CDAC C-CAT 2021 - Admit Card (Out), Registration, Application, Syllabus, Exam Pattern
CDAC C-CAT 2021 - The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) has released the CDAC C-CAT 2021 admit card at cdac.in. The last date to fill CDAC C-CAT application form 2021 was January 4. CDAC exam date 2021 for March batch is scheduled on January 10 and 17. Candidates willing to pursue a PG Diploma course at one of the CDAC need to appear for the C-CAT exam. Those who qualify the CDAC C-CAT exam 2021 will be eligible to participate in the counselling process. For all aspects of CDAC C-CAT 2021, candidates may refer to the respective section in the article below.
Latest CDAC C-CAT Updates - CDAC C-CAT admit card 2021 released.
CDAC C-CAT 2021 Highlights
Name of the exam
CDAC’s Computerized Common Admission Test
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC)
Level of examination
Category of exam
Mode of Exam
CDAC exam date 2021 for March batch
January 10 and 17, 2021
CDAC C-CAT Dates January 2021
Commencement of C-CAT registration for January 2021
December 1, 2020
Last date to apply for CDAC C-CAT exam 2021 (January session)
January 4, 2021 (Extended)
Availability of C-CAT admit card 2021
January 6 to 14, 2021
CDAC exam date 2021 for March batch
January 10 and 17, 2021
Declaration of CDAC C-CAT 2021 result
January 25, 2021
CDAC Counselling round 1
January 25 to 30, 2021
Seat allotment round 1
February 1, 2021
Seat allocation round 2
February 10, 2021
CDAC Counselling round 2
February 16 to 19, 2021
Seat allotment round 3
February 20, 2021
Commencement of CDAC batch March 2021
March 2, 2021
CDAC C-CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The authorities have provided the basic eligibility requirements which the candidates have to comply with for admissions into PG diploma courses through CDAC C-CAT 2021. There is a common eligibility criteria and there is a programme specific C-CAT eligibility criteria 2021. Candidates applying for CDAC C-CAT exam 2021 have to comply with both the conditions to be eligible for March 2021 admissions.
Common Eligibility for CDAC C-CAT 2021
Bachelor of Engineering (IT, Computer Science, Electronics, Telecommunications, Electrical or Instrumentation), or
MSc/ MS in Computer Science, IT, Electronics
Mathematics in 10+2 (exempted for candidates with Diploma + Engineering)
CDAC C-CAT Eligibility Criteria 2021
Name of the Programme
CATEGORY I (Section A in C-CAT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics (PG-DGi)
CATEGORY II (Sections A+B in C-CAT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC)
Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing (PG-DMC)
Post Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence (PG-DAI)
Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics (PG-DBDA)
Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security (PG-DITISS)
Post Graduate Diploma in Internet of Things (PG-DIoT)
Common eligibility criteria, Or MCA
Post Graduate Diploma in System Software Development (PG-DSSD)
Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Secure Software Development (PG-DASSD)
Common eligibility criteria, Or MCA
Post Graduate Diploma in HPC System Administration (PG-DHPCSA)
CATEGORY III (Sections A+B+C in C-CAT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design (PG-DESD)
Common eligibility criteria
Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design (PG-DVLSI)
Common eligibility criteria
Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics (PG-DBIHI)
Common eligibility criteria, Or BE/BTech in Biomedical related fields
The authorities have released the CDAC C-CAT 2021 application form for the January session of exams. The application form is released online on the official website. Candidates were able to complete CDAC C-CAT registration 2021 and fill the form till January 4. Given below are the steps involved in CDAC C-CAT 2021 application process:
Step 1 - CDAC C-CAT Registration - First candidates have to visit the official website and find the registration link. They will have to provide all the basic information required here.
Step 2 - Application Form - After successful CDAC C-CAT registration, candidates have to login and proceed with the application form. They will have to enter their educational and communication details.
Step 3 - Uploading Photograph - After providing all the requisite information in the application form of CDAC C-CAT 2021, candidates will have to upload the softcopy of their recent photograph.
Step 4 - Payment of Application Fee - The next step while filling CDAC C-CAT application form is the payment of application fee in online mode. Candidates have to pay the respective amount as shown in the table below:
C-CAT Application Fee
CDAC C-CAT Paper
Step 5 - Exam Date Selection - As C-CAT exam 2021 will be conducted on two days, candidates will have to select the date on which they wish to appear as preferred.
