Online application process of CUSAT CAT 2019 begins on January 30

CUSAT CAT 2019 – The online application process of the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) Common Admission Test (CAT 2019) is beginning from today, January 30, 2019. Those of you who are interested can visit the official website and apply online, on or before February 28, as per IE report.

The CAT 2019 would be held on April 6-7, while the CUSAT will be held across 28 centres pan India and also in Dubai. Meanwhile, a separate category has been made available for Indians having OCI/PIO status and for foreign nationals. The admission test for MSc, LLM, MVoc, MCA, BVoc, LLB, BTech, MA (Hindi, Applied Economics), BBA, LLB, B.Com, MCA/MSc (Computer Science) Lateral Entry, PhD, LLM (IPR) PhD, the exam will be held on April 7.

The application for MPhil, PhD and diploma courses will be available from the respective departments. The applications for various MTech courses could be submitted till April 21.


Educational qualifications:

  • The candidates belonging to Kerala SC (KSC) and Kerala ST (KST) communities are eligible for applying
  • For all undergraduate programs, the candidate should have passed class 12 or an equivalent exam from a recognised board
  • They need to score to score at least 45 per cent PCM (physics, Chemistry Mathematics)
  • For postgraduate courses, science with mathematics as one of the subjects or graduate in Electronics/Information Technology/Computer Science/Computer Applications/ Engineering/Technology with 55 per cent aggregate marks (except language and humanities) is needed


  • Set up in 1971 and named as University of Cochin, it was the symbol of commitment from the Government of Kerala towards the new scientific policy resolution adopted by the Central Government on 4th March 1958
  • The birth of the new University was with the specific purpose of “development of higher education with particular emphasis on post-graduate studies and research in applied science, technology, industry and commerce”
  • The University of Cochin was later reorganized as Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) in February 1986
  • Specialisations are available in  all Faculties/Departments for higher studies and research
  • By giving recognition to several well-established premier research institutions in the country and the Southern Naval Command of Indian Navy, the University has brought within its reach the resources available in these institutions also to the use of our academic community

Student Enrolment

An estimated 4,467 undergraduates, 2053 postgraduates, 72 MPhil and 1124 PhD students were enrolled and the faculty consists of 249 members. The number of courses introduced in CUSAT is as follows: 14 under graduation courses, 53 post graduation courses, nine MPhil and PhD Programs. The prominent centres include Advanced Centre for Atmospheric Radar Research (ACARR), Centre for Science in Society (C-SIS) and Inter-University Centre for IPR Studies (IUCIPRS).

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