MGU CAT 2019

Exam Date : 5th May 2019 To 6th May 2019
Result Date : 28th May 2019

MGU CAT 2019 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

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MGU CAT 2019 Introduction

  • About: Mahatma Gandhi University known as MGU is situated in the Central Kerala District of Kottayam. The MGU University is accredited with A Grade by NAAC. Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam is one of the affiliating Universities of Kerala. Research programmes carried out at the University has received national and international recognition.

  • Level of Exam: MGU CAT is a university level entrance exam.

  • Courses Offered: MGU CAT is conducted for granting admission in Post Graduate academic programmes in the Statutory Teaching Departments and Inter School Centre of the University.

  • Frequency: The MGU CAT is normally conducted once in a year, usually in the month of May. The examination is conducted for two days according to MG University exam time table 2019.

  • Registration: Once the MG University exam notification is released on the official website, the candidates have to submit only one application form and they can select a maximum of 4 academic programmes (cluster of academic programmes ) based on their eligibility. 

MGU CAT 2019 Courses

Programmes in Statutory Teaching Departments

 M.Sc. Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry)

M.Sc. Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)

M.Sc. Chemistry (Physical Chemistry)

M.Sc. Chemistry (Polymer Science)


M.Sc. Biochemistry

M.Sc. Microbiology

 M.Sc. Biotechnology

M.Sc. Biophysics

 M.Sc. Environment Science and Management

 M.Sc. Environment Science and Disaster Management 

M.A. Malayalam

 M.A. English

 M.A. Politics & International Relations

M.A. Politics and Human Rights

M.A. Politics (Public Policy and Governance)

 M.A. Gandhian Studies

M.A. Development Studies

 M.A. History

M.A. Anthropology

MSc Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Sciences

M.Sc. Psychology

M.Sc. Computer Science

Master of Tourism & Travel Management (M.T.T.M)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) 



Programme in Inter School Centre (Dr. KN Raj Study Centre for Planning & CentreState Relations): 

M.A. Economics 

MGU CAT 2019 Highlights

Name Of Exam

Mahatma Gandhi University Common Admission Test



Conducted Authority

Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU)

Level of Exam

University Level Examination 

Courses offered

PG Programmes 

MG University exam

notification release date

3rd March 2019 

MGU CAT 2019 Exam Date

5th May 2019 and 6th May 2019 

MGU CAT 2019 Exam Mode

Online mode

MGU CAT 2019 Questions

 Descriptive (Essay type questions, Short answer questions)
and Objective type questions

MGU CAT 2019 Important Dates 

  • Registration: The candidates will be able to fill the MGU CAT 2019 application form once the MG University exam notification is released from 3rd March 2019 which will be available on the MGU CAT 2019 official university website.

  • MGU CAT 2019 Admit Card: The candidates will be able to download their MGU CAT 2019 hall tickets from 25th April 2019.

  • MGU CAT 2019 Exam Date: The entrance exam will be conducted on 5th May 2019 and 6th May 2019.

  • MG University Exam time table 2019 give details regarding the schedule of events.

MGU CAT 2019 Eligibility 

  • Minimum Qualification: The candidates must have completed their graduation from any recognized Institute or University. 

  • Nationality: Only Indian nationals should appear for the MGU CAT 2019 examination. Foreign candidates are exempted from the requirement of this test. 

  • Eligibility Criteria: Each course has its own eligibility criteria, candidates should read all the prerequisites before applying for the examination.

  • According to MG University exam notification, candidates who are awaiting for the results can also apply, but need to furnish the required testimonials before the closing date of the admission process.

  • Know more about MGU CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria. 

MGU CAT 2019 Syllabus

  • Topics: MGU CAT 2019 syllabus consists of topics which are similar to the qualifying exams(Undergraduate Degree).

  • Course-Based: The syllabus of the MGU CAT 2019 entrance exam depends on the type of the courses the candidate has opted for.

  • MGU CAT 2019 syllabus for all postgraduate courses.

MGU CAT 2019 Exam Centres

  • Selection: Candidates can select a maximum of 3 centres based on their preference and final allotment of the centre will be made by the university itself.
  • Centres : Test centres will be in Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Kochi, and Kozhikode.

  • Hall Ticket : The venue, date and the time of the Entrance Examination will be printed in the Hall Ticket and it can be downloaded by the candidates from the University website.

