CUSAT 2020: CAT Counselling (Started), Cut-off, Admission Process

CUSAT 2020CUSAT 2020 B.Tech Third Allotment has been published on 19th October 2020. The exam has been organized by the Cochin Science and Technology University. It is a combined entrance examination for all those candidates who want to get admission in various UG & PG courses affiliated to it. The university conducts the entrance exam on a university level which is organized as the Common Entrance Test (CAT), Lateral Entrance Test (LET), Department Admission Test (DAT) for providing admission to its various programmes. Candidates can also apply on the basis of GATE and MAT score to its respective courses. Get here complete details of CUSAT 2020, including important dates, result, counselling, etc.

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CUSAT 2020 Notification – Third Allotment Published

newiconCUSAT 2020 B.Tech Allotment for third round has been published on 19th October 2020. Check here for Counselling details.

newiconCUSAT 2020 B.Tech Allotment for second round has been published on 14th October 2020. Check here for Counselling details.

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CUSAT 2020 Exam Dates

Candidates need to know all the CUSAT CAT important dates in order to know the entire exam related events:

Events Dates 2020
Release of Notification6th January 2020
Start of CUSAT Online Registration8th January 2020
Last date to fill application form (without late fee)10th February 2020
Application form apply with late fee11th February 2020
Last date of application with late fee15th February 2020
Remittance of fee (online only)8th January – 8th February 2020
CUSAT 2020 Merit List24th September 2020
Counselling26th September 2020

CUSAT 2020 Counselling

Candidate appearing for the CUSAT 2020 needs to wait for the counselling process, until and unless the result declaration process gets over successfully. CUSAT Counselling process has been started from 26th September 2020.

The candidate with better ranks in merit list gets allotted the seats in the counselling rounds. The candidate are able to get selected according to the merit list as declared by the authority.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: You can check the acceptance of your application form by clicking the ‘application status’ on your home page of application portal.

Answer: The CUSAT 2020 examination will be conducted through online mode.

Answer: No, the application form is available for filling in online mode only.

Answer: No, the application fee once paid by candidate is not refundable.

Answer: The time duration for CUSAT CAT 2020 will be 3 hours.

Answer: Once you have submitted the application form, you are not allowed to change any details in the application form.

Answer: Go to the CUSAT 2020 login page and click on ‘forgot password’.

Answer: Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

CUSAT 2020 Application Form

The process to begin with filling of CUSAT 2020 application form is given below. Check it carefully to proceed further:

  • The application form is available only through online mode. No offline mode is available to fill the application form for CUSAT 2020.
  • The application form has been released from 8th January 2020.
  • CUSAT CAT 2020 application form is available for B.Tech programms from 8th January 2020.
  • The application form without late fee can be filled till 10th February 2020.
  • CUSAT CAT 2020 application form with late fee will be available from 11th to 15th February 2020.
  • Student those wish to apply for course like PhD, M. Phil, Diploma, post-graduation diploma and certificate programs might get the written application personally or through mail from the related department.
  • The candidate must keep a copy of submitted application. However, there is no need to send the same to the university.
  • Those applying on the basis of GATE Score or MAT should email a soft copy of their Score Sheet/Mark List to CUSAT on or before the final date for on-line submission of application.

Application Fee:

The fee payment can be done through debit card/credit card and Net Banking. The applicant needs to pay the fee as per their category. Application fee for all courses (other than Postdoctoral/Diploma/Certificate Programmes) are given below:

CategoryApplication fee
General Category CandidateRs. 1000/-
ST/SC Category Candidates of KeralaRs. 500/-
International Candidate / PIO/ Children of Indian Gulf Workers(CGW)Rs. US$ 100
NRI QuotaRs. 5000/-
Ph.D and M.Phil ProgrammesRs. 1,000 (Rs. 500 for SC/ST Candidates)
PDF, Diploma, Certificate ProgrammesRs. 100 (Rs. 50 for SC/ST Candidates)
Candidates opting for Dubai as Test CentreRs. 10,000/-
Check Here – How to Fill CUSAT Application Form

CUSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Check the complete CUSAT CAT Eligibility criteria from given below:

  • Nationality: Candidate must be Indian citizen or resident of Kerala.
  • Age Limit: Candidate should not be above 21 years and below 17 years of age.

