CUSAT 2019: Notification, Registration, Eligibility, Exam Date & PatternThe main objective of the CUSAT (Chandigarh University Scholarship Admission Test) is to test the aptitude of the students for their different courses and provide scholarships to the meritorious and bright students who ace the test. It provides an opportunity to bring out the bright and inquisitive minds into one of the most competitive, challenging and diverse academic environment. Chandigarh University wants to make world-class education possible for all the students irrespective of their financial background.

CUSAT 2019 Registration:

Step 1: Create Account for Chandigarh University CUSAT

Candidates firstly need to create an account on the official website of the exam by entering details such as their name, contact number, email ID, and date of birth. Once the account is created, a username and password will be generated that candidates can use to access the online application form.

Step 2: Fill Chandigarh University CUSAT Application Form

Log in to your account using the CUSAT email id and password and then put the required details asked. The details are as follows.

  • Personal information such as name, gender, date of birth, etc.
  • Academic information such as the name of the school/ college/ university last attended marks obtained, subjects studied, etc.
  • Contact information such as address, phone number, email ID, etc. The choice for Chandigarh University CUSAT exam date.
  • The choice for Chandigarh University CUSAT exam time

Step 3: Payment

The candidates then need to pay the registration fees, which is Rs 800 from the debit or the credit card. After making the payment, the candidates can click on the submit button.

CUSAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

A student who has scored 50% or above in their secondary Education (10+2) from a recognized school (under the affiliation of CBSE/ State Board/ICSE or others) at Chandigarh University are eligible to appear in CU-SAT. For scholarships, it offers 1% students a full 100% scholarship, based on the CUSAT scores. Than 2% students a 50% scholarship based on the CUSAT scores. 3% of students get 25% scholarship based on the CUSAT scores and 4% students get 10% scholarship. The following applicants can’t apply for scholarships:-

  • Not applicable to all Post-graduate courses.
  • Not applicable to Lateral Entry Engineering Programs.
  • Not applicable to Industry Collaborative Courses.

CUSAT 2019 Exam Dates:

These are the tentative dates for the CUSAT 2019.  From September 1st, 2018 to May 15th, 2019 are the application and registration dates. From May 1st to 30th the entrance exam will be held and the results are announced on June 5th.

CUSAT 2019 Exam Pattern:

Chandigarh University CUSAT question paper will contain a total of 90 objective questions of 90 marks that candidates need to complete in two hours (120 minutes). One mark will be awarded for each correct answer and there will be no negative marking in the exam. The CUSAT question papers will be different for candidates according to the stream (Non-Medical/ Medical/ Commerce/ Arts) in which they have cleared Class XII.

Non-medical stream

Section/Subject Number of questions Marks
English 10 10
Physics 25 25
Maths 30 30
Chemistry 25 25
Total 90 90

Medical Stream

Section/Subject Number of questions Marks
English 10 10
Physics 25 25
Chemistry 25 25
Biology 30 30
Total 90 90

Commerce Stream

Section/Subject Number of questions Marks
English 10 10
Economics 25 25
Accounts 25 25
Commerce 30 30
Total 90 90

Humanities Stream

In the humanities stream, the English/Hindi and the General Studies section is compulsory while the students can opt for two out of the next four subjects.

Mandatory Section:-

Section/Subject Number of questions Marks
English 10 10
General Studies 20 20

Optional Section:-

Subject/Section Number of questions Marks
Political Science 30 30
Sociology 30 30
History 30 30
Economics 30 30

CUSAT 2019 Syllabus:

The comprehensive guide of the syllabus has been given below for each of the subjects.


Grammar Vocabulary
Reading Comprehension Composition


Sets, Relations, and Functions Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
Matrices and Determinants Permutations and Combinations
Mathematical Induction Binomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications
Sequences and Series Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
Integral Calculus Differential Equations
Coordinate Geometry Three Dimensional Geometry
Vector Algebra Statistics and Probability
Trigonometry Mathematical Reasoning


Physics and Measurement Kinematics
Laws of Motion Work, Energy, and Power
Rotational Motion Gravitation
Properties of Solids and Liquids Thermodynamics
Kinetic Theory of Gases Oscillations and Waves
Electrostatics Current Electricity
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Electromagnetic Waves Dual Nature of Matter and radiation
Atoms and Nuclei Electronic Devices
Communication Systems Experimental Skills


