CUSAT CAT 2021 Application form, Dates, Exam pattern, Eligibility

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CUSAT Entrance Exam for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses 2021 Dates, Application process

CUSAT CAT 2021 – Cochin Science and Technology University (CUSAT) will conduct Combined Entrance Examination (CAT) for admission into various UG and PG Courses of the University for the academic year 2021-22.

To be able to apply for CUSAT CAT 2021 the students have to check the course specific eligibility and then fill the online application form. For more information about CUSAT CAT 2021 like eligibility, pattern, syllabus, read below.

 

Also see : CUSAT CAT 2021 revised exam dates announced

 

CUSAT CAT 2021

  • Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is conducting the entrance exam for admission to various academic programs of the University for the academic year 2021-22. The Common Admission Test of Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is scheduled to be conducted on 12th, 13th and 14th of June 2021 in various centres of the country.
  • The candidates who wish admissions for programmes other than Ph.D/ All Diploma Courses in CUSAT should apply for CAT through this portal. Applications in any other method will not be accepted.
  • Candidates with a valid KMAT/CMAT/CAT(IIM)Score can apply for MBA programmes. These candidates will be ranked on the basis of KMAT/CMAT/CAT(IIM) Score, Group Discussion and Interview.
  • For M.Tech programs, preference will be given to candidates with valid GATE scores in the respective subject. In the absence of candidates with valid GATE scores, candidates without a GATE scores will be admitted on the basis of their performance in the Department Admission Test (DAT) to be conducted by the Departments concerned.

CUSAT CAT 2021 Important Dates

  • Start Online Registration for CAT for All PG and UG Programmes – 10th March 2021
  • Last Date for submission of online Application Form without fine – 31st March 2021 extended till April 15 2021
  • Last Date of Online Registration for seats reserved for International Candidates – 30th April 2021
  • Last Date of Online Registration to M.Tech programs without fine – 21st April 2021
  • Last Date of Online Registration to M.Tech programs with fine – 30th April 2021
  • Last Date of Online Registration to M.B.A. programs – 31st May 2021
  • Issuance and receipt of applications for Ph.D, Diploma Programmes etc. from the Department/Schools concerned – 10th March to 15th April 2021
  • Downloading of Admit Cards – 25th May to 14th June 2021
  • Date of Examination (CAT 2021) – 12th,13th, and 14th June 2021
  • Date of Result  – 3rd week of June 2021

 

Eligibility Criteria for CUSAT CAT 2021

Minimum Basic Requirements for applying to each Program:

  • Candidates belonging to Kerala Scheduled Caste (KSC) and Kerala Scheduled Tribe (KST) communities are eligible for applying, if they have minimum pass marks in the qualifying exam except for Marine Engg.
  • For all Undergraduate Programs (except Marine Engg) the minimum eligibility for SEBC candidates of Kerala State with Non-Creamy Layer Status to be considered under reservation quota for admission to B.Tech is 45% for Mathematics and 45% for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together in the qualifying exam.
  • In the case of Post Graduate programs, SEBC candidates of Kerala State with Non-Creamy Layer Status are eligible for 5% relaxation in the minimum required marks for qualifying exam unless otherwise specified.
  • Candidates with valid GATE score are eligible for 5% relaxation in the qualifying exam marks for M.Tech Programs.

Admission through CAT 2021 :

UG Degree Programs offered and Eligibility :

For B.Tech in Civil Engg, Computer Science & Engg, Electrical & Electronics Engg, Electronics & Communication Engg, Information Technology, Mechanical Engg, and Safety & Fire Engg, B.Tech in Polymer Science & Engineering & Five Year Integrated M.Sc in Photonics

  • Pass in plus-two examination of the state of Kerala or any other exam accepted as equivalent thereto with mathematics, physics and chemistry as optional subjects securing a minimum of 50% marks in mathematics and 50% marks in mathematics, physics and chemistry put together.

For B.Tech in Instrumentation Technology:

  • Pass in plus-two exam of the state of Kerala or any other exam accepted as equivalent thereto with mathematics, physics and chemistry as optional subjects securing a minimum of 60% marks in mathematics, physics and chemistry put together, with at least 55% in mathematics separately.

