CUSAT 2019 Aglasem

The CUSAT CAT 2019 rank list has been released. Candidates can check the rank list from the official website. CUSAT CAT 2019 is a University level entrance exam conducted for admission in UG and PG, except for M.Phil, Ph.D. and Diploma Programmes. It is a computer-based test conducted across 28 centres of the country and also in Dubai. Check more information on CUSAT CAT 2019 from this page.

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CUSAT 2019

This year, 21,412 candidates had appeared for B.Tech CUSAT CAT 2019. But, 810 candidates could not appear for this exam as the exam got cancelled in 2 of its allotted centres, while 1968 candidates had not appeared for this exam.

Schedule for CUSAT entrance exam 2019 has been provided in the table below.

CUSAT 2019 Important Dates
Online registration for CUSAT CAT 2019 starts from 30 Jan 2019 (1:30 PM)
Last date to submit CUSAT CAT 2019 Application Form 21 Feb 2019
Last date to submit the CUSAT CAT 2019 Application Form with fine 28 Feb 2019
Last date to pay the Application Fee 01 Mar 2019
last date for online registration to B.VOC and M.VOC programmes 05 Mar 2019
Extended period for online registration to M.Tech programmes 15 Mar – 21 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2019 (with fine)
Issuance and receipt of applications for Ph.D., M.Phil, Diploma Programmes etc. from the Department/Schools concerned 30 Jan to 31 Mar 2019
Issuance of Admit Card 20 Mar 25 Mar to 07 Apr 2019
CUSAT 2019 Exam Date 
MSc, LLM, MVoc, MCA, BVoc, LLB, BTech (lateral entry)
BTech, MA (Hindi, Applied Economics), BBA LLB, BCom LLB, MCA
06 Apr 2019
07 Apr 2019
Declaration of Result 09 May 2019

CUSAT CAT 2019 Revised Exam Schedule

The Common Admission Test of Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is being conducted in two days in multiple session. The candidates must check the revised schedule as provided in the table below.

Code Timings of the exam Name of the Course
06 April 2019, SATURDAY
101 9.30 am – 12.30 pm Test in Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry for Technology (B Tech/ M Sc (5 year Integrated ) Photonics and M Sc (5 year Integrated) /Physics/ Chemistry /Mathematics / Statistics
616 9.30 am -11.30 am Test for MA Applied Economics
101 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Test in Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry for Technology (B Tech/ M Sc (5 year Integrated ) Photonics and M Sc (5 year Integrated) /Physics /Chemistry / Mathematics/ Statistics
301 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Test for MA Hindi
502 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Aptitude Test for Lateral Entry to MCA / MSc Computer
Science
620 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Aptitude Test for LLM(IP) PhD and LLM(IPR) PhD
07 April 2019, SUNDAY
601 – 618, 623 09.30 am – 11.30 am Biotechnology, Botany, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Electronics, Engineering Science, Fisheries, Geology, Law (for LLM), Life Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Zoology, Instrumentation, Food Science and Microbiology
622 12 noon – 2.00 pm Test for M Voc Programme in Technology and Management Consulting
103 12 noon – 2.00 pm Test for B Voc programme
501 12 noon – 2.00 pm Aptitude test for MCA
102 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm Test for Lateral Entry to B Tech Programmes
621 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm Test for M Voc Programme in Mobile Phone Application
Development
619 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm Test for 3 year LLB Programme
201 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Aptitude Test for BBA LLB (Hons) / BCom LLB (Hons)

CUSAT CAT 2019 Application Form

The candidates can apply for CUSAT CAT 2019 by online mode only. No offline application form is released by the University. The aspirants have to register for CUSAT 2019 and then pay the prescribed application fee. The candidates must submit the completed CUSAT Application Form before the last date, after which, fine charges will be implied. Aspirants who wish to apply for M Sc. and / or MBA and / or M.Tech programme have to submit separate applications one by one after logging into their Homepage. The candidates should also note that once the CUSAT 2019 Application Form is submitted, modification(s) of any kind may not be done.

Application Fee – The application fee for CUSAT 2019 is payable by online mode only and can be checked from the table below.

