CUSAT Admission 2023: Eligibility, Application Process & Dates

Nivedha Kamatchi Nivedha Kamatchi | Mar 10, 2023
Nivedha Kamatchi
Nivedha Kamatchi

Updated on - Mar 10, 2023

Cochin University of Science and Technology, [CUSAT] Kochi admission 2023 is known for offering UG courses like B.Tech and LLB; likewise, CUSAT PG admissions are offered for M.Tech, M.Sc, MCA, MA, MBA, LLM, and PhD in various specializations.

CUSAT Latest Updates

  • March 10, 2023: CUSAT CAT 2023 registration last date today.
  • February 27, 2023: CUSAT CAT 2023 registration last date extended for MBA admission; apply by April 30.

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Highlights of CUSAT Admission 2023 

Visit the highlights for CUSAT admission 2023 is given below.

Institution  Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi
Type of Institute Public
Courses Offered Undergraduate, PostGraduate & PhD
Entrance Exam  CAT, DAT, LET, GATE, MAT, CAT
Application Mode Online & Offline
Mode of Exam  Online
Selection Criteria Valid Scores in Entrance Exams

CUSAT Entrance Exams 2023

  • Admission to all undergraduate courses is based on the CUSAT CAT, while lateral entry for B.Tech programs requires the candidates to pass the CUSAT LET exam.
  • For admission to M.Tech the selection process requires applicants to qualify for the GATE exam.
  • For admission to MCA, M.Sc, MA the selection process is based on the candidate's qualifying marks in the CAT test conducted by the college.
  • For admission to MBA, LLM the selection process requires candidates to pass the Kerala KMAT, CAT conducted by IIM, and the C-MAT conducted by AICTE.
  • For admission to LLM CUSAT admission requires candidates seeking admission to the dual degree programs to pass the university's CAT test.
  • For admission to PhD courses The selection process is based on the DAT (Design Aptitude Test) entrance exam.

CUSAT UG Admissions 2023 

Cochin University of Science and Technology offers UG  programs with several specializations. CUSAT B.Tech admission 2023 offers the specializations given below.

Course Specialization
B.Tech Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering +more
LLB Regular, BBA LLB, B.Com LLB

CUSAT UG Eligibility Criteria 

  • For admission to B.Tech the applicant must have passed a higher secondary examination from a recognized board of education.
  • For LLB the eligibility criteria demand the candidates pass with 55% of marks in degree examination or have passed higher secondary from a recognized institution for integrated law courses.

CUSAT PG Admissions 2023 

Cochin University of Science and Technology offers M.Tech programs in various specializations at the post-graduate levels. Admission to all postgraduate programs is based on a variety of entrance exams, some of which are administered by CUSAT and others which are national-level graduate admission tests. The specializations offered under M.Tech courses at CUSAT are given below.

Course Specialization
M.Tech Construction Engineering & Management, Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering +more
M.Sc Biotechnology, Microbiology, Mathematics +more
MCA General
MA Applied Economics, Hindi Language & literature
MBA Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management +more
LLM Administrative Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law 

CUSAT UG Eligibility Criteria 

  • For admission to M.Tech the applicants have to pass the B.Tech/ B.Sc Engineering Degree examination in the relevant branch with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • For admission to M.Sc the candidates must have a B.Sc. degree with at least 55% marks.
  • For admission to MA the candidate requires the applicants to have a Bachelor's degree from a known CUSAT university in the particular field.
  • For MBA candidates should have a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 50% in aggregate.
  • For LLM the eligibility criteria require the candidates to complete their undergraduate degree with a CGPA of 6 points or have a minimum of 50% marks.

CUSAT PhD Admission 2023 

Cochin University of Science and Technology offers PhD courses. The proposed supervising guides must be used to verify the availability of study areas and vacancies. 

PhD Eligibility Criteria 

The eligibility criteria require candidates to pass a Master's degree in the relevant subjects.

CUSAT UG Specializations #admission year

B.Tech Specializations

CUSAT provides various specializations in B.Tech courses and they are as follows

B.Tech Specializations
Civil Engineering Computer Engineering  Mechanical Engineering, 
Electronics Engineering Electrical Engineering Information Technology, 
Applied Sciences and Humanities Safety and Fire Engineering Chemical Engineering
Marine Engineering Polymer Science and Engineering  Naval Architecture and Ship-building

CUSAT PG Specializations 2023

M.Tech Specializations

CUSAT provides various specializations in M.Tech and they are as follows

M.Tech Specializations
Construction Engineering & Management Chemical Engineering Process Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Power Electronics  Production Engineering Geotechnical Engineering, 
Thermal Engineering Safety and Environment Management Network Computing
Computer-Aided Structural Analysis  Computer and Information Science Software Engineering

M.Sc Specializations

CUSAT provides various specializations in M.Sc and they are as follows

M.Sc Specializations
Biotechnology Microbiology Mathematics
Physics Statistics  Computer Science
Electronic Science Environmental Technology Meteorology
Hydrochemistry Marine Biology Industrial Fisheries

MBA Specializations

CUSAT provides various specializations in MBA and they are as follows

MBA Specializations
Marketing Human Resource Management Information Technology Management
Finance Production & Operations Management International Business
Travel & Tourism    

CUSAT Application Process 2023 

The application form for admissions to the institute is available on the official institute official websites can fill out the form and attach the required documents and make the required payment and appear in the required examinations. 

