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Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test [MGU CAT] 2019

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MGU CAT 2019:

MGU CAT stands for Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test. The university is situated in the Central Kerala District of Kottayam and is affiliated to the University of Kerala.

The MGU CAT test is conducted in order to accept admission into its various postgraduate programs. Every year applications are invited from all across the country for admission into the Postgraduate programs in the Statutory Teaching Departments and Inter School Centre of the University. The admission process of the candidate will be done through a Centralized allotment Process.

There is a separate entrance test for the various programs that are offered by the university. The candidates are required to submit only one application form in which they can opt for a maximum of 4 academic programmes based on their eligibility. The online registration for the exam commences from March and goes until May. The registration can be done from the official website of CAT-MGU.

Date of Examination 05 May 2019
Time of Examination 9:00 PM
Examination Fees Rs.General Rs. 880/- SC/ ST Rs. 440/-

The basic eligibility for all the programs is a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline. 

Reservation for Categories: Out of total seats available in the university there are reservation for some categories like

Reservations of Person with Disability: 3% of total University seats with respect to the programme are reserved for this category.

Special Reservations: The candidate falling under these categories can make use of this opportunity the categories are:

Economically backward among forward communities: The reservation of this category is 7.5% for non-professional courses and 6.5% for professional courses.

Teacher's quota: One seat is reserved for teacher's quota like teacher's who are working in govt aided schools/colleges and serving for full time are eligible.

Foreign student's quota: An additional 10% of eats or 2 seats are reserved for foreign students who are ambitiously looking for PG courses

Mandatory Reservations: The candidates who fall into this category can use this opportunity.

Starting date of registration 01 March 2019
Last date of registration 31 March 2019

Program Name


School of Chemical Sciences

Test will be based on BSc Chemistry syllabus of MGU.

School of Biosciences

Entrance Test will be based on MGU syllabus of Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry and Physics at B Sc level.

School of Environmental Sciences

Entrance Test will be based on subjects of basic sciences at degree level, general aptitude and general awareness on Environmental Sciences.

School of Letters

Entrance Test will consist of questions to assess the aptitude for literary/theatrical studies. The question paper will contain essay type questions, short answer questions and objective type questions.

School of International Relations and Politics

Entrance Test will consist of questions on current affairs.

School of Gandhian Thought and Developmental Studies

Entrance Test will consist of questions from related subjects.

School of Social Sciences

Entrance Test will consist of questions for assessing the interdisciplinary aptitude as well as the knowledge in one’s own discipline for the qualifying examination.

School of Behavioural Sciences

Entrance Test will consist of questions in an interdisciplinary manner based on the syllabus of the qualifying examination.

School of Computer Sciences

Entrance Test will consist of two parts: Part I: questions from Computer Science, and Part II: questions to assess logical reasoning and numeral ability.

School of Tourism and Travel Management

Entrance Test will carry objective type questions for 80 marks, i.e., English Language(30 marks), General Knowledge and Current affairs(30 marks), and Travel Geography (20 marks) and a descriptive general short essay question carrying 20 marks.

School of Indian Legal Thought

Entrance Test will consists of questions concerning the following branches of law- Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Jurisprudence, Fundamentals of Civil & Criminal Law, General Principles of Interpretation and Current Legal Developments.

School of Pedagogical Sciences

The Entrance Test shall consist of objective type questions for 50 marks based on the syllabus of general papers of B Ed programme of Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU).

Dr . KN Raj Study Centre for Planning & Centre-State Financial Relations

Entrance Test will be based on the syllabus of B.A. Economics programme of Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU).

Mode of application
Application Process for MGU CAT 2019

Please find the below steps to apply for the CAT - MGU 2019 application process:

 Go to the official website of the university at cat.mgu.ac.in and click on 'Apply Online'
 Create your login account by providing a valid email ID and password . Before continuing forward don't forget to save the details.
 Now the MGU CAT application number will be generated for future reference.
 Note down the MGU CAT application number and click on the continue button.
 Upload a valid, clear copy of your passport size photograph and click on the next button.
 Enter all the basic education qualification details in the next step.
 You will now get an option to select the program of your choice and continue to the next step.
 After all the mandatory information is filled, make the payment of registration fees. The payment can be made online by credit/debit/cash cards or through internet banking.
 Once the payment is successful, go once again through the MGU CAT application and finally submit it.
 Candidates are requested to keep a printout of the MGU CAT application for future reference.
Note: All those candidates who are applying for M.Ed program in Mahatma Gandhi University  need to submit a hard copy of their respective application form along with self-attested copies of the requested documents. For other courses, this particular step of submission of hard copies is not required.

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