CUSAT 2020

CUSAT 2020 application form has been extended till 15th February 2020. The exam will be 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, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, etc.


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:


Category Application fee
General Category Candidate Rs. 1000/-
ST/SC Category Candidates of Kerala Rs. 500/-
International Candidate / PIO/ Children of Indian Gulf Workers(CGW) Rs. US$ 100
NRI Quota Rs. 5000/-
Ph.D and M.Phil Programmes Rs. 1,000 (Rs. 500 for SC/ST Candidates)
PDF, Diploma, Certificate Programmes Rs. 100 (Rs. 50 for SC/ST Candidates)
Candidates opting for Dubai as Test Centre Rs. 10,000/-


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.

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 Photonics Mathematics 125
Chemistry 50
Physics 75


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.




CUSAT 2019

CUSAT 2019 Answer Key is releasing soon. Cochin University of Science & Technology is an authority to conduct the CUSAT 2019 university level entrance exam. It is conducted by the name of CUSAT Common Admission Test (CAT) for admission in B.Tech and various PG courses. It also conducts the Lateral Entry Test (LET) and Department Admission Test (DAT). Candidates can get admission in its three affiliated campuses. Candidates can also apply on the basis of GATE and MAT score. Candidates can get here complete details about CUSAT 2019.

CUSAT Application Form 2019

Candidates should read the information mentioned in the prospectus and fill the application form.

  • The candidates can fill the application form through online mode.
  • The CUSAT application form 2019 has been started from 30th January 2019.
  • Candidates can fill the application form till 28th February 2019 with late fee.
  • Candidates have to fill all the details carefully.
  • No hard copy of the filled application form will be sent to the University by post.
  • Candidates those applying on the basis of GATE Score or MAT shall 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 CUSAT 2019 application fee is different for each course. Here, we have mentioned the fee for various categories.

Categories Application fee
General Candidates Rs. 1000/-
For Kerala SC/ST candidates Rs. 500/-

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates have to fulfill the all eligibility criteria given below:


  • Candidates belong to Kerala SC (KSC) and Kerala ST (KST) communities are eligible for applying.
  • SEBC candidates of Kerala State those are certified as belonging to non-creamy layer are eligible for 5% relaxation in the minimum required marks for qualifying examination.

For UG Courses:

  • Qualifying Exam: For all UG programmes, candidate should have completed their 12th from a recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks: For UG Programmes (except Marine Engineering), SEBC candidates belong to Non-Creamy Layer of Kerala State have to obtain 45% in PCM (physics, Chemistry Mathematics) taken together.
  • B.Com LLB/BBA LLB: 10+2 examination should be passed with 60% marks (for science group) and 55% marks (for Arts/Commerce/Humanities group).
  • Age Limit: 20 years as on 1st July 2019 (22 years for SC/ST and OBC candidates).
  • LLB: Graduation in any stream from a University recognized from CUSAT by securing 40% aggregate marks (35% for SC/ST).
  • Appearing candidates may also apply.

CUSAT Exam Pattern

Here, candidates can check the CUSAT exam pattern for various UG and PG courses.

  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted through online (CBT) mode.
  • Duration of Exam: The time allotted to answer the questions will be about 3 hours.
  • Type of Question: The question paper will be of objective type questions.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct response 3 marks will be awarded.
  • Negative Marking: For each wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.
Programmes Subjects No. of Questions
First Year B.Tech/Integrated M.Sc in Photonics Mathematics 125
Physics 75
Chemistry 50








CUSAT 2017

The Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is a government-owned autonomous university. CUSAT University conducts Common Admission Test (CAT), Lateral Entry Test (LET) and Departmental Admission Test (DAT) every year. On the basis of these tests, candidates can get admission in the UG, PG and Ph.D programmes of the university in various streams of academic and professional education. CUSAT (CAT) 2017 is organized for the B.Tech Programme and all other PG programmes. Through this article, candidates may get the complete information about CUSAT 2017 including CUSAT CAT exam date, application form and latest notification for all exams conducted by CUSAT.

CUSAT application form 2017 is available online from 8th February, 2017. Cochin University of Science & Technology conducts Common Entrance Test (CAT) for providing admission to B.Tech, LL.B., LL.M and many other PG programmes. The University also conducts Lateral Entry Test (LET) for providing admission to lateral entry programmes and Departmental Admission Test (DAT) for admission to Ph.D programmes. This article facilitates the candidate with all the details about CUSAT 2017 application Form.


CUSAT Application Form 2017

CUSAT CAT 2017 application form can be filled and submitted through online mode only. Aspirants can fill the application form through official website or from this page. To fill the application form online, firstly candidates have to register themselves. CUSAT application form 2017 is available from 8th February, 2017.


Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT 2017 is mentioned below:

  • Candidates applying for B.Tech programme must have passed 10+2 or its equivalent from a recognized educational board.
  • Candidates having valid GATE score card are eligible for 5% relaxation in the qualifying examination marks for M.Tech Programmes.
  • Candidates belonging from Indian/Foreign/PIO candidates are eligible to apply.
  • For all UG programmes (except Marine Engineering), the minimum eligibility for SEBC candidates with Non-Creamy Layer Status of Kerala State for admission to B.Tech programme is 45% for Mathematics and 45% for PCM (physics, Chemistry Mathematics) put together in the qualifying examination.

