Centre for Development of Advanced Computing conducts the CDAC C-CAT examination. The exam is conducted to offer admission to the PG Diploma course offered by the institute. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam in order to secure admission must refer to the C-CAT syllabus. Aspirants should be aware that the C-CAT CDAC syllabus will vary based on the course category of the candidate. Therefore, the candidates are requested to check the syllabus carefully.
To get complete details of the syllabus, aspirants can refer to the information provided further in the article.
CDAC C-CAT 2021 Syllabus Highlights
The CDAC C-CAT examination can be divided into 3 sections. The syllabus will vary as per the course opted by the candidate. For example, candidates who wish to pursue a PG Diploma in Geoinformatics only need to appear for Section A of the examination. The section-wise distribution of the C-CAT syllabus is tabulated below.
|Section A||English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning|
|Section B||Computer Fundamentals, C Programming, Data Structures, Data Communication & Networking, Object Oriented Programming Concepts, Operating Systems|
|Section C||Computer Architecture, Digital Electronics, Microprocessors|
Category-wise Syllabus for CDAC C-CAT 2021
Based on the category of course opted by the candidate, the C-CAT CDAC syllabus will differ. The following table encapsulates the details regarding the category-wise syllabus for the C-CAT 2021 examination.
|Name of the Course||Syllabus|
|PG Diploma in Geoinformatics (PG-DGi)||Syllabus as per Section A|
|PG Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B|
|PG Diploma in Big Data Analytics (PG-DBDA)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B|
|PG Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security (PG-DITISS)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B|
|PG Diploma in Internet of Things (PG-DIoT)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B|
|PG Diploma in Artificial Intelligence (PG-DAI)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B|
|PG Diploma in Mobile Computing (PG-DMC)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B|
|PG Diploma in System Software Development (PG-DSSD)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B|
|PG Diploma in Advanced Secure Software Development (PG-DASSD)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B|
|PG Diploma in HPC System Administration (PG-HPCSA)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B|
|PG Diploma in Embedded Systems Design (PG-DESD)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B + Section C|
|PG Diploma in VLSI Design (PG-DVLSI)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B + Section C|
|PG Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics (PG-DBIHI)||Syllabus as per Section A + Section B + Section C|
CDAC C-CAT 2021 Exam Pattern
Along with the syllabus for C-CAT, it is essential for candidates to have complete information on the CDAC C-CAT exam pattern. The exam pattern will consist of the duration of the exam, the mode of examination, marking scheme, etc. The exam pattern for the C-CAT exam is provided below.
|Mode of examination||Online|
|Medium of examination||English|
|Question type||MCQ (Multiple Choice Question)|
|Number of sections||3 sections - Section A, Section B, Section C|
|Duration||1 Hour per section|
|Total Marks||150 marks per section|
|Total questions||50 questions per section|
CDAC C-CAT 2021 Marking Scheme
Candidates appearing for the C-CAT examination must be aware of the marking scheme. The marking scheme for the CDAC C-CAT examination is tabulated below.
|Marks for correct answer||+3|
|Marks for incorrect answer||-1|
|Marks for unattempted question||No marks are awarded|