CDAC C-CAT Courses and Eligibility
The list of CDAC’s Post Graduate Diploma courses and their eligibility criteria is given in Table 1. Details of these courses are given in Section 17 of this Admission Booklet.
C-DAC’s PG Diploma courses are full-time courses of 24-week duration. The fee for all PG Diploma courses (except PG-DBDA) is Rs. 90,000/- + Goods & Services Tax (GST) on it as applicable at the time of payments. The fee for PG Diploma in Big Data Analytics is Rs 1.15 lakh + GST.
Common Eligibility Criteria for all the PG Diploma Courses of C-DAC
- Graduate in Engineering or equivalent (e.g. BE / BTech / 4-year BSc Engg / AMIE / DoEACC B Level) in IT / Computer Science / Electronics / Telecommunications / Electrical / Instrumentation.
- Post Graduate Degree in Engineering Sciences with corresponding basic degree (e.g. MSc in Computer Science, IT, Electronics)
In addition to the common eligibility criteria given above, candidates with the course-specific qualifications mentioned in Table 1 are ALSO ELIGIBLE for the particular courses. Minimum percentage of marks required in the qualifying examination is also stated in Table 1. The minimum percentage of marks will be considered as per the norms of the university from where the candidate has graduated.
C-DAC’s PG Diploma courses, their fees and eligibility criteria.
|Course Code||Course Name||Eligibility||Min.
|CATEGORY I (Section A in C-CAT)|
|PG-DGi||Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics||
|CATEGORY II (Sections A+B in C-CAT)|
|PG-DAC||Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing||
|PG-DMC||Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing||
|PG-DSSD||Post Graduate Diploma in System Software Development||
|PG-DITISS||Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security||
|PG-DBDA||Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics||
|PG-DIoT||Post Graduate Diploma in Internet of Things||
|PG-DHPCSA||Post Graduate Diploma in HPC System Administration||
|CATEGORY III (Sections A+B+C in C-CAT)|
|PG-DESD||Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design||
|PG-DVLSI||Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design||
|PG-DBIHI||Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics||
There is no age restriction for admission to C-DAC’s PG Diploma courses. Candidates who have appeared for the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2018 will also be considered for admission to the above courses. By qualifying in C-DAC’s admission tests of December 2018, such candidates can apply for provisional admission in February 2019 batch, subject to the condition that:
- All parts of their qualifying degree examination shall be completed by the date of joining the course, and
- Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with at least the required minimum marks shall be submitted at C-DAC by 31 May 2019.
Note: Candidates are required to ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria of the courses for which they are applying. In case a candidate is found to be non-eligible during any stage of the admission process or course delivery, his/her admission will be cancelled with immediate effect. The penalty clauses as given in the sectionCancellation & Refund will be applied to such candidates.