Diploma in System Software Development

C-DAC has taken up the challenge to address the need for trained system software professionals by introducing an in-depth Diploma in System Software Development (DSSD) that is structured to meet the industry needs with basic and advanced modules in system software development.

Course Structure: A comprehensive full time five months course. The syllabus is divided into 7 modules with an relevant project & seminar.

Course Modules:

  • Assembly and advanced C/C++ programming
  • Advanced Operating Systems
  • Computer Networking
  • Windows programming and Driver Development
  • Linux systems programming and Driver Development
  • Grid Computing
  • Software Process Management
  • Industry Relevant Project and Seminar.

Eligibility: Engineering degree in Computer science/ Electronics/Information Technology, MCA/M.Sc Compurter Science.

All applicants should possess sound knowledge in Basic Electronics, Microprocessors, Computer Architecture, C programming language, Basic Data structure, Computer fundamentals, Concepts of Operating systems and Computer Networks.

Selection Process: Applicants will undergo an entrance test. The pattern of the test will be mainly objective covering various technical and aptitude aspects. Duration of the test will be 90 mins. Selection will be on the basis of performance in the entrance test.

How to apply: Interested applicants can download the application form from the website: www.cdac.in and submit it along with a DD of Rs.300/- drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of ‘C-DAC’, payable at Hyderabad to the address mentioned below.

Important Dates:

Last date of submitting Application: 11 Feb 2006

Date of Entrance Test: 19 Feb 2006

Entrance Test Result date: 28 Feb 2006

Commencement of the Course: 13 March 2006

Further details can be obtained from the website:


The DSSD course is offered at C-DAC, Hyderabad Centre: Centre for Development of Advanced Computing

(A Scientific Society of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Govt. of India)

2nd Floor, Delta chambers,

Ameerpet, Hyderabad-500016.

Phone: +91-040-23401331/2

Fax: +91-040-23401531

E-mail: dssd@cdac.in



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