CUSAT CAT Engineering 2017 – Cochin University of Science and Technology Common Admission Test

Important Dates for CUSAT CAT Engineering 2017

Start Date End Date Remark
Application Form Date 07-Feb-2018 28-Feb-2018
Examination Date 28-Apr-2018 29-Apr-2018
Result Date N/A N/A

CUSAT CAT 2018 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus

CUSAT CAT 2018 engineering exam (Cochin University of Science & Technology Common Admission Test) is held for admission to B. It is organized for aspirants want admission to different colleges under Cochin University. Tech programme.

The aspirant must go via the CUSAT CAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria before applying for the exam. The aspirants can apply in online method only. There will be 250 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and the aspirants will be given 3 hours to clear the exam. CUSAT CAT 2018 Application Procedure will start from January 20, 2018 onwards.

The aspirants will be able to download CUSAT CAT 2018 Hall Ticket from the official website from April 15, 2018 onwards. Only those aspirants who have scored qualifying marks in the exam will be called for the counseling procedure. CUSAT CAT 2018 Result will be out in May, 2018.

Important Dates for CUSAT CAT 2018 Engineering Exam

The CUSAT CAT 2016 exam will be held on April 30, 2016. The application procedure will begin from January 20, 2018 onwards. The other important dates concerned to the CUSAT CAT 2018 are given below:

Events Dates
Commencement of Application Procedure January 20, 2018
Last date to fill the Application Form Feb 15, 2018
Payment of Application Fee January 22, 2018
Last date to deposit Application Fee February 22, 2018
Commencement of Application Procedure for International students January 20, 2018
Last date of filling the application form for International Students April 30, 2018
Announce of Hall Ticket April 15, 2018
Last date to download hall ticket April 30, 2018
Date of Examination April 30, 2018
Beginning of Counselling Procedure July 11, 2018
Declaration of Result May 25, 2018

Eligibility Criteria for CUSAT CAT 2018 Engineering Exam

An aspirant must fulfill the CUSAT CAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria for applying. In case an aspirant fails to fulfill the eligibility, then his or her candidature will be canceled.

The at least eligibility criteria in brief for CUSAT CAT 2018 Engineering Exam are as follows:

  1. The aspirant must have passed 10+2 examination from a recognised board or university.
  2. The main subjects must be physics, chemistry, and mathematics and the combined percentage of all 3 subjects should be 50%.
  3. The aspirant must have no backlog or re-test in the class 12 exam.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria for few B.Tech programs is different. Check the eligibility details:

  • B. Tech Instrumentation Technology

The aspirant must have completed 10+2 examination from a recognised board with 60% marks. The main subjects are physics, chemistry, and mathematics. The aspirant must have secured 50% marks in mathematics separately. The aspirants of SEBC (Socially and Educationally backward aspirants) have to score an at least of 55%.

  • B. Tech Naval Architecture & Ship Building

The aspirant must have completed 10+2 examination from a recognised board marks in physics, chemistry and mathematics as main subjects. There is no relaxation in percentage. The aspirant must have secured 50% marks in mathematics alone. He or she must have scored at least 60% marks.

  • B. Tech Polymer Science and Engineering

The aspirant has to complete the examination of class 12 from the state of Kerala. Overall percentage need is 50%. The at least percentage need is 50% combining all the three main subjects. The main subjects are physics, chemistry, and mathematics.

Application Procedure of CUSAT CAT 2018

Aspirants can apply online for CUSAT CAT 2018 Engineering Exam from January 20, 2018 to February 15, 2018. The application procedure is a simple 2 step procedure:

Step 1: Registration Procedure

The aspirant has to give details as asked on the official website. The aspirant has to give the details such as Name, Phone Number, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, Email ID. The change of password must be done. The details will be received on email id and mobile number. The aspirant will be given a user ID and password at this stage.

Step 2: The User ID and Password obtained at the CUSAT CAT 2018 registration procedure will be used for filling the application form. The aspirant must upload the scanned copy of passport size photograph and signature. The size of the photo must be less than 100 KB and signature must be less than 30 KB.

Application fee for CUSAT CAT 2018

CUSAT CAT 2018 Engineering Exam application fee is Rs.1000 for the general category aspirants. The application fee is Rs.500 for the SC/ST aspirants.

