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Established : 1971 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE/UGC | Affiliated : Deemed University
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Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT) is one of the prominent and chief Universities that began in 1971 in Kerala for providing quality education in the streams of Science & Technology. The University is having three main campuses established in Trikkakara, Kochi and Alleppey of Kerala.

The University’s Academic structure is composed with ten faculties such as engineering, architecture, science, humanities, environmental science, marine science, law, medical science, social science & technology.

Selection procedure for B.Tech Lateral and M.Tech program is based on the national level entrance exams such as LET, GATE and JNUEE. Admission to MBA program is based on the marks obtained in State or National level entrance exam such as KMAT, CAT and CMAT.

The ten Faculties are further divided into 27 departments that provide UG, PG and research level programs for numerous ranges of courses.

CUSAT Important Dates:

Entrance Exam

Exam Date

GATE

1st & 2nd Week of Feb

KMAT

3rd Week of July

CAT

last Week of Nov

 

CUSAT UG Admissions: B.Tech, M.Sc., LLB and Dual Degree

The University is offering B.Tech program along with LLB, Integrated M.Sc. and also a Dual Degree program at undergraduate level.

B.Tech program offered in the University is having several specializations made available for the students to choose their desired stream. Lateral Entry to B.Tech program is also provided to 3rd semester that is for 2nd year.

Admission to all undergraduate programs is offered through entrance exam conducted by the University named CUSAT CAT. The exam accepted for Lateral entry admission to B.Tech program is CUSAT LET exam.

Integrated M.Sc. program is offered by the University for a Period of five years which consists of B.Sc. program for duration of three years and M.Sc. program for duration of two years.

LLB program is offered for duration of three years by the CUSAT. LLB is a regular Evening course that can be pursued by working professional as well.

UG Programs:

Courses

Eligibility/Selection/Duration

B.Tech

10+2 or equivalent in PCM subjects
CUSAT CAT
4 years

B.Tech Lateral

10+2 or equivalent in PCM subjects
LET
3 years

M.Sc. Integrated

10+2 or equivalent in PCM subjects
CUSAT CAT
5 years

Dual Degree

10+2 or equivalent in PCM subjects
CUSAT CAT
5 years

LLB

Bachelor's Degree from CUSAT recognized University
CUSAT CAT
3 years

 

For B.Tech Admissions:

Eligibility B.Tech Regular:

Students seeking admission to regular B.Tech program will have to pass their 10+2 or equivalent from a well-recognized board in PCM subjects with 50% marks along with 50% marks in each of the compulsory subjects.

The students applying for B.Tech program in Marine Engineering will have to pass PCM subjects with 60% marks and separately 50% marks in Mathematics subject.

B.Tech Lateral Entry:

The students with valid Diploma education are eligible to apply for B.Tech Lateral entry in the University. The students must have:

  • Three Year Diploma program in Engineering or Technology with at least 60% marks.
  • Diploma program should be recognized by Department of Technical Education of Government of Kerala.
  • Maximum age for applying to B.Tech program Lateral entry is 25 years as on 1st of July.

Selection Criteria:

B.Tech Regular:

The students applying for regular B.Tech program will have to first qualify for CAT exam that is held by the University. The Entrance exam consists of 250 objective type questions divided into Mathematics with 125 questions and Physics & Chemistry with 125 questions that are based on the syllabus of 10+2. The exam is held for duration of 3 hours.

B.Tech Lateral Entry:

The students who are applying for B.Tech Lateral entry will have to qualify in LET that is held by the University for 3 hours duration with 200 questions that are objective types MCQs. The students will be selected for admissions on the admission process for B.Tech Lateral entry program based on the marks obtained in LET. The LET exam questions are divided into 20 questions in English, 50 questions in Mathematics, 50 questions in General Engineering and 40 questions each in Engineering Mechanics and Engineering Graphics.

CUSAT Integrated M.Sc. Admissions:

Eligibility:

The students who desire to apply for Integrated M.Sc. program offered in the university will have to qualify the basic eligibility of 10+2 with PCM subjects from Kerala State.

The students with degree that is equivalent to 10+2 or equivalent with at least 50% marks in Mathematics and also 50% marks put together in PCM subjects are also treated eligible to apply for integrated M.Sc. program.

 Selection Criteria:

The students seeking admission to Integrated M.Sc. program will have to qualify in CAT exam that is conducted by the University. The Exam conducted for Integrate M.Sc. consists of questions relating to PCM subjects.

The Entrance exam consists of 250 objective type questions divided into Mathematics with 125 questions and Physics & Chemistry with 125 questions that are based on the syllabus of 10+2. The exam is held for duration of 3 hours.

CUSAT LLB Admissions:

Eligibility:

Students applying for LLB program offered by the University will have to hold a bachelor’s degree in applicable stream with at least 55% marks from the University that is recognized by CUSAT.

Note: The Permanent employees of Central or State Government will have to provide NOC from the employer in order to take admission to LLB program. The students must be working in a radius of 30 kms of CUSAT Thrikkakara Campus.

