The Cochin University of Science and Technology conducts an entrance exam, Common Admission Test (CAT) or CUSAT CAT 2021 every year. It is the gateway for admission to undergraduate (UG) as well as postgraduate (PG) programmes in the varsity. CAT 2021 is a Computer Based Test will be conducted on 12th, 13th and 14th of June 2021 for admission to CUSAT.
Amid rising Covid-19 cases, the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) has decided to postpone the upcoming examinations scheduled from April 19. The university has released a notice regarding the same; stating that due to the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic, the university is postponing the upcoming offline examinations.
Notification will be published in the First Week of March 2021. The online application process will begin from March 10 and will conclude on March 31. Candidates can apply for admission to undergraduate, PhD and diploma courses till April 8. Online registrations for MTech programmes will be held from March 10 to April 21. the admit card will be available for the entrance exam from May 25 to June 14.
There are six UG programs for students after 10+2, two for candidates with 3-year engineering diploma, 32 post graduate programs, one PG engineering, two programs for after PG, one for after PhD, and 10 diploma/certificate programs on offer. The entrance test is conducted every year for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the Cochin University of Science and Technology.
Students who are giving examinations this year, can familiarize themselves with the mock test available on the official websites, cusat.ac.in. The complete details of the exam pattern and syllabus for admission to different courses through the CUSAT CAT will be available in the official information bulletin when it releases. Aspiring candidates must satisfy the minimum conditions of eligibility for admission to their preferred program as laid down by the university from time to time.
Once the exam is over, Cochin University first releases the CUSAT CAT answer key and then releases the CUSAT CAT result on the official website. The merit lists indicate the candidates who qualify for the test and become eligible for admission through the counselling sessions.
Students are requested to keep an eye on the official website, i.e., cusat.ac.in, for any update regarding the examination dates.
Admission to M Phil, Phd: Candidates who wish to take admission in M Phil, PhD, PDF, Diploma / Certificate programmes, need to obtain and submit the application by offline mode. The application is available from the Departments concerned.
|Entrance Test||CUSAT CAT 2021|
|Title||CUSAT Common Admission Test 2021 notification|
|Subject||Cochin University of Science and Technology has released CUSAT CAT notification|
|Application Process||10-03-2021 to 15-04-2021|
|Admit Cards||from May 25 to June 14|
|Exam dates||June 12, 13 and 14|
Entrance exams accepted for MBA admission, GATE for MTech: For admission into the MBA programme, a valid KMAT / CMAT / CAT score is accepted. Candidates are ranked for admission based on these scores, group discussion and personal interview.
For admission in M Tech programmes, preference is given to candidates who have a valid GATE score in the respective subject. However, in the absence of a GATE score, admission is done based on their performance in the Department Test (DAT) which is conducted by the concerned departments.
The Cochin University entrance exam is to be conducted as a computer based test like the previous year. CUSAT CAT 2021 exam pattern (as per the previous exam) indicates that the test duration will be of three hours and the question paper will consist of MCQ type questions only. Each question carries 3 marks while for each incorrect answer, one mark is deducted. However, the CUSAT CAT syllabus is specified differently for admission to different categories of programmes.
For admission to B.Tech and 5 years integrated M.Sc in photonics programme, the question paper consists of 250 questions distributed across the subjects of physics, chemistry and maths. On the other hand, for admission to BBA LLB and B.Com LLB programmes, the question paper of CUSAT CAT is divided into two parts. Part 1 is based on the subjects of law and reasoning/ logical thinking while part 2 is based on the subjects of General English, general knowledge and current affairs. In a similar manner, for admission to B.Voc, LLM, MCA, MA Economics and other programmes, the subject combination of the CUSAT CAT question paper changes.
CUSAT CAT Exam Pattern: The computer based test will consist of only Multiple Choice Questions. Each correct answer will fetch three marks while for every incorrect answer one mark will be deducted. The duration of the exam will be three hours. The exact timing of the exam will be mentioned in the admit card.
CUSAT CAT Application Fee: Those who belong to the unreserved category will have to pay an application fee of Rs.1000, while the same for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe is Rs.500.
How to Apply for CUSAT CAT 2021: Candidates will be allowed to edit their application form after completing registration. The window to edit application form will be available till last date of registration. Every candidate can edit their details twice. Candidates will not be allowed to edit their name, email id and mobile number.
Candidates can register for CUSAT CAT through the University’s official website. The steps to register online are given below:
- Visit the official website: cusat.nic.in
- On the homepage, you will find a new registration tab.
- Click on “New Candidate Registration” and create a login id.
- A form will open in a new page. Fill in your details correctly.
- Once done, login credentials will be sent on registered email ID
- Use the credentials to login and fill the application form for CUSAT CAT
- Make payment online through Credit card/Debit card/Net banking and hit the submit button
- Take a screenshot of the successfully submitted page and keep a print out of the same for your reference
CUSAT CAT Admit Card 2021: The Cochin University of Science and Technology has released the admit card for CUSAT CAT 2021 exam. The candidates can download the admit card from the official website cusat.nic.in. The university conducts CAT for admission to MBA, MCA, Engineering Sciences, Life Sciences, MSc Industrial Fisheries, LLB, LLM and Hindi MA courses.
How to download CUSAT CAT Hall Ticket 2021?
- Go to official CUSAT website: www.cusat.nic.in
- On the right hand side of the web page, fin the login option.
- Login to candidate’s profile using username and password created at the time of registration.
- Click on the download admit card link. Take a print out of the admit card.
After downloading the admit card, check the details mentioned on the CUSAT CAT hall ticket. The date, time and venue for the exam will be mentioned on the CUSAT hall ticket. It is mandatory for candidates to bring a print out of the admit card along with them to the exam hall for verification and authentication purposes.
The document will include mandatory details like name of candidate, roll number, exam timing, exam centre and other important details. In case there is any error in personal details, the candidate must raise the matter with the authorities. No aspirant will be allowed to sit for the exam without the hall ticket.
CUSAT CAT Result 2021: The Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) Common Admission Test (CAT 2021) results will be declared today and can be accessed on their official website at cusat.ac.in.
CUSAT CAT is held for those who wish to pursue BTech, M.A (Hindi, Applied Economics), BBA, LLB, BCom, LLB, MCA/MSc (Computer Science) (Lateral Entry), LLM (IP) PhD, LLM (IPR) PhD.
How to check CUSAT CAT Result 2021
- Visit the official website at https://cusat.ac.in/
- Click on the CAT 2021 rank list published link which will redirect you to another link
- On this web page, one can select the programme for which they gave the CAT entrance from the drop down.
- Once you select the desired programme, click on the View Rank list tab and the rank list will reflect on the screen.
Candidates can check the official website of the university to avail the previous years’ question papers for the common admission tests and get accustomed to the CUSAT CAT exam pattern.