The application form for CUSAT 2018 has been released. The candidates can apply for CUSAT CAT 2018 until February 28, 2018, at cusat.ac.in. On completion of the registration process, the University will issue admit card to the registered candidates only. The CUSAT CAT 2018 Admit Card will be available for download in online mode only. CUSAT CAT is the gateway for admission to all UG and PG Programme except M.Phil, PhD and Diploma Programmes. The University also conducts Department Admission Test (DAT) for granting admission in M. Tech., M.Phil and Ph. D programmes. Get here complete details of CUSAT 2018 including exam date, application form, admit card, results, etc.

Latest: The CUSAT 2018 Online Registration has been started. Click on the ‘Application Form’ link below

CUSAT CAT 2018

The candidates should apply for CUSAT CAT 2018 as early as possible. After the last date, late fee charges will be implied. So, it is advised to complete the registration process soon. Check complete schedule for CUSAT CAT 2018 in the table below.

Events Dates
Release of CUSAT CAT 2018, CUSAT DAT 2018, CUSAT LET 2018 Notification 01 Feb 2018 07 Feb 2018
Registration commencement for all UG and PG programmes except PhD, MPhil, Diploma, Certificate 07 Feb 2018
Last date for submission of CUSAT CAT 2018 Application Form without fine amount 28 Feb 2018
Last date for submission of CUSAT CAT 2018 Application Form with fine amount 03 Mar 2018
CUSAT CAT Application Form Fee 2018 remittance ends on date 05 Mar 2018
Download CUSAT CAT Admit Card 2018 15 Apr 2018
Date of exam 28 and 29 Apr 2018
CUSAT CAT Result will be announced on May 2018

CUSAT CAT 2018 Application Form

The application form for CUSAT 2018 is now available. The aspirants must complete the application process within the given time period. The application process for CUSAT 2018 is to be done in two phases. In the first phase, the candidate need to enter their basic information such as their Name, Email ID, Mobile Number. On completion of the first phase, the candidates will receive a username and password at their registered email id. Next, the applicants need to enter Personal Details, upload images as per the specifications, choose the course for which they wish to apply for, pay the application fee and choose the exam centre. The application fee is payable by online mode only. Lastly, submit the application form online and take a print out of it for future reference.

Application fee for CUSAT CAT 2018

In order to apply for CUSAT CAT 2018, the applicants need to pay an amount as per the category.The application fee payable by the candidate is as follows:

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

CUSAT 2018 Test Centers

The test for CUSAT CAT 2018 will be held at the following exam centres:

Test centres 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

Test Centres For PG Programmes, BBA, LLB (Hons), B.Com, LLB (Hons.), LLM (IP) PhD, LLM (IPR) PhD, 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 2018 Admit Card

The admit card for CUSAT CAT 2018 will be available for download on, cusat.nic.in. Only those who have successfully registered for the exam will be able to download the admit card by entering their login credentials. The CUSAT CAT 2018 Admit Card consist of exam date, timings and address of the examination centre. The candidates must download and take a print out of it to bring it on the day of examination.

Exam Pattern for CUSAT CAT 2018 Exam

The exam pattern for CUSAT CAT 2018 for each course is given below:

  1. The exam for Common Admission Test (CAT) will be held in Online Mode by the University.
  2. For every correct answer, 03 marks will be given.
  3. There will be a negative marking of 01 marks for every incorrect answer.

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

  • Number of Questions: There will be a total number of 250 MCQ type questions.
  • The exam will be of 03 hours duration.
  • The standard of the questions will be as per Class 12th syllabus.
  • Marks: The exam will be of 750 total marks

The distribution of question is as follows:

Subject Number of Questions
Mathematics 125
Physics 125
Chemistry 125

For Lateral Entry to III Semester B.Tech Programme

  • Number of Questions: There will be a total number of 200 MCQ type questions.
  • The exam will be of 03 hours duration.
  • Marks: The exam will be of 600 total 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.)

  • There will be a total number of 150 MCQ type questions.
  • The exam will be of 450 total marks
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 test for LLM consist of 150 objective type questions and will be divided into two parts as below:

  • 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 test for MA Hindi consist of 150 objective type questions. The questions to be asked in the entrance exam will be at a level of the second language studied at degree level.

For MCA

The test for MCA will consist of 150 MCQ questions. 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

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 for these subjects will consist of 150 MCQ 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 consist 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 MCQ 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 comprises 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 2018 Rank List

The rank list of the candidates for various courses will be prepared on the basis of the following criterion:

    1. 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
    2. M.Sc. Industrial Fisheries – The CUSAT CAT 2018 Rank list for this programme is prepared on the basis of CAT conducted by the Univeristy followed by Interview.
      Selection Criteria Weightage
      CAT Score 85%
      Interview 15%
      Total 100
    3. 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, Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
      Selection Criteria Weightage
      Part I of CAT 40%
      Part II of CAT 40%
      GD 10%
      Interview 10%
    4. LLM –  The rank list is 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 2018 Result

The result for CUSAT CAT 2018 will be declared online at, cusat.nic.in. The candidates who will appear for the exam will be able to check their result by entering details such as Roll Number, Password, etc. Those who will obtain minimum cut off marks will be declared qualified in CUSAT CAT 2018. The candidates whose name appears in the rank list will be eligible for the next stage of the admission process.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Counselling

After the declaration of CUSAT CAT 2018 Result, those who qualify the entrance exam will be eligible to appear for counselling/ GD/ PI, as applicable. The schedule for counselling will be published online at the University’s official website. No individual call letter / communication will be sent by post

CUSAT CAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should check if they fulfil the eligibility criteria or not of the respective course. The eligibility conditions for each course is different. The candidate should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria and only then they should proceed further. The CUSAT CAT 2018 Eligibility criteria is as follows:

  1. Aspirants seeking admission in UG courses should have passed +2 level or its equivalent education.
  2. For those who wishes to apply for PG courses, should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the concerned discipline, as applicable.
  3. The candidates who have appeared/ will be appearing for their final examination are also eligible to apply for the entrance exam. However, if selected their admission will remain provisional till they submit the proof of passed the final examination

Official Website: www.cusat.nic.in

For more information regarding CUSAT CAT 2018, candidates can download the prospectus.

CUSAT Common Entrance Exams

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