MGU CAT Eligibility Criteria 2021: Age Limit, Educational Qualification

Exam Date

Jul 22, 2021

Result Date

Jul 30, 2021

May 11, 2021 | Arts, Education

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MGU CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria is decided by Mahatma Gandhi University. All the candidates must carefully go thoroughly check the eligibility standards applying to the MGU CAT Exam 2021. MGU CAT 2021 is a University Level Entrance exam, which offers to get admission in 27 Post Graduation courses in Mahatma Gandhi University. Before filling the MGU CAT 2021 Application Form, candidates need to check the MGU CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria. It is discussed here broadly.

MGU CAT 2021 Exam eligibility conditions are broadly classified into the following.

  • Qualifications: The basic eligibility for all the programs is a bachelor's degree. Candidates can check the below table for the eligibility criteria for various programs:
MGU CAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Course Title

Eligibility Criteria

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

The candidate must have a B.Sc degree in Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics as a subsidiary subject. They must have secured at least 50% marks or CGPA of 2 in Part III to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.Sc Physics, Specialization from Astrophysics, Theoretical Physics, Material Science, Applied Electronics

The candidate must have a B.Sc degree in Physics with Mathematics as a subsidiary subject with at least 50% marks or its equivalent CGPA to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.Sc Biochemistry, M.Sc Biotechnology, M.Sc Microbiology, M.Sc Biophysics

B.Sc qualification in Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemistry or Physics with at least 50% marks or CGPA of 2 in Part III to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.Sc Environment Science and Management

B.Sc degree holder in any of the following subjects: Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Geography, Life Science, Environment Science, Environment Management, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Plant or Animal Science, Agriculture, Fisheries, Aquaculture, Horticulture, Forestry or a B.Tech in Civil/Mechanical/Chemical/ Environmental or equivalent examination with at least 50% marks to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.Sc Environment Science and Disaster Management

B.Sc degree in any subject with minimum 50% marks or equivalent CGPA to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.A. Malayalam

A bachelor’s degree in Malayalam with minimum 45% marks or CGPA of 1.8 in Part III or a degree in Arts/ Science with minimum 50% marks or CGPA of 2 in Part II Malayalam to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.A. English

A bachelor’s degree in English with at least 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 to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.A. Politics and International Relations, M.A. Politics and Human Rights, M.A. Politics (Public Policy & Governance)

A bachelor’s degree in Economics/ Politics/History/Law with at least 45% marks or CGPA of 1.8 in Part III or degree in English/Sociology/Anthropology/Psychology/Geography/Philosophy/ Commerce with minimum 50% marks or CGPA of 2 in Part III or a science graduate with at least 60% marks in Part III to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.A. Gandhian Studies, M.A. Development Studies

A bachelor’s degree in any subject with at least 45% marks or CGPA of 1.8 in Part III to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021 to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.A. History, M.A. Anthropology

Bachelor’s degree in the faculty of Social Sciences with at least 45% marks or CGPA of 1.8 in Part III to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.Sc. Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Sciences

Bachelor’s degree in Arts with at least 45% 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 to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.Sc. Psychology

The candidate should be a graduate B.A./B.Sc Psychology with at least 50% marks or CGPA of 2 in Part III to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.Sc. Computer Science

Candidate must have a B.Sc degree in Computer Science/Computer Application/BCA or any other B.Sc degree with Computer Science as the main subject. The minimum marks obtained should be 50% to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

Master of Tourism and Travel Management specialization in 1) Aviation Management, 2) Tour Operations and 3)Health Tourism

The candidate must be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks in any discipline of the MGU University or any other University recognized by Mahatma Gandhi University to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

L.L.M

L.L.B. graduates with a minimum percentage of 50% mark to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M. Ed. In Language Education (English, Malayalam, Hindi, Arabic & Sanskrit), Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Science Education, Commerce Education, IT Education

Must have a B.Ed degree with at least 55% marks or a CGPA of 2.2 to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

M.A. Economics

The Candidate must be a bachelor’s degree holder in Economics/Mathematics/Statistics with at least 45% marks or CGPA of 1.8 in Core and Complementary subjects or equivalent degree from an institution approved by Mahatma Gandhi University to satisfy the eligibility criteria for MGU CAT 2021.

Reservation for Categories: Out of total seats available in the university there is a reservation for some categories like

  • Reservation of Persons with Disability: 3% of total University seats with respect to the program are reserved for this category.
  • Special Reservations: The candidate falling under these categories can make use of the concessions. The categories are:
  • Economically backward among forwarding communities: The reservation of this category is 7.5% for non-professional courses and 6.5% for professional courses.
  • Teacher's quota: One seat is reserved for the teacher's quota. It is for teachers who are working in govt aided schools/colleges and serving full time.
  • Foreign student's quota: An additional 10% of seats or 2 seats are reserved for foreign students who are ambitiously looking for PG courses

Mandatory Reservations: The candidates who fall into this category can avail themselves of the concessions.

Mandatory Reservation Category Non-professional courses % of reservation Professional Courses % of reservation
Ezhava, Thiyya & Billava 8 8
Muslims 7 7
Latin Catholics other than
Anglo Indians
1 1
Other Backward Christians 1 1
Other Backward Hindus 3 3
Scheduled Caste 15 15
Scheduled Tribe 7.5 7.5
EBFC (Special Reservation) 7.5 6.5

Note: But to apply to avail of these reservation concessions an aspirant must upload the eligible documents which are given by the recognized board.

Course wise Seat Availability

Serial No. Course Title Seats
State National International
1 M.Sc Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry 8 2 2
2 M.Sc Chemistry Organic Chemistry 8 2 2
3 M.Sc Chemistry Physical Chemistry 8 2 2
4 M.Sc Chemistry Polymer Chemistry 8 2 2
5 M.Sc Physics, Specialization from Astrophysics, Theoretical Physics, Material Science, Applied Electronics 20 4 2
6 M.Sc Biochemistry 10 2 2
7 M.Sc Biophysics 5 1 2
8 M.Sc Microbiology 10 2 2
9 M.Sc Biotechnology 10 2 2
10 M.Sc Environment Science and Management 10 2 2
11 M.Sc Environment Science and Disaster Management 10 2 2
12 M.A. Malayalam 10 0 0
13 M.A. English 10 2 2
14 M.A. Politics and International Relations 15 3 3
15 M.A. Politics (Public Policy & Governance) 5 1 1
16 M.A. in Politics and Human Rights 5 1 1
17 M.A. Development Studies 12 2 2
18 M.A. Gandhian Studies 12 2 2
19 M.A. Anthropology 5 1 2
20 M.A. History 10 2 2
21 M.Sc. Psychology 10 2 2
22 M.Sc. Computer Science 25 3 2
23 Master of Tourism and Travel Management specialization in 1) Aviation Management, 2) Tour Operations and 3)Health Tourism 20 2 2
24 L.L.M 20 4 2
25 M. Ed. In Language Education (English, Malayalam, Hindi, Arabic & Sanskrit), Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Science Education, Commerce Education, IT Education 50 0 0
26 M.A. Economics 16 4 2
27 MBA 60 0 12

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