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MGU CAT 2018 Notification - Eligibility, Application, dates

Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test 2018

MGU CAT 2018 Notification- Applications are invited for Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test (MGU CAT) 2018 for admission to the Post Graduate academic Programs in the Statutory Teaching Departments and Inter School Centre of the University for the academic year 2018-19


All the admissions are through Common Admission Test (CAT-MGU) with the exception of M.Ed. Programs 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 programs 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

 

Important Dates

Online Candidate Registration: 3rd March 2018 to 31st March 2018
Last Date for Online Submission of Application: 31st March 2018
Final Confirmation of Applications: 3rd April 2018
Downloading of Hall Tickets: 25th April 2018 onwards
Date of Entrance Exam (CAT-MGU): 5th and 6th May 2018
Publication of Entrance Exam Result: 28th May 2018
Publication of Provisional Rank list: 28th May 2018
Admission Counselling: 5th, 6th and 7th June 2018
Commencement of Classes: 20th June 2018

 

Also See :Admission Notification

 

Important Dates for Foreign Applicants:

Submission of Advance Copy of Application: 31st March 2018

Last Date for Submission of original Application through the Indian Embassy: 25th April 2018

List of PG Programs

Programs in Statutory Teaching Departments:

M.Sc. in Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry; Organic 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

Eligibility & Courses

School of Chemical Sciences
M.Sc. Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry, Organic 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

  • 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 program in the University Depts. seats will be reserved for the different constituents of the following main categories:
    • Reservation for Persons with Disabilities
    • Special Reservation
    • 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
    • Economically Backward among Forward Communities (EBFC): The reservation for this category is 7.5% of seats for non-professional courses and 6.5% of seats for professional courses Applicants who wish to claim this reservation should submit their applications through CAT- MGU and qualify themselves in the Entrance Test
    • 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-2018

  • Candidates who seek admission should either visit the official portal of the University www.mgu.ac.in and go to the link CAT-MGU 2018 or go directly to www.cat.mgu.ac.in
  • The candidate should first create an account in the webpage by typing in the required minimum personal details and by creating a password for future login.
  • Registration Fee
    • For General candidates: Rs.880/-
    • For SC/ST candidates: Rs.480/-
  • The registration fee can be remitted only by online payment system. Credit/Debit/ Cash cards and Internet Banking facilities can be used for making payment
  • 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

 

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 2018

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

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

 

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