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MGU CAT 2020 Application Form, Dates, Fee and Procedure

Updated On - July 19th 2019 by DEEPESH JOHRI

MGU CAT 2020 Application Form for the academic year 2020-2022 will be available from March 03, 2020(Tentative). Candidates who fulfill the conditions of eligibility criteria can apply for the exam. Check Eligibility

Direct link to fill the application form – Apply Here

  • The application process will be done in online mode.
  • Candidates can apply for upto 4 academic courses at once based on their eligibility but admission will be provided to only one course out of the 4 selected courses.
  • Individual rank lists will be published for different specialized programs within the cluster of 4 academic courses on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the exam.
  • If any candidates submit more than one application, it will be cancelled as per the application rules.
  • Last date to submission of application form will be March 31, 2020(Tentative). Check How to apply?
  • Admission will be allotted strictly on the basis of the option exercised, rank obtained by applicant and eligibility reservation.
  • MGU CAT 2020 will be scheduled for May 11 – 12, 2020(Tentative) in offline mode.

MGU CAT 2020 Application Form Dates

The entire schedule for MGU CAT 2020 is tabulated below:

MGU CAT 2020 Application Form will be available fromMarch 05, 2020
Last date to fill the MGU CAT 2020 application formMarch 31, 2020
Last Date to remit the application feeApril 03, 2020
MGU CAT 2020 Admit Card will be issued onApril 17, 2020
MGU CAT 2020 will be scheduled forMay 11 - 12, 2020

MGU CAT 2020 Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for applying for MGU CAT 2020 is that candidates must possess a degree. The following table gives details on course wise eligibility:

Sl NoProgrammesEligibility
1M Sc in BiochemistryBSc degree in Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Micro- biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, or Physics with not less than 50% marks in Part III
2M Sc in Biotechnology
3M Sc in Biophysics
4M Sc in Microbiology
5M Sc in Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry)B Sc in Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as Subsidiaries with not less than 50% marks in Part III
6M Sc in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)
7M Sc in Chemistry (Physical Chemistry)
8M Sc in Chemistry (Polymer Chemistry)
9M Sc in Computer ScienceB 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 PsychologyPass in any graduate programme with not less than 50% marks.
11M Sc in PhysicsB Sc in Physics with Mathematics as one of the subsidiaries with not less than 50% marks in Part III.
12M Sc in Environment Science & ManagementB 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 ManagementB Sc degree in any subject with not less than 50% marks in Part III.
14M A Politics and International RelationsBA 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 Rights
16M A Politics( Public Policy and Gover- nance):
17M A EconomicsBachelors 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 MalayalamBachelor’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 EnglishBachelor’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 StudiesPass in any graduate programme with 45% marks in Part III.
21M A in Development Studies
22M A HistoryBachelor’s degree in the faculty of Social Sciences with not less than 45% marks in Part III.
23MA Anthropology
24Master of Tourism and Travel ManagementBachelor’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 EducationB Ed with not less than 55% marks
26Master of Law (LLM) one year programmePass in LLB or equivalent examination approved by MG University with 50% marks

How to Fill MGU CAT 2020 Application Form?

Only a single online application will be considered valid while applying for MGU CAT exam. Candidates will be required to select 4 various academic programs in the different teaching departments at the time of registration.

MDU CAT 2018 Application steps

Here is step by step process to apply online for indian national:


  • Visit the official website
  • Click “Apply Online” on the top of homepage
  • Register using personal details and set a password with a combination of alphabets, special characters, and numbers.
  • An application number will be generated after successful registration.
  • The application number and password can be used to login on to the website.

Fill Personal Detail:

  • Fill the online application form with required personal information such as name, date of birth, gender etc.
  • SC/ST candidates should select their category from the drop-down menu and process the concession fees accordingly.
  • For Qualification details, two sections will appear on the screen. One section for M Sc., MA., LLM, and MTTM programs and other for M.Ed. programs. candidates should enter details for only one section unless they want to apply for both programs.
  • Select 4 choice of Academic programs on the basis of preference.
  • Next, select the Test Centers. Maximum of 3 centers should be selected on the basis of preference.

