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CUSAT Law Admissions 2021: Courses, Exam, Eligibility, Application and Selection Process

Samiksha Rautela
Samiksha RautelaPublished On: February 23, 2021 | CUSAT CAT

Candidates seeking admission in law courses of CUSAT can find the details here. Go through the article for all the relevant information about the law courses, eligibility criteria, application process and selection process at the CUSAT school of legal studies.

CUSAT Law Admissions 2021: Courses, Exam, Eligibility, Application and Selection Process

Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is a state government university. Established in 1971, the varsity was originally known as the University of Cochin and the name changed to CUSAT university later. CUSAT offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various disciplines like Law, Science, Humanities, Management, Technology and Engineering. The university is accredited by NAAC and approved by AICTE.

CUSAT CAT Law 2021, will be conducted for offering admission to the university. Law aspirants will have to appear for a university-level Common Admission Test (CAT) which will be held in 2 parts. For LLB, Part 1 will comprise Legal Aptitude and Logical Reasoning while Part 2 will include GK & Current Affairs and English. For LLM, Part 1 will be English, GK and Analytical Reasoning and Part 2 will be based on Compulsory papers in Law as prescribed by the BAR Council of India.

This article captures all the important information regarding CUSAT law admission 2021 including the CUSAT CAT 2021. It solves the doubts of the candidates regarding important dates, how to apply, eligibility criteria, important documents, the CUSAT Law Exam and the course-wise selection process.

CUSAT Law Admission 2021: Overview

CUSAT has one of the oldest law schools in India. The independent legal school joined the folds of the university of Cochin that was later renamed Cochin University of Science and Technology. The CUSAT law admission is purely offered on the basis of merit.

The university conducts a Common Admission Test (CAT) for undergraduate and postgraduate courses that determines the admission of the candidate in CUSAT law school. Check out all the relevant information below that you need to know about CUSAT Law admission 2021.

Name of the University

Cochin University of Science and Technology

Type

State Government University

Mode of Application

Online

Name of Entrance Level Exam

CUSAT CAT

Mode of CUSAT CAT exam

Online

Counselling

College Level

CUSAT Law Courses 2021

The university offers multiple undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral courses in the field of law. Listed below are the law courses offered by CUSAT along with their duration.

Courses

Duration

Seat Intake

BBA LLB

5 Years

30 Seats

B.Com LLB

5 Years

30 Seats

LLB

3 Years

40 Seats

LLM

1 Year

30 Seats

LLM PhD

5 Years

10 Seats

CUSAT Law Admission Important Dates 2021

The law aspirants need to keep a track of the important dates of CUSAT law admissions so that they don’t lag behind in the race. In order to manage the preparation time and stay abreast with all the formalities, the candidate needs to keep in mind the CUSAT Law Admission 2021 important dates. Mentioned below are the dates that candidates seeking admission should remember.

Events

Important Date (Tentative)

Online registration begins

February 2021

Online registration ends

2nd week of April 2021

Online registration ends with late fees

3rd week of April 2021

Admit card release date

1st week of May 2021

Exam date

June 2021

Result declaration

4th week of June 2021

Counselling Process

1st week of July 2021

CUSAT Law Admission Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates who want to enrol in the law courses in CUSAT need to satisfy the eligibility criteria of the desired programme. Applicants must apply for the law courses keeping in mind the eligibility of each course. Listed below are the course-wise eligibility criteria for Law Admission at CUSAT 2021.

Course Name

Eligibility

BBA LLB

Qualified class 12 with 60% marks in Commerce/Science or 55% marks in Humanities/Arts

B.Com LLB

Passed class 12 with 60% aggregate marks in Science/Commerce. 5% relaxation to SC/ST.

LLB

Bachelor’s Degree with 40% aggregate marks. 5% relaxation for SC/ST.

LLM

Bachelor’s Degree in Law with 45% aggregate marks

LLM PhD

3 Years of Bachelor's Degree in Law with 55% of the minimum score.

How to Apply for CUSAT Law Admission 2021?

