Cochin University of Science and Technology has extended its registration date to CUSAT CAT 2023 for MBA admission. Now candidates can fill up their registration till 30 March 2023 without any penalty. If somehow any candidate fails to apply for the exam then they can register himself for CUSAT CAT 2023 with a penalty. CUSAT offers admission to MBA courses with low fees. The main motive of this organization is to uplift the economically weaker section of students with some amazing talent in their studies. Along with the low fee, several scholarships are also provided to eligible students for study.

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CUSAT 2023 Admission Activity

Registration Start 27/01/2023
Last date to register without penalty30/03/2023
Last date to register with a penalty03/04/2023
Exam Date For CUSAT CAT 2023No Exam for MBA Admission. It accepts the score of the CAT exam /CMAT exam/ KMAT exam
Last date to pay the fee for the application form30/03/2023
Group Discussion and Interview Not Declared 
Cut off the Release dateNot Declared

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Eligibility Criteria for CUSAT CAT For MBA Admission

  • A graduation degree with a minimum of 50% marks in any stream. 
  • Students certified as related to NCL (Non-Creamy Layer ) of Kerala state (SEBC Candidates) are eligible for 5% relaxation in the requirement of minimum qualifying marks.
  • All the candidates who come from Kerala scheduled tribe and Kerala scheduled caste only need to pass their exam in order to appear for CUSAT MBA admission. 
  • Students who have degrees related to distance or open universities apart from IGNOU need to verify their degrees from CUSAT. Also, they need to submit a degree at the time of the Group Discussion and Personal Interview. If they failed to present degrees then their admission will get canceled.
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Admission Process of CUSAT

  • Step 1 –  Candidates are required to register for the CUSAT CAT 2023. 
  • Step 2 –  Fill out the application form and pay the fee required. In this step select the course you want to enroll in. 
  • Step 3 – As of now there is no separate entrance exam for MBA admission in CUSAT CAT. For admission, the university will take the marks of CAT/CMAT/XAT into consideration. 
  • Step 4 –  Eligible candidates are called for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview round.
  • Step 5 – Based on the performance in CAT/CMAT/KMAT, GD, and PI the final cut-off will be declared. 
  • Step 6 – Students who have their names on the merit list will be called for the further admission process. At this time for securing and confirming admission the student has to pay the admission fee.

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MBA Program Offered by CUSAT

Program Duration SeatsFee
MBA – Full Time2 Years1201,12,000/-
MBA Part Time – Experienced Candidates3 Years151,44,000/-
MBA Part Time – Freshers Candidates3 Years151,20,000/-

Selection Process –  Weightage

Unlike many other MBA courses, the CUSAT MBA does not have any specific entrance exam associated with admission. The admission process will start immediately after the last date of application. All the aspirants who have applied for the course and are eligible will be called for the further admission process. The admission criteria are based on the scores in specific entrance exams such as CAT/MAT/KAMT, the level of the exam that year, and the Group Discussion and Personal Interview score. Each of these has been given a weightage in the final merit list.

Selection ComponentsWeightage
Group Discussion15%
Personal Interview15%

Other Important Points

  • Three are three campuses of CUSAT –  Campus 1 – Thrikkakara, Kalamassery, Campus 2 – Pulincunnoo, Alappuzha, Campus 3 – Lakeside Campus
  • During the document verification if any mismatch is found in the details provided in the online application form and physical document then it will be treated as cheating and lead to disqualification. 
  • No modification will be allowed after the form correction window is closed. 
  • University has all the authority to decide the criteria for the normalization of marks of the CAT/CMAT/KMAT exam.
  • In total 50% of seats are reserved for candidates having 3 or more years of work experience after the graduation degree. 
  • If somehow the seats remain vacant due to eligibility in that case all the candidates with minimum passing marks are eligible for the exam.
Reservation Criteria for the Exam
  • Candidates belonging to the SC and Muslim community are given an 8% reservation in this exam. 
  • ETB and SBEC candidates are eligible to avail of the reservation of 9% for admission to this university. 
  • LC anglo Indian – 3%, ST, OBC, and Vishwakara have 2% reservations for admission.

MBA Placements in CUSAT 

Total Students148
Number of Offers Given 148
Internationally Placed Student5
Highest Package12.56 LPA
Average Package6.53 LPA
Freshers Placed84
Highest Placed Sector Finance – 48%

Application Fees for MBA in CUSAT

NRI 6000/-
SC/ST 500/-

Steps to Apply for CUSAT 

  • Step 1 – Visit the official website of CUSAT
  • Step 2 – Fill in the required fields and working mobile number and complete the registration. 
  • Step 3 – Log in on the same portal with the number and password created during the registration 
  • Step 4-  Fill up all the information appearing on the screen and click next. 
  • Step 5 – Upload all the required documents – photograph, educational documents, signature. 
  • Step 6 – Select the course in which you want to take admission. 
  • Step 7 – Pay the fee and submit the application.

Documents Required for CUSAT

  • Proof of address 
  • Adhar card 
  • 10th mark sheet 
  • 12th mark sheet 
  • Signature 
  • Photograph
  • Transfer Certificate 
  • Character Certificate 
  • Caste Certificate (For reservation)

Guideline for Uploading the Document 

  • Photographs should be under 500kb, jpg in file type, and 150px * 180px in dimension.
  • The signature should be under 500kb, jpg in file type, and 150px * 180px in dimension.
  • All the documents also follow the photograph criteria for uploading the document.