CUSAT Eligibility Criteria, B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA Eligibility

Filed in Education by on May 11, 2021

CUSAT 2021 Eligibility familiarizes the candidates with all the eligibility norms that candidate needs to fulfil for appearing the CUSAT 2021 examination.

Students can check this article for getting detailed information about CUSAT Eligibility 2021 for various courses.

Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) has the responsibility for the conduct of the Common Admission Test (CAT). This test will be organized for admission to B.Tech & various PG programmes.

CUSAT 2021 Eligibility

CUSAT CAT will be conducted for various courses. Before filling the CUSAT 2021 Application Form, check the eligibility carefully. The detailed eligibility criteria are given below:

General Eligibility

  • The candidates belonging from Kerala Scheduled Caste (KSC) and Kerala Scheduled Tribe (KST) need to score the minimum passing marks in the qualifying examination to be eligible for applying (except marine engineering).
  • For Undergraduate Programmes – Minimum eligibility criteria for SEBC candidates of Kerala state with non-creamy layer status for admission to B.Tech programme (except marine engineering), is 45% marks in Mathematics & 45% marks in PCM put together in the qualifying examination.
  • For Postgraduate Programmes – 5% relaxation in the minimum required marks of the qualifying examination will be provided to SEBC candidates of Kerala State with Non-Creamy Layer Status.
  • 5% relaxation in the qualifying examination marks for M.Tech programme will be given to the candidates holding valid GATE scores.

The minimum eligibility requirements of CUSAT 2021 is mentioned below course-wise:

Courses Eligibility Requirements


Minimum eligibility required is 12th examination passed from the state of Kerala or any equivalent examination.
Pass qualifying examination with 50% marks in Mathematics & 50% marks in PCM subjects put together.

B.Tech Instrumentation Technology

Must Pass 10+2 from the recognized state/national board with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Minimum marks required in the qualifying examination is 60% marks in PCM put together & 55% marks in Mathematics individually.
For SEBC candidates of Kerala state, minimum 55% marks in PCM subjects put together and 50% marks in Mathematics is required.

B.Tech Naval Architecture & Ship Building

Prerequisite qualification is 12th examination passed from the state of Kerala or any other equivalent examination with minimum 60% marks.
In the qualifying examination (12th), candidates should have 50% marks in Mathematics separately and 50% marks in PCM subjects put together.

B.Tech Marine Engineering

Candidates have to pass class 12th or equivalent examination by securing 60% marks in PCM subjects put together and 50% marks alone in mathematics.
Must have passed 10th & 12th class with English subject by obtaining 50% marks.
Vocational/diploma candidates are not eligible to apply for CUSAT CAT.
Maximum prescribed age limit is 25 years as on 1st September of the year of admission.

5 Year integrated M.Sc in Photonics

Pass 12th examination from the state of Kerala with PCM subjects and securing 50% marks in Mathematics & 50% marks in PCM subjects put together.

BBA.LL.B (Hons.) & B.Com.LL.B. (Hons.)

Pass 10+2 examination in science stream with minimum 60% marks or 55% marks in Commerce/Arts/Humanities.
Candidates should not have completed 20 years of age as on 1st July of the year of admission (22 years in case of SC/ST/OBC candidates).

3 Year LLB

Must have passed a bachelor’s degree in any stream with 40% aggregate marks (35% marks for SC/ST).

M.Sc Computer Science

Candidates should have passed 3-years Bachelor degree in computer science/information technology/computer applications/computer science & engineering with first-class (60% marks).

M.A. in Applied Economics

Pass a bachelor’s degree in economics with 55% marks or B.Com, BBA, BBM with Economics as one of the subjects with 60% marks or B.Sc. Mathematics or Statistics with 65% marks (passing marks required for SC/ST).


Must have passed Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.
Candidates should have a valid score in MAT, CMAT or CAT.


Candidates who have passed graduation in science stream with Mathematics or graduation in Electronics/Information Technology/Computer Science/Computer Applications/Engineering/Technology with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks are eligible for this course.


Passed bachelor’s degree in law with at least 45% marks.


Passed B.Tech or equivalent degree in relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks from a recognized university/institution.
A valid GATE Score.

M. Voc. in Mobile Phone Application Development

The prerequisite qualification for this course is B.Tech in Information Technology/Computer Science/Electronics & Communication passed with at least 60% marks or MCA/M Sc Computer Science passed with first-class or B Voc. degree in relevant disciplines passed with at least 60% marks.

M. Voc. in Technology & Management Consulting

Pass B.Tech in the branch of engineering with minimum 60% marks or MBA degree passed with 60% marks or B Voc. degree in relevant disciplines passed with at least 60% marks.

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