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Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test 2020 for PG Admission

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Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) announces Common Admission Test (MGU CAT) 2020 for admission to the Post Graduate Programs offered  by the University Departments / Centres. Apply online till March 20, 2020. Read on for more details on MGU CAT 2020 from the page below.


MGU CAT 2020 Important Dates

Online Candidates Registration

20th February 2020 Onwards

Last Date of Online Submission of Application

20th March 2020

Final confirmation of Application

22nd March 2020

Downloading of Hall ticket

10th April 2020 Onwards

Date of Entrance Examination

25th and 26th April 2020

Entrance Result

11th May 2020

Interview/G.D/Written Test

Date will be announced by the Departments concerned

Rank List & Admission

Last week of May 2020

Commencement of Classes

1st June 2020

Last Date for submitting online Application for Foreign Student

15th April 2020


Programmes Offered & Eligibility Criteria for MGU Admission 2020



M.Sc in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biophysics, Microbiology

BSc degree in Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemistry or Physics with not less than 50 % marks in part III.

M.Sc in  Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry),  Chemistry (Organic Chemistry), Chemistry (Physical Chemistry), Chemistry (Polymer Chemistry)

BSc in Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as Subsidiaries with not less than 50% marks in Part III.

M.Sc in Computer Science

BSc 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 in part III.

M.Sc in Psychology

Pass in any graduate programme with not less than 50% marks.

M.Sc in Physics

BSc in Physics with Mathematics as one of the subsidiary with not less than 50% marks in Part III.

M.Sc in Environment Science & Management

BSc degree in any of the following optionals; Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Geography, Life Science, Environment Science, Environment Management, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Plant or Animal Science, Agriculture, Fisheries, Aquaculture, Horticulture, Forestry, B Tech in Civil/ Mechanical/ Chemical/ Environmental or equivalent thereto with not less than 50% marks in Part III.

M Sc in Environment Science and Disaster Management

BSc degree in any subject with not less than 50% marks in Part III.

MA in Politics and International Relations, Politics and Human Rights, Politics ( Public Policy and Governance)

BA in Economics/ Politics/ History/ Law with not less than 45% marks for Part III or B A in English/ Sociology/ Anthropology/ Psychology/ Geography/ Philosophy/ Commerce with not less than 50% marks in Part III or B Sc in any branch with not less than 60% marks in Part III.

M.A. Economics

Bachelor's degree in Economics Mathematics/Statistics under 10+2+3 pattern of education with at least 45% marks in Core and Complementary subjects or equivalent degree from an institution approved by Mahatma Gandhi University.

M.A in Malayalam

Bachelor’s degree in Malayalam 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 in Part II Malayalam.

M.A in English

Bachelor’s degree in English with not less than 45% marks in Part III or degree in Arts/Science with a minimum of 50% marks in Part I English.

MA Social work in Disability Studies and Action

Pass in any graduate programme

M.A. in Gandhian Studies & Development Studies

Pass in any graduate programme with not less than 45% marks in Part III.

MA History & Anthropology

Bachelor’s degree in the faculty of Social Sciences with not less than 45% marks in Part III.

Master of Tourism and Travel Management

Bachelor’s degree (including professional degrees) with not less than 50% marks in any discipline of this University or any other University recognized by Mahatma Gandhi University.

Master of Education (M Ed) Programme with Specialization in Language Education (English, Hindi, Malayalam, Sanskrit, Arabic), Mathematics, Science, Social Science, Commerce, IT & Computer Science Education

BEd with not less than 55% marks.

Master of Law (LLM) one year programme

Pass in LLB or equivalent examination approved by MG University with 50% marks

Master of Physical Education and Sports (M.PES)

Bachelor degree in physical Education (BPE/BPES/BPEd).

Master of Business Administration

Graduate in any subject with 50% marks in Part III subjects with valid KMAT/CMAT/CAT score.


Selection Process


Written test




Group Discussion


Question Pattern

Mode of Exam

Objective Test

Type of Question

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)


2 hours

Total  Question

80 Questions

Negative Mark

There will be no negative score for incorrect answers


Exam Centre









Chennai Outside Kerala


MGU CAT 2020 Admit Cards

The candidates shall login to their home page The exact venue, date and time of the Entrance Examination will be there in the Hall Ticket which has to be downloaded by the applicant from their home page in the University admission website.

For more details visit www.cat.mgu.ac.in, Contact- 0481 273 3615 , Mail to cat@mgu.ac.in


MGU CAT 2020 Application Process

Candidates can register their applications online within the time schedule specified.

The Candidate should read carefully the Prospectus and the detailed instructions before submitting the online application.

The method of submitting the online application is as follows:

Candidates awaiting results can also apply. They need to furnish the testimonials before the closing date of admission.

Candidates who seek admission should either visit the official portal of the University www.mgu.ac.in and go to the link CAT-MGU 2020 or go directly to www.cat.mgu.ac.in.

For admission to MBA please go to the link www.admission.mgu.ac.in


Registration fee

For General Candidates

Rs.1100/- per each programme/cluster of programmes listed as a single option. (all programmes of a School/Department/Centre for which only one test is required).

For SC/ST Candidates from Kerala

Rs 550/- per programme/cluster of programmes listed as a single option After remitting the fee.

Mode of Payment

Credit/Debit cards and Internet Banking facilities can be used for making payment.


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For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website