For B.Tech in Marine Engg (Residential Program) :

  • Pass in plus-two exam of the state of Kerala or any other exam accepted as equivalent thereto with physics, chemistry, mathematics and English as separate subjects with a PCM average of not less than 60% marks & minimum 50% for mathematics alone; candidates should have obtained 50% marks in English at 10th or 12th standards.

For B.Tech in Naval Architecture & Ship Building :

  • Pass in plus-two exam of the state of Kerala or any other exam accepted as equivalent thereto with a First Class (60%) securing a minimum of 50% marks in mathematics as well as for mathematics, physics and chemistry put together.

For 5 Year BBA LL.B (Hons) (Cost sharing) :

  • Pass in Plus 2 exam with 60% marks in Science/Commerce group or 55% marks in Arts/Humanities; ii) Candidates should not have completed 20 years of age on July 1st of the year of admission; 22 years in the case of SC/ST and OBC candidates.

For 5 Year B.Com LL.B (Hons) (Cost sharing)  :

  • Pass in Plus 2 exam with 60% marks in Science group or 55% marks in Commerce/Arts/Humanities; ii) Candidates should not have completed 20 years of age on July 1st of the year of admission. 22 years in the case of SC/ST & OBC candidates.
  • Students who have taken their 10+2 or degree through distance or correspondence method are eligible to apply for BBA LLB and B.Com LLB (Hons), whereas those who passed the course through Open University Scheme without any basic qualifications are ineligible for admission to this course.
  • Note: SC/ST candidates are eligible for admission if they have pass marks in qualifying exam except for B.Tech in Marine Engg; ii) SEBC Candidates are eligible for a 5% relaxation in marks (Under Graduate Programs) except for B.Tech in Marine Engg

Also see : CUSAT CAT 2021 Registration Date extended till April 15

Post Graduate Programs offered and Eligibility :

For 3 year LLB :

  • Pass in Bachelors degree with not less than 40% marks in the aggregate in any discipline of a University recognized by CUSAT (35% for SC/ST candidates)
  • Candidates who have appeared for the qualifying exam may also apply, in anticipation of results; however, the mark lists obtained in the qualifying exam should be produced at the time of admission; those who fail to produce mark lists will not be considered for admission.
  • LL.M (2 years) – Bachelor’s degree in Law with at least 45% marks.

For LLM (1 year) (with Intellectual Property Rights specialization) :

  • Candidates shall have a bachelor’s degree in law (law degree not mandatory for foreign students) with 55% marks from any of the Universities of Kerala or an exam in any other University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto, and to have obtained rank in the CAT conducted by the University.

For LLM (IPR), PHD (5-year Integrated Program)

Bachelor’s Degree in Law with 55% from any of the Universities in Kerala or an exam of any other University accepted by the University as equivalent thereto and should have obtained rank in CAT conducted by the University. SC/ST candidates are eligible for concession admissible under the orders of the Govt.

For M.A. Hindi Language & Literature:

  • B.A/B.Sc degree with Hindi as a subject of study with at least 45% marks in Hindi

For MBA (Full-time):

  • Bachelor’s degree in any subject with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate

For MBA (Part-time):

  • Bachelor’s degree in any subject with 50% marks in aggregate;
  • 50% of the seats are reserved for candidates having 3 years of supervisory/executive experience after taking the degree;

For MBA (Travel & Tourism):

  • Bachelor’s degree in any subject with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

For MBA (International Business):

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline recognized by the University with 50% marks in aggregate.

For MA Applied Economics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics with 55% marks in Part III (Economics and Subsidiaries) or 60% marks with B.Com., BBA, BBM with Economics as one of the subject or B.Sc Mathematics or Statistics with 65% marks.

For MCA (Regular and Cost Sharing):

  • Any graduate with mathematics as one of the main or subsidiary subjects or graduate in Electronics /Computer Science/Computer Applications/Engg/Technology with aggregate 55% marks in all subjects other than Languages and Humanities.