The application fee for all courses (other than postdoctoral / diploma/certificate programmes)
General Category Candidates Rs.1000/-
Kerala SC / ST Category Candidates Rs.500/-
Candidates applying under Children of Indian Gulf Workers (CGW) Rs.6000/-
Candidates applied under CGW of KSC / KST category Rs.5500/-
Candidates who have applied under NRI Quota Rs.5000/-
Note: Candidates opting Test Center at Dubai should remit an additional amount of Rs.10000/-(Rupees Ten thousand only).
The application fee for international students
For all courses US$100

Courses Offered Through CUSAT 2019

The candidates are offered admission in the following UG and PG courses through CUSAT CAT 2019:

  1. BTech – Civil / Mechanical / Electrical & Electronics / Electronics & Communication / Computer Science & Engineering / Information Technology / Safety and Fire Engineering / Naval Architecture and Ship Building / Instrumentation Technology / Polymer Science & Engineering/Marine Engineering
  2. BVoc – 3 Year Degree Programme in Business Process and Data Analytics
  3. BBA LLB – 5-year Integrated Programme
  4. B Com LLB – 5-year Integrated Programme
  5. Lateral Entry to 3rd semester of B Tech – Civil / Mechanical / Electrical & Electronics / Electronics & Communication / Computer Science & Engineering / Information Technology / Safety and Fire Engineering / Instrumentation Technology / Polymer Science & Engineering
  6. MScFive-year Integrated Programme in Photonics / Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Statistics
  7. MSc in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, Computer Science, Electronics Science, Instrumentation, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Marine Biology, Industrial Fisheries, Hydrochemistry, Oceanography, Marine Geology, Marine Geophysics, Meteorology, Environmental Technology.
  8. LLM (1 year programme) – 2 Programmes
  9. LLM (IP) Ph.D. (5-year integrated programme)
  10. LLM (IPR) Ph.D. (5-year integrated programme)
  11. M Voc Mobile Phone Application Development
  12. M Voc Technology and Management Consulting
  13. MCA
  14. MA (Hindi, Applied Economics)

CUSAT CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who wish to appear for the CUSAT CAT 2019 entrance exam must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. The basic eligibility criteria for applying for CUSAT 2019 is given below.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria required to Apply for Each Programme

  1. The students belonging to Kerala Scheduled Caste (KSC) and Kerala Scheduled Tribe (KST) communities are eligible to apply for the CUSAT entrance exam. Such candidates should have obtained minimum pass marks in the qualifying examination.
  2. Candidates who wish to apply for admission in MTech programme with a valid GATE score in the
    specified subject are eligible for 5% relaxation in the minimum required marks.
  3. SEBC candidates of Kerala State belonging to non-creamy layer category are eligible for 5% relaxation in the minimum required marks for the qualifying examination.

Eligibility Criteria for BTech Programme (except for BTech Marine Engg)

  1. The candidates should have passed Class 12 examinations from the State of Kerala or its equivalent with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as optional subjects.
  2. Should have secured a minimum of 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry together.

Eligibility Criteria for BTech Marine Engg

  1. Age Limit – The maximum age limit is 25 years as on September 1, 2019.
  2. Should have passed Plus two examination from the state of Kerala or its equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English as separate subjects.
  3. Should have obtained an average of 60% in PCM and minimum 50% in Mathematics alone.
  4. Should have passed English at 10th or 12th class by obtaining at least 50% marks (applicable to SC/ST candidates also)
  5. The students have to submit the Physical and eye fitness certificate from a medical officer approved by the DG Shipping at the time of admission.

Note: Vocational / Diploma students shall not be eligible to apply for admission in BTech Marine Engg.

Eligibility Criteria for BVoc Business Process and Data Analytics

  1. Should have passed 10+2 from any state/ national board or its equivalent examination.
  2. Should have obtained a minimum of 65% marks and should have studied Mathematics or Statistics as one of the optional subjects.

Eligibility Criteria for MSc Five-year Integrated Programme in Photonics

  1. Should have passed Plus Two examination of the State of Kerala with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as an optional subject or any other examination accepted as equivalent thereto.
  2. Should have secured a minimum of 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together.

Eligibility Criteria for MSc Five-year Integrated Science Programme 

  1. The candidates should have passed 12th standard from any state / national level board or its equivalent exam.
  2. Should have obtained a minimum of 75% marks at +2 level of education.
  3. Should have studied science subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics)
  4. Those students who have completed or expect to complete +2 stage with at least three of the four subjects (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics) as their optional subjects with a minimum of 75% at +2 level are eligible to apply

Note: Preference in admission shall be given to students possessing KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) scholarship. Such candidates are exempted from appearing in CUSAT CAT exam but have to fill its application form and pay the Application fee.

Eligibility Criteria for BBA LLB and BCom LLB 

  1. At the time of admission, the candidate should have passed 10+2 examination with at least 60% marks including languages in Science group/Commerce group or with at least 55% marks including languages in Arts/Humanities stream.

Eligibility Criteria for LLM (1-year programme) – 2 Programmes

  1. Should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Law from any University of Kerala or an examination of any other University accepted by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto.
  2. Should have obtained 55% marks in the Bachelor’s examination.

