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CDAC CAT December 2019
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CDAC CAT December 2019 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing Common Admission Test December 2019 or CDAC CAT December 2019 is the entrance examination for admission to PGD (Advanced Computing), PGD (Embedded Systems), PGD (Big Data Analytics), PGD (IT Infrastructure, Systems and Security), PGD (VLSI Design) and other courses. CDAC CAT December 2019 is conducted by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Pune.

CDAC CAT December for the year 2019 has been announced by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Pune and will be held from 08/12/2019 to 15/12/2019. The application forms will be available from 30/10/2019 till 27/11/2019. The exam is in written mode. The duration of the exam will be 180 minutes. It is being conducted in English language. Admit card will be available from 04/12/2019. Result is expected to be announced on 27/12/2019.

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CDAC CAT December 2019 Conducting Body

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Pune

CDAC CAT December 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Common Eligibility Criteria for all the PG Diploma Courses of C-DAC

  • Graduate in Engineering (10+2+4 or 10+3+3 years) in IT / Computer Science / Electronics / Telecommunications / Electrical / Instrumentation.

                           OR

MSc/MS (10+2+3+2 years) in Computer Science, IT, Electronics.

  • Mathematics in 10+2 (exempted for candidates with Diploma + Engineering). 

In addition to the common eligibility criteria given above, candidates with the course-specific qualifications mentioned in Table 1 are ALSO ELIGIBLE for the particular courses. Minimum percentage of marks required in the qualifying examination is also stated in Table 1. The minimum percentage of marks will be considered as per the norms of the university from where the candidate has graduated.

COURSE NAMEELIGIBILITYMIN. %

CATEGORY I (Section A in C-CAT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics 
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • 4-year Degree in Geosciences / Petroleum / Mining / Civil/ Planning / Architecture / Forestry / Agriculture, or related fields, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Geography / Geology / Natural & Applied Sciences / Mathematics, or allied areas
50%

CATEGORY II (Sections A+B in C-CAT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Graduate in any discipline of Engineering, OR
  • MCA, MCM, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Physics / Mathematics / Statistics, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Management with graduation in IT / Computer Science/Applications
50%
Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • 4-year Graduation in Bioinformatics, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics / Statistics / Physics, OR
  • MCA
55%
Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics / Statistics, OR
  • MCA
55%
Post Graduate Diploma in Internet of Things
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • MCA
55%
Post Graduate Diploma in Artificial Intelligence
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics / Statistics / Physics, OR
  • MCA
60%
Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics / Statistics, OR
  • MCA
50%
Post Graduate Diploma in System Software Development
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • MCA
55%
Post Graduate Diploma in HPC System Administration
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics / Statistics, OR 
  • MCA
55%

CATEGORY III (Sections A+B+C in C-CAT)
Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design
  • Common eligibility criteria
55%
Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design
  • Common eligibility criteria
55%
Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics
  • Common eligibility criteria, OR
  • BE/BTech in Biomedical related fields
55%

There is no age restriction for admission to C-DAC’s PG Diploma courses. Candidates who have appeared for the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2019 will also be considered for admission to the above courses. By qualifying in C-DAC's admission tests of December 2019, such candidates can apply for provisional admission in February 2020 batch, subject to the condition that:

  • All parts of their qualifying degree examination shall be completed by the date of joining the course, and
  • Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with at least the required minimum marks shall be submitted at C-DAC by 31 May 2020.

CDAC CAT December 2019 Exam Centers

Offline Dates

Date Location(s)
08/12/2019  to  15/12/2019 Vijayawada, Guwahati, Silchar, Patna, Raipur, New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Ranchi, Bengaluru, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Gwalior, Indore, Karad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Solapur, Bhubaneswar, Mohali, Jaipur, Chennai, Hyderabad, Agartala, Allahabad, Lucknow, Noida, Kolkata

CDAC CAT December 2019 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form 30/10/2019 27/11/2019
Admit Card Release Date 04/12/2019 14/12/2019
CDAC CAT December 2019 Exam Date Offline Dates
  • 08/12/2019  to  15/12/2019
  • Declaration of result 27/12/2019 -
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    CDAC CAT December 2019 Prospectus

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    Important Note: Candidates are required to ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria of the courses for which they are applying. In case a candidate is found to be non-eligible during any stage of the admission process or course delivery, his/her admission will be cancelled with immediate effect. The penalty clauses as given in the section Cancellation & Refund will be applied to such candidates.

