CUSAT CAT 2021 Exam which was scheduled to be held from June 12 to 14, 2021 has been postponed till further notice. The decision has been taken due to the rise in COVID-19 cases. CUSAT CAT 2021 new exam dates will be announced soon along with dates of release of admit card. CUSAT CAT 2021 registration process was closed on April 15, 2021. Check CUSAT CAT Admit Card
The Cochin University of Science and Technology will conduct CUSAT CAT 2021 to seek admission to candidates into various courses including, B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Phil, M.Voc, MCA, B.Sc, M.Sc, B.A.LLB, LLM and other programs. CUSAT CAT Syllabus and Pattern differ for each program. Negative marking is applicable to all disciplines.
The candidates are qualified strictly on the basis of their merit score. Read More
CUSAT CAT 2021 Highlights
|Conducting Body||Cochin University of Science and Technology|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Duration of exam||3 hours|
|Type of Questions||Objective or MCQ|
|Total number of questions||250 questions|
|Paper 2||Chemistry and Physics|
|Courses Offered||B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Phil, M.Voc, MCA, MA, M.Sc, LLB etc.|
CUSAT CAT 2021 Important Dates
|Commencement of Application form process|| |
March 10, 2021
|Last date to submit the application form (with late fee)|| |
April 15, 2021
|Remittance of fee (online only)||March 10 to April 16, 2021|
|Online Registration for seats reserved for International Candidates||March 10 to April 30, 2021|
|Online Registration to MTech programs||March 10 to April 21, 2021 & with late Fee till April 30, 2021|
|Issuance and receipt of applications for Ph.D, M.Phil, Diploma Programmes etc. from the Department/Schools concerned||March 10 to April 15, 2021|
|Release of Admit Card||Postponed|
|Declaration of Results||Postponed|
|Start of Counselling Process||Postponed|
The candidate is advised to check the university website for the accurate dates. The above-mentioned dates are tentative and are subject to change.
CUSAT CAT 2021 Application Form
The candidate who wants to secure admission into different courses under Cochin University of Science and Technology has to complete CUSAT CAT 2021 Application form process with all the necessary information in the university official website accordingly. The candidate should not enter the incorrect details or credentials as that will eventually lead to complications in the Admit Card process. Following are the important details that the candidate should keep in mind:
- The CUSAT CAT 2021 application form will be available in the online mode.
- The candidate should log in into the portal with the registered email id and password concerned.
- Nest, fill personal and academic details carefully required in CUSAT CAT 2021 Application form.
- Upload the passport sized photograph and the scanned copy of signature accordingly.
- Pay the application fee (that is different for different category) via Debit/Credit card or Bank Transfer.
- Take the printout of CUSAT CAT 2021 application form for future references.
How to Fill the CUSAT CAT 2021 Application Form?
Once the candidate visits the university official website, they will be greeted with the following 2 options, where they have to choose any one of them respectively.
- Online Registration Indian Citizen/NRI.
- International Candidates/PIO/Children of Indian Gulf Workers.
Step 1: CUSAT CAT 2021 Registration Process
- Candidates have to register online by filling personal details such Name, Phone Number, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, and e-mail ID.
- A user ID and password is generated at this stage details for which are sent on email ID and mobile number.
- Candidates are advised to change the allotted password.
Step 2: Fill CUSAT CAT 2021 Application Form
Detailed educational qualification, Date of Birth, Category of candidates, Nationality, Address, Annual Income of Parents and other details are required to be filled in the application form. Candidates should fill all the details carefully before submitting their CUSAT CAT 2021 Application form. Any incorrect information in the CUSAT CAT 2021 Application form can lead to cancellation of the candidature.
Step 3: Upload Photograph and Signature
Candidates are required to upload photo and signature in the specifications given below:
- Photograph should be of JPG file format of size 4 kb to 100 kb
- The signature should be of JPG file format of size 4 kb to 30 kb.
Note: Photograph and image should not be blurred otherwise application form will be rejected by exam conducting authorities.
