One(1) Year PG–Diploma in Electronic System design & Technology [DEST]

The One (1) Year PG Diploma Course on Electronic System Design [PG-DEST] course is an initiative to generate trained manpower in Electronics and related areas who would contribute towards the growth of the industry. The PG-DEST course aims to prepare students to keep in pace with the rapid chages in Electronics System design & Technology and requirements of the Industry. After the course, the students can work as Electronic System Designer in various Design and Manufacturing centres and associated sectors.

Course Objectives

To better prepare the students for Electronic Industry by enhancing their knowledge and skills in the fields of:

  • Electronic Hardware Design and Interfacing Techniques
  • Embedded Software and Firmware Design
  • Electronic Packaging and Industrial Design

Project Internship

Students PG-DEST would undergo a 6 months project internship at C-DAC,Hyderabad.


B.E/B.Tech in Electronics major (ECE, EEE, E&I etc) or Equivalent having minimum 55% aggregate marks

DEST Course Highlights

  • 6 months Internship in C-DAC during project period
  • Curriculum designed in association with experts from premier Academia and Industry
  • Emphasis on practicals and Hands on sessions
  • Adequate lab facility
  • Exposure to Soft Skills and technical writing
  • Well-equipped library and Resourceful faculty


Placement support will be provided to the candidates who are successfully completing the course

Course Duration

12 months full time

Selection Procedure

Selection procedure will be based on Entrance exam conducted at C-DAC Hyderabad/ C-DAC Noida/ C-DAC Kolkata/ C-DAC Chennai and standard procedures adopted by the centre.

Number of Seats

20 per batch

Course Fee

The course fee is Rs 90,000/- (Inclusive of all Taxes). Reservation and fee waiver for SC/ST candidates is as per Government of India rules.

Hostel Facility

C-DAC Hyderabad (Hardware Park) will provide Limited Hostel Accommodation to the students (Twin Sharing, Non A/C) on payment of Rs.27,500/- (12 months stay). It will be allotted on first-cum-first serve basis / based on the availability of hostel rooms. Canteen facility is also available on chargeable basis (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner).

Registration procedure and Fee

Eligible candidates are required to register through prescribed application form available online through Applicants can register online by paying a registration fee of Rs 300/- through payment gateway using valid Debit Card / Credit Card.

Course offered at

Plot No. 6 & 7, Hardware Park, Sy No. 1/1,
Srisailam Highway, Pahadi Shareef Via Keshavagiri (Post)
Hyderabad – 501510, Telangana(India)
Cell Nos: 9248920204, 9100034448
Email : Web: