Exam Date : 28th April 2018 To 29th April 2018
Result Date : 18th May 2018


Updated on - Jan 20th, 2018 | 07:32 PM by Jayakrishnan

CUSAT CAT 2018 Application Form, Dates, Syllabus and Exam Pattern

CUSAT CAT 2018 Introduction:

  • About Us: Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is a government-owned self-governing university. It has 3 campuses: two in Kochi district and one in Kuttanad, Alappuzha District of Kerala in India

  • Courses Offered: CUSAT offers more courses, which includes engineering, environmental studies, marine sciences, humanities, law, medical sciences and technology, science, social sciences and technology and also, has 27 departments for UG, PG, and research programs.

  • CUSAT CAT 2018 entrance exam is an important key factor for admission, as the applicant is placed on the basis of their exam performance. 

  • Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) offers Dual Degree Programmes, B.Tech Lateral Entry Programmes and Certificate Programmes.

  • Admission: Based on this test performance, the candidates are shortlisted for admission to the UG, PG and PhD programmes of the CUSAT.

  • Eligibility Criteria: Regarding the Eligibility Criteria of CUSAT CAT 2018 exam all the interested candidates may check the details.

  • Application Form: Cochin University of Science and Technology has invited online CUSAT CAT 2018 application form for providing admission to various courses offered by this university.

  • Admit Card: The admit card will be received by the candidates after filling the application form. The admit card will be available on the official website of CUSAT CAT 2018 on 15th April 2018.

  • Examination Date: The CUSAT CAT 2018 Exam will be scheduled on 28th April 2018.

  • Result: The result of the CUSAT CAT 2018 will declare on 18th May 2018.

  • Counselling: Candidates can apply for the process of counselling which starts from 22nd May 2018.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Important Details:

Exam Name

Cochin University of Science and Technology Common Admission (CUSAT CAT) 2018 Test

Short Name


Exam Level

University Level

Exam Category

UG and PG

Conducting Authority

Cochin University of Science and Technology

Mode of Application

Online mode

Mode of Exam

Computer-based Exam

CUSAT CAT 2018 Important Dates: 

  • Application Form: CUSAT CAT 2018 application form will be available from 8th February 2018 to 28th March 2018.

  • Examination: CUSAT CAT 2018 Exam will be conducted on 28th April 2018.

  • Result: CUSAT CAT 2018 results will be announced on 18th May 2018.

  • To know more information about CUSAT CAT 2018 important dates click here.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Before applying for the entrance exam, candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria of CUSAT CAT 2018 exam. 

  • Qualification: Among the key eligibility criteria include a pass in 12th examination in 10+2 system from a recognized board or its equivalent, with minimum 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics for UG courses.

  • To know more about the eligibility criteria click here.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Application Form:

  • Application Form Dates: The application form for CUSAT CAT 2018 will be available from 8th February 2018 to 28th March 2018.

  • Application Fee: The candidates have to pay the CUSAT CAT 2018 application form fees through online, the application fee is INR 1000 for general category candidates and for SC/ST Category Candidates it is INR 500.

  • Click here to know more about CUSAT CAT 2018 Application form details.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Admit Card:

  • Download: Candidates can download the admit card from the official website of CUSAT CAT 2018.

  • Availability: The admit card will be available for CUSAT CAT 2018 from 15th April 2018.

  • To know more about the admit card details click here.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: CUSAT CAT 2018 Examination is the Computer-based exam. The exam will be conducted in online mode. 

  • Time Duration: The time duration for CUSAT CAT 2018 exam is 3 hoursEach course has a different number of questions.

  • Click here to know detailed exam pattern of CUSAT CAT 2018.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Exam Syllabus:

  •  Candidates must have to be prepared for syllabus of CUSAT CAT 2018 before appearing in the examination.

  •  The syllabus of CUSAT CAT 2018 will be based on the syllabus of Class XI and Class XII of the state board.

  • To know more about the syllabus for CUSAT CAT 2018 entrance exam click here.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Exam Results:

  • Credential: The Candidate should have to enter his/ her name, roll, number, course, and rank.

  • Declaration: The result of CUSAT CAT 2018 will be declared on 18th May 2018 at the official website.

