Introduction to CUSAT CAT 2019:

  • About: CUSAT CAT is a national level exam conducted by Cochin University of Science and Technology, for admission to BBA, B.Tech, LLB, M.Tech, M.Phil, MCA, MBA, MA, M.Sc and other programs, at all the colleges under it. 

  • Conducting Authority: Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) conducts the Common Admission Test (CAT), Lateral Entry Test (LET), Department Admission Test (DAT), Group Discussion and Interview (if applicable) for admission to its various programmes. 

  • It has 27 departments for UG, PG, and research programs. It has 3 campuses: two in Kochi district and one in Kuttanad, Alappuzha District of Kerala in India. 

  • Courses Offered: CUSAT offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.  CUSAT also offers Dual Degree Programmes and lateral entry to various B.Tech courses.

  • Frequency: The CUSAT CAT exam is held once a year at various exam centres.

  • Enrollment: Nearly 2000 students take admission every year in various UG and PG programmes at CUSAT.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Summary

CUSAT 2019

CUSAT CAT 2019 Highlights

Exam Name

Cochin University of Science and Technology Common Admission Test

Acronym

CUSAT CAT

Conducting Authority

Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)

Exam Level

National Level

Exam Category

Both Undergraduate and Postgraduate

CUSAT CAT 2019 Exam Date

6th April 2019 and 7th April 2019

Mode of Exam

Online i.e Computer-based Test (CBT)

Official Website

CUSAT

Help Desk

+91 4842577290 / 2577550

registrar@cusat.ac.in

Courses through CUSAT CAT 2019

CUSAT Courses

Course Type

Course Name

Duration

Undergraduate Courses

B.Tech

4 years

BBA LL.B.

5 years

B.Com LL.B

5 years

LL.B

3 years

Postgraduate Courses

M.Sc Photonics 

2 years

M.Sc Computer Science

2 years

M.Sc Marine

2 years

M.A.

2 years

MFSc

2 years

MCA/ MCA (Lateral Entry )

1 year

MIP-PhD

5 years

LLM-PhD

5 years

LL.M

2 years

M Voc in Technology and Management Consulting

2 years

M.Sc Integrated Programme
(Mathematics/Statistics/Physics/Chemistry)

5 years

M.Tech Marine Genomics

2 years

B.Voc Business Process and Data Analytics

2 years

M.Sc Microbiology

2 years

CUSAT CAT 2019 News

  • Admit Card: Cochin University of Science and Technology has released the hall tickets for CUSAT CAT 2019. The admit cards can be downloaded from the official website from 23rd March 2019.

  • Exam Centre: The Last date for opting the CUSAT CAT 2019 exam centre was 14th March 2019.

  • New Courses: Cochin University has started 4 new courses starting from this academic year i.e from 2019. The newly added CUSAT CAT courses are

    • 5 years Integrated M.Sc programmes in Mathematics /Statistics /Physics /Chemistry,

    • M.Sc in Microbiology,

    • M.Tech Marine Genomics and 

    • B.Voc Business Process and Data Analytics.

  • Exam Date Announced: The CUSAT CAT 2019 exam will be held on 6th April 2019 and 7th April 2019, announced officially by the CUSAT. 

CUSAT CAT 2019 Important Dates

  • Application Form: CUSAT CAT 2019 application form was available on the official website from 30th January 2019 to 21st February 2019.

  • Admit Card: CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card is now available on the official website since 23rd March 2019. 

  • Exam Date: CUSAT CAT 2019 exam consist of two papers. The exam is going to be held at 6th April 2019 and 7th April 2019.

  • Counselling: Candidates who have qualified and ranked in the CUSAT CAT 2019 result list, are eligible for the CUSAT counselling. The date of 2019 counselling will start from the 30th May 2019  and will go on in multiple rounds, till all the seats are filled.

  • Get the details of all CUSAT CAT 2019 Important Dates.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for CUSAT entrance exam 2019 for UG courses are as given below:

  • Age Limit: The candidates must have completed 17 years of age on or before 31st December 2019 to be eligible for CUSAT CAT 2019 exam.

  • Education Qualification: Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized university/ institution with at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as their main subjects in 10+2.

  • Candidates having any backlog in 10+2 are not eligible to apply.

Eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT for PG courses are as given below:

  • Education Qualification: Candidates must possess a bachelor's degree from any Govt. recognized university/ institution with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks.

  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply for CUSAT CAT 2019 PG.

 Eligibility Criteria for CUSAT CAT 2019

 For Undergraduate Courses 

Education Qualification

10+2 or equivalent from a recognized university/ institution 

Minimum Percentage

50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Age Limit

Completed 17 years of age on or before 31st December 2019 

For Postgraduate Courses

Education Qualification

Bachelor's degree from any Govt. recognized university/ institution  

Minimum Percentage

60% aggregate marks in Bachelor's degree*

Age Limit

No age limit 

CUSAT CAT 2019 Registration Process

  • Online Application window was open for registration from 30th January 2019 and the last date to fill the form with the late fee was 28th February 2019 

  • And, the last date to register for International candidates is 30th April 2019.

