CUSAT 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

CUSAT 2024: Cochin Institute of Science and Technology organizes an entrance exam namely CUSAT CAT (Common Admission Test). Students who are willing to get admission to the Cochin Institute of Technology may apply for the entrance exam by filling CUSAT Exam 2024 application form on or before the end date. The schedule of important events will be announced soon by the Cochin Institute of Science and Technology. The institute is situated in Kerala and has 3 campuses out of which one is located in Alappuzha, Inland, and two are located in Kochi. This university is known to offer courses in various specializations such as science and engineering degrees at undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. Besides this, commerce, industry, humanities, law & management programs are also offered there.

As of now admission in both the UG and PG courses is provided on the basis of CUSAT CAT at the university level. Moreover, eligible candidates will also get admission to this college for post-graduate engineering courses on the basis of their GATE score and MAT score.

CUSAT 2024 Overview

Exam Name CUSAT CAT 2024
Conducting Body Cochin University of Science & Technology
Full form of Exam CUSAT Common Admission Test (CAT)
Types of Exam UG & PG Level
Category Management and Engineering
Level of Exam National level
Mode of Application form Online
Mode of Exam Online (CBT)
Official Website

CUSAT 2024 Important Dates

Events Exam Dates (Expected)
Official Notification Release Date March 2024
Online Registration Form Start Date March 2024
Last date to Submit Registration Form without late penalty of fee March 2024
Last date of application with Late Fee of Rs.100/-) April 2024
Remittance of the online fee March 2024
Online registration for seats reserved for International applicants March 2024
Online Registration to M.Tech course March 2024
Issuance of applications for Ph.D course May 2024
Availability of Admit Card May 2024
Exam Date July 2024
Answer Key Publishes on Released Soon
Result Release Date Released Soon
Counseling Released Soon

Eligibility Criteria

We have provided complete eligibility criteria for CUSAT both UG and PG courses:

For UG Courses:

  • A candidate should pass the 10+2 exam from a recognized board or university with the necessary requisite subjects.
  • It is crucial to score at least 50% marks in their qualifying examination.
  • Applicants should not hold any backlog in 10+2, otherwise, they are not eligible to apply.

For PG Courses:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in the required field should be there.
  • The minimum marks required for a qualifying bachelor’s degree should be 60%.

CUSAT 2024 Application Form

Follow the entire application guidelines as stated below for the Application Form:

  • Visit the official website of CUSAT i.e.
  • On the home page, click on the “Admission” tab shown on the menu bar.
  • Check out the links carefully given in the drop-down menu.
  • Read the details and instructions for filling up the registration form.
  • Enter all the required particulars for registration.
  • Upon the successful completion of the registration process, the user will get a one-time password on the registered mail ID/mobile number.
  • After CUSAT Registration is successful, candidates can log in online to fill CUSAT CAT Application form.
  • Fill in the required information about the applicant in the application form.
  • Select two exam centers for appearing in the same.
  • Upload scanned images by pressing the upload button.
  • Make the application fee payment for CUSAT CAT 2024 Online Form fee with the help of credit card/debit card/net banking or through Demand Draft.
  • Individuals can submit the Application fee after two working days from the date of registration.
  • Upload the scanned images of clearly visible passport-size photos and signatures as per the specifications.
  • Hit the “Browse” option.
  • Choose the path of the signature and photograph on the device and upload it.
  • In the end, take out the print of the confirmation slip which will be required at the time of admission /counseling.

Application Fee

The non-refundable/non-transferable application fee for CUSAT CAT 2024 will be paid online mode using a credit card/ debit card or net banking.

Category Application Fee
General category candidates Rs. 1,000
SC/ ST category candidates Rs. 500
NRI candidates Rs. 5,000
Candidates belonging to KSC/ KST Rs. 5,500
International candidates US$ 100

Exam Pattern

  • CUSAT CAT 2024 exams are always organized via online modes, no offline modes are available, therefore for the year 2024, it will be organized via CBT mode only.
  • The duration of the exam will be 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes.
  • CUSAT entrance exam question paper consists of a total no. of 750 marks.
  • A total of 250 objective-type multiple choice questions will be there in the paper.
  • Each correct answer in the queries paper will gain 3 marks and for every incorrect answer, the entrant will lose 1 mark as per negative marking criteria.

B.Tech Course:

Subjects Number of Questions
Chemistry 50
Physics 75
Mathematics 125
Total 250

BBA/ B.Com/ LLB (Hons.):

Subjects Number of Questions
General English 50
Ability in reasoning and logical thinking 50
General knowledge and current affairs 25
Law-related matter 25

CUSAT 2024 Results

The Result will be prepared by the authority of Cochin University of Science and Technology on the basis of the final answer key. The official authority of CUSAT CAT will release the outcome for every exam participated candidates individually through online mode. Participants of the exam can download their results after a month from the commencement of the exam.

The results will not be sent via post or any other offline mode to the candidates separately. They need to download the result itself by login into the website of Cochin University of Science and Technology.

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