MGU CAT 2017 Notification, Eligibility, Application, dates

CAT-MGU 2017-18 Notification

Applications are invited for Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test (CAT MGU) 2017 for admission to the Post Graduate academic Programmes in the Statutory Teaching Departments and Inter School Centre of the University for the academic year 2017-18

All the admissions are through Common Admission Test (CAT-MGU) with the exception of M.Ed. Programmes for which both the score in Entrance Test and the marks for qualifying examination will be considered for preparing the rank list

Only online registration will be considered for all the academic programmes of the University. Admission details, schedule, eligibility conditions and other particulars are available in the Prospectus published in the website www.mgu.ac.in and www.cat.mgu.ac.in

List of PG Programmes

Programs in Statutory Teaching Departments:

M.Sc. in Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry); Physical Chemistry; Polymer Science; Physics; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Biotechnology; Biophysics; Environment Science & Mgt.; Environment Science & Disaster Mgt.;

MA in Malayalam; English; Politics & International Relations; Politics & Human Rights; Politics (Public Policy & Governance); Gandhian Studies; Development Studies; History; Anthropology; M.Sc. Disability Studies & Rehabilitation Sciences; Psychology; Computer Science; MTTM with specialization in Aviation Management, Tour Operations and Health Tourism

M.Ed. (English, Malayalam, Hindi, Arabic, Sanskrit, Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Commerce, and Information Technology); LLM

Program in Inter School Centre (Dr. KN Raj Study Centre for Planning & Centre-State Relations): MA Economics

Courses and Eligibility for MGU-CAT-2017

School of Chemical Sciences

M.Sc. Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry): B.Sc. degree in Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as subsidiaries with not less than 50% marks or CGPA of 2 in Part III

School of Pure and Applied Physics

M.Sc. Physics (with Elective papers in many frontier areas of Physics): B.Sc. degree in Physics with Mathematics as subsidiary with not less than 50% marks or CGPA of 2 in part III

School of Biosciences

M.Sc. (in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biophysics): B.Sc. degree in Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemistry or Physics with not less 50% marks or CGPA of 2 in part III

School of Environmental Science

M.Sc. (Environmental Science and Management): B.Sc. degree in any of the following optional; Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Geography, Life Science, Environment Sci. Environment Mgt., Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Plant or Animal Science, Agriculture, Fisheries, Aquaculture, Horticulture, Forestry, B.Tech in Civil/Mechanical/Chemical/Environmental or equivalent exam with not less than 50% marks or CGPA of 2 in Part III

M.Sc. (Environmental Science and Disaster Management): B.Sc. degree in any subject with not less than 505 marks or CGPA of 2 in part III

School of Letters

M.A. Malayalam: Bachelor’s degree in the subject concerned with not less than 45% marks (or CGPA of 1.8) in part III or degree in Arts/Science with a minimum of 50% marks (or CGPA of 2) in part II Malayalam

MA English: Bachelor’s degree in the subject concerned with not less than 45% marks (or CGPA of 1.8) in part III or degree in Arts/Science with a minimum of 50% marks (or CGPA of 2) in part I English

School of International Relations and Politics

MA in Politics & International Relations, MA Politics & Human Rights, MA Politics (Public Policy and governance)-UGC Sponsored Program: Bachelor’s degree in Economics/Politics/History/Law with not less than 45% marks (or CGPA of 1.8) in part III or degree in English /Sociology /Anthropology/Psychology /Geography /Philosophy /Commerce with not less than 50% marks (or CGPA of 2) in part III or graduates in Science with not less than 60% marks for Part III

School of Gandhian Thought and Development Studies

M.A. Gandhian Studies, MA Development Studies: Bachelor’s degree in any subject with not less than 45% marks (or CGPA of 1.8) in part III

School of Social Sciences

M.A. in History, Anthropology: Bachelor’s degree in the faculty of social sciences with not less than 45% marks (or CGPA of 1.8) in Part III

School of Behavioural Sciences

M.Sc. in Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Sciences: Bachelor’s degree in Arts with not less than 555 marks (or CGPA of 1.8) in Part III or any science degree with a minimum of 50% marks (or CGPA of 2) in part III

M.Sc. Psychology: BA/B.Sc Psychology with not less than 50% marks (or CGPA of 2) in part III

