CUSAT 2021: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

CUSAT 2021CUSAT 2021 is a university level examination conducted every year by the Cochin University of Science and Technology. University conducts common entrance examination(CAT), department admission test (DAT), lateral entrance test(LET)for providing admission into various courses. Admission is also offered based on GATE and MAT scores. In this article we have mentioned details about CUSAT 2021 including exam dates, application form, eligibility etc.

Application Form Exam Dates Exam Pattern

  Eligibility Syllabus FAQs

CUSAT 2021 Exam Dates

Candidates can check tentative CUSAT exam dates from the given table:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Starting of application formLast week of January 2021
Last date to submit applications4th week of February 2021
Last date to submit application feeLast week of February 2021
Availability of admit cardLast week of March 2021
CUSAT 2021 exam date1st week of April 2021
Releasing of answer key2nd week of April 2021
Declaration of result2nd week of May 2021
Starting of counselling1st week of June 2021

CUSAT 2021 Application Form

Candidates can check details about CUSAT 2021 application form from below:

  • Application form will be released through online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to fill their application forms from the last week of January 2021.
  • Fill all asked details in the application form including education, personal, communication etc.
  • Upload documents i.e. photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  • Application form will be submitted till the fourth week of February 2021.
  • Those candidates who will apply based on the GATE and MAT must email soft copy of score card to CUSAT.
  • There will be no need to send any hardcopy of the application to university.
  • Take printout of the filled application form and keep it safe for other process.

Application Fee:

  • Application fee will be submitted through online mode using credit card/ debit card or net banking.
  • Application fee will be non-refundable.

Candidates can check fee structure for all categories in given table:

Category Application Fee
General category candidatesRs. 1,000
SC/ ST category candidatesRs. 500
NRI candidatesRs. 5,000
Candidates belonging to KST/ KSCRs. 5,500
International candidatesUS$ 100
Candidates opting for test center in DubaiRs. 10,000
Check Here – How to Fill CUSAT Application Form

CUSAT Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check CUSAT eligibility before applying for the exam:

B.A.LLB (Hons.)/ B.Com LLB (Hons.):

  • Qualification: Candidates must pass 12th class examination from any recognized board.
  • Marks Criteria: Candidates must secure minimum of 60% (55% for arts or commerce) marks in their qualifying exam.

B.Tech with Integrated

  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed 10+2 from any recognized board.
  • Marks: Candidates must obtained 50% marks in their 12th class and 50% marks in mathematics subjects.

B.Tech Marine Engineering:

  • Qualification: Candidates must pass intermediate examination or equivalent.
  • Marks: Candidates must secure 60% marks in PCM and mathematics subjects and 50% marks in mathematics only.

LLM Courses:

  • Qualification: Candidates must pass bachelor’s degree in law from any recognized institute.
  • Marks: Candidates must secure 45% marks in their qualifying degree.

CUSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates can get details about CUSAT exam pattern from here:

  • Exam Mode: Examination will be conducted through online (CBT) mode.
  • Type of Question: Multiple choice questions will be asked.
  • Number of Questions: Total 250 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Duration: Examination will be conducted in 3 hour duration.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct response 3 marks will be awarded.
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Candidates can check exam pattern in the given table:

B.Tech Course:

Subjects Number of Questions

B.Com/ BBA/ LLB (Hons.):

SubjectNumber of Questions
General English50
Ability inreasoning and logical thinking50
General knowledge and current affairs25
Law related matter25

LLB Courses:

Subjects Number of Questions
Comprehension ability25
Legal aptitude50
Logical reasoning25
General knowledge and current affairs25

LLM Course:

Subjects Number of Questions
Logical reasoning75

CUSAT 2021 Syllabus

CUSAT syllabus will be different for different courses. For PG courses syllabus will be prepared based on subjects like mathematics, logical reasoning, English, aptitude etc. Candidates can prepare based on 11thand 12thclass for UG courses.

Preparation Tips

Here we have mentioned some important CUSAT preparation tips that candidates can follow to perform well in exam:

  • Make a proper time table for your study and follow it daily.
  • Candidates must go through the complete exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Choose best study materials of the best authors.
  • Solve previous year question papers and sample papers.
  • Candidates can also solve online mock tests.
  • Take care of your health and eat healthy food.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: CUSAT 2021 application form will be released through online mode only.

Answer: Candidates can make correction in the application form while filling of application form, after submission of applications no modification will be done.

Answer: There will be no need to send any hardcopy of the application form by post.

Answer: Examination will be conducted in 3 hour duration.

Answer: Candidates can appear CUSAT exam only once in a year.

Answer: Yes, candidates those are appearing in their 12thclass will also be eligible to apply for CUSAT 2021.

Answer: No, any electronicdevice including mobile, calculator will not be allowed in the examination.

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

CUSAT 2021 Admit Card

Authority will release admit card through online mode. CUSAT 2021 admit card will be released in the last week of March 2021. Bring your admit card on the day of examination.

Candidates must bring one photo ID proofi.e. voter ID, passport, PAN card etc. Candidates are advised to check all the details mentioned on admit card. Without admitcard no candidates will be allowed to enter the examination hall.

CUSAT 2021 Answer Key

CUSAT 2021 answer key will be released in the second week of April 2021. Candidates will be able to check their answer key through online mode. Through the answer key candidates can get an estimate idea of their marks.

Candidates can also submit objections against the answer key. After releasing of answer key authority will publish result.

CUSAT 2021 Result

Result will be published by the authorities through online mode. Candidates can check their result in the second week of May 2021. Candidates will be able to check their result using roll number and password.

In the result candidates can check marks obtained by them in the examination. Authority will also release cut off after the result. Candidates must take printout of the result and keep it safe.

CUSAT 2021 Cut Off

CUSAT 2021 cut off will be released after announcement of the result. Candidates can check cut off through online mode on the website. Candidates must have to secure minimum cut off marks to get admission.

Cut off will be prepared based on the difficulty level of examination, availability of seats, previous year cut off etc. Candidates will be selected for admission based on the cut off.

CUSAT 2021 Counselling

Candidates will be called for the counselling on the basis of cut off marks. In the counselling will be done in various roundsincluding interview and group discussionetc.

CUSAT 2021 counselling will be begins from the first week of June 2021.Seats will be allotted to the candidates based on documents verification, score obtained by the candidate in exam, number of seats available.

Candidates must bring following documents for verification:

  • CUSAT 2021 admit card
  • CUSAT 2021 score card
  • Transfer certificate
  • Character certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Passing years mark sheets
  • Admission/ counselling letter

If you have any other query about CUSAT 2021, then you can ask us by leaving your queries below.

Displaying 3 Comments
  1. Adithya says:

    Which is the entrance examination
    to be written for bsc.mathematics?If so what will be the subjects coming for that examination?

  2. Sija Rajeevan says:

    Can I get information about how I could prepare to get admission in MSc microbiology in cusat I mean the exam details?

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