Cochin University of Science and Technology(CUSAT) conducts Common Admission Test(CAT) along with other entrance exams for the admission to various Bachelors and Masters Degree courses, Diploma courses and certificate courses offered by them. CUSAT 2018 entrance exam has been announced and aspiring students can find the CUSAT 2018 dates and other information below.

CUSAT 2018 Dates, CUSAT Entrance 2018

CUSAT 2018 Dates

Events Announced Dates
The opening of the online application (Except Ph.D., M.Phil, Diploma and certificate programmes) 7th February 2018
Last date for online application 28th February 2018
Application with Rs.100/- late fee 3rd March 2018
Online application for international students 7th February to 30th April 2018
Application for the M.Tech programme with Rs.100/- late fee 22nd to 30th April 2018
Admit Card available to download 15th to 29th April 2018
CUSAT Entrance Exam Date 28th and 29th April 2018
The issue of offline DAT application form for Ph.D., M.Phil and Diploma programmes 7th February to 5th March 2018
The announcement of exam results Last week of May 2018

CUSAT 2018 Entrance Exam Application

Aspiring students have to fill the online CUSAT application form and make payment of the fee to register for the entrance exam. Candidates are strongly advised to read the prospectus and then proceed to fill the online application form to avoid mistakes. Important details that should be noted about CUSAT exam 2018 are given below.
  • CUSAT entrance exam applications will be accepted through online mode only.  There’s no offline application.
  • The application form will be available on the website on February 7, 2018.
  • Applicants should complete the registration form first to apply for CUSAT 2018.
  • Candidates should pay the application fee online. Then only they can appear for CUSAT entrance exam.
  • Candidates applying on the basis of GATE or MAT score should submit the soft copy of scorecard on the website.
  • Applicants must take the printout of the confirmation page. It is the proof of successful application. However, it should not be sent to the university.

Application Fee Details

The application fee for various categories for CUSAT 2018 Entrance are as follows:

Category Application Fee
General Candidates Rs. 1000
SC/ST Candidates Rs. 500
International Candidates/PIO/Children of Indian Gulf Workers US$100
NRI Candidates Rs. 6000
Additional fee for Dubai exam center Rs. 10000
P.hD and M.Phil Programmes Rs. 1000, Rs. 500 for SC/ST
PDF, Diploma and Certificate programmes Rs. 100, Rs. 50 for SC/ST


CUSAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for appearing in CUSAT 2018 is as follows:

Course Eligibility
B.Tech/ 5-year Integrated M.Sc in Photonics
  • 12th pass from Kerala state or equivalent board with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths as majors.
  • 50% Marks in Mathematics alone and 50% marks when Physics, Chemistry, and Maths are put together.
B.Tech in Marine Engineering
  • Pass in 12th examination from Kerala State Board or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English, 60% marks when these subjects are put together and 50% marks in Mathematics alone.
  • 50% Marks in English in 10th and 12th.
  • Candidate’s age should be below 25 as of 1st September 2018.
  • Vocational/diploma candidates are not eligible to apply.
  • 60% Marks in plus two examination for science stream and 55% marks for arts, commerce, and humanities groups.
  • Candidate’s age should be below 20 as of 1st July 2018 (22 for SC/ST/OBC)
  • Graduation in any discipline from a university recognized by CUSAT with 40% aggregate marks. 35% for SC/ST candidates.
  • Those who are appearing for final year exam can also apply.
  • Graduation in science with Maths as one of the subjects or graduation in Electronics/Information Technology/Computer Science/Computer Application/Engineering/Technology with 55% marks in aggregate excluding humanities and languages.
M.Voc in Technology and Management Consulting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with 60% aggregate marks or B.Voc degree in a relevant discipline with at least 60% aggregate marks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in law with at least 45% marks.


CUSAT Syllabus 2018

The CUSAT 2018 exam for undergraduate/integrated postgraduate courses will be based on physics, chemistry, and mathematics of the 11th and 12th standards.

Admit Card

CUSAT 2018 admit cards will be available on the website from April 15th to 29th April 2018. Candidates should take the printout and carry it to the examination center.


CUSAT Result Date 2018

The results of CUSAT entrance 2018 will be published on the official website in the last week of May 2018. Candidates should enter the roll number to get the results. The counseling dates and information post the results will be published on the official website.

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