    C-CAT Schedule

    C-CAT for admission to the February 2020 batch of PG Diploma courses will be held on 8 December 2019 and 15 December 2019. Candidates may choose one of these dates as per their convenience/availability while filling the online application. The tentative schedule for different test papers of C-CAT is given in Table 8.

    • CCAT I : 08 December 2019 
    • CCAT II : 15 December 2019
    Test PaperMorning Slot TimingsAfternoon Slot Timings
    Section A9:30 am – 10:30 am 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Section B10:45 am – 11:45 am 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
    Section C12:00 noon – 1:00 pm4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

    The C-CAT date and city once selected in the online application form cannot be changed unless approved in writing by C-DAC, subject to availability of seats in the requested city. All such signed letters of requests with proof of valid reasons should be received at C-DAC ACTS, 5th Floor, Innovation Park, Sr. No. 34/B/1, Panchvati, Pashan, Pune 411008, before the last date of C-CAT application.

    CDAC CAT December 2019 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    Course CategoryC-CAT Paper(s)C-CAT Fee
    IARs. 1350/-
    IIA+BRs. 1550/-
    III A+B+CRs. 1750/-
    •  Candidates may note that the C-CAT fee once paid is not refundable.

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    Step 1: C-CAT Registration

    • The process of admission to C-DAC's PG Diploma courses begins with registration of prospective candidates on the C-DAC website, www.cdac.in or acts.cdac.in . Candidates are advised to read the instructions carefully while filling the online registration and application forms. Upon registering, candidates will get their Form Number that can be used to log in and fill the C-CAT application form online.

    Important Note: The Form Number and password must be remembered by the candidate as it will be the reference number and login ID of the candidate during the whole admission process.

    Step 2: C-CAT Application – Selection of Category of Courses

    • Once candidates have completed registration, the next step is to log in and fill the C-CAT application form. After entering the personal data and qualifying degree details, candidates have to select the category (I or II or III) of PG Diploma courses which they wish to apply.

    Important Notes: 

    • Candidates selecting category III can apply for all PG Diploma courses of C-DAC, provided  they are eligible for these courses.
    • Category II candidates can apply for the courses under category I and II, where as category I candidates can apply for PG-DGi only.
    • Once the application form is submitted online, candidates will not have option to change the category of courses selected in the application form.

    Step 3: C-CAT Application – Uploading Candidate’s Photo

    • After filling the application form, candidates have to upload their clear passport size photograph.

    Step 4 C-CAT Application – Payment of Examination Fee

    • The next step is the online payment of C-CAT fee. The details of payment are given in the section C-CAT Fee. Centre PC using candidates are advised to view the seat availability for C-CAT at various cities before paying the examination fee.

    Step 5: C-CAT Application – Selection of Exam City & Date

    • Once the examination fee is paid, candidates have to choose the city and date for appearing CCAT. The cities where C-CAT will be conducted on 8 December 2019 and 15 December 2019 are listed in Table 9. Candidates can view the seat availability for C-CAT at various cities by clicking 'Select Exam City & Date' on the main menu of the application form. Depending on the seat availability, candidates can choose one date and one city for appearing for C-CAT.

    Important Note: Once the C-CAT fee is paid, candidates must select the C-CAT date and city to complete the application process.


