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CUSAT CAT Application Form 2023 (Out): Apply Online Here


Cochin University of Science and Technology will conduct the CUSAT CAT exam this year. The CUSAT authorities released the application form, and candidates can fill the same from January 27 to February 26, 2023 (March 6, 2023, with a late fee). Candidates have to fill out the application form before the last date to avoid late fee charges. The exam will be held on April 29, 30 and May 1, 2023.

To fill out the CUSAT CAT application form 2023, a candidate must register first on the official website. The application fees for the general category are INR 1100, while for the reserved category, the application fees are INR 500/- Read the complete article to learn how to fill out the application form for CAT CUSAT 2023 for admission B.Tech course.

Latest Update:
– Online CUSAT CAT 2023 Registration started on January 27, 2023. The last day to complete the application form is February 26, 2023 (with a fine up to March 6, 2023).
CUSAT CAT 2023 Admit Cards will be released on April 18, 2023.
– CUSAT CAT 2023 will be conducted on April 29, 30 and May 1, 2023.

CUSAT CAT Application Form 2023: Important Dates

The exam officials released the dates of CUSAT CAT 2023 on the official website of the Cochin University of Science and Technology. Candidates can visit the official website and check the dates. Below is the table for candidates’ reference.

CUSAT CAT 2023 EventsImportant Dates
Availability of Application Form for CUSAT CATJanuary 27, 2023
Last Date To Fill Out Application Form (Without Late Fee)February 26, 2023
Last Date To Fill Application Form (With Late Fee)March 6, 2023
CUSAT CAT Admit Card Release DateApril 18 to May 1, 2023
CUSAT CAT Exam DateApril 29, 30 and May 1, 2023

CUSAT CAT Eligibility Criteria 2023

The Cochin University of Science and Technology offers 11 courses for which candidates must take CUSAT CAT 2023. Before applying for the CUSAT CAT 2023, candidates must check their eligibility and decide whether they can take the test. Read the table below to learn more about the eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT 2023.  

The broad eligibility criteria for the B.Tech course for CUSAT CAT 2023 are given below:

  • Candidates must have passed the 10+2 Examination of the state of Kerala or any other equivalent examination
  • The minimum score in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as an optional subject should be 50%.

How To Fill CUSAT CAT 2023 Application Form?

Candidates can access the application form for CUSAT CAT 2023 from January 27, 2023. The CUSAT CAT starts the registration, filling out the application form, uploading scanned documents, and paying fees. Candidates are advised to keep a copy of the form filled. Read below for the specific process of filling out the CUSAT CAT application form 2023.

CUSAT CAT Registration 2023

  • Visit the official website of Cochin University of Science and Technology – admissions.cusat.ac.in.
  • Click on New Candidate Registration.
  • Submit details asked on the screen.
  • After submitting details, an activation link will be sent to the email address provided by the candidate.
  • On clicking the activation link, the user account will get activated.
  • The user name of the candidate will be their email address.
  • Passwords must have at least 8 characters and contain at least one Capital Letter, one number and one special character. 

Personal Details and Reservation

  • Read the instructions carefully.
  • Click on “Start Registration.”
  • Fill in the precise details required in the CUSAT CAT 2023 application form.
  • In case of any uncertainty, read the prospectus once again.
  • If the candidate wishes to maintain any special reservation, they must have selected the left list box and moved to the right box using the ‘select’ button.
  • For Keralite status-related information, refer appropriate clause of the prospectus.
  • If candidates belong to NRI status, refer to the appropriate clause.
  • For information regarding Children of Indian workers in Gulf Countries (CGW), refer to the appropriate clause.
  • Special reservations need not be available for all courses. The prospectus will specify details of special reservations available for each course.

Photo and Signature

  • The candidate must upload a recent passport-size photograph with a face visible in portrait orientation.
  • The maximum size of the photograph accepted is 500kb. The dimensions of the photo should be 150px x 180px.
  • Upload a scanned image of the signature, in landscape orientation, with a maximum size of 100kb. The dimensions should be 130px x 57px. The image format can be .png, .jpg, .jpeg.

