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National Centre for Software Technology

National Centre for Software Technology (NCST), now known as the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), is a Research and Development organization under the Department of Information Technology (formerly Department of Electronics), Government of India.

NCST was established in the year 1985 as the National Laboratory for Research & Development in Software Technology. NCST was one of the eight nodes of the Education and Research Network (ERNET) project aimed at creating expertise R&D and education in the area of networking and Internet in India.

NCST has its offices at Mumbai (Juhu, Nariman Point, and Kharghar) and Bangalore (Electronics City and Visvesvaraya Centre).

Research areas at NCST include Cryptography, Database Design and Performance, 3D Graphics, Data Mining, Natural Language Processing, Online Learning related Technologies (like Intelligent Tutoring Systems).

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