Physical Chemistry: Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry Physical Chemistry: States of Matter
Physical Chemistry: Atomic Structure Physical Chemistry: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Physical Chemistry: Chemical Thermodynamics Physical Chemistry: Solutions 
Physical Chemistry: Equilibrium  Physical Chemistry: Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
Physical Chemistry: Chemical Kinetics Physical Chemistry: Surface Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry: Classification Of Elements and Periodicity in Properties Inorganic Chemistry: General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals
Inorganic Chemistry: Hydrogen  Inorganic Chemistry: S – Block Elements (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals)
P – Block Elements  Inorganic Chemistry: D – And F – Block Elements
Inorganic Chemistry: Co-Ordination Compounds Inorganic Chemistry: Environmental Chemistry
Organic Chemistry: Purification and Characterisation of Organic Compounds Organic Chemistry: Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry: Hydrocarbons  Organic Chemistry: Organic Compounds Containing Halogens
Organic Chemistry: Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen Organic Chemistry: Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Organic Chemistry: Polymers  Organic Chemistry: Biomolecules 
Organic Chemistry: Chemistry in Everyday Life Organic Chemistry: Principles Related to Practical Chemistry
General Studies
Science and Society Contemporary Problems of Indian Society
Cultural Heritage of India India’s Freedom Struggle
Constitutional Values Human Rights
Introducing Indian Society Demographic Structure and Indian Society
Social Institutions: Continuity and Change Market as a Social Institution
The pattern of Social Inequality and Exclusion The Challenges of Cultural Diversity
Structural Change Cultural Change
The Story of Democracy Change and Development in Rural Society
Change and Development in Industrial Society Globalisation and Social Change
Mass Media and Communication Process Social Movements
Political Science
Cold War Era The End of Bipolarity
US Hegemony in World Politics  Alternative Centres of Power
Contemporary South Asia in the Post-Cold War Era International Organizations 
Security in Contemporary World Environment and Natural Resources
Globalisation  Challenges of Nation-Building 
The era of One-Party Dominance Politics of Planned Development
India’s External Relations Challenges to the Congress System
The crisis of the Democratic Order Popular Movements in India 
Regional Aspirations  Recent Developments in Indian Politics
The Story of the First Cities: Harappan Archaeology Political and Economic History: How Inscriptions tell a story
Social Histories: Using the Mahabharata A History of Buddhism: Sanchi Stupa
Agrarian Relations: The Ain-i- Akbari


The Mughal Court: Reconstructing Histories through Chronicles
New Architecture: Hampi Religious Histories: The Bhakti-Sufi tradition
Medieval Society Through Travellers’ Accounts Colonialism and-Rural Society: Evidence from Official Reports
Representations of 1857


Colonialism and Indian Towns: Town Plans and Municipal Reports
Mahatma Gandhi through Contemporary Eyes Partition through Oral Sources
The Making of the Constitution
Introduction: Meaning of microeconomics and macroeconomics

Introduction: What is an economy? Central problems of an economy

Consumer Equilibrium and Demand 
Producer Behaviour and Supply Forms of Market and Price Determination 
National Income and related aggregates Money and Banking 
Determination of Income and Employment  Government Budget and the Economy
The balance of Payments
Accounting for Partnership Firms Accounting for Companies
Analysis of Financial Statements Cash Flow Statement
Computerised Accounting
Reproduction in Organisms Sexual Reproduction in Flowering Plants
Human Reproduction Reproductive Health 
 Principles of Inheritance and Variation  Molecular Basis of Inheritance
Evolution  Human Health and Diseases 
Strategies for Enhancement in Food Production  Microbes in Human Welfare 
Biotechnology – Principles and processes Biotechnology and its Application 
 Organisms and Populations  Ecosystem 
Biodiversity and its Conservation  Environmental Issues 

How to crack CUSAT?

  • Practice a lot, practice and hard work are the keys to success.
  • Maintain a good speed.
  • Read all the questions carefully. Attempt the easy ones first, and leave the difficult one for the last.
  • Give the paper with a calm and cool mind.

 CUSAT 2019 Rules and Regulations:

  • Students have to take their admit card to the examination hall
  • Students must reach the examination hall an hour before the exam starts.
  • Students should not carry any electronic materials with them
  • They should also not carry any material that is related to the exam

CUSAT Result

Chandigarh University declares CUSAT result as per the prescribed date once the written test is conducted. Once the result is out and merit list is declared, all candidates qualifying the online entrance exam will be informed by exam authorities through email. CUSAT 2018 result will contain details such as candidate’s name, roll number, marks secured. All candidates whose names appear in the merit list will then be eligible to secure admission at Chandigarh University in their respective courses. Also, the candidates can check whether they match the scholarship criteria or not (information given above).