CUSAT 2021: Registration Extended, Exam Date and Time Table Out

CUSAT 2021 – Cochin University of Science and Technology invites candidates to fill CUSAT application form 2021 online, at However registration will be open for international candidates, MBA, M.Tech till 30 Apr, 31 May, and 30 Apr respectively. The exam will be held on 12, 13, and 14 June. CUSAT Common Admission Test (CAT) is the common entrance exam for admission to B.Tech, Integrated M.Sc, B.Com LLB, BBA LLB, LLB, LLM, B.Voc, M.Sc, MA, MBA, M.Voc, M.Tech, M.Phil, PhD and other courses. Check more information about CUSAT 2021 from this page such as entrance exam dates, the application process, syllabus, exam pattern etc.

CUSAT 2021

Latest: CUSAT has extended the last date for submission of application for Ph.D programmes of all Departments / Schools / Centres / Recognized Research Centres / Institutions of CUSAT. Apply here

Latest: CUSAT has provided the facility to edit the KMAT/CMAT/IIM CAT score for candidates who applied for MBA. Login here

Latest: CUSAT has opened the facility for the candidate who applied for M.Tech can edit GATE score. Login here

Latest: CUSAT CAT 2021 application form is available. Last date to apply has been extended. Check here

Latest: CUSAT CAT 2021 tentative schedule is released.

Latest: CUSAT CAT 2021 notification released.

CUSAT 2021 Exam Dates – Announced

CUSAT 2021Dates
Availability of CAT application form for all PG and UG courses except M.Phil, PH.D and diploma courses10 Mar 2021
Last date to submit the form without a late fee (for all PG and UG courses)31 Mar 2021
Last date to submit the form with a late fee (for all PG and UG courses)15 Apr 2021
Online payment of fee10 Mar – 08 Apr 2021
Availability of M.Tech application form without late fee10 Mar – 21 Apr 2021
Last date to submit the M.Tech form with a late fee30 Apr 2021
Online registration for seats reserved for International Candidates10 Mar – 30 Apr 2021
Availability and receipt of applications for Ph.D courses etc, from the Dept./School/Centres Concerned10 Mar – 15 Apr 2021
Availability and receipt of applications for Ph.D, M.Phil, Diploma courses etc, from the Dept./School/Centres Concerned10 Mar – 10 May 2021
Availability of admit card25 May – 14 Jun 2021
Exam date12, 13, 14 Jun 2021
Announcement of resultto be announced
Commencement of counsellingto be announced

Important Information: Apart from CAT, CUSAT offers admission into MBA as per the scores in KMAT / CMAT / CAT. Whereas, admission into M.Tech courses is done according to GATE scores.

Those who do not have a valid GATE scores have to appear in Departmental Admission Test (DAT).

CUSAT 2021 Application Form

The CUSAT CAT 2021 application form has been released on 10th March.

Application form for CUSAT releases at Note that no documents must be sent to the university. Check the application process.

1st step: Registration: Click on the above link of the application form given above on this page. Then, enter the name, mobile number, email id, password. After entering the details, the user account will be activated

2nd step: Fill the Details in the Application Form: Then, enter the personal details and reservation details.

3rd step: Upload Photograph and Signature: After entering the details, upload the photograph and signature.

4th step: Select the course and enter the educational qualifications: Then, select the course and enter the academic details.

5th step: Preview and Pay the Application Fee: Next, preview the application form and check the details in the form. Then, pay the application fee.

6th step: Centre Selection: Then, select the exam centres. After the selection of the exam centres, final preview will be displayed. Next, download the Confirmation Page for future reference.

Application Fee

ParticularsApplication Fee
State Merit / All India QuotaRs 1,100
SC / ST of Kerala candidatesRs 500
Children of Indian Gulf WorkersRs 6,100
CSW candidates to KSC / KSTRs 5,500
For candidates opting for NRIS seatsRs 5,000
Candidates opting Dubai as centreRs 10,000
For Ph.D and M.Phil programmes
Rs 1,100
Rs 500
Post Doctoral Fellowships, Diploma and Certificate Programmes
SC / ST Kerala
Rs 100
Rs 50

Mode of Payment: The candidates can pay the application fee using debit card / credit card / net banking.

Books Recommended for CUSAT 2021

Given below are some books that can be referred to prepare for CUSAT 2021.

