|Start Date||End Date||Remark|
|Application Form Date||08-Feb-2019||28-Feb-2019||Application Coming Up|
CUSAT CAT is an entrance exam organizeed by Cochin University for admission to B.Tech programs provideed by different colleges under the university. Aspirants who fulfil the eligibility criteria set by Cochin University have to fill CUSAT CAT 2018 Application Form before February 08, 2018.
CUSAT CAT is organizeed every year to admit applicable aspirants to undergraduate and postgraduate engineering, medical, law and many other courses provideed across its 23 campuses. CUSAT CAT is a gateway to many 3-year and 5-year engineering courses. Aspirants completing the written test will have to pass the interview/group discussion rounds for final admission (eligible for few courses).
Highlights of CUSAT 2018 Exam are tabulated below:
|Date of CUSAT CAT 2018||April 29, 2018, and April 30, 2018|
|Organizing Body||Cochin University|
|Application Method of CUSAT CAT 2018||Online|
|Period of CUSAT CAT 2018||3 hours|
|Type of Questions||Objective Type Questions|
|Paper 2||Chemistry and Physics|
|Courses provideed||B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Phil, M.Voc, MCA, MBA, MA, M.Sc, LLB, BBA etc.|
CUSAT CAT 2018 is tentatively scheduled on April 30, 2018. Tentative schedule of CUSAT CAT 2018 is given in the following table. Aspirants can fill the online application by February 08, 2018 and they need to fill the form before February 28, 2018.
|Application Procedure Commencement||February 08, 2018|
|Last date to fill the Application Form||February 28, 2018|
|Last day of submitting the form with late fee||March 06, 2018|
|Starting date of Application Procedure for International students||February 08, 2018|
|Last date of Application Procedure for International Students||April 30, 2018|
|Availability of online Hall Ticket||April 15, 2018, onwards|
|Date of CUSAT CAT 2018 Examination||April 2018|
|Declaration of Result||May 25, 2018|
|Commencement of counseling procedure||July 11, 2018|
Cochin University has prescribed the at least eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT 2018 which aspirants required to fulfil to apply for the exam. Aspirants from Kerala Scheduled Caste and Kerala Scheduled Tribe are applicable to apply if they have at least pass marks. Aspirants applying for M.Tech programs are applicable for 5% relaxation if they have a valid GATE score.
Eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT for Under Graduate courses are as follows:
The eligibility criteria for postgraduate courses is as follows:
CUSAT CAT 2018 Application Form can be filled online from January 20, 2018, to February 15, 2018. Aspirants are advised to read official notification cautiously in order to avoid any kind of mistake in the application form. Aspirants can follow the following steps to fill the online application form. Aspirants must first choose from the 2 options available on the registration page:
Detailed educational qualification, Date of Birth, Category of aspirants, Nationality, Address, Annual Income of Parents and other details are needed to be filled in the application form. Any inaccurate information in the application form can lead to cancellation of the candidature. Aspirants should fill all the details cautiously before submitting their application form.
Aspirants need to upload photo and signature in the specifications given below:
Aspirants need to pay the CUSAT CAT 2018 Application Fee online by opting any of the three methods given below:
There is no other mode to pay the application fee.
Aspirants applying on the basis of GATE or any other management examinations must email their scores to [email protected] before the online submission of application form. No help will be offered in case an aspirant loses or forgets his/her email ID, password or mobile number.
The application fee as per the category of aspirants is given below:
|International Aspirants||USD 100|
|NRI Aspirants||INR 6000|
Note: Fee once paid will not be refunded.
CUSAT CAT 2018 Hall Ticket can be downloaded by visiting the official website from April 15, 2018, onwards. It is essential to download CUSAT 2018 Hall Ticket to appear for the exam as entry without hall ticket is not permitted in the examination hall.
The following steps can be followed to download CUSAT CAT 2018 Hall Ticket:
Step 1: Visit the CUSAT CAT 2018 official website
Step 2: After visiting the website, click on the tab for “CUSAT 2018 Hall Ticket Download”.
