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CUSAT 2018 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus

 Every year Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) organize Common Admission Test (CAT) as well as various other entrance exams to offer admission to aspiring students in various Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree, Diploma as well as Certificate courses presented by the University. Thousands of students apply for CUSAT, and those who work hard and smart get fortunate to be a part of it. Interested candidate gets all details about CUSAT 2018 Application Form, Exam Dates, Result Date etc.

CUSAT  Exam Dates 2018

Here, candidates can check the expected exam dates of CUSAT CAT 2018:

Events Dates (Tentative)
Notification Issue Date First week of January 2018
Starting of online application form Third week of January 2018
Last date for online submission Third week of February 2018 (for Indian and NRI candidates) and Last week of April 2018 (International Candidates/PIO/Children of Indian Gulf Workers)
Admit Card Downloading Third week of April 2018
Exam Date Last week of April to first week of May 2018
Issue of DAT Application Form for PhD, M Phil & Diploma Programmes Third week of January 2018 to Third week of February 2018
Announcement of Result Last week of May 2018

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CUSAT Application Form 2018

Candidates can get the details for the CUSAT CAT 2018 application form including the application fee and modes of payment.

  • Aspirants can fill the CUSAT 2018 application form through online mode only.
  • The application form shall be available in the third week of January 2018 tentatively.
  • Applicants are firstly required to complete the registration process, thereafter they can proceed towards filling details in the application form.
  • Without the payment of application fee, the application form will not be submitted.
  • Applicants must take the printout of the confirmation page. It is the proof of the successful submission of application form.

Note: Admission to MBA course in CUSAT will be done through CAT (conducted by IIMs)/MAT or CMAT while admission into M.Tech course is done through GATE scores. DAT for M.Tech will be conducted only if sufficient GATE qualified candidates are not available. 5% relaxation in the qualifying marks will be provided to the GATE qualified candidates.

Application Fee:

Details about the CUSAT 2018 application fee for various categories is given below:

Category Application Fee
General Candidates Rs.1000
SC/ST Candidates Rs.500
International Candidates/PIO/ Children of Indian Gulf Workers US$100
NRI Candidates Rs.6000
Additional Fee pay by the Candidates opting for Dubai as Test Centre Rs.10000
Ph.D and M.Phil Programmes Rs.1000 (Rs.500 ST/ST Candidates)
PDF,Diploma,Certificate Programmes Rs.100 (Rs.50 ST/ST Candidates)

Fee payment can be done through SBI or SBT Challan or through credit card/debit card/Net banking.

Note: Candidates applying for post-doctoral, M.Phil, Ph.D, Diploma or certificate programmes are required to submit the prescribed fee at the concerned department in the form of DD from SBI or SBT drawn in favour of The Registrar, CUSAT payable at Ernakulam.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for various programmes must make sure that they will satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria as prescribed below:

Course Qualification Eligibility
B.Tech/5-year Integrated M.Sc in Photonics
  • Pass 12th examination from the Kerala state or equivalent examination with PCM.
  • Minimum 50% marks is required in Mathematics individually and 50% marks in PCM putting together.
B.Tech Marine Engineering
  • Pass in 10+2 examination of the state of Kerala or an equivalent examination with PCM and English and securing at least 60% aggregate marks in PCM and 50% marks individually in Mathematics.
  • Should have passed English at 10th and 12th standard with 50% marks.
  • Vocational/diploma candidates are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidate’s age should not be more than 25 years as on 1st September 2018.
BBA/LL.B. (Hons)/B.Com.LL.B. (Hons.)
  • Plus two examination should be passed with 60% marks (for science group) and 55% marks (for Arts/Commerce/Humanities group).
  • Maximum age is 20 years as on 1st July 2018 (22 years for SC/ST and OBC candidates).
  • Graduation in any discipline from a University recognized from CUSAT by securing 40% aggregate marks (35% for SC/ST).
  • Appearing candidates may also apply.
  • Science graduate with Mathematics as one of
  • the subjects or graduate  in Electronics/Information Technology /Computer Science  /Computer Applications/ Engineering/Technology with 55% aggregate marks (except language & humanities).
M Voc in Technology and Management Consulting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (in any branch) with 60% marks in MBA or B.Voc degree in relevant discipline with at least 60% marks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in law with minimum 45% marks.

CUSAT Exam Pattern 2018

CUSAT CAT is held for various course of study. Each course contains different number of questions, subjects, etc. The examination pattern for some of the courses is given below:

  • Examination Mode: CUSAT CAT will be conducted in online mode (CBT).
  • Question Paper Type: The question paper will contain objective type questions.
  • Number of Questions: Each course has different number of questions.
  • Subjects: Each course will include different subjects..
  • Exam Duration: The time allotted to answer the questions will be 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: 3 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response.
Courses Sections Number of Questions
First Year B.Tech/Integrated M.Sc in Photonics Mathematics 125
Chemistry 50
Physics 75
BBA.LL.B. (Hons.)/B.Com.LL.B. (Hons.) General English 50
Reasoning  and Logical Thinking Ability 50
General Awareness and Current Affairs 25
Law Related Matters 25
MCA Mathematics 75
Logical Reasoning 75
LL.B. English 25
Comprehension Ability 25
General Knowledge/Current Affairs 25
Legal Aptitude 50
Logical Reasoning 25
M Voc (Technology And Management Consulting) Quantitative ability 30% questions
Data interpretation & logical reasoning 25% questions
Verbal & reading comprehension 25% questions
Current affairs in technology and business 20% questions

CUSAT Syllabus 2018

There shall be differed syllabus for different course. The examination for first year B.Tech programme will be based on plus two syllabus. It will contain questions from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects.

CUSAT Admit Card:

The approximate month for the release of CUSAT 2018 admit card is April 2018. The candidates will be required to check the official website now and then to remain updated with their admit card status. No admission tickets will be sent via post personally to any student, so the applicants must check the official online website.

CUSAT Result Date 2018:

Results for CUSAT 2018 will be announced near about in May 2018. The candidates who would qualify the entrance exam will be given ranks, and after that, there will be the commencement of procedure of counselling accordingly. The counselling schedule will be notified on the official website of the University.

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