CDAC C-CAT 2019
Naureen Gurung, 24 Sep 2019, #C-CAT

CDAC C-CAT 2019 - The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) conducts the computerized Common Admission Test (C-CAT) twice a year, i.e. in June and December. The entrance examination is conducted for candidates seeking admission to PG diploma courses in computer science, mobile computing, electronics, etc for August and February sessions respectively. The CDAC C-CAT application form 2019 is tentatively expected to be released on October 23 in online mode and will be available till December 3, 2019. Only those candidates who are either graduate in engineering or postgraduates in engineering sciences with the corresponding basic degree will be eligible to apply for CDAC C-CAT December 2019. Candidates will tentatively be able to download their admit card between December 6 and December 13, 2019. The online examination of CDAC C-CAT 2019 December session is expected to be conducted on December 9 and 16 because the exam is conducted on two days. There will be two counselling sessions and three CDAC C-CAT seat allotment rounds. The article below provides all the details related to CDAC C-CAT 2019 entrance exam for December 2019 session.


CDAC C-CAT 2019: Overview

Name of the exam

CDAC’s computerized common admission test

Commonly known as

CDAC C-CAT

Conducting body

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC)

Exam level

National

Exam type

PG Diploma

Exam mode

Online

Number of courses offered

11

Number of seats offered

4380

CDAC C-CAT Important Dates December 2019 (Tentative Schedule)

Events

Dates

Starting date of CDAC CCAT 2019 application form

October 23, 2019

Last date of CDAC CCAT application form

December 3, 2019

Availability of CDAC CCAT 2019 admit card

December 6, 2019

CDAC CCAT 2019

December 9 and December 16, 2019

Declaration of CDAC CCAT 2019 result

December 27, 2019

CDAC CCAT counselling 2019- Round 1

December 27, 2019 to January 3, 2020

Declaration of Seat Allocation for First Round
January 7, 2020
Last Date for payment of first installment for candidates allocated seats in the first round
January 16, 2020
Declaration of seat allocation for second roundJanuary 21, 2020
Last Date for payment of first installment for candidates allocated seats in the second round
January 28, 2020

Payment in Caution Deposit; online selection of course and centre for second counselling

January 30, 2019

Declaration of seat allocation (third round based on second counselling)February 6, 2020
Last date of payment (for balance course fee)February 14, 2020
Registration of students at the training centresFebruary 18, 2020
Commencement of courseFebruary 19, 2020

CDAC C-CAT 2019: Eligibility Criteria

CDAC has defined the common eligibility criteria that all candidates must fulfil to apply for any of the PG diploma courses. Another set of eligibility criteria include requirements according to each course. Check the table below to know the CDAC C-CAT eligibility criteria 2019:

CDAC C-CAT Eligibility Criteria

S.No.

Course name

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum marks

1

Applicable to all

Graduate in engineering or equivalent (e.g. BE/ BTech/ 4-year BSc Engg/ DoEACC B Level/ AMIE) in IT/ Computer Science/ Telecommunications/ Electronics/ Electrical/ Instrumentation

OR

Postgraduate degree in engineering sciences with the corresponding basic degree (e.g. MSc in IT, Computer Science, Electronics)

CATEGORY I (Section A in C-CAT)

2

Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics

Postgraduate degree in Applied Sciences/ Geology/ Geography/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Computational Sciences or allied areas

50%

CATEGORY II (Sections A+B in C-CAT)

3

Post Graduate Diploma in HPC System Administration

Postgraduate degree in Mathematics or allied areas

OR

MCA

55%

4

Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing

Postgraduate degree in Mathematics or allied areas

OR

MCA

50%

5

Post Graduate Diploma in System Software Development

Postgraduate degree in Mathematics or allied areas

OR

MCA

55%

6

Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics

MCA

OR

Graduate in any discipline of Engineering or equivalent

OR

Postgraduate degree in Physics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ MBA systems or allied areas

55%

7

Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security

Postgraduate degree in Mathematics or allied areas

OR

MCA

55%

8

Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing

MCA, MCM

OR

Graduate in any discipline of Engineering or equivalent

OR

Postgraduate degree in Physics/ Computer Sciences/ Mathematics or allied areas

OR

Postgraduate degree in Management with graduation in Science/ Computer Applications/ IT

50%

9

Post Graduate Diploma in Internet of Things

MCA

55%

CATEGORY III (Sections A+B+C in C-CAT)

10

Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics

BE in Biomedical or related fields

55%

11

Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design

-

55%

12

Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design

-

55%

CDAC C-CAT Registration

Reading the instructions carefully before registering for CDAC C-CAT 2019 is highly recommended. Candidates need to visit the official website of CDAC to register. On completing the CDAC C-CAT registration process, candidates will receive their form number which should be remembered for subsequent logins.

CDAC C-CAT Application Form 2019

Applications for CDAC C-CAT 2019 are expected to be available between October 23 and December 3, 2019. Candidates will be required to fill the CDAC C-CAT 2019 application form in online mode. The login credentials made at the time of registration are to be required for this step. Providing their personal and academic details, and uploading mandatory documents are essential while filling the application form of CDAC C-CAT 2019. Candidates are also required to select the category (I/ II/ III) of PG diploma courses which they wish to pursue.