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CUSAT 2021 Syllabus

CUSAT is held for admission into various UG and PG courses. Check the CUSAT 2021 Syllabus here.

B.Tech Syllabus (Based on the syllabus 10+2)

  • Mathematics – Relations and Functions, Algebra, Calculus, Vectors, 3D Geometry, Probability, Linear Programming, Sets and Functions, Coordinate Geometry, Statistics.
  • Physics – Physical World, Units and Measurements, Motion in a Straight Line, Motion on a Plane, Laws of Motion, Woek, Energy and Power, Gravitation, System of Particles and Rotational Motion, Mechanical Properties of Solids and Fluids, Thermal Properties of Matter, Kinetic Theory, Oscillations, Thermodynamics, Waves, Electric Charges and Fields, Current Electricity, Electrostatics, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current, Optics, Electromagnetic Waves, Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter, Atoms & Nuclei, Electronic Devices.
  • Chemistry – Solid State, Electrochemistry, Solutions, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, p-block elements, d and f block elements, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic acids, Amines, Biomolecules, Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, States of Matter, Thermodynamics, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Hydrocarbons, Redox Reactions, Equilibrium, Environmental Chemistry

For the other subjects, please refer to the exam pattern below!

CUSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Mode of exam: The exam is held as a computer-based test

Duration: The duration of the test is 3 hours. The duration of B.Voc is 2 hours

Marking Scheme: 03 marks are awarded for the correct answers. For each incorrect answer, 01 marks are deducted.

B.Tech programmes

SubjectsNo. of questions

B.Tech Lateral Entry

Questions asked fromNo. of questions
Engineering Mathematics40
Engineering Graphics40
General Engineering50


Questions asked fromNo. of questions
Numerical Reasoning60
English Language Proficiency45
Comprehension and Logical Reasoning45
Total 150

M.Sc (5 year Integrated)

Questions asked fromNo. of questions
Total 250


PartsQuestions Asked FromNo. of questions
Part I Law Related Matters25
Reasoning / Logical Thinking50
Part IIGeneral English50
GK / Current Affairs25
Total 150


SectionsNo. of questions
Legal Aptitude50
Logical Reasoning25
Proficiency in English25
Comprehensive Ability25
GK / Current Affairs25


PartsQuestions Asked FromNo. of questions
Part I Proficiency in English and GK50
Analytical Reasoning Capabilities50
Part IICompulsory papers in Law as prescribed by BCI50
Total 150

MCA: In MCA, 150 questions are asked.

MA: 150 questions are asked to test the candidate’s knowledge about the respective subjects.

Eligibility Criteria for CUSAT 2021

The eligibility criteria for every course offered through CUSAT vary. Check the detailed CUSAT 2021 eligibility criteria given below.

Undergraduate Programmes (Except 3 year LLB programme):

  • The candidates must have passed class 12th.


  • The candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • Minimum 50% marks in the above subjects when put together and 50% marks in Mathematics.

B.Tech – Marine Engineering

  • The candidates must have passed 10+2 with PCM and English with not less than 60% in PCM and 50% in Mathematics alone.
  • Also, should have passed English at 10th and 12th class with 50% marks.

Age Limit: The candidates must be 25 years of age as on 1st September of the year of admission.

B.Tech Naval Architecture and Ship Building

  • The candidates must have passed 10+2 with PCM with a minimum of 50% marks in Mathematics and PCM when put together.

B.Tech Instrumentation Engineering

  • The candidates must have passed plus two exam with PCM with at least 60% marks aggregate and at least 55% marks in Mathematics.

B.Tech Polymer Science and Engineering

  • The candidates must have passed +2 exam with PCM as optional subjects or any other exam accepted as equivalent with minimum 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% in PCM when put together.

B.Tech Lateral Entry:

  • The candidates must have completed any 3 year Diploma in Engineering / Technology awarded by a Board of Technical Education recognized by the Department of Technical Education. Govt of Kerala with not less than 60% marks.

Age Limit: The candidates must be 25 years of age as on 1st July of that academic year.


  • The candidates must have passed class 12th with minimum 65% marks by any recognized board with Mathematics / Statistics as any of the subjects.

M.Sc (5 year Integrated) Programmes

  • The candidates must have qualified 10+2 with PCM as optional subject or any other equivalent exam with minimum 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% in PCM when put together.

