CUSAT 2025: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

CUSAT 2025CUSAT 2025 Exam will be conducted in second week of May 2025. (Cochin University of Science and Technology) CUSAT-CAT is a university level entrance exam conducted to provide admission in various UG and PG courses. This exam is conducted by Cochin University of Science and Technology. To get admission in MBA and M.Tech programmes, university offers admission through valid scores of CAT (IIM)/ CMAT/ KMAT/ GATE exam. Students will get admission in the field of Engineering, Commerce, Management, Law etc. In this article, we have provided complete information related to CUSAT 2025 i.e. eligibility criteria, application fee, steps to apply etc.

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CUSAT 2025 Overview

Name CUSAT CAT 2025
Full formCochin University of Science and Technology (Common Admission Test)
Exam levelUniversity level
Authority Cochin University of Science and Technology
University campusesKochi, Kuttanad, Alappuzha
Courses offeredUG and PG courses
Application modeOnline mode
Examination modeOnline mode (CBT)

CUSAT 2025 Exam Dates 

Following are the tentative dates for CUSAT 2025:

Events Dates 2025
Starting for registration for CAT and Fee payment 4th week of January 2025 to 3rd week of March 2025
Online registration to MBA programme4th week of January 2025 to 4th week of April 2025
Online registration to M.Tech4th week of January 2025 to 4th week of May 2025
Online registration for seats reserved for International candidates
Issuance and receipt of applications for Ph.D/ PDF/ Diploma programmes from the department/ school concerned
Availability of admit card1st week of May 2025 to 2nd week of May 2025
CUSAT 20252nd week of May 2025
Publishing of answer keyMay 2025
Announcement of result June 2025
Counseling procedureJune 2025

CUSAT 2025 Application Form

Applicants must go through the given information related to CUSAT 2025 application form:

  • CUSAT application form 2025 will be released in the fourth week of January 2025.
  • Students will be able to register through online mode, no other mode is available.
  • Fill the application form by providing required information such as personal, educational, communicational details etc.
  • Students should also upload the scanned images of photograph and signature within a prescribed format and size.
  • Applicants are advised to enter the valid and complete details in application form.
  • The last date to fill the application form will be in the fourth week of April 2025 for MBA course.
  • Students must take a printout of application form and keep it safe for future reference.

Application Fee:

  • CUSAT 2025 application fee will be submitted through online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to pay fees using Debit card/ Credit card/ Net banking.
  • Fees will be non- refundable once paid.

Below, candidates must check out the category wise application fee of CUSAT 2025:

Categories All India/ State MeritCGW/ CGW
General One paper- Rs. 500/-

Two paper- Rs. 1200/-

One paper- Rs. 500/-

Two paper- Rs. 6200/-

Kerala SC/ STOne paper- Rs. 250/-

Two paper- Rs. 600/- 

One paper- Rs. 250/- 

Two paper- Rs. 5600/-

How to Apply for CUSAT 2025

Follow the given steps to apply for CUSAT 2025:

  • Step 1: Visit the website of CUSAT (link will be provided above).
  • Step 2: Click the “New Candidate Registration” button.
  • Step 3: Fill the asked details to complete the registration process.
  • Step 4: Login with the generated details and fill the application form with personal, communication details etc.
  • Step 5: Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature within a prescribed size and format.
  • Step 6: Select programmes and test codes for exam.
  • Step 7: Preview will be shown after submission of course details. In case of any change is required then make it and save changes.
  • Step 8: Submit the application fee as per your categories.
  • Step 9: Select test centres for which seats are available.
  • Step 10: Submit the application form and take a printout of application form.

CUSAT 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must go through the given details related to CUSAT eligibility criteria 2025:

For B.Tech. programme:

  • Qualification: Students should have passed class 10+2 exam of Kerala state or equivalent with PCM subjects as optional subjects securing at least 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% marks in PCM subjects.
  • Applicants belonging to ST/ SC category of Kerala state will also be eligible to apply.
  • The SEBC students of Kerala state belonging to non- creamy layer will be eligible for 5% relaxation in the minimum marks required.

For MBA Course:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Applicants belonging to Kerala Scheduled Caste and Kerala Scheduled Tribe communities will also be eligible for admission.
  • The SEBC students of Kerala state belonging to non- creamy layer will be eligible for 5% relaxation in the minimum marks required.

