Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

Also known as: CUSAT

Quick Facts

Rating
Ranked in Universities
91st
Institute
Type of Institute
State University
Ownership
Public/Government
Accreditation
NAAC A
Approval
Approval
UGC
Coed
Genders Accepted
Co-Ed
  • Estd. Year: 1971
  • Campus Size: 180 Acres
  • Total Faculty: 378
  • Total Students Enrollment: 4096

About College

Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi (CUSAT) was established in 1971 under the Government of Kerala, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). It was earlier known as the University of Cochin. The college provides 14 undergraduate programmes, 53 postgraduate programmes and 9 M.Phil and Ph.D programmes related to different subjects. CUSAT also provides various infrastructural and academic facilities to the students and faculty members of the Institute. CUSAT is spread over an area of 180 acres. Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Location:-

Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi is located in University Road, South Kalamassery, Kalamassery, Kochi, Kerala. The nearest airport from the Institute is the Cochin International Airport which is located 19.1 km away and students can reach the campus in approximately 27 mins. The nearest railway station from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi is the Ernakulam Junction Railway Station which is 11.4 km away and students can reach the campus in approximately 22 mins.

Accreditation:-

Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)

Clubs, Committees & Societies:-

  • NSS- National Service Scheme (NSS) is a Youth Programme which is established under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India. Students of Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi have also conducted various programmes under this scheme including international yoga day, blood donation, leprosy campaign, swachh bharat, literary campaign, mass cleaning, mass tree plantation, road traffic awareness, sand sculpturing, polio vaccine, disaster management, PFMS training etc. to spread awareness among the common people.

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Ranking / Rating

This College is accredited by NAAC A (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) validity is 15 Sep 2021 and the score is 3.09 .

Universities
Careers360 NIRF
Rank Score Rating Rank
91st 206.7 AAA+ 65th
Overall
NIRF Rank
94th
Engineering
Careers360 Rank
AAAA
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Exams and Cutoffs

No exam date Available
CUSAT CAT B.Tech
No exam date Available
CUSAT M.Tech Admission
No exam date Available
Exam Date: 06 Feb, 2021 - 07 Feb, 2021
CAT
Exam Date: 29 Nov, 2020 (Tentative)
Exam Date: 31 Jan, 2021 (Tentative)
MAT
Exam Date: 30 May, 2020 - 31 May, 2020
CUSAT CAT M.C.A.
No exam date Available
Exam Date: 01 Aug, 2020
KEAM B.Tech
Exam Date: 16 Jul, 2020
Exam Date: 21 Jun, 2020
JEE Main Paper 2
Exam Date: 18 Jul, 2020 - 23 Jul, 2020
KMAT M.B.A
Exam Date: 20 Oct, 2020 (Tentative)
Exam Date: 12 Jul, 2020

Admission Process

Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi Admission Procedure:-

Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi offers admissions to undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. The Institute offers admissions to B.Tech/B.Voc/M.SC Integrated/M.Sc/MCA/M.A/MFSc/MVoc programmes based on the scores of Common Admission Test (CAT), to B.Tech lateral entry programmes based on Lateral Entry Test (LET) scores, BBA LL.B/B.Com LL.B/LLB/LL.M/M.Sc Industrial Fisheries based on CAT scores followed by an interview process, to MBA programmes based on KMAT/CMAT/CAT scores followed by the GD and interview round, to MCA lateral entry programmes based on MLET scores, to M.Tech programmes based on GATE/DAT scores and to M.Phil and Ph.D programmes based on DAT scores followed by an interview round. Detailed description on all programmes and its admission procedure are mentioned below.

For B.Tech/B.Voc/M.SC Integrated/M.Sc/MCA/M.A/MFSc/MVoc programmes-

  • Admissions to these programmes are offered based on the scores in the CUSAT Common Admission Test (CAT).

  • Based on the qualifying scores, students have to apply for admissions on the official website of the university.

  • Candidates have to submit their application forms along with requisite documents and payment of fees.

  • Admissions to Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi will be offered based on CAT scores, document verification and fees payment.

For B.Tech lateral entry programmes-

  • Students need to qualify the Lateral Entry Test (LET)  for getting admissions to B.Tech lateral entry programmes.

