Cochin University of science & technology is a public autonomous university owned by government and located in Cochin, Kerla. It was established in 1971 to promote higher education with particular emphasis on under graduate, post-graduate courses and research in industrial, management, applied science, technology, social science and commerce under an act of the Kerala Legislature. At the time of establishment it was named as University of Cochin but later in 1986 it was changed to Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT). Now university University awards undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels degrees in engineering and science subjects. University has 3 campus in which two are located in Cochin and one in Kuttanad districts of Kerla. More than 6500 students are attending various UG, PG & Doctoral study programmes in university yearly.
University has affiliations from the UGC, NAAC, AIU and ACU. University has consistently been placed among the best universities, in the rankings. In 2016 it was ranked 5th in India under the ranking of Webometrics and was placed in top 30 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) University.
Admission at CUSAT:
Admissions are based on an All India Entrance Examination known as the Common Admission Test (CAT) conducted by the university which includes papers for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Departmental Admission Tests (DAT) are conducted for some postgraduate courses.
Courses at CUSAT:
University has present 29 Departments of study and research structured into nine faculties:
- Marine Sciences
- Science and technology
- Social Sciences
- Medical Sciences
- Environmental Studies
In the above facilities below are the courses available: Certificate Programmes , B.Tech, Dual Degree Programmes, Diploma Programmes, PG Programmes (MA, MSc, MBA, MCA etc), MTech Programmes, MPhil Programmes, PhD Programmes.
Fee Structure at CUSAT:
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Contact details of CUSAT: South Kalamassery, Kalamassery, Kochi, Kerala 682022
Phone: 0484 257 7550
CUSAT Website: www.cusat.ac.in