Frequently Asked Questions
  1. I am awaiting my 12th results.Can I apply?
    • Please refer "How to Apply" in the web site https://cusat.nic.in
  2. What is the procedure for applying online?
    • Please refer "How to Apply" in the web site https://cusat.nic.in
  3. Which are the recommended browsers for applying online?
    • Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer10.0 or lower.
  4. 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. From the next login onwards there is provision to save the session.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Is it compulsory to have an Email-ID and Mobile number?
    • Yes, Email-ID and mobile number are mandatory for all candidates. Active Email-ID and mobile number of parents can also be used.
  8. 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.
  9. Is there any specified formats for community certificate and income certificate?
    • No. Please read relevant information provided in the link “Reservations” on the Application Portal.
  10. How can I pay the Application Fee?
    • Application fee can be paid online using Credit card, Debit card or Netbanking.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. How many Application forms should I submit if I wish to appear for B Tech Regular, and B Tech Lateral Entry programmes?
    • You need to submit only one application with all the required options.
  14. 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.
  15. I belong to OEC category, but my annual family income exceeds 6 lakh. Is there any fee concession for such candidates?
    • Yes. For seat reservation OEC candidates should produce Non-Creamy Layer certificate. They should submit community certificate to get fee concession benefits at the time of admission/counselling.
  16. What do you mean by OCI / PIO?
    • OCI – Overseas Citizen of India
    • PIO – Person of Indian Origin
    • OCI and PIO certificate issued by Govt. of India alone will be considered. 
  17. 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 for normal seats and NRI seats.
    • 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 and by paying separate fees.
  18. What should I do for claiming reservation under Sports quota?
    • Please read relevant information in “Special Reservation” under the “Reservations” menu. 
  19. How do I solve the problem that some unexpected data being shown in my online application? How to solve this? (Clearing of Cache)?
    • 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.
  20. Which is the last date for submission of online application?
    • Applications can be submitted from 08.02.2017 to 28.02.2017 without fine and upto 06.03.2017 with a fine of Rs. 100/-. For M Tech and MBA, applications can be submitted upto 21.04.2017 without fine and upto 30.04.2017 with fine.
  21. How do I know whether my application is approved?
    • Click the 'Application Status' bar in your home page in the Application portal.
  22. How shall I get the Admit Card for the Entrance Examination CAT 2017?
    • The Admit Card should be downloaded from the website https://cusat.nic.in from 15.04.2017. Admit cards will not be issued to candidates whose application is rejected.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. How can I contact the University for enquiries?
    • For Queries and Clarifications email to helpdesk(at)cusat(dot)nic(dot)in or call telephone 0484-2577159, 2577100
  26. Is NRI status compulsory for applying for NRI seats?
    • No.  Any Indian citizen willing to pay the higher rate of fees can apply for NRI seats. No proof of NRI status is required and the payment can be made in Indian Rupees.