CDAC C-CAT Syllabus 2019
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CDAC C-CAT Syllabus 2019 - The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) determines the Common Admission Test (C-CAT) 2019 syllabus. All the subjects and topics which will be covered in the exam are mentioned in the CDAC CCAT syllabus 2019. The syllabus of CDAC C-CAT 2019 differs for various PG diploma courses. Since the CDAC 2019 is expected to be conducted on December 9 and 16, 2019, it was essential for candidates to be well versed with the CDAC CCAT 2019 syllabus so that their preparation can be completed on time. Knowing the CDAC C-CAT syllabus 2019 will allow candidates to prepare efficiently and prevent wasting their time on insignificant topics. Along with the syllabus, the reference books for various subjects are given below for the candidates’ convenience. Scroll down the article below to know more about the syllabus of CDAC C-CAT 2019.

CDAC C-CAT Exam Pattern 2019

In order to understand various aspects of the exam like the type of questions, marking scheme, time duration, etc., candidates can check the CDAC CCAT 2019 exam pattern below.

CDAC C-CAT Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam


Number of Questions

50 per paper

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice questions

Medium of Exam


Duration of Exam

1 hour per paper

Total marks

150 per paper

Marking Scheme

+3 for every correct answer

-1 for every wrong answer

CDAC C-CAT Syllabus 2019

The course-wise CDAC CCAT 2019 syllabus is given below so candidates can prepare accordingly. The various PG diploma courses offered have been divided into three sections, namely- section A, B and C. Depending on the category of courses opted by the candidate, he/ she will have to appear for either Section A or A+B or A+B+C.

CDAC C-CAT Syllabus

Course category

Test paper


Category I

Section A

English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude

Category II

Section B

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

Category III

Section C

Microprocessors, Computer Architecture, Digital Electronics

To enhance the candidates’ understanding of each topic, some of the reference books recommended for CDAC CCAT 2019 are as follows:

CDAC C-CAT Syllabus 2019- Reference Books



Reference books



Any High School Grammar Book (e.g. Wren & Martin)

Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning

Barron’s New GRE 2016

Quantitative Aptitude Fully Solved (R. S. Aggrawal)

Quantitative Aptitude (M Tyara)


Computer Fundamentals

Foundations of Computing (Pradeep Sinha & Priti Sinha)

Data Communication & Networking

Data Communication & Networking (Forouzan)

C Programming

Let Us C (Yashavant Kanetkar)

C Programming Language (Kernighan & Ritchie)

Data Structures

Data Structures Through C in Depth (S. K. Srivastava)

Operating Systems

Operating System Principles (Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne)

OOP Concepts

Test Your C ++ Skills (Yashavant Kanetkar)


Computer Architecture

Computer Organization & Architecture (William Stallings)

Digital Electronics

Modern Digital Electronics (R. P. Jain)

Digital Design (Morris Mano)

Digital Design: Principles & Practices (John Wakerly)


Microprocessor Architecture, Programming & Applications with 8085 (Ramesh Gaonkar)

The Intel Microprocessor (Barry Brey)

CDAC CCAT 2019 will be conducted all over India in about 31 cities. It is to be conducted on two days (December 9 and 16, 2019) and candidates will have to choose to appear on either of the days. Moreover, CDAC CCAT exam is conducted in two sessions- morning and afternoon (1 hour each).

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when the C-CAT exam form will be start

Aditya kumar Student Expert 16th Oct, 2019

Hello there!


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 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.



I have completed my BE this year but i have arrear which is a oral there any problem if im applying for cdac c-cat which is there in cleared result will be out in a february month.

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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
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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


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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