  • Candidates have to register online by filling personal details such as Name, Phone number, Date of Birth and Email ID.

  • After filling the registration form details about user ID and password will be sent to the registered email ID and mobile number, using which the candidates have to log in and fill the academic details.

  • Course Selection: Candidate needs to choose the desired courses while filling the CUSAT CAT 2019 Application Form online.

  • Upload Documents: While filling CUSAT CAT 2019 Application form, candidates need to upload the scanned documents such as Signature, Photograph, Left Thumb Impression.

  • Candidates should make sure that scanned documents should be in ".jpg" or ".jpeg" format.

  • Payment Structure: The application fee can be paid only through online mode using the payment gateway.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Application fee:

  • Note: The application fee once paid will not be refundable in any circumstance.

  • The category-wise application fee is given below:

CUSAT CAT Application Fee

Category

Fee

General

INR 1000/-

SC/ST

INR 500/-

International Candidates

USD 100

NRI Candidates

INR 6000/-

CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card

Steps to download CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card:

  • Step 1: Visit the CUSAT CAT 2019 official website.

  • Step 2: After visiting the website, click on the link “CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card Download”.

  • Step 3: Enter your Registration Number and Date of Birth, click on the ‘Submit’ button.

  • Step 4: Candidates will now be able to view their online admit card on the screen and download it to save it for offline use.

  • Step 5: This CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card Downloaded should be taken at least 2 colour-print outs to carry it to the exam centre.

  •  Get more information about the CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card

CUSAT CAT 2019 Exam Centre

Steps to download CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card:

  • Step 1: Visit the CUSAT CAT 2019 official website.

  • Step 2: After visiting the website, click on the link “CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card Download”.

  • Step 3: Enter your Registration Number and Date of Birth, click on the ‘Submit’ button.

  • Step 4: Candidates will now be able to view their online admit card on the screen and download it to save it for offline use.

  • Step 5: This CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card Downloaded should be taken at least 2 colour-print outs to carry it to the exam centre.

  •  Get more information about the CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card

CUSAT CAT 2019 Exam Centre

  • Selection: Along with the course, CUSAT CAT 2019 exam centre is one of the options the applicants have to choose while filling in the application form. Candidates should prefer an exam centre which is nearby and convenient for them.

  • Changes: It must be noted that any request for a change in CUSAT CAT 2019 exam centre after the submission of the application form will not be accepted.

  • ID Proof: Applicants must carry a valid ID proof along with the Admit Card for identity verification. Entry to exam hall without ID proof is strictly prohibited.

  • Venue: Details of the examination timings and the venue will be clearly mentioned on the CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card.

  • Know all the CUSAT CAT 2019 exam centres.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Exam Mode: CUSAT CAT 2019 exam will be conducted in online mode i.e Computer-based test (CBT).

  • Type of Questions: The CUSAT CAT 2019 questions will be in objective format i.e. multiple choice questions (MCQs) with 4 choices with one correct answer.

  • Number of Papers: For B.Tech, the exam is divided into two parts i.e Paper 1 and Paper 2:

    • Paper 1: Mathematics

    • Paper 2: Chemistry and Physics

  • Total marks: The B.Tech paper will consist of 125 questions, each carrying 3 marks. Thus total marks of CUSAT CAT 2019 is 750 marks.

  • Duration: The CUSAT 2019 papers have to be finished within 3 hours or 180 minutes.

Particulars

Description

Mode of Exam

Online i.e Computer Based Questions (CBT)

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Medium of Exam

English

Duration

3 hours 

Marking Scheme

+3 mark for Correct Answers

-1 Mark for Incorrect Answers

Total marks

Varies from course to course

CUSAT CAT 2019 Syllabus

  • Level: Before appearing in the CUSAT CAT 2019 exam, candidates must have a better idea about the syllabus.

  • In order to score good marks in the entrance exam, candidates can refer to the prescribed CUSAT CAT 2019 Reference Book that will aid the preparation.

  • Syllabus details: For UG courses, CUSAT CAT syllabus the will be based on the Class XI and Class XII state board subjects.

  • Subject-wise Important topics of CUSAT CAT -B.Tech syllabus is given below:

Subjects

Important Topics

Mathematics
  •  Sets, Relations, and Functions

  •  Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

  •  Matrices and Determinants

  •  Permutations and Combinations

  •  Mathematical Induction

  •  Sequences and Series

  • Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability

Physics

  • 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

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

CUSAT CAT 2019 Results

  • Declaration: CUSAT CAT 2019 Results will be declared on the official website on 1st May 2019.

  • Credential: In order to download the CUSAT CAT 2019 result, candidates need to enter his/her name and registration number for login.

  • Answer Key: CUSAT CAT 2019 answer key will be released a week after the exam, tentatively during the 2nd week of April 2019.