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Instructions for submitting Online Options

(For Btech Programmes , 5 Yr Integrated MSc Photonics and B Tech Lateral
Entry Programmes only)

1. Candidates should read carefully the instructions given below and

should take print out of the same before they proceed to submit Online
Option Registration. They are also requested to read thoroughly the
relevant topics of the prospectus for Academic Admissions 2011, which
can be downloaded from the web site in pdf format.
2. Submission of Online Options OR allotment granted based on the
options submitted by the candidate does not guarantee admission in the
University. Before option registration, candidates should satisfy
themselves that they fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed for the
Academic programme as mentioned in the online prospectus.(Please
read item no 17 below)
3. Candidates who wish to join for the B Tech programmes(both Regular
and Lateral Entry ) and 5 year Integrated MSc in Photonics programme
should invariably register their options on line
4. Candidates having a valid rank in the CAT 2011 are eligible for
registering their options online. The order in which the selections appear
in the list is the order of preference: i.e. the choice that comes first in
the list will be the first option.
5. Candidate can exercise as many options as he prefers.
6. For first year B tech programmes, candidates having “Kerallite” status
only are eligible for free seats (ie concessional rate of fees) in the School
of Engineering (SOE-Thrikkakkara campus), Kunjali Marakkar School of
Marine Engineering (Thrikkakkara campus) and in Cochin University
College of Engineering Kuttanadu (CECEK-Pulincunnoo campus).
Others are not eligible for free seats.

7. A candidate will be considered as a ‘Keralite’ for the limited purpose of

eligibility for admission, if

 He/She or his/her father/mother was born in Kerala OR

 He/She has been a resident of Kerala for a period of 5 years within a
period of 12 years OR
 He/She has undergone his/her school studies from standards VIII to
XII in educational institutions(s) in Kerala.
 Children of All India Service (AIS) officers (Non Keralites) allotted to
Kerala circle are deemed to be “Keralites’ (GO (Rt) No. 822/H.Edn
dated 29/05/2008). But they will not be eligible for
Communal/Special Reservations.

8. Candidates claiming the Keralite status should invariably produce at the

time of interview / admission, any one of the following certificates.
 The certificate of Birth / Residence of the candidate or his/her
father or mother from the Village Officer / Tahsildar or from a
competent authority of local body,


 The ‘Certificate showing school studies in Kerala from

Standards VIII to XII’ from the Head of School where the
candidate completed his / her study in Standard XII, OR

 True copy of the relevant page of the SSLC of the candidate’s

father / mother showing the place of birth in Kerala with
corroborative evidence showing the relationship between the
candidate and the parent, OR

 True copy of the relevant page of the passport of the candidate

or either of parents issued by the Government of India
showing place of birth in Kerala with corroborative evidence
showing the relationship between the parent and candidate,

 True copy of birth certificate of candidate or his / her, father /

mother showing the place of birth in Kerala with corroborative
evidence showing the relationship between the candidate and
father / mother of whose birth certificate is being produced

For claiming Keralite-AIS (All India Service), certificate from competent

authority should be attached.

9. Candidates belonging to Kerala Scheduled Caste (KSC)/Kerala

Scheduled Tribe (KST) and Other Eligibile Communities(OEC) need
to pay only the fees applicable to them as shown in Table given below.
They need not pay any additional fees even if they get admission in
payment category seats.
10. Fee details (To be paid at the time of admission)



Tution Other Tution Other FREE PAYMENT
Fee Fee Fee Fee

100000 73385 150000 88385 (US $ 5000
B Tech Marine Engineering
OR 11145 11145
Rs 250000)

B.Tech (PS&RT) 3735 NA

4000 2045

B Tech Naval Architecture & 4640 NA

4000 2115
Ship Building

MSc Photonics 8000 3860 NA 2045

B Tech Instrumentation 8000 3735 NA 2045

B Tech Civil Engg.,

Computer Science & Engg.,
Electronics &
Communication Engg., 66025
Electrical & Electronics 20000 6025 50000 16025 (US $ 5000 2145 2145
Engg., OR
Information Technology, Rs 250000)

Mechanical Engg.,
Safety & Fire Engg
Science &
4000 3735 NA NA NA 2045 NA

LATERAL Instrumentation 3735 NA NA 2045 NA
8000 NA

B Tech
programmes in NA NA 25000 14920 NA NA 2145
11. Candidates can change or edit the Options once exercised by them till
the last date of online option registration, i.e. till 5.00 pm on 5-6-2011.
However, the online options stored in the University database as on the
date and time of closing of online option registration shall be final and
no further changes will be entertained after this. The options stored in
the University database only will be considered for further processing.
Based on the options submitted by candidates allotment will be made at
the time of counselling/admission.
12. As soon as a candidate gets allotment against a particular option, all his
lower options will be automatically cancelled. However, he/she shall be
eligible for automatic updation to his/her higher options unless he/she
cancels all his/her higher options in full in writing.
13. Once allotted to a particular branch, the candidate should confirm
his/her admission in that branch by submitting all the required
documents in original and by remitting the required fees on the specified
date of counseling/admission, failing which his/her allotment will be
cancelled without any intimation.
14. Candidates who do not confirm their admission by remitting the
required fee in full on the specified date of counseling/admission will
not be considered for any further updations based on his/her higher
options, if any. Hence candidates should take utmost care while
submitting their online options.
15. Cancellation of Higher options: Candidates who are satisfied
themselves with their status of being admitted in a particular branch
shall have the liberty to cancel all their higher options in full. Partial
cancellation of options is not permitted.
16. Cancellation of admission, for whatever reasons, will result in forfeiture
of all options exercised, if any, by the candidate.
17. Eligibility criteria:

