CUSAT CAT - Cochin University of Science and Technology

CUSAT, or Cochin University of Science and Technology, conducts Common Admission Test for admission to all UG and PG Programme except M.Phil, PhD and Diploma Programmes. It is a university level entrance exams for candidates who wish to study at the university. It is held once a year.

CUSAT 2018

CUSAT Exam

Candidates can appear in CUSAT exam as per the schedule. Many students sit for CUSAT CAT every year. To rank well, one must have studied topics prescribed in its syllabus.

Cochin University of Science and Technology Dates
CUSAT CAT 2018 28, 29 April 2018
CUSAT CAT 2019 April 2019

CUSAT CAT Exam Pattern

Mode: Online
Marking scheme: +3, -1

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

  • Number of Questions: 250
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Syllabus: The standard of the questions will be as per Class 12th syllabus.
  • Marks: 750
Subject Number of Questions
Mathematics 125
Physics 125
Chemistry 125

For Lateral Entry to III Semester B.Tech Programme

  • Number of Questions: 200
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Marks: 600
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
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Marks: 450
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

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Type of questions: MCQs
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 

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Syllabus: Questions to be asked in the entrance exam will be at a level of the second language studied at degree level.

For MCA

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Syllabus: About 50% of the questions will be from Mathematics covering areas of Engineering Mathematics/B.Sc. subsidiary level Mathematics while the remaining 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

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Type of questions: MCQs
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

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Syllabus: Standard of these questions will be as per the graduation level.

For M.A. Applied Economics

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Syllabus: 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

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Type of questions: MCQs
  • Marks: 450
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 

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Type of questions: MCQs
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

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Type of questions: MCQs
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

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Type of questions: MCQs
Topics Weightage in Paper
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 

  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Type of questions: MCQs
Topics Weightage in Paper
Microbiology 50%
Botony 15%
Zoology 15%
Biotechnology 15%
Environmental Science 5%

 

CUSAT CAT Eligibility Criteria

  1. For UG: Passed +2 level or its equivalent education.
  2. For PG: Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the concerned discipline, as applicable.

 

CUSAT Common Entrance Exams