Competence Software Technology Examination CST

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Eligibility for Competence in Software Technology Examination (CST) 2008

Eligibility Criteria for E & I Levels:

The candidate must meet any one of the following eligibility criteria:

1. A Bachelor’s degree in any subject.
2. A diploma in Engineering with a minimum of 3 years’ study after the 10th standard or 2 years’ after the 12th standard. The diploma should be recognised by a state government or the central government as an engineering diploma.
3. 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.

Eligibility Criteria for D Level

The candidate must meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

1. B.Sc. in Computer Science or any equivalent Bachelor’s degree in the Computer/IT areas.Bachelor’s degree in any subject and at least 6 months’ part-time training in software technology, comprising a minimum of 15 hours of work per week, covering basic computer concepts and computer programming in the C language.
2. Bachelor’s degree in any subject with at least 3 months’ full-time training in software technology, comprising a minimum of 30 hours of work per week, covering basic computer concepts and computer programming in the C language.
3. Graduates in any subject who have undertaken courses on computers, equivalent to the training in software technology requirement as mentioned in (c) above, as a part of their degree requirements. Candidates are required to produce attested mark lists as a proof that they have done at least a one-semester computer course.
4. Candidates who have completed a 3-year, full-time Diploma course in Computer Science or Computer Engineering after the 10th standard. This diploma should be recognised by a state government or the central government as an engineering diploma.

Eligibility Criteria for G Level

The candidate must meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

1. Four year Bachelor’s OR Higher Degree in Engineering in RELEVANT STREAM*
2. MCA, M.Sc. (Comp Science.), M.Sc. (IT), MCS, MCM in RELEVANT STREAM*
3. PGDST or FPGDST or APGDST from C-DAC, Mumbai or Electronics City, Bangalore.
Any degree equivalent to a BE in Computer Science or IT

*Relevant Stream: Computer Science / Computer Engineering / Information Technology / Electronics / Telecommunication / Electrical / Instrumentation.

Note: Any software course of less than 1 year of full-time study or any software course done in parallel with undergraduate studies will not be considered as equivalent qualification for appearing for the G level.

Application Forms & Submission of CAT 2008

Form A-1 should be filled by those candidates who wish to appear for the CST-2008 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-2008 examination but would like to be considered for courses based on their CST-2007 score.This option may not be available for next year.

Please Note that applying for job does not guarantee interview call or selection.

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, provide registration number immediately and also provide Hall ticket.

Use manual 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-Bangalore provide the web kiosk facility to apply online.

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 they are appearing for, his/her name and the registration number on the reverse of the Demand Draft. The Demand draft along with three passport-size photographs should be sent so as to reach C-DAC Mumbai before the last date. Candidates must write the name on the backside of each copy of the photograph.

Manual Mode

Candidates who are unable to apply online through the website, can fill in the A-1 form manually (either from the CST-2008 brochure or the PDF version downloaded from the site) and submit it to C-DAC, Juhu, Mumbai with 3 photographs 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 10, 2008.

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-2008 Coordinator
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
(formerly National Centre for Software Technology) (NCST)
Gulmohar Cross Road No. 9, Juhu,
Mumbai-400 049

Candidates or their representatives may 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.

CST-2008 Examination City Codes

AlappuzhaVidyarambham Book DepotMullakkal, Alappuzha

Kerala - 688 001
BangaloreAlliance Business Academy19th Cross, 7th Main

BTM 2nd Stage,N.S. Palya

Bangalore 560 076
080 26681444,

Higginbothams Pvt Ltd68, Mahatma Gandhi Road,

Bangalore 560 001
2558 6574, 2558 7359
BhubaneshwarJyoti Book DepotPlot No. 4009 Ashok Nagar,

Janapath Tower Lane

Bhubaneswar - 751 009
0674 - 2530807
ChennaiHigginbothams Ltd116, Anna Salai,

Chennai - 600 002
CoimbatoreHigginbothams Ltd192, Big Bazaar Street,

Post Box No. 326,

Coimbatore - 641 001
CuttackJyoti Book DepotSagarmal Giridharlal Building,

Sreejee Complex,


Cuttack - 753 002, Orissa
0671 - 619 648
DelhiJyoti Book Depot2/28, Ground floor,

