CUSAT CAT 2021: Cochin University Entrance Exam

CUSAT CAT All Courses
CUSAT CAT All Courses

CUSAT CAT 2021 exam dates are 16, 17 and 18 July 2021. It is Entrance Exam for taking admission in Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT), which is a government-owned autonomous university. This university conducts the Common Admission Test (CAT), Lateral Entry Test (LET) & Departmental Admission Test (DAT) every year. These tests are the basis for admission in the UG, PG & PhD Programmes in various streams of academic & professional education of the university.

CUSAT CAT 2021 Status

Exam Postponed

CUSAT 2021 Exam Dates

Events Dates (Announced)
Starting of application form 10 March 2021
Last date to submit applications 31 March 2021
Remittance fee (Online only) 10 March to 08 April 2021
Last date to submit form with late fee 15 April 2021
Last date to submit form (M.Tech) 21 April 2021
Last date to submit form with late fee (M.Tech) 30 April 2021
Availability of admit card June 2021
CUSAT 2021 exam date 16th, 17th & 18th July 2021
Releasing of answer key July 2021
Declaration of result July 2021
Starting of counselling July 2021
CUSAT CAT 2021 Admit Card
  • Candidates will be able to download the Admit Card once all the Application Form deadlines are over.
  • Candidates should check all the details related to Admit Card carefully. They should verify:
    • Name
    • Enrollment Number
    • EMAIL ID
    • Phone Number
    • Test Center
  • It is mandatory to carry the Admit Card to the Examination Center. Candidates cannot enter the Examination Hall without showing their Admit Card.
  • They should preserve the Admit Card for Counselling Procedure as well.

CUSAT CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Each Programme has different eligibility criteria. Mentioned are the eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT 2021 All Courses.

  • He/She must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidate should hae10+2 or the corresponding exam of the state of Kerala or any other from a recognised board /university.
  • Candidates should have studied Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as important subjects in their class 12th.
  • Candidates must have secured 50% marks in Mathematics in class 12th
  • In aggregate also, 50% marks is required.

Note:  The eligibility criterion for SC/ST candidates is passing marks in their qualifying exam apart for Marine Engineering.

CUSAT CAT 2021 Exam Pattern

  • CUSAT CAT 2021 All Courses Exam will consist of two papers.
    • Paper 1-Maths
    • Paper 2- Physics and Chemistry
  • Mode: Online Mode
  • Duration: 2 Papers  (3 Hours Each).
  • Type: Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Number of Questions: 250
  • Marking Scheme: 3 Marks for Correct Response. 1 Mark will be deducted for Incorrect Response.
  • Total Marks: 750 Marks.
Subject Number of Questions Marks Awarded
Mathematics 125 +3/-1
Physics 75 +3/-1
Chemistry 50 +3/-1

CUSAT CAT 2021 Application Form

  • Candidates will have to fill the form Application Form online only. they cannot fill the Application Form offline.
  • Candidates will first have to register.
  • They will then have to sign in using their credentials and fill the Application form as directed.
  • Candidates can see the link to Application Form or information brochure in the case of any confusion.
  • Once the Application Form is filled properly, Candidates will have to pay the below-mentioned fees according to their category.
  • Candidates will not have to send any documents via post. It is recommended that they take a print out of the CUSAT Application Form for future references.

Application Fee

Category Application Fee
General Candidates Rs. 1000
SC/ST Candidates Rs. 500
International Candidates /PIO/ Children of Indian Gulf Workers US$100
NRI Candidates

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Additional Fee for the Candidate opting for Dubai as test centre

Rs. 6000

Rs. 10000

Ph.D & M.Phil Programmes Rs. 1000( Rs. 500 for SC/ST Candidate)
PDF ,Diploma, Certificate Programme Rs. 100 (Rs. 50 for SC/ST Candidate)

Note: Candidates can pay the fees only in Online Mode. Acceptable modes of payments are Credit/Debit Cards or Net Banking. No offline Method is Allowed.

CUSAT CAT 2021 Syllabus

Candidates should have a knowledge of the detailed syllabus for CUSAT CAT 2021 All Courses. The Syllabus will be similar to that of JEE MAIN 2021. Candidates can see the detailed syllabus below.

CUSAT CAT Physics Syllabus







Chap1-  Physics And Measurement

Chap2-  Kinematics

Chap3-  Laws Of Motion

Chap4-  Work, Energy, and Power

Chap5-  Rotational Motion

Chap6-  Gravitation

Chap7-  Properties of Solid And Liquids

Chap8-  Thermodynamics

Chap9-  Kinetic Theory of Gases

Chap10- Oscillation and Waves

Chap11- Electrostatics

Chap12- Current Electricity

Chap13- Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism

Chap14- Electromagnetic Waves

Chap15- Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Chap16- Atoms and Nuclei

Chap17- Electronic Devices

Chap18- Communication Systems












Chap1- Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry

Chap2- States of Matter

Chap3- Atomic Structure

Chap4- Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Chap5- Chemical Thermodynamics

Chap6- Solutions

Chap7- Equilibrium

Chap8- Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry

Chap9- Chemical Kinetics

Chap10- Surface Chemistry

Chap11- Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Chap12- General Principles and Process of Isolation of Metals

Chap13- Hydrogen

Chap14- S- Block Elements

Chap15- P- Block Elements

Chap16- F-Block Elements

Chap17- D and F-Block Elements

Chap18- Environmental Chemistry

Chap19- Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds

Chap20- Some Basic Principle of Organic Compounds

Chap21- Hydrocarbons

Chap22- Organic Compounds containing Oxygen

Chap23- Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen

Chap24- Biomolecules

Chap25- Chemistry in Everyday Life







Chap1- Sets, Relations and Functions

Chap2- Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equation

Chap3- Matrix, and Determinants

Chap4- Permutations and Combinations

Chap5- Binomial Theorem and its simple application

Chap6- Sequence and series

Chap7- Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability

Chap8- Integral Calculus

Chap9- Differential Equation

Chap10- Coordinate Geometry

Chap11- Three Dimensional Geometry

Chap12- Vector Algebra

Chap13- Statistics and Probability

Chap14- Trigonometry

Chap15- Mathematical Reasoning

Chap16- Approximation

Courses Offered through CUSAT CAT 2021

Courses Eligibility Requirements
B .Tech 50% marks in Mathematics in qualifying exam + aggregate 50% in PCM
B .Tech Instrumentation Technology Minimum 60% in entrance exam+55% in PCM & 55% in Mathematics separately
B .Tech Naval Architecture & Ship Building Having 60% marks in 12th board+50% in Mathematics individually + 50% in PCM all together
B .Tech Marine Engineering Minimum 60% in 12th board +66% in the qualifying exam + securing 50% in English in 10th as well as 12th

Vocational/Diploma candidates can’t apply for CUSAT CAT.

Above 25 yrs of age are not eligible for this course

3 Year LLB Candidates must have secured minimum 40% in bachelor’s degree in any stream (35% for SC/ST)
MBA Passing a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks in total.

Applicants must possess a valid score in MAT, CMAT or CAT.

CUSAT CAT 2021 Highlights

Candidates can check the CUSAT Common Admission Test 2021 examination given below:

CUSAT CAT 2021 Exam Information
Exam Name CUSAT CAT 2021
Conducting Body Cochin University of Science and Technology
Level University Level
Course Undergraduate and Post-graduate courses
CUSAT CAT 2021 Official website
Exam Mode Online (CBT)
Exam Purpose To offer admission into various under-graduate and post-graduate courses.