Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) is a government owned autonomous university in Kochi
(Cochin), Kerala, India
. Founded in 1971, the university has three campuses, two in Kochi and one in Kuttanad
, 66 km inland. The university awards degrees in engineering and allied subjects at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. Nearly 2,000 students engage yearly in undergraduate and postgraduate study in this university.
The motto of the university is 'Tejasvinavadhithamastu', which conveys, 'May learning illuminate us both, the teacher and the taught'.
The university has three campuses, two of them in Kochi and one at Pulinkunnu, Kuttanad, Alappuzha about 65 km south of Cochin in the state of Kerala.The Main (Thrikkakara) Campus.The main campus is located 1.5 km off the National Highway 47 in South Kalamassery
. The 180-acre (0.73 km2) campus consists of the Administrative office, the Central Library, Computer Centre, departments, labs, workshops, School of Engineering (SOE Campus) and School of Engineering (Siberia Campus), canteens, guest house, hostels and playgrounds.