Step 3: Enter the Registration Number and Date of Birth
Step 4: After filling the details, click on the ‘submit’ tab.
Step 5: The online hall ticket for will appear on the screen.
Step 6: Download and print copies of the same. Admit card should be preserved for further use.
Note: In case aspirants have any issue or discrepancy in the hall ticket, they can organize exam organizing authorities on the following number:
Contact Number: 1800 266 7754
Aspirants need to select their preferred exam centre while filling the application form. Selection of exam centre should be done cautiously as it is not possible to change the centre afterwards. List of exam centres is given below:
|District Head Quarters of Kerala||Thiruvananthapuram|
CUSAT CAT 2018 is organizeed for courses in different fields, therefore exam format for each exam differs. Each exam has a various paper code. Given below are the exam codes for each exam. The exam is, however, organizeed in online mode.
|Program / Subject of Test||Test Code|
|Test for all B Tech and MSc Photonics (5 years integrated) Comprising of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry||101|
|B Let (Lateral Entry to B Tech)||102|
|Aptitude Test for 5 Year Honours degree in B.B.A, LL.B/ B.Com, LL.B.||201|
|Test for M.A. Hindi||301|
|Aptitude Test for MCA||501|
|Aptitude Test for MCA Lateral Entry (MLET)/ MSc (Computer Science)||502|
|Biotechnology-Includes of Zoology, Botany and Chemistry||601|
|Fisheries / Fisheries Science||608|
|Law (for LL.M Programmes)||610|
|Aptitude Test for 3 year LLB (Evening) (Regular)||619|
|Aptitude Test for LLM(IPR) PhD / LLM(IP) PhD||620|
|Aptitude Test for M Voc Mobile Phone Application Development||621|
|Aptitude Test for M Voc Technology and Management Consulting||622|
CUSAT CAT marks can be calculated via a formula, S = 3R - 1W. The abbreviations have been expanded below,
S: Score obtained in CAT exam
R: Number of Right Responses
W: Number of Wrong Responses
For programs where score is based on more than one test, rank lists are drawn upon the basis of the Percentile Index determined by the formula, [(n+1-p)/n)]x S x 100
n: is the number of aspirants appearing for the Test in a particular subject
p: is the position according to the CAT score
S: is the actual score of the aspirant.
The Percentile Indices are then integrated to obtain the relative position of an aspirant in the rank list for a particular program.
Detailed CUSAT CAT 2018 Exam Format
CUSAT 2018 Result will be declared on the official website on May 25, 2018, after the successful organization of the exam. The result will be declared online and aspirants will not be informed personally about the result. After the declaration of result, merit list of aspirants will also be announced as per the marks obtained by aspirants.
Steps to download the scorecard is as follows:
CUSAT 2018 Response Key will be announced after the organization of the exam. Aspirants can check responses of their attempted questions from the response key and can count the probable score. It is expected to be announced on May 6, 2018. Aspirants are also given chance to raise an objection in case they establish any error in the response key.
CUSAT CAT 2018 Cut Off will be declared by exam organizing authorities which will form the basis for counseling. Cut off varies for various colleges and streams. There are certain parameters on which cut off depend as mentioned below:
CUSAT CAT 2018 Counseling will be organizeed for successful aspirants as per their rank in the merit list. Aspirants should keep the following points in mind while appearing for CUSAT CAT 2018 Counseling: Aspirants, who will qualify the entrance exam, will be given a chance to participate in the counselling. Aspirants have to select their preferred colleges and streams and allocation will be done on the basis of rank in the Merit list.
Aspirants appearing for CUSAT CAT 2018 Counseling have to carry two sets of photocopies along with the original certificates of the following listed documents:
Final admission will be given to aspirants who produce the need documents during the counseling. For courses such as BBA LLB and BCom LLB, aspirants will have to complete the group discussion and interview round for final admission. 15% weightage on GD and Interview will be given personally for aspirants studying LLM courses.
NOTE: International Candidates fee is USD 100 and for NRI Candidates fee is INR 6000.