CAT, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Pattern

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CUSAT 2019CUSAT 2019 Notification has been released. 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 2019 Notifications – Released

newiconCUSAT CAT 2019 Notification has been released. The application form will be released from 30th January 2019. Check here for application form details.

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CUSAT 2019 Exam Dates

The official exam dates for CUSAT is given in the table.

Activities Dates
Online registration starts from 30th January 2019
Last date to submit application form 28th February 2019
Availability of admit card 3rd week of April
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

CUSAT Application Form 2019

The CUSAT 2019 prospectus will be issued in the month of January 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 will be started from 30th January 2019.
  • Candidates can fill the application form till 28th February 2019.
  • 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 will be 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/-
International Candidates / PIO/ Children of Indian Gulf Workers US$ 100
NRI Seats Rs. 5000/-
Candidates opting for Dubai as Test Centre Rs. 10,000/-
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)
Check Here How to Fill CUSAT CAT 2019 Application Form

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.

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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.

For PG Courses:

  • MCA: 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).
  • LL.M.: Bachelor’s degree in law with minimum 45% marks.
  • M.Tech Course: Candidates those applying on the basis of GATE score card can avail the 5% relaxation in the qualifying examination marks.

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
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

CUSAT Syllabus

The syllabus for each course is different so, the university will release the syllabus for each course on their website. The syllabus for the B.Tech first year will be based on plus two (12th) standard. It will contain questions from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects. Candidates can check the syllabus as per the course opted by them.

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CUSAT Preparation Tips

FAQ’s (Most Asked Questions)

CUSAT Admit Card 2019

The CUSAT admit card 2019 will be released through online mode only. It will be made available for downloading in the third week of April 2019. Candidates should check their CAT test timing in the admit card.

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CUSAT CAT Answer Key

CUSAT Result 2019

CUSAT result 2019 will be uploaded on the university website in the third week of May 2019. Candidates can view their results through online mode. Candidates will also able to get the CUSAT cut off marks 2019 after released by the university.

The university will also release the CUSAT answer key after few days of the completion of the exam. Candidates can verify their questions marked by them in the exam with the help of answer key.

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CUSAT 2019 Cut Off

CUSAT Admission 2019

Candidates those have submitted application for CAT 2019 and have submitted the prescribed fee will be only considered for CAT 2019 and allied admission procedures (except for the programme M.Tech Marine Biotechnology).

All admissions are based on the merit of the candidates prepared from the entrance test conducted by university. On the basis of the valid score/rank obtained in the prescribed test/examination and score obtained in the group discussion/interview, the admissions will be offered.

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