PG Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC)

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) is a scientific society of the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India, carrying out Research and Development (R&D) in IT, electronics and associated areas. Different thematic areas of C-DAC's research include high performance computing, grid and cloud computing, multilingual computing, professional electronics, software technologies, cyber security, health informatics, ubiquitous computing, and education & training. As an institution for high-end R&D, C-DAC has been at the forefront of the IT revolution in the country, constantly building capacities in emerging technologies, and innovating and leveraging its expertise, calibre and skill sets to develop and deploy IT products and solutions for diverse sectors. It has resulted in the emergence of a high-quality intellectual resource base at C-DAC in the form of expert teams with specialised knowledge of various facets of advanced computing.

Presently C-DAC is offering Post Graduate Diploma courses through its centres located in Bengaluru, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, New Delhi, Noida, Patna, Pune, Silchar and Thiruvananthapuram. PG Diploma courses are also offered by C-DAC’s Authorised Training Centres in Bhubaneswar, Indore, Jaipur, Karad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik, New Delhi, Patna and Pune. Each year, thousands of students are trained at these centres, enhancing their knowledge-base and equipping them with the latest methodologies in advanced computing so as to make their mark in the ICT industry. So far more than 3 lakh students have passed out from C-DAC. Many of them are successful employees of multi-national and premier Indian ICT companies today, and many more have become booming entrepreneurs.


Common Campus Placement Programme (CCPP) Close to 30 years, C-DAC has shaped the careers of over 3 lakh IT professionals in software development and other specialised advanced computing domains. The Placement Cells of C DAC organise Common Campus Placement Programmes (CCPP) for its PG Diploma students. For the March 2024 batch, C-DAC's CCPP will be conducted region-wise at Bengaluru, - 5 - Hyderabad, Mumbai, Noida, and Pune. Training centres from other cities will be attached to one of these placement regions, so that students from all centres across India will get fair chance in placements. All C-DAC training centres actively coordinate and organise campus interviews for all their PG Diploma students. More than 400 companies participated in C-DAC's campus placements in 2021 and 2022, wherein 80-90% placement is achieved across India.


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 engineering graduates and MCA/MSc 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 25 years, the PG-DAC course has produced thousands of professionals, who are well positioned in the industry today. The major modules covered in PG-DAC are:

 · Operating System Concepts

· C++ Programming

· Object Oriented Programming in Java

· Algorithms & Data Structures

· Database Technologies

· Software Development Methodologies

· Web Programming Technologies

· Web-based Java Programming

· Microsoft .Net Technologies

· Aptitude & Effective Communication

· Software Project


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