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To ensure highest degree of success in placements, daily revision of previous day topics by conducting short online test with immediate declaration of results, discussion on the results and doubt clearing is done before proceeding to the next topic.    |    Have achieved excellent placement track record through extensive focus on placements.    |    Additional inputs for improved placements - Android & Python for PG-DAC, UVM for PG-VLSI and DSP & Image-processing for PG-DESD.    |    Continued aptitude practice, and also all modules practice through MCQs, Assignments, and question banks.    |    Quality training for all modules.    |    Industrial expertise training for specialized modules.    |    Additional Training & Special session for personality development. *

   |    Living accommodation made available very economically and close-by.

Direct admission for CDAC certified Diploma in Embedded Programming (12 weeks full time course). Batch starting from 15th Feb 2017.

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  • Living accommodation assistance available at nominal rates nearby institute for boys & girls separately providing arranged accommodation, refundable deposits and beds. * Terms and conditions apply.
* Conditions Apply


  • We congratulate Ms.Swati Singh for standing first across India in C-DAC final examination for Feb 2015 in PG-DESD.
  • We congratulate Ms.Maitri Thakkar for standing first across India in C-DAC final examination for Aug 2015 in PG-DVLSI.

Notice Board

    *Pre-requisite assignments for PGD  courses aspirants.
    *Important dates for admission for August - 2017 batch






    Closing of Online Registration & Application, and Payment of Examination Fee for C-CAT

    8 June 2017


    Downloading of C-CAT Admit Cards

    15 June 2017

    22 June 2017


    C-DAC's Common Admission Test (C-CAT)

    18 June 2017

    25 June 2017


    Last Date of Payment of first installment course fee for candidates allocated seats through the second round

    28 July 2017 (10 am)


    Declaration of Third Round of Seat Allocation (based on 2nd Counselling)

    10 August 2017


    Last Date of Payment of Balance Course Fee

    14 August 2017


    Registration of Students at Training Centres

    16 August 2017


    Commencement of PG Diploma Courses

    17 August 2017


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  • Girish Nathani - Samsung, Bangalore

    TICA TestimonialsThe Institute imparts industry relevant training on the latest upbeat technologies which has helped me to pursue my dream in the right direction. The placement division works in line with the interests of the candidates and pitches in for assistance during common campus placement programs

  • Ankita Solanki - Samsung, Bangalore

    TICA TestimonialsThe faculties & the staff at TICA, CDAC are well experienced & supportive.  The centralized Placement gives good opportunity to all the candidates with good placement assistance

  • Atishay Ambardar - Wipro, Bangalore

    TICA TestimonialsThe institute has a very good study environment. The faculty is experienced. The staff and the faculty are all very helpful and make sure that each and every doubt of students is cleared. Excellent Placement opportunity provided through Centralized Campus Placement.

  • Sana Shaikh - LSI Logic, Pune

    TICA TestimonialsThe Institute provides excellent training, keeping in view the current & future      needs of VLSI & Embedded Industry. Good infrastructure & healthy environment. Good opportunities for job due to Centralized Placement provided.

  • Lisbeth priyadarshini

    TICA TestimonialsThe moment I entered CDAC-TICA, I felt this would be the success step to achieve my dream come true. Being in TICA gave me immense pleasure and knowledge to rediscover my professional state. The faculty here is extremely supportive to fulfill the students goals; It is their warmth and challenge to make a student a complete professional. I express my gratitude to all the PILLARS of TICA for showing up...



About TICA

Thakur Institute for Career Advancement, is a C-DAC authorized training center. We are one of the best C-DAC authorized center in Mumbai. We offer C-DAC courses like PG-DAC, PG-DVLSI, PG-DESD, DEP. Out training methodology is totally practical oriented,

CDAC MUMBAICentre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) as a national initiative of Department of Information Technology (DIT), Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India. C-DAC is the first Government Lab that has expanded its horizons globally.

The courses are offered through a network of Authorized Training Centres (ATC's) as well as C-DAC's own centers. Around quarter million students passed out since inception in last decade and a half. They are today successful employees of many Multinational and Premier Indian IT companies, and many of them have become successful entrepreneurs

To partly bridge the demand-supply gap, we, at Thakur Institute of Career Advancement (TICA) , one of the Authorized Training Center of CDAC, Pune at Mumbai is conducting PG Diploma in VLSI Design (DVLSI) - 6 months, PG Diploma in Embedded Systems and Design (DESD) - 6 months, PG Diploma in Advanced Computing (DAC) - 6 months (full time Program), Diploma in Embedded Programming (DEP) - four months program, and Diploma in Advanced Software Development Methodologies (DASDM) - nine months program.

* Placement for the following courses available till placed.​

Governing Council:

Mr. Rajesh V. Singh

Dr. S. M. Ganechari

Prof. D A Pardasani
Center Head

Admission Notification - DAC

The Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Computing (DAC) is the flagship programme of ACTS. The course is targeted towards engineers and IT professionals who wish to venture into the domain of advanced computing. The course aims to groom the students to enable them to work on current technology scenarios as well as prepare them to keep pace with the changing face of technology and the requirements of the growing IT industry. The course curriculum has been designed keeping in view the emerging trends in advanced computing as well as contemporary and futuristic human resource requirements of the ICT industry. The entire course syllabus, courseware, teaching methodology and the course delivery have been derived from the rich research and development background of C-DAC. The depth and width of the course is unique in the industry covering a wide spectrum of requirements of the ICT industry. Running successfully for more than seventeen years, the DAC course has yielded more than quarter million of students, who are well positioned in the industry today.

Admission Notification - DESD

Realizing the growth of embedded systems in day-to-day life and the need for trained manpower in this promising area, C-DAC has launched a Diploma in Embedded Systems Design (DESD) for Engineers in computers, electronics and IT. Embedded Systems is a unique field, where engineers need to have sound knowledge in hardware and software design. Keeping this aspect in view, C-DAC has designed the diploma giving equal emphasis to hardware and software, enabling engineers to face challenges in the design and development of state of the art embedded systems. The latest curriculum includes a module on wireless embedded systems design, specifically focusing on wireless technologies and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN).

Admission Notification - DVLSI

The Post Graduate Diploma in VLSI Design programme (DVLSI) is a 24 weeks full time course consisting of seven modules, with an evaluation at the end of each module. This programme is focused to develop the practical knowledge on VLSI desing and verification using RTL Coding and verification tools.

Admission Notification - DEP

Diploma in Embedded programming (DEP) is 12-weeks full-time course with Systematic Evaluation through out the course. Realizing the growth of embedded systems in day-to-day life and the need for trained manpower in this promising area, DEP Programme  is designed and implemented for Engineers in computers, electronics and IT by the industry experts.  

Admission Notification - DASDM

The Diploma in Advanced Software Development Methodologies (DASDM) course is targeted towards students who wish to venture into the domain of computing. The DASDM course aims to groom the students to enable them to work on current technology scenarios as well as prepare them to keep pace with the changing face of technology and the requirements of the growing IT industry. After the completion of the course, students can work as software developer, programmer, tester, System Analyst and the like, in the IT industry and associated service sectors.