Diploma in Advanced Software Development Methodologies (DASDM) course is targeted towards students who wish to venture into the domain of computing. The DASDM 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. After the completion of the course, students can work as software developer, programmer, tester, System Analyst and the like, in the IT industry and associated service sectors.

About C-DAC
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) is a Scientific Society of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MC&IT), Government of India. Since its inception in the year 1988, C-DAC has pioneered the development of High Performance Computing (HPC). Towards fulfillment of this goal, C-DAC has advented the flexible and scalable parallel architecture, which has been realized in its celebrated 'PARAM' series of Supercomputers. C-DAC has now embarked upon the next stage in HPC with the national GRID initiative - Garuda Proof of Concept (PoC), all set to make available supercomputing resources to the entire scientific community across the country. Several other thematic areas of C-DAC research include Multilingual Computing, Professional Electronics, Software Technologies, Cyber Security, Health Informatics, and Ubiquitous Computing.

C-DAC has set up the Advanced Computing Training School (ACTS) Pune to meet the ever-increasing skilled manpower requirements of the IT industry as well as supplement its intellectual resource base for cutting edge research and development. C-DAC's Advanced Computing Training School (ACTS) is dedicated to creating high quality manpower through the designing and delivering various Undergraduate Diploma courses, Post Graduate Diploma courses and Post Gradudate Degree Awarding Courses. C-DAC is committed to nation building through its Advanced Computing Training School (ACTS) and is the first Government Lab that has expanded its horizons globally, extending its high quality training services to countries like Mauritius, Ghana, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Dubai Tanzania, Myanmar, Armenia, Belarus, Cambodia, Lesotho, Seychelles, Graneda, Domnican Republic, Kazakshthan, Vietnam and Japan. Presently, ACTS is offering its courses through a network of over fifty training centres spread across the country wherein thousands of students and professionals are being trained to enhance their skills, and equipped with the latest methodologies in advanced computing to enable them to make their mark in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry. Around quarter million students passed out since inception in last seventeen years. They are today successful employees of many Multinational and Premier Indian IT companies, and many of them have become successful entrepreneurs.

About CDAC, Silchar
C-DAC Silchar , established in February 2014, is the 11th C-DAC centre in India. It is located inside the green and scenic campus of NIT Silchar. Its main aim is to give a boost to the development of north eastern region using ICTE. The centre focuses on activities that have specific impact in the North East area. The role or activities that the centre will take up are (i) act as the nodal centre for C-DAC in this region and will facilitate proliferation of C-DAC's tools and technologies developed at other centres, (ii) initiate development projects that have relevance to the region, and (iii) take up capacity and capability building in the region. It has currently taken up collaborative projects with other CDAC centres in the area of Telemedicine, Virtual Classroom, Supply chain management for drugs and vaccines, C-DAC Research Lab toolkits, Distributed Honeynet System, Computer Aided Design for Weavers and Artisans of Silchar. It also conducts IT- related courses and training programs to develop requisite IT-skills to the young and potential candidates of the north eastern regions as required by various IT companies and industries of the country.