Results of Civil Services Exam 2018 are out and all, Abhijith R Shankar, a CUSAT alumnus has secured 181 Rank in the Civil Service Examination. Abhijit is a B.Tech Electronics and Communications graduate from the School of Engineering, CUSAT of the 2011-2015 batch.
The B.Tech Degree VI Semester examination, April 2018 (2006 and 2012 Scheme, Subject : 603/1603) of School of Engineering CUSAT & Cochin Univeristy College of Engineering, Kuttanad and other recognised colleges/institutions which was scheduled for 09.04.2018 will be conducted on 28.04.2018 (Saturday). Continue reading
The Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) with a rank of 99 finds itself among the top 100 institutions in the country. It has also improved its position among the universities in the ranking by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development from 86 in 2017 to 69 this year.
The ministry, which released the rankings on Tuesday, prepares the list on the basis of teaching, learning and resources, research and professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity, and perception.
“Now our aim is to be among the top 50 institutions in the country. Our effort at faculty recruitment has yielded results and improved our performance in terms of publications, patents and projects besides better student-teacher ratio,” said CUSAT Vice –chancellor J Letha.
CUSAT in 2016-17 has got two patents and earned Rs 23,50,000 from it.
CUSAT secured a score of 499.51 out of 750 marks and received a cash prize of Rs 5 crore.4
CUSAT has already submitted a proposal to the Centre to convert the university into an institution of eminence.If approved, the university will receive Rs1,000 cr that will be spent on developmental activities. CUSAT also plans to start five-year integrated courses in science from next academic year. With this, CUSAT will become the first university in the state to move ahead in this direction.
However, CUSAT stood behind Kerala University (30) and Mahatma Gandhi University (34) in 2018.
All UG/PG Examinations of CUSAT scheduled to be held on 02.04.2018 are postponed.
The B.Tech VIII semester (2008 & 2012 schemes) of SOE, CUCEK and other recognized Colleges/Institutions will be conducted on 12.04.2018. The IV semester exam (2006 & 2012 schemes only) scheduled on 12.04.2018 is postponed to 21.04.2018.
There is no change in the other examinations scheduled. The revised date of the other examinations will be informed later.
‘Sargam 2018’, the CUSAT Youth Festival, scheduled to get under way here on Thursday, will be the varsity’s last youth festival featuring contestants from all the 32 colleges under the varsity. Starting next year, 22 of these colleges now affiliated to CUSAT will become part of the Kerala Technical University (KTU).
“We cannot ensure participation on such a massive scale under the circumstances and will be bidding farewell to such a large stage where talents were given opportunities. There will be no new additions, no changes and the end of ‘Sargam’ will mark the end of an era,” the organizers said in a release.
‘Sargam 2018’, the five-day youth festival of CUSAT, will see off-stage competitions on the first two days, and the remaining three days will have on-stage competitions. There will be around 4,000 participants vying for honors in 68 event. The main venue is the open air auditorium on CUSAT campus and other department halls will serve as other stages. The youth festival will conclude on March 19. CUSAT V-C J Letha had launched ‘Sargam 2018’s official logo on March 9.
The CUSAT Students Union Film Club 2017-18 is scheduled to be inaugurated on March 5th, 4p.m. at Hindi department auditorium. Screening of a movie is also planned.
Students union also conducting a workshop on acting and film screenplay writing scheduled to happen on 6th March 2018. Interested students can participate in this workshop. Continue reading
Facilities at STIC(Sophisticated Test and Instrumentation Centre), CUSAT will be open to public on 28 February 2018 in connection with National Science Day celebrations 2018. The public can use this opportunity to see the facilities at STIC and its demonstration. Continue reading
ISTD Students chapter CUSAT organizes a motivational session on “Power of Purpose” on Thursday, 22nd February 2018 from 3:30 pm to 5:30pm at PSRT Auditorium . The session will be handled by Dr. Ushy Mohan Das (The Michael Schumacher of Communications, The Iron Lady,
Dr. Tongue Fu)
Event Name: A motivational session on “Power of Purpose” by Ushy Mohan Das
Date: Thursday, 22nd February 2018
Time: 3:30 pm to 5:30pm
Venue: PSRT Auditorium, CUSAT
Henry Bastian C (Secretary, ISTD Students chapter, Cusat)
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CUSAT hosted the Ship for World Youth Japan Cultural Exchange program on 12 and 13 February in which a total of 300 delegates from 11 different countries came together to discuss global issues. The program was inaugurated by CUSAT Vice-Chancellor J Letha. Several students from CUSAT joined the discussions. NSS volunteers from CUSAT guided them throughout the whole program. Continue reading