CUSAT 2018: CAT, Notification, Application Form, Exam Date

CUSAT 2018CUSAT 2018 Application Form can be filled till 28th February 2018. Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) conducts the  Common Admission Test (CAT), Lateral Entry Test (LET), Department Admission Test (DAT), Group  Discussion and Interview (if applicable) for admission to its various programmes. Candidates must obtain a valid score/ranking in entrance examination to be eligible for admission. CAT is conducted for admission to B.Tech, M.Sc (Photonics, Computer Science, Marine), BBA LL.B., B.Com LL.B., MA, MIP-PhD, LLM-PhD, MCA/MCA (Lateral Entry ), LLB, M.Voc, MFSc, etc. Get CUSAT 2018 details including CUSAT CAT application form, eligibility, admit card, exam pattern, etc.

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CUSAT 2018 Notification – Application Released

newiconCUSAT 2018 Application Form can be filled till 28th February 2018. Check here for application details.

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CUSAT CAT 2018 Exam Dates have been released now. The examination will be conducted on 28th & 29th April 2018. Check here for exam dates.

CUSAT  Exam Dates 2018

Here, candidates can check the official exam dates of CUSAT CAT 2018:

EventsDates (Announced)
Starting of online application form (except Ph.D/M.Phil/Diploma or certificate programmes)7th February 2018
Last date for online submission28th February 2018
Registration with Rs. 100/- late fee1st – 3rd March 2018
Online registration by International students7th February to 30th April 2018
Extended date of Online registration for M.Tech programme (with Rs. 100/- late fee)22nd – 30th April 2018
Admit Card Downloading15th – 29th April 2018
Exam Date28th & 29th April 2018
Issue of DAT Application Form (offline) for PhD, M Phil & Diploma Programmes

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7th February to 5th March 2018
Announcement of ResultLast week of May 2018

CUSAT Application Form 2018

Candidates can get the details for the CUSAT CAT 2018 application form including the application fee and modes of payment.

  • Aspirants can fill the CUSAT 2018 application form through online mode only.
  • The application form has been released from 7th February 2018.
  • Applicants are firstly required to complete the registration process, thereafter they can proceed towards filling details in the application form.
  • Without the payment of application fee, the application form will not be submitted.
  • Applicants must take the printout of the confirmation page. It is the proof of the successful submission of application form.

Note: Admission to MBA course in CUSAT will be done through CAT (conducted by IIMs)/MAT or CMAT while admission into M.Tech course is done through GATE scores. DAT for M.Tech will be conducted only if sufficient GATE qualified candidates are not available. 5% relaxation in the qualifying marks will be provided to the GATE qualified candidates.

Application Fee:

Details about the CUSAT 2018 application fee for various categories is given below:

CategoryApplication Fee
General CandidatesRs.1000
SC/ST CandidatesRs.500
International Candidates/PIO/ Children of Indian Gulf WorkersUS$100
NRI CandidatesRs.6000
Additional Fee pay by the Candidates opting for Dubai as Test CentreRs.10000
Ph.D and M.Phil ProgrammesRs.1000 (Rs.500 ST/ST Candidates)
PDF,Diploma,Certificate ProgrammesRs.100 (Rs.50 ST/ST Candidates)

Fee payment can be done through credit card/debit card/Net banking.

Note: Candidates applying for post-doctoral, M.Phil, Ph.D, Diploma or certificate programmes are required to submit the prescribed fee at the concerned department in the form of DD from SBI or SBT drawn in favour of The Registrar, CUSAT payable at Ernakulam.

Check Here – How to Fill CUSAT 2018 Application Form

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for various programmes must make sure that they will satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria as prescribed below:

CourseQualification Eligibility
B.Tech/5-year Integrated M.Sc in Photonics
  • Pass 12th examination from the Kerala state or equivalent examination with PCM.
  • Minimum 50% marks is required in Mathematics individually and 50% marks in PCM putting together.
B.Tech Marine Engineering
  • Pass in 10+2 examination of the state of Kerala or an equivalent examination with PCM and English and securing at least 60% aggregate marks in PCM and 50% marks individually in Mathematics.
  • Should have passed English at 10th and 12th standard with 50% marks.
  • Vocational/diploma candidates are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidate’s age should not be more than 25 years as on 1st September 2018.
BBA/LL.B. (Hons)/B.Com.LL.B. (Hons.)
  • Plus two examination should be passed with 60% marks (for science group) and 55% marks (for Arts/Commerce/Humanities group).
  • Maximum age is 20 years as on 1st July 2018 (22 years for SC/ST and OBC candidates).
  • Graduation in any discipline from a University recognized from CUSAT by securing 40% aggregate marks (35% for SC/ST).
  • Appearing candidates may also apply.
  • Science graduate with Mathematics as one of
  • the subjects or graduate  in Electronics/Information Technology /Computer Science  /Computer Applications/ Engineering/Technology with 55% aggregate marks (except language & humanities).
M Voc in Technology and Management Consulting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (in any branch) with 60% marks in MBA or B.Voc degree in relevant discipline with at least 60% marks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in law with minimum 45% marks.

