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C-DAC C-CAT 2013 Preparation Books

The  table below shows material which may be used as reference books to prepare for C-CAT 2013. The more you refer, the higher the chance you will score a better rank. It is advised not to stick only to the books mentioned here, while preparing for each section of C-DAC’s Computerized Common Admission Test (C-CAT).


Section A


Reference Material



Any high school grammar book (eg. Wren & Martin)

Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude Fully Solved (R.S. Aggrawal)

Quantitative Aptitude (M Tyara)

Barron’s New GRE 2012

Section B


Reference Material

General Reference Book

Foundations of Computing (Pradeep Sinha & Priti Sinha)

Data Communication & Networking

Data Communication & Networking ( Forouzan)

Programming in C

C Programming Language (Kernighan & Ritchie)

Let Us C (Yashavant Kanetkar)

Data Structures

Data Structures Through C in Depth (S. K. Srivastava)

Operating System

Operating System Principles (Silberschatz, Galvin, Gagne)

OOPs Concept

Test Your C ++ Skills (Yashavant Kanetkar)

Section C


Reference Material

Computer Architecture

Computer Organization & Architecture (William Stallings)

Digital Logic

Digital Design (Morris Mano)

Digital Design: Principles & Practices (John Wakerly)

Modern Digital Electronics (R. P. Jain)


The Intel Microprocessor (Barry Brey)

Microprocessor Architecture, Programming & Applications with 8085 (Ramesh Gaonkar)

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