MGU Common Admission test for Post Graduate Courses Admission 2021, Dates, Exam Pattern, Admit card, Application Process

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Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test for PG Admission 2021

MGU CAT 2021 – Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU) announces Common Admission Test (MGU CAT) 2021 for admission to the Post Graduate Programs offered by the University Departments / Centres for the academic year 2021-22.
Read on for more details on MGU CAT 2021 from the page below.

MGU CAT 2021 Important Dates

Online Candidates Registration

Last week of February 2021

Last Date of Online Submission of Application

Last week of March 2021

Final confirmation of Application

1st week of April 2021

Downloading of Hall ticket

1st week of April 2021

Date of Entrance Examination

Last week of April 2021

Entrance Result announcement

1st week of May 2021

Rank List & Admission

Last week of May 2021

Commencement of Classes

1st week of June 2021

Last Date for submitting online Application for Foreign Student

2nd week of April 20210

Programmes Offered & Eligibility Criteria for MGU Admission 2021


Minimum Eligibility

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 subsidiaries with not less than 50% marks in Part III.

M.Sc in Environment Science & Management

BSc degree in any of the following options; 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.

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

B.Ed 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’s 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.

MGU CAT 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website
  • 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 and go to the link CAT-MGU 2021 or go directly to
  • For admission to MBA please go to the link

Registration Fee

For General Candidates

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

For SC/ST Candidates from Kerala

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

Mode of Payment

Online through Credit/Debit cards and Internet Banking

MGU CAT 2021 Admit Cards

  • The candidates shall log in 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, Contact- 04812733615, Mail to

Selection Process

  • Selection will be made on the basis of a Written test followed by an interview & Group Discussion.
  • The admissions based on CAT- MGU will be through a Centralized Allotment Process. There will be separate Entrance Tests for the various academic programs offered in the different schools of the University. The candidates need to register only one application(online) for opting a maximum of 4 academic programs/clusters of programs based on their eligibility.

MGU CAT 2021  – Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam

Offline mode

Type of Question

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)


90 minutes

Total  Question

80 Questions

Negative Mark

There will be no negative score for incorrect answers.

Exam Centre









Chennai Outside Kerala

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