  • Eligible candidates have to apply for admissions online on the official website of Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi.

  • Application forms have to be submitted along with required documents and fees payment.

  • Admissions to Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi will be offered based on LET scores, document verification and fees payment.

For BBA LL.B/B.Com LL.B/LLB/LL.M programmes-

  • Students have to qualify the aptitude test for getting admissions to these programmes.

  • Eligible candidates also have to qualify the group discussion round followed by an interview.

  • Candidates have to apply for admissions online on the official website of the Institute.

  • Application forms have to be submitted along with required documents and fees payment.

  • Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi admissions to these programmes will be offered based on the performance in  Common Admission Test (CAT), GD, interview, document verification and fees payment.

For MBA programmes-

  • Students are offered admissions to MBA programmes based on the scores in KMAT/CMAT/CAT.

  • Based on the qualifying scores, students also have to clear GD and interview conducted by the authorities of the Institute.

  • Students have to apply for admissions on the official website of the University.

  • Candidates have to submit their application forms along with requisite documents and payment of fees.

  • Admissions to Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi will be offered based on KMAT/CMAT/CAT scores, group discussion, interview, document verification and fees payment.

For MCA lateral entry programmes-

  • Students need to qualify MLET for getting admissions to MCA lateral entry programmes.

  • Eligible candidates have to apply for admissions online on the official website of Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi.

  • Application forms have to be submitted along with required documents and fees payment.

  • Admissions to Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi will be offered based on MLET scores, document verification and fees payment.

For M.Sc Industrial Fisheries programme-

  • Students have to appear and qualify the Common Admission Test (CAT) for getting admissions to the M.Sc Industrial Fisheries programme.

  • Eligible candidates also have to qualify the interview conducted by the authorities of the Institute.

  • Students have to apply for admissions on the official website of the University.

  • Application forms have to be submitted along with required documents and fees payment.

  • Admissions to Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi will be offered based on CAT scores, interview performance, document verification and fees payment.

For M.Tech programmes-

  • Students seeking admissions to M.Tech programmes need to appear and qualify GATE.

  • Non-GATE candidates have to qualify the Departmental Admission Test (DAT) conducted by the University.

  • Students have to apply for admissions on the official website of the University.

  • Application forms have to be submitted along with required documents and fees payment.

  • Admissions to Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi will be offered after document verification and fees payment.

For M.Phil programmes-

  • Students have to qualify the Departmental Admission Test (DAT) for getting admissions to M.Phil programmes.

  • Students also have to clear the interview round conducted by the University.

  • Admissions are offered based on the merit list of students where 50% weightage is given to marks scored in the qualifying exam, 40% weightage is given to DAT scores and 10% weightage is given to the performance in the interview.

  • Eligible students have to apply for admissions on the official website of the University.

  • Candidates have to submit their application forms along with requisite documents and fees payment.

  • Admissions to M.Phil programmes will be offered after document verification and fees payment.

For Ph.D programmes-

  • Students have to qualify the Departmental Admission Test (DAT) for getting admissions to Ph.D programmes.

  • Students who have qualified UGC-NET Lectureship examination or GATE/ICAR/KSCSTE/CSIR/NBHM/ICSSR are exempted from DAT.

  • However, all students have to clear the interview process for getting admissions.

  • Eligible students have to apply for admissions on the official website of the University.

  • Candidates have to submit their application forms along with requisite documents and fees payment.

  • Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi admissions to Ph.D  programmes will be offered after document verification and fees payment.

Facilities

Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi provides certain facilities to the students and faculty members of the Institute including library, hostels, canteen, sports etc. Detailed description on all the facilities provided to the students, faculty members are mentioned below.

  • Library- The central library of Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi has more than 95,000 collections including reference books, doctoral theses and back volumes of periodicals, patents, CD-ROM etc. The library was established in 1977. The library timings are 9:00 am to 8:00 pm on weekdays and 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on second Saturdays and Sundays except holidays.

  • Hostels- Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi provides separate hostels to girls and boys. Students are allotted hostels based on the availability of rooms. All the hostel rooms are provided with basic amenities and furniture. Other room cleaning facilities, water heater and RO water are also available inside the hostels. Mess facilities are also available for hostellers which serves quality and hygienic food to students.

