Exam Date : 6th April 2019 To 7th April 2019
Result Date : 1st May 2019

CUSAT CAT 2019 Application Form, Dates, Syllabus and Exam Pattern

**CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card has been released on 23rd March 2019. Check CUSAT Official Website for CUSAT CAT Admit Card !!!**


Introduction to CUSAT CAT 2019:

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

  • 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.
  • Courses Offered: CUSAT offers various courses in UG & PG. It has 27 departments for UG, PG, and research programs. CUSAT also offers Dual Degree Programmes and lateral entry to various B.Tech courses.

  • Frequency: The CUSAT CAT 2019 exam is held once a year in India.

  • Level: CUSAT CAT 2019 is a University Level Entrance Examination conducted for the candidates seeking admission in B.Tech, M.Sc (Photonics, Computer Science, Marine), BBA LL.B., B.Com LL.B., M.A, MIP-PhD, LLM-PhD, MCA/ MCA (Lateral Entry ), LLB, M.Voc, MFSc Courses.

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

CUSAT CAT 2019 Important Details:

CUSAT CAT 2019 Highlights

Exam Name

Cochin University of Science and Technology Common Admission Test



Exam Level

University Level

CUSAT CAT 2019 Exam Date

6th April 2019 to 7th April 2019

Exam Category

UG and PG

Conducting Authority

Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)

Mode of Application

Online mode

Mode of Exam

Computer-based Test (CBT)

No. of papers


Exam Duration

3 Hours for each paper

Total marks 


Marking Scheme

(+)3 marks for every correct response

(-)1 for every incorrect response

Paper Medium


Courses offered through CUSAT CAT 2019:

Course Type

Course Name

Undergraduate Courses



B.Com LL.B


Postgraduate Courses

M.Sc Photonics 

M.Sc Computer Science

M.Sc Marine



MCA/ MCA (Lateral Entry )




M Voc in Technology and Management Consulting

M.Sc (5 years Integrated)Programme

M.Tech Marine genomics

B.Voc Business Process and Data Analytics

M.Sc Microbiology

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 is 14 March 2019.

  • New Courses: The Cochin University has started 4 new courses starting from this academic year (2019). The CUSAT CAT courses are M.Sc Subject Integrated programmes, M.Sc Microbiology, M.Tech Marine genomics and B.Voc Business Process and Data Analytics.

  • CUSAT CAT 2019 Application Form Released: Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT) has released the online application form for Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.

  • Exam Date Announced: The CUSAT CAT 2019 exam will be held on 28th and 29th April 2019, announced officially by the Authority.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Important Dates:

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

  • During the Registration Process, candidates must first choose from the two options available on the registration page i.e. Online Registration Indian Citizen/NRI.

  • International Candidates/PIO/Children of Indian Gulf Workers.

  • The CUSAT CAT 2019 application form fee for general category is INR 1,000/- and for reserved category (SC/ST) is INR 500/-.

Note: For international candidates, the application fee is USD 100 and for NRI candidates the fee is about INR 6000/-

  • Admit Card: The CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card will be available on the official website from 23rd March 2019. 

  • Admit Card of CUSAT CAT 2019 will be available to download only for those candidates who have filled the CUSAT CAT 2019 Application Form successfully.

  • It is essential to download admit card because it acts as a hall ticket for the entrance exam.

Note: In case candidates have any issue or discrepancy in the admit card, they can contact the exam conducting authorities on the following number:

Contact Number: 1800 266 7754

CUSAT CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to fulfill the minimum CUSAT CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria prescribed by the Cochin University.

Eligibility criteria for CUSAT entrance exam 2019 for UG courses are 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 from a recognized university/ institution or equivalent with at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as their main subjects for undergraduate courses. Candidates having any backlog in 10+2 are not eligible to apply.

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

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

Note: The minimum marks may differ for each course.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Registration Process

  • Online Registration starts from 30th January 2019, The last date to fill the form with fine is 28th February 2019 

  • International candidates can apply till 30 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 on the registered email ID and mobile number. 

  • At the time of filling the CUSAT CAT 2019 application form, candidates are required to use their User ID and Password to login.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Application fee

Candidates category-wise application fee is given below:


Application fee


INR 1000/-


INR 500/-

International Candidates

USD 100

NRI Candidates

INR 6000/-

Note: Fee is not refundable once paid

CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card

Steps to download CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card is given below:

  • 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.

  • Step 4: After filling all the details correctly, click on the ‘Submit’ button.

  • Step 5: The online admit card will appear on the screen.

