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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    3 Hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
    B.Tech- Lateral Entry - 600 marks Engineering - 750 marks All other courses - 450 marks
  • Total No. of Questions
    B.Tech- Lateral Entry - 200 Questions Engineering - 250 Questions All other courses - 150 Questions
  • Medium of the exam
  • Marking Scheme
    +3 for each correct answer -1 for each wrong answer
Exam Dates
  • Start of Registration Process
    8th February 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    25th March 2022
  • Last Date of Payment of Application Fee
    31st March 2022 (with late fee)
  • Admit Card Release Date
    1st May – 14th May 2022
  • Starting of Registration Process
    8th February - 21st April 2022 (MBA & M.Tech)
  • Exam Date
    22nd June – 24th June 2022 (UG) 14th May – 15th May (PG)
  • Answer Key
    2nd week of June 2022
  • Result
    3rd week of June 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

To apply for CUSAT CAT 2022, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria such as age limit, educational qualification, percentage, and so on. Consider the following overview of CUSAT CAT eligibility criteria for B.Tech programs.

Bachelor of Technology in Marine Engineering

  • 60% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in Class 12 or equivalent from Kerala Board or any other recognized Board.
  • In the qualifying examination, I studied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English.
  • A minimum of 50% in the English subject in either Class 10 or Class 12. (applicable to all the categories).
  • Candidates must also submit a certificate of physical fitness and eye fitness. Medical Examiners must issue the certificate, which must be approved by DG Shipping.

Technology Bachelor of Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding

  • A minimum of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in the Class 12 examination or equivalent from the Kerala Board or any other recognized Board is required.
  • Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, in addition to the others, should be required subjects in the qualifying examination.
  • Get a 50% on the subject of Mathematics.
  • A combined score of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics is required.

Bachelor of Technology in Instrumentation and Technology

  • In the qualifying examination, I received a 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Obtain a grade of 55% in Mathematics.

Bachelor of Technology in Polymer Science and Engineering

  • Passed Class 12 with Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry as optional subjects, or any other equivalent examination from a recognized Board with a 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Obtained a 50% in the Mathematics subject

CUSAT CAT Age Restrictions

There is no upper age limit for taking the exam. Candidates of any age can fill out the application form and then participate in the counselling process if they pass the entrance exam.

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern specifies the total number of questions, the marking scheme, the exam duration, the number of sections, and so on. Prior to developing their preparation strategy, candidates should review the CUSAT exam pattern 2022. It will help them create a study plan based on their subject priority. A summary of the exam pattern is provided below.

  • Paper I: Mathematics (125 total questions, 375 total marks)
  • Physics and Chemistry in Paper-II
  • Physics (75 total questions, 225 total marks)
  • Chemistry (50 total questions, 150 total marks)

Preparation for the CUSAT CAT 2022

Candidates should devise a concrete preparation strategy in order to ace the exam. Here are some
CUSAT 2022 preparation tips that may be useful:

  • Be familiar with the syllabus and exam format.
  • Make a list.
  • Create charts for critical formulas.
  • Review the study materials on a regular basis.
  • Practice the questions from previous years.
  • Participate in a mock test
  • Maintain a healthy diet and get enough sleep.

Admit Card for CUSAT CAT 2022

Candidates will receive their CUSAT admit card 2022 between May 1 and May 14. Candidates will be able to download it online by entering their login information. No candidate will receive their admit card via email, mail, or fax. To write CUSAT CAT 2022, candidates must download their admit card and bring it to the exam centre. No candidate will be permitted to enter the exam hall without an admit card. The admit card is a necessary document for both the exam and the counselling.

CUSAT CAT 2022 Answer Key

After the exam, the admissions committee will post the answer key online. Candidates will be able to speculate their marks and rank after downloading the CUSAT CAT answer key 2022. The answer key will include correct answers to the CUSAT CAT questions. In the event of an objection, the answer key can be challenged. Candidates will be able to object to using a specific procedure.

CUSAT CAT 2022 Score

The results will be available a few weeks after the examination. Candidates can check their CUSAT CAT 2022 results online at admissions.cusat.ac.in. The username and password are required to access the result. The CUSAT CAT 2022 result will include information such as the candidate's name, roll number, marks obtained, rank obtained, and so on. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in additional rounds to complete the admissions process.

CUSAT CAT 2022 Counselling

To successfully complete the admission procedure, CUSAT counselling will be held. Candidates will go through several stages, including registration, selection, seat assignment, document verification, fee payment, and so on. If a candidate is found to be ineligible at any stage of the admission process, he or she will be disqualified immediately.


The syllabus includes chapters and topics in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics that are pertinent to the examination. The syllabus is for students in grades 11 and 12. Before beginning their preparation, candidates should review the CUSAT syllabus. They should study each topic in order to get a good grade and rank.

Course Paper
Engineering  Mathematics&Science
All B.Tech Programmes  English & Mathematics
M.Sc Computer Science & MCA –Lateral Entry  Computer Science (C,DBMS,etc) & Basic Maths etc
BBA LLB (Hons) & B.Com LLB (Hons) Law, Reasoning, General English, Current Affairs
LLM Law, Reasoning, General English, Current Affairs
M.A Applied Economics Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, General Awareness
MCA Mathematics, Logical Reasoning

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