Counselling (Started), Allotment, and Spot Admission for CUSAT 2023

Online applications are accepted for a number of UG and PG programmes. The Cochin University of Science and Technology, usually referred to as CUSAT, is the testing centre for the university-level CAT (Common Admission Test).

B.Tech. & other course admission for CUSAT CAT 2023 has begun. The MBA Rank List has been made public. The third allocation for B.Tech. and other UG/PG programmes has been made public. The application process for a variety of UG and PG programmes begins online. Cochin University of Science and Technology, also known as or CUSAT, administers the CAT (Common Admission Test), a university-level test. It is a consolidated entrance exam for all applicants seeking admission to the university"s many UG and PG programmes.

Engineering, business, the humanities, law, and management are among the fields where the university offers a variety of UG and PG courses. There are 3 campuses for CUSAT, and they are in Alappuzha and Kochi. We have included all the information you need to know about CUSAT 2023 in one page, including registration, exam dates, prerequisites, exam format, admit cards, and counselling.

Overview of CUSAT 2023

Exam NameCUSAT CAT 2023
Full-FormCochin University of Science & Technology
Conducting BodyCUSAT Common Admission Test (CAT)
Type of coursesUG & PG courses
CategoryEngineering, Management
Level of ExamUniversity level
Mode of Application formOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)

CUSAT 2023 Solution Manual

Following the completion of the entrance tests, the CUSAT 2023 Solution Manual was made available. The candidates can access the answer key online and download it. Beginning on May 10, 2023, the CUSAT solution sheet 2023 was made available. Every correct response to a question on the entrance exam is included in the answer key.

The authority provides candidates with the option to object, so that they may do so if they discover any discrepancies. After the objection facility is over, the definitive answer key will be made available.

CUSAT 2023 Guidance

Beginning on June 1, 2023, the CUSAT 2023 counselling procedure will be conducted online. Candidates are invited for consultation based on the order of merit once the results are announced. The CUSAT CAT counselling process consists of several rounds, which may include interviews, group discussions, etc.

Candidates that register on the website are entitled to take part in the counselling process. At the beginning of the counselling procedure, candidates must have some of the crucial documents with them. The following paperwork is necessary for the examination process:

  • CUSAT boarding pass
  • Transfer certificate for the CUSAT
  • Character reference
  • immigration permit
  • mark sheets from previous years
  • Letters of admission, counselling, etc.


CUSAT Application Form 2023

Candidates can review the specifics of the CUSAT 2023 application procedure below:

  • The CUSAT 2023 registration form is now accessible online for the entrance exam.
  • The application form will be accessible beginning on January 27, 2023.
  • Candidates must complete the online application by providing information such as their name, email address, telephone number, and educational background.
  • Candidates must carefully complete the application form because any changes could result in its rejection.
  • The application form must be submitted by Friday, February 26, 2023.
  • For future reference, print out the completed application form and payment receipt.

Application Fee

The CUSAT 2023 application fee is listed below in tabular format:

  • Online payment will be accepted for the application cost.
  • The application fee can be paid by the candidate using a credit card, debit card, or net banking.
  • Application fees are not returnable.

CUSAT Application Form 2023

CategoryApplication Fee
General category candidatesRs.1,100
SC/ ST category candidatesRs.500
NRI candidatesRs.5,000
Candidates belonging to KST/ KSCRs.5,500
International candidatesUS$ 100
Candidates opting for a test center in DubaiRs.10,000

Applying for CUSAT 2023:

Candidates can apply for the CUSAT Registration Form 2023 by following the instructions listed below:

Visit the CUSAT 2023 webpage.

  • Submit the information by clicking the "New Candidate Registration" button.
  • Complete the CUSAT 2023 registration form with all the necessary information (personal, academic, etc.).
  • Upload the scanned documents, including the signature and photo.
  • Next, the applicant must decide whether to apply for a postgraduate or undergraduate programme.
  • Next, submit your application by paying the required money.
  • Candidates must choose one from a list of centres when payment has been received.
  • Download the application form, then print it out for your records.


CUSAT 2023 Eligibility Requirements 

Undergraduate Programmes

B.Tech. Marine Engineering

  • Candidates must have passed Kerala"s Plus Two exams, or any other test recognised as an equivalent, to be eligible.
  • Subjects: The applicant must have earned passing grades in English, Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.
  • Marks: Applicants must have received a minimum of 50% in mathematics alone and at least 60% overall in PCM.
  • Candidates for the SEBC from Kerala who fall under the non-creamy layer classification are eligible for 5%.
  • Age Restrictions: As of the first of September of the admissions year, a person"s age may anot exceed 25.

BBA/ LL.B (Hons)/ B.Com. LL.B.(Hons)

  • At the time of admission, an applicant must have passed the Plus two exams.
  • Marks: The candidate must receive a minimum of 60% in the science and business streams and 55% in the arts and humanities.
  • To be considered for admission, candidates from SEBC, SC, or ST must have earned a minimum of 50% on their plus-two exam.

For PG Courses:

MBA (Master of Business Administration):

  • The applicant must hold a bachelor"s degree from a reputable university or institution.
  • Marks: The candidate must receive an overall grade of at least 50%.
  • Relaxation: Candidates for the SEBC are eligible for a 5% reduction in the minimum necessary marks.


