply in the CDAC C-CAT examination.

CDAC C-CAT 2020 Syllabus

CDAC C-CAT 2020 Indicative Syllabus for the Different Sections & Reference books for the various topics as 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 Book for the Various Topic for C-CAT Examination as Mentioned Below in the Table. 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. Aggrawal)
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 2020 Admit Card

The Admit Card can be Downloaded till 14th December 2020. No candidate will be Allow to appear for C-CAT without a valid admit card. The admit card along with a 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 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 who are absent or coming late for C-CAT.

CDAC C-CAT 2020 Result and Ranks

The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing has been Declared the result on the official website. CDAC C-CAT 2020 (Feb 2020) Result has been Declared Now.

Those applicants have given the CDAC C-CAT, they will be able to check their result through online mode. On the basis of the performance of the candidates in this examination, the admission will provide to the candidates. Candidates should have to submit the details and after that, the result will display to the candidates and they can check and download it.

CDAC C-CAT 2020 Counselling & Seat Allotment

Latest Applications For Various UG & PG Courses Open 2020:

    1. Shiv Nadar University, Delhi, NCR | Admission Open 2020. Apply Now
    2. Bennett University (Times Group), Admission Open for 2020. Apply Now
    3. Manav Rachna University, Haryana – 2020 UG & PG Admission Open. Apply Now
    4. Manipal University 2020 Admission Open For UG & PG Courses. Apply Now
    5. UPES, Dehradun Enroll Yourself for the Academic Year 2020. Apply Now
    6. LPU, Punjab Admissions 2020 Open | Secure Your Admission Online‎. Apply Now
    7. Pearl Academy No.1 Fashion School – Admissions Open for 2020 batch. Apply Now
    8. Amrita University, Admissions Open for BTech 2020. Apply Now
    9. Chandigarh University, Punjab 2020 Admission Open for all Courses. Apply Now
    10. Sharda University, Admission Open 2020, Few Days left. Apply Now

Those applicants are selected in the CDAC C-CAT counseling, 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 counseling the candidates get admissions in PG Diploma courses in various offering colleges and institutions.

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

If you any queries regarding CDAC C-CAT 2020, you can ask your query leave comments below.

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  1. Sarojini chitikena says:

    Sir cdac and ccat both
    are same or not

  2. Leelavathi says:

    Iam not qualify marks did not show why please how many miles i got

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