CUSAT CAT Exam Pattern 2018

Juhee Prasad Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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CUSAT CAT Exam Pattern 2018

CUSAT CAT 2018 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.

  • The questions will be multiple choice and the exam syllabus will be different for each exam.
  • The examination will contain around 150 questions for all major programmes except engineering (B.Tech).
  • Candidates for B.Tech programme will have to score a minimum of 10 marks in each subject to qualify for the ranking list.
  • There will be 250 questions in the Engineering (B.Tech) Examination and 200 questions will be for lateral entrance candidates.
  • The examination will be held for 3 hours.
  • 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.
  • The examination paper can be divided into different parts.
  • The medium of the question paper is English language.
  • There will be a set of questions to be asked about various topics mentioned in each part of the syllabus.
  • Questions will be prepared according to the syllabus and equal weightage will be given to all the topics.
  • MBA (Full-time) / MBA (Part-time), MBA (International Business), MBA (Travel & Tourism) are prepared basis the combined score of KMAT /CMAT / MAT / CAT as well as performance in Group Discussion and Interview. For M. Sc Industrial Fisheries, candidates will be short-listed on the basis of their CAT score.

CUSAT CAT Marking Scheme

Programme

Sections

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Engineering

  • Physics & Chemistry (125 questions)
  • Mathematics (125 questions)

250

750 marks

B.Tech Programmes – Lateral Entry

 

  • English (20 questions),
  • Mathematics (50 questions),
  • Engineering Mechanics (40 questions),
  • Engineering Graphics (40 questions) and
  • General Engineering (50 questions)

200

600 marks

BBA, LLB (Hons), B.Com

  • General English (50 questions)
  • Ability in Reasoning and LogicalThinking (50 questions)
  • General Knowledge and Current affairs (25 questions)
  • Law Related Matters (25 questions)

150

450 marks

LLM

  • Part I – Proficiency in English, Analytical & other abilities and General Knowledge
  • Part II –Proficiency in the related subjects.

150

450 marks

M.A.Hindi

Questions at a level answerable by candidates with Hindi as a second language

150

450 marks

MCA

  • Mathematics
  • Logical reasoning

150

450 marks

PG Programmes

Graduate level in the test subject

150

450 marks

M.A Applied Economics

  • Graduate level in Economics Simple Mathematics Statistics
  • General awareness

150

450 marks

Engineering Science

Graduate level in the test subject

150

450 marks

Life Sciences

Graduate level in the test subject

150

450 marks

Integrated Dual Degree Programme of LLM (IP) and LLM (IPR)

  • General Knowledge (15 marks),
  • General aptitude in Intellectual Property Law (20 marks), Analytical and Reasoning Ability  (40 marks)
  • Aptitude to do Research (35 marks)
  • English (40 marks)

150

450 marks

Master of Vocation – Mobile Phone Application Development

  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Verbal and reading comprehension,
  • Logical reasoning
  • Programming aptitude

150

450 marks

Master of Vocation – Technology and Management Consulting

  • Quantitative ability,
  • Data interpretation and logical reasoning,
  • Verbal and reading comprehension,
  • Current affairs in technology and business

150

450 marks

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