**CUSAT CAT 2017 Syllabus **comprises the subject wise syllabus based on which the question paper will be prepared or the examination. The question paper will consist questions from three sections viz., Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Every candidate who wishes to appear in Common Admission Test conducted by Cochin University must be well acquainted with the Syllabus of CUSAT CAT 2017. Aspirants must cover all the sections of each subject of the prescribed syllabus to ace the examination. Check the detailed CUSAT CAT 2017 Syllabus given below on this page.

### CUSAT CAT 2017 Syllabus

For the common admission test, candidates have to cover the syllabus prescribed for class XI and XII under the 10+2 Scheme. Candidates can check the unit wise syllabus of each section prescribed for CUSAT CAT 2017 given below in the table:

S. No. |
Subject |
Units |

01 | Physics | Gravitation, Thermodynamics, Properties of solids and Liquids,Kinetic theory of gases, Atoms and nuclei, Oscillations and waves, Current electricity, Electrostatics, optics,Current Electricity, Magnetic effects of current and magnetism, Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, Electromagnetic waves, Dual nature of matter and radiation, Communication systems, Physics and measurement, Kinematics, Law of motion, Electronic devices, Work, energy and power, Rotational motion |

02 | Chemistry | Chemical kinetics, Redox Reactions and Electro chemistry, Co-ordinate compounds, Equilibrium, Surface chemistry, Some basic concepts in Chemistry, State of matter, Atomic structure, Classification of elements & periodicity in properties, Organic compounds containing Halogens, Organic Compounds containing Oxygen, Chemical Thermodynamics, Solutions, Chemical bonding and molecular structure, Block elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth metals), Environmental Chemistry, Purification and characterization of organic compounds, Some basic principles of organic chemistry, Hydrocarbons, Organic compounds containing nitrogen, p-Block elements: Group-13 to group 18 elements, General principles and processes of isolation of metals, d- and f- block elements, Bio- Molecules, Chemistry in everyday life, Hydrogen,Polymers. |

03 | Mathematics | Vector Algebra, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometry, Mathematical Induction, Mathematical Reasoning, Sequence and Series, Co-ordinate Geometry, Permutations and Combinations, Complex numbers and Quadratic Equations, Sets, Relations and Functions, Three Dimensional Geometry, Different Equations, Integral Calculus, Limit Continuity and Differentiability, Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications |

CUSAT CAT 2017 Exam Pattern

Along with CUSAT CAT 2017 Syllabus, candidates must also be well acquainted with the pattern of the admission test. It will develop an apprehension of the mode of the examination, marking scheme, weight-age of marks, duration etc. It will help candidates to prepare for the exam in a more effective way.

**Exam Mode**: Cochin University will conduct the common admission test in the offline mode.

**Total number of papers**: The exam consist of two papers; Paper I will comprise questions from Mathematics and Paper will have questions from Physics and Chemistry.

**Type of Questions**: Objective type Multiple choice questions

**Distribution of Questions**

**Mathematics**: 125

**Physics and Chemistry**: 125, in the ratio 3:2, i.e. Physics section will have 75 questions and Chemistry section will have a total number of 25 questions.

**Marking Scheme**: For every correct answer, candidates will be awarded 3 marks. There will be a deduction of 1 mark for incorrect answer.

**Duration**: Both the papers will be of a duration of 3 hours (180 minutes)

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