NSM Capacity Building

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About National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) Capacity Building Program :

C-DAC is implementing the National Supercomputing Mission (NSM nsmindia.in), a capacity building initiative of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. The objective of the project is to develop technology professionals hailing from Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) communities, having graduation in Engineering or post graduation in Science disciplines, in High Performance Computing (HPC) domains to meet skill and capability building objectives of the NSM. There are two domains identified to develop the expertise which are:

  1. High Performance Computing System Administration (PG-DHPCSA)
  2. High Performance Computing Application Programming (PG-DHPCAP)

About C-DAC:

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) is a Scientific Society of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India. Read more

About Advanced Computing Training School:

C-DAC has set up the Advanced Computing Training School (ACTS) Pune to meet the ever-increasing skilled manpower requirements of the IT industry as well as supplement its intellectual resource base for cutting edge research and development. Read more

  • Hands-on practical trainings from C-DAC HPC domain experts to make an impact in HPC industry.
  • Opportunity to work in the an ecosystem with C-DAC Lab with HPC Infrastructures.
  • The PG-Diploma courses in HPC domain are free (the usual course fees ranging from INR 90,000/- to 1,15,000/- per student) for the selected candidates. However, a caution deposit of INR 10,000/- will be taken. Please see Refund of Caution Deposit section for details.
  • A stipend for the entire duration of training towards maintenance of INR 1500 per month for 6 months duration to each qualified students.
  • A good career opportunity planned through National Common Campus Placement Programme (NCCPP) in HPC industry for those who successful complete these courses.
  • Candidate must belong to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes communities in India.
  • Candidate must be Graduate in Engineering (10+2+4 or 10+3+3 years) in IT / Computer Science / Electronics / Telecommunications / Electrical / Instrumentation, OR MSc / MS (10+2+3+2 years) in Computer Science, IT, Electronics, OR Post Graduate Degree in Mathematics / allied areas, OR MCA from a recognised University.
    * For PG-DHPCAP course candidates having Post Graduate Degree in Physics / Computational Sciences are also eligible.
  • Candidate must have secured 55% or above in the qualifying degree.
  • Candidate who have appeared for their final examination of the qualifying degree in 2022 may also apply subject to submitting their proof of degree certificate to C-DAC by the date prescribed for regular C-CAT admission (December 31, 2022).
  • A candidate can avail PG Diploma course benefits only once.

Note: Please refer Admission Rule Book for more details.

Important Dates:New Arrow

  • Start Date of Online Registration and Application
    for NSM C-CAT:  June 21, 2022
  • Last Date of Online Registration and Application
    for NSM C-CAT:  July 18, 2022
  • NSM C-DAC's Common Admission Test (C-CAT):
    July 30 - 31, 2022
  • Announcement of NSM C-CAT Result :
    August 10, 2022
  • Date of Commencement of Course :
    September 15, 2022
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Training Centre for PG Diploma in HPC Domains :

  • C-DAC ACTS Pune  : 020- 25503134 / 128/ 136/ 107