  • The University shall be hosting the exam cutoffs for different categories which will form the basis of the merit list generation for different courses.

  • To know more about exam results click here.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Exam Counselling:

  • Date: The process of counselling starts from 22nd May 2018.  

  • Those candidates who have cleared the entrance exam, they will be called for the counselling round.

  • Dates for the Document Verification, Fee Submission, Physical Reporting etc will be released after the declaration of the CUSAT CAT 2018 Results.
  • The seats will be allotted on the basis of rank obtained in the entrance exam.

  • To know more about Exam Counselling click here.

CUSATCAT 2018 Important Dates

CUSAT CAT 2018 Important Dates Summary: 

  • The notification of (CUSAT/CAT/LET/DAT) will be released in the second week of January 2018.

  • Online registration for CUSAT CAT, LET and PG programmes which include M.Tech and MBA programmes will start from 8th February 2018 

  • The last Date for Online CUSAT Registration is 28th March 2018.

  • The last week of April 2018 is the last date for the CUSAT online registration for Indian & NRI Candidates.

  • The last date for the online registration for the International Candidates/PIO/ Children of Indian Gulf Workers is in the last week of April 2018.

  • The last date for the CUSAT Payment of Fees (For Indian & NRI Candidates) is in the last week of February 2018.

  • The CUSAT Admit card Download Date (only for CAT/LET) will be 15th April 2018.

  • The CUSAT examination is scheduled on 28th April 2018.

  • The CUSAT results will be announced(CAT) on 18th May 2018.

CUSATCAT 2018 Eligibility

Eligibility criteria Summary for CUSAT CAT 2018:

There is a separate eligibility criterion for every programme.Candidates satisfying the eligibility criteria can fill the Application Form.

The eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT 2018 is as follows:

  • All Indian/Foreign/PIO candidates are eligible to sit for the CUSAT test.
  • The candidates belonging to the Kerala Scheduled Tribe (KST) and Kerala Scheduled Cast (KSC) communities are eligible only if they have minimum passing marks in the qualifying examination except for Marine Engineering to satisfy the eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT.

  • For all UG courses (except Marine Engineering), the eligibility criteria for SEBC candidates with Non-Creamy Layer Status of Kerala State into B.Tech programme is minimum 45% in Mathematics and 45% in PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) put together in the qualifying examination for candidates to satisfy the eligibility criteria.

  • For PG Courses, SEBC-NCL candidates of Kerala state are given a relaxation of 5% in the minimum marks for or unless otherwise specified.

  • The candidates applying for M.Tech Programmes with a valid GATE score card are eligible for 5% relaxation in the qualifying examination marks.

  • The candidates who want to pursue a B.Tech programme should have qualified class 12th from the state of Kerala or any other equivalent board with PCM.

  • The candidates applying for MBA programmes should clear MAT 2018/ C-MAT 2018/ CAT 2018 examination to satisfy the eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT 2018.

  • Those candidates who want to get admission into the M.Tech programme (except Marine engineering), have to clear GATE 2018 or DAT 2018 (conducted by the university) to satisfy the eligibility criteria.

CUSATCAT 2018 Application Process

The application process Summary for CUSAT CAT 2018:

  • Eligible candidates can fill the application form on the official websites.

The CUSAT CAT application process is as follows:

  • The candidates have to register online for being able to fill up the CUSAT CAT application form.

  • The candidates have to enter their basic details such as name, date of birth, valid email ID, phone number, etc. to create their CUSAT CAT account.

  • A user-id and password will be created which will be sent to the candidate via mail or SMS.

  • The candidates will need to log in with the given user CUSAT CAT ID and password.

  • The candidates will have to enter all the details as asked in the CUSAT CAT application form.

  • After entering all the relevant details, candidates will require uploading the scanned images of their recent passport size colored photograph and signature.

  • The candidates will require paying the CUSAT CAT application fee online through Debit card/ Credit card/ Net banking or through Challan (SBI or SBT bank only).

  • The candidates must ensure to take a print out of the “Confirmation Page” and retain it for future reference.

