Everything You Wanted To Know About CUSAT CAT LLB

In this article, we have dealt with all the important questions that students usually ask about CUSAT CAT LLB – the exam pattern, the questions, the syllabus, the marks, the time for the exam, the type of questions etc. Read on!


CUSAT Common Admission Test for LLB programmes popularly known as CUSAT CAT LLB is conducted by Cochin University of Science and Technology for admissions to three year and five year law programmes.


5 year LLB

  • Pass in Plus 2 examination with 60% marks  including languages in Science / Commerce group or at least 55% marks including languages in  Arts / Humanities. 
  • Should not have completed 20 years of age on July 1st of the year of admission; 22 years in the case of SC / ST and OBC candidates.

3 year LLB

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 55% aggregate marks in any discipline of a University recognized by CUSAT.  (50% for SC/ST/OBC). 
  • Only candidates who are permanent employees of the State Governments/Central Government or a State Government/Central Government Undertaking or a Statutory Body working within a radius of 30 kms from CUSAT, Thrikkakara campus shall be considered for admission provided such candidates have obtained a No Objection Certificate from their employer.
Pattern of CUSAT CAT LLB
Exam Description
Total Marks  450
Number of multiple-choice questions of 3 mark each  150
Duration of Examination Two hours (02:00 hours)


Subject areas with Weightage
English including Comprehension  50 Marks
General Knowledge and Current Affairs  25 Marks
Legal Aptitude  25 Marks
Logical Reasoning  50 Marks

Note: There shall be a system of Negative Marking wherein 1 marks will be deducted for each of the wrong answer.

Rank lists for B Com LLB, BBA LLB and 3 Year LLB are prepared on the combined basis of the CAT score and performance in the Interview and Group Discussion as indicated below:

Part I of CAT  25%
Part II of CAT  25%
Group Discussion  30%



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