Cochin University of Science and Technology

Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) which was established as University of Cochin in the year 1971 was rechristened to its present name in the year 1986. The main aim of the university is to encourage more and more dissemination of scientific and technological knowledge. To attain this objective, the university is now looking for international support in the form of tie-ups so that knowledge and resources can be shared and thereby offering the students an advanced mode of learning.

Senate, Syndicate, Boards of Studies and Academic Council in various faculties are the main authorities of the Kochi University of Science and Technology. Moreover, University Grants Commission (UGC) has recognized this university as a center of excellence in lasers and optoelectronic sciences. Recently, the Human resource Development Ministry of the Indian Government has proposed to bring CUSAT to the same level as that of IIT.

There are nine main faculties at University of Science and Technology at Kochi in which its academics can be classified into. The nine divisions are as follows:
  • Humanities
  • Engineering
  • Marine Sciences
  • Technology
  • Science
  • Law
  • Medical Sciences and Technology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Social Sciences
Following are the facilities that University of Science and Technology in Kochi offers to its students:
  • Computer Laboratory with upgraded machines and software so as to facilitate advanced learning.
  • Well stocked Library with subscription to 280 journals, 560 theses, 80CD-ROMs and 70000 books from all across the world.
  • Accommodation facilities for both male and female students at its hostels.
  • Currently, the placement cell operates only for B.Tech students and promotes information on employment opportunities as well as higher education.
  • Providing educational loans to the needy on competitive and liberal terms from scheduled or nationalized banks.
Cochin University of Science and Technology is working towards the betterment of society by offering education in science and technology as it would help in developing the infrastructure of the country.

Last Updated on : March 30, 2016