PG Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC)

Course Focus

The course is targeted towards engineering graduates and MCA/MSc who wish to venture into the domain of advanced computing. The course aims to groom the students to enable them to work on current technology scenarios as well as prepare them to keep pace with the changing face of technology and the requirements of the growing IT industry.

Eligibility Criteria

 Common eligibility criteria, OR
 Graduate in any discipline of Engineering, OR
 Post Graduate Degree in Physics / Mathematics / Statistics, OR
 Post Graduate Degree in Management with graduation in IT / Computer Science / Computer Applications

The candidate must have minimum 50% in the qualifying degree.

Course Fees

The course fees of PG-Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC) is Rs.90,000/- plus GST .

First Installment of Course Fee

The first installment course fee of Rs 10,000/- + GST on it as applicable at the time of payment (August/September 2021) is to be paid online as per the schedule given under Important Dates. It can be paid using credit/debit cards through the payment gateway that will be opened upon clicking the ‘Pay First Installment’ button on the candidate’s logged-in page on the C-DAC website. Candidates are advised to follow the guidelines given on the payment gateway, and also to print/keep the transaction details for their record.

Second (Final) Installment of Course Fee The second installment fees of the online PG Diploma course to be paid before 17 September 2021 Rs.66,500/- + GST through NEFT from any bank to the account of the C-DAC centre where the candidate is finally allocated for his/her PG Diploma course. For all authorised training centres of C-DAC, the payment is to be made to C-DAC Pune. GST will be applicable as prescribed by the government at the time of payment of fees.

Course Contents

  • Basic Programming Concepts
  • Operating System Concepts 
  • Object Oriented Programming in Java
  • Algorithms & Data Structures using Java
  • Database Technologies
  • Software Development Methodologies
  • Web Programming Technologies
  • Web-based Java Programming
  • Microsoft .Net Technologies
  • Aptitude & Effective Communication
  • Software Project

Table 13: Important dates related to admission to C-DAC’s PG Diploma courses of September 2022 batch through the C-CAT of July 2022.

aBeginning of Online Registration and Application for C-CAT21 June 2022
bClosing of Online Registration & Application, and Payment of Examination Fee for C-CAT18 July 2022
cDownloading of C-CAT Admit Cards25 – 30 July, 2022
dC-DAC’s Common Admission Test (C-CAT) at the Test Centres30 July 2022 &
31 July 2022
eAnnouncement of C-CAT Ranks10 August 2022
fOnline Selection of Courses and Centres (1st Counselling)10-16 August 2022
(till 5 PM)
gDeclaration of First Round of Seat Allocation 18 August 2022
hLast Date of Payment of first installment course fee (Rs 10,000 + GST) for candidates allocated seats through the first round 24 August 2022
(till 5pm)
iDeclaration of Second Round of Seat Allocation 26 August 2022
jLast Date of Payment of first installment course fee (Rs 10,000 + GST) for candidates allocated seats through the second round29 August 2022
(till 5pm)
kPayment of caution deposit (Rs 10,000 + GST) and Online Selection of Courses and Centres (2nd Counselling)30 August – 3 Spetember 2022
(till 5pm)
lDeclaration of Third Round of Seat Allocation  (based on 2nd Counselling) 5 September 2022
mLast Date of Payment of Balance Course Fee 12 September 2022
nLast Date of Online Registration of Students 13 September 2022
oStart of PG Diploma Courses across India15 September 2022
pEnd of PG Diploma Courses across India (Estimated)

15 March 2023