Frequently Asked Questions
  1. What is the procedure for applying online?
    • Please refer "How to Apply" in the web site https://cusat.nic.in
  2. Which are the recommended browsers for applying online?
    • Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer10.0 or lower.
  3. Is it compulsory to do all the steps mentioned for applying online in a single sitting?
    • You should create the login details ie user-id and password in one sitting. The password will be sent to you by email. In the second stage you should login using the login details received in your email and then change your password.
    • Now in the next step you should re-login using the new password and fill the remaining part of the application in one sitting.
  4. I forgot to note down my Registration number during the Candidate registration process. How can I get the Registration number?
    • Login to your home page. There you will get all details about your application.
  5. I forgot my password. What is the procedure to retrieve the password?
    • Using the link ‘Forgot Your Password’ in online application, you can reset your password. User name, DOB, email-id, Security Question and answer to it should be provided for resetting the password.
  6. Is it compulsory to have an Email-ID and Mobile number?
    • Yes, Email-ID and mobile number are mandatory for all candidates.
  7. I am not able to upload the photo. What is the reason?
    • Photo to be uploaded should have the specified dimensions and size. Upload your recent passport size (color) photograph (132 x 170 pixels with the file size between 4 KB and 100 KB) and signature (132 x 57 pixels with file size between 1 KB and 30 KB). Refer the link "Uploading Photo & Sign" in the Application Portal.
  8. Is there any specified formats for community certificate and income certificate?
    • No. Please read relevant information provided in the link “Reservations” and "Annual Family Income Limit” in the Application Portal.
  9. How can I pay the Application Fee?
    • Application fee can be paid by Chalan which can be downloaded from your home page. Please read the instructions which is downloaded along with the chalan. 
  10. I selected chalan mode of payment. Can I pay the application fee from my netbanking Account?
    • Yes, but after two days of registration. Login to your netbanking account(SBT/SBI)->choose Third Party Transfer->Select Power Jyothi Fee Collection (PUL)-> in the Fee Type box type the fee type of your bank(55 for SBT, 259 for SBI) ->In the Validation date box, type the Date of birth of the candidate->in the Fee reference box, type the register number-> now press Confirm button and complete the transaction as you do normally.
  11. I paid the application fee by opting e-payment. The transaction status is “success”, but I did not get e-payment receipt from the application web site. Also I cannot download Registration Confirmation Page from the application web site.
    • If you do not receive e-payment receipt from the Application Portal within 24 hours of receiving a "transaction success" message from your netbanking site, you are advised to download a chalan from your home page and remit the application fee in the bank. The amount debited to your account, if any, will be refunded back to your account by the bank separately later.
  12. I have successfully submitted the application and remitted the application fee. But I cannot download my Registration Confirmation Page.
    • Registration Confirmation Page will be available for download in your home page immediately after your application is approved. Please check your application status.
  13. What are the possible reasons for rejection of an application?
    • Application fee not paid
    • Photograph not clear.
    • Signature not clear.  
    • Please refer the link "Uploading Photo & Sign" in the Application Portal.
  14. How many Application forms should I submit if I wish to appear for B Tech Regular, and B Tech Lateral Entry programmes?
    • You should apply online separately for B Tech Regular, and B Tech Lateral Entry programmes by paying separate application fees.
  15. Shall I send the confirmation page to the University?
    • No. You need not send any document to the University unless otherwise specifically mentioned in your application status page.
  16. I belong to OEC category, but my annual family income exceeds 6 lakh. Is there any fee concession for such candidates?
    • Yes. But such candidates are not eligible for any communal reservations. They should submit community certificate to get fee concession benefits at the time of admission/counselling.
  17. What do you mean by OCI / PIO?
    • OCI – Overseas Citizen of India
    • PIO – Persons of Indian Origin
    • OCI and PIO certificate issued by Govt. of India alone will be considered. 
  18. I am the ward of an Indian citizen working in a Gulf country. Which link should I use.
    • You can select the link for Indian and NRI candidates.
    • You are also eligible for seats reserved for children of Indian citizen working in Gulf countries. For that you may submit a separate online application by selecting the link for International candidates by paying separate fees. Please see relevant topics under "Reservations" menu.
  19. What should I do for claiming reservation under Sports quota?
    • Please read relevant information in “Special Reservation” under the “Reservations” menu. 
  20. How do I solve the problem that some unexpected data being shown in my online application? How to solve this? (Clearing of Cache)?
    • If you are not using Firefox, shift the browser to it. Most of the time, problem will be solved by clearing the cache of the browser. For clearing the cache, press Ctrl+Shift+Delete keys from the browser and follow instructions therein.
  21. Which is the last date for submission of application?
    • Application can be submitted online till 11.59 pm on 20.02.2014.
  22. How do I know whether my application is approved?
    • Click the 'Application Status' bar in your home page in the Application portal.
  23. How shall I get the Admit Card for the Entrance Examination CAT 2014?
    • The Admit Card should be downloaded from the website https://cusat.nic.in from 10.04.2014. Admit cards will not be issued to candidates whose application is rejected.
  24. Can I change any data given in the application once the application is submitted.
    • No. You can verify all details given in the application (displayed in the preview page) before final submission.
  25. Will Admit card be sent to me by post?
    • No. Admit cards will not be sent by post from this office to the candidate. The Admit cards should be downloaded by the candidate by logging into his home page.
  26. How can I contact the University for enquiries?
    • For Queries and Clarifications email to admissions(at)cusat(dot)nic(dot)in or call telephone 0484-2577159