After successful completion of CDAC C-CAT application form 2021, candidates are advised to start with their exam preparation.
The authorities have provided the detailed syllabus for CDAC C-CAT exam 2021 on the official website. Candidates who wish to appear for the PG Diploma entrance exam conducted by CDAC should go through the official CDAC syllabus and prepare accordingly. Candidates should also be aware of the exam pattern to be followed in the exam.
CDAC C-CAT Exam Pattern 2021
Mode of Exam
Type of Questions
Multiple-choice questions (MCQ)
Medium of Exam
Number of sections
Three sections- A, B and C
The sections in the exam will differ as per the course selected by the candidates for admission.
1 hour per section
150 marks for each section
Number of Questions
50 questions for each section
The authorities has released admit card for CDAC C-CAT exam 2021 online on the official website on January 6. Candidates will be able to download their CDAC C-CAT admit card for this session till January 14. As the C-CAT January admit card has been released online, candidates will have to login using their application form number and password for downloading. It will be an important document to be carried at the CDAC C-CAT exam centre for identification purpose.
The authorities have scheduled the announcement of CDAC C-CAT 2021 result on January 25. The result will be declared on the official website for candidates who appear on CDAC exam date 2021 for March batch. They will have to use their login credentials to access the C-CAT result 2021. Those who qualify the exam will be eligible to participate in the counselling for CDAC C-CAT admission to March 2021 session.
The authorities shall commence the CDAC C-CAT counselling process for January 2021 session on January 25 with online selection of courses and centres. There will be three rounds of counselling conducted by the authorities. CDAC C-CAT seat allotment 2021 will be announced twice, firstly for two rounds of counselling and then the other for third round of counselling respectively. Allotted candidates will have to pay the admission fee and register at the training centres for commencement of PG Diploma course.
CDAC C-CAT Training Centres
Name of Centre and City
AIT (YCP) Mumbai
5th Floor, Y.B. Chavan Centre, General Jagannathrao Bhosale Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021
Bytes Softech, New Delhi
T-8, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase-II, New Delhi 110020
C-DAC Bengaluru (e-City)
No. 68, 4th Cross, Electronics City Phase 1, Hosur Road, Opp. BSNL Tel Exchange, Bengaluru 560100
C-DAC Bengaluru (Knowledge Park)
Knowledge Park, No.1, Old Madras Road, Near Byappanahalli Metro Station, Bengaluru 560038
TIDEL Park, 8th Floor, D Block (North), No.4, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, Taramani, Chennai 600113
Plot No. 6 & 7, Hardware Park, Survey No 1/1, Srisailam Highway, Hyderabad 501510
Knowledge Resource Centre, 40/8147, 2nd Floor, Narakathara Road, Near Shenoy Theatre, Kochi, Kerala 682035
Plot E 2/1, Blok - GP, Sector - V, Salt Lake Electronics Complex, Bidhannagar, Kolkata 700091
C-DAC Mumbai (Juhu)
Gulmohar Cross Road No. 9, Juhu, Mumbai 400049
C-DAC Mumbai (Kharghar)
Sector 7 – CBD Belapur, Next to Bharati Vidyapeeth, Near Kharghar Railway Station, Navi Mumbai 400614
C-DAC New Delhi
Plot No. 20, FC-33, Institutional Area, Jasola, New Delhi 110025
B-30, Sector 62, Institutional Area, Noida, U.P. 201307
ACTS, C-DAC Innovation Park, 4th floor, Sr. No. 34/B/1, Panchvati, Pashan, Pune, Maharashtra 411008
IIPC Building, NIT Silchar Campus, Silchar, Assam 788010
Knowledge Resource Centre (KRC),Technopark Campus, Kariyavattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695581
Dr. D.Y. Patil Educational Complex, Sector 29, Near Akurdi Railway Stn, Pradhikaran, Nigdi, Pune 411044
Commerce Centre, 3rd Floor, Plot No. 16, Rambaug Colony, Opp. Krishna Hospital, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune, Maharashtra 411038
Institute of Emerging Technology Pune
Office No. 401, A Wing, 4th Floor, Manikchand Galleria, Swastik Society, CTS No. 996, Model Colony, Shivajinagar, Pune 411016
Office No: 2, 1st Floor, Gokhale Sanchit, Survey No 846, BMCC Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune 411004
MET - IIT Mumbai
Bandra Reclamation, Gen. Arun Kumar Vaidya Chowk, Bandra (West), Mumbai 400050
MET - IIT Nashik
MET - IIT, Bhujbal Knowledge City, Adgaon, Nashik, Maharashtra 422003
IT-23, Sitapura Industrial Area, EPIP, Opposite RIICO Office, Near Globe Circle, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302022
Orlando Academy Indore
20-21 Press Complex, First Floor, Behind Danik Bhaskar, A.B. Road, Indore, M.P. 452001
Soft Polynomials Nagpur
3rd Floor, Sanganak Bhavan, North Bazar Road, Dharam Peth Extn. Gokul Peth, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440010