  • The admission process for enrollment in the various courses in the institute is based on the merit scored in previous qualifying examinations.
  • The selection process also includes a counselling session and a personal interview.
  • The admission fee can be paid as per the CUSAT fee structure.
  • One can access the application form for the CUSAT admission and the required details accordingly. Please note that the application process is based on scores obtained in entrance exams, therefore one must apply for relevant entrance exams.

Documents Required for Application Process

All original documents, as well as two self-attested photocopies of all documents, must be brought by the candidates.

  • CUSAT 2023 admit card/ scorecard/ confirmation of online application registration page
  • Mark sheets for 10th and 12th grades, as well as a certificate of completion
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Certificate of migration (For candidates from outside Kerala state)
  • Certificate of transfer from the most recent institution attended
  • Certificate of Character
  • Proof of fee payment
  • Four passport-sized photos
  • For the state merit seat category certificate, a certificate proving Kerala status is required (If applicable)

Steps to Apply for CUSAT Admission

Candidates should fill out the Cochin University of Science and Technology application form by following the steps outlined below. Let's see how to get admission to CUSAT?

  • Step 1: Candidates must first register for the exam to create a login-id and password.
  • Step 2: Carefully read the instructions before pressing the "Start Registration" button. Enter information such as your name, father's name, email address, phone number, and so on.
  • Step 3: As stated in the previous section, upload the applicant's scanned photo and signature.
  • Step 4: Candidates should choose the courses they want to take.
  • Step 5: After submitting the course information, a brief preview will be displayed.
  • Step 6: The candidate must then pay the fees according to their categories using a debit/ credit card or net banking.
  • Step 7: Now the candidates must choose one exam centre from the list of available centres based on their preferences.
  • Step 8: The form will be shown in its full form preview. Click confirm if everything is correct.

CUSAT Admission Helpline 2023

Following are the contact details of the Cochin University of Science and Technology 2023 candidates who can reach out to the institute in case of any admission-related queries.

Cochin University of Science and Technology Contact Details
Phone Number +91-484-2577100, +91-484-2577159
Email ID admissions[at]
Address Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin University P.O., Cochin, Kerala, India - 682022

CUSAT Admission Highlights

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CUSAT Admission FAQs

Is Cochin University of Science and Technology, [CUSAT] Kochi private or public?

The Cochin University of Science and Technology, [CUSAT] Kochi is a public university.

What is application fees for admission to Cochin University of Science and Technology, [CUSAT] Kochi?

The application fees is Rs 1100 for general and Rs 500 for ST/SC candidates.

Does the Cochin University of Science and Technology, [CUSAT] Kochi offer M.Phil courses?

Yes, the university offers M.Phil courses with different specializations.

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Mottuakshara199 | , batch of 2023

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

  • 3.6
  • Placements 5
  • Fees 2.5
  • Infrastructure 3.5
  • Campus 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : There was CAT exam for CUSAT entrance. Eligibility was plus two marks. My rank was 361.

Nazmal Cruise | , batch of 2023

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

  • 4.5
  • Placements 4.5
  • Fees 4
  • Academics 5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : In order to get into cusat, you must write their entrance known as cat (common admission test). Here admission can only be taken as per merit no management seats are there. It's a government college. To write the entrance you must have qualified +2 and should score an aggregate of 65 percentage in physics chemistry and maths. Students must score a minimum of 10 in physics chemistry and maths to qualify the entrance you will be given a rank but it wouldn't guarantee admission in cusat.

Shivam Chandra | , batch of 2022

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2019

  • 3.3
  • Placements 3.5
  • Fees 3.5
  • Academics 3.5
  • Infrastructure 2.5
  • Campus 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : 12th with minimum 50% marks, along with 50% marks in PCM and English. Entrance Exam - CUSAT CAT CUTOFF - Around 200 out of 750

Vaishnavi Nambiar | , batch of 2018

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

  • 4.2
  • Placements 3
  • Fees 4
  • Academics 5
  • Infrastructure 4
  • Campus 5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Kerala Engineering Entrance Examination / CUSAT entrance examination  I was qualified in Kerala Entrance Examination I don't remember the cutoff but the rank should be below 20000

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