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CDAC CAT 2019: Registration, Important Dates, Syllabus, Results

CDAC CATCDAC stands for Centre for Development of Advanced Computing Anticipates Common Admission Test. CDAC provides admission in postgraduate diploma courses. After qualifying the CDAC Common Admission Test 2019, the aspirant will get admission in Department of Electronics and Information Technology of the Ministry of Communication and IT.

The department is the central body and is governed by the Government of India. Those aspirants who are looking forward to appearing in the CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 must read the full article.

We have provided all the necessary details about the CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019.

In this section, you will get all the updates for the CDAC CAT 2019 Application form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Important Dates, Syllabus.

CDAC 2019 Notification

The dates for CDAC CAT 2019 have been released by the university, the registration for the exam will commence from 23rd October 2018 and the CDAC CAT exam will be conducted on 9th & 16th of December 2018.

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Important Dates Application Form Eligibility Criteria Exam Pattern Syllabus Admit Card Result Counselling

CDAC CAT 2019 Important Dates

1.Online registration of CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 begins23 October 2018
2.Online registration of CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 close3 December 2018
3.Admit card of CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 release6 – 13 December 2018
4.CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 ExamCCAT I  09 December 2018

CCAT II 16 December 2018

5.Announcement of C-CAT Ranks27 December 2018
6.Online counselling Round 127 December 2018 – 3 January 2019
7.Declaration of First Round of Seat Allocation7 January 2019
8.Last Date of Payment of the first installment for candidates allocated seats through the first round16 January 2019 (till 5 pm)
9.Declaration of Second Round of Seat Allocation21 January 2019
10.Last Date of Payment of the first installment for candidates allocated seats through the second round28 January 2019 (till 5 pm)
11.Payment of Caution Deposit and Online selection of course and centre (2nd Counselling)30 January – 4 February 2019
12.Declaration of the Third Round of Seat Allocation

(based on 2nd Counselling)

6 February 2019
13.Last Date of Payment of Balance Course Fee14 February 2019
14.Registration of Students at Training Centres18 February 2019
15.Commencement of PG Diploma Courses19 February 2019

CDAC CAT 2019 Application Form

  • The mode of registration for CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 is online.
  • You will first have to register on CDAC official website i.e.
  • Ones you are done, you will get an i.d and password on the registered number or email address.
  • Login using that number or email
  • Now you can fill the CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 application form.
  • After you have filled the personal information and the qualification detail, you will now have to choose the category of the course from among category 1, category 2 and category 3.
  • Those selecting category 1 is eligible for PG-DGi course.
  • Those who have selected category 2 is eligible for both PG-DGi and category 2
  • Those applying for category 3 are eligible for PG-DGi, Category 2 and Category 3
  • The candidate must choose the course wisely and fill all the details smartly.
  • There is no potion for correction after you have submitted the form.

CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 Registration Fee

In the CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019, the aspirant has an option to use their laptop or not.

If the aspirant uses his or her laptop the registration fee decreases by 200 Rs.

The registration fee for CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 is given below:

CourseCDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019Registration fee with laptopRegistration fee without the laptop
Category 1Paper 1Rs.1000/- +200/-Rs.1000/-
Category 2Paper 1+2Rs.1200/-+200/-Rs.1200/-
Category 3Paper 1+2+3Rs. 1400/-+200/-Rs. 1400/-

CDAC CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates must have graduated through recognized engineering college or equivalent course (For example; BE/BTech/4-year BSc Engg/AMIE/DoEACC B Level, etc.) in IT / Computer Science/ Electronics/Telecommunications Electrical/Instrumentation or other related areas.
  • Or the candidates should have a Post Graduate Degree in Engineering Sciences (For Example; MSc in Computer Science, IT, Electronics, etc.)
  • There is no limit to the age for applying.

CDAC CAT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • The maximum marks awarded are 150 marks.
  • The question paper will carry 4 choices as multiple choice question.
  • For every correct answer, +3 marks will be awarded.
  • For every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
  • No marks will be allotted for the unattempted question.

CDAC CAT 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus of CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 for Paper 1, Paper 1+2, Paper 1+2+3 are mentioned below:

Section AEnglish, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning1 hour
Section BComputer Fundamentals, C Programming, Data Structures, Data Communication & Networking, Object Oriented Programming Concepts,  Operating Systems1 hour
Section CComputer Architecture, Digital Electronics, Microprocessors1 hour

The list of reference books for the various topics of C-CAT. Candidates are, however, advised to read more books than the ones specified in this table.