CUSATCAT 2018 Application Form Details

Application Form Details Summary for CUSAT CAT 2018:

  • The CUSAT 2018 Application form will be available online on the official portal of the university.
  • It has been updated by the university that CUSAT CAT online registration will start from 8th February 2018.

  • The last date for online registration will be the 28th March 2018.

  • The last date for NRI candidates and for international Candidates/PIO/ Children of Indian Gulf Workers will lie in the last week of April 2018 After CUSAT CAT registration, a candidate can save the confirmation page for the future use. There is no need to send any documents by post.

 Application Fee for CUSAT CAT:  

  • The Candidates are required to pay the CUSAT CAT application fee through an online payment gateway or offline mode.

  • Applicants who are applying for the Post-Doctoral, Ph.D., M.Phil, Diploma & Certificate Programmers, are required to submit the CUSAT CAT application fee at the concerned departments in the form of DD from SBT or SBI drawn in favor of The Register, CUSAT, and Payable at Ernakulam.

 The categories and the Application fees:

  • The general candidate's Application form will cost INR 1000/-

  • The SC/ST candidates Application form will cost INR 500/-

  • The International candidates like /PIO/ Children of Indian Gulf Workers Application form will cost US$ 100.

  • The NRI candidate's Application form will cost INR 6000/-

  • The additional Fee paid by the Candidates opting for Dubai as Test Centre Application form will cost INR 10000/-

  • The Ph.D. and M.Phil. Programmes Application form will cost INR 1000(INR 500 for the SC/ST candidates).

  • The Ph.D., Diploma, certificate Programmes Application form will cost INR 100(INR 50 for the SC/ST candidates).

CUSATCAT 2018 Admit Card

Admit Card Summary for CUSAT CAT 2018:

  • All the candidates who have submitted the CUSAT CAT 2018 Application form successfully get entitled to receive their Admit Card, before appearing for the CUSAT CAT 2018 examination.

  • The CUSAT CAT admit card issued by the exam conducting body for CUSAT 2018 can be downloaded from the official site of the Cochin University.

How to download the CUSAT CAT 2018 admit card:

  • Go to the official CUSAT CAT 2018 website.

  • Log in using the CUSAT CAT 2018 register number and password given at the time of CUSAT CAT application.

  • The CUSAT CAT admit card will be displayed on the screen, download the CUSAT CAT admit card and print it.

 Important details about the CUSAT CAT 2018 admit card:

  • The CUSAT CAT 2018 admit card contains important details regarding the candidate's registration number, examination center etc.
  • It is important for all candidates to verify the details mentioned on the CUSAT CAT 2018 admit card and any wrong information should be reported to the concerned authorities and the inconsistency should be removed.

  • All candidates must carry the CUSAT CAT 2018 admit card to the exam hall without fail.

  • Tampering with the admit card is not allowed. If a admit card is found to be tampered with, the candidate to whom the admit card belongs will be barred from writing the CUSAT CAT exam.

CUSATCAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Examination Pattern Summary for CUSAT CAT 2018:

  • The CUSAT CAT 2018 will be conducted through an online test and the questions are based on the syllabus.

  • For every correct answer 3 marks will be awarded and for an incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted. 

The CUSAT CAT consists two papers:

  • Paper 1: It was of Mathematics and there are a total of 125 questions
  • Paper 2: This paper was comprised of Physics and Chemistry. There were be a total of 125 questions in the ratio of 3:2 (Physics 75 questions; Chemistry: 50 questions)

CUSATCAT 2018 Syllabus

Syllabus Summary for CUSAT CAT 2018:

  • The syllabus of CUSAT CAT 2018 is different for different courses. The syllabus of the first-degree programme covers all the topics of class 11th and 12th. To score good marks, candidates should prepare according to its prescribed course syllabus.


• Sets, Relations, and Functions
• Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
• Matrices and Determinants
• Permutations and Combinations
• Mathematical Induction
• Sequences and Series
• Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability
• Differential Equations
• Three Dimensional Geometry
• Vector Algebra
• Statistics and Probability
• Trigonometry
• Mathematical Reasoning.


