CUSAT CAT 2023, Apply For Common Admission Test at

The Cochin University of Science and Technology conducts an entrance exam, Common Admission Test (CAT) or CUSAT CAT 2023 every year. It is the gateway for admission to undergraduate (UG) as well as postgraduate (PG) programmes in the varsity.

CAT is a Computer Based Test will be conducted for admission to CUSAT. For more details are available at 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, 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.

The candidates who want to do UG and PG level courses from the University can apply to this exam. Students are requested to keep an eye on the official website, i.e.,, 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.

CUSAT CAT 2023, Apply For Common Admission Test
Entrance TestCUSAT CAT 2023
TitleCUSAT Common Admission Test 2023 notification
SubjectThe University released CUSAT CAT notification 2023
CategoryEntrance Test
Application deadline10-03-2023
Admit Cardsfrom May first week
Exam datesApril 29, 30, and May 1, 2023
Registration website

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 2023 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 2023:

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:
  • 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 2023: The Cochin University of Science and Technology has released the admit card for CUSAT CAT 2023 exam. The candidates can download the admit card from the official website 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 2023?

  • Go to official CUSAT website:
  • 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 2023: The Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) Common Admission Test (CAT 2023) results will be declared today and can be accessed on their official website at 

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 2023

  • Visit the official website at
  • Click on the CAT 2023 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.

  1. What is the exam pattern of CUSAT CAT?

    The exam syllabus comprises the chapters and topics of physics, chemistry, and mathematics taught prior to conducting the exam based on the syllabus of classes 11 and 12. The exam pattern for CUSAT CAT 2021 will consist of two papers. The paper I will be of mathematics featuring a total of 125 questions and 375 marks. Paper II will be on physics and chemistry. While physics will have a total of 75 questions and 225 marks, chemistry will feature 50 questions and 150 marks.

  2. How to get admission for BTech Marine Engineering?

    Students who wish to get admission for BTech Marine Engineering at KMSME in CUSAT, should register for CAT2023, select Course BTech and complete the center selection step also. The applicants need to appear for the Common Entrance Test conducted by Indian Maritime University (IMU) and the admission shall be based on the IMU rank

  3. How much is the application fee?

    The minimum application fee to appear for two test codes is Rs 1100 and for Kerala SC and ST candidates it is Rs 500.

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