Exam Detail

CUSAT CATCochin University of Science and Technology Common Admission Test

  • Test Level-: National Level
  •     Eligibility-: 12th
  • Duration-:3 Hours
  • Stream-: Engineering
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Online
  • Total Questions-: 250

CUSAT CAT is an all India level common admission test conducted by the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) for admissions to the various Undergraduate and Postgraduate engineering courses offered by the institutes affiliated to the University. CUSAT 2017 exam dates will be announced soon. 

Exam Pattern

No. of Papers
  • Mathematics
  • Physics & Chemistry
Duration 3 hours
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total no. of Questions Mathematics: 125
Physics+ Chemistry: 125 in the ratio 3:2
Total: 250
Total Marks 750
Marking Scheme Candidates will be awarded 3 marks for every correct response. For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted

 

The Counselling of CUSAT CAT 2017 is expected to be held in the 2nd week of July 2017. The counselling will be done only for the qualified candidates. The selected candidates will require registering online and submit their option entry. After logging in, candidates will have to download their CUSAT CAT 2017 counselling letter. No individual call letter / communication will be sent by post to the candidates.

Eligible candidates are apply through website http://www.cusat.ac.in

Syllabus for Physics

  • Physics and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Solids and Liquids
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems

Syllabus for Chemistry

  • Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry
  • States of Matter
  • Atomic Structure 
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure 
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Solutions
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Hydrogen 
  • Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
  • Co-ordination Compounds
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Polymers
  • Bio Molecules
  • Chemistry in everyday life
  • Gaseous and Liquid States
  • Extractive Metallurgy
  • Energetic 
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Chemical Equilibrium 
  • Carbohydrates
  • Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
  • Amino acids and Peptides

Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Sequences and Series
  • Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
  • Differential Equations
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning 

 

CUSAT CAT 2017 Reservation of Seats

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%

4.

Muslim (MSM)

08%

5.

Other Backward Hindu (OBH)

03%

6.

Latin Catholic including Anglo-Indian(LC)

03%

7.

Other Backward Christian (OBX)

01%

8.

Dheevara (DHV)

02%

9.

Viswakarma (VSK)

02%

10.

Pot-making Communities (PMC)

01%

11.

Kudumbi (KMB)

01%

12.

Physically Handicapped Candidates

03%

Total SC/ST/SEBC/PH seats

43%

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