For Under Graduate Programmes:

  • B.Tech with Integrated The candidate must have passed the 10+2 with at least 50% marks in Mathematics alone and 50% marks in PCM combined from kerala state or recognized board.
  • B.Tech Marine Engineering: The applicant must have qualified 10+2 examination with at least 60% of marks combined in English and PCM, and with a minimum of 50% of marks separately in Mathematics.
  • BBA/LL.B (Hons.)/B.Com.LL.B (Hons.): The applicant should have a qualified senior secondary exam with a minimum of 60% marks. But for the students from Arts or Humanities or Commerce sections at least 55% scores are compulsory.

For Post Graduate Programmes:

  • B.Tech: The candidate must be holding a bachelor’s degree in B.Tech or BE from any recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks. If any candidate having GATE exam, then he/she must show the applicable scorecard.
  • M.Tech: The candidate must have qualified graduation in Law with no less than 45% marks.
  • MCA: One should graduate in Science 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).

CUSAT 2020 Admit Card

Candidates participating in the CUSAT Admit Card will be able to get their admit card through online mode. It will be available from the month of August 2020. Candidate will need to furnish their details such as application number, user name and the password so as to get their admit cards.

Candidate are also requested to download their admit card and take print out copy of the same. Candidate are also requested to carry their printout copy to the examination centre and without the admit card candidate will not be permitted to appear for the examination.

CUSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Here, candidates can get the CUSAT exam pattern for few courses offered:

  • Mode: The CUSAT CAT 2020 exam will be through online (CBT) mode.
  • No. of Questions: The question paper will comprise of 250 objective types multiple choice questions.
  • Duration: The duration of the exam will be 3 hours.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be of 750 marks.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer 3 marks will be awarded and for the wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.

CUSAT CAT 2020 will be consisting of various courses of the study. Each course contains the different number of questions, subjects, etc. The exam pattern for some of the courses are given below:

Course Sections No. of questions
1st year B.Tech/ Integrated M.Sc. in PhotonicsMathematics125
BB.A.LL.B. (Hons.)/B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.)General English50
Reasoning and Logical Thinking Ability50
General Awareness and Current Affairs25
Law Related Matter25
Logical Reasoning75
Comprehension Ability25
General Knowledge/ Current Affairs25
Legal Aptitude50
Logical Reasoning25

CUSAT 2020 Syllabus

The candidate appearing for the CUSAT 2020 exam are advised to go through the syllabus of the examination prior to preparing for the examination. To know more regarding the syllabus candidate can refer the information provided below-

  • For B.Tech and 5 Year Integrated M.Sc. Programmes: The syllabus consists Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • For Lateral Entry of B.Tech Programme: English, Mathematics, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Graphics and General Engineering.
  • For BBA LL.B. (Hons.)/B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.): syllabus consist General English, Ability in Reasoning and Logical Thinking, General Knowledge and Current Affairs and Law Related Matters.
  • For 3 year LL.B. Course: The syllabus consists English, Comprehension Ability, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning.

Preparation Tips

Here are some CUSAT preparation tips that candidates may follow in order to perform well in the examination of CUSAT 2020:

  • Make a smart strategy to prepare for the exam within prescribed time period.
  • Make a proper study schedule and follow it strictly.
  • Go through the complete syllabus and exam pattern prescribed officially.
  • Must go through previous years question papers.
  • Study from books published by the good publishers.
  • Make yourself healthy.

Exam Centre:

CUSAT 2020 exam centers are:

New Delhi, Chennai, Allahabad, Varanasi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Lucknow, Kota, Kollam, Dubai, Ranchi, Mumbai, Bokaro etc.

CUSAT 2020 Result

CUSAT result/ merit list has been released by the university on 24th September 2020. Candidate have to login using their roll number to check CUSAT 2020 result.

The authority has released a merit list, according to candidates gets shortlisted for the admission process. All the candidates with better ranks is eligible for participating in the admission process. The seats has been allocated to them as per the criteria.

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CUSAT 2020 Answer Key

CUSAT answer key will be released by the university through online mode. Candidate can check the answer key through the website.

It consists of questions and correct answer of the questions asked in the examination. With the help of answer key candidate can calculate the score obtained by them in the examination.

