MGU CAT 2020


    MGU CAT 2020 Exam Dates(Postponed), Registration, Eligibility, Result and Cutoff

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    MGU CAT is a university level entrance exam for candidates seeking admission in various postgraduate programs at MGU. Candidates must have a bachelor's degree with minimum 50% marks from the recognized university. Check Eligibility Criteria

    Latest: MGU CAT 2020 exam dates postponed. Application Forms for PG programs has been extended till May 31, 2020. Apply Now!

    • MGU CAT 2020 application form has been released on February 20, 2020. 
    • Candidates will have to make payment of INR 1000 and INR 500 for reserved categories.
    • MGU CAT 2020 admit card will be available online at the official website once the application process is completed.
    • The exam consists of objective type questions and each question carries 1 marks. Check MGU CAT Exam Pattern
    • Candidate should hold a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 50% marks. Check MGU CAT Eligibility
    • The exam dates will be notified soon and MGU CAT 2020 will be conducted at Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Kochi, Kozhikode, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai
    • MGU CAT 2020 Result will be declared on the official website after the commencement of the exam. The shortlisted candidates will be called for counselling process from Second Week of May 2020.
    • The final Rank List will be released in the last week of May 2020(tentative).

    MGU CAT 2020 Highlights

    Exam Highlights
    Full NameMahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test
    Conducting BodyMahatma Gandhi University 
    Exam LevelNational
    Application ModeOnline
    Exam ModeOffline
    Courses offeredM.A., M.Sc., M.Ed., L.LM., MTTM

    MGU CAT 2020 Dates

    Given below MGU CAT 2020 exam scheduled for national candidates:

    Application form begins fromFebruary 20, 2020
    Last date to submit the application form for UGMarch 20, 2020
    Last date to submit the application form for PGMay 31, 2020 (Extended)
    Confirmation of application formTo be notified
    Availability of Admit cardTo be notified
    Exam dateApril 25 – 26, 2020 (Postponed)
    Declaration of ResultTo be notified
    Interview/G.D/Written TestTo be notified
    Counselling process begins fromJuly 1, 2020

    Dates for foreign candidates:

    Submission of Advance Copy of ApplicationMarch 22, 2020
    Last Date for Submission of Original Application through the Indian EmbassyApril 15, 2020

    MGU CAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

    Before filling the application form candidates must check the eligibility criteria according to their subject. If candidates are not able to satisfy the eligibility criteria his/her form can be disqualified at any stage. Check the following table to eligibility below:

