Frequently asked

Government of Rajasthan had made budget announcement in the year 2021-22 to establish Rajasthan Centre of Advance Technology (R-CAT) in Jaipur. The centre is a Government of Rajasthan initiative to provide certificate courses and multi-disciplinary research opportunities to youth in latest IT technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics and Virtual Reality. The center will conduct certification courses of top tech giants like SAS, VMware, Oracle etc. with a duration ranging from one week to six months.

R-CAT offers outcome – driven, practitioner designed certification programs which prepares the learner to acquire skills to deliver digital transformation products and projects. Few USPs of R-CAT programs:
  • To enhance the employability quotient of the youth (undergraduates/ graduates/ post graduate students) in the field of Information Technology and allied discipline
  • To act as a finishing school for developing technical and soft skills of youth and working professionals to make them industry ready
  • To ensure quality of training programs by providing them hands on training on live projects, wherever required.

This would depend on the training program chosen by the leaner. However, after the end of the training program the employability quotient of the youth would definitely be enhanced. The leaner shall be more confident in the technology in which the training has been undertaken. He would have the ability to self-learn to pick up new tools and technologies. He would be more acceptable by the industry. On successful completion of all the assignments and projects, each learner will be able to:
  • Build, test, deploy & release applications (Based on the certification)
  • Apply software engineering practices
  • Work in an CI/CD (Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment) environment
  • Join product development teams or digital transformation projects
  • Demonstrate confidence with the ability to self – learn to pick up new tools and technologies

The candidates will not be required to spend any extra money on learning material. The learning material shall be provided complimentary as part of the course. The learning material may be provided either in the form of hard copy or softcopy.

Yes, off course. Most of the IT/ ITES companies hire engineering students irrespective of their branch and give emphasis on their logical and reasoning skills. So, these certifications may add value to your profile and make you more employable.

R-CAT will soon launch its branches in other district head quarters and would be operational in Hub and Spoke model. Candidate interested would be able attend classes at the R-CAT branch at district head quarter.

Yes definitely you may opt for online course. But classroom learning has its own advantages. Here you will be learning directly from industry expert and will be able to work on live projects in real life environment. This will give you hands on experience by which you will be more confident and productive after completion of the course.

You may contact the counselling desk at R-CAT for any change allowed.

The minimum pre-requisite knowledge required has been mentioned against each course on the website of R-CAT. However, the candidate is expected to have basic aptitude and logical ability to undertake these courses.

The training program shall consist of assignment as per requirement of the training course. Candidates are expected to complete the assignments to ensure their completion of course with high grades.

No. The training program is instructor led and face to face classroom training.

Every training program has different time commitments. The timings of each of the training course is mentioned against that course on the website. The candidates may at times be required to spend additional time as needed on a daily basis and/ or during weekend.

Once you have successfully completed the training program, then you may upgrade to advanced certification offered by various Training Partners of R-CAT by paying requisite training fees. You may contact the counseling desk for guidance.

R-CAT has labs as required for undertaking practical sessions for each training program. The labs are fully equipped with the modern infrastructure and licensed software. The practical lab sessions shall be executed under the supervision of experts of concerned training partner.

As mentioned earlier as well, the assignments would be in form of live projects in real life environment. This will ensure to make you productive from day one on actual company.

The training program shall be conducted by Instructor from respective training partner.

The duration of each training program has been provided on the website of R-CAT.

The maximum batch size shall be different for different training program. However, an ideal batch size would be of maximum 30 candidates.

The schedule shall be made available on the website of R-CAT. However individual candidates shall be intimated for any change of timing of the training program. Alternatively, you may contact the helpdesk for detail.

R-CAT partners with top tech giants for providing the Global Certifications which is widely acceptable by the IT Companies. e.g. – An SAS certified programmer is in demand at the places where SAS analytics software is being used.

No. However, placement assistance may be extended as per the available opportunities and merit of the candidates.
  • Career Guidance – Learners are supported for online portfolio, linkedin profiling and soft skills workshop

Role fitment is about the role you aspire as per your specialized skills. For example, you aspire to start your career as a data scientist, and you get placed as a data science engineer in IBM or Genpact etc.

Students will get placed in sectors like Software Products, Software Development, Software Engineering & IT Services.

No. However, it will depend on respective training partner and job availability with them.

Most of the IT/ ITES organization hire specialized certified talent from the concerned company database. If any company needs talent to handle SAS product, they surf the talent pool database and pick the candidate for the job. Some of such companies from Rajasthan are – Data Infosys, Girnar Soft, A3 Logics, Metacube, DotSquare, Back Office IT Solutions, Octal IT Solutions and Advaiya etc.

Quiz-A-thon is a selection process of candidates for training program at R-CAT. Candidates selected through Quiz-A-thon will get sponsored to specific training program by Govt. of Rajasthan.

Students pursuing Tech graduation programs who are keen to embark on a fulfilling career in IT/ ITES sector.

For registration in “Quiz-A-thon”, you have to visit the URL: http://rcat.rajasthan.gov.in and fill the registration form. For enrolling in other R-CAT paid courses, you may walk in to R-CAT campus at Old Soochna Kendra, Near SMS Hospital, Tonk Road, Jaipur and meet the counsellor for assistance.

You may call our helpdesk for assistance along with form submission acknowledgement number.

Though this test will not need any specific preparations. The test would be about your logical and reasoning ability and your general aptitude skills.

If you are selected through “Quiz-A-thon” then the training program is absolutely free of cost. For paid programs you may visit R-CAT website or may connect to R-CAT counseling desk.
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