Details of CDAC CET Entrance Exam


Diploma in System Software Development (DSSD), Diploma in Embedded Systems Design (DESD), Diploma in Advanced Business Computing (DABC), etc are some of the courses offered through CDAC. These are postgraduate level courses having duration of 22 weeks. Admission of eligible candidates to these courses is done via a common entrance exam conducted by CDAC.

Basic Eligibility for CDAC CET

Aspirants who have completed their engineering degree (in any discipline) can apply for common entrance test conducted by CDAC. Apart from this, candidates who have pursued any of the following courses are also eligible.

  • Master of Computer Application
  • Master of Computer Science (after B.Sc)
  • Master of Science in Electronics
  • Master of Science in Instrumentation
  • Master of Computer Management
  • Master of Business Administration (Systems)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in IT / Computer Science
  • Master of Computer Application
  • Bachelor of Information System
  • Bachelor of E-Commerce

Exam pattern of CDAC CET

There will be five sections in this entrance test. Total time allotted for the completion of the test is two hours. This test is carried out as an objective model one having questions to assess a candidate’s technical and general aptitude. Main topics included in the entrance test are

  • Computing Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Programming in C
  • OOP concepts and C++ programming
  • General Aptitude

In technical section, one can expect questions on programming, database concepts and networking as well. General aptitude may have questions on reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and English grammar.

Important dates of CDAC CET

  • Last date of receiving CDAC CET Application Form: First week of January
  • Date of CDAC Entrance Exam: Last week of January
  • Date of declaration of CDAC CET results: Second week of February
  • Commencement of the CDAC Course: Second week of March
  • Application Procedure of CDAC CET

Official web portal of CDAC may contain detailed information on eligibility requirements and application procedure. Applications for CDAC CET can be forwarded through its official web portal. One must pay an application fee of Rs.400/- before they start the application process. Fee amount can be paid either in the form of demand draft or National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT). Fee payment in the form of DD can be made through any of the nationalized banks of India. It must be taken in favour of ‘C-DAC Hyd – Training’ payable at Hyderabad.

Contact details of CDAC CET

  • Address: The CET coordinator, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing,  Shivabagh, Ameerpet, Hyderabad – 500 016,Andhra Pradesh
  • Telephone No: + 91 – 40 – 23737124 / 25
  • Fax No: 040 – 23743382

Please go through CDAC official website to know more details on this exam.



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    7 Responses to “Details of CDAC CET Entrance Exam”

    1. 7
      N.Rabindra Nath Reddy:

      Hi sir,
      I am BCA student .I can apply for this. C-DAC entrance.

    2. 6
      rahul gupta:

      sir plz suggestn me for yu plz sir i m bca complete so for suggesth me for carrrior so before aboutt this

    3. 5
      umesh madavi:

      sir i am 12 th passed student..may i apply for this cource …

    4. 4
      umesh madavi:

      can i apply for cdac cource on the basis of 12 th standard ?

    5. 3
      bapu nikam:

      hi am bapu nikam,
      i have complited my B.A & so other course such as jetking (hardware&networking) so i will eligable for the c-dac course or not?
      what is c-dac & how to prepared c-dac entrance exam

    6. 2

      i am pursuing bca final year. i want to crack cdac entrance exam.. so there is how many fields in cdac and what about the fees????

    7. 1

      tel nxt exam date cet for cdac in pune? either in july or december