CDAC CAT 2017 Application Form, C-CAT Registration, Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, How to Apply

C-DAC’s computerized Common Admission Test well known as C-CAT. Centre for Development of Advanced Computing Anticipates (CDAC) Common Admission Test registration started. CDAC CAT 2017 allows the applications for admission into various post graduate diploma courses for the academic year 2017. It offers PG diploma courses at many different centres which are located in various cities of the country. These CDAC CAT 2017 diploma courses are two-year high-end courses in ICT.

C-CAT Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who qualify the specified criteria which are pre-decided by them who are organising the exam can proceed with filling the application form of CDAC-CAT test. The candidate must have graduated in any of  Engineering or similar (eg. BE/ B.Tech/ 4 years B.Sc Engg./ AMIE/ AIETE/ DoEACC B level etc) in Electronics/ Electrical/ Computer Science Engineering or related areas in order to be eligible for admission in here.

The candidate/applicant must be a post graduate in Engg. Sciences (eg. MCA/ M.Sc. Engg, M.Sc. Post Graduate candidates in Mathematics or in other allied areas (eg. Statistics, Applied Maths). The aspirants must have at least 55% aggregate marks in their qualifying examination.

C-DAC C-CAT 2017 Important Dates

Schedule for the C-DAC Common Admission Test (C-CAT) 2017 is following.

Events Dates
Beginning of C-CAT Online Registration and Application May 05, 2017
Closing date of C-CAT Online Registration & Application, and Examination Fee Payment and Examination Fee Payment Jun 08, 2017
C-CAT Admit Cards Downloading Jun15 – 22, 2017
C-DAC’s Common Admission Test (C-CAT) Jun 18 & 25, 2017
C-CAT Ranks Announcement Jul 06, 2017
Online Selection of Courses and Centres (C-CAT 1st Counselling) Jul 6 – 11, 2017
Declaration of 1st Round of C-CAT Seat Allocation Jul 13, 2017
Last Date of Payment of first instalment course fee for allocated seats through the counselling 1st round Jul 20, 2017
Declaration of 2nd Round of Seat Allocation Jul 24, 2017
Last Date of Payment of first instalment course fee for candidates
allocated seats through the 2nd round counselling
Aug 28, 2017
Online selection of Course and Centres (2nd counselling) after paying Caution Deposit Aug2 – 7, 2017
Declaration of 3rd Round of C-CAT Seat Allocation
(based on 2nd Counselling)
Aug 10, 2017
Last Date for Payment of Balance course fee Aug 16, 2017
Registration date at Training Centres Aug 16, 2017
PG Diploma Courses Commencement Aug 17, 2017

The Commencement of PG Diploma Courses will be in the mid of August 2017

Note: Above dates are subject to change. They are merely a consequence of an analysis done on the previous year events for the same examination.

CDAC C-CAT 2017 Course Fee: The total fees for the whole course are Rs. 89,000/-

CDAC C-CAT 2017 Exam Pattern

The CDAC CAT 2017 conducts in only English language. CDAC CAT has three sections (Section A, Section B, Section C)each of one-hour duration. Depending on the courses applied by the candidate, he/she will have to choose whether they have any problems with appearing for just one test paper or two test papers or all the three test papers (Section A, Section B and Section C). Every section will comprise of 50 objective type questions. Each correct answer will award 3 marks. Each incorrect answer will result in the candidate/applicant losing 1 mark as per the provision of the exam. The time duration of the CDAC CAT 2017 exam is the total of 3 hours.

C-CAT 2017 Registration

How to apply online for C-CAT 2017

  • The process of Admission CDAC CAT’S pg diploma begins with registration of prospective candidates C-DAC website. After registration Candidates have to login and fill the application form.
  • Candidates have to select the category (1, 2, 3) of PG courses which they want to apply.
  • After filling an application form Candidates have to pay examination fees by online mode, cash Ni clicking on make payment option. By online mode, e/she can pay by debit or a credit card.
  • By cash method he/she can pay at any of C-DAC training centres, after filling Candidates should take printout and pay fees.
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Note that no payment by cheque or demand draft will be made, no couriers will be accepted in training centres. Candidates should check the availability of seats here making payment. If Candidates face any issue they can contact in the head department.


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