KU CAT 2020


    KU CAT 2020 Registration, Eligibility, Dates, Pattern & Syllabus

    Neha Rani Neha Rani
    Exams Prep Master

    For admission to MBA Programme at IMK Kariyavattom Campus and at University Institutes of Management (UIM), under the University of Kerala, scores of KMAT, CMAT or CAT will be considered. KU has abolished its university-level exam, KU CAT. 

    To register at Kerala University, the last date to apply is June 12, 2020. Candidates with Bachelor’s degree can apply at admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in. The application fee for all categories is INR 500.

    • All registered candidates who provided valid score card are invited through SMS/email to participate in the Group Discussion and Interview rounds to be held based on their choice of course/centre at Trivandrum, Adoor and Alappuzha.
    • A provisional rank list will then be published by Kerala University on July 13.
    • The merit list is prepared with Entrance Test (80% weightage), Group Discussion (10% weightage) and Interview (10% weightage). 
    • Final selection is done on the basis of the overall performance of the candidate.  
    • Selected candidates will then be called for counselling, beginning from July 25.

    Kerala University 2020 Exam Dates

    The official notification for Kerala University is out. Candidates applying to its MBA programme must know all the important exam dates given below:

    Last date of submitting the application formJune 12, 2020
    Group Discussion and Personal InterviewJuly 5-6, 2020
    Release date of provisional rank listJuly 13, 2020

    Counselling dates

    July 25-27, 2020
    Commencement of classesAugust 1, 2020

    Kerala University 2020 Eligibility

    Candidates who wish to appear for KU CAT 2020 must know the eligibility criteria of the entrance examination. Candidates must ensure that they satisfy the below eligibility conditions before applying for it.

    • Candidates should have a degree from an Indian university that is recognized by the Kerala University. The degree should be under the regular stream and must be in 10+2+3 pattern or in10+2+4 pattern.
    • Candidates must have passed the qualifying examination with a minimum of 50% marks in B.Com, BA, B.Sc., etc. that falls under 10+2+3 pattern.
    • If candidates have a degree under 10+2+4 pattern such as B.Tech, B.Arch etc., they must have also passed the qualifying examination with a minimum of 50% marks.
    • Those who have qualified post-graduate degree examinations such as M.Com, MA. M.Sc etc. from an Indian university that is recognized by the Kerala University can apply for KU CAT. However, these candidates must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination.
    • Candidates who belong to SC/ST category will get preferences according to the rules specified by the Kerala University.

    Reservation Rules

    KU follows a strict reservation policy given below:


    Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC)

    (a) Ezhava (EZ) 8% 

    (b) Muslim (MU) 7% 

    (c) Latin Catholic /SIUC (LC) 1% 

    (d) Other Backward Christian (BX) 1% 

    (e) Other Backward Hindu (BH) 3%

    Economically Backward among Forward Communities (BPL)10

    SC- 15%

    ST- 5%


    Kerala University 2020 Application Form

    Candidates who fulfil the eligibility conditions of KU CAT 2020 can register themselves online at the official website of the Kerala University. The instructions for applying for KU CAT 2020 are as follows:

    1. Visit the official website of Kerala University (www.admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in).
    2. Search the link for online admission that you can find on the home page.
    3. Register yourself with a username and password. You must retain the username and password carefully for future use.
    4. Download a copy of the Challan slip.
    5. Pay the application fee at any branch of SBT.
    6. Login to the official website of the Kerala University with your username and password after paying the application fee.
    7. Upload a scanned passport size photograph of yours that is recently taken. You also need to upload your scanned signature. The photograph and signature should be of the prescribed size and format.
    8. Click on “Save and Continue” button.
    9. Take a printout of the filled application form.

    KU CAT Registration Fee

    • The registration fee is INR 500.
    • Candidates can also make the payment through demand draft in favor of “The Finance Officer, Kerala University” from SBT that should be payable at KUOC campus or from Cooperative banks that should be payable at Trivandrum. 

    Kerala University 2020 Admit Card

    Since KU CAT does not exist anymore, there is no provision for download of the admit card. The scores of KMAT, CAT & CMAT are accepted for direct admission. Details of the admit cards of these exams is given below:

    • KMAT-Kerala Admit Card Date 2020- Second week of June 2020
    • CMAT Admit Card Date 2020- January 11, 2020
    • CAT Admit Card Date 2020- October 18, 2020

    Steps to download:

    1. Visit the official website 
    2. Search for the link that says “Download hall ticket”.
    3. You will be redirected to a new page where you can download your admit card.
    4. Enter your registration number and date of birth.
    5. Click on the “submit” button.
    6. Download and take print for further use

    The information that will be printed on your admit card will be as follows:

    • Name of candidate
    • Father’s name
    • Date of birth
    • Roll Number
    • Venue of test
    • Date and time of examination
    • Important instructions for the exam

    Kerala University 2020 Selection Procedure

    • Candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria and who possess a valid score of CMAT/KMAT/CAT are called for Group Discussion and Interview rounds.
    • The selection rounds for this year will be held from July 5-6, 2020.
    • Names of shortlisted candidates will be published in a provisional merit list that will release on July 13. 

    Centers for Selection Rounds

    TrivandrumInstitute  of Management in Kerala, University of Kerala, Karyavattom, Trivandrum0471-2301145 
    AdoorEmson Buildings, Parakkode.P.O, Adoor0473-4244500 
    AlappuzhaKerala University Building, Vadakkal.P.O., Sanathanapuram, Alappuzha 688003 0477-2269289 

    Factors Affecting Merit List

    ParameterWeightage (%)
    Entrance Exam80

    Kerala University 2020 Counselling

    • Candidates who are finally selected are called for the counselling round.
    • For 2020, Kerala University will conduct its counselling rounds from July 25-27, 2020.
    • Admission is offered to candidates according to the rank secured.
    • If candidates under SC/ST categories fail to be present on the day of counselling, those seats will be filled by OEC and OBC. If some seats are still available, they will be filled by open category candidates.
    • Candidates need to submit their documents that will act as a proof that they are eligible for admission.
    • Document verification of candidates is done on the day of counselling.

    Details about MBA from Kerala University 

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    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

    Fee Structure

    • 500



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    I have a bachelor's degree in business management, but not sure if i have the required % to qualify for the admission of CAT exam.

    27 Mar, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    To stand eligible for KU CAT Candidates should have a degree from an Indian university that is recognized by the Kerala University. The degree should be under regular stream and must be in 10 2 3 pattern or in 10 2 4 pattern. Candidate must have 50% in Bachelor's degree

    04 Jun, 2018 15:22
    Lincy Clement

    May I need to know Ku-cat application date and exam date

    06 Mar, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    The last date to apply for KUCET is June 14 till 5 pm.

    Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree can apply at admissions.keralauniversity.ac.in.

    Candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria and who possess a valid score of CMAT/KMAT/CAT are called for Group Discussion and Interview rounds.

    The selection rounds for this year will be held from July 5-6, 2018.

    28 May, 2018 12:45

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