Upload Images:

  • A scanned copy of recent color passport sized photograph should be uploaded.
  • The photograph should not exceed 30kb size in JPG/JPEG format

Fee Payment:

  • To process the application form, payment of application fee is crucial step. The application will not be processed until the fee is paid.
  • Application Fee for General category will be INR 1000 and for SC/ST will be INR 500 respectively.
  • Process your Application fee payment using credit/debit/cash card whichever will be available at applicant’s convenience.
  • Application Fees paid by any other means will not be accepted and the application will not be processed.
  • After successful payment of fees, click “Final submit” button to complete the application process.

Take the print out of the application form for further reference. M.Ed. program candidates should send the hard copy of their application form with degree certificates, proof of weightage points and mark sheets to MGU. Candidates should mention the Exam name on the outer envelope. The documents along with form should be sent on the address given below:

School of Pedagogical Sciences
Mahatma Gandhi University
Kerala 686560
Contact number: 0481 6555562

For Foreign Nationals with Student Visa

Online Registration is not for candidates with foreign nationality. The general eligibility criterion is that they should possess student visa. Foreign candidates should download the application form from the official website, fill it and send an advance copy of the application along with the documents and proof of fee remittance. The documents should be sent to the address below:

Mahatma Gandhi University,
Kottayam- 686 560,
Kerala, India

The documents that should be attached are:

  • An Advance Copy of the Application Form
  • Proof of fee remittance
  • Copy of Passport
  • Two copies of recent color passport sized photographs
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copies of mark lists
  • Conduct certificate from the Head of the former Institute
  • Reference Letters from two persons with intimate knowledge of candidates’ academic capabilities.

Details in MGU CAT 2020 Application Form

candidates are required to fill in their personal and academic details in the online application form. The details that are required are given below:

Details AskedFilling Criteria
Name of the ApplicantEnter name as on marksheet
GenderChoose gender from the drop-down list
CategoryChoose your category from the drop-down list
Name of the Qualifying Degree of the applicantEnter your qualification Degree Title and details
Name of the UniversityFill the University you completed your degree.
Scheme of StudyMention the Academic scheme
Registration no. and year of passingFill in as on the Degree mark list
Number of attempts taken for passing the qualifying examinationcandidates should enter the number of attempts
ProgramsSelect up to four options from the drop-down menu
Fee RemittanceAgree on the terms and conditions to proceed

MGU CAT 2020 Application Form Correction

After closing of online application, candidates who have successfully completed the online registration process should login and check for errors. The correction portal will be open for limited time only.

Details that can be modified during the form correction process are:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Category
  • Program Options
  • Test Centers
  • Correspondence address

Candidates can edit and correct all the details. But the filled in details should correspond to the original documents if applicable. If at any point of application the details are found false, it will lead to cancellation of the candidature and admission.

Hence, candidates are required to correct all the valid details during correction.


Ques: I am a foreign national with the student visa. Can I apply?

Ans. Yes. If you fulfill the academic eligibility. You can download the application form and send it to the University address.

Ques: I have cleared my Degree examination in two attempts. Am I eligible?

Ans. Yes. candidates can mention the number of attempts in the section provided while filling the online application form.

Ques: I want to apply for two programs in MGU. Should I apply twice?

Ans. No. You only have to register once and select up to four programs you wish to pursue given that you fulfill the program’s eligibility.

Ques: I have filled in my application form where do I send it?

Ans. You can send the application form along with required documents and fee remittance proof to the address below:

School of Pedagogical Sciences
Mahatma Gandhi University
Kerala 686560
Contact number: 0481 6555562

*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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1 Comment
Amit George Oommen

i want to change the colleges i choosed in my application

06 Jun, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Amit, May you please get in touch with the Counselling authority to get the choose college.

04 Sep, 2018 18:08

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