The CUSAT Law Application 2021 is available only in online mode. In order to apply for law admission at the university, the applicants are required to follow the detailed step by step procedure mentioned below.

  • The candidates will have to visit the official website of CUSAT.

  • Click on the tab reflecting “New Candidate Registration”.

  • Enter the crucial information including the contact number and email ID.

  • After the registration, the candidates have to log in with the provided email ID and password.

  • In the next step, Important details like gender, nationality, father’s name, mother’s name, address, etc. are to be filled.

  • After filling in the entire details, click the submit button to proceed further.

  • Upload the scanned copies of your signature and recent passport size photograph. (The size of the photograph and scanned signature should not be more than 500 KB and 100 KB respectively. Additionally, the image should be in JPG format.)

  • Then the applicants are required to apply for the course they are interested in. They can also apply for more than one course by clicking on the option of ‘others’.

  • After reviewing the application once, the candidate needs to click on the submit button.

  • Click on the link that says “Proceed to Make Payment” to make an online payment.

  • Select the test centre after the fee payment is done.

  • Take the print out of the application for future use.

Note: It is to be noted that the image of the scanned signature should be with a white background and the dimension of the image should be 130px X 57 px. The passport-sized photograph should be in a light background and with the dimension of 150px X 180px. 

CUSAT Law Application Fee 2021

Aspirants can submit the law application fees 2021 through any of the available online methods. Mentioned below in a tabular form is the fee information for all the categories.

S.No.

Category

Law Application Fee

1.

General (All India Quota Seats/ Opting for the State Merit)

Rs. 1,000

2.

SC/ST Kerala

Rs. 500

3.

CGW (Children of Indian Gulf Workers)/ NRI

Rs. 6,000

Also Read: All you need to know about CUSAT MBA Admission Process 2021

Documents Required for CUSAT Law Admission 2021

While applying for law admissions at CUSAT, the candidates need to make sure that they are submitting all the required documents so that the application process and the selection process go on smoothly. Listed below are all the documents required for CUSAT 2021 law admissions. It is compulsory for all applicants to have these documents during the admission process.

  • Admit Card of CUSAT CAT

  • Class 10th Marksheet

  • Class 10th Certificate

  • Class 12th Marksheet

  • Class 12th Certificate

  • Transfer Certificate

  • Aadhar Card

  • Address Proof

  • Category Certificate

  • Passport Size Photo

  • Domicile Certificate (to prove that the applicant belongs to Kerala)

  • Migration Certificate (for students from universities outside Kerala)

  • Character Certificate

Note: It is mandatory to have the original copy of all the documents.

Highlights of CUSAT CAT Law Exam 2021

Go through the highlights of CUSAT CAT 2021 below:

Specifications

Details

Exam Name

CUSAT CAT Law

Courses Offered

BBA LLB/ B.Com LLB, LLB, LLM

Conducting Body

Cochin University of Science and Technology

Exam Mode

Online Exam

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Duration

2 Hours

Total Marks

450 Marks

Total Questions

150 Questions

Type of Questions

MCQs

Marks per Correct Attempt

+3 Marks

Marks per Incorrect Attempt

-1 Marks

CUSAT CAT Law Exam Pattern 2021

The CUSAT CAT Law exam follows the negative marking scheme wherein, 1 mark will be reduced for every incorrect attempt. The question paper will have only Multiple Choice Question where 3 marks will be added for every correct answer. A total of 150 questions will be asked and the maximum marks for the exam will be 450. Provided below is the subject-wise weightage of CUSAT CAT Law 2021.

