C-DAC Test Paper Pattern and Syllabus

November 3, 2016

C-DAC Test Paper Pattern and Syllabus

TEST PAPER PATTERN – C-DAC

Every section in C-CAT will have 50 objective-type questions. Each objective-type question will have four choices as possible answers of which only one will be correct. There will be +3 (plus three) marks for each correct answer, -1 (minus one) for each wrong answer, and 0 (zero) marks for each un-attempted question. The maximum marks a candidate can obtain in any one section of C-CAT is 150.

Categories of PG Diploma courses and the corresponding test paper(s) in C-CAT

COURSE CATEGORYCOURSE NAMETEST PAPER(S)
IPG Diploma in Geoinformatics (PG-DGi)Section A
IIPG Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC)Section A +
Section B
Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing (PG-DMC)
PG Diploma in System Software Development (PG-DSSD)
PG Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security (PG-DITISS)
PG Diploma in Big Data Analytics (PG-DBDA)
IIIPG Diploma in Embedded Systems Design (PG-DESD)Section A +
Section B +
Section C
PG Diploma in VLSI Design (PG-DVLSI)
PG Diploma in Automation & SCADA Systems (PG-DASS)
PG Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics (PG-DBIHI)

 

C-CAT Syllabus

Indicative syllabus of the different sections of test papers in C-CAT.

TEST PAPERTOPICSDURATION
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.

 

SECTIONTOPICREFERENCE BOOK
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 2013
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)