CDAC Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC)

November 3, 2016

CDAC Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC)

C-DAC – Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC) 

PG-DAC is the most popular PG Diploma course of C-DAC. The course is targeted towards engineers and IT professionals 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. The entire course syllabus, courseware, teaching methodology and the course delivery have been derived from the rich research and development background of C-DAC. Running successfully for close to 20 years, the PG-DAC course has yielded thousands of students, who are well positioned in the industry today. The major modules covered in PG-DAC are:

  • Operating System Concepts
  • C++ & Data Structures Using C++
  • Software Application Development Tools & Techniques
  • Advanced Web Programming
  • Database Technologies
  • J2SE – Core Java
  • J2EE – Enterprise Java
  • Microsoft .NET Technologies
  • Upcoming Technology
  • Aptitude & Business Communication
  • Project

Post Graduate Diploma in Mobile Computing (PG-DMC) 
PG-DMC is one of the most sought-after courses of C-DAC. The course is targeted towards electronics/computer sciences/IT engineers who wish to venture into the domain of mobile 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 requirements of an exponentially growing mobile industry. The entire course syllabus, courseware, teaching methodology and the course delivery have been derived from the rich research and development background of C-DAC. The major modules covered in PG-DMC are:

  • C++ Programming & Data Structures
  • System Development Methodology
  • OS Concepts & Linux Programming
  • Introduction to RDBMS
  • Java Programming
  • Mobile and Wireless Technologies & Introduction to J2ME
  • Windows Mobile Application Development
  • iOS Programming
  • Android Programming
  • Introduction to Hybrid Programming
  • Aptitude & Business Communication
  • Project

Post Graduate Diploma in Embedded Systems Design (PG-DESD)
Realizing the growth of embedded systems in day-to-day life and the need for trained manpower in this promising area, C-DAC launched PG-DESD for engineers in computers, electronics and IT. Embedded systems is a unique field, where engineers need to have sound knowledge in hardware and software design. Keeping this aspect in view, C-DAC has designed this course giving equal emphasis to hardware and software, enabling engineers to face challenges in the design and development of state-of-the-art embedded systems. The latest curriculum includes a module on wireless embedded systems design, specifically focusing on wireless technologies and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN). The major modules covered in PG-DESD are:

  • Introduction to Embedded Systems Design
  • Programming Concepts
  • Microcontrollers and Interfacing
  • Embedded Operating Systems
  • Real-Time Operating Systems
  • Data Communications and Mobile Programming
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Project and Seminar

Post Graduate Diploma in System Software Development (PG-DSSD)
System software is an important area of the computer system. It helps in managing and controlling the hardware and also provides convenient environment for the application software. Developing this kind of software is a challenging task as knowledge of system internals and quality programming skills are required. Demand for these skill sets is fast growing in the development of software specific to domains like telecommunications, networking, cyber security, operating systems, grid computing, ubiquitous computing and medical instrumentation. C-DAC has taken up the challenge to address the need for trained system software development professionals by introducing the in-depth course, PG-DSSD, giving emphasis on secure software design and implementation practices as per the industry needs. This career-oriented course is designed and developed for engineers and postgraduates in electronics, computer science and IT. The major modules covered in PG-DSSD are:

  • Advanced C/C++ Programming
  • Computer Networking & Security
  • Software Engineering
  • Linux System Programming and Driver Development
  • Windows System Programming and Driver Development
  • Mobile Computing and Android Programming
  • Parallel Programming
  • Project

Post Graduate Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security (PG-DITISS)
PG-DITISS is targeted towards grooming students in the arena of human-computer interaction and cyber and network security. The objective of this course is to enable the students to understand the concepts of network security and learn the techniques of detecting the attacks and securing a network from internal and external attacks. At the end of the course, the student will be able to recognise a variety of generic security threats and vulnerabilities, understand the principles and practices of cryptographic techniques, identify and analyze particular security problems for a given application and apply appropriate security techniques to solve the security issues. The major modules covered in PG-DITISS are:

  • Fundamentals of Computer Networks
  • Concepts of Operating System and Administration
  • Java Programming with Crypto API
  • Security Concepts
  • Network Defense and Countermeasures (NDC)
  • Auditing, Securing Standards and Best Practices
  • Cyber Forensics & Cyber Laws
  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
  • IT Infrastructure Management
  • Aptitude & Business Communication
  • Project

Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design (PG-DVLSI)
PG-DVLSI is a pioneering course offered by C-DAC to assist engineers who wish to gain theoretical as well as practical knowledge in the field of Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) design. It will also prepare them to keep pace with the changing trends of VLSI technology and the requirements of an ever-growing VLSI design industry. The entire course syllabus, courseware, teaching methodology and the course delivery have been derived from the rich research and development background of C-DAC, which has a legacy of designing the PARAM range of supercomputers. The major modules covered in PG-DVLSI are:

