Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT)is one of the leading institutions which is an important landmark in the landscape of the higher education in India. In the recent NISCAIR ranking of research performance of Indian Universities CUSAT is 14th . In all India ranking among top 100 research institutions in India, CUSAT ranking fluctuates between 36 and 32 during the last 5 years( G Pratap, Curr Sc, 96, 1561, June 2009). As one of the highly reputed and internationally acclaimed Indian Universities, the objective of CUSAT is to promote graduate and postgraduate studies as well as advanced research in applied science, technology , social science and humanities. With its 28 departments and 9 Faculties CUSAT also has valuable inputs in the scenario of higher education through various specialized centers . From the first year of its inception 1n 1971 as University of Cochin , this temple of learning passed through various stages of transformations to undergo a phase transition to Cochin University of Science and Technology in 1987.
During its existence of more than three decades, CUSAT served the society through manpower training in the areas of cutting edge technologies. Alumni of CUSAT are now occupying prestigious positions all over the world. CUSAT wish to create a well-knit family of its alumni and establish a lifetime partnership with CUSAT. In order to generate synergism for the benefit of further betterment in the performance of CUSAT in the scene of higher education, it is proposed to form CUSAT Alumni Association. CUSAT invites all its alumni to join hands with us to develop CUSAT into a world class institution of higher learning.
CUSAT has instituted Distinguished Aluminous Award to CUSAT Alumni who have excelled in various fields of activities. We wish to envisage various projects so that Alumni can have their valuable contributions in shaping the future of CUSAT.
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