  • Step 6: Download and take a copy of it for further references.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Exam Centre

  • Centres: Candidates can choose CUSAT CAT 2019 exam centre as per their preference at the time of filling the application form.

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

Note: Exam centre selection should be done carefully as it is not possible to change the centre afterwards.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Details about CUSAT CAT exam pattern 2019 is given below:

  • Exam Mode: CUSAT CAT 2019 Exam is conducted in online mode (i.e Computer based).

  • Exam Pattern: The exam is divided into two parts i.e Paper 1 and Paper 2:
    • Paper 1 consist of Objective type questions based on Mathematics subject.

    • Paper 2 will also consist Objective type questions based on Chemistry and Physics subjects.

  • Time Duration: Candidates have to answer 250 MCQ in 3 hours on each paper.

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 reference book that relates to the topics.

  • Syllabus details: The CUSAT CAT 2019 Syllabus will be based on the Class XI and Class XII state board syllabus.

Subject-wise Important topics of a syllabus are given below:


Important Topics

  •  Sets, Relations, and Functions

  •  Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

  •  Matrices and Determinants

  •  Permutations and Combinations

  •  Mathematical Induction

  •  Sequences and Series

  • Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability


  • 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

  • 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 result will be declared on the official website on 16th April 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 after conduction of exam on the first week of may. (tentatively)

Steps to download CUSAT CAT 2019 Scorecard is given below:

  • Log in the official website,

  • Enter your roll number, date of birth and date of exam.

  • The result will be displayed along with course choice and rank.

  • Download and keep a copy of it for further reference.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Exam Cut Off

  • Declaration: CUSAT CAT 2019 Cut off will be declared by the exam authorities on their official website which will be the basis for counselling procedure. 

There are certain parameters on which cut off depend as mentioned below:

  • Number of candidates applying for the exam.

  • The difficulty level of the examination,

  • Number of vacant seats in different institutes.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Exam Counselling

  • Commencement: CUSAT CAT 2019 Counselling process will start from 22nd May 2019. Dates for the document verification, fee submission, and other formalities will be released after the declaration of results.

  • Shortlisted candidates: Only those candidates will be selected for the counselling round who has cleared the cut off marks of the entrance exam. Candidates are allotted seats for the counselling process on the basis of their ranks.

Candidates should keep the following points in mind while appearing for CUSAT CAT 2019 Counselling:

  • Candidates are required to register themselves at the counselling venue.

  • Qualified candidates will be allotted to their preferred branches & colleges as per their rank in the merit list.

  • Candidates should carry original documents as well as copies of it at the time of counseling.

  • If the candidates fail to report at the allotted institute as per the mentioned date, their seat shall be canceled.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Contact Details:

Below is the contact information for any help regarding admission:

The Director, Cochin University

P.O, Kochi, Kerala, India- 682022

Ph : +91-484-2577159, 2577100

Fax: 0484-2577688


Live Application Forms

  Apply Now

  Apply Now

  Apply Now

  Apply Now

CUSATCAT 2019 Important Dates

  • Availability of application form: Online registration for CUSAT CAT, LET and PG programmes which include M.Tech and MBA programmes will start from 30th January 2019 
  • Admit card availability: The CUSAT Admit card Download Date (only for CAT/LET) will be 23rd March 2019.
  • Exam date: The CUSAT examination is scheduled on 6th April 2019.

  • Results date: The CUSAT results will be announced on 1st May 2019.

  • Counselling: The CUSAT CAT counselling will be held from 30th May 2019.
Read More

CUSATCAT 2019 Eligibility

  • Nationality: Candidates of any nationality can apply for the CUSAT CAT.

  • Reserved Categories: candidates from Kerala schedule tribe (KST) and Kerala scheduled cast (KSC) community candidates are eligible for minimum eligibility criteria.

  • Relaxation of marks: Candidates with different category will be having different marks relaxation.

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

  • Minimum qualification: 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.

Read More

CUSATCAT 2019 Application Process

  • Only eligible candidates: Eligible candidates can fill the application form on the official websites.
  • Must register: Candidates need to be registered themselves before applying for the exam 

  • Enter the details: candidates need to enter the details to fill the application form.

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

  • Confirmation of the application: candidates need to confirm after adding all the details in the application form.
Read More

CUSATCAT 2019 Application Form Details

  • Official website: Candidates can check the application form on the official website.

  • Application form start date: Candidates will get to apply for the exam on the official website from 30th January 2019.

  • Last date for application: The last date for online registration will be the 21st February 2019.

  • Fee: Application form fee varies for different categories.

