TANCET 2018 M.Tech Exam

Cochin University of Science and Technology has successfully conducted CUSAT 2018 Common Admission Test on 28 Apr 2018 for some programs. For others, it is being held on 29 Apr 2018. On both days, CUSAT 2018 was/is being conducted as computer based tests.

An analysis of CUSAT CAT 2018 shall be helpful to both such students who have appeared in exam and those who will do so next year. Read on to know complete CUSAT CAT 2018 Analysis / Review here.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Analysis

Common Admission Test is an online (computer based) entrance exam. It is expected to remain so in coming years as well.

Marking scheme for CUSAT CAT 2018 is +3, -1. Thus the score is calculated as follows: S = 3R – 1W; where “S” is the CUSAT CAT 2018 score, “R” is the number of right answers, and “W” is the number of wrong answers.

Exam pattern of CUSAT CAT 2018 B.Tech was as follows.

Subject Number of questions
Mathematics 125
Physics 75
Chemistry 50
Total 250

All questions are objective type. They are all based on 10+2 syllabus.

Test was of three (3) hours. Maximum marks that one can score in it is 750.

Important note: Candidates must score at least ten (10) marks in mathematics, physics, chemistry each in order to feature in the merit list. This is however not required for SC/ST candidates.

On basis of CUSAT CAT 2018 B.Tech (101), admission is offered to following programs.

  • M.Sc. (5-year Integrated )  Photonics,  M.Sc. (5 year Intergrated ) Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Statistics
  • B.Tech. course in Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Safety & Fire Engineering.
  • B.Tech course in Marine Engineering
  • B.Tech. course in Instrumentation Technology
  • B.Tech. Naval Architecture & Ship Building
  • B.Tech. Polymer Science & Engineering

Dear candidates,

Now that your exam is over, do let us know your review of CUSAT CAT 2018 in comments below. It will be helpful for thousands of others in analyzing their performance or preparing for future exams.

While talking about your review, mention subject test code and your views on the paper.

Detailed CUSAT CAT 2018 Review (analysis) will be updated here after exam is over on both days. Your inputs shall be very valuable in this endeavor.

To know what the exam pattern will be next time, please see CUSAT CAT 2019.

Please answer the following questions

Which mode of paper according to you is more suitable..

  • Online
  • Offline
  • Can’t say

Difficulty level as compared to last year

  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Difficult

Was the alloted time sufficient for you to attempt all the questions.

  • Yes
  • No

Did you take a gap year for CUSAT CAT 2018 Preparation?

  • Yes
  • No

Which section was most difficult for you

  • Name section

Rate your preparation

  • Excellent
  • Good enough
  • Below average

As per your personal exam analysis, what will be the cut off this year as compared to last year.

  • More than last year
  • Less than last year
  • Can’t say

Was the examination hall ambience favourable to you

  • Yes, indeed
  • No
  • Its was okay

Was the examination centre equipped with basic utilities?

  • Yes
  • No

Did you take any coaching or crash course for exam preparation?

  • Yes
  • no

Can rank be predicted on basis of CUSAT CAT 2018 review or keys?

As mentioned above, scoring goes as 3R-1W (three marks for right answer and one mark deduction for wrong answer).

Ranking is a little more complicated. Predicting rank is difficult even with CUSAT CAT 2018 Answer Keys as there is no fool-proof data of past year marks vs rank.

CUSAT CAT 2018 Result

Now that CUSAT CAT 2018 is over, all eyes are on results. Cochin University of Science and Technology has not specified any date or time for result announcement; however it is known that result of CUSAT CAT 2018 will be announced in May. Last year the exam was held on 30 April and result was announced on May 18.

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