Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Mohali is a Scientific Society of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. It was set up in May 1989 as Center for Electronics Design & Technology of India (CEDTI), Mohali. In December 2002, CEDTI Mohali merged with C-DAC with a primary mandate to promote high end R&D.
C-DAC Mohali, ISO 9001:2008 certified, is a Research & Development organization engaged in design and deployment of world class IT and electronics solutions. C-DAC Mohali is a dynamic, growing organization, focused on the development of cutting edge solutions in the following domains:
- Health Informatics
- Multilingual Technologies
- Professional Electronics
- Software Technologies
- Cyber Forensics and Security
- Multimedia Technologies
Present R&D activities cover projects on Health Informatics including telemedicine, eGovernance, e-Security, BOSS / Linux Server, language technology, Black Box for automobiles, various RFID based security Applications and agri electronics.
C-DAC Mohali operates from its own impressive building having a covered area of approximately 4300 sq. mts. The centre is located in the ELTOP (Electronics Town of Punjab) Complex amidst a large number of industries, manufacturing electronic products relating to computers, peripherals, communication equipment and components, offering a great professional challenge to the faculty and staff of the Centre.
Two decades ago C-DAC Mohali started as a leading human resource developer and training institute for Information Technology (IT) sector in the northern region. The Centre has earned a brand for quality training programmes. Along with various diploma courses,
C-DAC Mohali also offers high-end courses like M.Tech in VLSI as well as ME in Electronic Product Design Technology (EPDT). Short term value added courses designed for knowledge based skill development have also received enormous response. It also offers courses for foreign participants, sponsored by MEA under ITEC/SCAAP programs.