The Centre at Noida formerly known as ER&DCI, Noida - is a constituent unit of C-DAC, working from two campuses (R&D and Academic) separated by a distance of about 100 meters. Since its inception in 1994, the R & D Wing of the centre has been working in application oriented design and development for various customer requirements. It has acquired competency, expertise and extensive experience in the areas of Strategic Electronics & Embedded Systems, Cyber Security, Health Informatics, e-Governance and Multilingual Computing.
The Education and Training Wing focuses on generation of quality manpower both in formal education as well as advanced computing areas. As part of its formal education initiative C-DAC offers MCA, M.Tech (CSE, IT and VLSI) and MBA courses, recognized by AICTE and duly affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi. The center provides training in niche areas of ICT. Post- Graduate Diploma courses are also offered in various specializations like Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Advanced Software Development, Embedded Systems etc.
The Academic Wing is spread across approximately 5 Acres - hostel measuring around 40,000 sq.ft and Academic Block measuring about 100000 sq.ft. (fully air-conditioned).
The centre also has a Tier – III Design Certified Data Centre which is currently being upgraded to achieve an uptime Tier- III Certification facility with concurrent maintainability standards. The capacity of the Data centre has been designed with peak load calculations considering the micro components to ensure that no failure occurs due to over load. Availability and security are of primary importance as the Data centre is hosting critical mission mode applications.
C-DAC Noida accords prime importance to reliability and maintainability of its systems deployed in field. The technology development initiatives of the Centre are highly focused in the above areas and are obtained predominantly with funding from various Ministries and Departments of Government of India, State Governments and other agencies.
The current employee strength of the Centre is around 400 with about 70% technical manpower.