Subject

LLB Questions

Marks

LLM QuestionsMarksLLM PhD QuestionsMarks

English

50 Questions

150 Marks

50 Questions150 Marks40 Questions120 Marks

GK & Current Affairs

25 Questions

75 Marks

15 Questions45 Marks

Legal Aptitude

25 Questions

75 Marks

NANANANA

Logical Reasoning

50 Questions

150 Marks

NANANANA

Analytical Reasoning Capability

NA

NA

50 Questions

150 Marks40 Questions120 Marks

Compulsory law papers prescribed by BCI

NA

NA

50 Questions

150 MarksNANA
Aptitude to do Research NANANANA

35 Questions

105 Marks

General aptitude in Intellectual Property Law

NA

NA

NA

NA

20 Questions

60 Marks

Overall

150 Questions

450 Marks

150 Questions450 Marks150 Questions450 Marks

Displayed below is the CUSAT Law CAT subject-wise weightage:

Weightage cusat cat

CUSAT CAT Law Admit Card 2021

The admit card of CUSAT CAT Law 2021 is released online. It is only released for those candidates who have successfully applied and paid the application fee for the exam. Applicants will have to head on to the official website of the university and enter the log-in credentials to download the CUSAT CAT Law Admit Card 2021. Vital information such as name, roll number, venue and date & time of the exam will be mentioned on the admit card.

CUSAT CAT Law Result 2021

The result of the CUSAT CAT Law exam is declared by the Cochin University of Science and Technology, which is also the conducting body of the exam. It will be released for those candidates who appeared for the exam. Law aspirants are required to visit the institute's website and enter the log-in credentials yet again to check their respective results.

Details present on the CUSAT CAT Law Result 2021 are:

Candidate's Name

Roll Number

Sectional Marks

Overall Marks
Rank Acquired

Qualifying Status

CUSAT CAT Law Cutoff 2021

The minimum marks required to qualify the exam is known as CUSAT CAT Law Cutoff. Candidates need to score either more or equal to the cutoff to get shortlisted for admission. The information regarding the same is released on the official website, after the declaration of the result. Parameters such as seat intake, category, total applicants and exam performance are kept in mind before releasing a cutoff for CUSAT CAT Law Exam 2021.

CUSAT Selection Process 2021

Captured below in a tabular form is the selection process that a candidate needs to go through in order to ensure his/her law admission in CUSAT.

S.No.

Course Name

Selection Process & Weightage

1.

BBA LLB/ B.Com LLB

CUSAT CAT Exam Part 1: 50%

CUSAT CAT Exam Part 2: 50%

2.

LLB

CUSAT CAT Exam Part 1: 50%

CUSAT CAT Exam Part 2: 50%

3.

LLM

CUSAT CAT Exam Part 1: 35%

CUSAT CAT Exam Part 2: 35%

Group Discussion: 15%

Personal Interview: 15%

4.

LLM PhD

Written Test

Interview

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CUSAT CAT Law Counselling 2021

A merit list is prepared after the result for those candidates who have cleared the cutoff of the exam. LLB and LLM aspirants will be required to appear for the GD and PI rounds while LLB aspirants will be directly invited for CUSAT CAT Law Counselling process which will be conducted through an online mode.

LLM candidates will be called for counselling based on their performances in written exam, group discussion and personal interview. Interested applicants will have to register themselves and upload valid documents in order to participate in the process. Aspirants are shortlisted for law admission based on their overall performance.

Documents Required for CUSAT CAT Law Counselling 2021

Here is the list of documents required to participate in the counselling of CUSAT CAT Law 2021.

Sr. No.

Documents

1.

Valid ID Proof (Adhaar card, Voter ID, Driving license or Passport)

2.

Character Certificate

3.

Medical Certificate (if applicable)

4.

Migration/ Transfer Certificate

5.

10th & 12th Mark sheet

6.

CUSAT CAT Law Admit Card

7.

Specially-Abled Certificate (if applicable)

8.

Result of CUSAT CAT Law Exam

9.

Category Certificate

10.

CUSAT CAT Law Application Form

CUSAT is one of the best law colleges in the nation. It opens up various career options for students pursuing law courses from the university. The university provides students with excellent facilities and opportunities that not only prepare the students for the dog-eat-dog world outside but also give them a platform to achieve their dreams.

In case of queries regarding CUSAT CAT 2021 for law admissions, please reach out to us or call our toll-free number 1800-572-9877 to get in touch with an admissions counsellor.

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