History
At Present
Cusat Web

Cusat logo

Administrative Building

 

 

   Home I Visitors I About University 

 

History

From its location in the commercial capital of Kerala State, the Cochin University of Science and Technology has been promoting and setting standards in education for over many years. The University was established for promotion of higher education and research in the Greater Cochin area with emphases on Science, Technology, Industry and Commerce. It was constituted under the Cochin University Act in 1971 by the Government of Kerala state. Later in 1986 the Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) Act was came in to being which extend the territorial jurisdiction to the whole of the Kerala state and converting it into a  full fledged University dedicated to Science and Technology. For many years the University is one among the best 10 universities in India.

Top of the pageAt Present

The main campus of the University is located 15 km north of Ernakulam city on about 180 acres in Thrikkakara. It has two more campuses, one called Lake Side Campus situated in Ernakulam and the other one in Pulinkunnu.  Today CUSAT  is not only one of the best universities in India, but one of the most wide-ranging in its teaching and research activities. CUSAT's academics are at the forefront of developments in the study and application of natural sciences, electronics, biotechnology, photonics, computer based disciplines, medicine, ship technology, marine sciences, management studies, economics, atmospheric studies, environmental studies and many other subjects. As a result of this broad spectrum of disciplines, it has grown to the current nine Faculties of study - with some 22 Departments, 8 Schools and 9 Centres. The University have collabrations with many universities in Europe and North Amercia and it is the only one University in India to be chosen by the Government of Netherlands as counterpart institution for massive financial assistance under the M.H.O programme.

The University now has more than 3000 students. CUSAT's strong reputation draws students from across the length and breadth of India and beyond, creating a lively and diverse student mix. The University attract many overseas students under different exchange programmes. To know more about courses and other details, please visit the University web site

 

[ Home ]  [ Site Map ]  [ Contact Us ]  [ Feedback ]  [ Visitors ]
[
K- Portal ]  [ Photonics News ]  [ Alumni ]  [ About Us ] [ Courses ]  [ Research ]
[
People ] [ Publications ] [ Campus Map ]