  • MGU CAT 2019 Exam Centres and their selection.

MGU CAT 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Exam Mode: The MGU CAT 2019 entrance exam will be conducted in Online mode(Computer-based Test).

  • Question Type: MGU CAT 2019 Question paper will contain Essay type questions, Short answer questions, and Objective type questions. Candidates are advised to practice MGU CAT 2019 model question paper or previous years papers.
  • Duration: Duration of the exam is 90 minutes.

  • Marking Scheme: Candidates get four marks for every right answer.

  • MGU CAT  Exam Pattern gives a detailed question paper pattern and marking scheme for candidates to clear the exam.

MGU CAT 2019 Application Form

  • MGU CAT 2019 online registration: The candidates can apply for the exam from 3rd March 2019. The last date to complete the application process is 31st March 2019.

  • Mode : Candidates should fill the application form in the online mode.

  • Application Fee: The general category candidates have to pay Rs.880 as MGU CAT 2019 registration fee. The SC/ST candidates have to pay Rs.440 for the application form.

  • Payment :The registration fees should be remitted only by online payment. Candidates can either use Credit/Debit/Cash cards/Internet Banking facilities for making payment. 
  • MGU CAT 2019 Application Process and onine form details.

NOTE : Candidates awaiting for the results can also apply. They need to furnish the testimonials before the last date of admission.

 MGU CAT 2019 Admit Card

  • Availability: The MGU CAT 2019 admit card will be available in online mode only. The candidates can download the admit cards from 25th April 2019.

  • Information On Admit card: The admit card will contain details like Candidate's name, MGU CAT 2019 Exam centre, Date and Venue. 

  • Printout: Candidates should take the printout of the application form and preserve it for future use.
  • MGU CAT 2019 Admit card and download procedure.

MGU CAT 2019 Results

  • Result Declaration: The MGU CAT 2019 exam Results will be declared on 28th May 2019. The candidates can check their results from the MGU CAT 2019 official website.

  • Credentials: Candidates have to enter the Enrollment Number obtained at the time of registration and Date of Birth in order to check the results.

  • Allotment :The allotments of seats is based on the options exercised (preference), the rank obtained and eligible reservations of the candidate. 
  • MGU CAT 2019 Entrance Results , merit list and allotment of seats.

MGU CAT 2019 Counselling

  • Counselling date: After the declaration of MGU CAT 2019 results, the qualified candidates will be called for the counselling process based on the merit list. As per the MG University exam time table 2019, the counselling process is expected to tentatively begin from 5th June 2019.

  • Merit list : The merit list and the lists of candidates eligible for the admission process as per the merit and reservations will be published
    in the University website. 
  • Verification: During the MGU CAT 2019 counselling process, the documents of the candidates will be verified by the conducting authority.

  • MGU CET 2019 counselling and admission process.

MGU CAT 2019 Contact: 

  • Adress: Priyadarsini Hills, P.O: Kottayam, Kerala, India

  • Pin: 686 560

  • Phone Number: +91 0481 6555562

MGU CAT 2019 FAQs:

Q: What is the minimum qualifying marks required to appear for MGU CAT 2019 exam?

Candidates are required to have a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent CPGA in the qualifying exam (degree) to appear for the exam.

Q: I am from Bangladesh can I attend for MGU CAT 2019 exam?

No, only Indian nationals can apply for the exam.

Q: What is the exam pattern?

The exam is conducted in online mode. Duration of the exam is about 90 minutes and the question paper consists of multiple choice questions.

Q: When will MGU CAT 2019 be held?

The exam will be conducted in the month of May as per the MG University exam time table 2019.

Q: What does the syllabus consist of?

The syllabus consists of all topics which are similar to the qualifying exams(Degree Level).

Q: What documents are required for counselling?

Candidates are required to carry marks card, admit card, transfer certificate, DOB (Date Of Birth) certificate, caste certificate and income certificate

Q: Is it possible to apply for two programs under MGU CAT 2019?

Yes, candidates can select up to four programs.

Q: What is the mode of MGU CAT 2019 application form?

Candidates can apply only in online mode.

Q: What is the application fee for SC/ST category students?

Candidates belonging to ST/SC category should pay Rs. 440/-

Q: Is there any exam centre in Karnataka?

No, the exam will be conducted only in Kerala.