  • Canteen- Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi also has a canteen inside the campus serving good quality food items including snacks, beverages and meals. All the food items are prepared keeping taste and hygiene in mind. The canteen remains open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm for all students and other members of the University.

  • Sports facilities- Various sports facilities are provided by Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi for the students. Various playgrounds are provided for playing cricket, volleyball, kabaddi etc. Other indoor games facilities like carrom, chess, badminton etc are also provided by the Institute.

  • Boys Hostel Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel Girls Hostel
  • Gym Gym
  • Library Library
  • Sports Sports
  • Cafeteria Cafeteria
  • Auditorium Auditorium
  • Hospital Medical/Hospital
  • IT Infrastructure IT Infrastructure
  • Transport Transport
  • Laboratories Laboratories
  • Convenience Store Convenience Store
  • Banks Facilities Bank/ATM Facilities
  • Alumni Alumni Associations
  • Guest Room Guest Room

Student Reviews

4.1/5 22 Reviews

I have a good experience with this college

Posted on 25 May' 20 by Vivek Ranjan
Batch of Jan. 1, 2021 | B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering
College Infrastructure
Cochin University of science and technology is one of the best engineering college in india. Here all the best facilities, equipments are provided to the students. Library,high speed internet Wifi, lab classes with all facilities are provided here.
Academics
In this college I'm studying computer science and engineering. Here all the teachers are well qualified and having very good knowledge and with very long experience about their subjects. And so i liked it most.
Placements
Quality of placements is very good for this college. Here all the best companies for example tcs, Infosys, wipro and so many companies come for the placement with a very good package. Average package of the placement is 6-8lakh per anum. And so it's one of the best college.
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I am enjoying my college life here in a good ways.

Posted on 23 May' 20 by Sandeep kumar
Batch of Jan. 1, 2021 | B.Tech Mechanical Engineering
College Infrastructure
Good infrastructure every branch have their own separate building.every building is in good shape and condition.every Room in the building are are easily reachable.every Room are good in terms of capacity, lighting and fresh air.
Academics
Good faculty members and their teaching style is also unique.they are helpful, kind and generous.every faculties have enough qualifications and also they have a great teaching experience.so they are very appreciatiable.
Placements
Good placements in ECE,CS and IT branch others have a little low placement ratio.every year many companies come with a good salary package.but their demands vary year by year so therefore the ratio of placement also varies.
Value-for-money
Good value for money you are getting a good teaching facility from a good university
Campus Life
There are several things you can enjoy in campus also in the city
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cusat campus life awesome

Posted on 23 May' 20 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2020 | B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering
College Infrastructure
in this college,good infrastructure ,good environment.....smart borad facility. that really hepls to understand concept better....... near to college good food facility...both south and north indian food.....
Academics
i m studing engineering branch.......here carriculum is very good....faculty are very helpful..... here placement of software company is good .....but core company very less.........cs ,it,ec branch have placement.. but very few for core branch.
Placements
here placement are very good for software branch...90 percentage of software branch student get placement every year... the range of general package is 3 to 4 lack per annum... maximum package is 30 lack software branch
Value-for-money
here course carriculum is verygood ,,,per semester fee approx 40 thousand,,,here we get good return of money....
Campus Life
collage campus is very awesome...good sound of bird in evening that makes very awesome day,,,,.. campus is very safe in term of all thing....
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It's an average college in India but good in kerala

Posted on 23 May' 20 by SHANTANU SHEKHAR
Batch of Jan. 1, 2021 | B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering
College Infrastructure
Good but some departments are in bad shape.Electrical department building is in bad condition.But mechanical,civil,it and cse buildings are good.most of the buildings are not in good shape instead of thosewhich are newly constructed.
Academics
Faculties are good but most of them are temporary and it is needed to add some permanent faculties and reservation for faculties are there it is bad eduthe basis of state quota educational educational.
Placements
Good for cse,it and ece but overall placement is not good.Mostly it companies comes for recruitment and if don't have backlog you will get placed but package is not satisfactory.Average package is around 3.5 lakh.
Value-for-money
College is cheaper fees wise and value for money
Campus Life
Good because it is in main city and all necessary things are within range
Anything Else
It is is kerala so you will enjoy your college life very well
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I will recommend this college as it is better in all aspects

