ACADEMIC ADMISSIONS: 2008
Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to be academic programmes for the academic year 2008-2009 as listed below. Admission are based on Common Admission Test (CAT)/ Department Admission Test (DAT)/Test for Lateral Entry (LET). Eligibility conditions and other particulars appear in the detailed notification published in the national dailies viz, Malayala Manorama, The Hindu dated 29.2.2008 and also available at the Website of the University www.cusat.nic.in.
Those who are applying for First Degree Programmes in Engineering & Technoogy (B.Tech and Integrated M.Sc in Photonics): the CAT will be conducted on all India basis with test centres in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkatta, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Ranchi, Varanasi, Allahabad, Jamshedpur, Kota, all district head quarters of Kerala and Overseas Centre at Dubai.
Those who are applying for PG Programmes / First Degree Programmes including LL.B/ both Programmes: the CAT will be conducted oly in the Centres at all the district head quarters of Kerala and New Delhi.
The University reserves the right to cancel any or all the notified test centres for administrative reaons including dates/rules and regulations relating to programmes of study, eligibility, reservation, admission criteria, fee structure and other relevant matters. All disputes related to CAT shall be subject to the jurisdiction of Courts at Kochi only. Appearance in the CAT or figuring in the Rank list does not ipso facto confer any right for admission to a particular course unless found suitable as pr the eligibility criteria as amended from time to time.
1.ADMISSIONS THROUGH CAT - ONLINE REGISTRATION
1.1 First Degree Programmes: B.Tech. in Civil, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics, Electrnoics & communication, Mechanical, Marine and Safety & Fire Engg., Information Technology, Instrumentation, Naval Architecture & Ship Building, Polymer Science & Rubber Technology, Integrated M.Sc. in Photonics, 5 Year LL.B. (Hons.) and B.Tech Lateral Entry Programmes.
1.2 PG Programmes: L.L.M., M.A. in Hindi Languages & Literature, M.B.A. (FT & PT), M.B.A. (Travel& Tourism), M.B.E. (Master of Business Economics), M.I.B (Master of International Business), M.C.A., M.Sc. in Applied Chemistry, Biotechnology, Electronics Science, Environment Technology, Hydrochemistry, Industrial Fisheries, Marine Biology, Marine Geology, Marine Geophysics, Mathematics, Meteorology, Oceanography, Physics and Statistics.
2.ADMISSIONS THROUGH DAT
2.1 Post Graduate: M.A. Translation (German/Russian) - Online Registration
2.2 Diploma / Certificate (PT) : Certificate in French/German/Japanese/Russian; Diploma in Functional Arabic/ French/German/Japanese/Russian; Integrated Diploma in French/German/Italian/Japanese/Russian; P.G. Diplomas in Communicative English/Translation and Functional Hindi.
2.3 P.G. Diploma in Coastal Zone Management (FT)
2.4 M.Phil. (FT) : Applied Economics, Chemistry, Chemical Oceanography, Commerce, Hindi, Life Science, Mathematics and Physics.
2.5 M.Tech. (FT) : Online Registration: Atmospheric Science, Computer Aided Structural Analysis & Design, Computer & Information Science, Electronics, Engineering Statistics, Industrial Catalysis, Ocean Technology, OptoElectronics & Laser Technology, Polymer Technology, Software Engineering.
2.6 M.E. (By Research) : Offered by the School of Engineering
2.7 Ph.D. Programmes are offered in all the teaching Departments/Schools of the University as well as recognized Institutions.
3.LATERAL ENTRY (LET) TO B.TECH - ONLINE REGISTRATION
Lateral Entry to III Sem. B.Tech. Engg. Programmes in Civil/Comp. Science/ Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Communication/ Information Technology/ Instrumention/ Mechanical / Polymer Science & Rubber Technology/Safety & Fire.
LET will be conducted at Kochi centre only.
4.1 CANDIDATES WHO HAVE APPEARED/ARE APPEARING FOR THE FINAL QUALIFYING EXAMINATINS CAN ALSO APPLY.
Mode of payment: Demand Draft taken from SBI and its allied banks drawn in favour of Registrar, CUSAT payable at Ernakulam oly will be accepted.
Rs. 750/- for General Category and Rs. 400/- for SC/ST Category (for 1.1, 1.2, 2.1 & 2.5 Programmes) (for 3 Programmes).
Rs. 5750/- for candidates who apply under NRI Quota (for 3 Programmes)
Rs. 3750/- for those opting Overseas Test Centres. (Candidates under NRI Quota need not pay this amount) (for 3 Programmes)
Rs.100/- for General Category and Rs. 50/- for SC/ST Category for each additional programmes exceeding 3.
Rs.380/- for General Category and Rs. 230/- for SC/ST Category (for LET).
4.2 Application forms for 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6 and 2.7 are available form the respective Department / School either directly or by post on payment of Fee detailed below.
Rs. 100/- for General Category and Rs. 50/- for SC/ST Category (for 2.2 & 2.3 Programmes)
Rs. 750/- for General Category and Rs. 400/- for SC/ST Category (for 2.4 2.6 & 2.7 Programmes)
4.3 The DAT will be conducted by the individual Department /School of the University and the Test date will be announced later by the Departments.
4.4 Candidates are instructed to read thoroughly all sections of Key Information published in the website: www.cusat.nic.in. before filling up the application.
5.CAT/LET -2008 SCHEDULE
Date of Notification : 29.2.2008
Date of Commencement of Online Submission of application : 29.2.2008
Last Date for the Submission of Online Application : 3.4.2008
Last date for receipt of duly completed confirmation page downloaded from the website along with DD, PassportSize Photograph at IRAA Unit, CUSAT, Kochi22 : 10.4.2008
Date of downloading the Admit Cards from the website : 2.5.2008
Dates of Examination:
: 14TH June 2008, Saturday All PG programmes(except M.A. Hindi)
: 15TH June 2008, Sunday All B.Tech Programmes, M.Sc. Photonics, M.A. Hindi and LL.B. (Hons.)
: 21ST June 2008, Saturday - B.Tech Lateral Entry.
6. RETURN OF THE CONFIRMATION PAGE/ FILLED UP APPLICATIONS
i Confirmation page of the online application along with the DD and photograph should reach "The Director, IRAA, Unit, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin University P.O., Kochi 682022" on or before last date prescribed above either by SPPED POST or REGISTERED POST.
ii Sale of Application for the programmes listed under 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, & 2.7 commences on 29.2.2008. Filled up applications should reach the concerned Departments/Schools on or before 10.4.2008.