CUSAT M.Tech Admission 2018 - Cochin University of Science and Technology has announced that Department Admission Test (DAT) for Non-GATE candidates who have applied for M.Tech (Computer Aided Structural Analysis and Design) in Department of ship technology conducted on June 29, 2018 at 9:30 am in the department. For this email has also been sent to all the candidates. The university has also announced that DAT for Non-GATE candidates for admission to M.Tech (OE<) programme of the International School of Photonics is scheduled to be conducted on June 21, 2018 at 10 am. The syllabus for same can be checked from the article given below. The authorities of the university released the first list of allotment on June 4, 2018.
The university earlier released the list of eligible candidates for M.Tech DAT. Option re-arrangement was available from May 26-31 for all M.Tech programmes (GATE category). Candidates included in the rank lists for M.Tech (GATE) could re-arrange their options through their respective login page, if they wish to. The institute had released the rank list of CUSAT M.Tech admission 2018 on May 19 in online mode. Candidates could check the rank list by selecting the M.Tech programme they have applied for. The admission procedure is conducted on the basis of the GATE scores of the candidates. While preparing the rank list, the candidates’ GATE scores were considered for CUSAT M.Tech Admission. Non-GATE qualified candidates will have to qualify a Department Admission Test (DAT) which is scheduled to be conducted on June 12. Allotted candidates will be called in for document verification and payment of fees. Provisional admission letter will be generated after the payment is done. Check the full article to know more information about CUSAT M.Tech Admission 2018 such as programmes offered, important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, result, counselling, etc.
Latest - To check the rank lists of DAT, refer to the table below. First Semester M.Tech classes to commence from July 16, 2018
DAT Rank Lists
M.Tech in Ocean Technology
M.Tech in Computer Aided Structural Analysis
M.Tech in Atmospheric Sciences
M.Tech in Electronics & Communication
M.Tech Programmes in School of Engineering (Civil, EC, ED, IS (HSEM), ME, CS, IT)
M.Tech in Instrumentation Technology - Counselling on July 7
M.Tech in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology
- Counselling on July 7
M.Tech in Engineering Statistics - Counselling on July 7
M.Tech in Software Engineering
M.Tech in OE & LT
To check the PG Second spot round seats - Click here
To check the fee distribution of M.Tech courses - Click here
To check M.Tech marine engineering seat matrix - Click here
To check the seats available for admission through DAT - Click here
CUSAT M.Tech First Allotment Announced - Click here
To check the list of eligible candidates for M.Tech DAT - Click here
To check the syllabus for M.Tech (OE<) DAT 2018 - Click here
Note - Candidates who will get seat allotment will have to pay the required fee online within the stipulated time period i.e on or before June 18, 2018 otherwise their allotment will be cancelled and seat will be allotted to next available candidate. Candidates who got allotment and has paid fees should report for verification on June 20, 2018 with all original certificates for claiming their eligibility, reservation etc. failing which their allotment will be cancelled. To check the instructions for spot admission - Click here
Quick Facts of CUSAT M.Tech Admission 2018
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Cochin University of Science and Technology M.Tech Admission
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CUSAT M.Tech Admission
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CUSAT M.Tech Admission Dates 2018
The candidates can check the important dates of CUSAT M.Tech Admission 2018 that have been listed out in the table below:
CUSAT M.Tech 2018 Admission Dates
Release of Admission Notification
February 1, 2018
Start of Application Form
February 7, 2018
Final Date to Submit Filled Application Form
February 28, 2018
Last Date to Submit Application Form with fine of Rs. 100
March 1- March 8, 2018
Downloading of admit card for Computer Based Test (CBT)
April 15 - April 29, 2018
Extended Date for M.Tech Online Registration (without fine)
March 15 - April 21, 2018
Extended Date for M.Tech Online Registration (with fine)
April 22 - April 29, 2018
Release of Rank List
May 19, 2018
Counselling (for GATE candidates)
May 26, 2018
CUSAT M.Tech 2018 Counselling Schedule for GATE Candidates
Option re-arrangement started
May 26, 2018
Closing of option re-arrangement
May 31, 2018
First online allotment & start of fee payment for allotted candidates
June 04, 2018
End of fee payment (candidates who get first allotment)
June 07, 2018
Certificate verification and Admission (w.r.t First Allotment)
June 11, 2018
Second online allotment
June 13, 2018
Certificate verification and Admission (w.r.t Second Allotment)
June 20, 2018
M.Tech spot admission (for all M.Tech programmes) (GATE candidates included in the Rank List)
June 21, 2018
CUSAT M.Tech 2018 DAT Dates for Non-GATE candidates
M.Tech (Computer Science & Software Engineering)
M.Tech (Instrumentation Technology)
M.Tech Civil Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering)
GATE 2018 syllabus for Civil Engg.
M.Tech Mechanical Engineering (Thermal Engineering)
GATE 2018 syllabus for Mechanical Engg.