Posted on 22 May' 20 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2021 | B.Tech Mechanical Engineering
College Infrastructure
The college has a good infrastructure. Projectors and smart boards are used for teaching. Labs facilities are also upto mark . All facilities have a very good knowledge and very well experienced in their field.
Academics
The curriculum is well updated and the syllabus is very beautifully designed in order to do good in placements as well as to ace in any government exams like gate. Yes it is updated according to industry demand.
Placements
College reserves high percentage of placements every year. The highest package bagged was Rs 29 lakhs. The placements for non core companies are very good. For core companies the placements are mediocre.
Value-for-money
Fees are distributed among three categories NRI, All India merit and state merit. For NRI fees is almost 60,000 per semester. For India merit it is 45,000 and for state merit it is 24,000 for each semester.
Campus Life
College has its own University library, playground and canteen. It is also located in metro city. Hostel facilities are also provided. There is a good study atmosphere in the campus. Mess facilities are also good.
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Questions related to CUSAT

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I want the previous years question papers with answer key of cusat bcom llb entrace examinations

Nimisha Gupta 16th May, 2020

Hi

Following are the links to access the question papers:

http://library.cusat.ac.in/cat/2016/3%20Year%20LL.B.%20_Final_.pdf

http://library.cusat.ac.in/cat/2016/5%20Year%20LL.B.%20_Final_.pdf

http://library.cusat.ac.in/cat/2015/APTITUDE%20TEST%20FOR%205%20YEAR%20B.B.A.pdf

http://library.cusat.ac.in/cat/2015/APTITUDE%20TEST%20FOR%203%20YEARS%20LLB.pdf

http://library.cusat.ac.in/cat/2014/520%20LLB.pdf

http://library.cusat.ac.in/cat/2014/222%20LLB.pdf

http://library.cusat.ac.in/cat/2013/bba-LLB.pdf

http://library.cusat.ac.in/cat/2013/3llb.pdf

http://library.cusat.ac.in/cat/bba-LLB.pdf

http://library.cusat.ac.in/cat/2011/BBA%20LLB.pdf

Hope it helps!

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Whether theres placement for MBA(for Full Time and Part Time) at CUSAT Campus and CET Kerala ?

sathwika 18th May, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Mba is the 2 year course and you wanted to get full time and part time in the Cochin university of science and technology which is in kochi in the kerala state you can get placements in this campus based on your merit and talent and cet college of management and technology is also in cochin in the kerala  state and both are the top college and you can get placements in that colleges but experience also matters a lot comparitively you can get good placements in both the colleges cusat is the best college compared to both the colleges it has high rating compared to both the colleges  and you can prefer this college for the placements and ALL THE BEST for your future and i think my suggestions and knowledge may be helpful to you.

Thank you!!

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Give me the previous years question papers of cusat 5 year bballb entrance examination

Pompi Bhadra 26th Apr, 2020
Hello Nandana!

Kindly visit the e-Library of Cochin Institute of Science and Technology to find previous year CAT question papers for 5 yrs. integrated LLB programme, from the year 2017 to 2011.
You can get access to it by visiting : library.cusat.ac.in/cat/

Don't hesitate to ask in case you have any more queries.
Hope this answer will help.
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Please give prevoius years cusat question papers for bcom llb entrance

Ketaki Dhotre Student Expert 26th Apr, 2020

Dear,

Before starting any preparations for the entrance test must go through syllabus. By solving CUSAT sample papers, you can get an idea about the pattern of the entrance test, types of questions asked, marking scheme etc. Regularly solving CUSAT CAT sample papers, you will also get essence of efficient time management and will be very helpful on the day of the exam.

You can sample papers here:

https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/cusat-cat-sample-papers

Hope this helps!

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can I change exam city for cusat engg entrance this year? if so how?

Soham sengupta 19th Apr, 2020

Hello student,

Cochin University of Science and Technology will conducts c u s a t Engineering entrance each years. As per the news the you will not able to change the test centres. You can contact the help desk at admission@cusat.ac.in .when you are going to mail at the helpdesk you should mention the subject as correction of application form.

Hope this will help you.

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