Application Fee: Candidates need to pay the application/ exam fee of CDAC C-CAT in online mode using credit/ debit cards. The different amounts of application/ exam fee are as follows:

CDAC C-CAT Application Fee

Category

Sections in C-CAT

Fee for own laptop users

Fee for centre’s computer users

I

A

Rs. 1100/-

Rs. 1350/-

II

A+B

Rs. 1300/-

Rs. 1550/-

III

A+B+C

Rs. 1500/-

Rs. 1750/-

CDAC C-CAT Exam Centres 2019

Selection of CDAC C-CAT 2019 exam centres and exam date has to be done while filling the application form. Every candidate’s allotted exam centre is mentioned on his/ her admit card/ hall ticket. The exam centres of CDAC C-CAT 2019 are located all over the country. Aspirants can check the exam centres of the June 2019 session:

CDAC C-CAT Exam Centres 2019

Agartala

Jaipur

Navi Mumbai

Ahmedabad

Vijayawada

New Delhi

Allahabad

Karad

Noida

Bengaluru

Kochi

Patna

Bhubaneswar

Kolkata

Pune

Chennai

Lucknow

Raipur

Guwahati

Mohali

Ranchi

Gwalior

Mumbai

Silchar

Hyderabad

Nagpur

Solapur

Indore

Nashik

Thiruvananthapuram

CDAC C-CAT Admit Card 2019

The admit card of CDAC C-CAT 2019 will be available online for download from December 3, 2019. It is mandatory for all candidates to report at their respective exam centres with their CDAC C-CAT admit card 2019 for verification. Candidates must ensure that they have made the payment of application fee and selected their preferred exam city before the deadline to be able to download the CDAC C-CAT 2019 admit card. Candidates are advised to check the details on their CDAC C-CAT admit card 2019 and in case of any errors, they must contact the helpline number: 020-25503134/ 136/ 128/ 107 or email: [email protected]

CDAC C-CAT Exam Pattern 2019

Candidates should go through the exam pattern of CDAC C-CAT December 2019 to prepare accordingly and perform well in the exam. The CDAC C-CAT 2019 exam pattern mentions the mode of exam, type of questions, marking scheme, etc. Check the CDAC C-CAT exam pattern given below:

CDAC C-CAT Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam

Online

Medium of Exam

English

Duration of Exam

1 hour per paper

Number of Questions

50 per paper

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice questions

Total marks

150 per paper

Marking Scheme

+3 for every correct answer

-1 for every wrong answer

CDAC C-CAT Syllabus 2019

The syllabus of CDAC C-CAT 2019 consists of the subjects and topics which is to be assessed during the computerized test. Candidates must have the CDAC C-CAT 2019 syllabus on their fingertips before starting their preparation so that they do not waste time on topics which are not included. Check the CDAC C-CAT syllabus 2019 below:

CDAC C-CAT Syllabus

Test paper

Topics

Section A

English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude

Section B

Computer Fundamentals, Data Structures, C Programming, Data Communication & Networking, Operating Systems, Object Oriented Programming Concepts

Section C

Microprocessors, Computer Architecture, Digital Electronics

CDAC C-CAT Result 2019

CDAC is expected to announce the result for C-CAT tentatively on December 27, 2019. Candidates will be able to check their CDAC C-CAT 2019 result in online mode on the stipulated date in online mode through login on the official CDAC website. According to their CDAC C-CAT result 2019, candidates will be allotted ranks. Those who appear for multiple sections of the examination, as selected at the time of filling CDAC application form, will get multiple ranks.

CDAC C-CAT Counselling and seat allocation 2019

During the CDAC C-CAT 2019 counselling process, candidates are required to select their preferences in online mode, using their form number and password. This needs to be done within the date and time which is announced by concerned authorities. Evidently, candidates will be allotted seats and courses according to their ranks and the order of training centre preferences as well. The schedule for seat allocation will be updated by the concerned authorities.

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a person who did their graduation in BSC (computer science) is eligible to apply for CDACs C-CAT or not ?

Yash Dev Student Expert 6th Oct, 2019
Hello student if you've done bsc engineering in computer science then you're eligible as eligibility criteria says that minimum eligibility  for admission into the PG Diploma Courses of C-DAC states that candidates need to possess a graduation degree in Engineering or equivalent (e.g. BE / BTech / 4-year BSc Engineering / AMIE / DoEACC B Level) in IT / Computer Science / Electronics / Telecommunications / Electrical / Instrumentation.
Feel freeto comment if you have any doubt
Good luck

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Entrance exam C-Cat papers for CDac exam

Payal 5th Oct, 2019

Hii aspirants

let me clear your doubt.

There are many websites available where you can get the sample papers for C-CAT exam  for example freetests4u but previous year paper are not available online .so You can also practice C, C++ questions and  for the aptitude through Indiabix. So clear all the concepts of your domain subjects then it will become easy for you to crack the exam.

I hope my answer will be helpful for you.

Good luck

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Entrance exam C-Cat papers for CDac exam

Apoorva Student Expert 5th Oct, 2019

Hello dear student,

C-DAC entrance test question papers are not available online. But you can find many websites where you can get the sample papers for C-CAT for example freetests4u. You can practice C, C++ questions as well as for the aptitude through Indiabix. Just clear all the concepts of your domain subjects then it will become easy for you to crack the exam. I hope this was helpful.

Best Wishes!

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Entrance exam C-Cat papers for CDac exam

Payal 5th Oct, 2019

Hii aspirants

let me clear your doubt.

There are many websites available where you can get the sample papers for C-CAT exam  for example freetests4u but previous year paper are not available online .so You can also practice C, C++ questions and  for the aptitude through Indiabix. So clear all the concepts of your domain subjects then it will become easy for you to crack the exam.

I hope my answer will be helpful for you.

Good luck


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