Important Points At A Glance

(Candidates are advised to read carefully the General instructions given in the Academic Prospectus 2018 published in the web site: )

  1. Submission of Online Application does not reserve any type of admission to the University which is  subject to compliance with Rules and Regulations of the University in force at the time of admission.
  2. All Candidates applying for Common Admission Test 2018 (CAT 2018) should submit their applications on-line. International candidates and those applying for the Lateral Entry Programmes/ MBA/ MTECH programme should also submit their applications on-line. Candidates for PhD/ M Phil/ MA Translation-German & Russian / Diploma/PG Diploma/Certificate programmes need not submit online application form. They can obtain the  printed application from the concerned Departments (see Courses of Study) either directly or through post by paying the required application fee through Demand Draft, drawn in favour of “Registrar, CUSAT” payable at Ernakulam
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General Category Candidates


SC/ST Category Candidates


Candidates who apply under NRI Quota (For B.Tech Programmes Only)


Candidates opting test centers at Dubai should pay Rs 10000/- in addition to the above fee


General Category Candidates


SC/ST Category Candidates



For all courses


  1. Candidates who wish to apply for more than one programme need to submit only one application except in the following cases.
    1. Candidates having both Plus-Two and three year Diploma qualifications and intending to apply for both regular  B Tech programmes and Lateral Entry to B Tech Programmes are required to submit separate applications by remitting the fees specified i.e. Rs.1000/-+Rs.1000/- for General candidates and Rs.500/-+Rs.500/- for Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe candidates.
    2. Similerly candidates applying for MCA Lateral Entry programme along with any other programme(s) are required to submit separate applications by remitting the fees specified i.e. Rs.1000/-+Rs.1000/- for General candidates and Rs.500/-+Rs.500/- for Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe candidates.
  2. Candidates should retain minimum 3 copies of the Confirmation Page and the counterfoil of the fee chalan/e-payment receipt for their reference.
  3. The online application submission is a two-stage process.
  4. In the first stage the candidate should submit a few basic details such as Name, Date of Birth, email-id, mobile phone no, etc correctly so as to get their user-id and password by SMS/email.
  5. In the second stage the candidate should login using this user-id and password. Immediately they will be asked to change their password. Now submit all other details required in the online registration form and upload your recent passport size (color) photograph (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm with the file size between 4 KB and 100 KB and signature (3.5 cm x 1.5 cm with file size between 1 KB and 30 KB)
  6. Please note that once the application is confirmed by pressing the CONFIRM button, no further changes are possible..
  7. Fee can be paid in two modes.
    • In the chalan payment mode, choose your bank first and then take printout of the chalan form along with the instructions page and make payment in the bank after two working days from the date of registration. Make sure that the journal number is correctly entered by the bank in the space provided in the chalan form before leaving the bank.
    • Payment can also be made from any Internet Banking enabled SBI/SBT a/c: Login to the internet banking account. On the left side, select "ThirdParty Transfer " and click "GO". Choose "Power Jyothi Fee Collection (PUL). Enter the fee type as printed in your chalan and then click "Submit" button. In the "Validation Date" box enter your date of birth as printed in the chalan. In the "Fee Reference No" box, enter your registration no as printed in the chalan. Then click "confirm" button to complete the transaction. Note down your transaction details for future reference.
  8. After completing the registration process you should logout.
  9. Do not send any document in original or copy to the University, unless otherwise specifically requested for. 
  10. You should check your application status after two working days from the date of payment of fee. If your application is approved, you should take printout of the application confirmation page from the web site.
  11. If the application submitted by the candidate is not approved within the time, the candidate should take necessary action as indicated in the status page. 
  12. Candidates for MBA/M.Tech programmes who are awaiting results of CMAT/ MAT/CAT (IIM) or GATE can apply online during the extended period also ie from 31-03-2015 to 15-04-2015.
  13. The candidates should download the admit card for the Common Admission Test from the website ( w.e.f. 20-04-2015 to 03-05-2015. Admit cards will not be sent to the candidate's address by post. Candidates must retain the Admit Card till the admission process is over. (To be produced whenever demanded)
  14. No candidate will be permitted to appear for the Common Admission Test 2015 without a valid Admit Card.
  15. Eligibility criteria for each programme are given in the prospectus.  The responsibility for ensuring satisfactory compliance to the prescribed criteria is vested solely with the applicant. Claims found untenable upon subsequent scrutiny shall result in summary disqualification of the applicant concerned and cancellation of any or all admission processes undergone.
  16. Kindly note that once you give your present educational qualifications you will be shown all the programmes for which you are eligible to apply. You can add as many programmes as you wish to apply to the box on the right side of the form. You can also remove the selected courses, if you wish.
  17.  The choice of the Test Subject/Test Centre is the responsibility of the applicant alone and the selections once exercised in the Online Application Form shall be final and irrevocable. Even if a candidate takes the CAT according to a subject of his/her choice, but otherwise does not satisfy the conditions of eligibility prescribed in the Notification/Prospectus, he/she will not be considered for admission.
  18. The registration number should be quoted in all   communications with the University.
  19. Claims/Requests for benefits under any reservations (Communal Reservation/ Special Reservations etc.) other than what is indicated by the candidate in the CAT 2015 online application, will not be considered at the time of counselling/admission.
  20. The University reserves the right to add, delete or amend any of the stipulations regarding the reservation criteria, eligibility, intake, specialization, type of programmes, rules, regulations, fee structure etc. at any time without any notice and this will be binding on the candidates seeking admission.
  21. Remember, the registration number, date of birth, email-id, mobile phone no, user-id, password etc are vital information to be kept confidentially by the candidate for future use.
  22. Candidates are advised to be in touch with news/events on the university website ( and candidate home page regularly for latest updates and general information.  Specific communications, if any, will be through the given email-id or through the given mobile phone number only. Therefore, the correctness of email-id and mobile phone number should be ensured before final submission.  As far as possible, provide the candidate’s own email-id and mobile phone number.

Keep a print-out of instructions for "How to Fill up the On-line Application Form" with you before proceeding further.