For M.Sc Chemistry:

  • B.Sc degree with Chemistry/Polymer Chemistry/Environmental Chemistry/Industrial Chemistry / Petrochemicals (main), with Mathematics as one of the subsidiary subjects with at least 55% marks in the main subject.

For M.Sc Biotechnology:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Life Sciences including Agricultural and Medical Science or Chemical Science or Chemical Engg with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.

For M.Sc in Biopolymer Science :

  • B.Sc degree with Chemistry as one of the main or subsidiary subjects; the candidate should have passed the qualifying exam with a minimum of 50% marks in the main and subsidiary subjects taken together; the course is conducted by CIPET (Centre for Bio-Polymer Science & Technology, Eloor, Kochi) in collaboration with CUSAT.

For M.Sc Electronic Science (with specialization in Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Microwave, Electronics and Computer Technology)

  • First class B.Sc degree with not less than 60% aggregate marks in Electronics or Physics

For M.Sc Environmental Technology

  • Stream I – Environmental Engg. – Graduate in Chemistry with Physics and Mathematics as subsidiaries or Graduate in Engg. (Civil/Public Health/Environmental/Chemical) with 55% marks (50% in the case of SC/ST candidates) in optional subjects in the qualifying exam and a valid score in the CAT, conducted by the University
  • Stream II – Environmental Biotechnology – Graduate in Life Sciences/ Environmental Science/ Zoology/ Botany/ Microbiology with 55% marks (50% in the case of SC/ST candidates) in optional subjects in the qualifying exam and a valid score in the CAT exam conducted by the University

For M.Sc Hydrochemistry:

  • B.Sc degree in Chemistry with Physics and Mathematics as subsidiaries or B.Sc. degree of any University in Kerala with Polymer Chemistry/Industrial Chemistry/Petrochemicals/Environment & Water Management as the main subject and Mathematics and Physics/Computer Science, as subsidiaries with a minimum of 55% marks in the respective main subject

For M.Sc Industrial Fisheries:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Zoology/Botany/Fisheries with at least 55% marks in the optional subjects. Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries includes Industrial Fisheries/Aquaculture/Fishery Science/Industrial Fish and Fisheries/BFSc in Nautical science

For M.Sc Instrumentation:

  • B.Sc degree in Instrumentation/Physics/Electronics with 60% marks from any recognized University

For M.Sc Marine Biology:

  • B.Sc degree with any branch of Life Sciences such as Aquaculture, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Microbiology and Zoology as a main subject or B.Sc. degree in Fishery Science with at least 55% marks in the optional subjects

For M.Sc Marine Geology:

  • B.Sc degree in Geology /Physics/Chemistry with at least 60% aggregate marks

For M.Sc Marine Geophysics:

  • B.Sc degree in Geology or Physics with Mathematics as one of the subjects and at least 60% aggregate marks

For M.Sc Mathematics:

  • B.Sc degree with Mathematics main, with at least 55% marks for optional subjects taken together.

For M.Sc Meteorology:

  • B.Sc degree with Physics/Mathematics as the main subject with 55% marks. Those with Mathematics as the main subject should have studied Physics as one of the subsidiaries and vice-versa.

For M.Sc Oceanography:

  • B.Sc degree with Physics/Mathematics as the main subject with 55% marks. Those with Mathematics as the main subject should have studied Physics as one of the subsidiaries and vice-versa.

For M.Sc Physics:

  • B.Sc degree with Physics main and Mathematics as subsidiary with at least 55% marks in Physics.

For M.F.Sc Seafood Safety and Trade:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries/Food Technology/Food Science/Microbiology/Biochemistry/ Zoology with at least 55% marks in optional subjects.
  • Candidates should have bachelor’s degree in Fisheries includes Industrial.
  • Fisheries/Aquaculture/Fishery Science/Industrial Fish & Fisheries/B.F.Sc (Nautical Science) Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology/Food Science includes B.Tech/BE/B.Sc in Food Science and Technology/Food Science and Management/Food Science/Food Technology/Food processing Technology/Food Science and Quality Control

For M.Sc Statistics:

  • B.Sc degree in Mathematics or Statistics main with at least 55% marks for optional subjects taken together.