M.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering (Wireless Technology)
Electronic Design & Technology
Information Technology (Software Systems)
Computer Science & Engineering (Network Computing)
Industrial Safety (Health, Safety & Environment Management)
M.Tech (Computer Aided Structural Analysis and Design)
CUSAT M.Tech Rank List 2018
The rank list of CUSAT M.Tech Admission 2018 has been released on May 19, 2018 separately for all disciplines. The candidates’ GATE scores or performance in DAT were considered while preparing the CUSAT M.Tech 2018 rank list. The counselling and allotment process will be conducted according to the candidates’ ranking in the list. The CUSAT M.Tech rank list will consist of the following information:
Rank of the candidate
Name of the Candidate
Date of Birth
Category of the Candidate
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CUSAT M.Tech Eligibility Criteria 2018
The eligibility criteria of CUSAT M.Tech Admission 2018 are the requirements that the candidates will have to meet for admissions. The following criteria will have to be satisfied by the candidates:
General Eligibility Criteria
The candidates should have qualified B.Tech/B.E./B.Sc engineering degree in the respective discipline from any University of Kerala or an equivalent examination with atleast 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 in 10 point scale.
Candidates should have qualified GATE 2018 with a valid score. For applicants interested in M.Tech Marine Biotechnology and Marine Engineering, GATE score is not required. These candidate will have to qualified JNU CEE M.Tech 2018.
Non-GATE qualified candidates will have to appear in Department Admission Test (DAT) that will be later conducted for vacant seats.
Detailed Eligibility Criteria of CUSAT M.Tech Admission 2018
Minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA Grade in M.Sc Degree in Meteorology/Oceanography/Physics/Space Physics/Mathematics/B.Tech.in Civil/Mechanical/Naval Architecture and Ship Building with preference to
valid GATE score/National Eligibility Test (NET/UGC/CSIR) qualified candidates.
B.Tech or equivalent degree/AMIE in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology/Chemical Engineering/Technology or M.Sc. Polymer Chemistry/
M.Sc. Chemistry with Polymer Chemistry as specialization with a First Class (60%) marks from any Recognized University or Institution.
Computer Aided Structural Analysis & Design
B.Tech or Equivalent degree in Naval Architecture and Ship Building/Civil Engineering/Mechanical Engineering with first class (60%) marks from any
Recognized University or Institution.
Opto-Electronics and Laser Technology
Computer and Information Science
Computer Science with Specialization in Embedded System
B.Tech/ B.E. in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Industrial Biotechnology, Leather Biotechnology, Chemistry/ Biotechnology, Biomedical
Engineering, B.Pharm, Chemical Technology or M.Sc.in Biotechnology, Marine Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Botany/ Zoology/ Biochemistry, Microbiology/ Genetics, Biophysics, Microbial Genetics and Bioinformatics, Marine Biology/ Aquatic Biology and Fisheries/Environmental Biotechnology/Mariculture with 60% marks or Equivalent CGPA from any recognized Indian or Foreign University. For admission to M.Tech Marine Biotechnology GATE score is not
considered. Selection of candidates is done by JNU on behalf of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India
Civil Engineering with specialization in Geotechnical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Thermal Engineering
Should have passed B.Tech/BE/B.Sc Engineering Degree Examination in Mechanical, Automobile, Aerospace, Aeronautical branches with a minimum of
60% marks from any University in Kerala or an examination of any other University/Institution accepted by this University as equivalent thereto. Candidates who have passed sections A and B examinations conducted by the Institution of Engineers (India) – AMIE or similar equivalent examinations in the branches
mentioned above with a minimum of 60% of marks shall also be eligible.
Electronics and Communication Engineering with specialization in Wireless Technology
Should have passed B.Tech/BE/B.Sc Engineering Degree Examination in Electronics or Electrical and Electronics or Electronics and Communication branch with a minimum 60% marks from any University in Kerala or an examination of any other University/Institution accepted by this University as equivalent thereto.
Should have passed B.Tech/BE/B.Sc Engineering Degree Examination in Information Technology/ Computer Science and Engineering/Computer
Engineering/Biomedical Engineering/Electronics and Communication/Electronics/Electrical and Electronics branch with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 in 10-point scale from any University of Kerala or an
examination of any other University/Institution accepted by this University as equivalent thereto.
Industrial Safety (Specialization – HSE Management)
Computer Science and Engineering (with Specialization in Network
Shall have passed B.Tech/BE/BS.Degree in Marine Engineering or B.Tech/B.Sc.(Engg.) Degree in Mechanical Engineering or B.Tech Degree in Naval Architecture and Ship Building with a minimum of 60% marks or an examination of any other University/Institution accepted by this University as equivalent there to with 60% marks. Preference will be given to those who have passed MEO class IV examination or a minimum of 2 years professional experience in Ship Building/Ship Repair Yard/Ship
Design Office/Indian Navy.
