CDAC C-CAT Admit Card 2021 (Released): Download Link

CDAC C-CAT Admit Card 2021

CDAC C-CAT Admit Card 2021

CDAC C-CAT admit card 2021 have been released by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing. The admit cards were released on January 06, 2021 for CDAC CCCAT I to be held on January 10, 2021 exam. Then admit card for CDAC CCAT II to be held on January 17, 2021 was released on January 11, 2021. CDAC admit card is released online, at To download the admit card of CDAC C-CAT 2021, the candidates need to enter their application form number and password. Before the start of the examination, the candidates have to show their valid admit card and id proof in webcam. Know more details about CDAC C-CAT admit card 2021 from this page such as its process to download, details mentioned on it, what is allowed with it at the time of exam etc.

Through the CDAC C-CAT 2021 admit card, test date and time is communicated to the candidates. On the mentioned date and time, candidates need to take C-CAT 2021 test. Check the table given below to know about the exact date of the release of CDAC C-CAT admit card 2021.

Download Here: The candidates can download CDAC C-CAT admit card 2021 as per the schedule from candidate login.

This year, C-CAT 2021 is being held as a online proctor test and students can take from any where. The only requirement is that candidates need PC / Laptop and a fast internet connection and a webcam.

Candidates cannot take CDAC C-CAT 2021 via phone.

CDAC C-CAT 2021 Admit Card Dates

CDAC C-CAT Admit Card 2021Dates
Release of admit card for CDAC CCAT I 202106 Jan 2021
Release of admit card for CDAC CCAT II 202111 Jan 2021
Last date to download the admit card 14 Jan 2021
Exam Date C-CAT I – 10 Jan 2021
C-CAT II – 17 Jan 2021

CDAC C-CAT Exam Schedule 2021

The complete exam schedule for CDAC C-CAT I and II 2021 is given below.

Test PaperMorning Slot TimingsAfternoon Slot Timings
Section A9.30 AM – 10.30 AM2.00 PM – 3.00 PM
Section B10.45 AM – 11.45 AM3.15 PM – 4.15 PM
Section C12.00 PM – 1.00 PM4.30 PM – 5.30 PM

Note: The above-given slot timings may vary. The final timings shall be mentioned in CDAC C-CAT 2021 admit card.

If you are unable to download your CDAC CCAT Admit Card, READ THIS

Dear candidates,

Many of you were panicking because you are unable to download your admit card. Do not panic now.

We emailed CDAC to know whether admit card has been released or not, and got this response – “Yes we have released the ccat admit card yesterday and shall provide the admit card for students appearing in CCAT II on 17 January 2021 on January 11, 2021.

CDAC CCAT Admit Card 2021

Therefore, if you are unable to download your hall ticket, it may mean that your exam is on 17th January.

However, if you are still worried about being unable to download your admit card, please contact CDAC: Contact C-DAC ACTS Pune immediately through phone (020-25503134/ 136/128/107) or e-mail (, giving their name and application form number.

Best of luck for your exam!

How to Download CDAC C-CAT Admit Card 2021?

CDAC C-CAT admit card is not sent via post or email. The candidates can check the steps given below to download the admit card.

Step 1: First of all, click on the direct link of the admit card given above.

Step 2: After following the step given above, a new window will open. Here, enter the form number as received after the registration and password.

CDAC C-CAT Admit Card 2021

Step 3: Next, click on the ‘login’ button.

Step 4: Now, check all the particulars mentioned on the admit card and download it.

Step 5: Lastly, take a printout of the admit card for future reference.

Reasons for Non-Availability of CDAC C-CAT Admit Card 2021

The candidates shall not be able to download their CDAC C-CAT admit card if:

  • Not paid the application fee before the last date of payment OR
  • Not selected the exam date for CDAC C-CAT 2021

What to do in Case of Discrepancy in CDAC C-CAT Admit Card 2021?

As and when the admit card for CDAC C-CAT is available, the candidates need to check all the particulars mentioned on it. If there is any discrepancy in the admit card, then can contact the official authority immediately (CDAC ACTS) via phone or by sending an email.

Contact number: 020-25503134 / 136 / 128 / 107
Email id:

While stating the query, candidates have to mention their names and CDAC C-CAT 2021 application form number as well.

Documents Needed at the Time of CDAC C-CAT 2021

Since CDAC C-CAT 2021 is a online test, candidates need not visit any center. However, before starting the exam, candidate have to show following in webcam.

  • Printed copy of admit card
  • A valid id proof

What Should be Not Present During CDAC C-CAT 2021?

The candidates need to be cautious while giving CDAC C-CAT 2021. The following items must not be there at the time of examination:

  • Calculators
  • Mobile phones
  • Electronic gadgets
  • Study / reference material / text books

What to do if Forgot CDAC C-CAT 2021 Login Credentials?

In order to download CDAC C-CAT 2021 admit card, the candidates are required to have their application form number and password. In case, the candidates have forgotten their login credentials, they can get them back by following the details given below.

To get CDAC C-CAT 2021 Application Form Number: If the application form number for CDAC C-CAT has been forgotten or lost, the candidates can check their registered email id once to get the form number. If multiple email ids have been used at the time of registration, check the payment status and then, check the particular form number mentioned on top of the dashboard.

Steps to Retrieve CDAC C-CAT 2021 Login Password

1st step: Firstly, go to the official website, and then go to the login window.

2nd step: Then, click on the ‘Forgot Password’ button.

3rd step: Then, enter the application form number and registered email id.

Forgot CDAC C-CAT 2021 Login Password

4th step: After entering the details, click on the ‘submit’ button.

