Centre for Development of Advanced Computing was set up in the year 1989. It is located in Mohali, Punjab. It is affiliated to Punjab Technical University and is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The institute is located in 10 acres of land with all the modern facilities. The institute has 13 laboratories, a conference room and an auditorium. The college library has a well selected collection of more than 10,500 books in the field of Computers and Electronics industry. The library receives over 200 journals & periodicals to enable the staff and students to have the latest and up-to-date information on various fields.
The Centre has 3 hostels, one located in the main institute building and the other two in sector 70 Mohali for outstation students. Of these, one hostel is for girl students. The Centre has a canteen attached to the main building, which provides meals to staff and students at subsidized rates. The institute is supported by a team of experienced faculty, skilled technical staff and excellent non-teaching staff. The Placement and Training Centre is provided with a well-equipped conference training room and separate well-furnished rooms for interviews and counselling. The institute offers various post graduate & M. Tech courses in the field of engineering.