CUSAT 2024: Counselling (Started), Result (Out), Rank List, Cut off

CUSAT 2024CUSAT Common Admission Test (CAT) 2024 Allotment has been released through online mode. Option Registration Last date has been extended till 30th June 2024 for various UG/ PG courses. CUSAT CAT is a university level exam organised every year by Cochin University of Science and Technology in various centres situated around the country. Students who are interested for admission in various UG/ PG courses can apply for the test. For MBA, the university offers admission into through valid scores of KMAT/ CAT (IIM)/ CMAT.

The students will be ranked/ selected based on their national level scores, GD and Interview rounds. For M.Tech, preference will be given to candidates with valid GATE scores. The application process has begun from 27th January 2024. Through this article, we have provided complete details regarding CUSAT 2024 from application process to final admission.

Answer Key Dates Result

  FAQs Cut Off Counselling

CUSAT CAT 2024 Notifications – Allotment Out (B.Tech) 

newiconCUSAT CAT 2024 Allotment has been released through online mode. Check here for allotment details.

newiconCUSAT CAT 2024 Option Registration Last date has been extended till 30th June 2024 for various UG/ PG courses. Check here for counselling details.

newiconCUSAT CAT 2024 Result/ Rank list has been relesed for UG/ PG through login. Check here for result details.

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CUSAT 2024 Overview

NameCUSAT – CAT (Common Admission Test)
Level of ExamUniversity level exam
Conducting AuthorityCochin University of Science & Technology
Type of UniversityState Govt. owned autonomous University
Courses OfferedUG, PG including B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA & various others (except diploma/ Ph.D)
Application modeOnline
Exam modeOnline CBT (for UG/ PG except MBA/ M.Tech/ Diploma/ Ph.D)
University campusesKochi, Kuttanad, Alappuzha

CUSAT 2024 Exam Dates

Here, we have mentioned complete CUSAT CAT dates 2024 related to various events:

EventsDates 2024 (Announced)
Starting of registration for CAT & fee payment (all UG/ PG)27th January to 15th March 2024
Online registration to MBA programme27th January to 30th April 2024
Online registration to M.Tech27th January to 31st May 2024
Online registration for seats reserved for International candidates
Issuance & receipt of applications for Ph.D/ PDF / diploma programmes from the department/ schools concerned
Availability of admit card (UG/ PG programmes)1st to 12th May 2024
CUSAT 2024 Computer based Test (CBT)10th, 11th & 12th May 2024
Releasing of answer keyReleased
Declaration of resultJune 2024
Starting of counsellingJune/ July 2024

CUSAT 2024 Answer Key

The authority will release the CUSAT answer key 2024 after the exam will be concluded. Candidates can download the answer key through online mode from the website. It consist of all the correct answers asked in the entrance exam.

The objection facility is also provided by the authority to the candidates in case of any discrepancy in the answer key. After considering all the raised objection, the final answer key will be released by the authority.

CUSAT 2024 Result

The CUSAT result 2024 will be published by the authority through online mode on the website. Those candidates who will be appeared in the examination will be able to access the result.

Candidates will be able to check the result from the month of May/ June 2024. After providing the valid details, the result of CUSAT 2024 will appear on the screen. Candidates must keep the result safe till the completion of the admission procedure.

CUSAT 2024 Cut Off

The authority will release the CUSAT cut off 2024 for all the shortlisted candidates through online mode. It will be the minimum marks candidates will have to obtained in the exam to be eligible for the further admission procedure.

According to the shortlisted candidates for the admission procedure, the merit list will also be released by the authority. All those candidates with better ranks will be eligible to participate in the admission procedure. As per the separate cut off released by the authority for all the categories, the seats will be allocated to the candidates.

 Factors Affecting Cut off:

We are providing below the several factors on which the cut off list depends:

  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Total number of available seats
  • The number of candidates appeared in the examination.
  • Number of candidates qualified the exam.

CUSAT 2024 Counselling

The CUSAT counselling procedure 2024 will be organized by the authority in the month of June/ July 2024. It will be commenced through online mode. Qualified candidates in the exam will be called for the counselling procedure. There will be various rounds in the counselling includes, interviews and group discussion, etc.

Candidates will have to register themselves on the website to participate in the counselling session. At the time of counselling, candidates will also have to carry some of the important documents for verification rounds.

Required Documents for Verification:

  • CUSAT 2024 admit card
  • CUSAT 2024 Scorecard
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Character certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Passing years mark sheets
  • Admission/ counselling letter, etc.

CUSAT 2024 Admit Card

The CUSAT 2024 Admit Card will be released on 1st May 2024 by the authority. Candidates will be able to download the admit card through online mode. To download the admit card, candidates will have to enter their login credentials such as application number and date of birth in the online portal.

Candidates are advised to keep the hardcopy of the CUSAT admit card for the day of examination. The authority will not allow the candidates to sit in the exam without having a valid admit card along with a ID proof.

CUSAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Know about CUSAT Exam pattern 2024 in the below given sections:

  • Exam mode: CUSAT CAT will be conducted through online CBT mode.
  • Number of questions: There will be total 250 questions for B.Tech paper.
  • Type of Questions: Paper will have multiple choice questions (MCQs).
  • Time Duration: Exam will be of 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: Candidates will be awarded 3 marks for every correct answer. For every incorrect response -1 mark will be deducted.