AEnglishAny High School Grammar Book (e.g. Wren & Martin)
 Quantitative Aptitude & ReasoningQuantitative Aptitude Fully Solved (R. S. Aggrawal)

Quantitative Aptitude (M Tyara)

Barron’s New GRE 2016

BComputer FundamentalsFoundations of Computing (Pradeep Sinha & Priti Sinha)
 Data Communication & NetworkingData Communication & Networking (Forouzan)
 C ProgrammingC Programming Language (Kernighan & Ritchie)

Let Us C (Yashavant Kanetkar)

 Data StructuresData Structures Through C in Depth (S. K. Srivastava)
 Operating SystemsOperating System Principles (Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne)
 OOP ConceptsTest Your C ++ Skills (Yashavant Kanetkar)
CComputer ArchitectureComputer Organization & Architecture (William Stallings)
 Digital ElectronicsDigital Design (Morris Mano)

Digital Design: Principles & Practices (John Wakerly)

Modern Digital Electronics (R. P. Jain)

 MicroprocessorsMicroprocessor Architecture, Programming & Applications with 8085 (Ramesh Gaonkar)

The Intel Microprocessor (Barry Brey)

CDAC CAT 2019 Admit Card

In this section, the students will find the details regarding the admit card for CDAC CAT 2019.

  • Admit cards will be released on 07-14 December 2018.
  • The candidates need to have their admit card kept at a safe place, as they will have to carry the admit card along with them during the examination day.
  • The candidate without admit card on the examination day might get expelled from examination hall.

CDAC CAT 2019 Result

The CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 result will be announced on28 December 2018.

The aspirants who have appeared in the CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 can check their result on the official website of CDAC, i.e.,

  • The result can be corrected by entering the i.d and password provided at the time of registering.
  • After logging in the candidate will have to enter their registration number to check the result.
  • The result will consist of the rank scored by the candidate.
  • There is no scorecard available.
  • Those who have appeared for different courses must check each course rank separately.
  • The aspirants who have qualified the CDAC Common Admission Test CAT 2019 will have to appear for the online counseling.
  • The candidates will be allotted seat in the counseling session.
  • Those who have been allotted seat will be given some time to visit the center and pay the first installment of the fee.
  • Those who pay the fee only their seat will be reserved.

CDAC CAT 2019 Counselling

Here, the candidates will find details about the counseling procedure for CDAC CAT 2019.

  • The process for counseling will begin a few days once the result has been declared.
  • First counseling will be from 28 December 2018 4 January 2019. All the rank holders will be invited for counseling.
  • Admissions will be strictly by the rank obtained by the candidates.
  • The second round of counseling will be from 19 January 2019.
  • The allotment of the seats will be done on the merit basis, availability of seats, category, and choices filled by candidates.
  • Once the seats have been allotted, candidates will report to the college allotted in order to confirm their admission.


How will I get the CDAC CAT 2019 Admit Card?

The admit card can be downloaded by the official website.

Is there a difference between Hall Ticket and Admit Card for CDAC CAT 2019?

No there is no different in the hall ticket and admit card for CDAC CAT 2019.

Where can I report mistakes in my CDAC CAT to admit card?

Please contact the conducting authorities immediately if you find any mistake in your CDAC CAT admit card.

Can I make the correction even after submitting the application form?

No correction period will not be provided to students after the application form process finishes.

For any queries regarding CDAC CAT, please comment below.

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Does C-DAC provide Answer keys? If yes, when can I expect them to be released for todays (9-Dec-2018) exam?

Sarthak Joshi
Sarthak Joshi

What is the seats limit at AKTU for general category?

Surbhi Pandey
Surbhi Pandey

Where can I report mistakes in my CDAC CAT to admit card?

Ganesh Pal
Ganesh Pal

Sir, Mujhe Addmission Process or fee kya h pta krna h ?

Sumit Rawat
Sumit Rawat

What is maximum age of CDAC CAT?

Garima Tripathi
Garima Tripathi

How can I apply for the exam?

Sonali Rawat
Sonali Rawat

I want to know when will the application process starts?

Suresh Kumar
Suresh Kumar

Sir meri age 24 h kya m apply kr skta hu?

Lokesh Kumar
Lokesh Kumar

I want to know admission process of CDAC CAT? Can you tell me about this?

Bhawana Arora
Bhawana Arora

Sir please tell me about fee structure?