CUSAT Exam Pattern 2018

CUSAT CAT is held for various course of study. Each course contains different number of questions, subjects, etc. The CUSAT examination pattern for some of the courses is given below:

  • Examination Mode: CUSAT CAT will be conducted in online mode (CBT).
  • Question Paper Type: The question paper will contain objective type questions.
  • Number of Questions: Each course has different number of questions.
  • Subjects: Each course will include different subjects..
  • Exam Duration: The time allotted to answer the questions will be 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: 3 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.
CoursesSectionsNumber of Questions
First Year B.Tech/Integrated M.Sc in PhotonicsMathematics125
BBA.LL.B. (Hons.)/B.Com.LL.B. (Hons.)General English50
Reasoning  and Logical Thinking Ability50
General Awareness and Current Affairs25
Law Related Matters25
Logical Reasoning75
Comprehension Ability25
General Knowledge/Current Affairs25
Legal Aptitude50
Logical Reasoning25
M Voc (Technology And Management Consulting)Quantitative ability30% questions
Data interpretation & logical reasoning25% questions
Verbal & reading comprehension25% questions
Current affairs in technology and business20% questions

CUSAT Syllabus 2018

There shall be differed syllabus for the different course. The examination for first year B.Tech programme will be based on plus two syllabus. It will contain questions from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects.

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CUSAT 2018 Preparation Tips

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: You have to apply separately for B.Tech (regular) and B.Tech (lateral entry) programmes by paying separate application fee.
Answer: In the application portal, you can check the ‘Application Status’ bar available in the home page.
Answer: Yes, because it is required at the time of filling the application form.
Answer: You can download your admit card through the official website of CUSAT.
Answer: +3 marks for each correct answer and -3 for each incorrect answer.
Answer: If you want to take admission in MBA then you have to appear either CAT (Common Admission Test conducted by IIMs)/MAT  (conducted by AIMA) or CMAT (conducted by AICTE).

Answer: No, you need not to send any documents to the University.

Still any question, leave your comment.

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CUSAT Admit Card 2018

  • Availability of CUSAT 2018 admit card for CAT will be from 15th to 29th April 2018.
  • The admit card will be issued online on the official website of CUSAT. However, the link for downloading the admit card will also be provided here.

Click here to view list of Test Centres.

CUSAT Result 2018

  • CUSAT will announced the result for Common Admission Test (CAT) in the last week of May 2018.
  • Candidates can check their CUSAT 2018 result by entering roll number.

CUSAT Counselling 2018

  • CUSAT Counselling 2018 will be conducted for the rank holders who have qualified the CAT.
  • Counselling schedule will be published on the official website of the University after test results.
  • Filling of choices for courses will be allowed at the time of counselling.
  • Seats are offered on the basis of choices filled for the courses and seats availability for that particular course.

For any queries regarding CUSAT 2018, you may leave your comments below.

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  1. Anandu k p says:

    Can i study animation technology or related in cusat

  2. Anju k das says:

    I can’t select mca course in course selections bar me
    There are only five courses are visible now

  3. Ritish says:

    Sir i want to do mathematics hons from chandigarh university
    sir plz tell me what should i do

  4. Mohit says:

    Animal and husbandry degree course in rajasthan

  5. Rehan says:

    How can I apply for microbiology?

  6. VAISHNAVI says:

    I have submitted the application form. But roll no. is not generated. When it will be done.

  7. Arjun says:

    Does my application got approved if the status bar shows as “application submitted”
    If else how can i make it..
    Hop u repli soon

  8. Pretty Anna kuriakose says:

    I want to join for PhD? What Abt the entrance xam and syllabus….and how can I apply

  9. Muthulakshmi S says:

    After the payment for the cat is done.Then what is next?Should I send anything as a hardcopy to the university or the certain department??