    Sl NoProgrammesSeats (Quota wise)Eligibility
    StateAll India OpenInternational
    1M Sc in Biochemistry1022BSc degree in Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Micro- biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, or Physics with not less than 50% marks in Part III
    2M Sc in Biotechnology1022
    3M Sc in Biophysics0512
    4M Sc in Microbiology1022
    5M Sc in Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry)822B Sc in Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as Subsidiaries with not less than 50% marks in Part III
    6M Sc in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)822
    7M Sc in Chemistry (Physical Chemistry)822
    8M Sc in Chemistry (Polymer Chemistry)822
    9M Sc in Computer Science2532B Sc in Computer Science/ Computer Application/ B Sc IT/BCA/ B Sc with Computer Science as one of the main subject with not less than 50% marks in Part III
    10M Sc in Psychology1022Pass in any graduate programme with not less than 50% marks.
    11M Sc in Physics2042B Sc in Physics with Mathematics as one of the subsidiaries with not less than 50% marks in Part III.
    12M Sc in Environment Science & Management1022B Sc degree in any of the following optionals; Botany, Zoology, Chem- istry, Physics, Geology, Geography, Life Science, Environment Science, Environment Management, Microbi- ology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Plant or Animal Science, Agriculture, Fisheries, Aquaculture, Horticulture, Forestry, B Tech in Civil/ Mechanical/ Chemical/ Environmental or equiva- lent examination with not less than 50% marks in Part III
    13M Sc in Environment Science and Disaster Management1022B Sc degree in any subject with not less than 50% marks in Part III.
    14M A Politics and International Relations1533BA in Economics/ Politics/ History/ Law with not less than 45% marks for Part III or B A in English/ Sociology/ Anthropology/ Psychology/ Geogra- phy/ Philosophy/ Commerce with 50% in Part III or B Sc in any branch with not less than 60% marks in Part III.
    15M A Politics and Human Rights0511
    16M A Politics( Public Policy and Gover- nance):0511
    17M A Economics1642Bachelors degree in Economics Math- ematics/Statistics under 10+2+3 pattern of education with atleast 45% marks in Core and Complementary subjects or equivalent degree from an institution approved by Mahatma Gandhi University.
    18M A in Malayalam1000Bachelor’s degree in Malayalam with not less than 45% marks (or CGPA of 1.8) in Part III or degree in Arts/Sci- ence with a minimum of 50% marks in Part II Malayalam
    19M A in English1022Bachelor’s degree in English with not less than 45% marks in Part III or de- gree in Arts/Science with a minimum of 50% marks in Part I English.
    20M A in Gandhian Studies1222Pass in any graduate programme with 45% marks in Part III.
    21M A in Development Studies1222
    22M A History1022Bachelor’s degree in the faculty of Social Sciences with not less than 45% marks in Part III.
    23MA Anthropology512
    24Master of Tourism and Travel Management2022Bachelor’s degree (including profes- sional degrees) with not less than 50% marks in any discipline of this University or any other University recognized by Mahatma Gandhi Uni- versity.
    25Master of Education (M Ed) Programme with Specialization in Language Educa- tion (English, Hindi, Malayalam, Sanskrit, Arabic), Mathematics, Science, Social Sci- ence, Commerce, Computer Education5000B Ed with not less than 55% marks
    26Master of Law (LLM) one year programme2042Pass in LLB or equivalent examination approved by MG University with 50% marks

    MGU CAT 2020 Application Form

    MGU CAT 2020 Application forms are available from February 20, 2020. Candidates are advised not to wait for last date and should fill the application form before April 13, 2020, for PG courses. 

    Check the steps to fill MGU CAT 2020 Application form:

    Step: 1 Registration

    1. Candidates can fill the online application form through the official website i.e.
    2. Click on the link  ‘MGU CAT Application Form
    3. Fill the registration form to get Application Number.
    4. Candidates have to fill the information like Candidates Name, Date of birth and Email ID, etc.
    5. After filling all the credentials click on ‘submit’
    6. After the successful submission of registration form candidate will get an application number.

    Step: 2 Filling details in Application Form

    After successful payment of fee, candidates have to fill the following details:

    • Personal details
    • Basic details
    • Educational details
    • Communicational details, etc.

    Step: 3 Fee Payment  

    1. Candidates can make payment through the official website
    2. Login to the candidates portal with the help of application number
    3. Candidates can make payment via
    • Debit Card
    • Credit Card
    • Net Banking

    Posting Application Form

    1. Applicants of M.Ed programmes should send the hard copy of the application form to the address given below:

    School of Pedagogical Sciences,
    Mahatma Gandhi University,
    PIN 686560

    1. Candidates have to post the print of Application form to the address given below:

    School of Distance Education,
    Mahatma Gandhi University,

    MGU CAT 2020 Application Fee

    After registration process candidates have to make payment before April 15, 2020. Candidates can pay application fee via credit card/debit card/net banking as per their convenience. The application fee will be as follows:

    General CategoryINR 1000
    Reserved CategoryINR 500

    MGU CAT 2020 Admit Card

    Candidates can download their Admit Card from the official website. It is an important document carrying information about candidate and exam. It acts as an identity proof and a gateway to examination hall. No candidate will be allowed inside the examination hall without the Admit Card. Candidates must preserve their Admit card even after the exam, for further process.

    Given below are the steps to download MGU CAT 2020 Admit Card:

    1. Visit the official website.
    2. Click on the link ‘Admit Card’
    3. Provide the required information like registration number, name and date of birth, etc.
    4. Take print out of the Admit Card and preserve it for future references.
    5. Candidates should check the following information on Admit Card before taking the print out.
    • Candidates Name
    • Address
    • Contact Details
    • Candidates Photograph
    • Examination Centre
    • Timing of the Exam

    MGU CAT 2020 Exam Center

    Candidates can choose any one exam center according to their preferences at the time of registration. Once the exam center will be allotted to a candidate, it cannot be changed. Candidates can give their preference from the options given below.