  • Payment: Candidates can do online payment for CUSAT CAT 2019 examination fee.

Read More

CUSATCAT 2019 Admit Card

  • Visit the official website: Candidates need to visit the official website to download the admit card.

  • Log in details: Log in using the CUSAT CAT 2019 register number and password given at the time of CUSAT CAT application.

  • Details included: The CUSAT CAT 2019 admit card contains important details regarding the candidate's registration number, examination centre etc.

  • Mandatory document: All candidates must carry the CUSAT CAT 2019 admit card to the exam hall without fail.
  • Offence: 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.

Read More

CUSATCAT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Exam type: CUSAT CAT 2019 is an Online test. 
  • Marking scheme: For every correct answer 3 marks will be awarded and for an incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted. 

  • Number of Papers: The CUSAT CAT consists two papers.

  • Paper 1: It will be of Mathematics and there are a total of 125 questions

  • Paper 2: This paper will be 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)

Read More

CUSATCAT 2019 Syllabus

  • Syllabus varies: The syllabus of CUSAT CAT 2019 is different for different courses.

  • Topics covered: The syllabus of the first-degree programme covers all the topics of class 11th and 12th.

  • Prepare according to syllabus: To score good marks, candidates should prepare according to its prescribed course syllabus.

  • Subjects included: Syllabus of CUSAT 2019 included with the subjects chemistry, physics and Mathematics.


Read More

CUSATCAT 2019 Results

  • Results date: Results for CUSAT CAT 2019 will be declared on 1st May 2019.
  • Responsible University: The results for CUSAT 2019 to be held in May 2019 will be declared by the Cochin University.

  • Available on the official website: The results will be declared on the official site of the conducting body. 

  • Enter necessary details: Candidates can enter the roll number on their CUSAT CAT Admit card to view the results.

  • Merit list: Merit list will be prepared on the basis of the performance of the candidate.

Read More

CUSATCAT 2019 Counselling

  • After the results: The CUSAT 2019 Counselling will start after the few weeks of the results announcement for all the candidates that have qualified the exam.
  • Visit the official site: The counselling schedule will be updated on the official CUSAT CAT website.

  • A link will be provided: 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.

  • Process: The counselling process involves the following Registration, Options entry, Seat Allotment round

Read More

Colleges which accept [CUSATCAT]

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2016
20 Apr 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • For getting admission at Cochin University of Science and Technology in courses, the eligibility criteria is, Entrance exam (CUSATCAT) is conducted by university every year in the month of April. For which application process starts in the month of January.

Want to get in ?
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), 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.

Discussion Forum

I will be of 16 years age at the time of CUSATCAT 2019. Will I be eligible to appear for the exam?

I will be of 16 years age at the time of CUSATCAT 2019. Will I be eligible to appear for the exam?

Asked By: umeed singh,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Umeed,

Sorry, you are not eligible for CUSATCAT 2019, as minimum age required is 17 years. To check eligibility criteria, click here.

Good Luck!

When will CUSATCAT 2019 application form release?

When will CUSATCAT 2019 application form release? What is the application process?

Asked By: abigail agarwal,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Abigail,

CUSATCAT 2019 Application form will release on 7th Feb 2019. To know about Application Process, click here.

Good Luck!

When will the CUSAT CAT 2018 counselling begin?

When will the CUSAT CAT 2018 counselling begin?

Asked By: garema,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Garema,

 The CUSAT CAT 2018 counselling will tentatively begin from 22nd May 2018.

Click here to know about the CUSAT CAT 2018 counselling process.

Good Luck!!

What are the top colleges that accept CUSAT CAT score?

What are the top colleges that accept CUSAT CAT score?

Asked By: monish,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Monis,

The top 3 Colleges that accept CUSAT CAT score are:

To know about the other colleges that accept the CUSAT CAT score, Click Here

What will be my rank?

What will be my rank in CUSAT CAT if my mark is 190, I belong to SC/ST category?

Asked By: Tublu Das,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Tublu,

Thanks for your question. As you belong to SC/ST category there are estimated ranks which you need to follow.  

What rank is required in the final MBA rank list?

What rank is required in the final MBA rank list to get admission into CUSAT CAT general category?

Asked By: Sweta Das,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Sweta,

Thanks for your question. You need to score better for the counselling process. For more information click here

fee srtucure

what is the fee structure for B.Tech ?

Asked By: charanya,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

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


when do I have to come for counseling??

Asked By: Hansika,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • 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.

entrance exam

what are the exams i need to take for the admission into college??

Asked By: swaraj,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

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).

  View all exams