CUSAT 2025 Exam Pattern

Students must check the given exam pattern of CUSAT 2025:

  • Examination mode: Exam will be conducted through online mode only.
  • Duration: Authority will provide 3 hours to solve the paper.
  • Medium: The question paper will be made available in English language.
  • Type of question: There will be Objective type questions or MCQ in exam.
  • Total question: In exam, there will be a total of 250 questions.
  • Marking scheme: Students will get 3 marks for each correct answer.
  • Negative marking: For every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Get exam pattern for CUSAT 2025 here:

For B.Tech:

SubjectsNo. of Questions

CUSAT 2025 Syllabus

The following are some of the subject wise topics from syllabus of CUSAT 2025:

Physics: Kinematics, Laws of Motions, Gravitation, Electrostatistics, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices, Oscillations and Waves, Properties of Solid and Liquids, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation etc.

Mathematics: Sets, Relations and Functions, Matrices and Determinants, Sequences and Series, Trigonometry, Mathematical Reasoning, Permutations and Combinations, Mathematical Induction, Vector Algebra etc.

CUSAT 2025 Preparation Tips

Candidates should refer the given preparation tips for CUSAT 2025:

  • Must have a complete knowledge of exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Do revision daily and prepare notes.
  • Practice of previous year question papers and mock tests.
  • Make a chart of important formulas.
  • Have a good diet and exercise properly.

CUSAT 2025 Books

Students must have a look in a following books for preparation of CUSAT 2025:

  • NCERT of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of class 11th and 12th
  • Solutions of Concepts of Physics by HC Verma
  • Mathematics for class 12th by RD Sharma
  • Concepts of Organic Chemistry for JEE OP Tandon
  • Understanding Physics by DC Pandey

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: The CUSAT 2025 registration form will be started in fourth week of January 2025.

Answer: No, registration fee will only be paid through online mode only.

Answer: Yes, correction window will be opened to edit mistakes in application form.

Answer: Yes, students secured 50% marks or more in graduation will be eligible to apply CUSAT CAT 2025.

Answer: There will be no age limit criteria for students to apply for CUSAT 2025 exam.

Answer: Yes, one mark will be deducted for each correct answer.

Answer: Yes, candidates appearing in a final year will also be eligible to apply for exam.

Answer: There will be Objective Type Questions or MCQs asked in the CUSAT CAT 2025 exam.

Answer: Documents required for CUSAT CAT 2025 application form will be the scanned images of photograph and signature in a specific size and format.

Answer: Students will get three hours to complete the exam.

CUSAT 2025 Admit Card

CUSAT admit card 2025 will be made available via online mode. Students will be able to access their admit card from the first week of May 2025. Candidates must download admit card from the website using their login credentials i.e. application number and date of birth.

The hall ticket is a very important document for students for the exam day, students will not be able to appear for exam without a hall ticket. So, candidates must keep their hall ticket safe until the admission procedure gets over.

CUSAT 2025 Answer Key

Candidates will be able to get the answer key through online mode. The CUSAT answer key 2025 will be made available after a few days of entrance exam. It will contain all the correct answer of the questions asked in entrance exam.

The university will also provide the facility to raise objections against the answer key. If students found any discrepancy in answer key, they will be able to challenge the provisional answer key by paying a requisite amount. After verifying all the objections, the university will release the final answer key.

CUSAT 2025 Result

The CUSAT result 2025 will be released in the form of a rank list on the website of university. Students will be able to download their results through online mode. It will be released in the month of June 2025. 

Applicants will be able to access rank list through their login credentials such as application number. The result will contain the total scores obtained by students in entrance exam. Candidates should keep their result safe till the admission procedure gets over.

CUSAT 2025 Cut Off

The CUSAT cut off 2025 will be made available at the website through online mode. It will be a minimum qualifying mark that must be obtained by candidates to be eligible for admission procedure.

The university will release different cut off marks for different streams. Merit list will also be released by the university to shortlist candidates for admission. All those candidates with better ranks will be able to participate in counselling.

CUSAT 2025 Counselling

CUSAT counselling 2025 will be organized for the candidates who have successfully qualified the entrance exam. Students will be able to participate in counselling through online mode. Applicants who qualify the exam will be called for counselling procedure. 

The counselling procedure will consist of interviews, group discussion etc. Students will need to register themselves to participate in counselling sessions. Applicants will need to carry some important documents for verification process at the time of counselling.

Documents Required for CUSAT 2025 counselling:

  • CUSAT 2025 scorecard
  • CUSAT 2025 admit card
  • Migration certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Character certificate
  • Passing year marksheet
  • Counselling letter etc.

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