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Cochin University of Science and Technology - Common Admission Test 2024 ( CUSAT CAT )

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CUSAT CAT Syllabus 2024 - The Cochin University of Science and Technology released the CUSAT CAT 2024 syllabus on its official website. Candidates who will appear for the exam must refer to the CUSAT CAT syllabus for their preparations. The CUSAT CAT 2024 syllabus is prepared on the basis of classes 11 and 12, as prescribed by CBSE and other boards.

Candidates who are willing to compete in CUSAT CAT 2024 must be well-versed in the syllabus. It will enable them to draw up a better preparation strategy. Along with the syllabus, the CUSAT CAT 2024 exam pattern should be given equivalent importance. Candidates can inspect the CUSAT CAT 2024 syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics on this page below. Referring to the CUSAT syllabus also helps candidates prepare an effective strategy to ace the exam with a good score. The CUSAT CAT 2024 exam will be conducted on May 10, 11, & 12, 2024. For more details about the CUSAT CAT syllabus 2024, candidates can refer to the article provided below.

 

 

 

 

Q:   Which subjects are incorporated in the CUSAT CAT 2024 syllabus?

A:

The following subjects are incorporated into the syllabus of CUSAT - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Applicants preparing for the exam are advised to refer to the CUSAT syllabus for their preparations. The Cochin University of Science and Technology released the CUSAT CAT syllabus on its official website. Applicants who will appear for the exam must refer to the CUSAT CAT syllabus for their preparations. The syllabus for CUSAT CAT is prepared based on classes 11 and 12, as prescribed by CBSE and other boards.

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Q:   Will the syllabus for CUSAT CAT 2024 be reduced?

A:

The exam authority released the CUSAT CAT syllabus on the official website. Applicants will be able to check the CUSAT CAT syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from the official notification. Candidates who are willing to compete in the CUSAT CAT must be well-versed in the syllabus. It will enable them to draw up a better preparation strategy. Along with the syllabus, the CUSAT CAT exam pattern should also be given equivalent importance. 

Read More: https://www.shiksha.com/engineering/cusat-cat-exam-syllabus

 

Q:   In how many days can the syllabus for the CUSAT CAT be completed?

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There is no time frame to complete the CUSAT CAT syllabus. It will depend on the preparation strategy. Applicants are advised to complete the CUSAT syllabus a week before the exam to get enough time for revision. Referring to the CUSAT syllabus also helps candidates prepare an effective strategy to ace the exam with a good score. The CUSAT CAT 2024 exam will be conducted in May 10, 11, & 12, 2024.

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CUSAT CAT 2024 Syllabus - Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

Physics

The CUSAT CAT syllabus for Physics is given below:

  • Physics and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Solids and Liquids
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems

Chemistry

The important topics to study from Chemistry are:

  • Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry
  • States of Matter
  • Atomic Structure 
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure 
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Solutions
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Hydrogen 
  • Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
  • Co-ordination Compounds
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Polymers
  • Bio-Molecules
  • Chemistry in everyday life
  • Gaseous and Liquid States
  • Extractive Metallurgy
  • Energetic 
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Chemical Equilibrium 
  • Carbohydrates
  • Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
  • Amino acids and Peptides

Mathematics

The following chapters of Mathematics are important:

  • Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Sequences and Series
  • Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
  • Differential Equations
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning

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Q:   Is NCERT enough to cover the CUSAT CAT 2024 syllabus?

A:

As we know, NCERT is the most important book to study for the CUSAT CAT exam, but it is also advised that students refer to other CUSAT CAT books as well. It is important to brush up the basic knowledge until the 12th standard, and a candidate can crack the exam. Also, candidates should work on speed, as questions are more and time is less, so a candidate needs to have good speed in solving the question so that the paper will be completed in a given time span.

 

Q:   Where can a candidate download the CUSAT CAT 2024 syllabus from?

A:

A candidate can download the CUSAT CAT 2024 syllabus from the official website at admissions.cusat.ac.in. Also, a detailed syllabus is provided on our Shiksha page. The syllabus of CUSAT CAT is similar to that of classes 11 and 12. The authorities released the CUSAT CAT 2024 syllabus. Candidates can also refer to the previous year's CUSAT CAT syllabus for B.Tech. With the help of the syllabus, candidates will come to know the topics from which the questions will be asked in the CUSAT CAT 2024 exam. 

 

Q:   What should be the CUSAT CAT 2024 preparation strategy to crack the exam?

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CUSAT CAT 2024 preparation should be done by executing a smart approach. Prior to drawing up the preparation strategy, candidates must examine the CUSAT CAT syllabus, exam pattern, previous years’ question papers, and timely revision. These will impart knowledge about topics to study, exam difficulty level, types of questions, marking scheme, etc., and thus help in cracking CUSAT CAT 2024 with a good rank. Further, for preparation strategy, candidates should have absolute knowledge of the syllabus and exam pattern, make notes, practice previous years' questions, do regular revision, have a good diet, and get proper sleep.