Dual Degree Programs Offered & Eligibility

For Master of Intellectual Property (MIP) & Ph.D

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Economics, Political Science, History, Management and Science & Technology with 55% from any of the Universities in Kerala or an examination of any other University accepted by the University as equivalent thereto and should have obtained rank in CAT conducted by the University

For LL.M (IPR) Ph.D Degree

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law with 55% from any of the Universities in Kerala or an exam of any other. University accepted by the University as equivalent thereto and should have obtained rank in CAT conducted by the University.

Admission to M.Tech Programs & Eligibility

  • Admissions to the following M.Tech Programs are based on valid GATE score as prescribed under the academic regulations specific to each program.
  • Candidates not possessing GATE may also apply, but will be considered only if GATE qualified candidates are not available. In such cases, admissions will be based on the DAT conducted by the respective Departments

For M.Tech Atmospheric Science:

  • M.Sc degree or its equivalent in Meteorology, Oceanography, Mathematics, Physics, and Space Physics with a First Class (60%) marks from any recognized University or Institution;
  • A valid GATE score or a pass in the Joint UGC CSIR Test (NET) for JRF

M.Tech Computer Aided Structural Analysis & Design:

  • B.Tech or Equivalent degree in Naval Architecture and Ship building/Civil Engg/Mechanical Engg with a first class (60%) marks from any recognized University or Institution;
  • A valid GATE score.

M.Tech Computer & Information Science:

  • B.Tech or equivalent degree or AMIETE/AMIE in Computer Science/Information Technology or Electronics and Communication or MCA; with a first class (60% marks) applicable to all the above from any recognized University or Institution;
  • A valid GATE score in the subject Computer Science and Information Technology.

M.Tech Software Engg:

  • B.Tech or equivalent degree or AMIETE/AMIE in Computer Science/Information Technology or Electronics and Communication or MCA; with a first class (60% marks) applicable to all the above from any recognized University or Institution;
  • A valid GATE score in the subject Computer Science and Information Technology

M.Tech Computer Science with Specialization in Embedded Systems (Part-Time):

  • First Class B.Tech degree in Computer Science & Engineering / Electronics Engg/Information Technology/Electrical Engg or equivalent branches or MCA with 60% marks or equivalent CGPA;
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in Industry/University/Institution recognized by appropriate statutory bodies.

M.Tech Electronics (With specialization in Digital Electronics, Microwave & Radar Electronics):

  • B.Tech or equivalent degree/AMIETE/AMIE in Electronics and Communication Engg/Electrical Engg/Electronics and Instrumentation or M.Sc degree in Electronics/Physics (with Electronics as specialization) with a first class (60%) marks from any recognized University or Institution.
  • A valid GATE score in Electronics/Electronics and Communication Engineering. 3. If sufficient numbers of candidates are not available in Category 2 above, candidates with GATE score in Instrumentation, Electrical & Electronics Engg., Electrical Engg., or Physics will be considered. In the absence of GATE qualified candidates Non-GATE candidates can be admitted on the basis of DAT.

M.Tech Industrial Catalysis:

  • M.Sc degree in Chemistry/Applied Chemistry or any other degree recognized as equivalent with at least a first class (60%) marks from any recognized University or Institution with valid GATE Score.

M Tech Marine Engineering:

  • Shall have passed B.Tech /BE/BS Degree in Marine Engineering or B.Tech/B.Sc (Engg) Degree in Mechanical Engineering or B Tech Degree in Naval Architecture & Ship Building with a minimum of 60% Marks or an Exam of any other University/Institution accepted by this University as Equivalent thereto with 60% marks.
  • For admission to M.Tech Marine Engineering GATE score is not considered.

M.Tech Marine Biotechnology:

  • B.Tech/ BE in Chemical Engg, Biochemical Engg, Industrial Biotechnology, Leather Biotechnology, Chemistry/Biotechnology, Biomedical Engg, B.Pharm, Chemical Technology or M.Sc in Biotechnology, Marine Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Botany/ Zoology/Biochemistry, Microbiology/ Genetics, Biophysics, Microbial Genetics and Bioinformatics, Marine Biology/Aquatic Biology and Fisheries/Environmental Biotechnology/Mariculture with 60% marks or equivalent CGPA from any recognized Indian or Foreign University.
  • For admission to M.Tech Marine Biotechnology GATE score is not considered. Selection of candidates is done by JNU on behalf of Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.

