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
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Applied Sciences/ Geography/ Geology/ Physics/ Computational Sciences/ Mathematics or allied areas
50 %
CATEGORY II (Sections A+B in C-CAT)
PG-DAC Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Graduate in any discipline of Engineering or equivalent, OR
  • MCA, MCM, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Physics/ Computational Sciences/ Mathematics or allied areas, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Manage-ment with graduation in Science/ IT/ Computer Applications
50 %
PG-DMC Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics or allied areas, OR
  • MCA
50 %
PG-DSSD Post Graduate Diploma in System Software Development
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics or allied areas, OR
  • MCA
55 %
PG-DITISS Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics or allied areas, OR
  • MCA
55 %
PG-DBDA Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Graduate in any discipline of Engineering or equivalent, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ MBA Systems, OR
  • MCA
55 %
PG-DIoT Post Graduate Diploma in Internet of Things
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • MCA
55 %
PG-DHPCSA Post Graduate Diploma in HPC System Administration
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics or allied areas, OR
  • MCA
55 %
CATEGORY III (Sections A+B+C in C-CAT)
PG-DESD Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design
  • Common eligibility criteria
55 %
PG-DVLSI Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design
  • Common eligibility criteria
55 %
PG-DBIHI Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics
  • Common  eligibility criteria, OR
  • BE in Biomedical related fields
55 %

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.

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80 COMMENTS

  1. which is the “qualifying exam” mentioned in the article?
    %age criteria is only for the Final year exam or aggregate of 4 yrs of engineering?

  2. Hello Sir,
    I am pursuing my MCA final year. Only results are remaining. so can I appear for c-DAC exam.
    One thing I want to ask is that what is difference between C-DAC and C-CAT.

  3. Hello Sir,my name is SAURAV SINGH my rank for DAC course in A+B is 945,
    I’ve got 10 = 87.4% , 12 = 67% , B.Tech = 88.4% , 1 year gap and B.tech Mech. Engg. but I am deeply interested in IT jobs. I want to select my center on the basis of good faculty and placements.My preferences for CDAC centers as of now is as follows. Just wanted to know if any changes required in the following choice of centers.
    1. ACTS pune
    2. sunbeam pune
    3. IACSD pune
    4. KP banglore
    5. sunbeam karad
    5. vita mumbai

  4. Hello Sir,my name is SAURAV SINGH my rank for DAC course in A+B is 945,
    I’ve got 10 = 87.4% , 12 = 67% , B.Tech = 88.4% , 1 year gap and B.tech Mech. Engg. but I am deeply interested in IT jobs. I want to select my center on the basis of good faculty and placements.My preferences for CDAC centers as of now is as follows. Just wanted to know if any changes required in the following choice of centers.
    1. ACTS pune
    2. sunbeam pune
    3. IACSD pune
    4. KP banglore
    5. sunbeam karad
    5. vita mumbai

    • 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. Or
      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. The minimum percentage of marks will be considered as per the norms of the university from where the candidate has graduated.

  5. Hi sir I am graduate in B.Sc mathematics plain degree no mathematics, physics & chemistry sub. With 52 % can I eligible. If not so what should I do for eligibility…

  6. Hello sir i am Mayur wasnik I am BE electrical 2018 pass out with 7.23 sgpi so can I apply for CDAC course n that course can profitable with my core background

  7. I am 45 years old and working with the Railways as sr section engr. I’m eligible to take c Dac. But want to know that if it would be beneficial to do it. I want to change my organization.i have 15 yrs of experience.

    • Hi Rajesh
      From the purpose of education it is beneficial. But from point of placement there might be issue as age may create problems.

  8. Hi,
    I have completed my graduation from pune university in electronics engineering with aggregate of 54%. can i apply for CDAC and also looking at my B.E. percentage will i get placed after completing CDAC with good score??

  9. Hello sir
    need to knw about the admission form..?
    i have completed my be extc in 2018 n m waiting for admisiion form n exm they said me in 1st week of oct sir may i get the site for admision form plzzz

    • Hi tedddyyy

      The form will be available by Oct-Nov as the exam will be conducted in December (for February admissions).

    • hey there you can apply for theses courses like Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design

      Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design

  10. Hi sir,

    which course is better for me . i was completed BA +Doeacc o Level + ITI in Information Technology
    Can i eligble for this course cdac if yes so suggest me if it is not to please suggest any better course for my career.

      • sir i have completed my BE(66.06) in 2017(E&TC) and now i want to do cdac so at the time of placement my year of passing will cause any problem ?and i have done both 12th(50.17) and diploma (78.19) so will these things create any problem at the time of placement.

  11. sir i have completed BE(E&TC-66.06) in 2017 and i have also done both 12th(50.17) and diploma (78.19)
    and i want to take admission for cdac feb 2019 so will my pass out year and my 12th and diploma will cause any problem at the time of my placement .

  12. Hello sir, i have completed my BE(E&TC-66.06) in 2017 and i have also done both 12th (50.17) and diploma (78.19) and i want to take addmission for cdac (feb -2019) so will my year of passing and my 12th and diploma will cause any problem at the time of placement .

  13. HI SIR. One of my friend completed her education in ENTC and wants to do CDAC in artificical intelligence but while searching for the same course coaching in pune no one institute I found. so if you know any anything about it can you please inform me.

  14. Hi sir i have completed my B.tech (CSE) with agregate of 67 % in 2015 ,12th with 54 % in 2011,and 10th 65% in 2009. i have 3 year of working experience in android . can i apply for cdac course in Big Data Technologies

  15. I’m b.tech student actually my course is 3and half year class room course and last semester is fully for internship.so I’m eligible for it or not?

  16. Hello.. I have done MCA in 2014 n after that I have a teaching experince of college in Haryana till from sept 2018 to jan,2017. I want to apply for course in big data technologies. Am I eligible

  17. hello sir,
    currently i’m pursuing b.tech…i hv given 8th sem but due to backlog i hv to give 7th sem..my 7th sem will cmplete in december.. Am i eligible?

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