CUSAT Exam Calendar

Nov. 16, 2017

CUSAT MBA Admission 2016 School of Management Studies, CUSAT, will be conducting spot admission for admission to vacant seats. Spot round will be held on 7 July and the candidates having valid CMAT/MAT/CAT score can participate in this round. The interested candidates must reach the Institute before 10.00 AM along with all the necessary documents. A link has been provided here below for more information on this spot admission. The candidates can take admission to both, full time and part time course. Read this article further to know more about CUSAT MBA Admission and Counselling 2016.


CUSAT MBA Admission 2016

Important Dates for CUSAT MBA Counselling 2016

Rank Date Time
1 to 75 27 June 2016 9.00 AM
76 to 175 27 June 2016 1.00 PM
176 to 275 28 June 2016 9.00 AM
276 to 375 28 June 2016 1.00 PM


Other Important Dates related to CUSAT MBA Admission



Commencement of Registration (International & Indian Applicants)

20 January 2016

Payment of fee starts

22 January 2016

Registration ends on

15 February 2016

Last Date to pay the fee

22 February 2016

Extended Registration commences

01 April 2016

Issuance of Admit card

15 April 2016

Last Date of Extended Registration

30 April 2016

Last Date to pay the fee for the extended registration

5 May 2016

Registration for International Applicants ends

30 April 2016

Extended Registration Ends

01 May 2016

Group Discussion & Interview Commences

02 June 2016

Group Discussion & Interview Concludes

14 June 2016

Release of MBA Rank List

17 June 2016

General Facts

  • Name of the Institute - Cochin University of Science and Technology
  • Commonly Known as CUSAT
  • Eligibility - CMAT/MAT/CAT + GD & Personal Interview of CUSAT
  • Level of Exam University Level

Admission Criteria for CUSAT MBA 2016

As per the admission procedure, CUSAT MBA Admission 2016 will be offered to the aspirants on the basis of the score of CMAT conducted by AICTE/ Score of MAT conducted by AIMA/ CAT Score conducted by IIMs as well as the performance in the Group Discussion and Interview. The normalization of the CMAT / MAT /CAT(IIM) scores will be at the discretion of the University only. Separate rank lists will be prepared for admission to the following programmes M.B.A (Full-time) / (Part-time), M.B.A (I.B.) M.B.A. (T.T.) based on the combined performance of the candidates in the afore - mentioned test and Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

Basic Facts of CUSAT MBA Admission 2016

Courses offered

Test to Appear

Test Code

MBA (Full Time)

C-MAT score (AICTE) / MAT Score (AIMA) /CAT(IIM)
+ GD & Personal Interview of CUSAT


MBA (Part Time)

MBA (International Business)

MBA (Travel & Tourism)

Eligibility Criteria for CUSAT MBA Admission 2016

Before proceeding to apply, aspirants should first ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility conditions as detailed below -

School of Management Studies Faculty of Social Sciences

Name of Programme

Eligibility Criteria

Duration of Course


M. B. A. (Full-time)

Bachelors degree in any subject with 50% marks in aggregate.

4 Semester


M. B. A. (Part-time)

(I) Bachelors degree with 50% marks in aggregate.
(ii) 50% of the seats reserved for candidates having 3 years of supervisory/ executive experience after the Bachelors degree
(iii) In the absence of such candidates, vacancies will be offered to any other candidates holding a bachelors degree with 50% marks in aggregate.

6 Semester


M.B.A (Internatio-
nal Business)

Bachelors degree in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks

4 Semester


M.B.A (Travel & Tourism)

Bachelors degree in any subject with minimum 50% aggregate marks

4 Semester


Application Form - CUSAT MBA Admission 2016

All the eligible aspirants will be required to apply via online mode only. The online application is available online on the official website. However, the candidates can also access the application form by clicking the link provided above. The candidates must note that last date to register is 15 February 2016. There is an extended registration window from 01 to 30 April 2016. Candidates will have to enter certain basis details such as Name, Address, Date of Birth, email-id, mobile phone no, etc correctly so as to generate their user-id and password to be sent to them by SMS/email. Also, applicants will be required to upload their recent passport size (color) photograph and signature as per the specifications to be mentioned in the information brochure.

Now, the candidates will move forward to pay the application fee in the prescribed mode. The fee payment can be done by way of bank-challan or by availing the Internet Banking of SBI/SBT account.

CUSAT MBA Admission 2016 - Group Discussion and Interview

The applications of the candidates will be scrutinized and on the basis of the scores of the candidate in the C-MAT/CAT/MAT, they will be short-listed and invited to attend the Group Discussion and Interview.

In the Group Discussion, the candidates will be provided with a topic and he/she has to speak about the topic for 1 minute. The candidates are required to write about the same topic, which will evaluated later. The duration of the discussion is about 10 minutes and in the end of the discussion, the candidates are required to write down the summary of the Group Discussion.

For the Personal Interview, the candidates must be prepare topics such as - about themselves, their career objectives and choices etc. The candidates must also brush up with topics from their academic background.

CUSAT MBA Admission 2016 - Rank list

Rank-list for CUSAT MBA Admission 2016 will be prepared on the basis of the combined scores in C-MAT/CAT/MAT and performance at Group Discussion and Interview. The weightage of the C-MAT / MAT / CAT Score and GD & PI is applicable as follows for the preparation of the Rank list.

C-MAT / MAT / CAT Score


Group Discussion







Counselling 04 July, 2016 . Team EC

CUSAT MBA Counselling 2016 - Spot admission will be held on 7 July 2016 against the vacant MBA seats for both, part time & full time course. This admission will be granted on the basis of CMAT/CAT/MAT score. No GD/PI will be conducted for the spot round CUSAT MBA Admission. The candidates interested in spot admission must appear personally for the counselling before 10.00 AM. Also, they must carry along... Read more

Result 17 June, 2016 . Team EC

The School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology has released the Rank List for MBA Admissions 2016 along with the Schedule for Counselling and Admission. Both rank list and counseling & admission schedule are available on the official website in PDF format. However, this article provides a link to access both the rank list and schedule. The counseling is scheduled to commence from 27 June... Read more

Application Form 04 April, 2016 . Team EC

CUSAT CAT MBA 2016 Application Form - The candidates interested in pursuing MBA at Cochin University of Science & Technology can still apply for the same. The University has commenced with the extended date for filling and submitting the CUSAT MBA Application Form. The online registration commenced from 01 April and will conclude on 30 April 2016. The last date for the payment of fee is 05 May 2016. Admission... Read more

Cutoff 03 February, 2016 . Team EC

CUSAT CAT MBA 2016 Cutoff is the factor to restrict candidates count in the admission process of MBA postgraduate program. It will be set by School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology (SMS CUSAT). All the candidates who have appeared in any of CAT/ MAT/ CMAT and applied for admission will be subject to screening through the application of cutoff. There are two broad purposes of cutoff –... Read more

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