M.Tech Ocean Technology:

  • M.Sc Degree in Oceanography/Physics/Marine Geology/Meteorology/Marine Geophysics/ Environmental Sciences or M.Sc (Tech) degree in Marine Geophysics or B.Tech or equivalent degree /AMIE in Civil Engg/Environmental Sciences with 60% marks from any recognized University or Institution;
  • A valid GATE score in any of the subjects mentioned above as the second paper

M.Tech Opto-Electronics & Laser Technology:

  • Masters Degree in Physics/Electronics/Photonics/B.Tech or B.E Degree in Electronics and Communication Engg/Electronics Engg/Electrical and Electronics Engg with a First Class (60%) from any recognized University or Institution.
  • A valid GATE score in the concerned branch of study (3) if sufficient numbers of candidates with GATE score in the concerned branch of study are not available, candidates with GATE score in Instrumentation will be considered; if sufficient numbers of GATE score holders are not available, a pass in DAT is sufficient.

M.Tech Polymer Technology:

  • B.Tech or equivalent Degree/AMIE in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology/Chemical Engg/Technology or M.Sc Polymer Chemistry/M.Sc Chemistry with Polymer Chemistry as specialisation with a first class (60%) marks from any recognized University or Institution with a valid GATE score.

M.Tech. Civil Engineering with specialization in Geotechnical Engg

  • Should have passed B.Tech/B.E/B.Sc Engineering Degree Exam in Civil Engineering with a minimum 60% marks from any University in Kerala or an exam of any other University/Institution accepted by this University as equivalent.
  • In the absence of a sufficient number of candidates with GATE Score, candidates without GATE Score shall also be considered subject to passing an admission test conducted by the University (DAT).

M.Tech Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Thermal Engineering

  • Should have passed B.Tech/B.E/B.Sc Engg Degree Exam in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks from any University in Kerala or an examination of any other University/institution accepted by this University as equivalent.
  • Candidates who have passed sections A and B examinations conducted by the Institution of Engineers (India) – AMIE in Mechanical branch will be eligible.
  • A valid GATE score in Mechanical Engineering.

M.Tech Electronics & Communication Engg with specialization in Wireless Technology

  • Should have passed B.Tech/ B.E/B.Sc Engg Degrees in Electronics or Electrical and Electronics or Electronics & Communication branch with a minimum of 60% marks from any University of Kerala or an Exam of any other University/Institution accepted by this University as equivalent.
  • A valid GATE Score. In the absence of GATE qualified candidates non GATE candidates can be admitted on the basis of a Departmental Admission Test (DAT).

M.Tech Information Technology with specialization in Software Systems

  • Should have passed B.Tech/BE/B.Sc Engg Degrees in Information Technology/Computer Science & Engg/Computer Engg/Biomedical Engg/Electronics & Communication/Electronics/Electrical & Electronics with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 in 10  point scale from any University of Kerala or an Exam of any other University/Institution accepted by this University as equivalent.
  • A valid GATE Score. In the absence of GATE qualified candidates non GATE candidates can be admitted on the basis of a Departmental Admission Test (DAT).

M.Tech Health, Safety & Environment Management :

  • Shall have passed B.Tech/BE/B.Sc Engineering Degree Exam in Chemical /Civil /Mechanical /Safety & Fire Engineering branches with a minimum of 60% marks from any University in Kerala or an Exam of any other University/Institution accepted by the University as equivalent.
  • Candidates who have passed sessions A & B Exams conducted by the Institution of Engineers (India) – AMIE in Chemical/Civil/Mechanical branches or Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers – AMIIChE shall also the eligible.
  • A valid GATE score. In the absence of a sufficient number of candidates with GATE score, candidates without GATE score.
  • Open seats will be allotted on the basis of the score in the Departmental Admission Test, marks obtained in the qualifying exam and experience.

