Diploma in Advanced Software Development Methodologies (DASDM) is a training program designed specifically for Science graduates (BCA, BCS, BSC) and Engineers who wish to make a career in the field of Software Development and Software Testing. The course imparts all necessary knowledge and develops skills in advanced technologies related to software development and testing.

It lays a strong conceptual foundation of software development through modules like OOP using Java, Advanced Java and Database technologies. It also includes the most in-demand technologies like 'Python' and 'Full-Stack Development' which definitely boosts the placement chances. Testing module convers concepts of testing as well as selenium and other mobile testing tools.

The course also provides 100 hrs of training on Aptitude Skills, Communication Skills and Soft-skills. All these skillsets will definitely make the students most suitable for recruitment in the placement phase.

After the completion of the course, students get great career opportunities in the field of software development and testing in good IT companies.

Training duration: 6 months, Full Time, followed by Placement campus


  • Graduates in Sciences BCA/ BCS / B.Sc. ( IT and Electronics etc) / MCA/ MCS. OR
  • Graduates in Math or allied areas ( Statistics, Applied Math) . OR
  • Graduates in Physics or Computational Sciences / Graduates in Computing.
  • For all above minimum qualifications, candidate must have minimum of 60% marks in their qualifying examination.OR
  • Any Engineering Graduate with minimum 50 % aggregate marks in their qualifying examination.



Course Structure

Module Hours
Problem Solving, Mathematical Thinking & Algorithms 50
OOPS & Data Structures using Java 90
Introduction to Computer Science using Python 60
Modern Database Technologies and Data Models 60
Software Engineering Tools & Techniques 40
Full Stack Development 100
Advanced Java 80
Software Testing Tools & Techniques 90
Upcoming Technologies 30
Aptitude and Effective Communications 100
Internship with Project 200 200
Total 900

Course Fees

The course fees is Rs. 70,000/- + Tax (currently 18% GST). Entire fees should be paid to C-DAC ACTS Pune.

Admission Process

Following are the steps involved in the entire admission process for DASDM.

  1. Online Registration:

    The admission process begins with online registration at C-DAC website. Click here to register at C-DAC Website. Upon registering, candidates will get their Form Number, which is also the Login ID of the candidate that can be used to fill the CET application form online. The candidate will get the Form No. and password in his email id entered during this registration process.

  2. CET Application Form:

    Using the Form No, candidates should log in and fill the CET application form. After filling the application form, candidates have to upload their passport size photograph.

  3. CET Exam Fees Payment:

    The candidate needs to pay the CET examination fees of INR 600/- towards the Common Entrance Test using the payment gateway facility available using the credit card or debit card.

  4. Selection of center for CET and Training:

    The candidates need to select the training centre for CET. Note that candidates must undergo the training at the same training center which he/she has selected for the CET.

  5. CET:

    Common Entrance Test will be conducted as per the schedule mentioned below. Candidates must appear for this CET only at the center selected by them in the step 4.

  6. Announcement of CET Result:

    CET results will be announced as per the schedule mentioned below.

  7. Payment of course fees:

    Candidates should pay the entire course fees on or before the last date of payment, mentioned in the schedule below.

  8. Document verification:

    Academic certificates and other documents will be verified at the training center.

  9. Commencement of course:

    Course starts at the training center.

No Admission Activity Dates
1 Start date of Online registration July 26, 2019 (16:30HRS)
2 Last date of Registration and Payment of CET fee August 25, 2019 (16:30HRS)
3 Downloading of Admit Card August 27, 2019
4 Common Entrance Test (CET) August 31 & September 01, 2019
5 Announcement of CET Result September 05, 2019
6 Last date of Payment of Course Fees September 25,2019
7 Certificate Verification and Registration September 25, 2019
8 Commencement of Course September 26, 2019


C-DAC's Common Campus Placement Program (CCPP) has an Excellent track record of placement. At the end of this training, all students will be considered for the Common Campus Placement Program (CCPP) of C-DAC ACTS. Ample of opportunities will be provided to all students through this campus. Considering the technical and soft-skills provided to students through this training program, we are quite confident about placement of DASDM students.