The application fee can be paid by the following two modes:

Offline or Challan payment mode: The aspirant can download the challan form from the official website. The aspirant has to get the challan filed within 48 hours. The aspirant has to fill the journal number online on the official website. The CUSCAT application form will not be accepted without the fee.

Online mode-Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking mode: For Net Banking, login to the internet banking account and select the option “Power Jyothi Fee Collection (PUL). Do the procedure further as asked.

CUSCAT 2018 application fee details vary with the category of the participant. The application fee details for different categories are as follows:

Category details Application fee
International aspirants US$ 100
NRI Seats Rs.6000
General aspirants (seats other than NRI & International/PIO/Children of Indian Gulf Workers) Rs.1000
SC/ST aspirants Rs.500
Aspirants for Dubai Test center Rs.10000

CUSAT CAT Hall Ticket 2018

The CUSAT CAT 2018 Hall Ticket will be available for download on the official website from April 15, 2018 onwards. The aspirant must download the CUSAT 2018 hall ticket to appear for the exam. The aspirant cannot enter the CUSAT test center without the hall ticket.

Steps to download the CUSAT CAT 2018 Hall Ticket are given below:

  1. Open the official website and go to the link available online for hall ticket download.
  2. Click on download CUSAT CAT 2018 Hall Ticket.
  3. Enter the details of username, password and date of birth as given in the application form.
  4. Click on login button.
  5. CUSAT CAT 2018 Admit card appears on the screen.
  6. View and download the hall ticket.

Please note: No aspirant will be given any notification for the hall ticket download. The aspirant has to download the hall ticket on their own before the last date.

Contact details in case of any issue: In case of any issue the aspirant can call on the phone number 1800 266 7754 (09:00 AM to 06:00 PM except on Sundays).

Test Centers for CUSAT CAT 2018

The CUSAT CAT 2018 test centers are the list of centers available for the examination. The centers are situated in all the major cities of India. The aspirant has to write the code for the center in the application form. The centers are as follows: The center once allotted cannot be changed. The centers have to be filled as per the preference.

  • Kolkata
  • Chennai
  • Mumbai
  • Palakkad
  • Thrissur
  • Bangalore
  • Alappuzha
  • Kollam
  • Ranchi
  • Adoor (Pathanamthitta)
  • Kalpatta (Waynad)
  • Malappuram
  • Dubai
  • Kota a
  • Lucknow
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Allahabad
  • New Delhi
  • Varanasi
  • Kasaragod
  • Ernakulam
  • Jamshedpur
  • District Head Quarters of Kerala
  • Thodupuzha (Idukki)
  • Kannur
  • Kozhikode
  • Kottayam

Exam Format of CUSAT CAT 2018

CUSAT CAT 2018 Exam Format gives detail about the period of the exam, the number of questions and number of sections in the exam. The exam is organized in the online method only. The aspirant is advised to access the exam center 90 minutes before the commencement of the exam.

Check CUSAT CAT Engineering Exercise Papers

Number of questions 250
Type of questions Objective
Total number of questions in mathematics section 125
Total number of questions in physics and chemistry combined 125
Total time allotted 3 hours
Total marks 750
Marks for every accurate response 3
Negative marking for every wrong response 1

The score calculation formula is S=3R-1W

S= total CUSAT CAT 2018 score

R= Number of right responses

W= Number of wrong responses

CUSAT CAT Results 2018

CUSAT CAT 2018 exam will be declared on the official website in the month of May, 2018. The aspirants who have completed the exam will appear for the CUSAT CAT 2018 counselling. Please follow the steps below to check CUSAT CAT 2016 Results:

  1. Open the official website and click on the link for CUSAT CAT 2018 Result.
  2. The aspirant is directed to a new webpage. The page will ask you for the Username and password as per the CUSAT CAT 2018 application form details.
  3. Click on “Submit” button and the aspirant will get the CUSAT CAT 2018 score card.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Rank List

CUSAT CAT 2018 rank list can be checked once the result is published. CUSAT rank list is in PDF pattern and contains the list of all the aspirants who have completed the at least marks need for a particular B.Tech discipline. The aspirant can follow the simple 4 step procedure to get the reach to the CAT 2018 rank list:

  1. Open the official website and look for the link for the CUSAT CAT 2018 result.
  2. Click on the link for the result.
  3. Put in the username and password as asked.
  4. Click on submit button and the rank list will be displayed.