School of Computer Sciences

M.Sc. Computer Science: B.Sc. degree in Computer Science/Computer Application/BCA or any other B.Sc. degree with Computer Science as the main subject with not less than 50% marks (or CGPA of 2) part III

School of Tourism Studies

MTTM (with specialization in Aviation Mgt., Tour Operations and Health Tourism): Bachelor’s degree (including professional degrees) with not less than 505 marks (or CGPA of 2) in any discipline of this University or any other University recognized by MGU

School of Indian Legal Thought

LL.M

Eligibility: LL.B with not less than 50% marks (or CGPA of 2) in the aggregate

School of Pedagogical Science

M.Ed. in language Education (English, Malayalam, Hindi, Arabic and Sanskrit), Mathematics, Education, Science Education, Social Science Education, Commerce Education, IT Education: B.Ed. with not less than 55% marks or CGPA of 2.2

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

M.A. in Economics: Bachelors degree in Economics Mathematics/Statistics under 10+2+3 pattern of education with atleast 45% marks (or CGPA of 1.8) in Core and Complementary subjects or equivalent degree from an institution approved by MGU

Reservation of Seats

Types of Reservation: Out of the total Seats available for each programme in the University Depts. seats will be reserved for the different constituents of the following main categories:
(i) Reservation for Persons with Disabilities
(ii) Special Reservation
(iii) Mandatory Reservation

Reservation for Persons with Disabilities (PD): The students who seek admission in this category should submit their application (online) through CAT- MGU and qualify themselves in the Entrance Test

Special Reservation: The seats reserved for candidates belonging to the following categories come under this group

Teacher Quota (for M Ed only): One seat is reserved as Teachers Quota. Teachers who are working in Govt./Aided Colleges/ Schools on a regular basis at the time of notification only are eligible to be considered for admission under this category.

Foreign Students Quota: An additional 10% of seats or 2 seats, whichever is higher is earmarked for foreign students for each PG Program in the University Teaching Departments

Application Procedure for CAT-MGU-2017

There is only a single online application for applying for the Entrance Test (CAT-MGU) and for giving options for admission to the various academic programmes in the different teaching departments. If a candidate submits more than one application, his/her candidature is liable to be cancelled

Applicants for M.Ed. should send the hard copy of the application along with self-attested copies of degree certificate, mark lists of qualifying exam and proof for weightage points to the Director, School of Pedagogical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, PIN-686560

Admission details, schedule, eligibility conditions and other particulars are available in the Prospectus published in the website www.mgu.ac.in and www.cat.mgu.ac.in. The online registration for CAT-MGU will start from 12th April 2017

Registration Fee

The registration fee will be as follows:

For General candidates: Rs.800/-

For SC/ST candidates: Rs.400/-

Registration fee has to be paid online using internet banking/debit/credit/cash cards. Fee paid in other mode of payments will not be considered

Those who don’t have any of the abovementioned cash transaction facilities can register their applications and make online payment through the Akshaya Centres in the State

Admit Cards

The candidates shall logon to their home page in the admission portal and download their Admit Cards on the scheduled dates. University through its official website and National Dailies will intimate any change in the schedule

Test Centres for CAT MGU 2017

There will be test centres in Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Kochi, Kozhikode and Kasargod

The Centres outside the State will be Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi and Mumbai

The applicants can opt a maximum of 3 centres on a preferential basis

The exact venue, date and time of the Entrance Exam will be there in the Hall Ticket which has to be downloaded by the applicant from applicant from their home page in the University admission website www.mgu.ac.in / www.cat.mgu.ac.in

Important Dates for CAT-MGU-2017

Online Candidate Registration: 12th April 2017 to 10th May 2017

Last Date for Online Submission of Application: 10th May 2017

Final Confirmation of Applications: 12th May 2017

Downloading of Hall Tickets: 17th May 2017

Date of Entrance Exam (CAT-MGU): 27th and 28th May 2017

Publication of Entrance Exam Result: 12th June 2017

Publication of Provisional Rank list: 12th June 2017

Admission Counselling: 19th, 20th and 21st June 2017

Commencement of Classes: 28th June 2017

Important Dates for Foreign Applicants:

Submission of Advance Copy of Application: 05th May 2017

Last Date for Submission of original Application through the Indian Embassy: 15th June 2017

Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) Kottayam

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, Priyadarshini Hills P.O., Kottayam, Kerala-686560, Websites www.mgu.ac.in / www.cat.mgu.ac.in

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