Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kochi

Kochi (Kerala) Estd : 1971 Approved by : UGC, NAAC Type : Private
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Cochin University of Science and Technology

Cochin University of Science and Technology is a state government university. The college was established in 1971 and was originally known as University of Cochin and later reorganized as Cochin University of Science and Technology. It is located in Kochi in the state of Kerala. CUSAT particularly emphasizes on postgraduate studies and research in the fields of applied science, technology, industry, and commerce.

The University has been re-accredited by NAAC with A Grade and is also recognized by UGC. Additionally, more than 70% of departments of CUSAT Kochi have won research projects that have been awarded by national agencies like ICMR, DRDO, DAE, and ISRO. It is the only university that has been publishing a high-quality newsletter in English for the past 20 years highlighting all important university activities. The Cochin University of Science and Technology also provides recognition to several well-established premier research institutions in the country and the Southern Naval Command of Indian Navy.

Cochin University of Science and Technology Kochi has some prominent centers of studies such as Advanced Centre for Atmospheric Radar Research (ACAAR), Centre for Science in Society (C-SiS), and Inter-University Centre for IPR Studies (IUCIPRS). CUSAT faculty has some of the most experienced and talented members for providing holistic education to their students.

CUSAT Kochi, at present, has a total of 27 departments of study and research offering graduate and postgraduate courses in areas of Engineering, Science, Technology, Humanities, Law & Management. CUSAT offers UG courses like B.Tech, LLB and PG courses such as M.Tech, M.Phil, M.Sc, MCA, MSc, and Ph.D. in different specializations.

Admission in UG courses at Cochin University of Science and Technology is based on the minimum qualifying marks in 10+2 examination and marks secured in CUSAT Common Admission Test. In order to be eligible for PG courses at CUSAT, candidates need to have good academic records in graduation to get admission. Selection in PG courses will be based on the scores of various entrance examinations such as GATE, CMAT/ CAT for M.Tech and MBA respectively. Admission in PG courses is also based on Department Admission Test (DAT). In addition, for getting admission in Ph.D. at CUSAT, candidates must hold a Master’s degree from a recognized university with minimum qualifying marks.

CUSAT placement cell works towards building strong and mutually beneficial relations between the corporate and students. The placement record for the university has been impressive with multiple recruiters coming forward to select the students for diverse roles and profiles at attractive compensation packages. Some top recruiters that visit CUSAT Kochi for placements include Oracle, IBM, ONGC, Snapdeal, AFCON Ltd, HCL Info-systems, etc.

The CUSAT campus is surrounded with lush green trees that spread positivity and create a healthy environment. The University offers various facilities to students such as hostels, guest house, visiting faculty complex, computer center, central library, staff quarters and other amenities.

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Top Courses & Fees

  • B.Tech 20 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 1.32 Lacs
  • BBA+LLB 2 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 1 Lacs
  • B.Com+LLB 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 1 Lacs
  • LLB 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 1.2 Lacs
  • M.Tech 27 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 44.3 K
  • MSc 17 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 33.5 K
  • M.Phil 9 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 7.29 K
  • PGD 3 Courses Available
  • MA 3 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 20 K
  • M.Voc 2 Courses Available
  • MBA 2 Courses Available
  • MCA 2 Courses Available
  • MFSc 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 74 K
  • LLM 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 32 K
  • Diploma 2 Courses Available
  • Certificate 4 Courses Available


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CUSAT, Kochi Placement

CUSAT placement cell coordinate the placement activities of all CUSAT departments. Recruiters across the country find CUSAT as a preferred destination. The placement cell provide the connecting link between recruiters and the students.

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Awards and Rankings

  • CUSAT has found a place among the best universities in the world, in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17 with a rank in the 800+ category.
  • In the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) University rankings CUSAT was placed in the top 30 for the year 2016.
  • The university is placed at fifth rank in India in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities with a world ranking of 1150.

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Contact Details of Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi

  • Contact No:
    91(484) 2577290
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  • Address:
    Cochin University P.O, Kochi, Kerala, India- 682022

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