Cut Off for CUSAT CAT 2018

The CUSAT CAT 2018 cut off can be checked online. The at least cut off depends on the following:

  • Total number of applicants
  • Availability of seats
  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Number of applicants competing for the seat

The CUSAT CAT rank list will give the complete understanding of the CUSAT CAT 2018 cut off.

Reservation Criteria for CUSAT CAT 2018

The CUSAT CAT 2018 reservation criterion is as per the government scheme. The aspirants of the state of Kerala are getting state benefits. The reservation claim requires the aspirant to produce valid reservation certificate at the time of CUSAT CAT 2018 counseling. The aspirants apart from KST (Kerala Schedule Tribe) and KSC (Kerala Schedule cast) are coming under SEBC (Socially and Educationally Backward Classes) scheme.

The aspirants are getting 40% reservation due to special reservation category scheme. The aspirants are getting reservation as per the scheme below:

Category Percentage Reservation
Kerala Scheduled Castes (KSC) 8 %
Kerala Scheduled Tribes (KST) 2%
Ezhava/Thiyya/Billava (ETB) 9%
Muslim (MSM) 8%
Other Backward Hindu (OBH) 3%
Latin Catholic including Anglo- Indian (LC) 3%
Other Backward Christian (OBX) 1%
Dheevara (DHV) 2%
Viswakarma (VSK) 2%
Pot-making Communities (PMC) 1%
Kudumbi (KMB) 1%
Total reservation 40%

Seat Matrix for CUSAT CAT 2018

Given below is the number of seats available in different colleges of Cochin University is given below:

B. Tech Programme Seats
B Tech Civil Engineering 90
B Tech Computer Science & Engineering 90
B Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering 60
B Tech Electronics and Communication Engg. 90
B Tech Safety & Fire Engineering 60
B Tech Information Technology 90
B Tech Mechanical Engineering 90
B Tech Civil Engineering 45
B Tech Computer Science & Engineering 45
B Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering 45
B Tech Information Technology 45
B Tech Electronics and Communication Engg. 45
B Tech Mechanical Engineering 45
B Tech Instrumentation Technology 28
B Tech Marine Engineering(Residential Programme) 80
B Tech Naval Architecture & Ship Building 43
B Tech Polymer Science and Engineering 20

Counselling Procedure of CUSAT CAT 2018

The CUSAT CAT 2018 counselling starts in the month of July 2018. Check below the list of the rank holders: The schedule is eligible to all the rank holders.

Rank Counselling Dates
1 to 1500 July 11, 2018
1501 to 3000 July 12, 2018
3001 to 4500 July 14, 2018
4501 to 6000 July 15, 2018
Counselling for aspirants in waiting list July 18, 2018
6001 to 8500 July 19, 2018
8501 to 11100 July 20, 2018
Counselling for aspirants in waiting list from July 19 to July 20 July 22, 2018
First spot admission August 4, 2018
NRI spot admission August 12, 2018

The aspirant has to come for the counselling process to get the documents verified and move via the counselling procedure. Check the steps for CUSAT CAT 2016 procedure:

  1. Registration: The aspirant has to get them registered within morning 9.00 am-10.00 am. The aspirant has to register and then only can come appear for admission/ seat allocation.
  2. Allocation: The seat allocation will be done according to the choices given. The list will be updated after each allocation.
  3. Eligibility Verification: The original documents will be verified at the counter.
  4. Challan Generation And Fee Payment: aspirants who fulfill the eligibility criteria can get the challan for fee payment.
  5. Issue of Provisional Admission Letter: The aspirant who has paid the fee will be given the admission letter. The aspirant has to produce it at the college for admission.
  6. Higher Option Cancellation: The aspirant can opt this choice only once in the counselling cycle. The cancellation will lead to loss of a seat that was allotted. This also will be done via the receipt generated by the counter of registration.

Documents need at the time of CUSAT CAT Counseling 2018

The aspirant has to appear in person with a parent or guardian at the time of counselling. The aspirant has to report on time at the counselling center. Aspirant can check the list of documents need below: The aspirant who has filled the seat choices online is only applicable for counselling. No request for change will be accepted at the time of counselling.

  • Class 10 and 12 mark sheets
  • TC (Transfer certificate) in case of a migration
  • 4 passport size photographs
  • Reservation certificate for students who claim reservation
  • Character certificate from the earlier institution in English
  • CUSAT CAT 2018 hall ticket
  • Class 10 and 12 pass certificate
  • Certificate to prove Keralite Status

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