Name of
Eligibility Criteria
• B Tech Civil
Pass in the Plus Two Examination of the State of
• B. Tech. Kerala with
Computer Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as optional
Sci. &Engg. subjects or any other examination accepted as
• B. Tech. equivalent thereto securing a minimum of 50% marks
Electrical in Mathematics and 50% marks in Mathematics,
and Physics and Chemistry put together.
• Electronics
Engg. For all Under Graduate Programmes the minimum
• B. Tech. eligibility for SEBC candidates (belonging to Kerala
Electronics State) for admission to B. Tech is 45% for Mathematics
&Comm. and 45% for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put
Engg. together in the qualifying examination. Of the total
• B.Tech. seats for B.Tech. (Self-Financing) 50% are free seats,
Information 40% payment and 10% are NRI payment seats. The
Tech Free seats are reserved only for Keralite students.
• B.Tech. Candidates under SEBC category, whose family
Mechanical income is more than Rs.4,50,000/- are not eligible for
Engg. free/payment seats under the respective community
• B. Tech. quota. Seats reserved under Sports quota will come
Safety & under payment seats of B.Tech Programmes. 50%
Fire Engg. concession in tuition fees will be granted to Physically
• B Tech challenged candidates admitted against the seats
Polymer reserved for Physically challenged and whose annual
Science and family income does not exceed Rs. 1.50 lakhs.
Rubber “SC/ST candidates are eligible for admission, if
Technology they have pass marks in the qualifying
• Integrated examination except for Marine Engineering”
MSc in
Pass in the Plus Two Examination of the State of
Kerala or any other examinations accepted as
equivalent thereto with Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry and English as separate subjects with a
PCM average of not less than 60% marks and
B Tech Marine
minimum 50% for Mathematics. Should have passed
English at 10th or 12th Standards with 50% marks.
Applicable for SC/ST candidates also.
Vocational/Diploma students are not eligible to apply.
Maximum age limit prescribed is 25 years as on 1st
September of the year of admission. Eligibility for
admission is based on the directions from the DG
Should have passed Plus Two (10+2) examination
conducted in Kerala or the examination of any other
University/ Board accepted by the Syndicate of the
B Tech Ship University as equivalent thereto in First Class with
Building and Naval Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as subjects of
architecture study. The candidate shall have secured a minimum of
50% marks in Mathematics as well as for
Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together.

The candidates shall have passed the plus two (12th)

examination of any state/national board with
Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or any other
examination accepted as equivalent by the Cochin
University of Science and Technology.
B Tech The candidate shall have secured a minimum of 60%
Instrumentation marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put
together with at least 55% in Mathematics separately.
The minimum eligibility for SEBC (belonging to Kerala
State) is 55% for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
put together with at least 50% for Mathematics.

14 How to register online options- step by step procedure

1) Take a print out of this instruction manual and read it carefully.

2) Candidates should take utmost care while submitting their options
3) Candidates should login using their Register no, Rollno and date of
4) If the details displayed here are in agreement with the details given by
the candidate in his online application he may proceed to create
his/her own password
5) Immediately after the first login candidates should invariably create
their own password. The password should be of minimum 8
characters and should include at least one digit and one special
character. Eg: abcde123#
6) The candidates may now click the link “Proceed to online option
registration” . They will now be requested to login again using their
new password created in last step.
7) Candidates should now login again using their register no, roll no,
date of birth and the password they created in the previous step .
Soon they will be navigated to the option registration window.
8) Maintaining the confidentiality of the password and other login
details shall be the responsibility of the candidate alone. If the
candidate forgets his/her password he/she should report before the
Director, IRAA along with the parent or guardian for personal identity
verification by producing a valid photo identity proof.
9) After successful login the candidate can add his/her options from the
box on the left side of the screen by clicking the “ADD” button.
10) The selected options will be displayed in the box on the right side in
the order of preference. The order of preference can be changed by
clicking the button “Move Up” or “Move Down” .
11) The selected options can be removed by clicking the “Remove”
12) After choosing all the required options click the “Submit” button.
Then a preview of the options registered by the candidate will be
13) If the candidate is satisfied with the options exercised by him/her as
displayed in the preview he/she may click the “Confirm” button to
finalize his/her options. Otherwise the candidate can navigate back to
the previous screen for making any changes by clicking the “Back”
14) Now the candidate can take print out of the options confirmed by
him/her for his/her reference.
15) The candidates should logout and close the session after taking
16) All disputes related to CAT-2011 option registration/counseling/
admission shall be subject to the jurisdiction of courts at Kochi only.