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 CATEGORY COURSE NAME TEST PAPER(S)
I PG Diploma in Geoinformatics (PG-DGi) Section A
II PG 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)
III PG 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 PAPER TOPICS DURATION
Section A English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning 1 hour
Section B Computer Fundamentals, C Programming, Data Structures, Data Communication & Networking, Object Oriented Programming Concepts, Operating Systems 1 hour
Section C Computer Architecture, Digital Electronics, Microprocessors 1 hour

 

The list of reference books for the various topics of C-CAT.

 

SECTION TOPIC REFERENCE BOOK
A English Any High School Grammar Book (e.g. Wren & Martin)
Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude Fully Solved (R. S. Aggrawal)
Quantitative Aptitude (M Tyara)
Barron’s New GRE 2013
B Computer Fundamentals Foundations of Computing (Pradeep Sinha & Priti Sinha)
Data Communication & Networking Data Communication & Networking (Forouzan)
C Programming C Programming Language (Kernighan & Ritchie)
Let Us C (Yashavant Kanetkar)
Data Structures Data Structures Through C in Depth (S. K. Srivastava)
Operating Systems Operating System Principles (Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne)
OOP Concepts Test Your C ++ Skills (Yashavant Kanetkar)
C Computer Architecture Computer Organization & Architecture (William Stallings)
Digital Electronics Digital Design (Morris Mano)
Digital Design: Principles & Practices (John Wakerly)
Modern Digital Electronics (R. P. Jain)
Microprocessors Microprocessor Architecture, Programming & Applications with 8085 (Ramesh Gaonkar)
The Intel Microprocessor (Barry Brey)