Lateral Entry to B.Tech Third Semester through LET:

  • B.Tech in Civil Engg, Computer Science & Engg, Electrical & Electronics Engg, Electronics & Communication Engg., Information Technology, Instrumentation Technology, Mechanical Engg., Polymer Science & Engineering and Safety & Fire Engg.
  • Any three year Diploma in Engineering/Technology awarded by the Board of Technical Education recognized by the Department of Technical Education, Government of Kerala with not less than 60% marks.

Admission through DAT 2021 :

Postgraduate Program offered & Eligibility

M.A. Translation (German/Russian):

  • Bachelor’s degree of any University recognized by CUSAT and Diploma level knowledge in the language concerned.

Diploma /Certificate Programs (Part-Time) courses offered & Eligibility

Certificate courses in French/German/Japanese/Russian:

  • Pass in pre degree / +2 or equivalent thereto of any University recognized by CUSAT. Previous knowledge of the language is not essential.

Integrated Diploma in French/German/Italian/Japanese/ Russian:

  • Pass in +2 or equivalent. Previous knowledge in the language concerned is not essential.

Diploma in French/German/Japanese/Russian:

  • Pass in Pre-Degree/plus- two or equivalent thereto of any University recognized by CUSAT. Previous knowledge of the language is not essential.

PG Diploma in Communicative English:

  • Bachelor’s Degree holders of any University acceptable by CUSAT.

PG Diploma in Translation and Functional Hindi:

  • Bachelor’s degree with Hindi as one of the subjects.

PG Diploma in Intellectual Property Laws:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Economics, Political Science, History, Management and Science & Technology/Engineering.

M.Phil Program (Full-Time) program offered & Eligibility

M.Phil Chemistry, Commerce, Hindi, Physics and Mathematics:

  • Master’s degree in the concerned subject with at least 55% marks.

M. Phil. Applied Economics:

  • Pass in Masters Degree exam in the subject concerned from any of the Universities approved by the UGC or an exam accepted by the Academic Council as equivalent thereto with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (or equivalent grade) in the exam

M.Phil Marine Chemistry:

  • Master’s Degree in Hydrochemistry, Chemistry or any other branch of Chemistry with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or equivalent grade.

M.Phil Fisheries Science:

  • M.Sc Degree in Industrial Fisheries/Marine Biology/Zoology/Aquatic Biology and Fisheries/Fishery Biology and Aquaculture/Capture and Culture Fisheries/Aquaculture/M.F.Sc/M.Sc Applied Fisheries Processing or any other Post Graduate Degree in Fisheries and Allied subjects/Life Sciences/Biotechnology with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or equivalent grade.

M.Phil Life Sciences:

  • Master’s degree in any branch of Life Sciences with 60% marks

PhD Programs

  • PhD Programs are offered in all the teaching Departments/Schools and recognized Institutions of the University.
  • Candidates are advised to ascertain the areas of research and the availability of vacancies from the Departments/Schools or Recognized Institutions beforehand. Candidates intending to do research in the Recognized Institutions of the University are to obtain application forms from the University Departments/Schools dealing with the discipline of their choice.

University Depts/Schools where PhD/M.Phil Programs are offered:

  • The University Departments/Schools located at the Thrikkakara Campus, Kochi-682022 are Applied Chemistry, Applied Economics, Biotechnology, Computer Applications, Computer Science, English and Foreign Languages, Electronics, Environmental Studies, Hindi, Instrumentation, Legal Studies, Centre for Intellectual Property Rights and Studies, Mathematics, Management Studies, Photonics, Physics, Polymer Science & Rubber Technology, School of Engineering, Ship Technology and Statistics.

CUSAT CAT 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates should apply on-line and make the fee payment on or before the last dates prescribed. Online applications shall be submitted only through the website https://admissions.cusat.ac.in/ & www.cusat.nic.in

Steps for Online Application :

Step 1 Creating a login ID – Login to the website www.cusat.nic.in Click on the link “New Candidate Registration” and enter correctly the candidates name, date of birth & age exactly as given in the qualifying certificate

Step 2 Use a valid Email ID and an active mobile phone number of the candidate or parent. Choose a Username of your choice with at least 6 characters using alphabets and/or numbers only. Do write down the approved user name. Choose the correct options out of the 3 options given in the login creation page.