Eligibility Criteria for MCA and MCA Lateral Entry programme

  1. A student who has completed graduation in Science with Mathematics as one of the subjects or a graduate in Electronics / Information Technology/Computer Science / Computer Applications/ Engineering/ Technology by obtaining 60% can apply. (5% of relaxation of marks for SEBC candidates of Kerala State belonging to non-creamy layer category)

Eligibility Criteria for MA Programme 

Name of the Programme Minimum Eligibility Criteria
MA Applied Economics Should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with 55% marks in part III (Economics and Subsidiaries) or 60% marks with B.Com, BBA, BBM with Economics as one of the subjects or B.Sc. Mathematics or Statistics with 65% marks.
MA Hindi Language and Literature Should possess a B.A. /B.Sc. degree with Hindi as a subject of study with at least 45% marks in Hindi

Eligibility Criteria for MSc Programme – Should hold a BSc degree in the respective subject and should have obtained a minimum of 55% marks in the degree examination

CUSAT CAT 2019 Exam Pattern

It is advised to the candidates who are willing to take the entrance exam to first check the exam pattern specified for each course below to get an idea about the structure of the examination.

Nature of the Test: The exam will be conducted in online mode only.
Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, 03 marks will be awarded. For every wrong answer, 01 marks will be deducted from the total score.

For B.Tech and 5 year integrated M.Sc programmes

  • Number of Questions: 250 objective type questions.
  • The Duration of the Exam: 03 hours.
  • Maximum Marks: The exam will be of total 750 marks
  • The standard of the questions will be as per the 10+2 syllabus

Candidates can check the distribution of question given in the table below

Subject Number of Questions
Mathematics 125
Physics 75
Chemistry 50

For Lateral Entry to III Semester B.Tech Programme

  • Number of Questions: 200 Multiple choice based questions.
  • The Duration of the Exam: 03 hours.
  • Maximum Marks: 600 marks
Subject Number of Questions
English 20
Mathematics 50
Engineering Mechanics 40
Engineering Graphics 40
General Engineering 50

For B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) / B. Com., LL.B.(Hons.)

  • Number of Questions: 150 MCQ type questions.
  • Maximum Marks: 450 total
Topics Number of Questions
General English 50
Ability in Reasoning and Logical Thinking 50
General Knowledge and Current affairs 25
Law Related Matters 25

For LLM
The entrance test for LLM will be comprised of 150 MCQ based questions and will be divided into two parts

  • Part 1 – Proficiency in English and General Knowledge, Analytical and reasoning capability and aptitude to do research.
  • Part 2 – Compulsory papers in Law as prescribed by the Bar Council of India.

For MA Hindi 

The MA Hindi entrance examination will consist of 150 objective type questions. The questions in the exam will be pertaining to the level of the second language studied at degree level.

For MCA

The MCA entrance test will be consisting of total 150 MCQ questions. About 50% of the questions will be from Mathematics covering areas of Engineering Mathematics/B.Sc. subsidiary level Mathematics while the rest of the questions will be to test the ability of the candidate in logical reasoning based on pictures, geometrical figures, patterns of words, Number Sequence, Set Theory, Logic decoding etc.

For MCA Lateral Entry/M Sc Computer Science

There will be a total of 150 MCQ question. The distribution of questions for this test is as follows:

Topics Number of Questions
Computer science and Applications 100
Logical Reasoning 50

For M.Sc Biotechnology/ Chemistry/ Chemical Engineering/ Botany/ Geology/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Statistics/ Zoology/ Instrumentation/ Food Science/ M.F.Sc. Sea Food Safety & Trade

The test will be pertaining to a total of 150 objective type questions and the standard of these questions will be as per the graduation level.

For M.A. Applied Economics

The entrance exam for this course will be comprised of 150 MCQ questions. The questions will be designed in such a way to test the proficiency of the candidate’s applicant at the Graduate level in Economics. In this test, 50 % of the questions will be from Economics, 15% from Simple Mathematics, 15% from Statistics and 20% General awareness.

For 3-year LL.B  course

It will consist of 150 Multiple choices based questions and the test will be of maximum marks of 450. The distribution of questions among each topic is as follows:

Topics Number of Questions
English 25
Comprehension ability 25
General Knowledge/Current affairs 25
Legal Aptitude 50
Logical Reasoning 25

For Five year Integrated Dual Degree Programmes of LLM(IPR) Ph.D. Degree & LL.M (IP) Ph.D. Degree 

The test will consist of 150 MCQ questions and the distribution of question will be as follows:

Topics Number of Questions
English 40
General aptitude in Intellectual Property Law 20
General Knowledge 15
Analytical and Reasoning Ability 40
Aptitude to do Research 35

For M Voc. Mobile phone application development

The aptitude test for M Voc mobile application development will comprise of 150 objective type questions. The weightage of the topics for this test is as follows:

Topics Weightage in Paper
Engineering Mathematics 20%
Computer Science 20%
Verbal and reading comprehension 20%
Logical reasoning (based on pictures, geometrical figures, patterns of words, Number sequence, Set Theory, Logic decoding, reasoning etc. 20%
Programming aptitude 20%