Ansari Road, Daryaganj,

New Delhi- 110 002
011 - 23268121/8122
GoaGolden Heart EmporiumConfidant House

Abade Faria Road,

Post Box No. 249, Margao

Goa – 403 601
0832 - 272 5208, 273 2450
Smt. Parvatibai Chowgule

Cultural Foundation’s

College of Arts & Science
P.O. Fatorda Margao,

Goa – 403 602
0832 - 2759231/ 275 9504
Suraj Book StallOpp Municipal Garden

Mapusa, Goa - 403 507
0832 – 2250167,09860385929
HyderabadJyoti Book Depot3-5-121/A-8 Shalimar

Theatre Road, Ramkote,

Hyderabad 500 001
040 - 24758730
M/s. PagesShop. No. 203/204

Babukhan Mall,


Hyderabad - 500 016
98662 39153
KanpurThe Universal Book StallGumti No.5, Bamba Road,

Kanpur - 208 004
0512-2219602, 2218112
The Universal Book StallParade, Behind Ursula Hospital,

Kanpur - 208 004
The Universal Book StallRegal Building,

129, The Mall, Kanpur - 208 004
Kochi/ErnakulamCOSMOBOOKSPress Club Road,


Kochi 682 011
0484 -2353818
Higginbothams LtdACEL Estate,

Iyattil Junction,

Chittoor Road,

Ernakulam Kochi - 682 011
0484 - 368834
KolkataThe Book PeopleFII, CIT Market, Jadavpur

Kolkata – 700 032
033 - 2412 8575
Sarat Book House18B, Shyama Charan De Street

Kolkata- 700 073
033 - 2241 8389, 2241 8060
Shankar's Book Agency Pvt.Ltd133, Lenin Sarani,


West Bengal
033 - 22463257, 65253997, 9830113643
Kozhikode (Calicut)COSMOBOOKSA1- Ameen Building,

Rly Station Link Road,

Kozhikode 673 002
0495 - 2703487
MaduraiHigginbothams Ltd21, Goods Shed Street,

Madurai - 625 001
MangaloreHigginbothams LtdHampankatta,

MCC Bank Building,

Light House Hill Road,

Mangalore - 575 001
MumbaiComputer Bookshop (India) Pvt. Ltd190, Dr. D.N. Road Fort,

Mumbai – 400 001
2076356, 22070989, 56317922/23/24
Sanganak Prakashan5 & 6, Shanti Niwas

Sant Ramdas Road

Near Ganesh Theatre,

Mulund (East), Mumbai - 400 081
21637632, 21633781
Pradakshina Circulating LibraryShop No. 20, Sai Plaza,

Sector No. 15-A, Opp IPCL Colony,

New Panvel, Navi Mumbai - 410206
32983633, 9819421608
NagpurM/s MVM General Stores & StationeryShop No. 9, Pawde Complex,

Opp. Dutta Complex,

Duttawadi, Amravati Road,

Nagpur 440 023
PondicherryHigginbothams LtdJVS Building,

34, Ambour Salai,

Pondicherry 605 001
PuneCrystalline Infotek Pvt LtdCrystal House,

235 Navi Peth, Off LBS Marg

Pune – 411 030
2433 9634/35
TiruchirapalliHigginbothams Ltd25, Nandhi Koil Street,

Tiruchirappalli 620 002
TirunelveliHigginbothams Ltd261/3, Thiruchendur Road,


Tirunelveli - 627 002
ThiruvananthapuramHigginbothams Ltd25/2339-42, Mahatma Gandhi Road,

Thiruvananthapuram - 695 001
2331 622
Modern Book CentreGandhari Amman Kovil Road,

Trivandrum – 695 001
0471 - 2331 816/826
ThrissurCurrent Books Round West,

Thrissur 680 001,Kerala
0487 - 2335660, 2335570

Thrissur 680 001, Kerala
0487 - 2335292
Udhagamandalam (Ooty)Higginbothams LtdOriental Buildings,

Udhagamandalam - 643 001
2442546, 2443736
VijayavadaJyoti Book DepotBalaji Softech

G -2, Sree Girisai Towers,

Rukhmini Rice Mill Road,

Opp. Andhra Jyoti Labbipet,

Vijayawada –520 110
0866 - 6611165
VisakhapatanamJyoti Book Depot (Andhra Pradesh)D.No.30-15-138, Dabagardens,

Visakhapatnam - 530 020
0891 - 6645858,6645757
M/s Pages The Book ShopJunction Old Jail Road

Rednam Gardens Opp. State Bank of India,

Visakhapatnam - 530 002
M/s Shree Book DepotShop No.14, Sector – 2,

Steel Plant Township,

Visakhapanam – 530 031
0891 - 6512888

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