Admission to CST 2011
Test Date :   Sunday, January 30, 2011

Exam Timings:


Papers (Codes)



General Aptitude (GA)
Computer Concepts (CC)

14.30 - 15.30
15.35 - 16.35

Eligibility Criteria:

  • E Levels
    The candidate must meet any one of the following eligibility criteria:
    • A Bachelor's degree in any subject.
    • A diploma in Engineering with a minimum of three years’ formal education after the 10th standard or two years’ after the 12th standard. The diploma should be recognised by a state government or the central government as an engineering diploma.
    • Other qualifications recognised by a state government or the central government as equivalent to a Bachelor's degree. In such cases, the candidate should produce proof of Government recognition.

Exam Pattern:

    • The duration of each paper will be 1 hour.
    • All questions will be of multiple-choice type with minimum 4 alternative answers.
    • Each correct answer will carry 3 marks.
    • Each wrong answer will carry 1 negative mark.
    • If more than one choice is marked, the answer will be treated as wrong.

Application Forms & Submission:

Form A-1 should be filled by those candidates who wish to appear for the CST-2011 examination for the first time or for those seeking improvement of earlier CST scores by taking the entire examination once again.
Form A-2 should be filled by candidates who do not wish to appear for the current CST-2011 examination but would like to be considered for courses based on their CST-2010 score.

Submission of Application:

Online Mode
Candidates are advised to use on-line mode of application as this will give the candidate a chance to verify the contents filled in by him/her, obtain registration number immediately and also obtain Hall ticket.
Use manual mode of form-filling and submission only when you do not have access to internet.
C-DAC locations at Juhu-Mumbai, Kharghar-Navi Mumbai and Electronics City-Bengaluru provide the facility to apply online. Few desktops are kept at these locations for candidates to register on-line. Addresses of these locations are given in Appendix E.
The application form is available online at Candidates must fill up all the fields online. On submission of the form in online mode, a Registration number will be assigned to the applicant by the system.
The applicant must write the level of examination he / she is appearing for, his/her name and the registration number on the reverse of the Demand Draft. The Demand draft along with three identical passport-size photographs taken on or after 01/08/2010 should be sent so as to reach C-DAC Mumbai before the last date. Candidates must write the name on the backside of each of the photograph.

Manual Mode
Candidates who are not in a position to apply online through our website, can fill in the A-1 form manually downloaded PDF version from the site) and submit it to C-DAC, Juhu, Mumbai with 3 photographs taken on or after 01/08/2010 and requisite fees by Demand Draft as specified in the A-1 form in this brochure.

Submission of completed forms:

The last date of receiving all application forms is January 17, 2011.
Completed application form must be submitted (online or manual) on or before the last date.
Applications received after the last date will not be considered. If a postal application reaches C-DAC Mumbai after the last date, the same shall not be considered and returned to the candidate. We suggest that you do not wait till the last date for submission as the examination centre you opt for may not be available if you apply late. The examination centre is allotted on a first-come-firstserved basis. In cities where there are more than one examination centre, allotment of centre will be at the discretion of C-DAC Mumbai.
The information submitted by the candidates is assumed to be true and correct. Only at the time of interview or course admission, the verification will be done with his/her original certificates/testimonials. If the disclosures made by the candidate or any documents submitted in support of his/her claim are found to be false/incorrect at any stage, the candidate shall stand disqualified.
The application forms, complete in all aspects should be sent to C-DAC Mumbai (through registered post, speed-post or courier) at the address below:
The CST-2011 Coordinator
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
Gulmohar Cross Road No. 9, Juhu, Mumbai-400 049

Candidates or their representatives may also submit the application form in person, on any working day (Monday to Saturday), at C-DAC, Juhu, Mumbai between 9.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m.

Fees for Examination (E Level):
For On-line Application & Registration - Rs. 600
Manual Application - Rs. 650

Fees must be paid in full through a Demand Draft crossed account payee drawn in favour of “CDAC, Mumbai”, payable at Mumbai.

Important Dates:

Last Date for Receipt of CST application Form A-1 (Course Admission,Improvement in scores & Recruitment)

Mon, January 17, 2011

Last Date for Receipt of CST application Form A-2 (Only for CST-2010 appeared candidates)

Mon, March 14, 2011

Announcement of results on website

On or before Mon, March 21, 2011

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