For M Voc. Technology and Management Consulting

The aptitude test for M Voc Technology & Management Consulting consists of a total of 150 objective type questions. The weighatge for each topic is as follows:

  • Quantitative ability- 30%
  • Data interpretation and logical reasoning- 25%
  • Verbal and reading comprehension. – 25
  • Current affairs in Technology and business – 20%

For M.Sc. Micro-Biology 

The test consists of 150 objective type questions. The weighatge of each topic for M.Sc Micro Biology is as follows:

  1. Microbiology – 50%
  2. Botony – 15%
  3. Zoology – 15%
  4. Biotechnology – 15%
  5. Environmental Science – 5%

CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card

The CUSAT 2019 Admit Card can be downloaded from online mode at the official website,admissions.cusat.ac.in. It is going to be available as per the schedule is given in the table above. Timings of the test, the address of the test center, roll number and other important information is provided in the CUSAT CAT 2019 Admit Card. No candidate will get the hardcopy of the CUSAT Admit Card by post. It is advised to the candidates to retain the printed copy of the Admit card till the admission process is over. It is a mandatory document to be carried to the test center.

CUSAT 2019 Test Centers

The test centers for CUSAT 2019 has not been announced yet. The exam shall be conducted at the test centers as last year only. Check the list of CUSAT exam center from the table below.

For First Degree Programmes (i.e. B.Tech and M.Sc. in Photonics (5 year Integrated):

Dubai Kollam
New Delhi Adoor
Kolkata Thodupuzha (Idukki)
Mumbai Alappuzha
Chennai Kottayam
Bangalore Ernakulam
Jamshedpur Thrissur
Allahabad Palakkad
Lucknow Malappuram
Patna Kozhikode
Bokaro Kannur
Ranchi Kalpetta (Waynad)
Varanasi Kasaragod
Kota
Thiruvananthapuram

For PG Programmes, BBA, LLB (Hons), B.Com, LLB (Hons.), LLM (IP) Ph.D., LLM (IPR) Ph.D., 3 Year LLB and Lateral Entry Tests:

Thiruvananthapuram Palakkad
Kollam Malappuram
Adoor Kozhikode
Thodupuzha (Idukki) Kannur
Alappuzha Kalpetta (Waynad)
Kottayam Kasaragod
Ernakulam Thrissur

CUSAT CAT 2019 Answer Key

The Answer key will be made available to the students who will be appearing for the entrance examination. The answer key will be released after the few days of the conduction of the exam. It will be released on the University website. The direct link to download the answer key will also be provided on the page of “Answer Key” in the quick links section as soon as the answer key is published. It will be very helpful for the candidates who will be appearing for the exam as they will be able to match their answers and also get the estimate of marks scored by them. Candidates will also have an option to raise the objection against the answer key if required.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Result

The result will be released after the successful completion of the entrance exams. The result of CUSAT CAT 2019 will be declared on the University website. Candidates who will be appearing in the examination will be able to check the result by entering login details. Candidates who will secure the minimum marks will be eligible for the further round of counselling and admission process. Those candidates whose name will be in the rank list will be eligible for the rounds of the admission.

CUSAT CAT 2019 Rank List

The rank list of the candidates for various courses will be prepared on the basis of the following criterion as per the records of last year. In case of any changes in the weight age given to each round then, details will be updated here.

M.B.A (Full-time) / (Part-time) Programme – The rank list for this programme will be prepared on the basis of MAT (AICTE) / K-MAT / CAT(IIM)  score and performance at Group Discussion and Interview. The weightage for each criterion is as follows:

Selection Criteria Weightge
C-MAT / K-MAT/CAT(IIM) Score 70%
Group Discussion 15%
Interview 15%
Total 100

M.Sc. Industrial Fisheries – The CUSAT CAT 2019 Rank list for this programme is prepared on the basis of CAT conducted by the University followed by Interview.

Selection Criteria Weightage
CAT Score 85%
Interview 15%
Total 100

BCom LLB/BBA LLB/3 Year LLB – The rank list will be prepared on the basis of candidate’s performance in CAT entrance exam conducted by the University, GD, and PI.

Selection Criteria Weightage
Part I of CAT 40%
Part II of CAT 40%
GD 10%
Interview 10%

LLM –  The rank list will be prepared on the basis of the CAT score followed by GD and PI.

Selection Criteria Weightage
Part I of CAT 35%
Part II of CAT 35%
GD 15%
Interview 15%

CUSAT CAT 2019 Counselling

Soon after the result declaration, eligible candidates are going to be called for counselling / GD / PI rounds, as applicable. The details regarding the counselling process will be released on the university website. Candidates must note that No individual call letter or intimation letter will be sent via post to the qualified candidates. Students are advised to be present at the allotted date, time and venue of the counselling, Also, candidates are required to bring the relevant documents on the day of counselling.

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