CUSAT CAT Eligibility Criteria 2019

Diksha Nautiyal Updated On: 11 Apr, 2019 10:53 IST

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CUSAT CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Cochin University has set the minimum eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT 2019 that candidates must fulfill in order to become eligible to apply for the examination. Candidates must fulfill all the prerequisites listed as CUSAT CAT eligibility criteria 2019 and check the same carefully before  filling the application form. The eligibility norms give a fair idea to the applicants of whether or not they are eligible to apply for CUSAT CAT. The eligibility criteria describe requirements like age limit, nationality, educational qualification, professional qualification, reservation and relaxation of criteria, etc., for the interested candidates who wish to apply and appear for the CUSAT CAT 2019 exam.

Candidates must make a note that eligibility criteria of CUSAT CAT 2019 will be different for different B.Tech programmes. It will be mandatory for the applicants to satisfy the eligibility criteria, else the applicants will not be granted admission. The authorities will conduct Common Admission Test (CAT) on April 6 and 7 in CBT(Computer Based Test) mode only. Candidates must carefully cross-check the prescribed eligibility criteria of CUSAT CAT 2019.

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.

Detailed Eligibility Criteria for CUSAT CAT 2019 for B. Tech Programme

 The detailed eligibility criteria for CUSAT CAT 2019 examination is elaborated below

Nationality:

  • Applicant must be an Indian citizen those applying for B.Tech programmes.

  • Also, applicants from Kerala, applying within state quota must submit domicile documents to confirm the same. 

  • For the rest of the programmes, foreign candidates can also apply. They will need to share NRI documents in order to apply for the same. 

  • Any Indian Citizen /Overseas Citizen of India /Person of Indian Origin is eligible to apply for NRI seats.

Age Limit:

  • The examination conducting authority has given age limit for some specific programme.

  • Those applicants applying for B.Tech Marine Engineering Programme, the maximum age limit is 25 years as on September of the current year.

Number of attempts:

  • There is no restriction on the number of attempts CUSAT CAT examination. The only thing that applicants need to focus on is eligibility criteria.

Educational Qualification for all B.Tech Programme and B. Tech Polymer Science & Engineering (except B.Tech Marine Engineering Programme, B.Tech. in Naval Architecture & Ship Building and B.Tech. in Instrumentation Technology) :

  • The applicant should have cleared 10+2 of the State of Kerala or any other equivalent examination with 50% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects when taken together.

  • Also, the applicant must have secured at least 50% marks in Mathematics separately in the qualifying examination.

  • SEBC applicants of Kerala State belonging to non-creamy layer category must have obtained 45% (5% relaxation) in the qualifying examination.

  • Applicants belonging to Kerala Scheduled Cast (KSC) and Kerala Scheduled Tribe (KST) communities are eligible for applying if they have minimum pass marks in the qualifying examination. 

Educational Qualification for B.Tech Marine Engineering Programme:

  • Applicants must have completed their class 12 at least 60% aggregate marks in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry in qualifying examination or equivalent from the state of Kerala or any other accepted examination by the University.

  • Also, the applicant must have secured at least 50% marks in Mathematics separately in the qualifying examination.

  • Applicants applying for this programme must have secured 50% marks in English in either Class 10 or 12. This is even applicable to applicants belonging to reserved (SC/ST) category

  • Diploma or Vocational applicants are not eligible to appear for CUSAT CAT 2019 examination.

  • Applicants also must have produced the physical and eye fitness certificate from a medical officer approved by the DG Shipping at the time of admission.

Educational Qualification for B.Tech. in Naval Architecture & Ship Building:

  • The applicant must have cleared 10+2 of the State of Kerala or the examination of any other University/ Board accepted by the University as equivalent with 60% marks in PCM ( Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) subjects when taken together.

  • Applicants must have taken PCM group as compulsory subjects along with other subjects in the qualifying examination.

  • Applicants must have secured at least 50% marks individually in Mathematics.

  • SEBC applicants of Kerala State belonging to non-creamy layer category must have obtained 55% (5% relaxation) in the qualifying examination.

  • Applicants belonging to Kerala Scheduled Cast (KSC) and Kerala Scheduled Tribe (KST) communities are eligible for applying if they have minimum pass marks in the qualifying examination. 

Educational Qualification for B. Tech in Instrumentation Technology:

  • The applicant must have obtained 10+2 of the State of Kerala or the examination of any other University/ Board accepted by the University as equivalent with 60% marks in PCM ( Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) subjects when taken together.

  • Applicants must have secured at least 55% marks individually in Mathematics.

  • SEBC applicants of Kerala State belonging to non-creamy layer category must have obtained 55% (5% relaxation) in the qualifying examination.

  • Applicants belonging to Kerala Scheduled Caste (KSC) and Kerala Scheduled Tribe (KST) communities are eligible for applying if they have minimum pass marks in the qualifying examination. 

FAQs on CUSAT CAT Eligibility Criteria

1. Is it necessary to show graduation proof at the time of admission?

Yes, at the time of admission, it is mandatory for all candidates to show the proof of graduation (done from a recognised Insitute/University).

2. How many times I can appear in CUSAT CAT 2019 exam?

There is no restriction on appearing for CUSAT CAT examination.

3. Candidate from any board can apply for CUSAT CAT 2019?

Yes, candidates from any recognized board can apply for CUSAT CAT 2019.

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