For any other query regarding to the CUSAT 2020, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

Displaying 41 Comments
  1. Arundhathy says:

    I have applied for integrated msc. Inorder
    To add my plus 2 marks I cannot login
    To the application portal as I forgot the
    Pass can I log in.What is to be
    Mentioned in email id column and pass
    Word column

  2. Vasu Khemka says:

    what about the slot booking dates.. is it done

  3. Raj says:

    My place is been a containment zone,and it’s too risky to travel to the exam centers will there be any change of dates ..

  4. Anmol Malhotra says:

    What is the syllabus for CUSAT CAT Polymer science

  5. Shivani says:

    I wish to change my centre for cusat cat ug course Offered by cusat

  6. Arundhathi,K says:

    I have not yet downloaded the CAT 2020
    Admit card. Is the time over. Or shall I
    get a chance to download it as the exam
    has been post poned. Please reply.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Admit Card is not released yet. We will provided link to download admit card in our article as soon as admit card will be out.

  7. Ansa Mariya Saji says:

    Can you please inform us with the syllabus for the CUSAT-CAT EXAM (MSC INTEGRATED PHYSICS) and the revised date of the examination soon.

  8. Nandhana pm says:

    Sir I think there is a mistake on my date of birth while applying.what can I do for to change that.Is there any remedy.

  9. Shiju says:

    Can i apply for cat entrance exam after the closure date of application. Kindly let me know

  10. Najmudeen says:

    My son he is in Dubai and was not able to apply for Cat 2020, If he pass KEAM 2020 will he be able to get admission under CUSAT, or is there any way to get admission under CUSAT as NRI student.

  11. Ann Joseph says:

    I have selected the courses for both MSc biotechnology as well as MSc microbiology.
    But the tests to be taken shows only biotechnology. Is there a separate test for microbiology. Please reply

  12. Safal says:

    What if my application get rejected?

  13. Kavya B says:

    My application status is showing application awaiting approval since 4days.I have completed all the steps to fill the form but still the application is not accepted yet

  14. Nakshathra says:

    Can I change the course I applied for ? I got the confirmation page but my application is not still accepted

  15. Midhun. K. S says:

    Is there MSc. Electronics

  16. Nitin Menon says:

    I received the message that my application is incomplete and it needs to be filled wiht new photogrpaah and signature. I am not able to reach the same. Please help.

  17. Thaskina V.S says:

    How should apply for b.pharm in cusat

  18. Helna says:

    I have applied for MCA regular. But I have to apply for Lateral entry. What can I do ?
    Can I apply once more.Do I need to pay once again ??

  19. Anjuman Habeeb says:

    Can I get the syllabus of Bcom/ BA.LLB

  20. Sukanya says:

    Is there msc. Botany courses

  21. Shruti says:

    My application status is showing application awaiting approval since two days.. I have completed all the steps to fill the form but still the application is not accepted yet

  22. Bin says:

    What are the msc courses offered by cusat?and their eligibility criteria

  23. Amala cb says:

    Is there msc zoology course?

  24. Varsha.s says:

    Sir,I want to know the MSC statistics entrance exam syllabus 2020

  25. Veena H says:

    Can I get the syllabus for entrance exam for msc physics in cusat

  26. Aneesa says:

    Is there Entrance for mca as lateral and regular? If it so we can apply for both

  27. Wisher says:

    For lateral entry,u need to select ‘diploma’ as your education so you will be automatically eligible for B.Tech lateral entry exam and you seat will be available as per the rank list.

  28. Wisher says:

    No..But Msc programs for environmental studies are there

  29. Niveditha says:

    Is cat exam required for the admission of bsc physics offered in cusat

  30. Shreeja says:

    Is any course for integrated MSc in zoology

  31. Ammu says:

    For lateral entry for btech what are the procedure

  32. Jeena says:

    Is CAT exam required for the admission of integrated BS MS courses offered there?

  33. Josey Varghese says:

    My son is now studying +2 in Science stream.He is interested in Fisheries Science. Is B Tech course in Marine engineering suitable to him. If so please let me know more about B Tech in Marine Engineering. Is there separate entrance test for the admission to this course.Which are the colleges under CUSAT offering this course. Please reply.

  34. Ancy Thomas says:

    I want to know that there is any course like environmental engineering ?

  35. Jinesh Kumar V.S says:

    What are the 5 different Msc integrated programmes offered by CUSAT and what is the eligibility criteria for admission.

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