CUSAT CAT 2020 – The CUSAT CAT registration begins from January 8, 2020. According to the official website of Cochin University of Science and Technology, the entrance test, which was scheduled to be conducted on July 27 to 28, 2020, stands cancelled. To appear in CUSAT CAT 2020, candidates should have completed 10+2 years of education with required science subjects. The exam will be conducted via online mode. Candidates should ensure their eligibility before applying for CUSAT CAT 2020.
The Cochin University of Science and Technology will conduct a Common Admission Test for candidates who wish to land a seat in the desired B.Tech course. Cochin University of Science and Technology offers admission in 11 B.Tech courses. For admission in any of these courses, candidates have to appear in CUSAT CAT 2020. Read the complete article to know more about the CUSAT CAT application form, eligibility criteria, important dates, admit card and much more.
Latest – The entrance test, which was scheduled to be conducted on July 27 to 28, 2020, stands cancelled.
Overview of CUSAT CAT 2020
|Exam Name||Cochin University of Science and Technology Common Admission Test|
|Commonly Known as||CUSAT CAT|
|Conducting Body||Cochin University of Science and Technology|
|Exam Level||University Level Examination|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Language of Exam||English|
|Duration of Exam||3 Hours|
|Total Number of Questions||250|
CUSAT CAT Important Dates 2020
The official dates of CUSAT CAT 2020 have been released on the official website of Cochin University of Science and Technology. Candidates can visit the official website and check the dates announced. Here is a table for candidates’ reference.
CUSAT CAT Important Dates 2020
|Availability of Application Form||January 8, 2020|
|Last date to fill Application Form (Without Late Fee)||February 10, 2020 (Extended)|
|Last date to fill Application Form (With Late Fee)||February 15, 2020 (Extended)|
|Remittance Fee (Online Only)||To be notified|
|CUSAT CAT Admit Card availability||To be notified|
|Last Date to download Admit Card||To be notified|
|CUSAT CAT Exam||To be notified|
|Declaration of CUSAT CAT Result||To be notified|
|CUSAT CAT Counselling||To be notified|
B.Tech Courses offered by Cochin University of Science and Technology
There are 11 courses offered by Cochin University of Science and Technology. Here is a list of courses offered:
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Electronics and Communications Engineering
- Information Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Safety and Fire Engineering
- Marine Engineering
- Naval Architecture and Ship Building Engineering
- Polymer Science and Engineering
- Instrumentation Technology
CUSAT CAT Eligibility Criteria 2020
Cochin University of Science and Technology has a set eligibility pattern for candidates who wish to take CUSAT CAT 2020. Given below is the broad eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT.
- Candidates must have passed the 10+2 Examination of the state of Kerala or any other examination accepted equivalent.
- The minimum marks scored in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as optional subject should be 50%.
- There should be 50% minimum marks scored in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together.
- Candidates belonging to the Kerala Scheduled Caste (KSC) and Kerala Scheduled Tribe (KST) communities are also eligible to apply if they have the minimum pass marks in the qualifying examination.
- SEBC candidates of Kerala State belonging to the non-creamy layer category are eligible for 5% relaxation in the minimum marks required to qualify the eligibility criterion.
How to Fill CUSAT CAT Application Form 2020?
The application form of CUSAT CAT 2020 is available from January 8. The application form is available on the official website of Cochin University of Science and Technology. Read below to know the detailed process of filling the CUSAT CAT 2020 application form.
- Visit the official website of Cochin University of Science and Technology
- 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, user account will get activated
- The user name of the candidate will be his/her 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 the personal details required in the form
- In case of any doubt read the prospectus once again
- If the candidate wishes to claim any special reservation, then he/she must have selected in the left list box and moved to the right box using ‘select’ button
- For Keralite status-related information, refer relevant clause of the prospectus
- For details regarding the NRI status, refer to the relevant clause
- For any information regarding Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries (CGW), refer to the relevant clause
- Special reservations need not be available for all courses. Details of special reservations available for each course will be specified in the prospectus
Photo and Signature
- Candidate need to upload a recent passport size photograph with a face clearly visible in portrait orientation
- The maximum size of photograph accepted in 500kb. The dimensions of the photo should be 150px x 180px
- Upload a scanned image of signature, in landscape orientation, with maximum size of 100kb. The dimensions should be 130px x 57px. The image format can be .png, .jpg, .jpeg
- Candidate needs to select the program from the drop-down list
- Candidate needs to select the qualification he/she is acquiring or already acquired
- On the basis of qualification selected, the list of programmes available in the University will be listed. The candidate should add the course(s), he/she wishes and then click the ‘confirm courses’ button.
- After confirming courses, the details of Test subjects will be displayed. If multiple test options are available, the candidate needs to select appropriate one from the options displayed, based on the candidates qualification. Then click the ‘Confirm Tests’ button.
