Cochin University of Science and Technology - Common Admission Test (CUSAT CAT) 2018
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                                    CUSAT CAT 2018 Exam Dates have been released now. 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. Candidates must obtain a valid score/ranking in entrance examination to be eligible for admission. CAT is conducted for admission to B.Tech, M.Sc (Photonics, Computer Science, Marine), BBA LL.B., B.Com LL.B., MA, MIP-PhD, LLM-PhD, MCA/MCA (Lateral Entry ), LLB, MVoc, MFSc, etc. 
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Exam Date 28th & 29th April 2018
                                   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).
LL.B. Graduation in any discipline from a University recognized from CUSAT by securing 40% aggregate marks (35% for SC/ST).
Appearing candidates may also apply.
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).
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.
LL.M. Bachelor’s degree in law with minimum 45% marks.
Exam Pattern
                             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. 
                                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.
Admit Card
• Availability of CUSAT 2018 admit card for CAT will be from the third week of April 2018.
• The admit card will be issued online on the official website of CUSAT. However, the link for downloading the admit card will also provided here. 
• CUSAT will announced the result for Common Admission Test (CAT) in the last week of May 2018.
• Candidates can check their CUSAT 2018 result by entering roll number. 
• CUSAT Counselling 2018 will be conducted for the rank holders who have qualified the CAT.
• Counselling schedule will be published on the official website of the University after test results.
• Filling of choices for courses will be allowed at the time of counselling.
• Seats are offered on the basis of choices filled for the courses and seats availability for that particular course. 
Application Form
• 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.