Selection Criteria:

The University conducts an entrance exam CAT for selecting students for LLB program. The students will have to appear for GD and PI round held by the University after qualifying in CAT exam.

The entrance test held by the University for LLB program consists of 150 Objective type questions for checking students’ knowledge in Aptitude, GK, Reasoning and Logic. The questions in CAT exam for LLB are divided into two parts. Part 1 consists of 25 questions in Law related matters and 50 questions in Logical thinking and Reasoning. Part 2 consists of 50 questions in General English and 25 questions in GK and Current affairs.

The Weightage for admission process for LLB program is given as 25% each for Part 1 and Part 2 in CAT exam, 30% for GD round and 20% for Interview round.

CUSAT PG Admissions: M.Tech, M.Sc., M.F.Sc., MA, LLM, MCA, MBA and Dual Degree program

The University is offering postgraduate level program in Engineering, Science, Law and Management etc. stream such as M.Tech, M.F.Sc., M.Sc., LLM, MA, MBA, MCA and Dual Degree program. The admission process in the University is based on entrance exams for all programs where some of the entrance exams for few programs are conducted by the University itself.

The University is offering a two years full time M.Tech program and also part time M.Tech program.

M.Sc. program is also offered by the University for two years duration.

M.F.Sc. program is having a specialization offered by the University called Seafood Safety and Trade for two years of duration.

The University is offering Translation in Russian or German,  Hindi Language and Literature & Applied Economics specializations in MA program.

The University is offering two Postgraduate level programs in Law that are General LLM and LLM IPR program which are conducted for duration of one year.

MCA program is also offered by the University for six semester duration that is for three years. The University is also providing Lateral Entry Admission to MCA program to 2nd year that is third semester.

Eligibility:

The Basic Eligibility required is Bachelor’s Degree in applicable discipline from any University in Kerala or from a University that is recognized by CUSAT with at least 60% marks.

Selection Criteria:

The students will have to qualify in the respective entrance exam to take admission in the programs offered by the University.

PG Programs:

Courses

Eligibility/Selection/Duration

M.Tech

B.Tech or B.Sc. Engineering
DAT/JNU/GATE
2 years

M.Tech Part Time

B.Tech or B.Sc. Engineering
DAT
3 years

M.Sc.

Bachelor's Degree in applicable discipline
CUSAT CAT
2 years

M.F.Sc.

Bachelor's Degree in Food Technology or Fisheries or Microbiology or Food Science or Zoology or Biochemistry or Microbiology
CUSAT CAT
2 years

MA

Bachelor's Degree from CUSAT recognized University
Direct Department Selection
2 years

LLM

LLB
CUSAT CAT
2 years

MCA

Bachelor's Degree in Electronics or Mathematics or Computer Science or Engineering or Technology or Computer Application

MBA

Bachelor's Degree in any stream
KMAT or CAT or CMAT
2 years

MBA Part Time

Bachelor's Degree in any stream
CUSAT CAT
3 years

Dual Degree

Bachelor's Degree in Economics or Law or History or Political Science or Management or Science & Technology
CUSAT CAT
5 years

 

CUSAT M.Sc. Admissions:

Eligibility:

The students seeking admission to M.Sc. program in CUSAT will have to hold bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in applicable discipline with at least 55% marks from well recognized university.

Selection Criteria:

In order to get selected for admission into M.Sc. program, the students must first qualify in CAT exam that is conducted by the University.

CUSAT M.F.Sc. Admissions:

Eligibility:

Basic Eligibility required for applying to M.F.Sc. program in CUSAT is bachelor’s degree in in Food Technology or Fisheries or Microbiology or Food Science or Zoology or Biochemistry or Microbiology with at least 55% marks from a well-known University.

Selection Criteria:

The University is conducting an entrance test for the students seeking admission to M.F.Sc. program.

CUSAT MA Admissions:

Eligibility:

The University is offering MA program for the students with basic eligibility of Bachelor’s degree in applicable discipline from a University that has been recognized by CUSAT.

  • MA in Hindi Language and Literature – BA or B.Sc. Degree with 45% marks in Hindi Subject
  • MA in Translation in Russian or German – BA or B.Sc. Degree and Diploma in the applicable language
  • MA in Applied Economics – BA with 55% or B.Com or BBM or BBA with 60% marks in Economics or B.Sc. in Statistics or Mathematics with 65% marks

CUSAT LLM Admissions:

Eligibility:

The Basic eligibility required for LLM program is bachelor’s degree from a University that is recognized by CUSAT with at least 55% marks.

Selection Criteria:

The students will be selected for LLM program on the basis of marks obtained in CAT held by the University. The final admission will be based on GD and PI round. The entrance test consists of two parts and the weightage given is 35% each for Part 1 and Part 2 of the entrance test, 15% each for GD and PI.