Anuda Chambers, 203 Shaniwar Peth, Near Gujar Hospital, Karad, Maharashtra 415110
Sunbeam IT Park, Phase-II, Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, Hinjewadi, Pune, Maharashtra 411057
USM’s Shriram Mantri VITA, Mumbai
5th Floor, Vidyanidhi School, Vidyanidhi Road, JVPD Scheme, Juhu, Mumbai 400049
CDAC Contact Details
Advanced Computing Training School (ACTS)
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
4th floor, Innovation Park,
Sr. No. 34/B/1, Panchvati, Pashan,
Pune, Maharashtra - 411008
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CDAC C-CAT 2021 - Admit Card (Out), Registration, Application, Syllabus, Exam Pattern
Question: What is the CDAC exam date 2021 for March batch?
The authorities have scheduled CDAC C-CAT 2021 exam date for March admissions on January 10 and 17
Question: What is the eligibility criteria for CDAC entrance exam?
The common CDAC C-CAT 2021 eligibility criteria requires candidates to be graduates of engineering (IT, Computer Science, Electronics, Telecommunications, Electrical or Instrumentation), or with MSc/ MS degree in Computer Science, IT, Electronics. They would possess Mathematics as a subject in 10+2 which is exempted for candidates with Diploma + Engineering.
Question: Is there any age limit for CDAC C-CAT 2021?
No, there is no age limit for admissions into PG Diploma courses offered through C-CAT exam 2021.
Question: What is the last date to apply for CDAC C-CAT January 2021?
Candidates have to fill the CDAC C-CAT 2021 application form before January 4.
Questions related to C-CAT
How many applicants have applied for ccat 2021
CDAC C CAT 2021 or CDAC Common Admission Test is conducted twice a year by the Center for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC). CDAC is a national level exam to offer candidates admission to the various PG Diploma courses. however there is till not any information of total candidates applied for CCAT, 2021. however follow careers360 website for latest updates.
who many members till apply for this
Let me guess that, you are asking about C-CAT Exam . The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune University conducts the Computerized Common Admission Test (C-CAT) twice a year for admissions to various PG Diploma courses.
This consists of three categories of question papers. The basic eligibility criteria is that, you must be a graduate in engineering. Now, let me tell you that the registrations for C-CAT 2021 are still open. You can apply online by visiting its official website. You can check further info on the link given below.
Best of luck for your exam.
I want to ask you that I have done my bsc graduation this year and I want to give the entrance exam of cdac for practice because I want to know that what type of questions asked in a exam so please tell me sir can I apply for the exam or not?
as per the eligibility criteria you would not be able to appear for the exam so the best thing to do is solve sample papers for the same as the official exam papers are also not released by the governing authorities. You can find many sample papers on google, that may be the best bet as of now.
what is the course for software testing in cdac
Engineering /Science graduates with mathematics up to 10+2 level are eligible for software testing course in CDAC. The duration of the course is 320 hours. All the modules of this course are as follows
- Fundamentals of Computer & OS Concepts
- C Programming
- Software Development Life Cycle
- OOP with C++ with DS
- Database Technology
- Software Testing – Manual
- Software Testing – Automation
- Management Development Program
Hope it helps!
BCA students can apply for cdac?
The various programmes available through CDAC are:
- Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics
- Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing
- Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing
- Post Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence
- Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics
- Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security
- Post Graduate Diploma in Internet of Things
- Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Secure Software Development
- Post Graduate Diploma in HPC System Administration
- Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design
- Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design
- Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics
You can check the individual course eligibility criteria at https://www.cdac.in/index.aspx?id=edu_acts_PGDiplomaAdmission# but in general you need either a MCA or a 4 year Bachelor's degree programme to pursue your course here. You are eligible if BCA is a 4 year programme. But because BCA is s 3 year Bachelor's programme, unfortunately you need to complete MCA to be able to pursue courses here.