CDAC C-CAT Exam Details, Eligibility Criteria, Previous Year Question Papers Download

CDAC C-CAT is Computerized Common Admission Test, conducted by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC). This exam is conducted twice a year to offer admissions to the aspiring candidates into various PG diploma courses. The application process for CDAC C-CAT 2019 is likely to begin in the month of May, tentatively. The application fee for the same is to be submitted in online mode. CDAC will conduct CDAC C-CAT 2019 in the month of July 2019, tentatively. It must be noted that only those candidates will be allowed to sit in the exam that will fall under the eligibility criteria described by the conducting body. After the declaration of the result, counseling will begin to precede the admission process.

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Key Highlight
Application Fees
Section A+B+C Rs. 1100(own laptops) & Rs. 1350 (centre computer users)
Educational Qualification
Graduate or a Post Graduate in engineering or equivalent sciences
Exam Date
December 8, 2019 and December 15, 2019
Exam Duration
60 minutes
Mode of Conduct
No. of Sections
Section A Section B Section C

 Important Dates (tentative) of CDAC C-CAT Exam:

  • Availability of application forms- October 30, 2019

  • Last date to fill application- November 27, 2019

  • CDAC C-CAT Exam 2019- December 8 and December 15, 2019

  • Declaration of Result- December 27, 2019

Application Fee of CDAC C-CAT Exam: 

Section A:

  • Rs. 1100(own laptops)

  • Rs. 1350 (centre computer users)

Section A+B:

  • Rs. 1100(own laptops)

  • Rs. 1350 (centre computer users)

Section A+B+C:

  • Rs. 1100(own laptops)

  • Rs. 1350 (centre computer users)

Eligibility for CDAC C-CAT Exam

  • A candidate must be a Graduate or a Post Graduate in engineering or equivalent sciences.

Exam Pattern of CDAC C-CAT Exam: 

  • Mode of exam: Online

  • Time duration: 60 minutes

  • Total marks: 150

  • Type of questions: MCQs

Marking scheme:

  • 3 mark each for correct answer

  • 1 marks to be deducted for every wrong answer

Syllabus of CDAC C-CAT Exam: 

Section A: English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude

Section B: Computer Fundamentals, Data Structures, C Programming, Data Communication & Networking, Operating Systems, Object-Oriented Programming Concepts

Section C: Microprocessors, Computer Architecture, Digital Electronics

Preparation tips for CDAC C-CAT Exam:

  • Before starting your preparations, go through the syllabus and exam pattern thoroughly.

  • Plan your time management on the basis of the topics in the syllabus. Some topics may need more attention, also spare some time for revision.

  • Keep your body healthy, and your mind calm.

  • Take proper diet, and give your mind proper rest in order to prepare both efficiently and effectively.

  • Also, practice as many online mock tests as many you can. Practice with Youth4work, to improve your speed and accuracy with the time defined online mock tests provided by us. 

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