  • Advanced Digital Design
  • System Architecture
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • High Level Design Methodology
  • Verilog (In accordance with IEEE 1364-2005 and 2009)
  • ASIC Design Issues
  • CMOS VLSI Design
  • Verification using System Verilog
  • Linux Shell Scripting
  • Aptitude & Business Communication
  • Project

PG Diploma in Big Data Analytics (PG-DBDA) 
PG-DBDA will educate the aspirants who want to make an impact in the corporate and academic world in the domain of big data analytics as data scientist and researcher, big data leads/administrators/managers, business analysts and data visualization specialists. The course is also suitable for those who are already working in analytics to enhance their theoretical and conceptual knowledge as well as those with analytical aptitude and would like to start career in big data analytics in different business sectors. The collaboration with the different multi-national companies at the level of mutual research interests and customer related projects will ease the path for campus recruitment. The students will be able to work with big data platform, analyze various big data analysis techniques for useful business applications, design efficient algorithms for mining the data from large volumes, analyze the HADOOP and Map Reduce technologies associated with big data analytics, and explore big data applications. Modules covered in PG-DBDA are:

  • Mathematics for Data Analytics with R Programming
  • Programming with Python
  • Cloud Computing & Operations
  • Fundamentals of Big Data
  • Data Collection and DBMS (Principles, Tools & Platforms)
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Data Visualization – Analysis and Reporting
  • Business Analytics
  • High Performance Computing Solutions & Applications
  • Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery
  • Data Mining
  • Aptitude & Business Communication
  • Project

Post Graduate Diploma in Automation and SCADA Systems (PG-DASS)
PG-DASS is ideally suited for fresh engineering graduates who would like to make good career in the field of process automation and smart systems in the utilities sector. It is also suited for professionals in the related areas to up their skills to higher levels in the ever demanding industry. PG-DASS aims to groom students in learning concepts for development needed in the process industry. Students are exposed to work on the latest technologies in SCADA and automation. The exhaustive research experience in C-DAC has been utilised for developing the appropriate course curriculum, courseware and pedagogy. Overall the course has been designed keeping in view of the various skill requirements of the industry. The major modules covered in PG-DASS are:

  • C Programming & Data Structures
  • Introduction to Java Programming
  • Operating Systems & Linux
  • Database Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Network Programming & RTOS
  • Fundamentals of SCADA and PLC
  • SCADA Systems Operations and Integration
  • Security for SCADA Systems
  • Autonomic Middleware
  • Domain-specific Models and Applications
  • Project

Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics (PG-DBIHI) 
The importance of biomedical engineers in the fast-growing healthcare industry is now well acknowledged and consequently new career options are available to them in healthcare industries both nationally and internationally. The 24-week PG-DBIHI course is designed to mould engineers who can serve in healthcare industry, as well as in companies dealing with medical equipments. Keeping this aspect in view, C-DAC has designed the PG-DBIHI giving emphasis to medical equipments, enabling engineers to face challenges in R&D, medical equipment manufacturing industry, Hospitals, medical equipment standardization and calibration. The modules will provide in-depth study of a wide range of medical equipments, with the opportunity for specialisation according to the students’ interests and future career aspirations. The expected learning outcome is the acquisition of a wide knowledge of a variety of medical equipments and understanding of concepts in healthcare informatics. The major modules covered in PG-DBIHI are:

  • Programming Concepts
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • 8/16/32 bit Microcontroller and Interfacing
  • PCB CAD/ CAM
  • Bio-Medical Instrumentation
  • Health Informatics
  • Project Work and Seminar

Post Graduate Diploma in Geoinformatics (PG-DGi) 

Geoinformatics or Geomatics is the synergy of multiple disciplines, namely, GIS, remote sensing, photogrammetry, cartography, GPS and geodesy. It is fundamental to all the disciplines that use data identified by their locations. PG-DGi aims to provide conceptual knowledge on GIS, remote sensing and related fields, and hands-on training in GIS, satellite data interpretation, digital image processing, digital photogrammetry, digital cartography and GPS. There are also three electives, i.e., GIS Development, RDBMS and Geomatics Business & Project Management. Application of Geoinformatics in various development contexts are analysed through appropriate case studies. The course contents have been designed keeping in view the emerging trends in the field of Geoinformatics and the increasing needs of skilled manpower. The modules covered in PG-DGi are:

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Global Positioning Systems
  • Remote Sensing
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Trends in Geoinformatics
  • Remote Sensing and GIS Applications
  • Geospatial Programming
  • Aptitude & Business Communication
  • Project & Seminar