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CUSAT CAT Exam Pattern 2022

Updated By Falak Khan on 22 Feb, 2022 11:34

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CUSAT CAT Exam Pattern 2022

CUSAT CAT 2022 Exam Pattern will be set by Cochin University of Science & Technology for various programmes including B.Tech, B.Com, MA, MCA, M.Sc, LLB and Doctorate Degree etc. Candidates can check the CUSAT CAT 2022 exam pattern to get a fair idea about the types of questions, number of questions, marking scheme and other details related to the pattern of the exam. Understanding the exam pattern will help in better exam preparation. In order to clear the examination with good scores, candidates can check the detailed exam pattern and syllabus of CUSAT CAT 2022 to get a clear picture of the question paper and then start preparing for the examination accordingly.

CollegeDekho experts have prepared a comprehensive analysis of the CUSAT CAT 2022 exam pattern based on previous years' exam trends. Getting familiar with the exam pattern and enhancing the applicant's efficiency, this is an important step in the preparation process for the exam. Following is the detailed pattern of CUSAT CAT 2022 exam that will help you in your preparation. 

Below mentioned detailed is for only B.Tech programmes. Apart from B. Tech Programme, CUSAT CAT is also conducted for various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes such as B. Voc Business, M Sc.(5 years integrated), Law programmes, MBA, MCA, M.A programmes and M.Sc., MFSc and M. Voc programmes and M. Tech programmes.

Highlights of CUSAT CAT 2022 Exam Pattern

  • The examination will contain 250 objective type multiple choice questions based on class 12 syllabus.

  • Out of these 250 questions, 125 will be from Mathematics, 75 from Physics and 50 from Chemistry.

  • The examination will be held for 3 hours.

  • The medium of the question paper is in the English language.

  • There will be a set of questions to be asked about the various topics mentioned in each part of the syllabus.

  • Questions will be prepared according to the syllabus and equal weight will be given to all the topics.

  • Each question will be awarded 3 marks for the correct answer and for every wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

  • There will be no deduction for unanswered questions.

Note: Candidates applying for the B.Tech programme will have to score a minimum of 10 marks in each subject to qualify for the ranking list. However, this requirement will not be applicable for those who come under the Kerala Scheduled Caste and Kerala Scheduled Tribe communities.

Detailed Exam Pattern of CUSAT CAT 2022

SectionsNumber of  QuestionsTotal MarksTotal Duration
Mathematics125375 (125*3)   

3 hours (180 Minutes)

Physics75225 (75*3)
Chemistry50150 (50*3)

Marking Scheme of CUSAT CAT Exam Pattern 2022

Candidate will be awarded 3 marks for every correct response answer and 1 mark is deducted from the total marks for every incorrect response given by them. Candidates will have to score a minimum of 10 marks in each subject to qualify for the ranking list. this requirement will not be applicable for those who come under the Kerala Scheduled Caste and Kerala Scheduled Tribe communities. Candidate will not be given negative marking if he/she leaves the question unanswered. In a case of error in question, candidates are likely to be awarded full marks.

CategoryMarking Scheme
For correct response+3 marks
For incorrect response-1 mark
No responseZero mark

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FAQs about CUSAT CAT Exam Pattern

What should I do as soon as I finish my test?

You should follow the instructions of the invigilator to save your test work once you are done with your exam.

Is it necessary to have computer skills to be able to appear for the online exam of CUSAT CAT?

Yes, the candidate should have a basic familiarity with the use of computers like use of keyboard and mouse operation. It is the responsibility of the candidate to acquire these skills before taking the test.

Do I get any rough sheets for rough work?

No separate sheet will be given to candidates for rough work.

What is the nature of CUSAT CAT test?

It is an objective type test with multiple-choice answers.

Can I use a calculator in the CUSAT CAT exam?

Use of electronic devices like mobile phone, calculator, iPod, etc. is not allowed in CUSAT CAT. Also, materials like log table, book, notebook, etc. should not be carried to the examination hall.

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