Check below distribution of questions and time for various courses:

For B.Tech
SubjectsNo. of Questions
Total 250

CUSAT Syllabus 2024

Candidates can go through complete CUSAT CAT Syllabus 2024 online from the website. For UG level admissions, the CAT syllabus will be set from 12th level/ equivalent level syllabus. Likewise, for PG admissions the syllabus will be set from UG level syllabus.

In Engineering course, there will be questions from subject papers – Mathematics and Science. The various topics from which the questions will be formulated for exam includes – Number System – Sequences, Series, Complex Numbers Equations – Quadratic Equations, Differential Equations Logical and Reasoning – Sets, Relations, Functions, Mathematical Reasoning Algebra – Vector Algebra, Matrices, Determinants Geometry – Coordinate Geometry Integrals – Calculus Physics The topics in physics include Electronics – Current Electricity Velocity, etc.

CUSAT Preparation Tips 2024

For exam preparation, candidates can take help from below given CUSAT CAT preparation tips:

  • Make a preparation strategy before starting exam preparation.
  • Collect all the information related to exam and note it down.
  • Test your knowlege by taking mock tests.
  • Solve previous year papers and sample papers for better understanding of pattern.
  • Study for exam from best and most recommended books or study material available offline/ online.

CUSAT Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Answer: Yes, you can make changes in details except in name, mobile number, nationality, email id & test centre.
Answer: The Application Form of CUSAT CAT 2024 has been released on 27th January 2024 for various courses.
Answer: No, applications can be submitted through online mode only.
Answer: Yes, you have to apply but you are not required to appear for exam.
Answer: The examination will be conducted on 10th, 11th & 12th May 2024.
Answer: Yes, 1 mark will be deducted for each worng response.

CUSAT 2024 Application form

Applicants seeking admission into the University must go through below provided CUSAT 2024 Registration details:

  • The registration begun online from 27th January 2024 for various UG/ PG courses.
  • Complete application process is a multi -step process and should be carried out carefully.
  • Students are advised to go through complete instructions in prospectus before filling out the registration form.
  • Last date to apply is till 30th April 2024 for MBA. For M.Tech, last date of application form filling is till 31st May 2024.
  • While registration only use mobile number and email id which is active throughout the admission process.
  • At the time of uploading, be ready with your documents as per mentioned specifications.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee has to be paid by applicants through online mode.
  • Once the fee is remitted, it is not refundable under any circumstances.
  • Online fee payment can be done through debit card/ credit card or net banking of almost all banks.
CategoriesAll India/ State MeritCGW/ CGW
GeneralOne paper – Rs. 500

Two papers – Rs. 1200

One paper – Rs. 500

Two papers – Rs. 6200

Kerala SC/ STOne paper – Rs. 250

Two papers – Rs. 600

One paper – Rs. 250

Two papers – Rs. 5600

How to Apply for CUSAT 2024:

Go through the step-by-step process discussed below to know about application process:

  • Step 1: Online Registration – Students are required to register by filling all mandatory details after which a confirmation mail and SMS will be sent to candidates.
  • Step 2: Filling Details – Login with the provided login details and start filling application form with personal details and reservation details.
  • Step 3: Uploading of Images – Students are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the format and size mentioned.
  • Step 4: Selection of Course – Students must be careful while selecting programmes and test codes.
  • Step 5: Short preview – A preview will be shown after submission of course details. In case any change is required then make it and save changes.
  • Step 6: Payment – Now candidates have to pay the application fee as per their categories through the available payment modes.
  • Step 7: Selection of centre – After fee payment, list of available test centres will be displayed. Candidates must make one choice for which the seats are available.
  • Step 8: Finally submit the application form and print the fee receipt and application for any use in future.
Check Here – How to Fill CUSAT CAT Application

CUSAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Check below CUSAT CAT Eligibility criteria discussed for admission in various UG/ PG courses:

General Eligibility Criteria:

  • For candidates applying for various UG courses, must have passed 12th/ or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • For candidates applying for various PG courses, must have UG degree/ or its equivalent from a recognized university.

For B.Tech Programme:

  • As per minimum qualification, candidate must be passed in Plus two exam of Kerala state or any other exam accepted as equivalent with PCM subjects as optional subjects securing minimum of 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% in PCM subjects put together.
  • Those who belong to ST/ SC of Kerala communities are eligible to apply if they qualify minimum passing marks.
  • Those belonging to SEBC of kerala state of NCL category are eligible for 5% relaxation in minimum required marks.

For MBA:

  • Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree in any subject with 50% aggregate marks from a recognized board/ university.
  • Those belonging to Kerala SC/ ST communities are eligible for applying, if they obtain minimum passing marks in qualifying degree.
  • Students must have valid marks in any of the management aptitude test – KMAT/ CMAT/ CAT (IIM).

In case of any query related to CUSAT 2024 exam, candidates can feel free to ask their queries below in the comment section.


  1. Tamilnadu students can apply cusat exam? Any other procedure to join in cusat? How many seats allotted for other states students for u g program

    1. Application form is expected to release soon in January 2024. Keep checking the website for latest updates.

    1. We will update complete syllabus in our article whenever it will be released. Keep checking the website for latest updates.

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