CUSAT CAT 2017 - Cochin University has released the last rank for the fifth round of CUSAT CAT 2017 counselling on June 28, 2017. Candidates who have been allotted seats have to make the requisite payment on or before July 01, 2017. The counselling and admission for candidates who have been allotted seats in the fourth and fifth round of CUSAT CAT 2017 seat allotment will be done on July 05. The admission process for candidates through CUSAT CAT is being carried out for only those candidates who have qualified the entrance exam held on April 30, 2017. The result of CUSAT CAT 2017 was declared by the University on May 18. Candidates are granted admission solely on the basis of their position in CUSAT CAT 2017 rank list provided they fulfill all the eligibility norms defined by the University for admission. Through CUSAT CAT, eligible candidates are being admitted into nearly 30 undergraduate engineering colleges offering approximately 10 B.Tech programmes. To get complete information about CUSAT CAT 2017 important dates, eligibility criteria, counselling, seat allotment and more, read the article given below on this page.
The registration for CUSAT CAT counselling 2017 started from May 19. Candidates who registered successfully for CUSAT CAT counselling and have filled in their choices are allotted seats as per the rank secured by them in the entrance exam. Cochin University is conducting the counselling of CUSAT CAT in five rounds. After each round of counselling and seat allotment, candidates who have been allotted a seat are required to report to their respective institute with all the necessary documents for verification within the given period of time.
Check the schedule of CUSAT CAT2017 from the table given below:
|S.No.||CUSAT CAT Events||Important Dates|
|1||Date of Notification||February 08, 2017|
|2||Start date for online registration||February 08, 2017|
|3||Last date for online submission||February 28, 2017|
|5||Online registration with late fee starts from||March 01, 2017|
|6||Last date to submit the application form with late fee||March 10, 2017|
|7||Last date to remit the application fee||March 13, 2017|
|8||Availability of admit cards||April 18 to 30, 2017|
|9||CUSAT CAT 2017 Examination Date||April 30, 2017|
|10||CUSAT CAT Result declared on||May 18, 2017|
|11||Counselling of CUSAT CAT 2017 (Registration)||May 19, 2017|
The Answer Key of CUSAT CAT 2017 was published by the University on May 03. The answer key is vital for the students as it helps the candidates to cross check their marked answers with that of the answer keys. With the help of the official answer key, candidates can calculate their expected marks and analyse their performance.
The cutoff of CUSAT CAT is the last rank that candidates need to secure to qualify for admission. CUSAT CAT cutoff is determined by various factors such as total number of qualified candidates, number of seats, reservation criteria, difficulty level of the question paper etc. Only the candidates who meet the cutoff set by various institutes are considered for the counselling and seat allotment process in various undergraduate engineering courses
The seats in the engineering courses in the colleges of CUSAT will be reserved for candidates under SC/ST and SEBC candidates. Check the list below.
|S.No.||Categories||Percentage of Seats|
|1.||Kerala SC candidates||08%|
|2.||Kerala ST candidates||02%|
|Socially and Educationally Backward Classes of Kerala|
|3.||Ezhava / Thiyya / Billava (ETB)||09%|
|5.||Other Backward Hindu (OBH)||03%|
|6.||Latin Catholic including Anglo-Indian(LC)||03%|
|7.||Other Backward Christian (OBX)||01%|
|10.||Pot-making Communities (PMC)||01%|
|12.||Physically Handicapped Candidates||03%|
|Total SC/ST/SEBC/PH seats||43%|
The Seat Allotment of CUSAT CAT 2017 is done on the basis of the ranks secured by the candidates in CUSAT CAT 2017. To participate in the seat allotment process, candidates had to register and fill in the option of courses and institutes according to their preference. Candidates who are allotted seats have to submit the required documents for verification. Candidates who fail to produce their documents will not be allotted seats under any circumstances.
