About PG-DAC
The Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing (DAC) is the flagship programme of ACTS. 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 course curriculum has been designed keeping in view the emerging trends in advanced computing as well as contemporary and futuristic human resource requirements of the ICT industry.

Running DAC course successfully for more than sixteen years, the Infoway has yielded more than 1500 students, who are well positioned in the industry today.

Center and Course Highlights
It’s a well established course with excellent placement records.

  • 24-weeks full-time courses with 900 hours' theory/lab/project.
  • 8 hours per day theory + lab sessions on 6 days a week.
  • Continuous lab and internal assessments during the course, and Centralised course-end theory exams.
  • Textbooks/course materials provided for all modules.
  • Expert faculty from industry with widespread domain knowledge.
  • Courses designed and developed in consultation with the domain experts in C-DAC, academia and ICT industry.
  • Syllabus regularly updated with the latest trends in the ICT industry.
  • Tutorials, hands-on and projects relevant to the standards of the ICT industry.
  • Well equipped computer labs with internet that can be accessed for whole day.
  • Training on aptitude, general English, effective communication, and interview skills.

Eligibility Criteria


Graduate in Engineering or equivalent (e.g. BE / BTech / 4-year BSc / AMIE / DoEACC B Level, etc.) in Electronics/ Computer Science/ IT or related areas, OR Post Graduate in Engineering Sciences (e.g. MSc in Computer Science, IT, Electronics, etc.), OR Graduate in any discipline of Engineering or equivalent, OR MCA, MCM, OR Post Graduate in Physics/ Computational Sciences/ Mathematics or allied areas, OR Post Graduate in Management with graduation degree in Science/ IT/ Computers The candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in their qualifying examination.

Course Fees

The fees for the PG-DAC course is Rs. 80,000/- + 18% GST. The course fees is exclusive of Service Tax as applicable by Government of India. The Service Tax has to be paid by the candidate additionally.

The course fees has to be paid in two installment as per the schedule mentioned in the Admission Process. The first installment of Rs. 10,000/- has to be paid during the counseling rounds. The second installment of the course fees of Rs. 70,000/- and Service tax on the course fees Rs. 80,000/- as applicable has to be paid before the course commencement.

Admission Process

Admissions to PG Diploma course of C-DAC is done through C-DAC's Computerised Common Admission Test (C-CAT). Every year, C-CAT is usually conducted in June (for August admissions) and December (for February admissions).

C-CAT Test Papers

C-CAT has three sections (Section A, Section B, Section C) of one hour duration each. As shown in Table 2, depending on the category of courses selected by the candidate, he/she will have to either appear for just one test paper (Section A) or two test papers (Section A and Section B) or all the three test papers (Section A, Section B and Section C). The medium of C-CAT is English.

Important Note: A candidate can appear only for the specific section(s) in C-CAT as per the category of the courses opted by him/her at the time of filling the online application form.

Every section in C-CAT will have 50 objective-type questions. Each objective-type question 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, -1 (minus one) for each wrong answer, and 0 (zero) marks for each un-attempted question. The maximum marks a candidate can obtain in any one section of C-CAT is 150.

C-CAT Syllabus for Section A+B
Indicative syllabus of the different sections of test papers in C-CAT.

Section A English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning 1 hour
Section B Computer Fundamentals, C Programming, Data Structures, Data Communication & Networking, Object Oriented Programming Concepts, Operating Systems 1 hour

Candidates have to apply for C-CAT online at or

Course Duration

Duration: 24 weeks Full Time

  • Operating Systems concepts
  • OOPS Using C++
  • Algorithm and Data Structures
  • Software Application Development Tools & Techniques
  • Web Programming and XML
  • Database Technologies (Using Oracle 11g and MySql)
  • Java Technologies
  • Microsoft .Net Technologies
  • Upcoming Technology
  • Project
  • Business Communication
  • Aptitude

The schedule is as follows:

S.No. Start Date End Date Session 1 Session 2
Module Name Module Name
1 16-Aug-17 19-Aug-17 C Revision DBT
2 21-Aug-17 26-Aug-17 OSC & Linux DBT
3 28-Aug-17 02-Sep-17 OSC & Linux DBT
4 04-Sep-17 09-Sep-17 SADTT Advanced Web programming
5 11-Sep-17 16-Sep-17 SADTT Advanced Web programming
6 18-Sep-17 23-Sep-17 Application Security & Testing JavaScript Framework
7 25-Sep-17 30-Sep-17 Application Security & Testing JavaScript Framework
8 02-Oct-17 07-Oct-17 OOPs with C++ OOPs with C++
9 09-Oct-17 14-Oct-17 OOPs with C++ OOPs with C++
10 16-Oct-17 21-Oct-17 Diwali Break
11 23-Oct-17 28-Oct-17 Data Structures Aptitude
12 30-Oct-17 04-Nov-17 Data Structures Aptitude
13 06-Nov-17 11-Nov-17 Java Tech Aptitude
14 13-Nov-17 18-Nov-17 Java Tech Java Tech
15 20-Nov-17 25-Nov-17 Java Tech Java Tech
16 27-Nov-17 02-Dec-17 Java Tech Java Tech
17 04-Dec-17 09-Dec-17 MS.NET MS.NET
18 11-Dec-17 16-Dec-17 MS.NET MS.NET
19 18-Dec-17 23-Dec-17 MS.NET MS.NET
20 25-Dec-17 30-Dec-17 Exam PL
21 01-Jan-18 06-Jan-18 Project Coding + CCPP Preparation
22 08-Jan-18 13-Jan-18 Project Coding + CCPP Preparation
23 15-Jan-18 20-Jan-18 Project Coding + CCPP Preparation
24 22-Jan-18 27-Jan-18 CCPP Preparation

Soft Skill Sessions will be condcuted every Saturday from 02-September-17.