CUSAT MCA Admissions:

Eligibility:

The students who are seeking admission to the University’s MCA program will have to hold bachelor’s degree in science with at least 55% marks in Mathematics or Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Electronics or Computer Application or Computer Science or Engineering or Technology with at least 55% marks and the maximum age for applying to MCA program is 40 years as on 1st of August.

Selection Criteria:

The students will be selected for admission on the basis of CAT test that will be conducted by the University. The test consists of 150 Objective questions for checking the capability and aptitude of the students. The Questions asked in the test are divided into 100 questions in Computer Science & Application and 50 questions in Logical Reasoning.

CUSAT MBA Admissions:

The University is offering MBA program as a full time program as well as part time program for working professionals. Specializations available in MBA program are Travel & Tourism and International Business.

Eligibility:

The students must hold bachelor’s degree in applicable stream with at least 50% marks.

Selection Criteria:

The Students will have to qualify the CUSAT CAT exam or any other national level exams such as KMAT or CAT or CMAT.

CUSAT Dual Degree Admissions:

The University is offering a Dual Degree program in LLM (IPR or IP) + Ph.D. for duration of five years which is a non-professional and cost-sharing programs.

Eligibility:

The basic eligibility required for admission to LLM (IPR) Dual Degree program is LLB from any Kerala University that is recognized by CUSAT with at least 55% marks. LLM (IP) Dual Degree program requires basic eligibility of Bachelor’s degree in Political Science or Economics or Management or History or Science & Technology with at least 55% marks from any Kerala University or CUSAT Recognized University.

Selection Criteria:

The student will be selected for LLM Dual Degree program if he/she has been qualified in CAT exam that is conducted by the University. The CAT test consists of 150 Objective questions for aptitude check of the students.

CUSAT Application Process:

The University is accepting admission to all the programs through respective entrance exam that are either conducted by CUSAT or any other National Level exams. The University is accepting application forms through online from CUSAT website.

The students will have to visit the University’s official website and register by filling up the basic details. The students will have to follows the steps given in the website for applying to any program.

Note: The students will have to make sure all the details entered are correct. After confirming the details, the students cannot change it afterwards.

The students will be provided with temporary password which has to be changed by logging in to the account through Email ID. After Log in, other details have to be entered and Scanned copy of Photograph and signature has to be attached. Application Fee has to be paid through the available payment options.

Notes:

  • Admit Card for the entrance test will not be sent through a Post.
  • Admit Card will be available in the University’s Official Website which has to be downloaded.
  • Students will be provided with a list which consists of the program the students are eligible to apply.
  • Multiple programs can be selected.

Asked question about eligibility criteria & admission procedure of Cochin University of Science and Technology

Q
Please help me out about admission available right now.?
03-Sep-2019 17:12:31 asked by Alan James

Hi Alan, almost all the engineering courses would have started and admission process would have been completed. You can still visit Cochin University of Science and Technology admission office and seek for further details regarding the same.

Q
What about the fee for MBA at Cochin University of Science and Technology?
30-May-2018 09:20:04 asked by Dennis Babu

Hi Dennis Babu,

Fee structure for MBA:

  • Fee structure for 1 year is approximately INR 64400/-
  • Fee details for the complete course is approximately INR 127000/- for general category. 
Q
Sir, Seeking for admission in B Tech Computer Science?
05-May-2018 04:48:53 asked by Rashmi Sharma

Hi Rashmi Sharma,

Admission at Cochin University of Science and Technology for B.Tech:

  • The students willing to take admissions for B.Tech should have completed 10+2 with minimum 50% aggregate score (PCM). 
  • Students should have a valid score in CUSAT CAT entrance examination for B.Tech admission. 
  • Students interested, can apply online/offline with the required information for admission. 
Q
Admission procedure?
27-Jan-2018 15:25:06 asked by subhankar Shaw
Hi Subhankar Shaw,
 
The Admission Procedure and the Eligibility in Cochin University of Science and Technology is:
 
Firstly the Eligibility is 
  • The aspirants need to have PCM with average of not less than 60% marks and minimum 50% for Mathematics alone. 
  • And the aspirants should have passed English at 10th or 12th Standards with 50% marks 
  • And the Maximum age limit prescribed is 25 years as on 1st September of the year of admission.
The Admission Process:
  • And the Admission to B.Tech Lateral Entry Program will be performed through CUSAT LET while the application process is same as that for CUSAT CAT.
So Based on this process the Admission is been carried.
Q
placement and the fee?
27-Jan-2018 15:18:05 asked by Subhankar Shaw
Hi Subhankar Shaw,
 
Regarding the Placement and the fees in Cochin University of Science and Technology is:
 
The Placement:
  • Every year we have 75-80% of students getting placed, 
  • THJE Mass recruitments are given by companies like TCS, Amazon and Adobe.
  • And the Job opportunity for mechanical engineers is also great.
  • And the highest package is around 10 LPA
And the fees structure for the course is:
  • The fees for the course B.TECH is 310000, and the duration for the course is 4 years
  • And the fees for the course for the 1st year is 155000
  • And the course is offered in a fulltime basis.?
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