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Cochin University of Science & Technology Common Admission Test 2020

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CUSAT CAT 2020 Exam Pattern: Question Paper Pattern, Section wise Marks Distribution

Updated On - March 25 2020 by Neol Cherian

CUSAT CAT 2020 Exam pattern will be released by its conducting authority - Cochin University of Science and Technology. CUSAT Common Admission Test is a state level examination organized annually to provide admission into various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Qualified candidates will get admission in various courses such as B.Tech, B.Sc-M.Sc (integrated), B.B.A-LL.B,B.Com-LL.B etc. The university accepts admissions for various courses and thus each CUSAT-CAT-2020 paper has different exam pattern according to the courses. The examination is conducted in online mode i.e.  it is a Computer Based Test. The duration of the examination is 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes for all courses. Go through the complete article to know more about CUSAT CAT 2020 Exam Pattern.

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All the events of CUSAT CAT 2020 have been postponed due to Covid-19. New dates of CUSAT CAT 2020 will be announced soon on the official website of CUSAT.

CUSAT CAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Before preparing for the exam candidates must have a proper knowledge CUSAT CAT 2020 Exam Pattern. 

  • Exam Mode: The examination CUSAT-CAT-2020 is conducted in online mode only (Computer-Based Test).
  • Type of Questions: Candidates are required to solve Multiple Choice Questions (Objective Type).
  • Medium: The examination is held in English language.
  • Exam Duration: Candidates have to complete the examination within 3 hours i.e. 180 minutes.
  • Subjects: The subjects vary from programme to programme.
  • Marking Scheme: 3 marks are awarded for every correct answer and 1 mark is deducted as negative marking for a wrong answer.

Section-Wise distribution of Questions in CUSAT CAT 2020 examination

The sections for examining of various programmes is given below: 
Section-wise distribution of Question in CUSAT CAT
Courses
Sections
Number of Questions
First Year B.Tech/Integrated M.Sc. in Photonics
Mathematics
125
Chemistry
50
Physics
75
 

 

 

 

B.Tech LET Programme (for Lateral Entry)

 
 
 
English
20
Mathematics
50
Engineering Mechanics
40
Engineering Graphics
40
General Engineering
50
BBA.LL.B. (Hons.)/B.Com.LL.B. (Hons.)
General English
50
Reasoning and Logical Thinking Ability
50
General Awareness and Current Affairs
25
Law Related Matters
25
 
M.A. Applied Economics

 
 
Economics
50
Mathematics
15
Statistics
15
General Awareness
20
MCA
Mathematics
75
Logical Reasoning
75
MCA (Lateral Entry)
Computer Science and Applications
100
Logical Reasoning
50
LL.B.
English
25
Comprehension Ability
25
General Knowledge/Current Affairs
25
Legal Aptitude
50
Logical Reasoning
25

 

LL.M.
 
Proficiency in English and GK
50
Analytical Reasoning Capability
50
Compulsory papers in Law as prescribed by BAR Council of India
50

 

 

LLM (IP) PhD /LLM (IPR) PhD {Integrated programme}

 

 

Proficiency in English
40
General Knowledge
15
General aptitude in Intellectual Property Law
20
Analytical and Reasoning Ability
40
Aptitude to do Research
35
 
B.VOC

 
Numerical Reasoning Ability
60
English Language
45
Comprehension and Logical Reasoning Ability
45
NOTE: The duration of CUSAT-CAT exam for B.VOC programme will be 120 minutes (two hours).
Total marks for various programmes of CUSAT-CAT-2020
The total marks for various programmes are shown below:
Subject-wise Total Marks of CUSAT CAT
Course Name
Number of Questions
Total Marks
Engineering
250
750 marks
B.Tech Programs – Lateral Entry
200
600 marks
M.Sc. Computer Science
150
450 marks
B.B.A, LLB (Hons), B.Com
150
450 marks
LLM
150
450 marks
M.A. Hindi and M.A. Applied Science
150
450 marks
MCA
150
450 marks
MCA (Lateral Entry)
150
450 marks
Engineering Science
150
450 marks
Life Sciences
150
450 marks
Integrated Dual Degree Programme of LLM (IP) and LLM(IPR)
150
450 marks
Master of Vocation – Mobile Phone Application Development
150
450 marks
Master of Vocation – Technology and Management Consulting
150
450 marks



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