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Cochin University of Science and Technology Common Admission Test (CUSAT CAT)

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  1. Important Dates
  2. Eligibility Criteria
  3. Application Fee
  4. How to Apply
  5. Exam Pattern
  6. Exam Cities
  7. Syllabus
  8. Admit Card / Hall Ticket
  9. Cutoff
  10. Results
  11. Counselling
  12. Participating Institutes
  13. Contact Details

The Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is one of the most reputed Universities not only in the state of Kerala but in India too. This institution has an approval from the Government of India. They also possess an approval from the AICTE. The institution carries out CUSAT CAT exam for the admittance of students into their many courses.

The Cochin University of Science and Technology came into being in 1971 in answer to a concerted campaign for quality postgraduate education in the state of Kerala. In February 1986, University of Cochin was reorganized into Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) with the objective "the promotion of graduate and post-graduate studies and advanced research in applied science, technology, industry, commerce, management and social science." The University is well connected by road, rail and air to all national as well as international destinations. Apart from the main campus at Trikakkara, it has two other campuses, a Lakeside Campus in downtown Kochi facing the Kochi backwaters and another at Pulinkunnu, about 60 km to the south, in Kuttanad, famous for its paddy cultivation below sea-level, which symbolizes Kerala's serene, picturesque backwaters and rolling paddy fields.

Candidates can get the full details of CUSAT CAT Exam 2017 such as Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates and much more on this post.

About CUSAT CAT Exam
Exam Name: Cochin University of Science and Technology Common Admission Test
Conducting Institute: Cochin University of Science and Technology
Commonly called as: CUSAT CAT
Exam Level: University Level
Stream: Engineering Entrance Exam

Important Dates

CUSAT CAT Exam Dates
Events Dates
Date of Notification 3rd week of January 2017
Start date for online registration 3rd Week of January 2017
Last date for online submission 3rd Week of February 2017
Availability of admit cards for download 3rd week of April 2017
CUSAT Cat 2017 Examination Date Last week of April 2017
Result Declaration Last week of May 2017
Counselling of CUSAT CAT 2017 2nd week of July 2017

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates applying for the exam should be an Indian citizen only.
  • For B.Tech course, the candidates must have passed the 12th or its equivalent from any recognized board in Kerala with 50% marks in mathematics and 50% aggregate in PCM.
  • For the Marine Engineering, the candidates must have passed the 12th or its equivalent from Kerala with 60% marks in mathematics and aggregate 60% marks in Mathematics, Physics, chemistry and English (50% for candidates of SC/ST category).
  • Those candidates who have done diploma/vocational courses are not eligible to for Marine Engineering course.
  • For the Marine Engineering, the age of a candidate should be less than 25 years as on 1st September of the year of admission.
  • The candidates belonging to the SC/ST categories will be eligible for all engineering courses except Marine Engineering it they have secured the passing marks in the qualifying examination.

Application Fee

Category Fee
General Category Rs. 1000
SC/ST Rs. 500
Candidates applying under NRI Quota Rs. 6000
International Students US $ 100
Additional fees for candidates opting centres at Dubai Rs. 10,000

How to Apply

The application forms are available only through the online mode, from the official website of the university. The application forms are available from January, 2017, so candidates needs to hurry up and fill the application form as early as they can to avoid any problem later on. Candidates have to visit the official site of the university and apply for the application form; now candidates are required to enter their details like Name, address, mail id and other basic things. After completing these details candidates have to move towards fees payment, candidates can pay their fees by using credit/debit card or by using bank DD (drawn in favor of Registrar, CUSAT and payable at Ernakulam), candidates can draw DD from any nationalized bank of the country.

Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern of CUSAT CAT 2017 consist of all the features of the question paper like the no. of papers, total no. of questions, duration etc. Candidates can check the exam pattern below:

No. of Papers
  • Mathematics
  • Physics & Chemistry
Duration 3 hours
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total no. of Questions Mathematics: 125Physics+ Chemistry: 125 in the ratio 3:2Total: 250
Total Marks 750
Marking Scheme Candidates will be awarded 3 marks for every correct response. For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted

 

Exam Cities

CUSAT CAT 2017 will be held in many cities across the country and abroad. Candidates will require applying for the exam centre at the time of filling up the online application form. The Exam Cities of CUSAT CAT 2017 is given in the table below:

S No. Exam Centres
1 New Delhi
2 Kolkata
3 Mumbai
4 Chennai
5 Bangalore
6 Jamshedpur
7 Allahabad
8 Lucknow
9 Ranchi
10 Varanasi
11 Kota
12 Thiruvananthapuram
13 Kollam
14 Adoor (Pathanamthitta)
15 Thodupuzha (Idukki)
16 Alappuzha
17 Kottayam
18 Ernakulam
19 Thrissur
20 Palakkad
21 Malappuram
22 Kozhikode
23 Kannur
24 Kalpatta (Waynad)
25 Kasaragod
26 Dubai

 

Syllabus

Mathematics syllabus:

Sr. no.