Dates for CUSAT 2023 Exams

The following table lists the officially published CUSAT CAT Exam dates for 2023.

EventsDates 2023 (Announced)
Starting of registration for CAT (all UG/ PG courses except Ph.D, M.Tech & diploma)27th January to 10th March 2023 (with fine upto 15th March 2023)
Remittance of fee (Online only) – for ug/ pg courses27th January to 16th March 2023
Online registration to MBA programme27th January to 30th April 2023 (with fine upto 3rd May 2023)
Remittance fee (Online only) – for MBA27th January to 4th May 2023
Online registration to M.Tech27th January to 8th April 2023 (with fine upto 17th April 2023)
Remittance fee (Online only) – for M.Tech27th January to 18th April 2023
Online registration for seats reserved for International candidates27th January to 17th April 2023
Issuance & receipt of applications for diploma programmes from the department/ schools concerned27th January to 17th April 2023
Issuance & receipt of applications for Ph.D/ PDF programmes from the department/ schools concerned27th January to 17th April 2023


CUSAT Exam Pattern for 2023

To learn about the exam, candidates must review the CUSAT Exam format 2023. We"ve published the B.Tech entrance test pattern:

Exam Mode: Computer-based testing (CBT) will be used to administer the test.

Three hours will be allotted for the exam to be completed.

The exam"s question paper has 250 total questions on it.

MCQs (Multiple Choice will be the only question type on the test.

Marking criteria: Each accurate response receives three points, while each incorrect response receives one point.

Look up the timing and question distribution for each course in the table:

CUSAT B.Tech exam:

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTime
Chemistry5030 min
Physics7560 min
Mathematics12590 min
Total250180 min (3 hours)


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

SubjectNumber of Questions
General English50
Ability in reasoning and logical thinking50
General knowledge and current affairs25
Law-related matter25


LLB Course:

SubjectsNumber of Questions
Comprehension ability25
Legal aptitude50
Logical reasoning25
General knowledge and current affairs25


LLM Courses:

SubjectsNumber of Questions
Proficiency in English & GK50
Analytical Reasoning Capability50
Compulsory papers in law as prescribed by Bar Council of India50



CUSAT Syllabus 2023

The whole 12th grade curriculum for the topics of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics is covered by the CUSAT CAT Syllabus 2023. Candidates must thoroughly prepare for the CUSAT 2023 exam if they want to perform well on it.

EngineeringMathematics & Science-Mathematics This includes Number System – Sequences, Series, Complex Numbers Equations – Quadratic Equations, Differential Equations Logical and Reasoning – Sets, Relations, Functions, Mathematical Reasoning Algebra – Vector Algebra, Matrices, Determinants Geometry – Coordinate Geometry Integrals – Calculus Physics The topics in physics include Electronics – Current Electricity Velocity
B. Tech Programmes – Lateral Entry- English, Mathematics Engineering, Mechanics, Engineering Graphics, General Engineering-The English section will contain questions relating to vocabulary, cognitive skills, comprehension, and grammar Mathematics – Basics, Algebra, Geometry, Equations, etc. The Engineering subjects will comprise the syllabus of the first two years
M.Sc Computer Science & MCA –Lateral EntryComputer Science and Applications, Logical Reasoning- Computer Science This will cover C, C++. DBMS, OS, Algorithms, etc. Logical Reasoning Pictorial representations, Logical decoding, Basic math, etc.
BBA LLB (Hons) & B.Com LLB (Hons)Law, Reasoning, General English, Current AffairsThe syllabus of Law will comprise of the subjects relating to the Bar Council of India
L L MLaw, Reasoning, General English, Current AffairsThe syllabus of Law will comprise of the subjects relating to the Bar Council of India



Tips for CUSAT CAT preparation

The following CUSAT exam preparation advice will help you do well on the test in 2023:

  • For the purpose of studying for the tests, an appropriate schedule must be created and followed.
  • For the authoritatively approved syllabus and exam pattern, information must be acquired.
  • To better grasp the question format, it is necessary to solve the question paper from the previous year.
  • Yoga can help with both physical and mental well-being.


CUSAT 2023 Hall Ticket

The CUSAT 2023 admissions card was made available online for UG/ PG students from April 24 through May 1. Candidates must input their login information in order to download the admission card.

  • No candidate will get an individual CUSAT Admit Card by postal mail or another offline method. No candidate is permitted to participate in the testing process without a valid admit card, hence candidates must bring their CUSAT 2023 admission card to the examination centres.


FAQS on CUSAT 2023

Is it possible for me to submit the application offline?

No, you can only submit the application form online.

What kinds of questions might you expect on the admission exam?

 Only (MCQs)multiple choice questions will be on the exam paper.

When will the CUSAT 2023 application process begin?

The CUSAT 2023 application form was made available on January 27, 2023.

Will there be any repercussions for failing the exam?

Yes, each erroneous response will result in a loss of one mark.

After I submit my application for entrance in 2023, may I change my personal information?

Except for name, email address, and mobile number, you will only be given editing permission once.