CDAC C-CAT Syllabus 2019
Naureen Gurung, 24 Sep 2019, #C-CAT
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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 are 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 will be conducted on December 8 and 15, 2019, it is 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 30 cities. It is to be conducted on two days (December 8 and 15, 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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iam not getting anything like print admit card after entering the login details for c dac

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 5th Dec, 2019


see the exam dates for c-cat ,is  8 december, 2019 and 15 december, 2019. you can download the admit card from 4 december to 14 december. I would suggest you to check the internet connection and then login on applicant portal to download the admit card.


gud morning mam , i had applied for c cat xam how to download the admit card

Aditya kumar Student Expert 4th Dec, 2019
Hello there!
  • CDAC C-CAT admit card 2019 will be released on December 4 for exam to be conducted on December 8 and 15, 2019.
  • The admit card of CDAC C-CAT 2019 will be available online for download between December 4 and December 14.So; make sure that you download the admit card before the last date.

Steps to follow to download the admit card :-

  • First of all visit the official website of CDAC at

  • Then,Click on the link to Candidate login.

  • Now you need to enter your form number and password (generated at the time of filling the CDAC C-CAT application form)

  • There will be a link to C-CAT admit card, click on it.

  • The CDAC C-CAT admit card will be displayed, now download and take 2-3 prints of the same for future reference.

For detailed information go through our page for which link is provided below :-


I completed my graduation in computer science can I eligible for apply this course please let me as soon as possible so i I also apply before 27th thanks

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hi im mahesh i have 67% in my BE ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING But I dont have more than 50 % in 10th and 12th can i eligible for cdac c cat examination??

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 22nd Nov, 2019

There is no minimum aggregate that you need to secure for being eligible for CDAC C CAT. With 67% in your BE, you are eligible for CDAC C CAT.You should have completed your Engineering in either IT/Electronics/Computer Science/Telecommunications/Electrical/Instrumentation. Your 10th and 12th marks do not matter here. Please visit our page at: for more information.


Sir/Maam Actually now Im studying in BSc (Computer Science) ,am i eligible to do CDAC after the completion of BSc ..? Please help me

Aditya kumar Student Expert 14th Nov, 2019
Hello there!


I am extremely sorry to tell you dear but after computer science you are not eligible for CDAC as to be eligible you need to be a 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 a postgraduate degree in engineering sciences with the corresponding basic degree (e.g. MSc in IT, Computer Science, Electronics). For detailed information go through :-


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