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CUSAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates who will appear for the exam must refer to the CUSAT CAT 2024 exam pattern for their preparations. The exam pattern for CUSAT CAT 2024 comprises the marking scheme, exam duration, and others. Along with the exam pattern, candidates must also refer to the CUSAT CAT syllabus for their preparations. For more details, candidates can refer to the table below.

Particulars

Details

Exam Mode

Online

Exam Duration

3 Hours

Sections in CUSAT question paper

Paper I – Mathematics

Paper II – Physics & Chemistry

Total number of questions

Paper I – 125 Questions

Paper II – Physics (75 Questions) & Chemistry (50 Questions)

Maximum Marks

Paper I – 375 marks

Paper II – Physics- 225 marks/ Chemistry- 150 marks

Marking Scheme

3 marks will be awarded for each correct option while 1 marks deducted for every incorrect answer

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Q:   Which are some of the best books for Mathematics for the CUSAT CAT exam?

A:

For the CUSAT CAT exam, there are a number of great books that can help candidates succeed. Some of the best books on Mathematics are listed below:

Mathematics for Class 12 by RD Sharma ( Volume I)

Mathematics for Class 12 by RD Sharma ( Volume II)

Advanced Engineering Mathematics” by Erwin Kreyszig

Introduction to Algorithms” by Thomas H. Cormen and Charles E. Leiserson

“The Pearson Guide to Advanced Mathematics for Engineering and Entrance Examinations” by Dinesh Khattar

Mathematics NCERT, etc.

 

 

 

 

Q:   When will the authority release the CUSAT CAT 2024 exam pattern and syllabus?

A:

The conducting authority released the CUSAT CAT 2024 exam pattern along with the official brochure. Candidates will be able to check the CUSAT CAT exam pattern 2024 online on the official website. The CUSAT CAT 2024 exam pattern will consist of several important details of the Cochin University entrance test. The exam pattern will help the candidates strategize their preparation in a better way. It is also advised to the candidates to go through the CUSAT CAT syllabus while making the preparation strategy. The exam syllabus will help identify the important topics for the CUSAT CAT exam.

 

Q:   What is the total worth of each section in the CUSAT CAT question paper?

A:

The questions in the Physics section and in the Chemistry section are of three hundred marks, and the questions in the Mathematics section are of three hundred marks. Therefore, the total marks are six hundred. It is to be noted that there will be negative marking, and one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. And for a correct answer, three marks will be awarded.

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CUSAT CAT Syllabus 2024 FAQs

Check below for the frequently asked questions related to the CUSAT CAT Syllabus.

Q:   Which topics are included in the Mathematics section of the CUSAT CAT Exam?

A:

Check below for the following chapters of Mathematics that are important:

  • Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Sequences and Series
  • Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
  • Differential Equations
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Vector Algebra
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Mathematical Reasoning, etc.

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Q:   What are the topics included in the CUSAT CAT Physics syllabus?

A:

The CUSAT CAT syllabus plays an important role during the preparation. Check below for CUSAT CAT Physics syllabus below:

  • Physics and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Solids and Liquids
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems, etc.
 

Q:   What is the syllabus for Chemistry in the CUSAT CAT exam?

A:

Check below for the important topics covered in the Chemistry section of the CUSAT CAT exam:

Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry
States of Matter
Atomic Structure 
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure 
Chemical Thermodynamics
Solutions
Chemical Kinetics
Hydrogen 
Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)
Co-ordination Compounds
Environmental Chemistry
Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
Hydrocarbons
Polymers
Bio-Molecules
Chemistry in everyday life
Gaseous and Liquid States
Extractive Metallurgy
Energetic 
Electrochemistry
Chemical Kinetics
Chemical Equilibrium 
Carbohydrates
Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
Amino acids and Peptides

 

Q:   Which are the best books for CUSAT CAT Physics preparation?

A:

There can be "n" number of CUSAT CAT study materials but candidates should try to follow only genuine and authentic sources. Also, they should try to keep limited sources that can be revised easily. Other than self-made notes, following is the list of CUSAT CAT best books for preparation for Physics:

NCERT of Physics Class 11 and 12

Solutions of Concepts of Physics by HC Verma ( Volume I)

Solutions of Concepts of Physics by HC Verma ( Volume II)

Understanding Physics by DC Pandey

NCERT Exemplar Problems: Solutions (Physics): Arihant Experts

DINESH OBJECTIVE PHYSICS for NEET, JEE (Main & Advanced) and Other Competitive Exams by Prof. R.C. Lakhanpal

Problems in General Physics by IE Irodov

Solutions to IE Irodov’s Problems in General Physics IE – Vol. I by D.B. Singh, etc.

 

Q:   Kindly list some of the best books for chemistry for CUSAT CAT preparation.

A:

A list of some of the best books in Chemistry for CUSAT CAT preparation is provided below. It will help in the preparation of the CUSAT CAT exam and also save time. 

Concepts of Organic Chemistry for JEE OP Tandon

A Textbook of Inorganic Chemistry for competitions OP Tandon

A Textbook of Organic Chemistry for JEE Mains and JEE Advanced by Arihant Publications

Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry by M.S.Chouhan

Universal Self Scorer Chemistry Errorless by ‎ Universal Books Team, etc.

 

 

 

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