Step 3 The second option “Lateral Entry” is only for engineering diploma holders who are applying to the third semester of B.Tech.

Step 4 All Candidates applying for Common Admission Test 2021 should submit their applications Online International candidates and those applying for the Lateral Entry Program/MBA/M.Tech should also submit their applications online.

Step 5 Candidates for PhD/PDF/M Phil/ MA Translation-German & Russian/Diploma/Certificate programmes need not submit online application form; they can obtain the printed application from the concerned Departments on request by paying the required application fee through Demand Draft, drawn in favour of “Registrar, CUSAT” payable at Ernakulam, either by post or directly.

Step 6 For MBA Program the selection is based on CMAT (AICTE) or K-MAT (Kerala) or CAT (IIM) is compulsory; Group Discussion and interview of CUSAT.

Step 7 Printed application form can be obtained from the concerned Departments either directly or through post by paying the required application fee through Demand Draft, drawn in favour of “Registrar, CUSAT” payable at Ernakulam.

Application Fee

Application Fee for UG & PG & PhD Programs :

General Category Candidates – Rs.1100/-

SC/ST Category Candidates – Rs.500/-

Application Fee for Postdoctoral Fellowships, Diploma / Certificate Programs :

General Category Candidates – Rs.100/-

SC/ST Category Candidates – Rs.50/-

Application Fee for International Students:

For all courses – US$100

Mode of Payment

  • By cash payment at SBI or SBT bank using the chalan that can be downloaded at the end of online registration/submission of application or through internet banking; candidates who have opted for test centre at Dubai should remit an additional amount of Rs 10,000/-
  • For DAT application – By Demand Draft for required amount drawn in favour of “Registrar, CUSAT” payable at Cochin, issued by SBT or SBI Only.

CUSAT CAT 2021 Exam Pattern

The CUSAT 2021 will be held in online mode. Candidates can check the information about exam pattern of all the courses from below :

Mode of Exam

Computer Based Test (CBT mode)

Duration of Exam

The duration of the exam will be 3 hours

Type of Question

Objective type questions

Marking Scheme

+3 marks for every correct answer and -1 marks for every incorrect answer

Post Doctoral Fellowship

  • PDF shall be tenable at any Department/ School of the University, open throughout the year. The minimum qualification required for the award of a PDF shall be a recognized Doctoral Degree with at least two research publications in refereed journals
  • PDF are awarded @ Rs 25,000/- per month towards fellowship amount along with an annual Contingency Grant of Rs.20,000/-
  • The maximum age for applying for Post-Doctoral Fellowship is limited to 45 years; research experience after the award of PhD only will be considered for PDF
  • To apply for PDF, the candidate shall identify a Mentor who shall be a permanent Faculty of the University, holding a Doctoral Degree and shall be a recognized Research Guide of the University and prepare a Research Project Proposal in consultation with the Mentor in the specific format provided by the University and submit the same to the Head/Director of the Department/School after authentication by the Mentor.
  • PDF shall be awarded for a maximum period of three years based on yearly performance appraisal.

Exam Test Centres

  • The CAT will be conducted on an All India basis with test centres in Dubai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Jamshedpur, Allahabad, Lucknow, Ranchi, Varanasi, Kota and all the District Headquarters of Kerala; viz. Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Adoor (Pathanamthitta), Thodupuzha (Idukki), Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kalpatta (Waynad) and Kasaragod.
  • For PG Programs, BBA, LLB (Hons), B.Com, LLB (Hons), MIP., PhD, LLM, PhD, 3 year LLB & Lateral Entry Tests: The CAT/LET will be conducted at all the district headquarters of Kerala.
  • The DATs are conducted in the University campus by the individual Depts/Schools/Centres of the University. The respective Departments will announce the dates of these tests separately.

 

 For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

 

Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)

Office of the Director, International Relations and Academic Admissions (IRRA), Cochin University P.O., Kochi-682022 (Kerala), India, Phone No.: 0484-2577100, Email: irra.cusat@gmail.com, Website www.cusat.nic.in