    1. Thiruvananthapuram
    2. Kottayam
    3. Kochi
    4. Kozhikode
    5. Delhi
    6. Mumbai
    7. Chennai
    8. Bangolore

    MGU CAT 2020 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

    MGU CAT 2020 Exam Pattern will be set by Mahatma Gandhi University for students who are willing to apply for post-graduation.

    • The paper will be conducted in offline mode
    • MGU CAT 2020 will be of 90 minutes.
    • The exam will consist of 80 objective type and candidates will have to choose one correct answer from the four given options.
    • Medium of the question paper will be English language only.
    • The question paper will be of objective and descriptive type for the following subjects. Candidates will have to write descriptive answers in the following subject.
    1. MA Malayalam
    2. MA English
    3. LLM
    4. Master of Tourism Management

    MGU CAT 2020 Syllabus

    Candidates should go through MGU CAT syllabus once for getting a fair idea of question paper. Having an ample knowledge of syllabus is necessary to score well in the exam. Check syllabus of the course below:

    Program NameSyllabus
    School of Chemical Sciences BSc Chemistry syllabus of MGU.
    School of Biosciences MGU syllabus of Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Bio-technology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry and Physics at B Sc level.
    School of Environmental Sciences Basic sciences at degree level, general aptitude and general awareness on Environmental Sciences.
    School of LettersEntrance 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 Current affairs.
    School of Gandhian Thought and Developmental StudiesEntrance Test will consist of questions from related subjects.
    School of Social SciencesEntrance 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 SciencesEntrance Test will consist of questions in an interdisciplinary manner based on the syllabus of the qualifying examination.
    School of Computer SciencesEntrance Test will consist of two parts: Part I: questions from Computer Science Part II: questions to assess logical reasoning and numeral ability. 
    School of Tourism and Travel ManagementEntrance 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 ThoughtLaw- Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Jurisprudence, Fundamentals of Civil & Criminal Law, General Principles of Interpretation and Current Legal Developments.
    School of Pedagogical SciencesGeneral papers of B Ed programme of Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU).
    Dr. KN Raj Study Centre for Planning & Centre-State Financial RelationsSyllabus of B.A. Economics programme of Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU).

    MGU CAT 2020 Result

    MGU CAT 2020 result wil be declared on the official website and result dates will be announced soon. Candidates must preserve the hard copies of their result. Candidates can check result on the official website by following the steps given below.

    • Visit the official website of MGU
    • Click on “MGU CAT 2020 resultlink
    • Provide the credentials like roll number, application number and date of birth in the given space
    • Click on button ‘Submit’
    • Download the result and take print out.

    MGU CAT 2020 Counselling Process

     Counselling process will begin in the Last week of June tentatively. The shortlisted candidates will be called for counselling round. The allotment of seats will be based on the availability of seats, options exercised and rank obtained. During the process of counselling, candidates have to select the preferences of specialization.

    Documents required on the day of counselling:

    • Matriculation certificate for date of birth
    • Transfer Certificate
    • Marks sheet of (Institution last attended)
    • Provisional certificate (Institution last attended)
    • Migration certificate (if applicable)
    • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
    • Income Certificate (if applicable)
    • BPL Certificate (if applicable)

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    Karthika Krishnan

    iam a final year graduate student.can i apply f or the entrance exam?

    19 Nov, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Karthika, no, you can apply for the entrance exam only when you have completed your graduation.

    19 Nov, 2019 12:44
    Abel Thomas Paul

    can i get a link to the application page...

    10 May, 2017 00:20
    Jemima joseph

    How to add mail id to the account

    01 May, 2017 00:20

    Hi Joseph, to get details on the application process of MGU-CAT, please find the link

    02 May, 2017 18:20
    Jemly Jose

    Hi, Can i know the syllabus for MGU CAT exam for MA English?

    25 Apr, 2017 00:20

    Hi Jemly, to get details on the syllabus for MGU CAT Exam, please find the link

    26 Apr, 2017 18:36

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