  10. Kesavadas says:

    CUSAT 2018 CAT exam is scheduled on 28 & 29 April
    NATA exam is also scheduled on 29 April. How candidate can appear for both. Could I get the time table?

  11. Arathy K A says:

    My date of birth is 14.08.1995. As on 01.07.2018, so I am 22 years old. Can I apply to the post of BBA/LLB (Hons.) and Bcom/LLB (Hons.)

  12. Mubeena says:

    I paid my cusat 2018 exam fees but the site is still showing
    payment status as payment awaited….. What am I supposed to do??

  13. kishan says:

    I am currently giving 12th exam . Am I eligible to give Cusat cat 2018?

  14. Fousa Saliem says:

    Even after payment why is it shown that application status as not approved??

  15. rahul says:

    what is the fees structure for B.Tech

  16. Poonam says:

    Ba. Can also opt for this ??

  17. AAYAN AZIZ says:

    I am secured 43/100 marks in Mathematics in class XII in 2017. In other subjects my marks are:
    Physics: 95/100
    Chemistry: 86/100
    English: 75/100
    Graphics: 95/100
    I am writing improvement for Maths only in 2018 as per CBSE guidelines.
    If marks in improvement exam is above 50/100, will I be illegible for B.Tech? Please clarify.

    (Aayan Aziz)

  18. kishan says:

    when will cusat publish the notification of cusat cat 2018

  19. Biswarup says:

    What is the average course feefor btech.. in mechanical or marine engineering in this college? Someone pls tell

  20. Gaurav kuamr says:

    What I do course in polymer branch

  21. Shyam Sunder says:

    Is there Aeronautical engineering course?

  22. gaurav gupta says:

    Im pursueing bsc physical science electronics from delhi university. M i eligible for msc electronics?

  23. sameer sairus says:

    Dear sir I am a government employee
    I want to take admission in LLB
    Ya.. is it possible for me.

  24. Ramseena n says:

    What is the CAT syllabus for mca and mca lateral (LET)

  25. vishal roy says:

    where are the centres alloted ?

  26. mohd shakir says:

    Dear,sir i am from uttar pardesh and 12 qualified state board. can i apply this exam yes or no plz reply

  27. Midhu eldhose says:

    What is the CUSAT entrance syllabus for bsc nautical science

  28. Amrutha says:

    How much mark I should earn in cat exams for getting admission for marine biology

  29. Angela says:

    Application for cusat test for B tech entry 2018,last date for applying & the

  30. md shoeb says:

    how much marks i have to earned in cusat admission test for LET and what is the specific syllabus for cUSAT LET TEST

  31. Subha K says:

    CUSAT Entrance (CAT) date is on 28th & 29 th April.Amrita Entrance is also announced on the same date (ie 28th April)How can a student appear for both exams?

  32. Abhirami says:

    Will there be an msc course on physics?

  33. Ashish says:

    Is there Bsc course included in CAT 2018

  34. Safrin says:

    What is application fee required by OBC candidates?

  35. Swathi ps says:

    Once if we cleared an entrance test like.. MAT.. Is it necessary to clear some college based entrance?

    • Mohit Negi says:

      Check their admission criteria, if it says you can get admission only on the basis of MAT then it is fine, otherwise you may need toi appear in their entrance exams.

  36. Swathi ps says:

    Once if we cleared an entrance test like.. MAT.. Is it necessary to attend any exams conducted by cusat?

  37. MOHAMED AFSAL says:

    Dear sir,how i can get admission in CUSAT for engineering stream, in payment/NRI/GULF workers quota if i am not qualify for general/OEC merit. :- Let me apply for both general quota and PAYMENT/NRI/GULF WORKERS QUOTA at same time

  38. chandrashekhar says:

    i am just 12 th pass out , i want to take to admission in cu for , please tell me how get admission in cu please help me

  39. Tani says:

    Is cusat CAT is also conducted for msc electronics?

  40. kishan says:

    can an isc appearing candidate apply for cusat cat 2018?

  41. Pradeep Kumar Chaudhary says:

    I will addmission after diploma in cs&engg. Give me suggestions plz how to get addmission in CU

  42. Sona Sreekumar says:

    Is it MSC marine biology is included in this CAT exam.?

  43. komal singh says:

    dear , can you any one tell me fire &safety ke liye kon sa exam dena pdega …plz tell me .i m vry cnfsd

  44. Rishan says:

    did CUSAT have PG diploma in Android

  45. vivek kumar says:

    whether income limit of 6 Lac is applicable for claiming non creamy reservation under OEC

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