Course Selection

  • Candidates require to select the program from the drop-down list.
  • The candidates must select the qualification they are acquiring or have already acquired.
  • Based on the qualification selected, the list of programmes available at the University will be listed. Candidates should add the course(s) they wish to apply to the right side list box using the select button. Then click the ‘confirm the courses’ button.
  • After confirming the courses and the test details, the subjects will be displayed. If multiple test options are available, the candidate must select the appropriate one from the options displayed based on the candidate’s qualifications. Then click the “Confirm Tests” button.

Preview of CUSAT CAT Application Form

  • After submitting the course details, a short preview will be available.
  • The candidate should check the details mentioned.
  • In case of any changes, go to the required page and save the changes.
  • After verifying the preview, editing will not be allowed in the future.


  • After confirming the preview, the candidate needs to proceed with the payment.
  • Candidates can make payments through credit card/debit card/ net banking.
  • The CUSAT CAT application fee for the general category is rupees 1100, while for the reserved category, the application fees are Rupees 500.

Centre Selection

  • After completing the payment process, the list of available exam centres will be displayed on the screen.
  • The candidate should select their nearest exam centre from the list provided.
  • After centre selection, a final preview will be displayed, and the candidates can go to their home page and wait for the University to confirm.
  • It may take at least two working days.
  • After approval from the University, the candidate can download the confirmation page from the candidate’s home page.
  • The status of the candidate can be seen on the candidate’s home page.

CUSAT CAT 2023 Application Fee

Check the category-wise application fee for the CUSAT CAT 2023 exam given below:

Category of CandidatesApplication Fee
For Kerala SC/ Kerala ST CandidatesRs. 500
General CategoryRs. 500
International CandidatesUS$ 100
Wards of Indian Gulf WorkersRs. 6100
CGW Candidates Belonging to KSC / KSTRs. 5500
NRI Seats (CGW Candidates)Rs. 5,000
Selecting for State Merit / All India Quota SeatsRs. 1100

CUSAT CAT 2023 Mock Tests

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to attempt the CUSAT CAT mock test at Embibe:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s website, i.e., embibe.com
  • 2nd Step: Login using your mobile number/email
  • 3rd Step: Select your ‘Goal’ as ‘CUSAT CAT’ under Engineering
  • 4th Step: Click ‘Next’ and select your preferred language
  • 5th Step: Refer to the below-mentioned links to attempt mock tests
Heat Transfer Test – 1Indefinite Integration Test – 1General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals (Metallurgy) Test – 1
Heat Transfer Test – 2Indefinite Integration Test – 2General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals (Metallurgy) Test – 2
Matter and Magnetism Test – 1Complex Numbers Test – 1Polymers Test – 1
Matter and Magnetism Test – 2Complex Numbers Test – 2Polymers Test – 2
Electromagnetic Induction Test – 1Properties of Triangle Test – 1Qualitative Analysis (OoS) Test – 1
Electromagnetic Induction Test – 2Properties of Triangle Test – 2Qualitative Analysis (OoS) Test – 2

FAQs on CUSAT CAT Application Form 2023

Candidates can find the commonly asked questions on the application form for CUSAT CAT 2023 below:

Q. Is there any relaxation for reserved categories?

Ans: Yes. There is almost a 5% relaxation for reserved categories.  

Q. What is the age limit for taking CUSAT CAT 2023?

Ans: The maximum age to apply for CUSAT CAT is 25 years.

Q. Can a candidate get a refund of a CUSAT CAT 2023 application form fee?

Ans: No. At any cost, the authorities will not refund the application fees. 

Q. When will the CUSAT CAT application form be released?

Ans: The CUSAT CAT 2023 application process will start from January 27 to February 26, 2023. Candidates can fill out the application form with a late fee till March 6, 2023.

Q. What is the qualifying exam to appear for CUSAT CAT 2023?

Ans: Candidates must score over 50% in the 10+2 exam to appear for CUSAT CAT 2023.

Related Links:

CUSAT CAT NotificationCUSAT CAT Cut-off 
CUSAT CAT Previous Year PapersCUSAT CAT Answer Key

We hope that this information on the application form for CUSAT CAT 2023 has helped you. We wish you all the best for the upcoming exam.

Stay tuned to Embibe for the latest updates on the CUSAT CAT 2023.

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