Frequently Asked Questions

The CUSAT CAT 2024 exam is a Computer Based Test and will be conducted on 10th, 11th and 12th May 2024. Please also refer the prospectus and time table published in the web site for details and for any notifications in future.

Editing provision will be available only once. Which is after completing your registration upto the closing date of registration. For any assistance, send an email from your registered email_id to the help-desk email admissions[at]

You will get editing permission for correcting the details only once, except Name, EmailID , Mobile Number, Nationality & Test Centre. For any assistance, send email from your registered email id to the help-desk email admissions[at]

You can edit the details only once from your profile. No editing permission for Name, EmailID , Mobile Number, Nationality & Test Centre. No more editing requests will be permitted after closing the registration under any circumstances..

Please see web site for notifications.

Please visit web site for notifications.

Yes, subject to conditions. Read Academic Prospectus 2024 available at for details.

Please see the Academic Prospectus 2024 available at .

Please read the Academic Prospectus 2024 available at .

Please read the Academic Prospectus 2024 available at .

No. Refund of application fee is not allowed under any circumstances.

Yes. Send a request to admissions[at]

It will take 3 to 10 working days . University will verify and approve your application if the application is complete , otherwise the details of correction required in the application will be sent to the registered email id. Confirmation page can be downloaded from the candidate profile after application approval.

Please refer to the Academic Prospectus 2024.

Yes. Such sponsored candidates should register invariably for CAT 2024 and should obtain a valid rank for the same.

All requests for duplicate payment refund will be processed after closing the application registration

You should register for CAT 2024 through the website eventhough you are not required to attend the CAT 2024 exam

After getting admission, you need to contact your admitted Department/School for the fee concession/e-grantz details.

Yes, Vide University order No. AC.A3/Misc/2014 PF(3) Dated 31.05.2018, The Right to Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 is implemented in CUSAT. Candidates applying for Common Admission Test (CAT 2024) who wish to claim special reservation under Differently Abled Candidates/Persons with Disability/Physically Handicapped category as listed in the above act may please choose Differently Abled Candidate or Blind as the case may be, while filling up online application for CAT 2024 under the section "Special Reservations".

There is no difference between PWD (Person With Disability ) and DAC (Differently Abled Candidates ) as far as CUSAT CAT admission portal is concerned. The words PWD and DAC is used intermittingly in Academic Prospectus 2024 and Online registration portal without any difference in meaning.

Yes, students who wish to get admission for BTech Marine Engineering at KMSME in CUSAT, should register for CAT2024, eventhough the admission will be based on the rank scored in Common Entrance Test conducted by Indian Maritime University.

Yes, Other than Indian OCI card holders can apply for CAT 2024 for courses having NRI seat reservation. They need to pay an additional amount of Rs.5000/- along with application fee.