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CDAC Entrance Exam

Admission to the PG courses of C-DAC ACTS is provided on the basis of the rank obtained by candidates in the Common Admission Test (C-CAT). Hence it is very important to get a good rank in this entrance exam.

PreDAC is a formal training offered by C-DAC ACTS specifically for preparing the candidates for this entrance exam.

C-CAT Exam structure:
There are two sections of C-CAT examination, Section A and Section B.

Section A:
  • English, Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude
Section B:
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • C Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Data Communications & Networks
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Operating Systems
Every section will have 50 objective-type questions of 3 marks each (maximum 150 marks for any one section). Each objective-type question in C-CAT 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 and -1 (minus one) for each wrong answer. Multiple answers to a question will be treated as a wrong answer. For each un-attempted question, 0 (zero) mark will be awarded.

Step 1: Select training option

 Step 2: Enroll

You can register yourself for the Mock exams. We conduct mock exams to familarize the students with the exam environment, marking scheme as well as the exam schedule precisely so that they can get used to it before actually facing the C-CAT.

It is highly recommended to take the Mock exams to reduce the exam pressure so that the you can approach the C-CAT more confidently.

We are offering two such mock exams for registered students as per the following schedule.

Mock Exam No Date Section Timing Marks


A 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 150 
B 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM 150


A 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM 150
B 10:45 AM to 11:45 AM 150