Step 4: Payment of Application Fee
Candidates are required to pay the CUSAT CAT 2021 Application Fee online by opting any of the three methods given below:
- Credit Card
- Debit Card
- Net Banking
Candidates applying on the basis of GATE or any other management examinations must email their scores to email@example.com before the online submission of CUSAT CAT 2021 Application form. No help will be provided in case a candidate loses or forgets his/her email ID, password or mobile number.
CUSAT CAT 2021 Application Fee Category
|Candidates opting for All India Quota Seats||INR 1000|
|International Candidates||INR 7000|
|Children’s of Indian Gulf Workers||Rs. 6100 (Rs. 5500 for SC/ST Candidates of Kerala state)|
|NRI Quota Category||INR 5000|
|Ph.D. and M.Phil. Programs||INR 1000|
|PDF, Diploma, Certificate Programs||INR 100|
|Candidates opting for Dubai as Test Centre||INR 10,000|
CUSAT CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Cochin University of Science and Technology has defined the minimum eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT 2021. On the basis of the category of the student concerned the criteria is given utmost importance for the students to follow and apply for courses, B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Phil, M.Voc, MCA, B.Sc, M.Sc, B.A.LLB, LLM in different colleges across Kerala.
The eligibility criteria for UG Candidates for appearing in CUSAT CAT 2021 is given below:
- Candidates are required to pass 10+2 examination from a recognized board or university with required subjects.
- Aspirants must have scored at least 50% marks in their qualifying examination.
- Candidates having any backlog in 10+2 are not eligible to apply.
- Eligibility for 3-year LLB course is that a candidate must be an employee of the Central Government and be staying within a radius of 30 km from CUSAT, Hikkake campus.
- Section 2: Eligibility Criteria for PG Candidates for appearing in CUSAT CAT 2021 is given below:
- Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in the required field.
- The minimum marks required in qualifying degree is at least 60%.
- Note that minimum marks required may differ for each course.
CUSAT CAT 2021 Admit Card
The candidates after the successful completion of the registration process, will be able to download the CUSAT CAT 2021 Admit Card from the university website. The scheduled date for the release of the admit card is the 1st week of April. It is very important for the candidates to take the print out of the concerned CUSAT CAT 2021 Hall Ticket, as without which the candidate won’t be able to enter the exam Centre.
The candidate needs to follow the certain steps to download the CUSAT CAT 2021 Admit Card:
Step 1: Visit the CUSAT CAT 2021 official website
Step 2: After visiting the website, click on the tab for “CUSAT 2021 Admit Card Download”.
Step 3: Enter the Registration Number and Date of Birth
Step 4: After filling the details, click on the ‘submit’ tab.
Step 5: The online CUSAT CAT 2021 admit card will appear on the screen.
Step 6: Download and print copies of the same. CUSAT CAT 2021 Admit card should be preserved for further use.
CUSAT CAT 2021 Exam Pattern
|Type of Questions||Objective type questions or MCQ|
|Total Number of Questions||250 questions are asked|
|Time Duration||3 hours|
|Marking Scheme||+3 will be awarded for every correct answer|
|Negative Marking||-1 will be deducted for every wrong answer|
The candidate appearing for CUSAT CAT 2021 should be familiar with the concerned CUSAT CAT 2021 Exam Pattern so as to understand vividly the in & out of the entire structure and work with ample amount of time in hand to score well in the examination.
Subject-wise CUSAT CAT 2021 Exam Pattern
|Subjects||Number of questions|
|Subjects||Number of questions|
|GK & Current Affairs||25|
|Law related matters||25|
|Subjects||Number of questions|
|General English & Comprehension||50|
|GK & Current Affairs||25|
|Subjects||Number of Questions|
CUSAT CAT 2021 Results
CUSAT CAT 2021 Results will be officially available for download on the 1st week of May respectively. On the basis of the scorecard the candidate will secure admission to different colleges concerned across Kerala. The admission is strictly on the basis of merit list and is different for the categories that the candidate falls under. The following steps to download the CUSAT CAT 2021 Results are as follows:
- Log in the official website, cusat.nic.in
- Enter your roll number, date of birth and date of exam
- The CUSAT CAT 2021 Result will be displayed along with course choice and rank
- Download and keep a copy of the same for future references.
Note: The CUSAT CAT 2021 Answer key will be available soon after the completion of the exam concerned. The tentative date for which is scheduled to be on the 3rd week of April itself.