Integrated M.Sc in Science (5 year) Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Statistics

  • The candidates must have passed 12th class with minimum 75% marks.
  • The candidates who have completed +2 with at least three of the four subjects (Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) with minimum 75% marks.


  • The candidates must have passed +2 examination with 60% marks including language in Science group / Commerce group OR with minimum 55% marks including languages in Arts / Humanities stream.

LLB: The candidates must have completed their Graduation with at least 50% marks.

LLM / LLM (IPR) Ph.D: The candidates must have passed Bachelors’ degree in Law with 55% marks from any University of Kerala.

MCA: The candidates must be Science graduate. They must have completed Graduation with Mathematics as one of the subject or Graduate in Electronics / Information Technology / Computer Science / Computer Applications / Engineering Technology with 60% aggregate marks.

MCA Lateral Entry: The candidates must have a regular degree in Computer Science / Information Technology / Computer Applications / Computer Science and Engineering with 60% aggregate marks.

MA Applied Economics: For this course, the candidates must have completed Bachelor’s degree in Economics with 55% marks in Part III (Economics and Subsidiaries) or 60% marks in B.Com, BBA, BBM with Economics as one of the subjects or B.Sc with Mathematics / Statistics with 655 marks.

MA Hindi and Language Literature: The candidates must have completed BA / B.Sc degree with Hindi as a subject of study with at least 45% marks in Hindi.

Note: The candidates belonging to Kerala Scheduled Caste (KSC) and Kerala Schedules Tribes (KST) are eligible to apply for CUSAT.

CUSAT 2021 Admit Card

The CUSAT admit card 2021 can be downloaded from before exam.

To download the admit card, the candidates have to enter the user id and password.

  • CUSAT admit card is not sent via post. It can be downloaded via online mode only.
  • Details like exam date, exam timings, address of the exam centre etc.
  • On the examination day, it is mandatory to carry the printed admit card.

CUSAT 2021 Answer Key

The CUSAT answer key 2021 will be available after exam.

First provisional answer keys are released. Then final key will be released. Check the marking scheme given below in order to calculate the scores.

  • +3 marks will be awarded for the correct answers
  • -1 marks will be deducted in case of wrong answers

The CAT score will be calculated as per the formula: S = 3R – 1W, where S stand for CAT score, R is the number of right answers and W is the number of wrong answers

CUSAT 2021 Result

CUSAT announces Common Admission Test (CAT) result at The result is announced in the form of a rank list.

To check the rank list, the candidates need to select the programme for which they appeared in the test. The rank list displays the details like registration number, roll number, category of the candidate, rank obtained.

CUSAT CAT 2021 Counselling

The candidates who qualify Common Admission Test (CUSAT CAT) are then required to participate in the counselling. The details for CUSAT CAT counselling are released at Check the counselling process given below.

  • Mark Entry and Option Registration
  • Allotment of seats
  • Seat acceptance and payment of seat acceptance fee
  • Verification of documents

Important Document Download

Candidates can download the important document is given below the table.

DocumentDownload Link
CUSAT 2021 ProspectusClick Here

Official Website:

Contact Details:
Phone: 0484-2577100, 2577159, Fax: 0484-2577688


Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) ia a givernment owned university situated in Kerala. The university offers engineering and science degree at UG, PG and Doctorate levels. The university was founded in the year 1971. It was then renamed in 1986 as Cochin University of Science and Technology.

Affiliations: The university is affiliated with UGC, AICTE, AIU etc


  • CUSAT was ranked in the 1001+ category by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2020
  • NIRF ranked it at 62 among universities in India in the year 2020

Frequently Asked Questions on CUSAT 2021

Ques. When will CUSAT 2021 be conducted?

Ans. CUSAT 2021 will be conducted on 12, 13 and 14 June 2021.

Ques. What is the mode of CUSAT?

Ans. CUSAT is held as a computer-based test.

Ques. What are the programmes offered via CUSAT?

Ans. Through CUSAT, you can take admission in B.Tech / B.Tech Lateral Entry / B.Com LLB / LLB / LLM / MCA etc.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in CUSAT CAT?

Ans. Yes, for each incorrect answer 01 mark is deducted.

Ques. What is the syllabus for B.Tech course?

Ans. CUSAT CAT for B.Tech course comprises of the questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of 10+2 level.

Ques. How is the result announced?

Ans. The result is announced in the form of a rank list.

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