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CDAC C CAT

CDAC Common Admission Test

Form Date: 27 Dec - 11 Jan 2023 (Tentative)

Online Mode

Form Date: 27 Dec - 11 Jan 2023

CDAC C CAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 600
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Courses:PGD BDA, DAIML, PGD GES
  • Streams:Engineering, Science

CDAC C CAT 2022: Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - April 29 2022 by Nistha Sethi

CDAC C CAT 2023 will be held in January 2023. Candidates who clear the January 2022 C-CAT will only be considered for admission to C-DAC’s Post Graduate Diploma courses of March 2022 batch on the basis of their C-CAT ranks and centre/course. CDAC or Common Admission Test is conducted by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC). CDAC is a national-level exam to offer candidates admission to the various PG Diploma courses. The candidates who qualify for the exam are included in the rank list. The final admission at various training centres is based on the ranks secured by the candidates in the exam and preferences selected by them for courses and centres. The exam will be held in the CBT mode(online). Candidates requested to read this complete article to get more information about CDA C CAT 2023.

CDAC C CAT 2023 Exam Status

Candidates can check the important information of CDAC C CAT 2023 from the below-mentioned table:

Particular Status
Exam StatusNo official notification announce yet

Latest Updates

  • Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) has released the C-CAT 2022 Result on 04 February 2022.
  • Candidates who clear the January 2022 C-CAT will only be considered for admission to C-DAC’s Post Graduate Diploma courses of March 2022 batch on the basis of their C-CAT ranks and centre/course

CDAC C CAT 2023 Important Dates

The candidates can check dates for CDAC C CAT 2023 below in the given table for March batch admission:

CDAC C CAT 2023 Schedule
EventsDates
CDAC C-CAT application form submissionDecember 2022
Last date to applyJanuary 2023
CDAC CCAT admit card download fromJanuary 2023
CDAC C-CAT Exam DatesJanuary 2023
Announcement of ranksFebruary 2023
Online Selection of Courses and Centres (1st Counselling)February 2023
Declaration of 1st round of allocationFebruary 2023
Last date of payment of 1st installment
fee (Rs 10,000 Fee + 18% Service tax) for candidates allocated seats through the first round
February 2023 
Declaration of 2nd round of allocationFebruary 2023
Last date of payment of 1st installment fee (Rs 10,000 Fee + 18% Service Tax) for candidates allocated seats through the second roundFebruary 2023 
Payment of caution fee and online choice filling for 2nd roundFebruary 2023
Declaration of 3rd round of allocation (based on 2nd Counselling)March 2023
Last date to pay the balance course feeMarch 2023
Last date of Uploading of Eligibility Certificates and Registration of StudentsMarch 2023
Start of Online PG Diploma Courses across IndiaMarch 2023
End of Online Diploma Courses across IndiaSeptember 2023
Slot Timings for CDAC C-CAT 2023
Test PaperMorning Slot TimingsAfternoon Slot Timings
Section A9.30 AM – 10.30 AM2.00 PM – 3.00 PM
Section B10.45 AM – 11.45 AM3.15 PM – 4.15 PM
Section C12.00 PM – 1.00 PM4.30 PM – 5.30 PM

CDAC C CAT 2023 Application form 

The detailed information regarding CDAC C CAT Application Form 2023 is given below:

  • The registration form of CDAC C CAT will release separately for both sessions.
  • The candidate must go through the eligibility criteria first before filling the application form.
  • The form will be available on the official website of the CDAC.
  • The entire process of filling the form is completely online.
  • The conducting body will not accept application forms other than online mode.
  • The candidates are requested to keep the document ready and a scanned copy of the photograph and signature.

CDAC C CAT 2023 Application Fee

The application fee for C-CAT is Rs 600/-. Candidates may note that the C-CAT fee once paid is not refundable. It can be paid using credit/debit cards through the payment gateway.

CDAC C CAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The detailed information regarding the CDAC C CAT eligibility criteria 2023 is given below:

Common Eligibility:

The common eligibility criteria that a candidate must have is given below:

e-DMC

Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing

  • Graduate in Engineering in IT, Computer Science, Electronics, Telecommunications, Electrical, Instrumentation, or
  • Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science, IT, Electronics, Mathematics, Statistics, or
  • MCA

50%

e-DBDA

Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Analytics

  • Graduate in Engineering in IT, Computer Science, Electronics, Telecommunications, Electrical, Instrumentation, or
  • Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science, IT, Electronics, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or
  • 4-year Graduation in Bioinformatics, or
  • MCA

55%

e-DAC

Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing

  • Graduate in any discipline of Engineering, or
  • Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science, IT, Electronics, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, or
  • Post Graduate Degree in Management with graduation in IT or Computer Science or Computer Applications, or
  • MCA, MCM

 

50%

e-DAIDiploma in Artificial Intelligence
  • Graduate in Engineering in IT, Computer Science, Electronics, Telecommunications, Electrical, Instrumentation, or
  • Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science, IT, Electronics, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or
  • MCA
60%

