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CUSAT MBA Admission 2021: Eligibility, Application and Selection Process

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: February 25, 2021

Explore all about CUSAT MBA Admission 2021 here Candidates looking for MBA admissions at CUSAT will be able to find out the important details in this article containing the eligibility criteria, application process, and course fee.

CUSAT MBA course admission

Established in 1971, Cochin University Of Science And Technology (CUSAT) is situated in Kochi, Kerela, India. The university offers various undergraduate as well as postgraduate degrees in the Engineering and Science departments. The university is approved by AICTE and accredited by NAAC.

This article takes a look at all the important information regarding the MBA admission 2021 at CUSAT. All the details including the important dates, eligibility criteria and selection process are mentioned here.

CUSAT MBA Admission 2021

Admission to the MBA program of CUSAT will totally be based on the CUSAT rank which will be prepared on the combined scores in CMAT/MAT/CAT and performance in the personal interview and group discussion.

Candidates who are seeking admission to the MBA program at CUSAT university should check out the eligibility criteria and application process along with other details mentioned below.

CUSAT MBA Specialisations 2021

Cochin University Of Science And Technology (CUSAT), Kochi offers full-time MBA in two specialisations as mentioned below. The university also offers a part-time MBA. Candidates can choose from any of the specialisations listed below.

MBA (International Business)

MBA (Travel & Tourism)

MBA (Full time)

MBA (Part-time)

CUSAT MBA Important Dates 2021

Candidates must check the CUSAT MBA important dates 2021 below to get updates regarding the admission schedule. The important dates of CUSAT MBA 2021 will help the candidates to know when to apply and when is the exam so that they can prepare accordingly. Only the exam dates have been officially released.

Important Events

Important Dates

Online registration begins from

First week of March

End Date of Application (without late fee)

To be announced

Application Process with late fee of Rs. 100

To be announced

Admit card

To be Announced

Exam Date

12th, 13th and 14th June

Answer key release

To be Announced

Result declaration

To be Announced

Starting date of counselling

To be Announced

CUSAT MBA Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates who are looking forward to applying for the MBA program at CUSAT university must check the CUSAT MBA eligibility. Applicants must apply for admission only if they satisfy all the conditions stated below:

  • Candidates must have passed a Bachelor’s degree in any subject with a minimum of 50% marks aggregate.

  • Candidates belonging from Kerala Scheduled Tribe(KST) and Kerala Scheduled Caste (KSC) are eligible for admission only if they have scored the required marks in the qualifying degree.

  • SEBC candidate belonging from Kerala state who are certified as belonging to the non-creamy layer will get a 5% relaxation in the minimum required marks in qualifying degree.

  • Candidates must have a valid scorecard in any of the available management exams including Kerala KMAT/CMAT/CAT.

  • Candidates opting for admission in part-time MBA must have 3 years of supervisory/executive experience.

Note: If the candidate holds a Bachelor's degree in the Off-Campus / Remote education / Participatory Program Center (except for IGNOU) then he/ she must get his/ her degree recognised by CUSAT and submit it while appearing for the GD and Personal Interview.

How to Apply for CUSAT MBA Admission 2021

Applicants can proceed to fill the application form by following the detailed admission procedure mentioned below:

Step 1: Login and Registration

  • Visit the official website of CUSAT.
  • Click on the tab highlighting “New candidate registration”.
  • Enter mandatory information including the email and contact number.

Step 2: Application Form filling

  • After registration, log in using the password and email provided.
  • Enter the required details including
  • Name of the Father
  • Mother's Name
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Address
  • Mother and Father Occupation
  • Annual Income of Parents
  • Date of Birth of Candidates

Step 3: Uploading Photograph and signature

After filling all the required details proceed to the next step after clicking on the submit button.

  • Here add your recent passport size photograph and a scanned copy of the signature.
  • The format and size of the photograph and signature are mentioned below:

Documents to be Scanned



File Size: Less than 500 KB

File Dimensions: 150px X 180px

Format: JPG


File Size: Less than 100 KB

File Dimensions: 130px X 57px

Format: JPG


  • Applicants should attach the signature with a white background.
  • The photograph should be coloured with a light background.

Step 4:Course Selection

  • Applicants have to select the course for which they are applying for admission.
  • They can also apply for more than one program after clicking on “others”.

Step 5: Fee Submission

After checking all the details, proceed towards fee submission.

CUSAT MBA Application Fee 2021

Management aspirants can submit the CUSAT MBA application fee 2020 through any of the available online payment methods including credit/ debit card or net banking. The fee information for all the categories is given below:



Application Fee (Rs)


General (Other than NRI/International candidates)

Rs. 1100


NRI Quota/Children of Indian Gulf Workers (CGW)

Rs. 6000


SC/ST (Other than NRI/International candidates)

Rs. 500

Transaction Charges for Application Fee Payment


Mode of Payment


Transaction Fee


Debit Card


0.75% (up to 2000)

1.00% (More than 2000)


Net Banking

State Bank of India & Associates

Rs. 16 per transaction

ICICI Bank, Axis Bank and Yes Bank

Rs. 12 per transaction


Rs. 16 per transaction

Other Bank

Rs. 8 per transaction


Credit Card



Also Read: VIT University MBA Admissions: Eligibility, Application Form, Selection Process

Documents Required for CUSAT MBA Application Form 2020

Candidates can check the documents mentioned below which they will have to submit while applying for admissions. An original copy of all the documents is mandatory.

  • Class 12th Marksheet
  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Address Proof
  • Aadhaar Card
  • CMAT/ CAT Rank Card
  • Character Certificate
  • Category Certificate (If applicable)

CUSAT MBA Selection Process 2021

Candidates who have applied for admission will be called for personal interview and selection process. The CUSAT MBA selection process will begin just after the last date of application.

The final selection of the students will be based on the rank card which will be prepared on the combined basis of candidates' performance in group discussion, personal interview and CMAT scores. The rank will be calculated as per the criteria mentioned below:





Group Discussion





The category-wise reservation for the MBA program is mentioned below:







SEBC (Socially and Educationally Backward Communities)


Ezhava /Thiyya / Billava (ETB)


Muslim (MSM)




LC including Anglo Indian






Pot Making Community (PMC)






CUSAT MBA Course Fee 2021

The CUSAT MBA course fee for all the specialisations available at the university is mentioned below. Candidates can refer to the detailed fee structure here before proceeding for the application process. The CUSAT MBA course fee for part-time MBA is also mentioned below:

Name of


Tuition fees

(Rate of fees)

Other fees

(Rate of fees)


(Caution deposit)


(Caution deposit)


Total **


Rs. 25,000

Rs. 6,155

Rs. 1,105


Rs. 550

Rs. 32810


Rs. 16,540

Rs. 5,545

Rs. 1,105


RS. 550

RS. 23740



Rs. 22,050

Rs. 5,545

Rs. 1,105


Rs. 550

Rs. 29250

Note: The university can change the fee structure at any time without any prior information.

Also Read: MBA Colleges Accepting CMAT Scores

Pursuing an MBA from CUSAT will open up a range of career opportunities for you. There are many industries that offer rewarding career options to MBA graduates with good pay packages.

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