5th step: Now, write down the password that is displayed on the screen.

Note: The candidates can also reset the password by following the same steps given above. But, in the place of ‘submit’ button as mentioned above, click on the ‘reset’ button.

Details Mentioned on CDAC C-CAT 2021 Admit Card

CDAC C-CAT admit card 2021 consists of the following details:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Exam date
  • Exam timings
  • Hall ticket number
  • Category of course
  • Section in which candidate has to be appear as per his / her category
  • Important instructions for the exam
  • Candidate’s photograph
Sample of CDAC C-CAT admit card

Important Guidelines for CDAC C-CAT 2021

Check the important instructions that candidates have to follow on the day of the examination.

Test can be given from Laptops / PCs: It must be noted that the candidates can give online C-CAT using their laptops or PCs only. It cannot be given via mobile phones.

Logging in: After logging in for the test, the candidates are required to show their respective CDAC C-CAT admit card 2021 and a valid id proof for the verification process to the respective invigilators.

No provision for latecomers: The latecomers shall not be given any extra time to complete the exam. Also, no examination fee will be refunded to such candidates.

Pre-requisites before starting the exam: Before starting the examination, all the candidates have to make sure that their webcam and microphone are working and their face is clearly visible throughout the exam.

No other person allowed during the exam: The candidates must ensure that there is no other person near to them while the examination is going on.

Unfair means: Use of any prohibited materials while the examination is going shall be treated as unfair means and will lead to cancellation of candidature. Any external communications during the exam will also be considered as an unfair means.

CDAC C-CAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Check the exam pattern given below CDAC C-CAT 2021

Mode of the exam: CDAC C-CAT is conducted in the online mode

Duration of the exam: For each section, the candidates are given 01 hour to complete it

Sections: There are 3 sections in the test (depending on the category of courses)

Medium of question paper: The medium of CDAC C-CAT question paper is English.

Type of questions: CDAC C-CAT is an objective type test which means that there are multiple-choice questions in the test

No. of questions: Every section consists of 50 MCQs

Marking Scheme:

  • For the correct answers, 03 marks are awarded
  • For the incorrect answers, 01 marks are deducted
  • For unattempted questions, 0 marks are awarded

Important Note: The candidates who have attempted for Category I in their application form can appear for Section A of the exam. Whereas, Category II candidates can opt for Section A and B. The candidates belonging to Category III can appear for all the 3 sections of CDAC C-CAT (Section A, B and C).

Categories of PG Diploma courses and their corresponding papers in CDAC C-CAT

Course CategoryName of the paperC-CAT Paper (s)
IPG Diploma in Advanced Computing (PG-DAC)Section A
IIPG Diploma in Geoinformatics (PG-DGi)Section A +B
IIPG Diploma in Artificial Intelligence (PG-DAI)Section A +B
IIPG Diploma in Internet of Things (PG-DIoT)Section A +B
IIPG Diploma in IT Infrastructure, Systems & Security (PG-DITISS)Section A +B
IIPG Diploma in HPC System Administration (PG-HPCSA)Section A +B
IIPG Diploma in Advanced Secure Software Development
Section A +B
IIPG Diploma in Mobile Computing (PG-DMC)Section A +B
IIIPG Diploma in Embedded Systems Designs (PG – DESD)Section A + B + C
IIIPG Diploma in Biomedical Instrumentation & Health Informatics
Section A + B + C
IIIPG Diploma in VLSI Design (PG-DVLSI)Section A + B + C

Important Books for CDAC C-CAT 2021

For the preparation of Common Admission Test for the admission into PG Diploma courses, the candidates can refer the following books.

Wren & Martin High School English Grammar and Composition BookClick Here to Buy
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsClick Here to Buy
Foundation of Computing (With CD) Click Here to Buy
The C Programming Language | Second EditionClick Here to Buy
Let Us C: Authentic Guide to C PROGRAMMING Language 17th EditionClick Here to Buy
Data Structures Through C in Depth Click Here to Buy
Operating System PrinciplesClick Here to Buy
Test Your C Skills Click Here to Buy
Computer Organization and Architecture | Tenth EditionClick Here to Buy
Digital Design | With an Introduction to the Verilog HDL, VHDL, and SystemVerilog |Click Here to Buy
Digital Design Principles and PracticeClick Here to Buy
Modern Digital Electronics | Fourth EditionClick Here to Buy
The Intel Microprocessors 8th Edition By Barry B. Brey Click Here to Buy
Microprocessor Architecture, Programming and Applications Click Here to Buy

About CDAC C-CAT 2021

CDAC’s Common Admission Test (CDAC C-CAT) is an computerised online test for the admission into PG Diploma courses. Every year, CDAC is conducted twice. To complete a particular section, the candidates are given 01 hours to complete it. According to the rank of the candidates in CDAC C-CAT and centre / course preferences, the admission is granted.

Frequently Asked Questions on CDAC C-CAT Admit Card 2021

Ques. How can I download CDAC C-CAT admit card 2021?

Ans. You can download CDAC C-CAT admit card 2021 from Then, enter the form number and password and click on the admit card button present in the dashboard.

Ques. Will I be issued CDAC – CAT 2021 admit card if I did not paid the application fee?

Ans. No, the admit card will not be issued if you have not paid the application fee.

Ques. Will the official authority send the admit card via post?

Ans. No, the official authority will not send the admit card via post. You can download the admit card via online mode only.

Ques. What else do I have to show along with the admit card on the day of the examination?

Ans. You have to show the valid id proof along with the printed copy of the admit card.

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