CDAC C CAT 2023 Admit Card

The CDAC will upload the Admit Card a few days before Examination day on the official website. Candidates must check the given points regarding the C- Common Admission Test 2023 Admit Card:

  • The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing will issue the admit cards to those who will fulfill the eligibility requirements & will submit the application form on time.
  • Candidates can download the e-Admit Card from the official website by entering their login id credentials, i.e., application form number & password.
  • The applicants must note that the hall ticket/admission card will not be sent via post.
  • If there is an error in the Examination Hall Ticket, please contact immediately to the exam conducting body otherwise office will not be responsible for making necessary corrections and will not be responsible for providing benefits or loss arising out of these to the candidates.

CDAC C-CAT 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the information of CDAC C-CAT 2023 Exam Pattern which mentioned below ina table to know more about the exam structure and marking scheme. Check here:

Mode of Exam

Online

Type of Questions

Multiple-choice questions

Medium of Exam

English

Number of sections

CDAC C-CAT 2022 will have 3 sections- A, B and C

 

The sections in the exam will differ as per the course selected by the candidates for admission.

Duration of Exam

1 hour for each section

Total marks

150 marks for each section

Number of Questions

50 questions for each section

Marking Scheme

  • Candidates will be awarded 3 marks for each correct answer.

  • There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer.

CDAC C-CAT 2023 Reference Books

Topic
Reference books

English

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

Quantitative Aptitude and 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)

Microprocessors

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

  • The Intel Microprocessor (Barry Brey)

CDAC C-CAT 2023 Result 

CDAC C-CAT 2023 Result will be declared in the month of February 2023. Candidates can check the information regarding the scorecard below:

  • Results will be released on the official website only. 
  • Rank will be allotted on the basis of performance in the examination. Candidates who qualify for more than one section will be given multiple ranks.
  • Authority will release results in the form of a rank card and candidates who appeared for more than one section are assigned multiple ranks in CDAC C-CAT 2022

Tie-Breaking Criteria

In case two or more candidates have secured the same marks in the qualifying examination then the authorities will use the following criteria to allot rank:

  • If two or more candidates secure the same marks in Section A or Sections A+B or Sections A+B+C, the candidate having more marks in Section A is given a higher rank.

  • If the tie persists then a candidate who has a higher value in the ratio (ratio of ‘the number of correct answers/number of attempted questions’) in a specific section required for that category of courses is given the higher rank.

  • If a tie is still not resolved then candidates are given the same rank in CDAC 2022 C-CAT result.

CDAC C CAT 2023 Counselling

Candidates who qualify the entrance exam will be eligible to participate in counselling of CDAC C-CAT 2022. Candidates have to complete the registration process and lock their choices of courses and training centres. The authorities then allot seats to the candidates on the basis of their preferences and ranks.

  • Ranks obtained in CDAC C-CAT result 2022.

  • Preferences of courses by candidates during online counselling, and

  • Preference in centres by candidates during online counselling.

Candidates may note that the qualified ones have to go through the admission procedure as prescribed by the authorities in order to ensure admission to PG Diploma courses.

CDAC C-CAT 2023 Exam Cities

Agartala

Ahmedabad

Allahabad

Bengaluru

Bhubaneswar

Chennai

Guwahati

Gwalior

Hyderabad

Indore

Jaipur

Karad

Kochi

Kolkata

Lucknow

Mohali

Mumbai

Noida

Nagpur

Nashik

Navi Mumbai

New Delhi

Pune

Patna

Ranchi

Raipur

Solapur

Silchar

Thiruvananthapuram

Vijayawada

CDAC C-CAT 2023 Highlights

Candidates can check the basic information related CDAC C-CAT 2023 entrance exam given below:

CDAC C-CAT Basic Details 2023
Exam Name

CDAC C-CAT 2023

Conducting Body
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
Level

National Level

Course
PG Diploma courses
CDAC C-CAT 2023 Official website

https://www.cdac.in/index.aspx 

Application Link
Activate Soon
Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose
To offer admission to the various PG Diploma courses

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CDAC C CAT Important Dates

TitleDates
Form Date27 Dec - 11 Jan 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Date22 Mar - 28 Mar 2023 (Tentative)

CDAC Common Admission Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

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Total Marks:

450

Question Paper Type :

Objective

Negative Marking:

Yes

NOTE:One mark will be deducted for incorrect answer

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1---1503450

Instructions:This Paper consists of three sections(A, B and C) having 50 questions each.

Frequently Asked Questions

Comments

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When next CDAC C CAT 2021will be conducted????

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My rank is 3580 should I get the admission in pune

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when next CCAT application dates release

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The authorities have released the CDAC C-CAT 2021 application form for the January exam.

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What is the date of online application exam from in 2020 ?

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27 Dec 2022

Form End Date:

11 Jan 2023

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