CDAC C-CAT 2019
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CDAC C-CAT 2019 - The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) is conducting the second round of C-CAT counselling between January 30 and February 5 and the respective seat allotment will be declared on February 7, 2020. The first round of counselling took place between Dec 27 and Jan 6. The authorities announced the CDAC C-CAT result 2019 on December 27 for the exams conducted on December 8 and 15, 2019. There are two counselling sessions and three CDAC C-CAT seat allotment rounds which are taking place between December 28, 2019 and February 11, 2020. The authorities had released CDAC C-CAT admit card 2019 on December 4 in online mode that contained details of the examination centre. The Centre had started the Computerized Common Admission Test (C-CAT) registration on October 30 in online mode for February 2020 admissions and the last date to fill CDAC C-CAT application form was November 27, 2019. The article below provides all the details related to CDAC C-CAT exam for December 2019 session.

Latest: Second round of C-CAT Counselling 2019 between January 30 and February 5, 2020.

CDAC conducts the C-CAT exam twice a year, i.e. in June and December for August and February admissions respectively. 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. Only those candidates who are either graduate in engineering or postgraduates in engineering sciences with the corresponding basic degree are eligible to apply for CDAC C-CAT December 2019.


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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

Events

Dates

Starting date of CDAC CCAT 2019 application form

October 30, 2019

Last date of CDAC CCAT application form

November 27, 2019

Availability of CDAC CCAT 2019 admit card

December 4 to 14, 2019

CDAC CCAT 2019

December 8 and December 15, 2019

Declaration of CDAC CCAT 2019 result

December 27, 2019

CDAC CCAT counselling 2019- Round 1

December 28, 2019 to January 6, 2020

Declaration of Seat Allocation for First Round
January 8, 2020
Last Date for payment of first installment for candidates allocated seats in the first round
January 16, 2020 (till 5 P.M.)
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 (till 5 P.M.)

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

January 30 to February 5, 2020

Declaration of seat allocation (third round based on second counselling)February 7, 2020
Last date of payment (for balance course fee)February 14, 2020
Registration of students at the training centresFebruary 17, 2020
Commencement of courseFebruary 18, 2020

CDAC C-CAT Counselling and Seat Allocation 2019

The CDAC C-CAT counselling taking place between Jan 30 and Feb 5 and the corresponding C-CAT seat allotment will be announced on February 7. CDAC started counselling process from December 27 for students aspiring for February 2020 admissions wherein, candidates had to do choice filling between December 27, 2019 and January 6, 2020 for first round of CDAC C-CAT counselling.

During the CDAC C-CAT 2019 counselling and seat allotment 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 are being allotted seats and courses according to their ranks and the order of training centre preferences as well. The schedule for seat allocation has been updated by the concerned authorities.

CDAC C-CAT 2019 Admission Process

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CDAC C-CAT Result 2019

CDAC announced the result for C-CAT on December 27, 2019 for exams conducted on December 8 and 15. Candidates can 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 are allotted ranks. Those who appear for multiple sections of the examination, as selected at the time of filling CDAC application form, got multiple ranks.


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

Course Fee

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%

Rs 90,000 + GST

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%

Rs 90,000 + GST

4

Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing

Postgraduate degree in Mathematics or allied areas

OR

MCA

50%

Rs 90,000 + GST

5

Post Graduate Diploma in System Software Development

Postgraduate degree in Mathematics or allied areas

OR

MCA

55%

Rs 90,000 + GST
6Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Secure Software DevelopmentMCA55%Rs 90,000 + GST

7

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%

Rs 1,15,000 + GST
8Post Graduate Diploma in Artificial IntelligencePost Graduate Degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics
OR
MCA
60%Rs 1,50,000

9

Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security

Postgraduate degree in Mathematics or allied areas

OR

MCA

55%

Rs 90,000 + GST

10

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%

Rs 90,000 + GST

11

Post Graduate Diploma in Internet of Things

MCA

55%

Rs 90,000 + GST

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


12

Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics

BE in Biomedical or related fields

55%

Rs 90,000 + GST

13

Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design

-

55%

Rs 90,000 + GST

14

Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design

-

55%

Rs 90,000 + GST

CDAC C-CAT Admit Card 2019

The admit card of CDAC C-CAT 2019 was available online for download between December 4 and December 14. It was mandatory for all candidates to report at their respective exam centres with their CDAC C-CAT admit card 2019 for verification. Candidates have to 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: actssupport@cdac.in.

CDAC C-CAT Exam Centres 2019

Selection of CDAC C-CAT 2019 exam centres and exam date is 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 Cities

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 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 receive their form number which should be remembered for subsequent logins.

CDAC C-CAT Application Form 2019

Applications for CDAC C-CAT 2019 were released on October 30 and the last date to fill the same was November 27, 2019. Candidates are required to fill the CDAC C-CAT 2019 application form in online mode. The login credentials made at the time of registration are 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.

Steps involved after C-CAT registration while filling the CDAC C-CAT 2019 application form:

Step 1- Selection of category of CDAC courses

Step 2- Uploading Candidate's photograph

Step 3- Payment of Exam Application Fee

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

C-CAT Application Fee

I

A

Rs. 1350/-

II

A+B

Rs. 1550/-

III

A+B+C

Rs. 1750/-

Step 5- Selection of Exam City and Examination Date

(Selection of exam city depends upon the availability of seats)

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


Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - CDAC C-CAT 2019

Question: What course does CDAC offer?

Answer:

The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing conducts various Postgraduate Diploma Courses.

Question: How many Institutes across India offer admissions through C-CAT?

Answer:

There are 30 CDAC Institutes that offer 6 month PG Diploma courses across India.

Question: Is CDAC a Government Institute or a Private one?

Answer:

CDAC is a Research and Development Institute under the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (Government of India).

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Koyel Bagchi 29th Jan, 2020

Hello,

Actually for this you should mention your rank because it is vary year after year in the basis of their cut offs.

Till the 3rd counselling many student have the chances but the number is very low.

So you should wait for the result.

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I am BCA graduate can I apply for c-cat

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 22nd Jan, 2020

hi,

sorry to say you are not eligible for c-cat, the eligibility criteria is,

candidates need to have a Graduation degree  in Engineering or equivalent (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 (MSc in Computer Science, IT, Electronics)

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Hello shashank

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