CUSAT 2017 Application Dates

Here, the tentative exam dates of CUSAT CAT 2017 is mentioned:

  • Commencement of online registration (except  Ph.D/M.Phil/Diploma or certificate programmes): 8th February 2017
  • Last date for the submission of online application: 28th February 2017 (without late fee)
  • Online registration with late fee: 1st March – 6th March 2017
  • Date of Examination: 29th & 30th April 2017

CUSAT Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for First Degree programmes and Lateral Entry to III Semester B.Tech Programme (LET) is given here.

First Degree Programmes

  • Mode: The CUSAT CAT 2017 will be conducted through online process (CBT).
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct response 3 marks will be awarded and for wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.
  • No of Questions: The question paper will comprise in 250 objective type multiple choice questions.
    • 125 questions will be asked from Mathematics and 125 questions from Physics and Chemistry.
  • Duration: The duration of this exam will be three hours.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be of 750 marks.

CUSAT 2017 Admit Card

Candidates can download the CUSAT 2017 Admit Card from the website. The admit card will be available from the third week of April 2017 (Tentative). The conducting authority will not send the admit card by post. Candidates must retain the admit card till the admission procedure will be over.


CUSAT 2017 Result

CUSAT 2017 Results will be released on the official site of the conducting body. The result will be announced on 15th April 2017. Candidates can get their results after entering their roll number. On the basis of the performance of the candidates, the merit list will be prepared. The merit list will be published on the official portal of the University.

How to Apply

Candidates can follow these steps to fill CUSAT Application Form 2017 :

  • Visit the official link of CUSAT (link is given above).
  • Start you registration process.
  • Enter details like name, age, DOB, Email ID, Mobile Number, User Name, Select security question, answer and then click ‘Confirm’ button.
  • A one-time password has been sent to your registered mail ID and mobile number
  • Now, login by using user name and password (change your password immediately).
  • After login, you can fill all the requisite details in the application form.
  • Upload photograph and signature in the specified format and go for payment.
  • Choose your payment mode and remit the prescribed application fee.
  • At last, note down your registration number and take the printout of the confirmation page.

How to Fill CUSAT Application Form 2017

Prerequisites before starting the online application of CUSAT CAT 2017 is given below:

Documents/Details Required

  • Candidate’s personal details
  • Valid Email ID and Contact Number
  • Scanned copy of colour photograph with the file size between 4 KB and 100 KB ( dimension must be 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm)
  • Scanned copy of signature with file size 1 KB and 30 KB (dimension must be 3.5 cm x 1.5 cm).
  • Valid Credit card/Debit Card details

Check here the steps for filling the online application form of CUSAT CAT 2017:

Step-1: Online Registration

Visit the official link of CUSAT from here. Enter all the required registration details. On the successful completion of registration process, a one-time password will be sent in your registered mail ID/mobile number. Candidates are advised to set your password immediately.


Step-2: Login to Application Form and Fill Details

Now, login with the help of user name and password. Fill your personal and academic details. Select two test centres for appearing the test. Upload scanned images by clicking on upload button.


Step-3: Make the Payment

In this step, candidates have to pay the application fee. The application fee can be paid through credit card/debit card/net banking or through DD. Application fee in bank can be submitted after two working days from the date of registration.


Step-4: Print the Confirmation Page

After successful completion of the application process, note down the system generated registration number and thereafter take the printout of the confirmation that may be required at the time of admission/counselling.

CUSAT 2017 Application Form Correction

Candidates do remember that no correction facility will be provided in the CUSAT CAT 2017 application form. Therefore, fill all the details correctly in the application form.

CUSAT 2017 Counselling

The CUSAT 2017 Counselling will be started after the few weeks of the result declaration. The counseling schedule will be posted on the official website. The CUSAT Counselling will be held for all the passing candidates. No Individuals call letters/ communications will be sent to the candidates by post. In the counselling process, candidates have to register themselves for admission to various academic programmes of the University. The registration will be done only through the login portal, link that is available at the time of counselling. Registered candidates will be allotted seats as per their rank and availability of the seats.

CUSAT Admission

All the academic admissions will be based on the merit of the candidates as determined through an admission test. The admission will be based on the valid score/rank in the prescribed test/examination and score that is obtained in the group discussion/interview. Candidates also fulfill the prescribed eligibility criteria for their appearing course. For certain programmes, National Level tests such as GATE, C-MAT (AICTE), MAT (AIMA), and CAT (IIM) will also consider as an eligibility requirement.


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 Notification 6th January 2020
Start of CUSAT Online Registration 8th January 2020
Last date to fill application form (without late fee) 10th February 2020
Application form apply with late fee 11th February 2020
Last date of application with late fee 15th February 2020
Remittance of fee (online only) 8th January – 8th February 2020
Availability of admit Card 27th March – 19th April 2020
CUSAT CAT 2020 Exam 18th-19th April
Decoration of Result 1st week of May
Counselling –Option Entry 1st week of June







CUSAT Important Dates 2019

Activities Dates
Online registration starts from 30th January 2019
Last date to submit application form 21st February 2019
Last date to submit application with late fee 28th February 2019
Remittance of fee (online only) 30th January – 1st March 2019
Extended period for online registration to M.Tech programmes 15th March – 21st April 2019 (30th April with late fee)
Availability of admit card 25th March – 7th April 2019
Exam Date 6th & 7th April 2019
Releasing of answer key 1st week of May
Result declaration 3rd week of May
Starting of counselling 3rd week of May

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