• Physics and Measurement
• Kinematics
• Laws of Motion
• Work, Energy, and Power
• Gravitation
• Properties of Solids and Liquids
• Oscillations and Waves
• Electrostatics
• Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
• Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
• Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
• Atoms and Nuclei
• Electronic Devices
• Communication Systems.


• Some Basic concepts in Chemistry
• The States of Matter
• Atomic Structure
• Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
• Chemical Thermodynamics
• Solutions
• Chemical Kinetics
• Hydrogen
• Block Elements (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals)
• Co-Ordination Compounds
• Environmental Chemistry
• Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
• Hydrocarbons
• Polymers
• Bio-Molecules
• Chemistry in everyday life
• Gaseous and Liquid States
• Extractive Metallurgy
• Energetic
• Electrochemistry
• Chemical Kinetics
• Chemical Equilibrium
• Carbohydrates
• Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
• Amino acids and Peptides.

CUSATCAT 2018 Results

Results Summary for CUSAT CAT 2018:

  • The results for CUSAT 2018 to be held in May 2018 will be declared by the Cochin University. The results will be declared on the official site of the conducting body. 

  • Candidates can enter the roll number on their CUSAT CAT Admit card to view the results. A CUSAT CAT merit list will be prepared on the basis of the performance of the candidate.

  • The CUSAT CAT 2018 Result will be directly based on the strong analysis of the result deciding factors.

  • The CUSAT CAT result can be checked either by using the link given in the post or from the official website. Insert the CUSAT CAT roll number and date of birth and check the result. No information of its declaration will be sent to the aspirants.

How to check the CUSAT CAT result 2018:

  • Visit the official CUSAT CAT website.

  • Click on the link given to check the CUSAT CAT results.

  • A new page opens up. Enter the required details and click on submit.

  • The results will be displayed on the screen.

  • Print a few copies of the CUSAT CAT result for future reference.

The declared CUSAT CAT result will show the following:

  • Name of the candidate

  • Aggregate scores in the exam

  • Marks in individual section

  • Category wise cut off marks.

NOTE: The CUSAT CAT merit list for admissions to undergraduate and postgraduate courses will be published on the official portal of the University.

CUSATCAT 2018 Counselling

Counselling Summary for CUSAT CAT 2018:

  • The CUSAT 2018 Counselling will start after the few weeks of the results announcement for all the candidates that have qualified the exam.
  • The counselling schedule will be updated on the official CUSAT CAT website.

  • Call letters or any other communications is never sent to the candidate by post, they are informed through SMS on the number registered. During the counselling session, candidates have to register themselves for the specific academic programmes of the University.

  • Also, at the time of counselling, candidates will be provided with a link that will help them in registering through the login portal. The registered candidates will be allotted seats as per their rank and availability of the seats.

The counselling process involves the following:

  • Registration  

  • Options entry

  • Seat Allotment round

Colleges which accept [CUSATCAT]

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Harshvardhan B.Tech (Computer), batch of 2020
23 Dec 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • Eligibility criteria for joining Chandigarh University, Mohali is clearing the JEE MAIN or CUSATCAT exam.
Munawar MBA/PGDM, batch of 2013
13 Nov 2016
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process:
  • Eligibility for MBA full time: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised University with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks. C-MAT score (AICTE) / KMAT Score (Kerala) /CAT(IIM) + GD & Personal Interview of CUSATCAT. Eligibility for MBA part time: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised University with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks. C-MAT score (AICTE) / KMAT Score (Kerala) /CAT(IIM) + GD & Personal Interview of CUSATCAT. 50% of the seats reserved for candidates having 3 years of supervisory/ executive experience after the Bachelor’s degree 
  • CAT conducted by IIM 
  • Cut off was 50 percentile. Even though it varies accordingly
fee srtucure

what is the fee structure for B.Tech ?

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for free seat it is 45600and for payment seat i is 86100.

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when do I have to come for counseling??

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  • After online registrations of options, the university will make allotment based on your rank based on your CAT rank and reservation category and will publish on their website.
  • Those whose are allotted mus go to Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) for counseling and admission.
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what are the exams i need to take for the admission into college??

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Every year Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) conducts 3 main entrance exams:

  • Common Admission Test (CAT)
  • Lateral Entry Test (LET)
  • Departmental Admission Test (DAT).
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