CUSAT CAT 2021 Cut Off
The cut off is the minimum % of marks that the student requires to qualify for CUSAT CAT 2021. The admission and overall qualification of the candidate will be strictly on the basis of Merit List. The cut off is different for different streams. It is strictly based on the following parameters:
- Number of candidates applying for the exam
- Difficulty level of the examination
- Number of vacant seats in different institutes
CUSAT CAT 2021 Counselling Procedure
The candidates who qualify through CUSAT CAT 2021, will be called for the counselling procedure strictly on the basis of their merit score. The counselling process is scheduled to begin on the 1st week of June respectively. Candidates should keep in mind the following points while appearing for CUSAT CAT 2021 Counselling Process
- Candidates are required to register themselves at the counselling venue.
- CUSAT CAT 2021 qualified candidates will be allotted their preferred branches & colleges as per their rank in the merit list.
- Candidates should carry original documents at the time of CUSAT CAT 2021 counselling.
- If candidates fail to report at the allotted institute as per the mentioned date, their seat shall be cancelled.
Documents required for CUSAT CAT 2021 Counselling
The following are the documents that the candidate needs to carry for the CUSAT CAT 2021 Counselling:
- CUSAT CAT 2021 Admit Card
- Class 10 Mark Sheet
- Class 10 pass certificate
- Class 10+2 Mark Sheet
- Class 10+2 pass certificate
- Migration Certificate (Students from Universities outside Kerala state)
- CUSAT CAT 2021 Application registration confirmation page
- Domicile Certificate to prove that the candidate belongs to Kerala.
- Transfer Certificate from the school/Institution last attended in English
- Four passport size photographs
- Conduct/Character Certificate from the school/Institution last attended (in English)
- Candidates belonging to reserved category ‘SEBC’ need to carry Community Certificate and Non-Creamy Layer Certificate issued by the competent authority
- Sports Eligibility Certificate issued by Kerala State Sports Council for candidates who want admission under sports quota.
- Community certificate issued by the Tahsildar for claiming admission under Kerala Scheduled Caste (KSC)/ Kerala Scheduled Tribe (KST) category if mentioned in the application form.
- Candidates who want to claim fee concession should bring OEC certificate issued by the competent authority
- Physically Handicapped certificate for candidates seeking admission under physically challenged (PHC) category
CUSAT CAT 2021 FAQs
Ques. What is the CUSAT CAT 2021 application fee for Children’s of Indian Gulf Workers?
Ans. The CUSAT CAT 2021 application fee for the candidates under the CGW is INR 6100 accordingly.
Ques. What is the exam pattern for CUSAT CAT 2021?
Ans. The exam pattern for CUSAT CAT 2021 is as follows:
- There are 250 objective type questions that will be asked.
- Time duration is 3 hours
- The candidate will be awarded +3 for each correct answer
- -1 will be dedicated for each wrong answer.
Check the detailed CUSAT CAT 2021 Exam Pattern
Ques. Will the CUSAT CAT 2021 examination be offline or online?
Ans. The CUSAT CAT 2021 will be online based.
Ques. I have secured 50% marks in my Bachelor’s Degree; Can I apply for CUSAT CAT 2021?
Ans. The minimum % of marks that the candidate require is 50% in Bachelors degree from a recognized university (45% marks for SC/ST)
Check the detailed Overview on CUSAT CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Ques. Where can I download the CUSAT CAT 2021 Admit card from?
Ans. The candidate can download the CUSAT CAT 2021 Admit Card from the university official website- cusat.nic.in.
Ques. When will a correction Facility will be provided by the authority?
Ans. Candidates can make corrections in the application form while filling the application form, after submission of applications no modification will be done.
Ques. I have given GATE; can I still be eligible to apply for CUSAT CAT 2021?
Ans. If the candidate has appeared for any other entrance level examination such as GATE, KMAT, CMAT, CAT, the applicant will be eligible for CUSAT CAT 2021.
Ques. I have forgotten my password. Can I retrieve it back?
Ans. You can use the link ‘Forgot Password’ to create a new password available on the candidate's login page. You will require Application Number, date of birth and email ID to create a new password.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.