Q: I have cleared my Degree in two attempts. Am I eligible to apply for MGU CAT 2019?

Yes, you are eligible.

Q: Can I change the exam centre?

No, exam centres once allotted cant be changed since it might lead to distortion in the MG University exam time table 2019.

Q: Is there any negative marking in MGU CAT 2019?

No, there is no negative marking

Q: Can we select more than one exam centre at the time of registration?

Yes, you can select three centres and the conducting authority holds the final right to allot a test centre.

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MGU CAT 2019 Important Dates

Summary of MGU CAT 2019 Imporatnt Dates:

  • Application Form: The application forms for MGU CAT 2019 will be available from 3rd March 2019 and deadline to submit is 31st March 2019.

  • Admit Card: Candidates can download their MGU CAT 2019 admit card from 25th April 2019 in the official website.

  • Exam date: MGU CAT 2019 exam will be held on 5th May 2019.

  • Results: The result of MGU CAT 2019 declares on 28th May 2019 on the official website.

  • Counseling: Based on the merit list candidates will be called for the counseling process of MGU CAT 2019 and it starts on 5th June 2019 and the candidate will get information regarding this in official website.
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MGU CAT 2019 Eligibility

 Summary of MGU CAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria :

  • Required Qualification: Candidates must have an undergraduate degree to appear for the entrance exam.

  • Minimum Aggregate: Candidates must have scored the minimum required aggregate marks of the particular subject in the qualifying examination, according to the eligibility criteria.

  • Domicile: The candidate's eligibility criteria are to be an Indian national or Person of Indian Origin or Overseas citizen of India.

  • Note: The application form of the candidates who do not meet the required eligibility criteria will be rejected.
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MGU CAT 2019 Application Process

Summary of MGU CAT 2019 Application Process   :

  • Candidate can apply for MGU CAT 2019 only online mode.
  • Visit the Official university website.

  • Register yourself. Fill all the details regarding identity, address, qualification and contact details.

  • Upload a valid, clear copy of your recent passport size photograph.

  • After submitting, take printout of the form and send over to the university
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MGU CAT 2019 Application Form Details

Summary of MGU CAT 2019 Application Form Details :

  • Availability: Candidates can fill the application form from 3rd March 2019  to 31st March 2019.
  • Payment Ways: Candidate can make the payment of fee either via net banking/credit card/debit card or any online payment.

  • Application form fee: Rs 880 for general candidate and Rs 440 for ST/SC categories.
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MGU CAT 2019 Admit Card

Summary of MGU CAT 2019 Admit card : 

  • Availability: Candidates can download the admit card from the official website from 25th April 2019.

  • Login: Candidates can login by giving credentials given at the time of registration.

  • Display: After entering the username and password the admit card will display on the screen and the candidate has to take a printout of the admit card.


    • Admit card is equivalent to hall ticket. It is mandatory to take Admit card to the examination hall.

    • Candidates have to download the admit card and preserve for the future use.


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MGU CAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Summary of MGU CAT 2019 Exam Pattern :

  • Mode: The examination is conducted in the online mode.
  • Question Type :The question paper consists of multiple-choice questions. For MA Malayalam, MA English, LLM and Master of Tourism Management Courses the questions will be descriptive as well as objective type.

  • Marking scheme: For every correct answer 4 marks will be awarded 


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MGU CAT 2019 Syllabus

Summary of MGU CAT 2019 Syllabus  :

  • Each program has a particular syllabus which students can prefer for the exam.

  • Candidates who are attempting for MGU CAT 2019 are advised to prepare well for the topics that are mentioned.



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MGU CAT 2019 Results

Summary of MGU CAT 2019 Results :

  • The candidate will get the result of MGU CAT 2019 which declares on 28th May 2019.

  • The result will be available online on the official website.

  •  A print out should be taken for future reference.

  • Based on the merit list candidates will be called for the counselling process.
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MGU CAT 2019 Counselling

Counselling Summary of MGU CAT 2019 :

  • Candidates who qualify the MGUT CAT 2019 will be called for the counseling process.

  • The counseling process starts from 5th June 2019 and continues for three dates from starting date of counseling.

  • Seat allotted to the candidate depends upon the marks scored by the candidate as well as the availability of seats.

  • The University will issue Allotment Memo to the selected candidates after the counselling process.
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