CUSAT CAT Exam Pattern 2021: Exam Mode, Duration, Marking Scheme

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CUSAT CAT Exam Pattern 2021: The exam pattern of CUSAT 2021 concludes the number of questions, subjects, marking scheme, time duration, etc. This is a University Level Examination that is organized by the

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Cochin University of Science and Technology Kerala. The CUSAT CAT (Common Admission Test) is conducted to offer admissions in professional and non-professional courses of the university and campus. The complete information of the CUSAT exam pattern 2021 is mentioned below.


Highlights of CUSAT CAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Language

English

Type of questions

MCQ

Total number of questions

250 questions

Duration of examination

3 hours

Marking scheme

3 marks will be awarded for each correct answer

Negative marking

1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

Mode of examination

Online


CUSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

The CUSAT exam will be conducted on June 12th, 13th, and 14th of 2021. It is very important to go through the exam pattern before the exam, for the candidates, to prepare for the examination. The pattern of examination may be different for different subjects. 

SectionsNumber of QuestionTotal Marks

Mathematics

125

375 (125*3)

Chemistry

50

150 (50*3)

Physics

75

225 (75*3)

Total

250

750

The time duration for each paper collectively with all the subjects is 3 hours that is 180 minutes.


CUSAT CAT 2021 Exam Pattern for Different Courses

The marking scheme and exam pattern for every exam for paper is different from each other. Course wise exam pattern is mentioned below.

For B.Tech and M.Sc in Photonics courses

SubjectsNumber of Questions

Chemistry 

50

Physics

75

Mathematics

125

For LLB

SubjectsNumber of Questions

Logical reasoning

50

GK and current affairs

25

Legal aptitude

50

General English and comprehension

50

For B.Com/ BBA/ LLB

SubjectsNumber of Questions

GK and current affairs

25

Logical reasoning

50

Law related matters

25

General English

50

For LLM

SubjectsNumber of questions
Logical reasoning

75

Mathematics

75


CUSAT CAT 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus for CUSAT CAT 2021 exam is given below:

For Mathematics 

  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Linear inequalities 
  • Complex number and quadratic equation 
  • Principles of Mathematical introduction 
  • Permutation and combination 
  • Binomial theorem, 
  • Sequence and series
  • Straight line 
  • Conic sections 
  • Limits and derivatives 
  • Mathematical reasoning 
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to three-dimensional geometry
  • Inverse trigonometric function 
  • Matrices 
  • Determinants 
  • Linear programming
  • Relations and functions 
  • Continuity and differentiability 
  • Application of derivatives
  • Three-dimensional geometry
  • Differential equation integral vector algebra probability application of integrals.

For Physics 

  • Units and measurements m
  • Motion in a plane 
  • Laws of motion
  • Motion in a straight line 
  • Work energy and power 
  • System of particles and rotational motion 
  • Gravitation 
  • Mechanical properties of fluids
  • Mechanical properties of solids 
  • Mechanical properties of matter 
  • Thermodynamics 
  • Waves 
  • Oscillations 
  • Kinetic theory 
  • Electric charges and Fields 
  • Current electricity 
  • Moving Charges and Magnetism 
  • Electromagnetic Induction 
  • Electrostatic potential and capacitance
  • Alternating current
  • Magnetism and matter 
  • Electromagnetic waves 
  • Wave optics 
  • Ray optics and optical instrument 
  • Dual nature of radiation and matter 
  • Atoms nuclei 
  • Communication system.

For Chemistry

  • Some basic concepts of chemistry
  • Structure of atom 
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties 
  • States of matter 
  • Thermodynamics 
  • Hydrocarbons 
  • Redox reaction 
  • Hydrogen 
  • Equilibrium 
  • The S block elements 
  • Environmental Chemistry 
  • The solid-state 
  • Surface chemistry 
  • General principles and process of isolation of elements 
  • The p block elements 
  • The d and f block elements 
  • Electrochemistry 
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Coordination compound alcohols, phenols, and ethers 
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 
  • Aldehydes, ketones, and carboxylic acid 
  • Amines 
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in everyday life
  • Biomolecules.

CUSAT Exam Pattern 2021 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme of the examination is in the way that for every correct answer the candidates will be awarded 3 marks and for every incorrect answer, the candidates will be deducted 1 mark. To qualify for the examination the candidate has to score a minimum of 10 marks in each subject. For Kerala Scheduled Caste in the Kerala Scheduled Tribe community, this information is not applicable. Candidates are neither awarded any marks nor deducted any marks for unattempted questions. If there is any problem with the questions or an error in the questions then each candidate will be given full marks for that question.

CategoryMarking Scheme

For correct response

3 marks will be awarded

For incorrect response

1 mark will be deducted

For no response

Zero mark


CUSAT CAT 2021 Important Instructions

Important instructions that the candidate have to follow on the exam date to avoid any complication are given below.

  • The authorities will provide the outside for working and calculation to the candidates.
  • The candidates are allowed to carry a set of stationary inclusive of the pen, paper, sharpener, scale, and eraser.
  • The candidates are prohibited to take any electronic devices inside the examination hall.
  • In case any unauthorized material is found from any candidate then that candidate will be disqualified.
  • It is advised to carefully plan and work out every level because the exam screen will automatically log out after 3 hours that is after the completion of the examination.
  • The number of questions’ list will be displayed on the right side of the screen which will be helpful for the students to know how many questions they have answered and how many they have marked for rechecking and so on.
  • There will be a color in which the questions will be coded for better identification.

CUSAT CAT 2021 FAQs

Yes, in the CBT mode of examination it is automated so that whether the candidates click the submit button or not, their answers will be recorded.

The mode of the examination is online which means Computer Based Test (CBT).

The full marks that can be obtained in CUSAT 2021 examination is seven hundred fifty.

There are collectively 250 questions asked from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry sections.

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