PreDAC SARTHI Admission Process


The process of admission to C-DAC's Preparatory Course for Post Graduate Diploma course begins with Registration of prospective candidates on the C-DAC website, Upon registering, candidates will get their form number that can be used to log in and fill the application form online. The form number must be remembered by the candidate as it will be the reference number and login ID of the candidate during the whole admission process. Read carefully the instructions on the C-DAC website while filling the online registration and application forms.

The candidate will get the Form No. and password in his mail id. Once candidates have completed registration, the next step is to log in and fill the CET application form. After filling the application form, candidates have to upload their passport size photograph.

The candidate needs to pay the Registration fees of INR 400/- towards the Registration using the payment gateway facility available using the credit card or debit card.

The candidates need to appear for the interview and document verification at C-DAC, Pune.

The steps successfully completed in the application process are shown with a tick-mark on the main menu of the online application. Candidates facing any issues during the downloading of form or any other query online registration and application may contact C-DAC ACTS, Pune, through phone (020-25503100/34/36/28/07) or e-mail (

The result of the interview and Document verification will be published on the website. The top 600 candidates will be selected for Pune based on the interview and document verification. 50% seats are reserved for Maratha, Maratha- Kunbi, Kunbi and Kunbi – Maratha Caste women candidates and 3% seats are reserved for Maratha, Maratha- Kunbi, Kunbi and Kunbi – Maratha Caste Physically Challenged candidate from the above mentioned seats.

At the time of interview and document verification, candidates need to show their photo identity cards for identification, submit three passport-size colour photographs and photocopies of qualifying degree certificate or provisional/passing certificate from the university, income certificate, Caste certificate. The original certificates should be presented for verification at the time of registration.

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Advanced Computing Training School (ACTS)
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
4th floor, Innovation Park,
Sr. No. 34/B/1, Panchvati,
Pune, Maharashtra - 411008
Phone No.: 18008430222