- After submitting the course details, a short preview will be available
- Candidate should check the details mentioned
- In case of any change, go to the required page and save the changes
- After confirming the preview, editing will not be allowed in future
- After confirming the preview, the candidate needs to move forward with the payment
- Payment can be made through credit card/debit card/ net banking
- Fees for general category is rupees 1000 while candidates from reserved category have to pay 500 rupees
- 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 candidate can go to his/her home page and wait for the University to confirm
- It may take at least two working days
- After the 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 from the candidate’s home page
List of CUSAT CAT Exam Cities 2020
CUSAT will include various centres in India and one test centre abroad in Dubai. Here is a list of exam centres for the candidate’s reference.
- New Delhi
- Adoor (Pathanamthitta)
- Thodupuzha (Idukki)
- Kalpetta (Wayanad)
How to Get CUSAT CAT Admit Card 2020?
The admit card is one of the most important documents for taking any examination. The CUSAT CAT 2020 admit card will be available on the official website of Cochin University of Science and Technology.
How to download the CUSAT CAT Hall Ticket 2020?
Here are some steps which a candidate can follow to download the admit card of CUSAT CAT 2020 –
- Visit the official website of Cochin University of Science and Technology
- Login via registered email id and password
- After logging in, click on the admit card tab
- The admit card will appear on the screen
- Candidate should check the details mentioned on the screen
- Download the admit card and get a print out of the same
- Keep the hard copy of Hall ticket safe for future use
Details mentioned on CUSAT CAT Admit Card
Here are the details which will be mentioned on the MET admit card:
- Candidate’s name
- CUSAT CAT Application Number
- Course applied
- CUSAT CAT Admit Card number
- Exam Date
- Time of exam
- Duration of CUSAT CAT exam
- Venue of the exam
CUSAT CAT 2020 Exam Pattern
Candidates can check the exam pattern of CUSAT CAT 2020 before applying for the exam. The CUSAT CAT exam pattern includes the number of questions, types of questions and the total marks of the exam. Read the table below to know more about the exam pattern.
Overview of CUSAT CAT Paper Pattern
|Mode of the exam||Computer Based Test|
|Types of questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Total number of questions||250|
CUSAT CAT Section-wise Division
|Subject||Number of questions|
- A separate minimum score of 10 marks in each of the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics is compulsory for being qualified to be included in the rank list.
- This requirement of minimum marks will not be applicable on candidates belonging to Kerala Scheduled Caste and Kerala Scheduled Tribe communities.
- For every correct answer, the candidate will be awarded +3 marks
- For every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
- The score will be calculated as per this given formula: S= 3R-1W, S refers to the CAT score, R refers to the total right questions and w refers to the total wrong answers.
CUSAT CAT Syllabus 2020
The syllabus of CUSAT CAT 2020 has not been released on the official website yet. As per the last year trend the topics for the exam are as per 10+2 level. CUSAT CAT 2020 syllabus contains topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) which will be covered in the test.
CUSAT CAT Result 2020
After the successful commencement of CUSAT CAT 2020, the candidate needs to wait for the announcement of result. The CUSAT CAT 2020 result is expected to be released in the last week of May 2020. The result of CUSAT CAT 2020 will be announced on the official website of Cochin University of Science and Technology.
How to Download the CUSAT CAT 2020 Result?
Here are some steps which a candidate can follow in order to download the scorecard of CAT 2020.
- Visit the Official website of Cochin University of Science and Technology
- Tap the result link
- Enter the Email-ID and password
- Download the result and get a printout of the same
CUSAT CAT Cutoff 2020
After the declaration of CUSAT CAT result, it is the time for cutoff. The CUSAT CAT cutoff is the minimum marks required for any candidate to appear in the counselling process. The cutoff for CUSAT CAT 2020 is expected to be released a few days after the declaration of result in May 2020. CUSAT CAT 2020 cutoff will be the opening and closing rank within which admission will be given to candidates.
CUSAT CAT 2020 Counselling
The university will conduct CUSAT CAT counselling 2020 in online mode in the last week of May. Candidates who will be qualified in the entrance examination can participate in counselling. A separate notification will be released after the result announcement mentioning the CUSAT CAT 2020 counselling procedure and schedule. The seat allotment will be done through a centralised online counselling based on the marks of CUSAT CAT 2020.
CUSAT CAT 2020 FAQs
Q 1: How can a candidate contact the admission authority of Cochin University of Science and Technology?
A1: Candidates can contact via phone number and the email-id given below:
Phone number: +9148425777100
Q2: What is the mode of CUSAT CAT 2020?
A2: The exam of CAT by CUSAT will be conducted via online mode.
Q3: What is the duration of CUSAT CAT 2020?
A3: The CAT by CUSAT will be conducted for 3 hours.
Q4: Is there any negative marking in CUSAT CAT 2020?
A4: yes, For every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
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