CUSAT M.Tech Application Form 2018
The application form of CUSAT M.Tech Admission 2018 was available in online mode for all interested candidates from February 7, 2018 onwards. All candidates had to submit the fill application form otherwise they were not considered for the admission procedure. The given steps could be followed by the candidates to fill the CUSAT M.Tech 2018 application form:
Step 1 - Registration – In the first step, the candidates had to register themselves by submitting the following information:
Name (as in 10th standard certificate)
Date of Birth
Age (as on January 1, 2018)
After registration, an email and SMS was sent to the candidates’ registered mobile number and email id with a One Time Password (OTP) for login purposes.
Step 2 – Filling the Online Application Form – Next, the candidates had to fill the online application form of CUSAT M.Tech Admission 2018. All of the submitted information had to be valid. Incorrect or invalid application forms were rejected by the concerned authorities.
Personal Details – The candidates had to fill their name, age, gender, category, parent’s name, annual income of the family and more.
Academic Details – The detailed information about the candidates’ academic qualifications had to filled.
Selection of the preferred course had to be done
Graduate candidates had to select the subsidiary subjects of their degree. One subject had to be entered as main and the other two as subsidiaries for more than one subject.
The candidates had to select two exam centres from the provided list according to their preference.
Step 3 – Uploading of Scanned Images – The photograph and signature of the candidates had to be scanned and uploaded. The size and dimensions of the scanned images had to be according to the specifications mentioned by the admission authorities.
Image Specifications for CUSAT M.Tech Application Form
The photograph had to be in colour and recently taken. The name of the candidate and date had to be printed at the bottom with black paint on a white background.
4KB to 100KB
3.5 cm x 4.5 cm
132 pixels x 170 pixels
The signature had be done on a white paper with a black ink pen.
1KB to 30KB
3.5 cm x 1.5 cm
132 pixels x 57 pixels
Step 4 – Payment of Application Fees – All of the candidates had to pay the application fees after two working days from the date of filling the CUSAT M.Tech application form. It had to be noted that the application form was rejected if the application fee was not paid on time. The payment could be done in both online and offline mode.
Offline Mode – The candidates had to download the challan and make the payment in cash at the nearest SBT/SBI Bank. Journal number and branch code had to be entered correctly by the bank in the given space.
Online Mode – For online mode of payment, the candidates had to select Power Jyothi Fee Collection (PUL) and enter the fee type as printed in the challan. After that, click on “Submit” button. In “Validation Date” box, the date of birth had to be entered and in “Fee Reference Number” box, the registration number had to be submitted. Print out of the transaction details had to be taken by the candidates for future reference.
Application Fees (in Rs.)
The final confirmation page could be printed out by the candidates two days after the payment of the application fee.
CUSAT M.Tech Counselling 2018
Candidates who are listed in the released rank list of CUSAT M.Tech Admission 2018 will have to register themselves for the counselling session. All of the candidates will be allotted according to their ranking which has been determined as per their GATE scores. The given steps has to be followed to successfully complete the CUSAT M.Tech counselling process:
Step 1 – Option Entry – The shortlisted candidates will have to login using their user name and password. The candidates will also have to select their category – Keralite or Non-Keralite. After completing this process, the candidates will have to select their preferred choices of courses and colleges. The candidates can select as many options as they wish for by adding them using the Confirm button. The options can be changed or edited by the candidates till the final date of option entry. The options submitted during registration will be considered final for those candidates who are not able to exercise the option entry process.
Step 2 – Seat Allotment – The list of allotted candidates will be announced in online mode. The admission authorities will select the candidates based on their ranking in the merit list and fulfilment of eligibility criteria. Call letters will not be issued and the candidates will have to check the schedule to know about the date and venue for document verification, fee payment and more. The selected candidates are required to attend the document verification process with their parents/guardian.
Step 3 – Registration – Selected candidates will have to be physically present for the counselling session. The candidates will have to register themselves at the venue within the time specified by the concerned authorities.
Step 4 – Verification of Documents – The following original documents have to be produced by the candidates for verification along with two sets of attested copies. The candidates will be termed ineligible for admission if the documents are not verified properly.
Confirmation Page of CUSAT M.Tech 2018 Application Form
10th standard Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
12th standard Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
Degree Mark Sheet and Pass Certificate
Certificate to prove Keralite Status
Transfer Certificate from the last attended institute
Conduct/Character Certificate from the last attented institute
Four Passport Size Photographs
Category Certificates (if applicable)
Step 5 – Payment of Fee – After the documents are successfully verified, the candidates will have to collect the fee challan. The specified fees have to be paid by the candidates at the SBT counter. The payment can be done through cash, demand draft, credit/debit card and RTGS funds transfer facility.
Step 6 – Provisional Admission Letter – The candidates will be able to obtain their provisional admission letter after producing their paid fee challan at the designated counter. While collecting the provisional admission letter, the candidates will also be allowed to use the higher option cancellation facility. This facility will be open for use only once in the whole admission procedure.
Cochin University of Science and Technology
Thrikkakara, South Kalamassery
Kochi, Kerala – 682022