CUSAT CAT Seat Reservation 2019

05 Jun, 2018

CUSAT CAT Seat Reservation 2019 – Cochin University of Science and Technology provides admissions to applicants based on the CUSAT CAT Seat Reservation 2019. The criterion of seat reservation is decided as per the rules and regulations of Government of Kerala. There are particular number of seats which are reserved for different categories of candidates in the Cochin University of Science and Technology. CUSAT CAT Seat Reservation 2019 shall include All India merit seats, state merit, All India Quota and Non-Resident Indian seats, etc. The entrance exam will be conducted in the online mode by the Cochin University of Science and Technology. Therefore, the timings of the entrance exam will be held from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm.

CUSAT CAT Seat Reservation Criteria

The seat reservation includes criteria as following-

  • Seats are reserved for the candidates that belong to Kerala SC / ST and socially and economically backward classes.
  • A portion of the seats are generally reserved under special reservation quota.
  • Reservation quota is kept only for the blind person that is for MA in Hindi and LLM courses which is not applicable for any other courses.
  • 50% seats are provided for those professionals who have a work experience of greater than three years in the part time MBA courses.
  • Again, 50% of the reserved seats are for those candidates who have two years of teaching experience for M.Phil courses.
  • For Software engineering courses and computer and information science, 5 seats are reserved.
  • For statistical engineers who are appearing for CUSAT CAT 2019, 2 seats are reserved.
  • Under supernumerary quota, there is a reservation of two seats for Jammu and Kashmir candidates.
  • Some seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Jew community.
  • The applicants appearing for oceanography course generally occupy 2 seats and these candidates can also apply for open sponsorship.
  • Again two seats are reserved for candidates who are appearing for Atmospheric Science.
  • For an Army officer, 1 seat is reserved each year to complete a full time MBA course.
  • As per Sports quota reservation, one seat per course is provided for sports quota.
  • For Environmental Technology course, 2 seats are reserved for candidates who posses 5 years of experience equipped by sponsorship certificate from Industrial and research organizations.
  • For the MCA courses, there are 2 seats reserved for the candidates who have at least 3 years of experience generally sponsored by the Government and research institute.
  • 15 seats are reserved for the nautical candidates.

    These are the various reservation criteria which are verified very carefully by the University authority before granting the reservation rights of the candidate under CUSAT CAT Seat Reservation 2019

    Reservation System

    There is a special reservation system under CUSAT CAT Seat Reservation 2019 which includes reservation for the SC/ST candidates for getting admission into number of courses in the Cochin University of science and Technology.

    Reservation Percentage of sales
    SC( Scheduled Castes) 8
    ST ( Scheduled Tribes) 2
    SEBC (socially and educationally backward classes) 30


    The socially and educationally backward classes (SEBC) mainly includes-

    • Muslims
    • Kudumbi
    • Vishwakarma
    • Dheevara
    • Anglo-Indian
    • Ezwaha/Thiyya
    • Other backward Christians

    For all the B.Tech courses, 3% seats are generally reserved for physically challenged candidates having at least 40% disability under special reservation category of CUSAT CAT Seat Reservation 2019. 

    Category Seats Reserved (%)
    State Merit Seats (for Keralites) 50%
    All India Merit Seats ( for Keralites and Non-Keralites) 40%
    Non-Resident Indian(NRI) 10%
    All India Quota( AIQ) 10%



    So, Cochin university of Science & Technology provided various Reservation guidelines which are to be followed by the candidates in order to get the admission into various courses. Various   Communal Reservations shall also be kept for the Kerala Scheduled Castes (KSC), Kerala Scheduled Tribes (KST) and for socially and Educationally Backward Classes of Kerala (SEBC). The University shall be offering admission to the candidates falling in different categories under the criteria of CUSAT CAT Seat Reservation 2019.


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