Competence in Software Technology Examination CST

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Competence in Software Technology Examination CST 2007

CST is a nation-wide examination conducted annually for graduates any field by C-DAC, Mumbai [formerly Nation Centre for Software Technology (NCST)], Scientific R&D Institution of Govt. of India, Dept. of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and information Technology.

Examination Centres

Thiruvananthapuram, Visakhapatnam, Allahabad, Goa, Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Thane, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Nagpur, Pune.


A degree in any subject or engineering diploma as recognized by a state government of the central government.

Final year degree students can also appear for CST 2007 subject to the condition that proof of their qualifying for the Degree shall be produced by the end of December 2007.

Software Competence required for appearing CST ranges from no training (E level) to a degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering / Information Technology / Electronics / Telecommunication / Electrical / Instrumentation (G level)

Levels of Examination:

  • E (Entry Level)
  • D (Diploma Level)
  • G (Graduate Level)

Examination on Sunday 21, 2007

Immediate Job Opportunities

Recruitment of 300 Computers / IT /Software Professional through CST – 2007 for C-DAC Centres at Mumbai / Bangalore / Delhi / Kolkata / Hyderabad / Chennai

  • Staff Scientist : G Level*
  • Project Engineers : G Level*
  • Assistant Manager : G Level*
  • Visiting System/Software Engineers: G Level*
  • Technical Associateship / Senior
  • Technical Associateship : All Levels
  • Dissertation Project Fellowships : D/G Level*
  • Software Trainees : E Level (with CP Paper)*

CST Database used by several IT Companies for their ongoing recruitments

CST Brochure: Available on payment of Rs.100/- from C-DAC Offices at Mumbai, Kharghar (Navi Mumbai), Bangalore (Electronics City) and all leading books stalls. To get brochure by speed post, send Rs.150/- by DD in favour of “C-DAC, Mumbai”, payable at Mumbai.


Educational Opportunities

  • Admission to PGDST & EPGDST (2007) Courses of C-DAC Juhu, Mumbai, C-DAC Khargar, Navi Mumbai & C-DAC Electronics City, Bangalore: E Level (formerly NCST) (D&G also eligible)
  • Admission to MCA Courses of Goa University :E or D Level
  • Admission of MCA Course of Bangalore University at Alliance Business Academy, Bangalore. : E Level
  • Admission to PGDSM-MIT Course of Virginia Tech (USA)- S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai : E Level
  • Admission to M.Sc. (IT) of Goa University at Smt. Parvatibai Chowgule College, Goa : D Level

Cash Awards in each level (E, D & G): Top 1% all levels

Last date for receipt of applications: Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Brochures available at: • Jyothi Book Depot: Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Delhi, Hyderabad, Vijayawada Visakhapatnam • Higgbothams Pvt. Ltd: Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Emakulam, Madurai, Mangalore, Ooty, Pondicherry, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Thiruvananthapuram, Universal Book Stall: Kanpur, • Current Books: Thrissur, • Cosmo Books: Emakulam, Kozhikode, Thrissur • Golden Heart Emporium: Goa, Parvatibai Chowgule College: Goa • Modern Books Centre: Thiruvananthapuram, • Surya Infotainment Products Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore • Alliance Business Academy: Bangalore •Cist: Mysore • The Book People: Kolkatta • Sarat Book House: Kolkata • Shankar’s Book Agency: Kolkata • MVM General Stores & Stationery: Nagpur • Crystalline Infotek Pvt. Ltd.: Pune • Pradakshina Circulating Library, New Panvel • Computer Book Shop: Mumbai • Sanganak Prakashan: Mumbai

For application form & further details refer to Website:
or refer to brochure

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)

(A scientific R&D institution of Govt. of India, Dept of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology) Gulmohar Cross Road No.9. Juhu, Mumbai – 400 049. Phone: (022) 26703251, 26201606, 26201488, 22024641, 22836924, 27565303/4/5, 27560013 Fax: (022) 26232195 Website:

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