Topics

1.

Sets, Relations and Functions

2.

Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

3.

Matrices and Determinants

4.

Permutations and Combinations

5.

Mathematical Induction

6.

Sequences and Series

7.

Limit, Continuity and Differentiability

8.

Differential Equations

9.

Three Dimensional Geometry

10.

Vector Algebra

11.

Statistics and Probability

12.

Trigonometry

13.

Mathematical Reasoning

Physics syllabus:

Sr. no.

Topics

1.

Physics and Measurement

2.

Kinematics

3.

Laws of Motion

4.

Work, Energy and Power

5.

Gravitation

6.

Properties of Solids and Liquids

7.

Oscillations and Waves

8.

Electrostatics

9.

Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism

10.

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

11.

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

12.

Atoms and Nuclei

13.

Electronic Devices

14.

Communication Systems

 

Chemistry syllabus:

Sr. No.

Topics

1.

Some Basic concepts in Chemistry

2.

States of Matter

3.

Atomic Structure

4.

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

5.

Chemical Thermodynamics

6.

Solutions

7.

Chemical Kinetics

8.

Hydrogen

9.

Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)

10.

Co-Ordination Compounds

11.

Environmental Chemistry

12.

Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry

13.

Hydrocarbons

14.

Polymers

15.

Bio Molecules

16.

Chemistry in everyday life

17.

General Topics:  

18.

Gaseous and Liquid States

19.

Extractive Metallurgy

20.

Energetic

21.

Electrochemistry

22.

Chemical Kinetics

23.

Chemical Equilibrium

24.

Carbohydrates

25.

Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding

26.

Amino acids and Peptides

 

Admit Card / Hall Ticket

  • The Admit Card of CUSAT CAT 2017 will be available for download in the 3rd week of April, 2017, tentatively.
  • Candidates will require to login with their user ID. and password to download their admit card.
  • Before downloading the admit card, candidates must ensure that all the details mentioned in the admit card is correct.
  • No other mode will be available to get access of the admit card.
  • It is mandatory for candidates to have possession of their admit card on the examination day. Candidates without the admit card will not be allowed to appear in the examination.
  • Candidates must keep the admit card safe and secure for future correspondence.

Cutoff

The cut off score depends on difficulty level of exam, availability of seats, number of applicants, etc. Based on the cut-off score examination authority prepares the merit list.

Results

CUSAT result 2017 has been declared for Law/PG/BTECH/BLET/MLET/MFSC programmes in the Last week of May 2017.

Counselling

The Counselling of CUSAT CAT 2017 is expected to be held in the 2nd week of July, 2017. The counselling will be done only for the qualified candidates. The selected candidates will require registering online and submit their option entry. After logging in, candidates will have to download their CUSAT CAT 2017 counselling letter. No individual call letter / communication will be sent by post to the candidates.

Participating Institutes

The Participating Institutes of CUSAT CAT 2017 will grant admission to the qualified candidates into various engineering programmes. The candidates will be given admission on the basis of their performance in CUSAT CAT 2017. The first 10 Participating Institutes of CUSAT CAT 2017 is listed below:

S No. Name of the Institutes
1 M.G. College Of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram    
2 Central Institute Of Fisheries, Nautical & Engineering Training (CIFNET), Kochi
3 Institutions Under Southern Naval Command Head Quarters, Kochi (SNCHQ)
4 Sarabhai Institute Of Science And Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
5 College Of Engineering, Kollam
6 Co-Operative Institute Of Technology, Kozhikode
7 T.K.M. Institute Of Technology, Kollam
8 K.V.M. College Of Engineering And Information Technology, Alleppey
9 Toc-H Institute Of Science And Technology, Kochi
10 College Of Engineering, Govt. ITI Campus, Thiruvananthapuram

 

Contact Details

Cochin University of Science And Technology
Cochin University. P.O. Cochin-682 022,
Kerala, India

Phone : 91 484 2577290/2577550
Email : [email protected]

Website : http://www.cusat.ac.in/

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