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    CDAC CAT December 2019 Syllabus

    SECTIONTOPICREFERENCE BOOK

    A

    English
    Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning
    Any High School Grammar Book (e.g. Wren & Martin)
    Quantitative Aptitude Fully Solved (R. S. Aggrawal)

    Quantitative Aptitude (M Tyara)

    Barron’s New GRE 2016

    B

    Computer Fundamentals 
    Data Communication &
    Networking
    C Programming
    Data Structures
    Operating Systems
    OOP Concepts
    Foundations of Computing (Pradeep Sinha & Priti Sinha)
    Data Communication & Networking (Forouzan)
    C Programming Language (Kernighan & Ritchie)

    Let Us C (Yashavant Kanetkar)
    Data Structures Through C in Depth (S. K. Srivastava)
    Operating System Principles (Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne)
    Test Your C ++ Skills (Yashavant Kanetkar)



    C

    Computer Architecture

    Digital Electronics
    Microprocessors
    Computer Organization & Architecture (William Stallings)
    Digital Design (Morris Mano)

    Digital Design: Principles & Practices (John Wakerly)

    Modern Digital Electronics (R. P. Jain)
    Microprocessor Architecture, Programming & Applications with 8085 (Ramesh Gaonkar)

    The Intel Microprocessor (Barry Brey)

    Subjects


    SECTIONTOPIC

    A

    English
    Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning

    B

    Computer Fundamentals 
    Data Communication &
    Networking
    C Programming
    Data Structures
    Operating Systems
    OOP Concepts



    C

    Computer Architecture
    Digital Electronics
    Microprocessors

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    CDAC CAT December 2019 Admit Card

    Admit Card Download Start Date 04/12/2019
    Admit Card Download End Date 14/12/2019    11:55 pm

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    CDAC CAT December 2019 Exam Day Instructions


    Offline Dates

    • 08/12/2019  to  15/12/2019

    Examination Day Instructions

    Candidates can download their admit cards from C-DAC’s website during the dates mentioned under Important Dates. No candidate will be permitted to appear for C-CAT without a valid admit card. The admit card along with a photo identity proof must be presented to the C-CAT officials/invigilators for verification at the time of the test.

    The venue, date and time of C-CAT will be communicated to the candidates on the admit cards. Candidates must appear for C-CAT on the specified date and time at the venue mentioned on the admit card. The examination fee will not be refunded to candidates who are absent or coming late for C-CAT.

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    CDAC CAT December 2019 Results

    Result Declaration27/12/2019

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    C-CAT Ranking

    Candidates will be provided ranks based on their performances in Section A, Sections A+B, Sections A+B+C of C-CAT. If a candidate appears for multiple sections and qualifies in them, he/she will be provided multiple ranks. For example, if a candidate appears for Sections A and B by choosing Category II in the application form, he/she will be provided two ranks: (i) based on the performance in Section A, and (ii) based on the performance in Sections A+B.

    Candidates with the lowest 10% performances in any of the sections (A or B or C) of C-CAT will not be qualified for ranking in that particular section and its higher sections. Even after the removal of the lowest 10% performers as stated above, if there exist candidates in any section with zero or less than zero marks, then these candidates will also not be qualified for ranking.

    All qualified candidates will be awarded Category I ranks based on their performance in Section A. Qualified candidates who have selected Category II in the C-CAT application form will be awarded Category I and II ranks based on their performances in Sections A and A+B. Qualified candidates who have selected Category III will obtain Category I, II and III ranks based on their performances in Sections A, A+B and A+B+C.


    Important Dates

    EventDate
    Online Selection of Courses and Centres (1st Counselling)27 December 2019 to 6 January 2020
    Declaration of First Round of Seat Allocation 8 January 2020
    Last Date of Payment of first instalment course fee (Rs 10,000 + GST) for candidates allocated seats through the first round16 January 2020 (till 5pm)
    Declaration of Second Round of Seat Allocation 21 January 2020
    Last Date of Payment of first installment course fee (Rs 10,000 + GST) for candidates allocated seats through the second round28 January 2020 (till 5pm)
    Payment of caution deposit (Rs 10,000 + GST) and Online Selection of Courses and Centres (2nd Counselling)30 January - 5 February, 2020
    Declaration of Third Round of Seat Allocation (based on 2nd Counselling)7 February 2020
    Last Date of Payment of Balance Course Fee14 February 2020
    Registration of Students at Training Centres17 February 2020
    Commencement of PG Diploma Courses across India18 February 2020



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