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How to Apply for CAT2022 (Not for International Candidates)

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(For admissions to Ph.D/Diploma programmes in CUSAT, candidates should not apply online through this portal. The application for these courses will be available from the Departments concerned.)

Online Registration for Academic Admission 2022-23 is a multi step process.

Before starting online registration read CAT – 2022 prospectus carefully.

  • STEP 1 - Registration

Click “NEW CANDIDATE REGISTRATION” button and submit details. All fields are mandatory. After submitting the details, an activation link will be sent to the email address provided. Email account once used/activated will not be used again. On clicking the activation link (obtained in the email inbox), the user account will be activated. The user name will be candidate’s email address.

Please note that password must have at least 8 Characters and contain at least
one Capital letter, one number and one special character.

  • STEP 2 – Personal Details and Reservation

Read instructions carefully. Then click Start Registration button. Fill all the Personal details required in the form . . In case of any doubt please read the relevant part of the prospectus once again. If the Candidate wish to claim any special reservation, the same is to be selected in the left list box and moved to the right box using ‘select’ button.

For the Keralite status related information, refer clause 15.2 of the Prospectus.

For details regarding NRI reservation, refer clause 15.5 of the Prospectus.

For information regarding Children of Indian Workers in Gulf Countries(CGW), refer clause 15.6 of the prospectus.

Please note that special reservations need not be available to all courses. Details of special reservations available for each course is specified in the prospectus.

  • STEP 3 – Photo and Signature

Upload a recent passport size photograph of yourself with your well lit face clearly visible, in portrait orientation. The maximum file size of your photograph should be not larger than 500kb. The dimensions of the photo should be 150px x 180px.

Upload a scanned image of your signature, in landscape orientation, with a maximum size not greater than 100kb. The dimensions should be 130px x 57px.

The image format can be .png or .jpg or .jpeg.

  • STEP 4 – Course Selection

Utmost care is to be taken while selecting the courses.

  1. Select the programme or combination of programmes from the dropdown list. For eg: if the candidate wish to appear for undergraduate course like B.Tech or IMSc or BBA LLB or BVoc programmes need to select Undergraduate Programme. The candidate who wish to apply for Postgraduate programmes and MBA, the selection of course should be accordingly.

  1. Next, select the qualification which you are going to acquire or already acquired. On the basis of the qualification selected by you, the list of programmes available in the University will be listed. The candidate should add the course(s), he/she wish to apply, to the right side list box using select button. Then click “Select Courses” button.

  1. After confirming courses, the details of Test subjects will be displayed. If multiple test options are available, the candidate need to select appropriate one from the options displayed, based on the candidates qualification

MBA applicants should enter their respective scores in the column provided. Please note that for both MBA programmes (Full Time and Part Time) a single rank list will be prepared.

MTech applicants may have multiple valid GATE score. These candidate should enter their best score in the column provided.

For MTech admission preference will be given to the candidate with valid GATE score.

MTech (Non GATE) candidates should attend a Department Admission Test (DAT) conducted by the department concerned, which will be conducted if sufficient number of GATE candidates are not available.

  • STEP 5 – Short Preview

After submitting course details, a short preview will be available. Candidate should check the short preview carefully. In case any change, go to the required page and save for changes, if any.

Please note that after confirming short preview, editing will not be allowed.

  • STEP 6 – Payment

After confirming the preview online payment to be made. Payment can be made through all Credit Card, all Debit Card or Net banking of almost all Banks.

  • STEP 7 – Centre selection

After successful completion of payment, the list of available centres will be displayed. The candidate should select one of the test centres where seats available.

In the case of MBA and M.Tech applicants, there will not be any common admission test.

After Centre Selection a final preview will be displayed and candidate can go to his/her home page. Then wait for the approval from the University. It will take at least two working days. After the approval candidate can download the confirmation page from the candidate home page. The status of candidate can be viewed at the candidate home page. If university is asking for any corrections, please rectify the case as per the instructions appearing on the Candidate home page.

Take a print out of the confirmation page and keep custody for future requirements.

Please note that no documents to be sent unless requested from the University.