The CUSAT offers a total of 11 number of engineering courses. Check the names of the programmes in the list below.
|S No.||Programme Names|
|2||Computer Science & Engineering|
|3||Electrical and Electronics Engineering|
|5||Fire & Safety Engineering|
|6||Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|9||Naval Architecture & Ship Building|
|10||Polymer Science and Engineering|
The Participating Institutes of CUSAT CAT 2017 will grant admission to the qualified candidates into various engineering programmes. The candidates will be given admission on the basis of their performance in CUSAT CAT 2017. The first 10 Participating Institutes of CUSAT CAT 2017 is listed below:
|S No.||Name of the Institutes|
|1||M.G. College Of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram|
|2||Central Institute Of Fisheries, Nautical & Engineering Training (CIFNET), Kochi|
|3||Institutions Under Southern Naval Command Head Quarters, Kochi (SNCHQ)|
|4||Sarabhai Institute Of Science And Technology, Thiruvananthapuram|
|5||College Of Engineering, Kollam|
|6||Co-Operative Institute Of Technology, Kozhikode|
|7||T.K.M. Institute Of Technology, Kollam|
|8||K.V.M. College Of Engineering And Information Technology, Alleppey|
|9||Toc-H Institute Of Science And Technology, Kochi|
|10||College Of Engineering, Govt. ITI Campus, Thiruvananthapuram|
All the candidates who wish to appear in the examination must check the Eligibility Criteria of CUSAT CAT 2017 before applying for the same. Only the candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria levied by the University will be considered for admission. The CUSAT CAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria is given in the table below:
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Candidates have to apply for CUSAT CAT 2017 in the online mode. It is a two stage process. Candidates can check the steps given below:
Registration: Candidates have to fill in their name, date of birth, email id, mobile number etc correctly to register and create an account. After the registration is successfully done, the User ID and password will be sent via email/SMS to the candidate.
Filling up of Application Form: Candidates have to enter all the required details in the form such as age, reservation category, OEC status, annual family income, eligibility qualification, test centre according to their preference, test subject etc. After entering all the details, they have to click on the “Next Button”
Uploading of Photo and Signature: At this stage, Candidates will require uploading scanned copies of their passport sized photograph and signature in the form. The files should be in JPG format. The images will be uploaded as per the specifications mentioned in the prospectus.
Payment of Fee
Candidates have to pay the fee in the online mode through Debit/Credit card or Net Banking. The fee structure is given below:
Fee Structure for CUSAT CAT 2017 Application Form
|General Category||Rs. 1000|
|Candidates applying under NRI Quota||Rs. 6000|
|International Students||US $ 100|
|Additional fees for candidates opting centres at Dubai||Rs. 10,000|
Note: The candidates will have to remit Rs. 100/- over the requisite fee amount while submitting the application form with late fee.
Print out of the Application Form
After the successful submission of the application form, candidates must download and take a print out of the form and retain it for future reference.
CUSAT CAT 2017 was held in 27 cities across the country and 1 abroad. Candidates required applying for the exam centre at the time of filling up the online application form. Recently, the two Exam Cities of CUSAT CAT 2017 has been added. Check the lists of cities below:
The Syllabus of CUSAT CAT 2017 comprises of all the topics from which questions will be asked in the examination. Candidates must have complete knowledge about the syllabus to prepare accordingly for the examination. The subject wise syllabus of CUSAT CAT 2017 is given in the table below:
The Exam Pattern of CUSAT CAT 2017 consist of all the features of the question paper like the no. of papers, total no. of questions, duration etc. Candidates can check the exam pattern below:
|No. of Papers||
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Total no. of Questions||Mathematics: 125
Physics+ Chemistry: 125 in the ratio 3:2
|Marking Scheme||Candidates will be awarded 3 marks for every correct response. For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted|
Candidates who wish to appear in CUSAT CAT 2017 should practice Sample Papers of CUSAT 2017 for better performance. Candidates should solve sample papers to get a better idea of the question paper. Sample papers will aid the candidates in understanding the marking scheme, important topics to cover, the weightage of marks, the difficulty level of the paper etc. It will also prove beneficial at the examination time as with regular practice, candidates will be able to manage their time accordingly, stop making silly mistakes etc. Overall, it will give the candidates an experience of the main exam in advance. Therefore, candidates are advised to download and start practising CUSAT CAT 2017 Sample Papers.
The Director, IRAA,
Cochin University of Science and Technology,
Cochin University P.O.,
Kochi - 682 022,
Kerala, India.Phone: +91 - 0484 - 2577159 / 2577100
Official Website: http://cusat.nic.in/
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